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Villa 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms private pool Tourism of Portugal Reg No: 11643/A

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Villa in AlmaVerde, Nr.Burgau, Western Algarve, Portugal. - Tennis, Childrens play area, close to Beach

This is a beautifully designed modern villa set in the award winning Alma Verde Village. This villa has been equipped to the highest standards, creating very comfortable and easy living space. The owner's have taken extra care to kit the villa out with all the comforts of a 'home from home' which makes this a significantly more comfortable villa to stay in than others. This semi-detached villa has a fully fitted kitchen/dining room, a lounge, 3 bedrooms/3 bathrooms and comfortably sleeps 6. All bedrooms have built in wardrobes. The rear garden provides outside private space for dining/BBQ, a private pool and manicured garden. The villa is just 5 mins drive from the beach of the picturesque fishing village of Burgau. Also close to stunning beaches of the South Coast and the Atlantic Coast. The vibrant marina/town of Lagos is 15 mins away and the historical towns of Sagres, Silves and Monchique are all a short drive away. More than 20 golf courses are within one hours drive.

For more information about the villa, availability, or booking details - please contact us via this website (as opposed to "Book Now"). Payment will only be taken once availability has been confirmed by the owner.

More Details

Owner
Susannah Whetstone
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Susannah Whetstone

We enjoy travelling and have holidayed in many places, but Portugal, where we now own our villa, has been a favourite place of ours for many years. Buying our holiday villa/home has been a dream of ours for a long time. We have taken the time and trouble to kit our villa out with everything we would want for a very comfortable holiday, like a home from home and we pride ourselves on providing this for other people who use our villa/home as well.

Susannah Whetstone purchased this villa in 2008

Why Susannah Whetstone chose Vila Do Bispo region

We love this part of Portugal and have visited the Western Algarve over the years many times. Although we have seen a great change during this time, the Western Algarve remains relatively unspoilt and because of the conservation areas, this will remain. It provides a 'slowed down pace' for a relaxing and 'chilled' holiday. There are wonderful beaches that cater for all age groups. There is a variety of sport - water sport, golf courses, walking, birdwatching, horse riding etc. The local villages are picturesque. Lagos is the local vibrant town, with a marina, that offers a great family atmosphere, again for all ages and has a wonderful selection of bars, restaurants and shops. The beaches also have great beach bars for casual eating. This is all only a 1 hour drive from the airport.

What makes this villa unique

This property is part of the AlmaVerde Village which is near Lagos, Sagres, Burgau and all the local beaches. We have made our villa just that little extra special. We have provided a well stocked villa with all those extra comforts of home. The artwork we have on the walls really adds to the homely feel and the level of comfort in this villa is far more superior than others on the development. With our own pool and secluded garden this is a great holiday rental. AlmaVerde Village, although still to be fully developed/completed, is already a well known holiday destination. AlmaVerde prides itself on being 'green' with lots of vegetation and well manicured gardens to please the eye. The villas are also built with energy saving materials and structures. Book now!

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Villa was lovely and had a really peaceful time.' (May '10).

'Excellent and high quality house. Facilities extensive.' (June '10).

'Thank you for allowing us to rent your Villa once again We love everything about the villa and the surrounding area.' (July '10)

'The family had a great time and the villa was very well equipped and comfortable.' (June '11)

'We all had a great time and the villa was superb. We will be re-booking next year.' (July '11)

'Villa was a home from home and very clean on our arrival. We had a great time.' (July '12)

'A lovely villa and a great area to holiday with the family. We will be coming back.' (Aug '12)

'We had another great family holiday - thank you once again for a fab holiday'. (July '13)
Jul 2008
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Budens in Vila do Bispo

