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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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accueillant et très beau Bonjour,
Nous avons passé 5 jour superbe dans cet hôtel en début de mois. Le lieu était magnifique, et le personnel sympa et serviable, Le petit déjeuner salé sucrée a volonté était top. Une salle de sport dans le parc.... Read MoreRakonico6/16/2019
Uma semana de férias a repetir! Esta semana de férias hospedada no Hotel Califórnia urban beach, em Albufeira, excedeu as minhas expectativas a todos os níveis. Começando pelo staff, que sempre nos recebeu com a maior simpatia e fez de tudo para garantir que esta semana... Read Moreleonormorim7/31/2019
Hôtel confortable Dans l'ensemble hôtel confortable et propre literie un bonheur et des oreillers agréable. La salle de bain grande et propre par contre coup de chaud et coup de froid de temps en temps par la douche pas du tout appréciable.... Read Morenini82012/17/2019
Lovely hotel in wrong place 2 weeks stay
Beds comfy and clean bedding
Food super breakfast and lunchtime food
Chilli pepper restaurant down road a must for a lovely meal
Pool rather small and freezing
Ant problem round pool
Not for families with kids or couples who want quiet
Stag partys... Read MoreBATMANYORKSHIRE6/23/2019
Family holiday, 11 day stay Excellent hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful. Facilities and rooms spotless and buffet breakfast superb. Situated close enough to amenities but far enough away from noisey nightlife on The Strip. Previous reviews have mentioned/complained about the night-club across the road... Read MoreNEC1078/26/2019
Lovely hotel The hotel was spotlessly clean and the facilities were excellent. Only trouble we had was getting towels for the pool, they should have been in the room on our arrival but there were none there so we had to... Read MoreAllison M6/16/2019
A very relaxing stay We enjoyed our stay a lot! This hotel offers big rooms with are tidy and bright.
You can have some delicious breakfast offered as a buffet. As for people with celiac disease (like my girlfriend): You will get gluten-free bread... Read MoreXplorerVibes1/01/2019
Good hotel , Good hotel . loved our apartment good big rooms ,lovely balcony, the staff were very welcoming and helpful at all times. clean in hotel and well kept gardens. the pool area is clean very nice.
shops and bars and... Read MoreBrianCoy5557/22/2019
Saved us from a disaster! We had swopped our timeshare for a hotel close to the strip but when we arrived it was disgusting so went onto Tripadvisor/Booking.com and were lucky enough to find this gem and they could accomodate us for 7 nights! ... Read MoreJenny-LeeH6/10/2019
Very 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 Morechloejane77/27/2019
Wonderful stay Stayed in this hotel for 3 nights and had a very pleasant stay. The staff members were nice, eveyone spoke English and we even got a nice upgrade on our room. Breakfast selection was delicious.
The only two negatives that... Read Morel_vam20157/02/2019
Wunderschön Das hotel ist sehr schön. Waren zwar nur für eine Nacht aber top!
Wunderschönes Zimmer, tolles Bad, tolle Aussicht vom Balkon.
Wir machen grade unsere Flitterwochen und haben ein kostenloses Upgrade bekommen.
Sehr zu empfehlen.Julia E5/27/2019
Nice hotel, good location with a few buts... We stayed here for 4 days in May, we were greeted by Lovely man in reception and good looking hotel! Rooms are really nice , modern and clean! Breakfast is alright. Fresh OJ was amazing !
Negatives: The price of drinks... Read MoreD_Murphy9020185/25/2019
Friendly hotel Velamar is a lovely hotel but in a VERY quiet spot.
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... Read MoreSxylioness696/21/2019
Rundum Sorglos Wir haben das Hotel über unser Reisebüro buchen lassen.
Frühstück alles was das Herz begehrt, nur wenn man länger bleibt wird es eintönig, ein wenig Wechsel in den Speisen wäre schön
Restaurant Serenata schöne Anrichteweise, geschmacklich in Ordnung
Viele Kinder sind... Read More109ameliej8/07/2019
Great 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 MoreHHC-645/19/2019
Emplacement au top ! Nous avons séjourné en Mars dans cet hôtel et nous avons passé un agréable séjour.
Le personnel est très accueillant et sympathique.
La propreté de l’hôtel est remarquable !!
Le petit déjeuner était très bien et le dîner (cuisine gastro) était... Read MoreMichaelMaykiMike5/29/2019
Fab 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 Morehbrlkfdzajhb6/10/2019
Best hotel by far in Albufeira It’s first time I think when I rate a hotel with Excellent! Really deserve it due to the fact that is well placed, near Albufeira centre, near beach.
The breakfast was awesome and Ileana helps us with a lot of... Read MoreCip9393938/06/2019
Rien à dire ! Hôtel superbe! Avec un beau cadre, un très joli parc. Coin paisible, accueil au top! Et je retiens surtout le lit XL super confortable !!! Un pur bonheur, on a du mal à se lever.. pour le petit déjeuner je... Read Moreelodie2386/23/2019
Great 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 MoreTringy906/01/2019
Excellent Hotel Just returned from a weeks stay and the hotel is excellent in every way. All staff on reception are so helpful and friendly with a smile, breakfast is very good with plenty to choose from hot or cold, hottest I... Read Morehappylarry26/17/2019
Velamar hotel Brilliant 10 days will definitely go back,great friendly staff,clean,great breakfast,great facilities also great location not too close but not to far from everything lovely restaurants and cafe bars close to hand alsoAlison M7/02/2019
Je recommande, hôtel calme proche de tout Hotel récent, très propre et jolie décoration. Etablissement calme. Mention spéciale pour le restaurant: plats originaux, cuisine simple mais raffinée, quantités raisonnables et suffisantes, serveurs très accueillants et souriants.
