Have stayed here several times in the 1 bedroom villa but never in the summer season. The weather was in the high 80s and the lack of air conditioning meant that the evenings were very humid. However this is such a great place to stay that this wouldnt put us off. The 34 apartments are set in the hillside so that they feel quite private and the complex is very quiet. The small supermarket has just reopened after being closed for a year so all the basics are now available. There are friendly new owners of the bar/restaurant with good value meals, a meal for 2 ( 1 gammon, 1 ribs) with drinks came to less than 25 euros. The pool area is always quiet with plenty of sunloungers available . The villas although needing a coat of paint and updating are very well equipped, the only thing missing is a hair dryer. Villamoura and its many attractions is a 5 minute drive away. There is a bus stop right outside or reception will book a taxi for you if you dont have a car. Falesia beach in high season is busy with expensive sun loungers but if you buy a sun umbrella for 12 euros from the supermarket in villamoura you can find a quiet spot and pitch it on the beach like the locals do. The villas also have its own dog a small papillon/miniature collie cross who was abandoned but is now looked after by the staff, he is wary at first but will soon eat ham and bacon from you!.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Prado do Golf offers guests a relaxed and calm base for a self catering holiday, ideally located in a peaceful corner of the stunning resort of Vilamoura, Algarve. Families, sports club groups, couples and independent travellers all agree that the quiet and pleasant surroundings, alongside the value for money ensure Prado do Golf is a popular alternative to booking into a larger hotel. Prado do Golf has 44 units of one and two bedroom apartments and villas (standard and deluxe) with off road parking, that are spread amongst the attractively maintained gardens. The heart of the complex is the large communal pool (not heated) with surrounding terrace and sun beds, besides which the bar and bistro terrace offers alternative areas to enjoy the sunshine and extended balmy evenings. This social and secure area is a sheltered haven for sunbathers and where parents can easily keep an eye on their children as they play and make new friends. Prado do Golf has a local bus stop outside the entrance for convenient transportation around Vilamoura, popular with those who do not wish to hire a car. At Prado do Golf, Vilamoura guests choose between one or two bedroom apartments and villas, the apartments are in blocks of 4 with 2 on the ground floor and 2 on the 1st floor. Those with restricted mobility are advised to inform staff at the time of booking to enquire about availability of the ground floor units for their convenience. The standard apartments and villas offer basic, comfortable, spacious open plan, value for money holiday accommodation, with plenty of space in the living areas for families and well equipped for self catering. Each apartment and villa offers:•1 or 2 Spacious bedrooms with twin beds and fitted wardrobes with drawers•Bathroom with a bath with a shower, bidet, toilet & sink•A well equipped kitchen including oven, hob, fridge/freezer, kettle, crockery and utensils•A generous open plan lounge/dining room with defined areas including dining table and chairs and relaxed seating to enjoy the cable TV•A private sun terrace or balcony outside opens through sliding doors from the lounge, with table and chairs. Additional features include:•A safety deposit box (2 euros per day)•Full length mirrors in the bedrooms•Hair drier•Ironing board and iron•Shutters on the windows•Maid service is twice a week, change of towels mid week (pool/beach towels are not provided), change of linen (more than 7 nights). Some guests prefer to upgrade their holiday and spend a little more to secure one of the deluxe apartments or villas which offer more contemporary furnishings with the added luxuries and convenience of: air conditioning, microwave, dishwasher. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Prado Do Golf Hotel Vilamoura
- Prado Do Hotel
- Prado Do Resort
- Prado Do Golf Vilamoura, Portugal - Algarve