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Prime Location - Centre of the Luxury Vilamoura Resort/Marina/Beach NO CAR REQD

Bedrooms 7
Space 6,458 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Private Villa in Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Portugal Private Gardens, Pool, BBQ, Pool Table, Tv/DVD, Air-con , 10 Mins Walk To Beach, Marina

'Superb location' catering for large groups of adults and families looking to celebrate together.

The exclusive Vilamoura resort area offers a fabulous diversity of experiences, from the quiet pine forest ambles and Atlantic beaches, to the glamorous Yacht Marina, casino, shooting club, tennis club, riding school and a choice of nightclubs.

The main attractions are the marina, beach, many PGA standard golf courses and Aquashow water park. The area's past is brought to the forefront with a preserved Roman site and the Museum of Cerro da Vila.

This traditional 1970's villa is the closest privately owned villa to the marina making the shortest possible walk to the marina, town, shops and restaurants.

It is set in beautiful south facing gardens with its own private pool (Heating and child safety fence available additional charges apply), Sun loungers, Charcoal BBQ, & 3 terraces overlooking the pool.

There is also a pool table, 2 lounge rooms, Tv/DVD, PS3, wi-fi and air-con in every bedroom.

The local golf courses are all within a 1km radius (5 min car/taxi ride).

Transport/Transfers can be organised.

We do not recommend young children use the basement level as the interior staircase is very steep.

Please also note the swimming pool is not fenced off and there is no lifeguard, the pool is used at your own risk so children / non swimmers will need to be supervised at all times. We offer a child safety fence for the pool which can be fitted prior to your arrival if you have small children for a fee of £50.

Also please check photographs and be aware 1 bedroom in the basement is self-contained and doesn't have a window.

The villa sleeps 17 ppl in standard beds, and a further 4 people in 2 X double sofa beds so that makes our 21 person recommendation. We also have 2 portable fold out beds (65KG weight limit) which sleep a further 2 people.

Bedroom 1 = King (ensuite)

Bedroom 2 = King + single (shared family bathroom)

Bedroom 3 = twin (shared family bathroom)

Bedroom 4 = King + single (ensuite)

Bedroom 5 = twin (shower room in corridor)

Bedroom 6 = double + single (ensuite)

Bedroom 7 = twin (ensuite)

Basement lounge = double sofa bed

Main lounge = double sofa bed

(Optional 2 X fold out singles, single futon, 4 travel cots for babies)

We have a single futon and 2 small fold out beds all of which can be placed in any room and are suitable for someone 65kg or under.

We also have 4 travels cots and 2 highchairs available but please bring your own bedding for the cots due to risks associated with SIDS we do not provide these.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vilamoura in Quarteira

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6458 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 23
  • Max. adults: 21
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • pool not fenced off children and weak swimmers must be supervised at all times
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • Bedroom 1 - 4 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Basement living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , double sofa bed
    main living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Double sofa bed
    Temporary beds - 2 Child Bed , 2 x fold out beds can go in any room up to 65kg person
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Check in time is 4pm check out is 11am. Outside: BBQ, 3 terraces, 10m x 5m kidney shaped swimming pool (heating and fence available at additional cost), gardens beautifully maintained. 4 large tables, 18+ chairs, 4 stools, sunloungers, outdoor lighting.


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Prime Location - Centre of the Luxury Vilamoura Resort/Marina/Beach NO CAR REQD
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 34 reviews

Disappointing. Villa not to the standard I was expecting

  • 3 of 5

Good location within walking distance to the Marina. However this isn't a luxury villa. Strong musty smell of damp, particularly on the lower level. Tricky twisting stairs were difficult for some of the group who were staying downstairs. Shower heads either missing or damaged. Some external areas had not been cleaned and areas of plaster work needed repairing. Bedding clean and kitchen well kitted out. Built up area with road noise. Despite our initial disappointment we had a good time, regardless of the points already mentioned. I feel it isnt really worth the money and would not necessarily recommend it as it does not tally with the current description in the advert. Its not a LUXURY VILLA.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. My apologies that the villa did not meet your expectations and I will be forwarding your comments about the musty smell and shower heads to our cleaning company, who are usually excellent. If you had brought these issues to our attention during your stay we certainly would have rectified it for you. I would like to point out the villa is not advertised as a 'luxury villa' and I certainly wouldn't claim that, or want guests to expect that. It's advertised as a 'large villa'. It is advertised as being in a prime location, as you confirm, within walking distance of the luxury vilamoura resort and Marina. As noted in previous reviews the description and photographs are a true representation of the villa and as all other guests have been extremely happy (including the guests staying the week before and after yourselves) I can only assume you misread the description. The villa is located in a residential area, it is near to the road, it would not be so close to the marina if it were in a rural secluded location. The location of the villa is accurate on the map on the listing. Also your friend visited the villa prior to your stay so I would have thought your group expected this residential location. Our pricing structure is designed to provide value for money and equates to £30 pp per night at capacity so I don't think guests normally expect luxury for this price. I am pleased you still had a good time and enjoyed your holiday.
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Ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Great villa for large patty

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb stag accommodation for 14 30 yr old wannabe20yr olds..

  • 5 of 5

Myself and thirteen friends have just returned home yesterday from a fantastic stay at the villa.

