Quinta Amethyst is an 8 bedroom villa located in Mexilhoeira Grande near Alvor, part of the Western Algarve. Mexilhoeira Grande has several restaurants and bars, just 800m from the property, whilst an abundance of shops, restaurants, bars and beautiful beaches are just a short drive away. It is situated between the traditional fishing port of Portimão and the small resort of Alvor, both with an excellent choice of restaurants and shopping. It is also not far from the more cosmopolitan town of Lagos.
The villa is traditional and older in style and is ideal for two or more families or a large group of friends wishing to holiday together without loss of privacy.
The accommodation is in two parts, the main house and a wooden cabin nestled in the extensive grounds which is the perfect retreat for teenagers requiring their own space!
The villa has its own tennis court, a large heatable pool and lovely al fresco dining facilities so many people choose not to leave the villa once they have done their shopping.
Main house: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom with bathroom en-suite. 1 twin bedroom with bathroom en-suite. 1 double bedroom with shower room en-suite. 1 twin bedroom. 1 single bedroom (no air conditioning in this room). 1 bathroom.
Chalet: Kitchen/dining area. 2 twin bedrooms. 1 double bedroom. 1 bathroom.
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Prices are in £s sterling per week, per villa. If your holiday dates cross two seasons please ask us for a quote.
*Prices in Euros are approximate only and are only intended to provide an indication of the Euro price.
Although the villa has a flexible arrival day we cannot leave too many empty days between bookings. Please always check with us to make sure the dates you require are acceptable.
Ferragudo is smaller and more traditional than it’s neighbour, Portimão which is located across the river estuary of the Rio Arade. The main cobbled square, Praça Rainha Dona Leonor has lots of café’s serving delicious pastries and a variety of different types of coffee. Just around the corner is the quayside with lots of fish restaurants of varying prices serving the freshest of fish, barbequed in front of your eyes. At one end of the village is the impressive Fort of São João de Arade. It began life in the 15th century as a lookout tower and then was extended in 17th/18th century as part of the fortifications protecting the mouth of the river. (On the opposite bank above Portimão marina is the fort of Santa Catarina.). At the beginning of the 20th century it was converted into a private home by the poet, Coelho Carvalho which is how it came by it's present, rather romantic, appearance.
Portimão is primarily a fis...READ MORE >
TV with English channels - varies between the UK terrestrial channels and in some cases may be a full viewing package.
TV with limited English channels - free to view programmes which may be limited to news & sport.
TV with national channels - Portuguese speaking television.
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