The 5-star Vila Joya features a Two Michelin Star Restaurant and scenic Ocean views. The award-winning resort features two outdoor pools, spa facilities and a golf academy, offering customized training. The luxurious guest rooms feature a Moorish-inspired design and offer balconies overlooking the coast. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a cable TV, a mini-bar, and a CD/DVD player. Free WiFi is also available. Vila Joya Spa offers various therapies and features a sauna, a steam bath and an outdoor hot tub. Guests of Vila Joya can also relax at the hotel’s garden or terrace and enjoy the landscape. Vila Joya’s prestigious restaurant was ranked in San Pellegrino's World´s 50 Best Restaurants. It proposes a set menu of Mediterranean seafood with high-quality French haute cuisine, using fresh local ingredients from the Algarve markets. Hotel Vila Joya is located next to Praia de Galé beach and is less than 25 mi away from Faro Airport. A private limousine transfer, to and from the airport, is available for an extra fee. Free on-site parking is possible.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.9)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

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

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Tennis court

Fitness center

Golf course (within 2 miles)


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
or
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.8
Facilities
9.8
Cleanliness
9.9
Comfort
9.9
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.9
Free WiFi
10
High score for Albufeira
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See what guests loved the most:

  • María
    Spain Spain
    The environment, the garden, the beach, the room, the food. It is an amazing and relaxing experience
  • P
    Paul
    Ireland Ireland
    Fantastic well trained staff Lovely welcome and atmosphere
  • Judy
    United States of America United States of America
    The food was exceptional as was the staff. We throughly enjoyed our stay and would high recommend Vila Joya to anyone traveling to Portugal. Many thanks for a great experience.

Area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • Vila Joya
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Ambience
      Romantic
  • Vila Joya SEA
    • Cuisine
      Japanese
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
  • Restaurant #3
    • Cuisine
      Japanese

Resort facilities at Vila Joya
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • 2 swimming pools
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • 3 restaurants
  • Fitness center
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Outdoors
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water park
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Windsurfing
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Babysitting/Child services
      Additional charge
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Suit press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Safe
    General
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Car rental
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    2 swimming pools
    Pool 1 – outdoorFree!
    • Seasonal
    • Heated pool
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Pool bar
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Beach umbrellas
    Pool 2 – outdoorFree!
    • Seasonal
    • Pool with view
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Spa
    • Fitness
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa facilities
    • Haircut
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty services
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa
      Additional charge
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Italian
    • Portuguese

    House rules

    Vila Joya takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    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 of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    Free
    3 years old
    Crib upon request
    Free
    Extra bed upon request
    € 85 per child, per night
    4 - 14 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 85 per child, per night
    15+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 120 per person, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Vila Joya 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

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    License number: 6747/AL

    FAQs about Vila Joya

    • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Vila Joya on this page.

    • Vila Joya is 3.1 miles from the center of Albufeira. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Vila Joya may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Vila Joya has 3 restaurants:

      • Vila Joya
      • Restaurant
      • Vila Joya SEA

    • Check-in at Vila Joya is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Vila Joya offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Spa
      • Fitness center
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Turkish/Steam Bath
      • Cycling
      • Snorkeling
      • Diving
      • Fishing
      • Tennis court
      • Windsurfing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Water park
      • Beachfront
      • Manicure
      • Beauty services
      • Spa facilities
      • Tennis equipment
      • Bicycle rental
      • Facial treatments
      • Haircut
      • Fitness
      • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
      • Pedicure
      • Swimming pool
      • Beach
      • Spa/Wellness packages

    • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Vila Joya. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Vila Joya include:

      • Suite
      • Double