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Luxury, familiy friendly home, Private, Quiet, close to everything

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,552 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Walled grounds, security system, heated pool, tennis court,internet and sat tv

Casa Yankari is a traditional villa (330m2 internal build) totally private in its own walled grounds with fantastic country and sea views. Very quiet position only 4 mins to the shops in Loule, 10 mins from Almancil and Vilamoura. Full security and medical alert package monitored by Prosegur (if you need help push the button), electric gates, window grills and window shutters.

Sleeping upto 10, the house has been internally fully refurbished again this winter and is continuously maintained to a very high standard.

The entire building outside, pool area and tennis courts were re-designed and rebuilt in summer of 2012

The house has a very large top terrace with built in BBQ's etc and has a railing fence all round making it an ideal 'safe area' for young children.

Garden terrace. Large heated pool (14metre), large patio, pool house with W/C, shower and changing area, and outdoor kitchen area with fridge, BBQ etc.

Full size tennis court. Fully computerised irrigation system, hot water by solar and electric backup.

There is wireless internet access through out the house and top terrace area.

More Details

Mark Croll
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Email in French & German and we will call you back
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

Why Mark Croll chose Loule

We wanted to have plenty of space, in our own grounds with great views and privacy, but we wanted to be close to everything as well.

Casa Yankari just ticks all the boxes

What makes this villa unique

The unique benefit to our home, has to be the security and 'child friendly' aspect. As you will see from our reviews it is constantly commented upon by people with toddlers and young children.

We have 4 little girls of our own and as this is very much our home as opposed to a rental investment.

The house has been developed to allow maximum relaxation for adults whilst being easy to control or contain the children's play areas.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thankyou Mark and Ali for another fabulous week. We enjoyed amazing weather, lovely views, the pool, lots of tennis and table tennis too.

We would love to return another time (3rd year in a row so far)

With best wishes to you both

Aug 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alfeição, Loulé

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 3552 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , His & Hers basins
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , His & Hers basins
  • The bathrooms have all been fully renovated
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Shower & WC next room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , ensuite
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , 2 Child Bed , 1 Cot , We use as an office & baby room
  • All of the bedrooms have top of the range pocket sprung beds with a retail price in the UK over £2000 each so that you get a comfortable nights sleep. Two of the bedrooms have 'zip & link' mattresses which can be assembled to form ether a Kingsize double or two full size single beds to give maximum flexibility. The 5th bedroom we use as an office but can set up with 2 single beds, which most of our guests do. All of the en suites have full body showers, the master bedroom also has a bath.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Inside the house is non-smoking.


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average rating of 4.909091 based on 27 reviews

Very spacious villa with every comfort

  • 5 of 5

We loved Casa Yankari. There were 10 of us aged between 3 and 73, plus 3 visiting adults, and there was space for everyone, more than enough sun loungers etc. Really comfortable beds and beautiful fluffy bath towels. The children loved the pool and we all loved the tennis court. Beautiful peaceful location but not far from 'civilisation'. The owners and their local team could not have been more helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

As a very busy couple and parents to two young children (1&3) this holiday could not have been more perfect!

To be honest the photos online just don't do it justice - the property is breathtaking and has a wonderful energy about it.

Because our flight was arriving late in the evening - mark (the owner) had arranged not only transport but also the maid to get us some groceries in so we had breakfast in the morning.

The customer service was exceptional!

The property was completely child safe and child friendly - the pool had a secure fence up around it so at all times we could relax knowing the children couldn't get in.

We had so much fun on this holiday and this place has become very special to me - not only would I highly recommend but I am hoping to return annually for our family hols!!!

We loved it so much and we're having so much fun in the pool that we didn't venture out to restaurants etc.

We visited the town of Loule on the last day and it defiantly worth a visit!

Simply perfect holiday!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Beautiful villa, well equipped, good location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week with a family of 6 in Villa Yankari. We had beautiful weather and we enjoyed the great views from the terrace. Great pool and tenniscourt. The villa is well equipped. It is located at a quiet place, but still easy to reach from Loule.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Our holiday at Casa Yankari was brilliant

  • 5 of 5

We, six adults and two small grandchildren, stayed in excellent Casa Yankari for the first time this year and had a fantastic time.

Set in a rural, and exceptionally peaceful, area in the hills behind Loule. Casa Yankari had everything we needed - very well furnished and equipped, with very comfortable beds. It has brilliant living space and the huge terrace at the back has amazing space for dining (two BBQ's) and relaxing and there are fantastic panoramic views across the countryside to Faro Airport and the sea 15-20 miles away. There are also stunning views from the tennis court and beautifully warm, child safe, pool and ample sunbeds, another BBQ here too! It is only a few minutes drive from Casa Yankari into Loule for shopping and restaurants.

Owners Mark and Ali Croll have been exceptionally helpful and informative and we would definitely recommend Casa Yankari for a family holiday.

We are very much looking forward to going back again next year.

Thank you for a lovely relaxing stay.

David, Penny, Simon, Caroline, Emma, Tim, Amelia and Sophie

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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We just loved Casa Yankari!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful half term week at Casa Yankari with the extended family. Aged from 1 to 70+ it was a great experience for everyone with lots of space for communal dining/relaxing/scrabble playing but also room to get away and not feel on top of each other.

The house is brilliantly equipped and super child friendly especially for little ones. Mark and his wife provide every possible bit of information to make sure you get the best from the property and the local area. We also took advantage of the recommended friendly taxi firm to enjoy some evenings dining out.

The heated pool and tennis court were super and we just loved the panoramic views and sunrises we enjoyed with a fresh morning coffee in hand!

In short we absolutely loved this place and would thoroughly recommend the Villa for a large family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
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  • 5 of 5

We recently had the pleasure of staying in Casa Yankari. Superb spacious villa with wonderful surroundings and views. Spotlessly clean and well maintained and fully equipped with all we needed. From our first enquiry to the villa owner, Mark, and following our return home, it was very apparent that he wanted us to enjoy their lovely holiday home as he and his own family do; so helpful and reassuring. Stairgates were installed and swimming pool was fenced off ready for our 21 month old Grandson, who had such a great time in the pool and around the villa. The terrace was an ideal area for him to have the freedom he needed. We all enjoyed our bbq evenings out on the terrace overlooking the illuminated pool area. The villa is ideally situated, overlooking a tranquil valley, with all we required within easy distance, i.e. Loule town, Vilamoura and Albufeira. Would definitely recommend to Family and Friends and look forward to an early return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Villa Sol and all of Vilamoura
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22 Junction 11
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Loads in Almancil and Loule
Car: necessary

Caa Yankari is located just outside Loule in its own private walled gardens with fantastic views to both the country side and sea. The position gives the perfect situation of privacy and peace and quiet and yet is located only 3 minuts drive from Loule and 4 minutes to the nearest motorway junction. With the new bypass road you are out of the main tourist area but the attractions are in very close by. Vilamoura is under a 10 minute drive and Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lobo are under 15 minutes.

Loacted within the 'Golden Triangle' there are literally 100's of restaurants within easy reach.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Alfeição, Loule region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Peak 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
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
Damage Deposit £600

£600.00 security deposit.

20% Deposit with reservation
80% Balance plus security deposit due 12 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.