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Superb modern villa w/ pool and sea view, games room, AC, WiFi

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 8+1, close to beaches, golf, amenities, w/ pool table and table football

1. Surrounding Area

Stunning modern and tastefully decorated villa with swimming pool, wi-fi and air conditioning in all bedrooms and living room, affording a priviliged location 6 km west of Albufeira, in an exclusive and very peaceful housing estate comprising only 10 villas. Due to its elevated location on the last plot of the estate, it offers total privacy and enjoys beautiful views across the Salgados golf course and the sand dunes to the sea.

Some of the Algarve's best beaches, like Galé, São Rafael and Salgados (amongst others), as well as a high quality supermarket and several quality restaurants, including one with 2 Michelin Stars, are located within a very short drive.

Albufeira town, with its colourful marina, charming old town along Fishermen's beach and the strip, with quality restaurants, pubs, shops and sparkling nightlife, is located within a 10 min. drive.

The charming village of Guia, with several restaurants specialising in Chicken Piri-Piri (chicken with spicy sauce), banks and cake shops is just a 5 min drive away. Just outside Guia you will find Zoomarine, an aquarium with dolphin show (great for kids) and the second largest shopping centre in the region, with many shops, restaurants, cinema and a hypermarket.

The nearest golf course and nature reserve, with lagoon and pedestrian walkway (great for bird watching) are in Salgados (2 min. drive).

2. The Property

2.1. Outside

The property is completely walled and enclosed by unspolit plots with typical algarvian trees. The south facing swimming pool is enclosed by terraces with sun loungers, al fresco dining area and brick barbecue. The washing machine can be found in a lower level annex next to the pool area.

2.2. Lower Level

● Games area with pool table, football table and seating area

2.3. Ground Floor

●Entrance hall;

●Living room with satellite TV, DVD player, dining area and direct access to pool area;

●Kitchen with breakfast bar, ceramic hob, oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, electric kettle, coffee machine, juice squeezer, toaster, iron and direct access to barbecue area (next to swimming pool);

●Double bedroom with en suite bathroom;

●Twin bedroom;

●Shower room

2.4. First Floor

●2 bedrooms (twin and double), both with en suite shower rooms and terraces with beautiful views.

More Details
Registration Number : 56886/AL

Property Manager
AHR
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german, portuguese, dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About AHR

Algarve Holiday Rentals is a property rental agency based in Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom, specialising in private self catering accommodation in the Algarve.

All our properties are handpicked and regularly inspected to ensure they are maintained to the high standards we insist upon for our clients. Booking with Algarve Holiday Rentals means booking with confidence.

All our properties are managed by a local management company with a central office, with English, German and Portuguese speaking staff, which provides help and assistance to all our clients, including Meet & Greet on arrival and a 24/7 emergency service.

Our aim is to provide a special holiday experience with a personal touch to all our clients. We want satisfied clients who book with us again and refer us to their friends and relatives.

If you are happy, we are happy!

Why AHR chose Vale de Parra

Beautiful and modern villa with private swimming pool

Perfectly located in a small estate with 8 other villas

At the top of a cul-de-sac

4 bedrooms, 3 ensuits

stunning views across the Salgados golf course and the sand dune to the sea.

Games room with pool table, football table and seating area

Air conditioning and Wi-Fi

What makes this villa unique

Beautiful and modern villa with private swimming pool

Perfectly located in a small estate with 8 other villas

At the top of a cul-de-sac

4 bedrooms, 3 ensuits

stunning views across the Salgados golf course and the sand dune to the sea.

Games room with pool table, football table and seating area

Air conditioning and Wi-Fi

Amenities

Vale de Parra Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Ground floor En-suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , Groundfloor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , bidet , 1st floor ensuite
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , bidet , First floor - ensuite
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - master - 1 queen , Ground floor - Ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 st floor, ensuite shower room, terrace with stunning views
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Ground floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 st floor, ensuite shower room, terrace with stunning views
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Safe

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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Superb modern villa w/ pool and sea view, games room, AC, WiFi
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
5

Fantastic base for a relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

We decided to go away very last minute with friends and booked this villa just a couple of weeks before our break. Because of this we were prepared for the villa to be ok but maybe not perfect. How wrong we were. Villa Topo was the perfect base for us, two families travelling together, to just chill out.

