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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The thing I will always remember, is that the staff was very helpful. For any kind of problem we could go to the reception and they helped us or gave us their advice with a smile on their face. The rooms were cleaned every day and the meals were very nice. For a trip to the coast you can walk...

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Reviewed January 9, 2017

This resort is not too large to be impersonal but large enough to support a good sized pool, pleasant restaurant and maintains good staffing levels. We were knocked out by the ‘suite’ and really impressed by the staff and their friendly competence. Reception / staff All most helpful and while not all speak much English many have cross-department duties perhaps...

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Reviewed December 19, 2016

It was all that we needed, as a family: a moment to ourselves in a cozy and confortable place. The employees are just wonderful, with us and the kids. My baby boy still talks about his stay there and his friends so... this pretty much shows the fun we had. Nice pools although we only had the chance to use...

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1Thank Raquel L
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 19th to 26th November for our 30th wedding anniversary as we had been there 6 years before and had a wonderful time. Emailed hotel to say we would be arriving late and would there be food available which we got a prompt response saying yes we could have food put in our room or we cold have some...

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1Thank Mandyr121
Sacramento, California
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Overall we found the Vale da Lapa Resort very nice place to stay. The reception staff was outstanding in meeting our needs and responding to our questions. The Villas provided all of the comforts of home including a fully outfitted kitchen and a washer/dryer unit. Our villa had one full bathroom and on half bathroom. The full bathroom had both...

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1Thank Doug J
Reviewed November 1, 2016

What can we say? The welcome we received at the Vale Da Lapa resort was fantastic. We arrived to a storm that had the rain bouncing hard off the road and when we checked in the kind,young man on the reception gave us a lift to our villa. This was only the start of the great service we received here...

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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Our second visit to Carvoeiro a place we love and this was a last minute trip. We paid approx £90 per night for both of us on half board. Stayed from 15th October for one week. Welcome was warm and we were about 10mins past evening meal end but they made us a pizza which was kind. The briefing was...

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4Thank Kingsley P
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Returned 19/10/16 Pros, first class friendly and helpful staff, any problem swiftly sorted. We had a problem with the in-room safe and within 10 minutes some one was there to sort it.Bar staff first class especially Tatiana. Previous reports of damaged sunbeds. I looked but could not find any however i counted just over 50 so with 80 plus apartments/villas...

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

The focal point is the pool that has had a recent makeover but the surrounds missed out. The foot pools where either empty at the base of the stairs or if you ventured down the slope to re-enter the pool area, you encountered a dirty brown stained hurdle of a puddle... it was cleaned out on a couple of occasions...

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1Thank Jane H
West Sussex
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We chose Vale da Lapa as the Villa accomodation met some specific requirements we had for our family such as child friendliness and wheelchair access. On arrival we were very impressed with the standard and layout of our villa. We had some electrical and wifi issues during our stay but these were promptly seen to by the resort. The housekeeping...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amid extensive landscaped gardens and manmade ponds, this 5-star resort offers luxurious villas with free wired internet. It boasts an on-site 9-hole putting green and, outdoor pools and a Spa. All apartments are situated in 2-storey duplex villas that feature modern and stylish decor. Each unit has a large living room and a bedroom with a high ceiling and balcony. There is also a full kitchen. At Vale Da Lapa, guests can enjoy the exclusive clubhouse featuring a design restaurant and bar with outdoor terrace. Guests can sample regional flavours and carefully selected local products. Agua Hotels Vale Da Lapa also boasts a jogging trail, 2 paddle tennis courts, and a multi-use astroturf pitch. Children can have fun at the play area and children's pool. Vale Da Lapa Hotel has a private entrance to the neighbouring tennis club and several golf courses can be found in its vicinity. Caneiros and Carvoeiro beaches are less than 5 km away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vale da Lapa Resort & SPA

Address: Estrada das Sesmarias, Carvoeiro 8400-535, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Carvoeiro
Price Range: $78 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vale da Lapa Resort & SPA 5*
Number of rooms: 85
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Also Known As:
Vale Da Lapa Resort And Spa
Vale Da Lapa Resort & Spa Hotel Carvoeiro
Vale Da Lapa Resort & SPA Carvoeiro, Portugal - Algarve
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Carvoeiro
#4 Luxury Hotel in Carvoeiro
#5 Family Hotel in Carvoeiro
#5 Romantic Hotel in Carvoeiro
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Try to book rooms closer to the entrance of the hotel complex. The walk from the villas can be quite long.”
 of 5 bubbles dougj231, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“e-mail in advance to ask for south facing if you are a sun lover”
 of 5 bubbles almalc54, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Villas have very spacious accommodation and private pool”
  • Master Bedroom
  • Dining Area
  • Roof Terrace
  • Private pool and garden
  • Kitchen
 of 5 bubbles aengusmum, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“high number villas are furthest away from the club house so good if you want quiet. very poor wifi coverage though”
  • villa 81
 of 5 bubbles W7383NWkerrys, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before unpacking particularly the showers for dampness and water leaks..”
 of 5 bubbles skdcitraveller, Oct 11, 2016 | Read review
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