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LUXURY Villa overlooking beach-PRIVATE POOL, Wi--Fi, UK TV

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 8- own pool, large lounge, dining and kitchen

This privately owned spacious luxury villa is an ideal self catering holiday home furnished to a very high standard. The large, comfortable open plan lounge is complemented with TV/satellite and music system as well as a dining area for eight. Terraces surround lounge, dining and bedrooms providing stunning views overlooking the beach, sea and Castle of St. Joao de Arade. Heating and air conditioning units ensure all year round suitability and comfort. Expansive sandy beaches are on the doorstep and the unspoilt fishing village is a short stroll away. Fabulous for both adults and children. The heart of Ferragudo centres around the local square and cobbled streets, with good local restaurants in the village and along the quayside. Water sports, horse riding and golf are within close proximity, this location offers something for all members of the family. A car isn't necessary unless you wish to explore the countryside as amenities are all within a short walking distance.

The Algarve, Ferragudo: Situated to the south of Portugal, on the southwest tip of Europe, the Algarve has one of the world's most beautiful, unspoilt stretches of coast land and has been described as a unique jewel with the finest sandy beaches and the perfect sunny climate with a world-renowned reputation. The Algarve is one of Europe's sunniest spots and beautiful weather can be enjoyed throughout the year. In the winter months, when the sun goes down, if the evening is cool, then a nice log fire in the villa makes for a cosy setting. For some clients all that is needed is a low key relaxing holiday, for others the prerequisite will be a private pool and a large safe sandy beach for the children to play on, Ferragudo has something for everyone of all ages.

Ferragudo Village with its elevated structure and whitewashed houses, still provides all that's good about tradition and yet manages to meet the demands of its visitors without disruption. We are pleased to welcome back guests time and again.

Getting to Ferragudo: We have guests who arrive at both Faro Airport, Seville and Lisbon. The villa is about 45 minutes drive from Faro and we can organise for you to be met at the airport if you do not wish to hire a car. Car hire is not essential but collection is easily organised at the airport or can be arranged locally in Ferragudo. Some clients are met at the airport and taken to the villa and then hire a car locally for a few days only, if they wish to get out and about. For clients coming into Lisbon and Seville, the drive is about three hours and motorway most of the way. If you decide to drive, we provide information before you travel on directions to the villa.

Train is an option from Faro to Portimao or Ferrugudo but be aware that whilst the trains are traditional and clean in true Portuguese relaxed and chilled style, they do take a little time to get you to your destination.

There isn't a month that isn't beautiful in this location. In the winter months the bright sunny days are beautiful for long walks or for just sitting around in the village square having coffee and light refreshments. In the early months of the year there are often local festivals and it's a joy to see the local residents and their families enjoying the activity. Visitors are always made to feel welcome.

Golf Courses:

The villa is close to Alamos Golf; Alto, Gramacho Golf; Palmares, Penina, Pinta, Vale De Milho and Vale de Lobo golf resorts. We have clients who return to our villa year after year to play, some of them having other family members who prefer to go to the beach whilst the gofers go off blissfully knowing that they have as long as they need to play a round or two of golf. Some of the go.fing enthusiasts take their partners along with them to the golf resort and surprise their partners with lovely pampering sessions in the resort spa or beauty salon.

Activities for the family: The villa overlooks the beach and is within easy access of water sport facilities, a marina, zoos, marine parks, aqua playgrounds, diving, fishing, sailing, golf and horse riding. The beach is long and wide, the sea on the local beach is usually calm and safe for children to swim unlike some of the smaller beaches which surround the coastline. There are four excellent, family orientated beach cafes/bars offering good refreshments and sun umbrellas and lounge chairs if that is what is wanted. Beach volleyball and kite flying can also be seen frequently at the end of the day when the sun is going down. If one is really lucky, you will see a past Portuguese kite windsurfing champions in action on the Praire Grande beach, (the local beach).

