This exquisite hotel is in a first-class golfing spot in the Algarve and has excellent dining options.

Anantara’s first foray in Europe sets the bar high. It’s in a prime spot, on the quiet outskirts of Vilamoura overlooking the landscaped Arnold Palmer-designed Victoria Golf Course which annually hosts the Portugal Masters. It’s still just a 15-minute drive from the beautiful red cliffs of Praia da Falésia and restaurants, bars and shops at Vilamoura Marina – the largest in Portugal. Kids can enjoy activities ranging from dance to football, leaving grown-ups to escape to shady poolside cabanas, lined with palm trees and with Sunshine Butlers on hand to serve refreshing drinks. Take the free daily shuttle to Tivoli Marina Vilamoura Hotel for the newly renovated Purobeach Vilamoura – an Algarve beach club hot spot where you’ll have free use of sun loungers.

For authentic Portuguese cuisine, we can’t recommend dinner at Emo Restaurant highly enough. It's overseen by Head Chef Bruno Viegas and Wine Guru Bruno Cunha, who combine superb local dishes, from braised octopus with sweet potato dumpling to egg pudding with lemon crunch, with 350 of the finest wines. Anantara are renowned for this kind of attention to detail and bespoke service; choose a tailored Dining by Design evening to enjoy butler service at a private table, where you can toast the sunset in a picturesque spot of your choice.

The sleek rooms are open-plan, with sliding wooden doors to separate the bedroom and bathroom. Each has a balcony with a day bed and walk-in rain shower plus a separate tub. Upgrade to the swanky Golf Suite for your own bar, butler service and beautiful views over the immaculate green fairway from a private balcony.

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Key information

On the outskirts of Vilamoura near the southern tip of the Algarve, a 15-minute drive from Praia da Falésia

Airport transfer time: Approx. 30 minutes’ private transfer from Faro airport
Rooms: 280

Accommodation information

280 rooms and suites

Activities

• Head to the spa for an Anantara Signature Massage, a blend of oils designed to stimulate circulation and restore flow of energy* • Loosen up with a t’ai chi or yoga class, on the indoor pool terrace with views over golf greens and stunning grounds* • Take the complimentary daily shuttle to Tivoli Marina Vilamoura Hotel for the recently renovated Purobeach Vilamoura – an Algarve beach club hot spot where you can enjoy free use of sun loungers.

Dining

3 restaurants, 3 bars

What's included

Breakfast at the main restaurant.

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Half Board from £42 • Breakfast and dinner at the main restaurant

Full Board from £79 • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the main restaurant.

*Denotes local charge