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Children’s activities
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3 restaurants, breakfast served

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Domes Lake Algarve

5.0 star property
5-star beach hotel with spa, near Vilamoura Marina
9.6 out of 10 Exceptional
9.6/10 Exceptional

1,003 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
Praia Da Falesia, Apartado 811, Loulé, 8126
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Marina
  • Near the beach
  • 3 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Spa tub
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Separate bath and shower

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Vilamoura Marina - 7 min walk
  • Falesia Beach - 7 min walk
  • Aqua Show Park - 8 min drive
  • Praia dos Olhos de Água - 16 min drive
  • Balaia Golf Village - 18 min drive
  • The Strip - 19 min drive
  • Oura Beach - 20 min drive
  • Praia dos Alemães - 21 min drive
  • Albufeira Old Town Square - 24 min drive
  • Albufeira Marina - 24 min drive
  • Faro Marina - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Portimao (PRM) - 47 min drive
  • Loule Station - 15 min drive
  • Albufeira - Ferreiras Station - 25 min drive
  • Faro Station - 30 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Nosolo Italia - 10 min walk
  • News - 6 min walk
  • Luna Rossa - 9 min walk
  • Thai - Beach Club - 10 min walk
  • The Brewery - 7 min walk

About this property

Domes Lake Algarve

With access to on-site snorkelling, Domes Lake Algarve is a great choice for your beach stay in Loulé. The indoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages, aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments. Gustatio, one of 3 restaurants, serves breakfast and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 bars/lounges, a marina and a poolside bar. The helpful staff and breakfast get great marks from fellow travellers.


English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 192 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 11:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Children's club*


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Personal watercraft (motorised)
  • Snorkelling
  • Bike tour information
  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers


  • Built in 2005
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • An indoor pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • No plastic coffee stirrers
  • Biodegradable drinking straws


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Films for purchase

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Separate bath and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Desk chair


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Soma Spa has 15 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body scrubs, body treatments and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is open daily.


Gustatio – This restaurant serves breakfast and dinner.
Topos – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.
Makris on the Lake – This restaurant only serves dinner. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 16 November and 2 April.

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean & Safe (Portugal) guidelines.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
This property reserves the right to pre-authorise the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
This hotel will place a pre-authorization on credit cards for the cost of the first night's stay for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.
Property registration number 1299

Also known as

Lake Resort Vilamoura
Lake Resort
Lake Vilamoura
The Lake Resort
Domes Lake Algarve Hotel
Domes Lake Algarve Loulé
Domes Lake Algarve Hotel Loulé

Frequently asked questions

Is Domes Lake Algarve currently open?
The property is closed between 16 November and 2 April.
Does Domes Lake Algarve offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Domes Lake Algarve does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Domes Lake Algarve?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Domes Lake Algarve?
Yes, there's an indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Domes Lake Algarve?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Domes Lake Algarve?
Yes, there's free self parking. Electric car charging is available.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Domes Lake Algarve?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Domes Lake Algarve?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 11:30 PM. Check-out time is noon. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
Is there an on-site casino at Domes Lake Algarve?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Vilamoura (20-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at Domes Lake Algarve and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as snorkelling, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Additional recreation on-site includes basketball and volleyball. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and soothe your senses in the hot tub. Domes Lake Algarve also has 2 bars, an indoor pool and a sauna, as well as a steam room and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Domes Lake Algarve?
Yes, there are 3 on-site restaurants.
Does Domes Lake Algarve have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around Domes Lake Algarve like?
Domes Lake Algarve is a short 7-minute walk from Vilamoura Marina and 7 minutes' walk from Falesia Beach. The local area is popular with nature enthusiasts and our guests say that it is very walkable.







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10/10 Exceptional

Incredible stay! The hotel, the staff, the rooms, the pool, the service, the location... 5* doesn't do it justice!
6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Julie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

DAVID, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 8-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tom, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Absolutely amazing. We have 4 month old baby at the time and they went above and beyond to cater. Also nadia was very helpful with everything.
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2/10 Poor

Hugely disappointing! Welcome was average and No upgrade as suggested having vip access , which would have been good seeing as the Room was well below average and advertised with a garden view … the view was onto the noisy tennis courts of kids and on the loading bay back of house where old mattresses get chucked out and bins picked up! We then went to breakfast and grabbed some food before heading out - plastic chunk ) (from what we can assume came from packaging ) in the pancakes! We were subtle and let the staff know thinking they’d deal with it however they just said ok, help yourself to something else. The manager followed up later on but it was a slow and poor reaction time. We left something in our room on check out - We could see it in our ‘apple find my..’ - contacted them same day with the screen shot .. and a phone call.. limited response, and still not resolved! Been traveling the world and not had service quite as bad as this!! Do not recommend this place. Sad!
Lesley, 5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel, we will be back!
Domes Lake, is a great hotel! It is comfortable with all the amenities you could wish for. The thermal suite is particularly enjoyable. The food and pools are also extremely good. We will be back!!
3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

vincent, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

gemma, 3-night trip
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