Having been charged with organising this I can only say it was a real pleasure dealing with Victoria (who was available at the drop of a hat even though she was pregnant and probably had little interest in me asking silly questions!)

Having given us nunos information for transfers it was a pleasure to see him standing in the airport and after the 20ish min drive to villa the biggest problem we had with the villa was squabbling amongst ourselves to get in the pool quick enough. Having napped the penthouse Myself and the stag were obviously well impressed as were every other guest that stayed. The rooms were all very clean very air conditioned and the vast number of fridges were exactly what we needed for when we stocked them with all sorts. We didn't use the bbq area as the chicken shop across the main road we found was lovely and didn't want to make the villa a mess with 14 blokes cooking a BBQ but I can imagine it would've been great.

The location of the villa was brilliant and after a night out the ten minute walk home seemed to sober us up...

Thanks for all your help Victoria , victor and nuno . Having taken 24 hours to sober up the Genaral consensus was that everyone had a fantastic time and I got a lot of praise for organising so I am well pleased with that considering you guys did all the hard work.

I think we will revisit next year with the wives and girlfriends and indulge in that pool and villa with far more relaxation as the primary objective!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from this lovely villa (15 in total all ages from 15 to 75 ) which is in a great location in the lovely resort of villamoura . The villa is spacious and well equipped for cooking , there is a bbq hut in the garden which we enjoyed and the pool is fab hours of fun ! Plenty of sun beds . There is a roof terrace which has great views . This villa is ideal for family's with teenagers as there is a basement with 3/4 bedrooms which opens up onto the pool area which has a pool table . We put all the teenagers down there which was great as they can be noisy and came home later than us at night ! The villa is a short walk to the marina which is amazing and we strolled down most nights for a cocktail or two ! There are lovely restaurants around the marina and lively bars ! Victor was great he met us there on day 1 and he was really helpful I rang him several times during our stay and he even bought us water park tickets round ! I can't think of any negatives about this villa or resort and I would highly recommend it to family's , girls holidays etc . We did find the local spar a little expensive so got a taxi to lidl to stock up which I would advise . Also the aquashow water park is well worth a visit and only a very short taxi ride . All in all we have all had a brilliant holiday and would be happy to return again .

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great holiday for our large group

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 16 family, extended family and friends. There was plenty of accommodation and resources - kitchen equipment and utensils, tables, chairs and sunbeds - for everyone to be comfortable. The gardens, grounds and pool are particularly attractive. The beach and the Marina are a genuine 10 minute walk from the villa.

Would thoroughly recommend the villa for a large group who want to be together but at the same time have individual space.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just got back today after spending 10 days at the villa. From the very start Victoria couldn't have helped us enough, with all the questions we had she was extremely helpful which put our minds at rest.

The villa itself could do with updating, it felt run down in places but overall it was a perfect size to accommodate 10 adults, 4 children and 4 infants. We had plenty of room amd in no way did we feel we are on too of each other. We all had our own rooms with our own bathrooms. The pool area is amazing, the kids loved it although i would say it's not ideal for children as they could stand up in the shallow end. They did enjoying jumping off the steps though. I would suggest having a baby pool as there was plenty of room in the garden. The grounds are lovely and lots of area with shade as we were concered about that before we got there. The BBQ area was fab, we enjoyed 2 while we we're there, along with music which you can play around that area. The villa is really close to the marina and supermarkets, only a short walk. The taxi company (nuno) were fantastic, couldn't have done enough for us also Victor was on hand for anything we needed. Overall a fantastic holiday which suited all 18 of us.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Victoria Griffin
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About Victoria Griffin

Brian owns this Villa, he is a retired businessman who has lived in Vilamoura for the last 9 years. He has been visiting for 15 years to play golf. Victoria (his daughter) organizes the rental of this property as Brian is not brilliant with the internet. If you require any assistance or information organizing your holiday please feel free to ask her. Particularly in regard to airport and golf transfers, restaurants etc.

Victoria Griffin purchased this villa in 2008

Why Victoria Griffin chose Vilamoura

The location (short walk to marina), pool, gardens, golf, the weather!

What makes this villa unique

We cater for Stag/hen do's as well as large family groups.


Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
After hours
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
After Hours
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

*Horse riding in Vilamoura

* Walking distance to athletics stadium

*Golfing Holidays

*Tennis Academy Vilamoura

* Browns Training Facility in Vilamoura

*Watersports at beach

*Sailing and fishing in the Marina


900m beautiful beach with water sports, restaurants and nice bars.


Faro (25 mins taxi ride approx E25)


Albuferia 25 mins drive

Loule 10 mins drive

Quateria 10 min walk (fish and veg market)

Further Details:

bank, supermarket, restaurants 200-300m.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
25 % deposit. Payment of balance 6 weeks prior to departure plus £500 returnable damage deposit.

Check in is 4pm on arrival date, check out 11am on departure date unless otherwise agreed.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Check in time is 4pm on arrival date, check out time is 11am on departure date unless otherwise agreed with the owner in writing.

Notes on prices:
Please note £400 damage deposit will be returned by cheque following inventory by cleaning staff on departure.

£100 cost per stay for airconditioning

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.