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Villa With Large Private Pool, Outdoor BBQ And Bar Area, 3 Beds, Sleeps 6



Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Villa in Figueira, Nr. Salema, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location, Close To Many Beaches,

The Yellow Villa is a beautiful 3 bedroom villa with private pool, situated on the outskirts of Figueira. The villa boasts a large 10m private pool with BBQ and 'bar' area. The large veranda is a perfect place to wind down with unspoiled views of Figueira, the hills and the ocean. Figueira is a small village with only three restaurants and one bar, retaining its natural and authentic charm. Close to many beaches, the secluded Figueira Beach a 25 min walk away. The village and beach of Salema is a 5 min drive away. This beautiful fishing village has a lovely beach, voted 7th best secret beach in the world last year by Travel and Leisure, as well as many small restaurants to suit all tastes The nearest town is Lagos, a historic and cosmopolitan town with a Marina and assorted shops, cafes, museums, bars and restaurants.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We are a family of 5 living & working in the North West of England. Like many have always dreamed of owning a property abroad, part investment, part retirement plan but mainly because we love it here.

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12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews


Fantastic 10 Days.

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a ten day holiday in this VIlla,we intended going as a couple but were joined by our daughter,husband and 5 mth old Grandaughter.It was every thing we wanted quiet location with fantastic views over FIguiera ideal for couples or family seeking a quiet relaxing holiday.Very well equipped and Comfortable a microwave would be a useful addition a car is a necessity but it is only a short ride to Salema with its restraunts and beach.Try the bar in the village O Saphino..... Great to relax in and good food (large wine 1 euro !). Many thanks to Phil for the very efficient booking process and quickly dealing with any query/questions,we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Villa You Want

  • 5 of 5

We are a Dutch couple in our mid fifties with grown up kids whom we like to invite to stay a while with us on our holidays. We know the Vila do Bispo area pretty well and have been coming here for many years. We like the climate which is not too hot. And of course the fabulous beaches, Praia do Castelejo being our favorite.

Returned to this villa, because last year was a huge succes. Being here is indeed being away from it all. Splendid view from the veranda, and a rugged nature all around you.

The Yellow Villa is as you see it on the pictures, with lots of space, a high ceiling, nice clean bedrooms and bathrooms, a great kitchen and a broad veranda. In the morning the sea is greeting you, in the evening you look on the lights of Figueira.

The well kept pool is so large you can actually swim in it. We used the bar at lunch time and the wifi takes your spotify (in our case with bluetooth speakers) just anywhere you want.

Phil is a generous host and you can count on a swift communication. He made considerable improvements this year, an improved bathroom, a second bathroom and a pool shower. We will definitely come back!

Jeroen and Annemiek

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful spot

  • 4 of 5

Our stay in the Yellow Villa has been a joy. The house is spacious, functional, clean, well equipped and with a warm atmosphere. The pool is great for swimming and we spend hours playing ball while listening to the music. Love to walk down the steps from the house to the pool while your eyes taking in the views (...one can even see the sea). One of the greatest draws is the privacy of the setting without feeling "at the end of the world" (...even so the price to pay is a bit of a challenging drive to the house up a washed out dirt track). The small town of Figuera sits right opposite and has retained its original Portuguese charm. Salema provides more options especially for evening dinners. The local beach in Figuera is beautiful and semi-nudist. Who does not fancy this will find plenty of charming beaches within 10 -20 minutes drive. Gentle on the south coast, rough and wild on the west coast. Supermarket just 5 minutes down the road to stock up for the bbc. Thanks again Phil for the quick and uncomplicated manner you managed to "squeeze" us into you holiday booking calendar on extreme short notice. Thanks also to Ramona from the local management company who organized all smooth, flexible and reliable. A great stay. We will be back. Torsten

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely spacious villa, very clean & well equipped

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious villa, very clean, well equipped & maintained. Beautiful pool and the views from the terrace are lovely. 10 minute walk into Figueira, where the owner recommended an excellent restaurant and a 10 minute drive to Salema, with a stunning beach and a good choice of restaurants.

