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Scenic Waterfront Villa - Overflow Pool & Tropical Landscape

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Suite Bedrooms/7 Bathroom , Swimming Pool, Beachfront Views

Tropical villa in a private condominium, with wonderful views over the beachfront. Walking distance (200m) from luxuriant, desert beach. The house comprises 5 suite bedrooms (two as separate guest units), dining room, office space and a scenic living room over the dunes and tropical landscape. Outside, a separate dining and cooking area. The overflow swimming pool meets an exhuberant garden. Meals will be prepared by the unique Dona Suzana, an exquisite cook ready to offer both local flavors and international cuisine. Internet, cable TV, bikes. Condominium facilities included, such as fitness, tennis, football pitch, sauna, jacuzzi, private movie theater.

More Details

Owner
Joaquim Mouro
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2017

About Joaquim Mouro

We - Joaquim (61) and Paula (60) - fell in love with Bahia the first time we came here. It's the perfect getway from the (not so rigorous) winter in the Algarve, south of Portugal, where we (still) live and work (Joaquim as a laywer and Paula as a pharmacist). We are at our best when we come down to the house with family and friends to enjoy what only Bahia has to offer.

Joaquim Mouro purchased this villa in 2005

What makes this villa unique

Breathtaking views over the beachfront that evolve as the day turns into night and day again. An outside dining and cooking area where you will enjoy Dona Suzana's fish muqueca and barbecues, as you watch the moon rise up over the dunes. Daily strolls to the beach wile crossing a tropical, bio diverse environment.

Amenities

Açu da Torre Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Wonderful views over the laguna and beachfront.
    Suite 2 - 1 queen
    Suite 3 - 1 queen
    Guest Unit 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Outside bath.
    Guest Unit 2 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Outside shower
  • Tropical decor and extreme comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
5

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had two wonderful weeks at Joaquims house! It is a beautiful very well kept house. It was also amazing to have Suzana and Adriana, which did everything to make our stay perfect. They even introduced us to an english speaking family a few houses away. Suzanas excellent cooking has been mentioned in many reviews and we can only agree - she is an excellent cook.

Our boys, 8, 10, 12 years loved our vacation, surf lessons almost every day, pool to play in and they where invited to play soccer at night with the other kids from the complex.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chilled out days and cakes

  • 4 of 5

We have just spent a week in Joaquim's house in Costa do Saiupe in total bliss and relaxation. The area is outstandingly beautiful and being out of season there was no one around. I imagine it is very lively in the gated compound when the houses are occupied in high season.

Dona Susana and her daughter Adriana looked after us daily with delicious local dishes or any other culinary request we had. At least two cakes a day were baked for us to taste (and finish). Though we mainly stayed in and around the house and beach there is a lot to explore nearby in terms of nature and sport. It is worth driving out to Praia do Forte one night for the bustle of the high street.

We had saudades the moment we left.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing - Super fantástico

  • 5 of 5

The house of Joaquim in Praia do Forte was amazing. Correspondence and instructions were easy and timely. It was in fact, perfect. We had a very large group (10 people) and it was an ideal accommodation. Everything was kept impeccably clean; there was an incredible amount of space. The entire property was perfect for late night walks to the beach, runs throughout the complex, soccer games, it was splendid. The beach and the pool were beautiful, and the ability to open the living room brought the Brazilian outdoors to us.

I didn’t even mention the cooking of Dona Suzana. My wife and I were curious to sample all the local regional dishes of Bahia and Dona Suzana made them all (she even made pie for dessert several nights). She was a wonderful woman and made our stay that much more special.

Cant wait to go back. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks James for your kind words I am very pleased that you and your friends enjoyed the house, the place and Susana cookings. I have only one correction to make to your review: our house is situated in the resort Costa do Sauipe, not in Praia do Forte, which is a nice town to visit,(only 20 Km from our house) Best regards Joaquim Mouro
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5

Maravilhosa!

  • 5 of 5

Casa com instalações muito confortáveis, excelente localização, condominio tranquilo e organizado.

D.Suzana e Maria, funcionárias da casa, fazem a diferença! Muito acolhedoras e prestam um serviço de ótima qualidade!!

Surpreendeu a todos de forma positiva! Com ceeteza indico e alugarei mais vezes!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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5

Tudo fantástico! Casa, localização, funcionárias e proprietário.

  • 5 of 5

Foi um experiência maravilhosa a nossa estadia de apenas dois dias. Sr Joaquim muito atencioso e flexível. Casa linda e confortável, com manutenção impecável. Localização privilegiada! Senhoras Susana e Sônia, muito zelosas e prestimosas. Facilitaram a nossa estadia e a tornaram um momento especial. Gratidão a todos vocês!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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5

Excelente!

  • 5 of 5

Ficamos extremamente satisfeitos com a escolha desta casa. O serviço da dona Suzana e dona Sonia são impecáveis (cozinham muito!) A Casa é linda e muito aconchegante! A casa possui tudo, muito bem preparada! Certamente retornaremos! O proprietário senhor Joaquim é uma pessoa muito séria e tudo que combinamos foi cumprido, meu muito obrigado.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Salvador
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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