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Spacious Villa w/Heatable Private Pool, not overlooked, BBQ, WiFi near Old Town

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 14 nights


About the property

3 bed / 2 bath, overlooking a park, easy walk to Old Town square and beaches

This 3-bedroom 2-bathroom villa has its own private pool, overlooking a quiet public park. This is a front-line property and is not overlooked by any properties opposite. The house is ideally located, close enough to the action but far enough from the bustle. The famous Old Town centre of Albufeira with its tree-lined main square is 10 minutes walking distance away through the park. This is where the evenings come to life with vibrant bars, live music and plenty of restaurants to sample. Another 2 minutes walk brings you to Peneco Beach and the famous Fisherman's Beach. The Marina, New Town and the Strip are a 5-minute taxi ride away.

Close to the villa are the health centre, supermarket, cafe, bar and family-run restaurant so a car is not compulsory for your holiday! A 10 minute walk brings you to Caliços outdoor market where farmers and fishermen offer you the freshest produce. Close to the market is Albufeira bus station, from where you can catch a bus to the Western Algarve, the Eastern Algarve and Spain, or connect with the train to Lisbon, two hours away

Luxuries: DVD player/CD Player/Bluetooth music player

General: TV, 50" LED TV with sound-bar

Games: Table Tennis Table

Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron

Utilities: Dish washer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine

Rooms: Bedrooms (3), Bathrooms (2),

Furniture: Double beds (2) Single beds (2) Sleeps maximum of 6

Other: Linen and towels provided

Cots and High Chairs can be provided at an extra cost.

Cot: £15 per week.

High Chair: £10 per week.

Outdoors: Own private pool and pool deck. Shaded dining/lounge area. Balcony / Private garden, BBQ.

Access: Parking bays directly outside.

Check out is at 10am on day of departure and entry into property not before 4pm.

UK Netflix package.

Table Tennis Table, bats and balls in basement level.

More Details

Jill Roberts
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our party of four has Just returned from our stay at Casa Calicos in Albufeira, the villa was lovely and spacious, the outside space is perfect for our needs . The pool was great sun all day and private and not overlooked at all. It was a 20 min stroll into the town through the park which was quite a nice walk. A well stocked Supermarket a couple of doors down , which was great to pick up your groceries, lovely fresh bread and cakes! A 5 min stroll in the opposite direction takes you to Carlos's at farm village. The owners carlos and family are wonderful, very friendly serving great food at very reasonable prices. They made us feel very welcome and always had time for a chat. Their daughter Sofia makes the best desserts!!

We really enjoyed our stay in the villa and will be returning here again in the future.

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Urbanização dos Caliços Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Spacious with private balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Spacious, private balcony
    Lower Ground Floor Bedroom - 1 queen , Very spacious, lovely and cool in the heat
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The property overlooks Albufeira Fitness Park, on the other side of the road. The park has running tracks, a cycle path and 16 free-to-use outdoor fitness equipment/machines - weights, benches, bars, cross-trainer, etc (Please note, photos are mixed from a few years. There may be minor differences in the furniture layout and decorations etc. The house isn't salmon-pink any more either )


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Spacious Villa w/Heatable Private Pool, not overlooked, BBQ, WiFi near Old Town
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 10 reviews

Thanks Jill and Ken for an amazing holiday!! My family and I cannot recommend this villa enough!!

  • 5 of 5

Firstly it was so reassuring to have had constant contact from Jill and Ken prior to us going out. They booked out transport from and to the airport and provided us with an invaluable booklet on the villa and gave us personal tips on what to see and do around Albufeira. Their villa manager Carlos was extremely helpful and kind.

The villa was absolutely perfect. Clean, spacious and kitted out with everything you would ever need. There is a beautiful outdoor area and a stunning pool. We will probably next time pay for it to be heated- not that it stopped my son, even at night!!!

It was perfectly situated just outside the beautiful old town of Albufeira. Laden with amazing bars and restaurants and not far from a beautiful beach.

Also a few doors down there is a brilliant little supermarket selling lots of lovely fresh produce at very reasonable prices.

