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“Excellent” This villa is one of the best you could find, everything is included and there's nothing more you could need.
If you are looking for a quiet and relaxeing holiday this is the villa to book, we enjoyed the sun, and peaceful nice surroundin
“Excellent villa and pool surroundings, good quiet location but within easy travel of all attractions” Wonderful place for a late summer vacation. The villa was in very good condition and the pool and patio areas were outstanding, offering a good range
Must admit we were a bit dubious as the advert didn't show the kitchen or bathrooms so we thought there was something to hide but we were wrong. The villa was a delight.
Pool area great, so much sp… More
We have replaced the garden furniture, since this time and have a contingency plan in place should the main door be accidentally closed with the keys inside.
“Holiday in Costa Del Sol”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2012
We stayed at the Villa for a week early June. Location is very peaceful and quiet. The villa has a large patio area so plenty of sun bathing opportunities and shade if required. We ate out one night i… More
“First class - and pleased everyone!”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2011
We have rented holiday properties in Spain for 10 years - some good and some not so good but everyone agreed that "Boracay" was the best ever. The location is perfect - private and quiet but you are n… More
“GREAT TIMES” The villa is located in a fantastic location with stunning views across the mountains and onto
the coast line , you can just sit back and relax looking at the surroundings . The villa itself is very well equipped , clean and comfortable
Had a wonderful time at Casa Vista Del Mar from 23/03 - 05/04 2014.
Everything about the villa is first class.
Views are superb and the villa is well equipped and comfortable.
Bedrooms are spacious… More
Dear Jim and Grace, thank you for leaving such a fantastic review of Casa Vista del Mar and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I hope to welcome you again in the future. With best regards. Jacqueline
Reviewed 21 Dec 2013
Just got back from a fantastic week here, I cannot fault this villa at all, very comfortable, plenty of space and amazing views over looking Nazaret. I travelled with two young children and had no wor… More
“Fantastic place where we truly got to relax and enjoy” We (6 adults and 1 child) spent 1 week in the house and that was too little.
We truly enjoyed our time at the house. The house itself is good with all required eqiupment for daily-life.
“So good we keep going back!” This is a lovely villa and is well positioned, located in a quieter area of Montepego. The accommodation is exceptionally clean and the rooms are a good size. The pool area is great, with a good degree of privacy but sti
Beautiful Villa in peaceful, private location. Has Everything you need.
Generous sized modern familyVilla and spotlessly clean. Private parking and unoverlooked.
Kids loved the big pool and we had s… More
“Beautiful Villa in a perfect quiet location!”
Reviewed 9 Feb 2016
My wife and I had a lovely relaxing holiday and will definitely be back.
Lovely helpful neighbours and everything you need is close by.
Clean quiet beaches are just 10 minutes by car but we spent mo… More
Glad you had a nice holiday and hope to welcome you back soon.
Iain & Margaret
“A very comfortable and welcoming villa in a peaceful location-Perfect!” The villa has everything you need for a trip away with family our friends. Great WIFI, lovely pool and set in spacious, private grounds. Pato, the owner is extremely helpful and
“Excellent” Just a few words to say how impressed we were with Casa Bella.
It was so convenient and close to Playa Blanca but also nice and quiet if you wished to stop the day in the villa.
We hired a car for the time we were there which just made sho
Great villa. Two minutes from the beach and supermarket. Villa had everything you would need. So good we are returning this September. The furnishings were of a very high quality. The owner Shin was v… More
Reviewed 10 Feb 2012
I spent a week in this beautiful villa and I must say that everything was perfect.
The house was very clean with all the comforts (internet works fine) and it was a pleasure to spend our days there.
“Superb Villa what it says on the packet is what you get and more.”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2011
Excellent property and facilities. Close to all local amenities and Marina Rubicon is a 10 to 15 minute walk along the sea front.… More
“Beautiful Villa” We spent 8 days at this beautiful villa over looking the golf course, it has everything you could possibly want and is spotlessly clean, the outside space around the heated pool and barbecue area is amazing, I would highly recommend t
A fantastic villa set in a quiet area but still close enough to the town centre. The place is well kitted out with a lovely poolside area and clean pool. The villa and surrounding areas were better th… More
“It just can't get better than this!” I can't think of a single other place in Goa where you can enjoy a breathtaking sunrise over a river, and a awe inspiring sunset on the beach, all within a 10 minute walking distance! Luisa by the Sea is an awesome
Booking process handled very well by owner. Luisa by the Sea is a very pleasant estate of individual villas and houses, convenient for beach, shopping and restaurants.The grounds are kept very well.
