Located on the sunny Algarve, the southern Atlantic coast of Portugal is the city Albufeira (about 22,800 inhabitants); There the five-star Hotel Vila Joya belongs to the finest vacation rentals of Albufeira.

Presentation Hotel Vila Joya

The architectural style of the hotel Vila Joya and the bright and airy building is somewhat reminiscent of the Moorish past of Portugal! The 21 guest rooms and suites are all bright and cheerfully furnished, have a balcony (with a sea view!), TV, CD player, minibar and luxury bathroom. In the well-kept gardens surrounding the hotel, guests can relax wonderfully: Between Mediterranean plants invite sun terrace and lawn for a comfortable stay and the two outdoor swimming pools can be used all year round!

The staff in the spa area „Joy Jung Spa“ is extremely versatile. They offer manicures and pedicures as well as classic massage and also in Europe still largely unknown Indian massage techniques. The spa is also equipped with sauna, steam bath, whirlpool and fitness room. The celebrity chef Dieter Koschina manages the restaurant in the Hotel Vila Joya. The restaurant carries two Michelin stars and pampers guests with Mediterranean and French dishes. Fish and seafood play an important role on the menu. For excellent food a noble wine is from the well-stocked cellar of the hotel Vila Joya. For guests wine tastings are offered in the wine cellar as well.

What makes the Hotel Vila Joya so special?

The restaurant of the hotel Vila Joya ranks among the top 50 in the world and is hosting a leading Gourmet Festival!

The golf instructor José Ferreira leads the golf academy of the hotel Vila Joya! Absolute beginners can learn the basics of golf with him, and of course he also practices with advanced. The surrounding area of ​​Albufeira is also for golfers who need no more lessons, very appropriate. Several golf courses can be found nearby. Next are the „Pine Cliffs“ -Golf course and the „Salgados“ -Golf course, both in the district of Albufeira. „Pine Cliffs“ is a 9-hole golf course with sea views! On the „Salgados“ course the golfers play 18 holes with many water hazards.

The location of the hotel in Albufeira, Portugal

The Estrada de Galé, near the Vila Joya runs to the west of the center of Albufeira. Guests of the hotel have to go a few steps to the nearest beach. The beach „Praia de Gale“ is sandy and partly very shallow, so also suitable for families with children. But the surfers and sailors get their money – further out, where the waves are a little higher! The infrastructure of the beach is very good: three restaurants, sun lounger and parasol hire, supervision by lifeguards. By the way the beach is excellent because of the purity of the water with the „Blue Flag“. During 1755 earthquake large parts were destroyed by Albufeira. Nevertheless, the old town is well worth seeing! Pretty photo opportunities  are form the bell tower (the symbol of the city!). All was reconstructed after the earthquake Chapel „da Misericordia“. In the Archaeological Museum of interesting finds from the Roman antiquity and from the time of the Moors are issued.


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Hotel name Vila Joya, Albufeira
Country Portugal
Category Westeuropa
Region Portugal
Adress Estrada da Galé, 8201-901 Albufeira, Portugal
1000h experience hotel 9
Booking rating 9,5
Booking reviews 78
Tripadvisor rating 90%
Tripadvisor reviews 144
Trend reviews 6%
Overall score hotel 9,0

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