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New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Spent only 2 nights in Vilalara Our premier suite was fantastic, spacious, furnished beautifully and spotlessly clean. Never saw so many towels supplied in bathroom. Lovely balcony. Sad part was not having enough time to enjoy it. Spa was heaven. Staff were very friendly and helpful, food good. Defiantly will be back, next time for two weeks!

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Crianlarich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016

A very relaxing place ...very peaceful in first week in October. Good food and lovely facilities. Staff very helpful and delightful. The beautifully kept gardens and ground are an added pleasure. Superb beach !

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We return year after year to this relaxing haven with beautiful gardens, lovely accommodation, a fabulous beach and great swimming pools. The staff throughout the resort are always welcoming and friendly and always know your name! Eating at the Vilalara is a special treat as the restaurant has amazing ambience, great food and spectacular views. Even when the hotel is...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This was possibly one of the worst experiences we have ever had. The hotel location was undoubtedly beautiful and the spa a had a great range of services. However the brochure is misleading. If you happen to book your break over a weekend you cannot avail of many of the services. This is a break where you need to know...

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BlueandGreenHotels, General Manager at Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mr.& Mrs. Agnew, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at Vilalara Longevity on TripAdvisor. We are sorry if we fell short in meeting your expectations regarding Longevity Thalassa Break package for 3 nights, which you booked. This package includes the “Longevity standard healthy & tasty low calorie meal plane, which does not include...

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We spend some 10 wonderful days, with excellent facilities (rooms, pool, restaurant, garden, etc...), with a really amazing and charming staff always ready to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The room is tidy, modern and with a soft touch. The pools (3 in total) are clean, with enough sun-beds, access to towels, drink & snack services. The restaurants...

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Roermond, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The location is beautiful and wel kept. The rooms are modern and spacious. The personal is very friendly and willing to go the extra mile. House keeping does not control the rooms for cleanliness. Bathroom was filthy at arrival. Some dirty spots where there at arrival and still there at departure.

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Lochinver
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This resort is so relaxing , ample space for a full hotel without queuing for sun beds meals or ant facilities. The suites are extremely comfortable either pool or garden view we had both as I had made a mistake when booking and had to book an extra night and ended up having to spend the last night in a...

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very peaceful and beautiful. The staff couldn't do anymore for you and the food was delicious. Very relaxing hotel with a delightful ambience. Would highly recommend for a relaxing break. Fantastic views from the restaurant. Not too busy around and in the pool during our 10 days early September.

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This is à pretty tranquil place. The grounds are lovely with beautiful gardens. I particularly liked the view from the chill out sofa. The room was really good with a view over the pool. It was well kept and clean. The beach was fantastic and not crowded at all. Great food at both restaurants with good service and nice staff....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The pool and beach setup here are fantastic. Really stunning. The gentlemen at the pool and beach (who double as lifeguards) are happy to help arrange seating, umbrellas etc. Great place to relax. If I had one complaint it would be there's very limited drink service on the beach. Gotta walk up a flight of stairs to the beach bar....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
50 kilometres from Faro airport (FAO, ALgarve - Portugal), the Blue&Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort is a lakeside haven of style, comfort and exclusivity. As you gaze out and enjoy the setting you will realize the resort’s true essence and magic. This is a fascinating place where every detail has been designed for your wellbeing. Located on the Praia das Gaivotas cliff overlooking the sea, with a 12-hectare area consisting mainly of magnificent gardens, the Resort has 100 junior suites, 11 suites and 13 apartments. The low-rise architecture is marked by soft lines and colours and appears to have been inspired by Gaudi. It includes one restaurant of Portuguese cuisine and gourmet, low-calorie menus, and another with theme dinners and barbecues. It also features six outdoor pools of fresh and sea water and one of its main trademark images: the Thalassotherapy and Spa Center, the first in Portugal and one of the most respected in the world. soft lines and colours and appears to have been inspired by Gaudi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort

Address: Praia das Gaivotas | Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Porches
Price Range: $198 - $588 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Blue And Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort
Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Hotel Porches
Vilalara Thalassa Hotel
Sofitel Armacao De Pera
Vilalara Thalassa Porches
Sofitel Thalassa Vilalara
Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort Portugal/Porches, Algarve
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 Family Hotel in Porches
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
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“Few rooms have a sea view ( only 8 we were told) so the next best is a first floor room with a pool view”
 of 5 bubbles martinarthur, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful with or without see view”
 of 5 bubbles marcv60, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would opt for garden view, they are a little bit more peaceful not that the pool rooms are not peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles Dellboy2you, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“The Acacia building was quiet and private. Few mins walk to breakfast,main pool, reception & carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles Flossykins, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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