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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Guia, Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve

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jackr636
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3 reviews
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“Brilliant.”
Reviewed 2 June 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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As a group of 8 students, we were looking for a time away during the Easter break. Casa Josef was the perfect villa for all of us, and having stayed for a week - we still could not fault it.

We arrived to a clean villa, with everything ready to go such as the heated pool and clean linen. The kitchen was recently refurbished which was a very nice touch to the whole villa.

We stayed in the villa for 7 days, which we were picked up from the airport by Joe, during the travel he suggested places to go to during our stay and showed us around the town such as the best places to eat and the local shopping mall. If we needed a taxi at all, we would just give him a call if he was available in the van to take us somewhere such as days out at the beach or the Water Park (Would Recommend).

The villa itself was very clean and very well equiped for students like ourselves, such as beers and wine on arrival, but also a pool table, ping pong table and a large area to play football on.

Overall the villa was faultless and so were both Joe and Carol.

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brett c
1 review
“Amazingly peaceful holiday for family of seven !!!”
Reviewed 1 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Thank you Joe and Carol, excellent communication and service.
1 communication during booking and our stay clear and professional.
2 transfer from airport and car provided with villa for additional cost, relieved all pressure for travel, as we were travelling with disabled persons.
3 villa was roomy, cleanliness high standard, lovely comfortable beds in all rooms, with double in every room:), the tranquility and setting was a golden paradise at times, and peaceful always, and secure!!
4 heated pool for small additional cost, was worth it and our two daughters highlight of the holiday :))). Barbecue too side of pool, was a joy too cook on.
5 finally we were traveling with partially disabled and all access and shower, were very suitable and eased our stay very much, and car parking was 10 metres from door, mobility scooter was delivered, by algarve mobility, reasonably priced, Joe assisted with this too.

Fab holiday, wouldn't hesitate too visit again, thank you very much too Joe and Carol, the Clifford family May 2015.

Ps thanks also for going out of your way too clean Henna from bed linen, without cost, 5 star service, highly recommend

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Kevin B
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
“A Jewel in the Algarve”
Reviewed 10 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed for 10 nights at Joe and Carols villa Casa Josef.The villa and setting was absolutely beautiful.I have always been very dubious about booking holidays online,but there was no need to worry. Correspondence was very quick,and Joe or Carol will put you very much at ease whilst going through the process of booking.
There was a lovely welcome pack waiting for us on arrival,which was very much appreciated.
The villa was immaculate,with all home comforts provided.There is a roof terrace with lovely panoramic views.The garden has a nice fish pond,barbecue area,with plenty of seating to eat outside.The swimming pool was wonderful,and heated upon request,with plenty of sun loungers to sunbathe on.Games were provided via Pool table,Table tennis,and Table football.Joe even provided an inflatable volley ball net for the pool.
The impressive Algarve shopping centre is only minutes away by car,where you can get all of your shopping,and eat out.The villa is ideally situated for many attractions.
Joe and Carol will help with anything/advice you need for a wonderful holiday.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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shaunanob...
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic villa, we will be back!”
Reviewed 11 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We have just returned from a 9 night stay at Casa Josef where we had a fantastic time. The villa really is a home away from home; it has everything you need for a self-catering holiday with the convenience of a large supermarket, shops and restaurants nearby. The place was spotless and nothing was too much trouble for the owners Joe and Carol, who were always nearby if and when we needed them (we did end up bothering them quite a bit but they never seemed to mind!).

We hired a people carrier from Joe which was invaluable as it meant we had our own independence to pop to the supermarket, to the nearby Zoo Marine (worth a visit), beaches of Gale and Salgados (which are both stunning) or travel further afield for an evening to Portimao. There are plenty of excellent golf courses nearby which my husband went and played whilst we occupied ourselves by the pool. We used Joe for transfers to and from the airport which saved us a lot of hassle; on the way to the villa he helpfully pointed out where to go and what to see whilst we were there. We also had a welcome pack which had enough supplies to keep us going until the next day (it included things bread, milk, ham, cheese, beer, wine, butter). Joe also left us a jar of his home-made Whiskey Marmalade which I enjoyed every morning!

