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BELA VISTA Hotel & SPA

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Av. Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We walked past this hotel many times ( we stay in our own Apartment) and wanted to visit the restaurant. This is high end dining and although expensive ( 2x Dockside) it's an experience as well. Food was exceptional, we had the Fish Cataplana, cheeseboard and chocolate desert. There are also a few 'suprises' (won't spoil by mentioning them) and... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Bela Vista the end of May 2015. This beautiful hotel is a little oasis amongst the night life, condos, and beach shops of Praia da Rocha. At first I was afraid I had made a mistake since we were so close to the chaos, but once we drove through the gates you felt as if you... More 

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Wilmington, DE
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location: Once inside Bela Vista, we could not bring ourselves to leave the terrace by the beautiful pool and gardens. Rooms and Interior Space: Deluxe Sea View with Balcony - top floor of the new wing. The beds, linens, and amenities were great. Balcony furniture was ok, though could've been cushier. Couldn't sleep with the doors open as the bass... More 

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Bombay
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location in portimao was perfect, it's in the heart of the action and yet peaceful. The property was spacious and the pool was great. The lunch menu was a bit light with options. The fine dine was really good and they were able to accommodate a vegetarian at a moments notice. The staff were always smiling and helpful. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving to this place we were filled with some trepidation as the omens weren't the best: high rises, English breakfast all day long, cheap beach toys and plenty of Irish pubs. No stab meant at any of the aforementioned, but put together they weren't what we were looking for on this trip. To our immense relief and pleasure Bela Vista... More 

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Gonçalo N, Gerente geral at BELA VISTA Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing with the TA community your great review. We are delighted to read you absolutly enjoyed your break at the Bela Vista. From the staff to the services provided. We thank you so much for your review and we all hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards, Gonçalo Narciso Hotel Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had a fabulous stay here. In addition to her review of the great room with patio, beautiful decor, and delicious food at breakfast and dinner, I wanted to note the spa should not be missed. The relaxation room with steam and sauna was completely quiet and totally relaxing. I took advantage of all its amenities before... More 

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Gonçalo N, Gerente geral at BELA VISTA Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your good review. We are happy to know you had a great time with us highlighting the SPA by L´Occitane and the terrific room! We are looking forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards, Gonçalo Narciso Hotel Manager More 

Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for a most wonderful stay at your exquisite hotel- an oasis of calm, class and style off the bustling main road of Praia da Rocha. phenomenal location on a gorgeous beach. Helpful and friendly staff. The design and decor managed to combine modern elegance with whimsy and colour- loved it! Fantastic pool. wifi was consistent both in the... More 

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Gonçalo N, Gerente geral at BELA VISTA Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your great review. We are more than happy to know you had a great stay with us and at the overall a great experience. We took note about the remarks you made and we will take care of it. Looking forward to welcome you at the Bela Vista very soon. Kind regards, Gonçalo Narciso Hotel... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved everything about this hotel and we were fortunate enough to have a balcony and sea view. The only criticism about the hotel is that it was ridiculously expensive to eat in the restaurant so we chose to eat out everyday. We went to some amazing restaurants nearby and would totally recommend The F Restaurant & All Beef during the... More 

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Gonçalo N, Gerente geral at BELA VISTA Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your kind review. We are delighted to know you had a great stay with us. We also regret you didn´t try our fine dining restaurant with several options of fresh fish, seafood etc. I highly recommed as it is a real Portuguese experience. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards,... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the hotel for five nights and overall enjoyed our stay. There were just a few little things. We didn't think that the breakfast was great. There was a somewhat limited cold buffet and if you wanted any eggs they were extra. Also the toiletries in our bathroom we not restocked every day. The hotel iself is in... More 

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Gonçalo N, Gerente geral at BELA VISTA Hotel & SPA, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for sharing with the TA community your review. We regret you didn´t appreciate the breakfast as it is large and with many options of bread, fruits, cereals, cheese, ham, juices etc. The amenities are replaced twice a day. One at the daily cleaning and another one at turn-down service. We apologise if for some reason they... More 

New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Bela Vista. Comfortable room with nice modern touches. Great pool and beach access. Staff was accommodating and friendly. Beautiful views. Drinks by the pool were overpriced and not that good. No nightlife at the resort. As for the restaurant - we dined at the restaurant and while the food was good, the drinks were the... More 

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