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Luxury villa in spectacular location with tennis court/games room/large s/pool

Moncarapacho, Portugal
  • Villa3229 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps12
  • Bathrooms5
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

Sleeps 10. 12 on request. 5 en-suite bedrooms. Pool. Tennis court. Games room

One of the finest villas in the Eastern Algarve, this is set in its own grounds within the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve overlooked by an ancient Moorish watchtower. It is very well equipped with pool heating, air conditioning and a private all-weather, floodlit, tennis court. There is also a music system, wireless internet and satellite TV. The beach, restaurants, bars, and market are 2.4 kilometres. Boat trips, kayaking, kite surfing, horse riding, fishing and golf are just some of the activities nearby. Staying at the house, you can enjoy the large heated pool (14x7m approx).

Importantly for parents, there is a discreet, but effective, protection screen, enabling access to the pool to be closed to little babies and very young toddlers.

The games room has a full-size pool table and table tennis. The villa is also equipped with many family games including Boules, backgammon and chess. To the rear and west side of the villa is a vineyard. Although the villa is secluded, it is within easy reach of the local town of Fuseta. Olhao, which is the largest seaport on the Algarve, is only twenty minutes drive. The beautiful, old Town of Tavira, is also just twenty minutes away. The Spanish border forty minutes. Video available on Website.

Further Details: Born of sea and sand, Fuseta is a fishing village with traditional square shared houses just a 30 minute drive from Faro airport. It offers, not only a golden sandy beach on the lagoon with warm waters in which to swim and snorkel, but also mile upon mile of white sand on the island of Armona, just a few minutes away by ferryboat. Locally caught and barbecued seafood, clams cooked in the traditional Portuguese way, beef cooked on a hot stone and monkfish kebabs are just a few of the many delicious dishes served in local restaurants all within easy walking distance of the apartment.

Coast/Beach: The white sand beach is about 15 minute walk and restaurants are also within easy walking distance. Boat trips, kayaking, kite-surfing, horse riding, fishing and golf are just some of the activities nearby.

Villa website and Video: http://casadoszefiros.com/


Mrs June Wallis-Walker

Member Since 2009
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 16, 2018


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Privately secluded terrace
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king, Privately secluded terrace
      • Bedroom 3
        1 king, Privately secluded terrace
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single, Zippable singles: to be twins or king size doubles.
      • Bedroom 5
        2 twin/ single, Zippable singles: to be twins or king size doubles.
      • There are 5 double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms. 3 have private secluded terraces. 2 bedrooms are zippable singles
        to be twins or king size doubles. 3 bedrooms on the 1st floor, 2 on the ground. All beds are high quality pocket sprung.


      • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Poolside shower
        outdoor shower
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, tub, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 6
        toilet, bidet, Ground floor cloakroom
      • All 5 bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms/shower rooms. 5 have walk in showers and three have baths as well. . All are equipped with wall-mounted hair dryers and heated towel rails. Bath robes, towels, beach towels, soap, washing powder and lavatory paper are supplied. Shampoo is not provided. There is a cloakroom on the ground floor, and another attached to the games room. There is also an outside pool shower.

      Location Type

        • Beach
        • Near The Ocean
        • Ocean View
        • Rural


            • Away From It All
            • Luxury


                • Catering available


                    • Living Room
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Filtered Water
                    • Fireplace
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Local Maps
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Paper Towels
                    • Parking
                      Large private driveway
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Security System
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Tumble Dryer
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Kitchen
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Grinder
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Nespresso machine Cafetiere coffee makers Electric coffee filter machine
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Too many to list.
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Incredibly large collection and too much to list here. This is a cook's kitchen.
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Blender
                        • Kitchenette
                        • Lobster Pot
                        • Microwave
                          combination microwave
                        • Oven
                          2 separate ovens + one combination microwave oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          1 fridge for drinks Additional large stainless steel sink 1 wine chiller and dispenser 1 purified water fountain washing machine
                        • Refrigerator
                          Full size fridge 90 cm 2 drawer larder fridge
                        • Stove
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster
                          4 slice toaster


                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 12 people


                                • Games
                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • Books for Adults
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Foosball
                                • Game Room
                                  Pool table Table tennis Table football
                                • Books
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Ping Pong Table
                                • Pool Table
                                  See Games Room
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                  Docking station
                                • Television
                                  Satellite television


