Villa Gourmet – Everything you could need for a perfect holiday experience!


Lagoa, Faro, Portugal
49 Reviews
Villa
4 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms
9 Guests

Property


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The main living area is open plan with the entrance hall flowing into the dining area with the kitchen to the right. This contains a large 14 seater dining table, a fully equipped kitchen with a central island with sink,a separate breakfast bar, an industrial Viking cooking range, separate and a walk-in fridge. Naturally, all the required facilities are supplied, such as dishwasher, microwave and convection combination oven, Bugatti expresso machine, bread making machine, kettle, toaster, orange juice squeezer etc. This kitchen is designed to meets the requirement of the most demanding chef.

Off the kitchen is the garage which is converted into a games room with pool table, football table, table tennis table, that can be moved outside, if required. Bicycles are also provided as well as a toy chest. The laundry room follows through, with a chest freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and board. A rotating clothes line is located outside.

To the left of the entrance hall, there a guest w/c, and ground floor twin bedroom with bathroom en-suite, aquarium with warm water fish, and stairs leading to the first floor,flowing through a reading area into the lounge and bar area, with a feature fireplace, large tv with playstation and accessories. The bar is equipped with a bottle cooler, ice machine, ice crusher, sink and draught beer tap (optional 100 Euros for a 50L barrel or beer – approx. 80 pints).

On the first floor, there are three bedrooms. The master suite has a king sized bed, flat screen tv, fabulous sea view, built in wardrobes, an ensuite bathroom with, power shower, jacuzzi bath, toilet, bidet and washbasin.

Two further twin bedded rooms with ensuite bathrooms with jacuzzi bath/shower, toilet and washbasin, each with a private terrace and sun-lounger(s) and sea views. On the landing there is a massage armchair. Should you need to work whilst on holiday, an office is at your disposal.

In order to take advantage of the fantastic Algarve climate, great care has be taken to ensure that guests can really enjoy all the benefits of outdoor living. with that in mind, there are three separate sofa and armchair areas, and premium quality sun-loungers, both round the pool area and on the private terraces on the first floor. Hammocks, and bean bags are also provided. To offer different external dining solutions, there is a table off the dining room and kitchen, under the covered terrace, or alternatively, there is a fully equipped outdoor kitchen and barbecue, containing and industrial Viking gas barbecue with rotisserie, twin high output gas burner (with wok ring), restaurant grade pizza oven (bases can be supplied upon request), combination microwave and convection oven, dishwasher and combination fridge freezer, as well as air conditioning and a large flat screen television. This building has fully retractable double glazed doors that can be fully or partially opened according to requirements.

Should you prefer to be pampered a chef service is available to cater and serve a menu of your choice. Please ask for further details.

Attached to this building is an external changing room with, shower, toilet and washbasin, a small gym room, with running machine, multi gym and other accessories such as step, skipping rope, hand weights etc.

On the lawn areas, one part is occupied by a nine hole putting, another with swing, tower, picnic table, sand-pit and slide, as well as a trampoline. The bottom lawn has goal posts for football.

The main pool is 6m x 12m with an electric cover. This pool can be heated, if required for 180 GBP per week. There is a smaller separate pool for children as well as a jacuzzi on the wooden deck area.

In essence, this fully alarmed with electric shuttered property, provides all the ingredients for the perfect family holiday and children interactivity within the safe, fully walled, fenced and electrically gated environment. There is a Sonos music system, with speaker inside and out, enabling you to play your preferred music selection or choose to make your own playlist from the thousands of songs available. The wi-fi access is service through four routers in selected areas for better coverage.

There is daily maid service except weekends and public holidays.

Great sea and country views, 25 minutes walk (or three by car), to various beaches, and nature cliff top walks, where one can fully appreciate the beauty of the stunning Algarve coastline. You are totally spoilt by the great selection of nearby restaurants available, as well as two 2 Michelin star restaurants within 20 minutes by car. This is perfectly positioned to drive to a selection of golf courses within 15 minutes as well as seeing the caves, departing from nearby Benagil beach.

Friday or Monday are our preferred changeover day, depending on bookings in place. Please contact us about this before booking. The option of Monday to Friday is possible. 

Please contact us directly regarding our “Winter Special Offers” rates.

