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Luxury Villa With Private Pool



Updated: 28-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 15
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa in Quinta da Balaia, Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location In The Heart Of A Nature Reserve In Albufeira, Near To The Beach

This new spacious villa is located in the heart of the "Quinta da Balaia Resort", a nature paradise of green and birds singing, surround by beautiful pine forest, offering a very quiet and peaceful atmosphere. A pleasant walk to the beach , through the nature reserve. Famous Golf courses and Horse riding are easily reach at 10 minutes at Vilamoura.

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About the Owner

Isabel Coutinho
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

12 Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)


Beautiful villa in ideal location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this villa in April 2017. It was clean, beautifully decorated and had everything we needed. Extremely spacious and could easily and comfortably sleep up to 15 people. The garden is a perfect sun trap, secluded from the neighbors with plenty of sun beds to go around. The pool is an ideal size. The outdoor dining area and BBQ were used every night.

The villa is located in a small complex with a shop and restaurant, tennis courts etc. which was fairly quiet at the time of year we stayed. However, you are ideally located to travel to vilanova which cost about €3 euros in a taxi and the old town and marina is just a little bit further out costing about €6 in a cab.

I would highly recommend this villa and hope to return to stay again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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309 Quinta da Balia - Just Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Hi Isabel, I would like to take to to thank you for the wonderful stay my friends and I had at 309 Quinta da Balia last weekend. The villa was in a wonderful location for the golf courses we chose to play, and the nightlife of Albuferia that we wanted. The villa was extremely clean, and could you pass on my thanks to Fatima who was so nice.

Hopefully we will return to Portugal soon and use your wonderful villa again.

Many thanks for such an easy transaction, from the initial contact and booking of the villa, to being greeted by Fatima on our arrival. The experience of dealing with you was a pleasure and made for a wonderful trip.

Kind regards and best wishes for the future

Muito Obrigado

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 star says it all...

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this Villa for a week and we really enjoyed our stay,there's 9 adults+5 kids but still quite spacious and comfortable.Kitchen is fully equipped with all basic needs,some maybe old like the dishwasher or washing machine but still working.Swimming pool was well maintained for the week and same for the house by a lovely lady (Fatima).Location of villa is accessible,2 mins to a mini shop or bar. 20mins walk or €5 taxi ride to the strip for great night out or for choices of restaurants,same distance to some beautiful beaches too.Overall,great villa for holiday with whole family or with group of friends.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Had an amazing stay, good location cheap taxi ride to the strip nightlife or old town. Villamoura only 25mins away 16euros in a taxi which was lovely! Would definitely stay again :)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Extremely poor management

  • 1 of 5

Whilst the photos look lovely and I was excited about staying at this villa, unfortunately I had to cancel well before the trip took place (4 months before in fact).

The time, effort, chasing and worry it took to cancel and get a refund (note, there's a 100% refund policy if cancelled more than 30 days before) was unreal. The property owner or manager (couldn't determine who it was) did not respond to messages for days and days on end and because they didn't communicate or pay via OD there's little protection or audit of their response; I phoned 3 times and originally told I wouldn't get a refund (quite a significant amount too!) and it took well over a month to finally get my money back. Not sure if this was due to OD getting in touch (probably not) but this has really marred my experience.

If the owner of the property is managing the bookings, then I would say stay away - the worry of knowing if you'll have a holiday or not isn't worth it. If they have a manager managing the property, I'd say don't book until they change her and get someone more efficient.

It's a shame as I'm sure it would have been a nice holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is unfortunate this assessment after being refunded TOTAL of the money for the traveler, even after I (owner) have received phone calls very unpleasant and with little education. Then follows the own email the owners direct to thank my understanding! "Dear Isabel, We appreciate your prompt response. We have made thorough notes of your comments and explanation of this unfortunate situation. We are grateful for your cooperation in resolving this issue and would like you to directly communicate with your guest enable to attain their bank details for refund. Again, we certainly apologize for any frustration or inconvenience regarding this complaint. We wish you more carefree renting in the future. Patrise Hannah Owners Direct Customer Support" And the email for the travaller on 23/05: "Dear Alison, I facilitated the return of total amount already paid. So now it's like you guys want .... If you prefer to confirm booking 30 days before you should will be pay the remaining 60%. If you prefer to cancel this week I make the money back. Kind regards"
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  • 5 of 5

Great villa lovely pool and a lot of space in and out of the villa... Ideal for family or friends would defiantly book again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

The "Quinta da Balaia Resort" provide more than 10 tennis courts, sharing pool, children entertainment, bar with pool table, Restaurant and Grocery.


2 minutes (by car) to Maria Luisa Beach and Santa Eulalia Beach


30 minutes (by car) away from International Faro Airport


In the heart of Albufeira

Further Details:

- 5 minutes (by car) from Albufeira Hospital (HPP)

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer June
28 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
special price
13 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
12 night minimum stay
Summer July
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer August
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer Setember
1 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Set - Dec
24 Sep 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £63.16
Refundable Damage Deposit £336.88

Booking Notes:
Prices are per week.

Require 40% deposit on booking with balance payable 60 days prior to your arrival, via bank transfer.

A refundable security of €400 for any damage or breakage incurred during the rental period will be returned within 1 week after departed.

Changeover Day:
Generally, entry is after 3 p.m.
Departed day vacated at 10 a.m.
Due to the many flights change over day can be flexible

Notes on prices:
*A refundable security of €400 for any damage or breakage incurred during the rental period will be returned within 1 week after departed.

*20% discount for long winter lets

*Long term rentals available all around the year under prices. Please contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 28-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • villa


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


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


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • resort


  • 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
  • - 3 suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over , wc, bidet - 1 Bathroom with shower over , wc, bidet


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 15 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: - Suite with 1 double bed - Suite with 1 double bed and 1 bunk - Suite with 1 double bed and 1 single bed - Bedroom with 2 single beds and 1 bunk - Bedroom with 1 double bed All Suites and Bedrooms have an exit to the terrace and garden


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • children welcome


  • Outside: In the well maintained garden there are a large pool (and outside shower) with loungers to relax and soak up the Algarve sunshine. Outside has a terraced dinning area with a large barbecue. Utility Room: Laundry with washing machine, iron, fridge and freezer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: For your own comfort maid service is include in the price (1 hour /day)