Set in the beautiful rolling hills of the Algarve countryside just outside of the historic town of Lagos. Parque de Floresta is a magical resort with Golf (18 Hole course), Tennis (6 competition courts), Spa and Beauty centre, Gym and Fitness centre, Diving, Surfing. Beaches are located in all directions, just a short 5 min drive from the resort. Villa 44 enjoys one of the best secluded and wind sheltered positions on Parque da Floresta, still enjoying beautiful views of the 12th hole, lake and the sea. (Note: other villas on hilltops can be wind-swept!, not Villa 44) Luxury lounge with Satellite TV and Air-con. Large private heated Swimming Pool and private Sun Terraces. 2 min walk to Gym, Spa, Sauna and Jacuzzi complex. Kids facilities and Pools at the Spa. 4 min walk to Golf Course, Bowling Greens and driving range. 40% Discount on Golf. See our website for lots more details and photos. (Click 'Owner's Website' Link at bottom on page).
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- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
Villa in Parque da Floresta, Nr. Lagos, Western Algarve - Prime Quiet Location, 3 min walk to Spa and Golf Clubhouse
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- Jun 23, 2018
We're family villa owners, and love to spend time out at Parque da Floresta whenever possible. We have kids ranging in ages from 1 year to 18 years old!
Russell purchased this Villa in 2002
Why Russell chose Budens
The western Algarve is a magical place, far from the busy package-holiday destination resorts. With rugged coastlines, beautiful beaches and fresh air straight off the atlantic. The country club - Parque da Floresta, gives you the best of both worlds, with its beautiful unspoilt location in a nature reserve, with all the amenities you could need including Spa, Golf, Tennis etc.. It's also a short 10min drive to the bustling 24hr nightlife of Lagos. We chose this villa for it's great position, views, large pool and terraces.
What makes this Villa unique
Villa 44's location is one of the best, being sheltered from the winds, but still with views of the golf course, lake and sea. It's only a short walk to the clubhouse and Spa ~3 mins. Beware of other villas on elevated hilltop positions, they can be windswept, or be a long walk to the main facilities.
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
This is the first time we have been to this part of the Algarve and it was amazing!! We usually go to the Faro region and wanted a change and were not disappointed. The accommodation was fantastic and Russell was very helpful every step of the way. The resort had excellent facilties for golf and spa.
We stayed in the villa in October 2013 and had a truly fabulous holiday. Two families of four (4 adults and 4 kids under 6 in total) stayed in the apartment and had ample room - accomodation was spacious, clean and comfortable. Some of the photos on the site are not up to-date - the TV is far more modern (with good wifi and satellite) while the BBQ is definitely worth firing up! The pool was superb as well. While the spa was only a few minutes walk away, all the kids loved the pool so much we didn't visit the spa as much as we anticipated. Even in October, the pool was warm enough, but toasty when heated! The golf course is very picturesque and relatively challenging (although suitable for all levels) with great discounts on offer. Usually it is relatively easy to get a tee-off time but the week I was there coincided with the annual tournament, so it was not as straightforward to get a round in (we managed a couple of rounds, but double check this before booking if you are a keen golfer). While the on-site restaurants are nice, the local towns are definitely worth exploring. The larger, more well known towns of Lagos, Luz and Sagres should be visited, but are busy. There are couple of smaller, nearer villages with superb beaches and restaurants that I cannot recommend highly enough - Salema and Budens offer near deserted beaches and lovely beach-front restaurants. We're all looking forward to returning in 2014!
This is a spacious , comfortable and well looked after villa. Pool and surrounding area very clean and maintained. Kitchen has all the equipment you could need, large lounge with wi fi and English TV channels. In a quiet area but close to gym and spa. Exercise classes, yoga and Zumba very good. Although I don't play golf the course looked challenging . There is a supermarket nearby which has all the basics. Car a necessity but local tourist areas not crowded . Russell , the owner provided us with lots of local information, car hire etc and was most helpful. Hopefully return for a golfing holiday.
Great for a family break
We stayed for about a week and had a great stay. A great place for a family. Salema beach is nearby, supermarket nearby. 10 min from Sagres very good location all round.
A pleasure to host your family, and we're delighted you enjoyed both the location and our villa.
Vom Feriendorf haben wir nichts genutzt, nur den wunderschönen Ausblick genossen!
Wir waren für 6 Tage in der Villa 44, es hat uns sehr gut gefallen!
Tolles Haus, gute Ausstattung! Waschmaschine, trockner, Bügelbrett und Bügeleisen. In der Küche: genügend Geschirr und Besteck, Küchenhelfer, Toaster, Kaffeemaschine, Wasserkocher, Backofen, Töpfe, Pfannen, multizerkleinerer, Entsafter und vieles mehr.
Den Gas Grill auf der Terasse nicht zu vergessen!
Der Pool war super! Haben sogar im Schrank jede Menge Sand-Wasserspielzeug gefunden!
Wir hatten zwei Babies dabei, es gab zwei Hochstühle, zwei babybettchen!
Geschirrhandtücher, Badehandtücher, und Bettwäsche!
Draußen genügend Sitz und Liegemöbel.
Die ganze Anlage sehr sauber und mit dem Golfplatz wunderschöner Ausblick!
Kleinigkeiten gibts immer zu bemängeln:
In einer Badewanne lief das Wasser nicht ab ( dadurch unangenehmer Geruch) und ein Sofa hatte keine Bezüge, nur einen Überwurf.
Alles andere wie bereits gesagt, vielleicht auch mal in die Jahre gekommen, aber grundsätzlich alles sehr gut ausgestattet und funktionsfähig!
Special interest holidays: Plentiful walking along the rugged Western Algarve coastline and beaches. Coast/Beach: The beautiful beach and fishing village of Salema is just a 5 minute drive away. with the villa enjoying views of the sea in the distance. The Western Algarve coast has countless beautiful beaches. Travel: Faro airport - 50 min drive (90 kms) Lisbon airport - 2.5 hr drive Seville airport - 3 hr drive Distances: Lagos town - 12 min drive (15kms) 20Euro cab ride Salema village - 3 minute drive Budens (&Supermarket) - 3 minute drive Sagres - 12 min drive (15kms) Further Details: See our full website (link below)