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Lovely rustic cottages with pool in Lagos, sleeps 4, 10 min from beach and town - Yellow Cottage Victor

Bedrooms 2
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights



Yellow Cottage Victor

Cosy self catering accommodation with 2 bedrooms, 1 double, 1 twin, 1 bathroom/shower, lounge with dining table seating four and fully equipped kitchenette with counter. The cottage overlooks the garden, swimming pool and has peaceful countryside views. Large BBQ area by the swimming pool.There is a separate laundry room with a washing machine..Our cottages are ideal for budget holidays and very family friendly.

Additional accommodation: for larger families there is the option of White Cottage Luis which sleeps 5+1

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About the property

Quinta Bela Vista Cottages


3 lovely country cottages accommodate a total of 15 people

Charming rustic cottage apartments set in a lovely peaceful area surrounded by mature gardens, swimming pool including a children's section and large BBQ area. Only 10 minutes drive from Lagos town and beaches.

Very cosy self catering accommodation with 2 bedrooms, 1 double, 1 twin, 1 bathroom/shower, lounge and fully equipped kitchenette with counter. Large BBQ area by the swimming pool. Weekly maid service and linen change. There is a separate laundry room with a washing machine. The cottages are very popular with guests, hospitable and friendly hosts and are good value for money with all the basic necessities for a holiday.

Set in lovely countryside on the outskirts of Lagos, the villa 'Quinta da Bela Vista', was once a typical Portuguese farm (quinta), and now has 5 quaint apartments 3 of which are used for holiday rentals.

Yellow Cottage Victor - 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4, with own patio overlooking pool and garden.

Blue Cottage Mito - 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleep 4 , with own patio overlooking pool and garden.

White Cottage Luis - largest cottage with 2 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, sleeps 5 +1 with own patio overlooking pool and garden


Guests will be welcomed by the owners who live onsite if you need any assistance or information.


Lagos, one of the most popular towns in the Algarve is a top holiday destination and has it all! From history to culture, beaches and climate to a lively, easygoing and friendly atmosphere all year round. Steeped in history it was from here that Henry the navigator set sail on his discoveries along with many other Portuguese explorers.

The heart of the old town is a very quaint typically Portuguese town with narrow cobbled streets and many shops, bars and restaurants and entertainment. There are many places of interest to visit such as museums, churches, historical monuments, mini-zoo and activities to do in and around Lagos such as boat trips along the coast, dolphin tours, fishing, surfing, diving, kayaking, mini-golf and much more.

Lagos is easy to reach from Faro or Lisbon airport with direct bus routes.


The Algarve, situated on the extreme South of Portugal, offers gorgeous sandy beaches, warm water and glorious sunshine nearly all year-round with over 3000 hours of sunshine a year and idyllic temperatures average temperature in winter of 14ºC and 24ºC in summer, rarely going below 12ºC during winter and reaching as high as 28ºC or 30ºC in July and August, which are ideal for playing golf and other sports. The Algarve boasts some of the best-unspoiled beaches in Portugal, a perfect setting for water sports, sailing, big game fishing and other maritime activities. The majority of the finest championship golf courses are concentrated in this region, which attracts a steady influx of golfers all year round. There is no shortage of sporting and leisure activities for the non-golfer such as tennis, horse-riding, bird watching, walking, swimming fishing, sailing, jet skiing and micro light flying. There are also a growing number of well-equipped gyms and health and beauty salons locally


The Algarve has numerous lovely beaches to suit all tastes. From the family beaches to surfing beaches further west. The main and largest beach in Lagos is Meia Praia in town. There are other popular beaches in Lagos such as Porto do Môs, Praia da Batata, Praia do Estudante, Praia do Camilo amongst others. Praia da Luz is also a very popular family beach in the quaint town of Luz near Lagos.


Lagos boasts a lovely Marina distinguished with many awards and located very close to the Lagos centre. There are bars and restaurants overlooking the opulent yachts and a boat repair yard next to the marina. Behind the marina facilities in the newly built railway station.


The Algarve is a golfer's paradise welcoming enthusiasts from all over the world. With long sunny summers and mild winters, it is the perfect environment for enjoying the great outdoors. There are two excellent courses, the nearest being Palmares,1.5 kilometres away. An interesting course with fabulous views over the Bay of Lagos, Palmares is a blend of links-style golf on the first nine holes with a second nine that winds through groves of almond and fig trees. A 15 minute drive away is Quinta da Boavista Golf & Spa Resort with far reaching views of the Bay of Lagos to the east and the Monchique mountains to the north.

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Property Manager
Carla & José (Lagos Best Holidays)
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Carla & José (Lagos Best Holidays)

Originally from Zimbabwe the owners Mario and Manuela have been living in Portugal for more than 25 years. Currently their daughter Carla manages their rentals.

Carla has another two holiday rentals on Homeaway.

Meia Praia Garden Apartment Property No. 829566

Lovely 2 bedroom/2 bathroom ground floor with garden and pool near Meia Praia beach and marina. Sleeps 4+1

Encosta da Marina Apartment Property No. 6492133

Lovely luxury new 1 bedroom/1 bathroom 2nd floor with large balcony next to marina and walking distance to beach and town centre. Sleeps 4

Why Carla & José (Lagos Best Holidays) chose Barao de Sao Joao

Lagos was the favourite of all the Algarve towns the owners travelled to so decided to buy and settle here. The property was an old run down portuguese farm but with fantastic views of the countryside and a very peaceful and relaxing environment and yet only 15 minutes drive to Lagos town centre and beaches.

What makes this cottage unique

Beautiful and tranquil countryside views away from it all and yet close to town centre and beaches. Excellent for retreats and peaceful days reading under a tree by the pool.

