September 2019 – Barrie and Cathy, UK (Sunset Suite)


September 2019 – Gary and Wendie, U.K. (East Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 10-9-19 Gary and I had a wonderful stay in your lovely apartment. Beautiful weather, beautiful garden, and lovely hosts with the bonus of a dog. We will definetly be back so see you soon. Gary + Wendie


August 2019 – Daniel Rollon, Valladolid, Spain (East Apt)


August 2019 – Elena and Anatoly, St. Petersbourg, Russia (Sunrise Room)

From note: Dear Isabel and Greg! we do not meet since we arrived, but we would like to say you tahnk you for your hospitality, for a beautiful house we are living now in and for your breakfasts (which are much better than in Four Seasons) =). It is very pleasant for us to stay at place which concentrates high taste, elegancy, beauty and heart! Thank you! Elena & Anatoly.


August 2019 – Josie and Brendan, Scotland (West Apt)


August 2019 – Maty et Laurent, Le Mans, France (West  Apt)

From our Guest  Book: Comme chaque année nous avons passé um super séjour chez Isabel et Greeg. Vous étes ravissants et nous vous aimons comme cela. Nous reviendrons 3 semaines lánnée prochaine. Au plaisir de vous revoir. A bientôt. Maty et Laurent


August 2019 -Mathieu et Virginie, Marseille, France (Sunset Suite)


August 2019 – Oktavwiusz and Violetta, Poland (Sunrise Room)


August 2019 – Christelle et Piany, Toulouse, France (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 12 août – 19 août 2019. Chers Isabel et Greg, Nous vous remercionsde votre accueil très chaleureux, avec simplicité et générosité. Notre séjour s’est merveilleusement bien déroulé. Nous avons découvert une très belle région, de très beaux paysages et sourtout de magnifiques plages. Nous repartons d’ici avec pleins de souvenirs inoubliables. Merci pour les petitis attentions apportées au court de notre séjour ainsi que vos conseils. Ne changez pas, restez comme vous êtes. 🙂 Bonne continuation, Christelle et Piany, Toulouse


August 2019 – Sergio y Patricia, Madrid, Spain (East Apt)


August 2019 – Stella and Bianca, Holland (Sunset Suite)


August 2019 – Dominico and Patrizia, Italy (Sunrise Room)


August 2019 -Heikki and Emilia, Finland (Sunset Suite)

From our Guest  Book: To our lovely hosts Isabel and Greg1 Thank you so much for yor hospitality. For delicious breakfast and for making us feel so welcome! We had everything we needed and much more! the house, the terrace and garden are amazing! We hope that some day we have opportunity to come back to your lovely home<3thank you so much! ❤ Emilia and Heikki


August 2019 – Sergio y Silvia, Barcelona, Spain (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 12 Agosto de 2019. Queridos Isabel y Greg, queremos agradecerosla maravillosa estancia que temos tenido en vuestra casa, nos hemos sentido como en la nuestra. Nos ha encantado el Algarve y  esperamos volver pronto! Muchas gracias per todo. Sergio y Silvia (Barcelona)


August 2019 – Martín y Pilar, Granada, Spain (East Apt)


August 2019 -Antonia and Francisco, Italy (Sunrise Room)


August 2019 – Kaisha and Stefano, U.S.A./Italy (Sunset Suite)


July 2019 – Michelle and Ayo, UK (West Apt)

– Jon Capelastegui, Spain (East Apt)

– Christina Nelson and Bianca, UK (Sunrise Room)


July 2019 – Estelle and Rachel, Senegal, (Sunset Suite)

From our Guest  Book: 05/08/2019. Dear Greg and Isabel, Thank you so much for everything. we really spent the best time of our life. Thank you for your kindness and for your patience. Thank you for making our trip really amazing. Merci encore pour tout. Estelle and Rachel


July 2019 – Magali et Fabrice, Lille, France (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: le 27 juillet 2019. Chers Isabel et Greg – Nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans votre location. Nous avons apprecié toutes vos petites attentions, de bons conseils pour visiter la région de l’algarve, très jolie avec des paysages impressionnants et inoubliables. Merci aussi pour le 1er petit déjeuner que nous avons apprécié avec le sympathique jus d’orange pressés sans oublier les figues fraîches du jardin. Vous êtes des personnes très gentils et aux petits soins de vos hôtes. Ne changez pas. Amicalement, Magali et Fabrice


July 2019 – Jorge e Ivone, Santarém, Portugal (Sunrise Room)


July 2019 -Anna and Stefan, Sweden (East Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 27/0772019. Dear Isabel and Greg, Thank you! You are such lovely hosts. We’ve enjoyed our stay very much. Relaxing afternoons reading in your beautiful garden by the pool, and nice dinners in the cozy BBQ area. If/when returning to Algarve your place will be our first choice of recommendation. Kind regards, Anna & Stefan (Sweden)


July 2019 – Brigitte and Carmen, Luxembourg (Sunset Suite)

From a note: Thank you so much for your hospitality. We really loved it here, the breakfast was always delicious and we could see the love you have for this place. We will be back 🙂 Carmen & Brigitte









July 2019 – Josie and Brendan, Scotland (West Apt) – their 12th year coming to Villa do Vale!

