Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo is not so much a holiday location as a luxury lifestyle experience. This exceptionally beautiful estate is situated between extensive parklands of outstanding natural beauty and over 2 km of golden, sandy beaches, nestling under low cliffs. Extending across 450 hectares, encompassing two top-class 18-hole golf courses and its own world-class Tennis Academy in addition to shops, bars and restaurants, the Vale do Lobo estate comprises some xxx privately-owned villas, ranging from lovely to luxurious! Restaurants include La Place, for gourmet French cuisine and Ken Lo’s Memories of China. The Praca beachside complex has several more restaurants and bars.

A wide range of villas is available to rent - spacious standard properties are family-friendly; superior villas have their own plunge pools or Jacuzzi and deluxe villas are the last word in opulence, occupying prime spots on the estate and enjoying fantastic views over the sea and/or or championship golf courses. A daily maid service, discounts in estate restaurants, bars, shops, golf courses and spa and unlimited use of the tennis courts and Rotunda swimming pool are included in a Deluxe Villa holiday experience. You can even enjoy your own chef!

For your more sporty family members, Vale do Lobo is a dream come true. In addition to water sports, sailing and fishing, there are two golf courses, designed by Sir Henry Cotton. The Tennis Academy attracts legendary players like John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg to play in the annual Vale do Lobo Tournament. Barrington’s Health Club offers the full suite of gym and sports facilities. There’s even a horse riding school!

An extensive Wellness Centre and Spa, often used by international sports personalities and their families, may appeal to those in search of tranquility and relaxation (and particularly while the children are being entertained in the children’s Club!).

With 24-hour security, a free in-resort shuttle, luxurious accommodation, extensive sports and recreational facilities and a warm welcome for children, Vale do Lobo has all the ingredients to deliver an exceptional holiday experience. If you want anything else, just ask!

The Family Travel experience

Accommodation: All villas are family-friendly. High chairs, cots, baby baths, sterilisers etc. all available on request.

For children: Vale do Lobo excels in providing fantastic, family-oriented facilities. A nursery/crèche is closely monitored at all times. The Penguin Village children’s club caters to all ages with a play area, shaded pool, miniature race track and bouncy castle to keep them entertained. Over-16’s get their own FunZone with Internet and computer games.


Flight duration: 2 hours 50 min
Transfer from airport: 30 min
Time difference: none
Best time to travel: March - Oct
Child friendly restaurant
Child friendly pool: depends on villa
Baby-sitting available

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