We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Traveller (329)
Room & Suite (191)
Dining (81)
Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
All hotel details
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
30 Sep1 Oct
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$958.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Gale hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e5af425cbce646a799339e129a5573dc", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":253395,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79046024],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":958,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e5af425cbce646a799339e129a5573dc","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":958,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":958,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Vila Joya","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImU1YWY0MjVjYmNlNjQ2YTc5OTMzOWUxMjlhNTU3M2RjIiwiQUlLIjoiOTAwMWVkMDU2MDk5NGFiNGE2NTE0YjQyYjBiMDkxMjEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "30/09/2018", "checkOut": "01/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$958", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79046024":"OrbitzEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (270)
There are newer reviews for Vila Joya
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
156 results
Traveller rating
125
16
9
6
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
125
16
9
6
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsstar michelin restaurantboutique hoteljohn doryfabulous propertyrose petalsgrounds are immaculatecomplimentary bottledirect accessbeautiful algarvelounge chairsheated poolsmall hotelprivate beachrestaurant staff arewelcome drinkspa areagerman family
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 156 reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The only problem with Vila Joya is that ratings only go up to five stars. This is a truly first class place that isn't just a hotel, it's an experience. The staff are exceptionally well-trained and cater to your every need promptly, professionally and subtly....More

Thank TomF2962
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We did a 17-day tour of Portugal, and it was mostly go go go. The four nights we spent at Vila Joya were my FAVORITE because we just relaxed and soaked in the beauty. Beautiful gardens, trees, pool, beach, food, hotel grounds... everything lived up...More

Thank Sarah Z
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Everything about this restaurant was amazing. The view from every table is simply spectacular, which sets the tone for what a fantastic evening you will have dining at Vila Joya. Then there's the staff; the hostess who was warm and welcoming, the service staff who...More

Thank Nanci C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were able to book a table for lunch for (family of) 6 at relatively short notice. Had dined at Villa Joya several times 14-14 yrs ago and impressive to see this hotel/restaurant is still operating at top level. We had the full lunch menu...More

2  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

even 5 stars is not enough we spend 2 wonderful nights in this Paradise it s not an hotel it s your home all is simple , comfortable , soft , peace the food is exceptional the team os a dream team the location is...More

1  Thank ksarman
View more reviews
About
Description
Vila Joya resembles a small oriental palazzo and is nestled in a breathtaking garden setting on a cliff with stunning views facing the sea. Winner of the 2016 Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel Awards, this Albufeira ...More beach resort also boasts a two Michelin star Restaurant and features luxurious spa resort accommodations, exclusive golf packages, and rejuvenating body treatments. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair access
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$398 - US$2,817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Joya Albufeira
,
Vila Joya Hotel Albufeira
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Gale
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
17
Price range
US$398 - US$2,817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Vila Joya Albufeira
,
Vila Joya Hotel Albufeira
Location
Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Gale
Photos
Traveller (329)
Room & Suite (191)
Dining (81)
Pool & Beach (48)
Amenities (62)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Gale
Vila Gale Collection Praia
753 reviews
.09 miles away
Vila Gale Atlantico
642 reviews
.30 miles away
Villas Rufino
66 reviews
.42 miles away
Glenridge Albufeira
53 reviews
.58 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 29 restaurants in Gale
Restaurante Vila Joya
619 reviews
.00 miles away
Evaristo
760 reviews
.75 miles away
Mr Singh
303 reviews
.52 miles away
Restaurante China
120 reviews
.32 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6 attractions in Gale
Praia Gale
1,058 reviews
.18 miles away
Praia dos Salgados
572 reviews
.98 miles away
Albufeira Watersports Center
36 reviews
.33 miles away
Praia do Evaristo
27 reviews
.74 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
glsebs
10 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your question. We are able to offer a lighter room service menu served on your terrace or balcony or alternatively there are many wonderful restaurants close by which we will be happy to... More
0
Votes
bertie
28 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from VilaJoya | Property representative |
Dear Bertie Thank you for your interest in coming to visit Vila Joya. Regarding your query, we are a small boutique hotel that whilst happily accepts children, has limited child facilities. As a consequence, we do not tend... More
0
Votes
jasessunsand
7 March 2016|
Answer
Response from geraghtycaroline |
Is the hotel near a town or city and how many miles.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Room 101 is our choice for next year too."
Read review
"Suite 2001"
Read review
"Suite Sete is fabulous!"
Read review
"The lower level terrace rooms are lovely and you can walk straight out onto the lawn."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing