Our Car hire provider is the award-winning company VDL Car Hire, and we recommend them very highly. Their service is of the highest standard and they provide a simple, straightforward, and transparent process for car hire, delivering real customer value and a hassle-free experience. Founded in 2014 the company’s goal was to simplify the experience for guests booking car hire due to their own experience of dealing with other companies and finding the process confusing and also indifferent.

Our own Executive VIP Chauffeur Transfer Service: with your hire car awaiting your arrival at your villa. Take away the stress of driving from the airport and finding your villa. They will collect you from the airport and deliver your car to the villa.

No more queuing – VDL Car Hire: Greets you personally in the arrivals hall of Faro Airport. They help you with your luggage to your car which is parked approximately 200 metres from the terminal.  The target time from the point of greeting you to departing the airport is 15 minutes.

Bottles of chilled water: These are provided in every car ensuring you are refreshed for the journey to your villa or hotel. This is a nice touch, especially during the summer months.

Clear and transparent insurance terms: So no surprises or pressure sales.

Free Built-in GPS: Included. Sat Nav included and first address entered to help your departure.

Free Child Seats: Are also Included. Because VDL cares about your safety and will always provide Free Child Car Seats.

Car Hire and Transfers

Easy Booking Process for car hire and including transfers. To book your car please visit the website here: https://avs.vdlcarhire.com. Should you wish to have transfers and have the car delivered to the villa you can choose that option on the website too.


Favourite Restaurants

With our local knowledge, we have visited lots of fabulous restaurants.  Here are some of our favorites. Click on each one to visit their website.

Dunas Douradas – XeniaMaria’sJulia’sIzzy’sEduardos and Dunes Restaurant & Beach Bar

Quinta do Lago –  TucanosThe ShackCasa do Lago2 PassosThe Bold OctopusBovinoCasa VelhaGigi’sUmamiKOKOLimoniDano’sThai BistroFlorianGustoThe Cheeky Pup, and Bamboo.

Vale do Lobo – SandbanksMonty’sThe Beach BarThe DeckThe LoungePaixaMonicas,  Casa Pituxa and just outside Vale do Lobo there is Parrilla NaturalA FlorestaO Figueiral and Tapas e Vinho.

Vilamoura – Thai beach clubNosolo ItaliaPepper’s steakhousePurobeachCasa da Praia, Maresia beach bar, and O Marisco. Just outside Vilamoura in Quarteira there is Os AgostinhosGaivota and in Vilasol there is Oscars and Wildfire.

Salema – A BoiaAgua na BocaAtlantico, and Lourenco.

Our team is very familiar with the restaurants and services available in the area and we’re more than happy to share our insights with you!


If you have any questions regarding Car Hire and Transfers please ask the team. The team will be more than happy help you and talk through your requirements.

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