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The Best Kept Secret in the Algarve [Broadband Wifi]

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The perfect holidays with a private pool. Enjoy the spacious BBQ by the pool.


Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Estoi villa description

Casa Maria is a lovely villa set in a gated property with beautiful finishing’s. It is a superb house located in a quiet area within a walking distance from São Bras de Alportel. Here, visitors can sample the real Algarve and be in contact with nature.

Interior stylishly decorated, this charming, spacious villa offers superior accommodation for a relaxing holiday. Set on one floor, it is bright and airy throughout, with the benefit of many patio doors leading to the lovely garden.
The living room has a dining area, a wood burning fireplace and patio doors to the swimming pool.

Next to the dinning area, is a separate, modern, fully fitted kitchen. The two main suites have king sized comfy beds, with fitted wardrobes, a dressing area and en-suite bathrooms. The third suite, is a little smaller but has stones displayed from the old refurbished house, which creates a impressive and amazing scenario to its guests. The guest room, the living room and the kitchen also have this particularity

There are patio doors to the pool’s area and garden. The pool, which has generous dimensions, is hidden from the glaze of neighbours, and is located next to a lawn area, where the children can play. The barbecue area is covered and has a wash basin, to allow you to make your favourite delights at the outdoor, with your friends or family. And the villa has a private parking place for three or four cars. There are games for the youngest and entertainment for the adults, such as DVDs players, surround stereo system and English, French and German channels. This villa benefits from air-conditioning throughout, which is included in the cost. It has internet wi-fi with a good bandwidth. And the two main suites have comfy king size beds! It is a one floor only villa, perfect for people with reduced mobility.

Restaurants nearby have a excellent quality/price ratio and São Brás is located in central Algarve, which allows you to easily visit the whole Algarve and west of Spain.

Birth watching and mountain hiking are the nearest attractions. This is a quiet and relaxing place. Although, if someone of the group is looking for something more energetic, the house is situated 15 minutes by car from the main tourism attractions in Algarve, namely Vilamoura, Quinta do Lago or Vale do Garrão. And 35 minutes by car from Albufeira.

Vale Do Lobo, Quinta Do Lago, Tavira and Faro beaches can all be reached in approx. 20 mins. by car. Where nautical sports are available. Tennis and Horse riding are 5 mins and 15 mins away. Great location for golf lovers with 'Golden Triangle' Vale Do Lobo, Quinta Do Lago, Vilamoura Golfing resorts 20 mins away West. Going East Quinta daRia and Quinta de Cima championship Golf courses (18 hole ) are approx 20 minutes. Colinas Verde is 20 minutes (9 holes). Two Waterslide Parks: 20min & 30 min drive. Horse riding over the sand dunes: 15min drive. Water sports & jet ski on Galé Beach. Big game & Reef fishing from Albufeira marina just 25min drive. Krazy World (zoo & mini golf): 25min drive. River trips, Jeep Safaris, Sea day trips with barbecue on a secluded beach. Excursions to local markets and other places of interest in the Algarve, to Seville and Lisbon. All information and tickets can be gained from the local Algarve Tourist Office 1km away from the house.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 220 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            with private WC and a lounge sofa...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            with private WC and a lounge chair...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            with private WC and a sofa chair...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

            with common WC...moreless

          • The two main suites have a lounge sofa and television each, as well as a dressing and changing area. All rooms have its own air-conditioning device....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, bidet


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet


          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


          • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower


          • High quality towels, 100% cotton. Bath robes available as a option (12€ per person). Pool towels included....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • There's air conditioning in every room, as well in the living room. Exercise bicycle available. Smoking is only allowed outside the house. One floor house, perfect for wheelchairs users ( wheelchair accessible rooms) and elderly people. (there is only one space which you have to go down stairs, which is where we placed the exercise bicycle and kids games....moreless


                  • Television


                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Horseback Riding

                  local services and businesses

                  • Laundromat
                  • Babysitter
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Golf
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Rafting
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Spelunking
                  • Cycling
                  • Surfing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Roller Blading

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Towels Provided
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Parking
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Firewood
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Internet
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Sunbed
                          • Local Maps
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Shampoo
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Fireplace
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Safe


                          • Freezer
                          • Toaster
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Oven


                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Patio
                          • Balcony
                          • Terrace
                          • Barbecue
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Whirlpool
                          • Outdoor Pool
                          • Private Pool

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached


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                              from 12 traveler reviews
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              €1,490 €3,800
                              Oct14 [reduced]
                              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              €790 €2,100
                              Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €650 €1,990
                              Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €790 €2,500
                              Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €1,190 €3,500
                              May 1 - May 31, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €1,190 €2,600
                              Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              High season15
                              Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €1,490 €3,800
                              Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              €990 €2,800
                              Nov 1 - Feb 29, 2016
                              7 night min stay

                              €690 €1,990
                              My Standard Rate
                              7 night min stay

                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Refundable Damage Deposit €300
                              • No additional mandatory fees
                              • Taxes Not included


                              Rates apply for up to 4 persons. Additional people may require additional fees.

                              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. For long term stays please make an enquiry.

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                              Last updated: 09/18/2014
                              Check availability
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                              17 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Faro Airport (FAO)
                              14 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Vale do Garrão, Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura
                              14 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Vale do Garrão, Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura
                              500 Metres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              There're plenty of restaurants nearby, nearest one

                              Car: Recommended

                              São Bras de Alportel is a little town, characterised by the tranquil, unhurried lifestyle of the friendly local population. The market town of São Brás, 12kms from Loulé, has a central square surrounded by cafes and small streets. It is convenient for a variety of shops, restaurants, museums, ruins and other amenities. The town is surrounded by a ring of hills that look out onto the sea and the mountains. Low white houses, typical of popular architecture stand alongside more substantial buildings, their facades decorated with tiles, ornate stonework and cast iron verandas. São Brás has a covered market-place selling fresh fish, meat, fruit and vegetables and a monthly outside market. This area is relatively unaffected by tourism. This is the perfect place to sample the real Algarve.


                              Owner info

                              Why the Owner Chose Estoi:
                              - king size beds, spacious bedrooms with semi-detached dressing area - large swimming pool, covered BBQ - enclosed parking space - close to utilities (walking distance to supermarket, restaurants and shops)

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                              Speaks: english, portuguese, spanish



                              • The perfect holidays with a private pool. Enjoy the spacious BBQ by the pool.

                                The perfect holidays with a private pool. Enjoy the spacious BBQ by the pool.

                              • Guests suite (nr. 3)

                                Guests suite (nr. 3)

                              • Guests room (nr. 4)

                                Guests room (nr. 4)

                              • Roses suite (nr. 2)

                                Roses suite (nr. 2)

                              • Good quality towels for all guests

                                Good quality towels for all guests

                              • Interaction between dinner table and kitchen

                                Interaction between dinner table and kitchen

                              • Eight comfy chairs inside and outside

                                Eight comfy chairs inside and outside

                              • Main's suite bathroom with soaking tub

                                Main's suite bathroom with soaking tub

                              • Main suite's bathroom

                                Main suite's bathroom

                              • Layout


                              • Living room

                                Living room

                              • Outdoor dining table

                                Outdoor dining table

                              • Main entrance

                                Main entrance

                              • Private parking area

                                Private parking area

                              • Kitchen with pool view

                                Kitchen with pool view

                              • Eight comfy seats

                                Eight comfy seats

                              • Outside view

                                Outside view

                              • Roses suite's bathroom

                                Roses suite's bathroom

                              • Night view

                                Night view

                              €650 - €2,990 per week (EUR)

                              4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 09/18/14
                              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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