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Luxury Villa on a Quality Complex with 7 Pools, Golf, Tennis & Beach 10 min walk

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Balaia Golf Village, Albufeira, Algarve - Peaceful Complex, Less than 10 Mins Walk to Sandy Beach and Many Bars and Restaurants

The fully renovated luxury is villa situated on a deluxe low-rise complex with superb gardens, golf course, driving range, 7 large pools, 4 children's pools, tennis courts, restaurant, gym, indoor pool and children's club. The complex is less than 10 mins walk from a beautiful safe, sandy beach and within easy walking distance of over 100 bars and restaurants. It is located just 2 miles outside Albufeira in the Algarve (about 6 euros in a taxi). The villa is situated only 20m from the main pool area, bar, restaurant and tennis courts. The villa has a large private garden and roof terrace and there is plenty of shade in the garden and around the pool area. Wireless broadband is available in the main bar and restaurant area. The Villa has a 32 inch TV , with cable TV so it gets over 85 channels (including BBC1 , 2 , 3 , CNNC, CBeebies, All ITV channels, Channel 4 & 5, Sky Sports 1,2,3,4, Sky Atlantic, Film 4, Nickelodeon, Disney Channel ,Cartoon Network and many more). The Villa is only a short flight away (to Faro) and the airport transfer is just 30 minutes (we can organize a private transfer). Cots and high chairs are available, the nearest mini supermarket is just 2 minutes walk away.

Richard Long
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Richard Long

We bought the villa in 2002 as a place to bring our young children for holidays. It has been a perfect holiday villa - and we now bring the grand children !

Richard Long purchased this villa in 2002

Why Richard Long chose Algarve

We loved the fact that when we get to the villa there is no need for a car , so we can just relax. The villa is on a peaceful complex with fantastic grounds , yet everything is in walking distance, including the beautiful beach, golf course and hundreds of bars and restaurant's.

We also loved the fact that it is on a complex , where there are kids clubs and kids activities and the children can easily make friends in the clubs or just in the pool.

What makes this villa unique

One of the only holiday complexes in the Algarve that has a golf course (and driving range) , yet is within walking distance of the beach and nightlife.

Guestbook comments from the owner


Thanks again for the use of your villa. It is great to find somewhere decent to stay that is close to the beach and the night life. The kids loved playing with all of the other children in the on-site pools and made some good friends. They are alreadfy asking of we can go back again next year - so I will be in touch again soon to sort out some dates.

Thanks again

Sep 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in the Albufeira, Portugal

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom in master bedroom has large glass 'two person' shower, sink and WC. Main bathroom has a large two person bath, with shower over the bath, sink and WC. There is also a separate toilet with sink off the entrance hall.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large master bedroom with patio doors to the rear patio and large en-suite shower room. Bedrooms 2 and 3 both have twin beds and patio doors to front and side of the villa. 7th occupant in cot or foldaway bed, in bedroom 1 or lounge (extra charge).
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The villa and complex is ideal for families, as the garden and pool areas are safe and have plenty of shade, plus it is only a short walk to the beautiful safe, sandy beach (the beach bar/restaurant is also a superb place for evening family meals - or a family BBQ). Other benefits for families with children include: Safe enclosed garden (with gates on all exits and a gate at the bottom of the stairs to the roof terrace). Free use of a Cot, High Chair and fold away pram. Plenty of beach toys, buckets, spades, and floats for the pool, plus brollies and wind break for the beach. Plenty of shade in the garden and around the pool area. Shallow toddler pool. A small playground - with swing, slide and sand pit. On-side Childrens Club (local charge applies). Though we do not have air conditioning, we have fans in all the bedrooms, plus all windows have steel shutters or grills, so windows can be safely left open at night, creating a cooling breeze through the villa. Outside: The villa has its own private garden, large patio and roof terrace. You also have access to many acres of beautiful gardens on the rest of the complex (which is maintained to a very high standard). On the complex you also have access to six different pool areas the nearest of which is 20m away and has a large main pool, a heated smaller pool and a shallow toddlers pool). There are 4 tennis courts, a gym, indoor pool, driving range and a 9 hole golf course. The main bar and restuarant for the complex is next to the main pool - 30m from the villa. Again - see our website (link below) for further details and pictures. Utility Room: Small utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen are provided (you just need to bring tea towels). The Villa will be cleaned before your stay and a daily maid service is available if required - at an extra charge.


4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


A fantastic holiday and villa

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We have stayed in Balaia Golf Village previously but not at this villa. We had a lovely week, the villa was very well equiped and is in a great location for the main pool, restaurant, reception and a short walk to the nearest shop. We would have a stroll to the shop every morning for fresh croissants for breakfast, they make a lovely coffee too!

The resort is beautiful, clean and well maintained and the reception staff are always very helpful. They booked a number of taxis for us to get to nearby restaurants and a day trip to Zoomarina, a must if you have small children.

We hope to be back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Holiday in Balaia!

  • 5 of 5

The resort itself is gorgeous, spotlessly maintained and perfectly suited to families. We loved all the pool/café options. Villa 8 was the ideal base for our 2 families together (2 couples + 2 2 year olds) with plenty of space for us all. We were all impressed by the quality of the facilities & décor of the villa (cbeebies on the tv for the kids was a godsend!) I can’t remember the last time I found a holiday to be so completely relaxing and hassle-free (this was partly down to the amount of info we received in advance from the owner, Richard)We will definitely return to Balaia resort again & hopefully this villa!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
23 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Bank
28 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer Holidays
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Sept / Oct
24 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a 25% deposit at the time of booking, with the balance being due 8 weeks before departure. We can take payment by credit card, cheque or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
We are happy to be flexible about changeover dates. Please contact us to discuss.

Notes on prices:
We just require a 25% Deposit- which you can pay by Debit or Credit card.
The Balance is due 8 weeks before your stay.
Discount available for 2nd week of a 2 week stay.
Prices are in Pounds Sterling, but we will also accept payment in Euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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