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Luxury Villa Sleeps 8/10 Own Heated Pool, Aircon, WiFi, Boules, Ping Pong, Toys

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Unspoilt Eastern Algarve 20 mins Faro airport.10 Mins Drive To Golf/ Beach/ Beach Islands

**NOW OFFERING FULL 25% DISCOUNT 16-30 SEPTEMBER** Please email to discuss your dates and discount**

Only 20 mins from Faro airport POR DO SOL VIVENDA is a very large modern superbly equipped family villa with 4 bedrooms/4 bathrooms, own heated 10m x 5m pool with night lights, aircon, fast fibre WiFi, excellent TV programmes including Sky Movies and Sports, second seating area, table tennis, BBQ and boules area. In the very unspoilt low cost Eastern Algarve.

Por Do Sol Vivenda comfortably sleeps 8, can increase to 10 people using one portable cot and one portable bed. Close to Moncarapacho, Fuzeta/Olhao, only 10/15 mins drive to beach, golf and beach islands. There is a wonderful low cost bistro restaurant only 800m from the villa where guests go time after time.

The superb heated 10m x 5m pool with night lights and roman end for easy access is situated at rear of the villa. Pool heating is FREE of charge April to early Nov and delivered by electronic heatpump to ensure a warm pool temp whatever the weather and whenever you visit. The pool is surrounded by large furnished terrace with padded loungers, table and chairs, a second large seating area under a pergola, large BBQ, boules, table tennis and beautiful garden. Golf clubs and lots of toys too! There is deep shade close to the villa for hotter months.

Por Do Sol Vivenda is exceptionally spacious and well equipped. There are 4 spacious bedrooms,all with floor to ceiling cupboards, one has a digital safe. The first floor ensuite bedroom is quite superb with 6ft bed, corner bath and own furnished terrace. You may fight over this one. There is a large ensuite twin room, a further large double room and another spacious twin room. All 4 bathroom/shower rooms are luxury standard and fully tiled.

The spacious lounge with dining area off has large sofas, several Ikea reclining chairs, large flatscreen TV with BBC/ITV, Sky Sports and Sky Movies channels, DVD/CD machine with doors leading to pool and terrace. Fast fibre WiFi provided free of charge.

The excellent kitchen with granite surfaces is equipped with everything you could possibly wish for, the utility room has a washing machine and an important second fridge for drinks!

For any young children visiting there is a cupboard full of toys and a Wendy House. For others there are games, books, DVDs and a set of golf clubs to use. Something for everyone we hope.

Throughout your stay you will be supported by local manager who meet/greet you soon after arrival at the villa and will remain on call throughout your stay should you require repairs or assistance any time.

Shops, supermarkets and excellent restaurants approx 3 miles in Moncarapacho. The villa on half acre plot is set amongst other luxury villas. There is plentiful off road parking and car hire is essential to access local shops/restaurants, enjoy beaches, beach islands, golf and other attractions close by. Happy to provide hire recommendations if you wish.

If arriving late we can provide you with an overnight food/drinks pack on request

The Post Office Survey has just voted the Algarve as the 2016 recommended low cost destination. The Telegraph 9 Jan 2016 voted our local beach as 2nd best in Europe for young children. Do come and enjoy this truly beautiful unspoilt low cost part of Europe. We promise you will relax in minutes .. not days.

We can offer flexible start dates throughout the season so you can achieve best priced flights.

Por Do Sol Vivenda is fully equipped and licensed under Portuguese law to accept rental guests.

Discounts now available.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
27 September, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Yes we had a great week, the villa had everything we could have wished for. There were plenty of loungers, chairs and sitting under the pergola for my first coffee of the day was unforgettable. The information in the welcome book was a great help in choosing where to visit and which restaurants to use. ( Maria's was definately our favourite, Maria and Nadia ensured we had a meal to remember.)

