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Villa Quinta dos Avos

Boliqueime in Algarve

Property ID 4676
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Free A/C Free A/C
  • Car Essential
  • Free Wi-Fi


Property ID 4676
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Free A/C Free A/C
  • Car Essential
  • Free Wi-Fi
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This charming villa is nestled within the peaceful countryside of Boliquieme, providing the ideal setting for a relaxing holiday. Wonderful views of the surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from the comfort of your covered terrace while your private pool is enclosed by attractive gardens. A few minutes' drive away you will reach traditional village of Boliquieme which offers a small selection of local bars, cafés and restaurants plus a supermarket, and for a wider selection of amenities, the bustling towns of Loule and Vilamoura are also not far away.

This villa is part of our Classic collection. Find out more

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out of 10

Single Storey Accommodation

Ground Floor Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Coffee machine
Utility Area:
  • Washing machine
  • A/C unit
  • Satellite TV
  • Flat screen TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Dining facilities
  • Patio doors
  • Terrace
Bedroom with ensuite:
  • Double bed
  • A/C unit
  • Patio doors
  • Terrace
  • Bath with hand held shower
  • Shower
  • WC
  • Single washbasin
  • Bidet
  • Twin beds
  • A/C unit
  • Patio doors
  • Terrace
  • Double bed
  • A/C unit
  • Shower
  • WC
  • Single washbasin
  • Bidet

Villa Facilities:

  • FREE A/C
  • FREE Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer
  • iPod dock
  • Playstation 2

Pool Features:

  • Style
    Roman style private pool
    1.30m - 2.50m
    9.00m x 4.00m

    Open poolside shower

External Features:

  • Covered dining area
  • Built-in barbecue
  • Sink
  • Lawn
  • Covered terrace

Accessibility Guide:

  • Villa access - No steps
  • Ground floor, step free
  • Villa to pool area - No steps

For more information on mobility, accessibility and passengers requiring assistance, please read our guide to special requirements.

Additional Information

  • A non-refundable accidental damage waiver of £10pp will be payable pre-departure
  • Detached property
  • Cots and high chairs available free, just add during the booking process

Free extras

This property comes with Free Wi-Fi, Free Air Conditioning, Free Cots and Free Highchairs

Floor Plan

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Ground floor

Pool dimensions are for guidance only.

Location and Setting

We have labelled this villa property as being "Car Essential"

Your Villa Setting

  • Boliqueime is 30 mins from Faro airport
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  • Distance to Boliqueime 1.9km
  • Nearest Restaurant / Cafe 1.2km
  • Nearest Bar 1.8km
  • Nearest Beach 11.0km
  • Nearest Mini/Supermarket 1.4km
  • Distance to Faro Airport 30 mins

Villa Timeline

Comments that appear in the villa timeline were received via the following channels: web enquiry, villa guestbook and through postal correspondence prior to 2014.

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  • 2017
    • Quinta dos Avos
      Ms Chatwin, October 2017

      Quinta dos Avos

      “Fabulous villa. Interior has been updated and refreshed since these photos were taken. Peaceful location.”


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    • Milestone reached April 2017

      750th guest

  • 2013
    • Milestone reached November 2013

      500th guest

    • Milestone reached October 2013

      Wi-Fi added

    • Mr Field, June 2013

      Absolutely spotless lovely homely furnishings that made you feel quite at home.

    • Mr Fielding, May 2013

      Having stayed at several villas in different countries, this villa was definitely one of the best locations and very private. The only negative was the sheets in the master bedroom. They were quite uncomfortable to lie on as the were very 'bobbly'. New sheets are required. Super location and the villa was very well equipped. The coffee machine was especially welcome.

  • 2011
    • Mrs Rumble, September 2011

      Absolutely fabulous, best holiday ever!!

    • Mrs Rumble, September 2011

      Cant find words that have not already been said. All the party that stayed at Quinta Dos Avos were very satisfied with the Villa and would certainly stay there again. Quinta Dos Avos was an amazing Villa and in a wonderful setting. Every aspect was as the brochure description, and if we could have we would have loved to of stayed another week, one week wasn't long enough! Well done James Villas

    • Mr O'Leary, July 2011

      Having been to the area before we knew what to expect, but for us this location was perfect, secluded without feeling isolated, near enough to visit busier plces.

