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*SAFE AND SECURE BOOKING* A Stunning Luxury Villa with only 5 star reviews

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Peral, Sao Bras de Alportel, Eastern Algarve, Portugal - A Very Peaceful Location, Yet Only 10 mins Drive to Beaches, Local Towns and Golf Courses

A Vila Privada is a truly unique property in the Eastern Algarve from where you can explore the real beauty of the local area and see all that Portugal has to offer. The property benefits from 5 en-suite bedrooms, a large drawing room with dining area and a separate sitting room with television, satellite TV and surround sound DVD system. The fully equipped kitchen will enable you to prepare fabulous meals to enjoy on the main terrace. The villa also benefits from a roof terrace, with covered gazebo (May-Sept), a large pool terrace and pool gazebo and formal gardens with private seating areas. A very spacious and comfortable property to create a true home from home experience and also benefits from full central heating and log fires and air-conditioning in the bedrooms, making it a truly all year round destination.

Can be rented from 3 bed to 5 bed with range of pricing available - please see our website www.avilaprivada.com for more details. Please note that the prices owners direct will quote are for 3 bedrooms which would sleep a maximum of 6 people. If you are looking for pricing for 4 or 5 bedrooms please refer to our own website for full pricing options.

More Details

Lisa Lokkerbol
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Lisa Lokkerbol

We are a professional couple currently working and living in New York but investing in Portugal as a long term home to retire to and enjoy a more relaxed pace of life.

In the meantime we are pleased to offer our property as a great place to escape and enjoy some downtime with friends and family. We have both come from the hospitality industry and know exactly what makes for great service and high standards. Over the years we have travelled extensively for both business and pleasure and bring the best of these experiences into our villa rental experience for our guests.

We hope you enjoy the many touches and details.

Jonathan and Ian

Lisa Lokkerbol purchased this villa in 2010

Why Lisa Lokkerbol chose Estoi Town

At the end of 2009 whilst holidaying in Mexico we forged the plan to retire somewhere warm and more relaxed. We already loved Portugal and the Portuguese people as we have friends in the area.

In early 2010 we visited over 30 properties on various trips, the first being A Vila Privada. Each time, we came back to this fabulous villa with its blend of space, light, comfort and Italian styled detailing we knew this was the home we wanted.

We fell in love with this property and completed in September 2010, opening for our first rentals in 2011. Since then we have continued to invest each year in enhancements to the property and the grounds to give our guests the best possible experience.

In 2013 we held our wedding reception at the property, not only to enjoy the great space and summer weather, but also to have these great memories for many years to come in our fantastic home.

What makes this villa unique

We found the blend of a modern, spacious and very private villa built in the beautiful hamlet of Peral a great contrast of quality living whilst experiencing a truly relaxed lifestyle. Peral is a short distance (5 minutes by car) to Sao Bras de Alportel, a lovely Portuguese town with great facilities.

We get to experience Portugal at its' best from this great location whilst not compromising on the creature comforts and connectivity to the modern world.

We hope you think so to.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cerro de Manuel Viegas in Estoi

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 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
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • All rooms are en-suite. Bedroom 1 & 5 have a bath with shower over, WC and vanity sink unit. Bedrooms 2,3 & 4 have shower cubicles, WC and vanity sink units. Luxury bath and face towels are provided, along with complimentary spa toiletries.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 en suite Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: There are 3 double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms. All rooms have air conditioning, en-suite, wardrobes (with plenty of hangers) and access to a shared roof terrace or private terraces. Egyptian cotton bedding adds a touch of luxury to your stay.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Further details on our property can be found on our own website. The Villa is ideally suited to couples holidaying together, or families with older children as whilst the main house is on a single level, it is built on a hillside, affording fantastic views, but with numerous areas with steps where care needs to be taken. It is set in a small rural village and it is most advisable to have a hire car to get around and about to explore the area. The Villa is very well located to enable you to explore the many features, historic towns, renovated Pasada's, Golf courses, beaches and restaurants. Alternatively you might wish to just visit the local fish, meat and fruit markets in either Sao Bras de Alportel or Olhao, stock up the cupboards and then lock the Villa gate behind you and enjoy peace, tranquillity and luxury in our lovely property. Outside: The grounds to this property are extensive and are arranged over multiple levels, creating different vistas and experiences enabling you to either socialise with your family and friends, or find that special bit of tranquility to get away from it all. The large pool is private and provided with sun loungers, cushions and towels, there is also a day-bed sofa in the pool gazebo. There is a private seating area in the formal garden that is shaded from the sun where you can enjoy a book out of the heat of the sun. The main terrace has a large dining set, with a second bistro set to enjoy drinks. There is also a further dining set on the roof terrace and a covered gazebo (May to September). Utility Room: There is a utility room with access to washing machine, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury white towels, cotton bathrobes and complimentary bathroom slippers are provided in the rooms along with Egyptian cotton bedding. Mocha towels are provided for by the poolside. Midweek (Wed) we provide a general maid service for bathrooms & kitchen. Other: There is a second sitting room which also has doors to the terrace and outside kitchen. This room has been set up as a media room with large flat-screen TV, satellite receiver, surround sound DVD system and a range of board games to entertain you.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

