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Spacious Modern Villa In Figueira With Private Pool Close To Many Beaches



Updated: 13-Sep-2016
Villa in Figueira, Nr. Salema, Western Algarve, Portugal - Luxury Modern Villa In Peaceful Village Location within walking distance of the beach

Casablanca is a beautiful modern villa with its own private pool, located in the Western Algarve, unspoilt by tourist development, laid back where the Portuguese come south for their holidays. It is exceptionally spacious. You will find yourself in a very relaxing area that is not built up, has some dramatic coastline, amazing beaches and many relaxed local restaurants. Figueira retains its authentic atmosphere and has three restaurants, local bars and two shops. Here you can sample the real Portugal but enjoy all the comfort of a spacious luxury villa with all amenities close by. There is under-floor heating and a log burner making the villa a wonderful place off season.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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About the Owner

We first visited Figueira on a family holiday in 2006. We fell in love with the village and its unspoilt beauty and were delighted to find our 'dream house' for sale. We love it when other people are able to discover this wonderful place and enjoy it as we do.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Just to say a big thank you from all of us for sharing your beautiful home with us. We had an amazing week and wish it could have been longer! I shall certainly recommend it to everyone!!" 2012

"We had a wonderful time at your villa. The villa was well equipped and we felt at home there. The kids really enjoyed the pool and spent a lot of time in it.Would definitely recommend the villa." Summer 2012

"A real chilled place - just my sort of holiday! We hope to be back soon." Summer 2011
Dec 2011
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5 Reviews

based on 5 holidaymaker reviews


A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

The moment I walked through the gates of Casablanca I was completely blown away. The sun was shining, the sky postcard blue, the pool and garden just looked amazing. The villa itself was very clean & comfortable with all mod cons. Eating a leisurely breakfast in the conservatory with the sun shining in was a treat. The villa has a charm all of its own and although situated in an unspoilt village with beautiful views, is close to shops and beaches. We decided to take the bus to Lagosh which was a great experience travelling with the locals and meandering through villages. Last and not least the wonderful cafe restaurant just a stone's throw from the villa serving the most delicious meals. I would have loved to have stayed longer and returned home absolutely chilled. Will definitely be back again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Villa!

  • 5 of 5

We love this Villa! It's the 3rd time we've returned and we're already booked for our 4th time for April 2015. We've thoroughly enjoyed all our stays at Casablanca. The villa is spacious, very well kept, in a great location for us and good value for money compared to some places we have stayed. We also recommended it to friends of ours - and they've been back twice already as well. Our only reluctance in writing a good review is that we DON'T want Casablanca to get TOO popular!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review. I hope you will have many more happy holidays at Casablanca.
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Lovelly Jubbly.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Casablanca this year and can only say what a beautiful place it is. The villa is spacious, comfortable, clean and very well equipped, providing everything needed for a relaxing holiday. Its location in the village of Figuera is ideal if you wish to explore the Western Algarve. The villa is exactly as described in Owners Direct and is even more spacious and welcoming in reality.

The property is very clean and well maintained. Steph and Gary provide a very good service and respond quickly to any requests. The linen, towels etc are clean and plentiful and are replaced regularly. I would not hesitate to recommend this property to others, In fact we have already done so for next year. In the area there are many restaurants to recommend. Just across the road from the villa is O'Sapinho that has a varied menu to suit all tastes. 5 minutes away in Salema is a very good beach bar called Mira Mar that is also highly recommended. There are also several beautiful beaches within easy reach by car. All in all this villa is excellent value for money and provides everything for a relaxing holiday in a beautiful part of the Algarve.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The best of both worlds

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a fabulous week in your lovely spacious villa. We found it to be very well equipped, comfortable and absolutely spotless. We really enjoyed the combination of the life of the village and the beach so close by. We particularly enjoyed the walk through the countryside (only about 15 minutes) to the local beach which was quiet and unspoilt) but felt we had the best of both worlds with the more lively choices of beach and restaurants at Salema.

The restaurant just across the road with Rui the friendly owner was a real bonus for days when we didn't want to go out and about too much. We also discovered the fish and vegetable market at Vila da Bispo and bought some wonderful things to cook on the barbecue.

We ran out of time before we had a chance to explore the many places of interest nearby but did make it to Sagres and to Lagos, both recommended for shopping, sightseeing and boat trips.

