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Vila Joya

Vila Joya is a boutique hotel located on a secluded area of the Algarve coast, surrounded by the radiant blue Atlantic and a beautiful flower garden, and boasting direct access to a picturesque sandy stretch of beach.

Algarve, Portugal
Vila Joya
  • Beautiful boutique, classic style property which provides a feeling of exclusivity

  • Guests have direct access to a very quiet stretch of sandy beach from the hotel gardens

  • A complete Michelin-starred dining experience is on offer with a six-course tasting menu every day for dinner

  • The onsite spa is the ideal place to unwind in the outdoor whirlpool, sauna or with a relaxing treatment


With 22 individualised rooms and suites, a two Michelin star gourmet restaurant an impressive spa with separate fitness area, the Moorish style Vila Joya - formerly a private summer residence - is now one of the most beautiful privately-run boutique resorts in the Algarve. The property is characterized by its beautiful design, hand-picked furnishings and unique, untouched location.

There is a very big focus on gastronomy at Vila Joya. The terrace is the place where guests come together to enjoy beautiful views and spectacular cuisine. At lunch and dinnertime, the terrace is transformed into a two Michelin star restaurant headed by Dieter Koschina, the Austrian chef who has been working at Vila Joya for more than 28 years. The Atlantic Ocean on the doorstep of the villa is a great source of inspiration for the chef. He predominantly uses fresh and light ingredients from Portugal to produce a daily changing six-course tasting menu; placing particular emphasis on flavor and presentation.

For guests who fancy something lighter for lunch, the Pool Restaurant is the perfect place. Selected snacks, freshly grilled ­fish and delicious salads are served here daily all afternoon. Furthermore, the beach restaurant “Vila Joya Sea” offers guests an enchanting setting for enjoying light dishes, including salads, ceviche, freshly caught ­fish, grilled meat skewers and classic steak cuts served from a typical Japanese Robata open grill.

Vila Joya is a truly unique property where guests can totally unwind in a beautiful Eden-like setting, totally away from the hustle and bustle.

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Top tip:

Take some time to explore the grounds of this stunning property. The team work tirelessly to keep everything ship-shape and shiny and there is literally not a leaf out of place. 

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Location

Algarve, Portugal

Vila Joya is located west of Albufeira in a quiet, residential and unspoiled area of the Algarve. Guests have direct access to a secluded beach at the back of the property.