When we originally booked Por Do Sol Vivenda, we had no idea, what a fabulous choice it would turn out to be.
May 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Quelfes in Municipality of Olhão

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 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
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • There are 3 fully tiled luxury bathrooms each with bath, shower, vanity unit, bidet and toilet. The 4th has a shower, toilet and vanity unit (2 are en-suite) One has a corner bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 - superking (ensuite bathroom/corner bath) +own furnished terrace Bed 2 - 2 x large twin beds (ensuite bathroom) Bed 3 - kingsize Bed 4 - 2 x large twins Cupboards all rooms Capacity to 10 is possible using one portable bed and one portable cot which can be placed in any of the very large bedrooms. There is also a highchair and potty provided. Digital safe
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The villa has air-con (cool/warm).The pool is heated free of charge April to early November using a heatpump, ensuring a warm pool whatever time of year you visit. New for 2015 is fast fibre WiFi again provided free of charge. Portable bed, highchair, cot and even a potty all provided. Price includes: Heated pool, fast WiFi, all linen/towels (except for cot linen), up to 8 beach towels, weekly maid service and service of local manager who will welcome you soon after arrival at villa and remain on call throughout your stay. Obligatory extra charge for aircon (warm/cool)/local manager service at £85/wk. Car hire essential and happy to provide recommendations. If arriving late happy to organise and overnight food/drinks pack to be waiting for you. Outside: A plot size of approx half an acre. We are keen gardeners and have established a lovely level garden with grass, shrubs, flowers and fruit trees. There is a second very large seating area in the garden and BBQ, excellent for alfresco dining. You will de-stress in seconds, not days! The superb private heated 10m x 5m pool at rear of villa is surrounded by a very large terrace with loungers, table and chairs. There are pool lights at night. There is deep shade for hotter months. Wendy House on terrace, lots of childrens toys, general books and DVDs all provided. In the garden is a boules area/sand pit, table tennis + large BBQ close to the pool terrace. The villa is fully gated with off road parking for 3+ cars. Importantly villa is not isolated but with other executive style villas, all with half acre plots. Come and enjoy this wonderful low cost unspoilt part of the Easter Algarve! Low cost bistro just 850m from villa, a gentle 12+ min walk where guests go all the time. Utility Room: Has washing machine, iron, ironing board etc. Toy cupboard with lots of toys. Full set of golf clubs for your own use. Also essential second fridge for drinks! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen/towels supplied (except cot linen), also up 8 pool/beach towels so no need to bring your own. Weekly maid service/linen change. Local manager will meet you soon after arrival at villa and remain on call throughout your holiday. Other: Lovely garden surrounds the pool and terrace. There is a large second seating area under a pergola in the garden. A very sociable villa with table tennis, boules/sandpit and large BBQ all close by.


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Luxury Villa Sleeps 8/10 Own Heated Pool, Aircon, WiFi, Boules, Ping Pong, Toys
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Great family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Villa surpassed our expectations. Very spacious, both inside and out, with lovely warm pool. Perfect for a relaxing family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa was everything that was advertised and more. It is spacious, well equipped, spotlessly clean and set in a lovely garden with a generous sized pool.

There are games and toys for all ages, from Duplo for little ones through to table tennis and boule for those who are older.

There are plenty of good restaurants only a short drive away (Gunther's recommended) and plenty of beaches too.

A great base for a relaxing, sun drenched holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great holiday and enjoyed the Villa which was well equipped and in a peaceful location.

Really enjoyed our stay and would love to return to the area soon!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great villa

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week here in March. The villa is a huge and all the rooms are very spacious. Lots of home comforts, books and games and a very well kitted out kitchen. The Sky TV came in handy on the rainy day!

Outside there's lots of space with a great size pool, bbq and table tennis and petanque.

Highly recommended for a group or a family. Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The villa was a great place to visit with friends and have a break from busy city life. The space inside was big enough never to feel crowded and we had 7 adults staying. It's not a big tourist area (which is what we wanted) but there is a great restaurant nearby which does the best chateaubriand and is unbelievably good value. We went several times over the week!

