JARDIM DO VAU | 4 ★ – 56 nights


This property is one of our best sellers and a Canadian favourite! Set on one of the most beautiful beaches of the Algarve overlooking Praia do Vau beach, and within easy reach of one of the Algarve’s best-known resort areas, Praia da Rocha. This beachfront property will have you returning year after year. Enjoy beautiful sunsets, walks on the beach and a short walk to restaurants and shops.

Expect spacious one-bedroom accommodation, a welcome grocery starter package plus an indoor heated pool and a free shuttle to Portimao once daily (except Sundays and holidays.) Be sure to book early as space is limited! Jardim do Vau is located one hour from Faro International Airport. It is conveniently located on the beachfront, 200m from the shuttle bus stop, 1.5 km west of Praia da Rocha, two kilometres from the Alto Golf Country Club and 25 km from Lagos.



* Round-trip airfare
• Plaza Premium airport lounge pass†
• Airport transfers in country
• One-bedroom land view apartment with kitchen and balcony
• Welcome grocery starter package upon arrival
• Free WiFi in room, public areas and gym
• Air-conditioning in certain apartment styles
• Outdoor pool, heated indoor pool with jacuzzi and gym (open Mon. – Sat.)
• Direct access to the beach
• Housekeeping six times weekly, change of bed linens twice weekly, change of towels three times weekly
• Free shuttle once per day (except Sundays and public holidays) to Praia da da Rocha, Portimão, Aqua Portimão shopping centre and Continente Portimão shopping centre. Departs at 9:30 a.m., returns at 2:30 p.m.
• Half-day Loule Market excursion
• Services of a local representative twice weekly


Upon arrival you will receive a welcome grocery starter package which includes: four bread rolls, ten tea bags, ten coffee sachets, ten sugar sachets, one litre of milk, one litre of water, dish washing detergent, dish washing sponge, 6 eggs, jam, butter. Otherwise, this is a self-catering accommodation. Please bring your own supply of toiletries. We suggest that you consider packing your favourite necessities for a month such as tea towels, face towels, your favourite soap, shampoo etc. An outdoor pool, heated indoor pool with jacuzzi and gym are available to you and free of charge (open Mon-Sat). A swimming cap is mandatory if you want to use the indoor swimming pool. Self-service laundry in the Hotel is available at €5 per wash cycle and €5 per dry cycle.
Accommodations: The bedroom has two twin beds plus a sofa bed in the living room and a balcony with loungers. In addition, you will have a kitchenette corner with fridge, microwave, coffee maker, two burners, toaster and kettle. There is no oven. You will have access to free wi-fi in the room as well as public areas and the computer at reception is free to use. Included in your stay is a satellite TV, an in-room safe-box (€67.20 for a 56 night period) and air-conditioning in Block B & D. The full bathroom includes a hairdryer and an ironing board and iron are available upon request.
One-bedroom land view apartments are located on either side of the main reception building and can either be on the groundfloor or first-floor with no sea view. One-bedroom partial sea view apartments are located on either side of the main reception building, between the ground-floor and third-floors with a partial view of the sea.
One-bedroom superior Block A pool view apartments (do not have air-conditioning) and are located in the ground floor of the front building of Jardim do Vau, overlooking the outdoor swimming pools and pool bar. The ground-floor units have access to the outdoors with sliding glass doors. Some two-bedroom apartments have a washing machine in the unit as well as complete kitchenette (four burners plus oven).

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56 nights

$4,595* p.p.

Activity Level: easy pace

Departure Date:
Feb. 4, 2020
Toronto/Montreal - $4,595* p.p.

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Day 1 Feb. 4, 2020 | DEPART TORONTO – FARO
Board overnight Air Transat flight 232 departs Toronto at 9:15p.m. arrives Faro at 9:30 a.m. (following day)

Day 2 Feb. 5, 2020 | ARRIVAL IN FARO – ALGARVE
Your local representative will meet you at the arrival area in the airport and transfer you to your accommodation, for the entirety of your stay in Portugal, the Jardim do Vau. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 3 Feb. 6, 2020 | ALGARVE
At a pre-arranged time, your local representative will conduct a briefing to explain the on-site facilities and amenities and in the
surrounding area as well as offer optional tours. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Days 4-57 Feb 07 – Mar 31, 2020 | ALGARVE
Spend your time exploring the wonders of the Algarve and become acquainted with the Portuguese culture. There are many different beaches along the coast, fantastic restaurants and a number of optional excursions available to you, which you can organize and pay for locally with the assistance of your local representative if necessary.

Included half-day Loule Market Excursion (Feb. 15, 2020)
Enjoy a visit to this beautiful inland town to get involved with the locals at the weekly markets. You will have plenty of free time to visit the Moorish castle, browse around the quaint narrow shopping streets or hustle and bustle a brilliant bargain with the locals in the market square.

Day 58 April 01, 2020 | DEPART ALGARVE – FARO – TORONTO
Transfers will be organized for you to the airport for your flight home. Board Air Transat flight 233 departs Faro at 12:15 a.m. arrives Toronto at 3:45 p.m.

Single supplement: $2,300. One-bedroom partial sea-view upgrade $250 p.p. dbl. occ. or $500p.p. single occ. One-bedroom superior block A pool view upgrade $600 p.p. dbl. occ. ††Add a car: CDN$ per car per week. Based on Europcar EDMR Seat Ibiza or similar (manual) including unlimited mileage, insurance LDW (CDW & THW) LAF, 0€ EXCESS, taxes and delivery (pick up and drop off from your Algarve Resort). CDMR Renault Megane or similar (manual): $370 per car per week. CDAD Renault Megane or similar (automatic) $600 per car per week. †Plaza Premium airport lounge pass applicable at Toronto, and Vancouver airports only. CDN$ pp. dbl. occ. Taxes included. Professional fee of $65 plus HST per booking is not included.

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