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Villa with Private Pool and Panoramic Views

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


About the property

Villa between Loule and Sao Bras del Alportel, Central Algarve - Peaceful, Rural Hilltop Location with Wonderful Views. Near to Beach, Golf Courses & Tennis

Casa D’Arroba is on the top of a hill in a peaceful location with an excellent all round panorama and a glimpse of the sea. The villa has three balcony terraces on the north, east and south sides, which capitalise on the wonderful vistas. The villa sleeps a maximum of 6 people with two double bedrooms, with en-suite bathrooms, on the upper floor and on the ground floor is one twin bedroom and a shower/cloakroom.



The bedrooms and living areas have air conditioning. The 10 x 5 meter pool (heater available at additional cost) is part of our extensive terrace with good-sized gas barbeque, all surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens, including petanque pitch and outdoor chess/draughts board. The villa is situated in an area with numerous golf courses, beaches and tennis club within easy driving distance. The villa offers a good base to explore The Algarve and South Eastern Spain including Seville.

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Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Apra, Loulé

Property Type:
  • villa
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 en-suite bedroom 2 - bath/shower, WC, basin and bidet. Bathroom 3 large family shower room - shower, WC, basin and bidet. Bathroom 1 en-suite bedroom 1- shower, WC, basin and bidet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 2 (1st floor south) double with balcony. Bedroom 3 (ground floor s. West) twin. Bedroom 1 (1st floor east) double with terrace, TV and video.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning is available. All the patio doors and windows have fly screens, and shutters are fitted to all patio doors and windows except bathrooms. Yale security locks are also fitted to all patio doors. NB: No pets please. Outside: The 10m x 5m private saltwater pool is part of a large terrace, which is surrounded by an attractive landscaped garden, which includes a petanque pitch (balls provided) and chess board (pieces provided). Ample sun furniture with umbrellas, tables and chairs are provided. The gas fired barbecue has a sink and preparation area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Visitors only need to provide their own beach towels for use around the pool. The maid comes 2 mornings each week to clean the villa and terraces and to change the linen once per week. A washing machine is available if change is required more frequently. Other: A child cot with mattress and a high chair are available.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Villa with Private Pool and Panoramic Views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful villa in a tranquil location

  • 4 of 5

The villa was beautifully presented and very well equipped. The inside was light and airy and the bedrooms very spacious.

The pool was heavenly in the hot weather and there were sunloungers for everyone. The pool inflatables were fun. The NEW gas BBQ was top notch!

The whole family had a wonderful stay and didnt really need to go out. W e did spend a day at the waterpark and a day exploring surrounding towns like Loule, Sao Bras and Olhao where we had a lovely boat trip to a deserted beach!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. We have done a boat trip from Olhao too it was thrilling! Look forward to welcoming you back in the future Best wishes Kay
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  • 5 of 5

The villa met and exceeded our expectations, compact enough for two people and spacious enough for six. It was entirely secluded and secure and within easy reach of the towns of Loule and Sao Bras (by car). All bedrooms and facilities were spotless and the extensive pool and bbq area were a major plus.

We are happy to recommend this villa and very much hope to return in the future.

Willie & Audrey Spowart


  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Loevly villa in secluded location

  • 5 of 5

Just back from 2 weeks in the Algarve, the second of which was spent in this Villa.

It's a great size and would be perfect to accommodate up to 6 people.

Everything is clean and tidy, pool is superb and a must for the summer visits, as is the air con which works well.

Location is private, and the front gates make you feel secure.

Car is essential, however Loule and Faro are close by, perfect place to explore the Algarve and even Spain from.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a great time. The seclusion and peacefulness is the reason we bought it. Look forward to welcoming you back in the future Best wishes Kay
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Perfect place for a perfect autumn break

  • 5 of 5

Autumn break - but we had summer weather, a week of hot & sunny days which made the villa & its facilities even harder to leave so we spent almost every day in & by the pool instead of out exploring.

The villa is well equipped - a full "proper" kitchen, excellent bedrooms & bathrooms and a large lounge & diner. Outside was spacious too - always somewhere to sit in shade or sun, really well laid out.

Despite being less than 30mins drive from Faro the villa is lovely & peaceful - pigeons cooing and occasional goat bells are the main background noise, very relaxing.

Service - clear directions to find the villa and Helena the housekeeper is very good, villa was spotless & she was very helpful.

We used the Continente supermarket in Loule - convenient easy option with a good bakery. For a day out we would recommend Zoo Lagos, around 50mins away at the end of the motorway near Bensafrim, well cared for happy birds & animals - including (growing!) families of cappuchin & squirrel monkeys and gibbons - in open enclosures, lovely to watch & photograph.

Really good holiday and we would happily return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Karen I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at our villa. Thank you for the compliments regarding the villa, inside and out, and yes Helena is a marvel! I look forward to welcoming you back in the future Best wishes Kay
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Absolutely Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

One of the most enjoyable holidays I've had in a long time! 7 days of pure bliss and tranquility. The villa was spotless, comfortable and had very facility that we needed. Absolute perfection! We will definitely coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Worth a visit

  • 4 of 5

The family (6 adults) stayed for two weeks, in a really nice location. Very restful, quiet and well equipped. Pool really good, excellent BBQ outside. Some good restaurants in the area close by in both Sao Bras and Loule. If you need to find using your sat nav put in Fonte de Apra.

4 stars but when Kay has done updates planed sure will be a 5

Hopefully will use again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A choice of beaches can be found within approximately a 20 minute drive.


Faro Airport is approximately 20 minutes away by car. Due to the location of the villa it is essential that guests hire a car.


Casa D’ Arroba is situated in Fonte de Apra, 1 minute north of the road between Loule (6 km) and Sao Bras del Alportel (6km). Loule is a bustling market town steeped in history and providing good shopping facilities and supermarkets. Sao Bras is a more traditional market town with a well-stocked market and shops. Shopping in Faro is 20 minutes drive. The villa is well situated for access to the coastal motorway making the Western Algarve (1hr), Lisbon (2.5 hrs), Seville (under 2hrs).

Further Details:

Guide books, maps, details of restaurants and shopping are available within the villa. The property managers can also provide guidance and information.



Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Apra, Loule region

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% of the rental is payable at time of booking. The balance is due eight weeks prior to travel. A breakage deposit of £400 is payable with the final balance plus the cost of pool heating £130 per week (if requested). Cancellation - no refunds are made.

Changeover Day:
Our changeover day is Saturday unless agreed otherwise

Notes on prices:
Changeover day is Saturday, rentals starting on any other day, are available on request. Discounts are available for stays of 14 days or over. Additional costs: Pool heating, to cover the cost of maintenance, wear and tear £125 pw.

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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