Villa Poiana, Spring Gardens
£136 / night£950 / weekBookable online
About the home
The villa is located in an exclusive complex of 5 villas. There are communal gardens, sun terrace and large swimming pool. The complex is gated and fenced which allows children to roam and play in safety. The villa itself has a private rear garden with outdoor dining and gas barbeque as well private terrace for sun bathing.
The villas are all designed externally in the local Portuguese style but internally are modern in facilities. The villa is clean, comfortable and homely. It has a large lounge with a wall mounted flat screen LCD TV wired to the free to air satellite service. Wireless broadband runs throughout the villa. The lounge has an internal dining table and six chairs and gives access out to the private outdoor dining area with a table and 10 chairs. This area is shaded by a retractable electronic awning.
Modern fully equipped contemporary kitchen with granite work tops and all facilities. Breakfast table and two stools. You will be tempted to cook in this kitchen, despite the gas barbeque outdoors and so many local restaurants and delivery services!
Double bedroom and full bathroom located on the ground floor. Also a storage room which includes a coded security safe. Villa is fully alarmed.
Two bedrooms and two bathrooms en suite upstairs. The master bedroom has a wall mounted flat screen TV wired to Free to Air on separate channel selection from downstairs.There is a large outdoor terrace upstairs with two sun loungers and a table and chairs and shade. The terrace faces westwards across the Pool area and over the attractive countryside for watching the setting sun with a glass of wine!
The Villa Manager is based nearby in Almancil and will respond quickly to requests to iron out any problems which may occur.
There are white towels in the 3 bathrooms, which are changed twice weekly and are for use within the villa. There are also colored beach towels which can be used out at the pool or beach thus saving you filling up your suitcase with towels!
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Val do Lobo Praca, 4km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, Air conditioning, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 2 en suites|
|Furniture:||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Two flat screen wall mounted TV's linked to Satellite, one in the lounge, the other in the master bedroom. Broadband Wireless internet and land line for incoming calls. Air conditioning. Marble tiled floor throughout with underfloor heating with individual thermostat control in each room. Villeroy and Bosh sanitary ware. Fully equipped modern Kitchen with granite work tops. Fire blanket and Extinguisher. Safe for valuables. Alarm system easily activated by code on entering and leaving property. One dedicated shower room and two further showers within baths. Glass sliding doors onto terrace and out to gardens. Retractable awning for shade over outdoor dining area. Large private Sun Terrace (250sq.ft.) at first floor level.
Further details outdoors:
There is a private garden to the rear with outdoor dining area beneath a retractable awning and an upper floor terrace for private sun bathing. The villa adjoins the large communal pool which is surrounded by extensive sun terraces. The communal gardens and play areas are surrounded by fencing to provide a safe play area for children. The facilities are available to the occupiers of the 5 houses. The facilities are large enough to accommodate usage by all 5 villas but practice in previous years show that no more than 2 or 3 are occupied at any one time. It is possible to have as little or as much interaction with other occupants as desired.
We can arrange car rental for you, either from the airport or delivered to the villa. If at the villa, we will organise a minibus to bring you and your luggage from the airport to the villa.
Rates include a weekly clean, linen change once a week, towel change twice a week. Extra cleaning can be requested.
White towels in bathrooms, beach towels available for the pool area and to bring to the beach.
Welcome packs for after hours arrival.
Two adjacent villas in the complex can also be booked subject to availability.
25 % deposit secures booking. The remainder is due 6 weeks before start of holiday. Change over day is Thursday (flexible).
Payment may be made by cheque, Bank transfer or by Cerdit or Debit Card through PayPal.
Breakage Deposit of 300 Sterling or 400 Euro is required which will be returned within two weeks of departure.
The Algarve / Central Algarve region
This villa is located in a most convenient location within the "Golden Triangle". Spring Gardens is located at the Val do Lobo end of Almancil close to the Karting Track and the popular Apolonia Supermarket. It adjoins open countryside, more interesting and reasonably priced restaurants and shops but is only a few minutes drive to the more touristy coastal activites of beaches, marinas, water parks, shopping and of course the 12 golf courses found in the Quinto do Lago, Val do Lobo and Vilamoura complexes.
