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Apartment In Vale Do Lobo, Algarve, Portugal

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Vale do Lobo, Central Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful And Secure Location A Short Walk From The Beach

Our home is a spacious ground floor luxury 2 bedroom apartment. It offers fabulous contemporary living accommodation throughout. It’s a short walk to the main beach and Praca with a fantastic selection of restaurants and bars; there is also an adults and children’s swimming pool there(fees apply). The apartment is close to the tennis academy where guests can enjoy free use of the shared swimming pool, sun beds along with gym and sauna (guests will also be entitled to 50% discount for tennis courts). The luxury 5 star resort of VDL has many on site amenities including a children’s club/crèche, crazy golf, a health spa, boutique shops, news agent, bank, medical centre and the resort also benefits from 24 hour security. There is a well stocked supermarket by the entrance into VDL and is only a 10 min walk from the apartment or 1 min drive. The resort also has 2 championship golf courses of the Royal and Ocean and the club house is a 2 min drive from the apartment. This is also where the resort reception is located. The apartment is professionally managed by VDL and the resort is only 20 min from faro airport. We are also members of the VDL proprietors club which means guests will be entitled to purchase a resort welcome card for your stay which gives you exclusive discounts such as 40% off green fees and free use of the internal shuttle bus (details of resort card costs can be provided on enquiry).

More Details

Chloe Donovan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2017

About Chloe Donovan

Happily married to Karl with Daughter Daisy and Step Daughter Isabel.

We have been holidaying in vale do lobo for years and have finally taken the plunge and invested in our future with this great apartment.

We have tried to cater for families and couples and whilst it is our second home, we hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Chloe Donovan purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Chloe Donovan chose Almancil area

Investment in our long term retirement plans and the place we fell in love with many years ago.

What makes this apartment unique

Peaceful and Quite location, everything on your doorstep from restaurant's, bars, beach, golf, swimming pools,etc.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vale do Garrão in Almancil

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bedroom has luxury and modern en suite shower, toilet and large vanity sink, WC, heated towel rail Main family bathroom is again modern and luxurious with bath/shower, separate walk in shower, large vanity sink, heated towel rail and WC
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: 2 single beds (joined together), sliding wardrobe, tall storage unit, dressing table, bedside cabinets, room also benefits from air conditioning. Bedroom 2: 2 single beds, bedside cabinet, One bed can be fitted with a child protection bed rail
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes on accommodation: The apartment comes with 2 sets of golf clubs (Callaway X Hot for gents and Dunlop Beauty Graphite for ladies) and both are free to use. The apartment also benefits from having a telephone that is linked to the main reception should you have any questions or in the event of an emergency. For additional security the apartment comes with an alarm that is linked to the main security control centre. There is a good size storage cupboard that holds all household cleaning materials, clothes maiden and suitcases can be all stored in this space too. As parents we understand travelling with young children can be challenging, therefore we have tried to think of everything youngsters may need (or want). On the practical side there is Travel Cot, Bed Rail, Child toilet seat, Plastic drinking cups and crockery, Feeding chair and Sun Tent for the beach. To keep the small ones amused during the stay there are bucket & spades, boogie boards, snorkelling masks, inflatables, assortment of beach games, Outside: Living room opens onto sun terrace with rattan furniture including 2 sun beds, table and 4 chairs, parasol and gas BBQ. The sun terrace is South West facing and benefits from afternoon and evening sunshine. The apartment is located on the Rua Das Acacias, the front of the property is on a very quiet road and is lined with beautiful pine and palm trees. The rear of the apartment where the sun terrace is located looks out onto manicured lawns with pine and palm trees and flowering borders. The area is peaceful, and quiet and very safe backed up by 24 hour security. The area is impeccably clean and tidy with the refuse area around 200 metres from the apartment with all bin storage built underground to avoid unsightly views. Guests have free use of the large communal swimming pool, cafe, bar, and restaurant at the tennis academy just a few minutes’ walk away. Facilities also include a gym and sauna which are free to use along with massage and 14 tennis courts,50% discount off tennis courts Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels changed once a week (Saturday) Maid service for cleaning is once a week. We do not provide beach towels please bring your own. Extra maid service/cleaning available at extra charge. Other: The apartment is strictly non smoking and no pets allowed. There is a safe available for use in the master bedroom. The apartment comes with mobile broadband and is free to use


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Apartment In Vale Do Lobo, Algarve, Portugal
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews

Fabulous apartment in fantastic resort

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was lovely, modern, big, clean, with all the mod cons including English TV channels (a must for kids). Everything this family of four needed and some we didn't even realise we did need/want???