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 bath (en-suite to master), 2 showers (en-suite to twins). Bathroom 1 with basin, wc, bath with shower, bidet. Bathroom 2 with basin, wc, shower enclosure. Bathroom 3 with basin, wc, shower enclosure. All have heated towel rails, underfloor heating.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 Bedrooms comprise: Bedroom 1 with double bed fitted wardrobe bedside tables dressing table. Bedroom 2 with two single beds bedside tables fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 3 with two single beds bedside tables dressing table fitted wardrobe (space for 2 single Z beds if needed).
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Villa is equipped with cool house system and used instead of air-conditioning. This is an environmentally friendly alternative to air conditioning which reduces CO2 emissions while providing optimum year-round comfort. Central heating is available for use during cooler months. This is a non-smoking villa. Suitable for children but we would ask that children are supervised at all times, especially around the pool. Cot, highchair and Z beds can be hired. Rates available on rate page. Outside: Barbecue. Table and chairs for outside dining for 8 people. sunloungers x 4. Private pool (heating to be requested) size 28m2, salt-water filtered (kinder on swimwear!). Garden planted with shrubs and trees. Parking. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels are provided for bed/bathrooms. Property professionally cleaned before and after each occupancy. Mid stay maid service (light clean, towel and linen change) for rentals of 2 weeks or more. Please provide your own beach/pool towels. Other: Entrance hall with hall table and mirror, house alarm, stairs leading to bedroom 1 and 2. Door leading to bedroom 3. Patio doors leading to garden/pool. Door to lounge. Open plan to Kitchen/Dining area. Understairs cupboard. Combination safe

Reviews

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Villa 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms private pool Tourism of Portugal Reg No: 11643/A
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Lovely villa, great spot for exploring!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is very comfortable and well equipped and our 2 children (10 & 12) loved having the pool to play in, in between our trips out!

The welcome pack was brilliant as we arrived very late on our first night.

The position is great between Lagos and Sagres giving the opportunity for lots of different adventures to keep the kids entertained - paddle boarding, kayaking, surf lessons, horse riding and water parks. The villa is also in easy reach of the many beaches along the South and West coast.

All in all and very enjoyable and relaxing holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely villa and pool in quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

We hired this villa for our first holiday in Portugal and had a wonderful time. Family of 4 (2 sons age 4yrs and 7yrs) Coming in April we knew the temperatures wouldn't be scorching but we were surprised and had lovely hot sunny days and the shaded pool was a plus for us. No worrying about the boys getting sunburnt and having to coat them suncream all the time. Pool was great and paying the extra for the heating is a must for little ones. We chose the villa because of the heated pool. The villa is well equipped (great to have lots of kitchen utensils!) and feels very homely and cared for. The selection of pool toys (loungers, weighted rings for diving etc) and beach items (umbrellas, body boards, games and buckets and spades) was fab for the children. The selection of books for the grown-ups was appreciated as well. It's nicest villa we have stayed in. Well positioned for exploring the Western Algarve, all its beaches and exploring the hills inland. A car is a must as the villa is on the Alma Verde residence so you need to drive to shops and restaurants. We always hire a car and so this was expected and not an issue for us. Closet village is Burgau which has lovely restaurants and beach. From finding the villa online, making the booking with Susannah, getting directions from the airport (better than our route planner!) and the fab welcome pack. Everything was easy and ran smoothly. Will recommend to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa on quiet site

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this lovely villa with my parents and had a really great time. We choose the villa because it is on the Alma Verde site, we had visited the site last year with friends and were impressed with how quiet it was and only 5-10 minutes away from quaint Burgau. Right from the word go Suzanne answered all my inquiries promptly and her instructions and directions were spot on.

We arrived late on the Saturday night, courtesy of Easy Jet problems and the up grades going on in Faro airport, to find the villa so clean and welcoming. Suzanne had provided a welcome pack which was amazing and really thoughtful.

The villa has plenty of space for 6 people so for the four of us it was really good, Mum and Dad downstairs with their own en-suite and no stars to negotiate and us upstairs with en-suite and balcony. Mum was especially pleased that she could watch BBC TV!!!

We spent most of the week enjoying the garden which some people have said is shady, this is a bonus when it is hot (30 plus most days we were there) reading, eating and relaxing. If you want full sun you can sit on one of the two balconies. We did have a problem with the pool heating but the management team on the site were quick to attend.

Burgau is a lovely little village with lots of nice restaurants and a great bar serving the most amazing G&T's! Lagos is the main town and is easily reached in 20 minutes. We ventured up into the mountains one day which we would highly recommend for the drive and the views.

The week went far too quickly but we all had a lovely holiday and hope that we will be able to return to this part of the Algarve again next year and if we can we would definitely book this villa again.

Thank you Suzanne and family for sharing your villa with us.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Well equipped, ideal family location

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped villa with a lovely pool and garden - ideal for relaxing, as well as visiting a number of Algarve attractions. The villa is spacious, cool and has the mod cons that make it a home from home - a fully fitted kitchen, decent size fridge/freezer and wifi. It was spotlessly clean upon arrival and the welcome food package was much appreciated after a late night arrival.