From our Guest  Book: 5th-19th July 2019. Dear Greg & Isabel, Another fantastic holiday, come to an endfar too soon. Only consolation this year is that we’ll be back again next month for a special short break! Thank you both again for the hospitality and kindness. you add to the whole holiday experience and make it extra special. Brendan really looks forward to his golf outings with Greg and his siestas after them. Unfortunately , all good things must come to an end. Thank you, Josie & Brendan


July 2019 – Kiki and Maikael, Holland (Sunset Suite)


July 2019 – Bina e Alain, Barcelos, Portugal (Susnet Suite)

From a note: Bom dia, Obrigados pela estadia. Ficámos muito contentes. O sítio é muito tranquilo e bonito. Assim podemos apreciar a região do Algarve. Bina e Alain


July 2019 – César e Marta, Portugal (East Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 11/07/2019. Agradecemos toda a simpatia e cuidado em nos receber. Gostamos muito de todo o espaço, muito acolhedor e tranquilo. Passámos bons momentos aqui! Apesar do meu noivo ás vezes ser um pouco “melga” fomos muito felizes aqui ❤  e amo-o muito!!! Obrigada por tudo. Marta e César ❤


July 2019 – Luca and Doina, Italy (Sunrise Room)

From a note: Grazie a voi per la vostra ospitalitá. La vostra casa è bellissima e voi siete gentili ed accoglienti. Grazie ancora di tutto! Doina e Luca. P.S. Algarve è una terra meravigliosa! Aspetto la pensione per transferirmi qui! 🙂


July 2019 – Linda and Stefano, Rotterdam, Germany (Sunset Suite)

From a note: Dear Isabel & Greg, We loved staying at your home. What a beautiful and relaxing place! Thanks so much for the great hospitality. Unfortunately we do have to leave now. In the few days we had, we were able to taste delicious fresh fish at Restaurant A Lota. We explored the Algarve, walked the beautiful beaches and even had a swim! Thanks again for all your kindness, Linda & Stefano


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June 2019 – Paul and Pam, Scotland (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 21.06.19-05.07.19. Hi Isabel & Greg. Here we are on our 5th visit – and still as good as the 1st! Weather has been wonderful – apartment as usual a “home from home”. Delighted to meet your new baby “Maxi” – so enjoyed our visits from Zorra, Joey and Maxi. Enjoyed our trip and lunch to Monchique – your company was fun! See you next year for round 6. Lots of love, Pamela & Paul, Bearsden, Scotland


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June 2019 – Ruth and Alec, Scotland (East Apt)


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June 2019 – Vanessa e Andréa, Brasil (Sunset Suite)

From a note: Isabel e Greg, Muito obrigada por tudo! Não podíamos ter escolhido melhor local para finalizarmos nossas férias. Cada detalhe foi percebido e comemorado. A casa de vocês é de fato um paraíso em Portimão! Um abraaço e até a próxima! Vanessa e Andréa


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June 2019 – Janine and Will, Germany (Sunset Suite)

From a note: Thank you so much, Isabel & Greg! We had the most wonderful time in your cute bed and breakfast! We liked “A Lota” (Restaurant) so much, too, we ate there twice! Thank you also for the amazing daily breakfast! We felt very spoiled by your hospitality! Thanks, Janine & Will


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June 2019 – Carol and Paul, Glasgow, Scotland (Est Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 21/06/2019. Dear Isabel and Greg. Once again thank you for a brilliant stay. You two make our holiday, we feel so welcome. We very much hope to see you again next year. Once again, thank you so much. Keep up with the Yoga Isabel, I love it. Keeps us agile. Carol + Paul xx



June 2019 – Ruth and Paul, Glasgow, Scotland (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: June 2019. Dear Greg & Isabel. We have had a lovely week’s stay in your apartment. Morning walks at the beach have been fabulous. It’s a home from home. We love it. Thanks again and we will see you next year for episode 6. Take good care. Paul & Ruth xxx


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June 2019 – Mike and Catherine (West Apt)