    • Mr O''Leary, July 2011

      Of the villas we have stayed in in the Algarve this was the best: lovely location, great villa and perfect outdoor space.

    • Mrs Maclean, May 2011

      The villa was absolutely lovely! More than exceeded our expectations. The gardens are beuatiful and well looked after. We can't wait to visit again!

    • Mr MACLEAN, May 2011

      Awesome !!!!! Many many thanks to the owners and yourselves

    • Mrs Maclean, May 2011

      The destination was perfect. Nice and quiet, tranquil and away from it all.

    • Mr Hogger, May 2011

      Very well maintained and appointed; location just right for peace & quiet but not too far from main routes.

  • 2010
    • Mrs Hunt, September 2010

      Very peaceful, close enough to everything to be very convenient, and we had goats in the field and up trees - fantastic!

    • Milestone reached September 2010

      250th guest

    • Mrs Harman, June 2010

      Excellent location of the Villa within easy reach of many attractions

    • Mrs Harman, June 2010

      Excellent location and beautiful gardens

    • Mr Noakes, March 2010

      Villa was great for the two of us car hire is essential, but easy to reach resorts when required.

  • 2009
    • Milestone reached May 2009

      100th guest

  • 2008
    • Milestone reached September 2008

      50th guest

    • Mrs Taylor, August 2008

      This was an excellent villa with excellent facilities, a larger than average pool that was good for swimming and not just playing, it was a well kept villa and pool with a gardener and poolman and cleaners we cannot fault this villa at all highly recomend for families, we had our grown up children and grandson (3yrs) with us and all had an excellent holiday.

    • Mrs Griffin, August 2008

      Even though the photographs online were good,the villa and grounds far exceeded our expectations. We are already looking at booking with you for next year.

    • Mr Mills, May 2008


    • Mr Milne, April 2008

      Cannot fault the service. Villa was perfect for our needs. Directions to it were very precise and ensured a hassle free drive from the airport. It all lived up to our expectations and more so we will definitely be using James Villas again.

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Scores 8.8 out of 10 based on 13 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
9 out of 10


Atherstone Group
Beautiful villa. Great quiet location. Decor has been updated since photos on website and is fresh and modern. Well equipped and spacious.
Contrary to previous reviews we found beds and linen to be fine. Mattress toppers had been put on beds. Ensuite bathroom with sunken bath was gorgeous.
Fantastic pool area with lovely views.
Kitchen is well equipped with every bit of equipment you could need. Welcome pack was well worth ordering.
Confirmed guest: 21 October 2017
Published on: 29 October 2017
10 out of 10


Thorpe Willoughby
Brilliant very hi.ely with e everything we needed. Only problem was beds a little I comfortable for sleeping (possibly the wooden slats compared to our divan type beds. With is being English water in pool a few degrees too cold took a while each time to get in as was a shock to body.
Confirmed guest: 03 October 2017
Published on: 17 October 2017
8 out of 10


Nr Sheffield Friends
Our second visit to Quinta dos Avos so we obviously liked it first time around! There are a couple of differences we found on our latest holiday. Firstly the pool was VERY cold and it did spoil it for us as we did not use it a fraction of what we normally would, I don't know what has changed as it was not as cold last time. Secondly the quality of towels, bedding and tea towels was mixed (i.e. some newer and better quality and some old and marked.) overall though this is a nice villa in a peaceful location.
Confirmed guest: 23 September 2017
Published on: 15 October 2017
6 out of 10


Devizes Family (the eldest child is at school)
Villa Quinta dos Avos is down a dead end track surrounded by fields, so is in a stunning and very peaceful location. The villa is a little dated in places, but extremely clean and well designed for a family holiday is you want to relax.

The local town really doesn't have a lot to offer, so if you're looking to eat out at night in local decent restaurants, this isn't the place for you. That said, it's a quaint little town and has the basics - supermarket, chemist, etc.

There are a couple of minor niggles that did not really detract from the holiday and one major one that prevents me from giving this villa a 5 star review.

The minor points first. There were a LOT of ants inside and outside the villa. I appreciate that it's in the countryside and I grew up in Spain where this is not uncommon, so I didn't have a big issue with it, but some may. There was a river of ants coming from a plug socket in the living room when we arrived. The owner was quick to react when we called the rep and bought round some ant spray the next day that we used wherever needed.

