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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 254 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Enjoy the cabanas (surcharge) and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. 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.

Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. 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 4 bars/lounges. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This luxury resort also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Vidamar Algarve Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 254 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 4 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Children's club 
  • 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 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 2013 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10226 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • 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  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • 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 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • 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 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

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 - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine 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 outdoor tennis courts, a spa tub, a sauna, 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 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Bicycle rentals 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 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

24-hour check-in

All guests must show a valid passport. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 60 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 375
  • Facilities fee: EUR 10 per person, per day and includes use of:
- Sauna
- Spa tub
- Spa
- Swimming pool
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Vidamar
  • Hotel Vidamar Algarve
  • Vidamar Algarve
  • Vidamar Algarve Albufeira
  • Vidamar Algarve Hotel
  • Vidamar Algarve Hotel Albufeira
  • Vidamar Hotel
  • Vidamar Hotel Algarve
  • Vidamar Resort Algarve Albufeira, Portugal

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

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