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Bedrooms 5
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property


Villa dos Duquinhos is an exceptional villa overlooking the ocean and picturesque village of Salema Beach. It boosts some of the most panoramic ocean and coastal views in the Algarve.

The villa has been completely renovated and refurbished. In the main villa there are 3 bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. There is a very large living room, containing a spacious living and dining area and including a fully fitted kitchen.

There are 2 separate apartments. The first apartment (on the pool level) contains a living/bedroom area and en-suite bathroom.

Down the steps from the pool level there is a second apartment. It contains a living/bedroom, kitchen and en-suite bathroom.

From the adjacent spacious terraces you are overlooking the ocean and Salema Beach. Truly relax and enjoy incredible ocean views from the terraces and lounge area. Cool down in the private swimming pool with salt water (skin friendly). And prepare your favourite dinner with the built in BBQ.

Enjoy the fastest internet in Salema! Internet speeds in Salema are especially slow in summer time due to the large number of users. This is the only villa in Salema with Internet access via satellite, so you can always enjoy a guaranteed internet speed. There is WIFI available throughout the villa, apartments and terraces.

The property is situated in a peaceful residential area. Salema's Beach sandy beach and picturesque village center only a short walk away.

This is a perfect retreat for guests who are looking for something truly exceptional.

Salema Beach - a picturesque hideaway: Salema Beach is a picturesque and traditional fishing village in the unspoilt Western Algarve region of Portugal. Nestled between the rugged cliffs right at the beach sits this village on the edge of the Ocean. Small fishing boats are still launched directly from the beach to the sea to bring in fish for local consumption and sold in one of the local restaurants. The long sandy beach beneath the rocks is beautifully carved along the cliffs. Ah the far Western end of it there are flat rocks, which are famous for their dinosaurs footprints.

Salema Beach is situated within the Costa Vincentina Natural Park, a protected area of outstanding natural beauty.

At whatever time of the year you visit, the unique atmosphere, stunning surroundings and exceptional array of activities for all ages and interests make Salema the perfect holiday destination for families or groups of friends

Enjoy the wide variety of restaurants: Salema Beach has a selection of restaurants and some bars. There are two small supermarkets for daily needs. A big Intermarche supermarket is to be found in Budens about 4 km drive with a larger selection of goods.

At some greater distance there are more fantastic restaurants you can enjoy. In the villa we will supply you with the tips of our favourite restaurants.

More Details

Helen Hartog
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Finnish
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
6 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Salema around the Budens

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 (apartment 1) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , To bedroom 4
    Bathroom 5 (apartment 2) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 (main villa) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , To master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 (main villa) - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , To bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 (main villa) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , To bedroom 3
  • Each bedroom has an en suite bathroom.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 (main villa) - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds
    Bedroom 1 (main villa) - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom / Queen bed
    Bedroom 3 (main villa) - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , 2 single beds
    Apartment 1 - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds
    Apartment 2 - 2 Single Bed , 2 single beds
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The villa is all at the same level. Apartment 1 is situated at the pool level. Apartment 2 is situated down the stairs from the pool level. There is no central heating available. In the living/dining room there is a fireplace. There is no pool heating and no jacuzzi available.


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average rating of 4.4 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Excellent villa with a perfect view!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Nice to hear that you liked the villa!
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Salema property ID 812866

  • 2 of 5

The property is in a good position with the ocean view, overlooking Salema and in a quiet neighbourhood. There is a climb up from Salema which would not suit everyone.

The beds and bedding are not very comfortable and the sanitary equipment i.e. showers, shower cubicles and drains need more regular maintenance. Not keen on there being no doors on the en-suites. The refrigerator was not running cold enough and had to be defrosted on arrival.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ok but a bit tired and no air conditioning

  • 2 of 5

Salema is a nice little village with some good restaurants but the menus are all very similar, which got a bit samey by the end of the week.

