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Sue Gaddes

Member since: 2011
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Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, dutch

4-bed villa sleeps 8. Private pool, gated 2 acre grounds with Panoramic sea view

24 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Luz holiday villa

4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, beautifully presented, completely equipped.

Located in the wonderfully unexploited Western Algarve, the Villa affords an uninterrupted panorama of the Atlantic Ocean, from its secluded setting in 2 acres of privately-owned grounds.

3 double bedrooms open to the wrap-around terrace, all with sea-views. A 4th acts as a single-adult, or kids double bedroom and/or hang-out

Within it’s own secure, gated boundary, guests will find a pool, beautiful gardens and exceptionally designed outdoor living spaces.

Please note that the swimming pool is not gated.

The breathtaking, rugged coast is under 8 minutes walk away, with the coastal-path leading directly to the beautiful seaside village of Praia da Luz, along the very safe coastal path.

The area has some of the best family beaches in the Algarve: clean, golden, and sheltered. The famous Costa Vicentina National Park is close-by and there are a number of exceptional golf courses within easy reach.

The Villa gives you comfort, seclusion, space, views, private pool and private grounds but with ready access to the outside world.

Praia da Luz: A lovely beach with lots of restaurants, bars and cafés; a bank, shops for everything you are likely to need and all in a very attractive setting. It is an ideal resort for family holidays, with safe beach and activities...artists and bands perform along the beach-side Promenade if you want a break from the beach.

There are also ruins of Roman baths from 3rd to 5th century A.D

The main supermarket is Baptista,, fresh produce and a great selection of wine.

Nearby is a wonderful deli and fresh fish counter.

Lagos is around a 10-minute drive away. Praia da Luz is reachable via bus from Faro and there are regular bus services connecting Praia da Luz with the rest of the Algarve.

A Portuguese National Park borders the Praia da Luz Region and a number of golf courses are within easy reach.

Local Attractions: Lagos Zoo is only a short drive away and it concentrates on smaller animals - the monkey islands are brilliant - it is an ideal afternoon out. It's not too big, so not overly tiring for young children and also has a 'pets corner'

Slide and Splash at Lagoa is the nearest water park . Going west towards Sagres, there is a Blo kart track just beside the N125 past Vila do Bispo.

Find good surfing at Sagres on the western Atlantic coast and Fishing Trips run out of Lagos.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sue Gaddes (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, spanish, portuguese, dutch

Reviews

4.9
based on 24 traveller reviews

4-bed villa sleeps 8. Private pool, gated 2 acre grounds with Panoramic sea view
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
5

Romanzeira paradise

  • 5 of 5

We (4 adults, 4 children between 8 and 13) enjoyed a wonderful and very relaxing stay at the villa romanzeira near Luz. The villa has everything you need for a holiday stay, the view is literally stunning, the location was peaceful and to have the choice between beautiful beaches close by and the romanzeira pool was pure luxury . It was like waking up in paradise over and over again. Our favorite was the wonderfully arranged garden around the pool sheltering us from the wind from the sea. Thank you very much for sharing with us this great location!

Fam. Malz/Timmermann

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

After spending 2 weeks in nearby Lagos a couple years ago I was very eager to return to this part of Portugal. Whilst I didn't think anything could surpass the amazing time I had before, my stay here far exceeded all my expectations... just amazing.

Waking up in this villa with the expansive ocean spread before you is a feeling so great I cannot explain. The town nearby (Luz) is a 2 minute drive and has everything you need, as well as a lovely beach with massive flat rocks perfect for sunbathing. It is a lot more chilled out than nearby Lagos which I appreciated, but if you feel the need for a big night out on the town then Lagos is only a 15 minute drive.

Besides the location itself, the house is grand, and especially clean. Large living spaces, utensil stocked kitchen, bright and breezy bedrooms, bbq area, outdoor lounge and let's not forget the swimming pool. It was nice to come home from a morning spent at the beach, have lunch on the lush lawn and then be able to go for a dip in your own back yard. Felt like a princess.

Couldn't recommend this place more.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Idyllic

  • 5 of 5

In close proximity to incredible beaches and a local town with all the necessary amenities, Casa Romanzeira was the ideal holiday location. The house was immaculate when we arrived and continued to be so with the visits from the charming cleaner, Marianela.

I would recommend this to anyone.

Perfect for a family or group of friends.

Whilst the property is very private and quiet, its only a stones throw from the hustle and bustle of Luz and a 15 minute drive from Lagos.

Some of the activities we enjoyed whilst staying was walking to local beaches, having a sunset barbecue and lounging endlessly by the pool. There is also a selection of beach/pool toys for all ages.

TV has netflix for a cosy night in!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Really lovely place

  • 5 of 5

The place was perfect, very roomy, the view is really great and the pool is so refreshing after sitting in the sun. The town, Luz, had a very nice relaxed feeling. There are plenty of beaches nearby, all of which are beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

The villa was really amazing, we arrived at night and so we were very surprised to see such a beautiful view of the sea just ahead of us, and not far either! Was a great amount of space for 8 of us, and in fact everyone was happy in terms of comfort and space, in bedrooms and in dining areas and chill out areas, such as living room, balconies, pool area etc. The pool area was really good as there was always sun shining throughout the entire day, as well as a lot of toys, lilos and balls to keep us all entertained!

The owner also provided us with a comprehensive booklet on how everything works, contact numbers etc. - any queries I had the booklet came in handy!

The closest town Luz, is handy for supermarket, lunches and a pretty decent beach- only 5 minute drive away from the villa. However, we found that Lagos, about a 15 minute drive was better for restaurants.

The best beaches we went to were merely 10-15 minute drive from the villa, which meant we weren't spending our days just driving, but actually sunbathing with a drink in hand!

Thanks for a wonderful stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Gorgeous home from home

  • 5 of 5

The views are stunning across to the sea and the ever changing light. The breeze is welcome and the sea is the only noise you hear.

The house reveals its treasures each day you stay. The house is fully decorated and every day I found a new delightful artwork. The owner has great taste and it was a real treat to stay here. The garden is full of exotic interesting plants and everything was so beautifully cared for.

I preferred staying at the house more than anything! Will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
87 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Praia da Luz
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Boavista
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Praia da Luz
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Praia da Luz
Car: recommended

Praia da Luz (also referred to as 'Luz') is a pretty seaside village where you can relax and enjoy your time away. There is a fantastic beach here and spectacular views to enjoy with the opportunity to discover beautiful landscapes.

Luz has many great beach bars and restaurants , with a very good supermarket and deli , also selling fresh fish each day.

There are a whole range of different family activities available in and around Praia da Luz including water sports at the beach, the Zoo in Lagos, water parks, several superb golf courses, Tennis, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Dolphin Watching, Scuba Diving, organized tours and much more.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday villa in Luz, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
29 Oct 2016 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$1,290
 
 
Spring
25 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$2,150
 
 
Spring Half term
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,579
 
 
Early Summer
27 May 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,866
 
 
Summer
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$4,299
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$3,583
 
 
Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,866
 
 
Late Autumn
28 Oct 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,720
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$717

Our change over day during the months of April through until October is a Saturday.
Long rentals available

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Luz, Portugal

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Pool shower room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
BBQ and outdoor dinning area, sitting for 8