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Vidamar Resort Algarve Review – Helpful Things To Know

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Are you looking for a great resort styled hotel with everything in one place?

Then check out my review of a 3 night stay at the Vidamar Resort Algarve.

It’s a lovely hotel, with great rooms, plus spa facilities, beach access and a choice of restaurants.

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Set in a greenery and close to the beach the Vidamar

1. Vidamar Resort Algarve – Address

The address of the Vidamar Resort Algarve is:

R. da Boca da Alagoa Lote 1, 8200-424 Guia, Portugal

The telephone number of the Vidamar Resort Algarve is:

+351 289 038 000

2. Vidamar Resort Algarve – Location

The Vidamar Resort is set close to the gorgeous Algarve coast. There is direct beach access from the hotel (across the boardwalks).

The hotel is located 51km (32 miles) West of Faro airport.

It is located 10km (6.5) miles West of Albufeira.

3. Vidamar Resort Algarve – Weather

The Algarve is a popular destination for tourists because of its nice weather, easy access, facilities and of course those lovely sandy beaches. Given the Vidamar Resort is on the coast there will also be some sea breeze to factor into temperatures.

Here are the average daily and nightly temperatures for the Algarve region of Portugal;

Here are the average hours of sunshine throughout the year;

4. Arrival at the VidaMar Resort Algarve

The Vidamar Resort Algarve is approached through a development of hotels and holiday apartments.

As you approach the hotel complex will be on your left hand side. There is car parking on either side of the road and there is a further public car park if you carry straight on past the hotel.

You can drive up the ramp to the hotel entrance for dropping off luggage and guests etc.

The reception area entrance is in the middle of the hotel in the centre of the ramp.

When you enter the reception area you will see the reception desks to the rear with seating on either side of the reception area.

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Lovely spacious rooms at the VidaMar Resort

5. Rooms at the VidaMar Resort Algarve

I stayed at the Vidamar Resort Hotel with a coach tour. All the guests loved their rooms as did I.

  • The rooms were spacious, extremely clean, quiet and comfortable.
  • All the rooms had free WIFI.
  • The bathrooms were large and spacious with fluffy towelling robes and slippers.
  • There were tea and coffee facilities which is not always the case in European hotels so this was much appreciated.
  • The rooms were furnished in a nice modern style.
  • There are different levels of rooms available – Prestige, Premium, and Superior
  • Prestige rooms are available with nature, resort and some side sea views
  • Superior rooms are the same as Prestige but on the upper floors
  • Premium rooms are larger, include some suite options and have features such as balconies

4. Facilities at the VidaMar Resort Algarve

The Vidamar is a resort and you can easily stay here for a long weekend break and enjoy the various facilities on offer.

  • 3 dining options
  • 4 bar options
  • Adults-only club area with heated pool and Bali beds
  • Kids Club for children 3-11
  • Games room
  • 3 outside pools, a large swimming pool, a children’s pool and a chill-out pool
  • Lovely gardens around the hotel including Palm Tree groves
  • Boardwalk giving access to 7km sandy beach
  • Spa with pool, jacuzzi, sauna, cold water bath and ice fountain
  • Range of beauty treatments

5. Vidamar Resort Hotel – Dining

One of the great things about this hotel is the dining available and the option to dine around within the various options in the hotel. Here’s what is available;

Ocean Restaurant – this serves breakfast from 7.30 am to 10.30 and dinner from 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm. It’s a very good buffet with a huge selection and in the evenings they have various cooking stations adding variety and local dishes.

Primadonna Italian Restaurant – Open Wednesday to Sunday 7-10.30 pm this restaurant offers a variety of pizza, pasta and Italian dishes. It also operates as a takeaway.

Sunset Restaurant and Bar – Open Monday to Saturday 10.30 am to 6 pm and serving lighter meals and lunches by the pool.

Lobby Bar – open 6pm to midnight serving drinks.

Tiki Bar – open everyday from 10.30am to 7pm serving tropical drinks (and regular drinks!)

Wet Bar – serving drinks and snacks with swim-up seating

Dine Around – If you book an inclusive stay at the Vidamar Resort Algarve it will include dinner and breakfast at the Ocean Buffet restaurant. If you want to dine elsewhere you will have a 15 Euros credit per person or 7.50 Euros credit per child to use in any other resort restaurant. You will need to book in advance.

6. Vidamar Resort TripAdvisor Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 Very Good by 1537 Reviews

  • 4.5 out of 5 for Location
  • 4.5 out of 5 for Cleanliness
  • 4 out of 5 for Service
  • 4 out of 5 for Price

Check out the Vidamar Resort Tripadvisor reviews

7. Vidamar Resort Algarve – What’s Nearby

One of the main attractions nearby is the Salgados Lagoon. This is located next to the hotel and accessed via a boardwalk from the public car park.

This is a popular spot for birdwatching and attracts a large variety of birds.

There is a restaurant on the beach called Os Salgados. This has lovely views and features options such as ‘catch of the day’.

8. Professional Traveller Summary of Vidamar Resort Algarve

  • This is a great resort-type hotel with everything on site making it easy just to dine around, lounge around and relax
  • Rooms are clean and spacious, with lovely bathroom facilities
  • The hotel is set in a lovely green area, giving it a natural feel
  • There is access via a boardwalk to a lovely sandy beach

Great for a long weekend of relaxing with dining options in the hotel, plus beauty, fitness and walks on site

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Further Reading

If you found my Vidamar Resort Algarve review useful you might also like;

Hotel Sol E Mar Albufeira Review – great hotel right on the beach

Vilamoura Holiday Review – a quieter and calmer coastal town on the Algarve with great facilities and hotels too

Azores Holidays – all about the Azores and why these gorgeous islands off the coast of Portugal are worth visiting

If you need some ideas for your next trip then check out my Travel Inspiration page.

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