The most beautiful beachfront hotels in the Algarve

Updated: Aug 29

The Algarve is well known for its gorgeous beaches and stunning golden cliffs. If you're looking for a great place to relax in the sun or go on salty adventures, near the beach is where you'll want to be. I've listed my favorite stays to help you pick the perfect hotel on (or very close to) the beach.


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


Located on the stunning Algarve cliffs overlooking the ocean, 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 beach front hotel offers everything you can dream of. A heated pool, beautiful spa, 2 Michelin star restaurant (can not be left unmentioned), lush Bougainville overgrown gardens and direct beach acces.


the most beautiful hotels on the beach in the algarve Portugal
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.

Caneiros Luxury Suites

📍Ferragudo | Western Algarve


With a view across the beautiful valleys and Atlantic ocean in a peaceful location, this boutique hotel is a true piece of paradise. Soak yourself in some luxury and rejuvenate away from the crowds but near the amenities of the traditional and fishing towns of Carvoeiro and Ferragudo.


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

You'll find this high end barefoot luxury hotel within a 3 minute walk from Caneiros beach, a beautiful and must-see beach with its typical golden cliffs.


The hotel also offers a gym, an outdoor and indoor swimming pool and a sauna. What else do you want?


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

​Prices start at €158 for a double room.


Review score 9.3


 

3.

White Shell Beach Villas

📍Porches | Central Algarve


Simple, minimalistic, yet stylish and a stone throw away from the beach. Pretty perfect right?


This place is where you'll want to be for a relaxing holiday by the sea. You'll find some of the Algarves' most beautiful beaches with in a 4 minute walk of the villas. The large and airy living spaces breathe the slow-paced Algarve lifestyle and are perfect to unwind after an activity filled day.


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

White Shell Beach Villas offers 2 large communal pools, a gym, spa and panel courts with beautiful views. The perfect hotel to spend a beach holiday in the Algarve.


​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 airy boutique oceanfront luxury hotel is the perfect place for a beach or golf holiday in the Algarve. Palmares Beach House Hotel is located just behind the golf course and Meia Praia, a long stretched white sandy beach. The hotel is situated close to the town of Lagos with its stunning beaches, a cute historic centre and viewing point of Ponta de Piedade. The contemporary and modern hotel offers everything you need.


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

The hotel also offers a good restaurant, large swimming pool with a view of the Atlantic and excellent service.


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

Review score 9.0


 

6.

Memmo Baleeira - Design Hotels

📍Sagres | Western Algarve



This slightly bigger boutique style hotel is located right on the beach in one of my favorite surf towns of the Algarve, Sagres. A small town where beautiful beaches and world class waves meet. This contemporary design hotel offers everything you you dream of for an adventurous yet luxurious holiday.


Enjoy romantic evenings watching the sunset with a cocktail after a big day of surf and pool chilling.


the most beautiful hotels on the beach in the algarve Portugal
Memmo Baleeira Hotel, Sagres | Photo by memmohotels.com/baleeira/

The hotel offers a stunning yoga shale with incredible views and an outdoor pool overlooking the ocean. Enjoy the luxury and comfort of this beautiful hotel with its relaxing atmosphere the wild nature of the western Algarve right on the beach. Have a look for yourself. 👇

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

Review score 8.9



 


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.