Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
'Casa Maurice' is a beautifully appointed modern villa and has every facility you will need to enjoy a perfect stay in one of the Algarve's most attractive areas. With direct access to Meia Praia, an unspoilt beach with good restaurant facilities available day and night, and also the fabulous 'Marina de Lagos'.
The villa is ideally positioned, whilst offering superb accommodation with five large bedrooms, with further accommodation if required, a large modern lounge, indoor/outdoor dining and a fully equipped kitchen. There are private terraces on two levels, with a choice of BBQ and outdoor private dining facilities, large open pool terrace, manicured gardens and private heated 36ft long swimming pool.
There is a video entry system and secure parking, together with a fuly fitted games room, featuring full sized table tennis, pool and snooker, table football and ekectronic darts. The property has air conditioning and central heating for an all-year round rental opportunity. Just 10 mins walk to the beach, marina & town with many excellent restaurants, cafes and bars offering consistency & varied choice. Villa 'Casa Maurice' as with it's sister property 'Casa Sarah' also holds the rating of 'Alojamento Locale' which assures its guests with the guarantee that every safety measure is employed within the property which includes a pool alarm system for small children. 'Casa Maurice' also offers guests with a 'No Car Holiday' option due to its close proximity to all amenities including the Beach of Meai Praia, the Marina De Lagos and the town centre of Lagos. a comprehensive 25page information pack is provided on confirming your reservation.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Meai Praia 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 82 km, Nearest railway: Lagos 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (4), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
¦5/6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10/12
Ground Floor Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
First Floor Master en suite Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
First Floor Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
First Floor Twin Bedroom - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, Beach carry cots available
Lower Ground Floor Bedroom - 1 Cot, upto 4 Single Beds, Beach carry cots available
¦Each of the bedrooms within this luxury villa are furnished with matching beds, wardrobes, twin bedside cabinets, chest of drawers and dressing chairs where required. There are 3 large double bedrooms, and 2 twin bedrooms. The accommodation comprises of a ground floor double bedroom with adjacent family bathroom and a below floor games room facility which incorporates an adjacent twin bedroom, with ensuite shower room. On the first floor there are three adjacent bedrooms, each bedroom features two large sliding glass doors with in built mosquito nets. These large glass doors open out to a large outdoor terraced balcony. This balcony is a great place to meet and great in the morning, the balcony over looks the ground floor pool terrace and private swimming pool. The three bedrooms comprise of a master double bedroom, with ensuite facilities, a large double bedroom and a twin bedroom. These two bedrooms are adjacent to a family bathroom with shower facility, wash basin toilet and bidet.
¦The bathrooms and shower rooms are beautifully tiled throughout and furnished to a high standard, with matching furniture and vanity units with illuminated mirrors. The family bathrooms on the ground floor and first floors have inbuilt shower facilities within the enclosure and also have wash basin and toilet. There are two bidet's within the family bathroom on the first floor and the master ensuite facility respectively. The downstairs twin bedded room has a shower cubicle and wash basin and toilet. There is an external garden shower for bathers situated at the corner of the swimming pool garden directly opposite the large swimming pool (heated upon request).
¦A new Games room has been installed in the completely refurbished lower ground floor, a key is supplied for the games room at a nominal fee of only £40 per holiday duration. Complete with a twin bedroom adjacent with ensuite shower, this excellent centrally heated facility comprises of a full size pool table (slate bed), table football, table tennis and electronic darts, the games room will be popular with adults and children of all ages!
Other Activities: Cafe culture, shopping, nature study and ornothology
|Further details outdoors|
The Villa has both a front/side gardens & additional garden areas around the rear of the property adjacent to the swimming pool c/w garden shower. There are also flowerbeds positioned around the BBQ area. With elegant palm trees on the side garden and an automatic irrigation system to ensure the flowers and manicured grass are kept in ideal condition all year around. The separate terraces are enjoying the sunshine with the large swimming pool measuring 42 feet by 19 feet providing lots of fun. A pool man arrives twice weekly to ensure the pool is kept clean and is monitored for a correct chemical balance. The well lit and relaxing separate BBQ area is popular with guests and often used for outdoor breakfast as the kitchen is directly accessible to and from the BBQ area. The upstairs terrace is adjacent to the three double bedrooms situated along its length, giving guests the opportunity to have breakfast or pre dinner drink upstairs on the balcony, overlooking the pool and terraces.
Additional information about rental rates
•To ensure a booking the owner requires just £ 200 deposit cheque, upon which a confirmation letter and full information pack detailing everything you will need to know about the property, will be sent to you by return. The remainder is required 16 weeks prior to your holiday. Changeover day is normally a Saturday. If you are staying for a two week period all linen, bedding and a refresh of the villa is provided after seven days by our English management team. Swimming pool heating equipment is supplied free of cost, there is however a local EDP electricity charge of £ 120 per week for the heating of the pool.
The Algarve region
The Western Algarve is such a wonderful place to visit, here you will experience for yourself the friendly Portuguese culture, sumptuous fresh food, endless sunshine, in fact more sunshine per annum than any other region in Europe. Relaxation is a certainty as you escape to one of the many sandy beaches, too many to count.
Lagos is the capital of the Western Algarve, a unique little jewel in the Algarve crown. It has chosen to develop its tourism with taste and class. It offers a balance of the charm and history of the Portuguese culture with a blend of creature comforts and facilities to please the desires of the most discerning tourist.
