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Built around a majestic saltwater lake, the Domes Lake Algarve is an eco-oriented luxury resort located in the stunning Algarve region. Just a five-minute stroll from Praia de Falésia beach, couples and families alike will enjoy the scenic landscape of southern Portugal.
Why you'll love it here
- Just a five-minute stroll from the rugged cliffs and golden sand beach of Praia de Falésia
- Swim in the unique sand-bottom pool and enjoy views over the resort’s private saltwater lake
- Relax in the award-winning Soma Spa with a holistic treatment
- Kids and toddlers can plant their own greens at the KiEPOS learning garden
- Board the free shuttle to five top-notch golf courses, including Laguna and Millennium
Full accommodation information
The rooms and residences at this sophisticated resort take inspiration from the natural surroundings, adopting a soothing colour scheme and stylish open-plan design. Stay in cosy one-bedroom suites or fully furnished residences, choosing between inland, lake, or garden views.
Boasting four restaurants and two bars, the gastronomic experiences here are truly exceptional. From the resort’s floating degustation restaurant, Maris on the Lake, to its award-winning Topos restaurant serving neo-Greek seafood, let your taste buds go on a journey.
Unwind with a holistic treatment at the signature Soma Spa and get a full wellness reset. Combining ancient Grecian practices with the latest spa products, Soma’s extensive menu of healing therapies will leave you feeling relaxed and restored.
A golfing hot spot, Domes Lake Algarve, Autograph Collection offers a free shuttle bus to six nearby courses, as well as one-to-one golf lessons for juniors. Alternatively, guests can get up close and personal with the local wildlife with a visit to Ria Formosa Natural Park or on a dolphin safari cruise.
Inspired by the tranquil lake and Algarvian landscape surrounding the resort, accommodations are realised in a soothing palette of terracotta, beige, and light blue. Fusing traditional Portuguese design with modern finishes, many have an open-plan setup and have a light and airy appeal.
Rooms offer either land, garden, or lake views, and Haute Living Selection accommodations include a half board dine-around upgrade. Residences are provided on a room-only basis and can sleep up to six people, making them a great option for families and groups.
Emerald Retreat | Haute Living Selection
Tropical Family Retreat | Haute Living Selection
Sapphire Family Retreat | Haute Living Selection
Absolute Suite | Haute Living Selection
Tropical One Bedroom Residence
Sapphire One Bedroom Residence
Two Bedroom Residence
Sapphire Two Bedroom Residence
- Natural sand bottom pool
- Two freshwater pools (one seasonally heated)
- Indoor pool
- Shuttle bus
- Free Wi-Fi
- Room Service
- Fitness room & classes
- 24-hour gym
- Soma Spa
- Beauty Salon
- Multi-sports court
Restaurants & Bars
Serving up Portuguese comfort food with a Mediterranean twist, Gustatio derives its name from the Roman ritual of tasting and stimulating the appetite. Taste the traditional flavours of Portugal here with delectable breakfast buffets, relaxed evening meals, and delicate desserts.
Makris on the Lake
Take in the beautiful lake by candlelight at this floating degustation restaurant, where Chef Petros Dimas lays on an ever-evolving menu of multi-Med specialties. Prioritising fresh, local ingredients in his dishes, Chef Dimas prioritises Greek-Mediterranean flavours and pairs his menu with regional wines.
Head to the resort’s award-winning signature restaurant, Topos, to sample a menu of neo-Greek seafood curated by executive chef, Dionysios Pliatsikas. Go on a gastronomic voyage around the Aegean islands, accompanied by some of the most celebrated wine labels in Greece.
Apricus Lagoon Bar
Enjoy refreshing drinks and satisfying snacks in the glorious sunshine at the Apricus pool bar. Set on a wooden pergola, this bar has a cool bohemian vibe, enhanced by the live DJ sets playing chilled beats as you cut adrift in the pool. Fantastic for light bites in the afternoon!
