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The Algarve is the southernmost region of mainland Portugal. It has an area of 5,412 square kilometres with approximately 410,000 permanent inhabitants, and incorporates 16 municipalities. The region coincides with the Faro District, and has as its administrative centre the city of Faro, where both the region's international airport (Faro/Algarve Airport) [FAO] and public university (the University of the Algarve) are located. Tourism and related activities are extensive and make up the bulk of the Algarve's summer economy. Fish, seafood and fruit production, which includes oranges, carob beans, figs and almonds, are other important activities in the region. The Algarve is among the most popular tourist destinations in Portugal, its population more than doubles in the peak holiday season thanks to a high influx of visitors.

Apartment Vila Deusa Do Mar, No 1 (Groundfloor) (Ref: 3648) Self catering apartment in Albufeira
Villa Deusa do Mar (Goddess of the Sea) is situated at the quiet southwestern side of prominent Albufeira's Cerro Grande (Windmill Hill), just above the new Marina de Albufeira. The apartment is on the Ground Floor and has sea views. The apartment is within walking distance (10-15 minutes) to Albufeira city centre with its beaches, bars and restaurants. The nearest bar, supermarket and restaurant is right at Cerro Grande, only 5 minutes walk.  Renting a car is NOT essential! Villa Deusa do Mar is a private villa with only 2 apartments. Each apartment has its own private garden in front. Despite its central location, it is still very quiet. The new Marina De Albufeira is only a 5 minutes walk away and offers all kinds of watersports, like boating, sailing, jet-skiing, sea-paragliding, fishing, wind surfing etc.   Sleeps 4.
Apartamentos Marina de Albufeira
The Apartamentos Marina de Albufeira are part of a holiday complex located in Albufeira, Portugal, 100 metres from the sea and one kilometre from Albufeira centre. Oura Beach is 2.5 kilometres from the hotel.
Hotel Features. A two-storey aparthotel, the Apartamentos Marina de Albufeira are characterised by modern design and primary colours. Part of a wider resort complex complete with a marina, the residence offers access to an outdoor swimming pool. Drinks are served at the lounge and poolside bars. The complex offers a basketball court and bicycle rentals. Facilities for children include a kids' club, splash pool, and playground. The local area offers water sports including parasailing, jet skiing, and windsurfing. The 220 self-catering apartments and studios at Apartamentos Marina de Albufeira are defined by contemporary decor and furnishings. All open onto balconies....
Balaia Golf Village Resort Albufeira
The Balaia Golf Village is a complex of 506 low-rise, self-catering apartments and villas set in throughout extensive landscaped gardens and mature parkland, located between Albufeira and Vilamoura in central Algarve, just 300 metres from the nearest beach. Guests can dine al fresco in Restaurante A Varanda which offers international and Portuguese cuisine with fish and seafood specialities. Snacks and light meals can be enjoyed at Restaurante Le Club with its large terrace and views over the golf course to the sea in the distance. The resort has 6 children's pools and one outdoor pool, heated in winter, as well as four tennis courts with a resident pro. Guests can use the gym at the health club, swim in its indoor pool, and relax in the hot tub, Turkish bath and massage room. Golfers can make use of the 9-hole golf course, driving range and putting greens, as well as receive professional coaching at the Golf Academy.
Balaia Golf Village (Ref: 8450) self-catering apartment in Albufeira
Balaia Golf Village - Luxurious 2 bed apartment furnished and equipped with all modern conveniences. Pool, beach, sun and fun on your doorstep!! Balaia Golf Village, where you can relax in our apartment at any time of the year. Set in mature parkland surroundings and beautifully landscaped gardens, our property is built to the highest standards and furnished and equipped with all modern conveniences. At lunchtime and in the evenings the 'A Varanda' or Clubhouse restaurants can take care of your needs in comfortable and relaxed surroundings whilst poolside snack bars take care of those in between times. For those looking for lively nightlife, Albufeira is close enough to walk to while being far enough away for those seeking a quiet life!!   To assist all you web addicts internet access is available.  Sleeps 6.
Casa dos Bons (Ref: 4033) Self catering villa in Cerro do Oura, close to Albufeira
Outstanding 4 bedroom villa with a large swimming pool and large bright and airy rooms and set in a quiet village location, 7km north of Albufeira.  If you want the peace and tranquility of the countryside, but still be only a 10 minute drive into Albufeira 'old' town, then this outstanding 4 bedroom villa is ideal for you. Built in 2004, it is located in the quiet village of Cerra do Oura and has 2 double bedrooms (1 en-suite) and 2 twin bedrooms (also 1 en-suite). Each bedroom is bright and airy with large fitted wardrobes and a standing fan. In addition, there is a third bathroom with the added attraction of a jacuzzi bath. The living area of this superb villa is open plan - the kitchen has a breakfast bar and opens into the dining room with an archway through to the living room.  Sleeps 8.
