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House, 7 double beds, 7 baths, private pool, ideal for groups of max 20 persons

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Space 322 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 7 double beds, 7 baths, upto max 20 persons, daily rent=incl. 14 persons!

'Boavista' means 'beautiful view' and it was built in 1992 on a 14,000 m2 large plot. The Portuguese architect Jose Nobre designed a villa in par with his experience and knowledge of Portuguese architecture that was created in the rotunda principle. Then emerged a house that could accommodate 14 to 20 guests with 7 double bedrooms and 7 marble bathrooms. A spaciously sized swimming pool, palm trees and bright sun invite you to a refreshing swim.

The house will surprise its guests with large and beautiful rooms. Each double room has an extra bed, private bathroom, fridge and Satellite TV. Thus this house enables you to spend your holiday with friends or in group - with the pleasure of being together and also the opportunity to be 'all by yourself' for once.

The exclusive location, the view of Lagos, the sea and lots of little extras in Vila Boavista promise sunny and relaxing holiday in the Algarve. And last but not least the wonderfully clear water, the secretive coves and a delicious grilled common sole will conclude many sunny days with a delicious glass of green wine. The beautiful evenings on the terraces or in the Palm Garden of Vila Boavista overlooking Lagos at night bestows our guests with the romance of this magical place.

The highlight of a carefree holiday without any duties! Pure joy and relax on the sunny side of Europe:

Antonia's house-maid service:

Would you want to let yourself be pampered together with your friends for once? Then you should book our 'House-maid-service'! Antonia, the soul of our Vila Boavista will surprise you in the morning with a delicious breakfast, freshly baked bread, pancakes, fragrant coffee and many other goodies! After breakfast, you can immediately set out in the sun. Antonia takes over all the cumbersome responsibilities of the household for you.

Totally according to your wishes, Antonia serves iced cocktails by the pool, homemade almond cake on the table laid in the afternoon and serves delicious ice creams or grilled seafood varieties on the terraces of our villa.

Naturally you can determine whether, when and how often you want a meal, as long as it is practicable in 7 working hours per day.

Weekly wages: € 250 flat rate for 14 guests

(For 12 guests = € 18 per person and week)

Working hours: Monday through Saturday, 7 hours daily, Sundays free

Service: In-house maid service included: Preparing breakfast according to your taste and at the time you request. Preparation of other meals, such as afternoon tea and dinner, daily cleaning of the rooms, kitchen and the common room.

Antonia washes for you, irons, does your grocery, just takes responsibility of all that is needed in the household.

Antonia will discuss with you, on the day of arrival, your wishes and preferences that you have specifically in terms of meals. She can give you the exact price of grocery items, which you will more or less consume, depending on what you have agreed more upon, either lobster or spaghetti.

Antonia will settle the grocery bill always with you. The daily lunch price per person is expected to be between € 8.00 and € 15.00; As already mentioned, it all depends on how many Portuguese wine bottles are emptied every evening and which fish specialties are grilled!.....

Feel free to also check out some menu suggestions on our website. This menu includes dishes that Antonia especially prepares deliciously.

Basically, during your holiday you can also spontaneously arrange with Antonia, which food you particularly have an appetite for at the moment.

Our house-maid service can be booked at least 6 weeks before your arrival.

Please do not transfer Antonia's wages, but just settle it directly with Antonia on arrival day.

More Details

Owner
Eva and Uwe Schwaninger
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, german, House staff speaks German, Portuguese, English.
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2017

About Eva and Uwe Schwaninger

Eva-Maria and Uwe Schwaninger, the owners of Vila Boavista learned about Algarve during a holiday and fell in love with it.

Portugal Algarve - the land behind the coast - Serra, the Algarvian Mountain, charming small villages and towns that are similar to none of the places we could ever have been.

Algarve as a place full of history and stories in which nothing, which could be of importance, happens in a rush. -

These unforgettable impressions strengthened in 1992 the decision to establish a small holiday oasis on the sunny side of Europe. A novel concept - a variation between house and guest house - invites all our guests to forget the 'hectic Sundries' of everyday life.