                                    • Balcony
                                      Private balconies attached to three bedrooms
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Large south facing terrace with three large sofas
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Stunning garden with many palm trees. Spectacularly lit at night.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      And wood burning oven
                                    • Patio
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                    • Tennis
                                      Private, floodlit, tennis court. Tennis coach can be arranged.
                                    • Tennis Court
                                    • Terrace
                                    • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


                                        • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Outdoor Pool
                                            • Private Pool
                                              Approximately 14 metres x 7 metres. Solar panel heating Electric heater


                                                • bay/sound
                                                • churches
                                                • library
                                                • marina
                                                • playground
                                                • reefs
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • surf fishing
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing


                                                                • The villa is set within 5600 sq metres of land. The pool is 14x7m approximately and heated if required, with an electric cover. There are two dining terraces, one has the barbecue and a wood burning oven. There is also an all-weather tennis court. On the west side of the villa is another terrace table, which captures the evening sun. Below the tennis court is a sheltered, covered, gazebo, away from the main house. Many exotic birds nest and are seen in and around this beautiful garden. In addition to many palm trees, the garden has fruit bushes and other trees, including strawberry guavas, physallis, fig, quince, pear, clementine, orange, lemon, and pomegranate. To the rear and west side of the villa is a vineyard. Maid service is provided 5 mornings a week (more can be organised). The head maid is an excellent Portuguese cook and is available to prepare meals by private arrangement. Free wi-fi access.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 2:30 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                  25 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Amazing villa, everything you need for relaxing holiday in this unspoilt area of the Algarve

                                                                  Katy H.

                                                                  Just had amazing week in this stunning villa, 11 family members. Plenty of space for us all, and all with our own bathrooms.

                                                                  Great games room with table tennis, billiards, table football. Tennis courts floodlit for night tournaments.

                                                                  Kitchen extremely well kitted out - short of nothing.

                                                                  Amazing heated pool.

                                                                  Weather in the mid 20s - what more can you ask in October.

                                                                  We loved this unspoilt part of the Algarve. Lovely fishing villages, amazing fish restaurants and much Better value for money than many parts of Spain.

                                                                  Home from home. Highly recommended for families and friends

                                                                  Anne K.Isle of Man, U.K.

                                                                  We arrived to a warm welcome and a home cooked meal. The house, garden and pool were kept beautifully clean. I like to travel the world but this time I thought I would take my family. My grandchildren lived in the pool and the tennis court. They got great enjoyment from the games room too. My daughter and I, once little ones were asleep, did some painting of the ever changing colors of the landscape.

                                                                  Amazing Villa

                                                                  Jason K.

                                                                  Our family and a group of friends (6 adults and 2 kids in total) spent an amazing week in April 2017 at the villa. There is almost nothing to fault so I will list a few of the highlights that are hopefully helpful in deciding to book here. 1) The welcome is by far the best we've had a holiday house with a home cooked meal, some beer and wine provided. 2) The pool is fenced with a lovely glass fence that gave us peace of mind with a 2 year old wanting to run around in the garden most of the day. 3) The tennis court is well maintained and a nice thing to have on site. 4) The gardens are lovely. 5) The table outside the kitchen was basically used all day by our group, whether it was for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just having a gin and tonic or sharing a bottle of 'green wine'. 6) To say the kitchen is well stocked is an understatement - we certainly enjoyed finding and using as many 'gadgets' as we could. The kitchen, along with the pantry area made preparing meals a joy. BTW - bring someone adept at starting a fire and using the bbq as it's a great way to prepare fish or pork.

                                                                  A few other points - we didn't walk to Fuseta as we had a buggy but the town was a quick (under 5 minutes) drive. I definitely recommend the fish restaurant mentioned in the welcome book in Fuseta. There are a couple of larger supermarkets in Olhao where you can stock up on supplies. Bedrooms were nice, beds were comfortable and everything was cleaned. The 5x/week cleaning service was a bonus and it was nice to have a quick tidy done, which included sweeping the outside area, the kitchen as well as having the beds made and toilet paper/kitchen supplies/soap stocked.

                                                                  All in all, I definitely recommend this house and you won't be disappointed if you book and stay here. With what seems an endless list of places to visit, this is right at the top of our list for a return visit.


                                                                  Well managed and delightful location

                                                                  David B.

