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Stunning luxury villa, heated pool, a/c, panoramic sea views, WiFi, BBQ, gardens

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Spacious 4 Bed 4 bath, private resort, minutes from beach, restaurants, golf

********************************DISCOUNTS 2017 ************************************

5% OFF FOR BOOKINGS OF 2 WEEKS (EXCEPT JULY & AUGUST)

10% OFF FOR BOOKINGS OF 3 OR MORE WEEKS

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR PARTIES OF 4 AND UNDER (EXCEPT JULY & AUGUST) - PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT DATES

LOYALTY DISCOUNT - ADDITIONAL 5% OFF FOR RETURNING GUESTS

THE VILLA:

Casa Bonita, situated on a cliff top on the western Algarve coast, is a magnificent 4 bedroom luxury, fully air-conditioned villa which affords panoramic sea views. From all rooms in the villa is a breath-taking, uninterrupted view of the coast from the cliffs at Lagos to the picturesque fishing village of Burgau.

The house lies just metres from the coast with access to a clifftop walk which runs for many kilometres along the coastline, taking you from the house east to the beach at Luz within 20 min walk and to Burgau to the west in around 40 mins. Finished to an extremely high specification this property is privately owned and self-contained within the seafront development of Porto Dona Maria.

The villa has paved terraces running the length of the front to make the most of the stunning views with 2 of the upstairs bedrooms also having their own large balconies. The pool deck area enables guests to make the most of the magnificent views whilst soaking up the sun or enjoying the sunset over a glass of wine.

AROUND THE VILLA: On all sides of the villa are planted gardens with a shaded car port at the front of the house. This is accessed through remote control electric gates. There is ample further car parking for a number of cars at the front of the villa. Porto Dona Maria is a beautiful resort with reception and 24 hour security. It has been built with a strong environmental focus. Great care has been taken in ensuring that the villas blend into their natural environment with each of the villas being built using natural products, sourced locally where possible. Casa Bonita features handmade Portuguese tiles around the house and pool area, and local timbers in the floors, kitchen and storage. The planting within the gardens is sympathetic to the surrounding landscape and uses flora natural to the local area. The location of the resort within the Western Algarve Conservation area means that beautiful walks lead all directions from the villa, along the cliff tops and surrounding countryside.

GROUND FLOOR: On this level is the spacious, light and airy lounge with comfortable leather sofas and armchairs providing seating for 8 people. The lounge has a 32” plasma screen television with satellite TV providing a range of UK & international channels, a hi-fi, PlayStation (which can be used as a DVD player) & a glass fronted wood burning stove.

Double width patio doors open onto a terrace overlooking the pool area with truly magnificent sea views. On this terrace guests can relax in the shade from the mid-day sun whilst enjoying the view or watching the kids play in the large 10m x 4m swimming pool.

The lounge is open plan to the dining room which features an impressive dining table with seating for 8 people. It has access to another outdoor shaded terrace with a further table seating 8 for alfresco dining. All of the outdoor terraces are lit to enable you to make the most of your time outdoors in the pleasant Algarve climate.

The hall leads to the fabulous modern well-equipped kitchen with large American style fridge/freezer, integrated microwave & oven, dishwasher and gas burner hob with built in cherry wood units providing excellent storage. The kitchen has all appliances you would expect including double toaster, coffee maker, kettle, crockery & cutlery for 16 guests and enough saucepans and ovenware to cater for meals for a large group. The kitchen has direct access through double patio doors to its own sheltered terrace and the BBQ area.

Views from all the outdoor terraces are stunning, and all of the rooms make the most of them with full length patio doors and additional windows making sure you can appreciate the location no matter where you are.

Also on this level: the utility room comprising washing machine, tumble drier, iron, ironing board & other cleaning equipment; and a separate cloakroom comprising toilet and wash hand basin.

Each of the living rooms is equipped with its own individually remote controlled air-conditioning units, although the design of the house means that the rooms stay perfectly cool without the need for air-conditioning for most of the year.

FIRST FLOOR: The first floor comprises the four spacious bedrooms. Each of the bedrooms has its own luxury bathroom, with a further cloakroom on the ground floor, making the house perfect for large families or groups to share.