Great for groups - 3 cottages accommodating 15 guests

Guestbook comments from the manager

É com muito gosto que vos envio este mail, relativo à nossa estadia de férias 2012.

A Quinta da Belavista é um lugar muito tranquilo, a paisagem da serra é magnifica, as praias são lindas.

A estadia na casa foi excelente, a recepção deixou-nos muito sensibilizados um bolo maravilhoso e no frigoríficos entre outros mimos um vinho branco.

A piscina e o jardim são um local que muito apreciamos, nos quais passamos gratos momentos.

Não quero deixar de agradecer à Sra. D. Manuela e Sr. Mário que tão bem nos receberam em sua casa .

Um grande abraço.

Sofia, Teresa e Duarte
Aug 2012
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Booking and Payment options:
A deposit is required to secure the booking and the balance is due 6 weeks before arrival.
Payments are by bank transfer or Visa online
Payments are in Euros unless otherwise agreed with the owners
The rental rates are for the apartment per week and based on occupancy of 2/4 people.
There is a fee for an additional child upon request.
Price includes all bed linens and towels.
Stays of less than 5 days pay a €50 surcharge


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Monte Judeu in Lagos

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The cottage has one bathroom with bath & shower and toilet and located between the two bedrooms. Ample storage space.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The cottage has two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with twin beds. There is cupboard space and each room is equipped with a fan and heater.
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
BBQ Area: There is a large outdoor charcoal BBQ area for our guests to enjoy eating outdoors on lovely summer evenings near the pool. There is also a small outdoor fridge for your convenience. Laundry: Separate Laundry Room with washing machine. Location: The cottages are located within a villa 'Quinta da Bela Vista' in peaceful countryside surroundings and yet very close to the town centre and beaches.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Yellow Cottage Victor
average rating of 4.6 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Just what we needed to have an relaxing holiday, we have been going to Lagos for 30 years now and this place is now one of our top 3 for renting, we stopped in the Victor cottage (yellow) it has all the Charm and rustic look you need. The only one negative for us was the size of the double bed only a 4" adult !

We will be returning next year with grandchildren and parents

Thanks for lovely holiday

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes the cottages are perfect for getaways and very relaxing but at the same time near enough to town and beaches. Mario and Manuela love hosting and are always pleased when they receive such nice reviews. Thank you and you're welcome back anytime!
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Manor kilbride

A wonderful holiday home

  • 5 of 5

As we arrived we were at once made feel as we had arrived somewhere a bit special. Mario and his beautiful wife Manuella showed us to our cottage across a beautiful garden with many shaded areas as well as many sun traps. The pool as with the BBQ area were spotless and very suitable for a family . The cottage was well stocked with dishes and all you may need in a kitchen, all linen was fresh and clean and the bathroom again shining . The design of the home was ideal for this part of the world, both evenings and morning could be enjoyed from our own patio. We found this a super location to visit the Algarve and loved the true feel of Portugal without any trappings of commercialism . If we ever find ourselves in this part of the world again we would always pick to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Mario and Manuela enjoyed meeting and hosting you and your lovely family. It makes them so happy when guests give such positive feedback. All the hard work that goes into preparing the cottages makes it so worthwhile when they receive reviews like yours! Thank you and you're all welcome to visit again. Carla and José on behalf of Mario and Manuela.
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  • 4 of 5

Hello Monte Judeu...Hello Manuela and Mario!

We spent 10 days in your yellow cottage to relax .. an we relaxed. It was quit, enough place in the appartement and very comfortable seats in the living room. Nearly every morning Mario came to visit us to tell a story of his varied live in Zimbabwe. We were really satiesfied an want to come back in June 2015...! We`ll see us.

Greetings from Germany

Simone & Achim

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Simone and Achim, Thank you very much for your kind words. I told my parents about your review and they were so happy that you enjoyed your holiday and rest. Dad enjoyed chatting to you very much and hopes to see you back next year. Carla and José Paralta
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Quero voltar!

  • 4 of 5

Já cá estive 2 vezes... este é o meu recanto, o meu repôr de energias, a minha paz de espírito. Pelo sossego, pela amabilidade do Sr. Picardo e esposa, pela prontidão da Carla. Porque as coisa boas merecem ser apontadas e preservadas... continuem assim! Bem hajam!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Obrigada Sónia que lindas palavras que os meus pais vão adorar de ler!- sempre bemvinda no nosso cantinho - Carla e Pais
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O meu sonho de férias!

  • 4 of 5

Este é o meu paraíso de férias! Já cá estive por 2 vezes... e espero voltar! Pelo sossego, pela amabilidade do Sr. Picardo e esposa, pela prontidão da Carla, porque as coisas boas não se esquecem e merecem ser apontadas. Obrigada a todos.... e continuem assim!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Such peace, relaxation and friendliness.

  • 4 of 5

We returned to the Quinta after our first visit some 23 years ago. Great to find Manuela and Mario still every bit as friendly as they were then. Victor was everything we needed, set in well kept and now mature gardens, close enough to Lagos for convenience and far enough to not know it was there.

We found some superb Portuguese restaurants both in Lagos itself and in surrounding villages but if you feel lazy then there are 2 BBQ's.

Nothing was too much trouble and we wish all involved all the very best for the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely review! Mario and Manuela were delighted that you came back to the cottages for a stay after so many years. It is always such a pleasure to welcome returning guests who remember the quinta with fond memories. All the best and hope to one day see you again. Carla, José Mario and Manuela.
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Faro International Airport
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Boavista and Palmares Golf
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Lagos Este, Exit 2
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Meia Praia
Car: necessary


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