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“Perfect place for a great family holiday”
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Villa Matcar with the best views on the Algarve.
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Guia, Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve

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ALAN M
Chesham
1 review
“Perfect place for a great family holiday”
Reviewed 17 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

This was our third holiday at Villa Matcar and will not be our last. The villa is perfect for our family group of 6 adults and two boisterous boys aged 12 and 10. There is plenty of room for everyone to get together or find their own space in the garden, the roof terrace (which has fabulous views and is a great place to watch the sunset), the shady verandah or the pool area. The villa, garden and pool are well-maintained and well-equipped and the owners are investing each year in updating and improving the facilities. The boys flit happily between the swimming pool, table tennis, table football and pool table - all of which were a big hit with visiting family members aged 13-19. The location is lovely - the villa is surrounded by vineyards and fields - yet close enough to a good shopping centre. Joe and Carol, the owners, are very welcoming, friendly and helpful.

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Liked best: It provided something for all the family
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Trendywen...
Bradford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent”
Reviewed 24 April 2013 for a stay in June 2011

My family and I have stayed at this villa three times and have had amazing views of the sunset, lovely well maintained gardens and pool area.
It has a large pool and barbeque area where you can relax and enjoy both daytime and evenings.
Lots of information to hand regarding places to visit in the Algarve, a holiday second to none!
Thanks to Joe and Carol

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Liked best: The Villa and Pool area are so Private
Liked least: Having to leave!
Travelling group: Large Group
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Sue D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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“Fantastic”
Reviewed 26 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012
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This is the second Villa of Joe and Carols that we have stayed in and I can honestly say both times have been absolutely brilliant.

Villa Matcar is a beautiful, spacious and very well equipped Villa. We had a mixture of ages from 11 upto 82, so we had a big ticklist. The pool and table tennis table were a big hit with the youngsters as was the really big swimming pool. All the rooms are light and airy and have everything that you would need, it's like a home way from home.

It is well situated away, so peaceful but not isolated.

Joe & Carol are always on hand if needed and are fabulous hosts.

If I had the choice I would live here!!

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: There was nothing we didn't like
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Alan P
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“Absolutely Fantastic”
Reviewed 31 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We stayed at Villa Matcar from 28th June 2012 for 2 weeks and as usual we all had a fantastic time. The Villa is very well equipped with everything that you could possiblly want or need on holiday and the pool is fantastic. The owners Joe & Carol as usual were very attentive to any requests, which were dealt with extremely quickly.

They provide an excellent service and I would recommend this villa to anyone without hesitation.

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Liked best: The Pool and Pool Area and the area where the Villa is
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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AndrewM48...
Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent . Lovely location and what a view”
Reviewed 23 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012

Just back from here. Joe and Carol could not have been more helpful Made our stay a treat. This villa boasts fantastic views a great pool and facilities. Nearby restaurants and bars and literally two minutes to Algarve Shopping supermarket
Suffice to say we are going back

Andrew M

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Liked best: Pool. View Easy access to restaurants/supermarket
Liked least: Bedrooms directly off lounge
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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