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Perfect Peace Holiday Paradise in Acoteias. A Hidden Jewel

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Superb 2 Bedroomed Modern Townhouse in Private Setting

Superb modern townhouse in private gated condominium, close to all amenities: golf, beach, shops, restaurant and supermarket.

Bedroom 1: Double bed, fitted wardrobe,

air conditioning, balcony

Bedroom 2: Double bed, fitted wardrobe,

air conditioning, balcony

Bathrooms: Bath / shower, bidet, wc on 1st floor:

Kitchen: Fully equipped kitchen including cooker, hob, fridge freezer, washing machine, microwave, electric kettle, toaster

Lounge/Dining room: Patio doors leading to rear garden, fireplace, L shaped leather sofa, dining table and 6 chairs

Garden: Landscaped garden with patio and outside seating, sun loungers, BBQ

There is an additional storage space on the 3rd floor.It is NOT suitable for rental. It is accessed by a steep wooden staircase

Shower and wc on ground floor.

Amenities : Access to swimming pool in landscaped gardens, private parking

More Details

Christine Scutt
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

About Christine Scutt

Tony Scutt born in Tanzania, educated in Nairobi, Edinburgh and England living in Aberdovey, Wales (Check out property reference 1071905 for our other holiday rentals in Wales, England). Wife Christine and six children ranging from 15- 36 years of age spend holidays in their home in Naivasha, Kenya (Check out property reference 894546 - for another holiday rental of ours in Kenya)

Why Christine Scutt chose Albufeira

The peaceful setting of this condo will make you want to return year after year. It is close to the gold star beach of Falesia. It is situated in an unspoilt hamlet

Nestled a short walk inland on Portugal’s south coast, Acoteias is a placid, hidden haven along the road from busier Albufeira. It’s a traditional village with a few intimate restaurants, bars and shops where the secluded vibe continues onto the local beach – a fabulously long stretch of pristine, golden sand.

Blue Flag beach

Acoteias’ beach, Praia de Falesia, is a roomy stretch that runs along the coast for 6 kilometres. Backed by rust-coloured sandstone cliffs, it comes with fine, golden sand and snorkel-clear waters. You’ll also find sunloungers and beach bars here. And handily, it’s only about 10 minutes’ walk from the condo. There are several sporting pursuits close to Acoteias. The area has an unspoken keep-it-calm code, but there’s plenty to do on the activity front. For a start there’s golf. The Algarve is famous for it, and the village of Acoteias comes with its own 9-hole course, Pine Cliffs. The last hole, Devil’s Parlour, sits atop a beach-side ravine. And there are plenty of tennis and walking options in the area, too. Take a daytrip to Faro which is half-an-hour’s drive and you can be exploring the 18th-century architecture, ancient cathedral and well-preserved Medieval quarters of the city of Faro. A must-see here is the Capela dos Ossos – or bone chapel – with its spooky monks’ skulls and skeletons cemented into the walls. There’s also an attractive marina and an old town peppered with outdoor cafés.

Alberfuria. Albufeira is the place that put the Algarve on the map. The picturesque old town teems with pavement cafes and boutiques, and the modern resort is lined by a main strip, which sparks into action at sundown. The whole scene is framed by a 30-kilometre coastline of unspoilt beaches and little bays..

What makes this villa unique

It is Portugal's hidden jewel. Falesia beach is the only beach in Portugal to be awarded the gold flag of Europe for its clean water and sand.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Aldeia das Açoteias in Olhos de Água

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Modern and stylish Bathrooms Bath / shower, bidet, wc on 1st floor Shower and wc on ground floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 Double bed, fitted wardrobe, air conditioning, balcony Bedroom 2 Double bed, fitted wardrobe, air conditioning, balcony
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
The Condo is great for families and couples. There is an additional attic space. This is not to be accessed. It has very steep wooden staircase. It may be dangerous to access and therefore not suitable especially for youngsters or the elderly.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Perfect Peace Holiday Paradise in Acoteias. A Hidden Jewel
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews
Cardiff Wales uk

