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Everything you need
This fantastically large and spacious 5 bedroom 5 bathroom villa with extensive outdoor terraces sleeps up to 13. Includes all you need for a luxurious holiday - large secure private heated pool, childrens climbing frame & swing set, internet access, 50" plasma TV, MEO satelite tv programs, additional two 42 plasma tvs in two bedrooms, stereo and CDs, DVD players, movies, Playstation PS2 and games. Off street secure parking locating in a very quiet rustic setting but only minutes from all amenities of Almancil.
The villa sleeps up to 10 adults. The additional beds can only be provided for children or babies.
We have tried to think of everything that you would need or want for a luxurious holiday. There are many extras that have been included in the villa - 50 plasma TV and additional 42 tvs with MEO satelite, stereo & CDs, DVD player, movies, Playstation PS2 & games, lots of board games even books and magazines. There is a safe installed in the villa so you can keep you valuables securely contained.
Bedrooms have their own full bathroom and upstairs bathroom has direct acess via sliding doors to a large balcony with tables and chairs. The down stairs bedroom 5 suitable for mobility impaired guests. Two hairdryers are supplied in the villa.
Breakfast in the morning can be taken on your balcony. Enjoy a freshly made cappaccino from the expresso coffee machine in the kitchen. Forget about having to make a bed or tidy up - the maid will be in soon and take care of it all.
The kitchen is equipped with all the gadgets and gizmos, including and Nespresso machine and the utensils you need to whip up a fantastic meal. There is a a formal dining table in the open plan lounge, a separate breakfast table in the kitchen and outside dining area.
The lounge room is very light and spacious with several sets of sliding doors accessing the garden, terrace and pool. There is a plasma TV and large, comfy sofas, squishy cushions and cuddly throws to snuggle under at night while relaxing with a hot chocolate.
The villa is also regularly restocked the little things like tea, coffee, toilet paper and general food items. You will find shampoo and hair care products, bath and toilet soap, first aid kit and even washing powder. As an added extra all the bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided for you while on holiday.
For the children there is a selection of toys and pool/garden toys to keep them entertained.
The large rectangular shaped heated pool with intergrated steps into the pool is surrounded by extensive terraces and paved area. There is a BBQ, sun loungers, outdoor table and chairs to enjoy al-fresco dining in the warm evenings.
The massive garden is nearly an acre of lawn and flowering shrubs. The entire property is fenced and completely secure for the little ones to go for a wander there are plenty of toys to play including a climbing frame and swing set to keep them amused.
In the villa is a well stocked folder with all the details of the attractions so you can read at leisure and book you choices. Before departure for your holiday we provide an e-book with lots of information about the Algarve and Golden Triangle so you start planning your holiday.
The local area has a huge variety of activities to interest the whole family. Options include horse riding, fishing, yachting/sailing, champagne cruises, shark & dolphin watching, 4x4 safari tours and cultural visits.
In Almancil there is a karting track if you need to burn off that adrenalin. There is also an Aqua Park (10 mins drive on the other side of Quateria) and a Swim With Dolphins experience and Theme Park (30 mins drive on the motorway).
Faro town is a 15 minute drive. There is a large shopping centre (the Forum) that offers good facilities for supermarket and retail shopping. Faro Old Town has an interesting history and several historic landmarks worth investigating. There is a lovely harbour with restaurants dotted about. In Almancil (5 min drive) is a beautiful church with wonderful mosiacs that is open to the public. Quarteria & Loule both boast excellent markets that sells both fresh produce and local made products.
Within a couple of hundred metres walk is the wonderful Gourmet Natural Restaurant and Bar (The Ermitage) excellent cocktails and meals in a luxury setting of tropical gardens. Also within walking distance (about 10 minutes) is A Floresta Indian Restaurant, Cosy Bar (which shows live sports and has regular amusing karoke nights), Casa Pinheiros & Flor Do Algarve restaurants.
In less than a kilometre from the villa towards Vale Do Lobo are another good selection of restaurants including the Sao Gabriel - a Michelin star restaurant and the Thai Garden restaurant also highly recommended. I also recommend the several beach shack restaurants collectively known as Julias, a 3 minute drive from the villa located on the Ancao beach where celebrity spotting is a favourite pastime.
The Quinta do Lago Shopping Centre is a couple of miles down the road, here there are many exclusive designers shops and some lovely restaurants/cafes. There is also a Italian restaurant that delivers pizza and pasta (and a bottle of wine) to the villa for those nights that you just cant be bothered to cook.