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Luxury Apartment Within 5* Vila Sol Golf Resort



Updated: 16-Sep-2016
Apartment in Vila Sol Village, Vilamoura, Central Algarve - Private Gated Grounds With Golf, 3 Pools And Beautiful Gardens With Shade

This luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom first floor apartment has been quality furnished as a 'home from home' and includes two additional 'double sized' sofa beds in the lounge which are suitable for children. The sheltered main balcony overlooks the expansive private landscaped garden area which is reserved for the exclusive use of Vila Sol residents and guests. There are 3 large pools (one is heated), children's pools, a jacuzzi and a restaurant/bar in the private grounds. The resort has an adjacent 27 hole championship golf course and a nearby beach with beach bar (5 minutes drive away). Superb restaurants and a well stocked supermarket are within walking distance and Vilamoura Marina is only a 10 minute drive away. There is now an onsite convenience store too.The apartment benefits from a private underground car parking space (ideal for keeping your car cool in the summer). Just 20 minutes away from Faro airport. There is also a fantastic water park with water slides and wave machine just 1km away. This is a non-smoking apartment.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Beverley and Ian live in England with their two boys aged 12 and 16. We enjoy holidaying abroad and have really taken to Portugal and the Algarve. The Portuguese are extremely friendly and the flight time from the UK isn't too long, with reasonably priced flights available from many UK airports and other European airports. We've been enjoying our apartment since our boys were 3 and 8 and they enjoy catching up with their friends from other apartments - Vila Sol is very family friendly and safe.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Guest comments and additional photographs can be viewed on the owner's website (see below for the links for the website and for sending emails).
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Ian and Beverley's Vila Sol Resort apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this wonderful apartment for a week in Sept 2016. Its on a golf resort, just outside Vilamoura, near the Quarteira beaches.

The apartment is lovely, with great facilities; peaceful, with a great view over the parkland that it surrounds. The 3 pools are located within this parkland area, along with a bar/snack area. Plenty of room to luxuriate in the sun.

It also has a very good pub on site, serving a local IPA (!) and good food.

We spent some time on the local Quarteira beaches. And whilst not as scenic as some on the Algarve, they were sandy, clean, quiet, with shower areas. Also with bars and restaurants that were very good, and significantly cheaper than those around Vilamoura.

Recommended location, well connected to the rest of the Algarve.

Ian was a great host, and a pleasure to deal with.

A lovely place to stay on the Algarve. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for reviewing our apartment and we'd love to welcome you back in the future.
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From the Owner

We have several friends who have apartments in Vila Sol. After renting there ourselves we decided to 'take the plunge' and purchased our own property in 2007. The Vila Sol complex is very family friendly with secured gated garden areas with large expanses of grassed areas for the children to play in, plus the three well maintained pool areas. There are shaded areas too under the numerous trees in the garden area. The airport at Faro is only 20-25 minutes away and it is served by several airlines with competitive fares. The local beaches are fantastic and close by whilst Vilamoura Marina is less than 10 minutes by car or taxi. Wifi is available in the restaurants nearby, in the central pool area and also via a dongle that can be rented from Customer Services on a daily or weekly basis.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 22 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Oscars at 400 Metres Nearest Golf : Vila Sol at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Loule at 5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Pasaigem at 450 Metres Nearest Beach : Praia De Forte Novo at 4 Kilometres Car: recommended


The Vilamoura and Quarteira beaches are a 5 minute drive away. The beautiful resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago are 15 minutes away whilst the sandy Islands near Tavira are well worth the 30 minute drive.


Vila Sol village is only 20-25 minutes (20km) away from Faro International Airport. A taxi can be hired from the airport (approximately 30 Euros). There are several reputable and reasonable car hire companies at the airport which can be booked locally or in advance over the internet. Car hire (with air-conditioning) is recommended. Your car can be parked in the secure underground car park with elevator access to the apartment.


Vilamoura and Marina 2km; Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago 10-12km; Albufeira 12km; Silves 30km; Lisbon 200km. The Aqua park is a 3 minute drive.

Further Details:

Please look at the owners website for additional information plus more photographs of the apartment.

Prices and Availability

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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Prices are shown for the property per week in UK Pounds. 30% non-refundable deposit is required on booking with the balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival. Late bookings (within 6 weeks of travel) require the full amount to be paid. An additional £200 will be required with the final payment as damage/breakage security. This will be refunded within 10 days of final departure. Discounts are available for bookings over 3 weeks in length or long winter lets.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. We can often provide an 8 day break for the same price as 7 nights to enable you to get the best flight deals.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. For long weekend breaks (3, 4 or 5 days) please contact us for a pro-rata rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Our property benefits from secure underground car parking, which is really great as it keeps your car cool in the heat of the summer months. The property is extremely well maintained and furnished to a very high standard. We keep a travel cot and high chair in the apartment; these are available at no extra cost.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family


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


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort


  • bay
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 120 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, Also has twin basins; granite surfaces throughout
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Granite surfaces throughout
  • Main bathroom with large shower, granite basin and w/c. Main bedroom has en-suite with bath and shower over, double granite basins, w/c and bidet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 6 (2 Bedrooms) - Maximum 4 Adults Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with queen bed and en-suite. Dressing area with wardrobes. Air Conditioned. Can be heated in the cooler months by reversing the air conditioning. Bedroom 2 with two single beds and plenty of storage. Air Conditioned. Can be heated in the cooler months by reversing the air conditioning. Two sofa beds in lounge area suitable for children. Single Chair Bed in hall for children. Both bedrooms and the lounge area are air-conditioned.


  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: There is air-conditioning in the lounge and both bedrooms which can be used (reversed) to heat the apartment if the weather is cooler. Free Wi-Fi access is available around the main pool, at the Deli Coffee or at Oscar's Bar. Wi-Fi code for the pool area is avalable on request. Outside: The landscaped grounds are accessible through locked gates thus ensuring security and privacy. There are 3 swimming pools (one heated), childrens' pools, a jacuzzi and a poolside restaurant/bar for guests. WiFi is available adjacent to the poolside bar area. There are several shaded areas in the garden. Balcony furniture includes a table, 4 chairs and two sun loungers. There is an additional balcony off one of the rear bedrooms for afternoon sun-seekers. Guests benefit from 'owner' discounts for use of the resort facilities including reduced green fees on the championship 27 hole golf course. There are several high quality and good value bars and restaurants on the Vila Sol SIte including Oscar´s, Moon, a Bistro and Deli Coffee. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board and iron, clothes horse. A Travel Cot and High Chair are kept in the apartment and are available at no extra cost. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (except beach) and linen are provided for up to 4 guests (please contact us if 6 guests are to stay as additional linen can be arranged). Arrival and departure cleans are standard. Additional maid service is available by arrangement at extra cost. Other: Hall has additional storage for clothes and equipment (e.g. golf clubs). Single Folding Chair Bed. Property access is via an entrance lobby that is shared with only 7 other apartments. Access to the parking area and ground floor is via the lifts or stairs

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