La plage est à 5 min à pieds, centre ville accessible en... Read MoreClems74018/08/2019
Great hotel Lovely hotel and great staff.and in a very good position for all your needs. Friendly clean hotel cant wait to return.food very good from breakfast to evening meal.also there are bars and restaurants within walking distance.59Bernard6/28/2019
Very Clean Hotel with Friendly Staff Hotel rooms and Guest areas were very clean and well maintained. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Only criticism is the pool size which was smaller than expected and only useful for cooling off, however this did not spoil the... Read MoreVacation499897773396/29/2019
Great Hotel for a couples getaway! Modern Hotel with spacious rooms and a wonderful breakfast. We were very happy with everything!
The location is close to the beach and Albufeira centre (the strip), although it is very quiet at night, so no fears of noise from... Read MoreKonigafon5/24/2019
Amazing 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 MoreLaurafitz905/14/2019
Fantastic 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 MoreJonnyT796/20/2019
Hôtel à fort potentiel Je suis resté deux semaines à quatre avec deux numéro de chambre
Quelques problèmes de facturation le tennis j’avais compris qu’on avait droit à une heure gratuite par jour mais en fait c’est pour le séjour et après 10 euros de... Read Morebrunoval347/31/2019
Stunning hotel Renovations are fantastic, whoever designed it job well done !
Beautiful hotel & setting.
So central , staff were very helpful & do nice.
Rooms were fab & the walk in shower was WOW.
Cannot wait to returnJennifer28816/27/2019
Mr Langfield Thank you for a lovely Holiday the hotel was excellent and breakfast was lovely. But the drinks in the hotel were very expensive. One of the staff also was very rude to my husband, because he made a sandwich at... Read MoreAnthony L6/14/2019
Great 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... Read More_rabbit_burrows7/10/2019
Recomendable El servicio de desayuno y la limpieza son muy buenos, la piscina algo chica pero está bien. El único inconveniente está el los alrededores cuando hay fiestas el los locales no se puede dormir tranquilo. El personal es súper amable.... Read Morearielcard8/06/2019
Good stay The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was good. The rooms were clean. There were extra beachtowels you were allowed to use at the beach or swimmingpool. They also had a lovely garden.joeri s6/18/2019
Lovely 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 Moresianybird5/24/2019
Ticks all the boxes Modern Design beach hotel, close to the Strip but in a quiet area. Went on a bed and breakfast basis. Breakfast very varied and very good. The rooms were comfortable and cleaned daily. Only downside was the... Read MoreGuide250851066675/27/2019
The hotel shone as much as his teeth!!! Had a fantastic stay here last week!! Staff were amazing, pool/puddle was great, however I disagree with some of the comments on here about stag groups, I feel they really helpped with the atmosphere around the place.
Yes, they were... Read Moretitsmcgee76/06/2019
Excellent service We did not stay long, as the ocean water was much colder than we had anticipated, but our brief stay was made much more pleasant by Daniel, who works at the front desk of the hotel. He booked us an... Read Moresalomon11208/06/2019
Beautiful 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 More393agnesm5/09/2019
Wedding accomodation Do yourself a favour and stay at Aqua Pedra dos Bicos. My family and I stayed here for my wedding outside Albufeira. All of the staff were incredibly polite, friendy and helpful. We were made feel special throughout our stay.... Read MoreParyan1336/11/2019
Velamar Boutique hotel Hotel lovely. Very clear in all areas of hotel, comfiest beds we've ever had on holiday, all staff friendly and excellent to deal with, pool small but adequate to cool off, prices for snacks and drinks at pool bar very... Read MoreGordon C7/13/2019
Maravilloso Tivemos um excelente fim de semana relaxante.
Absoluta tranquilidade em um lugar único.
O belo hotel, o requintado serviço, menciona Raquel, que nos tratou maravilhosamente desde o primeiro minuto e Marça, um charme pessoal e um grande fisioterapeuta, que nos fez... Read MoreAlmu_amap3/23/2019
Excellent Great hotel, beautiful interior, spacious rooms, very clean, lovely breakfast, nice restaurant too. Pool area quite small for size of hotel but 5 min walk to amazing beaches Near all amenities, just need to explore, a visit to the old... Read More708julie8/12/2019
1st visit to Portugal. First visit to Portugal, decided on this Hotel with Jet2.What can I say, Lovely Hotel, free safe,air con, Beach towels.Lovely room well kept by Housekeeping. Excellent Breakfast.
Area reasonably quiet, restuarants and bars very near the Hotel.Supermarket 10 mins walk,... Read Morecadz7/09/2019
WILL YOU MARRY… HERE?
YOU DREAM. WE PLAN.
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!
Tell us your dream… And we will take care of every detail!
HEALTH & WELL-BEING
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.
Vale d’El Rei Bridge Club
Vale d’El Rei hosts a weekly meet up for Bridge players.
Every Wednesday and Friday afternoon, the group meets to play Bridge and socialise, while they savour delicious tea and cakes.
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