Domes Lake Algarve

Algarve, Vilamoura

Child Friendly
Family Suites

  • Set in the Algarve, the resort is just five minutes from Vilamoura and its marina
  • Enjoy a salt-water lake and three pools, including an adults only sunbathing area
  • The hotel is perfect for families, with family suites available
  • Benefit from the hotels proximity to award-winning golf courses and Domes' Golf Concierge service

Set in extensive grounds bordering a lake, Domes Lake Algarve is one of the Algarve’s most luxurious hotels. Its enviable location - set in between the golden sands of Falésia beach and a lively marina - makes the hotel ideal for everyone. There’s lots to keep younger children occupied - the superb kids club makes sure of that - while older children will no doubt revel in the more urban charms of nearby Vilamoura.

To say the hotel is grandiose is no overstatement. Marble floors shine opulently, enormous picture windows flood the hotel with light and fresh flowers everywhere reassure you of the hotel’s uniquely elegant style. Outside the grounds are no less impressive; the vast gardens are filled with exotic flowers that bloom that all year round, while three outdoor swimming pools, including a kids-only one and a sand-bottomed one, provide ample opportunities for cooling off. There’s also a seawater lake, an incredibly well-equipped spa and a host of activities that includes kayaking, golf and complimentary cycles for off the beaten track discovery of the region. 

There are five-star dining options aplenty at the resort, but we believe that no trip to Portugal is complete without sampling a few of the local restaurants. We thoroughly recommend reserving at least one night away from the hotel’s excellent dining venues for an evening of tasting the local food and enjoying a glass of Vino Regional. Take the short stroll into lovely Vilamoura to discover the tasty treats the town has to offer.


Haute Living Selection is a luxury service provided to guests staying in the premium room categories, and is a concept present at all Domes Resorts. Haute Living Selection guests are offered 24/7 dedicated concierge services and the below tailor-made services:

  • Haute Living Room accessible to HLS guests
  • Dedicated HLS manager
  • 24/7 concierge services
  • Domes Exclusive check-in experience
  • Upgraded welcome amenities
  • Upgraded bath amenities
  • Pillow menu selection


Bars & Restaurants

It’s only natural that an hotel of this calibre would offer five-star food and drink. The floating restaurant is one of the hotel's star attractions, but there are many options for the culinarily curious. Enjoy poolside burgers, vegan options and some of the best mojitos to be had on the island.


Enjoy delicious breakfast buffets, Portuguese comfort cuisine with a Mediterranean twist, and mouth-watering desserts for fitting finales.

Makris on the Lake

Chef Petros Dimas creates multi-Med degustation wonders that will amuse, with an emphasis on Greek-Mediterranean flavours, which he pairs beautifully with wines from the region.

Topos 1910

Executive chef Dionysios Pliatsikas has drawn up a menu of Greek Island fare that will take you on a culinary journey to some of the most beautiful Islands in the Aegean.

Apricus Lagoon Bar

The Apricus Pool Bar offers a luxurious escape. Set on a wooden pergola, with a bohemian Med Island vibe, surrounded by water, it gets its name from the Latin word Apricus – full of sunlight. Soak up the luxurious surroundings while you enjoy a cold drink and original snacks all day long.

Raw Bar

Raw Gastro bar is an elegant evening cocktail & champagne bar. Original Cocktails paired with eclectic bar snacks, featuring a shared ingredient, complete the richness of the experience.

Beach & Pools

If the three fantastic outside pools are not enough to keep you cool, then why not head down to the beautiful, clean, sandy beach that is only a few steps from the Domes Lake Algarve. The beach is simply beautiful - backed by red cliffs that seem to go on forever, the golden sands and the emerald seas are a sight to behold!

Swimming Pools

There are four pools in total, all with fresh water. Three of the pools are outside, surrounded by trees and sunbathing areas with loungers and parasols, and one of these is heated for use in winter whilst another has a sandy floor, overlooking the resort’s salt-water lake. The fourth pool is the indoor heated pool, located by the Spa. 


Vilamoura Beach is just a five-minute walk from the hotel, or you can head to Falesia, which is 300 metres away. Falesia is Portugal’s longest beach with white sands, Golden Flag status and calm water ideal for water sports and swimming.

For Families

Kiepos Kids Club

Kiepos Kids Club is operated on a complimentary basis, for children between 4 - 12 years old. Whilst for the younger members of the family, a Creche is available, with a charge per session. Baby sitting services are also available upon request on an hourly charge.

The Creche & Kids Clubs are operated under strict OFSTED standards, ‘Worldwide Kids’ brand and Montessori practices. During their experience, children will have the opportunity to take part in creative, ecological, and environmentally sustainable activities.

Spa & Wellness

Soma Spa

As in Greece, Soma Spa & Domes Wellness concept will be the place to visit to relax, and rejuvenate during your holiday. Tailormade wellness programmes can be curated, whilst ELEMIS® products will be used during therapies.