Another minor point, but it would be nice to have a basic welcome pack in the villa. We arrived in the evening, so a bottle of water and some bread and butter would have been great, but there was nothing at all bar one well used dish cleaning sponge!

The major issue mind you was the beds. I caveat my comments by pointing out that I have a bad back and struggle with hard beds, but these were ALL unbearable! In 25+ years of travelling all over the world on business, I have never experienced such hard and uncomfortable mattresses. My 14 year old daughter found it extremely uncomfortable and she will sleep anywhere! We raised it with the rep who told me that they were 'orthotic' mattresses, which is not the case. They are simply cheap and VERY, VERY hard! I asked if she could get a couple of duvets that we could put under the base sheet, but the answer was 'no' and she recommended that we use the mats off the sun-loungers, which is not a great answer but it was the only option we had, so we did and it really didn't make a lot of difference. It's such a shame as the holiday was otherwise great, but each night was a disaster with very little sleep. I ended up trying to sleep on the small sofa in the living room just to get some rest.

In a villa of that quality there's just no excuse for cheap, nasty and uncomfortable mattresses. I know that some people won't have an issue with them, but they made our holiday a bit of a disaster, which is such a shame as the villa is otherwise lovely in so many other ways.
Confirmed guest: 03 September 2017
Published on: 05 September 2017
10 out of 10


Family, adult children +
This is not the most modern villa, but everything that you need is there and works as it should. It was a nice quiet spot and we had a very relaxing and comfortable 2 weeks.

I've marked it down slightly on the decor, but it is actually better than the photos suggest.

We would happily go back - although will probably opt for a different location for our next trip, simply for the variety.
Confirmed guest: 19 August 2017
Published on: 04 September 2017
10 out of 10


Derby Family (the eldest child is at school)
Great villa.. very quiet location.
First impression, was very nice, well furnished,appeared very clean.
There were a few areas that could have been cleaner... under and back of beds were dusty and showers could have been cleaner.
Excellent facilities with regard to pots,pans and cuttlery..
Washing machine,iron and ironing board all ready to use.
Very comfortable living area.
The beds were not very comfortable,hard and lumpy..
Ensiutie to the main bedroom was nice with a sunken bath.
The outside area was excellent. Pool man was there every week and the gardeners did a fabulous job. Garden area was very well maintained, there were clean towels and bed linen delivered regularly.
The villa is a beautiful place. Very clean looking, exceptionaly well maintained inside and out
Confirmed guest: 05 August 2017
Published on: 10 August 2017
8 out of 10


London Family (the eldest child is at school)
Nice villa. Great location, very quiet and private. Bedding could do with an upgrade. Locking mechanism on patio doors is awkward.
Confirmed guest: 22 July 2017
Published on: 23 July 2017
8 out of 10


Family (the eldest child is at school)
Lovely quiet location. However, when we arrived at the Villa at 4pm the cleaning team had only just started their work and left quickly without filling up toilet roll holders. So we had to set off to shops again , and there was no washing up liquid or dishwasher tablets apart from one tablet. This seemed a bit mean and its a nice touch if there are tea bags and milk to greet you on arrival the basics expected to make a nice welcome.The beds and mattresses were uncomfortable and seen better days, there were no mattress protectors and very cheap bedding.Generally the furnishings were a bit tired and dated but adequate.

On the plus side the pool was lovely, clean and well maintained and the garden lovely. After I scrubbed the outside table we ate outside frequently but it was filthy and not been cleaned for some time. We also had to sweep all the crumbs and debris from the patio left by the cleaners, who also left behind a toilet roll and some rubbish which must of fallen out of their car in their rush to leave - we could of used the loo roll had it not been run over. We left a pack of 9 for the next guests as a hint!!.
Confirmed guest: 15 July 2017
Published on: 22 July 2017
9 out of 10


Edinburgh Friends
The villa was clean and spacious. The pool was wonderful and the surrounding garden was beautiful. The bedrooms were a good size but could have done with fitted sheets and new pillows. Overall the villa was a lovely place to spend time.
Confirmed guest: 08 July 2017
Published on: 12 July 2017
9 out of 10


Rotherham Friends
Beautiful villa with great facilities, very comfortable and clean. The pool was amazing we sat out most evenings and enjoyed using the BBQ. In a great private location within easy reach of local amenities
Confirmed guest: 01 July 2017
Published on: 03 July 2017
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