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Premium family-friendly 3 bed 3 bath refurbished Villa, garden & Swimming pool

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Detached 3 bed 3 bath Villa, private pool, very close to amenities & Galé Beach

Enjoy a first-class family experience at this centrally located but extremely secluded villa situated in a cul-de-sac in the quiet residential town of Galé about

5kms west of in Albufeira old town and with only 40 minutes transfer time from Faro Airport. Within walking distance of the Villa are three stunning sandy beaches and a scattering of restaurants, bars and shops perfect for a relaxing, peaceful holiday but only a short ride from Albufeira for those wishing to explore the cosmopolitan resort and enjoy all the usual holiday attractions. The fantastic 4 star Saldgados Golf Course is a 2 minute ride away. The course, suitable for both beginners and more experienced golfers, is situated within a protected Natural Wildlife Reserve being home to a number of bird species on the endangered list providing golfers with a unique and enjoyable game.

This beautifully refurbished villa has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathroom, private swimming pool, a well-maintained and secluded garden and can sleep up to 6 people comfortably.

On the ground floor, the villa boasts a modern open-plan refurbished kitchen diner fully stocked with all the necessary items to feel like it is home away from home. With the addition of a breakfast bar it makes it perfect for families who like to catch up over a continental breakfast . The living room keeps cool in the summer with its marble floors and for extra warmth in the winter has a fireplace with all patio doors lead out to the delightful garden. The ground floor also accommodates the twin bedroom with en-suite an added bonus for guests with limited mobility and a separate cloakroom.

Leading up from the grand marble spiral staircase are the 2 double bedrooms with balconies overlooking the garden and modern en-suite bathrooms with shower over the bath. Freshly laundered linen and towels are provided on arrival and a maid service is available on request.

The outside area is conveniently split into two with a grass area perfect for young children and a swimming pool to keep cool in. Loungers are provided for the sun worshippers together with a built-in BBQ and outside dining table and chairs to seat 6 perfect for dining alfresco. There are enough sunny and shady areas to suit everybody in the family.

More Details

Armando Nicolosi
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Galé in Sesmarias

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • All bathrooms have been modernised with a contemporary modern feel .
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both upstairs bedrooms has its own balcony over looking the pool area with views of the sea. Bedroom on the ground floor opens up to the pool area. All bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom and are all air conditioned.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(12 traveller reviews)

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Premium family-friendly 3 bed 3 bath refurbished Villa, garden & Swimming pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 12 reviews

Excellent location, close to beaches, resturants and super market.

  • 5 of 5

The [property offered a good level of accommodation with air conditioning in all bedrooms which was very handy seeing the temperatures we had during our stay. The pool was of a good size as were the garden areas. Very close to beach, restaurants and the super market which made the stay much easier. Although in amongst other villas the noise from other places was very low. Overall we recommend this villa for a stay in Galé.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A special place

  • 5 of 5

The villa was everything I had remembered it being. 15 years ago my grandad took me and my family to this villa and it was the best holiday I had ever had as a child, great memories. Last year sadly my grandad past away. What better way to remember him than to take my wife and children to the very same villa. The inside has been completely revamped, but the villa has the same family feel about it. We had the perfect family holiday, full of laughs. I arrived earlier than arranged and we met Armando and his lovely family - very nice people who were very welcoming. Gale is beautiful. I hope to return soon and if I do I'll definitely book this villa again.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property, lovley Garden & Pool

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here 9th - 16th of September. We had a family wedding to attend. The villa was as described - fairly clean and tidy. Furniture a little old but that was fine it did the job. The pool was excellent, our boys spent hours playing in there with the inflatables we brought and ones that were there. We left ours for future guests.

Lovely garden with sun all day and plenty sun loungers. The villa is a short walk from the beach with 3 restaurants. We tried 2. One furthest away to the left and the one on the right up the hill slightly. Both nice, left one was more expensive but better quality and quicker service. The Apolónia supermarket is a few minutes round the corner. Lovley cakes at the bakery. We used to order our taxis there as well if we went off out as it was easier. Just go to the customer service desk and they call one for you. We want to the Zoomarina which was very good and slide & Splash. We booked online for both. Also there's a shuttle bus to slide & splash which is booked online otherwise it's pricey in a taxi. All in all. Had a great stay here and hope to return.