From Ferragudo quayside, a small boat will take you for a few euros across to the Portimao marina where you can enjoy more restaurants, a luxurious beach facility or just a stroll along another beach boardwalk. Great for adults and children.

More Details

Owner
Philip or Janis
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, Google translate used
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Philip or Janis

We are very busy people and have travelled to many locations around the world both on business and for holidays. We have had a property in Ferragudo for several years because it is for us an ideal location to relax, chill out and enjoy ourselves in a lovely climate right by the sea with our children, grandchildren and friends.

Why Philip or Janis chose Carvoeiro / Lagoa region

It overlooks the sea and a large sandy beach. Just a short stroll to the village means that everything is easily accessible. The local village has a local community and vibrant, relaxing and traditional. It's quite unique.

There is always something to see from the windows, of the villa, fishing vessels coming back from sea, yachts making their way to the Marina. Children playing on the beach and of course the beautiful little village square surrounded by local restaurants, shops and cafes. Still very traditional and a place occupied by very nice, friendly Portuguese families.

What makes this villa unique

Big villa, very comfortable with great views across the bay. The location is prime and facilities are within walking distance. We have the best of both worlds, a private swimming pool and wonderful beach. It's rare that one can find the benefits of private pool, beach on the doorstep, sea views and all within the closest walking proximity of a charming traditional village with good restaurants, cafes and lovely local people.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for your email. I can very safely say that you have the most amazing villa in a beautiful village, it surpassed all our expectations with all the mod cons you would ever need for a holiday. It has been 7 years since we have been on holiday with our boys and we all had a fantastic time together and my Mum was in her element, we would like to do it again sometime soon. our eldest son did not want to come home. We have told many people about the villa, so hopefully you may get some bookings, we will be booking again definitely.

We all had a great night at Fim do Mundo restaurant so much so we went back for a second evening, thank you for the recommendation. Rita was very welcoming and friendly without being intrusive.

Thank you so so much for letting us rent your villa for our holiday and for all the information you supplied which went towards one of my top 3 holidays EVER!!!!!, (we have been on many) and intend to continue doing as many as we can, god willing



Kindest regards
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Ferragudo Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master/family - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Blue Ensuite - toilet , shower
    Green ensuite - toilet , shower , Seating also in this room
    Blue/White - toilet , shower
  • There is a large master/family bathroom with corner bath and shower facility, WC and bidet and two sink units set in large marble surface/cabinet storage area. There are three further shower/bathroom facilities, two ensuite and the other just outside of one of the bedrooms all with toilet, sink and shower units. One bathroom facility for each bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king , King size + bed
    Blue - 1 king , King size + bed
    Green - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Blue/White - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • The Master bedroom has King size + bed, headboard, bedside tables, two chairs, dressing table/draw unit and mirror, all matching with fitted wardrobes with patio doors leading out to terrace and beach/sea view. Master family bathroom. Second bedroom has King size+ bed, headboard, bedside tables, dressing table/draw unit and mirror all matching, with fitted wardrobes. Bathroom ensuite. Window and Patio doors leading out to terrace and sea and beach views. One twin bedded room with matching headboards, bedside tables, dressing table/draw unit, decorative table and chairs and fitted wardrobes. Bathroom ensuite. Patio doors leading out to terrace and tropical style garden. Beach and sea views also. One twin bedded room with headboards, bedside tables, dressing table and mirror all matching and fitted wardrobes with patio doors leading out to terrace and tropical style garden. + bathroom adjacent Two travel cots are available. Larger cots can be hired by our guests if required
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We operate a strict NO SMOKING POLICY within the house. We have our own housekeeper who comes into the villa several times a week to clean. Bathroom towels are changed mid-week and at weekends. There is ample wardrobe space in all bedrooms, all of which are of a very good size. All bed linen and towels are provided for BUT BEACH AND POOL TOWELS are provided by clients. There are two travel COTs in the villa. If a full sized cot is required, we can hire this for our client. The swimming pool (size 7.5m x 3.5m) is located on the secluded private mid terrace level. Sunbeds are located in this area so parents and friends can relax but keep an eye on children whilst they swim. If relaxation out of the sun is what is required, the pool lounge off of the pool terrace, provides just that. A utility room has a washing machine and an additional fridge freezer. THERE IS A BARBECUE ON THE SWIMMING POOL TERRACE FOR THOSE SELF CATERING AT THE HOUSE OUR WEBSITE SHOWS YOU MORE INFORMATION

