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Salgados Beach Villas, Algarve

The Salgados Beach Villas are located within walking distance of the golden sands of Salgados Beach, as well as the 5* VidaMar Resort where you have access to a range of fantastic hotel facilities. The sublime pool scene includes 3 outdoor and 2 indoor salt water swimming pools, one of which forms part of the hotel spa. There's also a kids' club to keep the little ones entertained, a gym & fitness centre for those wanting to keep active and the adults-only Mar Club where you can make the most of some 'me time'. With 4 restaurants and a range of dining options from buffet to a la carte, the resort is perfect for both families and couples alike. What's more, you'll have the privacy of your own villa and pool combined with the top class facilities of the VidaMar Resort, so you can really enjoy the best of both worlds.

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If you want a relaxed mealtime without cooking in your villa, VidaMar Resort offers a variety of characterful restaurants and bars. Each offer its own exquisite setting and ambience with a choice of al fresco options, sea views and fine dining. If your looking for a casual lunch or a memorable dinner experience, you’ll be sure to find a menu that entices your taste buds.

Aji Oriental flavours Restaurant

Aji Oriental Flavours is a fine dining restaurant offering a contemporary twist on classics from across Asia. Gourmets will appreciate the selection of freshly prepared sushi, tempura options and Indian inspired dishes. It's the perfect choice for a special occasion.

  • Minimum age of 8 years
  • Dress code: smart casual
  • Dinner only
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort.

Primadonna Restaurant

If you’re looking for a slice of La Dolce Vita, the Primadonna restaurant provides all the essentials for an unrivalled Italian feast. Choose from the ever tasty antipasti, through to pizzas made to order and a range of classic pasta dishes - you're sure to enjoy a explosion of flavours! Don't forget to try one of the traditional Italian desserts.

  • Dress code: smart casual
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort

Ocean Restaurant

The Ocean Restaurant elevates the buffet concept to a new level, offering a variety of culinary ideas and fresh dishes in a more casual setting. Located in the main hotel building, you can sample an array of international cuisine including a tantalising selection of homemade cakes and puddings, fresh fruits and gelato. What's more, the poolside terraces means you can enjoy dining whilst admiring the sea views.  

  • Dress code: smart casual
  • Buffet, Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort

Olivo Meat & Wine Restaurant

It’s all about the high quality dining experience at the Olivo Meat & Wine restaurant! Enjoy some of the finest aged beef and meats, carefully paired with a choice of wines to accompany your delicious meal. You’ll be sure to find something to tickle your taste buds on this Mediterranean themed menu.

  • Minimum age of 8 years
  • Dress code: smart casual
  • Dinner only
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort

Lisboa Bar

The elegant modern decor provides a stylish place to sit and sample some traditional delicacies and creative cocktails, with a selection of sandwiches and light bites available.

  • Charges apply

Nepresso Corner

By day, baristas will be making up perfectly frothy cappuccinos, cafe lattes and silky smooth espressos, and by night, bartenders will shake up chilled espresso martinis. There are also a variety of traditional Portuguese delicacies as well as sandwiches, burgers and salads. Perfect for an afternoon coffee or lunch.

  • Charges apply

The Lobby Bar

The lobby bar has a luxurious atmosphere and a dim, moody setting, creating the perfect meeting place to unwind with a few drinks. Sit back, relax and enjoy your evening with tasty drinks and live music.  

  • Charges apply

The Wet Bar

Spend your days soaking up the sun from the comfort of one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, whilst enjoying a refreshing drink or snack at this refreshingly good swim-up pool bar.  

  • Open during the daytime only
  • Charges apply

The Tiki Bar

Located in the adults-only MarClub, you can admire the stunning Salgados Beach and calm waters while sampling delicious cocktails, premium drinks, and high-end snacks served upon the pool terraces.

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Opening times – June to September 10.00am to 7.30pm
  • Charges apply

Swimming pools

The stunning VidaMar Resort has 5 saltwater swimming pools set amongst exotic gardens with the crystal clear sea and golden sands of Salgados Beach beyond. The outdoor pool scene is truly special with a large oval shaped pool, perfect for a leisurely swim, a circular children's pool, and a third pool complete with a swim up bar. And if that wasn't enough, there's also an adults-only outdoor heated saltwater pool in the MarClub as well as an indoor heated pool in the spa. Whichever one you choose, you can find your perfect place to cool off after relax in between soaking up that Portuguese sun.

