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Beautiful Luxury Apartment on the exclusive Vila Sol Golf Resort



Updated: 03-Nov-2016
2 Ensuite bedrooms, large outdoor balcony & roof terrace. Nr. Vilamoura - Set in lovely gardens overlooking pool and 5 minutes drive to a fabulous beac

In 2014/15 Portuguese law through the Portuguese Office of Tourism made it compulsory that property rented out, must comply with specific conditions to ensure it has set safety standards. We are pleased to say Wanderer Apartment is fully compliant and our rental licence registration number is 10555/AL

Welcome to our apartment set in the stunning surroundings of vila sol spa golf resort. The apartment is equipped to 5* with free FAST wireless internet, combining both luxury & comfort set in beautifully landscaped gardens overlooking the pool & just a minutes’ walk away to the first class golf complex and clubhouse. Sunset villa apartments are 2 storeys high & our first floor situation is accessed directly from the private road, ensuring privacy & the advantage of having a huge roof terrace to sunbathe during the day or relax at night. Sunset villas are ideally located if you want an energetic holiday with plenty of activity and night life in vilamoura with its beautiful marina or if you just want to stay local in the lovely surroundings and chill out, making the most of the facilities on the resort including the complex of shops, bars & restaurants. A fabulous beach is within a 5 minute drive away & a selection of top class golf courses are a few minutes’ drive.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Our apartment is family owned and is a much loved and visited property. As a family we love our sport; in particular football & golf and have enjoyed playing on some amazing golf courses including Vila Sol’s.

We like to feel our apartment is ‘home from home’ and have furnished and provided equipment to reflect this – we don’t think you’ll be disappointed. We continually improve our apartment after each season and the equipment and the decoration reflects our contemporary preferences too.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Some of the lovely comments from our Guests who stayed in 2014 and 2015...


"Had an amazing time during our week in Portugal. The apartment is fantastic and situated near to everything" Terry & Teresa, Leicester April 2015

"Our first visit to Wanderer Apartment and we will definitely be returning. Attention to detail exceptional. We had an amazing holiday" Julie & Geoff, Bristol May 2015

"Apartment is great and would love to return, thank you Yvonne for all the information and being so nice to deal with"..... Joanne, Derby June 2015

"Another amazing holiday, thank you for letting us use your apartment again. Love the new furniture on the terrace and the shower is a great addition" Karen, July 2015

Thank you for giving us the best family holiday we have ever had. Your apartment is lovely and it really has been a home from home, which is so important with little ones" Oli, August 2015

And from 2014....

“Another great holiday at the Wanderer Apartment, you provide everything you could ask for from a holiday apartment” 2014

“Our 3rd visit in 3 years, another great visit” 2014

“Thank you so much for letting us use your wonderful home – it’s even better than last time” 2014
Aug 2015
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From the Owner

After much deliberation we decided to invest in an apartment in the Algarve as we have always enjoyed our holidays to Portugal. The weather is mostly warm (& rarely too hot) all year round and flights are available all year too. Portuguese people are very friendly and we love the variety of fresh food served in the local restaurants close to us. Vila Sol is well placed for some lovely small towns too, such as Quarteira (very much a local’s town) and Loule with its lovely indoor food market. However, for more nightlife Vilamoura is 5-10 mins drive away. A beautiful beach with a lovely beach bar is only 5 mins drive too. An added bonus is the transfer time of around 20 minutes from Faro Airport and with an average 2 ½ hour flight you can be door to door in 6-7 hours from the UK!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 15 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Praia de Almargem at 3 Kilometres Car: recommended


The nearest beach is located is Praia de Almargem near Quarteira, where the sandy beach stretches over 3km and is just a 5 minute drive from the apartment. This beach has a fantastic bar/restaurant and in the summer months has sun beds/awning for rental.


The apartment is 20-25 mins drive away from Faro airport. A taxi transfer, which we can arrange costs approximately 25-35€ each way. Lisbon and Sevilla airport in Spain are approx a 2 hour drive from The Algarve and often offer competitive fare’s. Hire cars start at around £75 for 1 week and rise to around £150 in peak season for 5 door cars (Fiesta, Peugeot 207 etc).


