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Front Line Beach Location Villa



Updated: 29-Sep-2016
Villa in Calhao, Nr. Mindelo, Cape Verde - Situated on the Quite Undeveloped Beach of Calhao

Pedra Branca is an exclusive front line development of 11 villas in Calhau- Sao Vicente, 15 minutes drive from the vibrant town of Mindelo and 10 Mins to Baia das Gates and 25 minutes from the airport. The villas are built to the highest standard by Imobrisa, the award winning Italian developers. The villa's are a tasteful and elegant style boasting top quality facilities in a sought after tranquil location. The weather averages between 21 to 28 degrees Celsius all year round.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

My wife Jill and I first travelled to the Cape Verde Islands in 2007, we toured 3 of the most popular Islands, Sal, Boa Vista and Sai Vicente. We fell in love with Sai Vicente for its old world unspoilt charm and lack of commercialism. Mindelo is the capital of Sai Vicente and is the cultural centre of the islands. We purchased 2 Villa's off plan and have travelled there 4 times since watching them progress to completion in January 2010 where we had our first holiday in the Villas during the worst winter in the UK for years.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Relax to sound of the sea 24*7

We have been staying in a smaller villa in the same complex. Relaxing away from the city bustle. Mindelo 15 Mins by car, where we stock up with fresh fish, vegetables and fruit. The villa is well equipped for those who enjoy self catering. Having a car is a must when living here. We have enjoyed exploring the island, visiting the beaches and getting to know the Cape Verdian way of life. Daily walks along the seashore, or local mountains. The fantastic pool can be enjoyed both day and night. Architect designed villas are not just a pleasure to look at, but also comfortable to live in. We are happy to have chosen this location for our 7 week holiday. This couple enjoyed it so much they bought the villa next door and our now our neighbours.
Aug 2010
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From the Owner

My wife and I wanted a second investment home where we could eventually spend half of our retirement years during the English winters and spend family time with our children and grandson. The weather averages 25 degrees Celsius all year round. We are remote enough to have total peace and close enough to Mindelo to enjoy it's vibrant life style.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Sai Vicente at 23 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Mindelo at 18 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Chez Loutcha at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Bais Das Gatis at 3 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Walking, swimming, cycling, fishing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, surfing, sailing and wind-surfing, Knitting! and just chilling out with a beer by the pool listening to your iPod.


Just 90 meters from the beach.


There are regular flights from Sal, Boa Vista and Lisbon to San Pedro Airport Sai Vicente, see owners website for full details. Flights are due to open up direct from France 2011. Car hire is available locally and vehicles can be collected and returned to and from the airport. Car hire is recommended.


Just a 15 minutes drive from the vibrant town of Mindelo with all amenities and 10 minutes from Bai das Gates.

Further Details:

Full sea-view over the beautiful bay of Calhau.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
September to December
6 Sep 2016 - 14 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
December to February
15 Dec 2016 - 12 Feb 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
I expect a deposit of 100 Euros at time of booking and balance payable a least one week before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the properties per week in Euros, but can be paid in euros or pounds by bank transfer or PayPal.
6 Night minimum stay.

Owner'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.
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Updated: 29-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

Total peace with beautiful views of the sea to the front and mountains to the rear. The sea is 90 metres away where you can have a leisurely walk along the beach and enjoy the quite unspoiled coastline.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • waterfront


  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 110 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Walk in wet room style shower
  • 2 bathrooms


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 bedrooms. Sleeps four, 1 Double+2 Singles (Singles Zip Together) or 2 Doubles.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Discounts also available with local hire car firm (details on request). Villa with shared pool, jacuzzi, sea and mountain views. Ipod dock/radio (also aux plug for other devices). Outside: Set in private landscaped grounds with a shared pool and jacuzzi with your own sun loungers. There is a large patio to the front of the villa with a large table and chairs overlooking the sea. There is a garage with the Villa (with electric door). Utility Room: Large Patio to the front with table and chairs. Other: Spacious open living environment.

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