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Villa 'Caguy' With Private Pool At 5 Minutes Walking From Beach

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,583 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Albufeira (Sesmarias), Central Algarve, Portugal - Very Quite Cul-De-Sac Street

4 bedroom villa with 4 private bathrooms and private pool. 500m walking from Praia da Coelha beach, 1.4 km from Paia Do Sao Rafael and only 5km / 8mns drive from centre of Albufeira. Good restaurants at 5min walking distance. The villa is being completely refreshed during the winter 2012-2013. The swimming pool is surrounded by terrace with barbecue and private garden. Very quite dead ending street. Exact location in Google Maps is : 37.077891,-8.29092 (you can see the house in 'satelite' view)

Property Manager
Maxence Guy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, dutch
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2018

About Maxence Guy

Owner's Maxence Guy & Catherine.

Why Maxence Guy chose Sesmarias

The villa was purchased by our parents as an ideal house for family holidays with the children and grandchildren. It was not only used during the summer time but also as a second residence each year, from April till October.

update February 2013: interior works almost completed. All painting done, 3 new showers and closets installed, roof renewed, all waterpipes new. Kitchen still in process and renovation of pool started.

What makes this villa unique

Situated in a quite dead ending street, at walking distance of the beach and close to Albufeira, the house offers the possibility to spend quite holidays together but the central location also offer the possibility of various activities and excursions in the neighborhood.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Nick 15/7/14: Hi Guy/Catherine, just to say a big thank you to you and of course to Sofia and Darren for our stay at Villa Caguy. We loved it there and hope to be back next year if available!
Jan 2013
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Sesmarias Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2583 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , en suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , en suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , next bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , next bedroom 4
  • Nr1 Rainshower, lavabo toilet, bidet Nr2 Rainshower, lavabo, toilet; bidet Nr3 Bathtub with shower, lavabo, toilet, bidet Nr4 Bathtub with shower, lavabo, toilet, bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Masterbedroom / recent double bed 180cm(sept 2015) / airco
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , new beds (sept 2017) / airco
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2 combinable single new beds (2017) / airco
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , new beds (sept 2017) / airco
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Nr1 Master 1st floor (double 180cm bed) airco, private bathroom, terrace Nr2 1st floor (twin 90cm or double 180cm bed) airco, private bathroom, terrace Nr3 (twin 90cm or double bed 180cm) + 1 Cot + private bathroom nextdoor - airco Nr4 (twin 90cm ) + private bathroom nextdoor - airco
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Babybed(cot), babychair, bath and toiletring are available upon demand (free). 3 mountainbikes are available upon demand. Costs for eventual repairs will will be deducted from deposit. Outside: Barbecue, outdoor shower, free parking on street, lawned garden with lots of flowers. Gardener comes twice week & Poolboy might come during your stay. Large umbrella of 4m diameter + few smaller ones and sunscreen to cover terrace in late afternoon. Utility Room: Laundry room with washing machine, vacuum cleaner, ironing board, etc.. Next to the kitchen you will find all kind of cleaning material, toolbox, first aid kit, brushes, etc laundry can by hanged at backside (quickly drying in Algarve) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: 2 sets per person of bathtowels, sheets and beach towels. The property is completely cleaned prior to arrival. End-cleaning is also included. Extra cleaning (midweek or other) upon demand at 15euro p/hour. Washing machine at disposal in laudry room. Other: Large separate ding room with granite table for 8 person. Airconditioned. Radio/ WIFI and airco.


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Villa 'Caguy' With Private Pool At 5 Minutes Walking From Beach
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews

Fantastic Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The villa was even better than expected with four very comfortable bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. Most of the rooms have shuttered doors which can be opened to allow easy access to the outside - the villa is nice and cool even when it's very hot outside. The kitchen had everything we could need and the BBQ was a great addition. The pool was lovely and could fit all 7 of us comfortably. The neighbourhood was very quiet, which was great. WiFi connection is strong throughout the villa.

