Vale d’El Rei

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CARVOEIRO
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Carvoeiro, in the municipality of Lagoa, surrounded by vineyards, hills and beaches carved out of the cliff, is where you will find Vale d’El Rei Hotel & Villas, a peaceful place just steps away from the Algarve’s most charming beaches and, consequently, the perfect choice for a relaxed stay. Whether you prefer to relax by the pool or spend the day at the beach, do water sports or go walking, play a round of golf in an idyllic setting or enjoy a family activity, Vale d’El Rei has everything you need to turn your stay into an unforgettable experience!

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Bedrooms
The suites at Vale d’El Rei have been designed to ensure you have the most comfortable stay possible.
Our comfortable double rooms overlook the pool, restaurant and mountains that you can admire from the comfort of your room.
Your home away from home, our villas are equipped with everything you need to make your holiday a success!
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Testimonials
  • 5 star rating* Absolutely fantastic hotel, unsure why it’s only rated 3* we are just back from a 4 night stay, short walk to shops/restaurants, looking forward to returning to Albufeira in the future. Staff were very friendly!

    LeanneK1986 Avatar
    LeanneK1986
    5/10/2019

    5 star ratingLovely little gem Stayed here mid May as a group of seven ladies to celebrate a birthday. Fabulous hotel. Rooms very spacious and spotless with safe, air-con, Tv, tea and coffee. Very comfortable bed and lovely modern bathroom. Fabulous breakfast room with beautiful... Read More

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    sianybird
    5/24/2019

    4 star ratingFantastic place to relax This was our second visit to this hotel . Things have changed the hotel is under DETAILS. Ironically there is noticeably a lack of Attention To detail.! The pool/bar restaurant has a very slow we waited an hour yesterday for... Read More

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    travell1000
    6/28/2019
  • 4 star ratingUm três estrelas superior Boa estadia no geral. O facto de nos apartamentos se aceder à entrada dos pisos superiores através de escadas exteriores é um ponto negativo, assim como a distancia a pé desde a entrada do hotel até ao apartamento. O apartamento... Read More

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    Marisa_Crz
    1/03/2019

    4 star ratingNice Hotel in a good location This is a modern Hotel, The rooms are very large with a good sized bathroom - We had a nice room with side sea view looking over to Santa Eulalia. The Hotel is immaculate both in public... Read More

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    judeloc
    7/13/2019

    4 star ratingCouple 1 week stay On initial check in we were provided a room on the ground floor next to the lift and no view from the balcony, obviously this was very disappointing, however the check in staff were helpful and managed to move us... Read More

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    Adam T
    7/27/2019
  • 4 star ratingVery Good We came to the hotel for a surprise family holiday for my mother in law’s 60th birthday. I had contacted the hotel beforehand to ask for a certain number of rooms to be twin and the rest to be double,... Read More

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    chloejane7
    7/27/2019

    5 star ratingLovely relaxing time A lovely hotel to stay and relax by the pool if that’s what you are looking for. Staff are really friendly and helpful. I would love to say an extra thank you to Raquel and Andre who made our first... Read More

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    Abi S
    6/20/2019

    5 star ratingUm bom hotel 3* Um excelente hotel para as 3* que tem.
    Simpatia desde a recepção ate ao pequeno almoço.
    Quartos espaçosos limpos e uma casa de banho com banheira tambem de tamanho muito bom
    O pequeno almoço era muito muito bom.
    Voltarei com certeza

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    Filipabispo87
    6/04/2019
  • 5 star ratingGreat hotel. Spent a lovely weekend here. Great fun watching lads enjoy themselves.
    I must say the birthday boy was extremely good looking and certainly packed out his speedos.
    The man with the whistle certainly did his job properly which can't be...
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    Mikejs0
    6/20/2019

    5 star ratingRekommenderas Väldigt mysigt hotell, fräscht och fantastisk service. Allt känns väldigt rent och bra frukost. Vi uppskattade den fina utsikten på terassen under frukosten.
    Det är enkelt att ta taxi till centrum, men det finns även en del bra restauranger tillgängliga i...
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    Lillaflisen
    7/05/2019

    5 star ratingFantastisches Hotel Wunderschönes Hotel mit traumhafter Gartenanlage. Die Zimmer waren ausgezeichnet und vollkommen sauber. Das Personal war freundlich und das Frühstück reichhaltig und lecker. Der Pool ware schön angelegt, wie die gesamte Hotelanlage. Das Hotel lag etwa 10 Autominuten vom nächsten Strand... Read More

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    SchardtA
    7/18/2019
  • 4 star ratingVery very clean! Staff are friendly and helpful. Room decent size bathroom a bit small but certainly adequate. Lovely and quiet of an evening possibly due to carpeted hallway!! Pool is very small and so quiet out there you feel that everyone can... Read More

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    SueB21a
    7/11/2019

    4 star ratingFriendly hotel Velamar is a lovely hotel but in a VERY quiet spot.
    POSITIVES:
    Hotel is pretty smart and well looked after.
    The staff are all lovely (John behind the bar is a real asset to this place & deserves a special mention!).
    Virus...
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    Sxylioness69
    6/21/2019