The villa was OK but not up to the standard of others that we have stayed in, as decor was tired and it felt scruffy in places. The main issue was the lack of air conditioning. There were plug in tower fans but these were not up to the job and we had some very sleepless nights due to the intense heat. The bed in the master bedroom was not comfortable and the room was smaller than other villas we have stayed in and so felt very cramped.

The very steep hills from the sea front up to the villa would not be suitable for elderly people nor those with small children in pushchairs. Our party ranged in age between 11 and 49 years, and we found the walk quite daunting, especially in the heat.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely villa in a tranquil setting

  • 5 of 5

Our group really enjoyed our stay. The pictures don't do the property justice. The villa was spacious and the view was beautiful. We had young children with us and the owner was very accommodating to our requests. The kitchen was well stocked with cooking equipment and we happily ate on the terrace every night. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend the villa.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect setting and awesome holiday

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at this villa!

I've booked quite a few in the past and this is one of the best maintained. I've read the previous reviews and was a bit worried, but everything was just great! We had loads of towels, the kitchen was fully (!) equipped, the interior was stunning and there was even a speaker (mine wasn't necessary anymore) and stuff for the pool available (we left a volleyball behind, hope people will enjoy it!). It was a shame that the Jacuzzi wasn't usable especially because it's so big (people should pay for damage, shame on you!).

The entire villa looks so much better live, the pictures are great, but not quite the same. It is quite something waking up to such an amazing view! Very jealous of the people who will stay there.

We just had a bit of an issue with check out time, but Ramona (landlady) said she will sort this out with the agency since they have misinformed us; apparently. Otherwise Ramona was very friendly and helpful whenever we had questions or needed help! So was Heleen by the way.

Thank you for a lovely holiday!!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sandra, thanks for the nice review. It's good to hear that you have appreciated the villa and the sea view! After your report we solved the misunderstanding with the check out time. Our standard check out time is 10:00. It turned out that this time was not shown correctly in the HomeAway app , we have adjusted this immediately.
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Wow! What can I say except that is place is spectacular

  • 5 of 5

I speak for everyone that stayed here. This place is truly amazing! A lot of thought and detail has been put in to it. Only a few minor things that are needed but nothing that has effected us really.

There was no broom to sweep up the floor, one of the sinks in the bathroom is slow draining, perhaps a wash basket and more pegs could be supplied, but apart from that, we have never stayed in such an amazing place!

We will definitely miss this place, the view and salema. Hopefully we can return next year with family. Thank you for letting us enjoy your home!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Meghan, Thank you very much for your kind review. We greatly appreciate that you mention that we have put a lot of thought and detail in the house. For us it is important that guests feel welcome and comfortable. We also appreciate your recommendations; we will ensure that a broom, laundry basket and pegs are present. We hope to welcome you again next year!
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Salema Beach
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Parque Da Floresta
Nearest Train
16 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Salema Beach
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Salema Beach
Car: not necessary

This is an exceptional villa, approx 220 M2.

It has been completely renovated and refurbished in 2010 and has fabulous ocean views. Located at a few minutes walking distance to the beach, restaurants and supermarkets.

Golf: There are three beautiful golf courses nearby.

- Parque da Floresta is situated just 3 kilometers outside of Salema.

- Boavista Golf Course is situated just before you enter Lagos at about 15 kilometers.

- Palmares Golf Course is situated at the other side of Lagos at about 20 kilometers.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Salema,

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
September 8 - 29, 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 29-October 27, 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
March 30 - May 23, 2019
30 Mar 2019 - 22 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 23 - June 29, 2019
23 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 29 - July 13, 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 12 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 13 - August 24, 2019
13 Jul 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 24 - August 31, 2019
24 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 31 - September 14, 2019
31 Aug 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 14 - 28, 2019
14 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 28-November 2, 2019
28 Sep 2019 - 2 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Change over day is on a Saturday.

Our property manager, who is located in Salema Center, is your contactperson during your stay. She will coordinate the maid service, bed linen and towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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