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Townhouse in Heart of the Old Village



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Townhouse in Old Village, Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Portugal - 10 Minute Walk to Vilamoura Marina

This 3 bedroom town house is in the heart of the Old Village, one of the most attractive and sought-after complexes in Vilamoura. Just 10 to 15 minutes walk from the marina and beach, it is a little community in its own right with restaurants, cafes, shops and bars. Wander around the pretty cobbled streets, enjoy a cool drink at on open air café or take a refreshing dip in any one of the three large swimming pools. There's plenty of room for the kids to stretch their legs with lawned areas and a play ground. The house has lots of home comforts and attractive features including a private roof terrace with sea views. Now installed digital TV with 60 stations ,included all UK & Irish stations, sky sports etc. Also Wifi free included in your rent . Recently added barbeque on the roof terrace for evening dining with view across the Marina.

Also new children's playground & small outdoor gymnasium area.


Scuttle bus from the Old Village to Falesa Beach , The Marina , & other popular locations in the area .

Also tours organised to local historical sights & shopping centres etc .

NB -- November 2015-- Our house is currently being totally redecorated & refreshed for 2016 season.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are an Irish couple with an adult family & grandchildren.

We spend 5/6 weeks every year in The Old Village

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Speaks English

20 Reviews

based on 20 holidaymaker reviews


First class

  • 5 of 5

We used the property as the base for our daughters wedding. It was superb. We couldn't fault it.

Only slight snag was that it was the hottest September since 1930, and the garden sun umbrella was broken and we couldn't use it. A very minor point and easily fixed.

We have no hesitation in recommending this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review , I did not know the sun umbrella was broken .
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Amazing holiday experience

  • 5 of 5

Just come back from this beautiful apartment. Very well equipped and an excellent location. Would recommend staying here to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind review Cecil
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Beautiful family home in a stunning setting

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic house on a beautiful complex. It was bigger than we had imagined with a very homely feel. It had everything that you could possibly need on holiday expect a wardobe full of clothes!! From a bucket and spade to a library of books. The property was clean and well maintained.

Communication with the owner of the property was done via email, who was very prompt at answering any queries and providing information regarding our stay. The company who manage the property in The Old Village are extremely helpful and speak very good English.

The complex is extremely well kept with beautifully coloured flowers and trees everywhere. There are a range of restaurants and bars to suit all and serving all day. There are 3 pools, also catering for different levels of entertainment. The quietest of which is closest to this property.

I would recommend this property and complex to families, couples, old and young as it is a wonderful base to explore the beautiful Algarve or just relax around the Village.

Vilamoura Marina is a 'good' walk from this property, however, there is a little train that circulates Vilamoura which comes every 20mins (approx) and costs about €4, and an excellent taxi service just at reception.

Loved it here, we will definately be back, however, not likely in August as the temperature was alot for us (personal preference) but the air-con was wonderful and the wine was cold!

5 stars from our family!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent townhouse in the old village

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday in this lovely townhouse in the old village. We are a family of 5 with 3 kids under 7 this house was perfect for us it was really well equipped. Everything we needed was there when we arrived cot, stair gate. The air con in the bedrooms was fantastic as it was really hot when we were there. The shuttle service from the old village is an excellent service the cars could fit us all and had baby seats/boosters and the staff were so nice and friendly. The supermarket was well stocked all of the time. Thank you Cecil for letting us stay in your lovely holiday house and for being so helpful from our first enquiry and right through our booking we would definitely recommend this lovely house and we will hopefully be back again !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words ,& we hope you return. Cecil
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Excellent accommodation in great location.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time. Great location. The old village is lovely and well located for a 20 minute walk to the marina. The house is lovely and clean only hiccup was the broken air con in main bedroom replaced quickly after we arrived. Also a bar of soap would have been nice as the three toilets had none at all so made washing hands a tad difficult on arrival. Had to quickly send one of my boys to the on site small supermarket.

Loved the restaurants in the old village although la rendezvous is disappointing for children with very limited choice. 3 pools to choose from although amusing watching the queues form from 9am at the pool gates to get the sunbeds.

