Stayed in this lovely house for 10 days last summer with an extended family group ranging in age from 3 to 69. The house itself was absolutely fabulous and had everything we could ever need. It was spacious enough that we all had plenty of room and didn't feel like we were on top of each other all the time. The family pictures dotted about gave a real homely touch and made us feel like honoured guests.
The complex on which the house was located was well equipped too and being gated we were happy to let the older girls go out on the bikes, thoughtfully provided by Jose and Sam. We all enjoyed playing football on the 5 aside pitch and the odd game of tennis when it wasn't too hot!
The area around the complex were also a revelation. Having never been to Portugal before I wasn't really sure what to expect. We were all a bit worried at our lack of knowledge of the language but needn't have been. Whilst few of the locals spoke English we were able to muddle by with a...