This luxury 4 bedroom villa is located in the peaceful area of São Rafael, which is a short distance west of Albufeira. It is within easy walking distance of the lovely sandy beach at Praia do São Rafael and there is a fabulous choice of other beaches and coves nearby.
The villa offers beautiful décor with quality furniture and fittings throughout, all chosen with impeccable taste. All home comforts are here including air conditioning, heating, wi-fi and settees that you can sink into.
The huge open plan lounge/dining area has big comfortable sofas with a large flat screen TV. The dining area has a long marble dining table and 8 chairs. Both the dining and lounge area open out onto a terrace overlooking the pool.
There are two en-suite double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms. All have balconies. One en-suite is on the ground floor and has doors opening out onto a west facing terrace. The bathroom has a hydro massage shower, wc, bidet and sink. The second en-suite is on the first floor and this bedroom has a large balcony with views towards the sea. There is a separate dressing area which leads into the luxurious bathroom with corner bath, separate hydro massage shower, double basins, wc and bidet. Both twin bedrooms are on the first floor and they share a bathroom with bath/shower, an additional separate walk in shower, double basins and a wc.
There are two other bathrooms - one on the ground floor with a WC and sink and the other in the basement with a WC, sink and shower.
The kitchen is large, modern and fully equipped including a large American style fridge with ice maker. The kitchen opens out onto a south and east facing terrace ideal for al fresco dining. A separate utility room houses a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities.
The basement doubles as a garage and a games room offering a pool table, table football, table tennis table and a dart board.
Outside there is a private pool (10m x 3m) in a south facing position, a decked relaxation area, shower, grassed areas with borders of shrubs, barbecue area with charcoal barbecue, sink and stone table. Sun beds are provided and there is outside dining furniture on the kitchen terrace.
There is a large gated driveway with plenty of parking, as well as in the garage.
Free wifi is provided. The TV system has numerous channels. For English speaking guests there is a full UK TV package including most sports channels. For Portuguese speaking guests there is a MEO TV package.
Air conditioning is provided in the bedrooms and the living/dining area.
Maid service is provided at the end of the first week when towels and linen will be changed. If your stay is for 10 days this will be done half way through your stay.
Access to the villa on your day of arrival is normally 3.30pm and on your day of departure you are asked to depart by 10.30am. However we do try to accommodate our clients according to their flight times and if this is possible we will do so.
Getting Around: A car is not necessary for this location as beaches, restaurants and bars are within easy walking distance.
If you wish to go to water parks, then the parks provide buses and the collection point is a short walk. Excursion buses will also collect you from the same point.
Taxis are reasonably priced and in addition to the municipal taxis there are private hire taxis who are familiar with the villa - these must be pre-booked.
There are buses to take you to Albufeira and local beaches such as Gale (if you don't fancy walking). The bus stop is a short walk away.
For the more energetic, bike hire is an option and bikes can be delivered to the villa.
This is a fabulous villa in a fantastic location and a great place for a self-catering family holiday.