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Hillside Villa With Pool Tennis Court Extensive Garden Sea Views daily maid

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa at Gorjoes near Santa Barbara de Nexe Loule Algarve-Peaceful Rural Location,Not Overlooked. Spacious Accommodation,Ideal For Large Parties.Maid service

If you are looking for spacious, well- equipped villa suitable for families of all ages or large groups of friends this is the place for you. Five bedrooms all with air conditioning, 5 bathrooms, sleeps 10/12 plus 2 cots. Spacious living and eating areas, pool, great tennis court, barbecue, large secluded and secure garden, not overlooked from anywhere, distant sea views. Two terraces for relaxing and sunbathing. Shaded area in the garden great for playing board games, a quiet read, afternoon naps. Tennis court ideal for other balls games. Masses of bats, balls, buckets, spades, beach toys available.

We aim to give our clients the kind of family holiday home we would wish to visit ourselves. The house is extremely well equipped in terms of china, cutlery, kitchen equipment, linen and towels. Many clients tell us it feels like a family home and that's what we aim for. It is well furnished but no precious antiques, so you can relax and be comfortable.

3 bedrooms (2 at ground floor level) have en-suite bathrooms, 2 bedrooms share a bathroom. All bathrooms have been completely refitted in last two years. There is a poolside shower-room/loo and downstairs cloakroom - six loos in all!

Space in 2 bedrooms to take extra beds. There is a large large sitting room and separate dining room - masses of space for large groups. Well equipped reading library for all ages, and lots of DVDs. Great selection of boxed games. Maid service weekdays; baby-sitting can be arranged through local managing agent. Everything on ground floor on one level, no steps, so ideal for toddlers and 'senior' family members. There is a large table for al fresco dining, swimming pool, terraces on two levels, sun loungers, barbecue. Quiet shaded area good for afternoon snooze. Casa Manjericao is an ideal holiday location for those who seek relaxation and an opportunity to enjoy sporting activities.The villa is in a breathtaking rural setting within easy driving distance of Faro, Loule, Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago & Vilamoura, where you can enjoy famous Algarve beaches, golf courses, water sports and take boat rides and fishing trips. There are many restaurants in the area where you can select from a wide variety of local and international dishes at prices ranging from £5 to £50 a head. Great shopping, leisure activities in driving distance. Our maid Florencia has been with us since 1992 - adores kids, especially babies, and is a part of our family, much liked by clients. Isabel Almeida and Daniel Goncalves are our local managing agents. They are happy to provide an 'arrival parcel' of basic food and drink items on your arrival day and will call on you to give information on the area and answer any questions you might have. They are on call should there be any problems during your stay. We are happy to say that many of our clients are "returning guests" - one family now having visited annually for the last s

eighteen years. If you are looking for a spacious family home for your holiday, this is the villa for you. If you want bars and discos on your doorstep, then I suggest you look elsewhere.

Prospective clients are encouraged to ring the owner, Beryl Milnes, who will be happy to give a personal quote based on the number in their party and the dates required.

More Details

Beryl Milnes
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018

About Beryl Milnes

We live in Hertfordshire,have 2 sons & 3 grandchildren.We're retired after media careers.We offer clients relaxing holidays in our spacious holiday home. Having suffered ill equipped villas with grey thin towels,chipped cracked china,worn bedlinen - we offer standards we would expect ourselves & are rewarded by many clients returning year after year. Holidays with our sons & their friends making as much noise as they like in the pool & garden - our seclusion means there is no-one to complain.We have the services of a Portuguese managing agent who goes out of her way to answer any queries,make suggestions to newcomers to the area & ensure villa is run smoothly - just as we would want and our maid Florencia is always greatly appreciated by clients.

Beryl Milnes purchased this villa in 1992

Why Beryl Milnes chose Gorjões

We started holidaying in Portugal in the early eighties & fell in love with the country.Lovely beaches, great restaurants and the people are so friendly - after all Portugal is our oldest ally! We have extended the house, developed the garden, built a tennis court and made it an ideal spacious family holiday home.My sons & grandchildren just love it. Casa Manjericao offers seclusion - you are not overlooked and the kids can make as much noise as they like, yet we are within a twenty minute drive of Faro airport, beaches and golf courses at Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago. I am delighted to say that many of our clients are 'returners' (1 family 18 times) and their families and friends.

