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Beautiful detached Villa with private heated pool. Completely secluded.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful location just a few minutes drive to lively marina, beautiful beaches and golf courses

This beautiful 3 bedroom detached villa has a large secluded private pool which can be heated. The outside living area has a built in BBQ, dining table and chairs, sun beds and parasols. In a semi rural setting just a 5 minute drive to the popular Vilamoura Marina with all its water sports. The golf course at Villa Sol is just a short walk away. Four other golf courses about five minutes away. Water park and go karting near by. Wifi, satellite television and air-conditioning. Air conditioning heating and log fire (firewood provided) for Winter months.

Norann Mowat
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 April, 2017

About Norann Mowat

My husband and I have lived in Kent for 30 years. We have four children who are now grown up and flown the nest and are working in London. Peter has recently retired so we are looking forward to spending some of the winter months at the villa, while playing golf and enjoying some wonderful restaurant meals in Vilamoura.

Why Norann Mowat chose Loule region

My daughter and I spent a week in Vilamoura last May and fell in love with the place. We had some lovely evenings out at the Marina and took a boat trip along the coast which is amazing. The beaches are beautiful and clean and we loved the weather. I loved it so much I returned in September with my husband. While we were there we had a look at some properties and found this lovely villa in a perfect location away from the hubbub of town but near enough to enjoy the wonderful attractions in the area. We are really looking forward to spending some time here with our family and friends.

What makes this villa unique

The beauty of this villa is its relaxing atmosphere with sunshine all day long on the pool area and upstairs terraces. It is totally secluded and not overlooked, yet only minutes from the beautiful beaches of Vilamoura and Quarteria as well as the amenities and night life.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vilamoura in Algarve

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, wc and twin basins. Family bathroom with shower, wc and basin. Downstairs cloakroom with wc and basin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 on ground floor with double bed, fitted wardrobe, dressing area and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 double bed, fitted wardrobe, patio door to private terrace. Bedroom 3 twin beds, fitted wardrobe, patio door to terrace. Travel cot and high chair.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The villa has been renovated and modernised while retaining the Portuguese character with the traditional Santa Caterina tiles throughout. Air conditioning heating and log fire for Winter months. The pool area has a shaded seating area with table and chairs. The pool and BBQ area is lit at night with pool lights and spotlights on the palm trees. Pool heating available. Outside: The secluded private pool area and sun terrace to the front of the house has a BBQ, large dining table, 8 chairs and six sun loungers. The back of the villa is shaded by tall trees allowing dappled shade where idle days can be spent lazing in the hammock. There is also a table and chairs in the back garden. Pool heating available. Utility Room: Washing machine, Ironing board and iron. Built in cupboards with worktop. Door to back garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included, towels and linen changed weekly. Beach towels not included. Other: Upstairs landing has a door to the sun terrace which has relaxing outdoor furniture and beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


Delightful Villa - beautifully presented

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year at this delightful villa. We had such a good time the first year so when we decided to go to Vilamoura again it was a no brainer. The villa is as the owners say completely secluded. It is furnished to a high standard with comfortable furniture including the beds. There is ample crockery and cutlery and glassware. The TV is large and comes with and abundance of UK and Sky channels. The rooms are large and airy and the gardens and pool area are beautiful and spacious. The air conditioning works very well although with the main large door and windows open we only needed to use this through the night in the bedroom. The villa is maintained to a high standard and is spotlessly clean. Norann and Peter are on hand from the moment you book the holiday until you return. They always respond quickly to you and are very polite and friendly and Jose who Maintains the property is a delightful man and very helpful. Full details of the villa, directions and contact numbers are provided before you leave. A welcome book provides full details of the villa and local amenities. I would strongly recommend having the pool heated as it made such a difference and we used it far more than if it was cold.

Vilamoura and Querteria have amazing beaches and the restaurants serve great food at prices to suit all budgets. The Marina is very special day or night. The locals are so friendly - overall a thoroughly great place for a relaxing holiday.

If you are looking for a villa that is home from home and want to receive a professional service try Villa Veronika

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday at the villa. We would love to welcome you back again some time. Norann and Peret.
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Fantastic villa

  • 5 of 5

This was our first holiday abroad for all of our close family 4 adults 2 small children and a baby and what a fabulous choice we made to spend it in this lovely Villa. Its very private and set in a well kept large garden. It had everything our family needed, children loved the pool.. and the TV which kept them amused and out of the sun for a while. The owners were incredibly helpful and nothing was too much trouble. We felt very spoilt and it's set the bar very high for any future holidays. Would definitely love to return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a nice time and thank you for your lovely comments. We would love to welcome you back some time. Kind regards Norann and Peter.
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Fantastic property.