The pool is the absolute gem to this place - we all enjoyed it with the children not wanting to get out - the bonus of having access to it from the living room, hall and dining area means that you are able to keep an eye from wherever you are.

We did have to speak with the management company who were helpful and able to assist very quickly. Making the booking was very straightforward - I would recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa - home from home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa, everything you would need and more. We wanted a quiet peaceful holiday and that's exactly what we had. Villa was very spacious and spotlessly clean, it had such a lovely feel about it as soon as you opened the door. We had loads of fun in the pool and very pleased we paid the extra for it to be heated, made all the difference. We needed to make contact with the management agents at the village whilst there and they were very helpful and quick to respond. Welcome food pack arrived just at the right time too with lots of useful and tasty things included. We would definitely return in the future, thanks Susannah for all your help, you have a lovely villa - home from home but with lovely sunshine too!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation in a wonderful location. Everything you require from a holiday villa and more. The welcome pack was very much appreciated since we arrived on a late flight. Very handy to several good beaches. We certainly recommend this as a villa holiday in a superb location.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Location

Special interest holidays:

Western Algarve has a wealth of activities: horse-riding, boating, sailing, fishing, diving, swimming with dolphins, dolphin safari, walking, bird watching, beach sports, paragliding, tennis (on site), wellness centre (on site), swimming and Slide and Splash water park.

Coast/Beach:

The charming fishing village of Burgau is 5 mins drive from the villa where you will find most amenities, shops, bars and restaurants. The village of Salema, also close by, has a good selection of bars and restaurants. Most coastal villages provide beach bars serving locally caught fish and other Portuguese dishes There are many other sandy beaches waiting to be explored. The beaches on the South Coast tend to be calmer whereas the Atlantic coast on the West is ideal for surfing.

Travel:

Nearest airport Faro 95km. 60 mins by car to villa. Nearest beach/village Burgau 3km from villa. Nearest motorway A22 10km. Nearest town/train station Lagos 10km. Car highly recommended to explore all that Western Algarve has to offer.

Distances:

Lagos is the main town in the area with all major facilities including shops, bars, restaurants and a vibrant nightlife. The new marina is a major centre for all sailing and boating activities. The spa town of Monchique in the mountains is approximately 45 minutes drive away. The historical town of Sagres is 20 minutes drive and Silves is within 30 minutes drive.

Further Details:

AlmaVerde Village and Spa offers Day Spa facilities with a range of treatment and therapies that can be booked. The village also offers floodlit tennis courts and all the equipment can be hired from the management company at the reception office. Tennis lessons can be booked. There is also a childrens play area. Bikes can be hired from the reception office with sugguested cycle routes and walks. This is an award winning development with the final villas due for completion in the next few years. The fishing village of Burgau with a sandy beach 5 mins drive from the villa. There is a fantastic beach bar and several restaurants in the village.

Lagos is about 15 mins drive from the villa and has everything you would want from a town. Good shops, bars, restaurants and nightlife. On certain days there is a market. Lagos has a marina and another attraction is the very long beach of Meia Praia where you can hire a variety of water sport activities. Also some great beach bars can be found here Lagos also offers glass bottomed boat tours of the coastline which is great fun for all the family. There are some excellent beach bars and restaurants all within easy drive, found throughout the local villages and towns.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Budens, 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
15 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,450
for 7 nights
£1,450
 
 
Rate 5
9 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£810
for 7 nights
£810
 
 
Rate 6
21 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£570
for 7 nights
£570
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
A 25% holding deposit is required to secure the booking. The full balance payment is taken 8 weeks prior to the booking. If the booking is taken within the 8 weeks prior to booking period the full amount is due to secure the booking. A £200 refundable security deposit is also taken at the same time as the balance payment.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday however we are flexible on the changeover days for none peak weeks dates only.

Notes on prices:
Prices per week (7 nights). Free WiFi. A complimentary welcome food pack is provided. Optional 'extra' costs are: pool heating £70 per week (pool heating included in the peak weeks rate). Cot and Highchair £6 per night per item. Z-bed/Extra person £70 per week. An additional supplement of £10 per night for any parties over 6. This is to cover the additional laundry, cleaning and utilities costs incurred for larger groups.
WE DO NOT ACCEPT BOOKINGS FOR HEN OR STAG PARTIES.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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