*SAFE AND SECURE BOOKING* A Stunning Luxury Villa with only 5 star reviews
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

Amazing experience

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing house - the owners from booking as well as the local agent could not have been more helpful in planning our family celebration - the house is truly amazing they have thought of everything down to the smallest detail from pre planning advise, the facilities within the house were excellent as well as all the fittings and accessories were all luxurious and so well thought out. We are a family of 12 with ageing parents with mobility restrictions and children with special needs arriving from the UK, Italy and France so logistics and facilities are always a challenge - but this is by far the best holiday we have had together in a wonderfull surrounding.....the first time I've relaxed when getting my family together for our 2 yearly get together.....Thank you so much Lisa and Jonty....the family are already asking to come back in 2018!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Lesley for such a fabulous review and we are over the moon that your family get together was such a success in our home. We love getting feedback from our cleints, especially ones who are so complimentary. A Vila Privada is continually changing and as mentioned before this winter will see some more projects which we think will benefit our clients in the coming seasons. Once again, thank you taking the time to submit a review and we look forward to seeing you back at Privada in the future Jonty and Ian
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Pure luxury

  • 5 of 5

When we initially arrived we were blown away by the sheer size of the villa along with the luxury views and decor. We have stayed in many villas in Europe yet this villa stood out.

The vila privada team are so supportive and the little books left by the delighful owners with local advice on shopping, local restaurants shows how much they care about you having a great stay.

We spent our days by the pool and our evenings out and about. We LOVED our stay and are making plans to come back.

HIGHLY recommended 😎

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi and many thanks for taking the time to post a review about your stay. Also thank you for mailing us seperately with so many lovely compliments as well as seeing photo's of you enjoying the area, towns and villages. We especially liked how many restaurants you managed to visit in a week,,!! Glad you made the most of the space and had some serious down time in that glorious sunshine. Hope we can welcome you back in 2017. Flights are booking now (as well as the villa already being busy) so don't wait too long. Best wishes Jonty and Ian
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Breath taking

  • 5 of 5

A Vila Privada is the most idyllic place in the whole of Portugal. The villa is totally appointed, the location - completely ideal and for the scenery and pool - utterly fabulous. I've made so many beautiful memories there with my family and friends. We sat for hours enjoying our cocktails by the pool embracing the sunshine. The villa ticks absolutely every box required.

A very huge thank you to the owners and Lisa for making us feel so welcome in their home. We absolutely loved our stay and most certainly will be returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi L. Thanks so much for this review and the detailed e mail to the feedback account on our website. You certainly max'd out your week in terms of relaxation. Your compliments regarding our villa were so lovely and personal. Privada has begun bookings already for 2017 which is very early but obviously people are planning well ahead so not to miss out on gorgeous Portugal. We had quite a few repeat clients in 2016 and some have already indicated they will be trying our other 2 villas in the 'Privada Group'. Thank you again for taking time out for this and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Jonty and Ian
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Luxury 5 star accommodation in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful 5 bedroom villa in a hide away location. Immaculately maintained with all the comforts you would expect from luxury accommodation. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Huge thanks and we hope we see you again. Jonty and Ian
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Villa Pravada

  • 5 of 5

Amazing amazing amazing, a thoughtfully designed and tastefully decorated villa set in stunning grounds.

