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In The Leafy, Quiet and Serene Area of Quinta do Paraiso

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 air conditioned bedrooms (2 en-suite) all on one floor, with beautiful gardens

Villa Santa Maria is a fabulously comfortable fully-air conditioned 3 bed villa for up to 6 adults plus a baby or young child. Located in the Quinta do Paraiso development, where guests can enjoy all the facilities that QdP has to offer, i.e. use of the tennis courts, the 3 main pools, Kiddiclub, entertainment and activities, it's restaurants, bars and mini supermarket, all of which are a short 3 minute walk from the villa.

There are 3 double bedrooms (2 of which are en-suite), a guest bathroom which also serves the third bedroom. There is a hugely spacious lounge with comfortable seating for up to 8 adults, leading to a dining room, again seating 8 and al fresco dining area on the patio directly outside. The pool area has ample sun beds and parasols for guests and another seating area with tables for outside dining if required. With dimensions of 10 x 5 metres the pool has gentle entry steps from the shallow Roman end, with a depth of approximately 0.8 metres to a maximum of 2.10 metres at the deep end and pool heating is available on request. The beautiful gardens are meticulously maintained and the mature foliage affords excellent privacy all around the villa. There are plenty of lawns on which children can play safely and a large BBQ area with refrigerator and running water. To the front of the villa, a set of steps leads up to the huge roof terrace where there are further sun beds for those wishing to sun bathe and with jaw-dropping uninterrupted 360º views to the coastline and surrounding valleys. The entire villa is air conditioned with a mixture of traditional and modern decor. For winter occupancy, the large log burner in the lounge is available as well as heating by the air conditioning system. The lounge has a flat screen TV, with UK channels provided plus a DVD, contained within an antique TV cabinet. Free internet is also provided. The modern kitchen is fitted with Bosch appliances and has a huge American style double fridge with ice and drinking water dispenser. Every item of crockery and utensils necessary for a comfortable home from home stay is provided. Through the kitchen there is a fully equipped utility room leading to a drying area in the small courtyard. The villa is also fitted with an active water softener. Villa Santa Maria has every ingredient possible to ensure a safe and fun-packed family holiday. It is fully licenced under the Alojamento Local (AL) scheme, registration no. 4691/AL Process no. 4500/2015.

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Property Manager
Speaks English, Any languages can be translated.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Mato Serrão in Carvoeiro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 (En-suite to Master) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , En-suite to master bedroom no. 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Serves Bedroom 2. Twin washbasins, full mirror above.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to Bedroom no. 3. Twin washbasins with mirror over.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Air conditioned. Fitted wardrobes. Views to rear gardens.
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Air Conditioned. En-suite shower room. Fitted Wardrobes.
    Bedroom 3 (En-suite) - 1 Large Double Bed , Air conditioned. Fitted Wardrobes. En-suite shower room
  • All bedrooms are air conditioned and with modern decor and style. Master bedroom has patio door access to rear terrace. Bedroom 3 has access direct onto pool terrace. All windows/doors have mosquito screens.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Villa Santa Maria has maid service 3 days per week. Towels will be changed at frequent intervals and linen weekly. All rates include cleaning and laundry. Pool towels available on request.


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In The Leafy, Quiet and Serene Area of Quinta do Paraiso
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

the perfect villa.

  • 5 of 5

This villa was a delight. it is in a lovely quite area within walking distance of the town centre. The villa is spotless and perfectly cared for by Anabela, who is a fund of information . The pool is kept very clean and the gardens first class. internally the villa is very comfortable with sumptuous sofas, well appointed bedrooms and a kitchen with every appliance. Add to this a large screen T. V. with U. K. channels and very comfortable outside dining and you have a top class holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very much appreciate your kind comments and I am so happy you had a good stay. Will pass on your comments to Anabela, she will be thrilled. If I can help out with a booking at Santa Maria in the future, please just let me know, it would be a pleasure to have you back again. Regards Peter
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Well equipped villa in perfect location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the end of June 2016. The villa is lovely, really well equipped and the housekeeper Anabela is second to none. The pool is great (it was heated for our stay and definitely worth it even with outside temps in the low 30's). The resort pool is great for the kids. The town is about 20 mins walk (30 with small children). There are some fabulous restaurants close by. All in all a great villa in a lovely resort. Highly recommend. We will be going again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really appreciate your kind comments and will ensure the house manager Anabela receives some plaudits ! It is so kind of you to say. If I can help with a further booking in Santa Maria, please just let me know, it would be a pleasure to have you return. Regards Peter
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Amazing holiday