Marufo 1 aka chicken shack near quarteira is to die for for family dining both in quality and cost. Sit and eat with locals. The family golf On way to the marina is superb and has two 18 hole crazy golf courses with shade parasols that disperse water mist to keep you cool. Hope to return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your holiday .Your comments are appreciated & noted. I hope you enjoy your 2nd holiday in our house in October .
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Beautiful location. The Old Village is wonderful . 3 pools and numerous restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

15 minute walk to the Marina. 20 to the beach. For 5 euros you can get a ride. Everything you need is in the old village - supermarket, breakfast cafe, restaurants. This unit is 20 steps away from the Princess Garden Restaurant which was wonderful. Accommodations were simple - uncomfortable beds - but fine for a family stay. Open the windows and doors and there is no need for air conditioning.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We searched around France ,Spain & Portugal for a holiday home. When we were shown the Old Village we decided this was the place for us, with its unique buildings & beautiful gardens. It is very peaceful for relaxing holidays.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Old Village at 50 Metres Nearest Train : Faro at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : garden Village at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Falesia at 3 Kilometres Car: not necessary


The Algarve is renowned for its golden sandy beaches and when you stay at this house they are within easy reach. It is 5 minutes drive to the nearest beach or you could walk there in around 15 minutes. Vilamoura has two beaches and both have lifeguards (in summer season- please check before you go in the water) local cafes and sun loungers to hire. There are also water sports from parasailing to jet skis on offer at local beaches.


It is about 25 minutes drive from Faro airport. We can arrange airport transfers. Car hire is not essential as there are cafes and shops on site and it is just a short walk to the centre of Vilamoura.


Vilamoura 10 minute walk.( 1 mile approx )

Quateira 30 minute walk (3 miles approx)

Faro 15 miles approx

Guia shopping centre 20 miles approx

Further Details:

The Old Village is an ideal location for relaxing sunshine and family holidays as everything you need is on site and car hire is not necessary. There are a number of good cafes and restaurants serving Portuguese and international cuisine, snacks and drinks including Casa do Largo, Zanzibar, Princess Gardens, the Village Inn, Bar Nautica, Sports bar and O Cafe. There is also a small supermarket and off-license. The onsite security is good so you can just relax and enjoy your holiday. Vilamoura is one of the largest privately owned resorts in Europe so you can be sure of enjoying first class amenities in pleasant surroundings. Its six world class golf courses draw golfers from across the globe and its marina gleams with state-of-the-art yachts. During the day the marina is a popular place to shop and watch the world go by. One day why not take to the water with scenic boat trips, dolphin watching, sea fishing, parasailing, jet skiis, scuba diving and much more on offer? If you prefer to keep your feet on dry land, Vilamoura is an idea base for exploring the Algarve’s historical towns, villages and markets and the tranquil countryside is popular with horse-riders, cyclists and walkers. At night Vilamoura’s bars, restaurants and casino really come to life with entertainment to suit every taste. Portugal is justifiably famous for its fine food and wine with fresh seafood a speciality and you’ll find lots to tickle your taste buds in Vilamoura’s many excellent Portuguese and international restaurants.

Prices and Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a 30% deposit on booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before your arrival. £200/250 euros security and breakages deposit.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible. Check in time is 3pm, check out is 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in uk sterling.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Brilliant family holiday area . Beautifully maintained with flowers . 24 hour security , no late night rowdyism allowed . No cars allowed in the Old village -- so very safe for children. New bus service To Vilamoura , Quateira & to the beach. Schuttle service in Old Village available for airport transfers etc or other outings. Contact -- Email - clicktooldvillage@gmail.com. Telephone - 00351 961260000 Also road train travels around Vilamoura ,with drop off points .

Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 new bathrooms. Downstairs toilet.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed, ensuite attached. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with twin beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: There is air-conditioning in the bedrooms. This property is generally suitable for children but please bear in mind that there are stairs in the house. Cots and high chairs are available for hire at £15/20 euros per week. Outside: There is an attractive furnished private patio and garden area. You can also enjoy the sunshine and a barbecue in the privacy of your own roof terrace with views over Vilamoura to the coast. The complex has 3 communal swimming pools, children's play area and gardens. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We supply linen and towels. Cleaning and laundry are included once a week. Other: The kitchen is fully equipped to home standard,wth every utensil etc required for cooking & barbeque .

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