About the property
- Townhome2000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 4 nights
Casa Amelda is located within the secure gated community of Palmyra, next to the Vila Sol Spa and Golf resort, close to beaches, and just a short 20-minute drive from the Faro International airport. With its beautifully landscaped and meticulously maintained gardens and communal outdoor swimming pools, Palmyra provides a perfect getaway for young families, couples, or groups of friends.
This elegant 3 bedroom townhouse is a contemporary, well-appointed home where guests are welcome to settle in and just relax, or take advantage of all that the resort and the Vilamoura area has to offer.
The living area is spacious and bright, with custom furnishings and tailored window coverings. The dining table seats 8. The two large double sliding doors open onto the private ground-floor patio that faces the golf course and communal pool. On the patio, there is a table with seating for 6 and a BBQ. Internet and free Wi-Fi are standard, and media devices include a 46” flat-screen LED Smart TV (cable TV with 120 channels), a DVD player, and an MP3 Docking Station and speakers. There are books and games available for your use during your stay.
The kitchen is modern with oak cabinetry and granite countertops, and is fully equipped with premium brand oven, gas stove, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Small appliances include a coffee maker, toaster, and an electric kettle. Plastic ware is provided for use with children’s mealtime or for food storage. Upon request, a high chair can be provided as well as a baby crib.
All three bedrooms are outfitted with superior mattresses, and high quality cotton linens and towels (500 gm). Separate large beach towels for each guest are also provided.
Cheery and spacious with a golf-view balcony (including comfortable wicker seating for 2 plus a small table), this pleasant room has a King bed, along with a dressing table and mirror, a cozy armchair, a walk-in closet, and modern en-suite bathroom with 2 sinks and under-floor heating (standard for all bathrooms).
2 extra-long twin beds*, en-suite bathroom with a single basin, a triple closet, street-facing balcony (including 2 rattan chairs and small table), and a dressing table/mirror complete this room.
*Please note that these beds can be made into one king bed or two twin beds depending on your party configuration.
Located on the ground floor, off the entranceway, this room has a double bed, triple closet, and dressing table/mirror.
The top floor has a private sun terrace with 4 sun loungers. All-day sun, superb sunsets, and marvelous sea/golf course views toward the Vilamoura coastline enhance the exclusive experience at Casa Amelda.
The below-ground level has a laundry room with washer/dryer and direct access outside the door to 2 dedicated parking stalls in the secure underground parking structure
Activities within the Palmyra complex include quiet walks along communal pathways, swimming in any one of the 4 communal pools, or just relaxing in the private confines of the townhouse. The Vila Sol 27-hole championship golf course, driving range, and clubhouse, along with the 4-star Pestana Hotel, are located within a 10-minute walk from Palmyra’s front gates. There is a choice of 3 restaurants to choose from here and within a 5 minute drive, a pub and 2 upscale restaurants are located at the entrance to Vila Sol resort. Two large supermarkets are within a 10-minute drive.
Quarteira town and expansive beaches are within a 10-minute drive, as is the vibrant Vilamoura marina. Here you will find beaches, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, water sports, boat trips, deep-sea fishing and dolphin watching excursions. The Vilamoura area boasts 5 championship 18-hole golf courses. Guests are eligible for discount golf bookings at Vila Sol and other courses in the area when staying at Casa Amelda.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 20, 2018
About Nancy Dawe
We are Canadians resident in Malaysia, where we have lived for over 15 years. We travel frequently, love to explore, and have always dreamed about owning a property in the Algarve. We find the Portuguese people are incredibly friendly, the area is steeped in history, the wine is amazing, and the food is delicious.
Nancy Dawe purchased this Townhome in 2014
Why Nancy Dawe chose Vilamoura
After traveling the breadth of the Algarve region, we liked the feel of the Vilamoura area the best. There is foreign influence, but not too much as to dilute the character of the local people, English is widely spoken, and you can reach beautiful, quaint villages or ruins within just a 15-20 minute drive of Vila Sol. Or, you can chose to relax or walk on the beach, go shopping, or engage in water sports at the nearby marina. So much to like about it!
What makes this Townhome unique
The Palmrya resort is immaculately maintained, family-friendly, and close to lots of amenities so quickly became our first choice when deciding where to invest. As recent golf enthusiasts, we love the fact that there is so much choice in premier golf courses within 5 km.