 

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Location


Lagoa, Faro, Portugal
37.1031926763 -8.4110628068

49 Reviews
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05 April, 2016 by March 2016 - The Sextons - Hereford U.K.
Visit four and counting the days till August when we are back! Howard, or as I am now told (crazy Howard) is the most fantastic host and never fails to deliver quality each time woe visit. Many thanks to Helena - the kids love you! See you soon xxx

Another great stay!

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18 November, 2015 by 24-30 October, 2015 . O Leary s & O Brien s - Bromley & Dartford.
I really liked staying in the villa and sharing a bedroom with Atlanta. We wouldn’t have survived without the warm pool and boiling jacuzzi. Cara xx ———— I loved this villa! The warm pool and hot jacuzzi were amazing,

6 Star villa!

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18 November, 2015 by 24th to 31st October, 2015 - The Hodgson Family, North Yorkshire.
6 Star villa!  Our second visit to Villa Gourmet and will not be our last. Just as fabulous as last time. The weather was good and we enjoyed the pool morning and night. Had fun making pizza and found the kitchen equipment well equipped, so

What a house!

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15 October, 2015 by 8 -15th October, 2015 - Ryan & Blair Family, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Howard, what a great host you have been. We would like to thank you for your warm welcome into your home. What a house, there was plenty of space, extremely well equipped and more than enough for our kids, aged 3 -16.  We especially enjoyed

What a fantastic villa!

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14 October, 2015 by May 2015 - Steve and Matt
What a fantastic villa! We came here to celebrate my partners 28th Birthday and we left feeling as though we had done it in style. Everything about Villa Monte Real is first class!! We will certainly be coming back for another visit next

Already booked twice for next year and counting down the days!

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14 September, 2015 by 28th August to 7th September, 2015 - The Sextons, Hereford.
As I have said many times before, for a number of years we searched the Algarve for our perfect holiday villa. Now we have found it. Howard is superb, attentive, but not obtrusive. Already booked twice for next year and counting down the days.

This is by far the best holiday villa we have had!

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12 September, 2015 by 24/07 - 3/08/15 - The Addis s - Kigstone, Hereford, England.
5 Stars +. Ten days was not long enough this superb, well equipped, wonderful villa. This is by far the best “holiday” villa we have had. Howard and Helena are both wonderful and nothing was too much trouble, so thank you both for

What a fabulous villa, the best we have ever stayed in, in every respect!

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12 September, 2015 by 3/08 - 10/08/15 - Sarah, Chris, Millie & Sebastian Hills & Janet Day (Nana!) - Hampshire & Glouceste
What a fabulous villa, the best we have ever stayed in, in every respect! We loved the outdoor areas particularly & loved cooking our Pizzas & eating in the “outdoor kitchen”. Fantastic facilities, everything that you could

It s difficult to warrant visiting the same place twice…..

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12 September, 2015 by 10/08- 21/08/15 - Bloodworth s - South Gloucestershire.
As the world becomes a much more accessible place, it’s difficult to warrant visiting the same place twice. However, this is exactly what we have done!  The algarve is saturated in luxury villas although there cannot possibly be another

Awesome week!

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12 September, 2015 by 21st to 28th August 2015 - Denise, Colin & Tom - Beverley, East Yorkshire.
Howard, you are a legend!! Your villa is sensational, especially the outdoor kitchen and the “picanha”. Helena has been very helpful & friendly. Awesome week.

Your music selection is spot on!

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12 September, 2015 by 21st - 28th August, 2015 - Abbie & Olly- Beverley, East Yorkshire.
Such an amazing villa to have spent the first week of our holiday in! From the outdoor kitchen with the awesome pizza oven to the sunbeams which we’ve been debating sleeping on some nights! We’ve loved the bar and enjoyed making

Loved the villa, weather, pool, your help!

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12 September, 2015 by 21 - 28 August 2015 - Matt, Ann & Grace - Yateley, Hampshire.
Well played Howard. Great innings! Loved the villa, weather, pool, your help. Really enjoyed the week. Personal favourites were the indoor kitchen and the bar!! Will start saving to come back again soon.  Matt, Ann & Grace xx

Thank you both for yet again magical time in one of your villas.

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24 July, 2015 by July, 2015 - Errington s Leicestershire.
Thank you both for yet again magical time in one of your villas. It had been very restful and enjoyable time here. We hope to see you again very soon. xxx

The villa especially the outdoor area was amazing!

