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Moyno De Sol / Windmill of the Sun a unique property standing on own hill with 360 degree views

Windmill | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Moyno De Sol, or windmill of the sun, is a 200 hundred year old converted windmill which features breathtaking panoramic views of rolling hills and sandy beaches. The house features handmade bamboo ceilings and a cosy country fireplace. Relax in this romantic setting complete with private swimming pool and a rooftop gallery double bedroom which features stunning 360 degree views.

Relax and enjoy the local wildlife found in this idillic natural conservation area of the Eastern Algarve. Or enjoy outside pursuits such as visiting one of the nearby Portuguese or Spanish golf courses.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tavira 2 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 6 km, Nearest railway: Tavira 6 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 Log fire, DVD player, Sea view
General TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Fully fitted cottage style kitchen with washing machine, microwave, kettle, toaster, all utensils.

Patio door entrance opens into a sunny breakfast room and outside patio area under a large sun shade with dining table and chairs overlooking stunning views across the countryside down to the sea.

The BBQ area is on the patio with all utensils provided.

Sun loungers and cushions on the patio.

2 double bedrooms and a single sleeping area in sitting room 2.

2 cosy sitting rooms with TV/ DVD, surround sound, winter log fire.

A home from home unique property with all facilities and utensils, artwork and ceramics.

Downstairs snug complete with entertainment, wood fire and alcoved sitting area.

Rooftop gallery bedroom featuring full 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside.

This unique house sits on it`s own hill with private driveway and pool.

Stunning countryside 360 degree views down to the sea.

15 minutes drive to Tavira, 30 minutes drive to Spain, 1 hour to Seville, 15 minutes drive to all beaches, shops and amenities,

Further details outdoors

Large patio area with sunbeds , garden furniture and BBQ. Private parking next to house.

The Algarve region

Travel along the original roads, still used by farmers, in a part of Portugal that is both tranquil and unspoilt. Visit the nearby town of Tavira, a beautiful town mixing both old and new elements of the Algarve. The area has miles of Blue Flag sandy beaches and the climate is lovely all year round - perfect for escaping the dreay winter months as it is always sunny here.


This beautiful town of Tavira mixes both old and new elements of the Algarve. Tavira is a charming small town with the river Gilâo running through the centre under a very historic Roman bridge. Not to be missed: the castle ruins and exquisite churches. Relax at one of the many riverside restaurants and pavement cafes that offer all types of cuisine. The meandering streets lead to a riverside park and square where there is often public entertainment on summer evenings, at other times, piped classical music is to be heard around the town.

Take the boat across to the pretty Isle of Tavira where you can sunbathe or swim in the pleasant waters of the Atlantic.

The villa is a perfect location for golf in Portugal - and in Spain.

Portugese golf courses: Benamor - 15 mins, Quinta De Cima - 20 mins, Quinta De Ria - 20 mins and Castro Marim - 20 mins

Spanish golf courses: Isla Canela - 45 mins, Islantilla (as advertised in magazines), El Rompido and Villamoura - 1 hour. Brand new for this year - only 10 minutes away - the new Jack Nicklaus golf course.

Casa Rolla is perfectly situated for both total relaxation and a variety of outdoor pursuits

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14 Aug 2014


"Quirky, wonderful, relaxing windmill xxx"

What am amazing holiday we had here for 2 weeks in august. The windmill was very remote, 9 km to the nearest shop, but what a fantastic location. The views down to the sea were stunning, the tranquill… More

11 Nov 2013


"A picturesque hideaway with stunning views of the Algarve"

We were looking for something a little different to the high-rise hotels on the sea-front, and we found it! The mill is set in a beautiful location in the hills above Tavira, with amazing views to th… More

16 Nov 2012


"A beautiful, relaxing and comfortable windmill"

The windmill was exactly what we wanted and expected. It was cosy and well-appointed. Perfect for a relaxing trip, we spent our days reading, cooking and eating - reveling in the quiet. The 360 degree views from the top bedroom were a joy to wake up to and our evening fires were warm and romantic. A lovely place to stay.

13 Sep 2012


"Wonderful accomodation in stunning surroundings!"

The "Windmill of the Sun" is a fabulous property in stunning surroundings. The views are breathtaking. We found the property to be extremely well appointed and the pool and barbeque were a lovely bonus. Tavira is a quaint little place with several restaurants and only 25 minutes by car. A marvellous holiday destination!

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