Detached Villa in Praia Da Luz. Private Pool. Quiet Location. Views. Free Wi-Fi.(27 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:Villa
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
4 Bedrooms (2 en-suite with air-con). 4 bathrooms. Sleeps 8. Private Pool.
HOW TO GET THERE AND VILLA LOCATION: There are several low cost airlines which fly to Faro, such as Jet2, Easyjet, Ryanair, Monarch.
The house is approximately 1 hour's drive from Faro airport. It is an easy journey, and is quiet motorway almost all the way. We have a discount arrangement with a local car hire company who will meet you at the airport. We will provide details of car hire when we confirm your reservation. Alternatively, there is a train from Faro to Lagos (the nearest large town to the house), or there is a low cost minibus service directly from the airport to the house. We will provide location maps, and detailed directions to find the house from Faro airport.
Casa Pôr do Sol is located on the outskirts of Praia da Luz approximately 1km from the village centre. The villa is on a very quiet road, which is a cul-de-sac. There is virtually no passing traffic, as there is only one other villa beyond ours.
The location is perfect for golfers, as you have 4 good courses within 10 minutes drive from the house.
SHOPPING: Praia da Luz, 1 km away, has a good selection of shops, including 2 supermarkets (Baptista and Spar). Baptista caters for British tourists, and has a big selection of British products. They also have an excellent bakery, and newsagent which sells UK daily newspapers.
Lagos, 4 km from the villa, is a beautiful town, with a fantastic range of shops, plus at least 5 very large supermarkets (Intermarche, Continente, Lidl, Aldi, Pingo Doce). Prices in these supermarkets are lower than those in Praia da Luz.
For those who enjoy outlet shopping, there is the Algarve Shopping Park at Guia, which is about half way between the villa and Faro Airport (30 minutes drive), and Aqua Shopping Mall in Portimao (20 minutes drive). They both have a great selection of clothes shops, and a very good food hall.
BEACHES: The nearest beach to the villa is Praia da Luz (which means beach of light). This beach can get very busy in high season, so be adventurous and go further afield! There are lots of beaches along the south coast, and up the west coast. Our advice is to head west and explore the beaches, heading towards Sagres - famous for the navigation school where the Portuguese explorers learned their craft. The best beaches are less accessible, eg down bumpy tracks, but they don't all have facilities such as cafes. Two really nice ones are Furnas and Figuera. Two others with good restaurants are Zavial and Ingrina. Heading north from Cape St Vincent, up the west coast, the beaches are wilder and much quieter. Some nice ones are Castelejo, Cordama, and the famous surfing beach Armado, and Carrapateira. The things to be aware of is that very few of the west coast beaches have lifeguards, whereas the larger beaches on the south coast do. If you enjoy walking, there is an almost unlimited choice of beautiful routes, many of which are signed.
