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Portugal family holiday in october

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Portugal family holiday in october

Hi we re have booked flights to Faro for the beginning of Oct, we are looking for a villa but not sure of the location, where would anyone recomend for a family with 2 children 5 and 7, we like it to be private but not isolated within walking distance of entertainment for the evening, any recommendations for an area to look at would be helpful!

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1. Re: Portugal family holiday in october

My personal favourite would be the Sao Rafael area. We have holidayed in villas there for the last 9 years. My children are now aged 10 and 8 and it's been perfect. Near the beach, good facilities and easy access to the rest of the Algarve.

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2. Re: Portugal family holiday in october

Agreed. Sao Rafael, to Sesmarias and Galé are all really nice and the beaches around there are some of the best in the Algarve.

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3. Re: Portugal family holiday in october


here are some suggestions:

1) Ocean View Residences


2) Apartamento Areias Village


The acommodation offer is large, I also suggest you to check in this website some ideas of places to go with kids (and also acommodation guide)


Hope that this help you.

Enjoy your stay in Portugal!

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4. Re: Portugal family holiday in october

Anyone stay in the Ocean View Residences??? would you recommend?? for young family?

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5. Re: Portugal family holiday in october

On looking at Ocean View and their location in Patroves they are a long long way from the beach.

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6. Re: Portugal family holiday in october

Ocean View Residences are a long way from anywhere eg over a mile from the old town and its beaches and a little more from the beaches at Sao Rafael.

No shops, bars or anything within an easy walk, bearing the steep hills in mind. And there is a horrible dog that rushes out to bark at you when walking up or down the hill towards the main road.

Without a car you would be stuck or using the local taxis quite a bit.

Nice views though, seeing as they are perched on top of a 300 foot high hill.

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