Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel

  • 20Km from Faro (FAO) Airport
  • 0.1Km to beach
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Low Deposit Options Available
  • Interest FREE Payment Plans
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Vila Gale Ampalius is the ideal resort for anyone looking for a luxurious, yet affordable holiday in Portugal's much- loved Algarve region. Located right at the beach, and just a ... Continue reading

Vila Gale Ampalius is the ideal resort for anyone looking for a luxurious, yet affordable holiday in Portugal's much- loved Algarve region. Located right at the beach, and just a few steps away from the beautiful Vilamoura Marina, this resort will provide guests with everything a holidaymaker's heart desires: a wellness centre equipped with a sauna, a solarium, a Moroccan steam bath, and hot-tubs, offers various Spa treatments to anyone looking to relax, and leave the troubles of everyday life behind.

You will find a large array of fantastic shopping opportunities, as well as lively bars, café's, and restaurants located all throughout the resort's grounds. Evening entertainment is provided in the form of an international casino, where guests can gamble and socialize late into the night.

Children can enjoy the hotel’s games room filled with numerous fun activities. A playground offers kids a chance to climb, run and jump around whilst their parents are enjoying the hotel's many other great activities, which include horse riding, cycling, diving, fishing and a golf course; making sure no guest will have time to get bored!

Located only 15km away from Faro airport, this stunning resort is easily reached. Our friendly, and helpful staff are here to make sure every guest has a smile on their face. If you are looking for a sunny holiday in a beautiful resort with an abundance of fun activities, then look no further than Vila Gale Amaplius. Book now with and save!


  • Bicycle rental Billiards Children's playground Cycling Diving Fishing Fitness centre Games room Golf course (within 3 km) Hammam Hiking Horse riding Hot tub/jacuzzi Indoor pool Massage Mini golf Sauna Solarium Table tennis* Tennis court

Other facilities

  • Garden* Outdoor pool


  • Air conditioning Barber/beauty shop Car hire Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Free WiFi Gift shop Heating Lift Newspapers Non smoking rooms Non smoking throughout Room service* Shops (on site)


Room facilities

The Vila Gale Ampalius hotel features 357 well appointed comfortably decorated guestrooms fully equipped with full bathroom, hairdryer, satellite/cable tv, direct dial telephone, radio channels, small fridge/mini bar, in room safe, writing desk/dressing table, 24 hr room service, air conditioning. Extra bedding, linen, towels, ironing facility and infant cots are available on request.

Other Information

The International Vilamoura Casino is well worth a visit with great shows and dining and the chance to give luck a whirl. For further information ask the reception staff.

24hr reception, currency exchange, safety deposit box (reception), housekeeping, maid service, hairdresser, newsstand/kiosk, parking, garage, wheelchair access, tourist desk/facility, internet access, 24 hr room service, medical assistance (on request), baby sitting service (on request).

Price Overview

The prices shown below show the cheapest holiday offers for the Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel in Vilamoura. Please use the price links to see all holiday deals available for that month.

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Payment Options

Payment options accepted:

We do not charge a fee to our customers who use debit cards, but credit cards do incur a fee of 2.5% of the payment value.

To make booking a holiday at Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel in Vilamoura easier for you, we provide a range of different payment options. To find out if you can book Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel with a low deposit holiday option, please click the "Price and Availability" button above.

Vilamoura, an ambitious purpose-built holiday resort on the central Algarve coast, is one of Europe's largest privately developed tourist havens, offering holidaymakers every form of sport, entertainment and amenity imaginable. The resort is built around a magnificent 1,000-berth marina, alongside which are preserved Roman ruins that were unearthed during construction back in the 1960s. The southern border of the Vilamoura holiday resort is host to a long, sandy beach, which is lined with quality hotels, self-catering apartments, numerous restaurants and shops, and a host of leisure facilities including a casino. Further inland, villas nestle in lush gardens between the golf courses. Vilamoura, which means 'Village of the Moors', is designed for pure pleasure for everyone, of any age or orientation. Nature has enhanced the resort with a temperate sunny climate and beautifully landscaped surroundings. Development has been environmentally friendly and tasteful.

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With so many tempting pursuits on offer, it is virtually impossible not to be active while on holiday in Vilamoura. There are five 18-hole championship golf courses (international tournaments are often hosted here), lawn bowling club, tennis centre, riding school, and even clay pigeon shooting. Watersports, of course, abound, and big game fishing is very popular. When all else fails there is always the cinema or casino to fall back on. Sightseeing excursions are also available to nearby Loule with its Moorish castle and 13th-century church. The Roman ruins and museum of Cerro da Vila are popular attractions, located right in the heart of Vilamoura.


From fine dining to fast food, Vilamoura has it all in dozens of restaurants, coffee bars, ice-cream parlours and cafés scattered throughout the resort, though many of the most popular places are near the Marina. For Chinese try Zu Yi, or opt for perfect pizza and pasta at the Casa del Forno on the Largo do Cinema. Rosa's Cantina is the place to go for authentic Mexican food including enchiladas, tacos and burritos, washed down with icy cold margaritas. For superb seafood opt for the Fisherman's Shack. Braganca Mar is popular with visitors for its mixture of local flavour and European fare.


Nighttime is fun time in Vilamoura, where bars, discos and live entertainment venues abound. Everything from traditional Portuguese Fado to striptease and karaoke is there to be enjoyed. Vilamoura's international Casino is the haunt of celebrities, offering nightly dinner shows in addition to gambling tables, slot machines and bingo rooms.


Shopping arcades are an integral part of the Vilamoura holiday development, packed with designer boutiques, shoe stores, sport's outlets, perfumeries, tobacconists, jewellers and plenty more. Those wanting to seek out the local colour can make an expedition to the Saturday market in nearby Loule.


Some of the prettiest areas in Vilamoura are not open to the general public, including privately-owned areas and exclusive resorts.

Essential Information

Time Zone

Plug Type

Voltage 220V 50Hz
Language: Portuguese,
Currency: Euro (€)
€1 = £0.81

This week's weather forecast

Partly cloudy
24°C Low 20°C
Today: Wed 26 Oct
27°C Low 19°C
Thu 27 Oct
Partly cloudy
25°C Low 18°C
Fri 28 Oct
25°C Low 16°C
Sat 29 Oct
25°C Low 17°C
Sun 30 Oct

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Questions and Answers about Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel

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4 Questions | 7 Answers

Hello david
Yes the indoor pool is free of charge

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By Zara.Drant, team member

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HI there are no tea/coffee facilities in the rooms at this hotel

Added 5 months, 1 week ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, team member

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When making the booking it will give the transfer options to select and book
A return coach transfer can be arranged at £28 and a return taxi at £46 based on 2 people travelling

Added 9 months ago.

By Karen.Blackburn, team member

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sorry no transfers are not included

Added 9 months ago.

By Sally.Dademo, team member

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Hello pedro
The hotels website states
"The hotel offers free Wi-Fi access in all areas."

Added 1 year, 1 month ago.

By Zara.Drant, team member

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The hotel offers free Wi-Fi access in all areas

Added 1 year, 1 month ago.

By Lisa.Weldon, team member

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Hello, The hotel offers free Wi-Fi access in all areas. Regards

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