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High Quality Villa with Pool in Peaceful Location yet Close to Beaches, Restaura



Updated: 24-Sep-2016
Villa near Guia, Albufeira, Central Algarve - WI-FI INTERNET and SAUNA at the Villa

Casa Mouraria is a high quality villa property ideally located for a relaxing holiday in a private setting and close to the beaches, restaurants and resort facilities. Casa Mouraria is a large house with an impressive approach through automatic gates leading to the driveway by established lawns and flowerbeds up to the main entrance.There are five bedrooms, 4 bathrooms (3 en-suite and one with a 4-person Sauna) which accommodate up to 11 guests. There are comfortable receptions rooms and an extensive outside covered living area for alfresco lounging and dining overlooking the swimming pool. There is a stunning fully-fitted kitchen with all modern appliances and equipment including a large ice-making American fridge.In addition there is air-conditioning in all the bedrooms , Sky+ multi-channel TV and free wi-fi internet throughout the house. There are many restaurants in the area , the village of Guia is 5 kms with more restaurants, banks, chemist and market.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Casa Mouraria has been our family home for over 20 years and our sons have grown up here. They are now studying or working away which gives us the opportunity to travel and also rent the house with Owners Direct.

Speaks English, Portuguese

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to let you know what a wonderful holiday we had at your beautiful home last week. Casa da Mouraria is by far the best villa we have rented in the Algarve and we have been renting there for 20 years! The house is simply stunning as you arrive down the beautifully landscaped gardens and we all spent many enjoyable hours in the pool.What a picturesque veranda too ,every meal spent there when we weren't eating out. Nigel and Emma Harris -July 2010

We would like to congratulate you for the lovely place and house you have in the Algarve. Lovely and comfortable rooms and a fantastic outside area.

Familys Pedal,Villoldo and Torres - Sept 2010

"This house was perfection,in peaceful surroundings but easy reach of the sea"-Bicket and Malan families 16.07.11

"We had a lovely 2 weeks in your gorgeous house,especially the pool and the outside terrace area"-The Slacks and Hays 30.07.11

"Thankyou so much for letting us share your beautiful home"-The Caldicotts and Busbys 20.08.11
May 2010
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews



  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful Villa in August 2016. It was breathtaking. We were a party of 12, 7 adults and 5 children. There was ample space. The villa was so relaxing we hardly left. We cooked in most nights and took full advantage of stunning sunsets on the veranda. The villa was of exceptionally high quality and we would not hesitate to give a well deserved 5 stars. Hopefully we will be back.Thanks Guy, a wonderful experience!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Having just spent eight days relaxing in this beautiful villa I can't recommend this villa enough. My wife and I, plus three grown up children and partners, plus my mum, were all very comfortable in what is essentially a lovely family home.

The pool and gardens and outside terrace areas are where we spent most of our time and the loungers are particularly nice.

For us the location was perfect, very rural and peaceful but within easy reach of beaches and restaurants. Albufuera is 5 minutes away and the golf courses at Villamoura are a 20 minute drive away.

All in all we had a wonderful holiday and would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


Casa Mouraria is 5km west of Albufeira and 6km from the beaches of Galé, Castelo, Evaristo and São Rafael.


Casa Mouraria is approximately 45km or a 45 minutes drive west from Faro airport. Faro Airport is served by most national and so-called low-cost airlines. Car hire is highly recommended due to the country setting and it will give you easy access to the local area and the Algarve region. Further afield , Lisbon and Seville are both easily reached within 2 hours.


Guia village is 3 kms.away and has facilities such as mini markets ,banks , chemist , bakery, restaurants and cafes. The Algarve Shopping Centre is near to Guia and has the largest supermarket in the area as well as many many shops. Albufeira town at 5 kms is far enough away and close enough for easy access to all the facilites of a busy tourist town day and night. There are numerous restaurants in the country and beach vicinity to Casa Mouraria to cater for types of cuisine and budgets.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 7
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate A
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate B
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate C
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate D
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate E
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate F
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate G
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
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
Refundable Damage Deposit £580

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% is required o booking and the balance of 75% to be received 8 weeks prior to arrival. If booking within 8 weeks of arrival 100% payment is required to confirm the booking.Payments should be made by bank transfer.
Cancellation : we would be happy to refund the deposit in the unfortunate event of you needing to cancel providing that we are able to find a substitute booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturdays only in July and August with a minimum stay of 7 nights. Arrival and departure days may be flexible in other months. On departure day the house must be vacated by 10am. On arrival day check-in will normally be after 4pm unless made available earlier.

Notes on prices:
Breakage Deposit : there is a £500 (or Euro equivalent) damage deposit required when booking. This is fully refundable on return providing there has been no damage reported.
Casa Mouraria is available at other times of the year on a request basis - please email your request for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 24-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite full bathroom with separate shower to bedroom 1. En-suite walk-in-shower room to bedroom 2. En-suite walk-in-shower room to bedroom 3, also access to the Sauna. Shared full bathroom with bath and separate shower to bedrooms 4 and 5.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10/11 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with emperor-size bed,walk-in dressing room,large sun terrace. Bedroom 2 with double bed,windows,balcony over garden. Bedroom 3 with double bed,french windows,Sauna (4 persons). Bedroom 4 with twin beds. Bedroom 5 with double bed.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning is in all 5 bedrooms. Casa Mouraria was built in 1989 by the present owners and underwent a complete renovation and extension in 2003. Free Wireless Internet access throughout the house. Outside: The house has 380 square metres (4,100 sq.ft.) of construction and stands in 3500 square metres of land which is fenced and walled . Access is through the electrically operated gates. The private pool has a full surround stone laid terrace with sunbeds. The swimming pool measures 10x5m and the depth ranges from 1m to 2m in the deep end. Utility Room: Washing machine, ironing board and iron. Also a 2nd fridge ideal as the drinks fridge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service is on the arrival day plus 2 other days of the week.Bed linen and towels are provided.Linen is changed once weekly and towels twice weekly. Beach towels are also provided. Other: The terrace is a large outside living/dining/lounge area, has a teak dining table which extends to seat 10 people, wicker furniture/seating and hammocks for relaxation. There is also a Weber BBQ grill. Sauna (2mx2m) in bedroom 3 available free of charge.

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