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24 July, 2015 by 10th to 18th July, 2015 - The Birds - Richmond, U.K. & Singapore.
Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing stay. The villa, especially the outdoor area was amazing, the children from 2yrs -13yrs enjoyed endless hours in the pool. Howard was excellent arranging taxis and a fantastic dinner at Pescador, Benagil. Local

Fantastic 60th Birthday here at your fabulous villa!

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24 July, 2015 by 18th to 24th July, 2015 - Butler - Ayrshire, Scotland.
Thank you, Howard, for making it possible to have a fantastic 60th Birthday here at your fabulous villa. Eight adults & one child in our party and everyone had a great time. You organised a chef for us, and the food was brilliant. Helena is a

What a superb villa!

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23 June, 2015 by 9 to 19/06/15 - Braun, Berry & Wright families, Cheshire.
Thanks Howard, what a superb villa and for going out of your way to show us the area, it was very kind of you. We didn’t leave the villa much as we enjoyed the pool and games room, and even though the weather wasn’t the best at the

Fabulous villa!

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02 June, 2015 by 22/5 - 31/05/2015 - Waddington & Macdonald families - Lancashire.
Thanks Howard for a fabulous villa, we loved everything, the pool area, outdoor kitchen and the space was super for the children & grandchildren. The pizzas were delicious, sunshine every day. Helena was lovely, thank you Helena. 

Amazing villa!

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12 May, 2015 by 02/05/15 Gary Melton.
Amazing villa - we had a great week, everything we could have wished for. Thank you Howard and São for looking after us so well.

Nous avons passés d excellences vacances dans un cache idyllique!

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12 May, 2015 by 01/05/2015 - Dos Santos Neto - Nguyen - Paris, France.
Nous avons passés d’excellences vacances dans un cache idyllique. Encore, merci et surtout un agréable accueil de la part de Howard. Et un grande merci aussi á la hôte de la maison qui passé touts les jours

One of the best villas we have stayed in!

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19 April, 2015 by 11/04 - 18/04/15 - The Pack, Brown & Smith family - Nottingham.
One of the best villas we have stayed in! Weather was fantastic. We managed to use all the outdoor facilities. Villa was very well equipped. Thank you to Helena for looking after us so well. Big thank you to Howard for all his help over the week.

We had a fantastic, relaxing, family time!

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11 April, 2015 by 11/12 - 20/12/14 - The Clarke Family - Wakefield.
We had a fantastic, relaxing, family time. The weather was lovely, the house was fantastic, we all enjoyed making pizzas with the dough. Nothing was too much trouble for Howard or Helena, who were both lovely and the kids loved it. We are looking

Excellent villa!

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05 April, 2015 by Sept 2014  Jones Family
Excellent villa. Everyone was very helpful, villa has everything. Local restaurants are excellent. Will certainly come back.

Perfect for our girls week away!

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04 April, 2015 by 15/05/2013 Lea, Hudson, Wigfield and Baxter - Buckinghamshire.
Perfect for our girls week away! So lovely to be the first here to experience this wonderful villa, well positioned, well equipped, comfortable loungers, excellent facilities. Howard, the owner, could not have been more helpful, above and beyond

Outside area and garden room/ kitchen are brilliant (never used inside at all! ).

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04 April, 2015 by 25/05/13 - 8/06/13 -  Various in Lancashire! - Sue & Ian Smith, Jennie, Dean & Charlie, Rachel & Jo
Having been to the other house 2 years ago, we knew the area and what we wanted to revisit....however, we have hardly moved from the house for 2 weeks! Outside area and garden room/ kitchen are brilliant (never used inside at all! ). Fabulous for

We rarely left the villa as there was so much to do!

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04 April, 2015 by 11/06/13 - 21/06/13 - Webber Family - Hampshire U.K.
We had an amazing holiday & Howard couldn’t of been more helpful! There is a close shopping centre “Algarve Shopping” only 15 mins away. We rarely left the villa as there was so much to do - my daughter (2 years old) loved the

Three weeks is not enough!!

