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Luxury Villa With Private Pool

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


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.

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


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in the Albufeira in the Faro District

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 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
  • 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
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
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)


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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Luxury Villa With Private Pool
average rating of 4.076923 based on 13 reviews

Worst experience ever

  • 1 of 5

We were in the taxi from Faro to the villa in Quinta Da Balaia. I called the housekeeper/cleaner that we would be a little bit late, she asked us what day we were coming and she thought we would come 1 day later. We arrived at the villa and we saw a group of 18 boys in the villa. We asked if we could look around and they let us have a look. The pool was broken (it was green) and litterly anything that you could think of was broken. After a couple hours standing in the burning sun and alot of phone calls we got a place to stay. The first day was completly ruined. The next day we had to leave the villas we had for the first night at 3. We could go in the other villla at 9. So we had 6 hours again where we couldn't do anything because of our luggage. First 2 days where ruined. We saw that everything was broken. We couldn't use the pool, the tv was broken, paintings were cut, it smelled like sigarettes, chairs were broken, the couch had burning holes in them. We asked for the money of the first 2 nights back and Isabel told us we would get the money refunded. The cleaner would come every day to clean for 1 hour but she didn't come the whole week. Nobody spoke a word of english. Absolute nightmare. I would recommend this villa at all. Isabel is not nice and doesn't respond to your emails. The villa doesn't look like a thing on the pictures.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: 06-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 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: 21-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 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: 06-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 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: 19-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 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: 13-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 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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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 & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in the Albufeira, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Set - Dec
24 Sep 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
6 Jan 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
29 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer June
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer July
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer August
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £66.13
Refundable Damage Deposit £793.62

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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