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Newly Refurbished Villa With Private Pool, Fast Wi-Fi & Stunning Sea Views

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Villa in Praia da Luz, Western Algarve, Portugal - Quiet Location, 10 Mins Walk To The Beach, Excellent Golf Courses Nearby

The property has been recently refurbished to a high standard and is equipped for us to live in. The villa has stunning views of the sea and village from the balcony and living rooms. The private pool and charming gardens are very well maintained and we have recently added very comfortable outdoor furniture and new beds and mattresses. There is plenty of parking outside the villa. Just a few minutes walk away Luz beach, with its expanse of sand and safe bathing, provides a wonderful place to relax. Tennis courts are within easy walking distance and there are excellent local golf courses at Boa Vista and Espiche only 10 minutes away, with numerous other very good golf courses within 20-30 minutes. We also have fast WiFi internet access, TV including all main channels including sky and BT and shops within easy walking distance. The spectacular sea views are an absolute feature of the villa. Accessed from the living room and dining room, the balcony is equipped with new 'rattan' furniture and fitted cushions.


Owner
Cathy Lowe
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Italian
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Cathy Lowe

We are Peter and Cathy and we live in Brighton. We have been visiting Luz for over 15 years now. We have two 20+ year old 'children' who also love using the villa with their friends. We are keen golfers, tennis players, cyclists and walkers and enjoy visiting restaurants. The area suits us perfectly

Cathy Lowe purchased this villa in 2014

Why Cathy Lowe chose Lagos region

Quite simply we bought the villa for the stunning views of the sea and village and the fantastic private garden and pool. The villa faces south and enjoys sunshine throughout the day. The spectacular sea views are an absolute feature of the villa. The villa is away from traffic and crowds but close enough to reach key places quickly. Luz is relaxed and friendly but has all the 'essentials' such as fantastic beach, supermarkets, excellent restaurants, bars etc and is near to Lagos which has numerous restaurants, shops and good night life. With Faro airport reached in under an hour by car, Luz is an ideal location for holidaymakers.

What makes this villa unique

As we spend a lot of time at the villa, we have equipped the villa to live in. We are always looking to see how we can improve it and welcome suggestions from our guests. The villa is so convenient for beaches, sporting and leisure activities, restaurants, bars, shops etc. The one thing we will never tire of is the view from the living rooms and balcony. Photos cannot do the view justice!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Luz in Lagos

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to master bedroom. Bathroom includes bath with shower, toilet and bidet, wash hand basin. Second bathroom to second bedroom has shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 Notes on bedrooms: Ensuite Master bedroom with double bed. Second bedroom with twin beds. Both bedrooms have patio doors which open onto patio, garden and pool. Both bedrooms have ample storage and wardrobes.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: We have a secluded, well maintained private pool and garden. We have recently purchased new comfortable outdoor furniture and sun beds for the pool. The pool is a maximum of 1.6 m deep. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included in the rental price. All linen is changed and the villa is cleaned at the end of your stay. If you would like linen changed more frequently or an additional clean, we can arrange that for you. Other: Cloakroom off lounge with wash hand basin and toilet.

Reviews

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Newly Refurbished Villa With Private Pool, Fast Wi-Fi & Stunning Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

First class!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this property with our 2 boys aged 11 & 8. The villa was everything we could have wished for: immaculately clean, well equipped and the views from the balcony at any given time of the day were a delight. Cathy could not have been more helpful. In short ... a wee gem!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a terrific 2 week visit at this lovely villa. The TV system was the most comprehensive we've ever had in a European stay with live US channels which allowed us to watch the opening World Series games which our Cubs ended up winning! (We proudly flew our W flag from the balcony during our stay.) We got in lots of walking and enjoyed the local markets and restaurants. The balconies get sun all day and had very comfortable furniture. Everything was better than listed and Cathy provided all the necessary directions. We definitely hope to come back and will look to get this villa again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic find

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Cathy for letting us stay in your villa. It surpassed all our expectations, it was the best villa we have ever stayed in. The view from the balcony was gorgeous especially on an evening with the odd glass of wine or two!

First time we have been to Luz, quite small with great restaurants we had some lovely meals.

We shall definitely book again with you, once again thanks.

Sue & Paul

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Extended Summer Break

  • 5 of 5

My family have just returned from a 3 week stay in Luz at this fantastic Villa. From booking through to arrival the process was very smooth with all questions and queries answered promptly. The Villa itself is of a very high standard with everything you need for a stress free holiday. The location in Luz is ideal and the resort itself is rather picturesque and charming. Thanks very much Cathy and Peter for making our special holiday so very special

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed Luz and our villa as much as we do!
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5

Beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful villa, in a wonderful setting on a hill above Luz. The views from the terrace are every bit as good as they look in the photos and the villa is tastefully furnished in a homely way. The villa is about 10 mins walk from the beach/town centre where there are plenty of good dining options. The villa was very clean and Peter and Cathy provided great information about the villa and locale both before arrival and in a booklet in the villa. We would recommend this villa to couples or small families seeking a relaxing break away in the sun!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A Quality Villa in an Enchanting Part of Portugal

  • 5 of 5

This villa was by far one of the best that we have stayed in over the years. Furnished to a high specification without it losing that homely feel. What a superb view from the living room area. All in all we had a fabulous 2 weeks and we look forward to returning to stay in this charming villa in Praia Da Luz in the not to distant future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Faro

Coast/Beach:

Luz beach is only 10 minutes walk from the villa and has every imaginable water sport available in the summer months from sailing boats to windsurfers and pedalos to log or ringo rides. The west coast, only 20 minutes away by car, is much wilder with its huge unspoilt beaches and large breakers. There are numerous other fantastic beaches within easy driving distance.

Travel:

Faro airport is only about 50 minutes by car. The train from Faro to Lagos is very inexpensive and takes about 1½ hours. Airport transfers in taxis are available from about 70 euros each way. There are local buses, will take you to Lagos, or the neighbouring fishing villages of Burgau and Salema.

Distances:

Luz is 10 minutes walk. Lagos is about 10 minutes by car.

Cape Vincente, the most Southwesterly point of Europe is about 30 minutes away by car.

Also recommended is a visit to Monchique the highest point in Southwest Europe.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Luz, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 10
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£105
for 1 night
£735
 
 
Rate 6
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
£61
for 1 night
£425
 
 
Rate 7
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
£150
for 1 night
£1,050
 
 
Peak
1 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,325
for 7 nights
£1,325
 
 
Peak
21 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,325
for 7 nights
£1,325
 
 
Peak
18 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,295
for 7 nights
£1,295
 
 
Late summer
1 Sep 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
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Changeover Day:
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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