2 Bed Villa with Private Solar Heated Pool in Quiet Cul De Sac Overlooking Luz.

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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Now with Wifi! This compact two bedroomed (one double, one twin bedded) but well equipped villa with its own (10m x 5m) solar heated pool offers privacy but is close to all of the amenities available in both Luz and Lagos, 2 minutes drive from the N125 or the centre of Luz and 10 minutes from the vibrant nightlife that can be found in Lagos. This property nestles on the hillside behind the hustle and bustle of Luz amongst several recently built exclusive villas. Its south facing terrace has views over Luz and the sea. It is ideally situated for the beach, golf and other sports and outdoor activities that are available in the locality and of course the wonderful Algarve countryside and its neighbouring resorts and places of interest.
It is ideal for young families where children can play in a secure garden that boasts orange and lemon trees as well as the outdoor pool with pool-side shower. The villa has been granted the Portuguese tourist license (22335/AL) which guarantees the standard of accommodation as described.

Exterior renovations: Following the pool renovation in 2008, the garden then had an irrigation system installed and the lawn was re-seeded and new plants were planted througout the property and are now well established. In 2009 we built a new perimeter wall improving the privacy when sitting out on the terrace and the cul de sac has been re-surfaced by the Camara. In 2010 we extended the underfloor heating in the lounge (for winter only) together with new floor tiles and double glazed aluminium windows and shutters. Also a double glazed porch has been added to the front door.

In January 2012 we have extended the south-facing terrace and re-tiled it so that you can enter the terrace from either the lounge or the master bedroom. This has created a small covered area down by the pool. A new table and chairs have also been purchased for outside dining whilst being able to appreciate the sea view from the terrace. At the far end, you can now even glimpse 'Black Rock'.

All of the properties in this quiet location are individually designed and several are permanently occupied by their owners contributing to the friendliness and tranquillity of the surroundings.

Interior: A flat screen TV and an IPOD/mobile phone docking system were purchased in 2011 to enhance the amenities in the villa. In May 2012 we have installed remote controlled ceiling fans in the bedrooms. Solar panels have recently been installed to heat the pool and domestic hot water. For 2016 we have changed the bed in the master bedroom to a super kingsize (6ft wide) and changed most of the furniture in the lounge (table, dining chairs, sideboard with display cabinet, small sideboard, bookcase and coffee table).

We would recommend that you hire a car if you choose to stay at Vila Sol. It only takes 10 minutes to stroll down the hill to the beach and the supermarket but it takes longer to come back as it is uphill. There is also an excellent bus service through Luz using the Onda Bus to Lagos. It stops on the edge of the estate where we are situated. The buses are very regular and run from early morning until just before midnight in the summer. So if you do not want to hire a car, there are alternatives to enable you to visit Lagos which is well worth a few visits during your stay.

To be able to see the villa's location in Luz, go to the maps page and look at the satellite views. Using the walking man facility, you can walk around the actual cul-de-sac where it is situated.

GPS: 37°05'44.1"N 8°43'52.0"W

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 130 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    If there are smokers in your party, we would prefer that they smoke outside on the terraces please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    All the accommodation is on one level but there are steps down to the pool and some of the garden....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Bed is a superking size.Can fit a cot/small bed if required....moreless

  • There is a fold-out bed that can be accommodated in the master bedroom or at a push the second bedroom. A baby's cot and/or high chaired can be rented at a small extra cost per week, payable locally. There is a travel cot available free of charge for a young baby. Fitted wardrobes in each bedroom. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom. There is also under floor heating in both the bedrooms and bathrooms. There are remote controlled ceiling fans in the two bedrooms for comfort on the occasional very warm nights.. The villa is very comfortable for 4 adults. The fold-out bed is suitable for a child or an adult if a short stay is anticipated but for a week or longer, the owners prefer no more than 4 people to ensure their comfort....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • In 2007 the bathrooms were renovated with new windows, under floor heating, new tiles and fitments and new internal doors. The full bathroom has become en-suite with the master bedroom. There are electric heated chrome towel rails in both bathrooms....moreless

Other Amenities

  • All of the living accommodation is on one level. The south facing terrace has steps leading down to the garden and the swimming pool which was completely rebuilt in 2008 to provide plenty of poolside terracing to allow for sunbathing in a secluded garden area. Clients must provide their own beach towels but all other household linen is provided. Picnic set and cool box provided in addition to sun umbrellas for the terrace, pool side and beach. . The south facing spacious lounge/dining room boasts a log burning fire for cosy winter evenings. Double glazed windows, new floor tiles and under floor heating were incorporated into the lounge in 2010 as well as a porch added to the front door. There are also some popular games (cards, chess/draughts, backgammon, boggle, battleships) for young and old alike to play in quieter moments. A new perimeter wall was built at the front of the villa to improve its privacy and security in 2009 and a new roof with insulation was finished Jan 2016....moreless


  • Books:

    There is quite an interesting assortment of books, mostly for adults....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Please bring your own DVDs with you. Those left at the villa are rather limited....moreless

  • Games:

    These are mostly traditional games ranging from cards, draughts, backgammon to Battleships, Hangman, Boggle, Jenga and Sudoku....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    There is a very eclectic mix of ' free from the newspaper' collection in the villa. So bring your favourites with you....moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo:

    The CD/Radio also has an IPOD docking station but the dock only fits the older models of IPhones....moreless

  • Television:

    All UK TV (approx. 34) Channels including catch up TV and radio are available through the internet and a digibox....moreless

