About the home
The villa is situated outside the small village of Moncarapacho, close to Quelfes, Olhao approx 20+ mins drive from Faro airport in the very beautiful unspoilt, low cost Eastern Algarve. The villa is importantly not isolated but set amongst other executive villas all with half acre plots. Car hire is essential to explore the area but no car required to visit the excellent bistro just 800m from the villa. A gentle 12 min walk, where guests go time and time again to sit outside on a warm evening to to enjoy good food and drink.
The south facing pool terrace is fully equipped with a large BBQ, sun loungers, parasols and a large table with seating for up to 8-10 people. There is also deep shade for hotter months. There are pool lights for night swimming. We provide up to 8 beach/pool towels so no need to bring your own.
This villa really is exceptionally spacious. You will not be disappointed. There are 4 very spacious bedrooms, 4 beautifully tiled and equipped bathrooms (2 are en suite). All rooms have extensive fitted cupboards and there is a digital safe fitted in the villa. The en suite master bedroom on the first floor has its own terrace with lovely countryside views. Bliss!!! You will fight over this one!!
The nearest Beach is Fuzeta it is about 5 miles from the villa, a very nice & safe beach for children.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
|Luxuries:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool / Snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 2 en suites and 1 shower room, Solarium / Roof terrace|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (2), Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Secure parking|
Further details indoors:
2 huge en suite double bedrooms and 2 twin bedrooms. The first floor master bedroom has its own private furnished terrace! Additional sleeping capacity with 1 single portable bed & 1 child cot supplied free. Max capacity 10. Highchair also supplied.
There are 3 fully tiled luxury bathrooms all with bath, shower, bidet, WC and vanity unit.
There is also a shower room with vanity unit and toilet.
Corner bath in one of the en suites. Absolute luxury!
The large marble topped modern kitchen is fully equipped for 10 with dishwasher, oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, coffee maker, toaster etc. Breakfast bar to one side with 4 breakfast stools.
The utility room is just off the kitchen and contains a washing machine, iron & ironing board, buckets, mops. Importantly second fridge for large parties for drinks & food.
The lounge/dining area is exceptionally spacious and very comfortably seats 9-10 people. It has satellite TV (with BBC and ITV), a DVD player which also plays CDs, an open fireplace and large doors leading to the garden and pool terrace.
Furnished to highest standard Villa Castelos has marble floors, floor to ceiling cupboards in all bedrooms, a digital safe, air conditioning in all rooms. Basement games room with table tennis, darts, table top football, putting mat. Also games / DVDs / Books and in November 2012 an X box 360 gaming consule.
Cleaning / All bed linen (with exception of cot) and towels provided. We also provide 8 beach/pool towels. Price includes villa cleaning/linen change and services of local English speaking manage throughout your stay. Food/drinks packs available on request.
There are two put me up beds but the villa still only sleep 10 persons max.
We have a visitors guide book with information on interesting places to go and things to do in the area.
Further details outdoors:
The villa is surrounded by a lovely mature garden complete with hammock and with large grassed area, fully gated, very safe for children. The villa is not isolated but amongst similar high quality villas, each with large half acre plots. The pool and terrace at the rear of the villa is south facing, so maximum sun, fully equipped with loungers, large table, chairs, with deep shade under the poolside terrace for warmer months. There is a large BBQ close to the terrace for excellent al fresco dining. Bliss! The villa comes complete with a range of outdoor games, DVDs, books and there is table tennis, darts and table top football, golf putting mat in the basement games room. Something for everyone if feeling energetic!
There is a CD player & speakers. 2 Adult Bikes & 2 Childrens bikes are available.
PRICE INCLUDES: Heated pool mid March to end October, all linen/towels, villa cleaning, all utilities and 8 pool towels. Also includes services of local English manager who will meet you on arrival at the villa and remain on call throughout your holiday.
Fully automated booking system, using debit/credit card. 20% deposit required, balance 8 weeks before the holiday.
Additional obligatory charge of £75/wk for aircon (cool and warm) to ensure you absolute enjoyment of the villa.
Mobile internet & Wi-Fi access available - you only pay for the hours you use.
Car hire recommendations and info on food/drinks packs available on request.
2013 Calendar now open.
The Algarve / East Algarve region
The Algarve has the best climate in Europe and it has some of the best golf courses. Within 25 mins West of the villa there is well known Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo courses. Importantly within 10-25 mins from the villa, to the east, there is wonderful golf courses. The championship Quinta de Cima course, Benamor, Castro Marim and also Quinta de Ria.
The new magnificent Monte Rei course is 20 + mins from the villa. Over the Spanish border 25 mins away there are a further 5 golf courses, 2 are located at Ayamonte. Just outside Moncarapacho there is a new, 9 hole par 3 course at Colina Verde, and within 4kms there is a driving range, chipping area, and putting green, superb facilities for all the family.
The Olhao / Quelfes area
The small town of Moncarapacho is approx 4 miles away with supermarkets, bars, 3 excellent restaurants, petrol station, internet cafes, cash machines, post office, small shops, local market, museum. There is also an excellent low cost bistro restaurant approx 800m (within 15 mins gentle walk) of the villa where clients go time and time again.
Eating out in this part of the world on wonderful local fish, meats and wine is still incredibly inexpensive. You will find it hard to spend more than 10/12 euros/night - including local wine! Come and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a luxury villa holiday in the unspoilt Eastern Algarve and experience the real Portugal!
If you can bear to move yourselves away from the pool, there are some stunning uncrowded unspoilt beaches and beach islands close by. Fuseta with its wonderful white sandy beach, lagoon and beach island is only 12 minute drive, there are other beaches and beach islands accessible from Fusetta, Tavira, Olhao, Altura, Cabanas. There are many boats and small trains that can take you to offshore island beaches.
How to get there
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Faro airport is only 20+ mins away by fast motorway.
By car: Moncarapacho is 2.5 miles. Olhao and Estoi approx 8-10 mins. Altura, Tavira and many more unspoilt villages/towns are all within 15/20 minutes drive of the villa.
Activities near Olhao
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
02 Jun 2012
We liked this villa so much that we have booked to return in September. We love the area and this is the 3rd villa we have tried and by far the best. Very well equipped and comfortable property. Heated pool was a real bonus and we enjoyed the table tennis. It was also useful to have a helpful local manager to welcome you and check that everything was alright before you leave. Despite being in a residential area it was very quiet. Highly recommend.
26 Apr 2012
We were made to feel very welcome from our first meeting with the villa manager & she was always available during our stay.
All of our party really enjoyed our stay in this top class accommodation, which was very well equipped. Our teenage sons especially enjoyed the table tennis in the basement.
The pool was fantastic with plenty of sun beds & space to enjoy the sunshine.
A car is essential for shopping & eating out. We enjoyed several good meals in the resort of Olhao, about a 30 minute drive away & also in Moncarapacho just a short 10 minute drive away.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 10|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|May/June||12 May 13||23 Jun 13||£ 893||-||-||1 Week|
|June/July||23 Jun 13||18 Jul 13||£ 1103||-||-||1 Week|
|July/August||18 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 1575||-||-||1 Week|
|September||1 Sep 13||29 Sep 13||£ 893||-||-||1 Week|
|October||29 Sep 13||27 Oct 13||£ 840||£ 126||£ 132||1 Week|
|November||27 Oct 13||24 Nov 13||£ 788||£ 111||£ 116||1 Week|
|December||24 Nov 13||22 Dec 13||£ 420||-||-||1 Night|
|XMAS/NEW YEAR||22 Dec 13||5 Jan 14||£ 788||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday and Saturday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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