What makes this villa unique

We love the privacy and seclusion Casa Manjericao offers, yet within easy access of towns, restaurants of all types, beaches, golf courses, and only 20 minutes from Faro airport. And the house and garden are so spacious - never need to be on top of each other; always somewhere to go for a quiet snooze. Tennis court also a great facility for other ball games and loads of bats and balls provided as well as tennis rackets and balls. Plenty of parking spaces, garden secure. Friendly maid service two hours per day weekdays.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beryl, I have stayed in many villas over the years but this is the best I have visited. Everything we need for us all, grandparents down to 6 month baby.
May 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Gorjões in Faro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , This is an enclosed poolside shower room
  • En-suite bathrooms with bath shower loo bedrooms 1 & 3. Bedroom 2 with walk-in shower & loo Shared bathroom with bath shower loo for bedrooms 4 & 5. Downstairs cloakroom with loo & washbasin - all refurbed in last 3 years Poolside shower & loo.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , with en suite bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , room for extra Z-bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , room for Z-bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) + 2 cots, and 2 Z-beds Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 double bed. Bedrooms 2.3&4 twin beds. Bedroom 5 with double bed. Air con in all 2 folding beds available. Also a wooden cot and a travel cot. All bedrooms light, bright and airy with fitted wardrobes, chests of drawers, plenty of storage.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Towels and bed linen are included, and are changed weekly. Maid service every weekday afternoon (excluding national holidays). Beach/swim towels provided. Very suitable for young children and older people. Ground floor on one level, no steps (2 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms on ground floor). Same level onto terrace and pool area. Spacious accommodation, suitable for large parties. Tennis court suitable for other ball games. Large and attractive garden, total seclusion, not overlooked at all but with lovely hillside views and distant sea views. Totally secure for small children. Outside: 10 metre swimming pool, large tiled table (shaded) with chairs on terrace, sunbeds, terraces on 2 levels. Extensive garden. Shaded area in garden with table and benches. Excellent artificial surface tennis court suitable for balls games as well as tennis. Barbecue. Inflatables, small inflatable paddling pool for babies. Lots of beach toys, bats, balls etc. Villa not overlooked from any direction. Utility Room: 2 fridge/freezers, washing machine. Cooler boxes. Pool equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are included, and are changed weekly. Maid service every weekday afternoon (excluding national holidays). Beach towels provided. Other: Snug/study off sitting room with telephone (on a meter) and great range of boxed games. Wifi access.


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Hillside Villa With Pool Tennis Court Extensive Garden Sea Views daily maid
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

A fabulous villa, absolute peace & tranquility.

  • 5 of 5

The owner Beryl, could not have been more helpful, she ensured via email before we left that we had all the local information, places to eat, beaches to visit & food outlets for shopping. Her clear instructions took us straight to the villa which was by far the best we have ever stayed in, it is a true home from home everything you could ever want for a relaxing holiday.

Situated in the quiet countryside high up in the hills, the views from each window were to die for. The pool area was very clean & tidy and whilst we only had 3 people staying in this fabulous villa, there was so much room inside and out to enjoy.

The cleaning lady called each day and the pool & gardener came once a week on the day we arrived.

I would challenge anyone to find fault with this accommodation, Isabel from the holiday company (VIP) visited on our second day to check we were happy with everything and to offer some local information and answer any questions we had.

This is certainly the villa to stay in if you are looking for a quite relaxed time away in the peace and tranquility of Portugal's wonderful countryside. For beach lovers a 25 minute drive will take you down to the coast and a variety of places to enjoy Algarve's wonderful beaches.

We will certainly be returning to enjoy another relaxing holiday, thank you Beryl.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning , spacious villa with sea views

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the nicest villas we have stayed in , beautiful bathrooms ,immaculately clean , wonderfully spacious and has absolutely everything you could possibly need . We were a group of 10 people , 6 adults and 4 teenagers, we all enjoyed our stay and never felt on top of each other , the tennis court was a huge hit .

All though you need a car ,you are really close to towns, the coast and some fabulous restaurants . We would recommend this villa and will be returning to this villa again and again.

