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Annecy, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived a few days after they opened for the season last week. So, not everything was in place ... pillows on loungers, etc. However, the staff was friendly, our room with pool view was good. The room consisted of a big bathroom with tub/rain shower, toilet and two sinks. The couch was positioned in front of the windows and...

1Thank heartstoyou
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is one of the best hotels in the Algarve. The sorroundings of the hotel and the rooms are wonderful. Try the Superior Suite, with its 75m2 and bathtub beyond the bed. The food is great both for dinner and breakfast. The views of the sea and coast are also breathtaking.

1Thank brunodiascarlos
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful spot even out of season to enjoy a great climate, excellent food and an incredible thalasso spa. The hotel staff are very attentive and friendly. The hotel is built into the Algarve cliffs and cascades down to the water. Even in mid-October I was able to swim in the sea and sunbathe and use the pool. Not too...

Thank Silvia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were this hotel for 1 week holiday. Golf and beach holiday.... Really beautiful hotel with a swimming pool. The breakfast was also excellent. This is everyone's dream holiday... staff were very friendly too.

Thank My H
England, Northampton
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We visited for the second time in 2016, this time treating our daughter and son in law. Rooms are all junior suites, very large and with double sized rain forest showers to die for. The extensive gardens are a delight and with five swimming pools to choose from, it never feels crowded. And then there's the kabana beds... The breakfast...

2Thank MarcHumphries
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you're looking for ultimate paradise and relaxation, this is your place! Unbelievable setting, hotel rooms are totally faultless and the resort is extremely well looked after. You pay the price but it's worth it. Thalassa is lovely will all sorts of treatments on offer. Three different pool areas, all very well kept and lovely setting especially the one overlooking...

3Thank MegsJordan
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Vilalara is a beautiful 5 star resort with a glorious location in impeccably maintained gardens set on cliffs above its own beach. It has spa , gym ,tennis courts and 5 swimming pools and a magnificent restaurant with prices to match. There are ample sun beds parasols with very attentive staff. My favourite relaxation was lounging on the day beds...

2Thank carcar_13
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Vilalara Thalassa for 4 nights while we were in Porches to attend our niece's wedding at Vila Vita Parc located directly across the street. We received 5-star treatment at Vilalara and paid almost 1/3 less than the cost to stay at Vila Vita. The hotel staff we encountered were friendly and helpful. We really...

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Vilalara has a stunning location just above its own beach. The gardens are delightful and the view from the main restaurant is superb. We had a one bedroom suite which worked brilliantly for our family (children 13 & 10). The resort is big enough to feel that you have your own space but not so big that you have to...

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Uppermill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This resort is set in beautifully maintained grounds with a low density development. There is private access to a section of beautiful Algarve cliff fringed beach, where there is an unlimited supply of sun beds and shades. The sand shelves steeply into the water and the wave drag makes it unsuitable for small children. The staff are very friendly and...

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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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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: ₹ 11,031 - ₹ 30,352 (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 & Green Vilalara Thalassa Hotel Porches
Blue And Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort
Vilalara Thalassa Hotel
Sofitel Armacao De Pera
Vilalara Thalassa Porches
Sofitel Thalassa Vilalara
Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort Porches, Portugal - Algarve
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#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 On the Beach 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
“Rooms by Pool”
 of 5 bubbles stephen1102, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“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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