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Nick and/or Wendy Parker

Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks English

Villa with pool, jacuzzi, golf and ocean views, private tropical gardens & wi-fi

6 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Budens - Casa Roma (Vila 152)

Sleeps 8 in 4 double bedrooms (en-suite) with convertible TV room.

Internally the residence boasts select materials, high quality fixtures and stylish fittings giving it a unique charm. Living rooms are located on the first floor capitalizing on the spectacular views and the extended breakfast terrace works as an airy extension to the already spacious living and dining room. A tasteful country style kitchen is fully fitted with integrated appliances, and includes; dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, electric oven and gas hob. The elegantly appointed designer bedroom suite has double 4 poster canopied bed and the internal décor blends African influences and European Old World style. The secret treasure of this suite is the hedonistic Moroccan theme bathroom with enormous shower and sunken bath. Accessories and Moroccan lanterns combine to create a drop-dead glamorous bathing haven. There are 3 further spacious double bedrooms complete with air con plus a TV room which can double as a 5th bedroom and a gym/fitness room complete with sauna/steam room.

More Details: Casa Romã is located in a prime position on the award winning Parque da Floresta Golf & Leisure Resort where homes are clustered around the perimeter of an undulating 18 hole golf course. Set at it’s heart is a clubhouse, restaurants, a shop, outdoor swimming pools, gymnasium and spa.

The resort features a whole host of additional facilities including; a golf academy, golf shop and golf club, tennis courts, bowling greens, Children’s club, soccer academy, and 24 hour reception..

The nearest beach to Parque da Floresta is 2-3 minutes away in the quaint fishing village of Salema. There are an abundance of excellent local restaurants within short easy driving distance.

Coast/Beaches: The nearest beach is 2-3 minutes away in the quaint fishing village of Salema. Running south from Lagos are a string of sandy coves tucked among sandstone cliffs leading to salt-water caves and rock formations. The 60-mile coastline offers some of the continent’s best bathing spots with an amazing variety of beaches from the translucent shallows of Ria de Alvor lagoon to Meia Praia a 6km crescent of white sand curving toward the city of Lagos, to the most south westerly point of Europe - Sagres.

The West Coast (Costa San Vincente) offers some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in Europe, wild unspoilt beaches with excellent surfing and plenty of sandy beaches and interesting rock formations.

Travel and Distances: Travel

Casa Roma is conveniently located just under an hours drive from Faro and a couple of hours from Lisbon and Seville via the A22 Motorway. The historic city of Lagos is set around 15 minutes drive from Parque da Floresta. Car hire is recommended.

Distances

The historic city of Lagos, set around 15 minutes drive from Casa Roma, has become known as the cultural capital of the Algarve. From here Portuguese explorers set out on voyages to the coast of Africa & it still has something of a swashbuckling air. It's rivermouth fortress and medieval walls hold a warren of narrow cobbled streets full of shops, cafes and restaurants that fill in summer nights with diners & a bar-hopping crowd. Few places can match the atmosphere.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nick and/or Wendy Parker (Property Manager)
Member since: 2011
Call Manager
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have had a fabulous week. The Villa was amazing and we enjoyed living the millionaire lifestyle for a week.

Our grown up children enjoyed the nightlife in Lagos and we all enjoyed the beaches at Salema. The food at the Boia Bar was fabulous and the views of the beach breathtaking.

All in all a fabulous family holiday
Sep 2014
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Reviews

5
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

Villa with pool, jacuzzi, golf and ocean views, private tropical gardens & wi-fi
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Great Villa, great location

  • 5 of 5

Our staying at this villa couldn't be better!

The villa itself is very well furnished with all the appliances a large group would need – on top of that it is beautifully decorated through all the house.

This was a Christmas away trip, we were a 7 people group (3 children and 4 adults) in total but on Christmas evening and Christmas day there was 11 people on the table and the space available was more than enough.

Although it was late December, we have been lucky and we managed to enjoy some meals in the balcony overlooking the hills. The views from the Villa are amazing as it is situated on a high place inside a high standard Golf complex.

Everybody enjoy the hot tub and the most courageous even swim a bit in the beautiful pool! There was also plenty of entertainment inside the house like table tennis, books, DVD, table games, etc.