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

LUXURY Villa overlooking beach-PRIVATE POOL, Wi--Fi, UK TV
average rating of 4.888889 based on 45 reviews
5

Outstanding !

  • 5 of 5

The villa is beautiful. We did not want to leave ! I cannot say enough about Janis, the owner of the villa who responded to our many emails promptly. We arrived late and found a small hamper of food and wine waiting for us. Each room was nicer than the next and we took full advantage of the beautiful balcony that overlooked the beach and the nice pool and deck. Janis shared the contact information for Wilma who owns a taxi service. Wilma made multiple trips to and from the airport and even dropped us to the supermarket to stock up, she is a gem ! We strolled to the village and beach often and had lunch and dinner in the many restaurant that were recommended in the orientation package that we received prior to the trip. Of course the highlight of the trip was the wedding in the beautiful little church nearby. We will never forget this vacation and highly recommend the villa.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words about the villa. Most importantly, I'm so pleased that the wedding will give you memories to treasure. Best wishes
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5

Recommended

  • 5 of 5

The villa is exactly as you see in the photos, and very much a home from home. Your every need is accounted for you just need to arrive, fill the fridge & relax into your holiday. We used just 2 of the 4 bedrooms but they are all spacious & their are 4 bathrooms so great for couples holidaying together

There are lots & lots of very good restaurants nearby of all price ranges.

We particularly liked the stroll down to the beach around the castle and along to Praia Grande beach at sunset - the most amazing colours in the sky!

Happy memories of this wonderful holiday spot.

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  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent villa, could not be faulted in any way

  • 5 of 5

great location, very helpful hosts, very well appointed villa with all neccesary amenities and a lot more on top. highly recommended

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ian, thank you for your kind words, we try hard to ensure that our clients enjoy their stay at our villa. Holiday and chill out time is precious.
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5

Great location, lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

just back from a wonderful holiday which went far too quickly. We absolutely loved the villa, location, ferragudo... you really do have a fantastic place. By the end of the week our 3year old had swam the length of the pool!

We were provided with loads of really useful information prior to arriving-recommended places to eat, visit, directions etc which were a great help. There are some fantastic restaurants in ferragudo to visit. We also really enjoyed getting the water taxi over to the marina and had a great meal overlooking the beach there too.

We would certainly love to come back some time-I suspect we were lucky with the weather at this time of the year but we really appreciated the sunshine as well as everything else! Thanks again

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Reunion in Ferragudo

  • 5 of 5

Hi Janis,

We are now back in Canada and I am writing to give you my feedback.

We started with a group of 6 couples, but finally one couple could not make it to Ferragudo due to health issues. This reunion was a success: good friends, good accommodations, good food, good wine and the weather cooperated (most of the time). Nothing has changed much in the last 6 years. We revisited our favourite restaurants, walked the cliffs,. We rented a boat for a day where we visited the caves between Farragudo and Benagil and then went all the way up the Arade by boat to Silves for lunch and then back. We even organized an event at a winery (Quinta do Frances). All in all very enjoyable.

Because of the size of our group, I had rented 2 houses. Yours and the one next door to you. Your house was everything advertised: very comfortable, great views, refitted bathrooms, well equipped, etc... It is a great house, ideal for a large group like we were. Your housekeeper Lurdes made all the difference. We were on vacation and did not want to be bothered with cleaning, change of linen, etc… She even baked us a cake.

