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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Loved every minute. Huge condo, both bedrooms had ensuites and there was a powder room on the main floor. Two balconies on the main floor and a roof top terrace as well. Location was excellent and Salema itself was a wonderful beach town with great food.

Thank twin411
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Beautiful oceon view, fully equipped villa, am definetly returning here! We enjoyed the view from the deck off livingroom for many hours. Lucked out with a full moon too! Used washer and air dried clothes on dryer rack. Enjoyed pool and ocean swims.ask for beach towel at pool.

Thank 850Janet
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Cons - no wifi (have to pay for it extra, 4euros/day but can't stream/use Netflix) - rooms are dated - lots and lots of steps (get those quads/gluts ready) - no ac - so misty/moldy - no cleaning/housekeeping - tv/DVDs not working (but hey, on vacation) Pros - great for families with kids - spacious apartment, secluded - lots of...

Thank pdisp66
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

We booked the view after doing a lot of research. We wanted to avoid the crowds and tourist traps of the bigger resorts in the algarve. We loved Salema with its super beach and great restaurants. Nothing tacky. We also went to Burgau, Luz, Lagos, Sagres and Alvor, which if you have a car are easily accessible for a day...

1Thank cheznaught
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Spent a week here with my husband and 11 month old. Could not fault the villa, huge and beautifully finished with a big balcony (with a BBQ) and sun terrace. Kitchen well equipped, including a dishwasher and washing machine, lots of TV channels (we were visiting during Wimbledon and Euro 2016!) and very effective aircon. Villa was cleaned a couple...

Thank Sam T
La Cassaigne, France
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Two couples shared Villa H8. The booking and pre-arrival correspondence was efficient. The advice to park below the Villa and access it by the steps is misguided because it is a hard task carrying luggage up more than 65 stairs! We found it much easier to park above or level with the Villa and walk a longer but flat path....

Thank LaCassaigne
Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 26, 2015

Superb apartment (we hired C3 via Owner's Direct, via Roma Travel) Directions and booking info was a bit scanty and the Villa (which was in the process of transferring owners) was also scant on basics like cleaning stuff and lightbulbs (several had already gone including the one on the balcony), but was superbly furnished, lovely big rooms, so much more...

2Thank Debbie R
Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our villa was, well awesome, it came with four bedrooms, split on two floors, with Jacuzzi, sauna and spa bath. To cap it it had a garden and great balcony looking over Salema none of this was mentioned in the details so we had quite a nice shock. Salema is just the ticket for a hard working family, great fishing...

2Thank KacjSurrey
Stockport, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 12, 2015

A lovely old fashioned resort with day beds for hire on the beach, it was great to feel that life had slowed down . Nice places to eat in the village and The View aptly describes it - guaranteed to induce calm! The complex is quiet, well maintained and has a nice feel to it.

Thank 486Allypally
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have just stayed in G16 for a winter break. Great location, wonderful views of the beach. A few restaurants and shops open in Salema village Beautiful warm weather, windy at times. Just be aware it's a very steep hill to walk up to the complex

Thank Chalon2015
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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This magical part of the Algarve is steeped in history, culture and astounding beauty. Commanding breathtaking scenery, it is the perfect place to escape and enjoy a richly deserved holiday in the sun, far away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Vigia Resorts enjoy a marvelous location between Lagos and Sagres, and one step away from Natural Park of Costa Vicentina. The View is Vigia’s stunning luxury resort. Located in the western Algarve, it commands breathtaking ocean views; overlooking a traditional Portuguese fishing village with secluded golden beach, lapped by turquoise seas. The resort boasts communal pools, a cafe bar and reception. Accommodation comprises 55 deluxe linked villas that are impeccably furnished, each containing everything you could possibly require during your stay with us. All the Parque da Floresta facilities will be available, including the free and unlimited access to Spa (pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish bath) and several discounts in the other services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The View – Santo Antonio Villas, Golf & Spa

Address: Rua 28 de Janeiro, Praia da Salema, Salema 8650-190, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Salema
Price Range: $123 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The View – Santo Antonio Villas, Golf & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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The View Beach Holiday Hotel Salema
The View – Santo Antonio Villas, Golf & Spa Salema, Portugal - Algarve
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“Two and three br villas available”
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 of 5 bubbles 850Janet, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Read the reviews for each Villa before choosing”
 of 5 bubbles LaCassaigne, Jun 25, 2016 | Read review
“C3 had a stunning view”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieR864, Aug 26, 2015 | Read review
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“F6 was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 478mfk, Sep 21, 2014 | Read review
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