Super stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous place to stay, peaceful yet within easy reach of activities, restaurants and shops. The villa itself is beautiful, clean and well equipped with all amenities you could need and has a lovely garden with barbeque perfect for chilling with a glass of wine in the evening! The pool, which is shared, was spotlessly clean and a 2minute walk from the front door.The local supermarket is good although we did a larger shop in Aldi Albufeira (10min drive away) We hired a car to explore a bit as this was our first visit to the Algarve, Acoteias is in a perfect location to go both East and West. We had a superb holiday and hope to return again very soon.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay - the pool is very quiet, there are only a few neighbors that we share it with. Look forward to seeing you again next year.
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Excellent villa-home from home

  • 5 of 5

We have just had a week here in June. The villa is superb, and in a very peacefull setting. Everything there that you could want,with a lovely garden. The communial pool was excellent, we had it to ourselves the entire stay. There are plenty of good small restaurants within walking distance, also a supermarket 2 mins from the villa.The beach is about a ten minute walk away. We hired a car and visited Villamoura & Albufera but you can also get a local bus easily. Would definately reccomend and we hope to book again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Villa is in an exclusive position. It is peaceful and yet very well positioned, for all the local amenities . We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay . Thank you
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1 1

Very cozy house with private garden

  • 5 of 5

We had very comfortable stay at your house - everything was very nicely organised! House was very clean and had everything we needed.

Place is near to very nice beaches also. Can walk or drive to them. Perfect place to have beach holiday! Long nights in house, making (grilling!) food ourselves and drinking lots homemade sangria :). Thank You!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: fabulous, that is what holidays are all about. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay.
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Marvelous stay

  • 4 of 5

you have a very beautiful house,and there we hope to be able return next year.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. You will be very welcome. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Fantastic Holiday

  • 5 of 5

It is a very nice place, just perfekt for a familie.Lots of space, nice furniture, quietscht but not lonely.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It is a special place and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Perfect holiday rental home in Portugals Algarve

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a holiday in Portugals Algarve. We stayed in a delightful holiday rental home, lovely location 5 minute walk to local shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Across the road a bus stop and just a few minutes up the road a taxi terminal all very convenient and easy to get anywhere. We walked to the beach which is about 15mnutes away stopping on the way for a drink and snack. Lovely sandy beach with a small café at the top selling drinks and snacks. Close by are golf courses. The villa was very clean and well equipped with everything one could need , washing machine, dish washer, fridge freezer,cooker to name but a few, everything to make the holiday perfect. Lovely table and chairs with seating for 6 and some really nice soft seating. Downstairs had a cloakroom with a shower with toilet, level 2 has 2 double bedrooms with another bathroom, the main bedroom had a lovely bedroom with a balcony with table and chairs just perfect for breakfast in the morning sun. on 3rd level another bathroom and bedroom. Its a spacious and a truly lovely villa. Outside on the patio is a barbecue with sun loungers and table and chairs, complete with good sized garden. A few minute walk from the house is a private swimming pool again very clean and well maintained. It is in a very quiet area very peaceful we came home well rested and are now looking forward to booking it again for another holiday. Will certainly recommend this holiday rental to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Very pleased you enjoyed the villa.
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Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Hollywood Bar & Brothers.
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Pinhal do Antonio
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Location Information: Açoteias is one of the best kept secrets of the Algarve with its natural pine forest stretching for miles along the coastline. Falesia beach is the only beach in Portugal to be awarded the gold flag of Europe for its clean water and sand. The townhouse is located in a quiet and peaceful setting yet minutes from Açoteias village which has plenty of café’s, restaurants and bars; restaurants such as Chinese, Italian and numerous Portuguese fare, all within walking distance.

The nearest golf course is only a 10 minute walk in the Sheraton pine cliffs resort and is a 9 hole course. Within 4 km of the villa at Balaia golf village there is another 9 hole golf course. The largest area for golf is Vilamoura which is only a 5 minute drive away and has over 12 championship courses

The town of Albufeira is a 10 minute drive away and has a night-life to suit all ages and some beautiful beaches. There are a couple of water parks within a 10 minute drive away. You can also arrange daily boat trips from Albufeira or Vilamoura marina for either dolphin watching or cave searching or just cruising along.

The area with it’s Southern European climate is great for holidays at any time of the year whatever your taste – sun and sea, golf, or just get away from it – The Algarve has it all


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Aldeia das Açoteias, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

This Condo ideally suits two couples or a small family. There are two kingsized beds. There is an additional attic space, it is not easily accessible because of the steep stairs the lead to it. I do NOT recommend access to this space and keep it PRIVATE to prevent this. It is your responsibility to ensure your children respect this and are made aware of the danger.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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