We had a wonderful time and I would rebook your house if I had to organize something like this again.

Thank you

Michel

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michel for your kind words. It's a long way to travel from Canada to Ferragudo but from what you say your reunion was a great deal of fun. I'm really pleased you found the villa to your liking and as described. It's important to us that clients expectations are met and our housekeeper is one of our treasures who is highly thought of by our clients, both those who visit once but also those who come back to the villa frequently. I hope that your next reunion is in Ferragudo and look forward to hearing from you then. Kind regards Janise
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A great birthday celebration

  • 4 of 5

WE had a great holiday, and birthday celebration. THe villa proved an excellent choice and was everything we could have wished for. Even when there were nine of us, we never felt over-crowded...and there was enough outdoor space for everyone to do their own thing!

The villa is ideally located and well equipped for a holiday home.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peter, thank you for your feedback. I'm so pleased that you all had a good time and that the birthday celebrations went according to plan. As you mention, the location is good because the beach, restaurants and facilities in the village are all on the doorstep and this is something that many friends, family and guests find so convenient. Regards Janise
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
2
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
2
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
2
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
50
Car: not necessary

Ferragudo in the Algarve is a charming and picturesque location that remains true to its Portuguese fishing village roots retaining traditional charm but yet close to the larger resorts of Portimao, Praia de Rocha, Lagos, Carvoeiro and Silves. Faro airport is just a short distance away and Lisbon is also another easy access route for international travellers. The heart of the village centres around the square which is only a short stroll away from the villa. With wonderful beaches, golf and sailing facilities, as well as the opportunities for long walks with breathtaking views, it's a wonderful location and ideal for those wanting a luxury self catering villa in a great location.. Local restaurants and bars provide good food and traditional entertainment. For those self catering but wishing variety, Portimao Marina restaurants are an excellent alternative to eating in the surroundings of Ferragudo village. WE ALSO HAVE OUR OWN WEBSITE, PLEASE CONTACT US FOR DETAILS.

Other Activities: Kite surfing, sailing, diving, tennis, golf

Golf: Already an area renowned for its golf, big game fishing, saliling and scuba diving.

Portugal provides an all year round climate which facilitates the golfing fraternity. Early morning and late afternoon golf is excellent in the summer months and with the mild winter climate, there is no restriction to what time of day a round of golf can be played in the other months throughout the year.

A great selection of courses are all within easy reach of our villa such as The Pinta and Gramacho courses at neighbouring Carvoeiro which is only five minutes away, as well as just a slightly longer drive to the championship course of Penina. There is over 20 courses within a 40 minute drive.

Keen golfers find that the location of this villa is ideal to combine both a beach and a golfing holiday and it also works well for partners and children who do not participate in the sport. Something for everyone.

One of the latest attractions is the Algarve International Racing Circuit (Autodromo International de Portimao) which hosts F1 and the superbike sports. Only a short drive away from this circuit our villa is well positioned to accommodate people who will be attending events at this premier race track. It's good to know that 2014 will attract this event again and the clients who attend.

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Rates & Availability

Ferragudo Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 27 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,264
 
 
High summer
Jul 8 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,105
 
 
Late summer
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,005
 
 
Autumn
Oct 29 2017 - Dec 23 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,746
 
 
Christmas/NY
Dec 24 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,940
 
 
New Year/early spring
Jan 4 2018 - Mar 16 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,617
$4,204
 
 
Spring
Mar 17 2018 - May 25 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,876
 
 
Early summer
May 26 2018 - Jul 7 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,264
 
 
Summer
Jul 8 2018 - Sep 15 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,105
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,264
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $129.36

A 50% deposit is required on booking, with the balance payable no later than eight weeks prior to the start of your holiday. Changes to booking arrangements should be advised in writing and whilst every effort will be made to accommodate a request, unfortunately no guarantees can be given. Fees once paid are non refundable unless the property is relet which the owner will make every endeavour to do.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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