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Updated: 19-Nov-2016
Villa Verde in Martinhal, Sagres, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location, 2-3 Min Walk To Beach, Restaurants, And very Close To Amenities of Sagres Village

Villa Verde is family owned and run high standard villa in a perfect location offering a boutique like service for demanding customers, who appreciate more privacy, exclusivity than they can expect from big organisations. Villa Verde is not a part of the Martinhal Hotel - the hotel's area starts stretching to the right from the street named: "Q ta do Martinhal" - see on the attached map under "Location";

Villa Verde has been built in one of the most attractive locations of the Martinhal Residential part and boasts completely unobstructed panoramic views of the Martinhal dunes, public beach and the ocean with the island. The view can be enjoyed both from the villa and from the huge terrace around a large private swimming pool. The centre of the huge, beautiful, public, sandy beach can be arrived in 2-3 min. easy walk from the doorstep of Villa Verde. The owners have built and equipped the villa to the highest standards ensuring a very relaxed and comfortable stay for it's guests. Villa Verde consists of the main Villa with two spacious bedrooms, two bathrooms; fully equipped, modern kitchen and a spacious living room. A separate cottage just a few steps from the main villa offers for the "sleep 6 option" oversized bedroom and bathroom and a kitchenette (the cottage remains unrented for "the sleeps 4 option"). Unique features include, deep (up to 2m) and long (12m) heated swimming pool with automatic cover that gives more safety for children, excellent thermal insulation (no a/c needed in summer and warm in winter), solar powered tap water, swimming pool and underfloor heating, salt purification of the pool water meaning no chlorine smell or dry skin, gas powered BBQ and very well equipped kitchen. Although the villa is located in the middle of the Martinhal Beach Resort and so close to the beach, restaurants, it is in that residential part of Martinhal that is sheltered enough from the nearby hotel hassle hence offering privacy and tranquility.

Details for holiday villa Sleeps up to 6 (3 bedrooms) or up to 4 (2 bedrooms), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 3 Bathrooms

In the main villa: Bedroom one with large double bed and en-suite bathroom, Bedroom two is a twin bedroom with an adjacent shower room. The third bedroom with large bathroom and kitchenette is located in the cottage - few steps away from the main villa.

1. En-suite bathroom to the master bedroom with bath, shower, bidet and WC;

2. Shower room which is adjacent to the twin bedroom has a shower, cubicle and WC;

3.There is a spacious bathroom in the cottage/studio with shower, bidet, WC;

Brand new high quality kitchen which is fully fitted with appliances; The main ones are: induction cooking plate, electric oven; microwave, huge fridge with deep freezer; dish washer, coffee machine, mixer etc. Second kitchenette in cottage.

Washing machine which is located in the shower room.

Beautiful, spacious room with flat screen TV and DVD. This room has beautiful views over the garden, pool and beach. The walls between

living room and bedrooms are acoustically insulated.

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

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

The owners Lena and Richard have an international background and have lived in several European countries including over 20 years in Vienna. After travelling to practically all Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts in Europe, they fell in love with Martinhal over 10 years ago and decided to settle here. They continue to be amazed by the beauty and tranquility of the area.

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Speaks English, French, German

8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Brasov, Romania

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

It was a successful holiday. This is due to the owners of the villa, the location and the beautiful villa.

First, the owners are very kind and generous ... helped us in every way. They have recommended us many places that we wouldn’t have seen them if they wouldn’t told us about them.

Second, the location is a dream, with a beautiful and quiet beach where you can do many water sports (on the recommendation of the owner-Richard, we made wind surf with the best surfer-Dani ... was a unique experience).

Thirdly, the villa is very well equipped, very modern and located just 3 minutes from the beach. The wind is quite strong in the area, but due to location of the villa, doesn’t feel at all. The pool is also great, the water is 28 degrees and is based on saltwater-perfect for our kids.

We had a great time there and even if we stayed 3 weeks we didn’t tired of the beauty of the place. So, if you want to go…go because you will not regret it.

Thanks for all Lena and Richard and see you in the near future!

We promise that we will come back!

