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Corte Pereiro Apt 241, Monchique 8550-257, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My family stayed here for several days last summer. It is such a nice hotel, beautiful views, wonderful staff and lovely breakfast. My daughters enjoyed swimming in the pool. The room was spacious for four people.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This was one of our best hotelexperiences in the world. Recommanded by someone in the village we went up the mountain to Vila Foia, beautifull views from the car, the premises are very well kept, all the rooms with an ample balcony and stunning view , staff was very friendly, we felt welcomed and at home. rooms very comfortable, shower... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We found Vilafoia on our search for a place that was near the Algarve, but not in the Algarve. We loved it. Stephanie and Laila were helpful and attentive. The rooms were spotless, the views were incredible and the pool was very refreshing. The breakfast was extensive and the girls helped us plan out destinations for our evening meals. We... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stayed at Vilafoia from 19th December until Boxing Day 2013. Perfect relaxation! Although we got a little lost initially ( by following directions from booking.com ) we followed the steep path up through the cork forest and reached what was to be our retreat for a week. Felt like a tree house! Well equipped studio with kitchenette , where we... More

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Had four lovely nights here. The hotel is spotless and has a Scandinavian feel, with clean modern lines - very organised and efficient. Room very comfortable, with wall controls for radio etc. TV and air conditioning. En suite shower room attractively decorated, modern, clean and very pleasant, with in-shower body wash/shampoo dispenser, which I thought was a nice touch. Complimentary... More

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Near Portimão and Costa Vicentina, Vilafoia Hotel it was a excellent place to stay. Beautiful place to spend some days in a quiet environment. Located in the Serra of Monchique we have a wonderful view of the Algarve. The service was exceptional. Good rooms, excellent breakfast and the staff is very nice. A place to revisit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

Loved every minute. Three young boys and the experience couldn't have been better. Clean. Great pool. Plenty of space. Nice breakfast. Parking easy. Private and peaceful. Great dinner experience just up the road. Highly recommend.

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Ovar, Portugal
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is an excellent place to stay in if you are looking for peace and quiet! It is a very beautiful place in the mountains and one has a wondefull view of the Algarve from there.The rooms are fantastic and the staff is very nice. The only thing I liked less was that is was so far away from all... More

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Lagos, Portugal
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We have just arrived home from a wonderful weekend away at this real gem of a B&B hotel. And we are already planning our return visit. Laila, our host, makes this place special with her warm welcome & attention to detail. Light and airy rooms, tranquil and clean. Breakfast is continental style, and most enjoyable, fresh ingredients and so the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Our main regret is that we didn't stay here longer - we only stayed two nights. The setting is peaceful and clean, set among a forest of cork trees with wonderful air. If the quarry across the valley wasn't there it would be even better, but that really doesn't matter. Its also a great place to base yourself for trips... More

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Address: Corte Pereiro Apt 241, Monchique 8550-257, Portugal
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Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Monchique
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The non smoking guesthouse ViLAFOIA is situated 500 m above sea level in the Monchique mountains, surrounded by cork trees and offers lots of comfort with 6 double rooms, 1 suite, 2 family rooms and 2 selfcatering studios. ViLAFOIA is built with organic and sustainable materials. The building and the salt walter pool have solar heating.From every room you can enjoy a fantastic view to the atlantic ocean. Faro Airport is 60 min. Drive away. The center of Monchique is 3 km away and the next restaurant only 1,2 km. ... more   less 
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