If you're seeking a luxury Algarve villa holiday that combines plenty of privacy and your own space with five-star resort facilities, look no further than VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa...
Easily one of the most legendary luxury Portugal hotels, VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa perches proudly atop a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by lovely landscaped gardens. Inside its charmingly Moorish-style buildings, discover more fabulous facilities than you can even dream of. We're talking an exceptional kids' club for little ones (where there's a weekly changing programme of enriching activities), a beautiful beach, a 9-hole 'pitch and put' golf course and an 18-hole putting green. The simply spectacular and state-of-the-art VILA VITA Spa by Sisley invites you to escape the outside world with a range of natural treatments, plus there are complimentary yoga and meditation classes.
All that adventure (or relaxation) will work up an appetite. Luckily, the resort is home to no less than eleven restaurants that serve a deliciously diverse array of dishes - from artful sushi to Arabian grills to homemade Bavarian sausages. The star of the show in terms of dining is the two Michelin-starred Ocean Restaurant, where you can enjoy effortlessly elegant island-inspired dishes in an equally dreamy setting.
The Resort Villas
Along with the resort's guest rooms, suites and apartments (which are spacious, sleek and super-stylish) VILA VITA Parc is home to five fabulous villas that strike the perfect balance between plenty of privacy and the facilities of the resort. Expect sleek interiors that mirror the natural palette of the Algarve, along with huge alfresco terrace and infinity pools. The hardest part? Choosing which to stay in
Location: Set high on a clifftop overlooking the Atlantic, this luxury Algarve villa enjoys ocean views from all aspects. Plus, it's just a short walk to the resort's secluded beach and the hotel itself.
Bedrooms: 5 sleeping 10 guests
First-class features: Gym, infinity pool with hydro jets, steam bath, sauna, jacuzzi, 2 prep kitchens, 2 dining rooms, 2 living rooms, Personal Assistant on call
Location: Perched above the cliff-lined Algarve coastline, Villa Praia is simply steps away from the beach and all the luxury Portugal resort's restaurants, bars and other amazing amenities.
Bedrooms: 4 sleeping 10 guests
First-class features: Infinity pool with hydro-jets and swim current, steam bath, roof terrace, living room with fireplace, dining room, Personal Assistant on call
Vila Atlantico I & II
Location: This duo of twin villas is set within the gorgeous grounds overlooking the golf course, with a free buggy service on standby to whisk you wherever in the resort you want to be.
Bedrooms: 2 bedrooms per villa, sleeping 4 guests per villa
First-class features: Private pool, terrace with sun loungers, living room with fireplace, dining room, Personal Assistant on call
Location: Villa Al-Mar is set in a secluded spot in the hotel's grounds, enjoying plenty of tranquillity but still with ocean views.
Bedrooms: 3 sleeping 8 guests
First-class features: Private pool, rooftop terrace, living and dining room, Personal Assistant on call
The VILA VITA Collection
Hand-selected and managed by VILA VITA Parc, the VILA VITA Collection comprises seven seriously stunning, standalone townhouses villas in various coastal Algarve locations - perfect if you're seeking even more seclusion away from the resort. Whichever you choose, experience five-star hotel service and security in the luxury of your own private villa, complete with highly trained staff (including private chefs and butlers) should you require them. You can also take advantage of the VILA VITA Collection's dedicated concierge services, including the VILA VITA Yacht, VILA VITA Transfers and Excursions, along with reservations for restaurants, golf courses and spas, amongst many others.
Location: Located at the heart of the historical town of Armação de Pêra, perched directly on the sea wall with easy access to the beach.
Style: A beautifully restored, 20th-century chalet that was inspired by the opulent luxury of the Belle Époque era emerging in the South of France at the time. It is now a listed historical building.
Bedrooms: 4 (across two houses) sleeping 8 guests
First-class features: A kitchen, 2 living rooms, reading room, large garden, outdoor terrace with sea wall
Villa Hibiscus Beach House
Location: This villa enjoys ones of the most privileged locations in the Algarve, positioned directly on the gorgeous Galé beach, on the outskirts of a peaceful nature reserve, whilst within easy reach of bustling Albufeira and Guia.
Style: This design-forward, boho-chic and light-filled villa features huge windows, cool and calming colour schemes, and quirky design features.
Bedrooms: 5 sleeping 10 guests
First-class features: Private pool, alfresco dining, living room, full kitchen, fireplace, garage
Location: Villa Alegria is located in the village of Salema, set on a clifftop with breathtaking ocean views over the beach and the amazing coastline.
Style: A cool and contemporary hideaway with glass sliding doors and a clean Mediterranean style - think lots of lilacs, blues and whites.
Bedrooms: 4 sleeping 8 guests
First-class features: Infinity pool, rooftop terrace, living room, state-of-the-art kitchen, dining area
Residence Sol e Mar
Location: Set directly on the beach in Salema, a picture-perfect coastal village.
Style: Mixing elements of traditional local architecture with contemporary Portuguese decor, this wonderfully white-washed, three-level property blends in harmoniously with its unspoilt surroundings.
Bedrooms: 2 sleeping 4 guests
First-class features: Roof terrace with dining table, direct beach access, living room, full kitchen
Residence Estrelo do Mar
Location: Nestled in the centre of the picturesque village of Salma, right beside the sandy beach.
Style: This charming residence is made up of two quaint fisherman townhouses that have been merged to create an original complex of two annexes - perfect for a family of four or two couples.
Bedrooms: 2 sleeping 5 guests
First-class features: Rooftop terrace with barbecue and dining area, fully-equipped kitchen, living room, beach access
Villa Mar À Vista
Location: Located on a cliff overlooking the picturesque fishing village of Praia de Salema, the beach and the Atlantic Ocean.
Style: A sleek and stylish villa, in which the interiors combine modern exotic and African influence with modern amenities and an abundance of natural light.
Bedrooms: 4 sleeping 8 guests
First-class features: Private infinity pool, open-plan kitchen, living room, pantry, dining room, alfresco dining, Big Green Egg barbecue
Villa Mar Azul
Location: Located on a cliff, looking south across the charming fishing village of Praia de Salema, its sandy beach and the beautiful coastline
Style: This cool and contemporary retreat features plenty of glass, sleek lines, a calming colour scheme and splashes of colour through vibrant furnishings and hand-selected artwork.
Bedrooms: 6 sleeping 12 guests
First-class features: Dining room, split-level living room, outdoor dining area, terrace, open plan kitchen, garage