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Beautiful Villa Private Heated Pool Golf Course Views Perfect - Families Couples

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Atalaia, Lagos, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location. 5 Mins Drive To Beach, 10 Mins To Marina, 5 Mins Drive Into Town

Our beautiful villa comfortably sleeps 6/8 with 3 bedrooms. Lounge has English TV channels, Wii console and Apple TV. Wifi is also included. Each bedroom has it's own bathroom. It has been furnished with a modern look, to a high standard and the ground floor benefits from open plan living. It has its own private, heated pool with outdoor shower room/wc, and landscaped gardens to all sides. The villa is fully enclosed on all sides. There are large, furnished terraces to enjoy the views over Boa Vista's golf course and beyond (we are not part of this development). We have furnished with great care and to a very high standard in all areas. The villa is located in a quiet, residential cul de sac in Atalaia, 5 mins from Porto Do Mos beach and 10 mins from the cosmopolitan Lagos marina. We have also spent time ensuring the outdoor areas are comfortable and enticing. The furnished Gazebo is everybody's favourite place, year round with soft lighting.

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2018

About Susan

My husband and I have 3 children and have been visiting Lagos for 12 years. We began by owning an apt on the Marina and spent all of the school holidays in Lagos! We then bought this villa and love the peace and quiet whilst still not being far from the town and beaches. There is so much to do we are still exploring.

Lagos meets all needs, whether young or older! Lots of fabulous beaches nearby, as well as the busy Marina and bustling town of Lagos. A perfect place for a great holiday, which is proven by clients returning to our villa each year!

Susan purchased this villa in 2007

Why Susan chose Atalaia

Villa Belle is peaceful and very relaxing. It has all home comforts and we have quite a few clients who rebook each year.

You would not be disappointed wth your choice of holiday home if you chose Villa Belle!

What makes this villa unique

It is in a very peaceful location (no passing traffic as we are in a cul de sac) overlooking Boa Vista Golf Course. You can relax by the pool or in the gazebo (our oasis) but then drive 5 minutes and the amazing, bustling town of Lagos is there for you to enjoy. As are the Marina and Meia Praia beach which goes on for miles - great for a long walk!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to write to say 'thank you'! Your villa is exceptional and we wanted for nothing during our stay. Every care had been taken to ensure we had all we needed for a relaxing holiday in fabulous surroundings and the views are fabulous. I love the fact that we could join the hustle and bustle of the town and marina but retreat back to the villa for some peace and relaxation. The outdoor terraces are large and comfortable but my favourite place, day or night, is the wonderful poolside gazebo. I could sit there all day! Your villa is all you said and the furnishings are beautiful. I will definitely be back next year! Thanks again. K Parker.
Jul 2011
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Atalaia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , This is in the pool area with hot water to shower.
  • Master suite has large en-suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, bidet. Bedroom 2 has large bathroom with Bath/over shower, WC, bidet. Bedroom 3 has large en suite with shower, WC, bidet. Each bathroom has heated towel rails.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Bedroom 2 with king size bed. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds and 2 single beds which pullout from beneath. Each with doors leading to terraces, large wardrobes, air conditioning central heating
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The villa is accessed through a pedestrian gate which has a key pad. The main gates, through which the car would be parked are electric. The villa is enclosed all the way around with walls and gates. The villa has an alarm which is linked to a 24 hour call centre, in the unlikely event this should be needed. We have also installed a Safe. Outside: The outdoor area is fabulous and perfect for 'outdoor living'. The large heated pool (heating £75 per week if required) is surrounded by sunbeds and umbrellas to provide ample shade. The dining table has a large umbrella overhead. There is a covered BBQ area with a sink and wine fridge. There is also a shower room (hot water) with a WC which is perfect when the pool is being used or you have sandy children after a day at the beach! The games room has a full sized ping pong table, pool table. Cleaning / Towels / Linen /: There is a mid term clean on bookings over one week, which will include linen and towel change. Other: There is also a cloak/WC on the ground floor, along with the 3 bathrooms


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Beautiful Villa Private Heated Pool Golf Course Views Perfect - Families Couples
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews

Beautiful 5*Villa

  • 5 of 5

Having recently returned from a stay at this luxuriously furnished 5* villa, I really can't praise it enough. It's set in a lovely quiet part of Lagos, yet within easy reach by car or taxi, to the stunning marina and pretty town with their bars, restaurants and shops. Also close by is the sandy beach.

This place really has the best of both worlds.

I found the villa to be spotless and very well cared for. It is so comfortable with everything you could want on hand, I happily enjoyed the peace and quiet relaxing by the pool and taking in the fabulous views of the golf course on one of the terraces.

I would certainly recommend and have no hesitation in booking again.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. Reviews help future guests with their decision and I appreciate the time you have taken. I look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm regards to you and your family.
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Spacious well equipped villa, great location, fab outdoor space.

