We stayed here in May 2018 with family. The villa is marketed as luxury and the photos and website are certainly beautiful. On arrival the villa is very impressive, with lots of space (apart from the kitchen), and everything was very clean.
Although we enjoyed our stay, there were a lot of issues which had to be rectified - the minibus which comes with the villa was unavailable for two days as the previous users had scuffed it, the WiFi was intermittent, and the annex part of the villa had no power on and off for several days which led to workmen in the villa at all hours, and also had no hot water on one of the days.
The second fridge did not work and was not fixed until part way through the week, with workmen arriving in the evening and spending two hours in the kitchen at dinner time. The bbq also did not work and had to be replaced.
We also found it strange that the water features which feed into the swimming pool can only be turned on and off by the gardener, therefore can only be on when he visits to tidy up the garden.
These issues were all fed back to the management company who had to visit multiple times during our stay.
Although the villa seems lovely superficially, we had so many problems that I would definitely not visit again.
This villa was booked for a family of 6 couples and 5 young children in May 2018. The villa itself is lovely, all of the bedrooms were very clean and the outside areas were well maintained. The big let down for us was that so many things broke or had to be replaced during our trip which made it difficult to appreciate the positives about the villa. The bottom apartment part of the villa had no power for the best part of 2 days which meant that people were trudging in and out of the apartment trying to fix it. Numerous other things like the fridge, barbecue and the WiFi broke which meant that people had to come and replace and/or fix them.
The kitchen is also not big enough for the number of people the house can sleep, we found meal times challenging as we could only have 2/3 people helping as it was too crowded otherwise.
All in all, a really lovely villa in a good location but let down but all of the problems that we had during the week.
The villa is located close to several golfcourses. The beach and the heart of the village Vilamoura is a 10 minutes drive. An excellent bakery is around the corner. A supermarket 10 minutes by car. In short the location is perfect.
The villa has a (very well) heated swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, a disco, a game room and many more area's where you can relax. The rooms were clean and everything was perfectly prepared before our arrival. Information provided was detailed and to the point.
We had a family gathering during one week with 5 families including 10 little children. Every one of us enjoyed our stay every minute.
We stayed for 1 week, a group of 14 adults. It was just perfect. The set up permits every couple to have their own space. The pool is just amazing. We had a wonderful time. Every request we had during the process of renting or when at the villa was answered right away. The van is a very nice addition to the rental!!!!
This villa is amazing, it’s big enough to cope with a lot of people without being on top of each other. The communication when booking, before your stay, during and after is great and the owner is very friendly and approachable with any questions or issues.
Whilst at the villa we felt very safe and it’s really private and quiet.
The villa has everything you would need and more, can’t recommend it highly enough!
Wow! Where do I start?!
Vilamarques is absolutely incredible! - A group of ten of us stayed over at Vilamardues for four days in September and all loved our stay. We had our own private heated swimming pool, hot-tub jacuzzi, games room, beer on tap, it was the perfect place to escape and relax for four days.
The Villa has 9 bedrooms and can sleep up to 25 people, all of which were cleaned and tidied by Debbie and the team. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful and were on hand to answer any questions we had during our stay.
The villa is only on the outskirts of Vilamoura and set in the very quiet suburbs, which helps with the relaxing in the private grounds. It's also very handy as it's only a 5 minute taxi ride to the marina (great for going out to restaurants in the evening) and also the beach.
We're already in the process of booking our next visit back to this amazing villa - so I think this sums up how we all feel about this special place!
(It's also an amazing wedding venue too! - if you're looking to get married abroad you should definitely add Vilamarques to your list!).
WOW! What a lovely villa in beautiful surroundings.
This is not your average holiday villa; it is a home from home and the size of a small/boutique hotel. The amenities mean there is never a dull moment; from fun and games in the media/party room, sipping a pint of cold super bok on tap and playing pool in the games room, to ultimate relaxation chilling out in the hot tub, swimming a few laps in the generously sized heated swimming pool, to soaking up a few rays poolside on the loungers, this place is fabulous.
Jay (owner) and Debbie (manager) have been fantastic and helpful throughout our booking, arrival, stay, and departure. The attention to detail shines through; the villa is immaculate and the gardens and terraces are beautiful.
I am not one to go back to the same place twice but I make exception here. We stayed for my sisters Wedding in May and just had to come back this September. We will definitely return again. With all the rooms this is the perfect place for a family holiday.
Only a short taxi journey to the outstanding Vilamoura Marina and beaches, where there is something for every food taste and cocktails galore.
I highly recommend for holidays and weddings x