    5 star ratingExcelente! Hotel, quarto e serviços 5*! A experiência no Hotel Califórnia foi fantástica.
    Sempre bem recebidos por todo o staff, foi-nos feita a apresentação do hotel e dos seus serviços. Desde o bar da piscina à receção, todos foram extremamente simpáticos e prestáveis. Para mim, esta é...
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    RuteHerdadinha
    7/24/2019
  • 4 star ratingShaz and Sue We have just returned from this hotel after a 10 day holiday in a Superior room. Overall it was a good holiday. Positives were a very clean hotel and the staff were all very courteous and helpful. Breakfast was very... Read More

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    SHARON M
    7/02/2019

    5 star ratingAmazing place! Amazing place and fabulous staff especially Tatiana who was quick at sorting a travel cot in the room via Facebook and was always plesent and had a smile on her face. Also Guilleme gave excellent service throughout our stay at... Read More

    Laurafitz90 Avatar
    Laurafitz90
    5/14/2019

    5 star ratingFantastic hotel Stayed here for 4 nights with my wife in June 2019. It’s an excellent modern hotel in a fantastic location. We weren’t disturbed by any noise, and the hotel is set back far enough away from the strip, however it’s... Read More

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    JonnyT79
    6/20/2019
  • 5 star ratingBrilliant The location is first class. Close to some excellent restaurants and shops and supermarkets. We had a balcony room overlooking the main road . The room was spotless. The breakfast was very acceptable and everywhere was clean and modern. Beautiful... Read More

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    jennyisaacson
    5/22/2019

    5 star ratingEntspannt und sauber Ich war mit meinem Aufenthalt sehr zufrieden. Zimmer war recht sauber, Halbpension war gut (braucht man auch, da außen herum wenig ist), abends gab es 3-Gang Menü. Lobend möchte ich Lino Mendes erwähnen, er war stets sehr hilfsbereit und hat... Read More

    floreana903 Avatar
    floreana903
    3/23/2019

    5 star ratingExceptional 5 estrelas. Conheci este hotel antes de ser remodelado, a remodelação foi grande e muito boa, está muito bonito! O quarto é super confortável e o design com muito bom gosto. Adorei a qualidade das tolhas de banho bem cheirosas... Read More

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    Soraia C
    6/05/2019
  • 4 star ratingPotential This hotel is beautiful and the staff are great. I ate in the restaurant one of the two nights I stayed and the food was great. It’s a set menu but my parents, who were there for a week, said... Read More

    Stacey K Avatar
    Stacey K
    6/01/2019

    5 star ratingFab Hotel We recently stayed at the Velamar for just over a week. The hotel was modern and clean. The Pool is small but for the size of the hotel and the amount of guests it is perfect and looks exactly like... Read More

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    hbrlkfdzajhb
    6/10/2019

    5 star ratingGreat weekend away Me and 7 of my friends ranging from 16-56 came here over the may bank holiday and not one of us could fault a thing. Rooms were big and clean with hangers, bath towels and they provide beach towels. Breakfast... Read More

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    Tringy90
    6/01/2019
  • 5 star rating40 year olds on a stag doo I will review this great hotel as a 5, and not sure why only a 3 star hotel. Great staff, nice clean modern decor, great facilities. We didn’t use the restaurant, but it looked good with good prices. It’s location... Read More

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    Simon_Donk
    5/05/2019

    5 star ratingGreat Find We booked this lovely hotel through secret escapes because of the great reviews and we were not disappointed. From check in to check out we could not praise the staff of this hotel.
    Rooms were spacious and very clean. Bar prices...
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    _rabbit_burrows
    7/10/2019

    5 star ratingMuy buen hotel Buen hotel, tranquilo y con grandes servicios. Las habitaciones son amplias y muy cómodas. Las comidas son espectaculares así como el buffet desayuno. Situado en una zona con mucha oferta de ocio y a 5 minutos de la playa

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    Mellaviraul
    7/30/2019
  • 5 star ratingGreat Hotel Stayed here for a week with my boyfriend at the end of June. The hotel is in a great location. The room was spotless and cleaned everyday. Staff were all so friendly. I had forgotten my phone on the... Read More

    rehga123 Avatar
    rehga123
    7/13/2019

    5 star ratingGreat location Fantastic hotel fantastic welcoming staff what more could a person ask for very clean well run hotel
    Velamar hotel is
    A taxi ride 5 to 10 mins to center of Albufeira  or if your up to it an hrs walk...
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    Nigel B
    6/19/2019

    5 star ratingBeautiful Hotel Returned last night from a lovely stay at this hotel. Other reviewers have already said how helpful and friendly all the staff are and I must second this. Our suite was lovely and spacious but the double rooms appeared very... Read More

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    393agnesm
    5/09/2019
  • 4 star ratingRelaxing stay Check in was quick and easy and we were offered a room despite been early. The room offered wasn’t the best so when we asked to change the reception staff did so. The room was clean and modern and the... Read More