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04 April, 2015 by 22/06/13 - 13/07/13 - Lars & Michelle Winkelmann + Kiddies!! - Hamburg, Germany.
We have had the most wonderful holiday here at Villa gourmet!! Three weeks is not enough!! From the first moment on, it felt like home. Everything works - the pool area is fantastic and it’s very peaceful!! The girls have enjoyed every minute,

Absolutely loved the villa!

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04 April, 2015 by 13/07/13 - 20/07/13 - Kevin & Martine, Sandrine, Jacques, Sharon, Daria & Sean - U.K. & Qatar & Oman
Absolutely loved the villa. The outside kitchen area & pool are just fab! Like others have said, we actually didn’t leave the villa much at all. Howard seems to have catered for everything. The playstation, the golf, the football area,

Villa Gourmet is a wonderful luxurious villa in an exquisite setting!

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04 April, 2015 by 20/07/13 - 03/08/13 - Burns family - Canterbury, Kent.
Having visited Carvoeiro 11 times in the past 12 years, this is the 5th consecutive time we have stayed at Villaview properties (4 in total). Frankly, we have been thrilled on each occasion by the quality of the villas and the comprehensive

We are now off to the new Conrad hotel at Quinta, but are sure it won t be as good as Villa Gourmet!

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04 April, 2015 by 03/08/13 - 14/08/2013 - Silcock Family - London, U.K.
What a fantastic holiday! The villa is superb! - our boys loved making pizzas (thank you Howard for delivering the pizza dough!), we all loved the jacuzzi & the comfiest sun beds ever! Thank you to Howard for useful tips & restaurant

Loved the outdoor dining area, especially the pizza oven!

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04 April, 2015 by 15th - 29th August 2013 - Gilberts, Williams extended family - from the Midlands and Ascot.
A wonderful, relaxing holiday at Villa Gourmet. Six Adults and two children. There was something for everyone from a five year old to a seventy year old. Most comfortable loungers ever around the pool. Loved the outdoor dining area, especially the

A totally relaxing week in a superb property!

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04 April, 2015 by 26th September - 3rd October, 2013 - Craig & Helen, Lancashire.
A totally relaxing week in a superb property. We tried the pizza oven with the help of Howard providing the dough which has to be a must for any one. Daily walks down to the beach (about 30 mins), cool beer and home, kept us fit. Beer on tap so

We have loved every minute of our stay here at Villa Gourmet!

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04 April, 2015 by 16th to 23rd October, 2013 - McEwan & Adamson - Glasgow & Edinburgh, U.K.
We have loved every minute of our stay here at Villa Gourmet. The villa is modern and luxurious yet also has a beautiful homely feel. The facilities and equipment are second to none and made every activity possible. We enjoyed many family activities

Top class Villa!

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04 April, 2015 by 26th to 31st October, 2013 - The Hodgson family - North Yorkshire.
Top class Villa. Thank you all very much for a fantastic stay. The villa is top class and has everything you could wish for. Our stay was only short, but we will be back here again. The kids loved the pool, warm and the pool toys are a great idea.

Un villa magnifique où tout est bien pensé!

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04 April, 2015 by 22/03/14 - 29/03/14 - Maia, Lyamine, Gilles, Jérome, William & Sabine - France.
Un villa magnifique où tout est bien pensé. Un “pool house” fantastique que nous avons largement utilisé. Un bar bien garni et la biere à la pression nous a enchantés! Un trés, trés bon

Hope you enjoy your stay as much as we have!

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04 April, 2015 by 5th to 12th April, 2014 - The Knott family - Steve, Diane, Ella, Dan & Tom - Bristol, England.
What a fantastic villa. We have been regular visitors to the Carvoeiro area for many years, but this stay has outdone them all. The villa has everything you could want and more. Howard could not have been more welcoming and Sonia looked after us so

Will definitely be recommending Villa Gourmet to friends & family!

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04 April, 2015 by 19th to 26th April, 2014 - Snowdons & Bensons - Sunderland, London & Edinburgh.
Thank you Howard for a wonderful stay at Villa Gourmet. The house is great and very well equipped - we love the walk in fridge, the supersize BBQ & games facilities, just great. Also had a lot of fun battling out the sonos system!  Marinha

Look forward to seeing you next June!

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04 April, 2015 by 10th to 17th May, 2014 - Robertsons, Kerns & Bulkleys - England.
Howard, you’re an amazing host - we are going to tell all our friends about this great villa & the wonderful hospitality. Look forward to seeing you next

Loved the music system!

