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Exclusive Location Of Vale Do Lobo Family Friendly Quiet Central Location



Updated: 01-Oct-2016
Villa in Vale do Lobo, Central Algarve, Portugal, Family Friendly Quiet Central Location - Villa With Heated Pool Air-Conditioning & Heating In All Rooms

Casa Wowei is a detached single level fully air conditioned villa with large heated pool, located in the heart of Vale do Lobo. Heating throughout with a suntrap patio makes it ideal for winter holidays. It has been owned by the same family for over 13 years, used regularly by 3 generations of the family, often to benefit from the warm Algarve winter sun. Its good size garden is enclosed by hedges and whitewashed walls making it very family friendly. Pool & beach toys available for guests use. The villa is 2 minutes walk from the Barringtons Club. The villa is 4 minutes walk from the Vale do Lobo golf club and is approximately 13 minutes walk to the large sandy beach and Praca where there are bars and restaurants. Maid service included 6 days a week, excluding public holidays. Cots and highchairs are available to be rented locally if required. Safe in master bedroom. 32366/AL.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

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About the Owner

Owned since 2000 by a family based in SW London

Regularly used by 3 generations for family holidays

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Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a fabulous time we had at your beautiful villa. it really couldn't have been more perfect , it's location is fantastic! the pool really was heated too, we have been sold heated pools before but this truly was! we were in it every day! the villa was immaculate with every resource we could have ever needed! we were very sad to leave and our 4 year old said he was really going to miss his holiday house and he had had the best holiday ever!thank you so much for a wonderful holiday and we would not hesitate to stay again.I have previously stayed at doña filipa but the villa gave us many more options with the kids

Mrs G Dec 2012

The Villa and pool were superb and the children aged 3&6 loved the heated pool.We walked down to the Praca each evening to enjoy the restaurants which was a very enjoyable walk, with the Villa being in such an ideal location.Having been to VDL each year for the last 4 yrs, we would have no hesitation in returning to your Villa again next year

Mrs R 1/6/13
Apr 2010
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10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


A relaxing week at a home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I visited Casa Wowei with our 3 children (2 teenagers) for some early season sun and we were not disappointed. The 3 bedrooms are all good sizes feeding off a main living area which was ideal for relaxing in the evenings - wifi and Sky TV were a big plus for the kids.

The décor is traditional rather than modern and that suited us fine. The kitchen was clean and practical and big enough for the comings and goings of the kids while we were preparing food.

For me, however, this villa is all about the outside. The patio area is lovely, especially under the arches which was a great place to sit even when there was the odd rain shower. I expect it will give pleasant relief from the sun in the high summer too! The pool was warm and a really good size. Sometimes you think photos might have been distorted and that they won't look as good in reality but that was definitely not the case here. The villa is next to a road (they are never busy with traffic and no distraction of a night) but when you are in the pool you are not overlooked at all. We were in the pool several times a day and the kids loved it.

The comments about location in other reviews are spot on. You can walk to all parts in a few minutes, including the supermarket and the golf clubhouse. We hired a car which, in hindsight, we could have survived without but even then we preferred to walk down to the Praca rather than drive.

Security around the whole area is noticeable but not oppressive and helped me sleep more soundly at night.

I had never rented a villa before so was not really sure what to do or ask for but I need not have worried as the owner was very helpful and always quick to respond. A little gift pack on arrival was also a nice touch.

All in all a lovely place to stay and one that hopefully we can return to.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lancashire, England

stop looking this is where you should come!

  • 5 of 5

Amazingly positioned, clean, very safe, well maintained, superbly equipped, exceptions outdoor eating area, and very comfortable villa with the best heated pool available! It's like a jacuzzi which for out of high season holidaying is essential with young children. Adults too (including nanna) were in the pool in December!

Everything is in walking distance for playground, tennis, beach, golf, restaurants, coffee and pastries and supermarket! No need for a car. It has its own garden away from the pool so those with very young toddlers have lots of space too. It would be ideal for those holiday makers with mobility issues too as its all on one level and spacious.

Previously we've always stayed at the Dona Filipe (the 5 star hotel in Vale do Lobo) and friends of ours have stayed in the 5 star Hilton in Vilamoura. But having found this villa we will never stay anywhere else in the area. Our friends who visited the villa from Vilamoura will also never stay anywhere else, or be fooled by other pool advertised as being heated (they were so envious)!

The owner himself and the management company could not be more attentive, honest and successful at what they do. Ask as many questions as you need to they will help and answer as many as you ask! Honestly answered too. Quickly.

We would recommend for everyone we know for all ages.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lancashire, England

4th visit and our 5th is already booked!!!

  • 5 of 5

It was our 4th family visit over the last 3 years. Our children are now 8 and 5 and we truely do feel like we are "coming home" when we enter the resort and even more so when we enter casa wowei!

We have now booked our 5th for new year!

First and foremost is the truely amazing heated pool! We have been at Easter, Xmas twice and October half term, the kids are never out of the pool it's like jacuzzi temperature! We have booked villas with heated pool before........ I've you book here you will never go anywhere else!!!!!! The steps into the pool are the width of the pool making it suitable children. My youngest often sits on the edge playing. Loads of pool toys for our use and a great sized garden! Best pool we've ever rented!

