Welcomed by the call of the ocean, the moment you see the Vidamar Resort Algarve you know that you arrived at the perfect holiday location. Overlooking the beautiful Salgados beach, golf course and nature reserve, Vidamar guests can experience the laid-back experience with the lively family facilities. The Vidamar dining experience is complete with the Dine-Around concept that allows guests to choose from a selection of Half Board options in 4 different restaurants.
Spacious air conditioned guest rooms that combine a sophisticated decoration along modern lines with outstanding and refined service. From your room step out into the open air onto a large balcony with table and chairs, where you can soak up the Algarve sun and contemplate the peerless natural setting that Salgados has to offer. You are welcome!
Panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean, the natural dunes and the broad sweep of sand of Praia dos Salgados beach. Relax and let yourself be lulled by the sound of the waves.
Double rooms designed and laid out to ensure the greatest convenience and well-being during your stay. With an area of 42 square metres and with either a king sized double bed or twins, plus a spacious sofa-bed. For your comfort, all rooms are equipped with LCD televisions and video on demand, Wi-Fi, Minibar and safe. The en-suite bathroom scores with its ample size and functionality, equipped as it is with a double shower and natural light. Cots are available if requested in advance, where the maximum occupation of the room allows.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a resort with multiple properties, the photography here shows an example of one or more properties and your actual property will be allocated by reception on arrival.
Check-in time is after 3pm, check-out time is after 11am. Daily maid cleaning service. Linen and towels are changed every 2 days or daily upon request for no extra charge.
Double rooms are available on Half Board basis (accommodation, breakfast and dinner without drinks) and sleep 2 adults + either 1 extra teenager up to 16 years old or 1 extra child aged 3-11 years old or 1 baby in a cot (free of charge). There is a daily supplement payable for the extra teenager or child.
Alternatively the Ocean view rooms can be booked as a Family room, which sleeps up to 4 persons- 2 adults and 2 children aged 3-11 (or 2 babies) are included in the rate.
The Vidamar Resort Algarve is located in central Algarve, near the popular town of Albufeira, in Salgados Resort, 40 minutes from Faro International Airport and only 15 minutes from Algarve A22 motorway and the Lisbon A2 motorway. Please note that google earth is currently displaying an older image of the area, before the Vidamar resort was built.
• Salgados extensive sandy beach (+/- 6 Km long)
• Direct access to Salgados beach from the Hotel’s pools area and through a purpose-built pathway over the dunes (+/- 150 m long)
• 1 Saltwater Outdoor pool (70 metres long, 2 meters deep and oval shape)
• 1 Saltwater Children’s pool (40 cm deep)
• 1 Saltwater Chill out outdoor pool with underwater lounges and benches (60 cm deep)
. 4 Restaurants (Ocean Buffet, Aji Oriental Flavours, Primadonna Italian, Olivo Meat and Wine)
• 4 Bars (2 lobby bars: “Nespresso Bar”, “Lobby Bar”; a swim-up “The Wet Bar”, the Marclub «Tiki Bar» (adult only), and a pool side “Sunset snack-bar”)
• Spa Osmos Wellness Centre (details below).
• Vidaclub Kids (from 4 to 11 years old; seasonal opening)
• Seasonal entertainment programme for adults & children
• Extensive palm gardens and recreation areas
• Wireless broadband internet connection
• Underground and outdoor car parking
A complimentary shuttle service to Albufeira downtown - 10h30: VIDAMAR – Centro de Albufeira
15h30: Centro de Albufeira – VIDAMAR. Seats need to be pre booked at least 2hrs prior to departure and is subject to availability.
Vida Club is designed around children and their dawn to dusk needs. With 800 sqm of fenced/secured playing area, the club will awaken the creativity and will delight all children.
From 4 to 11-year-olds, the emphasis is on fun in a safe, secure environment. Parents can relax in the knowledge that they can enjoy the resort, knowing that their children can play in a safe, secure environment - their very own 'Child Area’, complete with a nearby pool created exclusively for them. This new facility includes the Kids Club (4-11 years old), a Baby Corner (babies accompanied by parents), a Games Room (for teenagers) and an Animation/Performance Room, where shows dedicated to kids will take place.