The perfect place for a spot of lunch, this boho style beach bar-restaurant serves authentic Portuguese seafood and snacks. Created by Chef Vitor Moreira, the menu is based on sourcing the freshest local seafood available and preparing it in traditional Algarvian ways.
Raw Gastro Bar
For elegant evening cocktails, there’s no better spot than Raw Gastro. Accompanying ice cold champagne with raw gastro finger food, indulge in the bar’s sumptuous specialities, from cured cod Ceviche with citrus and coriander sprouts to seabass and scallop tartare with wasabi purée.
Activities & Entertainment
A golfer’s paradise, the Algarve is renowned for its many greens and the resort provides a free shuttle bus to six nearby courses, including: Laguna, Millennium, Pinhal, Old Course, and Victoria. Sports lovers will also enjoy getting a few games of tennis in at the resort’s purpose-built multi-sports court.
Based around a natural saltwater lake, the resort provides fantastic kayaking and paddleboarding opportunities, as well as canoeing, windsurfing, and peddle boating in other locations nearby.
Engage your senses with wine tasting and mixology sessions and sample the region’s most prized local produce with an olive oil tasting tour. Set sail on a clam and oyster picking cruise in a traditional fishing boat, before spending the afternoon perusing Loulé Market for fresh fruits, vegetable, as well as local crafts.
With the stunning beach of Praia de Falésia just a short walk away, in addition to multiple onsite pools, swimming is a big part of the experience at Domes Lake Algarve. Be sure to immerse yourself in the cooling waters of the resort’s unique sand bottom pool, while looking out over the placid private lake.
Experience deep relaxation at Domes’ signature spa – an adult-only space featuring an indoor swimming pool and several treatment rooms. Soma Spa harnesses the energy of the surrounding lake in its nature-driven, holistic approach to wellness.
Guests can opt for a full wellbeing assessment, before receiving treatments that will optimize their individual restoration. From deep tissues massages to beauty rituals, LED light therapies to detoxification practices, the spa at Domes uses healing methods inherited from the ancient Greeks.
Combining time-honoured rejuvenation techniques with results-oriented products, Soma Spa aims to equip guests with a self-care attitude and take-home daily rituals so guests may continue their wellness journey long after they leave its doors.
There are endless opportunities for wildlife encounters at Domes Lake Algarve, and the region is known for hosting a wide variety of protected species – particularly migrant birds like marsh harriers and purple swamphens.
Embark on a guided tour of Ria Formosa environmental park and spot rare birdlife while taking in the region’s distinctive flora and fauna, which includes olive, almond, and fig trees. Better still, set out on an equestrian expedition and explore the rugged Algarvian landscape on horseback.
Take to the sea on a dolphin safari and observe these playful marine mammals in their natural habitat. Discover more of the incredible aquatic life that resides off the coast of Portugal by scuba diving its biggest natural reef – just around the corner from Domes Lake Algarve.
Domes Lake Algarve has unbeatable facilities and activities for families to enjoy, with a particular emphasis on keeping kids and toddlers entertained. At the expert-led kids’ club, little ones (ages 4 to 12) can make fun and educational memories in the sunny Algarve while parents enjoy a well-earned rest.
For children ages six and up, golf-pro Tomas Carlota runs practice sessions at the miniature golf course, which features two 18-hole greens. And after practicing their golf swing, kids can pick up a racket and head over to the purpose-built tennis courts for lessons.
Both toddlers and children will love the eco-conscious learning garden, KiEPOS, where they can plant their own greens, herbs, and flowers. Better still, immerse the whole family in the beauteous nature of the Algarve with sailing, eco-biking, and kayaking experiences.
Spend a day at the Aquashow Park, just a ten-minute drive away, and zoom down the largest water rollercoaster in Europe. With a dedicated family concierge team on standby, every minute of your stay at Domes Lake Algarve is an opportunity for fun family bonding.
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