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Room type

Armacao de Pera property near Praia da Senhora da Rocha

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Location

Spa hotel set amidst 10 hectares of tropical gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on Portugal's Algarve coast.

Property Amenities

Guests can enjoy water sports at the private beach or the five pools, or indulge in spa treatments at the Thalassotherapy centre.

Guestrooms

Air-conditioned suites open out onto furnished balconies with garden views; all have satellite television and minibars.

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Vilalara Thalassa Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Sun-worshippers can spend the day sipping cocktails by one of the five swimming pools, one of which is heated all year round, or head down to the private white sand beach, which is accessed from the property. Guests can take a stroll through the lush gardens, while the hotel offers a programme of daytime and evening activities and excursions including sporting pursuits and live entertainment.

Relaxation comes in the form of a range of spa treatments including facials, massage, wraps, stone therapy, shiatsu, and deep tissue massage. The spa baths offer hydrotherapy treatment pools, underwater massage, hot tub, and seawater relaxation sessions, as well as more specific treatments such as shiatsu, reiki, reflexology, osteopathy, or chocolaterapy. After some serious pampering, guests can enjoy the tranquil relaxation room, Turkish baths, sauna and solarium, or go souvenir hunting in the gift shop.

The property offers complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas and daily complimentary breakfast. More active guests will appreciate the four tennis courts and the fitness centre, where trained instructors are on hand to offer advice and arrange personalized fitness programmes; classes including aerobics and aqua gym are also available.

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Spa services on site
  • Health club
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Total number of rooms - 131
  • Hair salon
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Arcade/game room
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator/lift
  • Free breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Free self parking
  • Direct access to private beach
  • Private beach nearby
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Year Built 1970
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Family Friendly Amenities

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Arcade/game room
  • Sofa bed
  • Refrigerator
Internet

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Parking

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Balcony
  • Separate sitting area
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Designer toiletries
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • In-room safe
  • Sofa bed
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Cable TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • LCD TV
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Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Gastronomic Restaurant - International and Mediterranean dishes served in a modern restaurant offering seafood specialities. The terrace offers views of the bay from the clifftop.

Dietético - Restaurant with terrace overlooking the sea featuring a menu of light meals with up to 400 calories per serving.

Gaivotas - Poolside restaurant serving seafood, meat and poultry grilled on the barbecue. Varied buffets and desserts served. Open for lunch and dinner.

Cocktail Bar - International and exotic cocktails served in an intimate Indonesian-style bar with a balcony overlooking the ocean. Open daily until midnight.

Thalasso Bar - Relaxing health-conscious café serving low calorie cocktails, freshly-squeezed juices, smoothies, and a large selection of speciality herbal teas. Open during high season.

Snack Bar - Poolside bar serving a range of snacks and drinks for adults and children. Open during high season.

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Nearby Things to Do

Nearby Things to Do

Guests enjoy use of four onsite tennis courts, with tuition available, while the hotel's games room has arcade machines, a pool table, and table tennis. The property's private, white sand beach offers a number of opportunities for water sports (surcharge), including jet skiing, windsurfing, scuba diving, and motor boating. For children there are indoor and outdoor playgrounds and a kids' club with activity programme (for children aged 5-12) during high season. Some of the region's numerous golf courses are located nearby.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
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Spa Services

Spa Services

The Vilalara Thalassotherapy and Spa Center occupies a 2600-square meter area and provides modern equipment and treatments. Designated by the Condé Nast Traveller magazine as one of the five best Thalassotherapy centres worldwide, the Vilalara Thalassotherapy and Spa Center is managed according to strict rules and complies with the conditions set out in the Quality Charter of the International Federation of Thalassotherapy.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Thalassotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
Accessibility

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
Hotel Policies

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

Awards & Affiliations

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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