Villa à Vale Parra, Albufeira Area, Algarve Central - 5 minutes en voiture des plages de Gale, Salgados et Sao Rafael
- anglais, portugais
Salle(s) de bain
Arrivée: 14 h 00
Départ: 11 h 00
Aucune fête/aucun événement
Animaux de compagnie interdits
Âge minimal du locataire principal :23
Taux d’occupation maximal :7 (loge tout au plus 7 adultes)
Un remboursement de 60 % est offert si la demande d’annulation est effectuée au moins 100 jours avant la date d’arrivée.
Amazing Villa! Had the best time. There was 6 of us. More than spacious. The photos don’t do it justice. It’s huge! It’s a really good location as it’s just 10 minutes max in the taxi to the old town (the best part of Albuefeira) and then around 15 minutes to the strip. There’s a number in the welcome pack for an English man who has a big 7 seater who was more than happy to collect us every night as we went out and picked us up to take us back home (and we got home quite late some nights). The only problem we had was on the first night as we arrived late and were confused by the instructions. As we got there late we thought the instructions said there will be a safe on the property with the keys and the owner gave us the code for it. However, the safe is actually just outside the property office which is about 5 minutes away in the car (maybe less). This was our fault for misunderstanding the instructions but incase anyone has the same problem go to the office first if your arriving late! Overall it’s was an amazing place to stay. They really give you your space and don’t bother you. But they do also send maids around every few days which is good. The pool was gorgeous and there is a big supermarket 5 minute walk down the street. Would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a villa!
Beautiful property in a great location
The property is large, imposing and very well equipped. It has full air conditioning, WiFi and all the useful amenities you could want such as a dishwasher, a washing machine oven, microwave and outside barbeque.
It is set in a quiet location behind iron gates, with fantastic views all the way to the coast. The closest supermarket is 2-minutes drive and there are several bars/restaurants within 5-10 minutes drive. Moreover, you can reach 3 different beaches within 10-minutes, but you need to be there early to secure a parking space. That said, they are not excessively busy, so you are not fighting to secure your area of sand!
There is a huge double garage that keeps the car both cool and clean and the swimming pool is fantastic.
There are 3 double bedrooms and a single room. 2 of the doubles have en suite bathrooms and access to a substantial patio on the top floor and the 3rd double bedroom and the single room share a bathroom on the floor below.
The kitchen is large and very well-equipped and the living room/dining room is spacious and generally cool, although we only ever ate on the patio. English terrestrial TV is accessible, but not Sky.
We loved this property. David, the owner, was great to work with and the property management firm in Portugal was excellent and very helpful.
Truthfully, I don’t think the photos do it justice and I would recommend staying here without hesitation, especially families. The only exception would be for those seeking a busy/noisy nightlife. If that’s the case, this location would not be so suitable.
Finally, Faro Airport is 35-minutes away and there is a large shopping mall in Guia, with about 125 stores, just 10-minutes away by car.
We certainly intend to return, as we loved it.
Just returned from a week long stay at Villa Harmonia with my family and have had a really relaxing time. The Villa is very spacious and clean and has everything you need for a great family holiday. The pool is really lovely and was a massive hit with us all as we spent every day relaxing on the sun beds.
The Villa itself is huge and designed really well with all the rooms being well proportioned. The front room is large and very comfortable and links onto the kitchen via double doors. The kitchen has all you need fora family self catering holiday and the welcome pack of groceries was a really nice touch. All bedrooms and front room are air conditioned which was nice as we had warm weather. The bedrooms are large and the master has a jacuzzi tub which my partner loved.
The villa is just a short walk up the hill from the main road and local supermarket but was really quiet and has the feeling of being secluded.
We didn't hire a car, but with Uber becoming more popular on the Algarve, getting about was very easy.
All in all, I would highly recommend this property as a great place to base yourselves for a relaxing Algarve holiday. 5*'s
Great time, lovely villa
We had a wonderful time staying at the villa for 2 weeks, our party consisted of 4 adults and a 10 year old, the villa was clean well equipped and much larger than we expected (the photos do not do it justice). Location was great very peaceful (except for the local cockerel which my daughter named “Frank”). Supermarket 10 minute walk away, Gale beach a 10 minute drive, parking is at premium so arrive early (we used to arrive about 9:30am to get a spot close to the beach). Also be prepared the sea is cold!
Albufeira Marina not far with great places to eat and drink, can recommend Restaurant Solar just down the road good food, service and reasonable prices.
We visited the two water parks and Zoomarine I would recommend Aqualand rather than slide and splash as it’s a bit quieter but it does have less rides. Zoomarine good day out but again arrive early to get a spot inside the park. You can hire sunbeds and parasols at the parks and it’s cheaper to buy the tickets online before you get there.
Our only criticism regarding the villa are that the two single beds in the two twin rooms are not very not comfortable, they are very low to the floor and the mattress is extremely thin.
We also thought that the patio furniture could do with an upgrade and the Wi-Fi could also benefit from an upgrade (it only really works in the lounge and kitchen areas).
On the whole a great holiday thanks David!
Photos do not depict how large this villa actually is!
This was our first visit to Portugal and we were unsure what to expect. I have to be honest we had a few hiccups and maintenance issues during our stay, but overall this did not detract too much from the enjoyment of the property.
This villa is huge, a fantastic living space and the photos do not really do it justice. The pool was amazing and very well maintained and the plentiful sunbeds and umbrellas added to the enjoyment of the space. There are beautiful gardens at the front of the villa and it is very private even though it is next to the road which gives access to further villas up the hill. At the back of the villa there are steps leading to a patio and swing seat which give fantastic views towards Gale Beach. The villa is well equipped and we made the most of the barbecue on the patio. The beds were very comfortable and maid service part way through the week to change the towels was very welcome.
Security of the villa was very apparent with an alarm system and security gate. The only issue with this is that we arrived very late at night and in the dark did not read the letter accompanying the keys - we just wanted to get in! So the alarm went off! It would be helpful if we had been advised to follow the alarm instructions we had been given in advance!
Over the week we had a few maintenance issues regarding electric which kept cutting out. The maintenance man was brilliant as was the electrician, although I don't think it was quite resolved by the time we left. In addition there was a water leak from the shower in the master bathroom, again something to be sorted out and the key for the internal garage door needs renewing as this is your main access down to the pool during the day. Even with these issues, we had a fantastic stay and I would highly recommend this villa. It was an amazing place to stay. There is a well equipped shop 5 minutes walk down the road and Gale beach is about 5 minutes drive. I think a hire car is essential to get about. We would definitely stay at this villa again.
Côte / Plage:
Les plages de Sao Rafael, Gale et Salgados sont 2. 5 à 3kms.
L'aéroport de Faro est à environ 40 minutes en voiture. Location de voiture est fortement recommandé. Il ya quelques excellents restaurants dans la région de la vallée.
Albufeira est d'environ 6 km, à environ 10 minutes en voiture. Pendant les mois d'été il ya des artistes de rue et de la musique live dans de nombreux bars. À proximité d'Albufeira est la Marina, qui offre plus de bars, restaurants et commerces aux côtés de certains des bateaux très impressionnants.
La ville de Guia, célèbre pour le poulet piri-piri, est à 5 km et possède le centre commercial Algarve proximité, qui dispose d'un large éventail de boutiques et de restaurants, dont un hypermarché, où vous trouverez la plupart des choses que vous aurez jamais besoin.
Supermarché le plus proche est à 300 mètres, tout comme le plus proche distributeur de billets, un restaurant et un café.