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Luxurious Secluded Villa With Heated Pool And Gardens

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Sitio do Quartos, between Almancil & Loule, Central Algarve, Portugal - Countryside Location With Uninterrupted Views Of The Sea And Easy Access To Favoured Resorts

Casa Alta Vista is perfect for 3 generation families. It comprises 3 storeys, the lower being self-contained with its own kitchen, eating and sleeping facilities, yet still part of the house. If the kids or grandparents want some space it’s all sorted! The house has 5 bedrooms in total, 3 en-suite, a large, airy lounge/dining room with stunning views to the sea and a spacious kitchen to the front. Sited centrally on a large plot surrounded by gardens the house has a terraced pool, ample shaded and unshaded areas throughout the day and everything you should need for your holiday. The property is fully fenced and accessed through a security gate. Located within the infamous ‘Golden Triangle’, south of Loulé the villa is a 20 minute drive from Faro airport and the favoured resorts of Vale Do Lobo, Quinta Do Lago, Vilamoura. It is situated in Sitio do Quartos close to Loulé which offers superb examples of traditional houses, craftsmen at work and reasonably priced traditional food.

Jill Morris
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 September, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

'It really was something special and the advertisement didn't do it justice. Everything from the villa itself to the way you have it fully stocked with everything anyone could possibly need made our stay a real pleasure. Last year I stayed in a villa in Quinta da Lago which was very nice - but yours wow!

'Very private place and very relaxing'

"What a fantastic villa you have. The pictures on your website do not do the place justice."
Jun 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Cerro do Mocho around the Loulé

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Two sinks, windows, large room
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Two sinks, window, window, large room
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Two sinks, good sized room
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, shower, wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath, shower, wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with bath, shower, wc. Separate shower wc for bedrooms 4 and 5.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , en suite with bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , en suite with bath, leads to terrace with sea views
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , ensuite with bath & own terrace with sea views
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , shower room, wc shared with bedroom 5, leads to pool terrace
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa bed is a double, room has own kitchen, table & chairs
  • Bedroom 5 leads to the swimming pool terrace. When not used as a bedroom this is a second living room with TV.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The house is highly suitable for children as it is fully fenced, has a padlocked front gate, separate gardens to the front and the back and a large lawn area for ball games.Tennis rackets are provided. Pool heating is charged at £200 sterling per week. All rooms have electric fans, mostly ceiling mounted. Wireless internet facility. Central heating is charged at £100 sterling per week. Smokers are asked not to smoke in the rooms. Outside: There is a large pool terrace area with sun loungers, a barbeques and dining furniture. Part of the terrace area offers shade throughout the day. The pool is 10x5m; 1m at shallow end, 3 metres at deep end There is a furnished terrace running the length of 2 sides of the house looking out onto the panoramic view. Utility Room: 2 washing machines, tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen supplied. Changed once a week. Beach towels supplied. Visits by property manager and maid during your stay. Other: Two bbqs on two separate terraces; one with own sink facilities. Both bbqs have outdoor dining table and chairs. A poolside building houses a cloakroom and large area for sunbeds, umbrellas and pool and garden toys.


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Luxurious Secluded Villa With Heated Pool And Gardens
average rating of 4.647059 based on 18 reviews

Lovely house

  • 4 of 5

Lovely property and grounds. Clean and suitable for families. Only improvements I would suggest are as follows:

1) fix the toilets (one bedroom toilet didn’t flush but they sent someone round immediately)

2) upgrade sofa bed to double bed

Lovely holiday and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
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Nice house, good views and lovely pool

  • 3 of 5

Needs air conditioning, larger TV, new bed rather than uncomfortable sofa bed and a better flush on 2 x toilets. Otherwise, lovely house and location

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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This is a great villa in a perfect location with super facilities.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfully relaxing time in Jill’s villa. We were warmly greeted by Ana, whose team had done a great job cleaning and preparing the villa, and she made us feel at home straight away. The villa is light and airy, and all the rooms are spacious and clean. The large lounge is comfy and the kitchen was a good size with all the necessary facilities. It was helpful to be able to use the washing machines mid-stay. The master bedroom and big en-suite were terrific, with a large terrace outside with great views of the surrounding countryside and the sea in the distance.

There are lovely gardens outside with a good-sized pool, where we spent many blissful hours relaxing. The adjacent poolroom was handy and it was nice to have so many shaded areas to chill out in the hot sun. Our favourite times were the evening meals we had on the first floor terrace. The barbecue gave us some memorable meals but it was the sunset views which were the stars of the show. We were dazzled by the changing colours of the sky. The views really were amazing.

We found shopping easy in the supermarkets recommended in the information folder and visited some good restaurants in Loule and Almancil.

Our party of seven (age range 21 - 93!) had a thoroughly good time and declared it one of the best of our regular annual villa hols. Ana was superb in her greeting and ongoing support and we will definitely be recommending this villa to all our friends, but not on the same dates in case we decide to come back again next year! A very successful stay - thanks Jill and Ana.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Berlin, Germany

Beautiful property with amazing outdoor space, pool and views.

  • 5 of 5

The villa is absolutely beautiful, cozy, well maintened, with plenty of space for family and friends, child friendly and fully equipped with everything necessary. We couldn't get enough of the panoramic views and the surroundings. The location was perfect, only 10 min drive to the beach and optimal for exploring the Algarve coast.

Thank you Jill and Ana for having us!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Nicoleta. We very much enjoyed having you and your family and friends staying at our house. We look forward to seeing you again.
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  • 4 of 5

The villa is in a lovely setting with great views down to the sea. It is well equipped and when we had a couple of problems they were quickly resolved by the manager of the property. I would recommend the property to friends.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice villa, very clean & well located

  • 4 of 5

We had a great family holiday at Casa Alta Vista. Jill is very helpful & the local property manager Ana is great, she resolved the small issues we had very quickly.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Car: recommended


Driving time to the beaches of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago is approx. 15 minutes. To the east, Tavira is only 45 minutes away, and to the west Albufeira, 20 minutes. All of the beaches close to the villa are Blue Flag accredited and are amongst the cleanest in Europe.


The villa is 20 minutes from the international airport of Faro.

Car hire is recommended and can be arranged for guests.


The villa is 10 minutes walk from Vale D'Eguas a small village with two good restaurants. The area North of Almancil and around Vale Formosa (5 minutes drive) house some of the most reputable restaurants of Central Algarve. Loulé (10 minutes drive) offers superb examples of traditional houses, craftsmen at work making harnesses, copper pots and baskets, restaurants serving reasonably priced local cuisine and an excellent Municipal Market selling fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and fish.

Further Details:

Almancil (10 minutes drive) has several good restaurants, cafes and bars. It has a bank, post office, large supermarkets and several pharmacies. There is also an English speaking medical centre 10 minutes walk from the house.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Cerro do Mocho,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Autumn
20 Sep 2018 - 24 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Thursday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Autumn
25 Oct 2018 - 14 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
14 Feb 2019 - 10 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
11 Apr 2019 - 24 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
25 Apr 2019 - 22 May 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Summer
23 May 2019 - 3 Jul 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact Jill for any more additional information you might need. Bookings are secured by a 25% deposit cleared to a UK bank account and the balance 60 days before arrival.
Payments are only refundable, if your period can be re booked.
Arrival and departure times:
Guests are asked to vacate by 10 am. Guests can arrive at the villa at 4pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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