Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort is an elegant, modern hotel serving up a mighty range of activities and facilities, including huge swimming pools, a world-class spa and a wide range of dining options, in close proximity to the pristine beaches of Vilamoura and Falesia. Synonymous to the Anantara brand, the hotel celebrates local heritage with the sculptures and paintings on display throughout the resort plus the experiences and cuisine on offer. Add in complimentary access and use of sun loungers at Purobeach Beachfront and Poolside and you have everything needed for an unforgettable break away.
Perfect forDiscerning families – children of all ages, from tiny tots to teens, are catered for exceptionally here.
In the knowAnantara’s Experience Gurus will whisk you on an unforgettable journey tailored to your interests, from hot air balloon rides and nature park cruises to golf tuition and epicurean encounters.

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Teenagers
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort has a desirable address, close to Vilamoura’s glitzy marina and surrounded by the lush green fairways of the prestigious Victoria golf course.

Rooms at Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort

The stylish rooms and suites are decorated in chic neutral shades with contemporary dark wood furniture, and premium features include iHome entertainment systems, Nespresso machines and sumptuous bathrooms. They all have an al fresco relaxation area with a daybed, plus views of the inviting swimming pools, manicured gardens or the neighbouring Victoria golf course.

Golf and Victoria suites offer butler service, while the Presidential suite takes luxury to another level with its sweeping views across the fairways from the rooftop hot tub and open-air dining space.

Food & drink

The variety of culinary experiences on offer cater to every palate. Enjoy Portuguese specialties at the signature EMO restaurant, where the resident Wine Guru will suggest complementary wine pairings for each course.

For a delicious seafood lunch, head to Ria and tuck into freshly-caught produce from the Atlantic Ocean and Ria Formosa lagoon. All-day dining is available at Victoria, with live food stations and a la carte options, while a traditional afternoon tea is served at the Anantara Lounge & Bar, which also hosts a nightly sundowner ceremony with tasty petiscos – Portuguese tapas - accompanied by traditional fado music.  

Poolside, the Sunshine Butlers will keep you refreshed in the comfort of your cabana, topping up your glass with cool champagne and serving a range of delicious light bites.


There are several outdoor swimming pools, providing plenty of space for a splash around or an invigorating swim, including an adult-only option overlooking the fairway and a family-friendly alternative. The main pool is heated during the winter months, whilst guests staying in suites can take advantage of the indoor vitality pool.

Prefer to feel the sand between your toes? Sun yourself beside the sea at the Purobeach Vilamoura beachclub, where fine dining and live DJs create a cosmopolitan vibe. A complimentary shuttle service operates between Anantara Vilamoura and Vilamoura marina and beach from morning to midnight. Complimentary access with sun loungers is included at both Purobeach poolside and beachfront.

A state-of-the-art gym is available for sporty guests, while the Anantara Spa comprises of a sauna, a steam room and a vitality pool, plus several treatment rooms. Traditions from the Algarve combine with Ayurvedic philosophies to deliver an extensive selection of indulgent therapies including massages and beauty treatments. There are even dedicated massages for golfers.

Precious family time is made all the more enjoyable with dedicated dining areas, personalised meal plans for the little ones and around-the-clock babysitting available.

Activities at Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort

The comprehensive childcare facilities cater to young guests aged from just 4 months to 18 years, with a creche for babies, a kids club, teen hub and dedicated football and dance academies.

With the little ones entertained, enjoy a visit to the fresh food market in Loule with the resident chef then roll up your sleeves to create flavoursome Portuguese dishes in the Spice Spoons interactive cooking class.

Complimentary yoga, Pilates and tai chi classes are held each morning, and you can even take to the air with a hot air balloon ride across vineyards and cork forests to sightsee from a different perspective.

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Hotel location

Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort is a 30-minute private transfer from Faro International Airport.

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