Activities & Entertainment

The Algarve is world-famous for its stunning scenery, warm seas and year-round sunshine, and the Domes Lake Algarve is only too happy to show the very best of its region. The hotel has sourced some amazing experiences from snorkelling to sailing to golfing to wine tasting, ensuring that all you have to do is enjoy yourself.

Leisure Facilities

Enjoy a range of activities for all the family, including watersports and horse riding. Guests have access to a multi sports court where they can play Football / Basketball / Volleyball / Tennis. Gym, Table Tennis and Cycling is also available onsite. Golfers can benefit from the close proximity to Vilamoura’s five nearby golf courses too. 

About the location

The Algarve is the jewel in Portugal’s sun, sea and sandy crown. The region is known for its soaring cliffs and sea caves, golden beaches and gorgeous gastronomy, natural treasures and hilly hinterland. Vilamoura, where the Domes Lake Algarve is situated, is a beachy heaven and a perfect encapsulation of the Algarve’s Atlantic appeals. Head straight for the long and wide expanse of this famous beach - it’s over six km long so there’s plenty of room for everyone - where you can kick back and enjoy soft, honey-coloured sands and gentle waves rolling ashore. 

Vilamoura might not be quite as well known as its superstar neighbour Albufeira but that’s just the way we like it. Quieter and far more authentic than some of the other resorts on the region’s extraordinary coastline, Vilamoura is small, quiet and perfect for those who are looking for luxury fun in the sun. It’s not all peace and harmony though - Vilamoura has one of the glitziest marinas in the Algarve, and thus has many upscale bars and restaurants that cater to the well-heeled crowd. Settle in to one of these and enjoy a plate of juicy sardines cooked over an open fire, with glasses of wine pressed from the vineyards nearby.

If you want to stretch your wings a little further, then history lovers might like to note that the Moorish trading outpost of Lagos is just an hour away. Here you can visit a coastline dotted with gaping sea caves, set below crumbling coastal fortresses. The natural marine park Ria Formosa, considered as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal, is only a 30-minute drive from Domes Lake Algarve. Combine a trip here with a visit to Faro for an extra special taste of Portugal’s charms.

Transfer time
30 minutes from Faro Airport
Inland Retreat

Max 2 adults + 1 child

Inland Retreat rooms are decorated in a neutral style and feature a double bed and a balcony or terrace.


Tropical Retreat

Max 3 adults

Tropical Retreat rooms are decorated in a neutral style and feature a comfortable double bed and a balcony or terrace, with a view over the gardens.


Sapphire Retreat

Max 3 adults

Sapphire Retreat rooms are decorated in a neutral style and feature magnificent lake views.


Emerald Retreat - Haute Living Selection

Max 3 adults

Emerald Retreat rooms are located in a prime position with a terrace commanding panoramic views, to either the lake or sea. 


Tropical Family Retreat - Haute Living Selection

Max 3 adults + 2 children

Tropical Family Retreat rooms have two spacious bedrooms, decorated in a neutral style, with a balcony or terrace looking out to the gardens.


Sapphire Family Retreat - Haute Living Selection

Max 3 adults + 2 children

Sapphire Family Retreats benefit from the additional space of two separate bedrooms, whilst offering mesmerising views onto the lake. 


Absolute Suite - Haute Living Selection

Max 2 adults + 2 children

Absolute Suites provide the ultimate sense of openness. This astonishing two bedroom suite, with two bathrooms, provides impeccable comfort and design, as well as unforgettable views out to the sea, the gardens, the swimming pools or the resort’s private lake, depending on the floor in which the suite is located. The most exclusive suite of the resort, guarantees a palatial ambiance and the utmost comfort.


Tropical One Bedroom Residence

2 adults + 2 children

A comfortable one bedroom residence, with garden views, is the ideal choice for those travelling as a family. A spacious setup and soothing decor, creates the perfect ambiance.


Sapphire One Bedroom Residence

2 adults + 2 children

Similar to the Tropical One Bedroom Residence, although offering exhilarating views of the popular Villamoura Marina, or the hotel's majestic private Lake.


Two Bedroom Residence Inland View

2 adults + 4 children

For those seeking additional space and more privacy, or for larger families, the Two Bedroom Residences provide two separate bedrooms and two bathrooms. 


Sapphire Two Bedroom Residence

2 adults + 4 children

More space and better views. The Sapphire Two Bedroom Residences boast enticing views of the hotel's Lake or the Marina of Villamoura.


Late Specials


Save up to 50% discount on the hotel price for holidays until 31 October 2022 for all Residence Room Types.

Save up to 20% discount on the hotel price for holidays until 31 October 2022 for all Retreat Room Types and the Absolute Suite.

Save up an additional 5% discount on the hotel price when staying in a Haute Living Selection room type (Emerald Retreat, Tropical Family Suite, Sapphire Family Suite & Absolute Suite) for holidays until 31 October 2022.

The offers are valid when booked by 05 October 2022.

Sovereign Exclusive Room Discount

Save an additional 5% discount, courtesy of Sovereign (a minimum stay of 5 nights is required for travel dates 27 May - 31 October 2022).

