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1 and 2 Bedroom apartments in lovely south facing villa - One Bedroom Apartment No 1

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Property type apartment
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One Bedroom Apartment No 1

Each apartment is fully equipped with linen, towels, cutlery, crockery etc., but beach and pool towels are not provided. Linen and towels are changed weekly or more frequently if requested

The one bedroom units normally sleep four; The bedrooms have twin beds and double bed settees in the lounges.

Each lounge/diner is tastefully furnished with cane and pine furniture. Patio doors lead to the balcony with its own table and chairs.

The kitchen has a gas cooker, microwave and refrigerator.

Each apartment has digital satellite TV (BBC programmes), Wi Fi Internet Access and heaters for cool winter evenings.

Sun loungers are provided..

Whilst Villa Feliz is fully insured, personal valuables and money are not covered and, as with any holiday, it is wise to take out insurance for these items and also for medical cover.

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About the property

Villa Feliz Apartments

Villa Feliz: Our comfortable villa situated in the edge of the small village of Portella de Messines. It is a very pretty spot offering peace and privacy close to the pleasant inland town of Sao Bartolomeu de Messines (commonly referred to as Messines), which lies about 15km north of Albufeira in the centre of the Algarve and is only 30 minutes by car from Faro Airport. We have welcoming local country bars and restaurants, which offer better value than the coastal resorts, and you will also savour the character and atmosphere of Portugal. The local people are friendly, especially if you make an effort with your phrase book. Main shopping can be done in Messines or, for immediate needs, there is a small general shop only a few minutes walk from Villa Feliz. If you want the sea or night life, it's only a 20 minute drive away.

For golfers, there are many superb courses from which to choose in an area 25 to 40 minutes drive from Villa.

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Property Manager
Cedric Jemmett and Peter Barber
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 August, 2016

About Cedric Jemmett and Peter Barber

We are a family business with managing residency in both Portugal and the UK, providing friendly help and assistance to Villa Feliz visitors at all times.

We are fully licenced and registered with Registo National de Turismo and Turismo de Portugal (Alojamento Local Registo No 4596/AL

Cedric Jemmett and Peter Barber purchased this apartment in 1991

Why Cedric Jemmett and Peter Barber chose Silves region

It is the ideal alternative holiday venue to noisy packed coastal resorts and packages, but also providing easy fast access to lovely Algarve countyside, towns and beaches. Villa Feliz is a lovely summer resort, and also offers unique holiday qualities in spring and autumn months. Always lots of lovely bright warm sun and cool breezes, but some will enjoy Almond blossom time in January/February, wonderful displays of spring wild flowers, or lovely extra warm sea swimming in the autumn months. In the winter months some rain can be expected but the result is a much greener terrain through out the year than in neibouring Spain

What makes this apartment unique

Villa Feliz provides a pure 'chill out' environment. Easy also to enjoy the Albufeira beaches, the interesting Portuguses towns, and countyside, but with the pleasure of returning to the peace and tranquility of Villa Feliz.

Available Rentals


For early bookings 20% deposit will be sufficient at the reservation date.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in São Bartolomeu de Messines in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , there is also a hand basin with hot and cold water.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , comfortable double sofa bed
  • The one bedroom apartments have two single divan beds which can be brought together to form a double. Additionally, there is a good size comfortable double pull out sofa bed in the lounge area and a cot and/or portable bed can be provided to suit an extra child etc.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

One Bedroom Apartment No 1
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Pessoal Villa Felliz é um espanto para o descanso, fica na serra, no meio do nada onde de manhã só se houve os passarinhos, é muito calmo e para se passarem umas férias de descanso aconselho vivamente.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have just returned from a wonderful 6 week stay at Villa Feliz. Nothing was too much trouble for Peter and Fenella who took care of our every need. They are two of the nicest people you could ever hope to meet.

