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Vale do Lobo

Vale do Lobo, Vale do Lobo, Portugal
+351 289 353 000
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Rip off resort...

It's not a hotel but a resort that thinks of itself as a hotel by renting out apartments that... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Jan K
,
Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Lovely family time

After my hubby and I visited Quinta do Lago last year with friends and loved it, we decided that a... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Jo C
,
Wells, England, United Kingdom
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Vale do Lobo Golf & Beach Resort offers a unique concept in luxury living. 1,500 residential and holiday properties, makes it the largest luxury resort of its kind in Portugal with endless facilities and services in a unique location
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“golf course” (12 reviews)
“two courses” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Vale do Lobo, Vale do Lobo, Portugal
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+351 289 353 000
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Reviews (189)

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"golf course"
in 12 reviews
"excellent resort"
in 3 reviews
"two courses"
in 3 reviews
"great golf"
in 4 reviews
"star resort"
in 2 reviews
"second home"
in 2 reviews
"great courses"
in 2 reviews
"in great condition"
in 5 reviews
"beach resort"
in 2 reviews
"non golfers"
in 2 reviews
"driving range"
in 3 reviews
"round of golf"
in 2 reviews
"royal golf"
in 3 reviews
"top class"
in 3 reviews
"wonderful beach"
in 3 reviews
"crazy golf"
in 2 reviews
"beach bar"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

It's not a hotel but a resort that thinks of itself as a hotel by renting out apartments that weren't sold permanently... The resort is huge and all the "hotel villas" are nowhere near the beach or restaurants... There is a shuttle bus but it...More

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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thank you very much for choosing to stay in Vale do Lobo and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us. While there is a hotel within Vale do Lobo, the resort itself offers a variety of apartments and...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

After my hubby and I visited Quinta do Lago last year with friends and loved it, we decided that a holiday in Vale do Lobo with our two boys would be a great idea and we are so pleased that we came here! We have...More

1  Thank Jo C
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Thank you very much for choosing to stay in Vale do Lobo with your family this year. It is wonderful to hear that you had such an enjoyable time with us and found the resort to be clean, tidy and well kept. Thanks again for...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I played the Ocean course on the 14th August 2017. It was not a good experience. The fairways were littered with bare patches and the greens had heavy damage. The tee boxes were massacred and there was little repairing of divots and pitch marks. The...More

2  Thank JonandSarahY
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you very much for sharing your review with us and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience. If you would like to discuss this further then please contact our golf department directly - contact details are available on our...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Having visited the region for many years now it is interesting to see how the area has changed and matured. Vale Do Lobo used to be the place to be, the place to go but for a few years now it has been on a...More

2  Thank acesphil
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your review and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the Vale do Lobo experience. Within the resort we are constantly upgrading facilities and amenities to provide a welcoming and relaxing environment for all...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Got much worse in the last few years, considering other places now. Every few minutes you are approached by rude and annoying fake bag and other merchandise sellers, invading your personal space, stepping on your towels. Also more and more jet bikes in the water,...More

1  Thank valentine_london_uk
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience of Vale do Lobo beach with us and we are sorry to hear that you did not find it to be a positive one. We appreciate all feedback to help us to constantly...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Vale do lobo has everything for everyone and near by plenty of attractions. Superb restaurants to satisfy all needs, a pool, club house with golf courses, kids clubs, crazy golf and a great beach.More

1  Thank Chris W
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your review of Vale do Lobo and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We work to try and create an environment that everyone can enjoy of all ages...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Needs more entertainment for children. Previously, a wider variety or activities were provided for children, however now these's have gone. Crazy golf is always very fun, however is overpriced and needs a revamp.More

1  Thank oliverward26
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate all feedback to help us to constantly improve our level of customer service. This year the changes in the Praça beachfront complex have altered the childrens entertainment, however there is still entertainment each day from 18:30h. As well...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Val do Lobo is a superb 5 star golf and beach resort offering excellent upscale facilities. It offers a wide range of Villa, Apartment and Hotel accommodation and God restaurants and bars. The beach at the foot of red earth cliffs is lovely. Val do...More

1  Thank BirthdayBoy62
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review and for continuing to visit us over the decades! It makes us very proud to hear of guests and property owners who have supported us throughout the years and we hope that we can continue to create a...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We booked on the basis of other reviews which most highly rate. We were not disappointed. This is a top resort with 5star amenities. The whole resort is spotlessly clean with beautiful gardens manicured around the two golf courses. We spent most of our time...More

1  Thank sunbedder
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

We would like to thank you very much for your comments and we are very happy to hear that the resort lived up to your expectations. In Vale do Lobo we aim to create a welcoming and enjoyable atmosphere for every property owner and guest...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We are not particularly 'resort' lovers. But although Vale do Lobo is officially a resort, it feels more like a 'community' where you are facilities and a beach front. You can rent or buy a home, stay in a hotel or with friends. The infrastructure...More

1  Thank MiBP2014
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Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve, Marketing Department at Vale do Lobo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for sharing your Vale do Lobo experience with us and we are very happy to hear that you enjoy staying with us. While Vale do Lobo is a resort, we work to try and create a true sense of community which is helped...More

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sareeta1967
22 July 2017|
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Response from Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve | Property representative |
We have a selection of restaurants and bars in Vale do Lobo located in the beachfront Praça as well as live music here every evening during the summer. Many of the venues have special parties and promotions. Please see our... More
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LivingInAlgarveSoon
11 March 2017|
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Response from Vale-do-Lobo-Algarve | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. You are able to use the indoor swimming pool in the spa for a fee or for free when in conjunction with specific therapies and treatments. We also have a main outdoor pool and children's pool in... More
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DorsetLarry
2 February 2017|
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Response from GolferLondon | Reviewed this property |
Hi both the courses are walkable but in busy times they do like you to use a buggy and they are allowed on the fairway . Are not sure about GPS in buggy , I can't remember which courses did as we play 5 or 6 while we were... More
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