4 Minute Walk To Restaurants And Beach, 10 mins walk to tennis courts,10 Min Drive To Golf Courses
This new fully equipped luxurious villa with its own pool and garden area is south facing and enjoys sun all day long. The complex is set overlooking the sea and national park and has beautifully landscaped gardens where a restaurant/cafebar are located. Free WIFI is available in the excellent restaurant/bar to keep in touch occasionally with the real world!!
If you'd rather relax away from emails, enjoy the jacuzzi bath off the main bedroom. This bedroom has a lovely terrace and sea/village views to the east and national park to the west. The perfect place to enjoy an early morning cup of coffee and listen to the waves or relax in the evening with a glass of wine after a day at the beach or the golf course or some of the many other pursuits that can be enjoyed in the area.
Free electricity and airconditioning is the standard.
The villa is equipped with the kitchen basics to get started- even if it is only a relaxing BBQ. Oil and herbs are supplied in the kitchen and there are some fresh herbs available in the garden. You may even be lucky enough to get a lemon from the lemon tree!
A bottle of vinhno verde, water, tea, coffee, sugar and biscuits are supplied by owners to welcome you to the villa.
If you are arriving late- additional purchases such as rolls, ham, cheese etc. can be arranged.
Spring and autumn in Burgau are very special. Spring provides a beautiful crop of wildflowers all through the parklands of the Parque Natural do Costa Vincentina
Top Traveller Review
About the Owner
This is our ninth year renting the villa and we have had very positive feedback in terms of the house being well equipped and Burgau being a fantastic holiday location. Unfortunately, the pump went on the pool in August,2014 and we had to wait 48 hours for delivery and installation of another. All is well again and guests after had no problems. We have three kids ranging in age from 15 down to 10 so as a result the villa has been set up with kids in mind- free cots,children and family DVDs, pool fence for security, ipod docking station, expresso and latte machine,toys etc.
Villa is usually well stocked with dishwasher tablets, detergents, beach towels etc.
The restaurant at club house has free WIFI and is great value in food.
Everything to keep the children & teenagers happy! We love the other beaches in the high season - take a stroll out to Las cabanas restaurant and beach out through the national park.
Guestbook comments from the owner
"Fantastic place - beautiful village, villa had everything you have at home and more" Ruth
" Wish I could live there - has everything you need to relax" Aine
4 based on 3 holidaymaker reviews
Really well equiped villa. Have stayed in many and there isnt as much as 1 toilet roll supplied but this villa has all you need till you get to the shop. Kitchen well equiped for cooking at home too. Nicely located within walking distance to the village, beach etc. Really nice owners to deal with. Also as parent's to 2 small kids the fence around the pool is a massive bonus as makes holiday much more relaxing. Will definitely be back.
I was just booking again for this year & I saw Angela's review . I don't normally write reviews but I have stayed in this Villa on 3 occasions over the years & it has always been a wonderful expierence so I just had to write this. I have gone back because the extras supplied by the owner, a welcome pack & a supply of dishwasher tabs, washing powder( I have stayed in other places with dish washers but they don't supply tabs so you have to buy some). Also there are books, games & Dvd's so handy with kids available. The pool was always perfect when I arrived in september so the problem was fixed & the safety fence around the pool gives such peace of mind with Kids.
The Village is fabulous and morning market is great to get fresh bread & fruit for breakfast. There are lots of options to eat out & you are so close to the beach. I would highly recommend the resort and this Villa.
Villa and Pool
This villa was ok. I have stayed on this complex twice before in an apartment which was beautiful. On arrival, this time, there were several light bulbs not working and this took a few days to fix and the pool was cloudy and green with algae. After several conversations with the owners the pool was cleaned up over three days. On our last day the pool started to turn green again and the bottom was nearly covered with algae (green slime), we therefore lost use of the pool for 4 days of our 9 day stay. Burgau is a beautiful place that I have been visiting for over 30 years and it hasn't changed much at all, its a very quiet and relaxing place with lots of restaurants and bars to enjoy. I hope to return again next year and would definitely stay on this complex again, I would choose another villa (with pool).
From the Owner
“Burgau is just a gem. The location is great - close to the village but at the same time quiet and the view out across to national park and sea is ideal. It is never too busy on the beach and there are lots of other beaches nearby if required. This is a great location for winter sun and golf. But even better in spring for walks in the park with all the flowers. October is my favourite time of the year in Burgau-the sea is at its warmest- warm water to swim in and warm weather but not too hot!! It really shortens the winter! May and June are great -just before it gets busy and ideal if you don't like spending your time putting on constant layers of sunscreen -if you are as fair as me!”
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Great area for hiking, cliff walks and also new bike trails. Amazing selection of excellent restaurants in particular the Beach Bar.
The cliff walk from Burgau to Luz is amazing and not too far- a bit rough but take your time- it should only take take 40 minutes- Have a coffee and return -bring the camera!
If you walk west along the cliffs you will have a longer walk but even more breathtaking scenery!
Also great road out to the west for jogging.
Tennis courts at the Burgau Tennis club are highly recommended
The beach in Burgau is only 4 minutes walk down the hill. The Beachbar is highly recommended for lunch or dinner and they rent sunloungers and shaded palms. There is another beach about 1 km out a country/national park road/ track which is lovely to walk to and gather the flowers and observe the wildlife as you go.
