Have you always dreamed of getting married in a room full of charm and elegance? Then read on and discover our compilation of 12 of the Algarve’s best hotels available for weddings! Known for its unique landscape and its wonderful beaches and bays, the Algarve is one of Portugal’s most loved regions.
This hotel group has a huge amount to offer, and promises to provide you with everything you need for the perfect wedding such as flowers, a wedding photographer, the cake and of course all the interior decorations. The hotel also has its own stunning gardens where you could also hold your dream outdoor wedding, or even just take a stroll for a moment’s peace during what are guaranteed to be some fantastic celebrations.
This hotel is situated in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and has superb views of the lagoon and the sea which are guaranteed to make the perfect backdrop for those wedding photos. Hotel Quinta do Lago is also situated just a stone’s throw from the local bars and restaurants in the area. Like many of the hotels on this list, this one also has some beautiful gardens open to guests that you can wander through and enjoy the nature around you. With a capacity for up to 250 guests, the Quinta do Lago hotel is ideal for almost all wedding parties, and no matter what your requirements are, the staff here will endeavour to create the perfect day just for you.
As part of the Pestana Group, this hotel goes above and beyond the call of duty and will do its utmost to make sure your big day is exactly as you would like it. The hotel is built in the style of eighteenth century Rococo architecture, and has a magnificent main hall – ideal for receiving all your guests at the start of your reception. If you choose to have your wedding here where you can enjoy views onto a waterfall and the surrounding landscape, your wedding is bound to be exactly as you have dreamt it.
There a few places more perfect for a wedding that the Monte Santo Resort. Imagine an unspoilt beach destination under a canopy of fresh flowers as the backdrop to your wedding. This is what Monte Santo has to offer. With eight hectares of gardens complete with water features, the Monte Santo resort offers a wedding full of the romance you’ve imagined.
This sixteenth century convent is located right in the historic centre of Tavira. Warm and welcoming and with stunning views of the River Gilão, this might just be the perfect spot for your wedding. Get in touch to find out more about Pousada Convento Tavira’s personalised services and what they could do to make your wedding unforgettable.
Wherever you choose to hold your wedding, it’s bound to be special, but at the Peninha Hotel and Golf Resort, you could opt for a ceremony with a view of the pool and the hotel’s golf course. The hotel is also renowned for its gourmet restaurant which serves a wide variety of high-quality dishes. As if that wasn’t enough, the Peninha will also take care of all the decorations, leaving you to enjoy the run up to your big day.
Located between the Salgados Lagoon Nature Reserve, and the Atlantic, Vidamar is the perfect place to host your wedding. The hotel has breath-taking views of the Salgados beach and from the inside, has been designed in a contemporary and elegant style with spacious and modern rooms as well as a balcony that overlooks the ocean. Of course, also available for wedding ceremonies are the Vidamar’s wonderful gardens.
This hotel also has a wonderful setting. Situated at the top of a cliff with private access to the beach below via a panoramic elevator on the coastal cliffs, the Sheraton is the perfect location for an unforgettable wedding. In addition to the dramatic and stunning landscape, the Sheraton is right next to one of the most famous golf courses, the Pine Cliffs Resort.
With unrivalled views of the Olhão Marina and Ria Formosa Natural Park, one of Portugal’s seven wonders, you couldn’t want for a better location. The Real Marina also provides a wealth of services to make the preparations for your wedding as stress-free as possible, and include catering services, decorations among others. Of course if you have any specific requests the hotel will be more than happy to see what they can do to help.
Just across from the Santa Eulalia beach, one of the most famous beaches in the Algarve, this resort offers a unique experience. They have thought of everything including the kids who can play in the Kids Club, leaving parents to sit back and enjoy the celebrations knowing their little ones are being looked after. One of the hotel’s greatest assets are its four different restaurants which offer all sorts of menu and are able to take requests too!
Monte da Quinta Resort is situated right in the heart of the Algarve, with panoramic views over the Ria Formosa Natural Park. Also with its own gardens and a highly-regarded golf course, Monte da Quinta may be just the place you’ve been looking for to host your wedding. The best news of all is that the hotel is even able to provide you with your own wedding planner who will take care of everything and help guide you through all the preparation work.
São Rafael has an enviable location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, with direct access to the beach. Inside the hotel is spacious, filled with natural light, and has been designed in a sophisticated yet modern style. Its gardens are typically Mediterranean and feature palm trees and olive trees throughout, providing an idyllic backdrop for any wedding.
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