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Filipe Rodrigues

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

Villa with private heated pool, just restyled

16 Reviews
People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Loule region - Villa Panama

8/10 pax 4 bedroom - wonderful south facing villa - sunny private pool & garden

'Villa Panama', is a trendy intimate house located in a quiet area with four bedrooms (two ensuite) and four bathrooms, just next to Pinhal Golf Course. The house is very sunny and has a pleasant and relaxing patio with BBQ and a covered dining area facing the garden and pool (lighting with LEDs that change color). All social areas are in an open-space that connects kitchen, dining room and living area in to the wooden decking, garden and heated

pool. Satellite TV, DVD, fireplace, A/C, electronic safe and now with free WiFi! Within walking distance or short driving distance will take you to Falesia Beach, an endless and peaceful beach in Vilamoura. It is located close the marina with famous shops, bars, restaurants, casino and disco clubs. Surrounded by golf courses. To enhance the experience of your holidays the Villa boasts 2 bicycles so you can cycling in Vilamoura! It is a private family holiday house perfect for your holidays!

Sleeps 8/10. 4 bedroom, wonderful, south facing villa with private pool, deck, beautiful sunny garden and cosy atmosphere. Air-conditioned. Quiet location next to Old Village, Four Seasons, Hilton and Pinhal Golf Course. Everything is within walking distance or short driving distance including beach, marina, golfs, shops, bars, casino, restaurants, and supermarket. 20 minute drive to Faro airport. Albufeira 25 minutes drive. Perfect holiday house for your family holidays!

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Filipe Rodrigues (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

About Filipe Rodrigues

I´m an architect working and living in Lisbon. This Villa is where I spend my family holidays and where I go always to have a break.

Filipe Rodrigues purchased this house in 2008

Why Filipe Rodrigues chose Loule region

This Villa was restyled to be used in our family holidays. We tried to put into this Villa beauty and comfort enough to relax in our holidays. Now we also want to share it with you!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs Paula made us welcome and everything in the house was lovely and clean and tidy. House was of a high tasteful standard and the kitchen was lovely and very well equipped.

It was reassuring to know that you (Filipe) were easily contactable.

Many thanks for a great holiday!
May 2012
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Reviews

4.6
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

Villa with private heated pool, just restyled
average rating of 4.5625 based on 20 reviews
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5

Simply amazing villa in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

This villa is fantastic with a lovely open plan space downstairs opening onto a brilliant family pool. The layout of the villa is very well suited to more than one family with a double ensuite room downstairs, with another 3 rooms upstairs. The space in the garden allows you to have sun or shade all day. Filipe the owner was at hand to help with any additional requests before and during the holiday with very prompt and helpful assistance.

The villa is very well equipped and has a fantastic bbq area which we used on a number of occasions.

If you are looking for a great family villa in Vilamoura which is within walking distance of the Old Village and the Marina then I would highly recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Disappointing

  • 2 of 5

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I and 5 other adults, have just returned from a week at this villa. When we first arrived we were greeted by Paula who kindly showed us around the villa. My first impression was that it appeared to have everything we expected. Unfortunately there was a problem with the air conditioning which couldn't be repaired until the Monday but there was a free standing fan that could be used.

We paid a refundable deposit, but as there was no inventory for us to check what should be there we thought we had better check ourselves. We used the description on this website as a guide to what we should expect.

We discovered:

Inside - the following things were missing

Mobile phone - which would have been handy for us to telephone taxis

Macintosh computer/PC

Video/DVD library

Local restaurant guide - again this would have been useful

It would have also been useful to know where the supermarkets were.

Outside

The outside space was extremely limited which was disappointing as you couldn't sunbathe until midday. There were only 5 sun beds (there were 6 of us) and two of them had seen better days. The wooden decking needed to be repaired during our stay as it was a safety hazard. The bikes both had flat tyres and no means with which to repair them.

I feel that general cleaning products, washing up liquid etc should be provided, with a note to replace anything that we finish during our stay.

