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Charming villa with HEATABLE pool, WiFi, 1,4km to the beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 269 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6+1

Ground floor : Two twin bedrooms, bathroom with a large walk in shower. Fully fitted kitchen with microwave, washing machine, dishwasher - door to shaded dining terrace. Lounge / dining room with satellite TV and DVD.

First floor : Master suite, with king-size bed, and en suite bathroom with large walk in shower, leading out to a large balcony.

The Lounge/Dining room and all the bedrooms are air-conditioned for heating & cooling.

There is an alarm system and a safe.

The swimming pool can be heated (this is available as an optional extra), approx. 9m x 4m, with steps surrounded by terraces. There is a pool shower and a brick built B.B.Q. The garden has a grass area and the property is totally walled, giving complete privacy.

Service: Our property management office is 2 km from the villa and they offer friendly advice, help and assistance to all our guests , They also sell tickets to waterparks, zoomarine, golf, boat trips and excursions at discount prices. There is also an emergency telephone Nº provided. All guests receive a welcome food pack with our compliments.

Activities: *Zoomarine Park (sea life): 10min drive *Two Waterslide Parks: 10min & 20 min drive *Horse riding over the sand dunes: 5min drive *Water sports & jet ski on Galé Beach *Big game & Reef fishing from Albufeira marina just 5min drive *Krazy World (zoo & mini golf): 20min drive *River trips, Jeep Safaris, Sea day trips with barbecue on a secluded beach. *Excursions to local markets and other places of interest in the Algarve, to Seville and Lisbon. You can buy tickets to most of the above plus much more with a 10% discount from our local Management Office.

Golf: The beautiful Golf course Salgados is just 5 minutes drive away.

More Details
Registration Number : 227/10

Property Manager
Algarve Villa Holidays Ltd
Speaks English, French, Portuguese, Swedish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Beautiful villa in Algarve

We really appreciated our staying in the villa because it is very comfortable and it is located in a very quiet area.

Maybe one of the three bedroom was a little bit too small for two adults.
Aug 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Galé in Sesmarias

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 269 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms have very spacious walk in showers
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • A 7th person (should be a child) can be accommodated on a Z bed for £75 per week.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Maid service 2 times per week. The villa has Wi Fi internet. Free Internet / WiFi access is available at our local management office just 5 mins from the villa ( conditions apply)


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Charming villa with HEATABLE pool, WiFi, 1,4km to the beach
average rating of 4.5 based on 8 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Lovely and clean in a lovely area a few restaurants and bars close by and a beautiful. Beach 🏖 not too far away. Villa was cleaned once a week and so was the pool we chose to stay here for our honeymoon and we weren't disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Good property, excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Arriving at Toad Hall with my wife and 11 year old twins, we were initially a little disappointed. Maybe it was because of a long drive coming from a larger and more modern villa. BUT we settled in and Toad Hall quickly became our new home. Good security and fully equipped. Great location - residential but an easy walk to a number of very good restaurants. We used uber to get to Albufeira (only 4-5 Euros). Supermarket close by. Agents were very good. They had keys ready on our arrival and booked us discount tickets for Zoomarine and a boat trip from Albufeira harbour. When we arrived at villa the pool had a layer of leaves etc from the surrounding trees. A phone call to the agent and 5 min later a chap appeared to clean the pool! Overall really happy with the Villa. Would definitely go back and recommend to others. PS Pool really does not need heating in August.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fab villa!

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a fab 10 nights stay in this villa in May 2017. Everything clean and just as the pictures showed. The outside area and pool was fantastic. The kids loved it!

We opted for the pool to be heated which i'm glad we did, as the pool was a lovely temperature to play and swim. We went to a waterpark nearby which wasn't heated and this was cold!

Location is quiet, being a few miles away from Albufeira, which is what we wanted. With young children, we didn't want to be somewhere with noisy bars and clubs blasting out all night. The nearby beaches were nice, but we didn't walk - a bit too far with kids. We had hired a car for the holiday, which we found essential. Nearby fab supermarket.

Couple of restaurants within walking distance we found nice - Por do Sol & Tapas bar. More nice restaurants in nearby towns but you need to drive. Bellavita italian restaurant on Salgados beach was amazing!

Overall, just what we wanted and and fab villa!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable stay.

  • 4 of 5

5 adults stayed at this villa. We never felt that we were on top of each other, the villa is in a quiet, private area. You do need a car to get around.

The villa had everything you will need, the kitchen is very well equipped we stayed in a number of nights, the BBQ has also got everything. We found the bed very comfortable.

You get the sun around the pool for most of the day, the patio area is nice to sit in the shade if necessary.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Villa in a beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

Villa Toad Hall - very easy to find, in a great location and exactly as described if not better. The villa was very clean and the pool lovely, we opted to have the pool heated and although there were times when it felt a bit like a bath it was well worth it.

