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Villa Bella Sol, Castelo, Algarve, Portugal

Villa Bella Sol

Castelo, Algarve

Villa Summary

Villa Bella Sol is a sophisticated and spacious property with a large private pool and contemporary furnishings. Plus, there is a selection of good restaurants and shops a few minutes away on foot. It's located in Vale de Parra, close to the popular neighbouring resort of Albufeira, with a host of amenities. Castelo, Gale and Lourenco beaches are less than 5 minutes' drive. Air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and lounge, as well as WiFi and pool heating are included in this 4 bedroom villa.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 9
  • Beach 1 ½ miles
  • Heated Pool
    30 x 17 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Essential Information
Countryside villas
Why our Algarve expert loves this villa
quoteupper The location means you can escape to the country, whilst also having the benefit of Albufeira nearby. Nice contemporary touches too! quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

There's a stylish pool is surrounded by decking adding a contemporary look to this outside space. The sun loungers are the perfect place to lie back and spend a day reading, or simply watch the activities in the pool. There is a dining table and chairs where you can enjoy a bite to eat, cooked up on your very own built-in BBQ. What's not to love?


There is parking just outside the entrance gate. Once inside, a cobbled pathway leads to the front porch. The doorway opens into the hallway.

Living space

The spacious open plan lounge and dining area is decorated and furnished in warm hues, and ensures a comfortable space for relaxation. Patio doors lead out to the pool side terrace, and these allow in plenty of sunlight creating a light and airy feel.


To one side of the front door is the large, tastefully decorated kitchen equipped with all you need for preparing your holiday food. There is a table with chairs where you can enjoy a hearty breakfast. The kitchen also has access to the pool, garden and BBQ area.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

The ground floor has 1 twin bedroom and 1 double bedroom with an en suite bathroom. This double also has access to the pool area. Upstairs, there's 1 double bedroom, which has an en suite bathroom with bath and shower cubicle, as well as a dressing room. This room also has a balcony overlooking the pool area. Completing this level is 1 twin bedroom - consisting of a twin and double bed - and an en suite bathroom. It also has a walk-in wardrobe and its own balcony. All bedrooms are furnished to a good standard and comfortable, with warm tones adding to the homely feel.

This villa has applied for a licence and the submission number is 450.10.33/2014/717. The licence number will follow.
Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Villa facilities

  • 2 double bedrooms with en suite bathrooms  
  • 1 twin bedroom with en suite bathroom  
  • 1 twin bedroom  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 4 bedrooms and lounge   Information
  • Sat TV with BBC and ITV  
  • Safe  
  • CD Player  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 30 x 17 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 3½ft, Max. 7ft  
Villa Location
This stylish villa is in the Vale de Parra countryside, with many opportunities to get more from your holiday. There's a selection of restaurants within walking distance, whilst Castelo Beach is a few minutes' drive. The neighbouring resort of Albufeira is also within easy reach, with its colourful marina, quaint old town and evening entertainment. The beaches of Sao Rafael, Lourenco and the 2½ mile stretch of Gale are within short drive too. There are several other fantastic beaches, restaurants and shops within easy reach.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

There is a supermarket within walking distance, with a wider selection a short drive away in Albufeira, which also has a local market every Tuesday. The municipal fruit, fish and vegetable market between Praia D'Oura and Albufeira is worth a visit, opening every morning except Sundays.

Bars and restaurants

Aside from the restaurant within walking distance there is a wide selection in nearby Albufeira. It has restaurants for all tastes and pockets, a colourful marina, quaint old town as well as a bustling night life. Alternatively, Guia is the renowned home of the typical Algarve dish, spicy chicken piri piri, around 3 miles away - an authentic dish well worth a try!


The closest beach is Castelo Beach, which is less than a 5 minute drive. Alternatively, Coehla and Sao Rafael are well worth a visit. Or, the long sandy beach at Gale, stretching for 2½ miles all the way to Armacao de Pera is also nearby, as is Albufeira beach with a selection of water sports.

Family fun

For a great family day out there are a choice of waterslide parks and the Zoomarine aquarium and dolphin show is within a 20 minute drive.


For golf enthusiasts the nearest course is Salgados, near Praia Grande. Alternatively, the 9 hole Sheraton Pine Cliffs course is to the other side of Albufeira, near Olhos D'Agua. Of course, there are many other golf courses in the Algarve on offer too if golf is high up your agenda.


Our reps are on hand to make sure you have a great time. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.

In this area

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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 37.092407

Longitude: -8.295313

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Activities and things to do
Salgados golf course
One of the many courses in the Algarve, it was once an aircraft landing strip and wetland area beside a bird sanctuary.

It has been compared to both a Scottish links course and a water-filled Florida course and if you enjoy water challenges this course is for you.

The par 4 seventh is rated amongst the best holes in Portugal. The final three holes decrease in difficulty allowing golfers to ease up after a testing first 15.

Address: Vale do Rabelho, Apartado 2266 8200-917
Tel: + 351 289 583030
Fax: + 351 289 591112
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Description: Eighteen holes, 6080 metres, Par 72
Location: Six kilometers west of Albufeira. Turn off the EN125 at Guia.

Zoomarine is an exotic marine life theme park home to hundreds of fantastic and fascinating sea creatures. The park includes dolphins, sea lions, turtles, a shark, a museum and an alligator farm as well as a mini-zoo, exotic birds and tropical fish.

Some of the best shows in Europe are staged at Zoomarine such as sea lion, dolphin and eagle shows. It is advisable to arrive early and plan an itinerary for the day.

It is also possible to interact with dolphins but it is advisable to call at least 2 days in advance. Even though it is costable, it is very popular.

Entertainment at the theme park also includes fairground rides, swimming pools, shops and a cinema.

Zoomarine is situated at KM65 close to Albufeira on the main N125 road between Pera and Guia. The park is in a tranquil setting offset by gardens and lakes. Tel: 200 351 289 560 300.
Krazy World
Krazy World has a Crazy Golf course which features a whopping 36 holes. There is a petting farm where you can hold snakes, take pony rides, touch camels, kangaroos and parrots. Swimming pools provide the opportunity to cool off.

Krazy World is located near Algoz on the N264 which leaves the N269 ten miles east of Silves. Tel: 00 351 282 574 134.

Aqualand Waterslide Park
Formerly known as 'The Big One,' Aqualand has spectacular gardens and is probably the largest waterpark in the Algarve.

The names of the slides give you an idea of what to expect – Hydra, Raging Rapids, Banzai Boggan, Kamikaze, Surf Beach, Rainbow Park, Crazy Leap, Crazy Race &, Congo River! Users of the Kamikaze slide fall 26 metres vertically to the pool below in only four seconds!

Aqualand is located west of Alcantarilha on the main N125 road some ten kilometres outside Albufeira. Tel: 00 351 282 320 230.
Pine Cliffs golf course
This course is perched on a cliff top above Falesia, one of the Algarve's most stunning beaches. The 5 Star Sheraton Algarve Hotel overlooks the umbrella pine trees that line the fairways.

The most testing hole is the dog-leg sixth with its small landing area for the drive. The second shot is uphill to a backward sloping green with bunkers in front.

Address: Sheraton Pine Cliffs Resort, Praia da Falesta 8200-909 Albufeira
Tel: + 351 289 500100
Fax: + 351 289 500117

For golf bookings - Email:

Description: Nine holes, 2274 metres, Par 33
Location: Seven kilometers east of Albufeira on the coast. Turn left off the EN125 for Acoteias, west of the Vilamoura turn off.
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