We travelled as a party of 3 adults and 4 children (aged between 2 and 6). The kids had a fantastic time which was enhanced by the pool toys and games left in the villa (they came in handy when we had a few rain showers). We paid for pool heating which was much appreciated at this time of year as it meant the kids could use the pool every day. The grassy area was also great to let the kids play football.

The only thing I would say is that if you have young kids you will need to keep a close eye on them as there are steps up to a roof terrace at the back of the villa (which has lovely views), a pretty fish pond to the side as well as the ungated pool so plenty of opportunity for them to get into mischief! We were keeping a close eye on our 2 year old and he still managed to fall into the pool right in front of us but he was thankfully ok! Also due to his age we didn't walk down into Guia, it’s not a walk I would like to do at night as the roads are quite dark but as we had the car we didn't need to.

We are already discussing our next trip out to Portugal and hope one of Joe’s villas will be available when we do as we would thoroughly recommend staying there, not just for the villa but also because the owners can’t do enough to make your stay enjoyable. Thanks Joe and Carol!

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Liked best: Had everything you need for a fantastic holiday
Liked least: There was nothing not to like! Maybe just note that due to the time of year we visited, the villa got a bit chilly (we had thunderstorms) so layers and socks are recommended. However there was a log fire we could have lit had we wanted to.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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jacqui s
edinburgh
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4 reviews
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“Beautiful villa!!!”
Reviewed 20 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Had 2 great weeks in this spotlessly clean and welcoming villa!!! Visited with my family and we all had a great holiday :-) thanks to the owner Joe who chauffeured us about and nothing was to much trouble. Joe and his wife carol were so friendly and recommended some lovely restaurants and places to visit:-). We will definitely be back!!!

Travelling group: Young Children
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Glenn D
Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great Villa - great location”
Reviewed 13 September 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed in this beautiful villa for two weeks and had a great time.
Joe collected us from the airport and gave us some very useful tips on driving in Portugal whilst on the way to the villa. The villa was immaculate when we arrived and had everything you would need for a self catering holiday.
Nine of us were there and the villa had plenty of room for all of us, lots of sunbeds, nice pool and barbeque with plenty of seating in the villa. Bedrooms were good size and all had air-conditioning.
Our hosts Joe and Carol were always available if we needed them and gave lots of very useful information on the surrounding area. Guia is a really good location to explore the Algarve, we hired a mini buss from villa owners at very good rate and was big enough to accommodated all of us easily. Zoo Marine ( water park ) is about a 5 minute drive away and really worth a day out, beach about 15 minutes. Guia itself has lots of good value restaurants and a large supermarket on its outskirts.

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Liked best: Great experience
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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steve l
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Excellent”
Reviewed 2 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Stayed at Villa For 10 Hot Sunny Days. Joe And Carol Made Sure The Place Was Spotless.
Its a Lovely Villa With Plenty Of Space And Gardens.
There Was 9 Of Us Ageing From 8 -61 And We All Enjoyed Our Time There.
Plenty To Keep You Occupied With a Lovely Pool, Table Tennis, Table Football , Pool Table, Or Just Laze Round The Pool All Day.
There's a Nice Large BBQ If You Want To Dine In And 2 Outdoor Beer Fridges Which Were Really Handy.
There Was a Welcome Pack On Arrival But He Kindly Took Us To The Very Large Continente Supermarket To Stock Up.
On The Way There We Passed By Cliff Richards Villa/Vinyard,Quite a Size.
Joe Also Pointed Out Various Places To Eat And What Places To Avoid.
They Couldn't Do Enough For Us, Always On Hand To Take Us Into Albufeira Old Town Which Is a Lovely Place, Better Than The New Town.
They've Got Other Villas Which Are Modern And Always Kept Upto Date.
He Can Also Pick Up / Return From Airport For a Reasonable Amount .
All In All An Excellent Holiday Which We Would Reccomend To Anyone.

Thanks To Joe And Carol

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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