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.

“Christmas Break”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 13 more sites!
Pestana Vila Sol, Vilamoura
Ranked #19 of 36 Hotels in Vilamoura
Reviewed 11 January 2012

We had a very enjoyable stay at the hotel over Christmas in a garden suit.The rooms were quite comfortable and spacious. The King bed in our suit was around 2 metres wide and very comfortable,the bedding changed several times during our weeks stay.The breakfast buffet was very good, we only wished the orange juice was freshly squeezed. We found the food was excellent especially, the lunch of the day at the golf club.10 Euro which includes drink.
The staff were excellent, very friendly and could not be faulted.
Yes we will return.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank HantsE
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (934)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

534 - 540 of 934 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2012

I stayed at the hotel for a long weekend in June. We drove and It wasn't easy to find. The common lounge area is not particularly comfortable or attractive. The rooms were large and quite comfortable and the pool area was nice and spacious. The breakfast room was very cosy and the breakfast buffet was good, even though the orange juice was not freshly squeezed, which you would expect in a hotel like this. The staff, although friendly, knew very little about the surrounding area, which is strange. The Spa is very far from the hotel itself, so not very convenient. The beach was far, you have to drive. Not a hotel I will be staying at again, considering the wide offer of hotels in this area of the Algarve.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Alwaystravelling3
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 November 2011

Very nice hotel,ideally situated near vilamoura,great golf courses on site,booked through a agent to include hotel for 3 nights and 3 rounds of golf,had a very enjoyable time,are room was spacious with a large bathroom with all facilties,small balcony overlooking the golf range,only had breakfast ,buffet style with a ommelett bar,very nice range of english and continental food,only downside was that we found the bar prices very expensive,

  • Stayed: November 2011, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
3  Thank TellMassini
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 October 2011

I arranged and escorted a party of 12 novice golfers here, advised by Vilamourra Villas because of the 9 hole academy course and that since Pestana had bought the hotel they were encouraging golf professionals like my self to bring parties of newer golfers and they would be welcomed on the course unlike most courses in the Algarve that only want experienced golfers.
This proved more than true, the hotel and particularly Vanda the group organiser and the golf director Tony were first class in their help and organisation. They made everything run smoothly for my group even though the hotel and the golf courses were really busy.
The hotel was perfect, we had the garden rooms, have stayed in the hotel block before and would always prefer the garden now, food was excellent, but we were there for me to teach my group golf on the driving range and the golf course and all the facilities were perfect for that and although some of the golfers in my group were really new, they all got round the academy course on all 4 days and the feedback from them is they loved it and we are arranging a return visit in Feb

Room Tip: Rooms numbered 1200, 1300 1400 are a long walk from the hotel, for us they were perfect as they were...
See more room tips
  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank golfgolf1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Flight outgoing spot on via Ryanair Liverpool, as was the pre-booked taxi transfer to the hotel, very slick and well organised.
The hotel is very nice, but not 5*, possibly a 4 or 3+, the place needs money spending on it to spruce it up, lots of stains on the restaurant furniture and some of it was falling apart, other than that, the hotel is very clean and all the staff we encountered, wonderful in every way, our room was excellent and always kept clean and tidy.
The hotel is situated out on a limb, the nearest shops or bar are a good 20 minutes’ walk, a taxi to Vilamoura (15 minutes duration) is 10 Euros from the hotel and 6 or 7 Euros back to the hotel (not too sure why?) The golf courses are fantastic at the complex (but very pricy to play 18 holes even with the hotel discount and on top of that even for hotel guests golf trolleys are extra for every round at 5 Euros) but anyone who just wants golf or a good rest, this is the place, it is very professionally run and lots of quality space in or out of the hotel to rest and unwind.
Bar drinks and lunchtime snack costs are what we expected to pay and the food in general was very acceptable, the big issue was, if the hotel had large group/guest booking (which happened 6 times within our 10 nights) the evening meal was reduced to buffet style and not silver service as we expected for half board, the buffet was not in the same league for quality/standard, we also noticed that staff levels were a little on the low side when coping with the large influx of additional guests, maybe a sign of the times and time of year.
We were on half board and based on taxi costs to Vilamoura to dine out this is a good option to consider.
We booked a couple of trips whilst not golfing and the "Historic Algarve" was very good, the other trip to visit the gipsy markets at Loule was a waste of money and time, we wouldn't recommend this to anyone unless they are into car boot sales.
The trip back home was not as good, but this was due to severe storm damage to the airport building and the knock on effects with flight cancellations and late arrivals, the taxi transfer to the airport was again spot on, very well organised.
We hired the golf clubs direct from a company at the airport, this proved to be great and again their operation was very slick and easy to deal with, I would recommend this if sports baggage costs are high from the airline companies being used.