  • 4 of 5

Villa Santa Maria is a lovely villa with an excellent pool we recommend the pool heating which made it very comfortable (37 degrees).The location is excellent within walking distance of Carviero and several bars and restaurants. The villa itself was very clean and Annabella looked after us well. Really good Portugese restaurant called Sescondihino is a must. We recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a good stay at Villa Santa Maria and that you enjoyed the warm bath ! Many thanks for coming to stay with us and if I can help out again in the future, just let me know. Regards Peter
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Lovely week away

  • 5 of 5

On researching a villa to stay in whilst attending a wedding in Sesmarias ...not too close ... yet potential walking distance after a festive day .. I came across Santa Maria and with the help of Peter identified that it would suit us very well. It is a very comfortable villa with everything you would need ... just like home ... and enough crockery/cutlery/glasses for us to be able to return some of the hospitality by hosting a BBQ one evening for 14 people. The gardens and pool are lovely and the comfy chairs inside were very much appreciated by those in our party who couldn't miss the football! We had a very enjoyable week and were able to walk into Carvoeiro as well as the minimarket for our daily fresh rolls. The location is ideal within an easy drive of a number of beaches / supermarkets / restaurants. Anabela was really hospitable and as previous reviewers have said was very helpful and came and cleaned half way through the week - the villa was spotless as was the pool. Please pass on our thanks to Anabela.

I would thoroughly recommend a stay here if you like a quiet location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really happy that you enjoyed your time at Santa Maria. Will definitely pass on your very kind comments re Anabela to her, she will be thrilled. If I can help out again at any time, please just let me know, I would be delighted to help out. Peter
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  • 5 of 5

The holiday exceeded all our expectations; from the booking stage when I inundated the owner with queries which were promptly answered to the actual villa itself.

The villa was extremely comfortable, spotlessly clean and every little detail taken care of including inflatable pool toys and even a sewing basket to name but a few extras! A welcome pack consisting of a few essentials helped whilst we settled in and before making our way to one of the four supermarkets available within a 10 minute drive (there is also a mini market within 5 minutes walk of the villa).

Anabela, who is the house manager came to visit the following day to see if we had settled in well and to answer any questions. She is also the cleaner and informed us of when she would be in and when to expect the gardeners and pool maintenance.

The villa is in a very quiet location but only a few minutes drive from Carvoeiro, Aquapark etc. There is minimal traffic as it is located on a cul de sac.

Should I be writing such a good review? No, because we would love to be able to stay again! I am missing my breakfasts on the terrace listening to the birds and watching the butterflies.

Many thanks Peter and please thank Anabela on our behalf too.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind comments. It was lovely to have you stay at Villa Santa Maria and I will pass on your comments to Anabela, she will be thrilled. If I can help out again with a stay at Santa Maria, please just shout !
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Nearest Airport
58 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Vale de Milho
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres

Villa Santa Maria is located in the beautifully quiet, leafy area of Quinta do Paraiso, a 15 mins walk into the village. Guests are welcome to use the QDP's facilities including tennis courts and swimming pools as condominium fees are always paid up to date. There are internet facilities in the reception area just 300 metres from the villa. Children may also join in the children's play groups they frequently have here too.

There is a lovely Trattoria Restaurant just a few hundred metres from the villa and another 2 or 3 restaurants with a further 5 or 10 mins walk. If you are a golf lover, Pinta and Gramacho 18 hole championship golf courses are a short drive from the villa.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Mato Serrão, Carvoeiro / Lagoa region

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 9
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
14 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Check in is at 1400 and check out at 1000. Guests are advised to note this prior to booking their flights. Occasionally we can offer earlier entry/later departure but this totally depends on the booking situation at that time.

On booking, a 25% deposit is required to fully confirm dates. The balance and a returnable breakages and damages deposit of £150 is required 2 calendar months prior to guests' arrival. Air conditioning is included in the above rates. Pool heating is available at £150 for he first week, £75 for second and following weeks. (Pool heating is switched on 3 days prior to guests arrival).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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