Crystal blue sea, secretive coves, the famous caves and perhaps the cleanest beaches

of Europe may support the Greek geographer Artemidorus, who travelled the West Coast

of Algarve in 104 BC and wrote:

'This is perhaps the place, where the Gods take rest after the day's work!!'

Eva and Uwe Schwaninger purchased this house in 1992

Why Eva and Uwe Schwaninger chose Lagos region

You take the Portuguese delicacies of southern cuisine, comfort, good service, the comforts of a hotel and mix it with the freedom of a holiday home! To top it off you experience it with the feeling of being at home in a Mediterranean environment. What comes out is your fantastic holiday in Vila Boavista, as a couple, with children, or in a group with friends or family.

What makes this house unique

Convenient location

The Vila Boavista is located about 2 km outside of Lagos on a hill, adjacent to the golf course built in 2000: 'Boavistagolf'. The magnificent 'Vila Boavista view' of Lagos, the sea, the expanse of the golf park and the Monchique Range encouraged the owners to decide not to have the property directly in the city centre, but away from the tourist bustle.

Our guests can be in the city within a few minutes to visit the hustle and bustle, the artists, jugglers, musicians, numerous shops and boutiques, handicrafts and, of course, an almost unbelievable variety of fish taverns and restaurants.

And many coves, caves and beaches are nearby; many of these beaches can be reached through fascinating hiking trails on the cliff paths of Lagos.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Lagos, Portugal

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 322 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Pets not allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 7 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Private entrance
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Tower room, 1 balcony, 1 terrace, baby crib on request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Baby travel bed on request
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Exit to the garden
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 sofa bed/futon , Up to 6 persons, exit to the garden
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Exit to the garden, baby crib on request
    Bedroom 6 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Exit to the garden, baby crib on request
  • Each double room has an en-suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Would you want to let yourself be pampered together with your friends for once? Then you should book our 'House-maid-service'! Antonia, the soul of our Vila Boavista will surprise you in the morning with a delicious breakfast, fresh baked bread, pancakes, fragrant coffee and many other goodies! After breakfast, you can immediately set out in the sun. Antonia takes over all the cumbersome responsibilities of the household for you. Totally according to your wishes, Antonia serves iced cocktails by the pool, homemade almond cake on the table laid in the afternoon and serves delicious ice creams or grilled seafood varieties on the terraces of our villa. Naturally you can determine whether, when and how often you want a meal, if it is practicable in 7 working hours per day. Weekly wage: € 250.00 flat rate for 14 to 16 guests (For 14 guests = approx € 17.00 per person and week) Excluding grocery; Antonia will settle the grocery bills directly with you.

Reviews

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House, 7 double beds, 7 baths, private pool, ideal for groups of max 20 persons
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
5

Beautiful villa, absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 14 of us staying for 3 nights in what can only be described as a completely idilic setting. The villa is enormous and comfortably slept 14 people. The terrace is perfect for food and wine in the evening, with the large pool providing a welcome break from the Portuguese heat. It's located under 5 minutes from the centre of Lagos but yet remote enough so that you can enjoy your stay and not need to worry about being people talking and enjoying themselves later in the evening. Taxi's are about 10 Euro's into Lagos.

I would highly recommend and certainly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great Holiday

  • 4 of 5

Our group enjoyed a great holiday at the Vila Boavista.

The Vila offered everything you need for a nice holiday and the rooms were very comfortable with a bathroom for each room.

The location is close enough to the airport in Faro and Lagos and grocery shopping is very close by.

Even though we opted against the daily maid service, Antonia came every second day to clean. We had hired her to cook for us a couple of times and the meals were delicious. Antonia was very helpful with all of our concerns and questions.

The outdoor area was very spacious and a huge pool helped to cool off from the nice sun.

The garden and some other areas could use some TLC, but nothing major to complain about. We would return for another holiday and we can recommend the Vila for large groups as a holiday vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for family and friends!

