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Villa Camaleao
Villa Camaleao
Pool side
Spiral stairs
Living area
Down stairs kitchen
Master Bedroom
Master bedroom
Bathroom
ground floor double bedroom with en suit
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Double bedroom
full size pool table
Drinks at your own bar
Adult time
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7 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
Porches, Faro District, Algarve

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MissDPxx
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Amazing villa!! ”
Reviewed 17 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

I didn't book this place , the family I holidayed with did, so can't comment on the booking process etc, only my stay. I do Totally recommend this place! We literally landed back in the uk last night, but can't rate this place enough! Easy to find! Spotless! Gorgeous garden and pools, friendly owners who were just brilliant!! The villa is well equipped beautiful bedrooms and bathrooms and it really was just gorgeous! Perfect from garden for morning work out!!

Only downsides - bring your own loo rolls, car park fob needs fixing, no air con in rooms, only the master suite and the bedroom you reach external. We had the garden bedroom room and had air con but the rest of the family had only fans! They had a lot of restless nights however Steve did bring then more fans!

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Management Response
18 Jul 2016
Not sure what to say about the toilet rolls as the villa is self catering and we Always leave 2 rolls in each bathroom for your arrival .
As you know we had temperatures of 38 degrees and when you leave the patio door open the villa will heat up, it sounds as you had a long trip home.
Kind regards
Steve & Janie
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Claire D
1 review
“An amazing holiday we'll never forget.”
Reviewed 23 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

I can not recommend this Villa enough. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we were looked after immensely by Steve and Janie .We had an absolutely amazing holiday. We went as a group of 8 adults and 4 children, we spent most of our time within the villa as it was so nice, literally could not fault any of it. We felt very safe (patio doors very secure and shutters to use too) and it was very private. We made good use of the BBQ, that we used alot! There was plenty of sun lounges and seating, in and out of the sun, the children loved the pool table, table tennis as well as the two pools (of course). Pav and Olga (prestige days) were at hand to assist with any taxi runs we needed and again they where extremely friendly and could not do enough for us.
We spent a day at the beach and another at Zoo Marine, both i would highly recommend , well worth a visit.
Lots of very special memories have been made on our holiday, I think it's safe to say that we are all looking forward in staying here again in the future..

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Liked best: Everything, the Villa is abasloutly stunning.
Liked least: Nothing... everything was perfect.
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Jun 2016
Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you again
Kind regards
Steve & Janie
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KezH2017
Crawley, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Villa Camaleao - Excellent!”
Reviewed 29 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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We had a weeks stay at Villa Camaleao and I can highly recommend it. The Villas is fantastic and is set in a quiet location, but if you want the restaurants and bars for the evening, then they are only a 10 minute taxi ride away in the town of Armacaeo de Pera. We couldn't fault the villa, it was beautifully decorated and it was spotlessly clean. The pool area is fantastic with plenty of seating areas, and there were more than enough sun loungers to go round. The owners, Steve and Janie, are lovely and so helpful too. They couldn't do enough for us. They recommended restaurants, organised a local taxi company to ferry us around, and helped us with anything we needed on a daily basis. You won't be disappointed if you stay here, its fab!

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Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Nicola L
Alresford, Essex
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect holiday, amazing villa”
Reviewed 6 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Cannot recommend this place enough - we travelled as a group of 14 (from ages 7-63) and all had a blast. The villa is beautiful - inside as well as out.
Wee were a short cab ride away from restaurants (you can walk to a few) and supermarkets etc and 10 mins from Armacao de Pera. The owners are super helpful, and the villa just made our holiday - there are lots of areas to sit and bagthe (sun and shade) plus the kids had the pool, table tennis, pool and table football. Everything you need is there - amazing!

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Liked best: Everything!!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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sezzie78
Tilbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Amazing”
Reviewed 3 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We have just returned from an Amazing Holiday staying at this luxury Villa ,the pictures really do not do this place justice .Me and my family 14 of us 6 of those children ages ranging from 8 to 16 stayed here for 1 week to celebrate my sisters birthday .We really cannot rate it highly enough Steve and Janie the owners are so lovely and helpful , the local taxi firm that Steve recommends are fantastic and took us everywhere we wanted to go the supermarket is only 5 minutes in a car as it the local town and beach .I really would encourage everyone to stay here we spent all our time in the lovely villa grounds around the pool which the kids did not get out of .The seating areas all around the pool are lovely and its so quiet and private we had a total relax and didn't have to worry about anything Steve and Janie are always at hand if you need them .We are returning next year miss it so much already .

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Liked best: Everything
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children Large groups
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Kent
Reviewed 27 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

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Liked best: Modern villa and a wonderful pool and garden area
Liked least: Having to come home.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Marshy211...
Dunoon, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“We will be back!”
Reviewed 19 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
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Just back from one week here with a family group of ten. Our 4th time in Portugal, this villa is no doubt everybody's favourite. The outside space is absolutely fantastic with so many different areas. The only way it could be improved is if the pool was heated/deeper - but this is not enough to put us off coming back! The villa itself was fab - we have previously been broken into in a different villa so safety was a huge issue for us, but this villa has great security and the owners live so close by which is very reassuring. Steve and Janie were so helpful with everything and an extremely kind couple. One tiny thing that would make a huge difference - towel rails or hooks in the bathrooms for bath towels. Apart from that, the layout was wonderful. We will all be back!

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