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a lovely place to stay,beautiful location,stunning house,everything you needed, was provided
A lovely property, in a beautiful location. Everything you would need was thought of and in the house! Lovely to arrive to essentials stocked in the kitchen. The pool area was lovely and very quiet. A lovely stay in Portugal, would recommend to anyone and will definitely come back.
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Casa Amelda. We look forward to hosting you again on your next holiday in the Algarve.
Lovely holiday townhouse
We had a lovely relaxing 10 day stay at Casa Amelda. The start was not so good however. We arrived at 6 pm and it was apparent by the lack of a welcome pack, previous occupant's food in the fridge and duvet cover draped over the dining room table , no duvets on beds and towels on airier drying, that we were not expected. A call to the manager resulted in a profuse apology and she quickly arranged for a house made to attend. To say we were upset and very disappointed was an understatement . Be warned, the owners next door can be very noisy. They had a party on the Saturday and they were moving furniture at 1 am on the Sundeck. It was as if they were in our bedroom. The towels bed linen cutlery and crockery were excellent. There is a microwave but no suitable glassware to use, so we couldn't use it. Wifi is adequate at 10 Mbps, numerous tv channels but few English speaking.
Thank you so much for your feedback. We again apologize for the unexpected, unprepared condition of the unit upon arrival - a highly unusual occurrence. However, we have raised the issue with our property managers to ensure that this does not happen again. We are sorry to hear that you experienced such disruption from the unit next door. We are unable to control guest behaviour in other units but will bring this episode to the attention of the condominium board at Palmyra. I will also equip our kitchen with some extra crockery. We appreciate you bringing these issues to our attention in order for us to act upon them so that we may improve our guest experience at Casa Amelda.
Luxurious place to relax in the Algarve
Casa Amalda is a great place to relax. This luxury condo is situated in the Palmyra gated complex inside Vila Sol (a huge golf course complex near Quarteira and Vilamoura ). We are not golfers but we enjoyed the beautiful grounds next to the house and the great infinity pool just steps from the terrace.
The house has 3 clean, up to date, bathrooms and three spacious bedrooms with very comfortable beds. The house and the grounds are just superb and have all the commodities you need.
At our arrival there was a welcome basket with wine, fruits, bread etc. This was a real plus and was greatly appreciated since we arrived late and did not know were the market was. We were somewhat surprised to have this huge welcome basket but no soap in any of the washrooms. This detailed was mentioned to the person responsible on sight and the next day the situation was resolved.
The check-in and check out was easy and went according to planned.
The only downside to this rental would be that you absolutely need a car. The complex is so huge it takes at least a 5 minute drive to get out.However, with a car you are in paradise!!
Thank you so much for choosing Casa Amelda as your vacation home for your trip to the Algarve. We look forward to hosting you again!
Stunning accommodation on a beautiful resort.
The house was very clean, with all the home from home comforts. Would definitely recommend.
Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to seeing you again!
Fantastic villa and very modern
Great villa also got a welcome pack of food drink every thing was perfect couldn't fault one bit thank you
It is our pleasure to help make your stay a most enjoyable experience. We hope to see you again for your next Algarve vacation!
We had an absolutely wonderful stay at Casa Amelda. The town house was just perfect. Modern, clean, lovely furniture and décor, comfy beds, wonderfully soft towels and bed linen, a very well equipped kitchen, gorgeous rattan sun loungers on the roof terrace, we were left wanting for nothing.
The owner was a dream to deal with, provided us with very clear information about getting to, entering and exiting the property and we were absolutely delighted with a welcome 'gift' of beautiful fresh flowers, fresh bread rolls, tea, coffee, cheese, ham, biscuits, cake, fresh fruit, tomatoes, water, wine, beers (in the fridge) and other soft drinks for the children.
Palmyra itself was lovely. Stunning gardens and pools, and very peaceful. There weren't many other families who used the pool, so we often had the pool area to ourselves, just lovely! If you're looking for a peaceful haven to relax in, Casa Amelda ticks every box. And I would urge all guests to keep the house in the immaculate state it was found in!! It's too good not to.
Thank you so much Nancy for THE perfect holiday, we absolutely loved it and will definitely return xx
Thank you Tanya! We are so pleased that Casa Amelda provided you and your family with the perfect place to getaway, relax and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Algarve. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.