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Luxury 5 Bedroom Villa With Air Conditioning, Private Pool & Gardens near beach

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Our family home in the sun, sleeps 11 in en-suite bedrooms, fully air conditioned, private pool in a walled garden, local agent, airport transfers avaialble


"STOP" no need to look at anymore this is it, the perfect villa for next holiday, just look at our reviews. Low deposit for advance booking, now booking for 2015. . This is our home in the sun and as such no expense has been spared in making it perfect for your next holiday. see even more on our website www.villafatima.co.uk

We have spent many hours and thousands of euros making this a perfect villa in every way possible, each winter the villa is up graded in some way. The Villa has 4 bedrooms all with on-suite bathrooms that sleeps 11 guests in total comfort.

In the last 10 years we have been very successful in letting the villa, July and August weeks can be fully booked almost a year in advance and many of our guest have been to the villa more than once, some even re-book before leaving.

It is fully air conditioned with units that can heat as well as cool in all the major rooms and the bedrooms, making the Villa ideal for summer or winter breaks.

The massive 700 sq foot lounge comes with a themed Budweiser bar, TV, DVD and Radio area and plenty of comfortable sofas. This leads out via the patio doors on to large covered patio that looks out on to the gardens with a good size pool with roman steps.

At the end of the garden there is a a large BBQ and Portuguese wood burning bread oven. The garden has great countryside views and is private without any neighbours overlooking us, we are in a fantastic location as it has 2 supermarkets and many restaurant within a few minutes walk and its only a 20 minute walk to the beach.

The small steps on the ground floor along with 2 x twin bedrooms downstairs means less able bodied guests can stay.

The master bedroom has a balcony over looking the rear garden accessed via the large patio doors and also has a large private sun bathing balcony to the front of the villa. The other front bedroom also has it's own balcony accessed from the bedroom patio doors.

Tony our agent is only a ¼ mile away and can arrange airport transfers, car hire and is always on hand to help if needed. Villa has had £40K spent on it up grading everything over the last 4 years. The high level of rebooking proves this the villa that you are looking for. Check out our website for even more information. Thanks Steve and Sue

More Details

Property Manager
Steve Farman
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 February, 2017

About Steve Farman

Steve sand Sue Farman of Villa Fatima welcome you to our Owners Direct ad. Due to letting our another villa very successfully for the last 12 years I have now taken on more villas for letting on behalf of the owners in this very specific area a Portugal located in the area in and around Vale Parra, which includes, Guia, Gale, Sesmarias and west Albuferia (from the Marina) I am limiting myself to this beautiful area as I know it so well, therefore I can offer a personal service to my guests as I have seen or vetted all the properties myself.

Steve Farman purchased this villa in 2004

Why Steve Farman chose Albufeira

Fell in love with the country, people and Vale de Parra, then found the perfect villa, well perfect after completely refurbishing it! £40,000 later, which we could not of done without our local agent Tony who looks after the property for us and looks after the guest staying with us. Due to the size of the villa we have now increased the capacity to 11 guests.

What makes this villa unique

The slow peaceful pace of life in Portugal is what makes these holiday breaks so special.

The friendliness of the local’s residents is something that you will remember long after you get back home.

My aim is to make your holiday so good you will want to come back again to stay in either this villa or another one that I arrange the lettings on.

Some groups are on the 4th or 5th visit to us for their holidays this year, so come and see why.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Villa was beautifully designed and maintained- villa was just right". Andy L

"Thoroughly enjoyed your fabulous villa- facilities & location were superb" June K

" wow what a front room, loved the bar too- kids would not get out of the pool"

Jeanette H
Aug 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Galé in Algarve

