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“Excellent peaceful location”
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Private secluded Pool Area
Summer kitchen Covered terrace for relaxing in the shade
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27 reviews
Private secluded Pool Area
Summer kitchen
Covered terrace for relaxing in the shade
Open plan sitting room with doors leading onto the pool area
open plan kitchen area
Bedroom three
Main Bedroom with e/s bathroom
Bedroom two
Bathroom ensuite for bedroom two
Bathroom for bedroom three
Bedroom 1 ensuite with walk in shower and seperate bath
bedroom 1 ensuite with shower and bath
Open plan lounge area
Sunset view from the roof terrace
Shady terrace at front of the house
Dining area
Rear terrace with open country views
Open plan sitting room
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Loule, Faro District, Algarve

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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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billbutto...
Frome, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent peaceful location”
Reviewed 26 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Spent a second year in this beautiful villa in August and really got to know the fantastic area. If you want a non commercial peaceful holiday with your loved ones this is the place to stay. The pool is excellent and the facilities are superb. There's even a goat man with his large herd of goats at the bottom of the garden. The owners, Graham and Eve are very helpful and very easy to deal with and access from the airport is very straight forward.

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Liked best: The peacefulness
Liked least: The Algarve in August can reach 38 degrees
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
30 Aug 2014
Many thanks for your wonderful review. So pleased that you had another great holiday in the villa and got to see more of the area
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ElaineBen...
Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Beautiful villa, garden and pool in lovely rural position north of Faro.”
Reviewed 23 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Beautifully presented, clean and well stocked villa with lovely pool, terrace and garden. Good directions about 30 minutes inland from Faro.

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
2 Jul 2014
So pleased you had a good week at the villa and hope to see you again next year
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JHen625
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Portugese Idyll”
Reviewed 21 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013

My husband and I have just had a blissfully relaxing week here with our 16 month old daughter. The house is in a fantastic location and is really well equipped. We were lucky with the weather which made it all the better.

Eve and Graham were fab to deal with and, despite our extremely last minute booking, sourced a cot and highchair for our daughter.

We have stayed in the area before but this is the best villa we've rented so far. We hope to be back!

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Liked best: How peaceful and private the villa was (despite being a very short drive to amenities)
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Oct 2013
Great to hear that you had a relaxing time at Casa Oliveiras Velhas and that it all worked well with your young daughter? After your visit we have bought a travel cot and high chair, so we are all prepared.
Hope to welcome you again next year
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Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: The whole villa and its location exceeded expectation.
Liked least: We cant think of anything
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
30 Aug 2013
Many thanks for your review and we are so pleased that you all had a good holiday. Also thankyou for your new booking next year. Look forward to welcom ing you again
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susan263
EAST SUSSEX
1 review
“Beautiful villa in tranquil rural setting.”
Reviewed 7 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

My family and I spent a lovely week at the villa. Perfect location to relax and enjoy the tranquility. It is very well equipped and maintained to a very high standard. My children spent every possible moment in the lovely pool. It is well located to discover the Algarve and the charming less touristy towns and villages. 5 mins from Loule which is full of character has a great market with good quality produce- fish,meats,breads,olives etc. Also large supermarket a few mins drive away. I would definitely highly recommend this villa to of all ages.

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Liked best: The comfortable villa and gardens.
Liked least: Having to go home,
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Aug 2013
How lovely to hear that you have had such a good time and many thanks for your kind review. Look forward to a return visit in the near future!
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