With hindsight, as the last review was a year prior to our visit, I wonder whether the villa has been used during that time as it was extremely tired looking and grubby. A real shame because with some TLC I would be happy to recommend this villa to friends and family as the location is great.

We will be returning to the area, but will look for accommodation in the 'old village'

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Debra, I suppose you also joined Julie & Griffith on their booking and I´m so sorry you were disappointed with your stay. Julie & Griffith wrote me after checking-out saying they had a great week at the Villa and had no hesitation in recommending it to family and friends. I don´t know if you were looking for something different but if you look and the listing all details are updated. In fact the Villa doesn't have a mobile phone and a Macintosh computer/PC. If I had the opportunity to communicate with you as I did with Julie & Griffith I´m sure you would have received all detailed information as well as local restaurants, things to doo, etc. In the second day of your stay one air condition unit and deck was repaired. Kind regards, Filipe.
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5

Amazing Place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

8 of us stayed at Panama House for a week recently. 6 adults and 2 children and my overall view is that it is a great place to stay. The owner Filipe was excellent throughout the whole booking process and was easy to contact before and during our stay. An extremely decent gentleman.

As for the villa itself it is set in a really nice neighbourhood a short taxi ride from the marina (approx 7 euros). The villa was very clean on arrival and everything was in good working order. It has plenty of room and the pool was excellent and used regularly. It is a decent size and ery nice to swim in. It will be missed!

For the bbq fan there is a very nice outside charcoal BBQ which again was used several times.

The kitchen and living areas were spotless as were the bedrooms and bathrooms.

The bedrooms were of decent size and had good AC.

The bathrooms were also very nice.

The living area has a large TV, comfy seating and a selection of books.

Nearby is the old village resort which has several bars, restaurants and a local supermarket thats stocks the essentials.

Should you require fresh meats then a large supermarkets Pingo Dolce was around a 10 minute drive and had everything you would need.

Nearby to the villa is a small bar Cafe Del Arte (2-3 mins walk) that served superb tapas and is highly recommended.

Overall if you are after staying in a classy villa in a lovely neighbourhood that is extremely quiet at night then Panama House is the one for you.

Filipe I look forward to my next stay there!

Many thanks for the villa

John and family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

8 of us stayed at Panama House for a week recently. 6 adults and 2 children and my overall view is that it is a great place to stay. The owner Filipe was excellent throughout the whole booking process and was easy to contact before and during our stay. An extremely decent gentleman.

As for the villa itself it is set in a really nice neighbourhood a short taxi ride from the marina (approx 7 euros). The villa was very clean on arrival and everything was in good working order. It has plenty of room and the pool was excellent and used regularly. It is a decent size and ery nice to swim in. It will be missed!

For the bbq fan there is a very nice outside charcoal BBQ which again was used several times.

The kitchen and living areas were spotless as were the bedrooms and bathrooms.

The bedrooms were of decent size and had good AC.

The bathrooms were also very nice.

The living area has a large TV, comfy seating and a selection of books.

Nearby is the old village resort which has several bars, restaurants and a local supermarket thats stocks the essentials.

Should you require fresh meats then a large supermarkets Pingo Dolce was around a 10 minute drive and had everything you would need.

Nearby to the villa is a small bar Cafe Del Arte (2-3 mins walk) that served superb tapas and is highly recommended.

Overall if you are after staying in a classy villa in a lovely neighbourhood that is extremely quiet at night then Panama House is the one for you.

Filipe I look forward to my next stay there!

Many thanks

John and family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Villa!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Panama House late August this year. The villa was fantastic! All open plan with loads of space in the lounge area and kitchen. The pool and decking area are very secluded and quiet and the kids loved it!! The BBQ area is again spacious with seating for the whole family. The villa is located in a nice quiet area of Vilamoura but not far from the marina and centre. Miss Paula had the place immaculately clean for our arrival and went through every room with us. The villa owner, Filipe was great with help and advice about the area via e-mail during our stay. We will be staying here again in the future and I would recommend it to everyone as the place to stay in Vilamoura!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Stunning

  • 5 of 5

First of all I would like to apologise to Filipe for taking so long to write this review.

