Villa 8 on Balaia Golf Village
About the home
Villa 8 is a three bedroom, 2 bathroom detached villa set in its own grounds just a few metres away from the main pool and close to the restaurant, bar and shops. The villa is on one of the best kept and best located complexes in the Algarve - with seven communal pool areas (including heated outdoor pools and an indoor pool and gym (extra charge applies for indoor pool and gym).
The villa has been re-furbished with all new furniture, beds and curtains, along with newly fitted bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king-size bed whilst the two other bedrooms each have two single beds.
One additional folding beds can be erected in the lounge but have to be rented as extras and added to the advertised cost - allowing the villa to sleep up to 7 people (plus baby in a cot)
The villa is ideal for families of all ages. There is plenty of nighttime entertainment for teenagers, while for younger families the villa has a safe and shaded garden. there is also a children's club, small playground and plenty of shallow children's pools. We also provide a high chair and cot for free use of guests (plus there is a good supply of buckets, spades and beach equipment (windbreaks and brollies).
The complex is very popular with english families, so your kids will enjoy the main pool area - where friends can easily be made, while you sit and relax in the main bar/restuarant that is next to the pool.
The villas is within walking distance of 'The Strip' at Santa Eulalia, where there are hundreds of famnily friendly bars and restuarants, plus plenty of nightlife later in the evening.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Sta Eulalia and Maria Luiza, 500m|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
|Access:||Car not necessary|
Nearest amenities: 100m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Pools:||Shared indoor Pool, Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Childrens pool|
|General:||TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite, Solarium / Roof terrace|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 7|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Shared tennis court on site|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Secure parking|
Further details indoors:
The villa is located just 30 metres from the main pool area (which comprises of a children's paddle pool, main pool and heated upper pool) which can be seen from the patio of the villa. Immediately next to this pool is the main restaurant / bar and behind that are the tennis courts and reception.
Villa 8 is set in its own private grounds (which are maintained by Balaia's gardeners), with hedges all round and a lockable gate on the private drive. This makes it perfectly safe for children to play in the front and rear gardens without fear of them wandering off. The villa is surrounded by trees, so there are plenty of shady spots in which you can relax, or children can play out of the strong summer sun.
Conversely, if you want to sun bathe, there is always sun on the patio or rooftop sun terrace throughout the day. The villa has its own sun loungers, a patio table and chairs.
Further details outdoors:
Balaia Golf Village lies just 35 km west (approx. 30 minutes drive) from Faro International Airport. It is 4 km east of the bustling holiday resort of Albufeira. Care and attention to detail are the hallmarks of Balaia Village. The beautiful pine trees form not only the perfect backdrop, they give privacy and provide welcome shade in summer.
Balaia Village - with its beautiful little gem of a 9-hole par 3 executive golf course right on the complex
As well as the 9 hole, par 3 golf course and driving range, the village features 6 outdoor pools and an indoor leisure centre with gym, pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and massage room. There are also 4 tennis courts and golfer's chipping and putting practice areas. Reception is there to arrange car hire, taxis, babysitting, currency exchange etc as well taking care of your booking requirements for other facilities in the village and surroundings.
At lunchtime and in the evenings, the A Veranda or Clubhouse restaurants can take care of your needs in comfortable and relaxed surroundings whilst poolside snack bars take care of those in between times. For those looking for lively nightlife, Albufeira is just 4 Kms away, close enough to walk - whilst for those seeking a quiet life that's far enough away not to disturb your peace!!
We can also arange transfers from Faro Airport - at 35 euros for up to four people, or 50 euros for five and more.
We are happy to be flexible on changeover dates and lengths of stay.
The Algarve / Central Algarve region
Balaia Golf Village provides an ideal base for exploring the wonderful features of this beautiful region of Portugal.
You will find many glorious beaches and wonderful architecture all within a 60 minute drive of your base.
The first picture, below, shows the location of Balaia Golf Village relative to the airport, Albufeira etc
The Albufeira / Balaia Golf Village area
Albufeira is a two centre town that has a beautiful old fishing town with stunning beaches and a huge selection and choice of restaurants and many shops; it also boasts a newer part with more night-life with clubs and pubs and a further selection of restaurants too many to choose from to eat the same any night.
Balaia Golf village is within walking distance of beaches, bars abd restuarants, plus has four supermarkets within walking distance. Ideal for relaxing without the car.
How to get there
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Faro airport is the closest travel time to villa is 30mins.
Easyjet flies from Bristol, Belfast, East Midlands, Gatwick, Liverpool, Luton, Newcastle and Stansted;
BMIbaby flies from East Midlands;
Monarch Airlines flies from Manchester, Luton and Gatwick;
Flybe flies from Exeter and (from March '05) Birmingham;
Air2000 flies from Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, East Midlands, Birmingham, Bristol, Stansted, Exeter and Gatwick;
Thomsons fly from a number of UK airports including Coventry;
Globespan flies from Edinburgh and Glasgow
MyTravelLite flies from Birmingham;
British Airways fly from several UK airports and we have had a recent report of very competitive fares from Gatwick.
Activities near Albufeira
Tennis in town
Golf less than 15 mins walk
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 7|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|5 Jan 13||30 Mar 13||£ 450||-||-||5 Nights|
|30 Mar 13||27 Apr 13||£ 700||-||-||5 Nights|
|27 Apr 13||25 May 13||£ 850||-||-||1 Week|
|25 May 13||22 Jun 13||£ 1050||-||-||1 Week|
|22 Jun 13||20 Jul 13||£ 1150||-||-||1 Week|
|20 Jul 13||31 Aug 13||£ 1400||-||-||1 Week|
|31 Aug 13||5 Oct 13||£ 850||-||-||1 Week|
|5 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 600||-||-||5 Nights|
|2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 450||-||-||5 Nights|
|21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 600||-||-||5 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Reduced Prices in Sept 2012
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Book now for 2013 and get the 2012 prices (excluding discount).
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