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Luxury Apartment on 'Sunset Villas' offering the comforts of home and more

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,065 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Vila Sol, Algarve, Portugal - Overlooking Pools And Landscaped Garden, Short Stroll To Golf And Hotel

This is a large airy 1st floor apartment in a small tasteful development with an impressive outside entertaining area overlooking the swimming pools, beautifully landscaped contemporary designer gardens with palms and shrubs to one side with views to the mountains on the other from the roof terrace.

We have thoughtfully designed our apartment to make your stay as comfortable and pleasurable as possible . Featuring a spacious comfortable sitting room with soft sofas and chairs , an expanding dining table should you ever want to eat indoors. The TV ( operating via the Internet , has UK channels BBC ,ITV , ch4, 5 etc and VOD ) also a games console PS2 / dvd plus selection of games and dvds.

Two double bedrooms both with a flexible choice of bed configuration to suit the requirements of your family or friends. One with Smart TV available to link with either your own device or Netflix account , 2 bathrooms , one with a bath/shower , bidet and vanity unit the other ensuite with separate shower cubicle.The fully fitted kitchen has an area for either children to eat or for food preparation it is equipped with cooker , microwave , dishwasher and equipped for most culinary needs through to sliding doors with additional fly screen to the utility area with washing machine.

Access to the roof terrace is acheived from the large balcony through patio doors off the lounge. Stairs which are gated top and bottom (lockable option for the benefit of parents with small children ) lead to the impressive private roof terrace furnished with sun loungers and sofa giving the opportunity for those who require it uninterrupted sun all day long and views of the resort and mountains.

For golfers and the more active it is a short stroll to the first tee, golf clubhouse , driving range , putting practise green, tennis courts and jogging track . Sunset Villas is a blend of contemporary and Mediterranean architecture, shrubs, trees, with swimming pool featuring a lounging deck area , childrens pool , paddle tennis and ball court with basketball hoop. A convenient location offering doorstep amenities without being overwhelmed and a loss of privacy.

More Details

Owner
josette
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2017

About josette

As an active family, ages ranging from 3 years to mid 50's with different tastes, we and our friends enjoy our apartment in the Algarve very much, with all it has to offer . The convenience and range of facilities, yet still maintaining a privacy and peace which is quite rare.

It is our pleasure to share this with other families, guests and friends and love reading your lovely guest comments when you enjoy it as much as we do.

josette purchased this apartment in 2007

Why josette chose Loule region

We like to spend as much time as we are able here , enjoying the various cycle rides and walks we keep discovering in the area , the ambiente park and equestrian ground to the west , the Ria Formosa with walks and cycle paths to the east , as well as all the great food and wine on offer in Vila Sol and locally . The Algarve has a number of festivals and celebrations throughout the year which can be enjoyed only a short drive away. As we enjoy so much everything the Algarve has to offer ourselves , we ensure the apartment is furnished and equipped to a standard which goes beyond a normal holiday rental apartment. It has a very convenient position to enjoy all the benefits of being on a 5 star golf resort , sport , gym classes , restaurants, pub ,small convenience store , cafe ,tapas bar , hair dresser , customer service office and children's play areas etc as well as 24 hr security with patrols through the day and night but additionally it has a sense of peace and privacy.

What makes this apartment unique

The position of our apartment so close to so many facilities means you don't need to get in a car all the time . Private swimming pool and childs pool specifically for our small condominium with free use of the paddel tennis court and ball court with basketball hoop. The hotel and golf clubhouse which offers a choice of eating out , kids play , tennis and golf lessons for adults and children with driving range and putting green. Although being in a prominent position overlooking the pool our south facing sunny apartment enjoys the benefits of the mature fir trees in front of the apartment providing a sense of peace and privacy with the possibility of watching the comings and goings of the many species of Portuguese birds who visit daily. We appreciate the need to spend some time in the shade as well as enjoying the glorious sunshine.

