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

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Dec-2016
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.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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

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Speaks English, French, Italian

9 Reviews

5
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

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
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Brilliant Villa

  • 5 of 5

We are two couples who stayed for a weeks relaxing holiday and that is exactly what we did. The villa was so lovely, modern and immaculate that we didn't want to venture out much. The pool and surrounding area is so lovely to just laze around and the weather was perfect The kitchen has everything you can possibly need and we loved eating on the balcony and enjoying the sea views it was stunning. There are plenty of restaurants if you choose to eat out we loved the steaks at the Bull.The owners provided good customer service as this was the first time I had booked a Villa directly. I would definitely recommend this Villa and hope to go back soon

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 90 Kilometres

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.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 6
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,275
for 7 nights
£1,275
 
 
Autumn
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
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20% deposit, with the balance and security deposit payable 8 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

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!

Property Type

  • villa

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

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village

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

Bathrooms

  • 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
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • 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.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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.

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