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Get an overview of this hotel5-star beach resort with a full-service spa



With direct access to the beach, this Praia da Gale resort is next to a golf course and within 1 mi (2 km) of Salgados Beach, Gale Beach, and Herdade dos Salgados Golf. Manuel Lourenco Beach and Castelo Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Resort Features

Catch some rays at the nearby beach or spend the day relaxing at Vidamar Algarve Hotel's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 300 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, along with conveniences such as sofa beds and coffee makers. Free WiFi and furnished balconies are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.

Renovations & Closures

The property is closed between 1 November and 28 February.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like cabanas (surcharge) and sun loungers. At Vidamar Algarve Hotel you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 poolside bars and 3 bars/lounges. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury resort also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 300 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 13 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 950 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 13 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 2013 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10222 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Furnished balcony 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Sabor a Mar - Overlooking the garden, this seafood restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Mamma Mia - This beachfront family restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Koi Sushi - This restaurant specializes in sushi and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Ocean Buffet - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an indoor pool. In addition to a seasonal outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, a steam room, and a 24-hour fitness center.

Children under 3 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision. Guests under 17 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

Spa del Mar has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Sports massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at 5 AM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed


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We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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