Our electric sun canopy ensures you are able to enjoy the pool view and dine al fresco without the heat of the midday sun.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time. The apartment and pool area are lovely and in the ideal location for us

Vila Sol golf, hotel and restaurants are fantastic and within easy walking distance

We will definitely be returning next year once we've arranged suitable dates
Jun 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vilamoura in Quarteira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1065 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Fully tiled bathroom, marble top vanity, bath, bidet and WC. En-suite shower room with WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 plus baby (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large master overlooking pool area and gardens with adjacent bathroom. Z bed /cot on request. Bedroom 2 with Juliet balcony, en-suite shower with wc. Both rooms have the option of superking or twin beds. air-con/electric shutters/mosquito blinds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Wi Fi in apartment . Also UK TV . Adjacent luxury apartment also available to rent for larger parties or family groups. Hotel overlooking the golf course and gardens, tennis courts . The hotel is part of the prestigious Portuguese Pestana group. Other equipment provided - PlayStation 2/DVD plus small selection DVDs/games, ipod docking station, hairdryers,tennis rackets, balls, inflatables, sun loungers . Cot/highchair and other baby equipment . Underground parking ensures your car stays cool when you wish to use it. Outside: The spectacular roof terrace is solely for use by our apartment guests and is accessed by stairs from the private balcony. Facing south over the tropical gardens and pool, with sunbathing decks, pool cushions and pool loungers are provided privately from the apartment. The roof terrace offers an excellent 360 degree view . A favourite is in the evening , the gardens lit highlighting the tropical palms and plants and underwater pool lighting giving a torquoise glow across the garden. The balcony with large table, 6 chairs and umbrella enabling you to sit and relax in comfort, enjoying a glass of wine in the beautiful portuguese weather. Stairs lead up to the roof terrace where you find 4 loungers for those who enjoy soaking up the sun all day long. Enjoy morning coffee relaxing on the outside sofa or an evening BBQ under the pergola and stars at the alternative roof terrace outside dining table. Underground parking also means your car stays cool and convenient. Utility Room: Washing machine, airer with household items Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen, towels provided. Beach/pool towels not included. We are happy to arrange extra maid service for guests who require it at an additional cost. Airport transfer available - price on demand

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Luxury Apartment on 'Sunset Villas' offering the comforts of home and more
average rating of 4.857143 based on 9 reviews
5

Family holiday at Sunset Villas

  • 5 of 5

A very enjoyable week. The apartment was very clean and tidy and eveything we needed for our holiday was available. We had a very warm welcome from Margaridha who explained averything we needed to know. The pool area was the centre of attention for our grandsons although we did manage 2 excursions to the beach at Almargem and a day at Aqua Park.

All in all a super week. Chris and Lenice Bell and Joe 15 and Tom 10.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our apartment, We are realy pleased you enjoyed your holiday and I am sure Margarida will be very pleased to hear your kind comments. Hopefully we can welcome you and your family again in the future. Josette
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5

fantastic apartment in great surroundings, great service from our host Jo and her representative Mar

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment with great space outdoors overlooking the beautiful gardens and pool , would highly recommend for couples and small families, especially great if you like golf and tennis

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words , hope to welcome you again in the future
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1st holiday as a family and we loved it!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first holiday as a family and we had an amazing time. The Apartment was amazing, very clean and spacious. Margarida who met us on arrival was very helpful and was always to hand if we needed anything. I would stay in this apartment again but I would maybe wait until my little girl (1 year old) is a bit older as the apartment is on the 1st floor so going up and down the stairs with buggy was a bit of a pain. I would recommend this apartment for families with children from the ages of 4 years upwards as there are lot of furnishings that could get broken and the TV unit and fire place has very sharp corners. So toddler age is a bit of a nightmare! But It didn't ruin the holiday.

We were advised that we could move things around to suit us but I was constantly worried about breaking things. The apartment was very well equipped and we had a lovely welcome package that had bread, eggs, bacon, milk and all other essentials so we didn't have to worry about shopping straight away.

