Portugal’s finest luxury resort is located on the enchanting Algarve Coast... VILA VITA Parc celebrates the best of Portugal, immersing you in an ultra-luxurious and lush seaside oasis with every imaginable service, amenity, activity, and pleasure. VILA VITA Parc commands your attention perched majestically atop a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, set nearby the typical village of Porches.
Its Moorish style influenced architecture is harmoniously inserted in the local landscape along the Algarve coastline. Among the countless charms and attributes of VILA VITA Parc are - Choice of exquisitely appointed accommodations (170) from rooms and suites to villas, all with terraces and many with ocean panoramas. Casual and gourmet dining at eight different restaurants, complemented by Portugal’s best wine cellar. 54 spectacular acres of blooming sub-tropical gardens, distinctive Moorish-influenced Algarvean architecture, dramatic rocky coastline, and the most beautiful beach in Portugal with finely grained white sand clear aquamarine water.
Rooms & Suites - The accommodation comes in various shapes and sizes, from chic, sea-inspired rooms and suites with ocean-view terraces to spacious whitewashed villas with private pools. All are located within the oceanfront clifftop grounds amid 54 acres of subtropical gardens. Each type comes with standout features, whether a rooftop terrace or an exquisite Portuguese tile mosaic. No matter which room category is chosen, guests can expect a sophisticated, refined air of luxury and superb views of the flower-filled parkland or Algarve coastline, as well as modern conveniences such as Bluetooth speakers, LCD TVs, and complimentary Wi-Fi access, amongst other features.
Restaurants & Bars - Food is never an afterthought at VILA VITA Parc. With six bars and 10 restaurants, ranging from casual beachside dining to rustic Portuguese plates to one-of-a-kind gastro-creations at the two Michelin-starred restaurants, diversity is key to the culinary philosophy. Flavors span the globe, from sun-drenched Mediterranean produce to clean and crisp Japanese cuisine. The impressive wine cellar – stocked with more than 11,000 bottles – ensures the perfect accompaniment wherever you dine.
''Ocean Restaurant'' - With spectacular Atlantic views, Ocean offers the perfect combination of sublime food, seamless service, and an atmosphere of casual elegance. It has held two Michelin stars since 2011 - a tribute to Hans Neuner and his team. The decor, based on a palette of blue and golden shades, reflects a peaceful seaside scenery. The magnificent corals which fill up one of its sidewalls, as well as the Murano crystals resembling medusas by the entrance, are a clear clue to the inspiration behind Ocean’s new image, entirely renovated in 2016. Leading the kitchen since 2007 is Austrian-born Hans Neuner, Portugal’s Chef of the Year in 2009 and 2012. By his side, a dedicated and talented team helps develop the remarkable gastronomic creations based on the best local ingredients and products that make up its seasonal menus. The wine rack, separating the room from the kitchen, is made of around 560 national and international references, carefully selected by Sommelier Nelson Marreiros, that constitute one of the largest private vintage wines collection in the Iberian Peninsula.
''Adega Restaurant'' - Located at the Piazetta, VILA VITA Parc’s characteristic and romantic piazza of Mediterranean inspiration, Adega restaurant offers an extraordinary selection of attractive and tasty tapas and regional specialties from all over the country, including the islands of Madeira and Azores, and the Portuguese-influenced countries around the world. Its warm and rustic décor is an authentic portrait of a traditional restaurant, filled with small typical details from the Portuguese kitchens. Its ample terrace overlooking the swan lake, bathed during the day by the almost constant Algarvian sun, becomes particularly charming with the live sounds of traditional Portuguese guitar players and Fado singers that give an even more pleasant atmosphere the evening. The menu, made of weekly and daily highlights, gives you the possibility to share delicious tapas amongst friends or choose one of the fish or meat dishes available, inspired by traditional Portuguese gastronomy, with a modern twist, through the use of more recent products and techniques. Complementing the attractive menu is a complete beverage menu. It is also possible to find craft beers and Portuguese wines, with a special highlight to the wines from the Azores and Madeira.
''Bela Vita Restaurant'' - Bela Vita Restaurant, located in VILA VITA Parc’s main building and one of the two restaurants at the resort where breakfast is served daily, is characterized by an urban retro-chic decor. Its soothing pastel furnishings and distinctive chevron wooden floor are a perfect combination between modern and elegant, offering a sophisticated yet welcoming atmosphere, the perfect place to start or end your day. Besides its indoor area, it is also possible to enjoy its outdoor terrace with an intricate Portuguese calçada and magnificent views over the gardens and the swan lake. Its extensive and diverse offer characterizes the buffet breakfast: from homemade breads to detox juices, super-foods, fresh seasonal fruits, homemade sausages, and cold meats from Herdade dos Grous - VILA VITA Parc’s farm in Alentejo. Coffee also holds an extraordinary place at Bela Vita, just like in so many other resort places, with a wide, innovative, and creative daily offer. At dinner, Bela Vita offers an Italian American menu designed for elegant yet casual family dining. Its eclectic cuisine features a great selection of appetizers suitable for sharing, inventive entrees, weekly food display events, and live cooking shows.