Luxury, 4 bedroom Villa Brejos (Ref: 63893) Self catering villa in Brejos
A beautiful spacious 4 bedroom (3 ensuite ) villa with private swimming pool. From the out side the Villa is fully fenced off, for security and privacy located on a quiet road with no through traffic you can enjoy a relaxing holiday, whilst being moments away from the Montechoro nightlife, beach, bars and restaurants. As you enter Villa Brejos you will be able to park one car with the Villa, any other cars can park on the road with no restrictions. As you enter the gate you will find a 6x3 meter swimming pool with outside dining area (in the shade) beside the pool. The outside shower facilities are on one side of the pool. At the rear of the property you will find the BBQ and Clay stove for outside entertaining. The villa benfits from large mature pine trees, and plenty of room to relax and enjoy the sun.   Sleeps 10.
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4 bedroom villa, Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal (Ref: 50287) Self catering villa in Carvoiero
Typically Algarvian, the house is a beautiful rustic style villa situated in its own magnificent private grounds with truly excellent facilities for all the family. Extremely spacious in design the villa is delightfully furnished throughout creating a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. The four bedrooms are pleasantly decorated and the master bedroom upstairs has its own ensuite bathroom and private terrace with sea view. Surrounded by extensive landscaped gardens, creating total privacy, the villa enjoys the luxury of a swimming pool, a large built in barbeque area and full size tennis court. Situated 1,5km from Carvoeiro, which apart from its magnificent beaches offers a wide selection of shops, bars, restaurants, golf & sporting facilities.  Sleeps 8.
Avagarosa (Ref: 7794) Self catering villa in Lagoa
Delightful 4 bed villa in the centre of the Algarve, Near Carvoeiro. The villa sleeps 8-10 people comfortably as it offers three bathrooms a large fitted kitchen, lounge and dining room. Within walking distance to the villa is situated a small supermarket two excellent restaurants and three bar/restaurants. Carvoeiro tennis club is also situated within walking distance which has many tennis courts, a gym and a large swimming pool. 1.5km away are two of the Algarves most prestigeous golf courses that of Gramacho and Pinta. The villa boasts off road parking for two cars and a rear entrance gate that leads onto the back patio/barbcue area. Within a small drive from Avagarosa are most of the Algarve's finest beaches.  Sleeps 8.
Casa Amora, Vale de Milho (Ref: 25117) Self catering villa in Carvoiero
Casa Amora is a luxury 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa in the Vale de Milho development, near Carvoeiro. Private swimming pool, 2 barbecues, maid service.  Combining the luxury of home with the best of the Algarve, Casa Amora is a 3 bedroom villa near the popular town of Carvoeiro. Built in the 1990s and named after the family home in the UK (that's mulberries not love!), Casa Amora has just been subject to refurbishment with a new kitchen, furniture and entertainment equipment. The villa is equipped with a music centre, flat screen LCD TV, DVD player and basic English channels. For those not tempted by the pool and outside life, there is a Playstation PS2 and a selection of books and games. The master bedroom has an ensuite with its own Jacuzzi bath. Beds 2 & 3 are located on the other side of the villa and are both twin rooms sharing a bathroom. There is also a separate cloakroom.  Sleeps 7.
4D Pedra Grande (Ref: 5078) Self catering apartment in Carvoeiro
This new apartment/townhouse is one of 24 in the exclusive Pedra Grande condominium complex, just 45 minutes from Faro airport. It is an 8 minute walk to Vale de Centeanes beach and the same to the challenging par 3 Vale de Milho golf course. Groceries, tennis, gym and internet access are just minutes away in the adjacent Rocha Brava compex using the private Pedra Grande entrance.  The apartment has four balconies and a large roof top terrace with barbecue. It is fully furnished and the kitchen has five appliances and a microwave. There are two bedrooms (queen and twin), two full bathrooms (main and an ensuite in the queen bedroom) and a spacious living/dining room with fireplace,Sky digital TV and DVD player.  Sleeps 4.
