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Featuring Atlantic Ocean views and an outdoor swimming pool, The Crest offers accommodations in Almancil. It has accommodations in ample villas, at 12 from Vilamoura and just a 5-minute drive from various golf courses.

All the spacious villas have a living and dining area with a flat-screen TV and sofas. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen and a private bathroom. Extras include bath robes, free toiletries and a hair dryer.

Guests are welcome to cook their own meals in the full kitchen at their disposal. Alternatively, various quality restaurants are available within a 5-minute drive. The nearest supermarket is at a 1.2 mi distance.

Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago, Vale Garrão and Dunas Douradas all have beaches within 5 mi from the Crest. The Aquashow water park is 5.6 mi away from the unit. Faro Airport is a 15-minute drive away.

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

The Crest has been welcoming guests since Aug 7, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

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

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a bbq at the Villa? Many thanks
    Yes this villa as a private bbq available for the guests in. Best Regards Cristovão Bota The Crest Front office agent
    Answered on March 19, 2020
  • Hi how many bathrooms does the five bedroom villa have please ? Thank you
    Good afternoon, The 5 bedroom villa has 4 bathrooms. Thank you.
    Answered on May 3, 2021
  • hi, has the 3 bedrooms townhouse have 2 bathrooms? obrigado!
    Good afternoon, Thank you for the interest about The Crest. The 3 bedrooms townhouses have three bathrooms, two of the bathrooms are ensuite. Best R..
    Answered on December 8, 2021
  • Hi could 2 extra childrens beds be added to the villa?
    Good afternoon, We can add, two cots, (up to 3 years old) to the villa. Thank you.
    Answered on May 3, 2021
  • Hello, is it possible to hire all of the villas so that the pool is private?
    Good afternoon, Thank you for your message. Is not possible to hire all the villas, as, The Crest is a holiday and residential complex, and there ar..
    Answered on August 4, 2021
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Host Info

Company review score: 9.3Based on 13,092 reviews from 17 properties
17 managed properties

Company info

Everything has been thought through in detail, so that each day can be an endless source of good moments, allowing you to enjoy the best time of your life and retain the fondest memories.

Property info

With classic Mediterranean exteriors, bound by alluring gardens, this exceptional resort can be considered one of the best residential areas in the Algarve.

Neighborhood info

Set in the most luxurious area of the Algarve, The Crest is located only 10 minutes away from the beautiful and historical city of Loulé. 7 km from the Vale do Lobo beach and golf course, 9 km from Quinta do Lago beach and golf course, 12 km from Vilamoura e 17 km from Faro Airport.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of The Crest
  • Private Bathroom
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Tennis equipment Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Car rental
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
2 swimming pools
    Pool 1 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool 2 – outdoor (kids) Free!
  • Suitable for kids
  • Kids' pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese

House rules

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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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

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

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa The Crest accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that when booking for 5 or more rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

For pre-payed reservations the property will provide detailed information on how to proceed with the payment, such as a link to a secure payment platform.

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

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

License number: 49074/AL;39444/AL;39440/AL;39453/AL;39451/AL;39349/AL;39442/AL;39437/AL;39466/AL;39531/AL

FAQs about The Crest

  • Room options at The Crest include:

    • Villa

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

  • The Crest offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Tennis court
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Tennis equipment

  • The Crest is 1.1 miles from the center of Almancil.

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

  • Check-in at The Crest is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Crest by:

    • Car 20min
    • Taxi 20min