The management company, Kaiser, were more than helpful, checking in to make sure we were ok without being at all intrusive. They arranged for a minibus to pick us up for a night out in Albufeira and made a trip to Aqualand easy.

Villa Topo has just enough comfort inside, who needs multi channels on TV when you're on holiday? And the wifi worked just fine and there were very clear directions on how to use it. The little ones in our party loved the pool and the games room, we all loved the tranquil cul-de-sac and close proximity to the beach and great restaurants. (The one closest to the villa was particularly good.)

We would recommend this Viila to anyone, can't praise it highly enough.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic stay in Villa Topo, suitable for all ages.

Had the whole family out for my 60th, kids, grandkids, the lot.

The pool area was where we spent most of our days as the weather was to die for.

The villa was immaculate and the cute little maids would come by and refresh towels and bed linen without making a sound.

Everything was so well cared for and the games room was the icing on the cake to come back to in the evenings and continue the fun.

We had a wonderful time and the staff were very helpful by giving us maps and suggestions of where to go, what to eat, etc.

I would most certainly recommend to all my friends and we're already plotting our next escape to our Algarvean Paradise.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great villa, poor management agents

  • 3 of 5

Pros:

- Villa Topo is fully furnished, very spacious, finished to a very high standard, and very well maintained.

- Great location: 5 mins from Algarve Shopping and Zoo Marine, and 10 mins from Albufeira. Various lovely beaches are only 5 minutes away well.

Cons:

- Cleaning: the villa was spotlessly cleaned when we arrived, but despite claiming that the villa is cleaned 3 times per week, it wasn’t cleaned even once during our stay! Towels were not changed either during our stay.

- TV: It is claimed that the villa has satellite TV. Well, there is a TV, and there is a dish on the roof, but the only channels the TV receives are several shopping channels, Sky News, and the Travel channel. This is clearly misleading.

- Internet: The villa does have internet (wi-fi) access, but be warned: it is received through the mobile network and not a landline, so the speed is pretty slow, and the total download+upload quota is limited to 3GB PER MONTHS (with signs in the villa warning you that you’ll be charged if you exceed that). So if you thought that perhaps Netflix/Prime etc will compensate for the lack of TV channels above, then forget about it…

- Very poor information pack: it is clear that the management agents recycles these between the properties, which is fine, but they completely failed to mentioned anything specific to this villa in the pack: everything described in it starts with “if there is a XXX in your property…” with no specific information regarding anything in this villa. Examples: 1) no mention of the wi-fi password anywhere (had to phone the agents). 2) took us 3 days to find the safe (couldn’t be bothered to phone the agents again), but with no instructions, we couldn’t use it. 3) found a key hidden behind a plant pot on the kitchen window, to discover the basement play room (fantastic, by the way, especially for rainy days!).

- Our flight was leaving very late, and although we are aware that we were not entitled to it, after confirming that no guests were arriving the following day, we asked the agents if we could stay for a couple more hours on our last day. They said that it wouldn’t be a problem, as long as we pay for another full day stay… I suppose they have quite a lot of cleaning to arrange after not organising any for a whole week… ;-)

