Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Beautiful Villa With Wonderful Panoramic Coastal Views And Private Heated Pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Wonderful panoramic coastal views, Peaceful,private,not Overlooked, South Facing

A beautiful villa in a superb secluded setting with spectacular panoramic views over the coastline. Situated in the hills, 20 minutes from Faro, a perfect location for beaches and countryside alike. The villa is built to the highest standards and there is a beautiful large heatable swimming pool (pool heating £150 per week) and a choice of terraces with barbecue for dining outside.Air conditioned bedrooms all en-suite with bath and shower.

Property Manager
David or Josephine
Member since: 2000
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Poço do Mouro in Faro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Shower Enclosure , walk in shower
  • En-suite marble bathrooms with showers to all the 3 bedrooms plus Separate shower room.There is also a separate WC downstairs.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 3 air-conditioned bedrooms all with patio doors to terraces. 2 king sized beds, 2 single beds, 1 sofabed. or 2 put-u-up beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Two wood burning stoves plus oil radiators for the cooler months, air-conditioned/heated bedrooms plus a pleasant summer breeze in the warmer months. Satellite TV, DVD, radio/CD, telephone and Internet WiFi broadband. Outside: Large heated swimming pool, barbecue, sun terraces, two small lawns, one large lawn suitable for ball games. Olive, apricot, almond, orange, lemon, fig and pepper trees amongst others. Bouganvillia and oleander shrubs. 6 sunloungers, 8 lounger chairs, 2 patio tables and 8 patio chairs, sun umbrella, built in seating around the pool. Garage. Indoor/outdoor table tennis. Utility Room: Utility/garage room with 2 automatic washing machines. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included, changed at the end of the week if staying more than 1 week, maid service available at 10 euros per hour.Please bring your own beach towels if needed Other: Marble stairs to upper lounge making a lovely master suite (4th bedroom with sofa bed) Panoramic views, patio doors to private terraces. Marble floors throughout, cot & high chair, INDOOR/OUTDOOR TABLE TENNIS(new)


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

72% Complete
27% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Beautiful Villa With Wonderful Panoramic Coastal Views And Private Heated Pool
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Beautiful villa

  • 4 of 5

The villa is very well kept and beautifully furnished with the most amazing pool and lovely gardens. It is situated quite high up and the final approach road is quite narrow but the views over Faro and the coast are stunning. Parking is easy and it is all very quiet. We were there in February in the worst weather the Algarve has seen in years, so were very grateful for the lovely wood stoves and large supply of logs. In good weather it must be lovely. David was very helpful before we left and the management company soon sorted out a problem with the TV. The alarm system can be a bit tricky. We found that you needed to press the keys firmly.

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

A wonderful villa for a relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 stayed in this wonderful villa for 10 days. The house is great and well maintained, the pool was heated and warm and overall it was a fantastic holiday.

The villa is in an outstanding location - it feels very remote and private however it is just a short distance to the local village where you will find a couple of supermarkets, local bars and good restaurants. La Piazza is definitely worth a visit as is Restaurant A Canga and Alagaos. Julie's bar is a great spot for a G&T!

We did have a couple of small issues and the maintenance team could not have been more responsive - even on a Sunday.

If you are on the hunt for a thoroughly relaxing holiday in a traditional Portuguese village this villa should be on your short-list.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Naomi,We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back one day.Kind regards David & Josephine
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Spacious family accommodation with lovely views

  • 4 of 5

My family of 5 stayed over Christmas 2016. Our first surprise was the amount of space both inside and out. The bedroom upstairs was virtually a private suite with its own sundeck. Other highlights were the curved walls, wood burning stove, table tennis table and dish washer but the view was the best. The track up is a bit rough (mind your tyres) but we had pre-dawn walks in the lanes admiring the botany. Watch out for those striped pitcher plants flowering straight out of the ground.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased Jenny and her family enjoyed our villa. We have had the roadway surface renewed so it is a pretty smooth now.(It has actually never been a problem for guests in the past) Best wishes David & Josephine
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Superb summer holliday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our two boys (14 & 16) for, unfortunately, just one week in July 2016. The villa is spacious and equipped with everything you'll need. The pool is just fabulous. It was cleaned twice during our visit and the water was both sparkling and warm. After spending an 'exhausting' hour or so on one of the several sun terraces, drinking cold beer or good value Portugese wine, we really needed a dip in the pool to cool off!

