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Villa With Private Pool And Sea Views



Updated: 11-Oct-2016
Villa in Gale, Albufeira area, Central Algarve, Portugal - Minutes Walking To Beach, Shopping And Restaurants

Perfectly located just 300m from the beach, Villa Rabelho is a detached villa nestled in the most sought after area of the Algarve. With large private heated pool in a quiet residential area just minutes from bars, shops and restaurants. The villa is spread over 4 floors and is modern and spacious and is finished to a high standard (renovated in 2013/2014 with new furniture and kitchen). The large private pool is inviting, surrounded by comfortable sun loungers and other seating so you may enjoy the sunshine in a peaceful setting. There is also a shaded children's play area and an outside (covered) kitchen and BBQ for alfresco dining. Inside is a games room next to the spacious lounge with a 'chill out' area in the basement/garage. The outdoor kitchen and BBQ is complimented by an indoor brand new fitted kitchen. All 5 bedrooms have private bathrooms, air conditioning and there is a small 6th bedroom accessible from bedroom 5 which is ideal for children (kids bunk beds).

  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

My husband and I moved to the Algarve in 2013 after years of working towards our dreams. So far, so good!! We have 2 small children who are settling into school well and we are all learning Portuguese. I am a teacher and Gary owns a hospitality company that can help with airport transfers and tickets to local attractions. We have visited the Algarve for years and stayed in an array of villas. We know how important it is for the place to be modern, clean and have a variety of facilities. Our intention is to offer you the very best experience of the Algarve that we can so you love it as much as we do! The Algarve is a special place where you can fully relax.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed here in June 14.

The villa was lovely, clean and well equipped and lived up to its pictures.

As a large extended family the villa was able to provide everything needed for a comfortable stay.

The owners were very helpful throughout the booking process and flexible with

arrival and departure times as the bookings would allow.They were also very

helpful while we were there , responding to all our queries and providing cots/towels etc.

This is an ideal base for a holiday with good beaches and a supermarket within easy walking distance.The location is quiet, ideal for families.But only a short taxi ride (under 9 euros) or bus to the town.The open top tour bus stops nearby.

As a group of 11 adults (2 families) we stayed at villa Rabelho during the first week of September. We were all really impressed by how spacious the villa was, which allowed for privacy, if required. The villa is also very well equipped, including beach towels! The swimming pool is a really good size and just a great place to spend lazy days in the sun. The villa is well placed for the fabulous beach and the supermarkets. Albufeira is just a short taxi ride away and well worth the journey, with a great selection of restaurants,bars and shops. The villa was perfect for our large group and we would most definitely go back and also recommend it to others. Perfect!

I stayed at Villa Rabelho with a family group of 12, from ages 7months to senior grandparents. Villa Rabelho was perfect it catered for all needs. The layout is great, bedrooms over 4 floors, it meant my parents did not have to negotiate any stairs to thier bedroom so easily accessible . Myself and partner stayed in the top bedroom which had a small bedroom off it so brilliant for small children, it had a lovely large terrace with amazing views, totally secure for little ones. We had everything we needed for the baby, travel cot and highchair included, and a toy room kept little ones occupied when the afternoon sun was too much for them.

The house was extremely clean, great pool and outside areas, and plenty of room if you wanted ot find a quiet spot, it really was a pleasure to stay here.

In terms of location , it is great if you are looking for a quiet place to stay, no noise at night to disturb you, a few minutes walk from the beach and a handful of bars within walking distance, albeit these are widely spread.

Shauna the owner was lovely and nearby should we of needed anything, all in all we had a lovely time at Villa Rabelho, it's a great place to stay, great value for money
Jan 2014
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From the Owner

Gale is our favourite beach in the Algarve so when we discovered this beautiful villa within walking distance of Gale beach we moved fast and bought it! Gale has wonderful restaurants and a stunning dramatic coastline. Not only this but it is right in the middle of the Algarve, with great access to Algarve Shopping, Zoo Marine, Albuferia Marina and Old Town and its easy to see the rest of the Algarve. The villa has an amazing character and is very spacious. We could see a variety of different people enjoying all it has to offer (including plenty of our friends and family!) We live a short drive away and can therefore be available if needed for any reason.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

A beauty therapist can be arranged to visit the villa and perform a number of different beauty treatments such as pedicures. facials and massages.


