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Balaia Golf Village

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Address: Sitio da Balaia, Albufeira 8201-912, Portugal
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+351 289 570 200

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We played this small golf course - 9 Holes Par 3 - twice during our stay at the Algarves. We stayed at the Alfagar Apartments just a 3 minutes walk away, which gave us a discount... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
Marnix B
Färna, Skinnskatteberg
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Färna, Skinnskatteberg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We played this small golf course - 9 Holes Par 3 - twice during our stay at the Algarves. We stayed at the Alfagar Apartments just a 3 minutes walk away, which gave us a discount on the green-fee. The course is in very good shape. The greens are more than challenging. Service 100% regarding information, material and service at... More 

Thank Marnix B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

For any type of Holiday family Or otherwise balaia is the place to be! Love the place it's so relaxing and has everything you need , a home away from home

1 Thank Squirke33
Bedfordshire, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I can't see on TripAdvisor an area for reviewing just the golf course. That is what I am doing. It may be only nine holes, and they aren't that long, but are they intimidating? In fact one of them is the most scary hole I have ever played, and I remembered it from the last time I played the course... More 

1 Thank Alan H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Pools are meant to be open at 9am. That is too late for me as I like a swim before breakfast however those are the rules. So off I trot 9am tried 3 pools, sorry not cleaned yet will be at least 20 mins. All sorts of reasons ensued but I know well enough that all hotels can manage overnight... More 

1 Thank carolyn w
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I clean and tidy resort with beautiful gardens and pools. The resort is within walking distance of the beach and has numerous pools. The tennis courts are in excellent condition with a coach to help improve your game. There is s 9 hole par 3 golf course within the village as well. The apartments are nicely equipped, with a cleaning... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a villa overlooking the whale pool. It is a beautiful scenic location with lovely pools and a fantastic golf course. The staff are all very friendly and the restaurant serves delicious food. Would highly recommend

1 Thank Becky S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Balaia is a very special place . It is a wonderfully run resort and is a haven of quite and relaxation. This vast resort is maintained to a very high standard and the staff are very friendly. The choice of pools is excellent. One thing that amazed me is the quietness so relaxing. Fantastic

1 Thank Tom B
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Last year we came for first time. Over all we chose this hotel. And we were quite happy to return! This year we came back and we were even more happy. We booked 2 bed apartment. We didn't get a breakfast cse we had all kitchen staff in the flat and also the breakfast buffet is to far! We just... More 

1 Thank adelia1008
Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful place. The staff is extremely friendly and the rooms are very tidy. Due to the chilly nights the stone floor of the room was quite cold despite the heating system. There are tennis courts, outdoor and indoor swimmin pools and a small gym. The indoor swimming pool is heated and during our stay we had it amongst... More 

Thank Nikke M
Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

This resort is great for budget travelers who are looking to make their own meals. A few warnings: - health club is not included and costs extra - similar to timeshare units, the linens are only changed twice during a 6 day stay - You require a car to get to town or the beach. It is not central. Overall,... More 

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