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Property Description

Casa Romantica (Villa)

Home: 1100    
Sleeps up to: 8   (3 bedrooms)
Nearest beach: Albufeira, Gale: 2 Notes:
Home description
Casa Romantica is in a great location for your holiday in the Algarve. Only 30 mins drive or taxi from Faro airport the villa is on the central Algarve coastline and in easy reach of beaches, water parks, zoo marines, restaurants and cafe bars. At the local zoomarine water park it is also possible to swim with dolphins. There is also a local shopping centre with ten-pin bowling, cinema, shops and free parking all day. The villa has got great accommodation for all ages. The private pool can be heated and it is safe for children, with steps in and a shallow end. Children can be prevented from being able to get to the pool area from the villa - making it possible to relax in the knowledge that they cannot get to the pool without being supervised. There is also a separate children's play room with a Playstation, TV, toys, games, books, etc. All the bedrooms have air-conditioning and built in wardrobes. The main master bedroom has a super king sized bed and an ensuite bathroom. The beaches have children's facilities and are all to the highest 'blue flag' standard. The villa is in a beautiful residential area only a 5 minute drive from the town of Albufeira. There is also a small children's playground within a 3 minute walk of the villa. There are many places you can relax in the sun or shade. There are also several dining tables in shaded areas around the villa where you can have breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Albufeira Guia area
Our management company offices are only 0.5 km from the villa. They offer friendly advice, help and assistance to all our guests including a welcome visit to introduce you to the villa and surrounding area. They also sell tickets to waterparks, the zoomarine, horse riding, golf, boat, fishing trips and excursions at discount prices. Excursions to the local markets and other places of interest in the Algarve are also available. We definitely recommend a day out to Seville and Lisbon, which are fantastic cities. You can buy tickets to most of the above plus much more with a 10% discount from our local Management Office. Local attractions include Water Slide Parks, Zoomarine (Aquarium/Seals/Dolphins), Krazy World (mini golf, reptile and animal parks), Zoo - Barão São João (Tropical birds, monkeys, domestic animals), Water skiing, Surfing, Swimming, Scuba Diving, Jet skiing, Snorkeling, Sailing, Yachting, Golf, Tennis, Water Park. In the main summer months many beaches operate children's clubs. The beaches of Gale (Praia da Gale) and Castello are a 10-minute drive away.

How to get there
 Nearest Travel Links
Airport: Faro 30
Railway: Albufeira 2
Ferry: Ablufeira 2

Fly to Faro airport. The flight only takes about 2 hours 30 mins. Cheap flights from www.ryanair.com. www.easyjet.com, www.jet2.com & www.bmibaby.com. The following hire car companies are based at Faro airport - AVIS, Auto-Jardim, Alamo, Europcar, Budget Car Hire, Hertz. The journey from Faro airport to the villa will take about 35 minutes. It is also possible to hire a taxi from outside arrivals at the airport. The villa is ideally located as it is between the Vilamoura and Penina golf resorts.