  • Main Oval Shaped Pool – Open all year round 9.00am to 6.00pm Pool Size 230ft x 82ft Pool Depth min 7ft, max 7ft
  • Wet Bar Pool – Open all year round 7.00am to 6.00pm Pool Size 82ft x 33ft Pool Depth min 2ft, max 2ft
  • Children’s Pool – Open all year round 9.00am to 6.00pm Pool Size 50ft x 50ft Pool Depth min 13ft, max 13ft
  • MarClub Adults Only Pool - Open June to September 10.00am to 7.30pm (Minimum age: 16 years). Pool Size 36ft x 26ft Pool Depth min 4ft, max 4ft
  • Heated Indoor Pool - Open all year round 10.00am to 6.30pm Pool size 36ft x 36ft Swimming cap must be worn (available to purchase from reception). Children must be supervised by an adult.
  • Charges apply for access to the main oval shaped pool, wet bar pool, children's pool, MarClub adults only pool and heated indoor pool which are payable locally in resort.
  • Pool towels are provided free of charge

Salgados Beach

With the Salgados Beach on your doorstep, you’ll have direct access from the resort meaning you can enjoy that fresh morning swim in the sea. The beach has long, honey-coloured swathe of sand, crystal clear waters and plenty of activities for those watersport enthusiast.

  • Sunbeds and parasols available, charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort.

Marclub Adults Only

MarClub is an exclusive adult only area within the VidaMar resort. You’ll be spoilt with uninterrupted views of Salgados Beach while relaxing on one of the many Bali beds with a choice of spa treatments available to leave you feeling revitalised and fresh. The private bar allows you to enjoy a fruity cocktail or chilled beer after a swim in the large outdoor heated saltwater pool. And if that’s not enough there are also hot tubs allowing you to sit back, relax and enjoy the views.

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Opening times – June to September 10.00am to 7.30pm
  • Pool towels provided free of charge
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort.

Kids Club & Spa

At the VidaClub Kids Club, your child’s days will be filled with exploration and fun. The environment is welcoming and safe, designed especially for the little ones. The weekly programme offers a wide range of innovative and exciting activities including swimming contests, painting classes, reading sessions, sporting acivities and games. There is also a separate games and reading room so there is everything you need to make your little ones holiday one to remember and treasure!

And who said spas were just for adults? With treatments created especially for children, your little ones can now enjoy a spot of pamper time too. The SpaKids room is located within the premises of the kid’s club.

  • Children aged between 4-11 years of age
  • Opening times – 09.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.30pm
  • Charges apply - bookable and payable locally in resort.

Osmos Wellness Centre Spa

Looking to pamper yourself? Discover an extensive range of spa treatments at the OSMOS Wellness Center. You can eliminate stress and restore peace and tranquillity with one of the many facilities including an indoor heated pool, hot tub, sauna, traditional Turkish bath, ice fountain and spa circuit. If that’s not enough choose from a variety relaxing therapeutic massages including deep tissue massage to relieve your aches and pains to a full body massage letting your tensions melt away. You can also enjoy these massages with your partner or friend in the couples treatment room which is perfect for unwinding at the same time.

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Opening times- 10.00am to 6.30pm, 10.00am to 08.00pm
  • Heated indoor pool - swimming cap must be worn (available to purchase from the reception). Children must be supervised by an adult.
  • Charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort.

Gym and Fitness Centre

The OSMOS Wellness Center has everything you need to get you feeling energised and revitalised. There is a fully functional gyms with a range of equipment including cardio machines, a free weights area as well as group fitness classes. You'll also find a fitness room also with a few cardio machines. You even have the option of booking a personal trainer!

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Opening times: Monday to Saturday, 10.00am to 6.30pm
  • Fitness room access is free of charge
  • Gym access and personal trainer - Charges apply - pre-bookable and payable locally in resort.

Your Questions Answered

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Salgados Beach Villas are a part of the VidaMar Resort, which is an exquisite beach resort offering a number of exciting facilities. Just a few minutes' walk from your villa, is the golden sandy beach ideal for relaxing and soaking up the sun, or even trying those fantastic water sports! Golf lovers have the Salgados Golf Course just 5 minutes' walk away. Considered one of the top courses in all of Algarve, it has a privileged location, next to the sea. The popular resort of Albufeira is a short drive away. It has a spectacular beach, a selection of shops and restaurants lined down the cobbled streets of the Old Town as well as a picturesque marina.

  • Salgados Beach 500 yards
  • Guia 3¼ miles
  • Albufeira 6½ miles
  • Mini market 350 yards
  • Restaurants 350 yards
  • Faro Airport 30 miles