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Vale da Lapa Resort & SPA

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Estrada das Sesmarias, Carvoeiro 8400-535, Portugal
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wadhurst
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First the positives: The positives are that the villas are excellent, we were 5 with three children 13,11,15 and we had a 2 bedroom villa with a double sofa bed down stairs. The villas are two storey with a very good kitchen , with washer dryer, dishwasher, microwave oven, hob, fridge and all mod cons. The villas are well finished... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my boyfriend (we're gay) for a week. The welcome could not have been better and staff were always pleasant and helpful. The accommodation was gorgeous - effectively a little house with a lovely, big upstairs balcony and a little garden/veranda downstairs. We didn't really hang out by pool or at resort much as we were always... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having just returned from an AI 10 day break with my family (2 adults/ 2 boys 15-11). Efficient check in and as our suite was available, we were able to leave our bags and explore prior to our AI at 15:00hrs. The suite (#7) was perfect, spacious, clean, the kitchen had everything required for those not AI including washing machine... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have recently returned from a 2 week family holiday at Vale da Lapa. I read all the reviews before I went and I would say that any negative ones should be ignored. The accommodation is fabulous and perfect for families. The staff cannot help you enough and are so friendly. The children's entertainment was great too. If you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from 12 nights at the Vale Da Lapa. We have visited this area many times but never this hotel. We normally stay at the Collina Da Lapa just down the road but fancied a change this year and are very glad we did. Rooms are spacious, clean with everything that is needed. We stayed on a breakfast and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 13 nights here returning on the 31st July. We decided on the resort based on the positive reviews provided @ Tripadvisor. Firstly, and already noted by other recent reviews, the resort is no where near 5 star in my opinion. We checked out the Monte Santo resort 1.2km from Vale Da Lapa which claims and delivers 5 star... More 

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London, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First things first, forget the idea that this is a five star resort. I'm not sure if they have official accreditation in Portugal but if they do then it's a joke. At best it's four but realistically three and a half. By far the best aspect are the apartments which are modern, spacious and clean. There's a flat screen TV... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just left Vale Da Lapa after one week with the family. The villa was amazing, really spacious, only negative was no cork screw. Many people have moaned about the wifi, however our villa had perfect wifi !? We went self catering which was the right thing to do as we felt the food in the Restarant was fairly average. The... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 9 nights at this resort in july/august 2015. We stayed in a suitte appartment which was very nice. The appartment had two floors and everything needed for a nice vacation. The staff was friendly and service good. At this buy time of year we found the common area with pools etc. a little bit to small and crowded.... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was AI with the feeling of having your own villa, facilities at your suite are amazing. The staff treat you like stars and seem to get pleasure out of serving you. The food is excellent, the drinks also whether you like cocktails or beer, the rose wine was very nice. You can have as many bottles of water as... More 

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