Phone us  01392 441245  |  E-news sign up
Honeymoons
& weddings
  
Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.
Authentic
Experiences
  

With Authentic Experiences from Expressions Holidays you enter a world of genuine holiday and travel experiences within the framework of one of our tailor-made holidays, be its significance culture, gastronomy, wine appreciation, wildlife, sports or special occasions.
Spa
holidays
  

Expressions Spas opens a world of tailor-made spa holidays that allows you to choose according to region, type of treatment desired, product type and recommends for your party type, whether it be for couples, singles or perhaps mothers and daughters travelling together.
Family
holidays
  

Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.
Rail
holidays
  

Expressions Holidays offers you tailor-made rail holidays and journeys by train, including luxury trains, scenic journeys and classic rail tours.
Worldwide
journeys
  

Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.

Vila Vita Parc - Luxury holidays to the Algarve

/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/1_EXH251VilaVitaParcMainImage_ExteriorMainbuilding_vvp_mainbuilding_exterior_00114Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/2_EXH251VilaVitaParcExteriorresidencegardenarea_residence-outside114Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/3_EXH251VilaVitaParcbela_vita_terrace_-_exterior_front_day14Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/4_EXH251VilaVitaParcaerialview_vila_vita-1477914Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/5_EXH251VilaVitaParcPalmbarattheoasisparcpool_MG_220714Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/8_EXH251VilaVitaParcyacht_and_beach14Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/9_EXH251VilaVitaParcBeach_vvp_10814Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/10_EXH251VilaVitaParcBeach2_Beach_View_RBG14Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/11_EXH251VilaVitaParcBeach7_beach_DSC034914Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/12_EXH251VilaVitaParcoasis_family_suite_mainroom_blue_114Nov151_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/13_EXH251VilaVitaParcresidencedeluxeoceanviewterrace_mg_147514Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/14_EXH251VilaVitaParcOasisParc_oasis_family_suite_-_2nd_room_blue_314Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/15_EXH251VilaVitaParcresidencedeluxegardenoroceanview_mg_152814Nov15_A.jpg
/uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/16_EXH251VilaVitaParcDeluxeroommainbuiling_room_405_final14Nov15_A.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/1_EXH251VilaVitaParcMainImage_ExteriorMainbuilding_vvp_mainbuilding_exterior_00114Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/2_EXH251VilaVitaParcExteriorresidencegardenarea_residence-outside114Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/3_EXH251VilaVitaParcbela_vita_terrace_-_exterior_front_day14Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/4_EXH251VilaVitaParcaerialview_vila_vita-1477914Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/5_EXH251VilaVitaParcPalmbarattheoasisparcpool_MG_220714Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/8_EXH251VilaVitaParcyacht_and_beach14Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/9_EXH251VilaVitaParcBeach_vvp_10814Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/10_EXH251VilaVitaParcBeach2_Beach_View_RBG14Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/11_EXH251VilaVitaParcBeach7_beach_DSC034914Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/12_EXH251VilaVitaParcoasis_family_suite_mainroom_blue_114Nov151_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/13_EXH251VilaVitaParcresidencedeluxeoceanviewterrace_mg_147514Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/14_EXH251VilaVitaParcOasisParc_oasis_family_suite_-_2nd_room_blue_314Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/15_EXH251VilaVitaParcresidencedeluxegardenoroceanview_mg_152814Nov15_B.jpg
  • /uploadedImages/Content/Destinations/Europe/Portugal/Vila_Vita_Parc_EXH251/ImageGallery/16_EXH251VilaVitaParcDeluxeroommainbuiling_room_405_final14Nov15_B.jpg
  • About this holiday

    The five star Vila Vita Parc Resort and Spa is a gem in Portugal’s Algarve. In an area renowned for the beauty of its rocky outcrops and smoothly arced coves, guests who spend their summer holidays here will be placed to enjoy some of the most sublime coastline in Europe. The resort is dignified and full of character, from the furnishings of the public areas inside the main hotel building to the beautifully maintained, gently-sloping grounds with their tropical foliage. Water sports, nearby beaches, stunning coastal roads, ten restaurants, and direct transfers to the nearest town come together to fashion a fantastic beachfront retreat.

    The journey and how you get there

    Expressions bases the holiday on the British Airways scheduled flights from London Gatwick to Faro, but many clients ask us to include an airline from their local airport, either a no-frills airline such as Easyjet or charter flights perhaps with Monarch or Thomson. We are more than happy to include these in the holiday we arrange for you. Once you arrive at Faro, we have a private transfer organised for you, although some clients do ask us to prebook a hire-car instead. The Vila Vita Parc is about 45 minutes away from Faro airport, so an easy journey.

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways London Gatwick to Faro, private transfers, and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double garden view room.
    Prices from £1320 per person with accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis for 7 nights.
    Many other room types are available on request from us. The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • High season early booking reductions 2016
      Book at least 90 days prior to arrival to receive 10% off the nightly rate for stays during July and August 2016.

    Hotel code

    EXH251

    Our opinion

    The Vila Vita Parc is a well-equipped resort in Portugal’s most sought-after region. It never fails to impress with its luxury accommodation and excellent facilities.