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Family Bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    ground floor twin 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    twin ground floor 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    master bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Twin Bedroom upper - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 5 en-suite bathrooms one for each bedroom. The master bathroom was renewed last year, the other are just 3 years old. Plus toilet in lounge, all have either showers and or bath with shower. New ensuite bathroom for our new bedroom downstairs ready Jan 2017
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Family bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , With En-suite Bathroom
    Downstairs Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , With en-suite bathroom
    Upper twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , With en-suite Bathroom and Balcony
    Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , with En-suite Bathroom and balcony
    Downstairs Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , With en-suite Bathroom new for 2017
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 11 guest in 5 air condintioned bedrooms Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor bedrooms x 2 with twin single beds with on-suite bathroom & air con. 1st floor master bedroom is a double bedroom + bedroom with 2 singles + bedroom with double and single bed all of which have on-suite bathrooms and air con.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: We have a brilliant local villa services agent "Tony" really goes the extra mile to make sure everything is just perfect for your holiday, he is only 1/4 mile from the villa. He and his family are just a phone call away. The air condintioning can also run in reverse to heat the rooms if required. Outside: The villa has gardens all round, with a private pool in the rear south facing garden along with a BBQ area. The driveway leads to a car port to keep your car cool during those very hot sunny days will easily take 2 cars. There is an outside covered patio for those warm evenings for eating your barbecues and drinking the local plonk. All the facilities of the villa are all based on 9 people staying so no fighting over the sun loungers at Villa Fatima. Utility Room: Washing machine is outside next to the kitchen in the patio area. The maid has her own washing machine in building at the bottom of the garden next to the BBQ. The villa has its own ironing board and iron for use by the guests. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Price includes a maid service twice weekly, Saturday's and Wednesday's. A daily service can be arranged at extra cost. All linen and towels are provided other than beach towels. Our local agent will sort out any problems you may have. Other: The large dining room is ideal for Christmas and family parties etc. But outside there is a large covered patio with 2 tables and seating for 10 for alfresco dinning, so the dinning room rarely gets used.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


Villa Fatima

  • 5 of 5

We have been to VIlla Fatima three times now and it really has everything you need in a holiday villa. It is very spacious and the garden and pool are lovely. It is ideally situated, being only a short walk to two supermarkets and a lovely restaurant called O''Barco's which is well worth a visit. Albufeira is also only a short drive away. Hope to go back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gill Thanks for the great review,, lets hope you can make it next year. We have upgraded a few things since your last visit, new master bathroom suite, has a nice big shower now as well as new tiling, Wi-Fi internet access, looking maybe extend the BBQ area this winter so there is room for a table up there as well. thanks Steve and Sue
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High Wycombe, Bucks

Villal Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa. Clean, with all facilities as described. Pool was great and cleaned while we were there. Plenty of sunbeds and umbrellas . Everywhere was child friendly. Local supermarket delivered our first big shop and spoke good English and were friendly. Barco restaurant offers good choice of food and is very reasonable. We also had some great BBQ evenings in the villa. Representative there was very helpful and called twice to make sure everything was OK. Came back totally relaxed. We would love to go back again and would recommend the villa to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Graham and Denise Thanks for the great feedback. Yes we are very proud of the villa and its facilities, we spend most of the villa income on upgrading and improving the villa, which we hope shows in the quality of of villa. Unlike many companies that rent the villas we are hoping that our guests want to come back again and again, we have on group on there 4th visit to us, this is our home in the sun not a tired and worn out rental villa. See you again soon we hope. Thanks Steve and Sue
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Villa Fatima

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely, upmarket house. The owners have been very generous in equipping it for a large group of people.

Plenty of cups, plates, glasses, cutlery etc for our group of six adults.

Lovely garden, with GREEN areas and shade.

Lots of outside garden furniture, sunbeds, parasols and tables and chairs.

We liked the two upright 'thrones' which were easier for us oldies to get up from.

Nice, well maintained pool, although a bit cold for us in June.

Very large lounge with leather furntiture, so plenty of space to 'chill-out' inside, without feeling that you have to sit 'on top' of each other.

Nice big kitchen with a big table for all to sit around. There was a dining room too, but we never used it.

Downstairs bedroom suitable for the disabled.

All bedrooms ensuite which was nice, plus a downstairs toilet for everyone to share.

We were met by "Dino', the agent's son, who was very helpful in taking us shopping at no extra cost while we waited for the rest of the party to turn up in the hire car.

Loved the local beach with it's super rock formations.

Can't remember it's name now, but it is one with easy access without steps.