8 of us stayed at Panama House in April for a golfing holiday in Vilamoura. Panama House was stunning, extremely spacious and the bedrooms were fantastic. A nice large communal area downstairs and a kitchen that was plenty big enough.

Mrs Paula was very friendly and Filipe was always quick to help when responding to emails. I would recommend Panama House to anybody, and will almost certainly visit again should be decide to golf again in vilamoura.

Thanks Filipe for an excellent experience.

Regards,

Lee Fowler

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Faro Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Hilton Hotel
Nearest Golf
0.6 Miles
Pinhal Golf Course
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Loulé Train Station
Nearest Motorway
5.8 Miles
Boliqueime A22
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Hilton Hotel
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Vimaoura Marina
Car: not necessary

Vilamoura is considered one of the best resorts in Europe. Panama House is in a quiet location next to Old Village, Four Seasons, Hilton and Pinhal Golf Course. Everything is within walking distance or short driving distance including beach, marina, golfs, shops, bars, casino, restaurants, and supermarket.

A car is not essential, unless you want to explore the surrounding area. There are plenty of bars and restaurants in the immediate area. The mini train stops very close to the villa. Bicycle hire available locally.

A very well stocked supermarket is in the Old Village area which is minutes walk from the villa. Vilamoura's beautiful international yachting marina is a leisurely 20 minutes walk away with a variety of excellent restaurants, first class shopping and a casino. A variety of leisure activities are available such as water parks, Zoo Marine, Jeep safaris and sailing trips. Taxis are reasonable.

Golf: The villa is within walking distance of the Pinhal Golf Course (5 minutes). The Old Course, Laguna, Millennium and Vila Sol courses are within 5/10 minutes driving distance. This area is one of the Algarve's most famous destinations for practising golf, here we can find the most spectacular and iconic landscapes while we are playing golf.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Oceanico Pinhal Golf Course, Vilamoura Resort and Golf area

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
SPECIAL RATE
1 Jul 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
4 night minimum stay
£1,201
for 4 nights
£2,103
 
 
SPECIAL RATE
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
4 night minimum stay
£902
for 4 nights
£1,579
 
 
SPECIAL RATE
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
£535
for 4 nights
£935
 
 
SPECIAL RATE
1 Nov 2016 - 15 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£363
for 4 nights
£635
£1,631
 
 
SPECIAL RATE
16 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£485
for 4 nights
£850
 
 
SPECIAL RATE
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£731
for 4 nights
£1,279
 
 
SPECIAL RATE
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£927
for 4 nights
£1,622
 
 
SPECIAL RATE
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,188
for 7 nights
£2,188
 

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Loule region in Algarve

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Social
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite
  • 1 en-suite bathroom, with separate toilet and large shower. 1 en-suite bathroom, with large shower. 1 shared bathroom with large shower, toilet and bidet. 1 social bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , En suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , En suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Master bedroom 1/2, en-suite, with large double bed, LCD, large shower and private balcony. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and private balcony. Bedroom 4 with double bed. All bedrooms with air-conditioned, built-in wardrobes and 100% cotton Portuguese linen included. 2 Extra single sofa beds can be provided in the mezzanine.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Sleeps 8/10. 4 bedroom, wonderful, south facing villa with private heated pool, deck, beautiful sunny garden and cosy atmosphere. Air-conditioned. Quiet location next to Old Village, Four Seasons, Hilton and Pinhal Golf Course. Everything is within walking distance or short driving distance including beach, marina, golfs, shops, bars, casino, restaurants, and supermarket. 20 minute drive to Faro airport. Albufeira 25 minutes drive. Perfect holiday house for your family holidays! Suitable for people with mobility problems as the ground-level is 100% accessible (without stairs) with kitchen, living and en-suite bedroom. South facing, sunny and intimate garden with private pool (changing colour light), deck terrace. Large wood table with umbrella and chairs in the patio alfresco dining with built-in barbecue. Sun loungers with cushions. Totally fenced garden. Lockable entrance gates.

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