The Almancil / Vale d'Eguas area
The villa adjoins the village of Vale d'Eguas, which in Portuguese means the Valley of the Mares, on its east boundary while on the west it faces out to rolling countryside and hillsides behind which the sun sets attractively. There is a local Portuguese restaurant 2 minutes walk which serves good family fare while producing its own wine for the adults. Less than a minute walk further on is a famous Mozambique restaurant serving more adult fare, curried prawns and other exotic dishes together with its own wine also. You can also walk for lunch in the local snack bar where the local commercial drivers are mothered over.
A three minute drive down the road brings you to a Spanish Paella and Tapas restaurant, an Italian pizza/pasta outlet and an English owned full range restaurant. All allow you take out their produce for enjoying back at the villa. There are a number of local take outs (including a gourmet Chinese) which you can phone for a delivery service. The famous Coleur de France restaurant, with its spectacular setting, is at the end of the road.
Finally there is a small local shop out the back gate of Spring Gardens which has a little bit of everything. So if you run out of bottled water, beer, wine, cleaning powder, toothpaste or whatever it can be found there but obviously at a higher price than driving 10 minutes to the excellent Hypermarket on the fringes of Loule at the top of the Estrada Vale d'Eguas.
How to get there
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The local airport is Faro and is a 15 minute drive to the villa.
Car hire is advisable. If you wish, we can organise that for you. The car can be picked up at the airport or we can arrange a mini bus to bring you and your luggage from the airport to the villa. The car will then be brought to the villa subsequently. This allows you rent a smaller car for your stay rather than selecting based on bring a family and all the luggage to and from the airport.
However it is also possible to do without a car. We can pick you up or take a taxi to the villa and walk to local shop, snack bar and restaurants while taking a local taxi on longer journeys. There is a wide range of restaurants in the vicinity who do deliveries. In addition we have a fridge filler service whereby our managing agent can bring your selected shopping to the villa.
On arriving, you can pick up the keys from the offices of our manging agent in Almancil. If you know the way or have been with us before, the keys can be picked up at the villa.. Alternatively if you rent a car through us, to be picked up at the airport, you will be given the keys by the car rental company at the airport. Alternatively we can bring you and your luggage from the airport in a minibus and bring the rental car to the villa later.
Activities near Almancil
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
03 Sep 2012
We were delighted with the Villa which was stunning with modern decor and very well equipped.
Best bits: Clean, spacious, own garden, large pool area and shared garden, close to local attractions.
There were no bad bits really, maybe only that you would need to drive to restaurants as there was only one nearby (but with young children aged 4 and 2, we were happy to eat at the villa and used the gas BBQ most nights.). Also if your children are not swimmers the garden is not fully enclosed and they could access the pool. However, the steps in the shallow end were great for them to paddle in.
Tony was brilliant to deal with and arranged car hire and airport transfers for us.
We look forward to staying here again and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to friends.
27 Oct 2011
We really had a fantastic week in this lovely villa. It is extremely spacious yet cosy as well. The area is quiet and peaceful and the advantage of the shared pool is that it is large enough to actually swim properly! The bathrooms are fantastic, lost of hot water, all mod cons everywhere and a brilliant location. We love Almancil and this villa is 2 minutes walk from a a typical and quirky portuguese restaurant. And our other favourite restaurants are all within a 10 minute drive as is the town.
We really appreciated the Sky TV and wi fi and all the sun beds, towels, cushions etc. A really easy and enjoyable break. We will be back.
19 Sep 2011
If you want to get away for a relaxing holiday and not have to feel confined to a resort complex, hotel times and welcome meetings then you have to consider this villa rental ! We were late in our... more
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|Prices for group size 6|
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|11 Mar 12||1 Apr 12||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Apr 12||18 May 12||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Jul 12||29 Jul 12||£ 1025||-||-||1 Week|
|29 Jul 12||1 Sep 12||£ 1150||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Sep 12||16 Sep 12||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|16 Sep 12||21 Oct 12||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|21 Oct 12||1 Dec 12||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Dec 12||3 Feb 13||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
|3 Feb 13||31 Mar 13||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
|31 Mar 13||30 Apr 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|19 May 13||19 May 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||£ 950||-||-||1 Week|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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