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Fabulous townhouse in the heart of Vale Do Lobo. Sea views from roof terrace.

Overview

Property

Updated: 25-Nov-2016
Fabulous townhouse in Vale do Lobo 5 min walk to the lovely beach, bars and restaurants. - Peaceful location, 5 minute walk to beach/swimming pools/restaurants/bars/reception/golf courses.

Casa Camarhilla is situated in the Aldeamento area of Vale Do Lobo. This is the oldest and most beautiful part of the resort made up of traditional white washed houses linked by narrow cobbled paths that lead to the beach. The entire resort is beautifully maintained. The plants and flowers, especially the Bougainvillea make the area a sea of colour. As it was the first part of the resort to be built it is therefore in the best location! It is a 5 minute walk down to the beautiful beach and swimming pools. This is also where you will find the Praca (resort square) with a great selection of 10 restaurants, bars and a night club all over looking the sea. It is also a 5 minute walk to the resort reception and golf courses. Here you will also find a small arcade of shops and Spikes restaurant and bar. Vale do Lobo supermarket is also walking distance so unless you need to leave the resort a car really isn't necessary.

The house consists of large sitting room with steps that lead down to a dining area with large table that comfortably seats 8 people. There's a small but fully equipped kitchen and 3 bedrooms all with twin beds that can be moved to create superkings if preferable for your stay. One of the bedrooms is located on the ground floor with a shower room. Upstairs there's the other bedrooms and a family bathroom. Outside there's a large ground floor terrace with table/chairs and a bbq. on the first floor there's a smaller terrace with table and chairs with sea view. From the first floor there are steps leading up to the roof terrace which has great sea views and is surrounded by beautiful pine trees.

We are also members of the Proprietors' Club which gives you free access to the two swimming pools by the beach which is only a 5 min walk from the house. Plus use of the resort circuit bus and a reduced rate at all restaurants/bars if paying in cash. You also get reduced rates at the Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy as well as the two superb golf courses the Royal Golf Course and the Ocean Golf Course.

We only bought the house in November last year and we are still in the process of updating parts of it. The main bathroom is being totally modernised and we are replacing all of the outside furniture hence the reason there aren't any photos of those areas yet! They will be on here by the 14th June.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a family with two young children. We live in Sherborne, Dorset. My husband has been going to Vale do Lobo annually for the last 15 years, and whilst we were on holiday there in 2008 he proposed!

Vale do Lobo has therefore always been a very special place for us. Last summer whilst there on holiday with our two children we decided to take the plunge and buy our own house.

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4 Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Super property and location!

  • 5 of 5

Ideally situated in heart of Vale Do Lobo, Becca and Mike's home was spotlessly clean and well appointed. We were able to park just outside the villa leaving the car whilst we walked to the beach and golf club (5-10 minutes). The property benefits from having a lovely rooftop terrace with views of the sea where you can hear the sound of waves and catch the sun even on a late October afternoon.

We thoroughly enjoyed our week - thank you Becca and Mike!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beard

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Vale Do Lobo during the October half term school holiday. We hired a car from the airport and were able to find Vale do Lobo very easily, it was about a 20 minuted drive from the airport which was very convenient.. The weather was warm during the days so we were able to sunbathe on the roof terrace or sit on the beach. The Atlantic sea was both warm and exhilarating with much fun spent in the choppy waves. It did rain during the evenings but every morning the pavements were dry and it was back to warm sunny days. The sky was blue and clear each day. The pool was closed as were some of the restaurants as its was the final week before the holiday season closed, but this said it had a great crazy golf course which proved to be a big hit. There was also enough to do nearby with go karting being a favourite, a visit to the nearby town and port being a must. The house was amazing, it had everything you needed including a freezer!! There was the use of a bar-b que, and everything you could possible need.

Mike and Becca have ensured that the house is well equipped. It has WIFI and an amazing apple TV. Their generous use of the members cards ensured a 10% discount in restaurants for paying cash.

The site is luxury and immaculate with a bank on site. It is child friendly and the staff are very accommodating. This has been one of the best holidays spent abroad and we would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location Location Location

  • 5 of 5

Set in the heart of VDL this delightful, clean, well maintained holiday home we made our home for the holiday, we found it was placed just seven minutes walk down to the main resort, where there are many restaurants & bars. We enjoyed the Sandbanks restaurant, where many sodas followed by a club sandwich was eaten & such great hospitality! The sea can be seen and heard from the villa, & the beach and what the kids called the great pool were only 5 minutes walk. The two pools were family friendly, it was free to use due to the membership cards left out for our use by Mike & Becca (thank you). They were so friendly & accommodating, no request was too and the house was clean with good space double doors open up the lounge. We enjoyed the walk down through the old town to the beach, walkways with flower boarders full of colour . The walk to the golf course was that of a par five fairway, could not have been easier, location location.

The house had a great layout with seating areas in various parts of the house, you can find the sun at most times of the day, in one place or another. A large outside space at the rear of the house, great for breakfast, kids had space to play especially in the lounge and all downstairs .

The roof terrace space had views to the sea, we enjoyed drinks and listening to the sea while it also being a great sun trap, tranquil & relaxing watching the sun go down with a G&T or two.