The resort is HUGE, with a gorgeous beach, breezes pool at the PRACA and an amazing array of restaurants too. The tennis club was a great hub and close to the apartment, with Pool, bar and gym all free to use...though sadly the pool really does need some TLC (and cleaning please).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Zoe, Thankyou for such a great review of our apartment and we are glad you had such a great holiday. I will pass your feedback on to the tennis club and hopefully they will take some action. Best Wishes Chloe & Karl
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Very comfortable, great position

  • 5 of 5

Chloe's property exceeded our expectations, the position is great, being very quiet, and the quality of the renovation is extremely good, making it feel even more relaxing in such good surroundings. Chloe made the whole experience very easy, and we welcomed her advice on restaurants, all of which was spot on. Would stay again and recommend it highly.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susie, We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your first stay in Vale do Lobo so much. Hope to see you soon. Chloe
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Immaculate, well equipped, great location

  • 5 of 5

Three of us stayed for 4 nights in October and everything about the apartment was perfect. It was spotlessly clean, beds and furnishings were comfortable and homely, the showers were great, the kitchen facilities spot on and the portable wi-fi was so handy. Chloe could not have been more helpful and communicative, any questions we had were answered immediately.

The location is a short drive from Quinta do Lago and you are within easy walking distance of Vale do Lobo, so it's in a great spot.

Great value for money and we would have absolutely no hesitation staying there again or recommending to others....5*!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Johnny, Thank you for your kind words and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay, please think of us again for your next trip to Vale do Lobo. Chloe & Karl
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Everything you could wish for...and more!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Vale do Lobo, and I have to say that it was just perfect. From the first correspondence with the owners, I found Chloe to be efficient, professional and incredibly detailed.

The apartment is perfect. Modern, stylish, easy...just what you need from a holiday home, and it is literally so well equipped that I wanted for nothing whilst we were there. We used the barbecue on the terrace for a couple of meals, got plenty of use out of the Sky television, and even managed to watch our beloved football team lose.

I liked the fact that the apartment had an alarm system, although the resort does have a very safe, secure feeling about it. On top of all this, the absolute God send, with two teenagers, was the wi-fi. Just brilliant!

The apartment is a short walk from the Tennis Academy, with it's lovely pool and facilities, and we regularly used the shuttle bus to take us down to the beach (on the occasions that we couldn't be bothered to walk); over to reception and the golf club, or to the supermarket. We didn't hire a car, so the bus service was marvellous.

We went down to the beach most days, and it was just right for us, with the choice of paid sunbeds and parasols, or just pitching up on the sand (which we did). It wasn't too busy, and my children spent hours in the waves.

The Praça was excellent, with the live music and restaurants, although we didn't get around to going to the pool there, so I'm not sure what that's like.

So in a nutshell, Vale do Lobo is a great place, the apartment is perfect, and the attentiveness of the owners is absolutely second to none. Would I go back? In an absolute heartbeat :)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Franca, Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to share the apartment with you and the boys. We would welcome you back anytime. Best wishes Chloe & Karl
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We loved it

  • 5 of 5

This squeaky clean and beautifully appointed apartment has everything you need and more. Great position and living up to everything you expect from a fantastic resort like Val do Lobo.

First class communication and attention from the very friendly owners.

We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you had a lovely holiday!
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Great Apartment with genuine and nice owners

  • 4 of 5

Arrived at the apartment late at night and what a great surprise when we opened the door to reveal the high quality of design and layout of this apartment.

The owners have thought about everything you need to make it a relaxing break and will go that extra mile with any needs you have for your break.

Will definitely book this again as great and special place with fantastic golf.

Really pleased we discovered this hidden gem.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The main beach is a short walk or 2 min drive where you will find golden sand that stretches for miles to villamoura or Quinta Do Lago the other way. You will also find some lovely beach bars and restaurants that are highly recommended such as Maria's.


The Vale Do Lobo resort is only 20 mins from Faro airport


The nearest supermarket is at the entrance to the resort so a 2 min 2 drive. The nearest town is Almancil which is les than 10 minutes away and has many lovely restaurant's as well as a big supermarket. The Marina of Villamoura is around a 15 minute drive where you will also finds the water park for families


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Vale do Garrão, Loule region

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Nov-Dec 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Jan-Feb 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
March 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July-Aug 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Oct 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Nov-Dec 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A 25% non refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. with final payment 6 weeks prior to arrival. A £100 damage deposit is required refundable within 14 days of return. Prices include weekly maid service with bed linen and towels provided weekly. Beach towels are not provided. Extra maid service/cleaning available at extra charge.

Changeover Day:
Arrival dates are usually Friday to Sunday. However if there is space in the booking calendar then we can accept mid week bookings for 10 days or short stays etc.. Arrival is after 2pm and departure by 10am, this can be flexible if not a swap over day

Notes on prices:
We will try hard to respond quickly to enquires. If you have not heard from us within 24 hours, please check your spam folder or give us a call. Prices are per week in UK pounds. Normal departure by 10am and arrival after 2pm. There is flexibility to match flight times subject to bookings. Air con / heating is an extra £50 per week, please confirm if you wish to have air con / heating at the time of your booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.