Corte Pereiro, Apt. 241Monchique8550-257Portugal
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About Vilafoia

Overlooking a scenic valley, this eco-friendly guest house in an old cork tree plantation is two kilometres from the historic spa town of Monchique. An outdoor pool complements Vilafoia's spectacular sweeping views.

Guest rooms are modern and airy, with tile floors and private terraces coming as standard. Flat-screen televisions, under-floor heating, and work desks all feature too. Upgraded quarters offer kitchenettes; suites boast living rooms. All rooms provide sea views.

Guests can relax out in the well-tended garden, and enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the premises. Seminar/conference facilities are also on hand. Parking is free.

A generous breakfast buffet prepared with regional products is offered in a chic dining room each morning. A number of quaint eateries can be found in the vicinity, including the highly regarded Restaurante Luar Da Fóia just over a kilometre away.

Vilafoia is less than three kilometres from the renowned Monchique Thermal Baths. The popular seaside town of Lagos is a 50-minute drive away.


Corte Pereiro, Apt. 241, Monchique, 8550-257, Portugal
Telephone: +351 282910110 | Fax: +351 282910119 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Massage


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Sensational views

Guests agree that the vistas from this hilltop property certainly don't disappoint. Evidently, looking out over the beautiful Sierra de Monchique mountain range, with its dramatic peaks and meandering valleys is a real treat from here. Having the deep blue of the Atlantic Ocean within sight tops things off nicely.

Wonderful setting

Visitors are big fans of this property's quiet and secluded location. According to reviews, being within a tranquil cork forest ensures there's always a very calm and relaxed vibe around the place.

Great service with a smile

The vast majority of people who stay at this guest house say nothing but good things about the people who keep it all going. They are, impressed reviewers remark, really friendly people with excellent customer service skills. Their recommendations are much appreciated too.

Negative Reviews

Can be a tricky place to get to

It has been noted that getting to this hilltop property isn't always straightforward. Travellers visiting for the first time say the narrow roads and poor signage conspire to make successful navigation a challenge. Some drivers say their SatNav systems struggle too.

Pretty expensive

While guests are, in the main, very satisfied with the holiday experiences provided here, some take issue with the rates charged. They are, numerous visitors suggest, really rather pricey.

Rating Overview

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