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2 Bed 2 Bath Villa, Sea Views, Private (Heated on request) Pool, A/C & WiFi.

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,603 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bed 2 Bath Villa, Sea Views, Private Pool, optional A/C & Free WiFi

14 Acacias is a 5 minute walk from the village of Praia da Luz and is an immaculate, modern villa in a quiet cul-de-sac with uninterrupted sea views of Luz Bay. The interior of the villa is contemporary, comfortable, relaxing, bright & pristine. The kitchen has all the required appliances, including a dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, coffee machine, sandwich toaster. There is an upstairs toilet, inside the front door. The living/dining room on the upper floor is open plan with access to a partially shaded terrace, which has incredible sea views. You could spend hours watching the sky & ocean from the terrace. There are dining areas on both the front & back terraces. The two spacious bedrooms, located on the lower level are stylish, with one super king & the other a king size orthopaedic bed and both have patio doors opening onto a pool and terrace. There are 2 bathrooms on this floor also. There are Air Conditioning units throughout the villa. Free WiFi is available throughout the villa. There is a charge of £100 per week for Air Conditioning (which can also be used for heating in the winter) if required. Pool heating is also available on request at an additional cost of £110 per week. There is a log burning stove in the living room, should it be required in the winter. The pool is for your private use & is cleaned weekly. Should you wish it to be heated, please request it in advance & use the pool cover provided to retain the heat. There is a built in BBQ at the side of the villa for easy access to the kitchen. The Village of Luz is quiet, with no night clubs, but popular with Europeans & ideal for a relaxing break suiting all age groups. There are local cafe/bars which provide musical entertainment in the evenings. Most guests do not leave the villa as it is a very comfortable home & everything they need is at hand.

Manus Bray
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 June, 2017

About Manus Bray

Manus and Grainne Bray are the proud owners of this beautiful villa.

Based in southern Ireland and working in the legal profession, they love to get away from it all and relax in Praia da Luz.

Manus Bray purchased this villa in 2004

Why Manus Bray chose Lagos region

As soon as we opened the front door and saw the stunning sea views, we fell in love with this wonderful property and location. It is totally different from the eastern side of the Algarve & that's what we loved about it.

What makes this villa unique

Relaxed tranquil setting but close enough to enjoy all the benefits of Luz, Lagos, Burgau & surrounding areas. Private heated pool. Private Front & back gardens. Unobstructed sky & sea views. BBQ on the front terrace area with table & seating. Air Conditioning in all rooms. Free WiFi. Comfortable, modern villa with all the home comforts. Flat screen TV with a vast range of European and International channels. Good local restaurants. Close to golf courses, sports facilities, sailing & general activities. A great place to relax, unwind & to get away from it all.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to say we have the most fabulous time at your villa. Everything was as we remembered from our first stay with the villa being excellently maintained and spotlessly clean. It is THE most relaxing place to spend a couple of weeks affording us both the peace and quiet of the villa (noise of our excited children aside) and plenty of places to go nearby.

As I look out at the rain today I so miss the view from the balcony.

Better start saving for next time.

Thanks again

Mags and happy family
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Luz in Lagos

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1603 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Upstairs toilet
  • Hair dryer provided in bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Air Conditioning installed. Cot available on request.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Air Conditioning installed.
  • Spacious double bedrooms with super king & king size beds open out onto terrace and private pool through patio doors. Egyptian cotton linen.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Horse Riding, Sailing, Wind Surfing, Go Karting,Tennis, Golf, Bike Hire all available locally. Baptiste Supermarket based in Luz & Intermarche Supermarket 5 mins away. Large Shopping Center in Portimao (20 mins drive from Luz). A wealth of restaurants catering for all tastes locally. Daily Fish market along the seafront in Lagos. Nite clubs are plentiful in nearby Lagos. Bus service from Luz to Lagos. Taxi's available locally. Car Hire also available in Luz. Cliff walk from Luz to the village of Burgau for the energetic. There are local & regional markets & the fish market in Lagos is well worth a visit. There are 3 Waterparks, Slide & Splash, Aqualand & Aquashow park. For days out there is Zoomarine, Krazy World & Lagos Zoo. There are plenty of beaches along the coast in Burgau, Salema, Sagres & Lagos has a long sandy beach for beach walkers. There are Surf schools, Kite Surfing & Paddle Boarding that provide transport from Luz to the best beaches on the west coast.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

2 Bed 2 Bath Villa, Sea Views, Private (Heated on request) Pool, A/C & WiFi.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Perfect accommodation in a lovely setting

  • 5 of 5

Our first trip to the Algarve and it did not disappoint. The villa was very well equipped and comfortable and our girls loved spending time in the swimming pool. A 15-20 minute walk into Luz centre provided us with some much need exercise ;-) Luz is a lovely town, well situated as a base to explore some of the region ( we hired a car) will def return. Many thanks Manus !

