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Luxury Algarve villa near Alvor and beach, infinity pool, mountain views

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,928 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Spacious 4 bedroom country villa, easy reach of Algarve beaches and restaurants

The villa Casa Colina dos Sonhos enjoys a peaceful countryside location just a few minutes drive from some of the finest beaches in the Algarve. Enjoy fabulous views across open countryside to the Monchique mountains from the infinity swimming pool (solar heated 10m x 5m+), covered veranda and open BBQ/ eating area. From the gardens you can take a leisurely stroll into the countryside beyond or across to two restaurants nearby and a typical Portuguese cafe/bar. Finished to a high standard throughout, the villa has at its heart a spacious living room with a galleried landing above. There are 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms (2 en-suite). The large master suite has a triple aspect bedroom with full slide back doors so you have a view of the mountain from the Super King size bed and is completed by a bathroom with corner jacuzzi bath and a dressing area. Situated in the quiet area of Serra-e-Mar, the villa is just 5mins drive from the world famous Le Meridien Penina golf course and 10mins from Alvor.

For the Children: As well as the pool, the villa has a giant trampoline. Nearby there is plenty to do with so many sandy beaches and rocky coves within 10 to 15 minutes, two slide parks and Zoomarine 15 minutes and 20 minutes away, tennis at Penina, horse riding just 15 minutes, wind surfing and sailing at Alvor beach just 10 minutes drive.

Nearby: The Monchique mountain with its host of traditional Portuguese restaurants is just 30 minutes drive. The ancient sea port of Lagos 15 minutes, Cape St. Vincent, the most westerly point in Southern Europe, 45 minutes drive, The ancient, one time Moorish capital of the Algarve, Silves, 20 minutes drive - all have local traditional markets on different days of the week and, of course, Portimão the largest sea port on the southern coast with its new marina only 10 minutes drive.

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Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alcalar in Mexilhoeira Grande

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3928 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Ensuite to Master Bedroom. His'n'hers washbasins
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Private bathroom for Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to Bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , For Bedroom 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Or twin, wiith jacuzzi bathroom and dressing area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Or twin, with private bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Or twin, with ensuite shower room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Or twin, with private shower room
  • All rooms have patio doors to verandas or terraces.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Bed linen and towels are provided in quality organic cotton. Please bring your own pool and beach towels. We are working on providing access for those with special needs and disabilities, please contact us with your requirements.


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Luxury Algarve villa near Alvor and beach, infinity pool, mountain views
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

A relaxing week

  • 5 of 5

This was the first time we had rented a villa and it certainly won't be the last. Contacted Elena (manager) when we left the airport and again when we were 5mins away and she very kindly came and met us at estate entrance. The villa is stunning, large, bright and airy. Jackie (owner) has thought of everything you may require including inflatables for the pool!!!!!!! I have nothing negative to say....pool was super, gardens huge and immaculate and the villa was definitely luxurious. We loved it so much once we located supermarket we didn't stray very far and ate in every night bar one. A trip to Lagos is well worth it a beautiful quaint old town with lovely side streets to meander through and lots of lovely restaurants. This villa more than deserves its 5 stars

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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epsom, surrey

This is a fabulous, larger than average, four bed villa all with own bathrooms. It is so spacious.

  • 5 of 5

The location is great if you don't want a beach holiday as it is about a 10 min drive to the beach. you definitely need a car. Would have been good to have a shower in the main suite downstairs over the corner bath but wasn't a huge problem for us as we used the other bathroom downstairs. Was fabulous to have our own dressing room, huge bathroom and bedroom with own terrace overlooking the views. So much space outside and plenty of chairs for everyone. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spacious, beautiful and a perfect family villa

  • 5 of 5

We said 'wow' when we arrived as the pictures didn't do this villa justice. So much space inside and the outside space so perfectly kept. The pool was gleaming, so much grass green and bouncy and the fruit trees and other greedy was perfect. The library was great resource, the informarion left for guests about the surrounding area including restaurant recommendations were spot on.