To conclude, quite enjoyable but pricy, golfers with lots of disposable income will find it heaven, but a great place to stay and relax.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank John D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 October 2011

We have been visiting Vilamoura every year for the last 6 years and this has been without doubt the best experience we have had. There were 16 of us golfing this year and all our needs and requirements were met. The staff are friendly and helpful and if like us your there for the golf it couldn't get any better! The Garden suites are large and airy, tastefully decorated, and the small patio offers a nice area to sunbath in privacy.

Room Tip: The garden rooms are quiet and make it feel less claustraphobic
See more room tips
  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
4  Thank Jonathan B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 October 2011

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a Trafalgar Tour. The beds are big and comfortable. The bathrooms are very good. The breakfasts have everything. While there was a minibar in the unit, it was really just a heat exchanger and so small as to be virtually useless

The main downside is that it's a fair way out of town with the nearest supermarket about 2 kilometres away.

  • Stayed: September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Nat255068
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Vilamoura hotels
0.9 mi away
Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa
1.7 mi away
Crowne Plaza Vilamoura - Algarve
1.9 mi away
Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
Tivoli Marina Vilamoura
#8 of 36 in Vilamoura
5,311 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.8 mi away
Four Seasons Vilamoura
Four Seasons Vilamoura
#3 of 36 in Vilamoura
784 reviews
1.8 mi away
Dom Pedro Marina
Dom Pedro Marina
#9 of 36 in Vilamoura
1,289 reviews
1.8 mi away
Vila Gale Ampalius
Vila Gale Ampalius
#11 of 36 in Vilamoura
1,748 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Pestana Vila Sol, Vilamoura? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Pestana Vila Sol, Vilamoura

Address: Morgadinhos | Morgadinhos, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-307, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Quarteira > Vilamoura
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Business Hotel in Vilamoura
#9 Spa Hotel in Vilamoura
#14 Family Hotel in Vilamoura
#15 Luxury Hotel in Vilamoura
#15 Romantic Hotel in Vilamoura
Price Range: £55 - £149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Pestana Vila Sol, Vilamoura 5*
Number of rooms: 189
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Pestana Vila Sol is a 5-star hotel in Vilamoura, in the Algarve. It is perfect for those looking to take a family vacation and to relax with a round of golf or tennis, or simply take a dip in one of the swimming pools. It is located just 7 minutes by car from Vilamoura beach and 5 minutes by car from the marina. The hotel offers one restaurant and 2 bars. You can also make use of the gym, indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi. For the youngsters, we offer a game room, a playground and a Kids Club available during the summer months. Each room includes a private balcony or patio and has Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Jet2Holidays , PESTANA MANAGEMENT - Servicos de Gestao S.A., TravelUp, Booking.com, Travel Republic (UK), LoveHolidays, World Independent Hotel Promotion, Expedia, HotelsClick, TripOnline SA, Hotels.com, Ebookers, Evoline ltd, Cancelon, 5viajes2012 S.L. and HotelQuickly so you can book your Pestana Vila Sol, Vilamoura reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Pestana Vila Sol Golf Hotel Vilamoura
Pestana Vila Sol Golf And Resort Hotel
Vila Sol Hotel
Vila Sol Resort
Pestana Vila Sol, Vilamoura Portugal - Algarve

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