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Villa w/ pool, air con, WiFi & games room, close to beach

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Dec-2016
Sleeps 8+2, basement with table football and pool table, calm housing estate

1. Surrounding Area

Spacious villa with swimming pool, air conditioning, Wi-Fi and games room, enjoying an elevated location with beautiful views to the marina, in a peaceful housing estate, between the well known São Rafael beach with beach bar/restaurant and the colourful Marina of Albufeira, with shops, cafes and restaurants.

To the West, and within a very short drive (5 min.) one can find some of the Algarve's best beaches, like Galé, Salgados, Evaristo, São Lourenço, just to name a few, the Salgados Golf Course and Nature Reserve (with walkway - great for bird watching), a quality supermarket and a variety of restaurants, one with 2 Michelin Stars. All beaches have bars/restaurants, serving delicious meals during the holiday season.

The town centre, located 5 km East of the villa, with shopping centre and its picturesque old town along the sandy Fishermen's beach (also accessible through an elevator) offers an abundance of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and live shows during the holiday season.

The charming village of Guia, with several restaurants specialising in Chicken Piri-Piri (chicken with spicy sauce), banks and cake shops is just a 5 min drive away. Just outside Guia you will find Zoomarine, an aquarium with dolphin show (great for kids) and the second largest shopping centre in the region, with many shops, restaurants, cinema and a hypermarket.

For a great family day out, there is also a choice of water parks, karting track and a zoo with mini golf.

2. The Property

2.1. Outside

The property is completely walled and fenced and a pedestrian gate leads to the entrance area of the villa, whilst a large gated entrance leads to the driveway with parking area in front of the garage. Pool area is enclosed by terraces with shower and barbecue.

2.2. Lower Level

● Games area with pool table, football table and seating area

● Double bedroom with natural light

● Shower room

● Sofa bed for 1 adult and 1 child (9th person or 10th person, 10th person should be a child, maximum 12 years of age) or 2 children (9th and 10th persons)

● Laundry room with washing machine, iron and ironing board

2.3. Ground Floor

● Entrance hall;

● Open space lounge/dining room with satellite TV, DVD player and patio doors leading out to the pool area;

● Kitchen with fridge/freezer, coffee machine, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, juice squeezer, hob, oven, microwave and breakfast table;

● Double bedroom with en suite shower room;

● Bathroom

2.4. First Floor

● 2 twin bedrooms with en suite bathrooms

● Small room with sofa bed for 1 adult and 1 child (9th person or 10th person, 10th person should be a child, maximum 12 years of age) or 2 children (9th and 10th persons)

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Manager

Algarve Holiday Rentals is a property rental agency based in Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom, specialising in private self catering accommodation in the Algarve.

All our properties are handpicked and regularly inspected to ensure they are maintained to the high standards we insist upon for our clients. Booking with Algarve Holiday Rentals means booking with confidence.

All our properties are managed by a local management company with a central office, with English, German and Portuguese speaking staff, which provides help and assistance to all our clients, including Meet & Greet on arrival and a 24/7 emergency service.

Our aim is to provide a special holiday experience with a personal touch to all our clients. We want satisfied clients who book with us again and refer us to their friends and relatives.

If you are happy, we are happy!

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Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Dutch

5 Reviews

4.8
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Great location and villa for super family holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Villa was clean, large and very comfortable. Good facilities - both in kitchen appliances/utensils and recreation. Kaiser properties (local agents) were very helpful and efficient when we had a problem with the toaster and oven (fixed immediately). Good wi-fi, flat screen TV (updated since the photo was taken). Air con in the 4 main bedrooms was brilliant - need a fan if using the extra 5th bedroom upstairs. Swimming pool area great - superb views towards the marina. Only drawback is that as the villa is on the ridge it can be a bit windy at times - so watch umbrellas, airbeds etc if left out!!!

We didn't hire a car we used taxis which were very reasonable but as it was July they weren't always around when you wanted one (Tip - if using taxis try to book in advance and state times for pick up - when we did that they worked well). There were 8 of us in our party ranging from 26yrs to 57yrs and we had a brilliant holiday, The location meant we could walk to the marina (20mins) the beach (15mins) local bar (5 mins) Albufiera (40mins) or stay in and play table football/ pool tournaments - all tastes catered for and we had some brilliant barbecues. I was a little worried when booking as I'm used to booking package holidays (ABTA) but everything was fine - flights, transfers, villa and service received. The breakage deposit was refunded virtually immediately on our return. We were very happy with our holiday and would definitely recommend the villa - in fact we may well return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Villa Sunny

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic week at Villa Sunny. There were ten of us in total 6 adults and 4 children, ages from 9-13. Villas was spacious, clean and tidy and had everything we needed. Is located overlooking the marina which is about a 15 minute walk and has a number of bars and restaurants. Nearest supermarket (which has a bakery) is approx, 10 minute walk although we used to get a taxi to the larger one in Albufeira to stock up. We didn't hire a car as stayed local to the villa all week, we arranged taxi transfer directly though HomeAway and service as excellent. The driver stopped off at lettings office and picked up the key for us on the way and returned it for us on the way back. The service we received during the whole booking process was excellent as was the service provided in resort. If we return to Portugal again, will definitely use HomeAway again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Louise, Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased that your spent a nice time in Villa Sunny, and hope to see you again for another great holiday.
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5

Great villa, great location, great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa with superb pool area. We really enjoyed our stay in this villa. The area is very calm but not isolated, close to the beach and Albufeira old town and marina. Loved the basement with poo table. Would recommend this villa to everyone looking to spend a nice holiday in the Algarve.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Unforgettable Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a marvellous time in this villa. Booking process was very easy, directions were accurate and key collection ran smoothly. Local services were excellent.

