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Luxury villa Large with private pool, minutes from the beach,



Updated: 19-Oct-2016
Quinta do casquete 5 minutes from the beach

Villa, summer, holiday rental, luxury villa.

5 bedrooms, sleeps 12

Thursday from Shell. new modern luxury property with unique view of the sea and beach of wine and sand, is located in quiet a few minutes from all the comforts that town has to offer frank.

The 50m of the beaches of Leopoldina and the wine and sand beach, 1.5 miles of cafes, bars, restaurants, supermarkets, post office, shopping, banking, health services, health club and many other services, 25km from the airport of Ponta Delgada .

The municipality of Vila Franca do Campo is located on the South coast of the island of San Miguel.

The Azores archipelago is composed of nine islands and is located in the Atlantic Ocean. It is formed by the islands of San Miguel and Santa Maria in the Eastern Group, Terceira, Graciosa, Sao Jorge, Pico and Faial in the Central Group and Flores and Corvo in the Western group.

Wanaka is rich in monuments, gardens and beaches as the D'Amora, Lower d 'Sand, beach Leopoldina, D'Vine Sand, Corpo Santo, of High Water and Prainha.

There is also an islet in Wanaka which is regarded as nature reserve For the local crafts, this is composed mainly by olarias. The village displays pieces of china clay in red. There are also, rents, the embroidery, rattan and work on the dolls in cloth or scales of fish.

As for the typical desserts, the famous cheese from Vila today are manufactured in secret by two families.

Wanaka invested in nautical activities, especially in a tourist complex on Vin

Azores classified hás the second best islands in the world (for turism)

The azores were elected as the second best islands for turism in the world

A ccoding to the national geographic traveler published in the november

December edition.2007

The azores came only second to the pharoe jslands and first to the lofoten jslands norway the shetlands scotland and the chizoé jslands chisethe same study placed

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

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Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

13 Reviews

based on 13 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely views...Luxury...NOT SO MUCH!!!

  • 3 of 5

Our 4 adults arrived for our 4th trip to the island, to explore, relax and visit some of my family. The house is in agreat area and close to town and many of the great sites. The home is in MUCH need of repairs and is showing its age and lack of maintenance. Most of not all of the blinds in the house are old, rusted and completely broken in some areas. Water marks and peeling paint in the living rroom ceiling indicating an OLD leak is still very evident. The master bath was CRAWLING with ants. Lucky for us, my husband is an exterminator. NO welcome basket, which we have experienced many times in ALL of the other homes we visited over the years, both small and large, no basic needs. Cleaners etc. No sugar, salt etc. another surprise. So off to the market to buy bug spray and cleaner, which the house was in much need of. We spent a few hours cleaning and organizing things for the week and finally relaxed. YOU must try one of our favrite places to eat In Ponta Delgada, Tasca, the place is amazing. Never dissapoints!!! We paid on arrival for the cleaning lady to come mid week for a cleaning and new towels. NO NEW LINENS. While this young lady was as sweet as could be she maybe cleaned for about 1 hour and spent the rest of the day - From 9am -3:30 pm sitting reading magazines and talking with us, even after we let her know that if she was done, she could leave. There is NO DRYER in the house, while it is clearly listed there is NONE and the dishwasher did not work, All of this would have been good to know in advance so we could prepare. While I had been emaling the owener for a few weeks and spoke to him at lengths. As I speak the language and actually am from the acores. I was dissapointed in the condition of this home. Hubby was able to find the source of the ants and BOOM, no more ants! I spoke with the owner regarding all of the issues we had and initially he was very defensive, he did apologize and offered no resolutions! We love the island and wul be back in September just not to this home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well this group seemed to me friendly / month are people who think that are Kings It is believed that have some money month education has nothing: Not good manners. it is deemed better than everyone and everything. What happened is just a plot to tarnish my image. It tells what happened / yes to dent and new month very naive / she cleaned the house Month this lady cynical told the girl to sit and talk and spent some Time to talk and did not want to go away. So far so good / now come say That did not do anything and say the house stevedoring this dirty and a lie that lady It is deemed that all over agent and cleaner. To this impeccable villa, and towels are changed by new 6 in 6 months .for new factories, sheets also the same. Regarding the course ants they eat in the rooms and left the dirty rooms. !!! Regarding the cleaners had the basics, so if this lady wanted everything, food I wanted also a lady to rub her back. Completion of all / did not want to pay the cleaning left the house not as clean as I wanted and desired,. This lady has no delicacy as I would have / month education for more money than you have in buying is already cot and family .... Another issue I have no blinds and never ever had / have yes aluminum glass large windows (that I know did not want aluminum rust) In terms of this painting flawless. Completion of all as owner of this villa not rent more to this couple Are very complicated people do not have cot judges is more than all I recommend this couple a hotel ******* 7 or higher. For the price you want to pay will never get there. (Attention I was the victim of this double .why other owners where this double step Vacation . They were also victims of the same problems and the same thing !!!!
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Brilliant week away

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with Roberto for a week at the end of September. The house is amazing. beautiful views over the harbour at Villa Franco do Campo. Roberto is an excellent host and came and picked us up from the airport when our flight was delayed for 3 hours and even posted our spear guns back to us in the UK because we couldn't get them onto our return flight!

