Algarve, Portugal

VidaMar Algarve Resort

About the Resort

Close to some of the Algarve’s most stunning beaches and exciting attractions, the VidaMar Algarve Resort is an ideal choice for families looking for a touch of luxury.

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The VidaMar Algarve Resort offers two, three and four bedroom luxury linked villas, all with attractive private pools and spacious balconies and gardens with decking and outdoor dining areas. Inside, the villas are light and airy with well-equipped kitchens and open plan living and dining areas, and are tastefully decorated in a contemporary style with a neutral colour palette used throughout. The villas are set in the extensive resort gardens, and are just a short walk away from all of the on-site facilities.

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The range of facilities on offer at the VidaMar Algarve Resort means that it is the ideal destination for a family holiday. The resort is excellent for children, with a kids’ pool and the VIDA Kids’ Club catering for children from four to 11 years old. There are two further outdoor communal pools, and has a swim up bar, as well as an indoor pool. All the three outdoor pools are salt water. The resort is set in palm dotted gardens, and a wooden walkway leads down to the wide golden sands of Salgados Beach, an easy 200m away. The excellent modern spa is equipped with a sauna, Jacuzzi and steam bath, and offers a range of treatments from massages to manicures (spa access €10 per day, treatments from €50), and there is also a well-equipped gym.

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Eating and drinking

There are four restaurants to choose from at VidaMar Algarve Resort, Asian restaurant Aji, Italian restaurant Mamma Mia, the Ocean Buffet restaurant and Sunset Bar & Restaurant, perfect for poolside snacks and light lunches, if you don’t want to leave the pool. At the Wet swim up pool bar you don’t even have to leave the water to enjoy a refreshing cocktail. In the MAR Club area (bali beds area, restricted to adults) you may also enjoy a refreshing cocktail at the Tiki Bar terrace or while enjoying the ocean views from the 2 outdoor Jacuzzis. The Lobby Bar and the Gin Bar in the hotel lobby are ideal for a pre-dinner aperitif or post-dinner drink, while the Nespresso bar is the perfect place for that mid-morning caffeine hit.

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Local Area

The myriad stunning beaches of the Algarve are all within easy reach of the resort, while the nearby Lagoa dos Salgados nature reserve is a beautiful natural attraction well worth exploring. These important wetlands are a haven for birdlife, including the red-crested pochard, purple gallinule and the flamingo. If a change of scenery is needed, the resort provides a free shuttle bus to lively Albufeira with its shops, bars and restaurants, while both Vilamoura and Faro can be reached in less than 45 minutes. Children will love the Slide and Splash and Aqualand water parks, both within a 20 minute drive of the resort, while golf lovers will enjoy the 18 hole Salgados Golf Course just next door.