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Superb Luxury Modern Villa, Large Private Pool, Air con, Wifi and Country Views.



Updated: 22-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Villa in Mosqueira, Nr. Albufeira, Central Algarve - Peaceful Location, 5 minutes Drive to Beach

This beautiful, modern, spacious family villa is furnished throughout to an extremely high standard. It has fully enclosed gardens and is surrounded by fields and trees for complete privacy. Casa dos Retratos has entertainment facilities including Table Tennis, the latest PS3 & XBox 360 Console's & a Bose Ipod music station. It offers both privacy and seclusion and yet is just a short 5 minute drive to the lively town of Albufeira (Oura) or 15 minutes to Villamoura. In both locations you can find stunning beaches, many cafes, bars, restaurants, live music, chemists, supermarkets, newsagents, banks & shops. You are only a short taxi ride (and we mean short ride) to your choice of quiet family entertainment (by day & night) or in a different location (but still within 5 minutes drive) night scenes for the younger at heart.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

5 Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


Stunning Villa

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully situated stunning Villa, that exceeded all expectations. Private location and so very relaxing. Extremely spacious and modern, and furnished and presented to an extremely high standard. Wonderful facilities if you need a break from the sun , and Pool and barbeque area beautiful and spacious. Spotlessly clean both inside and out, and I would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb suitable for everyone

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous holiday! A beautiful villa in a lovely setting. The villa is very well maintained and equipped with all we needed,kitchen equipment, every thing for around the pool, games console,TV,Table tennis. The pool is great with lovely sun terrace that keeps the sun till the evening.It has a nice BQ area great for a night in.The short taxi ride to shops beaches and night life was not a problem and means the villa remains quiet and relaxing.Wish we could have stayed longer,defiately has the wow factor,5star in every way. Thanks for a fantastic holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this fabulous well equipped Villa with friends and family for a 11 day holiday.

BBQ area, great swimming pool, table tennis, terrific selection of films and games.

Location is excellent with a short Tax ride to all the restaurants in Albufeira.

Home from home feel and would highly recommend. Will definitely return for at least 3 weeks next year!

Anita & Richard

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Holiday

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful villa. Definitely a 5 min taxi drive to town.

We are 9 mature sisters. Needed to add extra bed which was no problem at all. Can say this is the best equipped villa we have been to. Plenty of big dishes for cooking and serving. Good quality outdoor glasses and plates. Excellent linen and towels for indoors and out. Loads of room around the pool for all of us with a sun aspect all day. Very relaxing and quiet and a quick taxi drive into town whenever we felt the need. Lovely little local shop with friendly faces who supplied all our fresh bread and water needs.

Big supermarket again only short taxi drive. We had a mobile contact number for Kimberley who was most helpful and made us feel that nothing was too much bother. TV system great (watched films when it rained for 1 day) and played our music. Town is lovely, with a nice square to sit and eat and drink and entertainment and very good night life for dancing (which we did take advantage of, dancing till the early hours) We all thank you for one of the best holidays we have shared. Would recommend most highly.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Casa Dos Retratos

  • 5 of 5

The rooms, the swimming pool, the bbq grill, the table tennis. Enough to keep us going when it was too hot to go out. Magnificent Villa in every way. Perfect location and within short distance of the town centre and other attractions (e.g Zoomarine). The villa was the perfect place for 2 families of 2 kids each. The kids loved everything about the place and didn't want to leave. The manager was very nice and helpful. We go lost trying to locate the place the night we arrived and despite it being very very very late, she took our call and navigated us through the village to the villa. I cannot recommend it enough. We will definitely be coming again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 40 Kilometres Nearest Train : Ferreiras at 2.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : EN125 at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Albufeira/Oura at 3 Kilometres


A 5 minute drive away will bring you to the nearest beaches which adorn this part of the Algarve with cafes, water sports, cliff top walks above the small alcoves or long stretches of seashore.


Faro Airport is a 30 minute drive away. Main train station for Lisbon and Spain is a 5 minute drive away. Car hire is recommended although taxis are well priced and often it is only a short distance for you to arrive at major local attractions.


Bustling Albufeira is a 5 minute max drive away. Villamoura is a 15 minute drive away. Casa Dos Retratos is within easy reach of the most westerly part of the Algarve (Sagres) and the Spanish border (Ayamonte), both only being at most 1 hours drive. You are 6 minutes from the major road arteries (but you cannot hear them).

Further Details:

Mosqueira is a very quiet country location, the perfect environment to relax in, whilst just 5 minutes drive down the road will bring you to the coast, Albufeira, where there is everything you need.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
6 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
16 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
8 Jan 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
19 Feb 2018 - 27 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
28 May 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
2 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
16 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% is required and 8 weeks before arrival payment in full.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible
Arrival 4pm.
Depart 10am.

Notes on prices:
Casa dos Retratos can be rented as a 2 bedroom villa (4 persons) for a discount of 20% per week.

We require a 25% deposit to secure the booking and payment in full 8 weeks before arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Updated: 22-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Romantic


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


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • 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
  • 1 Family Bathroom with bath / shower + a separate shower cubicle (2 showers) + a wc & bidet. Upstairs has 2 ensuite shower rooms again with wc, bidet.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 bedrooms with double beds and 2 twin bed bedrooms (8 beds in total). 3 of the bedrooms have patio doors overlooking the pool and patio area.


  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed


  • Notes on accommodation: Casa dos Retratos is a family Villa. Air conditioning/heat exchange - £100 per week extra. We kindly ask that smokers do so outside. No pets allowed Outside: Outdoor built in Barbecue with grills and tools provided all next to the pool area and outside dining area. Private pool with patio area and outdoor furniture with 10 sun loungers. Large pool of 11 x 5m in size approx. Professional Table Tennis Table. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: House towels and linen are provided. Maid service twice per week. Pool and beach towels provided