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Villa Near The Fishing Village Of Alvor And Coastal Beaches Sleeps 8 /4 Bedrooms

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa Near Penina And Alto Golf Resorts Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms, 3 suites)

In residential area of privately owned villas, between the fishing village of Alvor (2Km) and the city of Portimão, gated and private with fence around mature gardens, trees, lawn. Perfect for a golf party, as it is near two major golf courses: Penina and Alto. Luxury setting and interiors with immaculate taste. Plenty of parking. Free internet access. Sightseeing: walk along the coastal cliffs - a must! Monchique a haven for walkers/bird watchers; lovely fishing town of Ferragudo (to the east). F1 Autodrome and International Carting Track is 15min drive. The city bus stops at the entrance of the estate providing excellent and reasonably priced connections to nearby sites, Alvor village or downtown Portimão.

Our home is, as a guest has put it, 'fantastic!'. We have decorated the interior with unique and unusual art pieces, luxurious furnishings and fixtures, everything with extreme high standard. The property is totally fenced off with special order wrought iron fences and railings, artistically handmade. The house is a work of love with special attention to details and interior decorating - every room is a luxurious discovery. When the sliding glass doors are open, the living room becomes part of the landscaped lawns and gardens surrounding the house. Our two children loved the gardens and the space around the house - we even have a playhouse!

Outside

The property is in an exclusive neighbourhood of privately owned villas. Entrance to the estate is about 500m. Plenty of parking space.

It is landscaped all around: the extensive lawns are perfect for al fresco picnics, games of football ... or just relaxing with a book. There are sun loungers and patios with outdoor furniture (tables, chairs), covered verandas, hidden corners... Private with gated entrance.

Coast/Beach

The closest beach is Alvor, then Prainha, Meia Praia and, of course, the famous Praia da Rocha. Typically, the south coast beaches, because of the calmer waves and gentle slopping shoreline, are very nice for wading, beach combing, safe swimming and sunbathing. The west coast is exciting, wild and excellent for surfing, body boarding, and the general enjoyment of the sea and dramatic cliffs and landscape.

Golf

Le Méridien Penina Golf & Resort (3Km) is considered one of the best golf courses in Portugal, with the 18-hole Sir Henry Cotton Championship Course has, besides the main course, a 2 9-hole courses to indulge in, and a golf academy with 12 covered bays. Nearby - a mere 10 min. drive away - is also Alto Golf (18 holes); Boa Vista golf (18 holes), home of the Henry Cooper Classic, is 15 min drive away.

We can offer a 20 % discount at Alto Golf and discounts on golf rentals. If you're interested in golf, ask us more details!

September is prime golf time - the weather is usually very pleasant.

Special interest holidays

Alvor has a large beach surrounded by expansive dunes which lead to a calm estuary. Here you can take kite-surfing lessons...or just observe the colourful kite surfers and take advantage of the extensive, new boardwalks that provide pleasant access to the dunes and beach.

Formula 1 circuit about 20 mins away.

Come here for a holiday out of season: a typical day in April is similar to an English summer day - with the garden looking its best.

Average day-time temps - June:18º, July:20º, August:20-28º, Sept:19-25º.

Another idea: take a day trip by car or bus to Lisbon or Seville, Spain!

If you have special interests, please let us know: nearly all activities - too many to list! - are available and we are happy to try to get the information for you.

Travel

The nearest airport is in Faro, a 40 min drive from Portimão on the A22 motorway; or take the train/bus (1 hour). Car hires are available and it is recommended to reserve in advance of arrival, especially during the high season. The airport in Lisbon is about a 3 hours drive, or a 4 hour bus or train ride away. We have helped guests in the past with these arrangements. If there is a need, please let us know. We have info on the city bus which connects to trains or other buses.

Distances

40 min / 65km to Faro airport. The villa is between the picturesque village of Alvor (2km) and the city of Portimão (3km).

The city of Silves, once the capital of the Algarve, with its Moorish Castle, medieval streets and historic church, is 12km from Portimão. The mountain village of Monchique and Spa, 20km distance, forested landscapes and vistas of the coastal towns below.

Further details

Many restaurants and convenience stores, shops, banks all nearby. The village of Alvor is like a quaint shopping center, but there are many others around (Retail Park, Aqua, Continente, etc.). One shopping centre is 5 mins drive from the villa (supermarket, ATM machines, shops, food court).

