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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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* 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!LeanneK19865/10/2019
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
Fantastic 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 Moretravell10006/28/2019
Um 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 MoreMarisa_Crz1/03/2019
Nice 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 Morejudeloc7/13/2019
Couple 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 MoreAdam T7/27/2019
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
Lovely 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 MoreAbi S6/20/2019
Um 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 certezaFilipabispo876/04/2019
Great 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... Read MoreMikejs06/20/2019
Rekommenderas 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... Read MoreLillaflisen7/05/2019
Fantastisches 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 MoreSchardtA7/18/2019
Very 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 MoreSueB21a7/11/2019
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
Excelente! 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... Read MoreRuteHerdadinha7/24/2019
Shaz 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 MoreSHARON M7/02/2019
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
Brilliant 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 Morejennyisaacson5/22/2019
Entspannt 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 Morefloreana9033/23/2019
Exceptional 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 MoreSoraia C6/05/2019
Potential 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 MoreStacey K6/01/2019
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
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
40 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 MoreSimon_Donk5/05/2019
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
Muy 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 playaMellaviraul7/30/2019
Great 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 Morerehga1237/13/2019
Great 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... Read MoreNigel B6/19/2019
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
Relaxing 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 Moreemmalauren19957/04/2019
Great 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... Read Moresusieb207/03/2019
Hôtel 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... Read MoreJulian_L_317/20/2019
Great 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 MoreSylvia W5/27/2019
10 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 Moremichael o7/03/2019
They 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... Read MoreBevCerilCardiff6/09/2019
Idyllic 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 MoreMarlarkey5/29/2019
Excelente 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 MoreAntonioalexandrecond4/13/2019
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
Beautiful 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 MoreGBaggs5/07/2019
Girls 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.JoBri675/27/2019
Hotel 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 Morepaul k7/31/2019
Honeymoon 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 Morekatesummer7/30/2019
Nice 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 MoreAndrea P7/25/2019
Excelente 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 ótimoLuiz_Claudio_Lins4/30/2019
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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