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2 Bedroom Townhouse (Ref: 2422) Self catering villa in Ferragudo
Luxury two bedroom beach front townhouse with sea views. Short walk to restaurants and shops. Air-conditioning and heating.  All of the properties at Vila Castelo offer quality and luxury that is rarely seen in rental accommodation. Air conditioning for the summer months and heating for winter comfort makes Vila Castelo ideal for all year round bookings and long stays.  It's beach front location and proximity to the village centre makes Vila Castelo ideal for family holidays. Enjoy the main shared swimming pool which is heated for the winter months.  The reception staff at Vila Castelo are their to provide you with advise, make leisure bookings and assist with any help that you may need. They are on hand butl respect you privacy at all times.   Sleeps 5.
Sunny House, West Algarve Portugal (Ref: 56053) Self catering village house in Ferragudo
Situated at the top of the village, the townhouse is close to the ocean . It is composed of 3 bedrooms a living room extended by a veranda. You need only 10 mins on foot to reach the little harbour or the beach. The kitchen has got all the modern equipments and is big enough to welcome 6 people around the table. From it a door opens to the veranda where you have another table for 6 persons.  Ferragudo is also quite lively. Of course, there are plenty of souvenir shops, restaurants of all kinds and, above all, the little harbour with the fishing nets on the ground that is so picturesque!  Sleeps 8.
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Apartment Nundah, Lagos Marina, Algarve (Ref: 55553) Self catering apartment in Lagos
Completed in 2005, Apartment Nundah is a third (top) floor apartment, superbly situated on Lagos Marina, only a ten minute walk to Meia Praia beach. The restaurants and bars on the Marina quay side are a five minute stroll away and a further five minutes will take you across the opening bridge into Lagos town centre where there are many more shops, bars and restaurants to choose from. The golf courses at Palmares and Boavista Golf Resort are within five to ten minutes drive and the courses at Penina to the east and Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort to the west are about 25 minutes drive away. The apartments are built around a central garden area where there is a large swimming pool, a pool for children and extensive sun terracing with loungers. There is also a playground for children in the near vicinity. Lifts are available to the apartments and 24 hour security is provided.  Sleeps 4.
Casa Chrisanda, Lagos, Algarve (Ref: 51289) Self catering villa in Lagos - Bensafrim
Casa Chrisanda is located at Jardim de Bensafrim, which is a small collection of houses situated in the countryside just off the Lagos to Bensafrim road, about twelve minutes drive north of the town of Lagos. Lagos boasts a fine marina and several beaches, including the magnificent Meia Praia and the pretty Praia Dona Ana, together with a full range of supermarkets, smaller shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Casa Chrisanda is a delightful, modern, single storey, house set in an enclosed landscaped garden with lawn and flower borders and a drive with ample space for parking several vehicles. The pool is approximately 8m x 4m, 1 2 metres in depth and surrounded by terrace where there is also an outside pool shower. A charcoal barbeque is tucked away on one side of the house and there is plenty of dining and lounging furniture for outside use.  Sleeps 6.
Patio Apartment - One Bedroom (Ref: 56595) Self catering apartment in Lagos
A brand new one bedroom apartment in a private condominium very close to the centre of Lagos historic town centre, marina and Meia Praia beach. This luxury apartment has a good-sized living/dining room, a well-equipped kitchen area and bathroom with jacuzzi bath with shower. The fully air-conditioned apartment is on the second floor serviced by a lift. The bedroom has twin beds that can be joined to form a double. A sofa bed in the living area allows up to four to be accommodated comfortably. Patio doors from the living room and bedroom open on to the balcony with built-in barbeque. The balcony overlooks the pool, terraces with childrens play area and old convent buildings.   Sleeps 4.
Quinta dos Altos Chalet (Ref: 11887) Self catering cabin in Lagos
Quinta dos Altos Chalet is a charming fully furnished log cabin with a double bedroom and a gallery bedroom with a single bed. It is located in a very peaceful location, with views to the Monchique mountains and far reaching sea views.  It is set within mature gardens of around an acre, with lawns, flowers. shrubs and palm trees. Included within the grounds are a two bedroom log cabin and an attached villa which are also available for rent. There is a large swimming pool shared by the villa and cabins, and a poolside bar serving draught beer and cocktails in high season,, incorporating a large traditional portuguese barbecue for clients use.The pool is surrounded by terracing with ample sun loungers. There is also a sauna, ideal for the cooler months but available all year round at an additional charge (see extra charges). Outside the cabin there is also a small private barbecue.   Sleeps 3.
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