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318 Balaia Golf Village

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The pool in front of the villa
The view from the patio
Falesia Beach nearby - a 10 minute drive
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Villa
This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa is located on the excellent Balaia Golf Village between Albufeira and Vilamoura. It is superbly located in the centre of the complex overlooking one of the pools with easy access to all the facilities but with plenty of space around it for the kids to play! It is a single storey property located at ground level, so is ideal for families with young children as there are no stairs or balconies. There are 2 private patios complete with outside furniture and barbecue. The property is AIR CONDITIONED with full climate control to provide cooling in the summer and heating in the winter. Our villa has FREE WIRELESS INTERNET access available for our guests to use (recently upgraded). There are iPod docks in the lounge and both bedrooms. Our villa is reg...This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa is located on the excellent Balaia Golf Village between Albufeira and Vilamoura. It is superbly located in the centre of the complex overlooking one of the pools with easy access to all the facilities but with plenty of space around it for the kids to play! It is a single storey property located at ground level, so is ideal for families with young children as there are no stairs or balconies. There are 2 private patios complete with outside furniture and barbecue. The property is AIR CONDITIONED with full climate control to provide cooling in the summer and heating in the winter. Our villa has FREE WIRELESS INTERNET access available for our guests to use (recently upgraded). There are iPod docks in the lounge and both bedrooms. Our villa is registered for rental with Turismo de Portugal and we have an official Lodging Licence (21411/AL). To meet the requirements, we have a fire extinguisher, fire blanket, emergency signs and first aid kit in the villa. Further details indoors The master bedroom has a king size bed and built in wardrobes with plenty of storage space. The double patio doors lead out onto a small private terrace. There is a radio/alarm clock with an iPod docking facility. The en-suite bathroom includes a large shower. The second bedroom consists of twin beds and more built in wardrobe space (where you'll find additional linen if required). The radio/alarm clock includes an iPod docking station. The main bathroom has a full size bath with shower over. Both bathrooms have independent heaters for the cooler months. The kitchen includes all modern appliances including a dishwasher, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, induction hob, large fridge/freezer, oven and extractor hood. Plenty of crockery and utensils are supplied, plus some cooking essentials. In the utility room, there is a washing machine/tumble dryer, mattresses & cushions for the patio furniture and a selection of beach toys/inflatables for your use. The spacious lounge and dining area includes a double sofa bed, table and chairs for 6 people, LCD HD TV with satellite stations (Sky Sports, BBC, ITV, kids, etc), DVD player and a CD/radio stereo with iPod dock. There is a small selection of DVD's and CD's for your use, as well as a large selection of books. The patio doors open out onto the larger terrace with table, chairs, parasol, sun loungers and barbecue provided. Further details outdoors The villa is centrally located within the complex with easy access to all the main facilities. These is plenty of grassed area's in front of the villa with room for the kids to play. We overlook one of the lovely pools - the facilities at the pool includes a snack bar, kids pool, shower/wc, sun loungers & parasols, table tennis, pool table and children's play area. The Area With regard to Balaia Golf Village, a small parade of shops is located at the front of the complex and this includes a supermarket, cafe, a beauty salon, a hairdressers.and pharmacy. A further two small supermarkets are located within 5 minutes walk and a larger one is approx 1 mile away. There are a number of restaurants within 15 mins walk and numerous others within a 5 minute drive or taxi ride. Balaia Village is a ten minutes stroll from the sandy Maria Luísa beach, where sun beds and shades may be rented and wind-surfers are for hire. There are showers and a beach restaurant there too. Slightly further in the other direction is St Eulalia beach. If you are coming for golf, then Balaia Golf Village incorporates a 9 hole par 3 executive course, and the amenities include a 60 base grass driving range, practice bunkers, chipping and putting greens. In the beautifully appointed clubhouse you will find a pro shop, reception, club hire, trolleys and rental locker facilities not forgetting a large sunny terrace overlooking the course, and a restaurant. Being centrally located, Balaia Village is an excellent base for golfers visiting the Algarve. The five Vilamoura courses are only 15 minutes drive away, Salgados - 20 minutes and Pine Cliffs a mere 5 minutes away. Quinta do Lago, Vale de Lobo, Pinheiros Altos, Vila Sol and the two Carvoeiro courses are within an easy 30 minutes drive. Balaia has negotiated special green fees with the various Algarvean golf courses, which are offered to Village owners and visitors. Reception will be happy to make bookings for you. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 21411/ALMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
No all male or all female groups aged under 25 years old. No sub-letting to third parties. Guests must respect the rules and guidance of Balaia Golf Village.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Mark U
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2007
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Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

