A LUXURY EXPERIENCE BEYOND COMPARISON
Vale do Lobo Algarve is without doubt one of the foremost resorts in Europe. Enveloping guests in a level of luxury and relaxation beyond compare from the moment they arrive, Vale do Lobo has justly earned world-wide recognition for its seclusion, level of comfort, amenities and beauty. Blessed by 12 hours of sunshine during the long summer, and with one of the most stable climates in Europe year-round, this established and exclusive resort has earned a special place in the heart of countless visitors and residents alike.
Vale do Lobo offers an extensive range of sporting and leisure facilities, with something for every member of the family to enjoy. Discover two kilometres of golden beach, top international cuisine, year-round events and all the services one could ever need, in a single stunning destination.
Many of the luxury villas here feature their own private pool, enabling you to swim or soak up the sun in seclusion and comfort within the grounds of your well-appointed accommodation. The surrounding landscape in the Golden Triangle is stunning, and with sunshine on average for 300 days of the year, a Vale do Lobo villa rental is the perfect base to explore, relax and play to your heart's content. For the ultimate in luxury, the newer area of Vale do Lobo called the Oceano Clube has stunning contemporary villa rentals overlooking Garrao beach.
Situated just 20 minutes drive from Faro International Airport in a location of breathtaking natural beauty, the resort offers the ideal environment for your holiday.
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There is plenty to do at Vale do Lobo! The lively beachside Praca complex features a host of shops, a nightclub, and no fewer than ten great bars and restaurants for dining out, all of which overlook the beautiful sandy beach. In high seasons there is nightly live music.
Besides the shops and extensive range of places to eat, the Praca features swimming pools with stunning views of the ocean where you can swim, relax and even receive a poolside massage to help you unwind.
Whether you want to be pampered into submission or to maintain your fitness routine, you will love the extensive range of therapies and amenities at the Wellness Centre; which features the luxury Royal Spa, Beauty Centre and a Fitness facility replete with all the modern equipment and regular classes.
Elsewhere in the resort you can find yoga classes overlooking the ocean, beautiful walks, and a full range of water sports - but perhaps the jewels in the crown of Vale do Lobo are the full featured Tennis Academy and two world-famous golf courses.
Kids Club and FunZone
For visitors with families, Vale do Lobo has thought of everything. There are different fully-supervised facilities for teenagers and younger children. All of which means the adults are guaranteed some genuine peace and relaxation on their holiday!
FunZone, the special teenager's lounge, has Wifi and games facilities for older teens (16+), which are staffed and maintained. Younger teens (ages 12-16), can visit with a responsible adult.
For younger children, (ages 6 months to 12 years) there is the Kangaroo Club, a 2000m2 fully enclosed play-safe area with a vast array of indoor and outdoor age-specific activities and games, all of which are led and supervised by fully trained staff. Click here for more information.
Vale do Lobo is home to one of the largest tennis academies in Portugal. There are fourteen courts in total, ten featuring hard surfaces and four with synthetic grass, plus other top-class facilities. This venue regularly hosts the annual ATP Seniors Tour and the Portuguese Ladies Open, among other events. Coaching for every level of player is available all year round with the academy's professional coaching staff.
Vale do Lobo boasts not one but two Championship golf courses, the Royal Course and the Ocean Course. Host to the Portuguese Open in 2002 and 2003, these courses were originally designed by Sir Henry Cotton, and updated by American golf architect Rocky Roquemore to feature challenges and stunning vistas that all golfers will relish. The famous par three 16th hole over the cliffs is perhaps one of Europe's most spectacular.
Other facilities include a full-featured driving range, pro shop and tuition at the Golf Academy. Regular competitions and golf packages are available throughout the year.
Praia de Vale do Lobo is a beautiful two kilometre stretch of golden sand on the Atlantic, with red-ochre cliffs and deep green umbrella pine forming a dramatic backdrop to the sand and clear blue water.
Here you can stroll along the shore, rent a sun lounger in the shade of an umbrella and snooze, or swim in the warm ocean during the long summer season. All within easy walking distance of the Praca with its beachside restaurants, bars and changing facilities.
Vale do Lobo welcome cards offer a range of discounts throughout the resort. They are available to purchase at reception. Please note you are required to bring your passport. The cost is €40 per person per week if the owner of the property you are staying in is a member of the proprietors club.
Free use of the internal circuit bus.
Free access to Fun Zone.
15% off the kid's club.
10% off entry to the fitness centre.
5% off spa treatments.
25% off tennis court hire.
Complimentary use of the pool at the Tennis Academy.
Up to 40% off green fees.
Up to 15% off golf lessons.
Vale do Lobo Swimming Pools
Vale do Lobo has two communal swimming pools. The largest is the Rotunda pool located overlooking the Praca and beach. There is also a children's pool located here. The cost per adult is €80 per week and children are €40 per week. Children under 10 are free.
The second swimming pool is located at the Tennis Academy. The cost is €5 per person, per day and each person will receive a food/drinks voucher to the value of €5.
Vale do Lobo Restaurants and Bars
Located at the Praca, this popular restaurants serves a large selection of pizzas, pastas, fish and meat dishes. The restaurant is well located to enjoy the nightly entertainment.
Located overlooking Vale do Lobo beach, at the Praca, the Beach Bar serves a large selection of cocktails and snacks. During high season there is a resident DJ spinning the latest tunes until the early hours.
Breeze Papagaio is located in a privileged location overlooking Vale do Lobo beach. This contemporary bar offers an extensive meat and fish menu for lunch and dinner.
Located at the 9th hole at the Royal Course, this cafe offers golfers a selection of drinks and snacks.
Cantina del Lobo Cocina Mexicana
The newest addition to Vale do Lobo, this elegant Mexican restaurant is located on an upper floor deck at the Praca.
Located at the Praca, the popular Gecko nightclub is open from 23.00 to 05.00 in summer.
La Creperie Cafe
Offering a wide selection of crepes, ice-cream and snacks. This popular cafe is open from the 10.00 to 23.00.
Located at the Praca, this popular restaurant offers 'home cooked' Italian specialities. There is also a takeaway option.
Ken Lo's Memories of China
Located at Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy. The late Ken Lo is the founder of a cookery school in London and the Memories of China restaurants. Offering a large selection of Chinese cuisine overlooking Tennis Valley.
Monty's Restaurant and Bar
Monty's is one of the most popular and liveliest places in the area. Popular with families and friends alike, booking early is recommend is the summer months. The outdoor terraces gives a great view of the main stage at the Praca.
Offering a wide range of meat dishes as well as many fish specialities, Sandbanks is popular due to it's very privileged positions overlooking the beach at Vale do Lobo. There is also an upper deck offering stunning sea views.
Located at the golf club house, Spikes provides everything from breakfast to dinner options. There is a delightful terrace with golf views. During the summer months there is DJ sessions and live music.
Asian fusion restaurant featuring specialities from Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Vietnam. Located at the Praca, there is a large outdoor terrace offering stunning sea views.
Offering views over the swimming pool and Tennis Valley, the cafe offers a range of healthy snack and lunch options. Daily specials are competitively priced.
For your peace of mind, Vale do Lobo has its own Medical Centre with an around-the-clock emergency service. There is a full concierge and valet service available from the reception office and the resort has its own security team, plus beach lifeguards in the peak season. There is a supermarket on site and the nearest town of Almancil is just a short drive away.