The access road is a somewhat 'unmade' but it didn't trouble our little hire car - just need to take it easy and avoid the big rocks & dips.

We did walk into Santa Barbara de Nexe on one of the evenings. It's probably only about a mile or so but there aren't any pavements, Portugese drivers clearly don't form a big proportion of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (!) and although it's downhill most of the way, that does mean it's uphill most of the way back....and it was around 28 degrees....on a full stomach. We drove the next time :)

David is probably the most helpful, reliable and communicative owner you could ever hope to deal with. He answered any queries promptly and reliably. The whole experience was thoroughly enjoyable and we have no hesitation in recommending this villa to anyone looking for a peaceful, relaxing break. If you want busy night-life, probably best look elsewhere!

The photo's here really don't do it justice - they look good but in reality it is even better. Much better.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased Alan and his family had a great time at our villa,we have had the roadway surface renewed since their stay so it is a smooth ride now. Best wishes David & Josephine
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Millport, Argyll And Bute, United Kingdom

Peace perfect peace!

  • 5 of 5

An absolutely fantastic villa. Our third visit. Villa is outstanding and is positioned perfectly, not to far from Faro, with spectacular views. The private heated pool is outstanding with beautiful surroundings. We chose to do an extremely large shopping in Loule which is a 10-15 minute drive from the villa. We chose to remain at the villa for the entire week just chilling out, reading, swimming, eating and drinking in absolute luxury! Will definitely return next year. The villa is extremely spacious and designed to allow privacy to visitors, if required, with all ensuite bathrooms and separate sunbathing terraces. The owners are also extremely helpful and are quick to reply to any queries you may have.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Lovely villa in wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

The villa was spacious, clean and well equipped. The location was lovely; very peaceful with fantastic views. The pool was great and we enjoyed the garden. Would have no hesitation in returning or recommending it to others.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


AquaShow Park
Excellent Aqua Park
Marina De Vilamoura, S.A.
Excellent Marina,great choice of restaurants and nightlife
Praia de Vale do Lobo
Popular beach and restaurants
Pizzeria Casavostra
Great Pasta/Pizzaria,stylish buzzy and good value
Karting Almancil
one for aspiring racing drivers
Quinta do Lago
Wonderful natural Ocean beach with a Unesco protected bird migratory estuary.Lovely salt wat...
Hamburgueria Casavostra
Very good speciality hamburgers
Praia da Falésia (Praia do Barranco das Belharucas)
great sandy beach with restaurants
Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Sta Barbara de Nexe village
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Quinta do Lago,Vale do Lobo,Vilamoura
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Sta Barbara de Nexe Villaqge
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Quinta do Lago,Vale do Lobo,Faro Island,Vilamoura

Special interest holidays:

Walking, beaches, flora, horse riding, tennis, water sports, water park, water sports go-kart, bird watching and lots of golf. In door out door Table tennis.


15/20 minutes to choice of beaches from very natural and quiet sand dune beaches to cliff and pine wood beaches and entertainment beaches. Some great restaurants on the beaches.


Airport: 20 minutes (Faro).

45 mins to Spanish border town of Ayamonte.

1.45 hours to Seville.

2.5 hours to Lisbon.


10 mins to Loule.

20 mins Faro.

15 mins Almancil.

20 mins Vilamoura.

25 mins Tavira. Seville 1 hour 45 mins.

30 mins Monchique hills/spa, plus routes through Alentejo wine country and surrounding hill villages.

Further Details:

Lots of excellent restaurants to enjoy wide range of cuisine, great fish markets and general markets at Loule, Faro, Olhio, Tavira, Quartiera,excellent water parks, go-kart, tennis, horse riding, sailing, fishing, wind surfacing, bird protected estuaries and of course golf


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Poço do Mouro, Faro region

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
early summer2018
19 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
autumn 2018
6 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
winter 2018
3 Nov 2018 - 7 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Xmas/New Year 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

20% DEPOSIT to confirm booking, balance 4 weeks before departure.
£150 RETURNABLE DAMAGE DEPOSIT,returnable 2 weeks after the end of your stay
IF POOL HEATING is required there is a fee of £150.p/w

Changeover Day:
Generally Saturday but other days possible.

NOTES on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. POOL HEATING is £150 per week.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Ask Manager a Question