The beach was very easy to get to we spent many happy afternoons there. You can take some really nice photos around sunset. The beachside restaurant is also great for a special evening meal. The umbrellas for the beach, provided by the villa, are a great addition.

The local shops had pretty much all we could need. They are quite a distance, however, so the bikes provided by the villa were very useful. The town itself is too far to walk to, but a taxi can be arranged to pick you up at the local hotel. We didn't actually go into the town and just had a relaxing time at the villa/beach.

Sofia and Darren Bentley were very helpful and friendly at the villa, as was Guy in organising the booking.

Overall we had a wonderful week and consider ourselves lucky to have found this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice to see that our guests are more than happy and like our villa and the surrouondings as it is. Our family and our grown up kids use the Villa and we look after it by replacing & renewing something every year to maintain & increase value & comfort for us and our guests. You are always welcome to return Matt. Kind regards / Guy
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Wonderful villa for a wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

I cannot recommend this villa highly enough. It had everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. We were three adults (granny came too) and two children and the layout of the villa meant that we all had our own space, without falling over each other, but had plenty of opportunities to come together - around the pool, the outside dining area and huge indoor dining room when the heat was too much for us!

The pool and garden areas are beautiful and very well kept. The kitchen was very well equipped, with everything you could possibly need and more. The beds were really comfortable and the surrounding area was so quiet, we all slept very well.

We had hired a car, which we feel was needed to drive to local supermarkets. We didn't attempt the bicycles as we stayed during the Lucifer heatwave, it was all we could do some days to stagger from the fridge to the pool and back!

We ate in most evenings and ventured down to the beach each night to watch the sunset - we have some wonderful memories of gathering sea shells by the full moon.

We are indebted to both Sofia and Darren for their prompt help in quickly sorting out a few problems we encountered during our stay.

The villa is everything you could wish for. We felt so lucky that we found it and are grateful to Guy for all his help and guidance in making the booking process easy.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic in every way. Thankyou !!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in this absolutely beautiful villa.

Thanks to Guy and Catherine but also the pool boy Darren and his wife Sophia. Without your help we would never have found this paradise. There is a story behind all this but Guy was able to communicate from Switzerland, I believe, and Catherine was in Belgium and Darren and Sophia locally. They all helped us well above and beyond the call of duty. We had booked a James Villa elsewhere that turned out to have VERY noisy guests next door. As James Villas were not able to solve the issue, we resorted to trying to find alternate accommodation ourselves. In the space of an evening Guy had organised for the villa to be made ready for us and the pool topped up and ready to go. They really trusted us and we are so thankful.

Sophia apologised for having to rush to get it ready but it was spotless.

I could list thousands of things that I like about the villa but I will just list a few.

The pool is fantastic and necessary to cool off in the 29 degree heat.

Outdoor table and seats to use for alfresco dining.

Barbi was great too (Barbecue that is).

Absolutely beautiful flowers on the surrounding hedges.

Praia da Coelha beach 500m walk has fantastic shells. I have never seen so many.

If you get a chance visit the secret beach which is about 10 mins walk.

Go to the Baia Grande hotel. Turn right and keep walking downhill.

Eventually you will get to the last villa.

Walk down the right side path and follow it for a way.

You will see a myriad of paths but the right pathways take you down to some fairly steep stone steps and down to the hidden beach.

It's almost like a scene from Harry Potter when you look back up.

I won't bore you all with my memories but the only bad thing was.....

We had to come home.


Thanks again Guy, Catherine, Darren (hope your darts went well) and Sophia. Hope to see you again in the future.

Kind Regards

Simon and Family

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, spacious house in quiet, stunning surroundings! No need for car. Good and friendly service from all staff involved. Great for family with kids, but also for adults. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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So good!

  • 5 of 5

The Villa exceeded our expectations. It was very clean, tastefully presented with everything you could want there, and for us, it was the perfect location. Prior to arriving Max was very informative and helpful and both Sofia and Darren were on hand locally to help us with anything we needed so we always felt at looked after.

