Luxury Resorts in the Algarve

We hand-pick each resort

The Algarve is one of the sunniest, most beautiful and fascinating destinations in Europe.

We've spent many years travelling around the whole of it - visiting and assessing resorts and villas - you'll only find the best Algarve resorts on this website. The judgement criteria for all our Algarve resorts and villas are rigorous, based on factors such as: location, accommodation, amenities, quality of service, ambience, standards of architecture and décor, helpfulness of staff and convenience of surrounding attractions. Unique Luxury Holidays are experts in luxury villa rentals in Algarve and offer a large selection of holiday homes both in resorts and along the coast in the Algarve.

In the resort selection, you'll find info set out in the same way throughout: a brief description of the resort (inc. the time it takes to get there from Faro Airport), followed by a checklist of resort facilities. If you are looking to rent a villa or apartment in one of the best resorts in the Algarve, you have come to the right place.

If there's anything you'd like to know about our resorts or luxury holiday homes but can't find on our website please, call us on 01244 956 177 and we'll find the answer.

Pinheiros Altos

Enjoying an outstanding reputation for excellence, Pinheiros Altos has established itself as one of the most prestigious and successful premier golf and leisure resorts in Europe. The resort is located in the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, a nationally protected area just 5 minutes from extensive unspoilt beaches. Pinheiros Altos is unquestionably the ideal location for the vacation of your dreams.

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Encosta do Lago

With a name that translates as 'Beside the Lake', the superbly elegant resort of Encosta do Lago is situated within the delightful Quinta do Lago resort in the heart of the Algarve. Just 20 minutes from Faro Airport, The Encosta do Lago resort offers a wide range of excellent leisure facilities and is ideal for both couples and families.

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Monte da Quinta

Located within one of Portugal's largest and most impressive golfing destinations, this delightful family resort is just 20 minutes from Faro Airport, and falls within the Quinta do Lago estate, close to the Ria Formosa natural park. With a range of excellent facilities, Monte da Quinta offers luxurious accommodation and an exceptional choice of first-class amenities.

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Vale do Lobo

Combining the ultimate in holiday experiences with the very best in golf, Vale do Lobo is one of the star destinations of the Algarve. Vale do Lobo is close to the ocean, and conveniently placed to enjoy many of the attractions offered by the delightful surrounding countryside.

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Quinta do Lago

Quinta do Lago is one of the Algarve's most outstanding and beautiful resort destinations. Located within 2,000 acres of the lovely Ria Formosa Natural Park (which has the most delightful beaches, the resort offers a number of magnificent golf courses, plus a state-of-the-art driving range and excellent resort facilities. For example, there are no less than seven restaurants and cafés to choose from, ranging from made-to-order pizzas and barbecue grills to fresh seafood and the best pick of locally grown Mediterranean produce.

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Dunas Dourados

Just 20 minutes west of Faro International Airport, and situated in the heart of the `Golden Triangle` between Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo, Dunas Douradas resort is beautifully located within an unspoilt and natural coastal area comprising 70 acres of pine forests and fragrant orange groves that slope gently down to the ocean.

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Pine Cliffs

Pine Cliffs, a Luxury Collection Resort one of the leading and award-winning Luxury and Family Resorts in Europe, is truly an exquisite hidden jewel enjoying a spectacular, prime seafront location on the amazing coastline of the Algarve, in Southern Portugal.

Pine Cliffs Resort is managed by Marriott International through its The Luxury Collection brand, with different options of accommodation : From the new sea front apartments - Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites, Pine Cliffs Residence, Pine Cliffs Terraces, Pine Cliffs Deluxe Villas, Pine Cliffs Garden Suites and Pine Cliffs Townhouses. Accommodation ranges from 1 bedroom to 5 bedrooms

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W Residences Algarve

Opening in 2022 this stunning new luxury resort will become an icon of luxury tourism in the algarve and be immediately established as one of the most sophisticated resorts in Europe.

The resort is located on the cental algarve coastline close to Sesmaris, meaning it is close to Faro international airport (approx 45mins by car) and only 2 hours drive to Lisbon for those flying from US and other long haul destinations.

The residences consist of a range of one, two, three and four bedroom apartments, that as you would expect from the W Group, offer leading edge interior design combined with a subtle nod to the moorish tones typical of the algarvean history, the azure colours of the ocean and sandy beaches below.  Most of the apartments are sea view facing and all offer superb amenities and range of concierge and spa services in room and in resort.

Whatever...Whenever W Concierge on hand to give you expert tip offs on what happening, where its happening to maximise your algarve experience to the max!

Drawing inspiration from the Atlantic Ocean in front, the layout of the resort entices you to explore the beautiful gardens with imaginative pathways taking you to the beaches, the pools, the restaurants, the ocean and views whatever the mood takes you.

There are a trio of stunning swimming pools some with wet bars to guarantee you will relax, enjoy the beats of the resident DJ. The three on resort restaurants offer Portuguese & International cuisine with views over the gardens or the atlantic

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