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Detached Villa With Private Pool (safety fence available)

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Villa in Gale, Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal - Quiet Location, 10 Minutes Walk To Beach

Casa Do Campo is located in a quiet and peaceful area overlooking fields. It is within walking distance of beach bars, restaurants and shops. The villa has a large terrace area with private swimming pool, 3 bedrooms, lounge/diner and fully fitted kitchen. Optional pool child safety fence at no additional cost.

Rental Property registered in Portugal : Ref. 20855/AL.

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

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I'm Colin, owner of the villa and lover of the Algarve.

After many happy family holidays in the Galé/Albufeira area, my wife and I decided we wanted to buy our own villa in this part of the Algarve. We are now very fortunate to own Casa Do Campo (house in the countryside). I hope you too will enjoy and love the area as much as we do.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to get in contact and let you know how much we enjoyed our week in Portugal at your villa. We were impressed with the standard of the villa and really liked the extra touches such as the beach towels and the fully equipped kitchen.

The safety fence around the pool was also great for peace of mind!

Thanks again,

C.W.



Just wanted to let you know we had a fabulous stay at your villa and really enjoyed our holiday.

Kind regards.

S.T.



I'd like to thank you for the use of your beautiful villa. It really was everything we had wanted and more

Many Thanks,

E.M.
Jul 2011
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5 Reviews

4.8
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely Algarve villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at this villa and would certainly return. Everything was exactly as it was described. The rooms were comfortable and well appointed. The kitchen was equipped for cooking and eating in. The pool and garden were lovely and we spent many an afternoon chasing the sun (or shade) around the patio. The area surrounding the villa is quiet, picturesque and just a short walk to the beach. The property is perfect for a couples or family getaway.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect get away

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from the absolute best week away in this gorgeous villa. Fabulous private pool area with loads of room for lying in the sun soaking up the quiet which was only broken by the bells on the goats in the field as they were grazed (couldn't be planned better). The villa was so well equipped and beautiful maintained, walking distance to shops and beach but hidden away from the main roads so lovely and quiet. We didn't want to drive so the owner arranged transfer taxis which were very reasonable and incredibly efficient. I couldn't recommend this villa more highly and the pictures don't do it the justice it deserves, beautiful beach close by with soft white sand and stunning scenery and a fab Italian restaurant,we will definitely return, a real find thank you.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Loved It

  • 5 of 5

Well we got back from Portugal yesterday and I just had to write to you to say what a wonderful time we had. The villa was lovely and so well equipped. We didn’t want for anything. And the pool area was much bigger than we thought – in fact the pictures didn’t do it justice. It was superb. We spent many a day lounging around enjoying the weather and having a dip when we got too hot (and it was very hot last week). The bonus was there was always a breeze so it was not too uncomfortable to have a sunbathe. We were going to hire a car but we found the walk to the beach and supermarket not too strenuous and we enjoyed strolling around. The beach bars are very good for food and the staff very friendly and accommodating. Also the supermarket had everything we wanted.

A big thank you for making everything easy. From the booking of the holiday to the taxi arrangements and all your well documented information. It couldn’t have gone more smoothly. Also Alastair and Manuel were very helpful when we needed any further info.

All in all a brilliant holiday. One I will remember and one I hope to return to. I can understand why you and your wife love it so much there. We didn’t want to come home!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great villa

  • 5 of 5

It was our first time staying in a villa and I have to say we were impressed.

The standard of the villa was high and we really liked the extra touches such as the beach towels and the fully equipped kitchen. It was great not to have to scrabble around for utensils etc. when cooking.

The safety fence around the pool was also great for peace of mind as we travelled with a 9 month old baby who had just started crawling.

The location of the villa was good - very peaceful but a short walk to the beach and shops.

Great communication and help from the owners who offered a personal service from the time of booking.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Holiday!

  • 4 of 5

This was our second visit to the villa and it was just as enjoyable as the first. We would thoroughly recommend it. It is very well equipped with excellent outside space. Set in a peaceful position yet within walking distance of a supermarket and a small selection of bars and restaurants. Have already booked for next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
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Location

From the Owner

Our reasons for buying the property here are : Sun, beaches, walks and relaxation ! We like the location of the villa because it is very quiet, yet only 10 minutes walk to the long sandy beach. We enjoy the walks along the beach, and around the nature reserve. Walking in the opposite direction are wonderful cliiff-top walks and many smaller sandy beaches and coves. We like to visit the beach bars, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the lovely sunsets.

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

The local beach at Galé is 800 metres away (10 minutes walk). The sandy beach stretches for approx. 3 km and is backed by sand dunes for most of its length. Behind the sand dunes is a nature reserve with a large lake, accessible by long boardwalks for a very pleasant walk. There are 3 beach bars/restaurants at Galé providing a choice of snacks or full meals, and wonderful evening sunsets.

There are many lovely beaches and coves between Galé and Albufeira, and beautiful cliff top walks.

Travel:

Faro approx. 45 minutes. If you just want to relax, then car hire is not essential as all local facilities are within walking distance - beach, bars, restaurants and supermarket. Albufeira nightlife is easily reached by taxi in 15 minutes. Shuttle services between the airport and Galé are readily available either by coach (shared) or minibus (private). If you wish to explore the Algarve further afield then car hire is recommended.

Distances:

Albufeira with its beaches, shops and nightlife is about 15 minutes drive. Guia, with its restaurants, Algarve Shopping centre, Zoomarine and Cliff Richard's vineyard are also 15 minutes drive away.

The Aqualand water park is 20 minutes away, with the larger Slide And Splash park about 40 minutes drive.

Further Details:

The closest restaurants are within 5-10 minutes walk and include BellaVita (Italian) and Saõ Domingos (Portuguese). There are many other restaurants in the local area, and don't forget the wonderful beach bars for drinks and meals. The closest bar (Planet Fusion) offers good snack meals and Sky Sports, and is 5 minutes walk away. There is an excellent supermarket (Apolonia) 10 minutes walk away.

The quality Apolónia supermarket is 10 minutes walk away, and a small convenience shop 5 minutes walk.

There is a pharmacy, bank, small shops and more bars/restaurants in Vale De Parra, 20 minutes walk away.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
July 01-15 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
July 16-31 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,325
for 7 nights
£1,325
 
 
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover day is flexible, except peak season where the handover day is generally determined by the departure date of the previous booking.

A 20% deposit is made upon booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before the start of your holiday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

We enjoy having a large terrace with pool overlooking the countryside. It's a perfect location for entertaining and eating out of doors, or just relaxing in the sun. It is very convenient for walking to the beach, to the supermarket and the local bars and restaurants. Everything is in such easy reach of the villa.

Property Type

  • villa

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • near the sea

Attractions

  • bay
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC and bidet. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower and WC.

Bedrooms

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

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Accommodation for families and couples only. The villa can be occupied from 14:00 on day of arrival & must be vacated by 10:00 on departure day. Minimum rental period 7 nights; peak season bookings 7 or 14 nights only. Cot, High Chair and Pool Safety Fence all available free on request. Outside: There is a large patio area, with gardens and two large palm trees. The private pool is approx. 8x4m. Pool light for evening use. Sun loungers, parasols and small tables are provided for your relaxation. There are several shaded areas including a covered area adjoining the villa and shade from the trees and parasols. There is an adjoining side garden with a small lawn and trees. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Separate beach towels provided, so no need to bring your own. Maid service twice a week, towels and linen changed once a week.

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