The magnificent master suite with king bed has its own private balcony with stunning views along the Algarve coast, perfect for enjoying a lazy breakfast in the beautiful Algarve sunshine. The large patio doors to the front & windows to the side ensure this view can be appreciated from both inside & out.

The master suite has its own walk in dressing room with plenty of storage space which leads to a luxury ensuite bathroom. The bathrooms are beautifully finished, each with a feature wall using local Portuguese hand-made ceramic tiles. The master features magnificent double sinks with marble surround, well-lit mirrors and a large walk-in 'rain' style shower cubicle. It also has a separate bath with overhead shower, toilet and bidet. Each of the bathrooms has a heated towel rail and towels are provided for our guests' use.

The second master bedroom has a king size bed, built in storage and an ensuite bathroom. It has views out to sea from its “Juliet” balcony & to the east along the coast towards Lagos. The bathroom includes a bath with overhead power shower, large sink with marble surround, well-lit mirror and toilet.

The third bedroom has twin beds and also has its own private balcony with seating to enjoy the same stunning views towards Lagos and out to sea. This bedroom also has built in storage and its own bathroom which comprises a large walk-in 'rain' style shower cubicle, sink with marble surround, well-lit mirror and toilet.

A few steps lead to the final spacious twin bedroom which also has built in storage and an ensuite comprising large walk-in 'rain' style shower, sink with marble surround, well-lit mirror and toilet. This bedroom has views towards the west and of the evening sunset.

All the bedrooms feature beautiful hardwood floors & are tastefully decorated with ample linens & towels.

OUTSIDE: Whilst the inside of the villa is beautifully presented with all the facilities you need to make the most of your holiday it's the outside that we think you'll fall in love with! The views from all the terraces, balcony & pool deck are stunning and take in a panorama from the cliffs at Lagos, along the coast to the beach at Luz, the clifftop walk in the Western Algarve Conservation Park and finally west towards Burgau.

There are 8 reclining sun loungers available at Casa Bonita, along with 4 small side tables meaning you can set yourself up for a day of sun and relaxation around the spacious pool deck. The pool itself then provides the perfect refreshing dip when the day heats up and at 10m x 4m is large enough for the most avid of swimmers to get in a few lengths before lunch on the dining terrace. We think the villa has a perfect combination of shady terraces to seek shelter from the mid-day sun and other open space for the whole group to enjoy the year round Algarve sunshine.

The sheltered dining terrace with table seating 8 enables you to enjoy the sunset over a glass of wine, while the lighting on each of the terraces means you can stay out in the balmy Algarve climate late into the evening.

Outside the kitchen, along the edge of the garden, is the barbeque area, housing a fantastic extra-large brick barbeque newly built in 2013, which means you can comfortably cater for all the party outdoors.

The upstairs balconies lead directly off the bedrooms and are each furnished with 2 comfortable wicker seats and side table. They get the sun from early in the morning and are perfect for breakfast with some freshly baked local bread and Portuguese produce from nearby Luz, or from the small delicatessen on the resort.

On all sides of the villa are planted gardens with a shaded car port at the front of the house. This is accessed through remote control electric gates. There is ample further car parking for a number of cars at the front of the villa.

RESORT FACILITIES: Rental of Casa Bonita gives guests access to the many other facilities on the resort should you wish to use them, however most of our guests tell us they find they have everything they need in our own private villa!

Onsite resort facilities include a large communal salt-water swimming pool and separate children’s pool; the poolside 'Cabana do Pescador' (Fisherman's Hut) which serves drinks, light meals and a variety of dishes, both inside the cafe and on the outside terraces every day (opening hours vary with the season and it is normally closed in Winter); “L’Escargot” restaurant, featuring traditional Algarve dining with fresh local fish dishes as well as other tasty meat dishes, beautifully prepared starters and desserts.

The resort also has a small driving range and putting green for extra practice before the course.

Nearby in Luz, the local supermarket Baptista is great, offering a fantastic selection of fresh fish, meat, breads and cakes. It has some lovely restaurants including our favourites Forta Eleza (Sunday jazz lunch), The Dolphin and Pastelaria Chicca.

