Old Village Apartments
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If you are not hiring a car then we recommend you contact us to arrange private transfers through us as this is the most economic way to get here, by taxi cost is approximately 30 to 40 Euros for up to 4 persons (a child is counted as one person) Our transfer cost is only 30 Euro's for up to 4 persons and 42 Euro's for 5 to 8 persons. To arrange transfers let us know when you are booking your apartment, once you you have your flight details please let us know as we are not able to meet you without flight number and time of arrival. For all enquiries including transfers please go to our enquiry page or apartment pages, here you will find our enquiry forms making it easier and less hassle for you to contact us.
So after your easy transfer you are now here in The Old Village, our reception is located in Church Square the center of the village. If using our transfer service you will be taken to our reception car park so no need to ask for directions. When checking please have your passports handy as we need your passport number for our check in records, also it helps if you loose or your passport is stolen. As check out is not until 10am you may have to wait a little time to get into your apartment if arriving early, as our maids have to get it ready for you.
All apartments in The Old Village are individually owned and decorated to the owners specifications so every one is different. Each apartment has all that is needed for your holiday and includes, fully fitted kitchen with full oven, microwave, washing machine and toaster. Your lounge/dinner is well fitted and has the required softer and seat for the amount of persons it accommodates along with heating for winter, cable TV that includes BBC, ITV, Sky Movies, News, Sky Sports 1, 2, 3, Euro Sports, German channels, Portuguese Channels, CNN and Bloomberg just to mention a few. Your bedroom or bedrooms will have twin beds (if you wish a double bed please request when booking as we do not have many) storage for clothes and cases bed side table. Depending on the type you are staying in the amount of bathrooms vary depending on the size of apartment but all include bath/shower vanity sink and mirror. If you book an apartment that has an outside terrace or balcony you will have table and chairs, sun umbrella and sun beds, naturally the amount depends on the size and whether it is ground floor, first floor or is a town house. Most apartments also have a small safe for valuables (small charge is payable at reception).
Old Village services.
There is an on site supermarket handy for those that do not have a car. The supermarket stocks most things needed for your holiday including many British products but has a restricted fresh meat section, but there are other supermarkets locally that have full butchers counters stocked with good fresh meat.
A Baby sitting service is available by British women resident, organized through our reception.
We have 3 out door swimming pools, garden square pool, the main pool and the new dolphin pool, sorry none are heated but all have sun beds and shade (we do not have control over the pools this is down to the owners association) so there is a charge for sun beds sorry). As all the pools are for residents and guests of the village only there is a security card needed which can be obtained from reception, there is a 10 Euro deposit for the card which is refundable on return of the card to reception. Two of the pools have snack bars open during the summer months, this is normally from Easter through to end of September. These pool bars serve bar snacks, hot and cold food and drinks, please note that only plastic glasses are allowed around the pool area for safety reasons.
Outside Car parking.
As there are no cars allowed within The Old Village there is plenty of car park spaces all around the village, all streets are pedestrian only making it very safe for the children.
Children's Play Area.
We have an area just for the children with slide, swings and an activity climbing area, this area does not have any supervision so please do not leave small children by them selves.
As you would expect when on holiday there are plenty of places to eat if you do not wish to be tied to the kitchen, the restaurants on site vary in the type of food available and will also make you a take away for the lazy ones (joke), well it is your holiday. To the type of restaurants there are on site we start with an upmarket Portuguese restaurant know as The Princess Garden a little more costly than some of the other we have available it was (formally CJ's Restaurant for those that have been here before, it is located in Garden Square.
Next we have A' Casa da Largo specializing in international food, this is located in the main square and boasts the largest menu on site, it also has a British style Pub and also serves pub food.
One of the newest arrivals is the Zanzibar Restaurant and Bar, offering affordable food on the ground floor and has a silver service Portuguese restaurant on the first floor, for those who need it they also have a lift (handy when you have had too much to eat.
There are 2 snack bars and 1 bar on site serving drinks, coffee and hot and cold food all day and up to midnight during summer months. Type of food available varies a little but all serve breakfast (even full English if your up to it), lunch and evening meals as well as drinks and music to wine away the night.