Additional services

CV Villas offers a wide variety of extra services, over and above providing our customers with an exceptional villa holiday. You should be able to find all the information you need on this page, if not you can send us an enquiry via the link below or check out our frequently asked questions page.

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Our range of services

Cook Service

Cook Service



welcome packs

welcome packs

Special requests

Special requests

Cook Service

Enjoy the services of a cook for total relaxation…

Guests may wish to avail themselves of the services of a cook whilst on holiday, allowing them the luxury of not preparing a meal, but at the same time not having to drive back from a restaurant and being able to have a few drinks! This increasingly popular service is available for given meals, or for multiple meals during the course of your holiday, and can work out extremely cost effective over restaurant prices.

In some of our properties, the services of a non-resident/resident cook is included. Hours available, days of work and standards of cooking vary, and they do not always do shopping, or provide transport to do so, both of which may carry an extra charge. Where maids are also doubling up as cooks, a few will stay to wash up and serve meals. All details will be explained in full on booking. At many villas, it is possible to request the services of a cook and it is necassary to book well in advance to secure the cook service. Local cooks are rarely trained to professional standards and may range from the villa maid doubling up, to good local cooks. Cooking usually consists of simple traditional food, either prepared in the villa or brought from home. Usually they will prepare one main meal a day, and either stay and assist with laying/clearing up, or leave it depending on time and family commitments, charging the appropriate hourly rate. In some areas a catering delivery service of prepared meals is available, and is ideal for those who wish to entertain a few times during their holiday. Please ask your Travel Expert for further details.

Once booked, it is not possible to cancel the services of the cook, who may have turned down alternative employment. Local cooks can also be unreliable or become ill, and as CV Villas offers contact with the cooks purely as a service to our clients we cannot accept responsibility if a cook becomes unavailable or is considered unsuitable. If a booking is conditional upon a cook being provided, clients should make their own arrangements, to include travel, accommodation and transport

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We are pleased to offer Airport transfers to our portfolio of villas across Portugal, provided by our friends at Buzz Portugal. Buzz offers a professional, licensed and insured operation ensuring your every comfort. Upon arrival into Faro or Lisbon Airports, you will be met by the transfer representative who will direct you to your driver and deluxe transfer vehicle, who will take you directly to your chosen CV villa.

One way prices from Faro Airport 2020

Transfers From/To & VV

Villas in this Area

1-3 Pax                    (Deluxe Saloon Car)

4-7 Pax                         (Deluxe People Carrier)


Faro Airport - Albufeira and Surrounds (Gale, Salgados)

Balbina / Magnolia / Ermione / Miradouro / Villa Panoramica / The Stone House / Vidamar Resort




Faro Airport - Boloquieme and Loulé (Estoi)

Casa Blanca / Casa Campo / Casa Colombo / Casa Malhao / Casa Ruina / Casa Viola / Vista Bonita




Faro Airport - Ferragudo and Surrounds (Carvoeira, Penina)

Sandy Bay Cottage / Beach Cottage / Casa Atlantico / Casa Carvalho / Casa da Colmeia / Casa da Filipa / Quinta do Sarrea / Villa Mourisco




Faro Airport -Lagos and Surrounds (Praia da Luz and Salema)

Casa Algodao / Casa Dos Gemeos /Casa Jacaranda / O Pomar




Faro Airport - Monte Rei Golf and Country Club

Monte Rei Resort (Villa Rei / Miradouro)




Faro Airport - Vilamoura

Villa Omar / Casa Branca




Faro Airport - Quinta do Lago and Val do Lobo

Casa da Praia




Faro Airport - Martinhal Sagres

 Martinhal Beach Resort




To book, please advise your Travel Expert who will make the necessary arrangements. Transfers payable to CV Villas with your holiday balance.

Please note prices and services offered are subject to change due to currency fluctuations. This service is operated by a third party and is out of the control of CV Villas.

welcome packs

Many villas are in very secluded locations and whilst guests arriving in reasonable time will be able to shop en route, for those who have been delayed and may arrive after shops have shut, we consider a welcome pack essential. When a welcome pack is mentioned as being included in the Villa Facts, guests will find CV Villas complimentary welcome pack. Whilst it is not meant to offer a full meal, a hamper, subject to availability of local produce, will consist of the following or similar: bread, butter, cheese, jam, sugar, milk, tea, coffee, eggs, honey, yoghurt, ham, sweet and cheese biscuits, fruit, salad, wine, mineral water and soft drinks. An initial supply of lavatory paper, washing up liquid and hand soap will also be in your villa, although guests will need to supplement them during the holiday, along with matches and a washing up sponge.

Note: If you book a two centre holiday a welcome pack will not be provided at the second property

special requests

If you are going on holiday to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or other special occasion, speak to one of our travel experts about your requirements. We can help to arrange everything from Champagne on arrival to a pre-arrival grocery shop. See individual villa pages for further information.