The warmth of Lagos and her people make it difficult to resist falling in love with this seaside town. I can only say that Lagos has a special something that you feel when you spend time here. Lagos is an ideal destination for all the family with something for everyone...you will not be disappointed.
Whatever your preference from a holiday destination, Lagos has it all, from sitting within the town, beach, or classy marina you can wile away the hours and watch life pass you by. If this is your first visit to Lagos, you simply must take a "grotto tour".
Step into a small fishing boat, let your local fisherman be your guide, and witness from the water, the distinctive and magnificent cliffs that surround the Lagos area. It is truly a sight unseen! Your guide will navigate around and under the intriguing rock formations, take you into caves and point out the hidden treasures that are to be found within them.
One of the best ways to spend a warm day in Lagos is on one of the many beaches ("praias" in Portuguese) along the town coastline. There are several beaches within walking distance from our apartments, so pack a picnic lunch, grab your map and make it a day of beach-hopping. It's a great way to slow down and to revitalize your spirit.
Tip: Take loads of sunscreen, a big beach blanket and a beach umbrella or two, as the sun is oh so strong!
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4 Jul 2014
"Excellent family holiday for all ages."
Having just got back from 1 weeks holiday staying at 'casa maurice' Lagos with 11 members of the family, ages from 7 to 60, I can honestly say I cannot fault the villa one bit. There was loa… More
21 Feb 2014
"Excellent property with great manager and friendly owner"
We rented this property on and off for winter 2013/2014 and it was perfect for our needs. The owner is incredibly helpful and the property is well maintained and within walking distance from the town.… More
2 Oct 2013
"Ticked all the boxes"
Casa Maurice is a 5 bedroomed villa on the outskirts of Lagos. It is within walking distance of the town, marina and beach, all of which were pluses for our group of 2 x 60'ish mothers and 5 va… More
22 Jun 2013
"Superb accommodation, superb service"
From start to finish this was a great experience. We travelled as an extended family with ages from 7 years, through teenagers, up to my Dad of 70, and this villa met all our needs. We have been to … More
3 Jun 2013
"Fantastic villa with helpful owner and property manager."
We booked Casa Maurice for our silver wedding anniversary in which we invited our family to stay with us. The youngest child was 10 years old and the oldest adults were pensioners.Despite the varying ages everybody had a fantastic time. Casa Maurice is an amazing property with a large amount of space so that everybody could do just as they please .Denis is the property manager in Portugal and he is a most helpful person who was always on hand to answer any queries .
Lagos is a very good place for a family holiday . It has loads of culture and a strong Portugese identity , but a few touristy things should you require them .If you want loads of nightlife and clubs it won't be for you. If you want to spend quality time with the family relaxing and eating excellent meals at a reasonable price then Lagos is the place.
We last visited Lagos 5 years ago , and we were very surprised to find that eating out was slightly cheaper than the last time we visited .It really is a lovely town with a good vibe about it.
15 May 2013
I have just returned from a weeks stay in Casa Maurice. Everything from my first email from the owner Chris to leaving the villa on the last day went very smoothly.Chris has the whole process fine tun… More
3 Jan 2013
"Stunning villa - highly recommended"
This was our first experience of booking a villa and I am delighted with how it went. I was initially anxious about the logistics of the process but the owner Chris was so friendly and provided extrem… More
10 Oct 2012
Had a great week staying at Casa Maurice. The description of the villa is very accurate although it took us longer than 10 minutes to get to the beach. Communication before our visit was excellent wit… More
2 Oct 2012
"TEAM MAURICE! What a great holiday"
We have just come home from a fantastic week in Portugal, staying at Villa Casa Maurice. The Villa is situated near the beautiful coastal town of Lagos, it's a 5 minute walk to the beach and a 15… More
13 Aug 2012
"Fabulous villa in an excellent location"
We have recently returned from a week in Casa Maurice. We were a party of twelve, aged from 1 to 60. My husband and I thought it would be a nice idea to celebrate our 60th birthdays with our family and we were not disappointed. I could not recommend the villa highly enough. Chris, the owner, was a pleasure to deal with and the whole holiday ran very smoothly from start to finish. Chris arranged our airport transfers and a driver was waiting for us when we arrived at Faro. We did not hire a car as the villa is very well situated, a ten to fifteen minute walk to the beach and roughly the same to the marina and town. My sister and her husband hired a car as it was their first visit to Portugal and they wanted to explore. I have to admit the car was very handy for doing the shopping as we consumed an enormous amount of food (and drink!) However, there is a little supermarket quite close on the way into town where you can buy all the basics. Casa Maurice offers excellent accommodation and with four bathrooms, there was never a panic when we were all getting ready to go out to dinner. The pool and terrace areas are superb. On several occasions, we were all in the pool together with rings, lilos, balls and baby and we had enormous fun. The brick barbecue is excellent and we made good use of it as there is an excellent fish market where we bought fish we had never tried before, such as red mullet and snapper. My only complaint would be that there is not much shade at the hottest part of the day; morning and late afternoon are fine but I noticed plants growing up the trellis by the barbecue area so hopefully, in a couple of years, it will afford more shade. The young ones in our group particularly appreciated the large games room and they had many hours of fun there, often in the early hours of the morning when the old fogies had retired to bed. Lagos is a lovely town with a large variety of excellent restaurants. We went by Chris's recommendations in the brochure and we were not disappointed. In conclusion, I would have to say Casa Maurice and Lagos offer all the ingredients to ensure an excellent holiday for all ages.
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