Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux

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 2,650 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of Portimão, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux has been welcoming guests since Oct 28, 2005
Hotel chain/brand: Relais & Châteaux

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.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Rocha Beach

    Rocha Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    100 feet from property
  • Três Castelos Beach

    Três Castelos Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1,650 feet from property
  • Praia da Angrinha

    8.6 Excellent beach
    4,200 feet from property
  • Praia Grande

    Praia Grande

    8.8 Excellent beach
    4,400 feet from property
  • Careanos Beach

    Careanos Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    4,650 feet from property
  • Vau Beach

    Vau Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1 miles from property
  • Praia do Molhe

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Pintadinho Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Praia do Alemão

    Praia do Alemão

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Praia do Torrado

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Praia do Boião

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
  • Caneiros Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Joao de Arens Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Praia do Submarino

    8.9 Excellent beach
    1.8 miles from property
  • Afurada Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Good Morning, Thank you for your contact. Athought the peek season is from June to September, May and Ocotober are very good months. At your dispos...
    Answered on November 30, 2019
  • What is the closest international airport
    Dear Future Guest, Please be informed that the closest airport it is Faro Airport - 50 minute driving distance. For further information or assistance ...
    Answered on August 11, 2021
  • I’m interested in booking our room oct 15-20 but would like to be guaranteed an ocean view. Do you recommend the character or the junior suite? This i...
    Dear Guest, We appreciate your contact and preference. The Character have an ocean view, the junior suite only some of them has. Waiting for your k...
    Answered on October 8, 2019
  • Hello! We are getting married on the 27th August in Porto and we want come for our honeymoon on 2nd - 5th September, do you have any deals for us?
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your contact and preference for Bela Vista Hotel & Spa | Relais & Châteaux. Please, note that we would be delighted to sen...
    Answered on April 26, 2021
  • Hello. Are restaurants and everything opening up as normal towards the end of may? Portugal is on the UK green list to travel to. Thank you
    Good Morning dear guest. Thank you for your question. Unfortunately we can't give you a definitive answer on the subject, but we are coming out of con...
    Answered on May 6, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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1 Restaurant On Site

    VISTA Restaurante - 1 Michelin Star

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Casino
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 15 per day.
  • Secure parking
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
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • Opening times
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Locker rooms
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • 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!


From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

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.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Fri, Nov 01, 2019 until Tue, Dec 31, 2019

License number: 4393

FAQs about Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 55min

  • 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
    • Back massage
    • Cooking class
    • Body scrub
    • Locker rooms
    • Head massage
    • Beach
    • Pedicure
    • Foot massage
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Full-body massage
    • Waxing services
    • Neck massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Hand massage
    • Body treatments
    • Couples' massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Facial treatments
    • Manicure

  • Guests staying at Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

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

  • The nearest beach is 500 feet from Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux.

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

  • Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux is 1.3 miles from the center of Portimão.

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

    • VISTA Restaurante - 1 Michelin Star

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

    • Suite
    • Double

  • 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.