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Villa with Private Pool, Air Con, Superb Garden And Country Views

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Serra e Mar, Alvor Area, Western Algarve, Portugal - Tranquil Location, Near Golf And Beach

This attractive detached single storey villa is set in a 2700m2 fully stocked mature garden with many exotic plants including orange, lemon, grapefruit, fig and plum trees and benefits from a south facing view. The villa has been recently refurbished with a new fully fitted kitchen, new bathrooms, and tiled throughout. The large living room with wood burning fireplace, beamed ceiling and separate dining area, leads through patio doors directly onto the private terrace and swimming pool with two covered dining areas, BBQ and outside shower. There are 3 double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathrooms. The villa also has a guest cloakroom, utility area with access to a courtyard/drying area, plenty of storage, satellite television, ceiling fans and air conditioning. Electric gates lead to a large driveway with a single garage.

Duarte Anne-Sophie
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Duarte Anne-Sophie

I live in France with my husband and our 3 children. We spend most of our holidays in Portugal which we love as it has a wonderful climate, a relaxing lifestyle and we like being close to the sea.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great place to unwind and relax. We had a wonderful family holiday here. The house was so easy.
Dec 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alcalar in Mexilhoeira Grande

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Outdoor shower - Outdoor Shower
  • Master bedroom has an en-suite shower, bath, basin, bidet and WC. Bedrooms 2 has an en-suite shower, basin, bidet and WC. Bedroom 3 has an en-suite shower, basin and WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Dining Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom has a large double bed and wardrobes with a vanity unit Bedroom 2 has twin beds double wardrobes with a vanity unit. Bedroom 3 has twin beds double wardrobes with a vanity unit.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: All rooms have full remote control air-conditioning units which also provide heating on colder days. Lounge has log fire facility. Garage. Ample parking. A small welcome food pack. Information booklet containing details about the Algarve. Suitable for all ages. Outside: Extensive elevated sun terrace surrounding the pool with views over fabulous landscaped private garden and countryside. The villa is in 2700m2 plot with a fabulous mature private landscaped garden. A large terrace surrounds the private 10x5m pool with shade available all day if required. Pool loungers are provided. Utility Room: Off kitchen with fridge/freezer, washing machine, iron, ironing board etc. Drying courtyard off utility area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen provided. Maid service is available for an additional charge. Other: Wifi internet available


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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Lovely relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely relaxing holiday. The swimming pool was great as was the two sheltered areas to sit as it certainly was very hot.

I would agree with everything the previous reviewer has said and would certainly recommend this villa.

Anne-Sophie was always very quick at answering any queries and the instructions she sent were very clear and thorough..

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a two week holiday at this villa and we all had a fabulous time. The accommodation was clean and well appointed. It had everything you would need for a self catering holiday. .

Before departure I received a detailed overview from the owner on it's location & information about the villa and to have a bottle of water, wine, milk and some bread on arrival was a nice touch "thank you".

Loved the coffee machine and again it was nice to see some pods ready to use on arrival. We purchased some more pods at the local supermarkets and left about 8 so that the next guests would have some too ;-).

The pool area is private and south facing with sun all day long but has plenty shaded area's & parasols are provided along with comfortable sun loungers. The pool itself has a gradual slope with a deeper area for those who like to dive in.

The BBQ had everything you need in terms of charcoal & utensils.so eating in the evening with the pool lights on was very relaxing indeed.

Wifi is available but is on a pay per GB & coverage at the villa was very good and switched it on and off as and when you needed to. We located a shop within Alvor town and all you need to do is take a photo of the information in the villa concerning in the WIFI and tell them how much you wish to load and they will do this for you.

I know people don't go on holiday to watch TV but as others have mentioned, the channels are somewhat limited so we did take a few DVD's just in case.

We had a car but a taxi into Alvor was approx 10-13 euros each way and about 10 mins. We know the location well and there are plenty of restaurants, water parks, beaches & attractions within a few miles radius.

We would highly recommend this villa to couples & families looking for a relaxing holiday.

Many thanks for the use of your home.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week in this villa and I wish we could have stayed longer.

When we first booked we thought there were a lot of instructions to follow but that is just because the owner has thought of everything.

On getting there we were really pleased to find some essentials left for us (bread, water and milk) very thoughtful.

The villa is like a home away from home and we were very comfortable.

We had a hire car and used that most times we went out but on the couple of occasions we used the recommended taxi service they were very prompt and it cost approximately €12 for a people carrier into Alvor centre.

Photographs don't do the villa justice as it's much larger than it looks.

If you are taking children who like the TV I would recommend you take some dvds as the satellite TV is french.

All in all a perfect villa for a relaxing family or group holiday with bars and restaurants within easy reach.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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very relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had the most relaxing holiday in Casa Lucia last July. The villa is very comfortable, relaxing with all the added extras and mod cons to make the holiday very enjoyable.

As a family of five we had a wonderful holiday, the villa had plenty of space, the pool was great, an outside barbeque made dining in easy and the garden was so relaxing that we did not need to leave the villa some days until the evening for a stroll in Alvor or nearby ports. The villa was an ideal location close to the beaches but located on higher ground with a lovely view and in tranquil surroundings.

The owner was very helpful with information to hand on all facilities at the villa and on local attractions. We really enjoyed the holoiday and plan to return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Villa

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to the villa, but the first since the current owners acquired it.

We love this place because it has everything you could possible need including the essential wifi to keep the younger ones happy. Great location as well with everything close at hand, a car is essential though.

The owners are a delight to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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So relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Photos did not do this villa justice, it was far prettier and much bigger than we expected. Excellent location, easy to find. Wonderful south facing pool and pretty laid out gardens with high degree of privacy. The place felt very homely and airy with high ceilings and air con. Liked it so much we spent the first 6 days at the villa and chilled out.

Owner was very well organised and helped out with any queries I had prior to and during the holiday. She was a delight to deal with and made the holiday that much smoother. Would definitely recommend this villa for a real taste of 'R & R'.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Penina Golf
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary


10 min drive to Alvor's stunning stretches of sandy beach with rock formations, coves, sand dunes and harbour. Many beach cafes, bars and restaurants. Great for families or couples.


Faro airport 50 minutes drive away. Car hire essential.


Alvor picturesque fishing village 15 minutes drive. Good restaurants nearby, 5/10 minutes drive away on quiet roads. Lagos historic city with yacht marina and beaches 20 minutes drive. Cape St Vincent with big cliffs and great surfing 45 minutes drive. Silves - old Moorish capital with castle 20 minutes away. Scenic drive to the top of Monchique (3000 feet) takes 45 minutes. 15 minutes drive to Water Park. Autodrome 15 minutes drive.

Further Details:

Faro airport is 50 minutes drive away on new motorway. Car hire is essential. Portimao town 15 minutes drive with 6 screen cinema. All films in English.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Alcalar, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
31 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
28 Apr 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late summer
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £177.73

Changeover Day:
Preferably Saturday changeover day - we are flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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