Villa Nelin

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4
Oliver Approved


Pool Villa/House Modern
Great Value
Ideal for Parties

Boasting breathtaking views of the Portuguese countryside, Villa Nelin is the epitome of Algarve bliss and the perfect base camp for exploring the nearby towns and villages. It is only a short drive from Faro as well, so connections to and from the airport are convenient.

The charming aesthetics of the villa combine a potent blend of contemporary style and Portuguese tradition (note the iconic azulejos tiling), which grounds the property in both comfort and authenticity. No expense is spared on the furnishings of the six bedrooms either, four of which have large double beds. If you’re travelling in a big group, you’ll be relieved to hear that Villa Nelin has four bathrooms, avoiding any long ques!

Be sure to take advantage of the spacious terrace area, which comes complete with a covered granite dining table, a barbeque and an open seating feature just perfect for soaking up the sun. The undisputed centrepiece of the property is the large private swimming pool.

Located below the terrace, you can experience a moment of glamour as you walk down the white marble steps to the waiting waters. The pool’s location makes it easy to keep an eye on the children from the overlooking balcony as well, so they can splash around all afternoon without you having to worry.

For those rare times when the sun hides, Villa Nelin is more than prepared for a bit of time indoors. Grill some camarão (prawns) in the fully equipped kitchen or relax with a spot of television (fitted with English speaking channels). The living room fireplace adds a rustic appeal and is an ideal distraction for those hunter-gatherer dads in the colder months.

As for internet connections, we know how integral kids can be with their phones, so they’ll be pleased to discover the villa’s fast WiFi network. Villa Nelin covers all the usual amenities as well, including central and underfloor heating, a microwave, oven, washing machine and a dishwasher.

Villa Nelin is a fantastic choice for large groups and families alike, with its location in the heart of the Algarve making it a prime place for any holiday. It comes fully air-conditioned as well, something you’ll be grateful for when the mercury hits 35°.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Hiring a car is your best bet for exploring the surrounding villages and countryside. Public transport is available, but getting around the Algarve on your own terms is where it’s at
  • The Algarve is a gateway to the Atlantic Ocean, which is generally speaking a more turbulent body of water than the Mediterranean. Keep an eye on the waves when kids are playing if they enjoy venturing out!
  • Only three of the six bedrooms have air conditioning

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Satellite TV Working Fireplace/Woodburner

Villa Layout

Lower Ground

- Bedroom with King bed (2 beds joined) with ensuite bathroom. (no natural light)

Ground Floor

- Fully equipped kitchen
- Living room with comfortable sofas and TV. Access to the terrace
- Dining area open to the living area, access to the terrace
- Guest toilet
- Large bathroom with double vanity and jacuzzi
- Second bathroom
- Bedroom with Kingsize bed (2 beds joined)
- Bedroom with Kingsize bed (2 beds joined)
- Bedroom with Kingsize bed (2 beds joined)
- Bedroom with Queen bed

First Floor
- Main bedroom with kingsize bed (2 beds joined) with ensuite bathroom with walk in shower and double vanity

Exterior Grounds

- Private pool (10m x 5m,D- 2m)
- Large sundeck
- 12 sunbeds and parasols
- Outdoor shower
- Grass garden
- Private parking

Additional Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Air Conditioning (in three bedrooms)
- Fireplace
- Central heating
- Iron
- Washing machine
- Coffee machine
- Dishwasher


About the surrounding area of Villa Nelin
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Tucked away in rolling Portuguese hills, Villa Nelin is a little spot of paradise in the Algarve. You’ll find a wealth of things to see and do in the surrounding towns and villages, so don’t be afraid to spend a bit of time just exploring.

The property is only a 15-minute drive from the historic town of Loulé, a top destination for visitors to the region. Its numerous historical attractions draw in visitors from across the area, and its plethora of authentic restaurants provide ample amount of delicious Portuguese cuisine.

Also, just a short drive away is the famous resort town of Vilamoura; a seaside destination packed full of exciting sights and blissful beaches. Particularly beautiful is Falesia beach, a long stretch of sand famous for its pristine nature and colourful cliffs.

The beach hugs the coast for miles and miles, meaning you won’t have any difficulty finding your private retreat. Dining isn’t a problem in Vilamoura either, with tons of eateries offering fresh fish plucked straight from the ocean. You should consider a trip in the morning to see the first catch being brought in by the local fisherman at Quarteria market.

