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“Amazing villa in stunning location”
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Luxury 'absolute' Beach Front Villa
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9 reviews
Luxury 'absolute' Beach Front Villa
Ocean & beach Views
Only Minutes Walk to the Beach
Frequent Dolphin Views from the Villa
Daily Views from the Villa
Luxury 5 Bedroom Beach Front Villa with Panoramic Sea Views
En-Suite Bedroom leading to Pool
En-Suite Bathroom
En-Suite Bathroom
1,5km Protected White Sand Beach
Porto de Mós Beach Sunrise
Sports Activities on the Beach, Picture taken from Kayak
2 Quality Beach Restaurants within a Short Walk of the Villa
'Cataplana' from the Local Beach Restauarnts
Kayak Trips to the nearby Grottos & other beaches
Quality Beach Front Restaurants within Walking Distance from the Villa
Lagos Town can be Walked to
Lagos Beach Fort
Many Restaurants within the Town
Lagos Marina Closeby
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Lagos, Faro District, Algarve

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“Amazing villa in stunning location”
Reviewed October 21, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

This villa looks outstanding in the photographs used to advertise it, but please trust me when I say that they really don't do it justice. It is breathtaking. The size of the villa, the quality of the villa, the grounds and the pool are amazing. I stayed with my family, a total of 10 including 2 toddlers. We used the pool everyday
Communication with John Griffiths from my initial query regarding availability of the villa, through to leaving to return home has been easy, friendly, accommodating and timely.
We did not have the use of a car whilst at the villa, but taxis are prompt, very clean and friendly. It is possible to walk to the nearest Intermarche supermarket, but it does involve walking up a fairly steep hill and will take 25 minutes.
On the topic of walking, there is a cliff walk shown from Porto De Mos to Lagos. The path does go very close to the edge in places and does not appear to be overly safe, as is usual with any cliff path. However, this path does not go anywhere now after a section of the cliff collapsed last year. There is no warning that the path has collapsed and you just appear at the top of an extremely high drop, then have to retrace your path.
The beach at Porto De Mos is awesome and during October was never anywhere near crowded. It really is a 2 or 3 minute walk, down a short series of steps and a small incline. We had a 70 year old and a 69 year old in our group, together with the toddlers and they all managed it fairly easily.
We only used the 1 bar/restaurant on the beach to eat at and this was the one on the left as you look down from the villa, called Campimar. The warm welcome, accommodating manner, standard of the food and friendliness of the staff resulted in some or all of our group visiting this bar at least once a day. Two of our group did try the other bar twice, called Antinios, and received a totally unfriendly welcome and were made to feel as though they were unworthy and a nuisance to the staff.
Lagos is a lovely town, again very friendly staff in bars and restaurants, regardless of which ones we visited.
We all had a brilliant time staying at this amazing villa.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
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Reviewed May 31, 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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Liked best: Felt at home and the views from the villa were wonderful
Liked least: There were a lot of stairs for a two year old boy which was worrying
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
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