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- 260 m²
- Max. occupancy 8
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Daily Maid Service
- Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- The Master bedroom is upstairs. It has a super-king sized bed, an en suite bathroom, and private sun terrace. The Double bedroom has an en suite shower room, and patio doors to a private terrace. The Twin bedroom uses the main house bathroom. It has patio doors to a terrace. The Children' room has a pair of bunk beds (adult size) and a double sofa bed. It used the main bathroom. There is also a cot available. The Master bedroom and the Double bedroom have new wall mounted Air-Conditioning units which also heat and de-humidify. The Double and twin bedrooms also have central ceiling fans....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- The villa is on three levels; the living areas (Kitchen, Sitting Room, Utility Room, Shower/Toilet) are on the lower level; up six steps to three of the bedrooms (Double, Twin, and Children’s' bedroom) and the Family Bathroom; then up about eight more steps to the Master bedroom, en-suite Bathroom, and sun terrace. There are large spacious wardrobes in each bedroom. The villa has an environmentally friendly sewerage system, which has an underground treatment unit. The water produced from this is used by the computerised garden irrigation system. The unit conserves all water from the villa, and rainwater is also collected. It is important that no non-biodegradable materials are put down the drains. Please note that the maid service is 3 times a week (Mon, Thur, Sat) not daily. The location of the villa is very convenient. It is a pleasant 15 minutes walk to the centre of Luz (i.e. the beach) where there is an excellent supermarket with a bakery. Our villa management agent is in Luz....moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
Satellite / Cable:
UK TV channels and Sky free view receiver. Lots of villas for rental have UK TV only via internet, which gives inconsistent picture quality. Ours is HD satellite reception (installed November 2015). ...moreless
Sonos Wi-Fi music player (see www.sonos.com) which allows you to play all your own music from your smart phone or laptop. Superb sound quality. Download the free Sonos Controller app in order to use....moreless
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Nude Beach
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
HD TV. WiFi Sonos music player to play music on your smart phone or laptop (need to download the free Sonos Controller app). UK TV Satellite receiver. DVD player with lots of DVDs. CD player etc....moreless
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Mosquito Magnet
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Tumble Dryer:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Beach Chairs
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Porch / Veranda
- Small Cooler
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 29 - May 26, 2017
5 night min stay
May 27 - Jun 9, 2017
5 night min stay
Jun 10 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 2 - Oct 27, 2017
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $128.36
- No additional mandatory fees
Winter rentals are not available (November till end of March).
Babysitting can be arranged via our local management agent.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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This delightful village overlooks a pretty and sheltered bay, which has a very safe sandy beach and amazing rock formations. It is well supplied with restaurants and beach bars, and there are some excellent cliff walks to neighbouring villages. Whilst the number of private villas in Luz has increased over the last few years, they are of a high quality and the facilities of the village have improved because of this. There is a Water sports school and a Scuba Diving Centre. 5 km away is the medieval walled town of Lagos, which sits on a hillside overlooking the harbour, an impressive new marina and a wide bay of golden sand. It's picturesque cobbled streets have a superb selection of markets, modern shops, restaurants and pavement cafes. At night, there are street entertainers, lively bars and discos. For culture, there are many galleries, museums and monuments. The area around Lagos also has several first class Golf courses, such as Palmares, Quinta da Boavista, and Espiche.
Other Activities: Sunbathing, Jeep Safaris, Motorcycle trail riding, Eating out, Sight seeing.
Golf: The area around Lagos also has several first class Golf courses, such as Palmares, Quinta da Boavista, and Espiche. The nearest is within 2km from the villa.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: We are an early-retired early 60's couple from the Pennine town of Holmfirth, where we live on a small farm. We have 3 grown up children, 2 cats and 12 hens. We have been going to the west Algarve for over 30 years, and built our first house there in the mid 1980's.
Why the Owner Chose Luz, Portugal:
This is our 2nd house in Praia da Luz. We had it built in 2003, and is only 200 metres away from our first house! Originally just used by ourselves, our family and close friends, we have now started to offer it for rental over the summer period to help cover the high running costs. We spend much of the winter living in the villa. We like the area very much, especially the panoramic views, the fantastic sunsets, and the very quiet location......and yet we are only 1km from Luz centre. Please note this property is fully licensed for short term holiday lets (Licence number 12733/AL). Many advertised properties are not!
The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The views, the quiet location, the privacy, and the close proximity to Praia da Luz and Lagos. Also, fantastic for bird watching, especially in the autumn.
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View of the villa from the pool patio
Fully equipped kitchen.
Aerial view of Casa Pôr do Sol (2003)
Double bedroom en-suite shower.
Bunk bedroom, with sofa bed.
Bedroom 2 patio.
Driveway to villa.
Front of villa, evening.
Nearest beach, Praia da Luz (0.75km)
View of pool from Master bedroom sun terrace.
Sitting room with dining area.
Master bedroom with superking bed
Master bedroom en-suite bathroom.
Double bedroom, with air con and en-suite.
Child safety fence for pool - optional
Terrace outside lounge.
Front of villa showing views.
Back of villa.
Villa from road (very quiet, no through road)
View of Praia da Luz.
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