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A holiday rental in Vale de Parra: a true home away from home.

When it comes to seeking a relaxing beach holiday in a laid-back area, an apartment in Vale de Parra is well worth considering. Vale de Parra boasts an idyllic location near many of the Algarve’s best beaches. It's also only a short distance from one of the hottest towns on the coast, Albufeira. Located just four miles from Vale de Parra, Albufeira has restaurants, historical sites and a busy nightlife scene. Whether it be a villa in Vale de Parra to accommodate a group of eight or a cosy seaside holiday apartment for two in Vale de Parra, HomeAway has got it. Many accommodations in Vale Parra are equipped with modern kitchens, internet access and satellite television.

HomeAway also has many comfortable accommodations in nearby Albufeira, both near the Old Town as well as near the bustling strip. About a half hour to the east there are spacious rentals in the fashionable town of Vilamoura and in the west there are holiday rentals in Carvoeiro.

Things to do

Praia de Sao Rafael:

This small and beautiful beach is known for soft, golden sand and crystal clear waters. Formations in the limestone cliffs make for an enchanting backdrop. The beach is wheelchair accessible and is only three miles from Vale de Parra.

Praia da Gale Oeste:

This beach is found in the nearby town of Gale, approximately two miles from Vale de Parra. A long stretch of golden sand dunes and clean waters characterise Praia da Gale Oesta. It's a great place for water sports, and has a beach bar that offers a variety of food and drinks.

Albufeira:

Albufeira is one of Portugal's most popular tourist towns. The iconic clock tower and whitewashed buildings define the Old Town, and the famous strip is a hot spot for dining, dancing and drinking. Albufeira also has a number of fine beaches.

Guia Old Tower:

The Torre Velha in nearby Guia was constructed in the late 16th century and used as a defence fortress for the coast of Albufeira. The tower managed to withstand the earthquake of 1755, enabling visitors today to see this glorious structure in its original state.

Aqualand:

This family fun centre is located about five miles from Vale de Parra and features loads of slides and pools for children of all ages. Sun beds are numerous, and there are plenty of stands selling food and drink. Up-to-date opening times are available online.

Algarve Shopping Centre:

The Algarve Shopping centre can be found about four miles from Vale de Parra. It has over 100 stores plus a cinema with original language films, a bowling alley and an extensive food court.

Weather in Vale de Parra

The warm, sunny weather in Vale de Parra makes it a year-round holiday destination, though summer is by far the most popular season with tourists. Average summer temperatures range from 28-30°C in July and August with almost constant sunshine during the day. Rain is rare, even in the "rainy" months of December and February. Winter temperatures tend to stay around the mid-teens. The fall and spring seasons are warm; temperatures average about 24°C.

Travel to Vale de Parra

Vale de Parra is located about 28 miles from Faro International Airport (FAO), which can claim service to and from most major UK and European cities. The most convenient and quickest way to reach Vale de Parra from the airport is to hire a car or take a taxi. The drive is a straight shot along the A22 or N125 and only takes 30 to 45 minutes.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (11 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 6
    Villa #8153104
    11
    Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (7 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Villa #6735385
      7
      Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
        Exceptional! 5/5
        (9 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 6 BR
        • 7 BA
        • Sleeps 18
        Villa #406545
        9
        Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
          Exceptional! 5/5
          (9 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #6708058
          9
          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
            • 5 BR
            • 5 BA
            • Sleeps 10
            Villa #1783407
            1
            Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
              • 4 BR
              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 9
              Villa #1731625
              2
              Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
                avg/night
                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilets
                • Sleeps 6
                House #1881371
                1
                Viewed 115 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Villa #1902021
                  Viewed 139 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Villa #1679507
                    4
                    Viewed 87 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                      (6 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 4 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 8
                      Villa #1881370
                      6
                      Viewed 137 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                        (5 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Apartment #6522941
                        5
                        Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                          (10 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Apartment #6736826
                          10
                          Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                            avg/night
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Apartment #2514197
                            4
                            Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 3 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 7
                              Villa #899789
                              1
                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                avg/night
                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #1723541
                                3
                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (11 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  • 5 BR
                                  • 6 BA
                                  • Sleeps 10
                                  Villa #1807784
                                  11
                                  Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (10 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 10 BR
                                    • 10 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #427935
                                    10
                                    Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                      avg/night
                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Villa #8017473
                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (26 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        • 8 BR
                                        • 4 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 22
                                        Villa #8158705
                                        26
                                        Viewed 151 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #405881
                                          1
                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (12 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #1384038a
                                            12
                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (6 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #427935
                                              6
                                              Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #427935
                                                3
                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Very Good! 4/5
                                                  (5 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Apartment #1358496a
                                                  5
                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                    (13 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 4 BR
                                                    • 4 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    Villa #67022
                                                    13
                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                      Villa #1922601
                                                      3
                                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Apartment #8029841
                                                        3
                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                          (6 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Apartment #1473877a
                                                          6
                                                          Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 5 BR
                                                            • 5 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 11
                                                            Villa #1191836
                                                            7
                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 4 BR
                                                              • 4 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                              Villa #1283044
                                                              3
                                                              Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (7 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 7
                                                                Villa #1883460
                                                                7
                                                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                  Villa #1076841
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                    Villa #1280084
                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 5 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 11
                                                                      Villa #1624607
                                                                      2
                                                                      Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                        Villa #8058088
                                                                        2
                                                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Villa #1691884
                                                                          Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Villa #6112307
                                                                            2
                                                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 9
                                                                              Villa #6905110
                                                                              2
                                                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                                Villa #448263
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                  (6 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                  Villa #1191889
                                                                                  6
                                                                                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                    Villa #1282210
                                                                                    1
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Villa #1416610a
                                                                                      4
                                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (13 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 6 BR
                                                                                        • 5 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 11
                                                                                        House #11113
                                                                                        13
                                                                                        Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                          (5 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 5 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                                          Villa #1846347
                                                                                          5
                                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                                            House #8282988
                                                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              House #6859588
                                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                Villa #73895
                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (7 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                  Villa #1070079
                                                                                                  7
                                                                                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Apartment #4218427
                                                                                                    1
                                                                                                      • 6 BR
                                                                                                      • 5 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 14
                                                                                                      Villa #6835774
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours

                                                                                                      Vale de Parra Villas & Apartments (229)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Stunning views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a 10 night stay. 4 adults, 2 children. The villa was everything we hoped for with stunning elevated views. The pictures do not do this justice however when you get there they are amazing especially at sunset. The heated pool was great, spacious villa and to a very good standard including the gardens. We would definitely go back.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Amazing Villa in a lovely quite part of the Algarve

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      I have stayed in Gale now for the last 3 years and have used Algarve Villa Holidays the last two times, their Villas are always immaculate as was Villa Laura, it is walking distance to a few bars, restaurants and shops and a walkable distance to the beach, I look forward to going back next year.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017