From card:  Thank you for having us again. Love Mike & Kathryn


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June 2019 – Jonathan and Debbie (Apt East)


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June 2019 – Tobias and Karin, Sweden (Sunset Suite)

From email: Tobias and I had lovely days at your villa and we appreciate all your nice caring and the lovely breakfast baskets. All the best to you, Karin



May 2019 – Michi and Kathleen, Berlin, Germany (Sunset Suite)



May 2019 – Julian and Janine, Germany (Sunrise Room)

From note on card: Dear Isabel & Greg, thank you so much for this comfortable stay. The house, breakfast, the garden, especially you two – it was perfect! We will recommend Villa do Vale! Melhores cumprimentos, Janine & Julian



April / May 2019 – Gordon and Linda, Calgary, Canada (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: May 6th 2019. Dear Isabel & Greg: Thank you for sharing your Villa with us during our stay in Portimão. The villa and pool were haven to come home to after each day of touring. the weather in the Algarve was beautiful. you villa was well located in terms of easy access to Praia do Vau and Praia da Rocha as well as Alvor. Thank you both for the lovely welcome as well as the wine, coffee, oranges and jams. Great welcome basket. We look forward to seeing the both of you again & maybe a round of golf 🙂 Both of you keep well and safe until the next time… Cheers, Linda & Gordon


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April 2019 – Gintas and Dovile, Lithuania (East Apt)

From our Guest  Book: April 2019. Dear Isabel and Greg. Thank you for a wonderful stay! You are one of the most welcoming, thoughtful and warm hosts ever:-) We really enjoyed our stay in here and we hope we’ll see you again! 🙂 Dovile & Gintas


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April 2019 – Oscar Garcia Pose, La Coruña, spain (Sunrise Room) – part of a team who came for a competition at the Autodrome!



April 2019 – M-J and Anina, UK (Sunset Suite)

From our Guest  Book: 17/04/19 – Thank you for a lovely stay, and the amazing breakfasts! We are the second “recommendees” of Kirsty and Mike, and are very glad they did. We particularly loved eating breakfast on the roof terrace in the mornings, and visiting ‘O Barradas’ restaurant which was delicious!



April 2019 – Gil and Mieke Elskens, France (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 9/04/2019 Dearest friends, I have written so many times in your guestbooks – it always feels like “coming home”. This time it was not different. We would have liked some more sun; but the welcome could never be warmer. That definitely made up for the cloudy skies and the cool air! Good friends are hard to find, but we surely found some in the Algarve. big hug & lots of love, from Gil & Mieke


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March 2019 – Ian & Anita, Cambridge, UK (Sunset Suite)

From our Guest  Book: 30 March 2019 – To our lovely hosts Greg and Isabel-Our darling daughter Kirsty and husband Mike insisted we visit after their super stay last July and we are so happy they did. We can now share the same wonderful memories of your lovely home and hospitality.We hope to return with friends and highly recommend you as fabulous hosts. Thank you for everything. Ian and Anita Henderson, Cambridge, UK, EU


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March 2019 – Floyd & Gudrun, U.S.A. (West Apt)


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March 2019 – Beatrice and Maria, Germany (East Apt)



March 2019 – Peter & Renate, Germany (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 10.03-21.03.2019 Dear Isabel and Greg, We have spent a great time in Villa do Vale! we enjoyed a spectacular landsite, great weather, a very nice apartment and especially friendly hosts. Thank you very much. Peter and Renate, Neu-Ulm. Germany








February/March 2019 – Don and Donna, New Brunswick, Canada (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: Feb 22-March 08, 2019. Thank you Isabel & Greg, Wow! You both really went out of your way to make us feel comfortable – from the lovely treats of crackers, fruit and wine, to golf games, to the trip to Porches! Your flat is comfortable with the great couch, and big bed with fresh linens. We enjoyed the gardens and relaxation of your home. Who knows, we may meet again. We are off to France with vivid images of the beauty of the area and the kindness of the people. Donna & Don Blewett, NB, Canada



January 2019 –Gregg Poppen and Roxanne Abajian, Alaska, USA (West Apt)

From our Guest  Book: 4 January 2019, Greg & Isabel, villa do Vale is amazing!!!! The apartment was fantastic & in the best location. Easy walk to the beach to witness glorious sunsets. As well, you the hosts are WONDERFUL! We look forward to more beautiful adventures with our forever friends! Feliz Ano Novo! Roxanne & Gregg


January 2019 – Beau and Avery, Rhode Island, USA (East Apt)

From our Guest  Book: January 2019. This place is the best! I would pay a small fortune to stay, easily. XOXO Beau & Avery.



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