East Apt

Villa do Vale  East Apartment 

The apartment is the ideal, safe and comfortable place for couples who enjoy a sheltered, restful ‘home’ after daily strolls on the beach, exploring the area. It is the perfect setting for an enjoyable short stay. Take advantage of the myriad restaurants, cafés, bars or picnics at the beach or cliffs.A Shopping Centre with shops, bank, ATM machines and food court  is 15 min. walk away. Supermarkets and restaurants are also a short walk away. The city bus stops at the entrance of the estate providing excellent and reasonably priced connections to nearby sites.

Spacious interior Bedroom with fitted, wall-to-wall custom-made wardrobes and double/queen bed (2,00m x 1,50m) with Memory mattress – by molding itself to your body shape and temperature-sensitive, this mattress provides complete support for your spine and joints. Like sleeping on a cloud! Upholstered linen headboard. Décapéd night stands with drawers and bedside lamps. Full length wall mirror. The bedroom has a small high window to garden mostly for ventilation. Continental breakfast available (extra)  Provided: Room fan/Heating, 100% cotton linens and pillows.

En-suite Bathroom (there are steps): WC, basin, mirror framed by tiles, spacious shower with double sliding glass doors. Included: towels, beach towels, hairdryer.

Efficiency Kitchenette with microwave, full-size refrigerator/freezer, toaster, coffee machine, induction hob, electric kettle, utensils, plates, cups. Table and two chairs. Sunny entrance hall with shelf, spacious corner built-in wardrobe: shelves, drawers and plenty of hanging space and storage.

Living space:  living, dining and kitchen are all on an open area concept. Living area with leather sofa, side tables, and huge gilt framed mirror. Comfortable carpet. Flat screen TV with BBC and International channels. The front door leads on to an outside sunny and protected patio with table and chairs. All windows with mosquito netting. Free Wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi)

Storage: Small room with ironing board, iron, dry rack for laundry (also outside lines – washing machine available).

Outside: The property is landscaped all around: bougainvillea, roses, rosemary, honeysuckle, hibiscus,  oleanders. Also fruit trees: fig, olive, persimmon, grapevines. The Eastern part of the garden, under the arbor,  is for the exclusive enjoyment of the guests of this apartment – garden table and chairs … perfect for afternoon tea or glass of wine. The salt water pool area is shared with other guests.

Note: For stays over one week, we advise our West Apartment .

Also :

The villa’s salt water pool is available to guests

Sunbathing area and sun loungers around pool

Use of BBQ and area (under grapevines pergola)

Available upon request: small Weber style grill

Board games for the lazy moments

Luggage scale available!

Guides and Maps of beaches and things to do

Pre-programmed GPS /SAT NAV with our favourite sites

One weekly maid service for stays of over a week. No Departure cleaning charges!

(Longer stays, to which discounts apply, DO NOT include maid service)

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Villa do Vale - 15 min walk to Vau beach


The Algarve enjoys more sunshine than any other place in Europe, helping to make it the popular destination it is. The winters are mild and the summers hot, but not extreme.

Click here for the weather today :  5 day forecast

Weather – Faro vs. London                Source: 2007 Weather World
Month Average Sunlight (hours) Average Average
Temperature Temperature
Min Max Min Max
Faro Faro
Jan 6 1 9 16 -2 8
Feb 7 2 12 18 2 10
March 7 4 14 18 5 13
April 9 5 15 24 8 19
May 10 6 20 30 14 20
June 12 7 21 31 17 23
July 12 6 26 35 18 25
Aug 12 6 27 44 21 30
Sept 9 5 22 33 18 23
Oct 8 3 19 27 11 19
Nov 6 2 17 22 9 15
Dec 6 1 14 17 -2 7
Average Precipitation (mm) Wet Days (+0.25 mm) Average Precipitation (mm) Wet Days (+0.25 mm)
Jan 70 9 54 15
Feb 52 7 40 13
March 72 10 37 11
April 31 6 37 12
May 21 4 46 12
June 5 1 45 11
July 1 0 57 12
Aug 1 0 59 11
Sept 17 2 49 13
Oct 51 6 57 13
Nov 65 8 64 15
Dec 67 9 48 15


And, for more weather info, here’s the link to the national weather forecast:  http://www.meteo.pt/en/cidadeprev10dias.jsp?localID=8&cidadeID=140


5 responses to “East Apt

  1. Nancy Mitchel

    Very nice!!! Big changes since we were there 10 years ago. Well done web site too. See you soon.

  2. Mieke

    Seems like you had a nice hot summer!Made some changes in the studio too.Can’t wait to be back “home”.Love from Mieke

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