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Luxury Modern Villa With Private Heated Overflow Pool, Wonderful Sea Views, WiFi



Updated: 08-Oct-2016
Villa in Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, - Excellent Location Monte Lemos 10 Min Walk To Beach And Village

Modern detached villa located in a cul de sac 10 minutes walk from the shops, restaurants and beach at Praia da Luz. Casa Sanlucar is set within pretty walled gardens accessed by electric security gates and has a detached garage, car port and additional parking on private driveway. There is an attractive pool terrace with a BBQ area and a lovely private heated 10m by 5m overflow swimming pool. It has cliff and sea views. Security fencing around the pool can be arranged on request at no additional charge. The spacious living area has been furnished tastefully as a home with all the usual comforts including TV, DVD and CD players and WiFi Broadband is available. An English speaking villa manager is on call. The villa is our family holiday home and is fitted for family holidays. The villa is not suitable for single sex groups. AL Tourist Rental Licence obtained - 3368/AL.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a retired couple who love Portugal and come here very often for the weather, golf, walking, bird watching and the very many social pursuits in a most friendly place. We enjoy gadgets, comfort and our leisure. This villa is modern, light, spacious and warm in winter and cool in summer. We like being comfortable!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Second visit and just as good as last year, cannot fault facilities and excellent cleanliness. Hope to be back again.
Sep 2014
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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Amazing villa with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Barry & Ann for renting us their beautiful villa. It really is wonderful - fully equipped with everything you need, very well designed to make the most of the views and keep the bedrooms cool, whilst retaining the light. Secluded pool and garden area, not overlooked and with a great outside dining and BBQ spot. We whiled away most of our days by the pool! A lovely covered terrace upstairs, leading off the kitchen, with fantastic views out to sea. And the table tennis table was an added bonus, much hilarity ensued with some members of our party! We had a wonderful family holiday and sampled a few restaurants in Luz whilst there - Paulo's being a particular favourite, the fish was amazing. We have stayed in a fair few villas on both the Algarve and beyond, and all agreed that this was the highest quality one ever!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. You have seen our place in the same way as we do and we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Great villa, everything you could need!

  • 5 of 5

Delightful stay. Close to the town and restaurants, great view from the balcony by the kitchen, lovely pool and very well equipped. The upper floor is where you enter and is the main living area with a kitchen that has everything you could possibly need and a balcony area that has wonderful sea views. The lower floor houses the bedrooms, all of which open up to the beautiful pool and garden area. We couldn't have been more comfortable and Barry and all of the staff we encountered were extremely helpful. Thank you for an excellent holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alistair. You and your family have been the ideal guests with prompt payment and the maids thought you were all "lovely". We are very pleased that you all enjoyed your stay.
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First class villa, superb location, perfect

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay - our 4th stay. The villa is immaculate, excellent facility home from home. The location is perfect, away from town but easy walking distance for restaurants. Holiday great for all ages and been enjoyed by 3 generations. Barry and Ann are very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. Looking forward to next years trip ! Lots of entertainment for children in the villa and a very equipped kitchen, however plenty of lovely restaurants to visit. A family friendly resort and we have had lovely holidays here and hope to continue to do so in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline for this review. You are always welcome and all of you are the perfect guests. Barry and Ann
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A lovely week in a lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from a very relaxing week at the villa. The villa is very well presented - the furnishings are all very nice and there's really everything you need provided; the kitchen is well equipped and plenty toys/games/DVDs to keep everyone entertained...

The pool is fantastic - a great size and the heating made it a lovely temperature. The owners had kindly arranged for the pool fence to be in place and also provided a stair gate which was a huge help with our toddler.

Everything made for a very relaxing and enjoyable week.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Karen. We are really pleased you had a great week and enjoyed our villa.
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Great well equipped vila

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious villa, sea views from the terrace, everything was in perfect working order. Owner provided impeccable 'customer service'. Some beautiful beaches nearby. very interesting inland towns and villages.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Chiara.
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  • 5 of 5

Even better than the pictures suggest, private, quiet and secure but within a pleasant walking distance of plenty of lovely restaurants. The villa was pristine with everything you could possibly need to make for a perfect and relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline. We are pleased that you were able to relax and enjoyed our villa and Praia da Luz.
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From the Owner

