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Vilalara Thalassa Resort

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Room & Suite (314)
Pool & Beach (175)
Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“private beach”(52 reviews)
“tennis courts”(22 reviews)
“junior suite”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsprivate beachtennis courtsjunior suiteterrace grillthalasso spaheated poolsea watera garden view roomalgarve coastlunch menumain restaurantnice bathroombottle of champagnebreakfast was excellentwonderful beachspa staffrooms are large
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is truly gorgeous! It is a very nice resort. Big, with a lot of space, you never feel its full of people. It has a lovely pool with a wonderful view of the beach and the beach itself is marvelous. (The ocean water by...More

2  Thank Cramond07
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Room was spacious and clean, beautiful bathroom, linen and attention to detail. All staff were professional, helpful and friendly in providing a first class environment and service. Pools, restaurants and bar areas are stylish without being over 'upper class'. A wonderful mix of high standards...More

8  Thank Della2512
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall this hotel/resort was wonderful. The grounds and rooms are beautiful, the food available for lunch/dinner is decent, they had good vegetarian options for me, excellent black out drapes in room, wonderful pools and awesome beach/pool setups to relax. There were unfortunately a few things...More

1  Thank Jen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fantastic Hotel in a well maintained Garden with a top landscaped design. The almost private beach is Algarve at is best and the pool area is like a ship view of the sea. There are no perfect places, and here, the problem is the...More

1  Thank viajanteportugal2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A family of three (husband, wife, one year old daughter) we decided to visit the Algarve coast in March. We had read some great reviews of Vilalara Thalassa here on TripAdvisor and we really wanted a five star resort as we didn't want to move...More

1  Thank Toni K
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$264 - $568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Porches
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$264 - $568 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Porches
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (626)
Room & Suite (314)
Pool & Beach (175)
Dining (121)
Amenities (141)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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Niel01
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Hollyparton | Reviewed this property |
This really isn’t a sprawling resort hotel so I think you should be ok. We had a room which overlooked the only small heated pool and was near to the spa, and it was approximately a 5 minute stroll to the restaurant. The... More
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elenaboutin
February 9, 2018|
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Response from Dominique H | Reviewed this property |
Private area
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Shmbots
June 5, 2017|
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Response from mtbLondon | Reviewed this property |
I didn't know what's customary in Portugal so we used the general UK rule: 5-10% depending on service. Usually I try to use cash direct to the individual rather than adding to a bill when paying with a card.
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Room Tips
"All excellent . Some with pool views some with sea views. But noisier with seagulls and the wind from the..."
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"pool view a little more expensive or garden view. This is a large resort."
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"We stayed in room 900 and something - great views"
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"We had an 'Emotion' suite, opposite children's play area, not the best. Check before you book."
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