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Vila do Barradas - Silves

Vila do Barradas is a luxurious, modern 4 bedroom villa with air conditioning, safety-gated swimming pool and children's paddling pool. Situated just 5 minutes from the town of Silves this villa is located in a tranquil Algarve countryside position, but close to all local amenities such as shops, restaurants, golf and beaches. The perfect holiday house for a relaxing family holiday.

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Vila do Barradas is a luxurious modern villa located in a tranquil location on a hillside, just a few minutes away from the beautiful ancient town of Silves.

The fully fitted kitchen is finished to a high standard with beautiful wooden units and black granite work surfaces, and is equipped with all that you need for a wonderful holiday: eye level fan assisted oven, ceramic hob + extractor, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher - all top quality. There is also a separate utility room housing the washing machine and an additional fridge/freezer.

Two large sets of patio doors open onto the terrace from the huge lounge/dining room which has 3 modern leather sofas, and attractive marble dining table and chairs, superb wood burner and ceiling fans. For winter lets this room has the luxury of under floor heating. It is very well equipped with Freeview satellite TV, DVD, home theatre, and a selection of books and games. Villa do Barradas also has WiFi internet access 24/7 free for checking emails (longer periods chargeable at Portuguese Telecom rates).

The bedrooms are large and all have satellite TV, radio, hairdryers, built in wardrobes, air conditioning and a safe. The three first floor bedrooms also have their own private verandas. There is an en-suite or adjacent bathroom for each bedroom, all fitted to the highest standard. BEDROOM 1 with double bed. BEDROOM 2 with twin beds. BEDROOM 3 with double bed. BEDROOM 4 with double bed.

Bathrooms - Bathroom 1 bath, shower, WC, bidet and basin. Bathroom 2 wet floor shower, WC and basin. Bathroom 3 wet floor shower, WC and basin. Bathroom 4 wet floor shower, WC and basin. Communal WC + basin. All bathrooms are to the highest standards with suspended units. 

For those holidaying with young children two cots, 2 high chairs, playpen, baby walker, bottle sterilizer are available on request.

Other - The whole villa is powered by solar power and electricity and therefore very safe, it is totally gas free.

Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service - Bed linen and towels included. Maid service weekly for bedroom and bathroom cleaning with clean linen & towels. Clean towels supplied midweek.

Outside  - The private heated swimming pool and toddler pool are both safety gated from the patio and garden area, denying toddler access. There are ample sun loungers, parasols, top quality tables and chairs for outdoor dining on a paved patio, and a huge built-in BBQ.

A small summerhouse with tables & chairs offers another area to relax, and for those looking to be more active a ping pong table, outdoor pool table (small charge 20 cents per game), basketball, air rifle shooting, small football goal, and dartboard. Two unisex adult BMX type bicycles are also available including helmets, for the sole use of our clients. We regret, there are no childrens bikes available due to inherent dangers.

Pool heating is to 26/27c, higher temperatures charged at a higher rate, the toddlers pool receives residual heat from the adults pool and may not always be at the same temperature. Pool heating is available upon request for an additional charge. WiFi internet access 24/7 is also available outside.


Nearest beach Carvoeiro 10 mins by car, hundreds of other beaches all very close this particular stretch of coastline is dramatically beautiful, certainly the best in the Algarve and contains probably the best clifftop walks to be had anywhere in the world. 


The historic town of Silves is dominated by its castle, wander the cobbled streets, visit the market and try one of the many cafes and bars. One of the best restaurants in the Algarve is only a short walk, 1 min by car. Carvoeiro and the beach is 10 mins by car. The coastline is the best in the Algarve, with breathtaking cliff top walks and hidden coves to explore.

Golf, 3 courses within 5 mins, two water parks are near, Slide and Splash, is 5 mins, Aqualand is 8 mins. In many local villages a three course meal with wine can be bought for around 10 euros. Book early to avoid disappointment. Faro airport 35 mins by car. Car hire essential. 1km to Silves Gare, 4km to Silves, 4km Lagoa, 10km Carvoeiro, 500 metres to one of the best restaurants in the Algarve especially for fish.

The historic town of Silves is approx. 5 minutes driving distance by car where there are supermarkets, bars, restaurants and shops. Two big water parks (Slide and Splash and Aqualand) are within 15 minutes drive, and Zoo Marine for the whole family within 20 minutes drive. The Algarve Shopping Centre at Guia, just 25 minutes drive away, offers great High Street shops, cinemas and restaurants.

Further Details

Our friendly English speaking staff are on hand to welcome you, assist you when necessary and recommend places to visit. As a small family business we look after a few villas in the area. We live locally, and know the area extremely well. We will provide you with detailed directions to the villa before your arrival. We meet and greet you, and provide you with local information.

Baby cot and high chair are provided by prior arrangement. We also have reliable English babysitters who will care for your children during the daytime or evening if you should require some time without the kids! Please ask for details. Our mobile phone number is available 24 hours a day during your stay for emergency calls.