Villa Jan 

      Parque da Floresta Golf & Leisure Resort, West Algarve.


4 bedroom Villa with private heated pool

WiFi Internet connection available


Villa Jan is located on the Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort on the more quiet western end of the Algarve. It is near the village of Budens and borders the nature reserve of Costa Vincentina. The scenic west coast of Portugal with its stunning rugged scenery is a short drive away and boasts some of the best beaches in the world.
The nearest beaches to the resort are Boca do Rio, beautiful but with no facilities and Salema, 5 minutes drive away, which is busy in the summer but boasts a safe, sandy beach with plenty of beach bars and restaurants.
The tourist town of Lagos, with its bustling Marina, many souvenir shops, bars & restaurants is 10 Kms away. Why not take a trip on the Dolphin Seafari on the rib boat, ( as used by the Navy and Greenpeace) from Lagos Marina or explore the caves around the coast on the "Bom Dia" , stopping off for a barbecue at one of the many secluded beaches. ( These trips can be booked in advance )
Guests staying at the villa are entitled to a concessionary discount of 40% on the golf green fees. The resorts other facilities, two bowling greens, four tennis courts, outdoor heated pool, children's pool,  the Health & Beauty Spa and gymnasium are also available, but at local cost.
Horse Riding is available at the nearby Tiffany's Riding stable near the village of Almadena where they cater for all levels of ability.
A Childrens Fun club, with activities for all ages is available to guests during the summer and daily or weekly tickets can be bought.
There is a modern supermarket, Intermarch, and petrol station in the nearby village of Budens, which is a five minute car ride away and fresh bread is available there every morning. Both the supermarket and the petrol station are open seven days a week until late.
Salema beach Parque da Floresta Resort pool and Spa One of the bowling greens at Parque da Floresta

The Villa

The house has a small entrance hallway, to the right of which are three bedrooms and bathrooms, to the left is a small cloakroom and a door leading to the kitchen, while directly in front is the dining area, with a curved staircase up to the main bedroom suite and the lounge.

The Kitchen and Dining area
The kitchen is fully fitted with modern units and is equipped with oven/ hob, toaster, microwave,  fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, iron and ironing board. The dining area is accessed directly from both the hallway and the kitchen. Well furnished with a large table and chairs to accommodate eight people, there are two sets of patio doors leading directly out on to the lower terrace and barbecue area.

The Lounge
The lounge, with three sets of patio doors, leading out on to the upper terrace, (which  has a glass top table and chairs), is comfortably furnished with matching chairs and sofas. There is digital satellite television, a video, CD and stereo music centre for the entertainment of guests, plus magnificent views  over the golf course out towards the sea from the terrace

Lounge looking towards upper terrace Fully Fitted Kitchen Dining area
The Bedrooms

The main bedroom suite is on the first floor. This bedroom has it's own terrace with wicker furniture which is reached through a set of patio doors. It  is impressively furnished with a king sized double bed, built in mirrored wardrobes and has an en-suite full bathroom.

Three further bedrooms lead off from the entrance hallway. One bedroom has an en-suite full bathroom with an additional separate shower cubicle. There is a queen sized bed in this room, which also has mirrored wardrobes. The other two bedrooms are each furnished with two single beds, mirrored wardrobes and share a full bathroom. All three bedrooms have patio doors which open out onto the sun terrace and the swimming pool.

All 4 bedrooms are equipped with overhead electric variable speed fans.

Principal bedroom Principal bedroom en-suite bathroom One of the twin bedrooms
The Gardens and Terraces

Villa Jan  is set facing south within well maintained lawned and landscaped private gardens, looking out over the 17th. green of the golf course.
The kidney shaped "weir" pool,  (which can be heated at extra cost ) is surrounded by paved terracing for soaking up the sun. Sun loungers are provided and there is a built in barbecue on the lower terrace for outside dining.

Garden looking towards the house Pool Garden, terracing and pool

Other Information

The house has a wood burning stove in the lounge and so is ideal for winter/ spring lets when the temperature can be quite chilly at night
There is a small safe for the convenience of guests.
Maid service twice a week, plus a linen change at the end of the week is included in the rental price. All linen and towels, including beach towels are provided.

Getting There

The nearest international airport is Faro and flights arrive from most British airports every day during the summer. Hire cars can be collected outside the airport building and the journey from Faro to Parque da Floresta takes 45 minutes along the A22 motorway to Lagos and from there on the EN 125 to the resort.
Meeting and Greeting Guests.

Guests will always be met on arrival at Parque da Floresta by our representative, who will be on hand throughout their stay to resolve any problems and offer assistance.


       Rental Prices and Booking : - Prices are per week and are shown in sterling.     

Please telephone or email to confirm availability. Change over days are flexible and we will always try to fit in with guests requirements. A non refundable deposit of 20% is required to confirm a booking and the balance becomes due 6 weeks prior to the beginning of the holiday.

   Please Note: Pool Heating ( if required) is an extra 130 per week

Period A

Period B

Period C

Period D

01/01/2015 - 21/03/2015

22/03/2015 -23/05/2015

24/05/2015 - 11/07/2015

12/07/2015 - 22/08/2015

26/09/2015 - 31/10/2015

23/08/2015 - 25/09/2015


1350 : 00

1,575 : 00

1,850 : 00

,2,200 :00

Pool Heating 130 .00 Per week

Additional Items

     Cot&High Chairs    

         Car Hire

Please click on images for details of cot hire and car hire

To check availability or reserve Villa Jan please contact us in any of the ways listed below.

   How to Contact Us



Tel:- 0871 711 5132

 00351 911 820 275  Or 00351 910 363 293


The Resort and Local Amenities

Childrens Play area

Resort Pool

Spa and bistro


Parque da Floresta has many other attractions besides the 18 hole championship golf course, for which guests staying at the villa are entitled to a concessionary  40% discount on the green fees.  There are two bowling greens, four tennis courts, an outdoor heated pool, childrens'  pool and gymnasium also available, all at local cost.

Tennis:  A resident coach will give group or individual tennis lessons and there is a hotly contested weekly competition for different age groups of children.

The Childrens Fun club, has supervised activities for all ages and is available to the children of guests during the summer and daily or weekly tickets can be bought.

The Spa offers a wide variety of Health and Beauty treatments for those who fancy a spot of pampering, including half day or whole day packages if you really want to push the boat out and have a top to toe treatment.

Restaurants:- there are several restaurants on the resort providing a variety of choice, from La Carte to snacks at the Spike Bar, plus the Italian restaurant has a "takeaway" option. There are also several good restaurants in the village of Budens, a 2 minute car ride away.

Horse Riding is available at the nearby Tiffany's Riding stable near the village of Almadena where they cater for all levels of ability.

Supermarkets and Petrol Stations:-  There is a modern supermarket and petrol station, (Intermarch) in the nearby village of Budens, and fresh bread is available there every morning. Both the supermarket and the petrol station are open seven days a week until late. Several larger supermarkets can be found in Lagos.


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