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Beautiful Contemporary Villa With 3 Ensuite Bedrooms, Private Pool And Sea Views



Updated: 13-Jul-2016
Villa in Burgau, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Retreat, 3 Minutes Walk To Cabanas Velhas Cove, 8 Minutes Wal To Burgau

Amazing contemporary villa nestled on hillside between the unspoilt sleepy fishing villages of Burgau and Salema. Quinta da Fortaleza is sister site to Parque da Floresta and has its own private Cabanas Velhas cove with beach bar. Sen Nome is a superb villa offering fantastic sea views, luxurious contemporary interior with spacious open plan living area and terraces set across 2 floors. 3 lavish bedrooms with 3 modern en-suite bathrooms. Outdoors we have a large poolside living area with sunny terraces on all bedrooms all with amazing sea views. The poolside barbecue and dining allows for your alfresco summer dining together with sun beds. The sofas on the bedroom terraces are well placed so that you can enjoy a romantic novel or a G & T in the summer sunshine. A fantastic tranquil retreat which helps us escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The pool lighting at night provides a wonderful summertime ambience while enjoying your summers evening in this beautifully villa.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are Jane & Steve Williams and we have been letting holiday accommodation for several years now. We have three luxury chalets in Chamonix an this villa follows the luxury designs that we have pride in offering out clients. With the client in mind this villa has everything you will require for a relaxing, much deserved, enjoyable holiday.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

I was the very fortunate person that spent the week with friends (along with my partner and wee boy) in May. I must say your house was amazing and very nice to stay in and I will definitely return and recommend it to friends. Lesley C May 2012
Jan 2012
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Exeter, Devon

Wonderful Villa with Sea Views and Peace!

  • 5 of 5

We've just had a lovely weeks holiday with our family of six adults. The spacious villa was outstanding, it was beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean. The Villa is set in an unspoilt part of the western Algarve, with breathtaking views of the sea, especially from the upper terraces. We were near several beautiful beaches, a couple with beach bars. The large clean pool was kept well and was always refreshing! Plenty of choice for eating out in any of the local towns and great choice of local cuisine. There was a large Supermarket with fuel station, close by, that supplied everything you could want. Our local english villa contact, Alice, was very helpful with any questions or advice we needed.

A fabulous villa for any occasion, you won't be dissapointed!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Woking, Surrey

Excellent villa

  • 5 of 5

Definitely recommended. Fantastic villa to stay in located in a quiet, unspoilt part of the Algarve. Has easy access to both more sheltered southern facing beaches and Atlantic beaches with great waves (our 10 year old loves the waves!!)

The villa is beautifully decorated, fully equipped with very comfortable sun-loungers. The sundeck outside the master bedroom has stunning views - a great place for morning coffee/tea!

It's walking distance to the nearest beach with a good bar/restaurant (although a hill to climb on way back). Also only a short drive to many other good restaurants, our favourites are in Salema. Plus the supermarket is only 5 minute drive.

We have stayed 2 years running and can't wait to return next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A villa to remember!!

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate enough to stay in this villa. All the descriptions of the property are correct, a very well equipped kitchen which allowed us to entertain our fellow holiday makers, beautifully presented bedrooms with fitted sheets on the beds, not ones which take a walk when you roll over and good quality mattresses. Good sized built in bbq area and correct among of garden furniture, maybe an additional umbrella would have been great, but that was a minor need as shade available. Very short drive to burgau, which is a charming village with the best beach bar around. the service and food are top quality. All in all a great place to have a family holiday, we will most definitely be going back. Many thanks :]

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Surfing, Sailing, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Kite Surfing, Wakeboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Walking, Cycling, you can have it all in right here. The best surfing is on the Aljezur coast line which is literally 20 minutes by car with the most dramatic surf in the Algarve in Carrapateira and Amado. Parque da Floresta and Boa Vista have a Spa where you can have all your beauty and well being treatments.


Our local beach is a private cove called Cabanas Velhas which has a little beach bar and is 3 minutes from the villa, we also have our own Indian Restaurant which is the best. The next nearest is Burgau approx 1km and Salema approx 2km. If you follow the coastal road along past Salema you will find some wonderful empty coves some with a quaint bar/restaurant. Ingrina is a lovely beach for you lunch however if you a looking for just a beach you can try


Faro airport is approximately 50 minutes from the Villa and Lisbon is approx 2.5 hours. You can drive to Seville in 2 hours. A car is necessary for this holiday however there you can leave the car an walk to Burgau of an evening.