We used yellowfin taxis for our private transfer and they were great. They have car seats too. We booked them before we left.

Just as a side note the address Armando gave us

isn't for his villa Julia, it was for another in the area. luckily our private taxi/transfer waited when he dropped us off otherwise we'd have been stranded. Our driver rang the number given to call whilst over there and eventually spoke to the lady who directed him from where we were. Taxi drivers didn't really know where it was so if getting a taxi back from somewhere just ask for Apolónia supermarket Galè much easier and then direct them to the villa from there.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely looking villa

  • 3 of 5

Really nice villa, well equipped and maintained. Kitchen and bathrooms are of a very high standard.

We were a little disappointed that there was no 'guest information' book as we have always had that in all of the villas we have rented in the past. We find it very useful especially when recommending somewhere to eat, place to visit and of course information on the villa .

We also found the beds were not very comfortable and did not match the high standards of the bathrooms. The smell from the drains were also very pungent at times!

Very lovely villa though and good pool

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Villa! Seeing is believing!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from one weeks stay at Villa Julia and had a wonderful time and it was spacious enough for all of us.. 5 adults and2 babies both under 6 months. Villa Julia is a beautiful villa which had everything we needed home from home.

Armando the owner was very helpful and answered all our queries or concerns prior to booking.. also we had peace of mind using the secure payment system on the website.

Armando recommended airport transfers with Yellow fish taxis which was very reasonable which we booked online. They were waiting for us off the flight at faro, we paid just €80 for the return trip which included adequate car seats for the babies. The villa was spotlessly clean. Armando had provided cots for the babies which had proper mattresses. There was even a playpen and lots of toys provided. The kitchen was well equipped with oven hob and a dishwasher and a utility room with washing machine. You just couldn't fault it. We cooked on the outdoor barbeque most evenings which was great. Lovely pool but going out there in mid September the water was very cold but once you were in it was ok. Lovely clean pool and the pool man came and gave it a clean once during the week. On the downside the beds were very uncomfortable, a bit too firm and the single beds downstairs were very narrow but ok if your just staying the week. Also the outdoor shower wasn't workin either but that's all we could find fault with.

Supermarket was a 5-10 min walk away and was very modern and well stocked. There was also a cafe there. You can pay a deposit of €20 to have a shopping trolley for the week which is really helpful if you don't have a car. The nearby beaches are amazing and we found a shortcut from the villa which only took 5-10 minute to walk.

I can fully recommend staying at villa Julia. It was my first holiday with my daughters, their partners and my two little grandchildren. The weather was fantastic and We had such a lovely time and made some wonderful memories. Would love to return again! Thank you Armando and Home Away will definitely recommend!,

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely clean Villa

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a 10 night stay in Vila Julia and had a great time. The villa is just as described with plenty of room for a party of 7. It is in a great location with a 5 min walk to the supermarket and 10 min to the beach. We were travelling with 2 young children and they have everything you would need from a play pen to keep toddlers contained, high chair, some toys and my favourite thing a proper mattress for the travel cot (I usually always have to take a travel one with me).

A few tips for future guests, we had problems trying to get a taxi (they wouldn't answer the phone) go to the supermarket and get the security guard to phone one for you, they have a direct line to the taxis. The supermarket will rent you a trolley for your stay for €20 deposit, great for getting the bottles of water home. If like us you have booked a night flight home, look up Scooby's Pool Bar on Facebook they have an area to keep cases and will also pick you up!! Great place to spend your last day.

We had a lovely stay and would defiantly recommend Vila Julia

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Vila Gale
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Golf: Its fair to state that the Salgados Course can be compared to most Links course as it is set on flat land behind a sandy beach. There are many water hazards and the open environmental nature has the added asset of the great Algarve climate. As it is very subject to the elements with little vegetation a considerable amount of technically skill in play is required to obtain a good round.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Galé, Algarve

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
15 Apr 2018 - 19 May 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
11 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak summer
1 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer
15 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Aug 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Sep 2018 - 22 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Sep 2018 - 6 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
7 Oct 2018 - 9 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £50 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Keys to to the property are given to guests on arrival at the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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