Vidamar Algarve Villas

  • 200m to beach
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Combining the luxurious privacy of a private villa with the convenience of the select facilities of the nearby 5-star hotel, the Vidamar Algarve Villas offer families, couples and ... Continue reading

Combining the luxurious privacy of a private villa with the convenience of the select facilities of the nearby 5-star hotel, the Vidamar Algarve Villas offer families, couples and business travellers an exclusive escape. Near to Salgados beach and an 18-hole golf course, the resort is located close to the splendour of a nature reserve, whilst the town of Albufeira is also close by.


2 outdoor salt water swimming pools (1 heated & 1 extra-large), sun terraces with loungers and parasols, garden areas; direct access to the 7km-long sandy beach from the communal pools (150m wooden walkway); access to the Spa Arena in the Vidamar Algarve Hotel which includes a heated indoor pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath (adults only) and a cardio-fitness room and fitness classes. There is also access to the nearby 18-hole golf course with practice facilities.


Kids Club (ages 4 to 11 years) offers supervised activities and an entertainment programme; children's pool and play area; and babysitting services. Cots are available on request (max. 1 per room).


Each villa has its own private pool, wooden sun deck and garden area, or guests can use the four swimming pools at the hotel. Other luxury facilities available at the hotel and available to guests at the villas include a spa (charged extra) with Jacuzzi and steam room, a children's club and choice of the main buffet restaurant or a la carte restaurants specialising in Japanese, Portuguese and Italian cuisine. The new Lobby Bar is already opened! The new facility will support the increase of seating capacity in the Lobby.


Room facilities

Spacious and modern, two, three and four-bedroom villas are available. Each has a fully equipped kitchen with hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, toaster, dishwasher, kettle and coffee maker. For relaxing outside, each villa comes equipped with garden furniture and sun loungers. For comfort, each of the villas has centralised air conditioning, whilst other amenities include a flat screen HD TV and two parking spaces.

Other Information

Albufeira Strip, only a 10-minute drive away, is renowned for its lively bars and clubs; hire a car and explore the beauty of the Algarve coastline.

Please note the new shuttle service to Albufeira downtown available to hotel guests:
On a daily basis:
10h30: VIDAMAR – Albufeira downtown (by the Beato Vicente Statue)
15h30: Centro de Albufeira – VIDAMAR
Reservation 2 hours prior to departure, it's subject to availability.

24 hour Front Desk services, housekeeping, free WiFi internet throughout, laundry service, meeting & banqueting facilities, no pets allowed, car hire, further standard reception services and free onsite parking is possible.

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Vidamar Algarve Villas in Albufeira. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Vidamar Algarve Villas in Albufeira easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Vidamar Algarve Villas with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

A busy trading port in ancient times, Albufeira declined into a poor fishing town in the 18th century, having been swamped by tidal waves and burnt out by civil war. But since the 1960s the tide has turned again and this central Algarve enclave is once more awash with prosperity, thanks to a tourist boom.

Albufeira, Portugal's most popular holiday resort, has been described as a stretch of 'holiday-land suburbia', spreading from the old town both east and west along the coast, its sandy coves and golden beaches drawing an assorted crowd from retired couples to wild teens, and plenty of families with young children. Satellite resort developments provide every imaginable type and grade of accommodation.

Everyone finds something to enjoy in this sprawling, low-rise holiday destination, which retains its old world charm in narrow alleyways behind the new hip and happening "Strip". The Strip, to the east of town, runs from the Montechoro Hotel down to the Praia da Oura, lined with dozens of cafés, restaurants and bars that keep pumping from breakfast time to the small hours. On the long stretch of beach below Albufeira's central square, accessed through a tunnel, craggy fishermen mend their nets, unperturbed by the languishing topless sunbathers around them.

While the chief holiday attraction of Albufeira is its 23 or so enchanting beaches, most protected by ochre-tinted cliffs, there are some interesting sightseeing possibilities too, like the new Virtual Archaeological Museum, the Municipal Art Gallery and a small museum showcasing Ming ceramics. Those who venture inland will find a tranquil green countryside to explore, redolent with almond, fig, orange and pine trees, where little villages stand timelessly in the sun.

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While on holiday in Albufeira, relaxing on the golden beaches and in the warm, clear water is enough to content most vacationers, with about 23 beaches (some with Blue Flag status) in the area along a 19-mile (30km) stretch of coastline. Watersports of all sorts are on offer at the main beaches, from sailing and windsurfing to jet skiing. Golfers can try out the neat nine-hole Pine Cliffs course about three miles (5km) east of Albufeira at the Sheraton Algarve.

Those with children will spend fun times at Zoo Marine in Guia, just a few miles away, with water slides, swimming pools, dolphin shows and an aquarium. Just wandering around the intriguing old town centre is a pleasant way to pass a day. Look out for interesting local landmarks like the Clock Tower at Rua Bernardino de Sousa, and the 18th century Parish Church on the Rua da Igreja Nova, built on the site of an earlier one that collapsed in the earthquake of 1755.

One of the few buildings that survived that quake is the Old Inn on Rua Henrique Calado. Also fascinating is the Xorino Cave, which served as shelter for fugitive Moors during the Christian conquest of the town in ancient times. There is also an archaeological museum in Albufeira and several art galleries worth visiting while on holiday.


Like everywhere in Portugal, seafood is the speciality of the house in most of the dozens of restaurants in and around Albufeira. The catch of the day is guaranteed to be fresh in this traditional fishing town, particularly in the eateries clustered at Fisherman's Beach, below the main town square. Specialities to seek out are sardines, flounder and bass, lobster and prawns. A true local dish is Caldeirada, a stew made up of several types of fish, cooked up with potatoes, peppers and parsley. Steamed clams, cuttlefish cooked in their ink and octopus salad are other indigenous culinary adventures. The local wine is a worthy accompaniment. Some recommended restaurants in Albufeira are Dom Carlos at the top of Old Town, popular steakhouse Restaurante Cerro Grande, fun and vibey Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro, or The English Kitchen for traditional British food.


After a day in the sun most holidaymakers enjoy sipping a drink at one of Albufeira's many outdoor cafés, watching the world go by, before adjourning to one of the lively bars that surround the town square or line The Strip. Bars keep hopping until three or four in the morning, but those who want to dance the night away can keep going until sunrise at one of the nightclubs or discotheques that are ten a penny in the town. Some of the more popular clubs and bars are Capitulo V, Kiss and Sir Harry's.


From seafront kiosks full of fun-in-the-sun odds and ends to a full on shopping mall experience, Albufeira can keep most shoppers reaching for their wallets with a tantalising array of merchandise. The town's main shopping plaza is the Modelo Centre in Rua de Municipio, north of downtown. Not far away is the lively Algarve Shopping Complex in Guia, where brand name shoes and clothes are on offer in a high street mall type complex, along with restaurants, an English-language cinema and bowling alley. Those seeking genuine local souvenirs should look out for mats made from rush or cornhusks in the villages of Almeijoafras and Monte Novo, woven baskets, woodcarvings and some glazed terracotta ceramics. These are to be found in numerous independent shops in the town centre as well as local markets.


During the height of summer Albufeira is a favoured holiday destination for young singles, and it can become a bit rowdy at night.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)

This week's weather forecast

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