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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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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
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
Wonderful Stay I stayed at this wonderful hotel at the end of May for 10 days with my girlfriend. From check in till check out, I cannot fault the place whatsoever. An immaculately spotless place with a lovely pool and bar area... Read MorePBTraveller9410/07/2019
Wonderful holiday We had a really good 8 day stay at the hotel. Haven’t been to Portugal before but will definitely be back. The hotel was clean and the suite very spacious, food was presented well and very tasty. The local wines... Read MorefoodyKent10/04/2019
wonderfull holiday this was our first stay at this hotel we chose it for our 50th wedding anaversery and we could not have chosen better,its an adults only hotel centrally situated the room we had was great sea view from the balcony.... Read Morekeith m7/01/2019
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
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
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 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
Amazing hotel Myself and my boyfriend visited here for 5 nights in September. Couldn’t have asked for a better stay!!
Hotel very modern and exactly what we were looking for. Our room and balcony was spacious- had a comfy sun lounger bed on... Read MoreDBSCO10/20/2019
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
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
Great Hotel in a Great Location Stayed here for a week from 23rd Aug. Checked in to room 315...a lovely room with great view of the pool and sea. We had some bubbly and fruit brought to our room for our wedding anniversary which was a... Read Morepaul-heff8/31/2019
Great hotel We both really loved this hotel. Very helpful staff. On my birthday the staff left a cake and lovely message in our room! When we went on an early trip we were given a breakfast pack. Great location. We would... Read More60simong9/06/2019
Contemporary hotel in centre The hotel has been completely renovated in the past 2 years and is very modern with a nice rooftop pool area. The staff where very friendly and helpful.
We were upgraded from a small room to a large room when... Read MorePplz_139/24/2019
Hotel fantastico Siamo stati in questo Hotel dal 19/08 al 26/08. Già dalle foto ci sembrava una bellissima struttura ma da vicino abbiamo avuto la conferma! Stanze grandi e luminose. Pulite in ogni angolo. Personale gentile e disponibile. La struttura si trova... Read MoreManuvi918/25/2019
Estadia 5* Estadia de 3 semanas com ambiente fantástico, de realçar os elementos do pequeno almoço, Goncalo, Rita, Mauro e Simone. Super prestáveis e atenciosos.
Quartos bastante limpos e amplos.
Pessoal da recepção sempre muito prestável e simpático.
Local a visitar de novo.
A lovley setting! A lovely hotel located in a great area of the Algarve.
I would highly recommend staying at this Hotel if you don't want to be in the hustle and bustle but in a nice quiet setting just outside of it... Read MoreJamie W8/04/2019
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
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
Faultless Stayed for bank holiday weekend. Not a bad word to say about it. Rooms clean and modern. Quiet hotel, adults only. Close to strip and beach. Breakfast was nice. Staff friendly and helpful. Would book again if I was to... Read MoreJakefletch938/30/2019
Family Holiday Family holiday for five adults. Holiday arranged at short notice so unsure of area. Welcomed by friendly staff following 45minute transfer from Faro Airport. Rooms clean and well presented with stocked mini fridge. Prices displayed for items in fridge and... Read MoreSharon F10/05/2019
Superb hotel I have stayed here about 3 times now, i love this hotel, it's location is fantastic, the staff are so friendly and helpful, my husband is in a wheelchair and they are always so ready to help with no fuss.
Lovely... Read MoreJan L11/09/2019
Peaceful hotel with great service we stayed one week, the staff were very helpful, the hotel is beautiful with lovely gardens and pool. Location is away from the beach so you might need a car, we used taxis a few times. Useful free shuttle bus... Read Morefredblogs1234/03/2019
Agradavelmente surpreendido Hotel muito agradável com decoração moderna, muito próximo da praia e mesmo no coração da cidade de Albufeira. Pequeno-almoço variado e de óptima qualidade. Quartos espaçosos e com ambiente muito clean. Todos os funcionários foram muito simpáticos e prestáveis.
