Set in a stately historical building, Bela Vista offers boutique accommodations on the cliffs of Praia da Rocha. Guests will enjoy the direct access to beach area of this property, the first hotel of the Algarve Region. Bela Vista consists of 3 separate houses, each with a unique design. All rooms are decorated with a marine theme and most provide views of the Atlantic Ocean from private balconies. Amenities include free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Al fresco dining is possible on the terrace of the restaurant, facing the sun setting in the evenings. The menu is based on staple Algarvean and Portuguese food, complemented by a varied wine list. The new Marina of Portimão is 2625 feet away and bikes can be rented to explore the surrounding area. Faro International Airport can be reached in 1 hour from the Bela Vista Hotel & Spa. Alto Golf Course is 1.6 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Relais & Châteaux
Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Portimão, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
or
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.0
Location
8.8
Free Wifi
9.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Peter
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    A new benchmark, probably the finest place we have ever stayed in. And we have been fortunate to travel. The service we received the minute we got in was exceptional. The restaurant was amazing, and the Michelin starred restaurant even more...
  • Bernice
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful view, room, and patio area overlooking beach
  • Elsa
    United States of America United States of America
    Great food and service. The concierge was amazing help and spa manager very helpful.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • VISTA Restaurante - 1 Michelin Star
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional charge
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Casino
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs € 20 per day.
    Front Desk Services
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Security alarm
    • Key card access
    • Safe
    General
    • Adults only
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Wake-up service
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Car rental
    • Elevator
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Accessibility
    • Bathroom emergency cord
    • Toilet with grab rails
    • Wheelchair accessible
    Outdoor swimming pool
    Free!
    • Seasonal
    • Pool/Beach towels
    Spa
    • Locker rooms
    • Full-body massage
    • Hand massage
    • Head massage
    • Couples' massage
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Back massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa facilities
    • Body scrub
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
      Additional charge
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
      Additional charge
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese

    House rules

    Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 3:00 PM

    Check-out

    Until 12:00 PM

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please note the hotel bar is open from 11:00 to 01:00.

    Please note that this property is not suitable for children.

    Please note that guests who wish to include the VAT number on their invoice, must provide it at the time of booking, otherwise the invoice cannot be changed.

    License number: 4393

    FAQs about Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux

    • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

    • The prices at Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux has 1 restaurant:

      • VISTA Restaurante - 1 Michelin Star

    • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux include:

      • Suite
      • Double

    • Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Fitness center
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Turkish/Steam Bath
      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Snorkeling
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Tennis court
      • Canoeing
      • Casino
      • Windsurfing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Beachfront
      • Beauty services
      • Swimming pool
      • Bicycle rental
      • Locker rooms
      • Facial treatments
      • Cooking class
      • Waxing services
      • Beach
      • Manicure
      • Pedicure
      • Body treatments
      • Body scrub
      • Spa facilities
      • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
      • Spa/Wellness packages
      • Back massage
      • Neck massage
      • Foot massage
      • Couples' massage
      • Head massage
      • Hand massage
      • Full-body massage

    • Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux is 1.3 miles from the center of Portimão. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.