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Luxury Cottage In Peaceful Central Location, Private Garden, BBQ



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Cottage, Algoz, Central Algarve, Portugal - 8km From Beach And Golf

Centrally located, 2 bedroom Moorish cottage set in the lovely village of Algoz, famous for the biggest monthly market in the Algarve, peaceful location amongst the Orange Groves yet 8klm to Armacao de pera beaches, 2km to Krazy World with swimming pools with its zoo and mini golf, 7km to the new 2, 18-hole Nick Faldo & Chrissie O’Conner golf courses set to open in January 2008. Guia with its huge Algarve shopping centre and cinema. Walking distance to local restaurant for traditional cuisine 2km.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a short email to say thank you, we had a brilliant time on holiday when we stayed in your lovely cottage between 18th and 25th August. We have stayed in quite a few holiday homes in the past few years and yours is one of the best if not THE best. It is the little things that make it so special, telling us where the best places to eat and shop are and local events that we would never find ourselves. The cottage is so very comfortable as well and so well equipped. Thank you again we will be coming back!

Very friendly told us all local restaurants, and places to go our first time in Portugal, and will be coming back

We have been coming to the algarve for 27 years and your cottage is the best so far. It is like staying in the old Portugal with all the mod cons - it has everything anyone could need and is so clean. The garden pool and terraces are superb and love it so much have booked for September and April 2010' You were so very kind to Liz and myself.
Aug 2007
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15 Reviews

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Peaceful Retreat

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was ideal for the holiday break my wife and I required.

The tranquil setting and well appointed accommodation is ideal for those that wish to be away from the madding crowd. The accommodation was very private, with its own court yard leading to a private pool area, overlooking the owners finely structured garden.

Karl and Steven were perfect hosts, they were there with help and advice when required and respected our privacy at all other times.

There are numerous good local restaurants within easy driving distance and some for those who are able, can walk to.

I would highly recommend this cottage to anyone who wants peace and quiet, yet within striking distance (driving) of beaches and places of interest (ie Sylves town & further a field the palace at Estoi Nr. Faro).

We will defiantly consider a return visit to this cottage.

Bill & Marilyn Clarke

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both so much for leaving the property so clean your return visit is welcomed anytime.
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Little Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was a "Little Haven of Paradise" tucked away in the quiet countryside of Algoz. The property was clean and well maintained with all the things you needed to make your holiday complete. Karl was always on hand if there was any problems and advise you on the best restaurants and places to visit. The village of Algoz is a 5min drive away and is full of good restaurants and a daily Market. The people of Algoz are very friendly and make you welcome with time to talk to you when ordering food. As everything in the Cottage is on one level it makes it easy for people with any mobility problems to access all the facilities.

Would recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all for leaving the cottage lovely and clean, glad you enjoyed the peace and quite; welcome back any time.
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  • 5 of 5

This was our first time through Owners Direct so we weren't sure what to expect, but we were greeted and shown around even though we were later than expected. The welcome pack was perfect as we arrived too late to buy any provisions. The cottage was spotless, and best of all, peaceful, Our privacy was respected but Karl was always on hand for help and advice if needed.

Everything we needed was there for the perfect holiday, and the pool was a welcome relief on hot days. All in all, highly recommended - we'll certainly be going back!

Thanks karl & Steven :-)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Ian and Emma, it was a delight to have you stay in the cottage and a very big thank you for leaving it so clean. We hope you do return in the very near future.
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  • 5 of 5

Stunning villa, stunning location, best welcome pack ever, cleanest, prettiest villa. Made even better by fabulous hosts/owners, super friendly, above and beyond accommodating, will absolutely return in the future 😄

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a great couple; a big thank you for leaving it as clean as you found it. A first for any guest, or should I now says friends? Hope to see you both soon XX
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Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived at the cottage it was lovely and peaceful, we were welcomed by the owners who were both very friendly. The cottage was lovely and clean and had everything that we needed. The pool was a refreshing treat in the very hot weather and the children really enjoyed it. I would definitely recommend to my friends and family Thank you Steven and Karl for a brilliant holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, the Jones family we were so please you enjoyed you stay in the cottage, welcome back anytime.
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Memorable Cottage In Algoz Portugal

  • 5 of 5

First impressions last. From the outset we could tell the cottage was like our own little haven with its mature gardens and well planned sitting areas.