The location is perfect for someone that wants to be away from noisy places – it is situated on a “Natural reserve” area and therefore construction is not as wild as on the eastern Algarve. We took less than an hour from Faro airport as there are new high ways nearby and access is easy. You will find plenty of beaches and interesting places to visit – the nearest beach is about 5m away– the Alentejo region is also close by. There is plenty of information on the villa about places you can visit and activities you can do.

Carmo, the house keeper was very kind and always helpful when needed.

We already have plans to come again!

We highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Luis, thank you so much for taking the trouble to write this comprehensive review. We are delighted that you enjoyed both the area and the Villa so much that you would like to return. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. We have passed on your comments to Carmo as well. We wish you a happy, healthy and successful 2016. With thanks kind regards, Nick and Wendy
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5

Paradise in Portugal

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly fantastic villa! We stayed there with friends and had an absolutely wonderful week. You start your morning on the big balcony (the one with the awning), having breakfast with a beautiful view on the surrounding golf course and, on some days, the sea. Then you go to the pool, later enjoying the outside jacuzzi, finshing with a sauna session and a barbecue (there is one with gaz and one with coal). The rooms are spacious and everything is very clean, the kitchen has everything you possibly need (including 5 French presses :). On some days, we had a hard time leaving to go to the sea since we enjoyed "our villa" so much. There is good wifi, too, and the housekeeper is very nice and responsive. Don't bring towels etc, it's all there and they also replace them every couple of days. This place is a gem, I would absolutely go there again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi there Tobias K and friends, We are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed our villa so much. You seemed to have found a great holiday routine. Thank you for taking the trouble to write the review it's always good to get feedback as it allows us to make sure we keep the Villa, up to standard, but it's particularly rewarding to get a review like this. As I write we are staying at the Vila now. The sky is blue the sea is visible .................and the decorators are preparing it for next season. You and your friends are welcome back anytime. Many thanks Nick and Wendy Parker
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5

Perfect for family or groups.

  • 5 of 5

Great place a for a relaxing (or active) family holiday. Eight of us (ranging in age from 17 to 81) stayed here for a week. It was perfect. Plenty of room for everyone to have their own space and great facilities (heated pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, games room, large dining room or terrace areas to eat, lovely living room with English-language TV on the rare occasions that we watched it. Very comfortable bedrooms with enough bathrooms for everyone. Carmo (the home manager) was very helpful on the rare occasions that we needed anything. We visited nearby Lagos and Salema (some very good restaurants - 'Agua na Boca' in Salema is definitely worth a visit). The villa is located on the Santo Antonio Resort (formerly know as Parque da Floresta) with golf, spa, tennis, bowls and many other facilities - none of which we used because the villa was so good. In summary; perfect for a family holiday (but a week just isn't long enough).

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this comprehensive, and complimentary review. We are delighted that all of your family, whatever age, were able enjoy the weeks stay so much. Glad you found Agua na Boca it is becoming an institution in this area. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back soon. With our thanks & best wishes Nick and Wendy Parker
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surrey, uk
5

outstanding luxury villa

  • 5 of 5

This is truly an outstanding luxury villa in probably one of the best locations in Parque da Floresta. The villa is in a very quiet area with privacy but with the most magnificent views from the terrace.

It is very tastefully furnished and the style is more 5 star hotel than holiday villa. If you can bear to tear yourself away there are some most fabulous natural beaches and coastline to explore and a delightful fishing village with lovely restaurants very close by. Very highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great place for a group holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa is positioned on a hill with great views, you are far enough away from everything that you can relax whilst being close enough that you can visit the Med and Atlantic coasts as well as some of the local towns and cities. Will definitely go back to this villa again

