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Villa Barreto, Gale, Algarve, Portugal

Villa Barreto

Gale, Algarve

Villa Summary

This impressive 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa has a large private pool surrounded by a spacious garden laid to lawn. From this pleasant outdoor space, you can enjoy views over the Portuguese countryside towards Galé. Villa Barreto is a few minutes' drive to Vale de Parra by car, and the facilities of Albufeira, Galé and Guia a little further on. There is also shared access to a tennis court. Pool heating, WiFi, and air conditioning/heating in the bedrooms are included.

Arrival & Departure Day :
Villa check in time from 16:00 Information
Villa check out time 10:00 Information

Villa Features

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2 to 11
  • Beach 2 miles
  • Heated Pool
    33 x 17 ft Information
  • Free Air Con
  • Wifi
  • Car Essential Information
  • Tennis Court
Large families and groups
Countryside villas
Why our Algarve expert loves this villa
quoteupper The spacious gardens, large pool and countryside views create the perfect, relaxing retreat. What's more the sandy beaches are only a 5 minutes' drive away quotelower
Villa Description
Swimming pool, pool terrace and sunbathing area

Villa Barreto is set in generous grounds, which surround the large, kidney-shaped private pool. Walls and mature hedges enclose the lawn and terrace adding a touch of privacy. There is ample space for children to run around whilst you relax on one of the sunbeds. The dining table and chairs are on the covered terrace - perfect for dining alfresco in respite from the sun. At the far end of the garden, there is also an ornate table with seating.

There is shared access with a neighbouring villa to a tennis court (basic rackets/balls are provided). It is also marked for football and has a basketball ring.


There are gates from the street leading onto the large private driveway with plenty of space for your hire cars. The front door opens into a hallway.

Living space and kitchen

The open plan living area is straight ahead of the entrance hall. There is comfortable seating at one end with the dining table and chairs at the other side of the room. Patio doors open onto an attractive covered terrace with overhead bougainvillea, overlooking the pool and gardens. The fully equipped kitchen is adjacent to the living area and has a breakfast table with chairs. There is a door out into the garden.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

On the ground floor, there are 2 twin bedrooms, 1 double bedroom and 2 separate shower rooms. Marble steps lead up to the first floor and remaining bedrooms. There are 2 double bedrooms sharing a separate bathroom, each with a private balcony overlooking the swimming pool and gardens to Galé in the distance.

Games room

There is a games room on the first floor where the pool table is situated, along with a small seating area. Patio doors lead out onto a terrace.

This villa is registered and licenced by the Portuguese Tourism Board and local council. This number is: 82742/AL.
Key Notes
  • Villa Plus In-Resort Service  
  • Mid Week Towel Change & Light Clean  
  • Bed Linen  
  • Bathroom Towels  
  • Iron & Ironing Board  
  • Villa check in time from 16:00   Information
  • Villa check out time 10:00   Information

Villa facilities

  • 3 double bedrooms  
  • 2 twin bedrooms  
  • 2 shower rooms  
  • 1 bathroom  

Indoor amenities

  • FREE WiFi  
  • FREE Air Conditioning/Heating in 5 bedrooms  
  • Satellite TV  
  • Safe  
  • DVD Player  
  • Washing machine  
  • Dishwasher  
  • Microwave  
  • Hairdryers  
  • Childgate(s)  
  • Bluetooth Speakers  

Outdoor amenities

  • Alarm And Nightlight  
  • Brick BBQ  
  • FREE Pool Heating  
  • Pool/Billiard Table  
  • Shared Tennis Court  
  • Table Tennis  
  • Pool Size: 33 x 17 ft  
  • Pool Depth: Min. 3½ft, Max. 7ft  
Villa Location
Villa Barreto is located in the countryside with a few restaurants, cafes and a mini market within walking distance. It's 5 minutes' drive to Gale and Lourenço beaches, as well as the resort of Guia- the birthplace of the popular chicken Piri Piri. There are many places to visit by car - Lourenço beach and the main resort of Albufeira is around 20 minutes' drive with cobbled streets lined with restaurants, bars, cafes and shops. For those who love Golf, Villa Barreto is also ideally located as the very popular Salgados Golf Course is around a 10 minutes' drive.

Location features

Local markets and shopping

There is a local market every Tuesday in Albufeira and the municipal fruit, fish and vegetable market, is open every morning except Sundays. The Algarve Shopping centre is situated in Guia, which is around a 10 minutes' drive away and has a large supermarket and designer shops.