There are several water slide parks - a bus for 'Slide and Splash' is available.

Other activities in the area: windsurfing, surf, para-gliding, skydiving, kite-surfing, horseback riding, cycling, hiking, dolphin watching, kayaking, jet skiing, diving, snorkelling, paragliding, coastal tours, sailing, fishing. The Formula 1 race track is 20 min away. You will find all the details in Welcome Folders upon arrival, but fell free to ask us!

The extensive coast line and beach area offer plenty of privacy and sunbathing space for all, without any fear of towel overlapping. There is also plenty of space for beach games such as Frisbee and the very popular bat and ball.

Along Praia de Alvor there are many cafe's and restaurants, ranging in price from expensive to value for money. Our property managers have secured discounts in some of the nearby restaurants, which we recommend (info in Welcome Folder at the villa).

More Details
Registration Number : 11627/AL

Owner
Lídia Vieira
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alvor in Mexilhoeira Grande

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • Bathrooms: Three bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. All tiled, with spacious, double sized showers, modern fixtures, excellent finishing. Windows open to the exterior
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedrooms: B1. King bed, (2,00mx1,60m)-upstairs B2. Twin beds-upstairs B3. Twin beds-downstairs B4. Queen bed(2,00x1,40m)-downstairs Twin beds:2,00x0,90m. Fitted wardrobes/walk in closets. Three bedrooms open to verandas or garden, with outside sitting area.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf Clubs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • ski pass optional
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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5

Beautiful villa, equipped with every comfort, clean. It is located in a strategic position to reach

  • 5 of 5

Lidia has always been helpful and discreet and made us feel at home

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks. I hope you had a great trip back. I hope to see you again. You will always be welcomed. I enjoyed meeting you. Kind regards Lídia "Grazie. Spero che tu abbia fatto un ottimo viaggio. Spero di vederti ancora. Sarai sempre accolto con favore. Mi è piaciuto incontrarvi. Cordiali salut" Lídia
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A fantastic and beautiful house! Completely provided with everything one needs.

  • 4 of 5

A house to invite lots of friends and/or family. 4 Large bedrooms, each with their own bathroom/toilet. And also our dog loved to run around in the spacious hallway and rooms.

A minus is that not all the lights were working. Neither was the airco-heating working in the second floor, which made it rather cold in the first weeks of February. But as the temperature was rising during the day to 24 degrees, that became a minor error.

Lidia Vieira is helping if necessary and comes when you phone her.

In short: we had a great time there and we will be back for sure!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très belle villa mais...

  • 3 of 5

Une très jolie villa pour un séjour au calme! Nous avons passé une agréable semaine de congés en dépit d'une région qui n'offre finalement que peu de choses si ce n'est la plage (bien sans plus) et le farniente. A noter également : la fameuse "gentillesse" légendaire des portugais est à relativiser (caractères versatiles et touristes peu appréciés). La grosse colère de la propriétaire, suite à une mauvaise manipulation de la machine à laver, réparée à nos frais, restera gravée dans nos mémoires!! Pas de contrat de location et règlement en espèces.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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EXCELLENT HOLIDAY

  • 5 of 5

The villa is wonderful, all listing description were 100% accurate. It is excellent maintained and very clean.

The owner Lidia was very kind, she explained all information about the villa facilities, surronding. The villa is very comfort, in a peaceful place, at the arrival was extremely clean. Indoor equipment is very well, carefully selected and well maintained. Surrounding the villa is surrounded by beautiful greenery, you can fill full privacy. The hospitality and friendly by Lidia was unforgetable.

I recommend this villa to families with older children.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Alvor, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
christmas
20 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,335
for 7 nights
£1,335
 
 
jan-march
7 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£757
for 7 nights
£757
 
 
april
1 Apr 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£801
for 7 nights
£801
 
 
May June
28 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£979
for 7 nights
£979
 
 
july-august
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,113
for 7 nights
£1,113
 
 
september
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£846
for 7 nights
£846
 
 
October-November
30 Sep 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£757
for 7 nights
£757
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£668
for 3 nights
From
£223
From
£223
Fri
£2,404
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £178.04

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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