The villa has all the mod cons we needed, washing machine, internet access, apple tv and items you could possible need but couldn't take in your suitcase! 3 large bedrooms with good mattresses, one double ensuite set downstairs, 2 doubles on the middle floor with twin beds & one of the rooms has a black out shutter on the window, fantastic for small children who wake far too early due to the sun, hopefully like us it will gain you an hour extra sleep.

Finally we were given membership cards by our hosts which gave us 10% off our bar bill when we paid cash and great discount on the golf course.

Contacting Mike and Becca was easy and they were very helpful and genuine.

I can recommend this place without question and will be staying here again next year. Thank you for a really enjoyable stay at your lovely holiday villa.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic holiday!!

  • 5 of 5

We had one of the best holidays ever in the fabulous Vale do Lobo resort the last week of August.

The house was spacious, comfortable, tastefully furnished and felt like a home from home. Despite the great weather, the house was thankfully cool so that everyone slept well (helped of course by the high quality mattresses and king size beds). The highlight for our son was the remote controlled fan in his room! Rebecca and Mike were great hosts and went that extra mile to ensure our stay was just perfect.

The house is set in a quiet residential area amongst really well maintained gardens. Dining outside was quiet even in August. The resort was of a very high standard with cobbled paving and beautiful planting and this put a smile on our face each time we returned from exploring the area. Relaxing on the roof terrace sofa nestling amongst the pine trees and watching the sunset over the sea was special.

The beach/pool/restaurants and shops are just a 5min stroll away. The pool is huge with quality decking/seating areas (towels provided) and breath taking views across the sea. Restaurants/bars were of a very good standard. Whether playing on the beach, eating out or enjoying a cheeky cocktail views of the sunset and beach made a lasting impression. Dressed up for dinner or heading back from the beach, the quality of the live entertainment ensured our evenings were full and varied.

Well worth a visit was the excellent water park (10min); Quinta da lobo lake and surrounding area was fabulous (10min).

We are pretty hard to please when it comes to holiday choice/activities. The house and resort definitely exceeded our high expectations. We will return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We have always loved the older Aldeamento area of the resort, as they say it's all about the location and it doesn't get any better than this! Everything is within easy walking distance, which for us as a family is total bliss and was our main priority when we started looking for somewhere to buy. It had always been a dream to have our own place and having young children who LOVE it there the time was right. It has definitely been one of the best decisions we've ever made!

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

The beach is a 5 minute walk from the house. It's a beautiful long sandy beach and is ideal for children!

Travel:

The nearest airport is Faro. It is a 20/25 minute drive from there to Vale do Lobo. If you don't want to hire a car, a taxi from the airport is about 28 euros. The nearest town is Almancil where you will find a good selection of shops and supermarkets. These include Lidl, Aldi and if wanting to treat yourselves Apolonia, which I would describe as a small scale Whole Foods.

Another great thing to do is the 35 min boat trip from Faro to Ilha-Deserta a beautiful island that's a nature reserve.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 7
1 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£186
for 4 nights
£325
 
 
Rate 8
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£257
for 4 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Rate 2
2 Jun 2017 - 19 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£364
for 3 nights
£850
 
 
Rate 3
20 Jun 2017 - 25 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£686
for 4 nights
£1,200
 
 
Rate 4
26 Jul 2017 - 29 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£743
for 4 nights
£1,300
 
 
Rate 5
30 Aug 2017 - 26 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£571
for 4 nights
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
We are flexible about change over day this does however totally depend on other bookings!

Notes on prices:
We are flexible on number of nights depending on how busy we are especially outside peak season. We would also consider some negotiating on price in special circumstances especially outside of the school holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort

Attractions

  • bay
  • marina
  • playground
  • water parks

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The downstairs shower room has a wash basin, corner shower with glass screen, w.c. and heated towel rail. The upstairs bathroom has a a wash basin, w.c. bath tub with a shower over it with glass shower screen and a heated towel rail.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 3 twin bedrooms sleeping 6 adults + a travel cot Notes on bedrooms: All 3 bedrooms consist of twin beds that can easily be rearranged to create super king size beds if that's preferable. All bedrooms have a mirrored wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables and lamps. All have black out blinds at the windows.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Outside: On the ground floor terrace there's a barbeque, table and chairs. On the first floor terrace table and chairs. The roof terrace has a large comfortable seating area ideal for sunbathing during the day and relaxing in the evenings. We are members of the Proprietors' Club which gives you free access to the two swimming pools by the beach which is only a 5 min walk from the house. Plus use of the resort circuit bus and a reduced rate at all restaurants/bars if paying in cash. You also get reduced rates at the Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy as well as the two superb golf courses. Utility Room: The utility room stores all the linen and towels. All cleaning items used by the maid. A small sewing kit and tool kit, and baby high chair. It's also a good place to store push chairs/golf trolleys. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are provided. However we don't supply beach towels so please bring your own. The property is cleaned and all bedding and towels changed once a week. We can arrange for it to be cleaned for you more frequently but at an extra cost. Other: All three bedrooms have fans and electric radiators, and the main bedroom has a safe. We also have a couple of free standing electric heaters for the cooler months.

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