Dona Filipa Hotel

Location: The Algarve | Portugal & Madeira

Price guide: £££££ £200-£350 per person per night

The luxurious beachfront Dona Filipa Hotel is an elegant retreat that effortlessly blends modern design with classic Portuguese style. With several renowned golf courses close by and a gorgeous seafront setting, this hotel is perfect for those looking for a relaxing beach getaway.
Perfect forCouples and families after a mix of relaxation and activities.
In the knowThe hotel is just a short walk from Vale do Lobo, a pretty beach which has a section available just for hotel guests.

Recommended for...

  • Setting & Views
  • Multi-activity
  • Beach
  • Family-friendly

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The Dona Filipa Hotel is set along the golden sands of Vale do Lobo, just steps from the Atlantic Ocean, in a lovely spot in the Algarve.

Rooms at Dona Filipa Hotel

The rooms and suites are spacious, sophisticated and exceptionally decorated, blending Portuguese traditions with contemporary luxury. They are styled with relaxing earthy tones, soothing blue hues and striking patterns and textiles, with grand beds and deluxe bathrooms.

With an abundance of natural light, they have an airy feel, as well as mesmerising views of the Atlantic Ocean, the golf courses and the lush gardens, making them the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day in the Algarve.

The suites offer separate living areas, Nespresso coffee machines and emperor-sized beds, alongside marble bathrooms with walk-in raindrop showers and freestanding baths, and balconies overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.

Food & Drink

Experience some of the finest Portuguese cuisine served in the Algarve at the several restaurants and bars. Dine at the Kamal restaurant, where an exquisite buffet is served daily, offering an array of international and regional delicacies. Extravagant themed dinners are a regular occurrence here, promising a memorable evening.

For a special occasion, try the Dom Duarte restaurant, a fine dining restaurant serving a tempting fusion of international and Portuguese cuisine.

Have an after-dinner cocktail at the Duques Lounge Bar, a gorgeous cocktail bar where you can enjoy soothing music and quality entertainment every evening.


Take a dip in the outdoor pool, with its mesmerising views of the ocean - the perfect spot to capture the Algarve sunset with a cocktail from the poolside bar in hand.

Soothe your body and mind at the Dolce Deluxe Spa and be pampered with a range of specialised body treatments, including manicures, facials and massages. Guests also have access to the Vale do Lobo Royal Spa, located in Dona Filipa's sister hotel just a short walk away. Here, guests can relax and rejuvenate in the spa's saunas, hammam, steam room and refreshing Vichy shower.

Activities at Dona Filipa Hotel

In between relaxing on the beach, there is plenty to keep you busy during your stay. Play a game of tennis on the all-weather tennis courts or brush up on your skills with a tennis lesson, led by the hotel's tennis pro.

For golf enthusiasts, the hotel offers guests privileged access to some of the region's most renowned golf courses, San Lorenzo and Pinheiros Altos, located a short distance from the hotel, and the Vale do Lobo golf resort is just 1km away.

Kids will love the Kangaroo Club, an enclosed space specially dedicated to younger guests, where they can have fun in their own playing paradise, and experience new and educational wonders during their stay.

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Hotel location

The Dona Filipa Hotel is approximately a 25-minute drive from Faro airport.

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