Our children are 5 and 6 and couldn't stand up in a lot of the pool but were perfectly happy with little rings around them floating about. I wouldn't advise staying here with children if you don't have a car as there is nothing within an easy walking distance, but with a car, so many things are within a 10-30 minute drive away.

The house was spotlessly clean on arrival, and we would definatley recommend the villa for up to 8 people and we hope to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for families with children

  • 5 of 5

It's a perfect place to spend your holiday with children; spacious home and garden, full of privacy; walks around the area, paths along the fig and olive trees, nice and offered good food restaurants (also by walking distance); car is essential, 5 min to Portimao, 15 min to Lagos; very friendly and helpful owners; Jackie once again thanks for the great holiday (unfortunately only 1 week was available at that time) and thanks for the help afterwards;

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious luxury villa

  • 5 of 5

just spent two weeks here, lovely home, shaun has great knowledge of area and willing to share!! We were made very welcome and appreciated shauns helpfulness. Everything you need in villa as described in details. Dealt with professionally by Jackie and Shaun.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Plymouth, Devon, UK

Amazing villa in great location.

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a two week stay in this wonderful villa. It is absolutely massive with beautiful grounds and pool. Views over countryside towards the Monchique mountains. Owners on site but not intrusive and ready to offer advice/help if required. Bit of noise from the dog kennels/pound?? across the valley during the evenings. Did most of our food shopping in Lidls or Contente about 10 mins away towards Portimao, found meat for the BBQ very cheap at Lidls and also wine was very cheap. Had some good days out at the beach; Alvor, Meia Praia (quieter towards Palmares golf end) and fabulous cove at Cabanas Velhas (just past Burgau) with great restaurant on the beach. Lagos is a beautiful town with marina and lovely cobbled streets to wander around. Had a road trip one day up into the mountains then across to Alzejur and down the west coast to Cape Vicente and back along the south coast, well worth the trip. Had meals out several times at beach restaurants and a great evening meal at Fonte de Pedro in Alcalar, would definitely recommend. Restaurant Amedeus in Alcalar is only recently opened after a refurbishment and we found the service slow and the food not as good as the Fonte de Pedro. All in all a great location for a holiday. Recommend Zit Auto for car hire, small local firm but great service.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Faro, less than 45mins drive
Car: necessary

Ideally situated for a relaxing break yet in easy reach of golf, beaches, restaurants and towns. There are 3 restaurants, a café and a bar less than 5mins drive away and you can walk to most of them across countryside. The villa is just 5mins from world famous Penina golf course. The magnificent beaches at Alvor and Praia da Rocha are just 10mins and 12mins drive. Here you can find a host of bars and restaurants as well as nightclubs and a casino.

Portimão, with its restaurants, shops and traditional fish and vegetable markets is just 15mins drive and the Algarve Motor Park's new International F1 Race Track, is only 5mins drive.

The historic walled town of Lagos is 20mins drive, from there you can take boat trips to the grottos or dolphin watching. Take a leisurely drive up into the Monchique mountains for a change of atmosphere with its wooded hillsides and thermal spa. Within 30mins there are 3 other excellent golf courses and the Zoomarine and Aqualand leisure park

Golf: A golfers dream location just 5 minutes from the world famous Penina course which features 3 golf courses designed by Sir Henry Cotton, including an 18-hole Championship Golf Course on its 360-acre estate. 3 other courses are within 10 minutes drive: The Palmares Golf Course, which stretches out over sand dunes; the course at Alto Golf, with the longest Par 5 in Europe and Quinta do Morgado with its mountain views, large greens and deep aggressive bunkers. Within 30 minutes you can be playing on many of the Algarve's internationally respected courses including Salgados and San Lourenco.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Alcalar, Algarve

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Summer
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Autumn
29 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

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  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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