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Villa In Praia Da Luz, Western Algarve, Portugal 3115/AL



Updated: 18-Nov-2016
Villa in Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Portugal - Private Heated Pool And Fabulous Views, 15 Minute Walk To Beach And Amenities

Casa Katarina is a comfortable Portuguese style villa in the popular Luz Parque, 15 mins walk from the village with its full amenities and a safe, sandy beach. 10 mins drive from golf. Approx 60 mins from Faro airport and 180 mins from Lisbon. Located on the ground floor the 3 bedrooms lead out to the pool and terraces with built in barbecue. There are 2 bathrooms, one en-suite to main bedroom. Upstairs the large lounge with comfortable sofas, satellite TV and DVD player leads out to a balcony overlooking the pool for alfresco dining with beautiful sea views. There is a separate dining room and typical Portuguese kitchen. From the balcony a staircase leads to the pool. There is parking for two cars on the private driveway.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Bought as a family holiday home many years ago and we still love it now as much as when we first bought it.

Our children are now grown up with children of their own and the villa is enjoyed by all 3 generations.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


A perfect villa for a relaxing holiday.

  • 4 of 5

We have been staying at Casa Katarina since 2010. Our last visit was last October but we spend 3 weeks in June -July and then a week in October anually. The villa suits us perfectly with the stunning panoramic views from the balcony and the private pool with its own jacuzzi and the additional sunbathing patio within its own gardens. The location is within walking distance to the shops, bars and of course the fabulous beach. Within the villa there are 3 bedrooms which have french doors opening on the pool area and the master suite has a dressing room and large bathroom en-suite. We look forward to our holidays in the sun in our favourite location and will continue to enjoy the facilities offered by Casa Katarina in future years.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Set in Montinhos da Luz it is out of the hustle and bustle but elevated and has the most fantastic views.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : FARO at 70 Kilometres Nearest Golf : BOAVISTA at 3.6 Kilometres Nearest Train : LAGOS at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : at 6 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : FAUSTINO at 770 Metres Nearest Beach : LUZ at 1.16 Kilometres Car: not necessary


10 mins to the nearest beach on foot. Praia da Luz is approx a 15 mins walk. Many beautiful beaches are accessible by car including Ingrina, Zavial or Carrapateira and Amado for the surfers in you!


Faro airport is approx 60 mins away by motorway and Lisbon approx 180 mins also by motorway. The picturesque route is approx 90 mins longer. Car hire is recommended but good transfers are available from Faro and everything in Luz is accessible on foot. There is also a train service between Faro and Lagos and excellent local bus services to Lagos.


Many places of interest within 10 to 45 mins drive, including the fascinating Monchique mountains. Excellent shopping in Lagos, 10 mins and Portimao, 20 mins. In Portimao are three commercial centres for shopaholics.

Further Details:

Praia da Luz has all necessary amenities, including medical and dental services. Larger supermarkets and other shops are available in Lagos (10 mins by car). Water sports available in Luz, Lagos or along the coast. Horse riding, walking, bird spotting, you name it you can do it. Alternatively

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 7
15 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 1
1 Jan 2017 - 12 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 2
13 May 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 3
17 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 4
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 5
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 6
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Rate 7
14 Oct 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit with balance payment due 4 weeks before arrival

Changeover Day:
Please contact the owner.

Owner'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: 18-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Beautiful views Our agent Jinny Harman has a permanent office based in Luz and is always available to resolve any issues during the working day and is on call for emergencies.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining Area


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

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over WC and bidet Bathroom with bath/shower over WC and bidet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds and en-suite Bedroom 2 with twin beds Bedroom 3 with twin beds


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: Terrace around pool with shaded area housing built in barbecue Free-form pebble pool with beach entry, heated upon request included in price Utility Room: Access to washing machine upon request. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service 3 times a week, mid week towel change and weekly linen change.

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