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    emmalauren1995
    7/04/2019

    4 star ratingGreat stay, lovely hotel We stayed here for 8 nights at the end of May.
    Our first visit to Portugal and we enjoyed it very much. We arrived at the hotel at about 9.30pm. Luckily we had our Sat Nav so managed to find the...
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    susieb20
    7/03/2019

    5 star ratingHôtel de grande qualité ! Nous avons adoré notre séjour dans cet établissement, tout a été absolument parfait.
    La chambre, en étage élevé, disposait d'une vue très agréable ; elle était spacieuse, moderne et fonctionnelle, le petit-déjeuner excellent et servi dans un cadre charmant.
    Nous avons beaucoup...
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    Julian_L_31
    7/20/2019
  • 5 star ratingGreat hotel Just returned from a week here with my husband and son. Loved the hotel from the minute I walked in and was very sad to leave room clean and had everything we needed...shower TV safe aircon bathroom even had shower... Read More

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    Sylvia W
    5/27/2019

    4 star rating10 days with friends Spotless hotel, friendly front desk staff speedy check in, great view from 2nd floor room 225 book side or full sea view as inland view faces apartment's which could be rowdy with stag and hen parties. Very good breakfast, pool... Read More

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    michael o
    7/03/2019

    4 star ratingThey very nearly have it right! We recently stayed here (23/5/19-30/05/19) and was really pleasantly surprised!
    A weeks stay, bed and breakfast.
    Hotel is located in a fab location, 10 min walk to the strip, and 5-7 mins in an uber to the old town. No more than...
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    BevCerilCardiff
    6/09/2019
  • 5 star ratingIdyllic place Stayed here last week and cannot praise it highly enough. Beautiful location, lovely public areas, two swimming pools, one heated. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with a relaxing stream running through the extensive grounds. I stayed in a villa which... Read More

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    Marlarkey
    5/29/2019

    5 star ratingExcelente surpresa em albufeira O hotel fica perto da praia e de diversas atracoes. O estacionamento e facil e gratuito. Os funcionarios sao muito simpaticos e disponiveis. Quartos modernos, cama e almofada muito confortavel e maq de cafe expresso disponivel. Pequeno almoco de luxo... Read More

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    Antonioalexandrecond
    4/13/2019

    5 star ratingGreat experience!!! We had a wonderfull experience! It was our first time in the Algarve and had amazing weather, clean room and the staff is very frindly - André did our checkin and he was the best. We will definitely come back... Read More

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    HHC-64
    5/19/2019
  • 5 star ratingBeautiful oasis of calm. The friendliest & most helpful staff we've encountered. From the moment we arrived, to be greeted by Daniel, to the relaxed extension on our leaving day, they made us all so comfortable and welcome. The villa was spacious, well equipped... Read More

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    GBaggs
    5/07/2019

    5 star ratingGirls mini break .... Stayed at the Velamar mid May with my friend. Lovely clean modern hotel & excellent value for money. Staying again next month and having stayed in many hotels within Olhos I have to stay this is now my first option.

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    JoBri67
    5/27/2019

    5 star ratingHotel California Great hotel right in the heart of the old town . The staff could not do enough for us . This hotel has just been refurbished in June 19 . It's now very modern with its rooftop pool and sun... Read More

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    paul k
    7/31/2019
  • 5 star ratingHoneymoon We were staying one week in July for our honeymoon. Stylish and very clean hotel . Very spacious, Modern and clean suite with amazing ocean view! Very good variety at breakfast . Location is close to everything ( 5 minutes... Read More

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    katesummer
    7/30/2019

    4 star ratingNice hotel We stayed for 3 nights in early July 2019 in 2 rooms with 2 double beds (four single ladies travelling). The hotel had a lovely buffet each morning and although we didn't have time to use the pool, it... Read More

    Andrea P Avatar
    Andrea P
    7/25/2019

    5 star ratingExcelente custo beneficio Hotel bem localizado, próximo a uma pequena enseada. Quarto grande, banheiro bonito, tudo muito limpo. Cafeteira expresso no quarto de cortesia. Café da manhã incluso, excelente variedade e muito bem servido. Atendimento na recepção ótimo

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    Luiz_Claudio_Lins
    4/30/2019
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Appreciated for its green spaces, Vale d’El Rei offers an extensive outdoor area featuring a Mediterranean-style garden that is perfect as a venue for a dream event… Like your wedding day!

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Enjoy unique moments in a peaceful and comfortable setting that offers a relaxing atmosphere and excellent service. Relax, take a deep breath and feel the invigorating energy we will be passing on to you through pleasurable sessions of massage, holistic therapies and beauty treatments. Our Day Spa features well-equipped massage and beauty treatment rooms, a jacuzzi, Turkish bath, sauna and a room where you can relax and enjoy our tea ritual.

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Every Wednesday and Friday afternoon, the group meets to play Bridge and socialise, while they savour delicious tea and cakes.

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