Ramona and family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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North Yorkshire

Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic Villa! Great location - super views, and the best swimming pool!

We had a great time at the villa, the owners are really helpful, the facilities are immaculate, and the beach is beautiful - with a lovely bar/restaurant.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent a memorable week at villa verde. the villa is one of the closest to the beach within the whole neighbourhood, with a magnificent ocean view. Also worth mentioning is the fact that the property consists of 2 houses (a one bedroom cottage, and two bedroom main house), both very well equipped and nicely furnished. The swimming pool is 13 metres of length making it ideal for both swimming and relaxing. The water in the pool is warm and slightly salty. The white sandy beach which is a 3 minute walk from the property is very wide, perfect for windsurfers and is home to a very nice local restaurant Nortada. Sagres town which is full of restaurants and bars is a 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive and the supermarket is located on the way to town. There are a lot of interesting places to visit in the surrounding areas and a lot of small, picturesque towns between the red cliffs with hidden beaches. For golfers, there is a very nice golf course a 10 minute drive from the house. Finally, but perhaps most importantly, the owners of the property are extremely helpful in all respects and are very interesting and charming people. I definitely recommend Villa Verde for all of the above mentioned reasons - it is the ultimate location for both relaxing and spending time actively.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just perfect

  • 5 of 5

Everything amazing!

We have stayed in the Cottage of the guesthouse and it was just amazing.

When you arrive you are blown away by the amazin view. Just al little walk to the beach with nice dining and lunch restaurants to enjoy the local kitchen.

The accomodation is even worth zeven stars! Amazin shower, Amazin pool with heated water. The use of a full equipped kitchen, BBQ and everything you need.

Some times you dont even feel the need to go away for a day, since the stay is unbeleivably comfortable.

The hosts are great, friendly and make you feel very welcome.

They live just less then a minute away and are there when you need.

A big recommendation, for families, group of friends or just with the one you love.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jerremy, Thank you for your kind words about our property. It was a pleasure to have you and your family here in Martinhal. All the best to you. Lena and Richard
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Sun, sand and luxury

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Villa Verde; the house is spotless, beautiful and is equipped with top tier facilities. Only a couple of minutes away from a stunning beach, and only a short beach walk away from Sagres.

A great place to relax and take in the scenery, excellent location and extremely gracious, welcoming hosts.

A real treat!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It was nice to have you as guests . You are welcome to come again. We wish you and your family all the best.L+R.
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Dunedin, Florida

Million Dollar View

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed by Lena and Rich after arriving late night, who were fantastic at making us feel great from the start. The place is gorgeous, extremely top standard! The property made us feel like a millionaires. The view is breathtaking, every day blue sky and light breeze.

We stayed in resorts of Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii, Bora Bora and Fiji but this place is definitely must to visit. Short walk to fantastic beach, top rated restaurant nearby, historic places and charming small towns around. There is everything you need.

Thank you Lena and Rich for having us. Let's call your place Million Dollar View!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Barb & Co, We are very happy that you have enjoyed Villa Verde so much! Believe us, it was a great pleasure to host you here as well. We look forward to your and/or your friend's visit next time. Thank you!!!! Richard & Lena
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From the Owner

Apart from the superb location this property is unique in terms of the high standard it is built, equipped and serviced. It gives the guests the feeling that an owner who cares and has the experience and culture stands behind every feature they are confronted with.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 120 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Nortada at 250 Metres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 45 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Park da Floresta at 17 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lagos at 30 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Nortada at 250 Metres Nearest Beach : Martinhal at 250 Metres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach: Villa Verde boats one, if not the best locations in Martinhal - it has not only unobstructed, panoramic views of the ocean and the island but also the easiest and shortest access to the centre of the wonderful ca. 800m long, white sandy, public beach called Martinhal; It takes 2-3 minutes walk to that beach surrounded by dunes with calm, clear water and plenty of water sports opportunities and two beach restaurants; Many other sandy beaches are a short drive away - Tonel is a major destination for wave surfing or Beliche which is sheltered from northern winds (both 5min drive). Within 20mins drive there are another 30+ beautiful and varied, often deserted beaches to explore


1.15h from the Faro airport on almost empty new motorway; 3h from Lisbon airport;

Car hire is recommended since there are so many places to be visited e.g. a very picturesque old town Lagos or the beaches in the West Coast;

Still, it is entirely possible to stay in Martinhal without a car and there are low cost shuttle transfer services from Faro airport.