He gave us recommendations of places to visit and we had a great time exploring the island. Hot water springs at Furnas (Poça da Beija) and near Lago Fogo (Caldeira Velha) are definitely worth a visit. He also arranged a boat trip with Filipe (Azores Sea Adventures ) where we swam with wild dophins. Didn't see any whales thought but it was the wrong time of year. The tea plantation at Gorreana is a great place to visit for a few hours, free tea(!) and an in-depth experience into the workings of the factory.

The house was brilliant, exactly what we needed for the group. Swimming pool, washing machine, oven and hob. Five large double bedrooms and three bathrooms. We went running every morning to the harbour and yoga on the patio. Easy walk into Vila Franco do Campo which has some lovely restaurants overlooking the harbour and a small supermarket (although large one on the outskirts which is open on sundays).

Can't fault Roberto and his house. Will definitely look to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Fabulous!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 stayed at the Villa from Jan. 10 - 24, 2015. This was the first time my husband had been back to his homeland in 44 years and what a wonderful way to enjoy our time! I can honestly say the accommodations were fantastic! The house is even more beautiful than the pictures. Everything is well maintained and extremely clean. The kitchen is well stocked with every dish and utensil you would need.

Roberto went out of his way to make sure everything was perfect for us. He picked us up from the airport and made a point of showing us the all the essentials on our way to the house. He even left us with a cell phone that we were able to use while we were there! If we had a question or needed directions he was there to help. The cleaning lady came in once a week and did an amazing job, leaving the house spotless! We also had fresh towels brought in twice a week. Everything was perfect.

The house is located very central to many beautiful sites. We ventured to Ribeira Grande, Furnace and Ponta Delgada and it only took 25 - 30 minutes to get any of these destinations. Highways were very good and well marked to make it easy to find our way around. It was only a 10 minute walk into the quaint town of Vila Franca do Compo where we found some very good food! The pizzeria by the ocean front was amazing. Our favorite was the Snack Bar Tasca do Traguita. Armando and his wife Felia made us feel right at home. Didn't matter what time of the evening we showed up, they were more than willing to open the kitchen and make us some great food!! Consumed a few pints of the local beer Especial there as well for a cost of .50 euros each!!!

All in all we had a wonderful holiday and will be returning. I would highly recommend this property and want to "Thank" Roberto for making this a memorable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cantley, Quebec, Canada

Simply paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this dream villa for two weeks in July 2012. We absolutely loved our stay! We shared the villa with two other families, totalling 6 adults and 7 children. The place was very comfortable for all of us. Apart from mosquitos at this time of year and the fact that the windows and doors were not equipped with screens (the house does not have air conditioning either) everything was perfect.

The kitchen was well equipped and the house was beautifully and comfortably furnished. The best was the backyard with the enormous pool and the outdoor BBQ! And the view was absolutely fabulous!

Groceries and other amenities were nearby, but you preferably need a car to get around though. There is a water park two blocks away and the beach is literally 2 minutes away. If you feel adventurous, the island offers so many amazing attractions from natural pools, to hot springs and gardens.

Roberto was a real class act and very helpful (Thank you for being so accomodating!). I would recommend to anyone who wishes to visit this part of the island in style!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Detroit, USA

Beautiful modern oceanview escape

  • 4 of 5

Roberto and his beautiful home was very accommodating for our group of 8. The home was secure and central to all of the amenities/sights of the beautiful island of Sao Miguel. The town, within walking distance, Vila Franco do Campo was charming and had a great local atmosphere. The house itself had plenty of space for the 8 of us. We'd recommend it to anyone, and look forward to staying there again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Dear Roberto

Thank you, we had such an amazing holiday full of adventures. The house was the perfect place for us to stay. Spacious, comfortable and every thing we needed. The views were stunning and we loved the pool and BBQ. Villa Franco was full of warm and welcoming people as was the rest of the island. We hope to see you in 2015.

The Wright Family.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : João Paulo II at 22 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : at 17 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : vinha d' Areia at 50 Metres Car: recommended

Azores S.Miguel Vila franca do campo.

Golf: The breathtaking landscape of the Azores is the perfect setting for the oldest course in the Archipelago, Furnas Golf Club. Famous Scottish architect McKenzie Ross designed the first 9 holes in 1936. The course was increased to 18 holes in 1986 by Cameron & Powell but it is impossible to distinguish the new from the old. A genuine test of golfing skills, the fairways are framed amid stands of majestic Japanese cedars while the greens are fiendishly undulating. The course is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Sao Miguel Island, set above the Furnas Valley and close to beautiful Furnas Lake with its famous Caldeiras, 15 minutes of Vila franca do campo

unforgettable beauty. Opened in 1996, Batalha Golf Club consists of 27 holes set on a historic site. Built on volcanic rock, the layout was designed in harmony with the natural landscape and has spectacular, sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and the villages below.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
15 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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winter Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
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16 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Reservations are considered valid after the transfer of 30% of the value
Reservations are considered valid after the transfer of 30% of the value
Reservations are considered valid after the transfer of 30% of the value

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Updated: 19-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village


  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 400 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Jacuzzi, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed


  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

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