Activities near Albufeira
Great for:
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Good nightlife
Sports:
Golf course is on site or within 15mins walk
Watersports nearby
There is a golf course within 30 mins drive
Water park nearby
There are tennis courts nearby
Horse riding nearby
Fishing nearby
Facilities
Luxuries:DVD Player, Log fire, Internet access
General:TV, Video player, CD player, Air conditioning
Standard:Iron, Hair dryer, Toaster, Kettle
Utilities:Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine, Microwave, Clothes dryer, Dish washer
Rooms:Bedrooms (3), Bathrooms (2), Ensuite (1), Shower rooms (3), WCs (3), Solarium/Roof Terrace
Furniture:Sofabeds (1), Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8, Sleeps maximum of 8
Other:Linen provided, Towels provided, Highchair available
Outdoors:Balcony / Terrace, Barbeque, Parking space, Private garden, Private outdoor swimming pool
Access:
Further details indoors:
This is a double bedroom with en suite bathroom, which has patio doors out onto the pool. There are also 2 twin bedrooms. There is also a large sofa bed in the lounge. All the bedrooms have air-conditioning, built in wardrobes and mosquito nets on all the windows. Baby cots and additional single beds are provided free of charge. There is an en suite bathroom with a shower attached to the master bedroom. There is family bathroom with a shower. Both these bathrooms have twin sinks. There is also a separate shower room and a shower by the pool. Kitchen is fully fitted with all modern appliances and a built-in marble dining table. Large fridge/freezer, cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, hairdryer, iron and ironing board. The dining room has a large dining table, which seats up to 8 people. Comfortable living/dining room with wood-burning stove for winter use and patio doors leading out onto a large terrace with sun loungers by the pool. The lounge has a sofa bed, which sleeps two people.
Further details outdoors:
There is a private 9x5m mosaic heated swimming pool with an outdoor shower and sun terracing around the pool. There are small steps into the shallow end of the pool for children to use. There is a tiled marker on the base of the pool, which shows where the pool goes from shallow end to the deep end. The shallow end is 1 metre deep and the deep end is 2 metres deep. There is also a roof top sun terrace providing panoramic views over the mountains. The property is totally enclosed with safe areas at the back and side of the villa for young children to play. At the rear of the villa there is a separate seating/dining area with easy access to a built-in barbecue. The beaches of Gale (Praia da Gale) and Castello are a 5-minute drive away. A local bar and restaurant is within easy walking distance and the village of Guia is famous for its numerous (25 plus) good value restaurants. There are also there daily fish, fruit and vegetable markets as well as supermarkets. Guia is only a 5 min walk from Casa Romantica. The villa is in an ideal location for golfers and holidaymakers alike with Vilamoura being on 15 minutes away. The town of Albufeira and the new Algarve Shopping Centre are only a 5 min drive from the villa. The Salgados Golf course is just 10 minutes drive away. The villa is ideally located as it is between the Vilamoura and Penina golf resorts.
Further details
All the bedrooms have air-conditioning. Digital satellite TV for Sky channels (and BBC Card) is available. The villa has a small safe. Cots/buggies, highchairs/sterilizers can all be provided free of charge. Upon arrival there will be a Welcome Pack. No smoking in the villa. Winter lets - by arrangement. Air-conditioning in all bedrooms. Pool heating available at an additional cost of £150 (180 Euros) per week. Baby cots, high chairs, buggys and a steriliser are provided free of charge. Towels for the villa are provided and changed every week. All linen is provided free of charge, including the linen for the baby cots. You only have to bring your beach towels! Cleaners attend the villa three times a week. Smoking and pets are not permitted. Wheelchair access is available.
Conditions
Booking Notes:
25% deposit per booking required. Final balance due 10 weeks before arrival.
Steve and Jackie Sanders Tel: (UK) + 44 (0)77333 25334
Check-in Time: 14:30 Check-out Time:10:30 (these times are sometimes flexible, but this needs to be discussed with the owner)
Security Deposit: £200 per booking (payable with final balance)
Rental Restrictions:no smoking and no pets.
Long term and winter bookings by arrangement.
Paypal accepted - 4% surcharge to rental charges.
Bank transfers and International transfers accepted.

Guestbook
Hi Steve, Just wanted to drop you and your wife a line to say how much we enjoyed staying at Casa Romantica for the first week of our holiday in Portugal. Your villa is absolutely superb and was everything we could have wished for. We had great fun in the pool and exploring that part of the Algarve - swimming with dolphins at the Zoomarine being one of the memorable outings. I know we'd like to stay there again at some point in the future - especially when our youngest is old enough to do the dolphin swim as well, instead of having to be an envious spectator! Thanks again and best regards, Andy (The Latcham family from Bushey in Hertfordshire…..)

