Villa with stunning sea views and private pool in Algarve, Portugal
This spacious detached holiday villa is set in a peaceful location, a short walk from the centre of Praia da Luz and the beach. The 3 bedrooms (one double with en-suite and two twins) usually accommodate up to six people, but can comfortably accommodate eight people. Patio doors from each bedroom lead to the pool area. A spiral staircase, with child gates, leads upstairs to the large, fully equipped kitchen and the lounge/dining room. Three sets of patio doors lead onto the broad balcony with beautiful views over Luz and the Atlantic Ocean. The large 10m x 5m swimming pool is walled for privacy with areas for sunbathing on all sides. The irrigated gardens are well stocked with flowers and fruit trees. An almond grove to the front of the villa adds to the sense of peace and privacy. Fully equipped, including Air Con, Satellite TV (UK channels), DVD, VCR, CD/Radio/iPod player, telephone, dishwasher etc.
Praia da Luz is a family resort in the Western Algarve, just outside the attractive town of Lagos. The Blue Flag beach at Luz is a ten minute walk from the villa. At one end of the beach the Black Rock dominates the bay, with its remnants of volcanic activity. At the other end there are rock pools. In between theres a long stretch of golden sand. The paved promenade has a small number of shops and cafés along its length. There are plenty of restaurants in Luz and a good supermarket - all within 10 minutes walk from the villa. With the opening of the A22 motorway, its a 50 minutes to drive from Faro Airport. Luz is an ideal location to enjoy the local beaches or to explore the rest of the Algarve. The historic town of Lagos, with its wide selection of shops, restaurants and an attractive marina, is just a short ten minute drive away.
Access to Local Amenities in Luz: Praia da Luz is developing into a busy resort in the peak summer, but the property offers a peaceful position accessible along a cobbled lane in the centre of Luz. The beach, shops and restaurants are all within 10 minutes walk of the villa. There are many good restaurants in Luz and even more in Lagos. The beach is protected by the famous Black Rock headland and is very popular with the Portuguese. There are many quieter beaches within a short drive. The local villa management company can arrange many local leisure activities for you, such as tennis, water sports and horse riding.
Lagos and the Algarve
Between Luz and Lagos there are spectacular caves and grottos, accessible from land at Ponta da Piedade or by sea from various boat trips out of Lagos. The historic town of Lagos is just 10 minutes drive from the villa and has a wide range of good shops and restaurants. The main street fronts onto the river and the elegant marina. There are numerous beaches both to the East and the West of the villa. Other attractions include Zoo Marine - a SeaWorld park Family Water Parks Lagos Zoo (a small but very attractive zoo) Monchique and the hills, Cape St. Vincente (The end of the World) and the wilder West Coast. The nearest golf course is at the new Boavista resort just outside Praia da Luz. There are numerous other courses all along the Algarve.
ipod docking station available.
Minimum booking period is 7 days. Bookings of shorter period are considered but charged at a full week's rate.