More Details

Owner
Jennifer Turkington
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

About Jennifer Turkington

Our family loves spending time at Casa Bonita. My husband and I are regularly at the property either ourselves or with varying members of our extended family (parents, siblings and children). The villa is great to spend time in on our own soaking up the views and relaxing in the sunshine (we've had some lovely weather even in December & January!). Its also great when it's full of the noise of the children playing, splashing in the pool and long lunches and dinners on the dining terrace.

Why Jennifer Turkington chose Lagos region

We fell in love with Casa Bonita on our first visit even though it was only half built at that point. The views are just amazing and our main thought in designing the house, garden and pool deck was in maximising those. We're a mixture of sun and shade lovers so we ensured we had a good balance of shaded terraces and deck area for the loungers.

We love this area, Luz is a beautiful village with cobbled streets, bars, restaurants, cafes and a gorgeous beach with childrens' play area. We also like to wander into Burgau and have a lazy lunch on the beachfront restaurant before a slightly slower walk home!

Lagos itself is beautiful to walk around, the cobbled streets are gorgeous and have any amount of great restaurants (Italia, Dom Sebastiao, Dom Henrique. We also like the marina and cafe Oasis. There's always street entertainment in the summer months and the beautiful old carousel in the centre of the town is a great hit with the children.

We think we're ideally situated here to have a little bit of peace and quiet but perfectly accessible for the towns (we often taxi into Lagos for a night out) and sightseeing further afield. We've travelled up to Lisbon and spent a night or two on different occasions and the motorway makes it an easy run up and back. We're also just over an hour from Faro airport and, again, the attraction of the easy motorway journey almost door to door appealed to us for long weekends and travelling with the grandchildren.

What makes this villa unique

Personally, my favourite bit of the house is the living room terrace. The views are just magnificent. We have it set up with cushioned outdoor sofas and I could easily spend a day there from breakfast when it's in sun, through to the best shade in the middle of the day and into the evening as the sun comes down and the moon shines out over the sea.

We put in windows along the west side a couple of years ago so that you can even sit out there if you get a cooler autumn or winter day!

The views from the master suite bedroom and balcony are also just breathtaking. We've had a number of our guest reviewers comment that waking up with that view has been the highlight of their stay.

Off season we get lots of golfers staying at the villa, as we are so well positioned for a range of championship courses (Boa Vista, Palmares, Villamoura, Pestana are all nearby). The villa works brilliantly for those who don't want to be based at a course but have them very near at hand. And because we have 2 master suites and all bedrooms have their own private bathroom we find it makes excellent value for groups of couples travelling together. We offer discounts off season for smaller groups too so don't hesitate to get in touch about those.

Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
750 Metres
Montinhos da Luz
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Boa Vista championship course
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
L'Escargot Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1500 Metres
Praia Da Luz
Car: recommended

With its fantastic views, our location combines the peacefulness of a coastal setting with the convenience of readily available restaurant, bar and shopping facilities in nearby towns.

The resort of Porto Dona Maria is a located on the coast between the villages of Luz and Burgau and enjoys breathtaking ocean views. It is set in 285,000 square metres bounded by the Western National Park Conservation area giving fantastic access to beautiful coastline walks with retained wildlife, wild flowers & fauna and some 40,000 square metres of preserved sea coast.

A pleasant walk along the clifftop path will take you into Luz in 20-25 minutes or you can walk west along the path towards Burgau in around 40-45 minutes.

LAGOS:

The stylish & historical town of Lagos with its variety of bars, restaurants, shops and modern marina is minutes away by car. This area is a perfect holiday destination all year round.

The Algarve is famous for its fantastic fresh seafood & a number of first class restaurants are in the Lagos area.

GOLF:

Porto Dona Maria has a small putting practice green for our guests to access before hitting the course.

BOAVISTA, an impressive 18 hole championship golf course with spectacular scenery & delightful views of Lagos Bay & the Monchique Mountains is only 4km away.

*MANY OF OUR OFF SEASON GUESTS COME TO ENJOY THE GOLF - WE OFFER DISCOUNTS FOR GROUPS OF 4 AND UNDER (EXCEPT JULY & AUGUST) SO PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT THESE. *

PARQUE DE FLORESTA 18 hole Championship golf course, with breathtaking views over the rolling hills of the Western Algarve National Park Conservation area, is 4km west of Porto Dona Maria. This golf course also offers free golf lessons for children.

