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Modern Villa with large garden areas private Swimmg-pool and jacuzzi

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Catch the winter sunshine in a fantastic value contemporary Villa

This beautifully-designed Large Villa creates an idyllic spot for families with children including pets who want to roam and enjoy in relaxed outdoor living space to include comfort, style and privacy. Villa Kimbo (translated into) "African Village" - sits in a lovely garden with an adjacent Orchard where you can help yourself to seasonal fruits! Families can also have the opportunity to feed the chickens and geese at liberty - this is something that can excite and thrill young children. In terms of accommodation, this styllish Villa has four bedrooms, comprising one Master Bedroom with en-suite, two Twin Bedrooms - one with ensuite and the other with a family bathroom. The last Bedroom contains a double bed also with an en-suite. There are also two further Living Rooms which are interconnected, spacious and extremely comfortable with a log wood fireplace for those cold chilly evenings all provided with compliments from the owners! There is also a modern well-equipped kitchen. Against a background of pale-washed walls and light-tiled floors, the accomodation offers good quality wooden furniture throughout with spashes of colour from tasteful fabrics and furnishings. Wide French windows in the large living - come - dining area lead straight onto a covered veranda with steps leading down to an unusually very large sized private Swimming Pool (12m X 6m). There are sun-beds too with parasols to lounge on and real wooden barbeque furniture with outdoor barbeque cooking facilities. Alternatively, if you preferred to use the Jacuzzi, this too is a free option and a great way to relax and feel at home in the evening ambience! There is also a lovely grassed Childrens' play area which includes a slide and swings which is a great way for children to have fun! This is truly a "Home from Home" experience and a magnificient holiday experience you are never likely to forget!

Maria Teresa Sampaio
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Maria Teresa Sampaio

Golden childhood memories led us (Teresa and Jose) to mame our vacation Villa Kimbo that in African language means pleace where the local people lives

Maria Teresa Sampaio purchased this villa in 1988


Luz Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Modern Villa with large garden areas private Swimmg-pool and jacuzzi
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews

A beautful place to relax and get away from it all

  • 5 of 5

Villa Kimbo was exactly as described on the website. We were made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived and immediately felt able to switch off from real life.

It is in a good location for touring around the Algarve and sightseeing, but we always looked forward to returning to the villa for a refreshing dip in the pool.

There are plenty of good restaurants close by and if you don't wish to venture out every night, the villa has a great built in barbecue by the pool.

We'd highly reccomend this place to anyone looking for relaxing time in the sun

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2009
  • Stayed: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tank you for your opinion ,which is an inspiration to do our best. Teresa
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Family Holiday Villa Kimbo

  • 5 of 5

A lovely secluded spacious villa, clean with a large pool, huge bbq area, UK satellite TV and wireless internet access. Our family including three girls aged 7-13 a fabulous time and we would throughly recommend it to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, relaxing and quiet place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Villa Kimbo is a lovely, clean and secluded villa in the Praia de Luz area. It is situated in an ideal location for shops, bars and the waterfront.

Our holiday was relaxing, the villa catered for everything we needed and the owners Teresa and Jose were very warm, friendly and approachable.

We would certainly recommend the villa as a place to stay for anyone visiting the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rental 602887 Villa

  • 5 of 5

Firstly we would like to say how wonderful our holiday was staying at Teresa and Josie Villa Kimbo. The first thing we were greeted with when we got into our villa was a lovely welcome pack consisting of various food items meaning we had enough to get by until we went to the shops. The owners couldn't have been more accommodating and our 3 year old son loved feeding the ducklings and chickens they had on site and think we fed them more than ourselves in the end. Everything was spotless and we will be going again in the future as we felt completely safe and secure in a villa that exceeded our expectations. Another note just been reminded of is that we picked oranges daily which was all completely fine with the owners as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Villa Kimbo, Espiche

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Villa Kimbo, one of a pair of beautiful Villas, in idyllic, secure surroundings, set back from the coast and 2km / 7km from Luz / Lagos respectively. Although the location seems remote and the directions a little daunting, it is quite straightforward to find and very rewarding when you open the gates on a little oasis of fruit trees, manicured lawns and lush greenery.

