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Villa Cortelhas, Guia, Algarve, Portugal
VILLA CORTELHAS, GUIA, ALGARVE
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Villa Cortelhas

Guia, Algarve

Villa Summary

Simply authentic! This charming 3 bedroom villa is full of traditional Portuguese features offering a lovely escape set amongst beautiful mature gardens. You'll be a short drive from the centre of Guia with a few restaurants a 15 minute drive further takes you to the popular resort of Albufeira with plenty of shops, eateries and the sandy beach all waiting to be explored. Villa Cortelhas has bright interiors as well as a private swimming pool with views of the local countryside and mountains. WiFi, pool heating and air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms and lounge is included.

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

Villa Features

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 7
  • Beach 5 miles
  • Heated Pool
    30 x 20 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Essential Information
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Why our Algarve expert loves this villa
quoteupper A spacious traditional Portuguese villa, with a large private pool and countryside views from the terrace. Plus, you'll be 15 minutes' drive from the resort centre and several beaches! quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

Outside, lawns on either side of the pool offer plenty of space for children to play, and the garden is fully enclosed and bordered by hedging, flowers and tall pines. The large, inviting private swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers is a great place to relax with a cool drink. There is a brick BBQ to one side of the garden coupled with a dining table and chairs - great for dining alfresco and soaking up that Portuguese sun!


Entrance

From the road, gates open onto a cobbled driveway leading to the side of the villa. There is ample of parking space for your hire cars. The main door opens into the spacious lounge.


Living area and kitchen

The living area is furnished with comfortable sofas, an ornamental fireplace and a traditional wooden beamed ceiling giving the room an authentic Portuguese feel. The dining room is separated by archways and features a wooden table with chairs- ideal for relaxing and enjoying those evening dinners. The country style, fully equipped kitchen has all you need for preparing those all-important holiday meals. There is a separate door which opens onto pool terrace and garden.


Bedrooms and bathrooms

The 3 bedrooms in Villa Cortelhas are split between the ground and first floor. The ground floor has a spacious double bedroom with an en suite bathroom. There is a set of patio doors which open on to the pool terrace and garden, filling the room with plenty of natural light. The first floor has a twin bedroom with an en suite bathroom and a double bedroom with a unique feature wall with a hand painted mural. The double bedroom also has an en suite bathroom and patio doors onto a private balcony overlooking the pool and surrounding countryside - ideal for admiring the stunning sunset.


This villa is registered and licenced by the Portuguese Tourism Board and local council. This number is: 26559/AL.
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 shower room  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air conditioning/heating in 3 bedrooms and lounge  
  • Satellite TV  
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 30 x 20 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 3½ft, Max. 7ft  
Villa Location
Villa Cortelhas is only 15 minutes' walk, or a couple of minutes drive, from Guia village, and around 10 minutes' drive from Praia da Gale Beach. If you want to experience an authentic taste of Portugal, Guia - renowned as birthplace of the traditional dish chicken piri piri - has some fantastic restaurants, well worth a visit! If you feel like venturing a little further afield, Albufeira is 15 minutes' drive away. With a spectacular beach, selection of shops, restaurants lined down the cobbled streets of the old town as well as the picturesque marina. Our Villa Avos is on the same lane.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

In the centre of Guia there's the local fruit, vegetable and fish market open every morning except Mondays, as well as a choice of small shops to browse. There's also a market every Tuesday in Albufeira. For more serious retail therapy, the Algarve Shopping Centre in Guia has a large supermarket, designer shops and authentic boutique's just a short drive away.


Bars and restaurants

There is a restaurant a 10 minutes' walk away. The centre of Guia is within a few minutes' drive and has some excellent restaurants to try. As the birthplace of the chicken piri piri, this is a must try dish. Albufeira, 10 minutes' drive away, has a vast range of traditional and international restaurants to sample. Further along the cost is the area of Praia D'Oura which is very popular for its thriving nightlife scene with plenty of bars, nightclubs and restaurants all waiting to be explored.


Beaches

The closest beach is Gale, 10 minutes' drive away. There are several other lovely beaches located along this stretch of coastline, including Lourenco, Coelha, Praia Grande, Salgados and Sao Rafael, all with snack bars,restaurants. Located 15 minutes' drive away is the charming little Praia da Coelha Beach, with olive trees, bamboo groves and trees which all lead you towards the wooden stairs down to the beach. Once on the beach you won't be disappointed, there are golden cliffs, crystal clear waters and soft sand.


Family fun

Zoomarine is an exotic marine life theme park home to hundreds of fantastic and fascinating sea creatures. It is also possible to interact with dolphins if you book in advance. Further along the coast in Algoz is Krazy World, offering a variety of wildlife, a restaurant and communal pool.


Places of interest

The International Sand Sculpture Festival, held in Pera, takes place every year from May to October celebrating a different theme each year. These fantastic exhibits are created by artists from all over the world - great fun for all the family!


Golf

For golfers, Salgados Golf is one of the scenic courses in the Algarve, with lovely sea views and is just 10 minutes' drive away. So, don't forget you clubs!


Remember...

Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.


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GPS coordinates

Latitude: 37.132171

Longitude: -8.311166

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Activities and things to do
Activity
Zoomarine
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.

www.zoomarine.pt/index.php
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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.

www.aqualand.pt/en/
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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
www.salgadosgolf.com
For golf bookings - Email: geral@salgadosgolf.com

Description: Eighteen holes, 6080 metres, Par 72
Location: Six kilometers west of Albufeira. Turn off the EN125 at Guia.

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Armacao de Pera Water Sports
Located at Armacao de Pera, the Algarve’s largest beach, is a well-equipped water sports centre.

Excursions by boat to explore the caves along the coastline are available from the beaches. Further east at Gale, towards Albufeira, there is water-skiing and wind-surfing with pedalos and banana boats for hire.
Villa Cortelhas Customer Reviews

Loretta Kennedy, 09-Jul-2015

Absolutely beautiful villa with everything you need. Excellent facilities and home comforts. Guia is a lovely town with a good selection of restaurants and shops. There is a fantastic retail centre about 5 minutes away. About 15 minutes drive is Albufeira with a great selection of restaurants. And just another 10 minutes or so takes you to Vilamoura - lovely Marina, especially in the evenings. Beaches are outstanding and so many coves to choose from. Will definitely return to this Villa.

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