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Luxury a/c villa with heatable pool, sea views and 300m walk to the beach

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Luxury, 5 bedrooms, WiFi, ipod, heatable pool, just 5 mins walk to beach

Government Licensed Nº182/06

The accommodation is arranged on 3 levels. Ground floor: Spacious lounge/dining room with exceptional sliding patio doors to the pool and terrace. Flat screen digital satellite TV, iPod dock, DVD, WiFi internet. Spacious open plan kitchen with sea views, with central island with ceramic hob, American style fridge freezer, wine cooler, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, dishwasher. Laundry room with washing machine & tumble dryer. Twin bedroom with patio doors to pool terrace. Shower room. Mezzanine floor : 2 x Twin bedrooms with patio doors to balcony. Bathroom with bath and a separate shower, twin hand basins. 1st floor : Spacious gallery landing with sofas. Twin bedroom with patio doors to balcony, en suite bathroom (with shower inside the bath) twin hand basins. Queen sized bedroom with patio doors to balcony and en suite bathroom with jacuzzi bath, shower, and twin hand basins.

The villa is fully A/C.

Mosaic tiled and lit heatable overflow type swimming pool (5m x 15m) with end Roman steps.

Located in a quiet area in a cul de sac with uninterrupted views to the sea. Only a few minutes walk to the beautiful Blue Flag beach of Praia da Coelha and only a few minutes drive to the adjacent Sao Rafael beach recently voted one of the top beaches in europe.

Just a 5 minute walk to the excellent Marineiros restaurant or to the beach bar restaurant.

Just a 10 minute drive to Albufeira town and marina, famous for its interesting old town and music bar night-life.

Being centrally located there are numerous attractions and activities including water parks, Zoomarine park, golf, boat trips, horse riding, quad biking etc. Our management office which is just a 5 minute drive from the villa offers friendly advice and sells tickets to these attractions and offers our clients 10% discount.

More Details

Property Manager
Algarve Villa Holidays Ltd
Speaks English, French, Portuguese, Swedish
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Highly recommend this villa

This villa was absolutely perfect for 2 families with children. Great luxury design and had everything we needed. Beautiful and clean, serviced twice a week, excellent pool with a shallow end perfect for a 3 year old, great location, quiet, and great views. Can't recommend it enough.

The Management Company was also excellent.
Sep 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Galé in Castelo

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
iPod dock. Bose sound system Pool heating is extra £250 per week in Low, Mid, high. Peak extra £200 per week.


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Luxury a/c villa with heatable pool, sea views and 300m walk to the beach
average rating of 4.928571 based on 16 reviews
United Kingdom


  • 5 of 5

Luxurious property , good location. Spacious

  • Review Submitted: 04-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Lovely villa - fantastic pool

  • 4 of 5

The villa is very modern, well equipped and comfortable. We were a party of grandparents, parents and young children (6 adults, 4 children and baby). We all loved the pool and the living accommodation was top notch. The outside dining area and sun beds next to the pool meant that children were easily supervised and the garden was secure. The whole villa was beautifully furnished. Good restaurant nearby. Beach attractive but not really suitable for children. Main criticism - only 2 bedrooms are ensuite. There is a family bathroom shared by 2 further bedrooms and the 5th bedroom opening on to the pool is nice but there is only a small shower room across the hall (up 2 steps). Ensuite bathrooms in a villa of this high standard would be expected. Saying all that we had a fantastic holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

We were thrilled to call this villa home for our family gathering. It exceeded our expectations. Quiet, safe, close to beach. Directions from Lisbon, key pick up all went very smoothly. Interaction with Florence and the management company very pleasant. We spent much of our time at the villa, lounging around "the most beautiful pool ever", playing table tennis and enjoying al fresco dining.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow superb accommodation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were all very impressed with this villa. It was very clean, very well presented and modern. It had all the amenities needed like a washing machine, dishwasher and dryer.

The main highlights of this villa was the heated pool which our two you young children loved playing in for hours each day and the beach which was a 5 minute walk.

The only downsides were that the rooms were not all ensuites and the nearest supermarket was a 15 minute walk but the walk did us good as otherwise we would have just stayed in the villa for the duration of our stay.

Florence and the team dealt with our booking and queries very efficiently and we would no hesitation in recommending this villa and booking through Florence.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb property, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We are fortunate to have stayed in some amazing properties and this one only exceeded our expectations. The photographs are true and the space and facilities made it the perfect choice for 10 of us - from grandchildren up to grandfather! The pool was the main attraction as it is big enough to swim and play in, with enough loungers etc to relax too. The fact you can walk to the beach and a couple of really good restaurants (beach restaurant great for drinks/snacks at lunch and also excellent fresh produce at night, the other restaurant is fabulous and more upmarket but still good value, on the road just up from the house) is such a bonus. Don't bother going further afield! But if you do, taxis are good value too.