The pool area was immaculate as was the pool itself, with plenty of space to relax in and just the tonic to cool down after sunbathing.

The cottage has all the comforts to unwind and totally peaceful, full of character with all the modern utilities you require.

The location is just what we wanted, only several miles from prestigious beaches, good restaurants and shopping malls.

The owners Steven and Karl really do a good job making you feel welcome, they gave us informative advice when we asked and their local knowledge is excellent. A huge thanks to both of you. We had two weeks of bliss and plan to visit again.

John & Fifi

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet such a lovely couple, we can't thank you enough for leaving the cottage as you found it. Thank you for our present that was very kind of you; welcome back anytime to enjoy your little piece of paradise.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Golf : Nick Faldo & Chris O'Conner Jr at 4 Kilometres Nearest Train : In the village at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 Moterway juntion 8 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : 11 offered in the village at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Armacao de Pera, or Gale at 8 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Walking, cycling and nature reserves. Walk to Krazyworld (Algarve zoo) just 1.3km.


A short 8km drive to the well know golden beach of Armacao der Pera, Pera and Gale 8km with its caves and stunning coastline. NOTE FOR FAMILIES you do not need to bring or buy the following as they included for you to use free of charge, Lido's & inflatable rings, beach brollies, Bamboo beach mats, body board, beach balls, bucket & spade,


34km drive from Faro airport 3km to A22, car hire is available, and can be arranged to be collected at the airport contact owner for examples of good companies. There is a good bus route to Albufiera every hour from the cottage. Airport transfer for a return journey is 75 euros and can be arrange for you by a local reliable company.


Walking distance to local bar with a 1/2 walk to the village of 2km to the centre with full range of shops and local daily market for fresh fish. 2km to Krazyworld (zoo, minigolf), 7km to Algarve shopping centre cinema/10 pin Zoomarine 7km, 15km to the Moorish town of Silves with its castle and quaint back streets, museums and music festivals.

Further Details:

Algoz village has 2 banks with multi cash machines and currency change. There are good bus routes to most local places of interest. There is a daily local market for fresh fish and veg,plenty of mini supermarkets, and butchers/bakers more than a dozen different restaurants once a month, the largest market in the Algarve. Local tea rooms carriage/trap museum. Good local bars and restaurants for traditional cuisine. Traditional dancing every weekend with buffet only 4.50 euros.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Start of season
1 May 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak season
23 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Rate 3
3 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Bookings are accepted by telephone post or email, payment by Bank transfer, cheques or Paypal if using Paypal add £10 for deposit and £30 when paying final ammount. A booking is confirmed and secure subject to receipt of a non-refundable 30% and confirmation of travel/flight details. Remaining balance must be made 6 weeks prior to holiday commencement.

Changeover Day:
Changeover flexible,. Arrivals are 3.30pm with departure at 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices for 2 people are ** March-April £395 **May-June 22nd £595**23 June-Aug £725**Sept-Oct £475** other dates please email
NOTE** please quote double or twin room when booking, so the correct room has fresh linen on arrival.

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Updated: 30-Nov-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


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


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


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


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 45 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom for the double has full size bath with luxury power shower overhead, bidet, sink and toilet. Bathroom for the twin room is a huge twin sink with double shower tray and power shower, toilet and mounted hairdryer.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is a double en suite with ceiling fans with its own suntrap terrace. Bedroom 2 is a twin single bed en suite, with view over the private courtyard garden.


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


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: The cottage has a large enclosed private courtyard garden with palms, full barbecue table and chairs for outside dining, outside private swimming pool,( this has a lockable gate between the cottage and pool for safety of children outside hot/cold shower, and loungers and swing seat with cushions. Utility Room: Separate utility room washing machine, iron, ironing board clothes dryer, pegs with sink with hot/cold. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Quality white towels changed every 4 days. With bedlinen changed every 7 days kitchen towels and cloths. Please bring your own beach towels. Other: Private outside large shower with hot/cold water, ideal if you come back from the beach.or shower after the pool.

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