  • 4 of 5

Would definitely recommend staying in this villa. We booked the Villa to accommodate two families, both with children (three in total) and there was plenty of space. The villa itself was well equipped and spacious. It had an excellent location, close to a variety of lovely beaches and great views over the golf course. Away from the hustle and bustle of Lagos but still within easy reach of the town. The outdoor kitchen area in particular was fantastic, the barbecue space was perfect for the evenings. The pool heating was a must for October/November.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Faultless from start to finish. A breathtaking view over Boavista and the monchique mountains. The pool table and table tennis were so much fun, the kitchen was huge, the pool was heated and private, with sun all day long. I would recommend hiring a car, but the intermarche supermarket is walkable (about 25 minutes) and Luz and Lagos are a five minute drive- taxis only €7 from both. The owner was a delight to deal with, we are definitely going back.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Clare, for taking the time to review Villa Belle. It was a pleasure having you stay and we are pleased you enjoyed your time there so much. A lot of our clients re visit as it is peaceful but near to the town, beaches and Marina. We look forward to welcoming you to stay again soon :) Warm regards Sue
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Superb five star Villa

  • 5 of 5

There is certainly something special about this property. The attention that has been given to the interior design and outside areas totally enhanced the experience and it was one of the most relaxing holidays we have ever had!

The Villa is spotlessly clean. Plenty of hot water and lovely big bath towels provided. There were two of us and the large master ensuite bedroom is on the ground floor, this was ideal as we were able to use the ground and lower ground areas without feeling the villa was too big. We spent most of the time relaxing around the pool area, a lovely secluded sunny spot with plenty of sun loungers, the gazebo is brilliant for shade from the sun. We appreciated the heated pool and liked the outside pool room (shower and toilet) for showering and changing.

The games room, tv, dvd, WI and wifi were appreciated too!

The villa views are very pleasant in a very quiet area, we felt very safe and secure here.

We hope to return soon. Thank you for the care and attention that everyone gives to provide the perfect accommodation.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is by far the best and most luxurious villa we have ever stayed in. All the bedrooms are spacious, have their own bathrooms, lots of storage space and even have their own balconies where we could sit with a glass of wine and watch the sun set over beautiful scenery.

The living areas are huge and tastefully furnished, with separate areas for dining, watching TV or chilling with a good book. Having said that, our family spent most of our time outside in the gazebo or the heated pool which proved a favourite with our 8 month old granddaughter. I loved the view of the pool with its backdrop of vibrant bougainvillea against a deep blue sky. On the days when we didn't feel like touring, it was a pleasure to just sit and enjoy!

Everyone we had contact with were extremely friendly and helpful, so a big thanks to Sue, Jackie and Corinne for all you did for us. We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in lagos

  • 5 of 5

Can not recommend this villa highly enough. The whole experience from booking and talking to the owner on the phone to arriving was first class.

The quality of the fixture and fittings were better than we could have hoped for and the pictures do not do the property justice. The villa is spacious and the pool/barbecue area are fantastic to relax around. Will be back we hope in 2015.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear John, thank you so much for finding the time to review your stay in our villa. We are really pleased you all had a great holiday and we are looking forward to welcoming you to stay once again in 2015. Warmest regards Sue
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Restaurant Atalaia
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Boa Vista
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Restaurant Atalaia
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Porto do mos
Car: recommended


Porto Do Mos is a small beach with 2 beach bars, sun loungers for hire and is 5 mins drive. Meia Praia is a 10 min drive and this beautiful white sandy beach stretches for 4 miles. There are several beach bars and restaurants to choose from all serving snacks, drinks or delicious meals for lunch or dinner. There are many fabulous beaches and picturesque coves on the Algarve to choose from - if you have a car you'll be spoilt for choice!


Faro Airport is a 50 minute drive from Lagos. Lisbon Airport is approximately 2 hours.


The nearest town is of course Lagos which is a five minute drive. Serra de Monchique is just a 40 minute drive away. Take a drive up into the Monchique mountains and enjoy a meal whilst admiring the breathtaking views.

Further Details:

There are many shops, banks and restaurants in Lagos town. The nearest large supermarket is a 5 minute drive from the villa and is well stocked, including some English brands. Fresh bread and Croissants are available daily. There is a newsagent selling English newspapers and magazines and there is also a florist.

On the Marina there is a number of places to book boat trips, deep-sea fishing and tours of the grottoes that lie beneath the Ponte de Piedade. You can also explore and take one of the "must see" Dolphin trips. If you wish to charter a boat for the morning or a whole day and explore by sea then this can also be booked via the Marina. There is also a very successful PADI diving centre if you wish to explore the seabed and they also run beginner's courses.

If you would like to shop then as well as the town you could visit Portimoa shopping centre (25 mins) which also has a cinema. Guia Shopping centre is a 45 minute drive. Here you will find many shops for men, women and children. There is also an open-plan eating area with many different types of restaurants, along with a cinema and bowling.

There is also a couple of excellent water parks 40 minutes drive away, or there is a daily from the marina, taking you to the park and bringing you home at the end of the day. Zoo Marine is a poplular day out for all the family. It is an entertaining and educational oceanographic facility with all kinds of amusement, bars, restaurants, shops and swimming pool. You can also book to swim with the dolphins!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $489.92

Booking Notes: Pool heating is £75 per week. Please let me know if this is required.
There is a £20 charge for online (credit card) payments
Changeover Day: Flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Please contact me for special rates for long winter lets. 10% discount for bookings within 2 weeks of arrival date. A security deposit of £350 is required, which is refunded within 1 week of departure. Cot and highchair provided with no additional charge. There is a fee of £15 for online payments. Pool heating is an additional £75 per week. Please let me know if this is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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