We specially enjoyed the spacious pool area (a real sun trap) with barbecue, outside dining area and nice views. Kids (and adults) loved the games room. The villa is very spacious so even being a party a party of 9 we never felt like sitting on top of each other.

Albufeira town and the beach and nearby.

We absolutely loved it and hope to be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sao Rafael Luxury villa

  • 4 of 5

Just back from 12 night stay in Villa Sunny. House was exactly as described and what you see in the pictures is what you get. We consisted of two families with five children under 5, the house comfortably fitted us all and the children especially liked the games room in the basement. The house is in an elevated position so has great views all around. The cleaner came twice a week and ensured the house was cleaned to a high standard. We didn't hire a car even though it is recommended which meant quite a bit of walking the first week we were there before we started to rely on the excellent taxi service. Sao Rafael beach is a 15-20 minute walk downhill with just the one restaurant down there. Albufiera marina is roughly the same timeframe of a walk, there are several restaurants there and a few things for the kids to do. We went into the old town in Albufiera several times for a greater variety of restaurants. There is a chinese restaurant, portuguese restaurant and a bar within a 8 minute walk from the villa. There are also two hotels that we didn't eat in, one is Maritor which I would not recommend anyone to go into as the staff and management were very rude to us on the two occasions we went in. The first time we were waiting on a taxi outside and the manager came out and lied about the taxi ringing and him telling it that there was nobody waiting and then told us to wait outside on the street. The second time we asked them to ring a taxi for us and we offered to pay but we were refused, we went to the next hotel called CS Sao Rafael and they were very obliging and hotel looked very nice. Another place nearby that I highly recommend is Scoobys bar, its a 3 km walk from the villa but they offer a free shuttle bus service to your villa and back. Staff are very friendly and they have playground, crazy golf and swimming pool there. We also went to Zoomarine while we were there, it was good but a bit expensive for what you get to see, Dolphin show is worth seeing though.

Overall I would recommend this house but probably not for families with toddlers like us as there were a number of ornaments around the house, a glass table between the two bedrooms upstairs, a spiralling staircase that was a bit dangerous for our toddlers and the pool gets quite deep very quickly. It would be ideal for families with children over 7 that didnt mind a few walks if you didn't want to hire a car. It was our first time booking direct and I will be doing so again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Beautiful villa with private pool Beautiful views over the surrounding, area, marina, Albufeira bay until the ocean. Only 800 mts from the beach 5 minutes driving to Albufeira Games room fully equipped kitchen Air conditioning and Wi-Fi Located in a quiet neighborhood wit similar villas.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Marina de Albufeira at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Salgados at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Ferreiras - Albufeira at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Guia - A22 at 9 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Casa Vela at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : São Rafael at 800 Metres Car: recommended

Local Management Office:

Our property management office is 4,5 km from the villa and they offer friendly advice, help and assistance to all our guests including:

*** Out of hours emergency service

*** Welcome visit by experienced representative to introduce you to the villas and surrounding area

Activities:

*** Zoomarine Park (sea life): 5min drive

*** Two Water slide Parks: 10min & 15 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 10min drive

*** Krazy World (zoo & mini golf): 15min 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.

*** Golf

Additional Services:

*** Rent-a-car booking

*** Taxi and minibus transfer

*** Please ask for prices.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
April 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£470
for 7 nights
£470
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Low 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid 2017
27 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£885
for 7 nights
£885
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
High 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 12 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak 2017
13 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,250
for 7 nights
£2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
High 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid 2017
17 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£885
for 7 nights
£885
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Low 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Prices shown are for 8 persons
- Extra Bed: £ 75 per week - Sofa Bed for 1 adult (9th person) or 2 children (9th and 10th persons).

- Cot: £ 25 per week.
- High Chair: £ 15 per week

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Beautiful villa with private pool Beautiful views over the surrounding, area, marina, Albufeira bay until the ocean. Only 800 mts from the beach 5 minutes driving to Albufeira Games room fully equipped kitchen Air conditioning and Wi-Fi Located in a quiet neighborhood wit similar villas

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, ensuite - groundfloor
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, Ground floor
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, ensuite 1st floor
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, ensuite 1st floor
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Lower level
  • 3 Ensuited bedrooms

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Small extra room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Small sofa bed for max 1 adult and 1 child
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Ground Floor - with en suite shower room
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, Lower level
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, 1 st Floor - with en suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, 1 St Floor - with en suite bathroom
  • 2 Double bedroom 2 twin bedrooms Small room with sofa bed for 1 adult (9th person) or 2 children (9th and 10th persons)

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Safe Optional Extras: Cot, High Chair, Extra Bed

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