Top-Rated Holiday Resorts in the Algarve

The Algarve occupies the southern reaches of Portugal. Endowed with a dry, temperate climate for much of the year, the region positively glows during the summer months, when long days of sunshine bathe the landscape with warm, incandescent light. And as the mercury rises, so thoughts turn to the annual vacation, and in this part of the world that means one thing – hitting the beach!

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa

Acclaimed for the quality of its accommodation, leisure, and well-being facilities and Michelin-starred restaurant, this is quite simply one of the great vacation resorts in southern Europe.

EPIC SANA Algarve Hotel

Combining a contemporary design signature with earthy and organic architectural elements is not easy to accomplish, but here they’ve surpassed themselves. Striking in its understated simplicity and low-density footprint, this is one of the Algarve’s most beguiling resort properties.

Vilalara Thalassa Resort

Home to one of the best thalassotherapy centers in the world and to a Longevity Spa, the acclaim showered on this stunningly conceived Algarve resort is wholly deserved.

Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort Hotel

Often cited by guests traveling with children as the most enchanting family resort they’ve stayed at, there’s no doubt that the facilities available here are designed to keep young minds fully occupied. From toddlers to teens, there’s something for everyone, including face painting and cookery classes to T-shirt printing and video game playing.

PortoBay Falésia

Nestling in beautifully manicured grounds of profuse greenery is this handsome resort property, which enjoys an outstanding location overlooking Praia da Falésia, not far from Albufeira.