Opening of the “W Algarve” in Portugal

W Hotels International, part of MarriottBonvoy’s portfolio of 30 iconic hotel brands, has announced the highly anticipated opening of the W Algarve Hotel in Portugal. The brand’s newest W Escapes hotel, perched on top of the famous cliffs of southern Portugal, brings the vibrant energy of a coastal city, offering a close blend of beach relaxation with exciting social energy.

“The W Algarve represents the first W-Series hotel opened in Portugal, adding a distinctive character of modern social luxury to the Algarve hospitality scene,” said Marriott International Vice President of Luxury Brands EMEA, Marriott International . “From unforgettable musical experiences. With exquisite flavors and bold design rooted in Portuguese history and culture, W Algarve is a destination where discerning travelers and local connoisseurs meet to discover an unexpected side of the place.”

Destination by design

The W Algarve welcomes guests in 134 rooms and suites facing west, along with 83 W-branded residences that combine natural colors with sensual finishes. Guests can explore large private balconies with breathtaking ocean views and duplex-style layouts, discovering local culture through composite artwork, custom furniture and Portuguese influences such as lanterns, dramatic headpieces and authentic Algarve tiles. Premium rooms include 10 WAW suites, aptly named, all with a private rooftop terrace, and the “E WAW” suite which is the ultimate beach getaway.

The 200 square meter W Hotel redefines the classic presidential suite with its distinctive suite “E WAW”. The place offers two floors with a lovely living space, with a view of the sea with a vibrant and intelligent design that reflects the surrounding villages and picturesque landscapes. The spacious room features modern BOSE® appliances and a panoramic roof terrace with lush gardens with breathtaking coastal views, infinity pool, music hockey and dining area.

W Residences Algarve offers the best-in-class amenities, with one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units that have the same clean design, reflecting the cityscape, color and architecture on the beach.

“W Algarve is redefining the luxury hospitality scene of the Algarve coast and creating a new social scene for locals and visitors, with high-energy programming and relaxed moments to suit all moods,” says general manager Cajetan Araujo. With the summer of 2022 going to be big for travel, we can not wait for guests to discover a new W Escape in one of the most beautiful regions in the world. ”

A new destination for trend setters

W Algarve invites guests to discover six exquisite dining destinations, starting with Southern Portuguese cuisine, each offering unique masterpieces and surprising spirits. Catering at the hotel is handled by the legendary Portuguese chef Nuno Goncalves, who returns to the Algarve after 13 years at some of London’s most famous restaurants, including Quaglino’s, Aqua Shard, Galvin La Chapelle and The Wolseley.

The Market Kitchen serves local cuisine that offers a modern twist on classic dishes inspired by all countries of the world, fresh from land and sea. While waiting at WET Deck’s beach houses with a double level pool, perfect for soaking up the sun, sounds and summer cocktails, the SIP @ WET Restaurant serves nutritious dishes and cold fast food, while the Paper Moon, on top of the hotel with ‘ a beautiful terrace, with panoramic views of breathtaking views, the Atlantic Ocean and beyond. Paper Moon Giardin, the second branch of Milan’s original Mediterranean restaurant, serves award-winning authentic Italian cuisine. Sea Sky is next to the perfect place for a pre- or post-dinner cocktail while enjoying the golden bay of Armação de Pera. Below, where rough cliffs meet the sea horizon.

Relax with Twist W Style

The AWAY® Spa, designed to be the perfect blend of soothing and rejuvenating, consists of six treatment rooms that include one for married couples, a hair salon and one for manicures and pedicures, where travelers get LED facials and pre- treatment can balance. Dinner in the photo booth. The spa also includes a wet area with sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and an outdoor tent relaxation lounge overlooking the immaculate property’s gardens. Relax in the cozy Beauty Bar with a cocktail in hand, before undergoing custom skin care treatments. FIT Workouts embodies the W brand’s social and energetic approach to health. Located on the second floor, FIT’s indoor area is 134 square meters and more than 320 square meters of outdoor space, fully equipped with the latest TechnoGym® equipment and an Olympic power rack for every type of fitness-minded guest. Sunrise yoga or a dip in the WET Deck means every opportunity to refuel and keep the W Algarve balanced and glowing.

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