''Aladin Grill Restaurant'' - Walking into Aladin Grill for the first time is always accompanied by a surprised look from its visitors. The Arab influence, still visible today throughout the Algarve, is predominant in the interior design in shades of blue and gold of this restaurant located at VILA VITA Parc’s Clubhouse. The Moroccan-inspired restaurant, bathed by the rays of light that hit the delicate stained-glass windows at the end of the day, contributing to an even more charming and enchanting atmosphere, offers a unique and unforgettable experience. An open plan kitchen, located in the restaurant's center, allows guests to be first row spectators to prepare the dishes included in the menu in an extraordinary live cooking show. The menu is based on high quality grilled fish, meat, and seafood, complemented by an amazing selection of award-winning wines.
''Cave de Vinhos'' - No one can remain indifferent when entering the Wine Cellar at VILA VITA Parc. Located about 8 meters underground, it is accessed by a stairway that, step by step, reveals an even more intimate and unique atmosphere. Built with solid clay bricks, some over 150 years old, imported from Egypt, Austria, and Greece, the Wine Cellar hosts over 11,000 wine bottles from different regions in Portugal and worldwide. The well-versed sommeliers guide guests through the nuanced flavors of various vintages during wine and cheese tastings, up to 20 persons, complemented by traditional Portuguese tapas, homemade bread, and olive oil from Herdade dos Grous, VILA VITA Parc’s own farm and vineyard in Alentejo. Besides the wine tastings, the Wine Cellar is also open to private dinners up to 12 people. A unique experience that your guests will never forget, whether it’s a more intimate affair for 2 or a dinner with friends, co-workers, clients, or employees.
Health & Wellbeing - Located in its own separate building, VILA VITA Spa by Sisley is a true sanctuary, a refuge that promises utter relaxation. Take your pick from a range of wellbeing therapies and beauty treatments that utilize products from leading French skincare brand, Sisley. At VILA VITA Parc, it is an understanding that well-being is as much about being active as it is about unwinding, which is why everything from personal trainer-led workouts in the gym to consultations with an HYPOXI Coach is offered.
VILA VITA SPA by Sisley - The state-of-the-art spa collaborates with the iconic French skin-care brand, Sisley Paris. A top-level sanctuary of wellness where guests are cosseted from the stresses and strains of the outside world, the spa presents a range of treatments, many of which incorporate products featuring botanical extracts and essential oils. Relax with a pore-tightening facial, a toning body treatment, or a medical-grade pedicure from legendary podiatrist Margaret Dabbs. Taking a holistic approach to wellness emphasizes body, soul, and mind with diet, mindfulness, and exercise plans. The spa has a yoga garden pavilion for private or group aerial yoga classes. A purpose-built HYPOXI Studio - the only one in Portugal, where Hypoxi practitioners over-see individualized, fat-targeting programs. With its deeply soothing ambiance and reassuringly personalized offerings (every treatment is tailored to ensure utmost effectiveness), VILA VITA Spa by Sisley is a wellness wonderland.
Vital Wellness - Vital is a symbol representing the commitment to create a health and wellness concept that flows harmoniously throughout each VILA VITA Parc experience. Found throughout the restaurant, bar, fitness, and spa menus, this mark guides us toward a healthier path, making better choices to help break down the barriers between taking a wellness break and simply enjoying your holiday – allowing you the freedom to find your own balance. Working with nutritionists, trainers, and a dedicated team of health and wellness specialists, Vital is how all the pieces come together, combining their knowledge of nutrition, fitness, and wellness therapies into an open, integrated range of options to suit the unique lifestyle needs of each individual. This means you can tailor as much of your stay towards health and wellness as you wish, from joining bespoke wellness programs to ordering a great tasting yet nutritious lunch. Vital is a philosophy inspired by the passion that all the guests feel welcome and included in a more natural, healthier life.
Leisure & Lifestyle - At VILA VITA Parc, everything you need to enjoy your stay with all the comfort and peace of mind you deserve is ensured and provided while keeping in line with your usual lifestyle. From a shop collection with the latest products and items from some of the best world-renowned luxury brands, to a Hair & Nail Spa Salon and a classic Barber to help you keep a trimmed look or a private Yacht to discover the Algarve coastline and experience unforgettable moments.