The Prime Energize

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Vila Real Santo Antonio with spa and outdoor pool

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The Prime Energize

Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Front of property
Deluxe Suite | View from room
Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; international cuisine

Overview of The Prime Energize

9.2 out of 10 Superb
9.2/10 Superb

Property highlights

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Parking available
Rua de Ceuta, 4, 8900-435 Monte Gordo, Vila Real Santo Antonio, Vila Real Santo Antonio, 8900-435

Room options

Deluxe Suite

  • 54 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Deluxe Suite, Sea View

  • 55 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Double or Twin Room, Non Smoking, Ocean View

  • 26 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Twin Room, Sea View

  • 20 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds


  • 40 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Junior Suite

  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Deluxe Twin Room

  • 20 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Single Beds

Double or Twin Room

  • 26 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area

Getting around

  • Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 47 min drive
  • Castro Marim Station - 9 min drive
  • Vila Real de Santo Antonio Station - 10 min drive
  • Vila Real Santo Antonio Monte Gordo Station - 18 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Vicius - 6 min walk
  • Xin Yuan - 6 min walk
  • Pizzeria Itália - 3 min walk
  • Taberna da Belinha - 4 min walk
  • Cuica - 3 min walk

About this property

The Prime Energize

A great choice for a stay in Vila Real Santo Antonio, The Prime Energize features an airport shuttle and a rooftop terrace. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps or facials, and international cuisine is served at FUEL Restaurant, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a poolside bar.


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)

Social distancing

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
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on 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


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Special features


The on-site spa has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.


FUEL Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.
FUEL Rooftop Bar – This poolside rooftop bar specialises in international cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.00 per person, per night for adults; EUR 0.50 per night for guests aged 11-13 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 11 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

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.

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.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
Long-term renters welcome.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and window guards on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.
Property registration number 18.6/69

Also known as

The Prime Energize Hotel
The Prime Energize Vila Real Santo Antonio
The Prime Energize Hotel Vila Real Santo Antonio

Frequently asked questions

Does The Prime Energize offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Prime Energize 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 The Prime Energize?
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 The Prime Energize?
Yes, there's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Prime Energize?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Prime Energize?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by The Prime Energize?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Prime Energize?
You can check in from 3 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Is there an on-site casino at The Prime Energize?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Monte Gordo (7-min walk) is nearby.
What is there to do at The Prime Energize and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, boat tours and fishing. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics , helicopter/aeroplane tours and pilates. Enjoy treatments at the spa and relax in the indoor and outdoor pools. The Prime Energize also has a sauna and a health club.
Are there restaurants at or near The Prime Energize?
Yes, FUEL Restaurant offers international cuisine, ocean views and poolside dining.
Does The Prime Energize have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around The Prime Energize like?
The Prime Energize is a short 7-minute walk from Monte Gordo Beach and 7 minutes' walk from Casino Monte Gordo.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Highly recommend- very clean, friendly helpful staff.
Kim, 5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Hotel is nice and modern. Jr. suite was large only issue was the shower has like a half door and water went all over the floor after every use. We possibly didn’t use it right but I think we did. Breakfast had variety and was delicious. We only ate lunch in the hotel once it was ok but kinda pricey tons of other restaurants close by and more affordable. It’s about a 5-7 minute walk to the beach and it’s very safe. We stayed 8 nights and had a great time. Lots of other towns close by to visit also.
Denny, 8-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Good but could be better.
Very nice hotel, clean , great location. The downside are the confusion at breakfast with the tweezers to use for taking items and not available jacuzzi because of covid when in the pool is ok.
Robin, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Wondering around Algarve
Boutique hotel, staff is helpful and friendly. It would be helpful to find a water cooler by the front desk. Yoga is amazing!
Aniley, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel, comfortable, excellent stay
The Prime Energize is my number one choice for Monte Gordo. No disrespect to the area, but this hotel is far superior to most of the other hotels in Monte Gordo. Very good restaurant and spa.
Christopher, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lovely staff clean place and clean rooms
Richard, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent spot
Staff at the reception wete very helpful and friendly.
4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Christopher, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great hotel , confortable bed, great breakfast good location, very nice hotel
Patrice, 1-night trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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