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Beautiful beachfront boutique hotels in the Algarve

The Algarve, situated on the southern coast of Portugal, is renowned for its golden cliffs and breathtaking beaches, making it a sought-after destination for beach lovers worldwide. If you're planning a trip to the Algarve and desire a luxurious beach vacation, staying in a beachfront hotel is a must. Here's a list of the most beautiful luxury boutique hotels situated on or near the beach in the Algarve that you must consider:


the most beautiful hotels on the beach in the algarve Portugal
Vila Joya, Albufeira

From small beach front resorts and luxury hotels to beach villas - these 6 atmospheric boutique style hotels in the Algarve will guarantee a memorable week on the beach.


 

1.

Vila Joya

📍Albufeira | Central


This luxurious retreat hotel located on the Algarve cliffs offers a unique and boutique style experience. With direct beach access, beautiful gardens, a heated pool, a spa, and a 2 Michelin star restaurant, this hotel epitomizes barefoot luxury. Guests have given Vila Joya a 9.7 review score, and prices start at €340 per night for a double room. 👇


the most beautiful hotels on the beach in the algarve Portugal
Vila Joya, Albufeira

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

Review score 9.7


 


2.

Caneiros Luxury Suites

📍Ferragudo | Western Algarve


This peaceful and scenic boutique hotel offers stunning views of the golden cliffs and Atlantic Ocean. It's just a 3-minute walk from Caneiros beach, and guests can enjoy an outdoor and indoor swimming pool, a gym, a sauna, and a beautiful terrace to catch the sunset. With a review score of 9.3, prices start at €158 per night for a double room.


the most beautiful hotels on the beach in the algarve Portugal
Caneiros Luxury Suites, Ferragudo

​Prices start at €158 for a double room.


Review score 9.3


 

3.

White Shell Beach Villas

📍Porches | Central Algarve


This stylish and minimalist hotel is a stone's throw away from the beach. With spacious and breezy living spaces, 2 communal pools, a gym, a spa, and padel courts, guests have plenty to do. The review score for White Shell Beach Villas is 9.4, and prices start at €135 per night for a double room.


the most beautiful hotels on the beach in the algarve Portugal
White Shell Beach Villas

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

Review score 9.4


 

4.

Palmares Beach House Hotel

📍Odiáxere (near Lagos) | Western Algarve


This contemporary and modern hotel is perfect for a beach or golf holiday in the Algarve. Situated behind the Palmares golf course and Meia Praia beach, the hotel offers an excellent restaurant, a large swimming pool with a view of the Atlantic, and great service. With a review score of 9.0, prices start at €139 per night for a double room.


The most beautiful Algarve hotels on the beach
Palmares beach house hotel near Lagos

​Prices start at €139 p.n. for a double room.

Review score 9.0


 

6.

Memmo Baleeira - Design Hotels

📍Sagres | Western Algarve



Located in the surf town of Sagres, this hotel is perfect for adventurous and luxurious holidays. With a stunning yoga shala with ocean views, an outdoor pool, and a contemporary design, guests can enjoy the luxury and comfort of this beautiful hotel. Prices start at €99 per night for a double room, and the review score is 8.9.


The most beautiful Algarve hotels on the beach
Palmares beach house hotel near Lagos

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

Review score 8.9



 


7.

Bela Vista Hotel & Spa

📍Portimão | Western/Central Algarve



Situated in the western/central Algarve, this hotel offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean. With a spa, a heated outdoor pool, and a private beach area, guests can enjoy a relaxing and luxurious holiday. The review score for Bela Vista Hotel & Spa is 9.3, and prices start at €171 per night for a double room.


Bela Vista Hotel & Spa, Portimão | Photo www.hotelbelavista.net

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

Review score 8.9



If you're planning a beach vacation in the Algarve, these beautiful luxury boutique hotels offer an unforgettable experience. By staying at any of these hotels, you'll have access to all the amenities and comforts you need to enjoy your vacation to the fullest.


 

More into renting an apartment/beach flat?


If you love being near the beach, make sure to also have peak at my beach flat in Burgau. In the hart of this gorgeous beach town with world class surfing beaches nearby and cute restaurants and bars within walking distance, you can rent this brand new (2022) beach flat.


Beachfront apartment in the Algarve
Filha do Pisco in the heart of Burgau


 

Do you know the perfect hotel, B&B or guesthouse on the beach in the Algarve that is not on this list? Make sure to let me know and send an email to anna@totheseastories.com so I can have a look. Who knows, maybe it will be my new favorite beachfront hotel!


Loving the beaches in the Algarve? Have a look at my favorite beaches in the Algarve. 👇



2 Comments


Rui Correia
Rui Correia
Dec 12, 2023

Loulé is also a excellent place to stay, check it out https://www.indomosua.com/loule

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Anna Rijnders
Anna Rijnders
May 06
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Thank you Rui! I love Loule. Should add it to the list some time.

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