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Stunning detached townhouse with fantastic sea views, minutes walk to beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,237 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Good sized double bedrooms, beautiful sun terrace

Stunning 3 bed detached townhouse with fantastic sea views refurbished to a high standard and located with only a short easy walk to the beach and entertaining Praca. Vale do Lobo has great on site facilities including 2 championship golf courses, Wellness Centre Spa and fitness, Tennis Academy with 14 tennis courts, water and beach sports, internet and games, swimming pools, shopping centre, night club/disco, supervised children's village, crazy golf and many fine restaurants and bars, bank, newsagents and medical centre, supermarket and internal shuttle bus. Whether you have young children or teenagers you can relax knowing there is plenty for them to do. This townhouse is in a particularly quiet area but so well placed for everything. You are not really overlooked and can relax totally in a beautifully presented house that has kept its old charm. Dine outside and enjoy the beautiful views, from the back patio or top terrace. I know you will have a great holiday.

Please contact me if you wish to play golf at VDL as I should be able to get you a 50% discount on green fees on the two courses there.

More Details

Nigel Walls and Christine Jay
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 7, 2017

Why Nigel Walls and Christine Jay chose Almancil area

Just loved the area and the uniqueness of VDL. Its a hugely relaxing place and I intend to spend more and more time there.

What makes this house unique

Close to great facilities in a very secure and up market location. Also extremely close to Faro airport so no long transfers. Just very relaxing

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had agreat week. Well kiited out villa with evrything you could need to have agreat stay. Found the path to the beach which takes as little as ten minutes. Lots of good running routes and the food in all the restaurants was great. Enjoy your stay.
Jun 2014
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Almancil House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1237 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Both bathrooms have been newly refurbished to a very high standard and look stunning. Both have heated towel rails.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Ensuite
  • Both bedroom 1 and 2 have beautiful views to the beach, bedroom 2 with balcony for 2 chairs and table to have breakfast and bedroom 3 is a very good size with beautifully appointed ensuite with bath and shower. All have very large fully fitted wardrobes and all have hot/cold air conditioning. Bed 3 could easily fit a child bed in or cot. There is also a main bathroom with shower.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • MP3 Dock
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The property is a detached townhouse set on 3 floors. Flat screen TV and also internet. There is a garden area accessed by patio doors from the main lounge/dining area. There is a table + 6 chairs for outside dining and attractive garden area. The bedrooms and bathrooms are located on the second floor and there is a top terrace and laundry area with another fridge, washing machine and sink and large drying area hidden at the side of the top terrace. There is dining table and chairs for 6 and 2 sun loungers with wooden pagoda to shade the dining area. There is a large parasol that can be put up over the sun loungers. Stunning views of the beach can be seen all the way down to Albufeira and the small lights of the fishing boats can be seen going out against a wonderful sunset. Only unsuitable for the elderly or infirm due to the amount of stairs. Kitchen is modern with plenty of saucepans, crockery,cutlery, some plastic kids cups/plates etc.


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Stunning detached townhouse with fantastic sea views, minutes walk to beach
average rating of 4.785714 based on 31 reviews

Lovely Villa in the heart of Vale Do Lobo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the villa early April and we had a lovely time. We were 6 adults and found we had plenty of room. Everything you need is provided for and you are close to the Praca the supermarket and the main reception areas. The upper terrace gives spectacular views of the sea and coast line and is a great addition to the property, the pictures do not do it justice!!The villa is located in a nice quiet area and i would recommend it if you are looking for a good location with a clean comfortable homely environment. Nigel is also very helpful and will keep you informed and offer guidance if needed.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Villa - Amazing Location

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was spotless and comfortable and had everything you could ever need. The rooftop dining option was fantastic and it is only a 5 minute walk to the Praça and the beach. I would highly recommend this Villa to anyone.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful views, beautiful villa, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely holiday. The villa and terrace are beautiful. We really enjoyed sitting on the terrace and enjoying the wonderful views. It really is a stunning location.

It's definitely worth a walk up to Paixa restaurant - the tapas were amazing. We also loved Maria's for it's great sea front location and wonderful fish.

The villa was really well equipped and very spacious – the photos almost don’t do it justice! We loved our time in VDL and left promising to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning villa in Vale Do Lobo

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in Nigel's Villa. We stayed for 2 weeks in 2015 and 4 weeks this year. We have been coming to VDL for about 20 years and this is by far the best location (just a few minutes walk to the Praca, beach, restaurants) but far enough away to ensure that we are not disturbed by any late night noise from the restaurants.

The villa is decorated and furnished to a very high standard and has stunning sea views from the large roof top terrace and two of the three bedrooms.

We look forward to coming back again soon!


  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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VDL vacation Sept 2016

  • 4 of 5

The villa was in a great location, only 5 minutes walk from the Praca, but in a quiet area, with it's own outdoor space which was much better than most other villas. Inside the layout was great and the decor modern and tasteful. It was very well appointed, with everything you need.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This is tht second time we rent the villa and we appreciated it even more this time. High standard, the interior desing and decoration appelaing as well as good service. The only disadvantage is the three levels from kitchen at the bottom and terrace at the top. ¨

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
700 Metres
Praca, Vale do Lobo
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Royal and Ocean Courses, Vale do Lobo
Nearest Restaurant
700 Metres
Several at the Praca, Vale do Lobo
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Vale do Lobo
Car: recommended

Probably Portugal's best known golf, tennis and beach resort. Set within a beautiful area the beaches are very clean and stretch for many miles of golden sand backed by rugged cliffs. Vale do Lobo does provide everything, but the luxury resort of Quinta do Lago is just 5 minutes away and Almancil can provide all your shopping needs. Easy trips down the motorway will take you to Albufeira and the fantastic shopping mall at Algarve shopping. Going East, Tavira is an attractive coastal town and Olhao has great fish and vegetable markets on the quayside. There are many nearby golf courses, the best in the Algarve and also nearby sports facilities, spa and beauty clinics for the ladies. This is an all year resort with much to do during all the seasons and golf being especially popular in the months outside the very hot summer.


Rates & Availability

Almancil House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sept-Oct 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 28 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter 2017-2018
Oct 29 2017 - Mar 31 2018
5 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
Apr 1 2018 - May 26 2018
5 night minimum stay
June 2018
May 27 2018 - Jun 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Sep 8 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $521.04

We can take payment in either Sterling or Euros. We will ask for a 25% deposit to secure the booking with the balance being payable two months prior to the stay. A security/excess cleaning deposit of £400 will be required at the same time as the balance and held for up to four weeks after departure, when the property has been inspected. Unlike many properties we DO NOT charge for air conditioning

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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