The use of the website, algarve.vidamarresorts.com, are governed by these Terms and Conditions in association with any terms specifically stipulated on individual pages of the sites in question. If you do not agree with these terms, please do not use this website.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please note that the following services are not available now, to guarantee full compliance with the recommendations of health authorities, in face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- AJI Oriental Restaurant
- Olivo Meat and Wine Restaurant
- OSMOS Wellness Center (including the leisure pool)
- 24/7 Gym
- Nespresso Bar
- Wet Bar
- Indoor pool
- Shuttle to Albufeira centre (twice per day)
The full operation of the rest of the hotel’s services and facilities may be temporarily adjusted.
Check-in: from 16:00
Check-out: until 11:00
Late check-out is possible, subject to availability and advance request at the Hotel Reception, the day before departure. There may be an extra charge associated, depending on the time of departure.
Check-in will only be done with the reservation’s holder, who will have in his possession all passports and/or identification documents of the guests of the reservation.
Please note that containment measures are in place at the reception desk.
In compliance with the Portuguese Law, it is necessary the presentation of an official identification document (Passport, Identification card) of each person (adults, children, babies) at check-in. Failing to do so, the check-in won’t be able to follow through and the cancellation policy will still be applicable.
- All Credit and Debit card transactions are debited at the point of purchase.
- Please note that your credit card will directly be charged at the moment of transaction.
- Payment can be made via our secure check out pages using your credit or debit card. Your card will be debited at the moment you place your order and receive confirmation
Payments & Reservation Conditions
Payment can be done through debit to a credit card (Visa or Mastercard with 3D secure active) or through
In case of a pre-payment with a Credit Card to guarantee the booking, it is necessary to present that credit card at check-in. Failing to do so, it is obligatory to do a new payment in the same amount (credit card or cash), by cancelling the previous payment debited in the informed credit card.
If you need to add a VAT number to the invoice of the prepayment, you must inform us at the time of making the booking.
Non-Refundable rate conditions
The total price of the reservation will be charged on the day of your booking.
Please note if cancelled, modified or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Standard Rate Conditions
- For stays in May and October, no prepayment is compulsory, only credit card details are required and must be from the holder of the reservation.
- For stays in June and from 12 to 30 September, payment of 75% must be made up to 3 days prior to check-in.
- For stays from 1 July to 11 September, the 75% payment must be made up to 5 days prior to check-in.
- For stays in May and October is free of charges if cancelled 3 days before check-in, if cancelled two or less days, it will cost 25% of the total reservation.
- For stays in June and from 12 to 30 of September, it is free of charge if cancelled 4 days before check-in, if cancelled three or less days, you will have a charge of 50% of the total reservation.
- For stays from 1 July to 11 September, it is free of charge if cancelled up to 6 days before check-in, if cancelled at five or less days, it will cost 50% of the total reservation.
No-show, Cancellation on the arrival day and Early departure
VidaMar reserves the right to charge 75% of the entire stay, except in May and October, which will have a penalty of 50% of the total reservation.
Cleaning of the rooms/suites is performed daily. Change of towels and bed linen will be done every 3 days.
- Breakfast: Served at the Ocean Restaurant and in a shift system, with schedule to be selected by Guests upon check-in. Served Buffet (there is no self-service), with a selection of hot dishes, plated to order at the show cooking station(s), according to the Guest’s request.
- Lunch: Available at the Sunset Restaurant, with à la carte options. The food and beverage service will be carried out around the pool area, in disposable ecological boxes. It is also possible to order lunch at the Primadonna Restaurant, exclusively on a takeaway basis and requiring pre-order.
- Dinner: Served Buffet (there is no self-service). Individual portions of starters and desserts, selection of hot dishes and side dishes, plated to order, according to the Guest’s request. The service is provided at the show cooking station(s). Shift system for dinner, to respect social distancing.
It is also possible to enjoy dinner at the Primadonna Restaurant, exclusively served on the restaurant’s outdoor terrace. A takeaway option is also available and requires pre-order. Guests staying at the Hotel on a half-board basis will benefit from a food credit (exclusive for dinner) in the amount of €15.00 per Adult and €7.50 per Child (3-11 years old).
Restaurant Schedule: 18:30 to 22:30
Take Away Schedule: 12:30 to 22:30
Special Services for Restaurants and Bars
VidaMar Resort Hotel Algarve provides a choice of food and drinks for children and babies in their restaurants. The Hotel also provides options for vegetarians Guests and Guests with dietary restrictions.
However, if any vegetarian Guest or a Guest with special dietary needs wishes to have a more elaborate or specific dishes, the Hotel will be glad to meet their expectations, at an additional cost and according to the availability of service.
On the other hand, due to legal Food Safety and Hygiene reasons, we do not store any kind of food or beverage brought in by Guests into the Hotel.
Please note that there is a Dress Code in place in all public areas of the Hotel, which will be reminded and reinforced, especially in the restaurants and bars.
