Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is preparing to launch the first Anantara in Europe, with Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort scheduled to welcome its first guests in April.
Located along southern Portugal’s picturesque Algarve coast, Europe’s first Anantara will offer a tranquil retreat overlooking the Arnold Palmer designed Oceânico golf course, just 15 minutes from Faro International Airport, close to the ocean and stunning beaches, and a five-minute drive from the glamour of Vilamoura.
The property is currently operating as Tivoli Victoria, with a number of key renovations being undertaken prior to re-launching as Anantara Vilamoura.
Some 280 spacious guest rooms and suites with shady verandas face golf fairways and cerulean swimming pools.
For holidays with families and friends, most guest rooms are interconnecting and a new luxury Family Suite category will accommodate up to four guests.
Offering a pinnacle of rooftop luxury, the Two-Bedroom Anantara Suite will boast a huge terrace with a private dining area, Jacuzzi and sundeck.
The refurbishment includes the main lobby, the Anantara Spa and the gym.
In addition the brand new Anantara Explorer’s children’s and teens’ club, which has been designed by World Wide Kids Company, will ensure world-class family-friendly experiences.
Four swimming pools include Cascades, an adults-only pool with golf fairway views, and a children’s pool for family enjoyment with deckchairs by the kids’ club.
Six restaurants and bars will exemplify Anantara’s passion for indigenous flair.
Anantara is bringing signature brand concepts to Vilamoura, such as the renowned Sundown ceremony in the Anantara Lounge & Bar, where the evening is ushered in to the seductive strains of Portuguese guitar.
The resort will offer spectacular settings and venues for all types of events – from VIP dinners and weddings, to product launches and large scale conferences.
The stand-alone Conference Centre has capacity for up to 800 people in its eight versatile rooms, most with natural light, and offers direct access for both delegates and set up vehicles, as well as to the hotel car park.