Burgau and Salema have many excellent restaurants. Lagos is only 15 mins drive with its larger choice of restaurants/bars/shops and charming cobbled streets, displaying typical Moorish architecture. There is also a marina where big game fishing/dolphin watching/ boat hire is available. Cape St. Vincent, the most s.westerly point in Europe, is only 30 mins drive. Villa is a short walk to a lovely sandy beach/beach bar. There are 2 very good supermarkets nearby catering for all your requirements.

Further Details:

The local area is National Park land and has some amazing little coves for that private beach experience.

Things To Do: Cape St Vincent with it's dramatic headland is the most South Western point of Europe and is just a 25 min drive from the villa. Sagres is it's neighbour with good beaches.

Zoomarine is situated near to Albufeira. It is an amazing day out where you can swim with dolphins and enjoy the spectacle.

Slide and Splach is near Lagoa and is a great water park for all ages.

A drive out to the Monchique mountains is a great place to sample Chicken Piri Piri at its very best.

Lagos of course, has much on offer from dolphin safari's to wake boarding for the adventurous. Why not charter a boat and have lunch anchored up in one of the many coves along this dramatic coastline.

Lagos town is impressive, steeped in history with its cobbled streets and traditional charm or the marina where old meets new displaying typical Moorish architecture.

One of the beaches in Largos spans approx 5 km with golden sand, watersports and beach cafe's.

The motorway provides an easy link to Spain and you can be in Seville in 2 hours.

Parque da Floresta: Parque da Floresta is the sister site to Quinta da Fortaleza. Parque da Floresta is an award winning site providing the backdrop to a beautiful but demanding golf. Floresta Beauty Spa a great place to unwind. Tennis, bowls and kids club, football academy tennis coaching and golf academy. There is a Golf Club where lunch is served daily, an outdoor pool with snack facilities, an Italian restaurant, you can even have take away meals delivered to your door.

You will also benefit from discounted green fees at Parque da Floresta

Getting There: Lagos is approx 90 km from Faro Airport. The new motorway provides the perfect road link.

Lisbon Airport is no more than a 2.5 hour drive and again a motorway link to Lagos.


Rental rates

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Rate 7
24 Sep 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
25% deposit (non refundable) taken at time of booking with balance payment to be made 8 weeks prior to occupancy.

Changeover Day:
During peak period i.e. Mid July to September we generally run Saturday to Saturday however we can be more flexible at other times of the year. Please contact us with your enquiry and we will endeavour to accommodate your requests.

Notes on prices:
Saturday to Saturday is the Minimum of 4 nights is possible, prices to be advised.

25% at time of booking, balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to occupancy
£300 damage deposit to be paid during week prior to holiday

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From the Owner

Set between the wonderful sleepy fishing villages of Burgau and Salema, this provides wonderful space to kick back and enjoy the sunshine. It has everything you need for that well earned rest and the area offers something for all the family. Burgau is a short walk away and Salema is a short journey by car however we also have our own little cove Cabanas Velhas with its own little beach bar as a wonderful space for lunch, dinner or even that sunset drink. Lagos offer all the watersports and activities you might need a wonderful moorish town for you to explore.

Property Type

  • villa


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


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


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 - Corner Bath with shower head, Toilet and sink with ample storage Bathroom 2 - Shower, Toilet, Bidet and Sink with ample storage Bathroom 3 - Bath, Separate Shower, Toilet and Sink with ample storage


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Kingsize Bed, Large Wardrobes and Bedside cabinets Bedroom 2 - Twin Beds (2) can be put together to create Kingsize, Large Wardrobes and Bedside cabinets Bedroom 3 - Kingsize Bed, Large Wardrobes and Bedside cabinets


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Satellite TV no longer available in Portugal Unfortunately we do no allow pets in the villa. Smoking is not allowed in the villa. A new water reservoir has been installed in June 2012 to ensure no water interuption during the peak summer months. Pool heating £150 per week. Outside: Wonderful private swimming pool (8x4m) with poolside shower and 6 sun loungers. Pool heating available, if required, at extra cost (heating not necessary in summer). External dining area with barbecue grill, dining table and 6 chairs. Small private garden to rear with range plants and burganvillia and pine forest behind. There are other villas to each side (staggered to maximise privacy) but none in front to obstruct the wonderful sea views. Pool heating £150 per week Utility Room: Washing Machine, Iron, Ironing Board, Mop & Bucket, Brush Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen (not beach towels) are included in the price. The villa will be cleaned and prepared prior to your arrival. For rentals of 14 nights, a maid will call mid stay to provide a basic clean to the villa and change linen. Other: All rooms are luxuriously furnished with all the things you will need to make for a perfect holiday. There is even a clothes line to the rear garden where you can dry your beach towels in the evening.

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