Sovereign Luxury Discount

Save an additional 5% discount, courtesy of Sovereign when staying in a Domes Tropical Family Suite, Sapphire Family Suite or Absolute Suite. (a minimum stay of 5 nights is required for travel dates 27 May - 31 October 2022)

Free upgrade to Half Board

Guests staying in a Haute Living accommodation receive complimentary upgrade to Half Board.

* Consists of daily American Buffet Breakfast and a daily International Buffet Dinner both served in Main Restaurant. Drinks not included.

* Guests booking a Haute Living accommodation additionally receive One 3 Course A La Carte Dinner at the restaurant of their choice, for every 5 nights booked (cumulative). Pre-booking is required.

Haute Living Selection = Emerald Retreat, Tropical Family Suite, Sapphire Family Suite, Absolute Suite.

Haute Living Selection

Haute Living Room
An elite lounge accessible only to Haute Living Selection guests.  A variety of all-day included services, an upgraded status and exclusive premises are only a small sample of this elevated offering – Inclusions:

· 24/7 access (Drinks and food need to be consumed within the Haute Living Room)
· All day hot and cold snacks, fruits, salads, traditional  delicacies
· Tea varieties and freshly made coffee
· Branded wines, beers, soft drinks and juices
· Branded evening spirits
· Ultra-comfortable lounge area with tablets, magazines, and coffee table books 
· Dedicated concierge staff 
· Computer workstations 
· Complimentary high speed, wireless internet

HLS Highlights
· Haute Living Room
· Dedicated HLS manager 
· 24/7 concierge services 
· Domes Exclusive check in experience
· Upgraded welcome amenities 
· Upgraded bath amenities 
· Pillow menu selection 

Combinable with all other offers

Applicable to all Haute Living Selection = Emerald Retreat, Tropical Family Suite, Sapphire Family Suite, Absolute Suite.

Guests in Haute Living accommodation can upgrade to A La Carte Dine Around Full Board, which consists of daily American Buffet Breakfast, a daily 3 course a la carte Lunch  and a daily 3 course a la carte dinner. (some items excluded) – Alternatively guests can take Lunch/Dinner on an International Buffet in Gustatio restaurant.

Family Offers

Complimentary Family Package (combinable with all other offers)

for selected room types (Tropical Family Suite, Sapphire Family Suite, Absolute Suite)

One complimentary Kids Snack by the pool bar
Daily Ice Cream Happy Hour by the pool bar
Kids Surprise Box upon arrival
Colouring Books and Info for Kids Activities
No Tear Bath Amenities
Mini Bathrobes and Sleepers
a minimum stay of 5 nights is required


Kids Club

Complimentary Kids Club for children aged 4 to 12 years old
Multilingual Kids Club run under acknowledged international standards and protocols.
Applicable to all accommodation types

Sovereign Experiences

Spa Voucher

Sovereign Guests receive 1 Spa voucher of 50 euros per booking per stay to be used for the exceptional Soma Spa treatments.


Cocktail Session

One Complimentary Cocktail Session at the pool or main bar, per room per stay.


Topos Lunch

Sovereign guests receive one 3 course lunch at Topos Restaurant (drinks not included), per person per stay.


The above Sovereign Experiences are subject to terms and conditions, a minimum of 5 nights stay is required for holidays taken throughout the season, experiences are organised on set days and times which can be cancelled due to weather conditions etc., alternative experiences will be offered in the event of any cancellation (cash value will not be offered to guests in exchange of any experiences and are offered once per person per stay).


Valid for stays throughout the season. Applicable to all accommodation types. Combinable with all other offers.


Honeymoon offer

Complimentary Honeymoon Package (Couples must provide a wedding certificate with their confirmation)

· Decoration of accommodation with flowers and rose petals on the bed on arrival
· One chilled bottle of sparkling wine
· Selection of fresh seasonal fruits
· Traditional Portuguese sweets
· First breakfast served with fresh flowers
· One Spa Treatment per couple

Combinable with all other offers

Applicable to all accommodation types

a min stay of 5 nights is required

Hotel Inclusions

* Kids stay complimentary (Book family holidays in any accommodation type permitting and children stay complimentary. Applicable to all accommodation types
* Mineral water replenished daily (combinable with all offers / applicable to all accommodation types)
* Personalized check-in over a chilled glass of sparkling wine

Welcome Amenity

Welcome Amenity on arrival in room 

Basket of seasonal fruit 
One bottle of Domes Resorts Premium Wine

Combinable with all other offers

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Really fantastic family holiday - what a great place
SiFiLuKa, Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Oct 03 2022
We stayed at the Domes Algarve in September with our twin 15 year old boys. It???s the second time we have been to the hotel (the first was before it was owned by Domes). Can???t really say a single bad...
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A very relaxing holiday
AngieDesign, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Oct 03 2022
Domes Lake is set in a beautiful green landscape near the sea. I have given a 5 star though at present a 4.5 is closer. There are some excellent points to be made, the buffet food is fab for...
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