Jonty and Ian couldn't do enough for us and their agent Lisa was so helpful even organizing a taxi for us when we ventured out on a trip.

10 days just wasn't enough and given there were 5 adults and a 3yr old in our party we could all easily find our own space.

We have rented many villa's over the years this without a doubt is the best and it is going to be so hard to not compare this one with future rentals out-side of Portugal......We will be back, thank you for making our holiday....

The Bayliss, Copley-Williams family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa. Thank you, thank you, thank you... Clients now looking for next year will see these fabulous compliments which will help them make informed decisions. Privada is becoming such a hit with all its 'adopted' guests it just makes us want to continually update/upgrade/maintain this lovely house. More projects are being earmarked for the winter months and please don't forget to check out our villa in Pinheiro and from Spring next year, another new villa in Peral. Thank you for taking the time to let people know about your holiday. See you in the future Jonty and Ian
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Total luxury

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Privada with our two sons, brother and his wife and parents. The villa was perfect for the whole range of ages. There was plenty of spaces for us to gather all together as a family for meals and around the pool, but also space so we could get away from each other for some peace and quiet. The villa was extremely comfortable, with everything we needed. The gown and slippers were a lovely touch.

We stayed for a week and found it hard to tear ourselves away from the villa, so the local attractions were somewhat neglected. We did manage a trip to Tavira and its Ihla which was lovely, as well as a trip to Slide and Splash which was great fun for all of us.

We would definitely recommend this villa and would return in a flash.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Simon Huge thanks for taking the time to review Privada. 2016 is an amazing year for Portugal in terms of tourism and already 2017 calendar has bookings which is unusual this far in advance. We love that people find it hard to leave Privada once you have arrived...the place is becoming so special for many people now. Please take time to look at Casita Privada Pinheiro (p6495149 on Owners Direct, our number 2 villa) and watch out for number 3 from next spring, Casita Privada Peral which as you know is next door to Privada. Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you back anytime. Kind regards Jonty
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Faro Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Lagar Mesquita
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Vila Monte
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Faro Old Town
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Lagar Mesquita
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Car: necessary


Portugal, and particularly the Algarve boasts some of the best beaches in Europe and you are no more than 15 minutes from some exceptional and yet unspoilt beach areas.


Faro airport is the nearest airport to the Villa, with a transfer time by car or taxi of around 20 minutes (we supply full route plans in advance of your stay). Faro is well served with daily flights from a number of UK airports and is efficient and quick to get in and out of.

Hire car rental is essential for you to truly enjoy time in this lovely part of the Algarve and we have listed a range of recommended hire car companies on our website.


The villa is located in the rural village of Peral and is 4-5 miles to the town of Sao Bras de Alportel, approx 5 minute drive.

The towns of Estoi and Olhao are approximately 15 minutes away providing a range of facilities for tourists and locals alike with a wide range of restaurants and bars. Within a 20 minute drive you could be in Faro or Tavira.

Further Details:

The villa is located in the rural village of Peral and is 4-5 miles to the town of Sao Bras de Alportel, approx 5 minute drive.

The towns of Estoi and Olhao are approximately 15 minutes away providing a range of facilities for tourists and locals alike with a wide range of restaurants and bars. Within a 20 minute drive you could be in Faro or Tavira.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cerro de Manuel Viegas, Estoi

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
17 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Season
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter Season
21 Oct 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
30 Dec 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
31 Mar 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
16 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
27 Oct 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
Booking enquiries should be made to reservations@avilaprivada.com. Our English Agent who is located in the local area will handle all enquiries and provide a swift and efficient service to manage your enquiry. Full terms of booking can be found on our website or via our agent.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible with departure from the Villa by 10am in the morning and arrival after 2pm in the afternoon. Our local agent, Lisa Lokkerbol or one of her team, will be on hand to greet you at the Villa, provide keys and show you around.

Notes on prices:
***All prices stated are for bookings of 3 bedrooms***
Our booking agent can provide pricing for both 4 and 5 bedroom letting on request. You can also find full pricing information on our own website www.avilaprivada.com

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.