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3-bedroom villa with pool, near beach, Sesmarias, Albufeira, BBQ, Free Wi-Fi



Updated: 26-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Great villa location near Sao Rafael, Castelo & Galé beaches, golf, restaurants

Nestling in a large beautifully LANDSCAPED GARDEN, with a PRIVATE 6M X 3M SWIMMING POOL, 6 SUN LOUNGERS, outdoor table and chairs and a BARBECUE, this lovely double-storey VILLA provides the perfect setting for al fresco dining and the ultimate in a relaxing pool and beach holiday.

Perfectly situated, the nearest BEACH, Praia do Coelho, is a 10 MINUTE WALK away and several excellent restaurants are within walking distance.

All bedrooms and bathrooms are upstairs on the first floor and the WC is downstairs.

FREE WI-FI is available to guests staying at Villa Vera Lucia.

Positioned close to some of the BEST BEACHES in the ALGARVE, this wonderful SOUTH-FACING villa is perfectly situated for anyone wanting a villa holiday close to many amenities, without having to always get in the car and drive.

A mini-market, snack bar and several excellent restaurants and beaches are all within EASY WALKING DISTANCE of the villa.

VILLA VERA LUCIA is quietly situated in the area of Sesmarias and has lovely views of the local countryside.

MANY WATER ACTIVITIES such as scuba-diving, jet-skiing, dolphin watching, cave exploring, sailing and much more can be enjoyed on the SPARKLING BLUE OCEAN at the beaches nearby to Villa Vera Lucia.

These beaches include Castelo, Evaristo, São Rafael and Galé and have FANTASTIC RESTAURANTS nestling in the sands.

The ALBUFEIRA MARINA, with its many water sports, including cruises, deep sea fishing, water skiing and para-sailing, Albufeira OLD TOWN and Apolonia Supermarket are all a short drive away.

Enjoy a COMPLIMENTARY WELCOME PACK from Algarve Getaways, when you arrive, with snacks and drinks after a long journey. We can also provide breakfast packs, beer, champagne or a cake or flowers for that special occasion.

PERSONAL MEET AND GREET by a member of the Algarve Getaways local management team, who are available throughout your stay should you need them.

AIR CONDITIONED and HEATED, makes Villa Vera Lucia perfect for year-round vacation rentals.

ALBUFEIRA is also the BEST LOCATION IN THE ALGARVE FOR WINTER SUN and out of season bookings, as it is always open for business.

WITH OVER 300 DAYS OF SUNSHINE A YEAR, you can laze on the beaches and soak up the sun and savour the fresh mouth-watering food on offer at the BEACH RESTAURANTS.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS, golf transfers and transfers to and from the station, theme parks or any other location can be arranged.

BABY EQUIPMENT: Cots, highchairs and pushchairs are available for hire. BABY BOUNCERS supplied FREE of charge.

CHILDREN ARE WELCOME EVERYWHERE in Portugal and restaurants in Albufeira will be happy to cater for them. Many bars also have karaoke and children’s facilities for them, including TV Games, table football and quiz nights.

A CAR IS NOT NECESSARY if you are staying in Villa Vera Lucia, as there are many local amenities in the immediate area.

A RENTAL CAR will however allow you the freedom to explore more of the Algarve with its interesting towns and beautiful beaches.

ALBUFEIRA is ideally placed for visiting the popular WATER-PARKS in the Central Algarve, including Slide & Splash and Aqualand and ZOOMARINE, the wonderful AQUA-THEME PARK with its dolphin interaction program.

ALGARVE SHOPPING, with its varied shops, cinemas, restaurants, hypermarket and private health clinic, is in Guia, a 10 minute drive from Villa Vera Lucia.

SIR CLIFF RICHARD’S VINEYARD, Adega do Cantor and Portugal’s famous CHICKEN PIRI-PIRI RESTAURANTS are also located in Guia.

GOLFERS will be spoilt for choice with so many WORLD-CLASS GOLF COURSES located within easy reach. Salgados golf course is a 5 minute drive away and Balaia, Sheraton Pine Cliffs and Vilamoura’s 6 golf courses, all within a 15 - 20 minute drive.

Algarve Getaways’ INFORMATION FOLDER in each apartment is packed with restaurant recommendations, activities, sports, sightseeing and golf info, as well as public transport and so much more.

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About Algarve Getaways

Algarve Getaways has been renting luxury self-catering holiday apartments and villas in the Algarve, Portugal since it was founded in 2000 by Barbara Derber.

Barbara, Irene and Elisabete are happy to answer any queries you may have and assist you in finding the perfect apartment or villa for your vacation in the sun.

