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“perfect holiday 'geta way'” 5 of 5 stars
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Casa da Horta
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Ed. Algarb, Fraccao C, Roja Pe, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-380, Portugal   |  
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“perfect holiday 'geta way'”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2008

my two young children, husband tobe and myself stayed at casa de horta in march for 10 nights. we booked direct with company and got good last minute discounts and free transfers from airport. they accomodated our children with cots, highchairs, microwave etc. everything we asks for was no trouble. the place lived up to its glossy pics on the website. all the staff were excellent. the accomadation was clean, large and well maintained inside and out.
it was great to be able to pick fresh oranges and lemons each morning with the children and make our own juice and smoothies.
the area was charming, true portugal... no posh hotels or bright lights, but lovely walks and fantastic views. nearest beaches were between 15- 30 mins walk, local shops and resturants were lovely. we didn't get a car in the end, we either walked or got taxi, this was fine for us as we love walking however if you dont like walking then i would recommend a car.
overall we had a perfect holiday and we will be returning in sept 2008.

Stayed March 2008
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2007

These apartments are great but quite far out and on a dark road walking back so I wouldn't recommend it to people with young children. Set in an orange grove it is a lovely relaxing location but you can get some creepy crawlies and things being so close to the grove. Apartments are a good size and well maintained. Better for a pool holiday rather than a beach one and I would recommend getting a car for at least a few days and seeing some of the places the Algarve has to offer because it is just fabulous. Not the place if you want to give your kids freedom but great if you are after a nice relaxing getaway. I was 13 when I went and had a great time but I think if I'd been a few years older I wouldn't have liked not having the freedom.

  • Liked — The different setting
  • Disliked — The location
  • Stayed July 2003, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Ed. Algarb, Fraccao C, Roja Pe, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-380, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Albufeira > Olhos de Agua
Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Olhos de Agua
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa da Horta, literally ‘Orchard House’, is an 150 year old farmhouse thoughtfully converted to provide a picturesque cluster of charming apartments set amongst the tranquility of fragrant orange groves in Vale Carro, close to the fishing village of Olhos de Água, the golf course of Sheraton Hotel, Açoteias and the magnificent Falesia beach. 14 well-equipped cottage apartments, all similar in character but each unique in size and layout. Comfortable, clean and homely with a personal touch. (T1 or T2)Each unit has: 1 or 2 Bedroom(s) with double or twin comfortable beds and storage space with wardrobe. Lounge/Dining area (with comfortable double) Equipped kitchen with cooking facilities: fridge-freezer, crockery, utensils, electric kettle, toaster, etc. Bathroom with Shower and/or Bath Air-conditioning/heating, Satellite TV, Telephone. Safety features include fire extinguishers, fire blankets and smoke detectors. Outside - patio furnished with tables and chairs in wood and marble for outdoor dining.Access to communal facilities including Swimming pools, 3 BBQ and Pic nic areas, Gardens, Snooker/Pool table, Parking, etc. Prices include: Regular cleaning service. All household towels and linens. All utilities (gas, water, electricity). Air-conditioning and heating. Satellite TV with local and international channels. Safe. Cots and Highchairs for infants. Optional Extras: On request we are happy to arrange Welcome Packs, Airport Transfers, Internet Access, External Telephone Service. We can also help with Car Rental, Excursions, Golf, Local Information, Dinner Reservations, etc. ... more   less 
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Casa Da Horta Olhos De Agua, Portugal - Albufeira

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