Situated on the beautiful Algarve coastline on a cliff overlooking the ocean, Vilalara Thalassa Resort is a divine signature Blue&Green spa hotel with spacious rooms, magnificent landscaped gardens and direct beach access.

Rooms are decorated in calming neutral colours, reflecting an air of nature that inspires this serene resort. Extensive gardens encompass one freshwater pool and four sea water swimming pools, one of which is heated all year round and the grounds extend down to the pretty Praia das Gaivotas beach that fringes the coastline of Porches.

You will find the food here excellent with two restaurants offering innovative low-calorie gourmet dishes and combining the best flavours of Portuguese and International cuisine in a laid back and relaxed atmosphere.

The vast wellness centre features a unique combination of Thalassa, spa and the latest wellness and anti-ageing solutions. The resort also has three tennis courts and one paddle court and a tennis professor on hand throughout the year for all ages.

Guests will receive free use of the fitness room, sauna and Turkish bath. Yoga and Tai Chi sessions are available. The resort has been named as “Portugal’s Leading Spa Hotel” in the World Travel Awards for three consecutive years.

111 suites and 12 apartments


Swimming Pool



Kid's Club


Babysitting Service

Room Service

Interconnecting Rooms


Vilalara Thalassa Resort is 45 minutes by car from Faro airport.

Food & Drink

Vilalara Thalassa Resort has two restaurants, two pool bars, one lounge bar and a beach bar for you to enjoy.

The B&G Restaurant

Located on the cliff top with a view overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, serving Portuguese cuisine with a twist, featuring innovative recipes and quality local produce. Low-calorie gourmet menus also available.

Terrace Grill Restaurant

Terrace Grill Restaurant is situated in the lower floor, beside the cliff-top pool, with nature as a backdrop, offering grilled meat, fish and seafood specialities. Theme dinners and summer barbecues with live music.

Tonic Lounge Bar

Tonic Lounge Bar is located close to the cliff top pool and features an outdoor deck with magnificent sea views. Try one of the exclusive cocktails.


Children are welcome at the Vilalara Thalassa Resort and there is a babysitting service available upon request.

Koala Club

Seasonal Kids’ Club with indoor and outdoor play areas for ages three to 12 years. Open 9.00am-6.00pm


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There are 111 suites and 12 apartments to choose from at Vilalara Thalassa Resort.

The following services are available in All Suites:-

One bottle of mineral water per day

Coffee Making Facilities with Nespresso machines – Two Coffee capsules per day free of charge, extras chargeable)

Tea making facilities: Include Tea, Kettles and offer AHMAD TEA Free of Charge per day (two x English Breakfast tea, two x Green Tea, two x Herbal Infusion Tea)

Prestige Suites also include a Complimentary Minibar.

Junior Suite Garden View

Junior Suites, Garden View (45m2) benefit from a spacious bedroom with integrated living room area and terrace with views over the resort's magnificent gardens.

Junior Suite Pool View

Junior Suites, Pool View (45m2) benefit from a spacious bedroom with integrated living room area, terrace with exclusive views over the tranquillity of three outdoor swimming pools located close to the Thalassotherapy Centre and SPA.

Junior Suite Sea View

Junior Suites, Sea View (45m2) benefit from a spacious bedroom with integrated living room area, bathroom with shower and bathtub and terrace with exquisite views over the resort's gardens towards the sea.

Junior Suite, Emotion

Junior Suite Emotion (60m2) feature a spacious living room and an innovative architectural bathroom concept, with shower or bathtub integrated in the room. The Junior Suite Emotion also includes a comfortable day bed on a large balcony (14m2) offering outstanding views of the resorts magnificent gardens.

One Bedroom Suite

Exclusive luxury Suite (115m2 inc. terrace) featuring a spacious bedroom, living room and two bathrooms. This suite includes a spacious terrace offering outstanding views of the resorts magnificent gardens. For your convenience, bedroom and living room can be separated in two independent areas.

Two Bedroom Apartment

Two Bedroom Apartments (100m2) benefit from two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, fully fitted kitchen (without washing machine) and furnished terrace with views over the resort's magnificent gardens.


Lovely beach and cove…

Julia O

Date stayed: October 2016

Posted on: 18th October 2016

Great hotel good food and service. Lovely beach and cove..