Great customer service from the owner & local management.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A real gem!

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely week at the Yellow Villa. It's a very spacious house with lots of room inside & out for everyone to spread out. The facilities are excellent and the pool is gorgeous - and a really good size so you can have a proper swim! The views from the terrace are lovely and it's in a great location - a 10 minute walk to Figueira which has an excellent restaurant, and a short drive to stunning beaches and the seaside town of Salema which has many very good places to eat. The town of Lagos is close by and getting to & from the airport is very straightforward. I was really surprised at how unspoilt the local beaches are and can't wait for my next trip!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just got back from a fantastic 2 wks staying at the Yellow Villa was everything we could have hoped for and more great pool loved the music by the pool, the bar and BBQ were great for evenings in could not recommend this villa highly enough fantastic views can even see the sea very private and quiet hope to return next year

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

As other owner's you may see, we too fell under the spell of this area and its authentic charm. We were looking to buy a property where we can eventually spend more and more time and for us this area and the Yellow Villa in particular has it all. Close enough to the village to easily enjoy it's amenities yet far enough to be quiet and private. Salema, with its lovely restaurants and beach is gorgeous without being over developed and is minutes away plus with all the other different beaches close by there is something for everyone here.

Activity and Interests


Figueira beach, a beautiful unspoilt sandy beach is only accessible on foot approx 25 min walk from the villa (or you can drive half way). In the car, Salema is 5 mins away with a host of other beaches within a 10 to 30min drive. These vary from quiet picturesque coves such as Furnas or Zavial to the more resort type beaches such as Burgau and Luz. Further west are beaches ideal for those looking for good surf and surf schools. Full details supplied in the villa.


Faro airport approx 1 hour drive / 100km serviced by most low cost airlines including Easyjet, Monarch. Jet2 and Ryanair.

Car recommended to really get the benefit of this area


Figueira is a 5 min walk, Salema 5 min drive

Lagos is 20mins by car

Nearest golf course - less than 5 mins

Approx 40mins from Slide & Splash waterpark

Within a 20-30 min drive you can do surfing, golf, tennis, spa, eat, shop, boat trip (including caves, fishing, dolphin watching), bowls, cycle, off road, museums, clubs......or just do nothing by the pool and enjoy the natural surroundings.

Further Details:

There a a small shop in Figueira however nearest supermarket only 2km away in Budens. Nearest bank is Vila do Bispo (6km) where there is also a Lidl. You can walk to three restaurants in Figuera as well as a local bar. In Salema there are many restaurants and a few shops. For a larger selection of shops, restaurants and bars Lagos is only 20mins away.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
31 Oct 2016 - 29 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early Summer
30 Apr 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
2 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
8 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
30 Oct 2017 - 1 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Changeover Day:
Flexible - Please contact the owner

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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Walk in Shower
  • Outdoor Shower by Pool - Shower Enclosure
  • One bathroom with shower / wc Additional Ensuite bathroom Outdoor Shower by the pool


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Double Bed, With Ensuite
  • Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Large king size with fitted wardrobes and En suite Bedroom 2 - Twin beds, fitted wardrodes Bedroom 3 - Twin beds


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Lovely spacious villa ideal for families set in its own beautiful grounds a few minutes walk from the charming village of Figuera with its local shop, three restaurants and bar. High chairs / cots can be arranged. No smoking inside the villa please. Outside: To the front the extensive veranda area has plenty of room to sunbathe and dine with additional table/chairs for 6. The large private swimming pool has plenty of lounging space as well as a large BBQ, bar area with fridge/freezer and sink, and seating area under the pagola. Lit at night and with speakers wired to the villa hifi. Large courtyard area to rear Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bedding will be provided with beach towels by arrangement. Cleaning once per week

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