  • 5 of 5

Right from booking this property Norann was really helpful. The information sent to us prior to our departure was so helpful. The info included directions complete with photos of how to get to the Villa and this was invaluable. The property itself was fantastic, it was clean, well maintained and lovely and spacious. The gardens are fabulous with lots of space to sunbathe, eat, drink and relax. We enjoyed many evenings making full use of the outside dining area and 10 days making full use of the sun loungers!! The children (and adults) loved the pool which we opted to have heated and they spent most of everyday playing in it. Jose the pool Maintenance guy was so lovely and helpful too. Everything you need is very close by (but you will need a car as everything is driving distance) the Continente Supermarket is approx 5 mins drive and the marina with all its restaurants, bars and beautiful boats, is approx 15 minutes. We hired a speed boat and went on a dolphin Safari from the Marina. I would highly recommend this property as a place to go to relax and enjoy the wonderful sunshine. We would definitely go back. XX

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A fantastic holiday, thanks to Villa Veronica!

  • 5 of 5

Our recent holiday took us to the lovely country of Portugal.

We were fortunate to have had the opportunity to stay at the lovely, Villa Veronica in Vilamoura.

The accommodation, gardens and pool area is outstanding with everything we needed and more.

The villa is situated in a quite location, very secluded and secure.

The Marina with plenty of restaurants to choose from is a short distance away by car.

We made great use of the perfect pool, comfortable sun loungers, patio / dining area and barbecue which again are all of a very high standard.

Our plans for our holiday was to have a quiet relaxing break and we can honestly say we certainly achieved that.

Thanks to Villa Veronica!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Villa Veronika. We would love to welcome you back again some time. Kind regards Norann
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Stunning Villa

  • 5 of 5

Although we stayed a few months ago in May I just wanted to say how lovely this villa is. It was the ideal base for our family with kids as the property is secure, with large garden and brilliant heated pool. The bbq area is perfect for a warm sunny evening eating outside. The interior is of a high standard and has all you need (maybe a fly net at the front door would be handy so you can leave the door open). The gardens are immaculate and the gardener is more than happy to help with any issues that may arise. As long as you have a car its the perfect base to discover The Algarve. Will definitely plan another stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at the villa and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards Norann
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Lovely Villa near Vilamoura/Quarteira

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely villa, around 25 minutes drive from Faro airport and 10 minutes drive from both Vilamoura marina and the beachfront at Quarteira.

The property is newly refurbished with fixtrures and fittings to a high standard and sits in its own private garden surrounded by a gate and hibiscus hedging. Security is good and the villa sits down a country lane, around 5 miles inland, along with 9 or 10 other properties. All mod-cons function well - fridge, cooker, washing machines, A/C units, showers, and plumbing. A minor niggle was the bed in the downstairs Master bedroom is only a 4ft6" double and I would suggest the owners consider a Kingsize as the room is large enough to accommodate one? Having said that the sofa bed in the lounge is massive!

There is ample lawned area for placing the sun loungers and the pool is generous but a little shallow at one end for really serious swimmers, although this may be good for families with younger children. There is a good charcoal BBQ which we used extensively, but I would recommend the owners install an additional platform/table area for placing the BBQ food/marinades and my glass of wine (!) on during chef duties.

A hire car is essential but it is only a short drive to the extensive array of classy restaurants and bars at Vilamoura Marina or the beachfront in Quarteira where there is a good beach with fixed parasols and loungers for rent (10Euros/day for two loungers/pads and a parasol). The closest supermarket , Pingo Doce, is also 10mins from the Villa in Quarteira, next door to a good Water Park.

We visited two well organised Gypsy markets, one on the outskirts of Quarteira on a Wednesday and the same stalls in Loule on Saturday. Here you will find your usual array of counterfeit goods mixed with some local textiles and leather goods - certainly worth a visit but be prepared to barter the price down a long way. There is also an interesting food market in the centre of Loule on a Saturday too.

At the far end of the marina (Vilamoura) you can book Parasailing, which my children did, Jet Skis, Fishing trips, Cruises, and Dolphin Spotting, which we did as a family and was great fun.

I can highly recommend this villa, it strikes a good balance between being a peaceful, secure retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the coastal area yet only being a very short distance away by car. Proximity to Faro airport is very good too without having intrusive planes flying overhead too.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Matthew for your lovely comments. I am glad you enjoyed your time at the villa. I agree we do need a platform or table next to the BBQ and that is our next project. We would love you to return for another holiday some time. Regards Norann
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 2017
9 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
3 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 3 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early Summer
4 Jun 2018 - 22 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
23 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
3 Sep 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Changeover Day:
Flexible. Check in time is 3pm on day of arrival and check out time is 10am on day of departure.

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