Sarah , Hampshire

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place, relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous property, in a quiet and beautiful location, with lovely gardens, a glorious pool, and even a tennis court. Everything is provided for a comfortable holiday, and all in perfect working order! Because it is slightly up in the hills, there are open views and often a soft cooling breeze, but it is within easy access of the airport and the sea. Great recommendations for restaurants too!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Unspoilt Potugal

  • 5 of 5

Casa Manjericau was a wonderful find, situated in a totally unspoilt part of Potugal & yet only 20 minutes from Faro. Situated high on a hill with views of the sea & fabulous sunsets, this well equiped villa has everything you could need for a comfortable family holiday, including good modern bathrooms & beautiful terraced gardens. We are already looking forward to our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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the perfect place for a special anniversary

  • 5 of 5

In August for our thirtieth wedding anniversary our family, 6 of us , stayed for one week at this beautiful villa in Santa Barbara de Nexe.

Our children who are 29 & 26 both have partners so it was nice to have plenty of space at the villa. The rooms are a good size, comfortable and well appointed, they are also very clean. The outside area with swimming pool, tennis court and barbeque area set in idyllic gardens was indeed the highlight.

Overall it was everything we could have wished for, there was no downside.

A car is essential to explore the area, we got to some fabulous beaches within half an hour and shopping amenities in less time then that. Local eateries cover all price ranges, and the food was always excellent.

The owners were always very helpful and did a good job to make us feel at home. The is a concise folder with lots of information left at the villa which we found to be very useful.

I would recommend the villa to anyone and I hope we will get the chance to visit it again ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Four Seasons, Quinta do Lago
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Le Marquis
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Vale do Lobo, Dunas Durados
Car: necessary


10 km - 20 minutes drive to beaches at Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo, via Almancil. Variety of beach cafes, bars and restaurants, good beach walks, water sports. At Vilamoura access to all kinds of boat trips - cruises, fishing etc. We provide detailed information on local beach cafes and restaurants.


Faro airport is 20 minutes drive away. Car hire is essential.


10 km from Faro, 8 km from Loule, 10 km from Almancil - all excellent for shopping. 4 km from village of Santa Barbara de Nexe where there are restaurants, small supermarket, bank and post office.

Further Details:

This villa is located near the quiet community of Gorjoes with views to the countryside and ocean. Gorjoes is a small countryside hamlet a few kilometres north of the popular village of Santa Barbara de Nexe with its 400 year year old church shops bars and restaurants. It sits between the bustling towns of Loule and Sao Bras with their wealth of shops, supermarkets,banks,restaurants and cafes. Loule also offers a wide choice of local leisure activities for all ages including art galleries,markets and a sports pavilion. There is good access to the A22 motorway and Faro Airport, which is just 20 minutes away. Twenty minutes drive will take you to the Algarve's Golden Triangle, so named for its abundance of exclusive homes,first-class restaurants and coastal points of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo,which boast beautiful golden beaches and some of the best golf courses in the region.

All guests are sent clear directions from Faro airport to villa and advice on shopping. There are various water-parks in the area for fun-days out with the kids. Amazing golf courses within 20 minutes drive. We have an excellent local Portuguese managing agent who will call on clients within 24 hours of arrival to give information on local amenities. She will also provide a welcome food parcel for your arrival and is available to give any advice and assistance throughout your stay. There is a safe in the house for storing clients passports, valuables etc. At Casa Manjericao we provide a well-equipped holiday home with lots of extras and plenty of assitance/advice on what goes on in the area, including an extensive restaurant guide, with comments from guests.

Our maid, Florencia, who has been with us since 1992, will visit every weekday afternoon, excluding national holidays, to clean bathrooms, make beds, wash floors etc.

The house is very spacious with many seating areas. The garden has two terraces for sun-bathing and eating beside the pool and the tennis court is excellent for ball games as well as tennis, and racquets and balls are provided for guests.

We have a collection of buckets and spades for the beach and we provide swim/beach towels.

Casa Manjericao is ideal for groups of friends and large family groups seeking excellent accommodation in a peaceful and secluded villa and garden.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Gorjões, Faro region

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High summer
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October -
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Spring 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2019
13 Apr 2019 - 24 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer 2019
25 May 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Summer
6 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November 2019
1 Nov 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

10% discount available on bookings for April and May 2016

Booking Notes 2 cots available at no charge.
2 Z-beds available at £50 per week each.
When a booking is confirmed a deposit of £50 per person is payable, the balance being due 8 weeks prior to departure.
Cheques acceptable for bookings taken from the UK or bank transfers. Euro transfers to bank in Santa Barbara de Nexe for bookings from overseas clients.

Changeover Day:
Negotiable. Arrivals from 2 pm, but free to leave luggage at villa if arriving earlier, and villa to be vacated by 10am on departure day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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