The apartment is just 5 mins drive (approx 8€ taxi fare) from Vilamoura Marina, where you will find a Casino, shops a vast amount of bars and restaurants. Quarteira is a 5 minutes drive, with a lovely promenade and beautiful beach, with lots of bars, restaurants and shops, markets etc. Louie is around 12 minutes drive, with a castle, shops and lovely indoor and outdoor food/fish market. Silves also an historic Moorish Town is around 30 minutes drive, a lovely inland town, with plenty to see.

Further Details:

There are a good amount of places to eat and drink on Vila Sol. Including a Bistro Wine bar, Restaurant, small shop, coffee house and bakery, Oscars pub showing UK & European Football matches and a cash ATM are all available within Vila Sol. There are also numerous facilities provided by the Pestana Vila Sol Hotel, some at cost. The Golf Club serves good quality food and drinks and several televisions shows many sports events such as Golf and Football. Our Vila Sol owners discount card is made available to guests, and provides generous discount. (Please contact for details).


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Jan-March 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June/July 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July/August 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late Autumn/Winter sun
30 Oct 2017 - 24 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
25% deposit at time of booking (non-refundable). Full balance payable 6 weeks prior to departure. A £100 damage deposit is also required with final payment which is refundable 14 days after vacating the apartment if all is ok.

Changeover Day:
Bookings are Saturday to Saturday in the high season (July/August). However, we try to be flexible in low to mid season and particularly with late bookings. Part week bookings considered, please contact for details.

Please contact us for last minute prices

Discounts of 10% given for any 2 week bookings

Notes on prices:
Please contact us for last minute booking prices.

We quote pro rata rates for weeks which cross 2 different month tariffs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 03-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

On our property search in the Algarve we found the apartments on Sunset Villas were far superior. They’re 2 storey's high, large and bright with fantastic floor space with the added bonus of a roof terrace too. On reflection we felt lucky we chose our apartment on the smaller, quieter and newly built side of Sunset Villas. We are also only a 2 minute walk from the golf course and hotel, both having lovely indoor and outdoor bar areas, with top class restaurants too. Our 1st floor apartment, with access from the private road, provides privacy from the pool area, although from the balcony, bedroom and roof terrace we overlook the pool area, which is lovely when lit up at night time. Parking is right outside the apartment.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort


  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bedroom 1 - Newly refitted bathroom for 2015. This bathroom is en-suite and comprises of a bath with handheld shower, a separate stand up shower cubicle with a drench shower and body handheld shower, marble sink vanity unit and wc. Bedroom 2 has an en-suite shower cubicle, sink and wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - air-conditioned with king sized bed and full en-suite, with shower cubicle and bath, overlooking pool area. Has a large wardrobe including drawer space. Bedroom 2 - twin beds and shower cubicle en-suite. Air-conditioning and large wardrobe/drawer space. Good quality sofa bed in lounge.


  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: This is a no-smoking apartment. No pets allowed. Fully air-conditioned / heated. Apartments next door may also be available to rent for larger parties or separate families. Outside: The apartment outside space includes a large well lit balcony accessed by 2 sets of patio doors from the living area, including table and chairs to seat 6 people with parasol.Large roof terrace is accessed from the stairs on the balcony with views over the large pool and gardens and looking towards mountains and Vila Sol Golf Course. Comfortable outdoor furniture and 4 sun loungers are provided to ensure you can relax, with blinds fitted on the pergola roof terrace to protect you from the sun should you fancy a lazy day. There is a Weber Kettle BBQ and equipment for your use. Safety is provided by gates at the top and bottom of the roof terrace and extra lighting installed. The pool area is grassed with pine trees, shrubs and lemon trees around the pool area. There is a large un-manned swimming pool and also a shallow children’s pool too. Our complex includes the private use of a paddle tennis court, situated within the pool complex. Utility Room: Siemenns Washing machine, ironing board, iron and clothes airer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Apartment is cleaned with linen change once a week. This can be increased if required at an extra cost. Excellent quality linen is provided with colour coordinated bed linen, with bath sheets, hand towels, tea towels all provided. Other: Free wireless internet. A selection of DVDs, books, CDs and games are provided for your entertainment. A well lit hallway with mirror and console table. Built in storage cupboard including, first aid, European plugs and a set of golf clubs for your use.

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