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Luxury Villa with private pool, lush gardens and direct access to the beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 165 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom villa to sleep 6 in a wonderful location

It is hard to appreciate the location of this villa until you see it in person. Located at the end of a terrace of eight villas fronting directly onto the beach in Vale do Lobo. The aspect from the villa is stunning by day and night. It is only a two minute walk to the hub of Vale do Lobo, the 'Praca' with its wide range of bars and restaurants. Within the estate there is also unrivalled facilities including 2 championship golf courses, driving range, Wellness Centre Spa and Fitness, Tennis Academy, beach sports, shopping centre, supervised children's village, crazy golf, night club, supermarket and medical centre. There is plenty to do for all age groups, young children, teenagers and the parents! The pool is a good size and there is room for games on the lawn area. Daily maid service is included. This is one of the original houses in Vale do Lobo but has been kept up to date with all modern equipment and furnishings. It is a wonderful house and the roof terrace is spectacular.

Oonagh and Paul O'Reilly
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 March, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Almancil in Loulé

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 165 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Oceanfront
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathrooms are fitted to the highest standards and have good size baths with excellent showers. Both have underfloor heating and heated towel rails.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The main bedroom has a large double bed and has an ensuite bathroom and has great views of the garden leading down to the sea. The second and the third bedroom have two single beds each and are adjacent to the main bathroom. The second bedroom has the view to the side of the house to the pool, garden and sea. The third bedroom is on the land side of the house.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 7 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Luxury Villa with private pool, lush gardens and direct access to the beach
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Heaven by the sea.

  • 4 of 5

The villa position is outstanding. The villa is gets the sun all day and is light, airy, well equipped and spacious with all the facilities you need including an excellent maid service. Best is the easy access to the beach and the beautiful well tended gardens on a larger than normal plot. We enjoyed meals outside on the verandah. The good sized swimming pool looked tempting but it was March! So relaxing, there was no need to leave the villa. It was all there providing heaven beside the sea.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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So this is Portugal!

  • 5 of 5

It was our first trip to Portugal so we didn't know what to expect. We were worried that the Villa looked too good to be true...how wrong we were. It is a perfect location to enjoy the beach, the pool, walk to restaurants, play golf and otherwise explore the Algarve. We enjoyed the location as a couple but could easily imagine sharing it with one or two other couples...lots of space and easy to find a quiet corner if need be. Paul was very good to work with and the daily cleaning staff kept everything tidy...a nice touch when renting a Villa!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad your stay was enjoyable and was worth the trip over from Canada. Hopefully see you again sometime, regards Paul
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Simply perfect

  • 5 of 5

Everything about our stay was perfect. From the speedy, friendly and professional communication with Paul, the owner, to the villa itself, which is beautiful, cool and in the most perfect position - on the beach front and a couple of minutes stroll to the heart of the restaurant and bar area.

I had wondered beforehand if this proximity to the nightlife hub would mean that the villa was noisy at night, but no, it's tucked away at the end of a cul-de-sac, so there's no noise nuisance at all. Plus, it has its own driveway, so parking is no hassle either.

The villa itself was spotlessly clean, cool, but not cold (we didn't bother with the air conditioning) and the swimming pool was endlessly enticing. The garden was beautiful too planted with scented herbs and towering palm trees that offer shade throughout the day (if you move your lounger occasionally). All in all, it's the perfect place for lazing away the day, reading and people watching, before taking in the sunset from the rooftop terrace.

Normally, we like to dash about on holiday, visiting the sites, guide books glued to the ends of our noses, but here, well, why bother? We already knew we were in just about the perfect spot. Anywhere else would have been a come down, so we spent most of our time at the villa eating simple salads and luxuriating in our little piece of paradise. Would we recommend it. Yes, whole-heartedly. It's the perfect spot for a tranquil getaway from the stress of daily life.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location Trumps All

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here before and we keep coming back especially for the location. Right on the beach and a 3 minute walk to the Plaza makes life very easy!

This year there were various improvements which brought the property right up to date.

The owners also seem to take on board suggestions and are very nice.

Top class property well worth it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have stated here twice! It's honestly one of my favourite places on earth. Amazing location, safe for the kids and literally a stones throw to the beach. Brill restaurants nearby. Don't hesitate!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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420 VDL is simply the best!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this great villa - and this time for two weeks. What a pleasure it was. It remains the case that we are left wanting for more.....and two weeks is simply not enough to enjoy all that the resort and immediate area has to offer.

We visited Zoomarine - and saw the dolphins. We returned to the villa......and saw lots of dolphins, all 50m offshore - what a treat. The weather was great; shorts and tee shirt over Easter and no 'villa heating' required. We can recommend the local seafood obtained from the markets (we used Loule and Olahao markets and the fish was prepared by the fishmongers for us). Found a great source of local, quality, Alentejo wine (Continente supermarket at Loule) which was very reasonably priced - much better value for money than UK.

The villa was as immaculate as ever and a joy to relax in. Suntraps everywhere outside and very light and roomy inside. Just a very comfortable 'home from home' feel to it.

Having visted twice, we can honestly say that the novelty didn't wear off - if anything, it has inensified the need to return, which we are sure to do! Struggling to imagine an age group that this wouldn't appeal to...

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Almancil, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 2017
16 Mar 2017 - 5 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring 2017
6 Apr 2017 - 26 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 Apr 2017 - 24 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 May 2017 - 21 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June / July
22 Jun 2017 - 5 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
6 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Aug 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Sep 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September / October
21 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2018
1 Nov 2017 - 14 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

There is a daily maid service. Linen and towels are changed weekly and beach towels are provided. We have an excellent local management agent should any problems occur. They are also able to help in arranging babysitting.
Check out time is 10am on the day of departure and access to the house is from 4pm on the day of arrival. At quiet times these can be more flexible by prior arrangement.

We can take payment in Sterling or Euros. We ask for a 20% deposit to secure the booking with the balance payable two months prior to the stay. A security/excess cleaning deposit of €400 will be required at the same time and held until the property has been inspected after the stay has ended. There is a small extra charge for heating / air conditioning which varies according to time of the year.

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Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Vale do Lobo Royal and Ocean Courses
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Car: recommended

This lovely 3 bedroomed villa with its own pool is just about as close as you can get to the beach in the Algarve. This sought after property occupies one of the best locations in Vale do Lobo and offers an amazing ocean view. Vale do Lobo has restaurants to suit every taste, from Ken Lo's Memories of China at the Tennis Academy to the wide range of Thai, French, Italian and English at the Praca which is less than a five minute walk from the villa. Just outside Vale do Lobo are many other top class restaurants all within a five minute taxi ride. Vale do Lobo has everything most people would need but Quinta do Lago is five minutes away as is the local town of Almancil which can satisfy all your shopping needs. A short trip takes you to Faro shopping or in the other direction lies the superb shopping mall at Algarve shopping. Quarteira, ten minutes away, has great fish and vegetable markets on the quayside. Above all this is a superb golf destination with a dozen top class courses nearby


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