The Villa was very spacious and well appointed, both inside and out, with the added benefit of wireless broadband - which will please anyone wishing to stay connected to the outside world, without being crippled by data roaming charges. I would imagine that with the full complement of eight people, some may be disappointed with the size and storage available in the rather compact kitchen, but if you're BBQ'ing or eating out every night, that probably won't be an issue? The bedrooms and living / dining areas were a good size, clean and comfortable. One thing we did notice about the bathrooms was that every single one was a bath with a shower handset. Only two of the four had a bracket on the wall in which to insert the handset! So, if you're a family that likes to shower, you may end up sharing a 'shower room', as we did. Outside, there is bags of space, a 'mahoosive' pool, plenty of sun beds and shady verandahs, if the heat get too much (or to protect little ones). The BBQ area has a huge refectory table, right next to where the food is cooked, so 'al-fresco' dining is well catered for.

The owners, Jose and Teresa, were very helpful, but not overbearing or intrusive. They introduced themselves when we arrived, told us where they were if we needed them and just popped round to say goodbye as we were leaving.

You are guaranteed to get your money's worth, as every day starts at 5am, thanks to (what sounds like) hundreds of cockerels and peacocks on the farm next door. Light sleepers and those who can't function without a lie-in please take note, a pair of earplugs (or a shotgun) may be a useful holiday accessory to ensure your slumber is not disturbed :-)

A great holiday getaway, but only a few minutes from the beaches, supermarkets, restaurants, golf, etc. - should you really feel the need to venture out.

However, with all the Villa has to offer, you might just want to do a 'Big Shop' at Intermarche, stock up with everything you need, kick back, relax and stay put!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wundervoller Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir ( meine Grosseltern und ich, 17) war nun zum zweiten mal Gast in der Villa Kimbo. Es war wie beim ersten Mal wundervoll! Die ruhige Lage in der schoenen Landschaft, die super ausgestattete Villa mit dem grossen Pool und der nahe gelegene Strand sowie die nahe gelegene "Grossstadt" Lagos sind einfach toll. Verkehrslaerm ist ueberhaupt nicht vorhanden und die umlegenden Orte sind ueber die Schnellstrasse sehr gut zu erreichen.

Die Villa selber war wirklich lupenrein sauber, die Vermieter José und Theresa sind wirklich sehr freundlich und immer zuvorkommend gewesen. Das Haus und der Pool werden regelmaessig kontrolliert sowie die Gaerten durch einen eigenen Gaertner instand gehalten werden. Bei bedarf koennen aus dem "hauseigenen" Garten frische Apfelsinen, Pampelmusen und Zitronen gepflueckt werden.

Mit Ungeziefer jeglicher Art hatten wir keinerlei Probleme, weder Muecken noch Ameisen, noch sonstige Tiere.

Die Villa ist liebevoll eingerichtet mit afrikanischen Accesoirs und Bildern. Es gibt eine grosse Couch-Sitzecke und eine kleinere, sowie einen grossen und kleinen innerhalb zum Essen und aussen nochmal zwei grosse und einen kleinen Tisch sowie 8 Liegen inkl. Auflagen fuer den Pool. Zwei grosse Sonnenschirme mit Staender sind ebenfalls vorhanden sowie kleinere Spielsachen die man sich fuer den Pool oder den Strand ausleihen kann.

Straende gibt es in der naehern und weiteren Umgebung mehrere. Der in Luz gehoert zu den groesseren und ist auf Grund der groesse des Ortes sehr belebt aber nicht ueberfuellt. Ansonsten koennen wir den von Porto de Mos empfehlen welcher ca. 10 min entfernt liegt oder den Strand Ingrina der ca. 30min entfernt ist aber echt sehr schoen ist. Lagos selber hat 3 oder 4 sehr schoene Straende zu bieten sowie viele gute Restaurants mit portugisiescher und internationaler Kueche gleichermassen.

Ich koennte jetzt noch viel schreiben aber es bleibt zusagen: Das Haus ist 100%ig weiterzuempfehlen und wir werden bald wiederkommen. Man muss es wirklich selbst erlebt haben, der Urlaub war einer der schoensten die ich je gemacht habe und ich habe doch mit meinen jungen Jahren schon relativ viel von der Mittelmeer Kueste gesehen. Portugal bleibt ganz oben auf meiner Lieblingsurlaub-Liste!

Wir wuenschen ihnen einen schoenen Urlaub wie wir ihn hatten, Heinz Gerd, Dorit und Nico.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2012
  • Stayed: April 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The city of Lagos is one of the most beautiful locations in the Algarve,where side by side, modernity and tradition, the contemporary and the lagacy of a remarkable historical past coexist. To walk through the dream beaches and to cruise the streets of Lagos is entering in a true adventure of discovery of identity and culture, of its built heritage,of flavors and aromas of its gastronomy.These are memories,testimonies, traditions and unique experiencies for those looking to enjoy the free time or the holidays.

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.