Thanks for the review Peter. We appreciate all feedback. The plan is to refurbish the bathrooms this coming off-season/summer. Hopefully, that along with a general touch-up should get us into the 'excellent' category. Do look us up when you are back in Goa.
“Breathtaking view, beautiful house - an amazing holiday” Gorgeous house, perfectly designed and positioned to benefit from the amazing view over the Caribbean. L'Atelier provided the perfect setting for our family holiday (with teenagers). We loved
The teenagers in our party thought Atelier House should feature on MTV's "Teen Cribs" program. It looks slick and gorgeous, but is also very comfortable and thoughtfully equipped with everything to m… More
“We had a perfect time in this luxury Barabados villa”
Reviewed 24 Feb 2013
We couldn¹t have chosen a better location or a more beautiful house for our first experience of Barbados, where we stayed for a week with another family. The house is simply stunning, a glorious, spa… More
“BEAUTIFUL HOUSE, WELCOME TO PARADISE!!!!!”
Reviewed 16 Dec 2015
My girlfriends and I rented the house to celebrate my 30th Birthday. The house was absolutely breathtaking. The pictures do it no justice. Chef Anthony made the trip unforgettable, going above and bey… More
“Fantastic!” The villa was absolutely perfect! So clean and contained all the essentials you need for you holiday and more. The owners are the kindest people we've met, really going the extra mile for their customers. Amazing hospitality and they reall
The villa is very clean, fully equipped and comfortable.
There is a large patio for lounging, enjoying a late breakfast or a cool drink later on.
The pool is immaculate, plenty of sunbeds, umbrellas… More
“Nice place to stay”
Reviewed 6 Apr 2013
This villa is ideally situated for the on site lovely pool, which never gets over crowded.
The town of Playa Blanca is just a stroll away & easy access for the disabled.
A good day out is a boat tri… More
“A lovely villa, everything you could want for a relaxing break” A lovely villa, all you want for a home from home .Very helpful owner and keyholder, they couldn't have been more helpful.Good communicationfrom both mentioned above.
“Great location, clean and well presented and in a really accessible part of the island – ideal for families or couples.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
I stayed here with 2 of my girl mates for a week at the start of July – we were looking for a relaxing, chilled out holiday with the opportunity to go out and party if we felt like it, and that’s … More
Thank you very much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay.
Alan & Bev
“A relaxing holiday of peace and quiet in a comfortable villa located in the glorious sunshine of the Canary Islands.”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2013
The Villa Casa Sencillo is located within a quiet estate just a few kilometres outside the bustling town of Carrelajo. The villa is comfortable and tastefully decorated with a well equipped kitchen an… More
Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
“Amazing property” We have just returned from a long weekend at this amazing vila and had such a fantastic time. Luxury all the way.... It is everything you could wish for and more. Property was so well equipped. Fridge and bar were stocked on our arri
I stayed at this amazing villa for 11 days in June with my partner and our children/girlfirends/boyfirends .
The villa is outstanding and has everything that you need for a perfect holiday.
We were … More
Hi Andy thank you so much for your lovely words of praise. It was a pleasure to have you and your family stay and thank you so much for taking great care of our villa and we sure do hope to see you again
Reviewed 22 Jun 2015
All I can really say is it was fantastic, the condition and quality of the villa really was second to none!!!
We arrived to a wonderfully clean villa which is finished to a very high level. Everyth… More
Reviewed 24 Feb 2015
Well our stay in this house was absolutely bliss , I have stayed in many places all over and this has to be my favourite, a luxury villa with an amazing garden and pool area with LED lighting througho… More
thank you for such a lovely first review. we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and made full use of the facilities.
Hope to see you back soon
“Gem of a place” Don't miss out on this Gem of a place to stay,Chester villa off south beach freemantle,beautiful accomadation,everything you need & more,the owners Bob & Jennifer really do go the extra mile to make people welcome & give advise on plac
This was a really lovely place to stay the family were very friendly and helpful. The location is only a short walk from the beach and walking distance from Fremantle and if you didn't fancy the walk… More
Terry and Hayley were easygoing and friendly guests who explored widely. They left our villa clean and tidy and we would be very happy to have them back.
