Vale De Carros, Albufeira

Vale De Carros Albufeira

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The Algarve is an ever popular tourist destination for thousands of sun-seekers everywhere. This coastal region of Portugal is rich with culture, lively entertainment and mile upon mile of golden sands.

The Algarve also has more hours of sun than anywhere else in Europe and has a number of friendly and hospitable resorts including Albufeira. Here you can get involved in a wide range of sports and leisure facilities, enjoy excellent international cuisine and take advantage of the sun!

Vale De Carros Albufeira: Location

Vale De CarrosThe three star Vale de Carros is a traditionally styled Portugese apartment hotel situated near Albufeira resort. The town’s centre is ten kilometres away and easily reached by the Algarve public service links which run regularly from nearby the hotel campus.

There are also a range of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars near the hotel and the closest beach just two kilometres away. A supermarket is just ten minutes walk away and the hotel is also within easy visiting distance of other local attractions such as Villamoura, which is well worth a visit.

Vale De Carros Albufeira: Rooms

Vale De Carros ApartmentsThe Vale De Carros rooms are located over two floors and are all apartments. There are 21 villas and 39 studio apartments. Typical of the Algarve, the rooms have got an ensuite bathroom equipped with a shower/bath cubicle.

Within each room there is a television and a radio, as well as air conditioning/heating which is controlled centrally from the room. A safe box is provided to secure any valuables and each apartment also has a balcony or a terrace. The rooms are spacious and simply designed in a traditional mediterranean style, and there are hot drink making facilities and a microwave/cutlery etc in the kitchenette for preparing meals.

Vale De Carros Albufeira: Facilities

Vale De Carros AparthotelThe Vale De Carros Apartments have various facilities and nearby amenities which provide a great base for exploration and relaxation. There is a 24 hour fully manned reception, staffed with multilingual receptionists, a safe for storing any valuables, a currency exchange facility and a childrens’ indoor playroom.

Additionally guests can access the internet from within the lobby terminal. Outside there is a swimming pool with a sun terrace (stocked with parasols and loungers) and there’s also a cafe and a garden. A bar inside has a range of drinks offers, and there is an entertainment programme put on for guests in the evenings. Other services include babysitting for younger visitors and for children there is also a playground outside. Guests can park hire cars at the hotel during their stay, and the hotel puts on a courtesy bus for guests to the nearby beach and into Albufeira town.

Things to do nearby the Vale De Carros Albufeira

The Algarve has a wide range of leisure, sports and relaxation activities for the whole family to enjoy. The Vale de Carros Apartments are well situated for easy access to the world famous Algarve golf courses (easily visited by taxi or public transport – for many their main reason for a trip to Portugal) and Albufeira has various tennis, squash and basketball courts for sports lovers.

There are also numerous watersport providers – sailing, jetskiing, windsurfing and diving all being very popular – and other attractions such as aquariums, quad biking and carting, bowling and playgrounds/amusements to enjoy. Equally, there are some great restaurants and bars on the Albufeira strip, and the marina is well worth a visit for a cocktail and an evening meal. In between all the activity you can also take advantage of the beautiful Algarve beaches, each with their own distinctive feel and good facilities.

What have guests said about the Vale De Carros Albufeira

Hotel guests gave some great feedback about the hotel. One guest said that the main attraction for him was the owner and his staff – all of whom were particularly friendly and helpful during their stay. This reviewer said that they all went out of their way to make the holiday enjoyable, and the owner even drove guests in and out of town in his minibus! The reviewer said too that the location was lovely and peaceful and ideal for young families.

He also recommended local bike hire for getting around in a leisurely way, and he found that there were some excellent Algarve restaurants nearby. Another reviewer went with her family and said that the Vale De Carros was excellent value for money and the entertainment was fantastic. She liked the bar and restaurant food on site and also recommended the bar snacks! This reviewer also recommended the staff, saying that they went to great lengths to amuse her children and ensure that everyone enjoyed their stay.

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Your reviews of the Vale De Carros Albufeira:
Posted by Caroline Lomas April 29, 2009

Please can you answer me a question about Vale de Carros. We have booked in this hotel in June and the company that we have booked with said that things like kettles, iron etc can be hired, but on your web site it says that there are hot drink hot making facilities and microwave can be found in the apartment. Please can you tell me which is true as I don’t want to bring any of these things if they are already in the room

Posted by I Love Algarve April 29, 2009

Hi Caroline,

When we conducted our review, hot drink making facilities were included, but of course things do change from season to season (and in some cases from one apartment to the next), so I would advise you to contact the hotel directly to be 100% sure.

Posted by joanne raine July 24, 2009

I would like to book here but I am too concerned with the fact I have to bring these with me or hire at the location. Surely you cannot advertise that these facilities are available as part of the package then charge for them??

Posted by Holly May 24, 2010

How far aways is the Abuferia nightlife from the apartments?

Posted by I Love Algarve May 24, 2010

Hi Holly,

The apartments are around 10km from the main Albufeira action and the famous Strip.. It’s fairly easy to grab a bus there during the day and a taxi back at night.

If you prefer to be closer to the action, then perhaps something like the Vila Petra Hotel would be better?

Posted by william September 27, 2010

We have stayed here five times. It is quiet but not dull,the food is ok as is the beer which is cold.

The first time we stayed there was just two dogs barking,this time (our fifth visit) we had the pleasure of six dogs competing for the longest and loudest barking session.ear plugs are a necessity. Be warned. It will get to you even the most placid of people will get drawn.

Posted by Andrea June 11, 2011

my family stayed at these apartments Oct 2010, they were a bit out of the way but fortunately there were a few families there at the same time so we were happy to stay by the small bar, no good if you are looking for nightlife though. the staff were friendly but the apts were a bit shabby, the shower hose kept falling of the whilst you were washing and the shelf in the bathroom was hanging off so we were unable to put stuff on it, but other than this it was clean, there were dogs barking but to be honest when you’ve had a few drinks you don’t really notice it too much, there was no playground as stated and no microwave or kettle but you were able to hire a kettle, toaster and iron if needed, I just heated water on the hob for tea and coffee. At the end of the day, you get what you pay for. We are coming back to Albufeira again this year as we love the area, but we are staying in apts nearer to the old town and beach.

Posted by Hugh July 13, 2013

I contacted the villa,and you need to hire. A kettle ok

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