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04 April, 2015 by 17th to 23rd May, 2014 German - Randels, Somerset, U.K.
Thank you for a wonderful week, the house is so well appointed & had everything we were looking for. We felt very welcome & had a wonderful time. We’ll definitely be back!

Absolutely fantastic, felt like royalty!!

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04 April, 2015 by 24th to 31st May, 2014 - Salisbury & Gittens - Wales & London, U.K.
What an amazing villa - a host of high spec things. Absolutely fantastic, felt like royalty!! Howard & his team, especially Elena did a great job & we can’t praise them enough. Thank you!!

This beautiful villa has everything that you can think of to make for a wonderful holiday plus a few

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04 April, 2015 by 12th to 26th June, 2014 - Ron & Kath Atkinson et al, Wilmslow, Cheshire, U.K.
Whilst this beautiful villa has everything that you can think of to make for a wonderful holiday plus a few others! The real stars of the show for us were Howard, the consummate host for whom nothing is too much trouble and Helena, his bright,

Without a doubt, Villa Gourmet has been the best by far!

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04 April, 2015 by 7th July, 2014 - Tickner family - Steve, Maureen, Marc, Tess, John, Sophie, Holly, Graham, Roisin, D
Dear Howard, We have been coming to Portugal for 30 years and as our family have grown they have joined us along our many holidays. Without a doubt, Villa Gourmet has been the best by far. We have all had the best 10 days. Your help and advice has

I never knew we could eat so much pizza!

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04 April, 2015 by 7th to 21st July, 2014 Messelink family, Netherlands.
Howard, Helena -  Thank you for a truly wonderful stay in Villa Gourmet. The Algarve is beautiful, but with a villa like this there is a great excuse to just stay at home. The villa is superbly appointed and surprise with some extras that are

To put this quite simply, this villa is exceptional!

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04 April, 2015 by 7th to 14th August, 2014 - Bloodworth s - Bristol.
To put this quite simply, this villa is exceptional. There are too many things to write that we enjoyed about this property, therefore I will highlight just a few! Firstly, both Howard & Helena could not of tried any harder to make our stay

La maison est magnifiquement décorée, les extérieurs sont superbes!

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04 April, 2015 by 14th August, 2014 Fernandes, Bernard - France.
Nous avons passé un séjour merveilleux dans cette magnifique maison. Merci á Howard pour sa disponibilité et pour son sens de l’accueil et aussi a Hélène pour son sens de la perfection. La maison est

The most relaxed we ve been in years!

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04 April, 2015 by 22/08/14 - 31/08/14 - The Fresco family, Edgware, Middx - England. (Gavyn, Jo, Alan, Sam & Jack).
The most relaxed we’ve been in years! Thank you Villa Gourmet x We have had the most incredible holiday ever and it’s all thanks to Howard and his wonderful Villa Gourmet. The villa itself is just pure brilliance, it has everything and

This is the most fantastic villa yet!

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04 April, 2015 by 31/08/14 to 07/09/14 - The Sexton family - Hereford, England.
We’ve been coming to the Algarve for many years, and always had good accommodation. However, this is the most fantastic villa yet. It has everything we want and Howard and his staff just go that extra mile to make it so special. Howard, thank

The villa is an absolute paradise!

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04 April, 2015 by 07/09/14 - Karen, Chris, Kelly, Sarah, Andrew & Tony - Glasgow, Scotland.
Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday! It’s been a long time since we’ve been on holiday as whole family and the few days we have spent here have been perfect. The villa is an absolute paradise and Howard & Co. have went above

Outside area six stars and that is having stayed in many places around the world!

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04 April, 2015 by 2nd to 9th October, 2014 - The Martin family & baby. N. Ireland.
Wonderful stay. Everything one needed and more! Outside area six stars and that is having stayed in many places around the world. Elena and Howard incredibly helpful, perfect. Thank you very much for your helpful attention.  The Martin Wilcox

Fantastic villa & excellent facilities!

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04 April, 2015 by 23/10 - 02/11/14 - Clare & Richard Harrison - Selby, N. Yorkshire.
Thank you Howard for a wonderful stay. Fantastic villa & excellent facilities. Hope to be back in the future. Clare, Richard, Matthew & William.


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