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Vila Joya: Home, Restaurant & Spa

Vila Joya: Home, Restaurant & Spa

Considered Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel for eleven consecutive years by the World Travel Awards, Vila Joya is a cosy family-owned private hotel perched on a clifftop over a secluded beach in the Algarve's picturesque Atlantic coast.

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With a truly fitting name – 'joya' can be translated as 'jewel' in Portuguese – this beautiful hidden gem includes 22 individually decorated rooms and suites, all affording stunning ocean views or overlooking the property's lush green gardens.


Located in a natural setting of rare beauty, Vila Joya is a truly idyllic haven where nature and sophistication go hand in hand in an incredibly warm atmosphere. Here, personalised service is king and guests are welcomed as family, with the hotel's experienced team ensuring your stay is most memorable and enjoyable.


Part of the World's 50 Best Restaurants, Vila Joya's restaurant is the spot for food lovers, who will enjoy an unforgettable gastronomic experience at its 2-Michelin star restaurant, courtesy of Austrian Chef Dieter Koschina.


 Also a wonderful WINE CELLAR - Vila Joya's wine cellar is a unique masterpiece that is the home to 12,000 bottles of the best wines of Portugal and some of the best wines from around the world. 


Those who play golf would be interested in EUROPE'S TOP GOLF COURSES nearby

Europe's top golf courses and resorts are reachable within 5 to 40 minutes from Vila Joya.


36 golf courses offer a wide choice for beginners and advanced players alike. The nearest is only 5 minutes from Vila Joya and also only 10 minutes away is the famous Amandoeira Golf Resort. Use Vila Joya as your second home to discover the next level of golf.  


In the heart of the Algarve coast, Claudia and Klaus Jung have created a little paradise which now is lovingly run by their daughter Joy.


Welcome to paradise.  Welcome to Vila Joya!

And of course don't forgen about the Spa when there


Reconnect with your senses and unwind in an oasis dedicated solely to relaxation and regeneration. A unique design that rejoices relaxation and regeneration mindful on making energy flow and letting go from everyday pressure in our increasingly hectic world.


The combination of Hotel and Spa experience builds upon our senses. Mainly through flavors, perfumes, and of course the eyes. The Vilajoya Spa focuses on water, air and light, as well as sound and touch. By involving all these senses, the Spa experience empowers you to better enjoy life. 



 “Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and the shadows will fall behind you” Walt Whitman

Joya Facial Reveal your skin’s full potential with a unique facial that will target your 50 min | 90€ specific concerns, using carefully selected organic ingredients.

Brightening A quick and effective way to brighten your skin, leaving your face 30 min | 50€ looking and feeling refreshed and revitalized.

 Eye Radiance A great treat to rejuvenating the delicate skin around the eye, helping 30 min | 50€ to diminish dark circles and to soften wrinkle lines.



“Take care of your body as if you were going to live forever, and take care of your soul as if you were going to die tomorrow.” St. Augustine

 Joya Massage  50 min | 90€ / 80 min | 140€

 Muscle Relief  80 min | 140€

 Scalp Massage 30 min | 50€

 Revitalized Legs 30 min | 50€




“Happy is the moment when we sit together with two forms, two faces, yet one soul. You and I.” Rumi

Joya’s Duet Experience a unique massage duet: relaxation and rejuvenation together, side-by-side -  50 min | 170€ / 90 min | 270€ 

Total Immersion  -  Immerse yourself in a relaxing exfoliation, followed by a body and facial massage with aromatic fragrances, that will leave you totally renewed and revitalised - 150 min | 390€

Joya Indulgence - You and your partner experience the healing and soothing powers of wild lavender in a very soothing massage, followed by a personalized aromatic facial treatment 120 min | 340€



“Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom at all.” Krishnamurti

Vitality Body Scrub 45 min | 60€

Detoxify Body Scrub  45 min |60€

Nutritional  Body Wrap 45 min | 60€

Grotta Giusti Mud Treat 45 min | 60€



“The highest goal of Music is to connect one´s Soul to their Divine Nature not entertainment.” Pythagoras

Sound Massage  -  The sound table provides a unique experience, restoring your natural balance. Lying on a table with incorporated speakers, sound is received through vibration and headphones. Sound waves gently travel through mind and body and Binaural Brainwaves Beats enter the mind through the headphones. This will induce you to a deep relaxing state which can not even be accomplished when sleeping. - 30 min | 35€

Private Sound Healing Session - In personalized sound healing sessions, sacred instruments like didigeridoo and crystal bowls are being used. The sound induces a deep relaxing state in which sound waves promote healing at a much deeper level. Biweekly sessions are held by our guest therapist Rodrigo Maia de Loureiro. - 60 min | 95€



 “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” C. G. Jung

Private Yoga  - 60 min | 90€

Osteopathy - 90 min | 120€

Personal Training Session  - 90 min | 120€


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