Secondly is the fantastic location of the villa. 13 mins walk even with kids to the beach, crazy golf, praca with all the kids entertainment and restaurants. Our favoures are the Dona Filipe hotel restaurant and breeze on the beach. Our youngest did the walk since she was 2! 5 mins walk to the golf club for drinks and spikes casual dining or the more luxurious too! Very reasonable compared to the beach prices too! About 5 mins to a little playground and the tennis academy where you can rent a court etc....

Thirdly the safety of the villa and the vale do lobo area itself! It's got it's own 24hour security patrol the road the villa is on! This is always a concern as a parent rest assure I asked a million questions before our first booking and the owner was so thorough and honest. He even drew a layout of the villa to put my mind at rest about how close the kids room would be to ours.

Finally the villa is equipped with copious cutlery pans crockery should you wish not to eat out in the most amazing restaurants all in walking distance! A very well stocked supermarket is within easy walking walking distance too!

The owner himself has always reassured any of my queries and always is more than generous leaving complimentary gifts on arrival. His management company also go far and beyond requests to ensure your stay is fabulous! The maid is amazing too (2 hours weekdays!!!) unobtrusive!

Can't wait to be there again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa with a fantastic pool

  • 5 of 5

Casa Wowei is a lovely three bed villa with a fantastic swimming pool, providing hours of entertainment for the children. The villa is well maintained with free wifi and with access to UK TV channels. The villa management team provided excellent customer service ensuring we were happy with every element of our stay. Casa Wowei is within walking distance of the Praca which has a host of restaurants to choose from as well as live band every evening and kids entertainment too. With the beach close by, tennis courts and crazy golf there is lots of onsite activities as well as watersports and go karting a short drive away. I would highly recommend this property for both families and couples alike.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Lovely property in a fantastic location, just 10-15 mins walk from the beach and restaurants. Well equipped villa with lots of great pool and beach toys. Pool was lovely and warm as paid for the extra heating. Not overlooked at all. Quiet area. Great service from the owner while staying at the villa.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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our second visit in a year!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this villa in March 2014 &October 2014 and found it to be perfect for our 18 month old daughter (who took her first wobbly steps under the bourgonvilla terrace). I have been coming to this area for the last 24 years and the villa is in a great location-an easy 10 minute walk to the glorious beach and bars &a 15 min drive to Quateria for great fresh fish and other produce. The villa is all on one level-the main reason we returned in October as many other villas in the area had the master bedroom upstairs with all others bedrooms downstairs- the villa is well equipped and hopelessly clean. If there is a problem e.g. we didn't have any hot water one morning the management company were able to advise and help instantly. The pool is fantastic especially as it is heated-we spent many hours kicking &splashing away and making good use of the thoughtful pool toys. Will we be back for a third visit? -absolutely-have already booked for April 2015!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Vale do Lobo offers the perfect holiday for grandparents through to toddlers Having viewed over 20 villas in a hectic February long weekend the whole family agreed that this was the perfect villa given its security sun trap patio & convenient location

Activity and Interests


13 minutes walk to the large sandy beach and Praca where there are shops, bars and restaurants, ideal for children and families. Water sports also available there.


Faro airport - 15km. Car rental advised. Taxis available at all times.


Vilamoura Marina is only 20 minutes away by car where there are also water sports, shops, bars and restaurants. Go carting track, horse riding facilities, are within 10 minutes by car, whilst tennis courts are a 5 minute walk away.

Further Details:

There is a local well stocked supermarket within 5 minutes drive. Almancil (10 minutes by car) has many shops plus the Apolonia Supermarket which is extremely popular and has a wide selection of produce including an excellent variety of fresh foods including meat, cheese and bread.More photos are available on our website.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Thursday is preferred but other days can be negotiated out of the high season. Entry on the day of arrival is 3 pm and the villa should be vacated by 10 am on the day of departure although we try to be flexible to our guests' requests where possible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Fully air conditioned, heating in all rooms all included in price. Pool heating £140 1st week. 2nd week £40. High chairs and cots are charged as extras.We require a damage deposit of £250 payable with the final balance, which will be refunded within 14 days of the end of the holiday subject to there not being any damage beyond normal wear and tear.

non returnable deposit 25% balance due 6 weeks before arrival

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From the Owner

sun food relaxation which together always means the batteries are quickly refreshed

Property Type

  • villa


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


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


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with separate shower cubicle, wc, bidet, basin unit, hairdryer. Bathroom 2 - bath/shower over, wc, basin unit.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and safe. Bedroom 2 and 3 with twin beds. All air-conditioned. All with heating


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Fully air-conditioned - included in price. Cental heating Vale do Lobo Proprietors Club Members Tourist Rental licenced 7 day a week on call villa management within 10 mins of villa Booking of Car Hire, Taxi & Golf Tee Times available on request Outside: There is a large terrace, which is a real suntrap and great for outdoor breakfast, with a 11 metre by 5 metre heated private pool and a palm tree which gets you into the holiday mood. The pool has steps leading into it. At one end of the terrace is a brick built BBQ ideal for alfresco eating with the pool lights and house floodlights on. There are 8 loungers with cushions, patio tables and chairs. Steps lead up to a secluded roof terrace where you can hide from the kids until they find you! The house has a rear garden with fruit trees which afford a shady area ideal for a game of badminton or boules.Pool 7 beach toys for guests use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (including beach towels) and linen are included. Maid 6 days per week.

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