Hi Steve, Just back from a very enjoyable holiday, the villa was wonderful, I don't think your pictures in the web really do it justice. We were able to walk easily into the town and sample some of the local restaurants. We were also well placed to visit various places of interest - Silves, Lagoa, Luz, and the highlight for the children was a visit to both Aqualand and Slide and Splash, the former being a lot less busy but we thought the latter had rides which were more fun. Regards,Gavin Price. (From Wilmslow in Cheshire)

Dear Steve, The directions you sent got us to the villa safely. We found Salgados within minutes of our arrival.That left us free to enjoy the red hot weather and a chilled beer poolside!!The villa was excellent, and everyone in the party said that it was immaculate and a credit to you and your staff. The weather was hot all week but that cannot be said about the golf. The find of the week was the small restaurant opposite the market area in Guia which must be the cheapest place to eat and drink anywhere on the Algarve. So once again thanks for the villa,it was just right. I won't hesitate to recommend Casa Romantica to our friends and family for a villa on the Algarve. Regards, Phil Mather (The Mather party from Wigan in Manchester).
Property Tariffs
Prices for 8 guests
Period name / seasonCheck inCheck outChangeoverMinimum stayWeekly priceNightly price (Weekday)Nightly price (Weekend)
July, 2018 - August, 20182018-07-142018-08-24Flexible1 week€1611€0€0
Aug, 2018 - Sept, 20182018-08-252018-09-21Flexible1 week€1264€0€0
Sept, 2018 - Nov, 20182018-09-222018-11-02Flexible1 week€837€0€0
Nov, 2018 - Dec,2018 2018-11-032018-12-14Flexible1 week€520€0€0
Dec, 2018 - Dec, 20182018-12-152018-12-21Flexible1 week€558€0€0
Dec, 2018 - Jan, 20192018-12-222019-01-04Flexible1 week€671€0€0
Jan, 2019 - Mar, 20192019-01-052019-03-22Flexible1 week€558€0€0
Mar, 2019 - Apr, 20192019-03-232019-04-19Flexible1 week€709€0€0
Apr, 2019 - May, 20192019-04-202019-05-17Flexible1 week€896€0€0
May, 2019 - June, 20192019-05-182019-06-21Flexible1 week€1234€0€0
June, 2019 - July, 20192019-06-222019-07-12Flexible1 week€1347€0€0
July, 2019 - Aug, 20192019-07-132019-08-23Flexible1 week€1684€0€0
Aug, 2019 - Sept, 20192019-08-242019-09-20Flexible1 night€1347€0€0
Sept, 2019 - Nov, 20192019-09-212019-11-01Flexible1 week€817€0€0
Nov, 2019 - Dec, 20192019-11-022019-12-21Flexible1 week€558€0€0
Dec, 2019 - Jan, 20202019-12-222020-01-03Flexible1 week€671€0€0
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The Algarve region


The Algarve has a great all year round climate. There are many places to visit of interest to visit. This moorish architecture survives from the time of the Arabs who dominated the area for 500 years: local dialects use Arabic words, there are churches, there are churches which were once mosques, and North African influence can be heard in the mournful music of the region. Silves, was the capital of the Algarve in Moorish times. (Then known as Xeib). Its points of interest include its majestic, restored Moorish castle, its Gothic cathedral and the ‘Cruz da Portugal’.Tavira is an ancient port as its seven-arched bridge dating from Roman times testifies. The town centre is a maze of picturesque stairways and alleys. The church of Our Lady of Mercy (Misericordia) is considered to be the most beautiful in the Algarve. Alvor is situated about 6 km (4 miles) further west. The village has given its name to a resort centre with a 14 km (9 mile) long sandy beach.Lagos, about 115 km (71 miles) west of Faro, was founded in Roman times. A monument to Price Henry the Navigator is located on a square whose paving suggest the waves of the sea. The beaches, located outside the town are strewn with craggy towers and pyramids, caves and grottos. Here also is the famous natural arch, the Ponta da Pledade.Sagres, a 33 km (20 miles) west of Lagos, closely connected with the work of Prince Henry the Navigator, marks the end of the Algarve as well as the end of the continent: Cabo de Sao Vicente, just 6 km (4 miles) away, is Europe’s south western most point.Guia is situated about 7 km (NW) from Albufeira and has a population of about 700, but has 20 restaurants! It's mainly Chicken Piri Piri - bar-b-qued chicken with a light 'chilli' liquid put on it, served with chips and a wonderful oregano mixed salad, it's mouth watering.

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