A new resort, spa and golf course is coming to the Algarve in 2017. Viceroy Algarve at Quinta da Ombria is planned to be built in Loulé council. This is the first European location for the Viceroy Hotel Group. Upon completion, the luxury destination will offer distinguished jetsetters and thrill-seekers an exclusive coastal enclave in one of Europe’s most seductive locales.
Never one to remain reserved, the Viceroy Hotel Group will build a hotel and residential property among centuries-old villages, to create a boldly immersive and unforgettable experience merging a traditional Algarve feel with a modern, and distinctly Viceroy, vibe.
147 stylishly-curated hotel guestrooms in addition to 99 Viceroy-branded residential units available as apartments, villas and townhouses will make up the Viceroy Algarve, reflecting the vision of world-renowned architectural design firm WATG. A classic villa aesthetic will be complimented with Wimberly Interior’s sleek, modern decor.
Playing off a backdrop of neighboring centuries-old villages, the property will offer easy access to the region’s exquisite beaches and will feature seven innovative dining venues ranging from casual to elegant from world-class chefs, two expansive outdoor swimming pools, an 18 hole golf course and designated golf clubhouse, an exclusive spa with ten treatment rooms and reflexology path, a state-of-the-art fitness center, children’s center with various indoor and outdoor play areas, a library lounge, and over 6,000 square feet of cross-functional event and meeting space. Complete with top-tier amenities, the resort will bring an unparalleled travel experience to Europe.
“We are truly delighted to bring Viceroy’s ethos, ideology, and vibe to Europe,” commented Viceroy CEO, Bill Walshe. “Authenticity, individuality and a sense of place are critical components in our commitment to create life-long memories for our guests, rewarding careers for our colleagues, and a positive legacy for the community of Quinta da Ombria.”
Quinta da Ombria Resort enjoys an excellent location in the Algarve and is easily accessible, and well – connected by road and air. There are direct flights to major European and global cities from Faro and Lisbon International airports. The site comprises over 153 hectares in the hills of the inland Algarve and benefits from an interesting topography and a rivers running through the site.
Since 1999, Viceroy Hotel Group continues to deliver highly sought-after luxury hotels and resorts, conceptualizing a separate, unexpected and sophisticated design philosophy for each individual property. The group has properties in Abu Dhabi, Anguilla, Beverly Hills, Maldives, Miami, New York, Palm Springs, Riviera Maya, San Francisco, Santa Monica, Snowmass, St. Lucia and Zihuatanejo with forthcoming openings in Bodrum, Turkey, and Dubai. The reputed brand is known to execute inventive culinary experiences with critically acclaimed menus by celebrated chefs, as well as sumptuous spas with unique and memorable treatments. Additionally, the brand garnered a distinct reputation of excellence among trendsetters and discerning travelers throughout each of the 16 destinations within its ever-expanding portfolio.