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Families, couples, that seek real privacy ...

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Private sun terraces & pool and a magnificent garden away from the crowds !

A beautiful hill-top villa ...

You will find yourself in an other world, away from the crowds!

For you, who seeking real privacy ... private sun terraces, private pool and a magnificent garden away from the crowds!

On a hill 60m away from the road via a private entrance way, just outside Bensafrim village, a unique private villa!

Sun, swimming in a private, luxury swimming pool ... (pebbles, non-slip) with Jacuzzi / bubble seat. You, your children will love it!

Walking ... within direct surroundings of the villa in adjacent national park. Dog welcome!

A wonderful climate ... warm, but not to hot because of a pleasant wind.

Close to Lagos, with its cozy shops and narrow streets, reminding of Portuguese Golden Century. Numerous affordable and good restaurants with daily fresh fish.

More Details

Owner
Harry
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

What makes this villa unique

Jacuzzi and bubble-seat in Pool where You are surrounded by a beautiful flower garden.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Der perfekte Urlaub von Anfang bis zum Ende. Schon die Ankunft hat alle Erwartungen uebertroffen.

Die Auffahrt zu dem Haus ist sehr schoen angelegt, man sieht den wunderschoen angelegten Garten und fuehlt gleich das Urlaubsfeeling. In unseren Zimmern fanden wir Willkommenspakete vor mit Erfrischungen und regionalen Snacks.

Unsere Kinder entdeckten den Pool und waren den ganzen Uralub nicht mehr rauszukriegen . Ab und zu waren wir dann auch erlaubt den Pool mit der Jacuzzi Funktion zu nutzen.

Es sind ausreichend Sonnenliegen vorhanden und man hat zwei Terassen wo man sich bequem zu jeder Tageszeit aufhalten kann.

Der Grill ist ueberdacht mit einem Kamin wo man selbst ein BBQ fuer eine grosse Gruppe rauchfrei anrichten kann. Natuerlich haben wir auch die Region erkundet und nach Lagos waren wir in 10 Minuten wo es viele Einkaufsmoeglichkeiten, Restaurants und Shops gibt. Die Leute sind alle sehr sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit.

An unserem vorletztem Abend sind wir auf Anraten von Maria der Managerin von Casa Contente zu dem nahegelegenem Restaurant O' Cangalho gegangen wo wir wahrscheinlich ohne die Connection von Maria keinen Tisch bekommen haetten. Es ist ein traditioneles Fado Restaurant wo der Besitzer mit einer Saengerin Fado gesungen hat. Das Essen war sagenhaft und man hat sich wirklich wie bei MAMA gefuehlt.

Alles in einem ein sehr schoener Uralub und es wird auf jeden Fall einen Perfekten Urlaub 2.0 geben :)))

Kurzes Fazit: So ein Haus will ich daheim haben.
Jul 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bensafrim in Lagos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Double wash stand, electric heating
    Second bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Wash stand, electric heating
    Third bathroom - Toilet , Wash stand, Asian shower, electric heating
    Hot shower near pool - Outdoor Shower
  • All bathrooms have electric heating
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Kingsize Auping bed, 2,00 X 2,20 m, double wardrobe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queensize bed, 1,80 X 2,00 m, double wardrobe
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , + Bunk bed, sleeps 2
  • Electric heating available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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Families, couples, that seek real privacy ...
average rating of 4.75 based on 17 reviews
4

Peaceful and relaxing holiday

  • 4 of 5

Casa Contente is set in lovely mature gardens which give complete privacy. It has 2 covered terraces, perfect for dining. With the 2 living areas it offers plenty of space for guests. It is situated in an ideal location for access to both the south and west coasts and the mountain area. There are ample shops and restaurants in nearby Lagos, about 10 minutes drive. On arrival we were concerned about the villa's position near the roundabout and road but the traffic is very light and we rarely heard much noise.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderfull location

  • 5 of 5

when we arrived at Casa Comtente we find all as beautifull as we see it on the Pictures.

A very lovely Hous with a beautifull Garden. A fantastic pool. All that in a very privacy atmosphere. The best Location for Family and friends. The unbelivable Service in Cleaning, Garden and Poolkeeping will spend us a very nice time there. And if the noise is to silent you must only go 10 minutes to Largos. Also the beautifull Beaches of the west coast will touch our hearts.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words!
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A comfortable, lazy holiday in a beautiful garden

  • 4 of 5

I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed my stay at Casa Contente. The villa had everything I needed and would be spacious enough for quite a large family.

