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    Vilalara Thalassa Resort

    Praia das Gaivotas | Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good21%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “private beach” (45 reviews)
    “junior suite” (15 reviews)
    “tennis courts” (18 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Don't take your high heels ladies unless they are wedge heels. Don't take many clothes that need hanging, our hanging space was a mouse hole under the stairs. Minibar was never replenished at all during the week. Lots of little niggles really which spoilt an...More

    Thank Ruffles R
    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

    3  Thank Della2512
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had a great stay at Vilalara Thalassa Resort. Some thoughts on the stay: 1) The hotel staff is fantastic. They were extremely helpful in helping us with restaurant recommendations and booking a boat exursion to see the shoreline (a must-do). The dining staff was great...More

    Thank Nick L
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Wonderful resort. Beautiful pools! Excellent restaurant. Efficient and friendly staff! The resort is surrounded by beautiful gardens and situated by the beach. It is very peaceful, perfect to rest and relax. Loved it!

    Thank Anabela F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Decided to grab diner at the Terrace Grill. The staff seemed bored attending a portuguese client - me. They were slow, forgot I was even there most of the times. It's not interesting to feel I'm not welcome as a tourist in my own country....More

    Thank Joana L
    Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa
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    Holiday Inn Algarve - Armacao de Pera
    989 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Armacao de Pera
     
    About
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    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
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    • Heated pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$201 - US$881 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Porches
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
    • #2 Family Hotel in Porches
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 131
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    • Location
    • Portugal >
    • Algarve >
    • Faro District >
    • Porches
    • Also Known As
    • Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Hotel Porches ,
    • Blue And Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort ,
    • Vilalara Thalassa Hotel ,
    • Sofitel Armacao De Pera ,
    • Vilalara Thalassa Porches ,
    • Sofitel Thalassa Vilalara ,
    • Vilalara Thalassa Resort Algarve, Portugal - Porches
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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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    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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    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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    "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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    "3-BR villa apartment is great for a family, spacious and comfortable"
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    "Get a room near to te pool or beach if you plan to use these frequently!"
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