30 Years Celebration

30 Years Celebration

30 years, 30 weeks, 30 events. VILA VITA celebrates 30 years in the art of hospitality.

We’re not just getting started

Join us this year by celebrating this milestone with us!

Upcoming events: 30 Years Celebration.

30 Years Celebration

Since 1992, when VILA VITA first opened its doors, the resort has blossomed into a world leading destination that is now a magnet for globetrotters and gourmet lovers from around the world. Travellers who are looking for exceptional, authentic cuisine, vibrant interiors, local community experiences to really explore the region, and to simply enjoy Portuguese hospitality at its most welcoming.

For this reason, to celebrate its 30 years, between April and November 2022, 30 weeks filled with 30 exceptional events ranging from art, culture, gastronomy, wellness and lifestyle are planned to celebrate the hotel’s continuing innovation and creative vision, qualities that have seen VILA VITA Parc transform over the past three decades into a highly respected, leading voice on the global luxury travel stage.

For information on the major milestones of the hotel’s 30 year transformation, please see here.
 

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    Gastronomy 

    Arts & Culture

    Lifestyle

    Spa & Wellness

  • Date(s)

    Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - Sat, 22 Oct 2022

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  • Dates, pricing and venues may change at any time without previous notice.  
    Further details, including the finalised programme of events, cost and dates, will be available shortly.

     

    For more information and bookings, please contact us.

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Full Programme

  • Upcoming events: 30 Years Celebration.
    Tue 26 Apr 2022

    30th Year Anniversary Celebration

    Vila Vita Parc

  • Upcoming events: Kim Kosters - Pain Prevention & Management
    11 Apr - 13 May 2022

    Kim Kosters - Pain Prevention & Management

    Today’s long hours on desk jobs with busy and stressful lives, body and muscle tensions build-up, can cause problems like frequent headaches, neck, back and shoulder pain – just to name a few of the physical symptoms.

    Explore
  • Guest Chef: André Lança Cordeiro.
    Mon 23 May 2022

    La Bela France - Chef André Lança Cordeiro

    The first of three fine dining evenings showcasing the best of French cuisine kicks off with a collaboration with chef André Lança Cordeiro, from Essencial restaurant in Lisbon.

    Explore
  • 30 Years Celebration - Reach for the Stars Asia Edition
    Thu 2 Jun 2022

    Reach for the Stars, Asia Edition - Chef Pedro Almeida

    The connection between Japan and Portugal is established without filters and seasoned with technique and creativity. Discipline, perseverance, attention to detail, just like a samurai, Pedro Almeida heads up the kitchen at Midori, at the Penha Longa Resort, in Sintra.

    Explore
  • Upcoming events: Bárbara Tinoco concert.
    Sun 12 Jun 2022

    Art in the Parc - Bárbara Tinoco

    Enjoy a lovely glass of wine at Adega Restaurant in the company of Bárbara Tinoco, one of the most influential Portuguese artists of her generation, on an intimate and authentic musical experience.

    Explore
  • The unique cataplana is a true symbol of the Algarve’s culinary tradition. Dish available at Adega restaurant.
    Mon 13 Jun 2022

    Passionate About Algarve

    To pay tribute to the region VILA VITA Parc is Passionate about, the Algarve’s top chefs will combine their culinary repertoire into a series of delightful dishes for dinner at Adega restaurant.

    Explore
  • Reach For The Stars - Portugal Edition
    Sun 19 Jun 2022

    Reach for the Stars, Portugal Edition

    All six chefs with 2 Michelin Stars in Portugal will be cooking up a storm at Atlântico Restaurant, hosted by our own chef Hans Neuner from Ocean – also with 2 Michelin Stars, for the first time ever. A unique event with a tasting menu worth 14 stars that will exceed any foodie's dream.

    Explore
  • Upcoming events: Summer Pink Pool Party event.
    Tue 21 Jun 2022

    Summer Pink Pool Party

    The ultimate way to kick off the summer! Make a big splash with the Summer Pink Pool Party, where everything will be pink from head to toe including the pool water, drinks and décor.

    Explore
  • Upcoming events: Luís Trigacheiro concert.
    Tue 5 Jul 2022

    Art in the Parc - Luís Trigacheiro

    A deep musical journey brought by Luís Trigacheiro inspired in the roots of traditional Portuguese music (Cante Alentejano) paired with our regional gastronomic delicacies at Adega Restaurant.

    Explore
  • V-Club Disco: Dj playing music.
    7 - 10 Jul 2022

    V-Club Disco

    Details coming soon.