If you’re a fan of ancient history then definitely head to the fascinating Roman ruins of Cerro de Vila. This archaeologically significant site contains Roman baths and a selection of well-preserved mosaics, some of which still boast intricate, vibrant patterns. With an entry fee of 3 euros, Cerro de Vila is a great inclusion in any Vilamoura itinerary.

Adventurous travellers will find no shortage of exhilarating water sports along the beaches of Vilamoura, which includes paragliding, parasailing and boat charters.

Nature lovers are in for a treat as well with the dolphin and whale watching tours available throughout the summer season. Whatever your reason for visiting, Villa Nelin’s proximity to some of the Algarve’s very best makes it a sublime choice for your Portuguese getaway.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Faro Airport


Nearest Village Cabeceira de Arpa


Nearest Town/City Loulé


Nearest Restaurant Restaurants & Shops


Nearest Beach Sandy Beach


Nearest Golf Golf Course


Nearest Tennis Tennis Court



Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.


Loulé is the ideal town in the Algarve to explore for a short trip. In this historically interesting town, you can discover a real taste of Portuguese culture. The town has a beautiful centre and a magnificent market hall. The narrow streets take you to important churches, and you can discover the ruins of a 13th-century castle.

Although the town of Loulé is not located directly at sea, its municipality does include some beautiful beaches. The beaches of Loulé are known for their exclusivity, like Praia da Quinta do Lago or Praia da Quarteira.


Though most people tend to see the Algarve as all about the beaches and a holiday on the Med, there’s far much more to it than that. There’s actually a load of fascinating culture and history, superb cuisine and enthralling adventures to be had, though we’d be the first to admit that the beaches are pretty special too, with lots of sand, spectacle and wonderfully clean water.

But while you’re enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Algarve, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we’ve put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

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Best Suited For: All Ages

The swimming above the pool is an obvious bonus for families with children, but Villa Nelin offers loads more.

Amp up the fun with a visit to Aquashow Park, a water park filled with thrilling rides sure to excite the whole family.

Vilamoura’s beaches are a good option too, and nothing quite beats cooling down with ice cream by the seaside.

There are great opportunities for a spot of rock pooling in some of the lesser-known beaches, and small nets are inexpensive.

Children won’t tire of catching the endless variety of crabs, prawns and other creatures swimming around. You never know, you might enjoy it too!

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €450 charged to client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price
Heating costs included? Not included, price depends on usage
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price
Pool towels included? Not included
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations upon request
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & vaping are not permitted
Pool heating charge? Not available
Tax Tourist tax not applicable
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs Air conditioning in 3 bedrooms
High chair and cot available upon request

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 4th 2023 - Oct 14th 2023 £2,137
Oct 14th 2023 - Apr 20th 2024 £1,838
Apr 20th 2024 - May 25th 2024 £2,244
May 25th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £2,733
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 £4,814
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 £2,570
Sep 21st 2024 - Oct 12th 2024 £2,244
Oct 12th 2024 - Apr 6th 2025 £1,930

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 4th 2023 - Oct 14th 2023 €2,316
Oct 14th 2023 - Apr 20th 2024 €1,992
Apr 20th 2024 - May 25th 2024 €2,432
May 25th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €2,961
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 €5,217
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 €2,785
Sep 21st 2024 - Oct 12th 2024 €2,432
Oct 12th 2024 - Apr 6th 2025 €2,092

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 4th 2023 - Oct 14th 2023 $2,426
Oct 14th 2023 - Apr 20th 2024 $2,086
Apr 20th 2024 - May 25th 2024 $2,547
May 25th 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $3,101
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 $5,463
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 $2,917
Sep 21st 2024 - Oct 12th 2024 $2,547
Oct 12th 2024 - Apr 6th 2025 $2,190

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • Amazing week!

    on 28/04/2020

    We had an amazing time at Villa Tropicana. It was the perfect venue for our wedding party. Great views, big spaces, and nice amenities.

  • Beautiful Vila in the middle of nowhere and yet so close to everything

    on 10/07/2018

    A beautiful gorgeous gorgeous house.
    Lots of space, whether in the house or outside.
    The outdoor area is very well maintained and everything is completely fenced.
    At night it's gorgeous to sit outside and enjoy the view.
    Making a party and being loud is not a problem either.

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