Domes Lake Algarve, Autograph Collection 

Perfect for families and couples

This five-star resort has an appealing setting and beach access, plus an imaginative selection of restaurants and activities.

Domes Lake Algarve occupies one of the most attractive spots on the coast, with lively Vilamoura marina to one side and access to Praia da Falesia beach on the other. As for the resort itself, its low-rise buildings, built in traditional Algarvian style and freshly renovated, look out over a saltwater lake and several swimming pools, while the grounds are liberally dotted with palm trees of every size and shape. The impeccable facilities have been designed to appeal as much to adults as to children, so you can come here on your honeymoon and return in future with the family. Grown-ups have an adults-only area with a pool and a sushi food truck called Taco do Lago serving a few light dishes and drinks. Families, meanwhile, will love the kids’ club and the eco activities, the Family Retreats and thoughtful touches such as free one-to-one golf lessons for kids.

Why we love Domes Lake Algarve, Autograph Collection

  • With family retreats and separate adult-only areas.

  • A great location between the beach and the marina.

  • Cycle through the Vilamoura Environmental Park, a five kilometre nature trail.

  • In addition to the spa facilities you can join one of the daily fitness sessions from yoga to TRX training.

5 stars
Apr - Oct
3 hours
Set around a lake and between the beach and the marina, just 5 minutes from the centre of Vilamoura
Approx. 30 minutes transfer from Faro airport



  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Families
  • Golf

There is a good range of restaurants at Domes. From Portuguese buffets at Gustatio, Neo-Greek seafood infused with traditional Portuguese cuisine at Topos Restaurant. There's even a floating restaurant on the lake. Two bars will keep you replenished throughout the day and evening.

Gustatio Restaurant
Gustatio houses a breakfast buffet that provides plenty of choices for all ages whilst the evening buffet offers Portuguese and Mediterranean comfort food.

SORA Beach Restaurant
During the day, the boho beach restaurant is the place to head for simple-yet-succulent local-style seafood metres from your sunbed, as well as memorable sunset cocktails.

Domes’ award-winning neo-Greek seafood restaurant, whose restful blue and white colour scheme provides a suitably nautical setting for the grown-up island-style cuisine.

BLEND Nikkei
A romantic floating restaurant with an Peruvian-and-sushi fusion menu featuring premium meat cuts.

Estrella Pool Bar
Surrounded by water and a chilled spot for a cold drink and snack to the accompaniment of a DJ.

Raw Gastro Bar
Here you can pair your drinks with inventive finger foods.

Sora Food Truck\ A seasonal street food truck service sushi.

Using fresh and seasonal produce, Chef Petros Dimas has created a degustation menu with plenty of Mediterranean dishes at Makris on the Lake.

What's included

For Inland Retreat, Tropical Retreat and Sapphire Retreat guests:
Breakfast at Gustatio Restaurant

For Haute Living guests:
Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Gustatio Restaurant • The option to swap dinner for lunch at Estella Pool Bar • For every 5 nights stay 1 x 3-course à la carte dinner in Topos Restaurant and for every 10 nights stay 2 x 3-course à la carte dinner in Topos Restaurant (selected items excluded; drinks not included; pre-booking essential) • 20€ per person credit per day to use against any of the other dining venues for dinner (excludes the beach restaurant) • Lounge access with: all-day hot and cold snacks, salads, fruits and traditional delicacies; tea varieties and coffee; branded selection of wines, beers, soft drinks and juices; branded selection of evening spirits & cocktails • Use of tablets, magazines and coffee table books in the lounge • Dedicated Concierge staff

Upgrade options

For Inland Retreat, Tropical Retreat and Sapphire Retreat guests:
Half Board • Breakfast and dinner at Gustatio Restaurant

Among the adults-only areas, the award-winning Soma Spa is a standout thanks to its bliss-inducing therapies inspired by ancient Greek philosophies, local botanical gardens and the sea.

Go bird watching in Ria Formosa Natural Park, mountain bike or hike through the mountains or spend the day with a local fisherman as he goes oyster and clam picking.

Learn to dive in the pool or if you are an experienced diver you can explore the natural reef at Armaçäo de Pera.

There are plenty of age-appropriate activities at the Kids' Club. Once a week they can even have a one-on-one golf lesson or spend time in the KiEPOS - the resort's garden where they can learn about sustainability and plant herbs and flowers. Many of the activities have been designed for all of the family to join in from kayaking to mini golf.

There are six world-famous golf courses (with a complimentary shuttle) within ten minutes of the resort.

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