    Explore
  • Services provided by Health Club: Pilates.
    10 Jul - 10 Aug 2022

    Marta Gomes - Advanced Physiotherapy

    With a degree in Physiotherapy and a Master degree’s in Cardio-Respiratory, Marta soon turned to Traditional Chinese Medicine, seeking an integrative knowledge about the body, health and well-being. She later deepened her knowledge into Functional Nutrition and Motor Control through Pilates Method.

    Explore
  • La Bela France - CHEF JULIEN MONTBABUT
    Thu 14 Jul 2022

    La Bela France - French National Day - Chef Julien Montbabut

    At the helm of Le Monument restaurant at Maison Albar's Le Monumental Palace Hotel in Porto, French chef Julien Montbabut carries on traditional French cuisine with his very own delicate, contemporary, and colourful touch, using some of the best products of the north of Portugal.

    Explore
  • Guest Chef: Chef Chakall.
    Thu 21 Jul 2022

    Fuego Latino

    With the Fuego Latino night, the summer comes alive with a South American inspired sizzling evening by the Clubhouse pool, with Argentinian-born chef Chakall, cooking up his grilled specialities.

    Explore
  • Flamenco Live music at the Adega Restaurant
    Tue 26 Jul 2022

    Art in the Parc - Flamenco Night

    Adega Restaurant

  • Upcoming events: Tamara Comolli event at Manzar Terrace.
    Fri 29 Jul 2022

    Lifestyle - Tamara Comolli Presentation

  • Upcoming events: Fine Wines & Food Fair assembled dishes
    Tue 2 Aug 2022

    Reach for the Stars, World Edition

    Even the most discerning gourmands will delight in this exceptional concept where 10 renowned chefs around the world, all with 3 Michelin Stars, alongside top wine producers will descend on the Clubhouse at VILA VITA Parc for a memorable evening of sumptuous cuisine, an eclectic ambiance and world-class wines.

    Explore
  • Upcoming events: Tiago Bettencourt concert.
    Tue 9 Aug 2022

    Art in the Parc - Tiago Bettencourt

    Dinner with Concert: € 85 per person (beverages not included).

    Explore
  • Reach For The Stars Green Edtion - Chef Marc Segarra
    Fri 12 Aug 2022

    Reach for the Stars, Green Edition - Chef Marc Segarra

    El Refectorio is Hotel Abadía Retuerta's more sophisticated proposal by Spanish chef Marc Segarra, with 1* Michelin Star. In 2020 it achieves its first Green Star, a distinction awarded by Michelin to restaurants that are committed to sustainability and apply environmentally responsible practices.

    Explore
  • Upcoming events: Tamara Comolli event at Manzar Terrace.
    Fri 26 Aug 2022

    Lifestyle - Tamara Comolli Presentation

  • Flamenco Live music at the Adega Restaurant
    Tue 30 Aug 2022

    Art in the Parc - Flamenco Night

    Adega Restaurant

  • John Sanchez: Traditional Chinese Medicine
    1 - 30 Sep 2022

    Dr. John Sanchez - Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Embrace the power of Traditional Chinese medicine with renowned Dr. John Sanchez’s treatment plan tailored to your own needs.

    Explore
  • Upcoming events: António Zambujo concert.
    Tue 6 Sep 2022

    Art in the Parc - António Zambujo

    Meet António Zambujo in a unique concert at Adega Restaurant, celebrating the flavours of our Portuguese heritage.

    Explore
  • Mizu Teppanyaki Restaurant
    Fri 9 Sep 2022

    Reach for the Stars, Asia edition

    Mizu Restaurant

  • Invited chef: Chef Carlos Teixeira.
    Mon 12 Sep 2022

    Reach for the Stars, Green Edition - Chef Carlos Teixeira

    Recognized with a Michelin Star and a Michelin Green Star in 2022, Herdade do Esporão Restaurant, located in Reguengos de Monsaraz, Alentejo, is managed by chef Carlos Teixeira, who will be joining us at Atlântico restaurant to showcase the quality of the ingredients, harmony of the flavours, mastery of techniques, and the identity and consistency of his creations.

    Explore
  • Invited chef: Chef Mario Payán.
    Fri 23 Sep 2022

    Reach for the Stars, Asia Edition - Chef Mario Payán

    After experiencing first-hand the meaning and essence of cuisine in Japan, and with more than 14 years of experience behind him, Mario Payán is considered the most complete chef in the field of Japanese gastronomy today in Spain.

    Explore
  • Upcoming events: Oktoberfest.
    28 Sep - 9 Oct 2022

    Oktoberfest

    This year sees also the famed VILA VITA Oktoberfest - a celebration of Munich’s renown beer fest in Algarvean style – with a great party planned in the autumn featuring the famous band that has been a part of the Biergarten’s story for the past few editions.

