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South Facing Villa With Air Conditioning, Private Heated Pool & Panoramic Views

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Santo Antonio/Parque da Floresta, Western Algarve, Portugal - Resort Facilities Include an 18 hole Golf Course and Spa

The villa is a short drive from the resort facilities which include a challenging 18 hole golf course, golf academy, bowling green, tennis courts, health spa and gymnasium. There are restaurants and a bar on site and access to other facilities including a children's club and junior soccer academy. Golf and spa discounts are available to guests. Casa Falcao is located in the third sector of the resort and is set on a hillside with superb views towards the sea and the coastal villages of Salema (5 mins drive), Burgau (10 mins) and Praia da Luz (15 mins) each of which has a safe beach and attractive beach bar/restaurants. The lively historic town of Lagos with its marina, shopping, nightlife and restaurants is a short distance further to the east. To the west is the Costa Vincentina natural park and historic Cape St. Vincent. There are numerous surf beaches within easy driving distance. Many of our guests are happy just to relax around the infinity pool which enjoys all day sun.

Property Manager
C Hawkley
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
29 May, 2017

About C Hawkley

We are a professional couple with two teenage and three adult children. We like to escape from work pressures in the U K and to find the sunshine whenever we can. Portugal and the Algarve fits the bill as a place to spend time as a family whilst re charging our batteries. Hopefully we will be able to become proficient golfers so that we can make even better use of the wonderful facilities.

C Hawkley purchased this villa in 2005

Why C Hawkley chose Vila Do Bispo region

We identified Parque de Floresta as a place where we would like to buy our holiday home and the villa was built to our specification and a high standard.

We particularly fell for the scenic views especially to the east from the large window in the living room and the views to the sea from the balcony and pool terrace.

We treat this as a home from home and love to enjoy a barbecue whilst relaxing with family and friends.

We spend most of our time lazing by the pool but for those who want variety there are numerous beaches within an easy drive. Some of these to the west provide invigorating surf and water sports for the adventurous.

Guests can also enjoy all the facilities at P de F including golf , walking, tennis and the gym and spa which has a wide range of treatments.

What makes this villa unique

Without doubt the key feature of the villa is its elevated position 100 metres above sea level and panoramic views mostly across open country to the sea and back inland to the hills of Monchique.

The villa has beautiful landscaped gardens which are terraced with a wide variety of flowers and fragrant herbs

The south facing aspect means the villa is in the sun all day whilst also benefiting from cooling breezes from the Atlantic a perfect climate for those who enjoy being in the open air.

Guestbook comments from the manager

A short note to say thank you, we had a fabulous holiday in your villa last week. The villa was beautiful, in a perfect location and we could not have asked for anything else. The views from the villa were breathtaking and we felt we were far enough away to have a relaxing holiday but not too far to enjoy what Portugal has to offer.

We would highly recommend our family and friends to stay: Louise and Rob Smith: 12-19June 2012
Oct 2009
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Car: necessary


Coastal villages of Salema (5 mins drive), Burgau (10 mins) and Praia da Luz (15 mins) each of which has a safe beach.


The villa is located near the village of Budens approximately 1 kms from Lagos on the road to Vila de Bispo. The nearest airport is Faro approximately 1 hour and 15 mins away. The journey is entirely by motorway except for the last 12kms. Most people hire at the airport and drive but for those who prefer it is possible to organise transfer by taxi or mini bus and arrange car hire locally. Pre-booking is advised in July/August to allow the widest choice.


There is a supermarket which can supply virtually all day to day groceries meat and fish a short 5 minute drive from the villa in Budens other shopping is available in Salema.

Further Details:

There is a huge choice of restaurants in the surrounding area ranging from traditional Portuguese to more international fare including Indian and Chinese. The beach bars at Burgau, Salema and Zavial offer great food at reasonable prices with superb views and ambiance. Further afield Lagos and especially its marina offer a wide range of restaurants and cafes where you can eat while watching the comings and goings from the port.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Budens in Vila do Bispo

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 has an en-suite bathroom with walk in shower, heated towel rail, bidet, a wc and store cupboard. There is a full sized bath with a handheld shower. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have en suite shower rooms a wc and store cupboard.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) air conditioning throughout Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size double bed and space for a cot or folding bed. There is a large mirror fronted wardrobe with ample storage space. Bedrooms 2 and 3 each have twin beds, a chest of drawers and a large wardrobe.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: The villa is on two levels. The first floor is at street level and comprises an entrance hall, cloakroom, kitchen, open plan dining /sitting room, laundry and full length balcony with stairs down to pool level. Stairs lead down to the ground floor which contains the bedrooms each of which have sliding doors leading onto the pool terrace from which there is also access to the gardens. Smoking is not allowed within the villa at any time. Car hire is essential to ensure that guests are able to make the most of the large resort area and the surrounding countryside and coast. Outside: The private pool is 9 metres long and approximately 3.5 metres wide with an infinity side. It shelves from 1.5 metres to 2.5 metres in depth. This offers good swimming opportunities and the infinity side allows breathtaking views in all directions. The pool will be heated in Summer inclusive in the rent. At other times heating will be at extra cost. There are 6 sun loungers, a large umbrella and further seating around the pool. Guests can book offsite and onsite trips, activities and facilities on site through Vigia reception. Depending on the time of year there may be special offers for golf and spa usage at a discount. The local doctor service offers an on site nurse service for minor injuries and ailments several mornings a week. There is a reasonably priced daily breakfast buffet at the O Parque Restaurant within the resort. Utility Room: Sizeable laundry room with access to side terrace and drying area. Room has a sink, automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and Miele vacuum cleaner. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen will be supplied including 6 beach towels. There is a maid service and linen change at the end of each week and a brief midweek clean. There are regular visits by gardeners and pool maintenance teams. Other: There is a full length balcony leading off the first floor rooms incorporating an outside dining area with seating for 8 people and a built in outdoor barbecue for alfresco dining. The pool patio has a storage room for inflatables and toys.


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South Facing Villa With Air Conditioning, Private Heated Pool & Panoramic Views
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Our trip

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful villa, great position.

You will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Budens, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 8
31 Aug 2017 - 27 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
28 Sep 2017 - 18 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
19 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Visitors should vacate the villa by 10am and the villa will not be available until 2pm. Guests will also be able to pre-order food packs and airport transfers when booking through our local representative.

Changeover Day:
Preferred arrival day can be flexible but preferably not on a Saturday or Sunday.

Notes on prices:
The rents are per week for 5-6 people. There are reduced rents for fewer people in the middle and low seasons. Please apply.
Pool heating is included except in the winter time. A pre-heat week will cost £80 if the villa is not rented before your holiday. Air conditioning is an extra £60 per week.

Bookings will be handled by our managing agents in Portugal. A deposit of 25% is required on booking with the balance of rental payable at least 8 weeks prior to arrival. A damage deposit of £300 is required either in cash on arrival or by bank transfer a week before your arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.