- Fantastic villa and well equipped, however it would have been truly perfect if the pool was heated (just too cold at this time of year), and if the beds were not so hard!
Published on: 20 October 2019
Villa Rei 38
Set in the unspoilt countryside, in between the Serra do Caldeirão mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Roman town of Tavira, lies one of the most exclusive and luxurious resorts - Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
Set in the unspoilt countryside, in between the Serra do Caldeirão mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, close to the Roman town of Tavira, lies one of the most exclusive and luxurious resorts. Featuring a unique, championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, set in over 1,000 acres of glorious countryside in Portugal’s Eastern Algarve, Monte Rei Golf & Country Club offers an enviable location. With a 5 star service, Monte Rei Golf & Country Club provides service and leisure facilities of the highest calibre, providing guests with a truly memorable experience. For those looking for an active holiday, try the golf, tennis or gym, whilst for those who are looking to relax and indulge there is the spa and the stunning restaurant. With superbly designed villas, all equipped to the highest standard, Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is truly world class.
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The Monte Rei golf course is set in the picturesque countryside of the Eastern Algarve, with stunning views of the Serra do Caldeirão mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The course is completely diverse from anything you will have ever played before, with each hole blending effortlessly into the natural countryside, from ingeniously shaped and sculptured bunkers, to the impressive fairways and greens, which are bordered by several lakes. The first of two Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses - "Monte Rei North" - opened for play in June 2007 and this par 72 Championship golf course is a compelling and inspiring design; with water coming into play on eleven of the eighteen holes. Challenge yourself from the tournament tees and experience a truly unforgettable round!
Open all year round, 7 days a week, first tee time from 8am and last tee time dependant on sunlight.
Open all year round, 7 days a week, between 10am - 6pm.
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club features two hard tennis courts, perfect for a friendly game at any time of the year! With equipment hire available in resort, the courts are ideal for families, couples or friends to enjoy!
Charges may be applicable
Court hire is approximately €30 per hour, with racquet and ball hire around €5 per person.
Open all year round, 7 days a week, 7:00am - 11:00pm.
There is a brand new gym and fitness centre at Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, so you can keep yourself in shape, even with all of the additional holiday indulgence! Alternatively, try the sauna and steam room, where you can relax and refresh yourself! This facility is complimentary for James Villa guests staying on Monte Rei Golf & Country Club.
Free of charge
Just a few steps away from the heated swimming pools is the Kid's villa. Families can now have fun together in this unsupervised playroom which hosts a selection of indoor and outdoor games, toys, a playstation and Internet stations, including Wi-Fi, for free. Open all year, from 9:00am - 7:00pm
You will also find opportunities for walking, fishing and cycling in and around Monte Rei Golf & Country Club.
Open all year round, 7 days a week, from 10:00am - 7:00pm.
The spa at Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is designed to leave you feeling totally relaxed and rejuvenated. With a treatment room, sauna, steam room and beauty treatments available, unwind and allow yourself to be pampered!
Monte Rei aromotherapy facial
Monte Rei massage, Indian head massage, Couples massage, Golfers massage
The sauna and steam bath at the spa are free of charge to use, treatments start from approximately €37.50
There is an outdoor heated communal pool to enjoy at Monte Rei Golf & Country Club. This pool provides the perfect way to cool off from the warm Algarve sunshine or to mix with other families on the resort.
Open all year round, 7 days a week, between 10am - 7pm.
Free of charge
Open all year round, 7 days a week, between 7:30am - 10pm.
Free of charge
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club offers a culinary delight without comparison. Under the guidance of Chef Rui Silvestre, with three different restaurants, two bars, and a host of private dining and banquet options, guests at Monte Rei will be inspired and delighted by the fine dining experience available!
The Vistas restaurant offers a complete gourmet experience, providing the ultimate in gastronomic delights with a unique ambiance and uncompromising level of service. The Michelin-starred Chef Rui Silvestre, the youngest Chef in Portugal to earn this accolade, brings his sublime culinary talents to the resort's signature restaurant. Emphasizing the freshest local ingredients focused on Mediterranean cuisine. Experience fabulous food, while dining in the opulent, high vaulted ceiling showpiece restaurant with stunning views out across the fairways and lake to the Atlantic Ocean. Prices are approximately €60 for 2 courses and €90 for 3 courses.
The Grill provides an informal setting, where you can dine outside on the covered terrace or inside at the Clubhouse's all-day restaurant. Chef Rui has designed a range of light dishes from breakfast through to lunch and afternoon snacks which use the best regional products to create international delicacies. From tapas dishes, to meat and fish specialties, fresh pasta and sandwiches, all mouth-wateringly tempting!
At the heart of O Miradouro Village is Veranda, which houses a restaurant and bar. Veranda is the perfect place to socialise, relax and enjoy the sun. Open seasonally, is the ideal place for a relaxed and informal meal, lunch or dinner, by the pool.
July & August only, twice per day
During July and August a free shuttle runs twice a day to the wonderful sandy beach of Manta Rota.
Free of charge
The resort offer free Wi-Fi in the restaurants, lobby and kid's villa.
Free of charge
The resort will try to provide you with a late check out where possible, if they are unable to you will have the use of a luggage room and you can continue to use the resort facilities and changing rooms.
Free of charge.
A selection of our villas, townhouses and apartments are situated on Holiday Resorts with a community-feel and additional on-site facilities for all ages. With a range of offers, from discounts to free kids' clubs, our resorts open up a world of choice to help you find a holiday that's right for you.More Holiday Resorts
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