The Mediterranean climate ensures the Western Algarve is ideal for days of calm and care. Under the cliffs of the Gaivotas beach, the Sofitel Vilalara Thalassotherapy Centre is just one resort where you can extract the very best from this wonderful seafront location.
Perfectly integrated into the natural surroundings, there is an expanse of gardens and saltwater pools in addition to the very latest in facilities. Relax and let this marine based programme of treatment involving sea waters, muds and sands - take care of you and your sense of self.
Take advantage of being in the region and visit Praia da Marinha, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve. There is also any one of the eleven golf courses to be found across the Western Algarve. And be sure to visit Lagos and Sagres, the town from which Portuguese maritime explorers set off on their Voyages of Discovery. And in the calm of Silves, order some of the grilled fish or fresh shellfish, which are so tasteful in the Algarve.