Book your holiday of a lifetime with us, starting with a complimentary welcome pack on arrival and a warm greeting from a member of our local management team at Getaways Property Services, who will be on hand throughout your stay.

Large groups can easily be accommodated. We can also arrange airport transfers, baby equipment, golf clubs, breakfast packs if you are arriving late and any special requirements.

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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


Fabulous house.

  • 5 of 5

Great house. Very well equipped. good air conditioning, lovely pool. The house is exactly as described. The property is a little far out from Albufeira so a car is really necessary. A great place for a relaxing holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback and I am so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay in this beautiful villa. There are several restaurants and beautiful beaches close by and the villa is on the bus route, albeit, not a very regular one but a car would definitely help to explore futher afield. Taxis do also service the area. We hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes, Barbara at Algarve Getaways
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Lovely relaxing holiday

  • 4 of 5

We booked this through Algarve Getaways who were excellent. The villa itself is lovely, it's very well equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday. The kitchen has everything you need for your stay. It was spotlessly clean, the pool was cleaned whilst we were there and the maid came in to change bedding and towels. We were only there for a week but it was ideal for our stay. What I would say about the local amenities is that they're not really within walking distance. There is a restaurant next door which was good, but the best place to eat is the place directly opposite. However we did have to get a taxi to the larger supermarkets as they are a good 45 minute walk. There was a very small shop about 15 mins away but you could only get basics like bread and milk. If we had known how far away the bigger shops were we would have hired a car. Saying that the taxi's were only 5-6 euros each way so it was fine. Would definitely go again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and for sharing how much you enjoyed this lovely villa. Many visitors do their first 'big' shop in the larger supermarkets and then buy additional supplies from the smaller supermarkets or mini-markets nearby. The wonderful Apolonia Supermarket in Galé is 2km or 5 minutes drive from the villa and they will call a taxi for you, or deliver your groceries for free, for orders over €50, or for a nominal fee, for less. We have a very comprehensive Information Folder in all of our apartments and villas and I will see that this information is included in it. We hope to welcome you back to the Algarve again. With all good wishes, Barbara at Algarve Getaways
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Great villa & pool!

  • 5 of 5

Great size of villa and great pool. Nice and private too. Really clean on arrival, owners very nice. About 8/10 euros to the centre of albuferia so nice and easy, hotel round the corner to order taxis from.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments and useful tips, which are much appreciated. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday so much and hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes, Barbara at Algarve Getaways
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Feb Villa, excellent pool

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic relaxing holiday, the villa was lovely real home from home atmosphere, private, very clean with excellent facilities and the pool was great, really missed it when we got home. Fabulous beach a few minutes from the villa with a lovely bar and restaurant, although there are more beaches to visit in the area. A fab restaurant nearby called The Spot, fabulous pizzas, pastas and home made ice cream, good value for money although not mentioned on the freemap. Would definitely go to this villa again we love the Algarve!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in a beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

We had a brillant holiday at this beautiful villa in Sesmerias, Albufeira. It was a real home away from home and had everything we needed for travelling with our two small children. The rooms are large and beautifully decorated. The villa was immaculate and the pool, gardens and bbq area were fabulous.The area is beautiful with some of the best and most beautiful beaches in the algarve. The shop just next door was so handy with everything you need, and also two of the best restaurants O Marinheiro and Jompra within a few minutes walk. We had a great holiday and we will definitely be back again.

Sandra, Paul, Finn and Millie

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and your wonderful comments about this fabulous villa, perfect for a holiday in the sun. I am so pleased that you enjoyed its excellent location, as you say, close to beautiful beaches and great restaurants. I am delighted that you had such a relaxing and enjoyable family holiday and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Best wishes, Barbara at Algarve Getaways.
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Beautiful Villa in a Nice, Quiet Area

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property for the purpose of having a relaxing week in the sun – and it didn’t fail to deliver. Our party comprised of 4 adults and two children (aged 13 & 4).

The Villa itself was beautiful – 3 bedrooms of a decent size, one of which with a small balcony overlooking the pool. The sitting room had two double patio doors, opening out onto the patio/pool area, making a nice cool retreat when the sun gets too hot. There was also a TV with a freeview box.

The kitchen/dining area was a nice size, and fully equipped for all self-catering needs.

Two upstairs bathrooms and a downstairs washroom finished off what was a very clean, nicely decorated property.

The patio/pool area was fantastic – with a large lawn for the children to play on, and a good sized pool. A large paved area surrounding the pool was ideal for sunbathing/relaxing, with a separate paved area for dining – complete with outside barbeque. A short walk would also take you to a couple of beaches – but we were more than happy with the pool at the villa so we didn’t venture out in the day.

