The exchange day is Saturday and the rental period is for 1 week or multiples of 1 week. Periods of for example 5 or 10 days can be accommodated but the rental charge would be for the full weeks, in these examples the rental charge would be for 1 or 2 weeks.
The rental period starts at 4:00 pm on the first day and ends at 10:00 am on the final day. The maximum number of adults and children occupying the property is limited to eight people. In addition only 1 infant under 2 years of age is permissible and a cot and high chair will be provided, although please note that bed linen for the cot is not provided.
Smoking is not permitted in the house.
The pool solar heating is modern and very efficient but is only as good as the prevailing weather conditions and therefore the pool may be still rather cool during April and October, though still warmer than pools without solar heating.
An optional hamper is available at a cost of €40.00 (Euros) payable locally on arrival. This will consist of; Water 5ltrs, Milk 1 ltr, Coffee 50g, Tea bags box of 10, Sugar 10 sachets, Fruit juice 1 ltr, Bread loaf or 8 rolls, eggs 6, Jam, Margarine / Butter, Ham slices, Cheese, Crisps, Biscuits, Wine 75cl, Fizzy drink 1 ltr.
Included in the rental price: Electricity (there is no gas supply to the property), hot water, high quality bed linen (changed weekly on Saturdays), high quality bath towels (changed Saturdays and mid-week), pool maintenance on Wednesdays, maid cleaning on Saturdays with a mini-clean and towel change mid-week. Separate sun bathing towels are supplied. The property will have a starter pack of dishwasher tablet, washing up liquid, loo rolls, hand soap and kitchen condiments.
Payment terms: A non-refundable rental deposit of 25% of the rental price is payable at the time of the booking and this deposit together with the completed booking form confirms the holiday rental contract between us and is subject to the aweeks prior to the start of the rental period. The balance of rent is payable even if the holiday has to be cancelled and therefore holiday insurance is a mandatory condition of the contract, again please refer to our terms and conditions.
A refundable damage/breakage deposit of £250.00 is also payable along with the balance of rent, 8 weeks prior to the rental period. This will be returned within 3 weeks of the end of the rental period less any deductions for breakages, damage or extra (unreasonable) cleaning that may be necessary.
We accept sterling payment by bank transfer only.
We will pay any refundable damage/breakage deposit by bank transfer only.
Exterior house pathway lights are automated coming on at dusk and going off during the night, with PIR control during the night. Additionally, there is a manually operated, timer switch which controls the garden and swimming pool lighting.
Crime rates on Vila Sol are extremely low. Vila Sol Security patrol the resort with CCTV cameras and patrol cars. The property is also protected by an alarm system linked directly to Vila Sol security monitoring station situated 2 minutes away and external CCTV recording to 4 sides of the house.
Electric oven, induction hob, 2 fridges, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron/ironing board, microwave, kettle, toaster, BBQ, very well equipped with all utensils.
Satellite HD TV, WI-FI internet, Sonos music system.
A single cot and high chair can be provided if required but please note bedding for the cot is not provided.
The property is strictly non-smoking property and pets are not allowed.
Owing to the nature of the original plot, the house and gardens are built on split levels with hard steps both internally and externally. Extreme caution should be taken with very young children. In addition, the interior doorways are narrow so the property is not suitable for wheelchair users.
The swimming pool is not fenced in.
Faro airport is approximately 20 minutes away by car and all major car hire companies are located at the airport. Although Vila Sol has several facilities on site, if you would like to see more of what the Algarve has to offer, a car is strongly recommended.