  • Toys:

    Mostly for the pool area....moreless


  • Budget
  • Family


  • Caves
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    This is integral to the lounge. The table can accommodate 8 people when extended. There is also an 8 seater table and chairs on the terrace for outside dining. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace:

    This is a wood burning stove for winter....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Underfloor heating in all rooms except the kitchen. There are also a couple of oil-filled portable radiators for winter and fans if the weather becomes uncomfortably warm but this is very rare....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi now installed....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    There are several table cloths and other kitchen linen....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The lounge is spacious and will comfortably seat 6 people. New leather sofas were purchased for 2014. These have now been complemented by new oak furniture....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Parking:

    There is plenty of parking around the perimeter of the villa. As the villa is towards the far end of the cul de sac, there is plenty of turning space for cars....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided:

    Clients must provide own beach towels. All others are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    There is also a rotary washing line to dry your clothes outdoors. The washing machine is housed close to the kitchen in its own purpose built housing....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a filter coffee maker as well as a cafetiere....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    includes plenty of cookware, pans and wok. Juicer for when the oranges are ripe....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    The villa is fully equipped with dishes and utensils for at least 6 people and includes utensils for picnics as well....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Small freezer on top of a large refrigerator....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen was totally refurbished in 2006....moreless

  • Microwave:

    situated in a cupboard above the oven....moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric Fan oven with combined grill...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas - 4 burners including one suitable for a wok....moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 slice...moreless


  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    This was upgraded with non-slip tiles and extended in 2012....moreless

  • Golf:

    Espiche and Boa Vista Golf Courses are no more than 5 minutes drive from the villa....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    This has a small grassed area with a variety of shrubs and plants and some fruit trees at the bottom of it. Guests are very welcome to pick the ripe fruit for their enjoyment....moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a built in one just outside of the kitchen and a portable one that is kept in the sunbed store....moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    This is south-facing and overlooks the pool with a lovely sea view. There is also exterior lighting so that you can sit out here on a warm Summer's evening....moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    A solar panel system that heats the pool and the domestic hot water has been installed in 2014. However it is still not warm enough for the winter months. ...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer
Aug 27 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 30, 2016
2 night min stay
Oct 31 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
Christmas 16
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Spring 2017
Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay

Apr 1 - Apr 22, 2017
3 night min stay

Apr 23 - May 26, 2017
2 night min stay

Early Summer
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay

Jul 1 - Jul 28, 2017
2 night min stay

Jul 29 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Late Summer
Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay

Winter 17
Nov 1 - Dec 22, 2017
2 night min stay

Christmas 17
Dec 23 - Jan 2, 2018
3 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $65.06
  • No additional mandatory fees


A deposit of £50 to cover any breakages will be payable which will be returned within 14 days of the end of the holiday when the management company have confirmed that no mishaps have occurred. A £100 per week or part thereof non-returnable deposit is required to secure a booking with the remainder of the fee payable 6 weeks prior to the start of the holiday plus the breakage. Clients have access to the villa from 2pm on the first day of the booking and must vacate the property by 10am of the departure date to allow the management company to prepare the villa for the next clients who may be arriving that day. If there is no one booked in immediately before you arrive or after your stay, it may be possible to be flexible with these times.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 09/25/2016
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90 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Faro Airport
1 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A22, Junction 1, Vila do Bispo, Sagres
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Luz is a busy and popular holiday resort 10 minutes by car from the medieval walled town and port of Lagos. Luz is a family favourite with its expansive safe sandy beach, an abundance of water sports and activities plus numerous restaurants and bars scattered throughout the village. Luz is an ideal base to explore the Algarve. Go west and you arrive at the most south westerly point of Europe (Cape St Vincent), north west is Vila do Bispo and the Atlantic west coast (Monte Clerigo is one of our favourite beaches), north lies the forest, north east the mountain village of Monchique (the smell of Eucalyptus forests and the view are divine) and the hot mineral baths of Caldas de Monchique, east takes you to Lagos and then to Portimao, both offering excellent shopping and sightseeing, with plenty of night life and entertainment for those of a more energetic inclination. There are four top quality golf courses within 10 minutes' drive, a Zoo close by and the water parks 'Slide and Splash' and 'Aqualand' only 30 minutes away. Whatever the season, you will find plenty to do in the surrounding area. Close to Lagos airport you can now try wakeboarding and you can take a water taxi to and from Alvor during the summer from Lagos marina.


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  • Pool and sea view

    Pool and sea view

  • New terracing

    New terracing

  • evening view at vila sol

    evening view at vila sol

  • Side of garden

    Side of garden

  • Swimming pool by night

    Swimming pool by night

  • The front gate

    The front gate

  • View of Vila Sol from a neighbouring villa

    View of Vila Sol from a neighbouring villa

  • View from the lounge across the terrace towards the sea

    View from the lounge across the terrace towards the sea

  • Another view of the lounge

    Another view of the lounge

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen towards Lounge

    Kitchen towards Lounge

  • pool side

    pool side

  • terrace view

    terrace view

  • Early morning villa vista

    Early morning villa vista

  • West side of villa

    West side of villa

  • Coconut palm by front door

    Coconut palm by front door

  • Terrace looking to north of villa

    Terrace looking to north of villa

  • kitchen entrance

    kitchen entrance

  • Lounge and dining area

    Lounge and dining area

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • En-Suite bathroom

    En-Suite bathroom

  • Another view of kitchen

    Another view of kitchen

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