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Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

If you're looking for a very good 4 star treatment, excellent service, great menu and off menu if you want anytime, high spec villas, quiet poolside inc covered pool with steam/sauna rooms (in October), but you are €30 away from albufeira type towns then this is definitely for you. We are veggies and picky, but with their buffet or a...

2Thank Rakesh M
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2014

An amazing weekend. All staff were amazing so helpful. The deluxe suite was incredible, very spacious, clean with amazing surroundings. The whole environment and grounds were very well maintained. Everything you need for a relaxing weekend!

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Booked a Deluxe Suite on a A.I. basis for a ten night stay.What we actually got was a semi-detached villa on two floors with a hugh living area and seperate kitchen,upstairs two large ensuite bedrooms.We have been in many resorts over the years but this is one of the best with nice landscaped gardens with ponds in the middle of...

3Thank theo15
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2014

What a wonderful retreat! The accomodation was second to none with every detail taken into consideration. The 'deluxe suite' was incredibly spacious & comfortable and the grounds were well kept. Housekeeping came every day and were very thorough. Every member of staff was cheerful & friendly and the reception personnel could not have provided a better service. The food was...

7Thank Ian J
Reviewed 11 October 2014

There are a lot of positives about this resort and it is definitely worth staying here. The resort is spacious and the staff were absolutely outstanding. It was my birthday and the hotel gave me a complimentary cake and bottle of sparkling wine which was a lovely surprise. We stayed on a bed and breakfast basis and found it to...

5Thank pinnerboy1
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a super week at this hotel. We were amazed at the size and quality of our accommodation. We had 2 large bedrooms, bathrooms, huge kitchen, 3 toilets, balcony and patio onto a pleasing landscaped area with ponds.It was a lovely area to be in, and very relaxing. The service from all staff...

2Thank Gary M
Wales UK
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Don't go here if you want a lively busy holiday. This is a very quiet hotel which suited us. We had a very relaxing 10 days although we did run around the track a few times to keep up with our regular UK Parkrun. Tennis is available next door at the Carvoeiro Tennis club, Thurs 2pm is a mix in...

2Thank Novemberblues
Bearsden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Vale da Lapa Resort & SPA -   13th Sept - 18th Sept. Estrada das Sesmarias, Carvoeiro 8400-535, Portugal The Resort and Spa This is a beautifully appointed gated community comprised of individual houses (Villas and very well insulated terraced houses). We found the accommodation to be no less than first class and quite definitely worthy of 5 stars. The...

6Thank Pat and Mike B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We are just back from our 2nd visit to Vale Da Lapa, and this time decided to upgrade ourselves from town house to villa. The villa was ready early (1:30pm) which was a bonus. Initial impression was very positive - nice open plan layout (although master suite was like a mezzanine with no closing doors which is fine as there...

5Thank McReds
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The accomodation appeared on the surface to be excellent. However, by the morning we could see that it was just that, surface cleanliness and comfort. The mattress was just awful....so hard...no give whatsoever. We had many a sleepless night, and on a couple of occasions we actually slept on the sofas! The pillows are worth mentioning too. They are filled...

3Thank Pauline C

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • 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
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Carvoeiro
Price Range: RM272 - RM973 (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 & Spa Hotel Carvoeiro
Vale Da Lapa Resort And Spa
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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“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, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“e-mail in advance to ask for south facing if you are a sun lover”
 of 5 bubbles almalc54, 20 Oct 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, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“high number villas are furthest away from the club house so good if you want quiet. very poor wifi coverage though”
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 of 5 bubbles W7383NWkerrys, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check your room before unpacking particularly the showers for dampness and water leaks..”
 of 5 bubbles skdcitraveller, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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