The Villa had a small Mini-Market/Cafe next door, stocking a variety of essentials (bread, water, etc. but no fruit/veg) and also newspapers/magazines/beach toys. There was also a couple of slightly larger Mini-Markets within a 10 minute walk of the Villa, with larger varieties of fruit/vegetables and meats. Prices were similar to UK for items – but a taxi ride can get you to one of the bigger supermarkets and you can stock the Villa up quite cheaply.

At night, there are a few traditional Portugese restaurants within walking distance, and there is also a small English Pool Bar called ‘Scoobys’ – the owner of which runs a free taxi service and will pick you up from the Villa and take you back when ready. Also, for a small fee he will also take you into the Old Town of Albufiera (and also pick you up at an arranged time). The Old Town is fantastic at night – with many restaurants and bars, and street entertainers creating a beautiful ambience.

Overall – a fantastic Villa, well kept and clean with a beautiful pool to provide you with a nice, relaxing holiday. We would not hesitate to re-book this property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your detailed review which will be so useful for anyone wanting to book this beautiful villa. It is a great position and no car is necessary, for as you have mentioned, there is so much available within easy reach of the villa. It is perfect for a villa holiday where guests want to have use mainly of the swimming pool, or for those who prefer a beach holiday, with many excellent beaches nearby, at São Rafael, Coelho, Evaristo and Castelo and a little further afield, São Lourenço, Galé and Salgados, the latter also having an excellent golf course next to it. We look forward to welcoming back to the Algarve again. Best wishes, Barbara at Algarve Getaways
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro Airport, a 40 minute drive at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : A minutes walk from the villa at 20 Metres Nearest Golf : Salgados, a 5 minute drive at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Ferreiras Station, an 8 minute drive away at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : A minutes walk from the villa at 20 Metres Nearest Beach : Coelho Beach, a 10 minute walk at 600 Metres Car: recommended

A car is recommended but NOT ESSENTIAL as there are MANY restaurants, bars , a mini-market & the beach, all in WALKING DISTANCE.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS can be arranged by us at a total one-way price of €30 for 1 - 4 guests, €40 for 5 - 8 guests. A coach can be booked for large GROUPS.

CAR HIRE: use the car rental search engine on ALGARVE GETAWAYS to find the most competitive rates.

The villa is located near ALBUFEIRA in the CENTRAL ALGARVE and is ideally placed for visiting many top attractions.

Popular WATER-PARKS include Slide & Splash and Aqualand and ZOOMARINE, the wonderful aqua-theme park with its dolphin interaction program is a must for the whole family.

MANY WATER-SPORTS can be enjoyed from the beaches or ALBUFEIRA MARINA, such as water-skiing, parasailing, scuba-diving, cruises, jet-skiing, dolphin watching, cave exploring, deep-sea fishing, sailing and much more.

WITH OVER 300 DAYS OF SUNSHINE A YEAR, you can laze on the beaches and soak up the sun and savour the fresh mouth-watering food on offer at the BEACH RESTAURANTS.

THE OLD TOWN with its many restaurants, shops, bars, mini-markets and beaches, is a 5 – 10 minute drive away.

ALGARVE SHOPPING, the main shopping centre; SIR CLIFF RICHARD’S VINEYARD, Adega do Cantor; and Portugal’s famous CHICKEN PIRI-PIRI RESTAURANTS, are all located in Guia, just 10 minutes’ drive away.

The villa is also perfectly situated for GOLFERS with SALGADOS GOLF COURSE a 5 minute drive away, Balaia golf course, a 10 minute drive away and the world class golf courses of Vilamoura, a 20 minute drive away.

We also HIRE out GOLF CLUBS.

CHEAP FLIGHTS can be booked to FARO AIRPORT. See the ALGARVE GETAWAYS ‘Links Page’ for links to numerous airlines.

You can also fly to LISBON or SEVILLE, both 2 hours away by car.

There is a regular BUS SERVICE from both cities, as well as an excellent TRAIN SERVICE from Lisbon to Albufeira (Ferreiras).

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
December - January
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
21 night minimum stay
for 21 nights
February - March
1 Feb 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Fully flexible on length of stay and changeover days, providing fits with other bookings.
£80 per week for the 7th & 8th guest. Maximum 6 adults.
Cot hire at €30 per week, high chair €15, stroller €10.
Mid-week towel change for weekly bookings. Weekly clean, linen and towel change for longer stays.
You must be at least 18 years of age to make a booking. No groups of teenagers.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Updated: 26-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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

  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Cots and highchairs are available for hire. Baby bouncers are provided free of charge, on request.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...


  • Facilities: - Swimming Pool - Barbecue - Snack Bar - Landscaped Gardens - Wi-Fi