Vilalara Thalassa Resort
Armacao de Pera, Algarve

Rating 5

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Based on 827 reviews

Vilalara Thalassa Resort
Armacao de Pera, Algarve

Rating 5


Vilalara Thalassa Resort is set in 11 acres of gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with direct access to a sandy beach. The hotel has several outdoor pools, four tennis courts, a gym and a spa centre.


Armacao de Pera is approx 2km from the hotel, Porches around 5km and Portimao about 16km away, all easily reached by public transport that stops just 150m from the hotel. Riding, safaris, a golf course and various water sports are offered close to the hotel, including sailing opportunities.

The approximate driving time is 45 minutes and distance is 55km from Faro International Airport.


Vilalara Thalassa features large gardens, with swimming pools and childrens pools with saltwater and freshwater, and surrounding sun-terraces furnished with loungers and parasols. Further sports facilities include four tennis courts (two with floodlights), a gym and organised daytime activities such as Tai Chi Chuan and yoga sessions.

The Spa centre has an indoor pool (for treatments and therapies), a jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, massage service and a wide range of spa treatments (including shiatsu massages, Reiki, hot stone massages and osteopathy).

The hotel restaurants specialise in seafood and Portuguese cuisines and there is also a seasonal terrace grill and a lounge bar.

Amenities and services available to guests includes parking (limited spaces), 24-hour reception, wireless internet access, laundry services, medical assistance, a kids club (seasonal) and babysitting service (on request).

## Please note that if you book to stay on a Half Board basis, your meal plan cannot be changed or used as credit towards a la carte dining. ##

## Please note that the check-in time for hotel rooms is from 15:00 and for Apartments is 16:00. ##


There are a total of 104 junior suites, 7 one-bedroom suites and 12 apartments at the Vilalara Thalassa Resort, each with a balcony or terrace and an ensuite bathroom with a bathtub and shower.

Accommodation is equipped with air-conditioning and heating, a direct dial telephone, satellite TV, internet access, a hairdryer, in-room safe and a minibar (some local charges apply).

  • Satellite/TV
  • High Chairs
  • Laundry
  • Kids Pools
  • Payable Laundry Service
  • Wellness centre
  • Spa Facilities
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Breakfast
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 827 reviews

It doesnt deserve 5 stars

22 Jul 2021
Unpleasant and poor level of service at the front desk. It is a pity because it means a lot as you call them every time you need something. Besides that, the hotel is very nice and in a great...

3rd time still exceeding our expectations

19 Jul 2021
Once again Vilalara's ambience and hospitality have exceeded our highly set expectations. This time we also brought our kids, 3 and 5 years old, and they had a great time at the beach, in the...

Best hotel in Europe

24 Jun 2021
Probably the best hotel in Europe. The staff make this hotel, they all deserve the highest praise. Everyone from housekeeping, to breakfast staff are amazing. The simplicity of the rooms, to the...

Special Information

This accommodation has previously been known as : Sofitel Thalassa Vilalara Hotel, Vilalara Thalassa Hotel

Address: Praia das Gaivotas, Alporchinhos, Armacao de Pera, Algarve, 8400-450, Portugal Telephone: 00351 282 320 000

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