The villa is situated in a lovely little village where there is a small bar and shop where you can get most things. The fresh bread in the morning is lovely. For more choice there are supermarkets in Messines and Alte. A visit to the pretty village of Alte is a must. We were there for the Mardi Gras carnival. Be sure to have coffee and custard tart in the coffee bar.

There are lots of inexpensive Portuguese restaurants within 15 minutes drive and should you require more choice there are hundreds more in Albufeira.

Thank you Peter and Fenella for making our stay so enjoyable. I will certainly recommend Villa Feliz to all our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa Feliz

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, well presented apartments with lovely gardens and pool area. Local supermarket very good and only 15 mins to the beaches and shops of Albufeira.

We also went to some local restaurants which were off the tourist beat and found the food and wine to be good and well priced.

Peaceful and tranquil setting, yet accessable, we were very pleased with our holiday choice.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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villa feleiz,algarve

  • 4 of 5

excellent location,nice clean appartment,some noise from the motorway,especially at night,towels,pots and pans are well past their best,and need replacing,plenty of tv channels,but a 12" Tv in the lounge is a disapointment,during summer months a fan is a must(,none provided)

great price

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank the client for his helpful comments. We strive to maintain an overal high villa standard, to which end we never stop in the process of general 'up keep' and improvement of the property, gardens and equipment. Accordingly, we will seriously review all the points made to ensure that necessary improvements are made and we maintain the good overall standard enjoyed by clients over many years. Regarding the motorway mentioned, it is a long way off and many regular clients asked, agree with our view, that there is no invasive noise from this toll road and the peaceful, tranquil nature of Villa Feliz is accordingly not jeopardised.
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vacances au paradis!

  • 5 of 5

nous avons passé une semaine de vacances extraordinaire à la villa Feliz, au milieu d'un jardin d'orangers, de citronniers,de fleurs multicolores. Nous avons profité d'une piscine spacieuse qui était la bienvenue après nos nombreuses visites dans la région.Nous avions pour 4 un appartement très spacieux comme le décrit le site avec une grande terrasse ombragée. Le lieu est très calme et nous avons appréciés d'être en retrait du tumulte de la côte océane.

De plus tout est bien entretenu car Peter et Fenella sont présents tous les jours à la villa tout en étant très discret. Nous avons beaucoup appréciés les petits cadeaux de Peter quand nous sommes arrivés qui nous ont permis de manger le premier soir et de se rafraîchir.

Nous recommandons vivement cette location et nous espérons y séjourner de nouveau.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Ferias excelentes

  • 5 of 5

Quero deixar os meus agradecimentos, pela excelente estadia que tivemos em Villa Feliz.

Foi tudo muito bom e recomendamos os vossos apartamentos.

Ficamos agradavelmente surpreendidos ao chegar ao apartamento e ter alguns produtos alimentares oferecidos, foi muito simpático da vossa parte.

O local era muito sossegado e silencioso muito bom para descansar tal como pretendíamos, e com excelentes condições para as crianças se divertirem na piscina. Perto da propriedade existe um café e mercado para compras diárias e a vila a poucos minutos de carro permitem acesso a varias lojas.

Ao Peter e Fenella, os responsáveis pela gestão da propriedade os nossos sinceros agradecimentos pela simpatia e disponibilidade.

Esperemos poder um dia voltar.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Faro. Fast motorway journey. 30 minutes
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
General shop and bar only 3 minutes walk
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Many courses, the nearest 20/25minutes
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Excellent local food and prices 2 to 5 min by car
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Albufeira. Lovely sandy 'cove' and 'long' beaches
Car: necessary

A lovely area of peace and privacy but only 30 minutes drive from Faro Airport, 5 minutes by car from the centre of typical Portuguese market town (Messines) and 15 minutes by car from sandy beaches, golf courses and amenities at Albufeira. A general shop/bar is only 3 minutes walk and several good reasonably priced restaurants are only 4/5 minutes by car.


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