There is a bike rental service in Sagres;


2-3 min. walk to: beach, beach restaurants, water sport rentals;8 min. drive (15-20min. walk) to Sagres with restaurants, lively nightlife, shops,supermarkets surf and bike rentals, courses, boat trips and other beaches ;

15 - 20 min. drive to other small villages with restaurants, beaches etc.

15 min. drive to Parque da Floresta golf course, spa etc.

30 min. drive to the picturesque, historical town Lagos - the most beautiful in the Algarve with a nice marina and many other attractions.

Further Details:

Villa Verde is a luxurious way to experience the unspoilt charm of the Western Algarve, of which Sagres is the jewel. A little over 1hr drive from Faro, you can chose to relax by the pool and at the fine sandy beach at your doorstep, or get active with surfing, windsurfing, dolphin/whale watching, cycling or exploring the surrounding nature reserve. Although small, Sagres offers a surprising variety of places to eat, ranging from fine dining to freshly caught fish from its fishing port as well as pizza and hearty surfer's fare. During the high season, the many laid-back bars in Sagres' high street are buzzing with an international mix of surfer types and holidaymakers. Many activities are offered - from bike rentals to wave surfing courses, dolphin watching etc. Villa Verde's central, yet quiet location and its comfortable beds will ensure you still get a deserved good night's sleep.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2017 Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 Rate 3
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2017 Rate 4
2 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
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 £423

Booking Notes:
Please get in touch with us. During the low season there may be scope for discounted prices if you are a smaller group and do not require the use of the cottage - see the offer for 2 bedroom option. Off season some flexibility about change over dates.

30% booking deposit required, the balance (70%) 10 weeks before arrival

Changeover Day:
The preferred changeover day is Saturday in the high season - from June to mid September; We are flexible about that in low season;

Notes on prices:
The prices are for 3 or 2 bedroom scenarios - see the respective adverts; Please contact the owners for other options e.g. longer stays, especially in low season - winter; We are more flexible about change over days (arrival/departure) after high season;
Villa price includes : travel cots (up to 2 years), high chair, Wi-Fi, underfloor heating in winter.
Some toys for small kids and infants ( bikes, walking help, etc can be made available on request).

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Updated: 19-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

The owners have built and equipped Villa Verde ( 2011/2013) to the same high standards and attention to detail as their own house in Martinhal, as it is also where family visitors come to stay. This means that Villa Verde has many luxurious features that are uncommon in this part of the world, such as: - special thermal insulation that keeps the villa cool in summer and warm in winter; - acoustic insulation between bedrooms and living room; - water (for tap and pool) is heated by heat exchangers and therefore only fresh water is being used The owners genuinely manage the Villa themselves and personally supervise all services (cleaning, laundering, repairing etc.) in order to maintain the villa in the same perfect condition as their own home.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • village
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 - en suite for the master bedroom; Big Bathroom 2 in the cottage (studio); Shower room adjoins the twin bedroom;


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, cot or fold up bed on request
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, if required a cot or fold up bed possible


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Master bedroom has direct access to a totally private terrace; Twin bedroom is overlooking beautiful garden; The cottage/studio comprises huge bedroom, kitchenette with coffee machine, fridge and microwave and very spacious shower room; Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service: All towels and linen are included (including pool towels). The weekly rent includes a mid week towel change and basic cleaning service. If staying for 2 weeks the villa will be fully cleaned after the first week; Outside: Very private, secluded patio area with gas BBQ and table for al fresco dining, large open terrace with spectacular sea views around pool. Comfortable outdoor loungers, chairs, shower area. Pool is deep (up to 1.9m), long (12m) and solar-power heated - good for relaxing, jumping or doing laps. Outside area is designed to offer maximum shelter from the here most common north wind - Nortada.

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