Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo Algarve is a self-contained luxury residential and holiday seaside resort that offers an enviable portfolio of sports and high-end leisure facilities.

Vale do Lobo is a luxury beach resort in the Algarve with a long tradition of providing outstanding holiday experiences to the most distinguished of guests, for generations. It speaks for the resort that many of our guests have been coming to Vale do Lobo since they were children and are now bringing their own children and grandchildren!

It was voted Europe’s Leading Lifestyle Resort at the World Travel Awards in 2023 and includes two world-renowned 18-hole golf courses (the Royal and the Ocean), the VDL Tennis Academy, a large Spa and Fitness Centre, diverse high-end restaurants and bars, 24-hour security security, a supermarket, medical assistance and of course direct beach access.

At the Vale do Lobo main clubhouse you will find a restaurant and bar, a gym, spa with indoor pool, shops, a gallery, a pharmacy and other ammenities.

Europe’s finest golf courses of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo are just a few minutes away, as are a host of additional activities such as horse riding, watersports, go karting, cinema, shopping, bars, restaurants and water parks to name a few.

Restaurants, Entertainment, Beaches, Golf, Nature Reserve and much more


Vale do Lobo and the surrounding area offer a variety of restaurants, many within walking distance from our villas. Here you can find fresh seafood, as well as sunset cocktail events and live-music.

The nearby Quinta do Lago and Vale de Lobo praca have a host of upmarket boutiques, restaurants and bars. Within a 10 minutes drive you will find over 40 restaurants catering to every taste and budget.

There are various Michelin star restaurants within The Golden Triangle and frequent live music events and children’s entertainment on the plazas in the summer months.

The praca

The Praca is the central meeting point in the resort where you can find the following facilities:
  • 10 Restaurants and bars in a fabulous location
  • Resort fashion and lifestyle store
  • Seaside pools with relaxation decks
  • Massage at the beach and pool
  • Sports and beach activities
  • Beach bars, beach service and light snacks
  • Top security, first aid and life guards

Please note that Vale do Lobo is not an all-inclusive resort, the use of the facilities such as golf, tennis, spa, gym and communal pools is on a pay-as-you-go basis.


The Vale de Lobo Partee Kids Club is a first class facility that allows mom & dad to have a relaxed meal in a nearby restaurant, a massage on the beach or simply a few hours of reading time.

You can decide on hourly, morning session, afternoon session or weekly rates.

An mini-golf course right next to the kids club provides fun for the whole family. In the summer and school holidays there is daily children’s entertainment at night at the central “Praça” to keep the kids happy during long dinners by the ocean.

Please click here to see how we have specialised in providing families with outstanding service in our villas.


With 7 top golf courses nearby and access to many more in the region, Vale do Lobo really is the number one Golf destination in Portugal.

Please click here for all the details golfers need to know about the area, and contact us for exclusive golf discounts.


Vale do Lobo beach offers a full range of year-round facilities, such as showers and bathrooms. During the summer season there are lifeguards on safety patrol from early in the morning until sunset. The beach concession generally offers all the water sports facilities you would want including banana boats, canoes, pedalo’s, surf boards, kayaks, parasailing, water skiing, jet skis and doughnut water rides.

You can also rent sunbeds and shades that include a towel, and even get a massage in the massage hut.

When it’s time to eat or have a refreshing drink there are plenty of restaurants in the praça to pick from, catering to different tastes.

The Ria Formosa Nature Reserve

The nearby Ria Formosa Nature Reserve is a unique and protected coastal wetland system which is constantly changing due to the continuous movement of winds, currents and tides. It is one of the most amazing places in the Algarve, not only for its variety of landscapes but also because of its unique location.

Classified as a Natural Park in 1987 and one of the 7 natural wonders of Portugal, the Ria Formosa encompasses an area of about 18 000 hectares, and is sheltered from the ocean by several barrier-islands and peninsulas.

There is much more to discover in this protected area. Come along on a bike ride, guided walk, a boat trip or a kayak and get acquainted with this true paradise of the Algarve. From our villas you can access walking paths in the Ria Formosa within a few minutes driving by car.