“The perfect 30th!” I stayed here for my 30th with 8 other friends and had the best girls's trip so far. The villa was amazing and we were very well looked after. Kath was amazing and helped us with any night/day activities and was always on the end of
Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds ar… More
Thanks ladies we really appreciate your feedback and are pleased you liked all the improvements we have done and look forward to seeing you again next May.
John & Kath
“Excellent property with great facillities and a wealth of local knowledge”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2015
Excellent property for large or small groups. We were met promptly at the villa by a lady who lives locally and will also provide airport pickup and shopping. A stunning property that is gated and acc… More
Very pleased you enjoyed you stay we look forward to seeing you back in the near future
“"House of Gold" says it all”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2014
Impressive villa which is even bigger than the pictures suggest! The facilities of swimming pool, tennis court, gym and BBQ space outside served perfectly as a base for the holiday. Great location bot… More
Pleased you and your party enjoyed your stay we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
“My 30th with lasses” Fab holiday. Lovely place, bit out the way for party scene tho was €15 a taxi to get into Benidorm centre. Loved having private pool even tho we just had 1 sunny day but didn't spoil it. Ray was fab help too.
A group of us stayed at this villa for a surprise birthday holiday. The villa was lovely, nice and clean and very spacious. With only being a short taxi journey away from the town centre it was perfec… More
Thank you for your lovely review, I am so happy you all had a great time, I hope we may see you all in the near future, yes and ray is a character he always gets a mention.
Please contact me if you ever decide to stay again you are all very welcome
“An amazing stay that ticked all of the boxes”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2016
A group of 9 of us stayed here for a special birthday, we were all thoroughly impressed with the villa, it's space, facilities and cleanliness. It's large enough that there's no getting on top of each… More
Sorry I have not responded to your review it has only just popped up.
Thank your for your lovely review, I am so glad you all enjoyed your stay, you are all welcome if you ever decide to come back.
yes ray is great he always gets a mention.
Reviewed 10 Aug 2014
We really enjoyed staying here, everything was great with lovely views.
Had a super holiday which everyone enjoyed..… More
“Fantastic villa with far reaching views to the sea” The villa is extremely large. Suitable for a large family or for 2 families. Everyone will have their own space. You will never feel that you're in each other's way. 6 double bedrooms with the major
A beautiful property.the style ,decoration and attention to detail is amazing! The villa accommodated 13 of us very comfortably. The accommodation is sufficiently spacious to enable those seeking resp… More
“Excellent villa for large party”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2014
The villa is excellent for a large party, it is very clean and tastefully furnished. The views from the villa are fantastic looking out to the sea over Almancil. The children loved the swimming pool a… More
Reviewed 8 Aug 2013
We organised this holiday for the whole family which included children ranging from in the belly, 10 months, two five years, 8 years and 10 years, grandparents and family from Denmark. Our intention w… More
“1st Class...” a brilliant stay in an amazing property - 10 of us stayed in this for a birthday long weekend...Silvio and his team were very welcoming and accommodating - no complaints about anything, highly recommended.
“An oasis - the perfect place for rest and relaxation” Having spent a week travelling through Sri Lanka we were really looking forward to relaxing and Stone Well Garden villa was the perfect location.
On arrival we were greated by Asela and Subash
“Rainforest paradise with village atmosphere near beach, transport and historic Galle Fort.”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2016
The well furnished and comfortable villa consists of three bedrooms with en- suites and a spacious open living/dining area. The master bedroom has a spacious Bali-style indoor-outdoor bathroom. The … More
Thank you Gudrun for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your holiday in Sri Lanka. Best wishes, Tam
“a Wonderfull relaxing location”
Reviewed 6 Jan 2016
we stayed at the villa for 2 nights and had a Wonderfull time. the place was exactly what we needed to relax after touring sri lanka for 4 days. the villa is well maintained, we faced no issues with b… More
Thank you Larissa for your lovely review. Glad that you had a relaxed holiday at the villa. We would love to welcome you back. Best wishes, Tam
Reviewed 28 Feb 2016
This is a great place! We stayed at this wonderful villa and would highly recommend it to both families and couples. The villa has three large bedrooms all with seperate bathroooms. But it is the gard… More
Thank you for your great review. Wow, you were lucky to be able to snorkle with the sea turtles. Glad you enjoyed your stay at Gallindawatta.
“Lovely villa- great location” We stayed in July 16 at this villa. The location was great. 5 mins walk to the Spar supermarket and tourist train and a 15 minute stroll to the marina. Villa was spotless and pool was great.
Tiago and Sara were fab to