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Villa With Private Heated Pool And Toddler Gate. Family Friendly.



Updated: 10-Sep-2016
Villa in Salema, Western Algarve - Beautiful Sea Views

Casa Priscarosa is a very popular family house, still owned by the same family after 45 years, on a private and secluded hill above the old Moorish fishing village of Salema. It is only a 5 minute walk to the beach and the village which has a range of restaurants and shops with a larger supermarket 2 miles away. Water sports, tennis, golf and squash are all available close by.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Casa Priscarosa is owned by the Dill family, built in 1964 by our parents and now a holiday home for the extended family. Jack lives in Chile and Priscilla in Boston, USA. We all use the house regularly each year. We are now into the third generation with grandchildren coming every year too.

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1 holidaymaker review


A hidden gem.

  • 5 of 5

I rent Casa Priscarosa each and every summer. I adore it so much that I'm hesitant to write this review as I don't want the news of this hidden to get out to the public. I have been lucky enough to have found this house a few years ago and it's since become a very special place to me (as I'm sure it is to the family who owns it). The house has a very welcoming feel and the amenities are terrific (pool, wifi, excellent showers!). There is nothing more relaxing in the world than sitting on the patio with gorgeous Salema below, gazing out to sea with a glass of vino verde in hand. I could not recommend this property more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your appreciative review. Casa Priscarosa has been our family holiday home for many many years; we so enjoy it and try and up-grade it regularly so our many return visitors come back again and again.
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From the Owner

Bought by their parents who fell in love with the village and we are still in love with it nearly 50 years later! The house has wonderful panoramic views of the sea and the area has great facilities for multi-generational holidays.

Activity and Interests


It is 5 minutes walk to the soft sandy beach of Salema.


Faro airport is 1.15 hour, Lisbon airport 3.5 hours.

Car hire is recommended.


Salema is a 5 minutes walk. Lagos is a 10km drive.

Further Details:

Casa Priscarosa was built about 45 years ago by the current owner’s parents. There is a maid/housekeeper who has been with the family for 21 years she comes 5 days a week. Parque da Floresta is 3 miles away with golf, tennis, bowls, Spa centre and restaurant. Lagos is a busy market town with marina, fun shopping and the last station on the train service from Faro. The Atlantic Coast and the hills round Monchique are easily reached by car.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 6
24 Sep 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1
18 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
8 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
29 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
20 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
30 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
The rents are in pounds sterling for 7-8 people. There are reduced rates for fewer people in the mid and low seasons.
Pool heating is included from 19 March to 01 July and from 27 August to 4 November 2016. It is an extra £100 per week from 02/07-26/08/2016. Pre heat week is £80.
Long Winter lets £350 per week for 2 people including £25 for electricity. Extra guests £50 per person per week.

To book please ask us for a form which should be completed and sent to us together with a deposit of 25%. The balance is required 8 weeks prior to departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 10-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

Well laid out house with large rooms each with its own patio, allowing couples or members of a visiting family some privacy!

Property Type

  • villa


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 3 en-suite bath/shower rooms. 1 separate bathroom. 1 cloakroom (toilet and basin).


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 4 large twin bedrooms.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: There is a small safe for valuables, a telephone for in-coming calls, use of a video, DVD and TV by satellite (all BBC including radio, basic SKY, CNN programmes) and a CD player. Internet access. Sorry, no pets. Outside: Large patio areas all round the house. There is a lovely tiled 10 x 5m pool with a pool bubble cover on a roller, heated by a heat exchange unit -extra in certain seasons. There is a built in barbecue nearby and lots of pool furniture. There is a low fence with gate to keep toddlers out of the pool area. Magnificient sea views and a well-stocked and colourful garden. Utility Room: Washing machine and dryer in garage (to avoid noise in the house). Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included and changed weekly. Other: Drinks lobby with fridge.

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