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Superb spacious villa - large gardens, super views/heated pool

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

4 bedrooms/3 bathrooms, separate WC, heated private pool

Casa Almarsa is a large 4-bedroom villa. It is rare to find a villa in such a good location with a very large lawned garden. If one likes walking the village with its lovely beach, bars and shops would take approximately 12/15 minutes on foot but a bit of an incline on return journey. .

The villa has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large comfortable living room and dining room and a fully equipped kitchen . On the ground floor there are three bedrooms: one with a double bed and two with twin beds. All the bedrooms are equipped with fans and have patio doors facing the swimming pool area. There are also two full family bathrooms. Upstairs is the spacious master bedroom with a double bed, air- conditioning and has its own en-suite bathroom. French windows opens onto a small, private balcony, that leads to the pool area.

On the first floor, there is a comfortably furnished lounge with French windows which open onto the balcony from where there are lovely views over the village. There is an Android TV with satellite channels, and a DVD player. WIFI

Up a couple of stairs is the fully equipped kitchen equipped with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, kettle plus all usual utensils for your party. From the kitchen there is access to the back of the villa where you can find another small garden with a barbecue, sitting and dining area, and from where you can also get beautiful views.

This villa has a large garden with lawn and trees, a great space for children to play in and for adults to relax. Large patio surrounding the pool with sunloungers and sunshades.

There is a large kidney shaped pool with plenty of sunbathing terrace around. There is also a pergola to give shade from the mid day sun. Pool heating is available at extra cost.

More Details

Property Manager
Valerie King
Member since: 2002
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

just wanted to say what a great holiday we had at Casa Almarsa. It is a wonderful understated villa with beautiful views and a terrace and pool that has the sun the whole day which was perfect. The position of the Villa was great - nice walk to the beach past the lovely Chicca's restaurant which served up some wonderful food and Gluten Free for one of our party which was a real treat!

The villa itself was large, clean and had everything pretty much that you could ask for. Our only real complaint (which really does need to be sorted out), was the bed in the upper level is extremely squeaky even just sitting down very gently - which makes sleeping through the night impossible. When a tree came down in the drive we received very prompt service from the maintenance company and the gardens and pool were well tended and clean which was lovely. All 8 of us had a wonderful holiday - very special for my husband to share his 50th with his twin and families.

Many thanks for suggesting the villa
Jun 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Luz in Lagos

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 7 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Plus basin
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Plus basin
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Plus basin
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Plus basin
  • We refer to the bathrooms above; please note that one bathroom in en suite to one of the bedrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has patio doors leading to a small balcony with steps down to the private pool and gardens. Bedroom 2 has patio doors opening out onto the pool terracing. Bedroom 3 has patio doors opening out onto the pool terracing. Bedroom 4 has patio doors opening out onto the pool terracing.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
All linen is provided ; except towels for swimming and the beach Air con is available in Sitting Room and Master bedroom only.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Superb spacious villa - large gardens, super views/heated pool
average rating of 4.8125 based on 19 reviews

A wonderful peaceful place

  • 5 of 5

We have been lucky enough to visit casa Almarsa 5 times over the past 5 years ,And never get tied of our time there ,A wonderful place to just chill Good places to eat and the local people are very kind and helpful , We have already booked for 2017 so looking forward to visiting the local places and to soak up the sun a real family holiday .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful villa that ticks so many boxes

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible time at Casa Almarsa. The villa has so much character, beautiful gardens and foliage and clean, comfortable bedrooms. There are several places to sit and eat which was an unexpected bonus - it never got boring, although we tended to favour the lounge balcony with that incredible view across the ocean. It's not overlooked, is on a quiet residential street but with such a short walk into Luz too. It just couldn't have been any more perfect for us. Thank you for a very happy holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank this client for taking the time to do this lovely review and am so pleased that they had a lovely holiday and enjoyed Casa Almarsa.
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Great holiday with our 5 teenagers ,

  • 5 of 5

Been to luz a few times and love it , villa lovely and suited us all , already booked up for next year , as always Val so helpful and full of tips where to go and eat etc, booked with Val for many years and great service

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank Emma for taking the time to do a review and am so pleased to hear that yet again they had a lovely holiday. Already booked for 2017 .. but next time teenage-less ... ! !
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A great stay.