PALMARES Championship course is approx 20 minutes drive away & the famous PENINA course is approx 30 minutes drive away.

THINGS TO DO AND SEE:

1) PONTA DA PIEDADE (LAGOS)

With a magnificent view of the Atlantic and the shapes of cliffs carved by the sea and time, Ponte da Piedade is an idyllic setting of cut out rocks that sharply contrast with the greenish blue waters below. Located 2 km from Lagos on the Costa d’Oiro and full of grottos, unknown bays and quiet beaches, the Ponte da Piedade is particularly captivating when viewed from the sea.

Long, narrow stairs lead you down to a small cove where pretty boats wait for visitors wishing to explore this natural paradise. Experienced fishermen wind their way expertly through the gigantic stone sculptures whilst revealing their names and secrets.

Those daring to climb up 182 steps to the top of the lighthouse will have a view of the Ponte da Piedade promontory, which marks the limit between land and sea.

2) CABO DE SAN VINCENTE (Cape St Vincent, SAGRES)

6km from Sagres is the most south-westerly point in Europe and offers amazing views and walks. The lighthouse and cliffs at Cape St Vincent are a fantastic trip from the villa, and a great place for a picnic lunch. There is plenty of parking and visitors can walk the cliff paths and climb the lighthouse tower when open. The lighthouse was built on top of a 16th century convent.

3) ZOOMARINE (GUIA)

Zoomarine is a fantastic marine park can watch shows with dolphins, seals and sea lions, tropical birds and birds of prey. You can also find an amazing aquarium with sharks, Cinema4D, attractions, amusements and swimming pools.

4) SLIDE N SPLASH WATERPARK (LAGOA)

A great day out to a nearby waterpark for the whole family with slides, lazy river, kids play pools, restaurants.

5) LAGOS ZOO is just a 15 minute drive from the villa.

We love this zoo for our grandchildren. It’s ideal for smaller children and buggies as it’s flat and includes a small farm, lots of beautiful tropical birds, primates, giant tortoises, meerkats etc. Everything is very accessible for the children to see and there’s a small café and shop onsite.

6) BEACHES

There’s a wealth of beautiful beaches near the villa, from the beaches at Luz and Burgau to the larger beaches at Meia Praia in Lagos and many, many others.

OTHER SPORTS & ACTIVITIES:

There’s a wealth of other attractions across this area of the Algarve including the fortress at Sagres, the historic town of Silves and its castle, river boat trips from Portimao inland, shopping at the Guia complex and the annual international festival of sand at Pera. Plenty to keep you busy if you can drag yourself from the poolside at Casa Bonita!!

Burgau Sports Centre offers a range of children’s sports including tennis, football, hockey, touch rugby, running races, swimming races, diving competitions, baseball & rounders. Luz has a watersports centre offering jet skis, banana boats & windsurfing & the marina at Lagos offers boat trips around the coast, as well as dolphin watching and glass bottom boat trips.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Luz in Lagos