    Explore
  • Working his Ayurvedic Magic
    5 - 22 Oct 2022

    Suraj Varma - Ayurvedic Therapies

    Suraj Varma’s miracle Ayurvedic therapy treatments will help alleviate stress, soothe muscular pains, put an end to insomnia or simply relax.

    Explore
  • Invited Chef: Masanori Tomikawa
    Sat 15 Oct 2022

    Reach for the Stars, Asia Edition - Chef Masanori Tomikawa

    Japanese chef Masanori Tomikawa helms the kitchen of the one star Michelin Yamazato, at Hotel Okura Amsterdam. With decades of experience under his belt, the talented cook uses prime seasonal ingredients and top-notch culinary skill to create the perfect dining experience for his guests.

    Explore
  • Chef Vincent Maillard
    Wed 19 Oct 2022

    La Bela France - Chef Vincent Maillard

    Marking the culmination of the celebratory events this year, Vincent Maillard from the famed Vista restaurant at Lily of the Valley Hotel in the heart of the French Riviera, joins us on this final evening of La Bela France series.

    Explore
  • Dish close-up.
    To be announced

    Reach for the Stars - Spain Edition

    Ocean Restaurant

Gastronomy

Upcoming events: Fine Wines & Food Fair dish.
Exceptional Culinary Events

For the last 30 years, the resort has been a magnet for foodies and gourmet lovers that have travelled to the Algarve to taste the flavours and experience the authentic Portuguese Art of Hospitality at the resort´s 11 restaurants and 6 bars.

 

Since the first edition of the Fine Wines & Food Fair was held at the resort in 2015, with the iconic Kitchen Party, the festival has welcomed more than 5 000 gourmet enthusiasts who have been indulged by around 80 outstanding renown guest chefs, partners and suppliers from more than 20 different countries, that have joined forces to contribute and provide the stage at VILA VITA Parc.

Ocean Restaurant: Chef Hans Neuner platting.

Reach for the Stars Series

Following on to the success of the previous gastronomic events held at the resort, a series of themed fine dining dinners and events under the banner ‘Reach for the Stars’ will bring together a unique constellation of Michelin Stars and renowned chefs from Portugal and all over the world. The aim, challenge and stimulus for all involved is mutual inspiration and the creation of great things together.

  • Mizu Teppanyaki Restaurant

    Reach for the Stars, Asia Edition

    Four international renown chefs who specialise in Asian cuisine are taking over the kitchen at VILA VITA Parc’s stylish Mizu Teppanyaki restaurant on four different dates.

  • Dish close-up.

    Reach for the Stars, Spain Edition

    To be announced

    Some of Spain’s Michelin Star chefs will join forces with Hans Neuner for a multiple hands dinner at Ocean Restaurant.

  • Reach For The Stars - Portugal Edition

    Reach for the Stars, Portugal Edition

    19 June 2022 at 19:00

    All six chefs with 2 Michelin Stars in Portugal will be cooking up a storm at Atlântico Restaurant, hosted by our own chef Hans Neuner from Ocean – also with 2 Michelin Stars, for the first time ever. A unique event with a tasting menu worth 14 stars that will exceed any foodie's dream.

  • Upcoming events: Fine Wines & Food Fair assembled dishes

    Reach for the Stars, World Edition

    2 August 2022 at 19:00

    Even the most discerning gourmands will delight in this exceptional concept where 10 renowned chefs around the world, all with 3 Michelin Stars, alongside top wine producers will descend on the Clubhouse at VILA VITA Parc for a memorable evening of sumptuous cuisine, an eclectic ambiance and world-class wines.

So much more

Apart from the Reach for the Stars event series, a number of other culinary events are planned that will highlight the best of our region and the excellence of world cuisines that are so deeply engrained in our culinary philosophy.

  • Dish being assembled.

    La Bela France

    Three renowned chefs, from which two are currently based in Portugal and one in France, will create a fabulous feast at the resort’s Bela Vita Bar & Brasserie restaurant, in three different dates, to celebrate the Portugal-France connection in all its aspects.

  • Upcoming events: Oktoberfest.

    Oktoberfest

    Happening on multiple dates from 28 September to 9 October 2022, at different hours

    This year sees also the famed VILA VITA Oktoberfest - a celebration of Munich’s renown beer fest in Algarvean style – with a great party planned in the autumn featuring the famous band that has been a part of the Biergarten’s story for the past few editions.

  • The unique cataplana is a true symbol of the Algarve’s culinary tradition. Dish available at Adega restaurant.

    Passionate About Algarve

    13 June 2022 at 19:00

    To pay tribute to the region VILA VITA Parc is Passionate about, the Algarve’s top chefs will combine their culinary repertoire into a series of delightful dishes for dinner at Adega restaurant.