Bars and restaurants

There are a few restaurants and cafés within walking distance to Villa Barreto and a wider choice in the resort of Albufeira which has a diverse range of restaurants. The nearby town of Guia is also well worth a visit if you plan on dining out- well known for the famous birthplace of the traditional Portuguese dish chicken piri piri, it has some fantastic restaurants to enjoy.


The nearest beaches are Gale and Lourenço with just a 5 minutes' drive away. Several other lovely beaches are located along this stretch of coastline, such as Coelha, Praia Grande, Salgados and Sao Rafael. All of these beaches have snack bars and restaurants for when you need a break from soaking all that sunshine.

Family fun

Zoomarine is an exotic marine life theme park home to hundreds of fantastic and fascinating sea creatures, well worth a visit. Alternatively, Parque Aventura is situated in Santa Eulalia, Albufeira. It comprises of a paintball centre and various adventure courses through the trees made up of zip wires, bridges and ropes.


Salgados Golf Course is just over 1 ¼ miles from Villa Barreto and is one of the many Golf courses in the Algarve. The par 4 seventh is rated amongst the best holes in Portugal. The final three holes decrease in difficulty allowing golfers to ease up after a testing first 15.


Every villa comes with its own manual, complete with details of the best restaurants, taxis, local amenities and activities. And of course, our reps are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more. If you need any advice or tips on the local area, they will be more than happy to help.

In this area

GPS coordinates

Latitude: 37.105880

Longitude: -8.315604

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Activities and things to do
Salgados golf course
One of the many courses in the Algarve, it was once an aircraft landing strip and wetland area beside a bird sanctuary.

It has been compared to both a Scottish links course and a water-filled Florida course and if you enjoy water challenges this course is for you.

The par 4 seventh is rated amongst the best holes in Portugal. The final three holes decrease in difficulty allowing golfers to ease up after a testing first 15.

Address: Vale do Rabelho, Apartado 2266 8200-917
Tel: + 351 289 583030
Fax: + 351 289 591112
For golf bookings - Email:

Description: Eighteen holes, 6080 metres, Par 72
Location: Six kilometers west of Albufeira. Turn off the EN125 at Guia.

Zoomarine is an exotic marine life theme park home to hundreds of fantastic and fascinating sea creatures. The park includes dolphins, sea lions, turtles, a shark, a museum and an alligator farm as well as a mini-zoo, exotic birds and tropical fish.

Some of the best shows in Europe are staged at Zoomarine such as sea lion, dolphin and eagle shows. It is advisable to arrive early and plan an itinerary for the day.

It is also possible to interact with dolphins but it is advisable to call at least 2 days in advance. Even though it is costable, it is very popular.

Entertainment at the theme park also includes fairground rides, swimming pools, shops and a cinema.

Zoomarine is situated at KM65 close to Albufeira on the main N125 road between Pera and Guia. The park is in a tranquil setting offset by gardens and lakes. Tel: 200 351 289 560 300.
Krazy World
Krazy World has a Crazy Golf course which features a whopping 36 holes. There is a petting farm where you can hold snakes, take pony rides, touch camels, kangaroos and parrots. Swimming pools provide the opportunity to cool off.

Krazy World is located near Algoz on the N264 which leaves the N269 ten miles east of Silves. Tel: 00 351 282 574 134.

Aqualand Waterslide Park
Formerly known as 'The Big One,' Aqualand has spectacular gardens and is probably the largest waterpark in the Algarve.

The names of the slides give you an idea of what to expect – Hydra, Raging Rapids, Banzai Boggan, Kamikaze, Surf Beach, Rainbow Park, Crazy Leap, Crazy Race &, Congo River! Users of the Kamikaze slide fall 26 metres vertically to the pool below in only four seconds!

Aqualand is located west of Alcantarilha on the main N125 road some ten kilometres outside Albufeira. Tel: 00 351 282 320 230.
Villa Barreto Customer Reviews

Elizabeth Shaw, 14-Apr-2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and would happily book again with Villa Plus.

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Helier Falle, 03-Jul-2014

I would, without hesitation, recommend this villa. The location and the villa were faultless. Superb for all age groups and the best we have ever experienced.

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Richard Finch, 04-Jul-2013

Great villa with excellent facilities for our extended family of 10 with an age range of 2 to 70. Great fun was had by all. Having local shops within a 10 minute walk was handy. Lovely beaches nearby. Wish we were still there !

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