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A comfortable, two bedroom villa with FREE WIFI and internet TV

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday villa in Luz - Casa Seivad

Sleeps 5 in two bedrooms + one folding bed. One bathroom + extra shower & toilet


This is a linked single story villa, approved to Alojomento Local standards (ref:5372/AL), in the enclosed holiday village of Monte Sao Pedro. It is normally AVAILABLE for RENT from MAY to SEPTEMBER.

The nearest and best swimming facilities are at Boa Vista golf club where the cost is €12 per half day for excellent facilities including pool, sauna, steam room, jaccuzzi and gym.

The villa sleeps four in comfort with a good quality folding bed for a fifth person.

The carport gives direct access to the comfortable lounge/dining room which has patio doors opening onto a terrace at the front. TV is received via internet which gives all the normal UK TV and radio programmes and a selection of other European language channels including Portuguese, German, French etc. As a bonus, there is FREE WIFI and FREE local telephone calls (book your restaurant, taxi etc.) The DVD player allows playing (but not recording) of DVDs and CDs. A selection of DVDs, CDs and books are provided.

The kitchen is equipped with an electric cooker with oven and four ring ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave and sufficient cooking utensils for most needs.

Outside there is a large private rear patio with built in barbecue, extra toilet and a loggia providing shade to the outdoor dining area. Barbecue tools are provided.

Apart from guide dogs, we regret that we cannot accomodate pets. This is for the comfort of following guests who may be allergic to pet hairs etc.

Getting about: : Whilst the beach is only about 20 minutes walk along the main road, there are no footpaths and the road is very busy in the main tourist season.

There are bus stops outside the main gate with regular services to Praia da Luz or Lagos.

A Taxi to the beach should cost approx. €4 and to Lagos, approx. €9.

A car is recommended for at least a part of your stay and the owners normally use 'Marina Rentacar' in Lagos. tel 00351282764789.(please mention MSP 27)

Golf:: The nearest golf course is 'Boa Vista' - about five minutes drive in the direction of Lagos with a further option at Parque de Floresta - about 20 minutes drive towards Vila do Bispo and on the junction to the delightful beach at Salema. There is also a traditional 'links' course at Lagos.

Property maintainance: In order to keep the property in good condition, we undertake a cycle of painting, taking about five years to repaint the total inside and outside of the villa.

Recently, redecoration has been carried out in the entrance hall and kitchen (including the cupboards).

The marble floors throughout the villa have been deep cleaned and repolished to bring them back to their original state.

For the 2013 season, a new double glazed patio door and a new, electrically operated blind, have been fitted at the front and the bathroom has been refurbished with a new toilet and walk-in shower.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Malcolm Davies
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2016
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About Malcolm Davies

I worked in the steel industry for the whole of my Working life until I finally retired at the age of 70.

My wife and I bought 'Casa Seivad' In 2006 and we celebrated our Golden Wedding in2012. During the time we have owned the villa, we have made improvements every year. We holiday in Portugal at least twice each year but we are happy to let the villa to others who will look after it during the summer.

Malcolm Davies purchased this villa in 2006

Why Malcolm Davies chose Lagos region

We bought the property from the original owner who had it built when the complex was originally developed. He is an old friend of mine so we have every confidence in the maintenance history.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The stay was really good, and we apreciated the quality of the organisation inside the house (and my son did take care of the lemon tree). We will not hesitate to recommand your house if you still rent it in the future.
Aug 2012
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based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

A comfortable, two bedroom villa with FREE WIFI and internet TV
average rating of 4.733333 based on 16 reviews

A Villa with Portuguese feel

  • 5 of 5

We could not ask for more: a lovely well maintained villa in a quiet quarter. Everything was as described and communication with the landlord was excellent. Casa Seivad is located within reasonable distance from breathtaking Costa Vicentina, also local Festa in Luz is the event not to miss. Big thank you to Malcolm (and Karen).

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What more can I add other than thankyou and we hope to see you again sometime in the future.
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Perfect 2 bedroom villa

  • 4 of 5

The Villa is perfectly situated. Luz has plenty to do and see its a beautiful part of the Algarve coastline. Lagos is 5 minute drive away and again so much to do or see. In the morning the sun rises at the front of the villa allowing you to relax on the front decking with your coffee. At the rear is plenty of space for outside dinning and a great BBQ. Plenty of privacy and a quiet location. The villa has its own wifi and UK TV so no missing your favourite shows while your topping up your tan. Off road parking with car port which means your car stays cool on the hot days. The villa is perfect for a family of 4 or just the 2 of you. We spent a week here would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What can I add except that we look forward to welcoming you back when you will enjoy a rebate from the published prices.
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Very Nice Place, without Sea View

  • 4 of 5

I stayed for a fortnight in September/October 2014.

Very nice and calm place. Very likeable owner. Well furnished (but too little pan).

(Text) location description is accurate, but I focused on the plan. The location is not correctly indicated: Correct location would be: 37° 5'56.45"N; 8°42'58.67"W.

You need a car to move around. I personally do not own one, so on holiday I usually rent one: Good to reach the incredible Costa Vicentina with very wild beaches and high waves!

I would like to come again! Good value. Recommended.