Best of all we enjoyed being in the villa, sitting by the pool relaxing in the sunshine. We swam every day and the end of the week came far too quickly. We'll definitely be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband, son and daughter spent an idylic week here last year. we would have returned this year, but husband fell and smashed his shoulder!! Next year is a must. Its a gloriously spacious, bright and light villa. Spotlessly clean with a delightful pool and nicely contained garden. We love the sleepy authentic village life and sleepy atmosphere. We would come every year if we could!! Thers so many places of internest close by apart from all the fabulous beaches. Get a map and get out and about is my advice, although it will be a sruggle to leave the villa!!! You really need a car to get the most from a stay here. The weather is the icing on the cake ofcourse and views from the upper floor of the villa are lovely. Pat Mross

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

As well as golf at the San Antonio, there are tennis courts, a spa, gym and outside pools. There is also horse riding available locally. In Lagos you can go dolphin watching. There are also ample opportunities to surf and body board on the fabulous beaches of the west coast.

The vila is on the edge of a conservation area of exceptional natural beauty which is very popular with bird watchers and walkers.

Our local agents can provide horse riding, guided walks and photography among other activities.


The totally unspoilt Figueira beach is approximately 15 mins walk through beautiful countryside. Salema, a fishing village which retains much of its traditional atmosphere, has a wonderful beach and many small cafes and excellent restaurants is 5 minutes drive away. There are many other lovely beaches such as Martinhal, Ingrina and Zavial in close proximity.


Faro airport is a straightforward drive of approx. one hour away.


Salema is less than 5 mins by car and Burgau just a little further. The historic coastal fortress town of Lagos with its many shops and entertainment is approx. 20 mins away. From the marina in Lagos there are fishing trips, dolphin watching and scuba diving. The historic town of Sagres is also close, and the natural spa town of Monchique is approx one hour away. Cape st. Vincente, the most westerly point of Europe, believed to be the end of the world by the ancient Portuguese is also near.

Further Details:

Immediately opposite the villa is the wonderful 'O Sophino' restaurant where fresh fish and other local delights await you in the relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. There is one other restaurantin the village, and a couple of small bars. As well as the two village shops the Intermarche Supermarket is less than 5 minutes drive away where you can buy all the provisions needed for your stay. There is a local farmers and fish market in Vila do Bispo (approx 10 mins drive), and for the more adventurous, an amazing fish market is held daily in Lagos. A car is recommended, although it would be possible to stay here without one. Local buses are good, and the two village shops stock an amazing variety of items.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn/winter 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
late spring /summer
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
early summer
1 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
24 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 30% is payable on booking and the remainder 8 weeks before your holiday.

Previous guests will be given 10% discount if they book another holiday with us.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible to accommodate guest's needs. During peak times checkout is at 10am am and arrival at 4pm, but we will try to be flexible with this whenever possible. If no guests are arriving on the same day , you can stay all day on your departure day.

Notes on prices:
Cancellations can be made up to 60 days before travelling. After this the deposit will be retained.

In cooler months underfloor heating can be switched on at 15 euros daily. We can also supply logs for the wood burner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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From the Owner

It combines the luxury of a lovely modern villa which is very spacious, with the real life of an unspoilt village and access to many wonderful beaches and places of interest.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 with bath, separate shower and bidet. Bathroom 2 with bath, shower over and bidet. Cloakroom with toilet.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Very spacious with en suite, a super king bed, double sofa bed with private balcony and additional living space Bedroom 2 with double bed and bult in cupboards for storage. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and bulit in cupboards for storage.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: This exceptionally spacious villa is ideal for a family or two families sharing. There are plenty of different areas both outside and inside to relax. Everything for a perfect holiday is available on your doorstep. Heating is available in cooler months and extra cleaning can be arranged. The villa has a full tourist licence and so has had all the safety checks. Cots, high chairs etc. can be provided. Our local agents have details of other accomodation locally. Outside: Outside you will find a traditional BBQ and mature gardens surrounding the house with plenty of space to sun bathe, and relax. The generous 8 metre pool has a separate shower and can be lit at night. There are ample sun loungers available for sunbathing on the terraces. The pool is fully maintained and cleaned weekly. Utility Room: There is a washing machine and ironing board available in the large garage. Sun loungers and some pool toys will also be found here. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and beach towels will be provided. Towels are changed twice weekly, and beach towels weekly. You can travel light because we provide the towels. The house is cleaned weekly and linen changed. Other: As well as the large living area, there is a conservatory where you can eat. This leads straight out to the pool and BBQ area. The house has a downstairs cloakroom. The large upstairs bedroom with private balcony provides an additional sitting area.

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