Opened in April 2017, Anantara Vilamoura combines a sophisticated artisan air with smartly appointed interiors and peaceful views over the gently undulating Oceânico Victoria golf course. The highest levels of comfort are assured – rooms and suites featuring balconies with day beds, bathrooms with rainshower and bathtub, coffee making facilities and minibar. Guests staying in the suites also enjoy dedicated butler service. Dine by the swimming pool at Sensorial, where live show-cooking takes centre stage, or sate your appetite with modern gourmet Portuguese fare at EMO, recently awarded ‘Best Sommelier’ in Portugal status. There are two outdoor pools – one adult only – and an indoor vitality pool, all enjoying signature complimentary services such as platters of fresh fruit and oshibori hand towels. There are spa rituals based on centuries-old Thai therapies, making for one of the most authentic Asian-inspired spa retreats in the Algarve, yoga sessions, and Pilates classes. Comprehensive kids’ and teens’ programmes are run by Worldwide Kids Company, with activities catering for babies, toddlers, and teens, including a dance academy and football academy. A decidedly familial resort, adults can enjoy access to a dedicated adults only area branded by Veuve Clicquot Champagne, creating an ideal location in which to unwind while the kids are having the time of their lives. Regular shuttle buses take guests to the golf course or Puro Beach private beach concession, Vilamoura’s hot spot for dining and entertainment.
Price includes flights, 7 nights accommodation with breakfast and private transfers.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for Portugal is generally between the months of November to March, high season runs from June to October. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) and include return economy flights from London. Regional departures, child prices and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
Southern Portugal including the Algarve enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and mild winters. July and August are hot but temperatures are moderated by sea breezes. A good time to visit Portugal is May to June and September to October, where days are pleasantly warm and sunny. Madeira is a good year-round destination with temperatures remaining pleasantly mild over the winter months.
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