Despite the above we had a really good time staying in Villa Topo, and we will happily stay there again. It is just a shame that the management agents were not up to scratch.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amir 1) PROS: Thank you for mentioning the positive aspects as well. 2) CONS: - CLEANING: On one of the cleaning days, you actually met the cleaning ladies at the villa. They were just finishing their work when you returned to the property. They also changed the towels mid week. - TV/SATELLITE: This was a temporarily problem beyond our and the owner's control which has now been sorted so ITV and BBC channels are again available. Please note that satellite TV does not only refer to UK but also German channels, which can also be received without any problem. - INTERNET: We are aware of this problem but, unfortunately, there is no unlimited broadband available in the area where this villa is located. If the monthly traffic limit is exceeded, the internet provider charges the owner for the extra traffic and the speed drops drastically. This issue is completely beyond the owner's and our control. Since the TV/Satellite problem has now been sorted, we hope that 3GB are enough, although we understand that this is not ideal. As soon as unlimited internet becomes available in this area, it will also be available at this property. - INFO BOOK: The Info Book is supposed to provide basic information about the property and the surrounding area as detailed information is provided during the Meet & Greet at the villa. Besides that, our local management team can be reached 24/7. Nevertheless, we appreciate your feedback and will personalise all our Info Books for 2017. 1) The Wi-Fi password can be found on a sticker on the rooter and is now visibly labelled as well. It was also given to you by the local manager when you rang her at 11:00 pm. 2) The safe instructions were removed from the villa for some reason and have now been returned. Nevertheless our local management team would have assisted you in no time if you would have contacted them. 3) For some reason, one of the previous clients removed this key from the main bunch and placed it on the kitchen window sill. The key is now on the main bunch again. Our advert clearly indicates that the villa has a games room. We understand you were disappointed with the weather, which was not good during your stay. - LATE CHECK-OUT: No one asked you to pay another full day due to a late check-out. We are truly disappointed with your review as we aim to provide a flawless service to all our guests. So far we only received 5 STAR REVIEWS (see below). One of our clients likes this villa so much that he books it 3 times a year.
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5

Stunning villa

  • 5 of 5

In 18 years of travelling the world and staying in villas, villa topo rates in our family's top 3. The accommodation is perfectly described in the advert and the attention to detail in the villa is very impressive. The location was excellent for privacy, views and accessibility.

The villa was immaculately maintained and the management company were very professional and helpful.

The local restaurants within walking distance are superb and the beach was a 5 minute drive and perfect for families. Albufeira is a short drive away and caters for everyone.

Would highly recommend this villa and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Client, Many thanks for taking the time to write such a positive review about this property. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will use our services again in the future.
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5

Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our second stay at this lovely Villa-which we can't praise enough and would highly recommend. We've stayed in many Villas in this area and this one is our real favourite. Excellent quiet location near the sea with good views particularly from the front, always very clean and well maintained with everything you require for a most relaxing enjoyable holiday.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful villa in amazing housing estate!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this villa was absolutely wonderful! It is located at the highest point of the estate, enjoying beautiful views over a golf course to the sea. The estate has only 9 villas, surrounded by unspoilt land, making it a very peaceful and special one.

Villa is modern, well equipped and pool area is very private. Services from owners, cleaning ladies and gardeners was absolutely spot on!

Albufeira town, several stunning beaches, restaurants, supermarkets and a golf course are located just a short drive from the villa.

We love to spend our holidays in the Vale de Parra / Gale area and we are looking forward returning to this or any other villa of this beautiful estate.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Vale de Parra
Nearest Golf
1.4 Kilometres
Salgados
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Ferreiras - Albufeira
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Guia - A22
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Vale de Parra
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Salgados
Car: recommended

Local Management Office:

Our property management office is 1,5 km from the villa and they offer friendly advice, help and assistance to all our guests including:

*** Out of hours emergency service

*** Welcome visit by experienced representative to introduce you to the villas and surrounding area

Activities:

*** Zoomarine Park (sea life): 5min drive

*** Two Water slide Parks: 10min & 15 min drive

*** Horse riding over the sand dunes: 5min drive

*** Water sports & jet ski on Galé Beach

*** Big game & Reef fishing from Albufeira marina just 10min drive

*** Krazy World (zoo & mini golf): 15min drive

*** River trips, Jeep Safaris, Sea day trips with barbecue on a secluded beach.

*** Excursions to local markets and other places of interest in the Algarve, to Seville and Lisbon.

*** Golf

Additional Services:

*** Rent-a-car booking

*** Taxi and minibus transfer

*** Please ask for prices.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Service Fee $107.28

Cot - 25 £
High Chair - 15 £
Extra Bed - 75 £
Extra Bed (folding bed) is for 9th person
Prices of Extras are per week.

Other Information


● Minimum Rental: 1 week

● Towel Change: 2 x week (mid and end)

● Linen Change: 1 x week (end)

● Cleaning: 1 x (1 week bookings), 3 x (2 week bookings) and 5 x (3 week bookings) + end cleaning on changeover day
● Smoking is not permitted inside the villa

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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