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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
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The Crest

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue Grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationComunidades Monument3 min drive
    Popular LocationKarting Almancil5 min drive
    Popular LocationChurch of São Lourenço5 min drive
    AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.)20 min drive

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Townhome, 3 Bedrooms

5/5 guest room rating
  • 1033 sq ft
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 Single Beds and 1 Double Bed

Villa, 4 Bedrooms, Private Pool

No guest room rating
  • 1130 sq ft
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

Villa, 5 Bedrooms, Private Pool

No guest room rating
  • 1292 sq ft
  • 5 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Almancil, The Crest is in a rural area. Vilamoura Marina and Faro Marina are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Vale do Lobo Beach and Quarteira Beach. Karting Almancil and Algarve Living Science Center are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails. Guests love the property's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Comunidades Monument - 3 min drive
  • Karting Almancil - 5 min drive
  • Church of São Lourenço - 5 min drive
  • Loulé Municipal Market - 5 min drive
  • Mother Church of Sao Clemente - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Loule Station - 5 min drive
  • AirportFaro (FAO-Faro Intl.) - 20 min drive


  • Henrique Leis - 12 min walk
  • Restaurante O Limoeiro - 3 min drive
  • Restaurante Gamboa - 3 min drive
  • Restaurante Figueiral - 4 min drive
  • Sushi ya fusion - 4 min drive
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About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

The Crest

4-star Almancil villa in São Clemente with outdoor pool
This smoke-free villa features an outdoor pool, a snack bar/deli and self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a children's pool, a garden and barbecues. All 10 villas feature kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, ovens, hobs and microwaves. Other amenities available to guests include complimentary wireless Internet access, balconies and flat-screen TVs. Limited housekeeping is available.
The Crest offers 10 forms of accommodation with a safe and complimentary bathrobes. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodation at this 4-star villa has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Almancil villa provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Additionally, rooms include portable fans and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a limited basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Self parking on site (EUR 5 per day)
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Family friendly

  • Children's pool


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Snack bar/deli


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Bath or shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer
  • Free toiletries


  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden

Climate control

  • Air conditioning


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Limited housekeeping
  • Safe
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout curtains
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • 10 rooms



Check-in from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (9 AM - 1 PM) and Monday - Sunday (2 PM - 6 PM)
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: EUR 5 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Property registration number 39340/AL

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Crest Hotel Loulé
Crest Loulé
Crest Hotel Almancil
Crest Almancil
Crest Villa Almancil
The Crest Villa
The Crest Almancil
The Crest Villa Almancil

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Crest and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Crest offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Crest cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The Crest?
As of 22 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Crest on 5 Feb 2021 start from £92, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The Crest have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is The Crest pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The Crest?
Self-parking is available for EUR 5 per day.
What time is check-in at The Crest?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Crest?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does The Crest provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is The Crest located?
Located in São Clemente, this villa is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Karting Almancil and 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Comunidades Monument. Vale do Lobo Beach and Quarteira Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).
Rating 5 - Excellent. 33 out of 49 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 14 out of 49 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 49 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 49 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 49 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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The property was amazing 👏. It was clean and spacious and had all that we needed. Although we were told the property would be cleaned every other day but we had the cleaners in daily. And the gift of bread rolls every morning was much appreciated. I would definitely recommend staying at the Crest.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
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We asked the reception if they could accommodate early check in and late check out. While early check in was not possible we did get to check out at 2pm rather than 10am for free. We stayed for 7 days and housekeeping came to refresh our linen on day 5. We had read that this was meant to be every 3 days though apparently the do not clean on a Sunday which is why ours was delayed a day. Plain Warm bread is provided daily for free as well as daily dishwasher tablets and bathroom shower gel/shampoo and soap. Amenities are excellent, dishwasher, washing machine, iron, hairdryer and tumble dryer included. Tv includes many paid for uktv channels including all sky sports. One safe is provided in the master bedroom and includes a charging plug inside. Most rooms also have a couple of uk plugs as well as european ones. We had the 10 person villa and this included 4 bathrooms. Two of which were en suites on the top floor. The garage contains a table tennis table, ball and rackets. There is also a squash ball but no rackets. We had a private pool. The pool is not heated. There is a communal pool and jacuzzi behind main reception too, they are not heated either. Overall an excellent stay. 5/5!
Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Beautiful 5 bedroom villa with private pool and 4.5 bathrooms. Fresh bread delivered each morning. Secure gate. Parking garage under villa. Beautiful landscaping. Near beaches
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely place but with one disappointing aspect...
The Crest is a delightful place and the villa we stayed in was amazing. The only disappointing thing about our stay was that we weren't allowed to use the communal pool. We arrived early and the villa wasn't ready. We were categorically told we weren't able to use the communal pool whilst we waited. We have four children so they were obviously disappointed and bored whilst we waited. And then on the day of check out, our flight wasn't until the evening. However once again we were told weren't able to use the communal pool!? We've stayed in a lot of places and this has never happened to us anywhere else!? It meant another long and boring day for our children waiting for our flight and not being allowed to use the communal pool. It was a real shame.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Another fantastic trip to the crest ! The staff were great and helpful as always ! And Karla in the kids club was just great my little boy loved doing it everyday !
Stayed 11 nights in Jul 2019

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