Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort is a very contemporary new resort and Anantara’s debut in Europe. This flagship property by the prestigious brand famous for its hotels in Thailand and the Maldives is close to the charming town of Vilamoura and only 10 minutes’ drive from the bustling marina and unspoilt coastline.
Overlooking the golf course in Vilamoura, Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort is a far-eastern influenced resort offering sophisticated rooms channelling clean lines and art-deco. A lovely touch is a dedicated check-in lounge available to all guests to make your arrival extra special. Newly created are luxury Family Suites which sleep up to four. All the Suites enjoy the added benefits of full butler service (highly recommended) and á la carte breakfast at gourmet Emo restaurant.
The Algarve is the perfect destination for relaxation, and here there are three impressive swimming pools (one for adults only in June to September, the Palms outdoor pool and children’s pool is heated in low season).
The Asian-influenced spa has treatments focused on ancient healing traditions are extensive and indulgent, as you would expect from this very high-end brand, and there is also a Turkish Hammam, yoga and tai-chi sessions and a high-tech gym. Golf enthusiasts will revel in the 18- hole championship golf course, designed by Arnold Palmer, which can be directly accessed from the hotel.
There are a number of delicious restaurants to choose from including a fine dining Portuguese with a modern twist and resident sommelier or divine á la carte seafood at ‘Ria’ in a tranquil pool setting. A fun way to get about in the evenings is a ride to Vilamoura by complimentary Thai ‘Tuk-Tuk’, a nod to its eastern roots. All room types have free access to Purobeach (Poolside and Beachfront). Note that The Purobeach Poolside is only for adults.
Adult Only pool
Golf Course (18 Hole)
Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort is 30 minutes by car from Faro Airport.
Food & Drink
Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort has three restaurants and three bars to enjoy during your stay.
The hotel's wine focused restaurant celebrates local cuisine and exceptional wines; the Executive Chef and Wine Guru pair a perfect symphony of indigenous flavours. Immerse in emotive dining, complemented by more than 350 expertly selected wines. Savour atmospheric evenings on the terrace with a superb golf course and sunset views.
Evening Meal - 19:00 to 22:00
With chef show stations the casual gourmet buffet restaurant brings flair to local and global flavours. Breakfast features the international classics, freshly squeezed juices and bakery goods while each night's themed buffet offers a rich array of signature chef creations.
Breakfast - 19:30 to 22:30
Evening Meal - 19:00 to 21:30
This relaxed seafood restaurant allows guests to enjoy made to order seafood lunches at their poolside lounger. Each morning the best catches of the day are presented at the poolside with an invitation to pre-order fish and seafood dishes to be delivered to the lounger. Alternatively, guests can dine on the stylish terrace or inside the restaurant, watching live chef shows. Available from 01May17.
Lunch – 12:30 to 15:30
Anantara Lounge and Bar
In the heart of the hotel, the contemporary lobby lounge bar has beautiful fairway views. Trendy, fully refurbished bar offering all day dining with delicious snacks and cocktails. Refresh with healthy mocktails. Delight in afternoon tea. Sink into plush sofas to enjoy tapas and petiscos Portuguese tapas. Relax before dinner, whetting your appetite with signature cocktails and a wide range of wines by the glass.
Bar - 10:00 to 00:30
Afternoon Tea - 15:30 to 17:30
Portuguese Tapas - 18:00 to 22:00
Palms Pool Bar
Bask on poolside loungers, cooled by energising mocktails and refreshing drinks, served by Sunshine Butlers. Nibble on gourmet snacks or enjoy a light lunch menu.
Bar – 11:00 to 18:30
Cascades Pool Bar
Find tranquil seclusion at the adults-only pool, until the sun goes down. Call upon Sunshine Butlers to keep you refreshed and revived with your favourite tastes. Soak up the rays on a sunbed - an iced drink or juicy mocktail in hand. Satisfy cravings with a menu of tantalising snacks.
Bar – 11:00 to 18:30
Puro Beach Poolside Bar and Beachfront
April and May: 10:00 – 19:00
June to August: 10:00 – 23:00
September to November: 10:30 – 17:00
Children are welcome at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort.
Créche (0-3 years) and Kids' Club (age 4 - 12 years).
From 2 months +
Specialised babysitting service with amazing staff. Additional charges apply, pre-booking required.
From 2 months until 3 years
Special baby area with stimulating toys. Mandatory pre-boking required, prices and schedules are under request.
From 4 years old until 9 years old
Schedule: 10am - 7pm
A world full of fun activities where the caring, energetic Kids‘ club staff excite young minds with creative fun all day - from a playroom, inspiring games, arts and crafts, to cooking, swimming and sports.
From 10 years old until 12 years old
Schedule: 10am - 7pm
Amazing activities for the adventurous ones! Tournaments, laughing and plenty of fun! Pre-booking required.
Games room including; PlayStation, Football table, Snooker and another room with a ping-pong table.
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Choose from one of 280 rooms and suites at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort.
Elegantly decorated with maximum comfort in mind, the inviting space extends to a lounge and balcony daybed. 40m².
Deluxe Room Garden View
Elegantly decorated with maximum comfort in mind, these rooms have views of the gardens. Each room either has twin beds or double beds, living area, fully equipped bathroom and private veranda. 40m².
Deluxe Room Pool View
Elegantly decorated with maximum comfort in mind, these rooms have pool views. Each room either has twin beds or double beds, living area, fully equipped bathroom and private veranda. 40m².
Deluxe Room Golf View
Elegantly decorated with maximum comfort in mind, these rooms have views of the golf course. Each room either has twin beds or double beds, living area, fully equipped bathroom and private veranda. 40m².
Elegantly decorated with maximum comfort in mind, these rooms have views of the golf course. Each suite has a double bed, independent living area, fully equipped bathroom and private veranda. Suite guests receive exclusive benefits such as: butler service, minibar with a wide complimentary selection of tea, coffee and mineral water. 80m².
With an ensuite twin room opening onto a spacious suite and a sofa bed in the living area, Family Suites are ideal for extended vacations.
Dine at the breakfast table. Cool down with soothing rain showers and long soaks in the tub. Take in the green views of the fairway in front of you, before retiring for a family movie. 120 sqm.
Take your telescope onto the terrace for a close up view of the golf scene. Ascend to a second rooftop deck to soak up the sun on loungers, relax in the Jacuzzi and dine high above it all. Drinks flow from the private bar with surround sound music playing. Seclude yourself away with a whirlpool bath and our best signature amenities. A portable fireplace gives you extra warmth in the living room or outside on the balcony. With a personal butler, everything you need is instantly tended to.
Date stayed: June 2018
Posted on: 19th June 2018
Fabulous hotel and half board was great