With activities tailor-made to different age groups, Vida Club is the place to play, perform and create. Access to the facilities and weekly organized activities are available at a supplement. Availability and timetable may change subject to seasonal demand and weather conditions. A Babysitting service is also provided during the day by fully qualified staff; 24-hour pre-booking is needed.
Dedicated spa area for children from 4 to 12 years old;
SPAKIDS room is located within the premises of the VIDACLUB;
Subject to advance booking at the reception desk of the OSMOS WELLNESS CENTRE;
Please note that all reservations must be done at least 12 hours prior to the desired time;
Dedicated menu of treatments attached;
Opening times Low season: 10:00 to 18:30 / High season: 10:00 - 20:00. Times subject to change
without prior notice;
All year round.
Ocean Buffet Restaurant:
The Ocean restaurant is divided into 2 large dining indoor dining rooms, and a large outside Terrace. Various evening themed buffet evenings are organized with seasonal live music. Live cooking stations ensure a variety of food is served daily with guest choice of chef’s specialties. Open Daily: Breakfast 07.30-10.30. Dinner 18.30-22.00.
Primadonna Italian Restaurant:
The Primadonna Italian is located in the resort’s Palms Gardens only 150 meters from Salgados Beach. There is an open space perfect for alfresco dining or simply enjoying a few drinks after dark. The restaurant is also open to non-residents, ensuring an authentic atmosphere of local and tourist clientele. Open: Lunch 12.00-16.00 Dinner 18.00-22.00
Sunset Restaurant & Bar:-
Portuguese love eating their seafood within the sound of the ocean and with a glass of cold beer. The restaurant menu has a selection of shellfish and locally caught fish. Open: Lunch 12.30-18.00 Dinner 19.00-22.30.
The Aji Oriental restaurant is a cool and contemporary in design where true sushi lovers will appreciate a fresh, simple and delicious menu. Open for Dinner only 19.00-22.30. Restaurant included in our Dine Around concept; Access restricted to guests with children with a minimum age of 8 years old.
Olivo meat and wine Restaurant:-
With a high-quality cuisine based on Mediterranean dishes and matured meat to be savoured with a great selection of wines from our exclusive cellar. Located on the 1st Floor, the restaurant is open from Friday to Tuesday between 7.30 pm and 11.00 pm (opening days and times subject to change);
Restaurant included in our Dine Around concept; Access restricted to guests with children with a minimum age of 8 years old.
A range of the best coffee beans and herbal tea is served daily from 10.00-20.00hrs. During the summer peak period, it may stay open until later.
The Lobby Bar has a relaxed and casual ambiance, offers an extensive selection of the best drinks organized from A to Z. Open daily 17.00-01.00hrs.
Sunset Snack Bar:-
Adjacent to the swimming pools, this bar serves drinks and snacks during the day.
Weather permitting: 11.00-19.00. During peak summer period, it may stay open at night with live music.
The Wet Bar (a swim-up bar) offers guests the enjoyment of this popular wet trend. Weather permitting: 12.00 – 18.00. During the summer peak period, it may stay open until later.
Unique and innovative environment, that evokes the culture of Polynesia and Hawaii, we invite you to relax and travel the world... without leaving the pool. Surrounded by the exotic gardens of our Resort, the Tiki Bar excels in service and offers a variety of tropical drinks and cocktails just the way you like. This bar is a part of the MARCLUB (adults only, seasonal opening June to September) from 10H30 to 19H30.
LISBOA BAR – ADULTS ONLY (12+ yrs. old)
The atmosphere of this bar was idealized to give our guests everything they like, meaning the sweetest things that life has to offer: excellent drinks and delicious snacks. It's also a great place to hang out with friends or to work without noticing it. Opening 20H00-00H00.
Discover the Vidamar restaurant Dine Around concept featuring open air, sea view and sunset dining options. From romantic dinners to family fun restaurants, Vidamar offers a wide range of dining options. Enjoy exciting theme dinners including Italian, International Buffet, Sea Food, Sushi aged beef and more.
Take advantage of the Dine Around privileges a special dining scheme that allows Vidamar guests to sample a wide variety of cuisines at a selection of restaurants throughout the resort. Simply make a dinner reservation of choice and enjoy the meal with the food credit applicable to the final dinner bill.
