Nestled in five hectares of idyllic, romantic gardens, this resort is paradise recreated, with enormous pools, hanging gardens, cascading waterways, lakes, grottos and pavilions creating a sense of complete serenity. The modern architecture has distinctive Moorish accents, in keeping with Vilamoura’s heritage, and the resort spa –Portugal’s largest, with state-of-the-art treatments – completes this as the ultimate sanctuary in which to unwind.

Prices from £920

■ 154 Bedrooms
■ 3 Restaurant
■ Bars
■ Lift
■ Air Conditioning
■ Wheel-in shower
■ 5 Outdoor Pools
■ 1 Indoor Pool
■ Squash Courts
■ 2 Tennis Courts
■ Gymnasium
■ Spa
■ Sauna
■ Kids Club
■ Children’s Pool
■ Golf Simulator Centre
■ Parking