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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Poolside Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
5 Star Hotel
Vila Joya resembles a small oriental palazzo and is nestled in a breathtaking garden setting on a cliff with stunning views facing the sea. Winner of the 2016 Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Awards, this Albufeira beach resort also boasts a two Michelin star Restaurant and features...
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Praia da Gale, Gale, Albufeira 8201-902, Portugal
31.3 km to Faro Airport
61 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is truly a gem. The minute you step into the lobby you are in paradise. The staff welcomes you with a smile, check in feels so personal and is very efficient. Feels like you arrived at an old friend’s house. The welcome beverage...More

Thank Bulma81MVA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this boutique hotel and resort property in the Algarve for our final 4 nights of a trip across the entire country and could not have been more pleased. This is an excellent boutique hotel, centrally located on southern coast, with incredible staff....More

Thank RICHARD K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a phenomenal hotel. Great rooms, idyllic setting, amazing food including the best fruit at breakfast. Normally my wife and I are very active on hotel but we were loathe to leave the hotel! Hopefully we can come again very soon.

Thank Benedict R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven’t visited the hotel, but their beach bar restaurant is set on top of cliffs with the beach just below and the views are idyllic with food, atmosphere and staff to match. Indeed, it was so nice there, we visited three times in six...More

Thank Nicholas B
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Sad to say, we didn’t get to stay at this hotel as it was fully booked during our visit (in summer) but we did get to sample the Michelin star cuisine. It was simply divine, exquisite, delicious and stunning! The freshness of seafood is top...More

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Vila Joya resembles a small oriental palazzo and is nestled in a breathtaking garden setting on a cliff with stunning views facing the sea. Winner of the 2016 Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Awards, this Albufeira ...More beach resort also boasts a two Michelin star Restaurant and features luxurious spa resort accommodations, exclusive golf packages, and rejuvenating body treatments. Less
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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glsebs
10 January 2017|
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Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your question. We are able to offer a lighter room service menu served on your terrace or balcony or alternatively there are many wonderful restaurants close by which we will be happy to... More
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bertie
29 November 2016|
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Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Bertie Thank you for your interest in coming to visit Vila Joya. Regarding your query, we are a small boutique hotel that whilst happily accepts children, has limited child facilities. As a consequence, we do not tend... More
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"Suite Sete is fabulous!"
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"The lower level terrace rooms are lovely and you can walk straight out onto the lawn."
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"The suites are definitely worth the price"
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"The best room in the main house has a lounge area,walk in wardrobe ,huge bath and specious private terrace..."
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