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Private Luxury Villa, Caldas De Monchique



Updated: 12-Nov-2016
Villa in Caldas De Monchique, Algarve, Portugal - Villa Renovatio has the most amazing views in the Algarve

Situated on the brow of a hill above the picturesque spa town of Caldas de Monchique, the 19th Century villa is a beautifully restored haven. The flowered terrace overlooks the spectacular swimming pool where guests can relax and enjoy the famed Portuguese sunny climate. From there, one can look down the stunning valley and across 55 kilometres of the Algarve valleys and coastline. Villa Renovatio is a private retreat promising total tranquillity and serenity. The emphasis is on discrete luxury: high quality furnishings, crisp bed linens, local art & crafts décor and modern conveniences make Renovatio a sleek, comfortable villa that combines the best of Portuguese traditional craftsmanship with state-of –the-art comfort. The villa boasts luxurious en-suite bedrooms which offer King size of twin beds suitable for couples, friends sharing or singles. All have power showers and some have baths.

  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I bought the villa in 2007 and spend 2 years restoring it. This villa is a home from home with all luxuries.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi, I stayed in Andrew Villa in 2013 for a week. It was the best week I have ever had and was only sorry I didn't stay for 2 weeks. I was so stressed from work and was looking forward to the break. Renovatio was one of the most serene places I have ever stayed. it was home from home. My husband and Children never saw me so relaxed. The villa, the bedrooms and the pool OMG the pool was so big and I just loved the beautiful Weather. I could recommend this amazing villa highly enough and its beautiful surroundings.

I have booked again already for next year and hope to go over in October with a few friends for a long weekend.

Sonya and Family
Nov 2011
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Fantastic Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fantastically relaxing 10 days at Villa Renovatio.

The villa is beautiful, the views are amazing and the local area has plenty of interesting things to be explored and experienced.

The pool area and outdoor terrace are particularly impressive - both are very spacious with plenty of room for everyone.

We would definitely recommend this villa to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Could have been lovely

  • 3 of 5

This is a beautiful villa in a wonderful setting. The view from the terrace is lovely, the pool is huge and the furniture and fittings are, for the most part, high quality.

However, these positives were spoiled by the overall neglect of the property and the attitude of the owners.

When we arrived, hot and tired from the journey, we found that we had been given the wrong number for the key safe, no immediate way to contact the owner and no local contact. An hour of working through the combination lock in the midday heat eventually got us in. The house and garden were full of broken and abandoned things; the advertised Sky TV and dishwasher did not work; the owner said there was nothing to be done about this.

The pool-level rooms were unsafe, with exposed wiring, no hot water and an interconnecting door which could be closed but had no handle to re-open it. The cleaner, who was lovely but had almost no English, asked us to pay her, when this was clearly included in the price.

I thought I had found us the perfect villa for our long-anticipated family holiday and the reality was a huge disappointment.

We contacted the owner on our return, sending photographs. He offered us a free week out of season, but this would have been difficult to manage and expensive. We asked for a refund of the payment to the cleaner and the owner agreed to pay this. He has not done so.

If the villa has now been refurbished, it should be lovely, but I would advise people not to expect much of the owner.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Villa in Caldas De Monchique

Breathtaking views

  • 4 of 5

My family and I were very fortunate to spend almost 2 weeks at this place. The most amazing views from it's Terrace. Could look at it every day and never get enough of it. Very comfortable for a fairly big group of people (there were 8 of us). 20-30 min drive to the local beaches and 7 min drive to the nearest supermarket where you can find absolutely everything. Definitely need a car. Wonderful big rooms upstairs but less comfortable and much smaller downstairs. Great kitchen and facilities for cooking enthusiasts. Definitely recommend to anyone who is looking for a peaceful and relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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From the Owner

I love the area, away from the crowds, but access to golf and beaches, but mostly the amazing views from the villa.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Foz de Banho at 0.3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 20 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Penina, Morgado at 8 Kilometres Nearest Train : Portimao at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : The Foz at 0.3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Alvor at 20 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Caldas de Monchique has been renowned since the Roman times as a spa town, where the sulphur-rich warm spring water (it comes to the ground at 32 degrees) is so highly prized that it is bottled at the local source. The spa waters spiritual, restorative and healing qualities have attracted many illustrious visitors over the centuries, including the Kings of Portugal and Italy who came to the region in order to “take the waters”. The villa Renovatio has its own spring source – take the cure by our pool!


20 minutes drive to the beach Praia de vau or Alvor.


By air:

Faro airport: 45 minutes drive.

Lisbon airport: 2 hours drive.

By train:

Closest train station: Portimao.

By car:

From Faro: Take the A22 west and turn off at Exit 5 for Monchique.


Walking distance to spa town Caldas De Monchique is only ten minutes.

Further Details:

There are a ranch of restaurants all around the area and very close by. We have a list of all the good restaurants in the Villa.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require photo ID.
We like to have a conversation with all guests before they book, just to make sure they are happy with everything. Contact Phone number required please.
30% deposit with full payment 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
No changeover day will be specified; we remain flexible in this area.

Notes on prices:
Prices are flexible, if required for longer periods.

Pay by electronic transfer, 30% deposit at booking and balance 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Refundable £500 damage deposit.

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.
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Updated: 12-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Peaceful, Beauty and pure Luxury is the word that describes the Villa Renovatio

Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • rural
  • town


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 300 m²


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Twin shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 6 pool room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1- underfloor heating (also in the twin shower), Bedroom 2&3 bath and shower, Bedroom 4&5 both with shower and WC. All bathroom are new. Bedroom 4&5 has no air-conditioning.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Twin single beds can be zipped together to become double
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Twin single beds can be zipped together to become double
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, Twin single beds can be zipped together to become double
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, Twin single beds can be zipped together to become double
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) plus 2 Children Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has double bed, an en-suite with twin shower and under-floor heating, balcony. Bedroom 2&3 has double bed, can be converted to 2 singles beds. Bedroom 4&5 is join family rooms with door between them, one with private balcony.


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

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


  • Outside: The villa has the largest swimming pool in the area, 12.5m x 7.5m, filled with spring water. There is a Napoleon gas barbecue that has four burners. There is sunbathing chairs for 10 people at the pool with landscaped gardens. The property is extremely private on its own grounds. The views from the terrace are amazing and the best views over looking 55kms of the Algarve coastline. There is a music system on the terrace and at the pool that can be run of a iphone, itouch or ipod. The volume can be adjusted on the terrace or by the pool. The terrace has its own dining area for 12 people along with a full suite of furniture to relax after your dinner. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron, ironing board, extra bed linen and towels etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: When house occupied, maid comes twice a week, extra towels are provided all the time. Other: The beautiful terrace runs the whole length of the house with an amazing views of Algarve coast. Music system through the house, running down to the swimming pool, volume could be adjust in different locations.

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