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Lovely traditional villa ideal for couples or small families near restaurants

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa sleeps 4. Free wi-fe & a/c walk to amenities & beach

Casa Dos Avos is a quaint, traditional villa which has been recently completely renovated to create a lovely villa for a summer holiday for couples or small families. Set back from the road between Vale De Parra and Galé Beach, the villa is within walking distance a couple of supermarkets and a choice of restaurants and a bar, plus it's only a short drive to some great restaurants in Guia, and a little further to Albufeira. There are several beaches to choose from closeby, the nearest is Galé Beach which is 1.5km away from the villa.

Casa Dos Avos has been very carefully and tastefully restored to create a bright, colourful villa with a lovely lawned garden and private pool, in the heart of the Vale Da Parra region of Albufeira, with easy access to local restaurants and the beach.

A gate leads from a quiet street with plenty of parking into the garden at the front of this bungalow-stlye villa. All the accommodation is on one level, and the entrance at the side of the house leads from a dining terrace and barbecue area into the kitchen which has brand new modern appliances including a dishwasher and large fridge freezer. Light and bright decor combine with lots of natural light to make the kitchen the perfect place to enjoy breakfast, whilst also allowing easy access to the barbecue, garden and pool.

The open-plan lounge-dining room has cool, tiled floors, and more bright, colourful decor, there's plenty of comfortable seating, a flatscreen TV and DVD player, and a dining table and leather chairs. There is also complimentary Wi-Fi internet access.

There are two bedrooms - a double and a twin - and two bathrooms. Both bedrooms are bright and airy with lots of light coming through double windows. The double bedroom has an en-suite shower bathroom, and the twin bedroom has access to the house bathroom which has a bath and an over-bath shower.

Outside, all the garden is to the front of the house, and is accessed from the main door out of the kitchen. The garden is split by a low-level wall and fence, to one side steps lead down to the pool terrace and sun beds, and to the other is a large lawn dotted with plants and palm trees. The exterior dining area is sheltered and offers some shade from the sun, whilst looking over the garden and pool.

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Property Manager
Perfect Villa Escapes
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vale de Parra in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 1 en-suite shower bathroom, 1 full bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 1 twin
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Traditional Portuguese villa, recently renovated Nicely decorated with bright furniture Great location - within walking distance of several restaurants Next to Casa Dos Pais - ideal for 2 families holidaying together Easy access by car to the areas best beaches, resorts and Algarve shopping


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Lovely traditional villa ideal for couples or small families near restaurants
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews

Some good, some bad in this idiosyncratic cottage

  • 2 of 5

The disappointment begins with the realisation that the palm tree garden photograph is at least 15 years old. Two large and obtrusive blocks of appartments have been erected since. Then there is the state of the pool with whole areas of mosaic tiles missing on the bottom and similar with the shower which has not been used for years. This site would not suit any person with mobility problems as it is on a hillock with steep sided walkways and very steep steps to access the pool with no handrail.

However, some renovation has been done with the kitchen and living rooms, although nothing has been done about the very dark Portuguese woodwork which domintes the doors, frames and bedroom wardrobes. The kitchen utensils are under-provided, there are no proper tongs, tin-opener or chopping board; the marble worktop is a good feature.

There is no 'user guide' specific to the property - just a general catch-all folder - in which such necessities as how the wifi works, where the safe is and how the oven and grill are operated could and should be stated. Further, a bunch of some seven, unmarked keys took some understanding.

In its favour is its position just 100 metres from the central roundabout of Vale de Parra, 2 kilometres from the sea and close enough to drive to Albufeira and Faro if required. It also has a number of small corners and inglenooks which are nice to relax and unwind in.

Frankly, for the money, I would return were the pool and shower to be properly renovated and the kitchen utensils brought up to a minimal level.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Private Villa Escapes are truly sorry to learn of your disappointment with various aspects of your stay at the Villa. We are disappointed that you have not approached us directly with your niggles in order for us to rectify them and put them right before you leave. We have to say we were really surprised by all of your negative feedback. The owner was mortified when she read your comments. First of all the photographs were taken last summer and the apartments can clearly be seen in the photographs. The level of inventory is extremely high, the owner has even emailed me the photos this morning of all the brand new pots and pans, glasses, crockery and cutlery so your comments are a complete mystery. If there were any missing items and they were reported to us then the owner would have replaced these immediately. The villa is better equipped than most four or five bedroom properties. I will ask the owner to label the keys, as a bunch of unmarked keys can be very confusing ;@) The villa has a folder with a complete user guide to the house and its facilities and resort guide which is kept in the sideboard. Again we have checked this morning and the folder is there. The pool is very large for a two bedroom villa and all our clients love it so have had no negative feedback about this before. We have instructed our pool guy to replace the missing tiles in the pool today and to also check the shower so once again thanks for letting us know via the review rather than reporting it to us so we can rectify it whilst you were on holiday. I am glad you saw one positive about the location – we agree its in a great location, ideally located just 100m from Vale de Parra with its bars, restaurants and shops. Having checked the feedback received from other guests who have recently stayed in this property, both prior to and following your own stay, we have not received any other negative reports. We can only deduce that your unfortunate experience was truly a one off, for which we apologise.
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Lovely villa in the Algarve

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well kept villa in Vale de Parra, near Albufeira. Well maintained with a good-sized outdoor swimming pool and well kept garden.

The restaurant up the road was wonderful, serving a delicious Portuguese buffet every night. The beaches and shops were close-by and the weather was fantastic. In short, it was a perfect holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location, very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped villa, had everything we needed. During a 10 day stay, villa was cleaned twice and bed linen and towels changed once. Bedrooms and bathrooms in need of modernising/maintenance.

Holiday representative very helpful and responsive.

Pool was beautiful, plenty of areas to relax and enjoy family time.

Villa is close to cafes, supermarket, bars and restaurants.

Short drive to water parks, theme parks, and Albuferia.

Would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

300 metres to the nearest supermarket, restaurants and bar.1.5km to Galé Beach and restaurants, and many other beaches within a short drive. 5km / 5-minute drive to restaurants, shops and cafés in Guia. 8km / 7-minute drive to Albufeira old town. 40-minute drive from Faro Airport.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Vale de Parra, Algarve

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Mar 2019 - 17 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2019 - 14 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Jun 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 Jul 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Aug 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Sep 2019 - 1 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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