The beach is a short drive away, although you could walk it if you wanted to, and it so clean.

There are some really great places to eat within walking distance of the villa, O Amigo Tapas, O Por do Sol a few and Quinta da Gale we would definitely recommend.

Then a few minutes drive away is O Girassol (Sunflower) Restaurant and Restaurante Bar Praria de Gale which is on the beach at Gale, lovely fresh fish and perfect way to watch the sunset.

The only downside and it really was a small one was that the beds, particularly the double were a little uncomfortable. Also we went when the Olympics were on and unfortunately couldn't find a Sports channel - not that we watched much TV as the weather was too good not to be outdoors round the pool.

This is a definitely a place we would recommend. The only reason for 4 stars and not 5 is the beds.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Villa for Amazing Algarve Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This Villa was perfect for my wife and I for the 11 days we spent in the Algarve. Well appointed, spotless and well laid out- we wanted for nothing. We were impressed that there was a welcome pack upon our arrival- Portuguese buns, cheese, ham, butter, milk, coffee, tea, juice and cold beer- very thoughtful! The service from all the staff at Principal was outstanding, including arranging taxis to/from Faro Airport, car rental at the villa- even an in-home orientation of the property, information on the surrounding areas, shopping, beaches, restaurants, excursions- any assistance we required with was promptly and courteously dealt with- simply outstanding. All amenities noted in the property listing were exactly as described- WiFi, satellite TV, security system all in perfect order. The villa is located in Sesmerias- a more suburban/rural area closer to Gale than Albufeira- exactly what we were looking for to avoid the crowds and noise of the cities. Easy access to the various highways and main roads to explore all of the Algarve region by car. The villa is in an area of farms and orchards- the fragrance of citrus, figs and olives is intoxicating. Sunsets, moon and star gazing from the master bedroom deck was very romantic. The villas pool was cool and refreshing during the hot days- we chose not to have it heated but to each their own. A highlight for us was poolside bbq- we grilled steaks, lamb, Piri chicken, sausages, fresh seafood, vegetables- we went through a LOT of charcoal! Walking distance to fine dining at Jompra Restaurant- not to be missed- amazing food and service, incredible wine stock, great prices. The sommelier suggested an off- menu reserve red from the Douro that rocked our world- for little more than the cost of the house wine! Complimentary Port is served post meal, but as we were already drinking 12 yr. old single malt and Hennessy VSOP the owner first generously refilled our glasses then comp'd our drinks- superb! Fun and great value is Scooby's Bar just a 5 min. walk away- nice deep pool, mini-golf, foosball, great burgers/fries, snacks, tasty cocktails. 5-15 minute walk to probably a dozen other bars and grills in the area. About 20-30 minute walking the most amazing beaches and coves- many with restaurants. 25 minute walk to Gale beach and more seaside fish grills. (notice a theme here?!) Fish markets and grocery stores are also all within walking distance. We would not hesitate to stay here again should we return to the area.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review which is o positive. The location is great and within few minutes walking distance there is a choice of great Restaurants, bars ect. Having the manager's office in the area is as well as + for guests wanting to have informations and discounted tickets to the severals Water parks and other attractions. We do hope to see you again Best wishes, Florence
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Located in sesmarias not far from Galé beach and close to the 'Blue Flag' Castello beach, approx.1.5kms. There are many restaurants and bars in the area within easy walking distance. Also just a few minutes drive to other beautiful sandy beaches : Galé beach is 5kms long, plus Evaristo, Coelho, São Rafael which are all beautiful sandy coves with beach bar restaurants. Albufeira town is 6 kms, around 10 minutes drive. The old town is very interesting with narrow cobbled streets and old fisherman houses and then there are the numerous music bars and street entertainers together with regular free shows in the main square in the summer season. Guia town is 5kms and is famous for many good value restaurants specialising in chicken piri piri.

The nearest supermarket is 1.4 km away. Algarve Shopping the largest shopping complex in the region is a 10 minutes drive, with Multiplex Cinemas ( majority of films are in enlish ).

Our management office is only 5 minutes drive from the villa.

Golf: Salgodas Golf course & luxury SPA is only a 5 minute drive.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Galé, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Prime 2018
12 Jul 2018 - 22 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
SPECIAL september
30 Aug 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High 2018
6 Sep 2018 - 12 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid 2018
13 Sep 2018 - 26 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
SPECIAL september II
27 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Prices shown are for up to 6 persons
Prices up to 4 persons:
Low - 665£ pw

Discounts are available for under occupancy in Low season.
An additional child can be accommodated on a Z bed for £100 pw.
Pool Heating : £170 pw

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