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Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa near Sao Bras de Alportel, Eastern Algarve - Very Peaceful Location, Half Way from S. Bras de Alportel, Olhão &Tavira

This cosy renovated farm house Completely enclose with locked big gate, parking in for 2 cars, the villa offers complete privacy with fenced pool, large terraces , built-in barbecue. The entrance door opens to the lovely hall leading to one side to living room and the double bedroom with Windows facing pool área. Also on a ground floor is a spacious well equipped kitchen breakfast with door to dining room with door to side terrace , there is a twin bedroom , 1 separate shower room and a separate bath room,: The 3rd and twin bedroom is on the first floor reached by a flight of stairs, which can be gated for the safety of small children,

Member since: 2002
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

Why Maria chose Cerro de Manuel Viegas

In a quite palce but not far from coast.

Easy to visit East and Center of Algarve

What makes this villa unique

Very private with fenced pool for safety of small children

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for letting us stay in your daughter's beautiful home.

We loved the place: the large swimming pool was great, we spent many happy hours in and around the pool, the poolside shower was very convenient; the well stocked and maintained gardens created a beautiful setting; the indoor facilities were also smashing with a bathroom to each bedroom.

we spent a lot of time having barbecues and around the poolside.

We would definitely recommend this property.

Lucy, Michael and the girls
Apr 2005
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cerro de Manuel Viegas in Estoi Municipality

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , separate
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , separate
  • 1 bath room : bath with shower over, toilet, basin second: shower room : shower cubicle, toilet, basn
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 + 1 cot (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bedrooms. 2 twin.. Travel cot available and high chair free of charge.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Suitable for children. Swimming pool is fenced. Outside: LARGE GROUNDS, ENCLOSED PARKING AREA Swimming pool : 8,5M x 3,45 - 1,75 m; 90cm). Fenced. Safe for small children. Utility room : washing machine, iron board, iron Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels included changed once a week. Cleaning once a week. PLEASE SEND MESSAGE BEFORE YOU BOOK


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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Lovely villa in a peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

The villa was lovely and clean, with three good sized bedrooms. Situated in a tranquil, rural setting, the villa was the perfect venue for a relaxing holiday, but with Estoi and Sao Bras de Alportel just a 10-15 minute drive away with a good selection of cafes and shops, we had the best of both worlds. A slightly longer drive took us to the wonderfully quirky Olhao, pretty Loule and Tavira.

Maria, the main contact for the property is very helpful, and the owners, Cecilia and her husband, met us at the villa and were very friendly and welcoming.

All in all, we had a lovely holiday and would definitely stay at the villa again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great property. Great location. Perfect holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We found this fabulous property to be exactly as described. It was so well appointed, very clean and maintained. It's in a perfect, quiet, rural location although quick and easy to reach larger towns. The rooms were large, spacious and comfortable; the kitchen very well equipped; the pool, just perfect.

Nearby restaurants were good quality and value. We especially enjoyed Hortas which was particularly inexpensive whilst serving great food to suit all tastes.

Supermarkets, shops and restaurants were easy to find in the very pretty town nearby, Sao Bras de Alportel.

The owner, João lives just across the road and was very kind and attentive. Thank you João for allowing us to stay in your property.

I would not hesitate to recommend this villa and it is our hope that we will be able to return at a future time. I would prefer however, to keep this property a well-kept secret!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much You will be very welcome any time Best wishes Maria
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a perfect holiday helped by a perfect villa

  • 5 of 5

the Villa was exactly as described in the listing details and also by the two reviews left by previous guests. very quiet location and rural, but not isolated as the owners live in a farmhouse across the road, owner is very helpful and always there if you need him. I would totally recommend this villa to anyone wanting to stay in the area. It is just 5 mins from a good sized town Sao Bras, with cafes, supermarkets, restaurants, petrol stations and daily market. approx 25min drive to a good beach at Fuseta, get the water taxi across the river for 1.50 Euro. strongly recommend Hortas restaurant approx 1/2 km East of Sao Bras on the N270. Fish/Steak/Kebabs loads of choice for approx 10 euros/ person. Could go on and on but I don't want our secret to be discovered. we will be going back.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind and realy nice W You will be always very welcome Details given with distances will let other guests know exactly where to go
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beautiful villa ... everything you need

