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8 breathtaking 5-star luxury boutique hotels in the Algarve

Updated: Jan 23

Ready for a luxury getaway to the Algarve? The warm breezes and blue skies make this place a perfect holiday destination for all kinds of people from all over the world. If you're looking for stylish and luxurious boutique hotels in prime locations, with access to the Atlantic, you're in the right place.


I've listed the most beautiful and 4- and 5-star top notch luxury hotels in the Algarve for you. So kick back and read all about where to go on your upcoming trip to South Portugal.


 

1.

Vila Joya

📍Albufeira | Central Algarve

* * * * * 5 star hotel


Located on top of the stunning Algarve cliffs overlooking the blue Atlantic, this top notch luxury retreat hotel is where you'll want to be staying if you're looking for barefoot luxury.


This boutique and uniquely styled beachfront hotel offers everything you can dream of. Besides the heated pool and beautiful spa, this hotel also has a 2 Michelin star restaurant! Top it of with lush green, bougainvillea overgrown gardens and direct beach acces and you've got yourself the perfect luxury retreat.


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Vila Joya, Albufeira

Guests review this hotel with a 9.7 and are solely positive. Want to check this piece of heaven on earth out yourself? Have a look! 👇

​Prices start at €340 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 9.7


 


2.

Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

📍Portimão | Western/Central Algarve

* * * * * 5 star hotel


This 5 star luxury hotel has the absolute wow-effect! Bela Vista Hotel & Spa is a luxury oceanfront hotel that offers boutique accommodation in a turn-of-the-century historic building on the cliffs of the famous Praia da Rocha. The uniquely styled hotel has direct beach acces and incredible views of the Atlantic.



Tip I would personally recommend staying in in early spring or fall as the location is on Praia da Rocha which can be very crowded in high season.

​Prices start at €260 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 8.9


 

3.

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa

📍Porches | Central Algarve

* * * * * 5 star hotel



This is what I mean when I think of a top notch luxury hotel. The natural colors of the stylish interior design in this hotel blend in perfectly with the colors of the Algarve nature. This is the place to be if you're seeking pure luxury and privacy under one roof.


The hotel is located on top of the golden Algarve cliffs with stunning views across the blue Atlantic. Enjoy romantic evenings watching the sunset at your own private pool (at the vila's) after an activity filled day.


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Treat yourself to some pure luxury and have a look at all of what this hotel has to offer. You won't be disappointed. 👇

​Prices start at €198 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 9.5


 


4.

Praia do Canal Nature Resort

📍 Vale dos Polvos -Valinhos, Aljezur | Western Algarve

* * * * * 5 stars hotel


In one of my favorite areas of the Algarve, you'll find this exceptionally beautiful resort in the middle of the wild nature of the western Algarve. Praia do Canal Nature Resort offers high end luxury facilities in a modern and stylish ambiance. If you want to treat yourself to some luxury and enjoy the quietness and tranquility of the western Algarve, this is the place for you.


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Photo by Praia do Canal Nature Resort

The hotel has a modern yet simple design and is absolutely beautiful. Reconnect to nature and yourself and enjoy the silence of this beautiful region.

​Prices start at €176 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 9.5


 

5.

Caneiros Luxury Suites

📍Ferragudo | Central/Western Algarve

* * * * * 5 star hotel


You'll find this high-end barefoot luxury hotel within a 3 minute walk from Caneiros beach, a beautiful and must-see beach near the picturesque towns of Carvoeiro and Ferragudo.


This beautiful luxury boutique hotel offers suites with amazing views across the beautiful valleys and Atlantic ocean in a peaceful location. The hotel also offers a gym, an outdoor and indoor swimming pool and a sauna. What more could you wish for?


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Caneiros Luxury Suites, Ferragudo

Revive and Rejuvenate away from the crowds near the ocean whilst having everything you need nearby.


Ready for your sunset drink on the beautiful terrace? Have a look! 👇

​Prices start at €158 for a double room.


Review score 9.3


 


6.

White Shell Beach Villas

📍Porches | Central Algarve

* * * * 4 star hotel


Simple, minimalistic, yet stylish and a stone throw away from the beach. This is what White Shell Beach Villas is all about.


This eco-friendly resort is where you'll want to go for a relaxing and luxurious holiday by the sea with all the comfort you could wish for. Enjoy the Algarves most beautiful beaches just under a 5 minute walk from the villas. The airy living spaces breathe the slow-paced Algarve lifestyle and are perfect to unwind after a a big beach day.


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White Shell Beach Villas

White Shell Beach Villas offers 2 large communal pools, a gym, spa and panel courts with beautiful views. The perfect luxury treat to yourself and loved ones.


​Prices start at €135 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 9.4


 


7.

Hospedaria

📍 Tavira | Eastern Algarve

* * * * 4 star hotel


This place is looks like it's straight from a magazine! This hotel is a truly special one and just breathed relaxation. Rejuvenate and revive your soul in the middle of nature between the sea and mountains. Hospedaria is a stylish and luxurious hotel with a chilled vibe.


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Hospedaria, Tavira

Other guests (especially couples) rate this little piece of paradise with a 9.6, so you might just want to check it out yourself.

​Prices start at €200 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 9.6


 


8.

Memmo Baleeira - Design Hotels

📍Sagres | Western Algarve

* * * * 4 star hotel



This stylish boutique style hotel is located on the beach in one of my favorite surf towns, Sagres. A small town in the Algarve where stunning beaches and world class waves meet. This contemporary design hotel offers everything you you dream of for an adventurous yet luxurious holiday. A pretty perfect combination if you ask me!


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Memmo Baleeira Hotel, Sagres | Photo by memmohotels.com/baleeira/

This beachfront luxury hotel offers a stunning yoga shala with incredible views and an outdoor pool overlooking the ocean. Have a look for yourself. 👇

​Prices start at €99 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 8.9



 

Do you know the perfect 5-star top notch luxury hotel in the Algarve that should be on this list? Don't stay silent and make sure to let me know and send an email to anna@totheseastories.com.




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