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Porta Azul, Loulé, Algarve

Property ref: PA503


This traditional farmhouse has been painstakingly and lovingly restored by its present owners making it a comfortable and contemporary family home.

Porta Azul is in a peaceful, rural setting with a lovely country view, yet it is just minutes from the market town of Loule. The living area is open-plan to the modern kitchen and a corridor leads to the bedrooms, all of which have doors opening onto the south facing terrace and decked pool area.

We have enjoyed many holidays in this villa and are delighted that the owners have been persuaded to rent the property!


Accommodation

Open-plan living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom with bathroom en-suite. 2 twin bedrooms (beds can be made up as doubles) both with shower room en-suite. Cloakroom.

NB: In low and mid seasons, when groups are 4 or less only 2 bedrooms will be available.


Features

  • Wifi
  • Flat sceen TV
  • DVD player
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Hairdryer
  • Air conditioning - at extra cost
  • Heating - at extra cost
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Cleaning on changeover day only
  • Pool towels
  • Swimming pool with ladder 5 x 3.7m. Depth 1.2m 
  • Built-in barbeque with additonal fridge
  • Pets may be accepted 

Distances

  • Restaurant 1km
  • Supermarket 2km
  • Town (Loule) 3kms
  • Tennis 3kms
  • Vale do Lobo/Quinta do Lago Golf 12kms
  • Beach 12kms
  • Faro Airport 18Kms 

Prices

Pounds (£)

Number of people
1 - 6
01 Jan - 10 May 19 £784
11 May - 07 Jun 19 £861
08 Jun - 12 Jul 19 £1414
13 Jul - 06 Sep 19 £1967
07 Sep - 27 Sep 19 £1414
28 Sep - 30 Nov 19 £693

Prices are in £'s sterling per week. If your holiday dates cross two seasons please ask us for a quote.

Additional Costs & Information

  • Air conditoning/heating £119 per week
  • 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

Refundable security deposit £300.00

Transfers

Taxi transfer 1 - 4 people £39.00
Taxi transfer 5 - 8 people £56.00

Any taxi prices shown are for 1 way journeys


Availability

Availiable
Unconfirmed booking
On request
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Reviews

Mrs P "Just to let you know that we had a lovely holiday, the villa was beautiful". 

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Loulé, Algarve

In the hills behind Faro there are some wonderful towns and villages which remain relatively unaffected by tourism. Loulé is a typical, bustling market town with lots of history and remnants of its Roman and Moorish past, including the old castle walls and mosque-like churches. As the coast has developed, gradually more villas have been built on the almond tree filled hills surrounding Loulé but this has not changed the character of the town; if you wander down the cobbled side streets, you will find workshops with craftsmen busily working on leatherware, weavers making baskets and metal workers beating out copperware.

São Brás is a sleepy town 12kms from Loulé with a central square, an interesting museum, several restaurants and few tourists. Close by is the village of Estoi which has Roman ruins, an 18th Century palace and an excellent market held on the second Sunday of each month. ...

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Santa Bárbara de Nexe has several very good restaurants including inexpensive, traditional cafés and an Italian with live music on Sundays. For the adventurous traveller, Seville, just across the Spanish border, is an easy drive, just two and a half hours via the motorway. You can take your hire car at no extra cost if you notify us so that we can arrange insurance cover for Spain.

The village centre of Boliqueime is in the hills just in front of the motorway and a short drive to the coast. It retains a village atmosphere yet is just a fifteen minute drive from the centre of Albufeira and about the same to the golf courses at Vilamoura. The centre still has some cobbled streets with local shops, a post office, chemist and a couple of cafés and there is an annual fair, held during the summer in the church square, with stalls selling locally produced handicrafts and food. On the main road there is a well used and authentic café/restaurant, where one of our directors was once defeated by a rustic local stew of pig's head, complete with ears! The surrounding countryside is hilly, with pine and almond trees and dotted with gleaming white villas. This is the way to get the best of the Algarve if you do not mind a short drive to the shops and beaches. Salir is well known for its 12th century castle, originally built by the Moors to protect the countryside and its peoples from a Christian attack, It is situated at the top of the village and there are some outstanding views across the town and the surrounding countryside. It is close to the Rocha da Pena national park which is a popular hiking area, with locals and visitors alike.

Pros
The villages in these areas are largely unspoilt and most of our villas are in peaceful locations. The restaurants are usually very reasonably priced and offer authentic Algarvean cuisine.
Cons
You will have to drive to the beaches and barking dogs can sometimes spoil the tranquillity of the countryside.





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The arrival day for this villa is Flexible and the arrival time is 2pm
Checkout time is 10am

IMPORTANT - Villa dates sometimes need to be verified before we can confirm a booking therefore please DO NOT book your flights until we have checked your booking request and you have received our invoice.