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Luxury secluded and spacious Villa with huge heated private Pool



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
A setting for a truly special holiday

Villa Phoenix is set in a peaceful hamlet and enjoys extensive views across the surrounding protected hills and countryside of Penina. The mature, secluded and fenced gardens extend to 1½ acres and benefit from extensive landscaping. The gardens are complimented by a purpose built barbecue area. There are 2 lawns; one perfect for football, badminton or boules whilst the other for peace and quiet.

The spectacular heated pool is a wonderful 16m by 8m, with a bubble jet spa having a waterfall overflow into the pool (lockable gates separate rear garden and pool from front garden).

Large lounge, dining room and terraces with satellite TV, WiFi and air-conditioning to complete your luxury holiday.

The villa has been furnished with much attention to detail with themed bedrooms all including recently renovated en-suite bathrooms. Similar attention will be given to your holiday. Thus, should you so wish, the villa manager can provide evening meals, baby sitting, shopping and other assistance. Complete each day by falling asleep in one of the English sized beds having chosen your themed bedroom.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

A retired English professional couple.

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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese

Guestbook comments from the owner

We couldn't have chosen a better place to come. The Algarve and Villa Phoenix were perfect. We have visited the Algarve many times and love this area. Finding this beautiful villa was definitely the icing on the cake! - Finn family

We had a fantastic time in Villa Phoenix; it is homely, practical and met all of our holiday needs. A perfect place and haven to stay. We do not want to go home. Thanks to Clive and Melissa for making us so welcome. - Collins, Chapmans and Hopkins families

Our 3rd visit to Villa Phoenix and had a fantastic holiday as always. Everything you need is here and really feel relaxed. Thanks again to Clive and Melissa for all your help - the wonderful welcome meal and help with our family birthday celebration whilst we were here.
Sep 2005
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Beautiful villa, pool and gardens.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we could not believe the welcome pack provided at Villa Pheonix; far more than we have ever had at any other villa, so do not go shopping before going to the villa, you will find all the small things are provided for you. For us, staying 9 days in August in above average temperatures, the air conditioning was an absolute necessity and at no extra cost.......I don't know what we would have done without it. The rooms are all spacious, the beds very comfortable and the villa and grounds are in excellent condition throughout.The gardens are beautiful and the pool and jacuzzi area kept the youngsters cool and happy during the very hot days. My husband was able to watch the one day cricket matches on TV, so he was happy! We were 3 generations staying at Villa Pheonix and we all enjoyed ourselves. Thanks to Melissa and Clive for their help, I hope we return soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Holiday in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was Stunning complimented by the grounds it was

Set in Wonderful Swimming Pool Jacuzzi and Sun Loungers accelerated by The Welcome Pack I would definitely recommend The Phoenix Villa and would love to go back in

the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning home from home

  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival at Villa Phoenix we were warmly welcomed by the villa managers Clive and Melissa. My girls aged 8 & 10 immediately set off exploring the villa leaving Clive, Melissa and I listening to excited shouts of WOW coming from the girls! The first impression is the sheer size of the villa along with all the space it provides.

The villa was spotlessly clean and everything that you would need to relax after travelling all day had been thought of and been provided. The bedrooms are spacious and each have very nice en suite bathrooms.

The kitchen is again light and spacious and well equipped. Unusually; a washer and drier along with consumables are there for your use. Once outside though the holiday begins: the pool area and gardens are simply fabulous. There are a number of garden and pool toys to keep the kids entertained. The large rear garden is big enough even to play frisbee, rounders, badmington, boules...(all provided)! We loved it and can't wait to return. My 10 year old daughter summed it up perfectly when writing in the guest book: "after being at the villa for a few days it already felt like home".

Glenn, Evie and Isabelle O'Connell

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful rustic Portuguese experience.

  • 4 of 5

Villa Phoenix is the perfect, peaceful & tranquil escape from the reality of life. The villa is situated in the exclusive quiet hamlet of Monte Judeu slightly north of Alvor-the renowned unspoiled fishing village where David Cameron visited the week before us; not that I'm a fan! Without a doubt villa Phoenix is in a class of its own & well worth a visit.

The property is very well appointed & maintained & the gardens should be christened 'Eden'! Of all the villas I/we have rented over the years I have never seen such a variety of flora & fauna as experienced here. There is also a large grassed area for those of you &/or your children who may wish to play ball games - although I'm not sure David Bellamy would approve!