Ficamos... Read MoreMauroS28156/07/2019
Very disappointing lack of customer care from management. I am there now. Checked in today. Can't use balcony outside room because of HOT air discharge from air conditioning unit on balcony. Duty manager blames "the architecture of the hotel". Nothing can be done. Put up with it. Admitted... Read MoreTony K6/25/2019
Joe+trich Just returned after another excellent stay at the velemar? Fourth visit for us and wouldn't stay anywhere else? Room standards excellent! Staff excellent! Overall can't fault this gem of a hotel! Will be looking forward to my fifth visit next... Read MorejosephmP6497SW11/17/2019
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
Superb (for the 4th time!) Fantastic hotel, this was our 4th family holiday here and it did not disappoint. The hotel is modern, spacious and clean. Our room was excellent, decorated to high a standard, again exceptionally clean, air con was faultless and the bed... Read MoreScott_W_England8/11/2019
Two weeks away The hotel is adequate. We had a two week family holiday and booked two rooms. A superior twin and a one bed apartment and we went bed and breakfast. First of all the rooms are OK but the superior twin... Read MoreJonnyb19758/19/2019
Great Hotel. Just back from this lovely hotel.
Set in a quiet area 6km from Old Town Albufeira.
Rooms cleaned daily, this very clean hotel has lovely rooms and terrific and friendly staff.
On either side of the hotel there are a few restaurant/bars and... Read Morecorky_89/22/2019
Great Holiday but partially ruined by stag party My girlfriend and I booked this hotel back in November for a relaxing 10 day break. The hotel, staff, facilities, bedroom, cleanliness , breakfast quality and choice were all impeccable. Nice food and drinks from the poolside bar; these were... Read MoreOllypasek6/22/2019
Nice and modern We stayed for 5 days last week and it's one of the nicest hotels we have visited. Location is perfect as its bang in the centre of the old town. The hotel room was modern and very clean. There is... Read MoreTobletone9/30/2019
Overall a great stay! We have just had a 5 day stay at hotel as a group of couples. Overall we had a great stay and for the reasonable price of the hotel I have to say it’s a great choice of location in... Read Morewaggy60666/24/2019
Holiday I have just recently returned from my holiday in Portugal we stayed at the velemar hotel the staff are very friendly and extremely helpful the beds in the rooms are very comfortable they provide an excellent breakfast selection Sergio and... Read MoreEsure8/02/2019
4 star hotel Easily a 4 star hotel.
Breakfast- superb! Hot and cold options. Have never had a nicer breakfast in a hotel! Prosecco is a nice touch with breakfast!
Lunch- above average hotel lunch! The baguettes are great!
Room- excellent, we had... Read Morekev133h7/15/2019
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
Repeat visitor ... Love this hotel - stayed May, June & August for short breaks & booked again for November. Had to wait until now to review post May visit due to TA restrictions!
Such a lovely little hotel, clean modern & amazing views... Read MoreJoBri6710/13/2019
Mejor que en casa En pleno centro de la Albufeira y con magníficas vistas panorámica a esa ciudad de bonitas casas blancas. La localización es perfecta para llegar en unos minutos a la playa y se encuentra situado junto a variedad de restaurantes y... Read Moreelena028810/06/2019
Wonderful place I was there in April and stayed in one of the bungalows, Ana and Pedro were excellent in reception and Rose Mary in restaurant ; the food at breakfast was amazing, there is a lovely restaurant across the road ... Read MoreCarmel N5/08/2019
Beautiful Hotel Hotel was Beautiful and the breakfast was varied fresh and plentiful you could ask for differently cooked eggs etc., lunch we had there was very nice and enjoyable. Hotel was spotless and cleaned all the time.,plenty of loungers and no... Read Morejcbman6/22/2019
Bonne adresse pour découvrir l'Algarve Situation stratégique pour découvrir l'algarve. Hôtel isolé offrant de belles prestations, voiture indispensable. Joli site reposant, piscine de taille raisonnable, parc agréable, chambre confortable et propre. Le plus de l'hôtel, son restaurant, ... Read MoreSylvie s9/01/2019
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
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
Relaxing break Hotel is lovely leading on to a beach which is a short walk.
Central location for accessing other places.
Very clean, staff mostly helpful, cleaning staff very helpful.
Small pool only slight problem of towels being left so unable to sit next to... Read Morecaggez6/25/2019
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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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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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