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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: 09/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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 satelite TV. 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


  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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, 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


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys


  • Family
  • Romantic

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


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

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Whirlpool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
October15 [last minute]]
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

€690 €2,800
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
7 night min stay

€690 €1,990
April 16
Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016
7 night min stay

€750 €2,300
May 16
May 1 - May 31, 2016
7 night min stay

€850 €2,900
June 16
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,890 €4,900
High Season
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
7 night min stay

September 16
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,890 €3,500
October 16
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
7 night min stay

€990 €2,800
Nov 16 - Mar 17
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2017
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


  • 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: 09/24/2015
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17 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Faro Airport (FAO)
14 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Vale do Garrão, Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
There're plenty of restaurants nearby, nearest one
14 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Vale do Garrão, Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura

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, spanish, portuguese



  • 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

Minimum stay: 7 nights
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