Dine Around Guidelines:-
Guests may now choose to dine in any of our 4 restaurants without extra cost, if choosing the gastronomic options, specially created by our Chef (starters, main courses and deserts), which are included in the half-board, or opt for other suggestions from the menu, by taking advantage of the half-board food credit (15€ per adult / 7,50€ per child).
- The Ocean Buffet Restaurant – offering 14 rotational thematic buffets
- À la Carte Primadonna Restaurant – Italian cuisine
- À la Carte Aji Oriental Flavours (previous Koi Restaurant) – offering, as the name says, oriental specialities
- À la Carte Olivo Meat and Wine – offering a selection of quality wines and a special menu of matured meat and blue fin Tuna.
- À la carte Sunset Restaurant & Bar – offering them nights in the Summer.
The Dinner can't be exchanged for lunch and does not include drinks. The theme restaurants are subject to mandatory table reservation upon check-in. Reservations are made at our Customer Service Department, next to the reception. During their stay, Guests may repeat as many times as they wish any of the restaurants.
The breakfast supplement is valid in the Ocean Buffet restaurant in the hotel. The dinner supplement is valid in the Ocean buffet restaurant.
Please note restaurants and bars may not be available at all times; availability and opening times are subject to seasonal demand and weather conditions.
Outdoor club concept, exclusive for adults (from 16 years old), with a privileged location overlooking the beach and the sunset;
The club offers a new exclusive outdoor heated pool with saltwater, pool towels, exclusive WC, Jacuzzis and bar service with a selection of drinks and light and healthy food choice;
Daily service with restricted access and mandatory rental of Bali Bed or sun loungers (local charges apply), open from 10 am to 7.30 – June to September
Massage services available, with prior booking from the club treatment selection;
• SPA with 5 individual treatment rooms and 1 for couples, relaxing area and SPA circuit that includes: animated indoor pool, heated and with salted water, sauna, jacuzzi, Turkish bath, ice fountain and bucket contrast shower – access is restricted to guests with 16 years old or more. The SPA circuit will cost 20,00 € per person, per day. The price includes towel and swimming cap.
Guests doing treatments in our SPA can use the SPA Circuit without previous to and/or after the treatment (swimming cap not included).
• FITNESS ROOM – complimentary and restricted to guests with 16 years old or more.
• INDOOR POOL heated and with salted water – access is free to all our guests. Children below 16 years old need to be monitored by an adult.
- PT sessions (includes physical assessment);
- Daily presence of a PT, in order to accompany the guests and assist in the handling of the equipment;
- Physical assessment;
- Daily use of gymnasium.
Group Training / Lessons (Min. 4 participants / Max. 8):
- Hydro-gymnastics (free and available twice a week);
- Core training;
- Functional training;
- Circuit training.
- From 10 am to 7 pm*
- Closed on Sundays.
* Times subject to change without notice.
Local charges apply to the services
• Beach water sports such as Sailing & Windsurf, water skiing & parasailing
• Shopping Centre (± 15 min. drive)
• Horseback riding
• Sports fishing from Albufeira marina (± 10 min. drive) or Portimão marina (± 30 min. drive)
• Boat trips & Catamaran from Albufeira marina (± 10 min. drive)
• Bird watching in Salgados Lagoon nature reserve (+/- 300m)
• 18-hole Golf Course on site, driving range and putting green
• Water slide and animal themed parks (± 15 min.)
• Salgados Beach (+/- 150m away) and beach concession (+/-500m), both with direct access from the hotel’s large outdoor sunbathing and leisure area.
Prices quoted are per villa per week. Please note where your holiday dates cross multiple price bands the total holiday price is calculated per day per price band.
The rates quoted for 2023 bookings are based on 2022 rates and are subject to final confirmation around Oct / Nov 2022 when contracts are signed.
The following items may be added when you book this property.
1. Select your duration nights
2. Select your start date from the calendar
In peak season many of our villas will be set to multiples of 7 nights. e.g. 7, 14, 21 etc.
If you need any help at all, please call our Villa Specialists on +44 (0)1522 889450