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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silver wedding

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic villa this is it was lovely just like the pictures of it. Very clean and the views from the terrace were outstanding at night just sitting there with a drink in your hand was great . Manus was allways very helpful and answered any of our questions. This was our silver wedding anniversary and we booked this as a break as we had just moved and wanted to go away on a short haul trip and we were both over the moon with the whole break it was great.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind review Kim. I am delighted you enjoyed the break in our lovely villa and look forward to welcoming you back on a return visit some time soon, I hope. Regards, Manus.
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Second sejour dans cette maison

  • 5 of 5

Cest la deuzieme fois que nous venons dans cette jolie maison, tres calme et a proximité de la plage. La vue est a couper le souffle et la maison suffisament grande pour 4 personnes. Nous reviendrons.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: David, Je vous remercie pour vos aimables paroles. Nous aimons toujours entendre quand les gens apprécient notre villa. Nous espérons que vous serez de nouveau revenir bientôt. Cordialement, Manus. David, Thank you so much for your kind words. We always like to hear when people enjoy our villa. We hope you will return again soon. Regards, Manus.
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Beautiful Villa, Fantastic Resort

  • 5 of 5

The villa was everything we could have wished for. Clean, spacious, luxurious and perfect for our party of four adults. The layout - upstairs lounge, dining room, kitchen, toilet and balcony, downstairs two bathrooms, two bedrooms leading to a beautiful patio and pool. We didn't hire a car but chose to get a transfer from the airport and back. Shops, bars, restaurants and beach are all a 10/15 minute stroll down the hill but be prepared to take 20 minutes or so from the centre back to the villa as it is uphill!

However, once in the centre there is a wide array of bars and restaurants offering all kinds of food and drink, a beach that is just about perfect in every way, a couple of supermarkets - order online at the largest, Baptista, and they will deliver free of charge -and some decent shops to browse in.

We took a taxi into Lagos for our only day outside of Luz and I would hilly recommend this as a place to spend a great day out for a change of scenery.

Back to the villa........we ate in one evening and there are all mod cons to facilitate cooking a full meal. The balcony sea views are incredible and at night you can even hear the sound of the Atlantic crashing against the rocks adjacent to the beach. The pool is clean and well maintained - as are the gardens- and we found it to be a relatively peaceful residential area, ideal for a relaxing holiday.

My only word of warning is that if any of your party struggles to climb stairs or walk uphill, in order to stay at this villa would necessitate a car. Other than that, enjoy the trade off of drinking beer, eating food but keeping fit!

All in all, I would highly recommend this villa to a small family or two couples for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kevin, Many thanks for your lovely review of the villa. I am delighted that you enjoyed your holiday and that you were very happy with the location and our villa. I am heading there myself in two weeks and can't wait. Hopefully you will decide to come back for a repeat visit soon. Regards, Manus.
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Excellently accommodation- highly recommend.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely fully equipped villa, very comfortable & very clean. We had a very enjoyable stay & would definitely go back again - we can highly recommend to everyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mandy, Many thanks for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you back to our villa very soon, Regards, Manus.
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Perfect villa

  • 5 of 5

Perfect villa for 4 adults, location very quiet though only a short walk from the centre. All the amenities you need for a self catered stay

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Praia de Luz
Nearest Ferry
1050 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Boa Vista Golf Club
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
The Dolphin Steakhouse & Fish Restaurant
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Praia de Luz
Car: not necessary

The village of Luz has cobbled streets leading down to the sandy beach with a pedestrian promenade. It has a relaxed, holiday atmosphere and offers basic shopping, cafe's, bars and a large variety of restaurants and a wide range of water sports. There is a local car hire company in the village. There are good spa's in Luz & Lagos & English speaking hair salons. There is a cliff walk between Luz & the village of Burgau, along the sea. There is a good bus service between Luz & Lagos. It takes approx 20-30mins by bus & 10 mins by car. There is also a taxi rank beside the bus stop, close to the church in Luz. The closest cinema is in Portimao, which is approx 20mins away by car. Dolphin watching trips & sunset cruises can be booked in the village, down by the beach. There is a private Masseur operating on the beach from a gazebo. There is an old ruin of Roman Baths along the promenade, open to the public. There are Indian, Chinese, Portuguese, Italian, South African & European restaurants available in Luz, catering to all tastes. There's an excellent ice cream shop, opposite the church en route to the beach, selling daily, homemade local ice cream & it's very popular. Some cafe's & bars organise live music in the evenings, where you can sit outside & enjoy a drink or a coffee after dinner, by the sea.

Facilities at, or near, Praia da Luz include scuba diving, water-skiing, windsurfing (Surf Experience), microlite, sailing, horse riding at Quinta do Paraiso Alto and, of course, golf. There are four courses within a 20 minute drive; the championship course at Penina, Palmares at Lagos, Parque de Floresta at Budens and the Boa Vista course between Lagos and Luz. The historic town of Lagos is well worth a visit.

Horse riding and lessons are available at a local estate. Luz Bay Club Hotel has indoor and outdoor pools, tennis and squash courts, Turkish baths and a gym; visitors can buy a day pass to use these facilities. There is a doctors surgery, 'LuzDoc' & a dentist's surgery 200 meters away from the villa in the village of Luz. Bank & Post Office are also located in the village.

There is a Cultural Center in Lagos which hosts art exhibitions, musical & theatrical events throughout the year.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Luz, Algarve

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early High Season
17 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Low Season
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Low Season 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
10 Mar 2018 - 11 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Mid Season 2018
12 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early High Season 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Mid 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Low 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Pool Heating if requested is charged at £95 per week.
Air Conditioning if requested charged at £95 per week
Heating if requested charged at £95 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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