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Villa With Private Pool, Air-con, Games Room + Wi-Fi, Within Walking Distance To



Updated: 29-Sep-2016
Villa in Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal - 10 Mins Walk To Beach And Albufeira Town

Centrally located and spacious throughout, this magnificent villa is a 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom, detached villa of exceptional quality. It now has a 140sq. metre games room which leads directly out to the pool plus free internet access as well as air-conditioning/reverse hot & cold in all bedrooms and lounge/dining area. Well maintained front and back gardens with automatic gates. Private pool with shaded BBQ with table & chairs, spacious patios and lawned area. Within walking distance to all amenities, including Albufeira beach and old & new town with its night life, bars, rest, and traditional commerce. Supermarket, central bus station that takes you to all parts of Portugal and Spain, Albufeiras fresh fruit and fish market and the 24 hour health centre are only 3-5 mins walk from the villa. Albufeira marina and golf are also close by. Accommodates up to 12. Prices stated are for 8/9 persons sharing (please check 'notes on prices' section - for prices for 10-12 persons).

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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Thank you for the E-Mail. We all had a brilliant holiday and everyone commented on how impressed they were with the villa. The bedrooms were spacious and had lots of wardrobe space, the kitchen was well equipped and the pool area and games room were superb. Thank you very much for your help with the booking and organising our taxi back to the airport. We would definetely consider staying again and will recommend to any freinds/family visiting the area. Thank you again

Chris 2012.

Just got back from our holiday in Alberfera, we had a great time at

Villa Vaz, a great Villa in a great location. The whole family want me

to ask you to thank Mr Vaz for allowing us the use of his wonderful

Villa. Trevor.

Mar 2009
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9 Reviews

based on 9 holidaymaker reviews


All we expected and more

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Vaz to celebrate my 60th Birthday , a mixed group of young and older couples and a small child. The facilities were as described. Good size bedrooms with 6 bathrooms ( 4 0n suite ) so there was no waiting issues getting ready to go out. The location is residential so the nights were very quiet even though the main town was only 15 minutes walk away. We spent most of our nights in the old town which is delightful and very active. Good choice of Bars and restaurants . The only draw back to going into town was the journey back. Going is all down hill but coming back is quite a climb. However the Taxi rank in town was very efficient and a 4 person cab back at the end of the night was under 4 euro's so good value there.

Villa Vaz is fully equipped so we did also cook and barbeque with out any problems . Local supermarkets are just 300mtrs away and I would urge a visit to the Municipal Market , fresh food and Newspapers!! For the more adventurous the bus station just 800mtrs away offers bus trips to Faro in the East and Lagos in the west at very reasonable fares.

A word about the swimming pool , it is unheated so it will be fresh. The weather during our visit was very good so it did not matter to much. The games room is a good facility although to my surprise the people in the group showed little interest in the games room preferring the outdoor life.

The Villa Vaz is very secure but it is on several levels so beware of steps.

Mr Vaz is a lovely Gentleman and he is supported by the lovely Anabela , just a note of caution Mr Vaz will turn up early in the morning to service the pool. It is not a problem except the first time when it frightened us to death when the lights in the back suddenly came on!! AS I say no problem when you knew about it. So all in all Villa Vaz ticked the boxes for facilities . Alberfuria ticked the boxes for things to do and as usual on holiday be prepared to experience the different and enjoy it.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once again, thank you. We are most satisfied you all enjoyed your holiday and accommodation. Hope to welcome you back again. Many best wishes.
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Fantastic villa vaz!

  • 5 of 5

Back from a fabulous weeks holiday staying at villa vaz. There were 11 of us staying and there was more than enough room. I have to say the photos do not do this villa justice. It has everything you need and more. Very clean and extremely well maintained both inside and outside. The pool and outside area is perfect. Annabel and Mr vaz are lovely people and very friendly and helpful. A welcome pack of the basic essentials including bread and milk awaited us which was much appreciated and very thoughtful. Thank you! The villa is close to aldi and lidl and a 15 min walk to the old town (be aware this is a fairly steep walk in parts). That said taxis are 4 euros max. Lots of lovely places to eat especially along the beachfront. We cannot recommend villa vaz highly enough and hope to stay again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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what an amazing villa. so very clean

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week's stay in villa vaz and i wouldn't hestitate to recommend it. Anabella was so helpful and thought of everything even a welcome pack with all your basic needs including drink. what a lovely touch. outstanding villa so large and clean, the pool is great and with added bonus of the very large games room pool side kept everyone happy old and young. there`s 4 large bedrooms down stairs and 2 up stairs , all with air-con ,was very sad the holiday ended we did not want to leave. just up the road is a lidl which is great and also has a taxi rank on the left of the carpark its no more then 3.50 euro to the beach and town which also has taxi rank, loads of shops and places to eat we recommend buddys great food and service there,just get out at taxi rank walk right and end of road left its there .lots of trips to go on the dolphin and caves trip well worth a go. anabela and mr vaz are great such lovely people , can not wait to visit again,

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well located villa which ticks all the boxes

  • 5 of 5

We spent 8 nights at villa vaz arriving the day before my birthday. This was our first stay at this villa and proved to be the ideal place to celebrate with a large family group. Of note is that you do not need to hire a car. There is a lidl (amazing bakery and fishmonger) and an aldi on your door step and the old town is a 10 to 15 minute walk. We went to zoo marine twice and on both occasions went in taxis. We arranged airport transfers with Anabela which were fantastic. The weather was truly lovely in May and we spent most of our time outside enjoying the lovely clean pool the out side seating area and the loungers. I would recommend this Villa to others and felt it was good value for money given our previous holidays in Albufeira.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once again, thank you so much and we hope to welcome you again in the near future.
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Absolutely fantastic villa!

