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Vila Alice - self contained one bedroomed apartment

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Gambelas

Quiet residential area in Faro, close to the University of the Algarve

Vila Alice is a family home located in a quiet residential area in Faro, less than 5 minutes’ drive from the airport, and 10 minutes from the city centre. The apartment offered was once part of the original house but has now been fully refurbished to afford our guests total privacy and independence. The apartment is bright and spacious and offers one double bedroom, a shower room and a kitchen/living area. Outside there is a pateo area ideal for relaxing and also a private parking space. Many of the Algarve's beautiful beaches are within a short drive, the nearest being Faro Island, just 10 minutes away. Also nearby is the University of the Algarve (2km away, bus stop around the corner). Quiet, comfortable and very clean, this is the perfect location from which to experience all the Algarve has to offer, at a great price! We look forward to welcoming you soon!

LOCAL ACTIVITIES: There are many interesting activities to enjoy in the Algarve - not just sunbathing! History and nature trails, river boat trips, local markets and mountain drives are but a few. We will be glad to help you with your holiday plans and suggest some of the local hidden treasures for you to discover.

GOLF: There are numerous golf courses to choose from throughout the Algarve, offering a fair test of golf to all categories of players. Let us know if you wish us to help you with bookings in advance.

UNIVERSITY OF THE ALGARVE: Located just 2 km away, Vila Alice offers the ideal accommodation solution for anyone attending events, studying or teaching at the university. There is a reliable and frequent bus service which stops just around the corner from the house. Special long term rates can be negotiated.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Claudia Reeves
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 November, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

Vila Alice - self contained one bedroomed apartment
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 34 reviews
Paris, France
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place with private patio outside. The landlord, Arnaldo is nearby in case of problems. His kindness and fantastic sense of hospitality made our stay unforgettable !

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Host Ever!

  • 5 of 5

I was able to stay for the entire school year 2015-2016. Arnaldo and his daughter, Iris, were kind enough to pick me up from the airport and help me get settled. Vila Alice is the most perfect apartment. The furnishings are comfy and there's everything you could possibly want at your disposal. I didn't have a car, but there are two bus stops very close by to take you to town or the beach. Easy to bike everywhere in town. Arnaldo was the most amazing host ever! He made homemade dinners and lunches and other treats! Like an adopted granddad, so friendly and welcoming to me and even went with me to deal with my residency. I loved my time in Vila Alice and Faro and would highly recommend anyone who wants to spend time in Faro, should stay here! Muito obrigada!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superbe

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with Arnaldo at Villa Alice for a few nights in July. I cannot say enough good things about this place and about Arnaldo in particular. The apartment is charming, well-furnished, comfortable, clean, and extremely well-suited for a superb Algarve vacation. From there, you can drive just about anywhere along the coast (all trips will be maximum one hour). You can go into Spain if you want to, although we chose not to. We explored many of the hidden picturesque beaches. Praia da Marinha was my favorite. Arnaldo was a superb host and he made us well welcome like I have rarely experienced before. Our plane was late and we arrived at 2AM. He was up and helped us get in. There was warm food and a bottle of wine waiting. I have to say, I have rarely met someone - anywhere - who was so friendly and welcoming. The general area of the apartment is beautiful, residential, quiet and easy to get to. I truly hope to return to Vila Alice in the future. Merci Arnaldo!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

très bon séjour à tout point de vue

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour dans l'Algarve, la villa Alice est très confortable et idéalement placée , près de l'aéroport (mais sans aucun bruit des avions), près de la plage et aussi des magasins de la ville .

De plus l'accueil que nous a réservé le maître de maison est exceptionnel et transforme le voyage en souvenir inoubliable de par sa gentillesse.

Merci pour tout Arnaldo, et nous espérons nous revoir bientôt.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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GENIAL

  • 5 of 5

Suite à notre passage à la Vila Alice, nous avons apprécié le charme de la maison et la gentillesse d'Arnaldo, un homme très charmant et serviable dés notre arrivé à l'aéroport.

Tout au long du séjour, nous avons bénéficié de ses conseils et de son assistance.

Arnaldo connait de bonnes adresses de restaurant et sait aussi très bien cuisiner.

La Vila Alice est aussi proche de la ville que de la plage grâce au réseau de bus et ce, dans un quartier résidentiel agréable.

Appartement correspondant aux photos : tout confort et cour indépendante.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Vila Alice July 2014

  • 5 of 5

We have a very good time in July. Senhor Arnaldo it's a lovely person. He provide a high quality of hospitality and on the same time he makes you to fill like you are in your own home. We had an amazing time this year in Faro.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Faro
Car: recommended

Faro is the capital town of the Algarve and has a population in excess of 55,000 people. The city has both Arab and Roman ruins but most of the present attractive older buildings were constructed after the disastrous earthquake of 1755. The Moors who occupied the town in the 8th Century originally gave the city the name of Ossónoba and developed it into a trading port until 1249, when the forces of Dom Afonso III defeated them.

Particularly attractive is the old part of the city surrounded still by the 9th century Roman walls, around which the city developed itself over the centuries.

Faro is also the home of the Ria Formosa, a nature reserve of over 17,000 hectares and a stopping place for hundreds of different birds during the spring and autumn migratory periods.

The municipal council has an active cultural department organizing different and various events during the year.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Gambelas, Montenegro

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid season
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£202
for 3 nights
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£67
£253
 
 
High season
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£202
for 3 nights
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£67
£295
 
 
Mid season
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£202
for 3 nights
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£67
£253
 
 
High season
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£202
for 3 nights
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£67
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£67
Fri,Sat,Sun
£295
 
 
Mid season
22 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£202
for 3 nights
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£67
£253
 
 
High Season
3 Jun 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£202
for 3 nights
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£67
£295
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £84

Prices quoted are based on up to four people sharing. In exceptional cases, larger families can be accommodated at no extra charge - please inquire. Cancellation policy

Up to 8 weeks prior to arrival - full deposit refunded

Between 8-4 weeks prior to arrival - 50% deposit refunded

4 weeks or less prior to arrival - no deposit refunded

Price includes wi-fi/water/electricity/bed linen & towels

A 100 euro deposit is required to confirm booking. This deposit aims to cover any eventual serious accidents/breakages during your stay, or eventual cancellations. Deposit is fully refundable after departure (minus applicable charges, if any). The full rental charge is requested up to 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Gambelas in Faro region

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you're after a 'real portuguese' holiday experience - look no further! The owner Arnaldo is the quintessential host, and will spare no efforts in making you feel welcome, from picking you at the airport to cooking authentic portuguese delicacies... just because! A treat not to be missed, and great value too!

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