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
  • Each of the bedrooms has its own luxury bathroom, with a further cloakroom on the ground floor, making the house perfect for large/multi-generational families or groups to share (we get lots of groups of couples coming for golf, walking holidays or just relaxing, as everyone has their own space and privacy). The bathrooms are beautifully finished, each with a feature wall using local Portuguese hand-made ceramic tiles. They feature magnificent large sinks with marble surround (double sinks in master bedroom) and large mirrors. Three of the four bathrooms have huge walk-in 'rain' style shower cubicles while the second master features an over-bath power shower. The master also includes its own bath with separate shower and toilet, bidet & double sinks. All the bathrooms have heated towel rails. There is a separate downstairs cloakroom with toilet and sink also.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with balcony
    Second master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with 'Juliet' balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , with balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • The magnificent master suite with king bed has its own private balcony with stunning views along the Algarve coast, perfect for enjoying a lazy breakfast in the beautiful Algarve sunshine. The large patio doors to the front & windows to the side ensure this view can be appreciated from both inside & out. The master suite has its own walk in dressing room with plenty of storage space and ensuite bathroom. The second master bedroom has a king size bed, built in storage and an ensuite bathroom. It has views out to sea from its “Juliet” balcony & to the east along the coast towards Lagos. The third twin bedroom also has its own private balcony with the same stunning views towards Lagos and out to sea, as well as built in storage and its own bathroom. The final spacious twin bedroom also has built in storage and an ensuite. It has views towards the west and the evening sunset. All the bedrooms feature beautiful hard wood floors & are tastefully decorated with ample linens & towels provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The ground floor includes the spacious, light and airy lounge with comfortable leather sofas and armchairs providing seating for 8 people. The lounge has a 32” plasma screen television with satellite TV providing a range of UK & international channels, a hi-fi, PlayStation & a glass fronted wood burning stove. Double width patio doors open onto a terrace overlooking the pool area with truly magnificent sea views. The lounge is open plan to the dining room which features an impressive dining table with seating for 8 people. It has access to another outdoor shaded terrace with a further table seating 8 for alfresco dining. The hall leads to the fabulous well-equipped kitchen with large American style fridge/freezer, integrated microwave & oven, dishwasher, coffee maker, gas burner hob, with built in cherry wood units providing excellent storage. The kitchen has direct access through double patio doors to its own sheltered terrace and BBQ area. Views from all outdoor terraces are stunning

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Stunning luxury villa, heated pool, a/c, panoramic sea views, WiFi, BBQ, gardens
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
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The best place we have ever stayed in

  • 5 of 5

We have been holidaying in the Algarve every year for the last 13 years, staying in various locations and in various properties - hotels, apartments and villas.

Casa Bonita was without exception the best property we have ever stayed in. The villa was clean, the pool was amazing, the kitchen was huge and the 4 bedrooms, bathrooms and en suite facilities were excellent.

The overall layout, design and furnishing of the villa was great. The view over the Atlantic and to nearby Luz was incredible.

We made use of the pool every day and also enjoyed the BBQ.

The property is in a quiet residential area which is safe and with plenty of open space.

Luz and Burgau are only a five minute drive away with plenty of shops, restaurants and bars and with excellent beaches.

Definitely take a car and visit all the wonderful towns like Alvor, Sagres, Lagos, Salema and Portimao.

The property was excellently serviced by the gardener, pool boy and maids. The owner left us some great notes about the villa, its facilities and where to visit.

All in all, it was a wonderful holiday and I would thoroughly recommend the villa as a fantastic place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely and detailed review! I'm delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay - all the things you love are the reasons we ended up choosing Casa Bonita as our home from home. You have me looking forward to my own next trip out to stay!! Thanks again and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Jennifer
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Just perfect

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Casa Bonita and we will be back for more. The villa is lovely, the views are to die for and the heated pool a delight. Every day I've been in the pool as dawn broke. Seeing a sky full of stars slowly change to a fiery orange and watching the sun rise in the East is a magical experience that's worth getting out of bed for even though the beds are very comfortable. It's a very peaceful location where you can relax and take meals on the terrace whilst soaking up the sea views. Luz is close by and offers all most people need to ensure a perfect holiday

Jennifer is a fabulous owner who responds very quickly to any enquiry or problem. In short, Casa Bonita is so good we really would prefer you book elsewhere so that it remains available for us.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Another wonderful week at Casa Bonita

