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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you're looking for ultimate paradise and relaxation, this is your place! Unbelievable setting, hotel rooms are totally faultless and the resort is extremely well looked after. You pay the price but it's worth it. Thalassa is lovely will all sorts of treatments on offer. Three different pool areas, all very well kept and lovely setting especially the one overlooking... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vilalara is a beautiful 5 star resort with a glorious location in impeccably maintained gardens set on cliffs above its own beach. It has spa , gym ,tennis courts and 5 swimming pools and a magnificent restaurant with prices to match. There are ample sun beds parasols with very attentive staff. My favourite relaxation was lounging on the day beds... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Vilalara Thalassa for 4 nights while we were in Porches to attend our niece's wedding at Vila Vita Parc located directly across the street. We received 5-star treatment at Vilalara and paid almost 1/3 less than the cost to stay at Vila Vita. The hotel staff we encountered were friendly and helpful. We really... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vilalara has a stunning location just above its own beach. The gardens are delightful and the view from the main restaurant is superb. We had a one bedroom suite which worked brilliantly for our family (children 13 & 10). The resort is big enough to feel that you have your own space but not so big that you have to... More 

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Uppermill, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This resort is set in beautifully maintained grounds with a low density development. There is private access to a section of beautiful Algarve cliff fringed beach, where there is an unlimited supply of sun beds and shades. The sand shelves steeply into the water and the wave drag makes it unsuitable for small children. The staff are very friendly and... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arrived just after 4pm and the room was not ready, so was offered a free welcome drink in the lounge. Escorted to the lounge and we waited, and waited and waited some more for the welcome drink...never arrived. complained to staff who promised us it would be rectified on our next visit to the restaurant - it never was. As... More 

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The Vilalara is a world-class hotel with all the top quality services needed to make a perfect stay. We visited with our 2.5yo and had a wonderful time. The room was spacious and clean, the bathroom was large and comfortable and we had a nuce terrace with a pool view. The only thing that made our stay less than perfect... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a juice/spa weekend. The staff are amazing, every one of them. Food amazing, so good I broke my fast on the last night, so glad I did. The surrounding are is lovely and the beach beautiful and clean. Highly recommend, I booked through healthy holiday company, I recommend them to.

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Frome, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning location and beautiful grounds Gorgeous rooms and wonderful food Attentive and friendly staff Spa amazing many treatments available time for books lounging on the many secluded sofa beds in other words time begins not to exist !! A treasure to return to

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Spent only 2 nights in Vilalara Our premier suite was fantastic, spacious, furnished beautifully and spotlessly clean. Never saw so many towels supplied in bathroom. Lovely balcony. Sad part was not having enough time to enjoy it. Spa was heaven. Staff were very friendly and helpful, food good. Defiantly will be back, next time for two weeks!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
50 kilometres from Faro airport (FAO, ALgarve - Portugal), the Blue&Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort is a lakeside haven of style, comfort and exclusivity. As you gaze out and enjoy the setting you will realize the resort’s true essence and magic. This is a fascinating place where every detail has been designed for your wellbeing. Located on the Praia das Gaivotas cliff overlooking the sea, with a 12-hectare area consisting mainly of magnificent gardens, the Resort has 100 junior suites, 11 suites and 13 apartments. The low-rise architecture is marked by soft lines and colours and appears to have been inspired by Gaudi. It includes one restaurant of Portuguese cuisine and gourmet, low-calorie menus, and another with theme dinners and barbecues. It also features six outdoor pools of fresh and sea water and one of its main trademark images: the Thalassotherapy and Spa Center, the first in Portugal and one of the most respected in the world. soft lines and colours and appears to have been inspired by Gaudi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort

Address: Praia das Gaivotas | Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Porches
Price Range: $206 - $1,369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Hotel Porches
Blue And Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort
Vilalara Thalassa Hotel
Sofitel Armacao De Pera
Vilalara Thalassa Porches
Sofitel Thalassa Vilalara
Blue & Green Vilalara Thalassa Resort Portugal/Porches, Algarve
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Porches
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porches
#2 Family Hotel in Porches
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porches
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“Few rooms have a sea view ( only 8 we were told) so the next best is a first floor room with a pool view”
 of 5 bubbles martinarthur, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are wonderful with or without see view”
 of 5 bubbles marcv60, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would opt for garden view, they are a little bit more peaceful not that the pool rooms are not peaceful.”
 of 5 bubbles Dellboy2you, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms by Pool”
 of 5 bubbles stephen1102, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Acacia building was quiet and private. Few mins walk to breakfast,main pool, reception & carpark.”
 of 5 bubbles Flossykins, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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