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Vila Joya

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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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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

What we experienced we would never ever have expected! And we stayed for dinner only, but the scenery and view was asking you to spend the night. We will do the next time for sure. Excellent wine list, excellent service and exquisite cuisine... If you are in the Albufeira region, don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Unlike the cuisine at most Michelin 2-star restaurant-resorts, Vila Joya's offers rich, complex sauces at every course, not simply fresh ingredients and artistic plating (though these too are dazzling here). During a three-day stay, my wife and I also loved the opulently decorated guest rooms, baths, and outdoor sunning areas, the rolling lawn, brilliant plantings, and two swimming pools, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

From the moment we arrived at Vila Joya we were aghast at it's beauty. The hotel is set far from the street and is gated. The staff could not do enough for us. They were great. The room was outstanding and large. The breakfast buffet was fabulous overlooking the incredible gardens of Vila Joya and the pool and the sea.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The best most beautiful hotel! From the staff to the accommodations and scenery this place is one of the finest vacation experiences we have ever had! Great location for day trips to the rest of the Algarve. The staff could not be better! Endless variety of restaurants nearby, the staff makes your reservations and always got us the best seating.... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We did not stay at the hotel, but had lunch there with friends we have known for years. This is the best restaurant on the Algarve. The situation is stunning, perched as it is on a cliff above the sea and in the good weather we had we eat outside on the deck. We had the fixed lunch menu which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

It is hard to say what could be better than this hotel. From the moment of entering through the discrete gates (no mention of a hotel sign) you are looked after in every way possible. Staff are exceptional, charming, helpful. I note another reviewer did not like the welcome of being sent to have a drink! In contrast we enjoyed... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

At check-in my partner and I were asked to wait 'for a few minutes', were parked next to the piano for an hour. Finally we were brought to our- not so special, mainly dark, room, which was noisy. There was champagne in a cooler on the room what was attentive. Nice grounds but not spectacular (like ie Vila Vita). Dinner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

It's rare I give 5 stars bit this was really unexpected. Yes this hotel is famous for its 2 star michelien resturant. But the hotel is amazing. Each of the rooms unique. The large ones feel like your own villa. With only 22 rooms this place has 2 pools, plus many of the rooms have pools. Easy walk to the... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Welcome to paradise! This place is just hedonistic ! They've just got everything correct. The surroundings, ambience, staff......and well deserved two Michelin stars . We had the 'taster' menu but would Iove to try their Al la carte......this place is superb for that romantic special evening ❤️

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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: $364 - $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
#11 Spa Hotel in Albufeira
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Albufeira
#15 Luxury Hotel in Albufeira
#22 Romantic Hotel in Albufeira
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