The cleanliness and service from the management company and taxi transfers were the best we have experienced. Local shops (Hapimag complex 5 mins, good Spar with butchers/bakery 15 min walk, easy to get a taxi back with large shop, also big supermarket a drive away). BBQ with fab fresh produce.

The size of the property and bathrooms meant everyone had their own space if needed.

If I win the lottery I would buy the property immediately! Will definitely recommend and visit again. Also great for a few couples.

Thank you to everyone involved. Worth every penny! Portugal is also very good value.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
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Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely holiday at villa Vistamar. The villa is spacious, clean, modern and well equipped. It is perfectly located with the beach a pleasant 10 min stroll away and supermarket 15 min walk or short drive. Perfect villa for a large family or big group of friends. Would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Praia da Coelha
Car: recommended

Galé/ Vale da Parra,

Approx 4 Km to the west of Albufeira Old Town , is the stunningly beautiful ‘Blue Flag’ beaches of Galé pronounced Gaar-lay). The beach is around 5km long with clean golden sand. Therefore even in the height of summer one can find plenty of space to sunbathe. The beach is made up of soft sand and is safe for children. It has all the usual water sports one could expect in the summer time. However from November to March it is very quiet and you can walk west, along the Ocean edge, to Armação de Pêra. This walk is about 5 Km long passing soft sand dunes with the Nature reserve of Salgados on your right. As you arrive into Armação de Pêra you will see many quite quaint beach bars along with many fishermen’s boats.

Turning left (east) on Gale beach, the scenery changes entirely, with small cliffs and rock formations where you will regularly see anglers fishing for their evening meal. The cliffs form many intimate coves that give a safe and natural wind break, where children can play in the crashing waves or explore the rock pools. From here it is possible to clamber over the rock and head east to as far as São Rafael beach (recently voted one of the top ten beaches in Europe), passing São Lourenço, Evaristo,–Castelo and Coelha beaches, each with their own beach restaurants and character and absolutely stunning. In between these beaches there are many small sandy coves, where you can sit for hours undisturbed. Also the cliff walks between these beaches makes you feel you are on some desert island with lots of species of natural flower and fauna.

To the North of Galé (approx) 2km is the small and pleasant village of Vale da Parra with its restaurants and bars.


Guia has its own very special character. It has a good mix of Portuguese, ex pats & tourists . It is also the home of Chicken Piri-Piri, which is absolutely delicious! There are many Chicken Piri-Piri restaurants as well as others that serve both Portuguese and international cuisine. There are also bars, banks, chemist, post office, fruit and veg. market, bakery and mini market. The small urbanisations of Barrancos and Quinta dos Alamos are on the edge of the village and only a short walk to the centre.

From Guia it is only a few minutes drive to the Algarve Shopping Centre. Here you will find many shops including a very large supermarket. There are also many cafes and restaurants plus a cinema and bowling alley. So plenty to do!

A five minute drive to the west of Guia is the very popular Zoomarine. This is simply a must for all the family as it has so much to offer. It has a fantastic 4 dimensional cinema which is great fun. There is also a 'Big Wheel' where, once at the top, one can see for miles. Zoo marine also boasts an excellent and educational underwater wildlife tour with all sorts of strange creatures swimming around. The real star attraction though, and the real highlight of your visit, will be the highly entertaining 'Dolphin show'. The Dolphins, which are very well looked after, do all sorts of clever tricks, including leaping many meters out of the water and into the air. All the family, especially the kids will love this!

There are also several high quality water parks within a short drive from the Village.

Albufeira Old Town,

About 10 minutes away by car to the East of Vale da Parra is the Old town of Albufeira. It is, and has been for many years, a favourite destination of the British and the Irish. Although there have been many changes over the years since I first arrived, the 'Old Town still has that magical feel to it. Sitting in a bar or restaurant in the square with a glass of wine or beer in hand listening to the street entertainment is absolutely fantastic.

From the square, it is a very leisurely stroll through the cobbled streets to 'Fishermans Beach'. Sadly, most of the fishermen have now moved to a new site nearer to the modern Albufeira Marina. However, there is an absolutely fantastic golden sandy beach that the kids will love. Also there is several super restaurants serving a range of various cuisine. These restaurants are beautifully shielded from the wind, especially in the winter, and are a real sun trap.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Galé, Algarve

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Prime 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2018
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low 2018 I
29 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low I 2019
30 Mar 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2019
13 Apr 2019 - 3 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low II 2019
4 May 2019 - 17 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2019
18 May 2019 - 7 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High 2019
8 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Prime 2019
13 Jul 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2019
24 Aug 2019 - 6 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High 2019
7 Sep 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2019
14 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low II 2019
28 Sep 2019 - 18 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2019
19 Oct 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Pool Heating is an optional extra, price in Low, mid and high = £250 per week
Price in peak season=200£ per week

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