                                                                  We were an assorted party of friends who needed a Villa that had a Tennis court and large swimming pool together with comfortable bedrooms and ample space for dining and general recreation. This Villa delivered. It is situated within walking distance of the village of Fuseta, which has a supermarket that provided for our needs and is in an ideal position to travel by car to various locations around the Algarve. The Villa is in an isolated position and has wonderful views across the Ria Formosa. There is adequate Wi Fi, and an excellent games room situated in the grounds. If you are looking for a quite location, with views, and easy access to other parts of the Algarve, then this might be the place for you. The photographs and video of the villa which are posted on line represent a true representation of how the Villa really is. Subject to everybody’s availability we have already spoken about a return visit – that must say something!!

                                                                  Perfection ...!

                                                                  Helen B.

                                                                  We spent a week feeling like royalty ... Perfect villa... Perfect staff ... Perfect weather ... We were rather apprehensive about transferring money into someone's bank account as one hears of so many scams and villas not existing and so forth but June, the owner couldn't of been more helpful and reassuring ... She even rang me on several occasions to answer questions that I had emailed her ... A lovely lady ...! Alvero was at the villa on our arrival, to show us around, then we had a lovely meal that was prepared for us by Leanor ... The pool was perfect for our 'Olympic style' games ( not that any of the six of us in our party are athletes ) ... The tennis court we used on several evenings as it was far too hot to play during the day ... We found that turning off the lights around the grounds ( which look amazing by the way ) made the floodlights stay on without going off half way through the game ... We had the aircon on in the bedrooms at night and kitchen and lounge on on a few occasions and used the kitchen appliances on a regular basis... the electricity bill was only 61 euros for the week which is very reasonable indeed ... Overall a definite 5 star without doubt ...from the first enquiry to the waiving us goodbye by Alvero and Leanor ... I think June has thought of everything to make this a perfect holiday ( even down to the lovely smelling body wash in all the bathrooms ) .. We are very discerning customers to say the least, and we weren't disappointed ... Many thanks June, to you and your staff ..!

                                                                  Perfection in Paradise!!


                                                                  We are 5 world travelers who demand the best and we got it at Casa dos Zefiros! From emailing with June to kissing Leonora good bye, it was perfect in every way! There was a gourmet meal to great us, 5 gorgeous bedrooms, a stunning pool and gardens, close to golf, beach....we were supposed to travel the whole algarve and could not leave! Leonora cooked us wonderful meals and we felt like royalty from the beginning to the farewell! Thank you June, Alvaro and Leonora for such a glorious visit!


                                                                  Moncarapacho, Portugal

                                                                  Born of sea and sand, Fuseta is a fishing village with traditional square shared houses just a 30 minute drive from Faro airport. It offers, not only a golden sandy beach on the lagoon with warm waters in which to swim and snorkel, but also mile upon mile of white sand on the island of Armona, just a few minutes away by ferryboat. Locally caught and barbecued seafood, clams cooked in the traditional Portuguese way, beef cooked on a hot stone and monkfish kebabs are just a few of the many delicious dishes served in local restaurants. Golf: 30 minutes drive from the villa are the spectacular sister courses of Quinta da Cima and Quinta da Ria. Whilst they sit comfortably with each other, and enjoy the same clubhouse and management, each course has its own distinctive character. Quinta da Cima is the longer at nearly 7000m. It is a championship styled course. Its undulating terrain, constant surprises, (the 14th and 15th through the orange groves), trying to avoid the charming (but ball enticing) cascading streams, not to mention the 2 lakes that are waiting to capture your score on the last three holes, make this a unique golfing experience. Quinta da Ria, although a little shorter, is perhaps more stunningly beautiful, with some of the holes playing above the Ria Formosa lagoon. Man-made lakes keep the golfer’s interest focused. Within easy driving distance are Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo, San Lorenzo, Pinheiros Altos, Vallamoura, Villa Sol, and many other.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Damage Deposit

                                                                  Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. All lets are Saturday to Saturday. Arrival time not earlier than 2.30pm. Departure time – the villa has to be vacated by 10am. 50% non-refundable deposit with booking; balance 3 months prior to arrival date. House Electricity is extra. (€150 per week payable on arrival) Pool heating is extra (except July & August). A £500 Refundable Deposit is required against key loss and damage. Flexible on Saturday change over date.

                                                                  25 Reviews
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