Lifestyle

V-life: Couple outside chappel.
Our Vibe, Your Tribe

There is an energy and a vibe that is exciting and contagious when you reach your prime in your 30’s, a way of life that is transforming and redefining VILA VITA Parc’s vibe and identity.

 

Feel our vibe, join our tribe with these lifestyle events, designed for a curious and demanding community looking for memorable life experiences. 

Bela Vita Bar & Brasserie: Champagne opening at bar section
  • Upcoming events: Summer Pink Pool Party event.

    Summer Pink Pool Party

    21 June 2022 at 19:00

    The ultimate way to kick off the summer! Make a big splash with the Summer Pink Pool Party, where everything will be pink from head to toe including the pool water, drinks and décor.

  • V-Club Disco: Dj playing music.

    V-Club Disco

    Happening daily at 22:00, between 7 and 9 July 2022

    Details coming soon.

  • Guest Chef: Chef Chakall.

    Fuego Latino

    21 July 2022 at 19:00

    With the Fuego Latino night, the summer comes alive with a South American inspired sizzling evening by the Clubhouse pool, with Argentinian-born chef Chakall, cooking up his grilled specialities.

  • Mr Joaquim Veras, Head Barman preparing cocktails.

    VILA VITA Social Club

    To Be Announced

    A series of events related to the bars and mixology will take place over the 30 weeks in the resort’s different outlets.

Art & Culture

Private art classes at Vila Vita Parc
Art in the Parc

Life’s beautiful things should be celebrated!  At VILA VITA Parc, the authenticity of Portuguese hospitality is also reflected in the way we embrace local art and culture.

 

Art in the Parc will see the embodiment of this connection with a series of events that will take place in the spacious gardens and premises of the hotel including music concerts, temporary art exhibitions, as well as local arts & crafts.

Smooth Jazz Festivals available at Vila VIta Parc.
  • Upcoming events: Bárbara Tinoco concert.

    Art in the Parc - Bárbara Tinoco

    12 June 2022 at 19:00

    Enjoy a lovely glass of wine at Adega Restaurant in the company of Bárbara Tinoco, one of the most influential Portuguese artists of her generation, on an intimate and authentic musical experience.

  • Upcoming events: Luís Trigacheiro concert.

    Art in the Parc - Luís Trigacheiro

    5 July 2022 at 19:00

    A deep musical journey brought by Luís Trigacheiro inspired in the roots of traditional Portuguese music (Cante Alentejano) paired with our regional gastronomic delicacies at Adega Restaurant.

  • Upcoming events: Tiago Bettencourt concert.

    Art in the Parc - Tiago Bettencourt

    9 August 2022 at 19:00

    Dinner with Concert: € 85 per person (beverages not included).

  • Upcoming events: António Zambujo concert.

    Art in the Parc - António Zambujo

    6 September 2022 at 19:00

    Meet António Zambujo in a unique concert at Adega Restaurant, celebrating the flavours of our Portuguese heritage.

Wellness

Sport activities available at Vila Vita Parc
Vital 30

Feel well, live well, be well!  As a leading spa and wellness resort, our philosophy is to make sure that all our guests feel happy and live a balanced life!  If we can contribute towards a better life not just when you are staying with us, but help take away something positive from it, then a part of our mission is fulfilled!

 

With the VITAL 30 events, a number of world renown visiting practitioners, motivational guest speakers in the world of wellness and sports will be joining us to assist us in this journey. 

Fitness activities available at Vila Vita Parc
  • Upcoming events: Kim Kosters - Pain Prevention & Management

    Kim Kosters - Pain Prevention & Management

    Happening daily at 10:00, between 11 April and 13 May 2022

    Today’s long hours on desk jobs with busy and stressful lives, body and muscle tensions build-up, can cause problems like frequent headaches, neck, back and shoulder pain – just to name a few of the physical symptoms.

  • Services provided by Health Club: Pilates.

    Marta Gomes - Advanced Physiotherapy

    Happening daily at 10:00, between 10 July and 10 August 2022

    With a degree in Physiotherapy and a Master degree’s in Cardio-Respiratory, Marta soon turned to Traditional Chinese Medicine, seeking an integrative knowledge about the body, health and well-being. She later deepened her knowledge into Functional Nutrition and Motor Control through Pilates Method.

  • John Sanchez: Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Dr. John Sanchez - Traditional Chinese Medicine

    Happening daily at 10:00, between 1 and 30 September 2022

    Embrace the power of Traditional Chinese medicine with renowned Dr. John Sanchez’s treatment plan tailored to your own needs.

  • Working his Ayurvedic Magic

    Suraj Varma - Ayurvedic Therapies

    Happening daily at 10:00, between 5 and 22 October 2022

    Suraj Varma’s miracle Ayurvedic therapy treatments will help alleviate stress, soothe muscular pains, put an end to insomnia or simply relax.