  • 5 of 5

We were 5 families (18 people) with kids ranging from 2 - 12 who came for a weeks holiday. The place is very comfortable with 7 large bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and most with access to the garden. The house does not have a common indoor living area other than the kitchen/dining, but this made no difference to us as we were mostly hanging out around the pool or terrace - and the pool and gardens were lovely. The location is very convenient, with a supermarket a 5 mins drive and a 10 mins drive to praia Donna Ana, Meia Praia, Ponte Peadade and the Marina. Close enough to central Lagos with it being far enough to enjoy the privacy. Antonia was a great help and really efficient - organizing all the shopping and dinners each evening - plus all the cleaning up! No easy task with that many people around! Would definitely recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Lovely villa with a large pool , en suites in every room beautiful garden

  • 4 of 5

Would recommend flying into faro rather than Lisbon as it's a 2 and a half hour drive to Lisbon . Other wise a lovely villa with some fantastic beaches close by . You can have a maid full time , to cook & clean etc or she can just come & clean periodically . The villa had a beautiful garden and a large pool . The kitchen is really designed for one person to cook , ( lots of room to sit and eat inside & outside ) .Antonia ( the maid ) was really friendly and helpful and has lots of local

Knowledge about restaraunts etc she speaks some English but

Mainly German . We managed to understand each other despite our lack of any language skills . It was great to have a bathroom for each room as we were a large party with 4 generations all with different sleeping and waking times , so no arguments over bathrooms . Any problems we reported to Antonia were quickly sorted out for us and she was very kind to the children .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Incredible.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely amazing!! Vila Boavista is ny far the best place I have stayed in Portugal. Vila is excellent, and maintained to the highest standards.

Antonia is punctual, friendly and always happy to help.

Would definitely recommend to anyone! 5 stars!

Thank you for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Thank you Boavista!

  • 5 of 5

Bom dia Boavista!

Our entire family (10 adults & 8 children) celebrated an unforgettable 50th birthday at the Vila Boavista where we spent a few wonderful days.

Antonia's home made food was amazing!

We laughed, danced and celebrated in the big beautiful garden and terrace. The pool was great fun for the children and we could only get them out at meal times.

Vila Boavista is a beautiful secret escape for families and friends. We felt at home and Antonia's house maid service is a Godsend for all women.

See U next holiday! :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kind regards from Antonia: Welcome in Portugal again, hope to see you soon ! Perhaps to the 60th anniversary? Caro Floyd, desde já muito obrigado pelos seus belos votos positivos. Bem vindo novamente, os melhores cumprimentos para si e o seu grupo de Antónia.
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Golf
400 Metres
Boavista Golf
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Boavista Golf
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Maia Praia
Car: recommended

The Vila Boavista is located about 2 km outside of Lagos on a hill, adjacent to the golf course built in 2000: 'Boavistagolf'. The magnificent 'Vila Boavista view' of Lagos, the sea, the expanse of the golf park and the Monchique Range encouraged the owners to decide not to have the property directly in the city centre, but away from the tourist bustle.

Our guests can reach the city within a few minutes to visit the hustle and bustle, the artists, jugglers, musicians, numerous shops and boutiques, handicrafts and, of course, an almost unbelievable variety of fish taverns and restaurants.

And many coves, caves and beaches are nearby; many of these beaches can be reached through fascinating hiking trails on the cliff paths of Lagos.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Lagos, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nebensaison 1
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$613
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add A$30 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$657
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add A$30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$268.91
Additional Guest Fee A$29.88 per person per night
Damage Deposit A$448.19

Der Tagespauschalpreis definiert die Mindestpauschale für die Anmietung des gesamten Anwesens. Unter dieser Mindestpauschale ist es nicht möglich, das Anwesen exklusiv anzumieten. Der Mietpreis geht hinsichtlich der Betriebskostenberechnung von maximal 14 Personen aus, unabhängig ob Kinder oder Erwachsene. Ist die Gruppenanzahl höher als 14 Gäste, berechnen wir pro weitere Person und Tag 20,00 €,

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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