Faro airport is less than 1 hour drive from Burgau and the A22 motorway makes this an easy drive. Car hire is recommended (Luzcars are usually the best deal) to take full advantage of the beautiful countryside and deserted beaches. However, there is a regular bus service to Luz and Lagos. From Lagos there are bus and rail connections to Faro and other towns on Algarve, the rest of Portugal and even to towns in Spain such as Seville. Taxis are inexpensive and airport transfers can be arranged.
The villa is in Burgau but Praia de Luz is a few minute drive to the east and Lagos (the nearest large town) is a 10 min drive. To the west Sagres is less than 20 minute drive which is ideal for windsurfing/kiting enthusiasts. The area is steeped in history and provides a fantastic base for anyone who enjoys learning about Portuguese history.
There are shops, supermarkets, restaurants and pubs in the village. The Burgau sports centre has a pool, tennis courts, playground and other activities for adults and children.
There is a new large municipal pool just open in Lagos close to the marina.
There is an ATM in the village and many others in Lagos. There are more restaurants, ATMs, shops, pharmacy etc in Luz. LUZDOC provide a 24 hour medical service in Luz with English speaking doctors who are highly qualified and efficient. There are excellent hospitals in Lagos. Many medicines that normally need prescriptions at home are over the counter in Portugal and most pharmacists speak very good English and are helpful.
Burgau has 2 supermarkets and a grocery shop that are reasonably priced. However, if you want a good steak for the grill- I highly recommend Boavista supermarket in Luz. Take the cliff walk over and get the bus back- you will feel like you have earned that steak!
Lagos has hundreds of restaurants so you are spoilt for choice. If you are feeling very ambitious you can always go to the market in Lagos and pick out your own fresh fish for the grill.
3 main supermarkets in Lagos provide a huge array of fish and meat. In addition, there is also an Aldi and Lidl.
Most have English cheddar and ham at the counter for a quick lunch.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event Price|
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
Prices are for the property per week and prices are inclusive of a weekly change of bedlinen. A non-refundable 25% deposit is required upon booking with payment in full required 6 weeks before arrival.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Great deals to be had as prices have been reduced to reflect the strength of the UK pound
Owner's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“We love being able to go down to get our fresh bread from the little bakery in the morning and setting up the order for the wholewheat bread which is scrumptious! (Ask them to keep it for you everymorning) Also the local market in the morning with the local farmers selling off the back of their little vans and lorries. On Thursdays and Fridays they have fish! Tomiq the restaurant in the club does great food and juices -not to be missed and so friendly We love the fisherman going out at night to do their fishing and in winter the total wildness of the place on a stormy day! Most of all the beach and beach bar at anytime of the year with the amazing food and views!”
- Away From It All
- Holiday Complex
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Living Room ...
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker ...
- Dishes & Utensils ...
- Kitchen ...
- Pantry Items ...
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Toys ...
- Video Library
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub ...
- Private Pool
- children welcome
- near the sea
- recreation centre
- theme parks
- water parks
- bird watching
- eco tourism
- horse riding
- outlet shopping
- paddle boating
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- fitness centre
- laundrette - serviced
- massage therapist
- medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities
- deepsea fishing
- equestrian events
- pier fishing
- roller blading
- bay fishing
- surf fishing
- water skiing
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
- The bathroom off bedroom 1 has a jacuzzi bath with shower, wc, bidet and wash basin. The bathroom off bedroom 2 has walk in shower, wc and washbasin. Downstairs bathroom has walk in shower, wc and wash basin. All bathrooms have underfloor heating.
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
- Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
- Bedroom 2
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 2 high quality orthopaedic almost double (4 foot) beds, bedside tables and fitted wardrobes. Doors open onto south facing balcony with table and chairs. Bedroom 2 has 2 x 4 foot beds of high quality, bedside table and fitted wardrobes.
- Bicycles ...
- Golf ...
- Kayak / Canoe ...
- Tennis ...
- 4 bicycles
- Notes on accommodation: Cot, highchair, car style potty for toddlers, outdoor furniture (table and 4 chairs) for children and a selection of kids toys (including kiddies pool,jigsaws, blocks, games, buckets and spades and books), all supplied free of charge. A selection of CDs, DVDs and books are available for children and adults. A charcoal BBQ is also available. Outside: A large traditional cobbled area surrounds the safety fenced pool making the area safe for children to enjoy without the worry of them falling in the pool. The pool is approximately 20 ft by 11 ft with shallow end approx 2/3ft deep and the other end approx 5 ft. A teak table and 6 chairs are provided in addition to the 5 sunloungers. A Kiddies table and 4 chairs are also provided. There are roofs extending from the house to provide shaded areas to eat outside the kitchen and livingroom areas. Utility Room: Storage room includes broom etc, plus highchair, ironing board, 2 metal frame clothes dryer, storage box for toys- buckets, spades, tennis rackets, beach volleyball, football, inflatable beds for pool, etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bathroom and pool/beach towels and all bed linen are supplied. The house is cleaned and all linen and towels changed on a weekly basis. However, extra cleaning and towels are available at a small cost if required. Basic food parcel on arrival. Other: CDs, DVDs, ipod docking station and satellite TV( English channels) are provided. A secure shaded porch area at entrance (north facing) provides another cool area to escape the sun although there are also shaded areas outside the livingroom and kitchen.