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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We splurged for the room with the hot tub and it was worth it. Highly recommend. So gorgeous. The grounds are immaculate. The concierge was okay. Not exactly 5 start caliber. Not sure if it was language barrier but often we felt frustrated when trying to communicate. I wish the hotel had chairs on the beach, but if you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spend 5 nights in Vila Joya hotel: me, my wife and our adult son. Rooms are not too big, but decorated in Portuguese style (they have large suites available). Terrace and 2 sun beds in front of room. The views are splendid. Two pools are available. Went for a pre-breakfast swim in the pool near the spa and gym.... More 

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Molnlycke, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovley hotel, faboulus breakfast and great service! Very nice spa, where you can take a relaxing duo massage. Spend lazy time in the garden, with easy access to the fantastic beach for a morning walk and a swim. Thank you very much for an amazing week all staff at Vila Joya!

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fabulous hotel with a magnificent restaurant. My review here will focus on the hotel as the restaurant has its own Trip Adviser entry. The hotel is plush and welcoming, sadly however I feel style has somewhat taken precedence over function leading to snags. Our room (17) is small but with the same flawless view all rooms enjoy.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Vila Joya and our first visit to a Michelin 2 Star Restaurant. This restaurant takes culinary and service levels to new new high. They are impeccable. We booked a meal for 3 people at lunchtime and were greeted by a team member stating "Welcome to Vila Joya, welcome to paradise" - that is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate and stayed here last month. From the moment we arrived to our departure we experienced top class service. I cannot praise all the staff that we met enough. No stone is left unturned, the attention to detail was second to none. The restaurant and food were out of this world and we can easily see why the Vila... More 

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Sintra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a seasoned traveler, I have been over all continents and stayed at some of the best hotels in the world. In Portugal, as being a small country, I know most of the hotels everywhere. After have visited Vila Joya in the Algarve last month, I can say this is without any doubt the Best and Most Luxury Boutique Resort... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

It is hard to fault this hotel. We chose the cheapest room in the hotel with a garden view but were upgraded to a view of the ocean. The grounds are fantastic with 2 swimming pools. You walk through a gate and onto the beach. The spa area superb and David to give you a great massage. A little bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

From The first moment a "Whaaw " Feeling!Perfect for relaxation in a romantic spot. 30 minutes from The Airport of Faro . Beautiful hotel ,amazing view . An oase of green located On The beach. Top service,super friendly staff and subliem food! (One of :) The best hotels ever! We are fan ...

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Such a beautiful location to have a hotel, the staff are lovely and the grounds are immaculate. Parking onsite makes life easy. There is easy beach access to a quiet section of the beach in Albufeira.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Vila Joya
Vila Joya
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the top 5 star hotels in Algarve, Vila Joya resembles a small oriental palazzo and is nestled in a breathtaking garden setting on a cliff with stunning views facing the sea. Winner of the 2009 World’s Leading Boutique Resort Award, this Albufeira beach resort also boasts one of the top Michelin Restaurants in Portugal and features luxurious spa resort accommodations, exclusive golf packages, and rejuvenating body treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Joya

Address: Praia da Gale, Albufeira 8201-902, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira
Price Range: $343 - $2,621 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vila Joya 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Vila Joya Albufeira, Portugal - Algarve
Vila Joya Hotel Albufeira
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Albufeira
#15 Spa Hotel in Albufeira
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#20 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#22 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
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