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House facing the sea in a private resort with 24 hours security surveillance



Updated: 20-Sep-2016
Quite and peaceful location, outstanding view, totally remodeled

Location + VIEWS!!!! Golf paradise! Beach paradise! Amazing restaurants! Beautifully decorated house, totally remodelled, facing the sea, inside a quite and safe resort. SPA facilities, gym, 4 swimming pools, relaxing gardens, activities for children and grown-up, free parking. Close to restaurants, pub's, shops, supermarket. Several golf courses around. Unique leisure experience. 4 rooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchnet, living room and balcony facing the sea. Direct access to garden facing the sea.

Unbeatable offer!

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

This is a holiday house with a breathtaking view that we use once per year and where everything is organized and invites to rest.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

Washington DC

Outstanding views and all the amenities of a 5*

  • 5 of 5

The property is outstanding. The sea view is amazing and the facilities include all the amenities of a 5 stars. The location is excellent and the price includes cleaning which is very convenient. We traveled with our child and family, and we were extremely comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped and the house provided all that we could wish for and more. We plan to go back. The terrace and bedrooms views’ were among the best I in my life. The owner is very responsive and kind. I recommend this property without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you very much for your review, you were a great guest and took very well care of everything in the house.
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Boston, MA

Fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent 4 nights in this spectacular apartment/resort on the final leg of our trip to Spain/Portugal. We couldn't have been happier with the accommodations and the location/resort overall.

I booked months in advance and traded emails with the owner who was incredibly attentive and thorough, answering all my questions promptly and sending me a huge email with recommendations for local activities especially since we were traveling with two young boys (ages 1 and 3). She also offered to "baby-proof" the apartment which we didn't think would be necessary but very thoughtful offer! A few days before we left for the trip the owner and I spoke over the phone to go over the check-in process at the resort and we had no issues getting into the apartment, check-in was a breeze, the resort staff was very helpful.

The apartment is located within the Vilalara resort which is stunning, the gardens/pools/beach area is truly 5*****. The apartment is located on quiet part of the resort grounds with a private pool and has gorgeous views of the ocean and beach directly below. The two bedrooms are on the ground level with walkout sliding doors to a beautifully manicured lawn. Above the bedrooms there is a large living room, dining room and kitchen, but the best part is the wrap-around shaded porch overlooking the sea with plenty of seating, a hammock, and dining area. There was so much space for our family, you could easily travel with two families with children and not feel the least bit crowded. All of the decorations in the apartment were very tastefully done and the bedrooms and bathrooms felt brand new and clean, we were very pleased with every aspect of the apartment. We had just spent 3 nights at the Alphonso XIII hotel in Sevilla Spain which may have been my favorite hotel stay ever, so I wasn't sure how this hotel/apartment could compare but amazingly it did not disappoint one bit, and we are already trying to figure out when we could come back for another spectacular stay!

I should mention the food at the hotel was delicious, normally we like to explore and try something new every night, but we actually ate at the hotel all 4 nights. The menu was large enough that we never got bored with it. The resort staff was great with the kids too. Oh, and the breakfast buffet is not to be missed as well! The hotel also organized a small boat to take us on a tour of the sea caves along the nearby coast, I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Richard, I am so grateful that you took the time to write such a thoughtful review, and I am so glad that you enjoyed so much your stay! Richard was such a polite and friendly guest, he took care of the house properly and everything was in place and perfectly in order when he check out! I highly recommend Richard as a guest.
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Zoomarine Algarve
Ocean Restaurant
O Leão de Porches
Porches Velho
"Rua da Praca, Porches 8400-477, Portugal +351 282 381 692"
Restaurante Vila De Itália (porches)
Salgados Golf Course
Pestana Golfe Resort

From the Owner

The house location is AMAZING, just in front of the sea...we listen to the waves while in bed. Although one step from restaurants, shops, bars, this house is located inside a private resort surrounded by beautiful gardens where you will feel like in paradise. Is close to convenient traditional restaurants, as well as more sophisticated and even 2 Michelin star awards nearby. There is a supermarket nearby if you prefer to cook at home. The resort is private with 24 hours security surveillance. I have been staying at this place for 25 years since it fits to all ages and needs: being a private resort with amenities for kids makes it very comfortable to take children from all ages, where they can hang out with other kids of the same age, within a circumscribed and guarded property.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro Airport at 50 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Oceanico Faldo at 8 Kilometres


The beach is literally in front of the house. The resort has a direct access to the beach.


Distance to nearest airoport: aprox 50 Km

Car hire recommended if willing to visit other towns and beaches nearby, otherwise taxi maybe a possibility.


3 min by car from the nearest city center.

2 Guide Michelin restaurant nearby.


Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season 2016/17
1 Oct 2016 - 14 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid Season
15 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Season
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £356

Booking Notes:
50% due for reservation purposes, 50% 1 week before arrival.
400 Euros deposit refundable immediately after the stay check out.

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure dates flexible, no minimum days required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 20-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

The resort has 3 swimming pools, bar and restaurant, private beach, SPA and Gym. There is a 24 hours reception you can use to be advised about places to visit, restaurants to book, etc The house is located facing a lawn with restricted access, there are beautiful gardens with fountains, facing the sea or the swimming pools you can profit from. The house was totally remodelled in 2014.

Property Type

  • condo


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


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • waterfront


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • bathroom 1 is a complete bathroom inside the suite with shower and bath tube, bathroom 2 is a complete bathroom inside the bunks' bedroom with shower, bathroom 3 is a complete bathroom with shower


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, in suite bathroom with tube bath
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed, 4 bunk beds; in suite bathroom; interior room
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed, small bedroom, sleeps one person
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 1 king size, 4 bunks' bed, 3 single beds, 1 sofa bed Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a king size bed and complete bathroom with shower and bath tube; room 2 with 2 single beds plus extra bed in sofa; room 3 with 4 bunks' beds and bathroom with shower, is an interior room; room 4 is smaller with 1 bed. A complete bathroom with shower serves rooms 2 and 4. Extra cradle available


  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear


  • Catering available


  • Outside: Gardens, 3 shared swimming pools plus 1 is heated swimming pool, outdoor furniture. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Price include 1 hour cleaning per day, towels and linen changed weekly, beach towels available

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