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Renovated Villa With Stunning Mediterranean Garden

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa near Sagres, Located In National Park, 3 Km from stunning beaches.

Located on the edge of the stunning Vicentina National Park, Casa Dourada provides a comfortable and relaxing base from which to explore this dramatic and unspoilt corner of the Western Algarve. The newly-renovated property is surrounded by an extensive tiled patio with double door access from all the rooms and has a large, beautiful Mediterranean walled garden offering total privacy. The rear of the house has unspoilt views over the national park with a stunning beach only 5 mins by car. The house is managed by a local agency and comes fully equipped with all bedding, high quality linen and cutlery and kitchen utensils. There is a washing machine,dishwasher, satellite TV, DVD player,stereo, internet access (via top-up dongle) and a brick garden barbecue. Situated down a rural track on the edge of Vila do Bispo village, the property is ideal for children as there is no traffic except for an occasional herd of cows. It is an easy 5 minute stroll into the village which has all amenities, including a great fish and fruit market, baker and a Lidl supermarket.

Registration Number : 63124/AL

Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About The Owner

I am currently based in London and work in the production of wildlife films for TV.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2006

Why The Owner chose Vila do Bispo

I have been visiting this area for over 30 years. It is such an amazing area I decided to buy a house here and enjoy the wonderful lifestyle as much as possible!

What makes this villa unique

This property is set in a peaceful location, close to beaches and one of the few properties within the National Park. Superb views from the rear of the house over rolling hills and pristine countryside.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thanks for the use of your lovely house. We were very comfortable there and had a great holiday. It was nice to see the garden in full bloom and we spent a lot of time relaxing there" Marie and John White, Limekilmns, Fife.

"The house and variety of beaches nearby were all top notch! We had a terrific time and managed to unwind completely" Peter and Jane Ford, Mannamead, Plymouth

"Thanks again for the holiday - the house was as fantastic as always and the sun shone throughout our stay" Fernado Esmeraldo, Lisbon, Portugal
Jan 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vila do Bispo in Municipality of Vila do Bispo

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower room, wc and sink. There is also another large bathroom with bath/shower, wc and sink. Both the bathrooms are new with modern fittings,contemporary tiling, lighting etc.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds. Double sofabed in reception room. Baby travel cot and high chair provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Situated down a rural track on the edge of Vila do Bispo village, the property is ideal for children due to the absence of any traffic. The children can cycle safely and explore the national park area which starts right behind the house. Please be advised that the prices quoted will be slightly higher for the Easter,Christmas and New Year periods. Outside: The house has a large, beautiful mediterranean garden with numerous plants, bushes and trees. Totally private and relaxing with abundant birdlife. It is surrounded with a large patio area with double door access to all rooms. There is a brick barbeque with chimney and all garden furniture, including large marble tables at both the front and rear of the house. The property has a large, secure driveway with room for 4 cars, double iron gates to the front. The house is not overlooked and offers total privacy and tranquility with no passing cars. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and bed linen included.Electric heaters in all rooms. Other: 2 large double bedrooms, both with double door access direct to patio and garden.


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Renovated Villa With Stunning Mediterranean Garden
average rating of 4.5 based on 3 reviews

Sehr ruhig und angenehm!

  • 5 of 5

Wir, Familie mit zwei grösseren Kindern, haben das angenehme Ferienhaus am Rande von Vila do Bispo sehr genossen. Das Haus ist geräumig, gemütlich eingerichtet und sauber. Alles vorhanden, was man braucht. Aus der Küche schaut man direkt in die Landschaft/Westseite, Sonnenuntergang, vor dem Haus ist ein herrlicher Garten, wo man unbeobachtet sein kann. Das Haus liegt an einer unbefestigten Strasse, in den Nachbarhäusern wohnen Portugiesen. Die Stimmung ist ländlich, Hundegebell und Hähne am Morgen kommen vor, Gänsegeschnatter, Taubengurren, ebenso Mücken und Grillenzirpen. Kein Autolärm. Der Lidl ist ca. 300 m entfernt, die lokale Markthalle mit Obst, Gemüse, Fisch 200 m. Vila do Bispo ist wenig touristisch, dennoch gibt es zwei gute Restaurants am Ort und mehrere Bars, Bushaltestelle, Bank, Bäcker, Metzger, Lidl, Polizeistation und einen super Surfshop im Gewerbegebiet. An den Stränden ist man mit dem Auto schnell, auch dort gibt es Bars, Surfschulen.

Im Herbst kann es an der Westküste sehr neblig sein, der Nebel kann auch in den Ort ziehen.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Gesamteindruck war gut.

  • 4 of 5

Nettes kleines Haus, zentrale Lage, alles bestens. Die Vor Ort Betreuung durch die Verwalterin war perfekt.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
105 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Zig Zag
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Parque Floresta
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Eira do Mel
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Surfing, bird watching, horse-riding, scuba diving, walking, golf, fishing, mountain biking.


The nearest beach to the property is Castelejo,surely one of the most beautiful, unspoilt beaches in Europe (5 mins by car), accessed via a dramatic winding road down through the park. Wild and invigorating, Castelejo has 3km of golden sands backed by dramatic cliffs, and the Atlantic breakers attract surfers from all over the world. It is also famous for its amazing sunsets which can be viewed from the cliff top or over a glass of white wine from the beach restaurant/bar.


Faro airport is 113km away on the motorway which is accessed from Lagos (one and a quarter hours by car). Car hire is recommended and is very cheap, especially if booked online.


Beautiful beaches at Zavial, with its crystal clear waters, and Ingrina are 10 minutes by car, ideal for family swimming and snorkelling. 5 minutes walk into Vila do Bispo village. Sagres beaches and fort are 9km (10 minutes by car). Spectacular cliff views and historic 18th century lighthouse at Cabo Sao Vicente, the most south-westerly point of Europe, 12km. Lagos is 22km (25 minutes by car). Salema fishing village and beach is 15 minutes by car. 'Aqualand' waterpark is 30km (35 mins by car).

Further Details:

The village has all amenities including bank, ATM, daily traditional fresh fish and fruit market, pharmacy, petrol station, numerous excellent local restaurants offering traditional Algarve cuisine. Activities include all watersports, especially surfing and body-boarding, scuba-diving, fishing, spectacular nature walks, mountain biking, horse riding and birdwatching, all within 15 minutes by car. Numerous unspoilt sandy beaches and coves 5 -15 minutes by car. Free wireless internet available at the Caravela bar opposite the bank - they serve excellent fresh orange juice.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Vila do Bispo, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
3 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Sep 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Nov 2018 - 15 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% non-refundable deposit with full payment due 6 weeks in advance, Euros or sterling accepted. Payment into English or Portuguese bank.

Changeover Day:
Preferred Saturday changeover.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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