We bought the land and had the property built to our specification. We have taken advantage of the sea views with a large veranda allowing us to eat and relax with a great view. We have designed the villa to benefit from the Algarve summer breeze and all windows are shaded from the direct sun. We have solar panels which provide heat for the underfloor heating (in the winter) and an exchanger for the pool heating. As we have grandchildren we have provided all you can want for an enjoyable family holiday (included in the costs). While we are only a short distance from the beach, our grandchildren like to spend most of their time in our large saline infinity heated pool which provides clear safe water which is kept free of debris with the overflow process. There are many mature trees, in the enclosed garden, which provide shade to the lawns and garden. We have planted for both colour and fragrance. There is a garage and ample parking.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 80 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Kelly's at 250 Metres Nearest Golf : Boavista and Espiche golf resorts equidistant at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lagos at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Belavista Hotel at 150 Metres Nearest Beach : Praia da Luz at 300 Metres Car: recommended


The beautiful golden sandy beach of Praia da Luz with its flat topped rocks at one end and famous Black Rock cliffs at the other is 10 minutes walk away. Sea front pedestrian promenade with palm trees, cafes and restaurants. Watersports including diving and sailing available in summer months. There are several other lovely beaches within a few minutes drive and the surfing beaches of the west coast are half an hour away by car.


Faro airport is 55 minutes driving away with hire cars and taxis available. The A22 motorway connects Faro to Lagos. Junction 1 is approx 5 kms from the villa.

A car is not essential but can be rented in the village to explore the wonderful countryside and beaches.


Praia da Luz village with its small but well stocked modern supermarket (offers telephone ordering and free delivery), shops, cafes, bars and restaurants is 10 minutes walk away. There is a bank, post office, medical centre and pharmacy in the village.

Lagos town with its pretty tiled buildings, moorish influence and modern marina is approx 8kms away and has many boutique shops, lively bars and restaurants of every kind.

Further Details:

There are many activities available in the immediate area, such as surf school, horse riding, deep sea diving, snorkelling, sailing, fishing, dolphin watching and guided walks in the countryside (particularly good when all the wild spring flowers are in bloom).


Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
June 2107
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

The minimum stay is 7 nights

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required to confirm a booking. The final payment is due 7 weeks prior to arrival. An additional security deposit of £100 is required at the time of the final payment. This security deposit will be refunded within 14 days of departure.

Changeover Day:
Can be flexible but Thursdays or Saturdays preferred. Arrival after 2pm and departure before 10am to allow villa to be cleaned before next arrivals.

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted are for up to 6 people per week in UK Pounds.
Please contact owner if a] you want to book for more than one week as a 5% discount applies to 3 week rentals or b] you want pool heating. Pool heating is available on request for an additional £75 to £125 per week depending on period. I will create an amended invoice accordingly to facilitate online booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 08-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Although within walking distance of the restaurants and other amenities of Praia da Luz, we are at the end of a peaceful cul de sac and, merely by staying at the villa, can enjoy the full value of the sun, whether swimming or just lazing by the pool, enjoying a BBQ or having a drink with friends by the babbling brook like sound of the infinity pool.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family


  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...


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


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


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village


  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 250 m²


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, Heated towel rail
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Heated towel rail. Large walk-in Shower
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet, Upstairs cloakroom for visitors
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Large room with walk-in shower and heated towel rail
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, large shower, wc, bidet, basin. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower over, wc, bidet, basin. Shower room with large shower, wc, bidet, basin. Entrance hall has cloakroom with wc and basin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Built in wardrobes
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, En-suite with built in wardrobe and laptop size safe
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, Built in wardrobes and small TV for games
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, En-suite with built in wardrobes, safe for valuables TV/DVD
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All bedrooms overlook the pool terrace and garden and have twin beds, fitted wardrobes, bedside tables, chairs and remote controlled ceiling fans. Cots are available if needed. Two bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and two bedrooms share a shower room. Bedroom 1 has TV and DVD.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Security fencing around the pool can be arranged on request and at no charge. There is a constant supply of hot water via modern solar system. The villa has under floor heating (when required)! Access to the villa is via electric security gates. Combination safes available. High chairs and cots can be made available at no extra cost. No smoking is requested inside the villa. Lodging Licence 3368/AL Outside: Private pool terrace and gardens with cliff and sea views and 10m x 5m overflow heated pool, covered built in BBQ area with sink, fridge and tables and chairs. There are 8 sun loungers and two large sun umbrellas. At the front of the villa there is a detached garage, bougainvilla covered car port and table tennis table and equipment. Beach umbrellas and pool toys (lilos and rings) are kept in the garage. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge and freezer, Nespresso coffee machine, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels provided. The property is normally cleaned twice a week and maid service is available if required on request.

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