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Spent a week here in October with my husband and 2 children aged 14 and 12.
Villa was spacious and bright. I liked the layout and that 3 of the rooms led directly to the pool area. The balcony off the upstairs double room is huge and has a table and chairs.
We paid to have the pool heated and it was a lovely temperature all week. The weather was mixed but we still used it every day.
The outdoor space is good and we all enjoyed having the use of the table tennis table. We also used the barbeque a couple of times. There are plenty of sun loungers, chairs and 2 tables and a good drying area. I used the washing machine a couple of times. It was ok but could do with an upgrade.
There is a small travel hairdryer which wasn't very good.
The area was very quiet due to the time of year, the properties around are very close so this may be different in the height of summer.
In regard to the previous reviews regarding the uncomfortable beds we did experience the same and also resorted to putting the lounger pads in the bed!
I did complain about it and asked that the owner provide mattress toppers. These did arrive eventually, unfortunately for our last night. It was much better just wish we had them sooner. The pillows are pretty uncomfortable and need replaced. There are blankets provided which was good as it was cold at night.
The kitchen is well equipped with everything you would need. We had ordered the small welcome pack which was great value for money, included a big bag of rolls, ham, cheese, butter, juice, water, milk, tea, coffee, sugar and beer. We ate at Scooby's a couple of evenings which is a 5 min walk away. Food was lovely and so are the staff. There is a great pool, crazy golf and kids play area.
The villa is close to a couple of lovely beaches and only 10 mins drive to the livelier resort of Albuferia. We have stayed in villas for a number of years now and this was our 4th time in Portugal. I was very impressed with Algarve Vacation from initial booking right through to our arrival. The communication from Olivia in particular was excellent. The replies to any queries were answered almost immediately even out with normal business hours. Also Adrianna who did our welcome meeting was lovely. She gave us great advice on the best supermarket to go to, Pingo Doce, that was a lot cheaper than the usual tourist prices.
We did enjoy our week in this villa and now that the beds have been improved I would recommend it.