    Hotel description

    The five star Vila Vita Parc Resort and Spa is a stunning resort complex set amongst beautiful subtropical gardens. Palm trees and bougainvillaea colour the landscape, and the hotel’s backdrop includes a majestic outlook across the cliffs bordered the Atlantic Ocean. The whitewashed Moorish-influenced architecture dazzles in the sunlight, reflecting the style of many of the villages seen throughout the Algarve, with subtle hints of Andalucia in neighbouring Spain. The accommodation at the Vila Vita Parc Resort and Spa is spread across a number of buildings, located in different parts of the grounds, offering excellent choice for groups of any size. The rooms are comfortably furnished, decorated in neutral colours that cast focus onto the greens, blues, and golds outside your window, and benefit from views over the gardens. Vila Vita Parc Resort and Spa has an excellent reputation as a spa hotel, with wonderfully set treatment rooms, personalised therapies, and a range of different classes; yet, the resort is equally well suited to other leisure pursuits, be it exploring the coastline on the resort’s yacht, swimming in one of the eight pools (four of which are for adults, three for children, and one indoor pool), or enjoying the 18-hole putting green. The hotel has direct access to a sandy beach and offers a transfer to the Arte Nautica Beach Club at Armação de Pêra beach. This beach offers a long stretch of fine golden sand, backed by ochre-coloured rocks, and with surreally sublime blue waters extending as far as the eye can see. The ten restaurants continue the extensive choice that is offered throughout the resort, from international cuisine in Bela Vita, to traditional Portugese Specialities in Adega. All guests will be entirely captivated by both the beautiful surroundings and the excellent facilities offered by the Vila Vita Parc Resort and Spa. We would recommend enjoying a week-long stay at the Vila Vita Parc during the summer.

    Location

    Porches, Algarve

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    45 minutes

    Closest airport

    Faro

    Room types

    170 rooms, suites and villas, with air conditioning and heating, direct-dial phone, minibar, safety deposit box, interactive cable television, bathroom with shower or bath. Room categories are as follows:
    Deluxe Room
    Deluxe Room with Ocean or Garden View
    Junior Suite
    Penthouse Suite
    Grand Suite
    Oasis Family Suite
    Oasis Suite Premium
    Oasis Suite Premium Rooftop
    Townhouse Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    10 restaurants, 1 cafe, 6 bars, Wine cellar, 9-hole pitch and putt course, 18-hole putting green, Health club facilities: indoor/outdoor heated pool, fully equipped gym, steam bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, relaxing areas and weekly sports activity programme, VILA VITA Vital Spa, Mini golf, 3 Tennis courts, Volleyball court, 54 acres of gardens, Pool and beach, Annabella's Kids Park and Adventure Playground for children aged 4 to 11, creche (subject to a fee). Find out more about the facilities at Vila Vita Parc.

    Water sports

    Water sports and yacht cruises available at a charge.

    Land sports

    Gym, golf, tennis, volleyball, mini golf.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    The nearest town is Armação de Pêra. The Algarve has many villages and beautiful beaches worth exploring.Highlights for the familySwimming with dolphins at Zoomarine.Excursions include Jeep tours, trips along the coastline on Vila Vita yacht, Horse riding, Scuba diving.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children are welcome at the hotel, and family rooms are available. There is a children's playground, children's menu and kids' club at the hotel.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

  • OUR HOLIDAYS

    • Rail holidays

      Rail holidays and train journeys, tailor-made.

    • Garden holidays

      Italian garden holidays and tours for individuals and small groups

    • Family holidays

      Visit our selection of tailor-made family holidays to selected hotels and resorts around the world.

    • Cookery holidays

      Tailor-made cookery holidays in Italy

    • Spa holidays

      Rejuvenating, relaxing, refreshing, good for the body and the soul; spa and well-being worldwide

    • Authentic experiences

      Our selection of authentic experience and special interest holidays.

    • Worldwide journeys

      Luxury tours for individuals around the world

LATEST NEWS

  • 2019 wine tours of Italy

    Wine tours of Italy for 2019 - booking now.

    Find out more Read more

  • New Swiss Rail Tours

    Exciting developments to our Swiss programme have lead to many more personalised rail holiday options.

    Find out more Read more

  • Garden Tour Updates

    New gardens and villas added to our Italian Garden Tour Holidays.

    Find out more Read more

  • 101 Things to do at Nisbet Plantation

    Enjoy adventurous exploration, indulgent relaxation, intriguing culture and history, authentic Creole food, and thrilling sports, all as part of a stay at Nisbet Plantation.

    Find out more Read more

  • Visit Montalbano’s Sicily including Ragusa and Modica

    Follow in the footsteps of Inspector Montalbano, the fictional Sicilian detective

    Find out more Read more

  • Verona Opera 2019 Programme

    The performance and dates for the 2019 Verona Opera Festival have been released, and we have begun taking bookings.

    Find out more Read more

  • BA flights to the Seychelles

    Find out more Read more

  • BTA 2017 Silver Winner

    Silver winner at British Travel Awards 2017

    Find out more Read more