  • 5 of 5

Can't recommend this villa enough - the pictures don't do it justice! Excellent location, fresh meat and veg market, Aldi and Lidl all just a two minute walk away, and the old town and beach just a 10 minute walk.

The villa was in pristine condition with very well maintained lawn and gardens. Great pool area, plenty of space for 11 adults and really well equipped. Games room was a great bonus too. From start to finish Ana was a delight to deal with, and she made us feel really welcome by popping in twice to see how we were doing. Thanks to her and Mr Vaz for a fantastic holiday - we will definitely be recommending it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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So relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Once again we had a fab holiday, 2nd time staying here, 8 adults, 3 kids and a baby. Everything we needed in Villa. Kids had so much fun and adults had an even better time with the Pool table. Sun lounger for everyone, excellent BBQ area and large grass area for kids to play ball in the evenings. Nice quiet area at night time, 10 mins from beach and old town, Lidls and Aldis 2 min walk away, very convenient. Ana always a phone call away, called a few times to see how we were doing, a lovely lady. Just one problem, we only stayed 10 nights, all would have loved to have stayed a month, who knows, maybe next time. Would highly recommend this beautiful Villa..

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary


You are approx. a 10 min walk to Albufeiras fishermans beach and a 5-10 min drive to many more best golden beaches of the Algarve.


Faro airport is approx 30 mins by car.Due to villa location, car is not a necessity.


You are located in a very convenient area. Nearest supermarket 200m (on same street). Central bus station 300m. Albufeira centre and beach 500m. Cafe 300m. Fresh fruit and fish market (including a bakers shop for freshly baked bread everyday, snack bar/café, ATM machine and barbers) 300m. MacDonald's /Kuntucky Fry/ pizza hut etc 800m.

Further Details:

Albufeira is the most popular tourist area of the Algarve with its diversion of shops, restaurants, bars, discos and very lively night life. The famous 'strip' near Montechoro about a 20 min walk away is also very popular with tourists and locals alike where you are spoiled for choice of souvenir shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and discos ( your teenagers will love it!). Plenty of leisure/water parks are all within a short drive. Zoomarine is great for the little ones and is about a 20min drive or you can catch zoo marine special buses from Albufeira. Boat trips, fishing expeditions, water sports etc. can also be organized for you in tourist agencies in Albufeira. Algarve shopping complex in Guia (10 min drive) is also a good way to spend a day where you can shop around, eat, go bowling or to the cinema all in the one place. Driving along the coast there are many, many beautiful and different beaches to choose from. You are closest to Albufeiras famous fisherman’s beach which is a close walk away.


Rental rates

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1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
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1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
A non-refundable 20% deposit of the total is required to secure a booking via direct bank transfer or cheque. The balance is to be paid on arrival plus a refundable £300 or (350 euros) deposit in case of damages.

Changeover Day:
Peak season Saturday is preferable but will try to be flexible where possible. Arrivals after 3pm and departures before 10am to facilitate cleaning.

Notes on prices:
Price per week in UK pounds. Prices stated are for 8/9 persons sharing. Extra cost of £100 per extra person/per week during the months of:
Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June/Oct, Nov, Dec.
And an extra cost of £150 per extra person/per week during:
July, Aug, Sept.

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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • paddle boating

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to bedrooms 2, 3 and 5 plus separate complete bathroom with walk-in shower and another separate complete bathroom. All 5 bathrooms have bath/shower over, WC, wash basin and bidet. New 6th complete bathroom to games room with walk-in shower.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) + 2 cots Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1, 3 and 4 with twin beds. Bedrooms 2 and 5 with double bed and en-suite. Bedroom 6 with double bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning (hot and cold) is provided in all 6 bedrooms, and in the lounge/dining area and is included in the price. 2 Cots and highchairs are available and also included in the price. This villa has a safe for storing valuables, fire extinguisher, fire detectors, alarm system plus wireless internet for your convenience. The large double sofa bed in the living area opens up to accommodate 2 extra persons (for accommodation for 13/14 persons) at a small extra cost, please inquire. This double sofa bed can be separated into 2 twins and 1 be placed in one of the bedrooms. The very large new games room provides a pool table, table tennis, table football, electronic dart game, kids electronic games, exercise bike, 3 piece leather sofas, LCD, fridge/freezer. Outside: Private 10x5m pool with lawned garden. Shaded BBQ area overlooking the pool with table and chairs, cupboards and cutlery. Sunbeds and parasols. Spacious patios for sun-bathing .Well maintained front garden also. The private grounds are securely locked with automatic gates to front and automatic remote control to car entrance (cap. 3-4 cars). Utility Room: Shelved utility room with iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are provided except beach towels .Maid service once a week. Towels are changed twice and linen once a week. Other: All bedrooms have ample wardrobe space.

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