  • 5 of 5

Our party of four adults and four teenagers thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Casa Almarsa. The property was clean and well furnished. We arranged to have the pool heated and it was well worth the extra payment, we spent so much time in there. Every meal time was spent on the balcony, what great views !!! The wireless internet facility was also well used especially when the kids were sheltering inside from the hot sunshine. There is a SMART TV available too although we hardly used it but it would have been helpful if there had been some clear instructions around as to how it functioned. Some of our party were awakened mid slumber on the first couple of nights by the sprinkler system coming on to water the wide variety of plants and the lawn but they soon got used to it. The noisy frogs next door made themselves known at night but we quite enjoyed listening to them in the silence. A few lizards and even a preying mantis paid us a visit much to everyone's amusement. The beach and the main village are only a ten minute walk or so away but remember that it's uphill on the way back !!! There are several good restaurants in Luz and a couple of mini supermarkets. However we preferred to drive to Intermarche in Lagos for our provisions as the choice and prices were much better. One of the highlights was a dolphin watching trip arranged for us by Beach Hut Watersports on the beach at Luz. A really great experience and highly recommended.

We booked this trip last November and dealt with Valerie who was so very helpful and informative and arranged our vehicle rental too. All in all a great holiday stay at a lovely villa that we would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I thank this client for taking the time to do such a lovely review and would add that he too was a pleasure to deal with. I am SO pleased that owing to the long awaited holiday, having booked so long ago, that their holiday lived up to their expectations. I laughed about the Frog as I too have one of these in my garden at home! ! !
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Casa Almarsa - perfect for family holidays

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed at Casa Almarsa several times and love coming back to the Villa and Praia de Luz. The villa is only 10 minutes walk from the beach but in a very quiet location with a beautiful, large pool. The garden is also large and well maintained so no need for guests to be on top of each other.

Although a little dated the family have been updating facilities with new bathrooms and replacing furniture and sun loungers. Hopefully this programme will continue - for example one of the bedroom patio doors needs repairing.

None of this detracted from our holiday - the panoramic view of Luz bay from the upstairs terrace is wonderful. We will be returning!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank these clients for their comments and are pleased that yet another holiday in Casa Almarsa has been enjoyed yet again (having been several times). When owning a property, improvements are always ongoing and is the case with Casa Almarsa. We look forward to their next visit.
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A special place, ideal for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

I have been having holidays at Casa Almarsa for many years and every time it has been a great experience. The villa is in a very good location within easy walking distance of the town centre and beach, but far enough away that it has a secluded feel. There is plenty of space for 8 and all the appliances and equipment you could ask for. Having 3 bathrooms means no queueing for showers or the toilet and everything was clean and well maintained when we were there. The only exception was the air conditioning unit which we couldn't seem to get working, but this was a fairly minor issue as the design of the villa means that it stays quite cool anyway. The balcony was our favourite spot for eating meals - the view is lovely at any time of day. The gardens are another highlight and a nice place to relax. We enjoyed dining at many of the restaurants in Luz during our stay, particularly Onda Luz which we visited twice. We also went to the marine wildlife park Zoomarine and the water park Slide & Splash, both of which were great days out. We bought tickets from one of the beach front shops which included bus transport to and from the attractions. Another great experience was taking a ride on an inflatable sofa towed behind a speedboat at Luz beach - an exhilarating way to see the coastline! Valerie was very helpful throughout the booking process and during our stay. Overall, we had another fantastic holiday in Casa Almarsa.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Luz, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
As a 4 bed
25 Mar 2017 - 13 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
As a 4 bed
14 May 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
As a 4 bed
5 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
As a 4 bed
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
As a 4 bed
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250


A deposit of £400 is required with the final balance being payable 8 weeks before departure

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended


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