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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This excellent townhouse is attractively decorated, boasts great mod cons - including 2 satellite TVs, telephone and wireless access. Guests staying in this townhouse have the use of the 4 central communal pools located in the village centre(swimming hats are needed,can be bought on site). The townhouse has a lovely secluded garden where one can sit peacefully and soak up the sunrays.

Both upstairs bedrooms have a shared bathroom and the down stairs bedroom has an en suite bathroom. The living room has sliding doors which give direct access to the terrace and garden area. Hairdryers are supplied in the villa.

We have tried to think of everything that you would need or want for a luxurious holiday. There are many extras that have been included in the villa, Plasma TV's in the lounge and Master bedroom, Sky satellite with full Sports package, stereo & CDs, DVD players & about 20 movies, lots of board games even books and magazines. The entire villa has full reverse cycle air-conditioning including units in all bedrooms. There is a safe installed in the villa so you can keep your valuables securely contained.

Breakfast in the morning can be taken on your balcony, enjoy a freshly made cappuccino from the espresso coffee machine in the kitchen - and forget about having to make a bed or tidy dishes away - the maid will be in soon and take care of it all.(Additional cost for Daily maid service,contact owner)

The villa is also regularly restocked the little things like tea, coffee, toilet paper and general food items.All these things help make you holiday so much easier not to have to worry about the little things. An added extra is the bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided for you while on holiday if requested

The kitchen is equipped with all the gadgets and gizmos you need to whip up a fantastic meal, there is a separate table in the dining area which all part of the open plan lounge area. Off this is a large storage room with amble room for your luggage, golf clubs and pool toys.

The master bedroom is a haven for mum & dad after a hard days chilling about the pool, with air conditioning and an abundance of fitted wardrobes.The lounge room is very light and spacious with 2 sets of sliding doors accessing the garden and terrace. There is a TV and large comfy sofas to snuggle on at night while relaxing with a glass from the Vineyard.

During your stay if you have any problems or require assistance we have on hand our Management Company Diamond Resort who manage a 24 hour reception who all speak perfect English, They can help you with anything you need - even changing a light bulb or medical assistance if required. This ensures everything about your holiday will go smoothly.

In charge of Domestic Services is Reception who will ensure your stay is what expect of a 4 * Hotel - they will organise your daily maid service (additional cost) and will organise babysitter - if you fancy a few nights sampling the Michelin star restaurants that surround the townhouse.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Formosa 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro Airport 17 km, Nearest railway: Faro 17 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Private indoor pool, Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (6), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details

*** For 2 week bookings contact owner for special offers and possible discounts.In High season (Jun to Aug) bookings are Sat to Sat.In low season these are flexible and prices will be based on no of days.

Payment Conditions

20% on booking

80% 8 weeks prior to arrival date

******These are non refundable fees payments in the event of a cancellation.

Refundable Deposit

€500 (to be refunded upon return of the house in good condition based on Management companies visit report on handover day)

All rental periods includes fresh linen and towels on arrival and during your stay and cleaning of the house at the end of your stay.Pool towels are available and can be obtained when entering the pool from the lifeguard for a small fee.

Addtional cleaning/Towels are also available please discuss before booking..

Changeover days are flexible but during the summer months it is more likely to be on a Saturday.It is necessary to vacant the villa by 10am on the day of departure in the high season. Access to the villa is after 3pm on day of arrival unless previous arrangements have been made.

The Algarve region

About the Central Algarve

The heart of the Algarve, the Central Algarve is a perfect holiday destination and a Mecca for those seeking sun, sand and sea. It provides something for everyone and every effort is made to keep holidaymakers entertained.

There are attractions throughout the region – with the larger fun parks and theme parks (eg “Zoomarine," "The Big One" and "Slide and Splash") generally sited close to the main arterial roads (A22 and N125).

The region offers a vast choice of sporting facilities including water sports, tennis, horse riding, yachting and, of course, some of the best European golf courses.

The Central Algarve’s coastline is characterised by reddish/brown sandstone cliffs that lead down to long beaches of golden sand and rocky outcrops. The vast choice of beautiful beaches and coves means that beach-goers can find a private and peaceful place to relax even in the height of the summer season.

Inland, north of the arterial roads, tiny farming villages and hamlets are scattered in the peaceful rolling countryside.

The Climate in the Central Algarve

The Algarve has an excellent and enviable climate – reputed to be one of the best and healthiest in Europe – so it is no surprise that this is one of Europe’s best-loved destinations.

Average values

for the whole of the Algarve Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

max day temperature °C 12 16 18 19 22 25 29 29 27 23 19 16

min night temperature ° C 7 8 9 10 12 15 18 18 17 14 11 8

daily hours of sunshine 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 11 9 7 6 5

daily hours of daylight 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10

sea temperature 16 15 16 16 17 19 20 21 21 20 18 17

Quinta do Lago

Located in the highly desirable Quinta do Lago region of Central Algarve, this attractive hotel complex is ideal for families and couples alike. Offering all the modern amenities you could need to make your holiday special, the Vilar Do Golf is a great spot for a relaxing break when you want to get away from it all.The resort is just a twenty minute drive from Faro airport so you can be relaxing in the sun soon after touching down.If you plan to fit a few rounds of golf into your Algarve holiday then this is an ideal base for you as the fabulous championship golf courses of Quinta do Lago are right on your doorstep.There is an additional 5 courses within a 5 min drive. As soon as you step out onto the lush, green fairways and feel the sun on your skin, all the hassles and strains of everyday life will feel a million miles away The harbour of Vilamoura is 15 min drive away known as the playground of the rich and famous. Those with children can take advantage of the kids club, where the little ones can play safely and meet new playmates whilst you enjoy some well-deserved quiet time.The resort is situation on the 2000 arce Nature Reserve “Formosa” which attract many rare birds and contains several miles of breathtaking unspoilt walks Don’t be surprised if you bump into Bruce Forsyth, Brad Pitt, Madonna or Steven Gerard as they are all home owners in Quinta Do Lago