  • 5 of 5

Once again we have returned after a wonderful week of stunning views, lovely pool and glorious sunshine. The villa was just as I remembered, a real home from home, with everything you need to enjoy your stay, I didn't read much of my book as I wanted to drink in the views and not miss a minute of the stunning surroundings. I hope to return again in the not too distant future. Thank you Jennifer for sharing your gem in the Algarve.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay at this lovely villa, it is huge, light and airy with a well equipped kitchen. We particularly liked to have our morning coffee on our master suite balcony looking at the stunning views. The swimming pool was a big hit with our three year old grandson, we couldn't get him out of it! We also made great use of the BBQ, and recommend the meat from the Baptista supermarket and fish from their shop nearby. As we didn't have a car, we did a large shop on our arrival day which they delivered around an hour later, and we did online top ups throughout the week. We ate out in Lagos, Luz and Burgau using taxis which are inexpensive. All in all it was a perfect holiday with great communication from Jennifer.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. I'm delighted to hear you had a wonderful holiday. Great idea to use Baptista's online shop and delivery, I'm glad it worked so well for you. Morning coffee on the balcony taking in the views sounds perfect! We hope to welcome you and your family again in the future. Kind regards Jennifer
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Everything was wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Super communication from the host. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. I'm delighted to hear you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you again. Kind regards Jennifer
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Fantastic family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Bonita in September 2016 for two weeks to celebrate my mothers 60th birthday. With this being a significant birthday we were hoping for a villa that would give the family a unforgettable holiday which would be fondly remembered and Casa Bonita did not disappoint! from the spacious and comfortable bedrooms (all ensuite) to the outside pool/bbq area where the views will simply take your breath away. Luz is a short drive or 25/30 minute walk where it is home to some lovely bars and restaurants. Our personal favourites were the Dolphin, which done a great steak and amazing ribs. There is also Chiccas which is a bit more intimate with lovely hearty food, both of which were visited on more than one occasion throughout our two week stay. Casa Bonita comfortable housed three couples and a 17 month old baby where a cot and high chair were provided as well as a toy box that had her entertained for the whole holiday. As well as being able to enjoy our own amazing pool, a short five minute walk away is a larger communal pool with Unspoilt views of the sea, wonderful bar and friendly staff serving delicious cocktails, cold beers on tap and a range of light snacks. My family and I would have no hesitation in returning to Casa Bonita.

Finally I would like to say a special thank you to Jennifer whom from our first initial enquiry to during our stay was extremely warm and efficient when dealing with any queries we had. Also her amazing attention to detail with our information pack she so kindly put together was hugely helpful.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ben, Thank you so much for your review of Casa Bonita. We were delighted that you and all the family had such a great holiday on your special occasion! I'm a big fan of both the Dolphin and Chicca's, I'm glad you enjoyed the great food there is to offer near by. Thanks for your very kind words - I'm glad you found the information pack I sent you useful. We look forward to being able to welcome you and your family again soon. Kind regards Jennifer
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Luz, Algarve

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
14 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£886
for 4 nights
£1,550
 
 
Halloween
28 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 4 nights
£1,800
 
 
November
4 Nov 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£800
for 4 nights
£1,400
 
 
Early Winter
2 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£657
for 4 nights
£1,150
 
 
Christmas
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,143
for 4 nights
£2,000
 
 
Winter
6 Jan 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£714
for 4 nights
£1,250
 
 
Early Spring
10 Mar 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£857
for 4 nights
£1,500
 
 
Easter
30 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 4 nights
£2,100
 
 
Early Spring 2
9 Apr 2018 - 20 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£857
for 4 nights
£1,500
 
 
Spring
21 Apr 2018 - 11 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,057
for 4 nights
£1,850
 
 
Early Summer
12 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,257
for 4 nights
£2,200
 
 
Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,700
for 7 nights
£2,700
 
 
Peak Summer
14 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,900
for 7 nights
£2,900
 
 
Late Summer
25 Aug 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,550
for 7 nights
£2,550
 
 
Early Autumn
15 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,086
for 4 nights
£1,900
 
 
Autumn
13 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
£914
for 4 nights
£1,600
 
 
Nightly Rate
26 Oct 2018 - 6 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£912
for 4 nights
From
£228
£1,400
 
 
November
7 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£800
for 4 nights
£1,400
 
 
December
1 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£657
for 4 nights
£1,150
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 4 nights
£1,750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

All linens and towels are included as part of your rental. Weekly maid service with a towel change midweek and linens changed once a week is included in the cost of your rental where rental is at least a week. If rentals are less than one week then cleaning costs are extra.

PLEASE NOTE: Rates quoted EXCLUDE optional extras air conditioning & pool heating, which have an additional charge to cover the cost of supply. They are available at a cost of £100 per week, each. We find that the cooling Algarve breeze means that air conditioning isn't really needed except for in peak summer. Pool heating is very much a personal preference but we find that this tends to be needed only off season. If these are required please contact us using the "Send a Message" button and not the "Request to Book". We can then send you a total quotation and you can book securely online.

One cot and one highchair are available if requested and additional are available to hire if required, please contact us for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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