Casa na Colina - Ocean Villa
Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 10
CASA NA COLINA - 3/4 BEDROOM OCEAN VILLA IN SALEMA - SIMPLY SALEMA
Traditional and charming, Casa na Colina (House on the Hill) is perched in front of the ocean and blessed with perhaps the prettiest 360° coastal views in the Algarve. Gaze east to enjoy stunning sunrises whilst watching the fishermen bringing in their catch on the beach, west over the remote national park to witness colourful sunsets, or simply watch the bobbing boats out at sea. This is a beautifully situated family home in a delightful Portuguese village.
Newly renovated and well maintained, this spacious detached property is equipped to a high standard and offers a lovely 'home from home' feel. The interior is elegant and contemporary with a huge open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room space - perfect for entertaining with friends or family! The villa's private courtyard garden boasts a Jacuzzi overlooking the unspoilt countryside. Savour your holiday location whilst dining alfresco on the majestic roof terrace and spend long evenings having fun in the small games room. There are quiet and relaxed reading areas on all floors.
Private, unique and quirky, this ocean villa comfortably accommodates 6 guests in 3 spacious bedrooms and has 4 bathrooms. Downstairs there are 2 extra beds plus a sofa bed and futon, with kitchenette area. This is available if required at no extra charge and provides the perfect teenage hideaway - or gives added flexibility, should your group size be larger.
Casa na Colina enjoys peace and tranquillity, yet, is just a short stroll from Salema village centre, with its beautiful wide sandy beach, cafés, restaurants and bars. Minutes from the villa you will discover a path that meanders down to a secluded stretch of sand. The open space of the national park with its coastal paths, hidden coves and ancient ruins is literally on your doorstep.
This special property offers excellent value for money and is the ideal choice for guests looking for an affordable, yet luxurious villa holiday - in an unrivalled oceanfront location.
- Astonishing views of Salema village, beach, coastline, the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding countryside
- An easy 10 minute walk to Salema's village centre and main sandy beach
- 5 minute walk to a secluded beach via a cliff path
- 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms:
* Master en suite (with shower) double bedroom
* Double bedroom with private balcony overlooking the village and ocean.
* Double bedroom
These two bedrooms share a bathroom (with shower)
- Large family bathroom (with bath and shower)
- Bathroom (with shower) on the ground floor
- Large open plan, beautifully furnished lounge and dining room with wood burning fire, TV, DVD & iPod docking station
- Fully fitted, very well-equipped kitchen with all modern appliances including dishwasher.
- Utility area with washing machine
- High-speed broadband WiFi internet throughout
- Private jacuzzi and courtyard garden with outdoor furniture, sun loungers and large inflatable paddling pool
- Games room with TV and seating area, plastic darts, children's pool table and extensive library
- Within the games room space there are 2 additional beds, a sofa bed, futon, small kitchenette & bathroom with shower. The extra beds are available if required at no extra charge
- Large roof terrace with barbeque, outdoor furniture and stunning 360° views
- Several other terraces and balconies with sun loungers, tables and chairs
- The various terraces offer a welcome choice of sun and shade throughout the day
- Ample parking space by the villa
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Salema 200 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 100 km, Nearest railway: Lagos 16 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Boat available, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Algarve region
The Algarve region
Salema is an excellent base from which to explore the Western Algarve, one of the last remaining unspoilt regions of southern Europe.
This area of Portugal boasts unrivalled opportunities for holidays in the spring, summer, autumn and winter, which can be as active or relaxing as you wish. Imagine sun filled days and balmy evenings, activities and entertainment, uncrowded Algarve beaches, contrasting landscapes, history, culture, great food and wine.
The Western Algarve is under one hour's drive by motorway from Faro International Airport, but it could be a world apart. From the gentle and secluded coves around Salema to the remote wild shores of the west coast pounded by the full force of the Atlantic and a surfer's paradise, this is like no other part of Portugal.
To the east are the historic ports of Portimao and Lagos, and to the north the cork forests and mountains of Monchique. To the south is the ocean, with Africa beyond. To the west is the wild western coast and Cape St Vincent, the most southwesterly point in continental Europe.
Once off the beaten track, the Western Algarve is tranquil and un- commercialised, where time genuinely seems to have stood still. The coastline varies from remote beaches and picturesque fishing villages to historic ports steeped in maritime tradition. Inland, the rolling countryside is speckled with quaint hamlets where the highlight of the week is the traditional open-air market, at which local folk gather to buy and sell their fresh produce and wares.
Salema is situated within the Costa Vincentina Natural Park, a protected area of outstanding natural beauty on the Western Algarve of Portugal. At whatever time of the year you visit, the unique atmosphere, stunning surroundings and exceptional array of activities for all ages and interests make Salema the perfect holiday destination.
Salema's pretty village centre has retained its traditional Portuguese charm, still having its own fleet of brightly coloured fishing boats catching sea bass, bream, octopus, sardines and mackerel. The village boasts shops, cafés, bars and a weekly market. Not surprisingly, there are several fabulous seafood restaurants huddled amongst white washed fishermen's cottages. The small village is a delight to gently stroll around at any time of the day or evening.
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