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Villa Pinecliffs
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30 reviews
Villa Pinecliffs
area next to living room looking onto pool and garden
Path to the front door and leading to pool
Located on a quiet road
View from the private terrace on the 1st floor
Kitchen
Fully integrated kitchen
Bedroom 2 on 1st floor
Main Bathroom
Pinecliffs beach
Sheraton Pinecliffs golf course
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6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve

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DaveBrist...
Bristol, UK
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Very good villa.”
Reviewed 17 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We did have some difficulty in finding the villa but were very pleased to find that it was excellent for our needs. There were nine in our group but the villa is big enough for more. We never felt crowded. I would say that it is not quite as nice as the pictures suggest but then this is probably the case in most advertising.
We enjoyed the great kitchen, pool, bbq, good size rooms, good air conditioning, comfy beds and location. It was a pleasant 15 - 20 minute walk through the Pine Cliffs resort to a lift to the lovely beach. Bars, restaurant's and supermarket were a 5 minute walk. We also went to the excellent bar in the Hotel Falesia, almost next door.
My only concern with this property is the many different floor levels by the pool. My wife tripped down a approximately 9" step and badly sprained her ankle. Other members of the family tripped but no one else was injured.
Having said that I would return and we had a very enjoyable family holiday.

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Liked best: The pool area.
Liked least: The trip hazards.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Winkfield
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect girls weekend”
Reviewed 5 June 2013 for a stay in April 2013

Despite the weather it was perfect for our party of 9 girls
Supermarket close by was sufficient for our catering needs and was reasonable in price and Albefueira was a 10 min taxi ride where we went out to eat one evening. There was no need to do much as we just wanted to chill together and the villa worked for us

Taxi company we used was the recommended company by management company and were brilliant with all our transfers

We were the first rental in the season so some parts needed more attention - there was an ant infestation and shower issue but management team were very efficient and dealt with it straight away

Wifi was an issue and would certainly be a plus if they could install a network

For value for money this worked for us and we would do it again!

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Liked best: General ambiance and space
Liked least: bedroom by kitchen which we didn't use
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Gasman6331
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31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Good location and very nice Villa”
Reviewed 23 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We stayed at villa pinecliffs during the period 11th May 2013 - 18th May 2013. There were 12 of us in total, including three children. The trip was arranged for a member of the parties 60th birthday and group ranged in age from 62 - 2.

We got a transfer to the villa by using SUL travel! SUL were recommended by Cosmic villas. It took about 35mins to get to the Villa from Faro. SUL travel were waiting for us at the airport and were prompt for return pick up - would thoroughly recommend. A return trip, which needed two taxis cost 150 euros,

The Villa is situated in a very quiet cul-de-sac but is only a 5 min walk to the local shops and bars! It is only 8 euros for a taxi into Albufeira with taxi rank 5 mins from Villa! The local supermarkets are expensive for branded products and bread, however beer and wine very cheap. Could get a bottle of decent red wine for approx 2 euros. Meat and cheese were much cheaper from the deli counter than the pre-packaged produce. There is an intermarche nearby, which I believe is a lot cheaper - this is about 4 euros in a taxi,

The Villa has 6 rooms all of which are relatively large and clean. There were 3 on-suites which were all of good standard. There was also a shared bathroom on the top floor and a downstairs toilet,

The Pool is very nice except the shallow area is quite small! Loads of seats alongside the Pool! The only downside was that the table tennis table and Pool table were unusable and need attention. The main bin was emptied regularly throughout the week and the pool water level well maintained.

All in all a very enjoyable stay and would definately return.

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Liked best: The location and the size of the villa
Travelling group: Large Group
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Karen S
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Great location”
Reviewed 19 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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The photos of the property are a bit out of date. It is not quite as luxurious but is still of a good standard. The pool area had plenty of sun beds and the pool was well maintained. What really makes this property is the location. It is so lovely and quiet but just around the corner are bars, restaurants and the Sheraton resort. You are about 100m from a supermarket, which is open all week. Opposite the supermarket is the taxi rank which always seems to have cars waiting. Villamoura is about E13 and Albufeira is about E10. The beach is about 5-10 mins walk with a bit of a slope and a fair few steps.

The manager of this property was extremely helpful throughout and there is a local chap on hand should you have any issues.

I would certainly return.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Liked best: Location and pool area
Liked least: Had a problem with one of the bathrooms flooding. Although somebody came out straight away it meant we were a bathroom down for 24 hours which wasnt great for 9 women trying to get ready in the evening.
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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John B
1 review
Reviewed 10 May 2018 for a stay in April 2018
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