Martin Müller

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for giving the precise grid location and I have asked the 'web site' to correct the map. We would be delighted to welcome you back again and, as with all returning guests, you will receive a rebate from the published prices.
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Amazing accommodation in Praia de Luz

  • 5 of 5

From booking to leaving the villa we had excellent advice and information from the owner. The local representative made us extremely welcome on arrival making sure we knew where everything was and how things worked. The villa was spotlessly clean and had everything we could possibly need to make our stay a home from home. Self catering was so easy, not only was there a full size fridge/freezer but there was an excellent oven, a large BBQ and even a dishwasher. With an excellent choice of supermarkets and shops not to mention all the restaurants and bars there was no difficulty in finding good food locally. With over 20 beautiful beaches within a 30 minute drive, this makes it an ideal location for a family holiday. Having the added luxuries of English TV, DVD player, Free WiFi and a washing machine, it makes this villa the best we have stayed in throughout Europe. We will definitely be staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday so much and we look forward to welcoming you back in future years. Previous guests are normally entitled to a rebate from the list price and this will last for two years from the date of your last vist.
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  • 5 of 5

We´ve found all we need (Internet is perfect). the villa was clean and well-maintained.

the owner provided a good customer service.

Lagos is near. there we found a lot of restaurants, bars, markets....and people!

We´ve already recommended this property to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming your friends in the future. Of course, you will appreciate that we let the villa so that we can make money but we realise that it is your holiday so we try to give value for money. Thank you for your comments.
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Fantastic 2 weeks in a lovely, well equipped villa

  • 5 of 5

The details of the villa listed on the site is spot on but it doesn't explain how "special" the villa is. It really feels like a home from home. It has everything you can want from a holiday villa. So much so that we spent more time in the villa than we usually would. It's much more than a "holiday base". We spent each morning having a lazy breakfast on the front terrace, enjoying the quiet. Though all the neighbours seemed friendly enough, the whole village is very quiet and therefore relaxing. It's such a shame that the swimming pool is currently closed, but there is a pool across the road at the campsite which you can use for a charge.

However, we found a place called Bar Caribe which was free to use if you ate or drank from the bar. Just 5 minutes drive away. Definitely worth a visit.

Around the back, the villa has a spacious area with seating for 8 and a large barbecue. As the rear is a sun trap, the shelter above the seating area was very welcome.

The kitchen and bathroom are both well equipped, once again, having everything you could need. There were 4 of us in the villa, so the second toilet and second shower also proved to be very useful.

Also the TV was handy to catch up on the Tour De France!! It's an Internet TV but easy to use.

The village is close enough to Luz and Lagos so that you don't feel disconnected but far enough away to retain a relaxing atmosphere.

I think you really do need a car, to make the most of exploring the surrounding area, though the bus stop is very close and I understand that the service is good. Also taxis are cheap and reliable. We visited a different beach each day, all of them wonderful in a different way. We happened upon one after a couple of miles on a dirt road which was truly idillic. Only 30 or so people on there, beautiful water, fabulous views.

The night life in Luz is family oriented, with its of great restaurants, but if you want a bit more excitement, Lagos has a buzzing cosmopolitan feel during the evening, with plenty of bars.

All the restaurants we visited were good quality, varying in price. The Fontenario in Espiche serving one of the best meals I have ever had.

I'm counting down the days to my next visit to Casa Seviad. Our holiday really was fantastic, can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: ... and you could enjoy an equally fantastic holiday. Thanks to Tina, we now have another swimming venue to add to the list.
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Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Praia da Luz
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Boa Vista (2 Km)
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Junction 2
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
San Remo (walking distance)
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Praia da Luz
Car: recommended

Monte sao Pedro is in a valley leading down to the Atlantic Ocean at the golden sandy beach of Praia da Luz approximately 2km away.

Praia da Luz is in the Western Algarve, an area of unspoilt villages and open countryside. Thankfully, the original name of ‘Praia de Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Luz’ (Beach of the Church of Our Lady of Light) has been shortened to Praia da Luz or just Luz (pronounced (Looze or Loosh)

Behind the beach narrow streets of white painted houses lead to the Church and the village centre. The old and the new blend together encouraging you to relax and feel at home.

Praia da Luz was originally a fishing village specialising in Tuna, caught in a long wall of net stretching from the rocks in front of the Fortaleza. Today the fish swim further out to sea and the remaining fishermen work from the harbour at nearby Lagos.

Luz is renowned for its safe sandy beach which is an important part of a holiday for many holidaymakers.

Book before the end of January and get an 'Early Bird' discount of 10%


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Prices for this holiday villa Luz, Lagos

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
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Early May
30 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
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Early June
20 May 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late June
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
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24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
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Early September
26 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
9 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early June
20 May 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Late June
10 Jun 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
24 Jun 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Luz in Algarve

Property Type:
  • villa (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , In the store room
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom is fully tiled and includes a large walk-in shower enclosure. A second shower (only) is situated in the store room in the carport and there is an additional toilet outside on the barbecue / patio area.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The front bedroom has twin beds and overlooks a pebble garden with a lemon tree (try fresh lemon with your G&T) The rear bedroom has a double bed and ovelooks a small flower border and has views to the far hills. A folding bed provides accomodation for a fifth person in either the lounge or the rear bedroom.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 12 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Wheelchair access is via the sloping drive to the carport which then leads directly into the lounge. All rooms are on the same level and wheelchair access to the barbecue area would be best achieved via the carport.

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