Vila Sol is a beautiful resort and all the restaurants onsite are fab! I would highly recommend hiring a car as the nearest supermarket is too far to walk with all the shopping and taxis can be expensive. Also if you have younger children that are in a pushchair, there are no paths to walk down to the restaurants so you have to walk in the road (the road is not busy, but at night it’s a bit dangerous) the pool area is very well kept and relaxing.

Over all I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone who wants a relaxing holiday with a home from home feel, we had a fantastic time away and didn’t want to come home!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review of our apartment and Vila Sol. I am very pleased you had a amazing enjoyable holiday. We endeavour to make our apartment as much as a home from home as possible for our guests and are more than happy for guests to move anything to accomodate the requirements of their children . I look forward to welcoming you again in future years.
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Great family accomodation

  • 5 of 5

We were greeted by Margarida on arrival who was very friendly and had left us a food welcome pack which was a nice touch. The property is very tastefully furnished to a high standard. The pool area is lovely and safe for young children. The property has everything you need for a great holiday. We will definitely return to this apartment in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review our holiday apartment, we really appreciate your kind feedback. Look forward to welcoming you again.
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5

A lovely place to relax

  • 5 of 5

The best thing for our family about this great property was it's location with just a 5 minute drive into Vilamoura and the wonderful array of good quality restaurants. The Vila Sol development was very pleasant with its own restaurants and shops if you don't want to stray far. The apartment has a very nice south facing outlook onto the pool and the electric awning on the terrace was great if you didn't want the full glare of the sun while the roof top was great for sun worshipers. If there are any golfers out there, it is less than a 2 minute stroll to the club house and first tee - a bonus having not to drive to a course on very hot days. The apartment had everything we needed for a comfortable stay and Jo and the property manager, Margarida, who met us on arrival, couldn't have been more helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a lovely review, it is so appreciated as our aim is to achieve a great holiday for our guests . Wonderful to know people love the area and apartment as much as we do.
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Home from Home!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time staying in this beautiful apartment which was perfectly situated. We were greeted by Margarita who was lovely and showed us round the apartment. There was everything you needed even the small things like salt and pepper, bin bags, storage containers and games for the beach and more. I've stayed in places before where you've literally had to buy everything from the supermarket because they don't have the basics like salt and pepper. The apartment is beautifully furnished and also has some very comfortable outside furniture so you can sit in the evening and watch the sun go down. The roof terrace also had plenty of space to lounge around with a bbq and table to sit and eat your meals. It was very clean and well maintained and light and airy in all the rooms. The pool was just perfect and not very busy during our stay and the beach was a 10 minute ride away which again was just perfect. Vilamoura and Vale do Lobo were close by and plenty of restaurants to choose from. The Natraj Indian Tandoori is well worth a visit in Vilamoura. I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone wishing to go to Portugal, its is in a perfect location with all the amenities close by and we also had perfect weather...... Thank you Josette for letting us stay in your beautiful home and hopefully we will return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review , holidays are precious and it gives me great pleasure to ensure guests have a wonderful time in our apartment
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Location

Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
golf club
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
vila sol
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
loule
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
pestana hotel
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
almargem/falesia
Car: recommended

Vila Sol is a prestigious beautifully maintained luxury golf resort with unobtrusive 24 hour security and cameras to ensure your relaxation. The customer service office with fluent English speaking staff located in Vila Sol shopping is convenient if you require further advice on trips and the local area. The apartment is licenced under the Portuguese rental licence scheme. Our determination is to conform to the Portuguese and UK safety standards .

Special interest holidays:

Golf is obviously of primary interest within Vila Sol with lessons easily available to people of all levels , however non golfers need not feel neglected.

Local activities within easy reach other than all the numerous very popular water sports and golf in the area also include cycling , walking ,shooting, bird watching , go karting and quad biking.

