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Overview
Praia da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8201-902 Portugal See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
Reviews (270)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It would be exuberant to say that we were totally overwhelmed by this place. We were. The Restaurant needs no comment as there are amazing reviews for the Michelin rated experience we experienced right down to the choice of crockery. Tasteful and mind blowing. Take...More

Thank shee_anthony
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best in class boutique hotel. You need to make time in your trip agenda to have dinner at the 3 stars Michelin restaurant. One of the best in the world due to their food and wine quality. Fantastic service. The atmosfera and scenery of the...More

Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This was our fourth annual visit to Vila Joya for lunch and once again our experience surpassed expectations. From the greeting on arrival to the goodbye on leaving the staff were warm and friendly. Last year we felt the maitre d' was trying too hard...More

2  Thank Skipper361
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Just spent five days at Vila Joya from July 9th to September 13th. It was simply spectacular. Yes this small hotel is very nice and beautifully situated, but what made it very special was the exceptional quality of service and the food. The main Michelin...More

2  Thank thereveler
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This place is truly a gem. The minute you step into the lobby you are in paradise. The staff welcomes you with a smile, check in feels so personal and is very efficient. Feels like you arrived at an old friend’s house. The welcome beverage...More

Thank Bulma81MVA
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Description
Vila Joya resembles a small oriental palazzo and is nestled in a breathtaking garden setting on a cliff with stunning views facing the sea. Winner of the 2016 Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Awards, this Albufeira ...More beach resort also boasts a two Michelin star Restaurant and features luxurious spa resort accommodations, exclusive golf packages, and rejuvenating body treatments. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$410 - US$2,813 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Joya Albufeira
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Vila Joya Hotel Albufeira
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Gale
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$410 - US$2,813 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Joya Albufeira
,
Vila Joya Hotel Albufeira
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Gale
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Traveler (329)
Room & Suite (191)
Dining (81)
Pool & Beach (48)
Amenities (62)
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Nearby RestaurantsSee all 29 restaurants in Gale
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619 reviews
.01 km away
Evaristo
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1.20 km away
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305 reviews
.84 km away
Restaurante China
120 reviews
.52 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6 attractions in Gale
Praia Gale
1,058 reviews
.29 km away
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1.57 km away
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.53 km away
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Questions & Answers
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Voyager918
24 September 2018|
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Response from shee_anthony | Reviewed this property |
Swimmable yes, but it might be a bit cold.
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glsebs
10 January 2017|
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Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your question. We are able to offer a lighter room service menu served on your terrace or balcony or alternatively there are many wonderful restaurants close by which we will be happy to... More
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bertie
29 November 2016|
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Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Bertie Thank you for your interest in coming to visit Vila Joya. Regarding your query, we are a small boutique hotel that whilst happily accepts children, has limited child facilities. As a consequence, we do not tend... More
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"Room 101 is our choice for next year too."
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"Suite Sete is fabulous!"
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"The lower level terrace rooms are lovely and you can walk straight out onto the lawn."
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