Walking distance to Gale beach and Laurenco with Sao Rafael, Evaristo and Coelha beaches also in the local area. Only 4km to the old town of Albufeira with an array of facilities and a wonderful beach. Just a few minutes drive to the popular village of Armancao De Pera with its award winning beach, traditional Saturday market plus fishermans huts and lovely seafood restaurants. In addition, Albuferia Marina has some lovely bars and restaurants (5 mins drive).


50km (approx. 40mins) from Faro. A car is not required as all facilities are located nearby. However, in order to appreciate all the Algarve has to offer a car maybe of good use.


Supermarket - less than 5 mins walk

Bars and restaurants - less than 5 mins walk

Laurenco beach - 5 mins walk

Gale beach - 10 mins walk

Albufeira - 5/10 mins drive

Armancao De Pera - 5/10 mins drive

Salgados (golf and excellent beach) - 10 mins drive

Zoomarina - 5 mins drive

Water parcs - 10 mins drive

Algarve shopping - 5/10 mins drive

Further Details:

Apolonia supermarket is just 3 minutes walk and sells high end products (many English ones too). Within minutes drive are 2 water parks plus Zoomarine. Guia (the home of piri piri chicken) is a short drive away as is Albufeira (one of the largest resorts in the Algarve). Algarve shopping has a wider array of over 100 shops with international brands plus cinema and is only 5-10 minutes drive away. The 2* Michelin star Villa Joya Restaurant is also nearby.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 11
3 Sep 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 12
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 13
17 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
8 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Aug 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
20 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
A 30% deposit will be taken at the time of booking with the balance payable 6 weeks prior to arrival.

A breakage deposit of 300 euros will be taken and returned in full if no breakages occur.

Changeover Day:
Flexible out of peak season but must be Saturday during peak season.

Notes on prices:
Discounts for off peak and/or longer stays. Any remaining dates for 2015 have a 10% discount if booked in February 2015.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 11-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

We believe the pool is wonderful and the space inside and outside the villa. In addition, the location is fantastic. Across the road from a major supermarket and walking distance to al amenities including bars and restaurants. There are several beaches within walking distance which means you don't necessarily need a car (quite rare for a villa). We also own www.algarveholidayfun.com and can help you organise your trip fully from airport transfers to discounted tickets for zoomarine and water parcs to golf packages, horse riding and chartering your own boat are among 200 companies we deal with.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • caves
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • 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
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Ensuite to Bed1 with shower. Across from Bed2 with bath and shower. Ensuite to Bed3 with bath and shower. Ensuite to Bed4 with bath & shower. Ensuite to Bed5 with shower. 2 further bathrooms with showers (in living and dining room) & outside toilet.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (5/6 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed1 - double bed, Bed2 twin beds both with own bathrooms, air con & shared patio area. Bed3, double bed, air con, balcony. Bed4, double bed, air con, balcony. Bed5, double, ensuite shower, balcony sea views &,separate children's bedroom with bunk beds.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Pool heating and a pool cover is provided for your convenience. The pool heater is an extra £100 per week. Please arrange this at least 2 weeks prior to arrival. There are 2 cots and one high chair at the property and others can be arranged in advance. All rooms are air conditioned. Owners live within minutes and be at hand for any issues. Free wifi access. Outside: The private pool is large (9 x 4.5m) and inviting with pool heating as an optional extra. With plenty of outdoor space to enjoy the sunshine and balconies from almost every room, some with stunning sea views. The pool has plenty of space with plenty of sun loungers and comfortable seating. Around the corner is the outdoor BBQ and full equipped outdoor kitchen for your alfresco dining and a further large seating area. To the rear of the property (viewable from outdoor BBQ and from pool) is a shaded and safe play area for the children with swing and playhouse. The outbuilding to the side of this has been converted into a toy room and has numerous toys for young children. Utility Room: A washing machine is located is utility area outside with iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: twice per week. Full clean once per week and towel change/part clean once per week Other: Downstairs garage contains wii plus a 'chill out' area and table football. This can be removed if a client would prefer to use the garage for parking. Outside is a shaded play area with swing & playhouse next to an outbuilding with an indoor play area.

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