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11 Jun 2014

5/5

"Guess Where I would Like To Be"

We have just returned from our wonderful holiday at Vilar do golf in the Algarve. We arrived on late flight into Faro and picked up our rental car from Zit Autos(who I would recommend highly-hassle fr… More

12 Aug 2013

5/5

"We had a fabulous time!"

We took an Easy Jet flight from Bristol to Faro. Picked up a hire car for the week, arrived at Vilar do Golf and had a super meal in the Bobby Jones restaurant. Our villa had been recently refurbished… More

8 Jul 2012

5/5

"A wonderful holiday in a top notch resort with superior accomodation."

This was our first family holiday in Portugal and we could not have been more pleased. Upon turning the key in the villa we knew we were going to have a lovely time. The villa was spacious, comfortable and well decorated and spotlessly clean. The resort was top class and the pool area was dotted with comfortable recliners most enjoying their own table and parasol for shade. It was well supervised with a minimum of two lifeguards at all times who we found to be friendly and polite. Villar de Golf was well laid out and privacy was maximised with the clever use of hedges and trees. The weather was beautiful and it was a lovely dry heat. When you wanted to cool down a click of the switch was all that was needed to turn on the air conditioning. We followed the guidelines and turned it on for an hour before bedtime which was enough to ensure a good nights sleep. The area was beautiful and there was a fine selection of restaurants and prices to suit everyone's budget. There was activities for adults and kids during the day if you wanted to participate. At night it was quiet and calm and our kids, one a teenager and another a pre-teen enjoyed playing pool and meeting up with kids they met so mum and dad got some peace too! The Bobby Jones restaurant on site had a lovely dining and bar area. Prices for food at the bar area were very reasonable and I would recommend the club sandwich. With both and indoor and outdoor pool there was no excuse not to enjoy a dip. A thirty min trip to the airport was also a great benefit and there was no long drive to consider in one's plans. The beach was a five min drive away and it was clean and well supervised. So all said we could not have been happier with our first family holiday in Portugal a beautiful country with lots to do for those who want an active holiday and for those that want to simply relax and recharge you won't be disappointed.

21 Jun 2012

5/5

"Great House, lovely location, perfect for a relaxing family break."

We rented the house in March with my 2yr old and my parents and had a great week away. The location is ideal if you don't want a long journey from Faro airport. Following the directions provided with found Vilar do Golf easily, even at driving at night and coping with driving on the wrong side of the road! The only slight difficulty we had was finding the house itself, as it was a bit hard to get our bearings at night and see the house number! When we arrived, the travel cot I had requested from John was assembled and made up with blankets and sheets and also with a mattress, which is not provided in a lot of hotels we have stayed in Ireland.
The house itself is very comfortable and well equipped. We cooked quite a few times in the house and had everything that we needed to prepare meals. The location of the house is ideal if you have young children, as you are a very short walk across the gardens from the pool area. We used the indoor pool as a it a bit chilly in March to be swimming outside but they do have a covered children's pool and play area which would be great in the height of summer. There is also an indoor children's playroom if the weather isn't great.
All the staff in the resort were lovely and very helpful. The guys at reception were great for tips on where to shop, eat etc. and the staff at the pool were very friendly also. We ate in the Bobby Jones grill a few evenings and the staff there were great with my son and had him speaking Portuguese by the end of the week! We ate off the bar menu which was a good but limited menu. The kid's menu was great value and very generous portions!
We hired a car and so went into Almancil to the supermarket to stock up on some essentials for the week. I think it was called Pingo Doce and it had everything you could need, including a very nice wine selection! The rest of the week we just used the shop at reception and if you didn't want to hire a car you could probably survive for the week. Things were a bit more expensive naturally but nothing extortionate.
The resort has lovely scenery down at the lakeside and at the beach and we didn't end up travelling out of the estate much during the week, apart from a trip to Villamoura and the gypsy market. We drove there as we had the car but there were bus excursions from reception. There is a lovely seafood restaurant down by the lake called Caso do Lago. The seafood is delicious, although maybe a bit pricey but no more than Dublin prices and well worth it. The setting is beautiful looking over the lake, especially if the weather is nice.
We had to take my son to the doctor during our stay and used the medical centre on site. Luckily once he got an antibiotic has was fine and able to enjoy the rest of the holiday. It was great to have the reassurance of having a doctor on site.
All in all, we had a very relaxing week away, even with a trip to the doctor!! I would definitely recommend the house to friends and would hope to return for another holiday in the future.

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Based in Ireland

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian

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