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Four Marks, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely to see Vila Gaivota coming back to life. We didn't stay there but the food is delicious in the restaurant with a Moroccan theme and the atmosphere is very relaxed and enjoyable. A lovely roof top view and very friendly staff 😊. Will definitely visit again.

Thank LollieJoe
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105 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Top place for peace quiet and tranquility, friendly staff and everything at hand. Lovely beaches around here and the sun is just right for an orange tan. Not much English spoken here mostly German and Portuguese

1 Thank AlbertoWarrington
Chichester, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2012

The villa we were due to stay in had been burgled so we had to find alternative accommodation - we were first of all shown an apartment in this complex and I have never ever seen anything so disgusting in all of my life - I really would not have let my dog stay here! I do know that there... More 

1 Thank JayS1506

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2012

We had the pleasure of spending a week in the self catering apartment. What a sunset sitting on your balcony enjoying a glass of wine, with views across the river Arade to Portimao and the famous Praia da Rocha and beyond to the hills of Serra de Monchique. Great walk just outside of your complex around the lighthouse cliffs caves... More 

London, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2011

Stayed here last year, in 2 bedroom self-catering apartment. Ferragudo is a lovely little fishing village, worth exploring and staying for dinner etc. There is a bus every night that takes you directly into the town centre, bus stop is 1 minute from the apartments. The steak house just down the road is incredible. (the restaurant at the complex was... More 

6 Thank vinny
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2011

Booked 1 week August 2008. Nice first impression ans helpful staff, got water park tickets through them. Good sized pools next to nice restaurant (which was expensive) surrounded by well maintained garden. Shop next to reception had variety of choices and freshly baked bread every morning. Stayed in 1 bed apartment s/c, 5 minutes walk from reception which was spacious,... More 

1 Thank bntp
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2011

Stayed here last year had a had a decent apartment for the money, this time not so good. The wardrobe's full height mirror door was broken and off the track, if we'd had small children I would have been worried. The kitchen wasn't in great condition, the fridge was rusty, the drawers in the cupboards in the lounge were glued... More 

2 Thank kaz195723
Porto, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed 26 August 2010

It is not 4 stars for sure (maybe in the past). Some of the kitchen appliances were in poor condition. They tried not to clean the apartment on the second day claiming new rules… There is no air conditioning or fans, even in the restaurant, which is unpleasant on very hot days. Choosing half board you are not allowed to... More 

Thank Alberto_VM
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2010

This ended up being a bit of a nightmare. We arrived quite late, the reception was fine and pool area looked lovely, the place was a little tricky to find and we had satnav!! We checked in, got our keys and made our way to apartment. The apartment was clean but was also very dated and boiling hot!!! It took... More 

2 Thank almerei
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2009

You must have a hire car to stay here cannot STRESS this enough there is nothing there!! some apartments are privatelty owned and then let out by the hotel so it is very hit and miss what you will get, some have brand new kitchens when others are 15 years old! however they are all large even a one bedroom... More 

Thank tracylaura

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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Vila Gaivota

Address: Urbanizacao Vale da Azinhaga, Ferragudo 8400-276, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Ferragudo
Hotel Class:4 star — Vila Gaivota 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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Vila Gaivota Ferragudo
Vila Gaivota Hotel Ferragudo
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“Check the apartments on the internet, do not just turn up hoping you will be given a good one!!”
 of 5 bubbles JayS1506, 11 May 2012 | Read review
“Ask for aircon seaview or apartments which is up hill a bit and quiter. Apartments near the pools are surrounded by nice garden, but may be noisy. Hire a car, as the surrounding area are quite hilly and not recommended for those with mobility issue.”
 of 5 bubbles bntp, 13 Sep 2011 | Read review
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