  • 5 of 5

had a wonderful holiday here. the owner greeted us and showed us around lovely man .. the villa is wonderful .. lovely pool, barbecue area and outside space .. inside there is everythin you need.. lovely master bedroom with ensuite and jaccuzzi bath .. well equipped kitchen. with dishwasher, washing machine etc lovely lounge with fireplace . very homely didn't want to leave .. will be going again and can highly recommend, the lady you first contact Mica is very very helpful and answers any questions you may have very quickly. thank you all for a wonderful holiday

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Come back any time you want
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Perfect family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a really good holiday. The villa was everything we

hoped it would be and more.

The description of the villa was accurate.

The villa is very spacious and well appointed.

Very quiet and peaceful which is what we wanted.

It was the first time our grandchildren (aged 6 & 4 years) had been abroad for holiday and they loved it. They spent a lot of time in the pool.

The owner, Joe and his wife were very helpful and friendly.

Very easy drive to all facilities, beaches, water parks etc.

We would recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Roman Villa of Milreu
Luis Dos Frangos
Restaurante Ze Dias
AquaShow Park
Mercado Municipal de Tavira
Izzy's Beach Restaurant
Cacela Velha (Old Cacela)
Mercados De Olhão
Praia de Faro
Sem Espinhas Guadiana
Praia de Cacela Velha
Salinas de Santa Luzia
A Sabores da Ria
Tavira Gran Plaza
Praia do Barril
Restaurante Fábrica do Costa
Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Benamour -close to Tavira
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: necessary


14km NW of Fuzeta beach.

50km NW of Monte Gordo (beaches & casino).

32km NE of Vilamoura (water sports, golf, casino).

5 Km E of S. Bras de Alportel


23kms NE of Faro (airport).


5kms SE of Sao Bras de Alportel. Restaurant walking distance. Just 200m away.

Further Details:

Big shopping center in Faro (hypermarket, cinemas etc).

Supermarket in S. Bras de Alportel. Intermarche.

Supermarket in Tavira.

Bird watching

If you are on holiday in the Algarve and have chosen to stay in Olhão or its surroundings and are looking for something to do in your free time, check our tours and activities in the Algarve. We have at your disposal several ecotourism activities and always with the Ria Formosa as main scenario.

You can opt for several activities such as boat trips, kayak tours, birdwatching and nature walks.

In addition to the activities in the Algarve, we have available a boat rental service and also boat trips with departures from the city of Olhão. You can rent a boat and choose your own boat tour during your holiday in the Algarve. We have available several boats for rental and you may choose to rent traditional boats, catamarans, RIB boats or sailboats.

If you like kayaking you can rent a kayak or a canoe and explore channels the Ria Formosa kayaking to its beautiful islands and paradisiac beaches.

For those who like surf, bodyboard and windsurf you don't need to bring your own material on your holidays in the Algarve. You can rent surfboards, suits and also other equipment for hire.

For those who like sport fishing, we have available for rent fishing rods so you can make your fishing program in the Algarve.

If you like cycling and you want to go on a bike ride, you can rent a bike and discover the Algarve cycling on your own.On comfortable bikes you can choose to cycle along the Ecovia Litoral. This route along the coast and the beaches of the Algarve was designed for those who like cycling and nature

Marine Life in the Algarve Coast

Seabirds, Sea Turtles and Dolphin watching

A boat trip through the waters of the Algarve Coast in the company of a nature tour guide to learn about the marine life in their natural habitat.

This is an intense experience that is worth sharing with family and friends aboard the Albacora III – a comfortable and safe RIB with the possibility of observing dolphins, seabirds and sea turtles.

Included: Boat trip guided by a nature tour guide.

Duration: 2h


- 08:00 a.m. (Marina of Faro)

- 08:30 a.m. (Marina of Olhão)

Note: available from March until October

Price/Adult: 45, 00 €

Price/Child (up to 10 years): 35, 00 €

Minimum: 4 Adults


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £218.51

Booking Notes:
A deposit will be required

Changeover Day:
Thursdays in high season. Dates flexible out of high season. Please call.

Notes on prices:
All taxes included

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.