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Beautiful Villa With Private Pool And Unspoilt Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Sao Bras, Eastern Algarve, Portugal - Delightful Private Location, Only 10 Mins From Sao Bras And 25 Mins From Faro, Airport And Beaches

Casa Lonicera is a spacious, well furnished villa set in a plot of 2700sqm of private grounds. Set in an elevated position with stunning south facing views across the countryside. Accessed via a short track by car, the villa is a peaceful haven of tranquillity with extensive terraces and a large private pool and the perfect place to unwind, yet is only 10 minutes away from Sao Bras with its restaurants, bars and cafes. It has a daily fresh fish, fruit and veg market and really is the unspoilt Algarve. There is a built in barbecue and a covered outdoor eating area for al fresco dining. The upper garden is landscaped with cork, palm and fruit trees and the wild honeysuckle the villa is named after grows on the land.

Peter Birbeck
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Quinta das Raposeiras in Faro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Master bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, shower, bidet, wc and basin Bedroom 2 en suite shower room with wc and basin Bedroom 3 en suite shower room with wc and basin
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and fitted wardrobes Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds and fitted wardrobes Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds and fitted wardrobes
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Outside: Large private swimming pool, terraces, built in barbecue, covered dining area seating 6, landscaped gardens with palm trees, stunning views Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towel and linen service once a week


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Beautiful Villa With Private Pool And Unspoilt Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Peace & quiet in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Our group consisted of 6 adults, so it was perfect with 3 bedrooms; each with its own en-suite shower room. We loved the tranquility of the place and felt instantly 'at home'. The villa is well equipped and only a few minutes drive off the beaten track. The town is just 10 minutes away and the roads are quiet. We were very comfortable in the villa which is easily spacious enough for 6 adults. We loved the terrace, shaded seating area and refreshing pool. Some days we didn't leave the villa and used the BBQ to cook our evening dinner. Other days, we explored the area, and found plenty to do. Thanks to Peter (the owner) and Alison (local management). Highly recommended - don't hesitate to book.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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  • 5 of 5

This villa is 5*. Everything you need is there for you to have a fantastic home from home holiday.

Beautifully decorated with outstanding views. The villa stands in its own very private grounds.

It has good wifi and satellite TV for those that just can't miss their favourite shows.

It's a 10 min easy drive to Sao Bras, that has the very best restaurant I've ever been to on a holiday ( yconceria I) it's a must.

Loule has a good little market on Saturday and is a lovely little town to look around. We also went to Olhao. This has a beautiful marina to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home, we will return for sure!



  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and secluded

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this villa. Everything about it is superb and the care given by Alison is lovely, for example food staples left for our arrival. The owner Peter was also very helpful and communicative prior to the holiday.

There are three large bedrooms, each with en suite, so our two girls were delighted not to have to share. The views are breathtakingly lovely, and the pool is perfect. I loved the covered eating area...we didn't eat a single meal indoors. The screens on the Windows were great too,for keeping the mosquitoes out at night, but letting the air in. Fans are provided, which is great as it's very hot at night. We thought the garden was lovely too, and used the barbeque twice. Charming sitting room with UK TV channels plus decent WiFi kept the girls entertained at night. And my husband read most of the books conveniently left.

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. We'll be back. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

My two sisters and I rented this villa for a week . We wanted to just relax and do nothing . It was perfect. We had a couple of issues , re bedding ,and plumbing , but Alison was extremely helpful and sorted the problems quickly, she was so professional and kind to us . You do need a car to stay here as it is of the beaten track . There is plenty of security and we felt very safe there. When we arrived there was a welcome pack of milk.bread cheese, cold meat,beers . Some teabags coffee, salt &pepper , washing liquid were all there too . We went to the supermarket which is about a ten minute drive away to stock up for the week. We all had our own bedroom with on suite bathrooms , they were clean and comfortable . We spent most of our week sitting in the outside area all day and in the evenings which was lovely. My sister enjoyed pottering around watering the plants .The Internet was great , and they did have British TV channels although we never really watched it . There was six comfortable sun loungers that we could move about , you do need to take your own beach towels though . There was a washing machine in the garage and plenty of drying areas.we came home with all our washing done ! We would definitely return to this villa , we so enjoyed our stay it was so relaxing and quiet we wish we had stayed longer. Thankyou again Alison .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Our second visit which was equally as good as our first. Alison & Calvin the agents are great and sort out any problems promptly. Cannot recommend more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We were impressed with this location and Villa. Well presented and equipped, great surroundings and a relaxed place to stay. Whilst there a nest of blackbirds where in the grounds. As a professional photographer i was pleased to be able to film and photograph them fledge the nest. A good central location for the wildlife photographer looking for a wide variety of flora and fauna. Nick, Ann, Mike, Wendy

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Car: necessary


The beautiful beaches at Tavira are 30 mins away, Faro 20 mins, Albufeira and Fuseta 25 mins


Airport 25 mins


Sao Bras and Loule are an easy 10 mins


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Quinta das Raposeiras, Faro region

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 20
30 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 21
5 Nov 2017 - 24 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Booking is direct with the owner and a deposit of 25% is requested to secure.
The balance payment is due 8 weeks before departure. If the booking is made within 8 weeks of departure the full cost of the holiday will be required. Travel holiday insurance is essential to cover these non-refundable payments in case of cancellation.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.