It was a pleasure to swim in the pool and sit outside admiring the beautiful garden. I was lucky with the weather - hot but with a pleasant breeze. The busy beaches and bright lights are a short drive away; in contrast the historic sights and delightful small beaches on both the south and west coast are worth exploring.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very great pool villa well located.

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful Villa with awesome outside area. Enough space also for a bigger family. Location is good to access all spots around Lagos as well of the west Algarve which is perfect for Surfing.

G.Koopmann+ family

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
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5

Excelentes Vacaciones

  • 5 of 5

Casa Contente dispone de cuanto se necesita para disfrutar en familia o con amigos de unas buenas vacaciones. María, una mujer risueña, se encarga de la casa y te ayudará en cuanto necesites. Casa Contente se encuentra en Bensafrin una zona muy tranquila del Algarve pero a la vez un sitio estratégico para moverte en coche y conocer Lagos, Sagres, Cabo San Vicente, Portimao, Faro, Silves...

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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Owner's Response: I am happy that you enjoyed your holiday! Harry
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Une belle et agréable location

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons séjourné deux semaines à la Casa Contente en famille avec jeunes adultes. c’est une très belle villa spacieuse avec un point de vue superbe sur les montagnes et Bensafrim. La villa est propre et entourée d’un magnifique jardin (de fleurs et cactus divers) d’une piscine extérieure avec jacuzzi très agréable et un coin douche (eau chaude) très appréciable. Et pour terminer, d’un coin barbecue extérieur, extra pour faire cuire vos diverses grillades. Vous trouverez autour des petits restaurant indiqué sur la brochure, n’hésitez pas ils sont très bons et un super plus pour le restaurant Caramba à Barao de sao, très bon accueil et nourriture excellente avec un très bon rapport qualité/prix.

A tout juste 8 km, vous trouverez Lagos avec un centre ville très animé (boutiques, restaurants etc…) surtout le soir. Evidemment, sa magnifique plage de sable fin et de l’autre côté ses criques et falaises. Pour nous le coin de l’Algarve typique que nous avons préféré.

Excellente communication du propriétaire, Harry est très cordial.

Un séjour agréable dans un bel environnement.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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Location

Nearest Airport
86 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
700 Metres
Several in Bensafrim village
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Espiche, Boavista, Palmares, Pestana Alto, Penina
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Motorway
700 Metres
A22
Nearest Restaurant
700 Metres
Several in Bensafrim village
Nearest Ski
300 Kilometres
Seville
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Praia da Luz & Meia Praia
Car: necessary

Bensafrim is the largest village in the Lagos department, in the great Algarve region, characterized by its charming typical white houses with a coloured bar around windows and doors, with the traditional Algarve’s chimneys, showing off the big Moorish influence, not only because of the proximity with the North of Africa, but also by the many years of Moorish occupancy of the territory.

In fact, this territory presents a very ancient human occupancy, as it is observable in the many archaeological vestiges of the region, like the Cabeça do Rochedo Menhir or a Iron Age necropolis that was later inhabited by Romans. Bensafrim was also inhabited by Moors that left an important legacy in all the Algarve region.

The village is proud of its Mother Church and the many rural legacies of an agricultural lifestyle history, with many elements such as agricultural instruments, wells, watermills, among many others.

Bensafrim has been able to maintain its rural feature, producing many of the Algarve’s traditional products, such as honey, figs, almonds, cattle or chalk, surviving graciously to the urban and touristic development of the Algarve region in the past decades.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bensafrim, Lagos region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
4 Nov 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£493
for 7 nights
£493
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
intermediate
31 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£858
for 7 nights
£858
 
 
Spring
28 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,007
for 7 nights
£1,007
 
 
High Season
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,403
for 7 nights
£1,403
 
 
Post high season
1 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,007
for 7 nights
£1,007
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£493
for 7 nights
£493
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £307.89
linen & cleaning / week £35.19
tax / week £26.39
pool & utilities/ week £26.39
Pet Fee £43.98

For tax, linen, cleaning and utilities ad € 100,-. week
No charge for final cleaning!

To avoid being disappointed please note that I have to give priority to the first person who makes a down payment !!!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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