The pool area which incorporates a Jacuzzi & its own water feature is the perfect place to spend both hot days & warm evenings relaxing with your favorite 'tipple' & perhaps a bbq 'to-boot'! The villa itself is very well equipped & we wanted for nothing - also, the beds are very comfy so you are guaranteed a good nights' rest during your break. The kitchen is an original feature in my opinion (1970's) but for us being in our 50's it enhanced the experience as I love 'retro' - especially Ziggy Stardust!

All-in-all, I have tried them all - expensive, inexpensive, rustic contemporary, old & new so you must try villa Phoenix, I'm sure you won't be disappointed.

Regards. Jeff. X

P.S. Melissa & Clive (the villa managers) are the perfect hosts & again you will want for nothing. They are on call 24/7, although they may not thank me for stating that in this review!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic villa, wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant ten days at the Villa Phoenix, with two couples and a baby. We were warmly welcomed by Melissa and Clive and they were always on hand to help with everything from booking a massage to local restaurant information. The villa has everything you could possibly want and it is spacious, immaculately clean and comfortable. The main attraction is the heated pool and the hot tub where we spent most of our time. We wanted somewhere very peaceful and secluded and we certainly got that! The only sounds we could hear were the birds and we overlooked wooded hills. The ground are beautifully maintained and the barbecue area is magical. we loved it and wold high recommend it to anyone wanting a holiday retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in a beautiful peaceful place

  • 5 of 5

We booked a short break last minute and everything was perfect from the beginning of the booking process, through the wonderful greeting on arrival with our special birthday celebration request taken care of, to our sad departure.

The villa itself is beautifully looked after and is a credit to the owners. Melissa and Clive were wonderfully hospitable but also amazingly discreet so we felt totally relaxed which is just what was needed.

The outdoor space is gorgeous and a real bonus to the villa. The pool is without doubt the best we have ever come across in many years of villa holidays. I would thoroughly recommend Villa Pheonix if you are looking for a quiet luxurious place to stay in the Algarve.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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From the Owner

Villa Phoenix is set in a very quiet hamlet which is highly conducive to providing a really relaxing holiday whilst at the same time optimally located for easy access to beautiful beaches, bars, restaurants, sailing, surfing, shopping and much more.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Alvor at 7 Kilometres Car: recommended

The closest beach is at Alvor loved by both locals and visitors due to it's wonderful calm waters and soft golden sand. Very extensive and so not crowded, it truly deserves a blue flag. This fabulous beach is only 10 minutes drive away but there is also Meia Praia, Praia de Rocha and Praia do Ancao only 10km. Surfers amongst your guests may prefer the rugged west coast beaches such as Praia do Armado only 40 minutes drive away.

Villa Phoenix is only 45 mins drive from Faro airport and Lisbon and Seville airports are 2 - 2½ hours by car.

Taxi's are plenitful and cheap. Some guests have not hired a car but instead used taxi's for transport to and from the airport, supermarkets and shops etc. Most guests use the taxi's when visiting restaurants and clubs in Alvor, Portimao or Lagos.

Good range of restaurants within 2km - 4km. Beaches, restaurants and major shopping facilities within 8km. There is the recent 134 retail shopping outlet opened in Portimao which is 8km and the street markets of Lagos 15km

Alvor has the best of both worlds, whether you chose the busy streets with booming night life, the beautiful beaches, it's history or numerous high-quality but reasonably priced restaurants.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Apr 2017 - 28 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer
29 May 2017 - 9 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak summer
10 Jul 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer
28 Aug 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Last of the summer
25 Sep 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1/2 term
16 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required (or payment in full if less than two months before departure). Balance of payment required 2 months before departure.

Changeover Day:
Very flexible changeover day but Monday is preferred in high season.
Arrival after 4pm and departure by 10am. We generally do not accept bookings through the winter whilst undergoing annual renovations.

Notes on prices:
Welcome pack provided free on arrival sufficient for the first breakfast and lunch.
Villa Phoenix is fully compliant with local regulations including Tourist Licence No. 3040/AL

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

We bought Villa Phoenix with it's huge bedrooms and feeling of space giving it an air of luxury rarely found. The pool, terraces and gardens are quite special facilitating cosy snugs and hideaways yet allowing for riotous water fights and noisy lunches.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 400 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms recently refurbished with luxury fittings and marble cabinet tops. Bathroom towels changed mid-week.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Egyptian - 1 Large Double Bed, En-suite
  • Moroccan - 1 Large Double Bed, En-suite
  • Chinese - 2 Single Bed, En-suite
  • African - 2 Single Bed, En-suite
  • Large air-conditioned bedrooms, additional cots and bed(s) for children are available. Each bedroom decorated to a particular theme, as indicated by it's name, English sized beds and quality bedlinen. .


  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Separate exclusive utilities room with washing machine, drinks fridge, ironing board and iron, etc

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