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Lovely surroundings

I enjoy returning annually to Balaia and was not disappointed this year. I only knocked one star... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
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Nice Accommodation

We stayed at this golf village whilst visiting relatives recently in Albufeira even though we are... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
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  • Terrible5%
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Sitio da Balaia, Albufeira 8201-912, Portugal
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 29, 2013

A very nice 9 hole golf course , food in clubhouse good , many swimming pools , tennis courts, Plenty to do , love this place ,will be back

4  Thank Phoebeann2013
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 9, 2015

I really find this review the most difficult that I have ever had to write If I have any criticism to make I always like to be constructive. However there is so much that I may appear to be a difficult to please individual, but...More

2  Thank JessBG42
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

I have a beautiful time-share villa in Balaia which I visit every year. Everything is perfect the pools, gatdens, restaurant, supermarket, golf course, tennis courts etc. I could go on forever. Always sad to go home😣

Thank Jeanne B
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely resort with great staff. We stayed in a found floor appt (492) which was two bed two bath. This appt was a few steps from one of the six pools. All the facilities we could need, although we could not be bothered to cook...More

1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

I enjoy returning annually to Balaia and was not disappointed this year. I only knocked one star off for miserable service at golf club bar.

Thank FredLondon
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

just returned from balaia not been back here for 6 years but we were not dissapointed The site is immaculate with 6 swimming pools the apartment we had overlooked one of the pools Pool was very clean ,apartment excellent cleaners came in 5 times during...More

1  Thank worrall2
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We stayed at this golf village whilst visiting relatives recently in Albufeira even though we are not golfers. The apartments are perfect and very well kept with several swimming pools to choose from although quite disappointed that the gym and spa wasn't open in March....More

Thank MaidstoneGranny
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Albufeira and decided to find a local corse to play, some had taken clubs and others needed to hire. We liked to the look of this course as it was alot cheaper than many others. We paid €35 to play and...More

1  Thank Thomas J
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, nice pools, snack bars and restaurants. Perfect stay for sun worshippers or families with children.

Thank Chipaid
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Balaia for 12 days in peak season (August) and you don't really fell the village crowded. Pool areas are great for kids, although some costumers insist in "reserve" long chairs with beach towels... It's not a fault of the resort but staff could...More

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Can only comment on the golf.....well actually can't even comment on that. After a short and rude conversation with the woman in the golf shop, we decided not to play and got a refund from the tour operator. There were three of us plus the...More

Thank Tomharpcity
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Great place with lots of facilities. We came for the sun and relaxing atmosphere. We were not disappointed. The apartment was clean and well appointed. Maid service was friendly, as was our reception on arrival. Pools were clean and with the hot weather,inviting. Overall 5...More

Thank John R
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February 24, 2018|
Response from Chipaid | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of pools at the resort. There are no checks, just choose a pool, lay your towel and enjoy your day.