As a lot of the reviews have said, this is perfect villa. Everything you need within the villa and perfect outside! It’s a great location and can park right outside the villa. There is plenty space outside to relax! The interior is of a really...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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MarkU916, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2019

Many thanks for your lovely review, Trevor. We’re glad you all had a great time in our villa and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Mark and Kerry.

Reviewed July 10, 2019

We stayed here for 11 nights and loved it. The location is perfect and the accommodation is equipped with everything you could possibly need (even inflatables, beach towels and kids toys, much to my boy's delight!) the only negative I have is there is a...More

Date of stay: July 2019
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MarkU916, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2019

Many thanks for taking time to write this lovely review. We’re glad you had a lovely holiday in our villa at Balaia. We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, Mark and Kerry

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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

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Date of stay: June 2019
Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Location is pleasant. The villa was fantastic, just like being at home. Beds were comfortable, sun loungers were just what you needed to nod off in the sun. Very relaxing holiday. Plenty of extras left by the owners. We took advice from the booklet about...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review, Debbie. We're really pleased that you had a nice relaxing holiday at our villa in Balaia and that you felt at home. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Many thanks Mark & Kerry

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Excellent property in Balaia Golf Village. Very well located for discovering the Algarve Coast. Brilliant for young kids and extremely well equipped. We would recommend this property for anyone considering a visit to the area. There is a beach within walking distance and many others...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review for us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future - Mark & Kerry

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Have stayed at Balaia Golf Village many times but this two bedroom villa is the best accommodation we have ever stayed in. It is comfortable with literally everything you would need. The position is also second to none. Mark the owner couldn't have been more...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review - we are so glad you had a wonderful time at our villa in Balaia. We look forward to welcoming you back next year! Kind Regards, Mark & Kerry

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

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Date of stay: September 2017
Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

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Date of stay: July 2017
Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2017

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

This villa must rate among the best self-catering holiday accommodation I have ever experienced. From the moment you walk in the door it feels like a home rather than a holiday rental. The furnishings and decor are perfect and the villa contains everything you are...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review - we are grateful to you for taking the time to write it. We're so glad you had a great time in our villa again and hope we can welcome you back in the future. Many Thanks,...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: June 2017
Mark U, VR Owner at 318 Balaia Golf Village, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Playground
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Indoor Pool
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Tennis Court
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Good Nightlife
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Balaia Golf Village consists of traditional-style villas and low rise apartments generously spread among gardens of exotic plants and shaded by mature pines and cork oak trees. The Village has 6 outdoor swimming pools (one heated), as well as a beautiful 9 hole golf course right on your doorstep. Other features include a golf driving range, putting green & practice holes, 4 all weather Tennis Courts, a Bowling Green, an Indoor leisure centre with heated pool, Restaurant/Bar and Snack Bar, and a Super Kids Club for 3 to 12 yr olds with lots of activities (seasonal). Reception is available 24 hours a day.
Getting around
Transport is easy in the area and a car is not essential. There are bus stops close to Balaia, with a good bus service into Albufeira, Vilamoura etc. Some attractions also run bus services to take you to their location (such as Zoomarine). Taxi's are relatively cheap and can be booked via Reception. We can arrange airport transfers. Various day trips can be booked via Reception and most of these will pick you up from Balaia or the nearby bus stops. LOCATION: If you want to see our exact location within Balaia village, then you can search on the following coordinates in Google Maps '37.0952, -8.2075'. This should show an arrow over the end property of the block overlooking one of the pools - this is our villa.
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