What can we say but ....... we would definitely love to come back next year!!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great private villa in excellent location close to the old town

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed in this villa with my wife and small child and parents. The villa is excellent, very spacious, with modern amenities and entertainment (table tennis table was well used, although it caused a few arguments before nights out ;-)). The pool is fantastic, with optional heating which we decided against given the time of year. Saying that, we managed a brief dip on the hotter days! Outside area is great, with a private cabana which is well shaded and well equipped with loungers and BBQ, etc. Location wise it is a short walk, approx 10-15 minutes to the old town along a trail avoiding the main roads. There is a main supermarket style shop which equips everything on the same street as well as some small cafes and other ammenities. The booking was simple and helped me out with a cot bed for small child as well as stair gate etc. The host was great, we were little late due to car hire but no problems and also answered a query I had in the middle of the break. All in all, a great break and can reccomendations this villa! Thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect place in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Recently stayed in this villa for a girls holiday and had a wonderful time. The pictures definitely do not do this place justice! Was pleasantly surprised by this villa. Great location not too far from the old and new town but not too close. Would definitely recommend! Jill was lovely and very accommodating. Thanks Jill!x

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely spacious villa in a good location, short walk to old town, good shop next door, large pool.

  • 4 of 5

Large well maintained pool and pool area which gets the sun all day. Shaded area provided by a cabana with seating area. 3 story house providing good spacious accommodation. Bedrooms and main bathroom lovely and big. The basement is massive proving good cool space although we didn't use it as all slept upstairs. Would benefit from air conditioning in the heat of the summer. Really good supermarket next door with everything you would ever need. Nice walk in to the Old Town takes about 15 minutes using the exercise park created, this is popular with fitness trainers etc. The villa is in a good location for those not wanting to hire a car. There was some road noise from the main road which is close by but not an issue. Albufeira Old Town is full of character with little cobbled streets, plenty of restaurants, bars and areas to suit all tastes. Beautiful beaches and scenery. Would definitely recommend Albufeira and this villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful accommodation and close to the beach and town

  • 5 of 5

My stay here was perfect! The pool was clean and warm and the kids spent the days and evening in and out of the pool. The house was exactly as seen on the pictures and everything that we could possibly need was available. Jill and Ken were brilliant in keeping me updated on my stay and had a folder containing recommendations on places and restaurants we could visit based on what you are looking for while in Portugal. It was a great look up to plan a day or two out. I would definitely recommend this villa and hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Close enough, but not too close!!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed in this villa a short while ago. The idea was to have a very chilled, laid back break and soak up some sunshine. This place could not have been better for that, everything we needed was in easy walking distance. There was a supermarket 2 minutes away for the basics, Aldi 10 minutes further for stocking up on Portugals' excellent and very reasonable wine, a bakery and fast food place within a stones throw also.

Whilst the villa is set in a residential (and so quiet) area, the walk into the Old Town was very easy - manageable even by the friend with slight mobility problems. Here we found every sort of night out you could want - fabulous restaurants, relaxing bars, lively clubs, we were spoilt for choice, and also very happy to be leaving for a good nights peaceful sleep at the end of the day!! (We found the owners very helpful and knowledgable about places to go depending on what sort of night out we wanted btw).

The facilities in the villa itself were lacking nothing, comfy beds, plenty of storage, full kitchen with fridge, freezerand dishwasher, great shower and all spotless.

The pool area was my favourite, you could get the sun around it for at least 10 hours. The water was soft and not overly harsh with chemicals so your skin did not feel dry after a dip.

What could have made this holiday better? More time lol!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Piu Bella
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Ferreiras (Albufeira)
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Restaurante A Cocheira
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Fisherman's Beach
Car: not necessary

Alto dos Caliços is a quiet residential suburb of Albufeira, 10 minutes walk from the Old Town. Our house is on the front-line of this urbanisation so isn't overlooked and has a semi-rural outlook. The river which once ran past our gate has been transformed into a delightful tree-lined walkway which winds its way down the valley into the Old Town.

At the bottom of the hill by the health centre/hospital there is a well-stocked supermarket, a couple of bar/cafes,a piri-piri chicken take-away and a family restaurant. Up on the hill are the Albufeira bus station, daily outdoor farmers market and weekly gypsy market.

Alto dos Caliços is well served by the town circuit GIRO buses which pass every 15 minutes, as well as local EVA buses which connect to every major town in the Algarve and the railway station which takes you to Lisbon. Airport transfers are typically 30-35 euros each way, so you won't need a hire car unless you actually want one.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit $383.98

Pool heating available - 180€ per week, payable locally

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.