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Magical Villa and Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This Villa kept the whole family busy. It had everything from a games room where the kids had table tennis tournaments to a beautiful heated swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi. The rooms were perfect, with on suite bathrooms and comfortable beds. There were also so many outdoor spaces including lovely balconies to eat breakfast as a family and stunning gardens to lose yourself in a good novel. It was easily big enough for 10 of us. The only downside to the villa was it was so comfortable, nobody wanted to take day trips to the local beaches! However, when we did make the 10 minute car journey to any one of many stunning beaches, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves too. We would recommend this villa and its location in the western Algarve to anyone, but particularly to families as it strikes a chord with everyone. It enabled us to have the best family holiday together.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
On the resort
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Portimao
Nearest Golf
0.2 Kilometres
On the resort
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Budens
Nearest Restaurant
On the resort
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Salema
Car: recommended

Casa Romã is located in a prime position on the award winning Parque da Floresta Golf & Leisure Resort where homes are clustered around the perimeter of an undulating 18 hole golf course. Set at it’s heart is a clubhouse, restaurants, a shop, outdoor swimming pools, gymnasium and spa.

The resort features a whole host of additional facilities including; a golf academy, golf shop and golf club, tennis courts, bowling greens, Children’s club, soccer academy, 24 hour reception and a shuttle service to the resort’s own beach bar at Cabanas Velhas, just a 5 minute drive away.

The nearest beach to Parque da Floresta is 2-3 minutes away in the quaint fishing village of Salema. There are an abundance of excellent local restaurants within short easy driving distance.

Golf: Parque da Floresta has a picturesque well maintained 18-hole golf course along with a golf academy and driving range. Guests benefit from a 40% discount off green fees.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Budens, Vila Do Bispo region

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Summer
16 Jul 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
Autumn
3 Sep 2016 - 21 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Half Term
22 Oct 2016 - 5 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Early Winter
7 Nov 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Christmas & New Year
18 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Late Winter
3 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Early Spring
26 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
Spring
17 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
Half Term
27 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,750
for 7 nights
£1,750
 
 
Early Summer
5 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 7 nights
£2,000
 
 
Early Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,500
for 7 nights
£2,500
 
 
High Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
Autumn
3 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,500
for 7 nights
£1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,606
for 7 nights
£1,606
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500
Tax Rate 6.0%

Notes on prices
Please add £300 per week for any bookings of 9 or 10 people


Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Discount possible for extended long lets. Add £250 per week for pool heating if required. Inquire for rates for additional maid service.

Changeover day
Saturday to Saturday during school holidays but can be flexible at other times.

Guests pay a booking deposit which is 35% of the rental price in order to secure the reservation.

The balance is due 8 weeks before arrival at the Villa.
Pool and Jacuzzi heating if required and the security deposit of £500 are due 2 weeks before arrival. The security deposit is of course refunded in full following a damage free stay.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Budens in Algarve

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 320 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bidet , Off entrance hall
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Moroccan style bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite to African room
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite to Marilyn room
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , En suite to Map room
    Bathroom 6 - Shower Enclosure , In fitness room
  • En-suite to master bedroom Moroccan style with walk-in shower and sunken bath, twin basins, WC and bidet. En-suite to bedrooms 2 and& 3 shower, basin and WC. En-suite to bedroom 4 with bath, shower and WC. Separate WC Shower in gym/sauna room.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 4 Poster
    African Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Sealy bed
    Marilyn Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Map RoomBedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Double Bed , Convertible TV room
  • 3 spacious beautifully appointed double en-suite bedrooms, plus 1 en-suite single or twin bedroom with the option to use the TV room as a 5th bedroom providing two more single beds, plus ability to include a cot. Children's travel cots complete with bedding can be hired on a weekly basis please ask for details.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private and secluded, the beautifully landscaped, mature garden enjoys a choice of sun or shade all day long. The 53 m2 heated pool and 6 seat jacuzzi are surrounded by gloriously manicured gardens. Attractively designed and planted with an abundance of sub tropical trees and shrubs, mature colourfull borders make way for a lawn and pathways, whilst pomegranate, banana and palm trees as well as indigenous Portuguese lemon, almond and olive trees are dotted around the boundaries. A delightful arbour with a bench seat makes a cosy haven amid the gardens to relax, read or enjoy a sundowner. Additional features include an enchanting Moroccan water feature, extended terraces and BBQ. Patios and terraces are all equipped with luxury weatherproof outdoor furniture including a romantic love bed with muslin drape. The garden can, on request be illuminated in the evening, making it perfect for entertaining.

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