If the algarve.vidamarresorts.com Online Reservations system available on the respective site is used, the terms and conditions relating to availability, prices and cancellations apply to each room price indicated and the user should carefully read the details provided regarding charges before completing the reservation process. Any special needs should be communicated while making the reservations, although a response to these is not guaranteed.
The prices denominated by “Prices From” in the hotels presentation list, are the lowest price available, per night, per person, for the respective unit (hotel) up to the end of the current year and therefore, there is no guarantee of this price’s availability every time a research in done in our reservations system (variable price depending on research date). Because these are already the lowest available rates, which may therefore include the promotional campaigns, no added discounts are applicable.
Promotions and Offers
algarve.vidamarresorts.com may make information available on the site related to specific services, offers or promotions that are occurring. Such services, offers or promotions will be subject to the specific terms, conditions and restrictions found on the site associated with these same services, offers and promotions.
The user is not permitted relinquishment, sublicensing or transference or any other form of any of their rights stipulated in compliance with these Terms and Conditions. If any clause contained in these Terms and Conditions is determined invalid by a qualified court of law, the invalidity of this clause will not affect the validity of the other clauses included in these Terms and Conditions, which will remain in full force and effect. The non-execution by one of the parties of any right or expedient in compliance with these Terms and Conditions does not constitute a renunciation of this right or expedient.
Use of the Site
Use of the site implies that the user must be of age (minimum 18 years) and be able to enter binding contracts. The user will be financially responsible for all use of the site by him/herself. The user may use the site only to make legitimate reservations or acquisitions. We reserve the right, at any time and without previous notice, to impede or limit access to the user of the entire site or any part of the site.
Availability on the website
The website may not be permanently accessible due to maintenance or repair operations, or due to computer problems or failures, Internet service failures or other unforeseen circumstances. The website contains information about our products and services worldwide, of which not all will be available in all locations.
Reference to a product or service on the site does not imply that the product or service may be available or will eventually be available at the user’s location. The contents of the site, including publicity content, are meant to be used and presented only where their use and presentation are allowed, according to applicable laws and regulations.
Limitation of Responsibility and Deresponsibilization Clause
Although algarve.vidamarresorts.com takes every measure to assure the exactness of the contents of the site, the information is of a generic nature and does not claim to include all information related to the products and services mentioned on the site. Thus, algarve.vidamarresorts.com does not guarantee that the contents will be adequate for circumstances of the user or will satisfy his/her specific needs. algarve.vidamarresorts.com is not responsible for any errors or omissions considered to be outside of its reasonable control that might affect any contents on the site. The site may include links to access other websites that are beyond our control and which are not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions. If the user accesses other sites using the links provided, the availability and contents of these sites will be the responsibility of their operators.
If the user registers or provides his/her personal data through the site, he/she should be assured that the data supplied in the act of registration or at any other time are correct and complete. The user is committed to reporting immediately any necessary alterations to the information supplied while registering.
algarve.vidamarresorts.com guarantees full confidentiality for the personal data supplied through the secure server and under the terms of the law in force.
Opt-in and Opt-out Marketing
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Receiving this information is optional and requires explicit consent. The consent can be revoked at any time, through the management of the user’s profile or by contacting the Hotel directly, who will send a written confirmation of the processing of the request.
Alterations to these Terms
algarve.vidamarresorts.com reserves the right, at its discretion, to make any alterations on any part of the site. Because of its updating policy, algarve.vidamarresorts.com may wish to alter these Terms and Conditions (including those related to the use of contents). In case of alterations in the Terms and Conditions, algarve.vidamarresorts.com will notify the user, indicating at the beginning of these Terms and conditions the date of its last updating. Therefore, it is important that whenever the user accesses the site, he/she checks to see if there is any notification of alterations to the Terms and Conditions. Use of the site after publication or notification of alterations on the part of algarve.vidamarresorts.com implies the acceptance of these alterations. If the user does not wish to be subject to these alterations, he/she should not continue to use the site.
Competitions and Prizes
algarve.vidamarresorts.com may promote contests, award prizes and feature promotions on its website. These will be subject to additional terms and conditions that will be released at the time the contests are held.
Court of Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions are governed and interpreted according to Portuguese law. Both parties agree, in the exclusive interest of algarve.vidamarresorts.com, to elect the Portuguese courts as the competent and exclusive courts of law to judge and decide any lawsuits, actions, or judicial measures that may emerge or result from this contract; unless it has been agreed upon that in this clause of election of a competent legal court in the exclusive interest of algarve.vidamarresorts.com reserves the right to press legal actions against the user in law courts of competent jurisdiction in any other country.
Settlement of Disputes
In the event of litigation, the consumer may contact:
Centro de Arbitragem de Consumo do Algarve Tribunal Arbitral
Edifício Ninho de Empresas, Estrada da Penha,