Whether you are looking for peaceful countryside retreats, Villa Romao is one of these. It is a beautiful restored villa typical of the Algarve (Portugal), a peaceful rustic farmhouse can be found in rural surroundings (natural park Natura 2000) some eight kilometres from the market town of Loulé and short drive from the beaches. Quinta Romao offers a very considerable privacy, it can be booked on a villa only bases, allowing you to tailor your ideal family holiday. There is an orchard of orange trees, a vineyard and olive grove, plus the remaining 3500 metres of an original Roman road from which this lovely villa's name derives.
Accommodation Information: Sleeps: 4-5 people (2 bedrooms, 2 WC, 1 kitchen, 1 living room, veranda, swimming pool), Nearest shop: 8km, Nearest pharmacy: 8 km, Nearest Beach: 18 Km (Vilamoura), Nearest Restaurant: 5Km, Faro Airport: 20 kms, Pool Size: 9m x 5m pool and 1.0m-1.9m deep (private pool), Hire Car: Essential, No smoking at this property, Self catering Central location: in the middle of western and eastern Algarve. Welcome pack on arrival.
A splendidly unique lounge was once an stable, the dining room next door has an attractive low timber ceiling and a corner chimney and the kitchen is well equipped. A pretty twin bedroom with air-conditioning has wooden beams and a countryside view whilst a tastefully furnished double faces the swimming pool. The double bedroom has with air-conditioning as well, and a spectacular view to the swimming pool. The grounds are no less appealing with an original covered well and an oak tree that guards the drive. There is a strip of lawn beside the veranda, where you will find one of the barbecues, a second one being situated on the terraced surrounds of the swimming pool.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Nearest beach||Vilamoura beach 18 km|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Car rental 20 km, Nearest railway: Car Rental 12 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The villa is located near the historic village of Querença, some eight kms from the delightful market town of Loulé, its beaches and golf courses. It is a central location in the Algarve, along the A22 [E01] motorway you can visit the western and eastern Algarve. Car hire is essential. Cars can be picked up and returned at Faro airport (internet booking is recommended)*.
DISTANCES: Loulé town approximately 8kms. São Brás de Alportel town approximately 7kms. Relax sights of the inland Algarve, low hills and tranquil beauty and good gastronomy. Both neighbour towns have a great selection of restaurants and cafés. They also have fresh fish, fruit and vegetables on traditional markets as well as modern supermarkets approximately 7kms to São Brás and 8kms to Loulé.
BEACHES: There are many beaches just 20 minutes drive from villa Romao. Nearest beaches are Quarteira, Vilamoura and Vale do Lobo. The islands of Faro, Farol, Armona and Tavira, in the eastern Algarve approximately 14kms to Faro and Farol island, aprox. 18kms to Olhão (Armona island) and aprox. 25kms to Tavira and Pedras D´El Rei beach.
TRAVEL: Faro airport is 30 minutes away. The villa has good access to the motorway A22 and the EN125 coastal road. This makes access to all tourist attractions, water parks (Aquashow, Slide Splash) and golf courses very easy. The Loulé Train station is 15 minutes away from the villa from here you can visit Lisbon (2,5 hours by train), for instance.
GOLF: The nearest golf courses are the five of Vilamoura (Oceânico Victoria, Oceânico Millennium, Oceânico Laguna, Oceânico Old Course and Oceânico Pinhal Golf Courses) and San Lorenzo golf course in Quinta do Lago.
* Some useful links:
-Car hire: www.avis.com; www.europcar.com; www.auto-jardim.com; www.hertz.com.pt;
-Flight booking: www.easyjet.com; www.ryanair.com; www.airberlin.com
-Travel (Portugal Official Tourist Office): www.visitalgarve.pt; www.visitportugal.com
The villa is located near the historic village of Querença, founded by templar, one of the most traditional villages of the Algarve because of its countryside sights, gastronomy and cultural assets of the inland Algarve. This special place in the countryside between the algarvian “barrocal” and mountains offers a great beauty. To enjoy relaxing sights, hills and tranquil beauty here you find some suggestions:
-Short walks along the pedestrian paths or bicycle, BTT (around the villages of Querença, Amendoeira, Benémola fountain, Cerro dos Negros, Roman road, among others…,)
-Visits to the Querença church (built in the 16th century), restaurants and cafes of the village.
-Playing tennis in the Loulé tennis court (approximately 8kms near the health centre)
-Playing golf in one of the Loulé golf courses: Vilamoura, San Lorenzo and Vale do Lobo golf courses
-Visit the water parks: Aqua Show in Quarteira and Slide Splash in Lagoa.
-Visite the Zoomarine (park attraction) in Albufeira, ideal for children and all the family. It is very nice!.
-Tourist visits to Loulé market town, Salir, Alte, São Brás (inland Algarve), Vilamoura, Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago, Tavira, Albufeira, Portimão (Algarve coast) are places worth to visit.
-Boat trips: from the marina of Faro you can visit the Ria Formosa park, Farol and Faro island. From Olhão visit Armona and Farol island. From Portimão and Marina de Vilamoura visits along the coast.
-Taste the good gastronomy of the region in Querença, Loulé and São Brás restaurants.
-We can help you to organize visits in the Algarve, Alentejo or Lisbon during your stay .