Highly recommended if you're looking for a good break with your own pool, barbecue and gardens? Looking forward to going back.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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6th time staying at this villa

  • 5 of 5

My sixth time staying at the villa(!) and another great holiday. This time with 6 other adults for my birthday in March. We were lucky with the weather and had a good few completely sunny days to spend by the pool and a few not so sunny days relaxing indoors, reading, playing cards, cooking and also a regular afternoon game of boules in the garden. Amazing how the villa still felt huge, even with 7 adults staying and enough space to give everyone privacy if they wanted it. As always, everything was well stocked - enough crockery, cutlery, sun loungers etc for all of us and room for all our food and beer in the 2 fridges. The beautiful garden has matured over the years I have been visiting and it was really exciting this year to be able to pick lemon and limes from the garden for our gin and tonics and cooking. "Maria's" restaurant down the road was as good as ever - she even leant all 7 of us umbrellas to walk home with one night when it rained. So once again, I'm very pleased I decided to go back. Highly recommended and I will definitely be back again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: March 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes E and her friends have to be our favourite returning guests. Thanks for great feedback and look forward to seeing you 2014.
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Faro - 25 mins drive
Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Maria's - gentle 12 min walk
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Coline Verde
Nearest Restaurant
800 Metres
Maria's - gentle 12 min walk
Nearest Beach
6.9 Miles
Car: necessary


There are wonderful unspoilt, uncrowded beaches and superb beach islands in all directions from the villa, the closest being at Fuseta approx 6 miles away. Tavira, Olhao, Cabanas and Altura beaches are all within 20 mins drive. Many beaches are islands and are accessed by small narrow gauge trains or small boats - great fun for all the family! More information in the extensive welcome book in the villa.


The villa is only 20+ mins from Faro aiport via excellent roads. Car hire is essential to enjoy the area and access local shops approx 5 mins drive away. Happy to provide some car hire recommendations. Seville airport approx 1 hr 45 mins from the villa. No problems hiring cars in Spain and bringing to Portugal. Lisbon airport 2.5 hours.


Faro is 20+ mins drive. Olhao is only 6+ miles, a wonderful fishing port with shops, markets and excellen restaurants. Tavira regarded as the loveliest town in the Algarve is approx 20 mins drive. Estoi is only 7 miles with Rococco palace now developed into a Poussada and Roman ruins. From the villa you can reach Lisbon in 2.5 hours, Seville in under 2 hours and Cordoba in 3.5 hours. Nearby is the Rio Formosa National Park offering excellent walks, beaches and bird watching.

Further Details:

Shops/restaurants are close by in Moncarapacho, approx 2.5 miles away - a warren of shops offering restaurants, bars, daily market, petrol station, internet cafe, cash machine, post office, pharmacy and lots more. The Church Square is a lovely place to sip a glass of wine. There is an excellent bistro restaurant just 850m from the villa, a gentle 12+ mins walk where guests go time after time for very reasonably priced food and drink at lunchtime and in the evenings. It's the real unspoilt Portugal. Do come and experience it soon! You will be surprised how inexpensive it is to dine out. You will find a Welcome Book in the villa with many more restaurant recommendations .. all of which have been well tested and enjoyed!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Quelfes, Algarve

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

PLEASE PUSH THE 'ENQUIRY 'BUTTON so we can check you dates fit our calendar well before making a formal BOOKING REQUEST
FINAL PRICE displayed is for 8/10 people using one portable cot+ one portable bed. Will include everything, there are no hidden extras! Will include all linen/towels (except for cot linen), up to 8 beach/pool towels, weekly villa clean and linen change, aircon, fast WiFi. local manager services and wonderful heated pool mid March to early November. Included in the price is a £200 refundable breakage deposit. Normally returned within 14 days of holiday ending provided no losses/damages.

Changeover Day:
Totally flexible with start/end dates so you can achieve best priced flights. However do email and make and ENQUIRY to discuss your dates to ensure they fit calendar well. Minimum stay 7 nights but may consider shorter stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.