Photos and Description of this holiday villa in Vale do Lobo - Villa Miami
Fabulous 4+1 Bedroom Villa Right On The Beach & Praca In Vale Do Lobo
Villa Miami is a architectural gem, protected under Portuguese Heritage. Villa Miami is considered one of the best examples of forward thinking modern design emerging 30 years ago in Portugal.
For the past decade Villa Miami has been not available to the rental market. New life has been breathed into Villa Miami and a complete renovation project was under taken over winter 2013/14 so now you have a historical landmark villa with all the modern convenience of the 21st century.
Be the first to holiday in our wonderful family villa. Villa Miami is a large welcoming family villa all on one level, so nice and easy for large families with children and the older members of the family who may not like to deal with too many steps.
Enjoy lazing on a sunlounger by the private sunny swimming pool . Villa Miami surrounded by mature gardens, the villa has extensive paved terraces all across ground level over the landscaped garden and grassy areas off the bedrooms. There is a terrace with outdoor BBQ and dining table perfect for alfresco evenings. Note there are some steps down to the pool area.
There are 4 bedrooms in the main villa - double and twins with ensuite bathrooms. All rooms are fully reverse cycled air-conditioned. All bedrooms are tastefully decorated with modern furnishings. The 5th bedroom is located off the courtyard of the morning room.
In the rear wing of Villa Miami are three spacious bedrooms with direct access to the grassy lawns. In the other end of the villa are two further bedrooms. The 4th bedroom is off the morning room off the kitchen and has its own ensuite bathroom. The 5th bedroom is located off the morning room near the kitchen it is accessed by a internal courtyard of the villa. The 5th bedroom also has another entrance and is independent access from the main entrance of the villa. So very handy of you want to bring the au pair or if you have teenagers that want to come back in the wee hours and not disturb anyone! The 5th Bedroom has its own ensuite showeroom.
Enjoy relaxing in the evening in the formal living room - or set up the games table and the pool table and enjoy challenging the family to some games in the parlour! There is a formal dining room to enjoy large family get together and a small breakfast morning room off the kitchen that you can sip a quiet coffee in the morning. Or why not take your coffee into the little open air courtyard that is located here too.
All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms all simple clean and white. All bedrooms have been decorated in a relaxed casual style in modern muted tones. Villa Miami enjoys a calm ambience but just a very short stroll from the excitment of the Vale do Lobo Praca.
Outside: The villa is very conveniently located mid of the fairway of the 18th of the Vale do Lobo Royal Golf Course. So nice and easy to just walk along the 18th to the Clubhouse and commence your game.
In the Praca there are numerous restaurants and bars – open all day and late into the evening. There is free live entertainment from May to September. Monty’s Bar and Restaurant is open all year round with evening entertainment. Enjoy watching the sunset over the beach & ocean from Breeze bar or Sandbanks both serving cocktails and international cuisine. There is also Free WIFI available in the praca.
The walk to the beach and praca from Villa Miami takes about 2 minutes walking along the calcada'd footpaths through the resort. It is an easy stroll, suitable for all ages and buggys. It is only a 10 minute walk from the villa to the medical centre and mini market on the main entrance roundabout or 5 minute walk to a cash machine, post office, newsagent, bank, hair dresser, spa, cafes etc. in Parque do Golfe.
It is just a 10 minute walk to the newly opened Paixa restaurant / wine bar on the Jardins Do Golfe development. Open from lunch through late evening, Paixa has a tapas menu, al a carte menu and serves delicious cocktails. It boasts a fabulous selection of wine displayed in a glass wine cellar. In winter there is an open log fire which makes this a wonderful restaurant to relax and enjoy our lovely mild winters here.
If tennis is your game, you will be impressed with the facilities of the 'Tennis In Portugal' tennis centre in Quadradinhas, Jardins Do Golfe, just a short walk from the villa. There are 3 new synthetic all weather tennis courts and a practice court in Jardins do Golfe. Tennis instructors Mark & Maria are available on-site all year round. There is also a onsite snack bar. Guests of SandyBlue have preferential prices for tennis lessons and court hire.
If you want to plan a different and fun day for you and your family/friends, we can help you to choose from lots of activities. We have tickets for Aquashow Park & Zoomarine and many other tours and excursions through out the Algarve.
Vale do Lobo is located on the beach area known as ‘Praia Vale do Lobo’, considered to be one of the finest beaches in the Algarve. From Vale do Lobo you can walk in a westerly direction to both 'Praia do Ancao' and 'Praia do Garrao' through the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa which is a heritage protected area of lagoons and wet areas that support the local wildlife population. If you walk towards the east you pass 'Praia do Trafal' and 'Praia do Almargem', following onto 'Praia Forte Nouvo' and then onto the Quarteria stretch of beaches.
Notes about the Architect: Villa Miami was designed by Vítor Manuel Figueiredo ( Figueira da Foz , 1929 - Lisbon , 2004 ), was an Portuguese architect and winner of the Prix secil of 1998.
He graduated in architecture at the School of Fine Arts in Porto in 1960 . Know to have endless energy, starred in a series of odd projects in Portuguese architecture, always recognizable and always different, based on a profound ethical, social and cultural approach. Vitor for many years held open discussion and dialogue in the industry, forming and informing successive generations of architects. He taught at the University of Coimbra and the Autonomous University of Lisbon.
- wheelchair accessible
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- Events Allowed
Villa Miami has been built and owned by the same family for over 30 years. A beautiful family villa all recently refurbished to a wonderfully high standard to welcome the next generations of Vale Do Lobo guests.
SandyBlue purchased this villa in 1970
Why SandyBlue chose Vale do Lobo
Villa Miamu was designed by the famous Portuguese Architect Vítor Manuel Figueiredo. He won an prestigious award for his forward thinking and radical design.
What makes this villa unique
Villa Miami is without doubt one of the most unique and iconic villas in Vale do Lobo. The villas history stretching back as far as the resort itself.