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Dublin
Reviewed July 25, 2013

This review is based on what i expect and was told, and I travelled for 3 weeks returning July 23rd with 3 children aged 17, 12 and 9. This is sold as a 4 star property, and it may just about be a 4 star place. Don't judge the place on your first impression from the outside, It looks a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 18, 2013

29 years ago we found this place when it was first built and bought two weeks' timeshare there, which we have never regretted. Countless friends and family have enjoyed it: it has suited toddlers through to teenagers, who still want to come although it is a quiet place. We also rent there at other times in the year. The English...

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2Thank Joyce G
Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Spacious and clean appartment, nice pool and very close to great beach. Good beach side restaurant for lunch. Cheap, great food, somewhat still and old staff in restaurant on the beach. Never mind them, we had great lunch with fresh dish there every day. Hotel restaurant maybe good for simple breakfast but otherwise avoid it! This appartment hotel is a...

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Westport, Ireland
Reviewed May 8, 2013

We had a wonderful holiday at the Jardim do Vau, right on the beach, half way between Portimao and Alvor, in early April. The apartment was clean, well equipped and with comfortable furniture. The indoor pool is a great bonus in the off-peak season. We used the free shuttle from the hotel several mornings. We went into Portimao a couple...

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3Thank mayoartist
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Jardim do Vau lovely apartments set on a cliff top with easy access to sandy secluded beaches. The apartments are well run and well maintained, the cleaning staff and reception are efficient, polite and helpful. Reception kindly handles your motorway tolls, you can pay in advance for the return to Faro airport and therefore avoid looking for a post office...

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5Thank Paul S
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed March 16, 2013

This was the 11th year we enjoyed our 6 week winter vacation at this establishment. Our stay has always been so wonderful that it is not possible to mention all. The location, the indoor swimming pool, which my husband enjoyes daily, swimming and good conversation with other guests and of course the beach, to search for the eyes of God....

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2Thank Regina K
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 27, 2013

After spending January in Spain we were looking for a place to spend February and this ticked the boxes for us. A spacious apartment with a south facing sheltered balcony, a stunning sea view, and warmth at night. A large heated indoor pool. A long pleasant walk in each direction along the coast. Several good supermarkets close by. You do...

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1Thank Edge54
West Yorkshire England
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Just come back from our annual visit to these apartments and although we are certainly not in the first flush of youth we have 2013 standards!!!!!and think that it and the area certainly is what it says on the tin. There are things that could make it better ,a few toiletries in the bathroom , duvets on the beds, wi...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Its hard to know where to start. In summary, this place is brilliant. We have been coming here for many years, since the children were toddlers; now, as teenagers and beyond, they are quite happy to return. Returning to a known place means no surprises, of course, ideal with a young family, but mainly it is the sheer quality of...

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1Thank Anthony J
london
Reviewed January 2, 2013

after reading so many great reviews we were expecting perfection???The beach is really great but Im afraid this review is coming from a YOUNG family with 2013 standards and the hotel and area is not quite what it says on the tin. Everything about this hotel and the area surrounding it is totally stuck in the 90'.... Pool...They make you...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right in Praia do Vau beach, 3.5km from Portimão centre and 2km from the entertainment area of Praia da Rocha. Jardim do Vau consists of 131 elegantly furnished apartments, which are composed of one and two bedrooms, equipped with kitchen (kitchenette in the one bedroom units) and balconies with sun beds. Facilities include 24 hour Reception, Outdoor Swimming Pools, Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, Pool Bar (summer), Mini Market, Junior Club (from May to September), Conference Rooms, Atlantic Club with Indoor Heated Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Steam Room, Sauna, Changing Rooms and Natural Solarium. Free Parking available. Additional services: Restaurant Pool bar Cocktail Bar Mini-Market Hairdresser Fitness Room, Sauna and steam room Snooker Babysitting Ping Pong Volleyball Junior Club Playgroung Meeting Rooms Library Indoor heated swimming pool Outdoor swimming pools Wi-fi in public areas The two bedroom apartments, with a big furnished balcony, have one double bed in one bedroom and two single beds in the other bedroom. It features two bathrooms, separated and fully equipped kitchen, living and dining room. It has satellite tv, safe (€), telephone, hair dryer, iron and board. The one bedroom apartments have a furnished balcony, two single beds in the bedroom, dining and living room, fully equipped kitchenette, bathroom satellite tv, safe (€), telephone, hair dryer, iron and iron board. All apartments are daily cleaned. The sheets and towels are changed twice a week or according to client's request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jardim do Vau

Address: Praia do Vau, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500-820, Portugal
Location: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Portimao > Praia da Rocha
Price Range: $49 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Jardim do Vau 4*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Jardim Do Vau Hotel Praia Da Rocha
Jardim Vau
Jardim Do Vau Praia Da Rocha, Portugal - Algarve
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#3 Family Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#4 Luxury Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Praia da Rocha
#7 Romantic Hotel in Praia da Rocha
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“The bldg on Sth side (A&C) over looks the Pools, to see ocean on 2nd or 3rd lvs, the N bldg the 4th and 5th levels offer ocean views ?”
 of 5 bubbles 782rayt, 1 week ago | Read review
“Try and get a ground floor apartment in block A”
 of 5 bubbles johnjO341BC, Feb 12, 2017 | Read review
“Building A does not appear to have heating which might affect your room choice in cooler months. Not all rooms have a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles 287susann, Feb 11, 2017 | Read review
“Poolside downstairs was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles RenateVink, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you have a seaview, but all balconies are south facing”
 of 5 bubbles Anne1234724, Nov 13, 2016 | Read review
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