Ask Tony, the agent, he will know which one, and it was only a couple of miles from the house.

There were several other beaches too, also nice in different ways, so a good choice for all.

It was nice and comforting that many people spoke English, so we were able to communicate easily when necessary.

Didn't find it a really 'exciting' place to be, more like somewhere where 'ordinary' people lived, but we felt safe there which is not always the case when one goes abroad.

Overall a good holiday, and the price was fair when shared between the 6 of us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sandra Thanks for the positive review, Gale Beach is one the best beaches in the Algarve and Castello Beach in the nearest one to the villa. Yes we do try to make the villa one to remember for all the right reasons. Tony and this Son Dino are a real asset and they really try to be helpful but keep their distance so you can enjoy a private holiday, but are only a phone call away. We hope you will come back and stay with us soon. Just a note to the readers of our reviews they are all from genuine guests of the villa not all my friends and family sending up positive reviews.
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blyth northumberland

family holiday

  • 4 of 5

this villa was fantastic. Beautifully refurbished and set in a wonderful quiet spot in the area of Gale. Close to shops and restaurants but far enough away to enjoy peace and tranquillity. The details on line did not do justice to the property. It was far nicer than expected.

The beaches were a good walk away but not so far as to stop the oldies, ie. me and my husband, enjoying the exercise, taking in the sights around us. The family loved it and the agents were on hand to organise days out, taxis etc.

We will return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi June Glad you enjoyed your stay in Villa Fatima. We hope to see you again in the future. I must try harder to show all the assets the villa has, its hard to do with pictures and text. But I hope these reviews will give a better idea of what the villa has to offer. Don't praise Tony and Dino to much they will increase there management fees. We have tried to make the villa a place were we would like to holiday, this is our home in the sun and I spend a lot of time on maintenance and improvements while I am on holiday there. Thanks Steve and Sue
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Fabulous Fatima

  • 5 of 5

The listing description was spot on and when I contacted the owner he was more than helpful with my special requirements. We had a wonderful weeks stay at villa Fatima and would recommend a stay at this property. The bars and shops in the local area are in easy walking distance and the BBQ facilities at the villa are fantastic for a night in around the pool. There are scenic coastal walks within a 15 minute walk or short car journey and lovely beaches. This villa is an ideal base for those who want to explore and equally nice for those who want to work on their tan around the pool.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thanks for the nice review, yes we are getting very positive review on the villa from many guests, either by by letter on on here. We have worked over the last 8 years to get the villa to this standard, glad you you had a good holiday it, see you again I hope.
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Villa fatama

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious villa nice location rural but very close to beaches and attraction great restraunt in waking distance great pool and facilities the is very well serviced and furnished to a high standard

I can Sadat it was the best vacation for use and fantastic value

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi David Thank you for the postive review, we are very pleased with the feedback we are getting from our guests, either via this forum or by letter. Just to let you know we have upgraded the master bathroom suite now since your stay as well as being able to offer Wi-Fi internet access for a small weekly fee, as a lot of guests were asking for this be made available. Hope to see you again in the future. Steve
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
May 2017
30 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May June 2017
28 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
July 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
summer 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest
September 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
Sept / October 2017
25 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2017
22 Oct 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
November 2017
19 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Decemer 2017b
17 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £40
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Bookings must be made on our booking forms obtainable by emailing via links lower down page. 10% deposit for following year + 20% more in January, or 30% deposit at time of booking in year of departure. Final balance 6 weeks before departure. Plus a £200 refundable security deposit payable with final balance, deposit refunds are as per terms and conditions. This is a very popular villa with a high re-booking rate by our guests.

Changeover Day:
Peak season change over day is on Saturday, but please ask about other days as we will try to accommodate you if possible.
Off season can be any day.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.

Payment by Euro's is also accepted.

Please note: long winter lets are always considered please email.

10% deposit if a booking 10 months or more in adavance, then 20% more deposit by 30th January of year of travel.
For booking in the same year as travel deposit ids 30%, if less than 6 weeks full payment is required when booking.
Final balance and security deposit 6 weeks before departure. deposts can be by cheque, paypal or bank transfer.

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