The Villa is great whether you want to 'chill' by the pool, go to one of the many beaches closeby, cook at 'home' in the evening or go locally to the many restaurants, that is, if you don't fancy going into the 'action area's' of Albufeira town which is 10 minutes away in a taxi.

We used Oceano's supermarket for our food and 'bulk' buys which was much cheaper than Apolonia and still very good quality.

Baia Grande Hotel is a very nice hotel just up the road which is useful for taxi pick ups and is a good place for drink or even a meal.

We ate out locally at Dom Dinis ( 10 mins walk from the Villa) which was really good food but maybe a bit more expensive than others.

O Amigo's was also good but more economical.

We didn't hire a car as we mostly used taxi's or walked but it can be hot and tiring if your not fully fit. The bike was useful to pop up to the mini-market shop.

Great area, great Villa and very well looked after. Thanks to you all! We will be back :-)

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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family holiday

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons été enchanté par notre séjour dans votre maison qui se trouve dans une rue effectivement très calme .

En ce qui concerne la douche du bas pas de souci et le parasol nous ne l’avons pas utilisé ! Ce qui est plaisant dans votre maison c’est surtout la privacité des chambres, chacun peut avoir son espace personnel Les transats de la piscine sont très confortables! Nous avons également apprécié le nombre de serviettes à notre disposition, les chaises de plages, les parasols…

Le seul petit reproche que j’ai peut être à faire serait sur la quantité de vaisselles ! Nous avons reçu une fois ma famille et n’avions pas assez d’ assiettes ni de couverts ! Dans les maisons que nous louons habituellement nous trouvons toujours un autre service de vaisselle dans la salle à manger avec des verres à digestifs, des chopes ou autres sortes de verres.

Voilà pour conclure nous relouerions très volontiers votre maison si l’occasion se présente !


  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Salgados Golfe
Nearest Restaurant
40 Kilometres
O Marinhero
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Praia Coehla

Special interest holidays:

Most local excursions can be booked at Hotel Baia Grande (150m from the house) with departure from the hotel (Zoomarine for the kids, Slide & Splash or similar aquaparks, jeep excursions, catamaran or other boat trips, etc..).

At the Marina (3km) you can board sea-excursion boats of different types.


500m walking from Praia da Coelha beach

1.4 km from larger Paia Do Sao Rafael

2km from Praia Evaristo (with famous fish restaurant) and about 3,5m from Praia Gale which is largest beach in the area


Faro Airport is about 40 minutes by car or Taxi. Rental cars available at the airport. Liboa Airport is about 2h40minutes from the Villa and offer more possibilities to book flights. If you take a taxi, ask for Hotel Baia Grande in Albufeira / Sesmarias, which is 150 metres from the Villa and known by all taxi drivers.


8 minutes by car from Albufaira. Other places of interest are Monchique, Loulé, Portimao, Silves. For kids you have nearby Zoomarine and Slide & splash aquapark. House is most suitable for quite holidays. If you look for evening annimation, you should go to the old center of Albufeira or 'The Strip' (3km east of Albufeira) by car, scooter or taxi.

Further Details:

wonderfull house for quite family holidays or to go with couple of friends.

hire of car is recommended if you want more freedom. Rent of Scooter is cheaper and easier to park in July and August. Without car you are limited to few local restaurants, beaches and minimarkets. Hotel nextdoor provides excursion possibilities, easy to book taxi from the Hotel. Busses are available in summer but don't know schedules and routes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $491.52

Booking Notes:
For bookings by email please send enquiry. A deposit of 25% will be asked to secure your booking and payment in full 4 weeks prior to travel date. Payment to be made by bank transfer. Refundable breakage deposit of EURO 500 (gbp 400,-) to be given to our meet & greet lady upon arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day to be agreed on. Check-in as from 15h00. Check-out latest at 10h00. Exceptions are granted depending on availibility. We will try to assist within our possibilities. We are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Discount may be asked to owners. It will depend on season, availibility, number of geusts, etc.

Manager'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.

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