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Vilalara Thalassa Resort

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Room & Suite (293)
Pool & Beach (174)
Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“private beach”(49 reviews)
“tennis courts”(21 reviews)
“junior suite”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate beachtennis courtsjunior suiteterrace grillbeautiful gardensthalasso spagarden view suiteheated poolsea watermain restaurantlunch menualgarve coastnice bathroombreakfast was excellentbottle of champagnemain poolrooms are large
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in room 3427 which was a suite with some ocean view. Photos are attached. The suite was very large with two separate balconies. There was nice furniture on both. There was a bathtub behind the headboard and a double shower in the bathroom....More

Thank dskid
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Room was spacious and clean, beautiful bathroom, linen and attention to detail. All staff were professional, helpful and friendly in providing a first class environment and service. Pools, restaurants and bar areas are stylish without being over 'upper class'. A wonderful mix of high standards...More

4  Thank Della2512
Reviewed 15 November 2017

As the title states, I had mixed feelings about this hotel. I would have preferred to stay in some smaller boutique hotels, but we were attracted to this one for the beach access and views. The view of the private beach did not disappoint -...More

2  Thank valmar27
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This hotel wasn't bad but I would sum up the staff in one word: confused. To start, we had no idea how or where to park our car. When we arrived we pulled up to the check in and the staff valeted the car to...More

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

My husband and I spent a week at Vilalara for our honeymoon and had such a wonderful time. The entire resort is beautiful with several and fits so well into the natural landscape of the area. There are beautiful flowers and trees everywhere which add...More

1  Thank Meghan P
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$188 - US$529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 Family Hotel in Porches
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$188 - US$529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 Family Hotel in Porches
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (621)
Room & Suite (293)
Pool & Beach (174)
Dining (120)
Hotel & Grounds (444)
Bathroom (20)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Shmbots
5 June 2017|
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Response from mtbLondon | Reviewed this property |
I didn't know what's customary in Portugal so we used the general UK rule: 5-10% depending on service. Usually I try to use cash direct to the individual rather than adding to a bill when paying with a card.
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Samantha G
5 April 2017|
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Response from MarcHumphries | Reviewed this property |
From memory there are ash trays on the balcony - so it's a yes - as long as you're not next to me...
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sammie43
26 March 2017|
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Response from carcar_13 | Reviewed this property |
SwimmingTowels are provided at the pools and the beach. The nearest shops are at Porches about 25 mins or a 5 min drive. The International supermarket is the nearest for food and is minutes by car. Armacao de Pera iand s... More
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Room Tips
"pool view a little more expensive or garden view. This is a large resort."
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"We stayed in room 900 and something - great views"
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"We had an 'Emotion' suite, opposite children's play area, not the best. Check before you book."
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"4315 or 4314 are very quiet rooms"
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