There are a number of very good routes to cycle from the apartment varying from the fairly flat to the harder and more challenging.

Local companies (details on request) run cookery classes which can also come and cater for you and your family in the apartment

Spa visits and treatments nearby. (spa treatments available at the Hotel )

Coast/Beach:

Only a short drive from the beaches and sandy coves of the Algarve. Praia de Marina and Praia de Falesia, both are long, have wide expanses of golden sand with lounger/ parasol and sport hire. In summer treat yourself to a day at the famous Tivoli Marina PuroBeach club with its white loungers ,sofas and four poster beds to hire, enjoy champagne or a strawberry dakhari in the white festooned beach bar.

Travel:

Faro is the nearest international airport only 20 min away. We suggest you hire a car to enable you to fully appreciate everything the region has to offer, although the taxi from the airport is only approx 20 -30 euros.

Distances:

Vilamoura town with its stunning marina lined with shops, bars, restaurants, casino and beaches are just 5 mins away by car/taxi. Taxi fare to Vilamoura between 6/8 euros. Loule Saturday market is a 10 min drive. Quarteira with its shops, beaches and local Wednesday market is 5 min drive away. Silves historic castle. Natural parks. Old town Tavira, there is much to see and do in the Algarve, from quaint villages, dramatic scenery or waterparks and shopping all easily accessible by car.

Estoi is easily reached by car with Roman ruin and Historical house and gardens now a Pestana hotel and Pousada but open for viewing and drinks or meal on the terrace overlooking the gardens

Further Details:

Restaurants in the Hotel and clubhouse are virtually on the doorstep. The hotel in season offer a very good themed buffet , well recommended .Alternatively within Vila Sol there is a choice of restaurants ' Wildfire' part of the Parilla group is a favourite , not a low end price range unless running specials but great quality and outside cinema for children, the upmarket 'Moon' a sophisticated cocktail bar , restaurant and hosting live music nights , A French Brasserie serving good food and arranging special themed evenings .Recently a very successful Fado night . The friendly Tapas bar and wine shop for a relaxed evening, Oscars pub for your more English /Irish traditional family night out. Patisserie coffee shop, mini -market for all newspapers and essentials also a hairdressers / beauty salon. Just outside the entrance L Pasageim always very popular serving typical Portuguese dining, wonderful fish or algarvian/brazilian meat dishes served with either the standard chips/ veg/salad or try the traditional rice and black beans.

Whether you BBQ on the roof terrace or dine in one of the restaurants a choice of options is available.

The Aquashow Park with all its attractions is 5 mins by car. Quad biking ,Karting, horse riding, tennis lessons, cycling, scuba diving, parasending, boat trips of many descriptions, wine tasting are within a short car ride away. Vale do Lobo and Quinta do lago are only a short distance away by car.

A number of very good Spa treatments and days are available in the area , please ask details.

The local supermarket stocks just about everything you need with a fresh meat, cheese counter. Centrally placed with the use of a car, the Algarve can be easily explored, offering diverse scenery, culture and history.

The dramatic cliffs and strong rolling surf of the west. The historic town of Silves with its quaint little streets and castle is easily reached by car. Environmental parks for walking and cycling are within easy reach. Even Spain can be reached in about an hour.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vilamoura, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£397
for 4 nights
£695
 
 
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£340
for 4 nights
£595
 
 
Rate 6
1 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£339
for 6 nights
£395
 
 
spring
15 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
£610
 
 
mid
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£397
for 4 nights
£695
 
 
high
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
mid
1 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£397
for 4 nights
£695
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
From
£100
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Generally on a weekly basis, out of peak season flexible. A £200 deposit is required for breakage/ damage this will be returned after cleaning and inventory has been completed. We ask guests not to smoke within the apartment.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Arrival time 4pm. Departure time 10.00 but we will try to accommodate different timings where possible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Minimum 4 night stay. Please enquire for euro price or last minute discount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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