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Quinta das Casuarinas -wonderful spacious family friendly villa, set in 3 acres.

Quinta das Casuarinas - Has been our beautiful first or second home for over 25 years.
1 of 24Quinta das Casuarinas - Has been our beautiful first or second home for over 25 years.
Overview
Villa -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Lagos, Faro District, Algarve
Quinta das Casuarinas has, for over 30 years has been our beautiful, spacious, comfortable first or second home. It has a wonderful feeling of privacy and seclusion, being set in its own grounds of 3 acres. The southerly panoramic views are towards the village of Portelas & Falfeira. The historic old town of Lagos and the sea where there are miles of beautiful sandy beaches, only 2 miles away. Bougainvillea, morning glory, oleander and acacia grow abundantly around the villa. There are many covered, shaded areas for escaping the midday sun - one of which overlooks the huge securable pool terrace - providing seating for supervision of young children and an area for alfresco dining with a BBQ. Looking west there are further covered areas (just outside the 2nd sitting-room ) - a second dining area plus a comfortable outside 'sitting-... Read more
Listing #HL307016
About the Owner
Jill A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Interaction with guests
Our friend, Gabriela, for over 30 years, visits ALL groups the morning after they arrive, She can answer questions of every kind and brings a map to point out things of interest, beaches restaurants etc etc --- she is only a phone call away if you have any queries. Ascencao is our wonderful maid - both are able to sort out any problems however small and give any assistance to make your holiday a success.
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This house is large, clean and well-stocked. The outside spaces are wonderful: a lawn, several patios, pool, arbor, bougainvillea and lots of beautful potted plants. You also have a view over Lagos and the valley. The owner was extremely accommodating, even sending over a friend...More

Thank Janet F
Jill P, VR Owner at Quinta das Casuarinas -wonderful spacious family friendly villa, set in 3 acres., responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

We are very happy that you enjoyed your time staying in our house - particularly as you had come all the way from the US, with your extended family, to celebrate your wedding anniversary --- a long way from home! We wish you both many...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

Oh, what a wonderful holiday! This is a fabulous villa, so spacious and well equipped and in a beautiful and tranquil setting. The charming town of Lagos is just 2 miles away, as are the closest beaches, but we often chose to remain at the...More

Thank Jane W
Jill P, VR Owner at Quinta das Casuarinas -wonderful spacious family friendly villa, set in 3 acres., responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

I am very happy that your holiday was such a success.

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were having a family celebration for a 70th and a 40th birthday. There were 11 of us from 3 generations comprising of 6 adults and 5 children with ages ranging from 15 months to 71 years of age. We could not have wished for...More

Thank Mike G
Jill P, VR Owner at Quinta das Casuarinas -wonderful spacious family friendly villa, set in 3 acres., responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

It was our pleasure! We are very happy that your holiday was such a success!

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(3)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(8)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    2 Showers
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    3 Cribs
    2 Fulls
    8 Twins
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $574 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Our prefered changeover day is Saturday - but we will try to be flexible.
Minimum stay of 1 week - sometimes extra nights are possible. Price pro-rata.
The above prices are for the rental of the whole villa - discounts only available for small numbers on last minute bookings.
Or last minute Special Offers.
25% Deposit - to secure a booking
The remainder 8 weeks an advance.
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About the neighbourhood
Lagos(2 miles from the villa) is a beautiful, walled town full of lovely old buildings and is steeped in history. There is a mass of bars, restaurants and interesting little shops. The local produce market offers a huge choice of fish, flowers and fresh fruit, and it is still possible to eat a simple seafood meal with wine for around Euros per head. Surfing: wonderful, sandy, surfing beaches on the West Coast which would remind you of the Cornish north coast with the exception of the weather! Here there is glorious sunshine, cooling breezes and fewer people.On Saturday mornings there is a farmers market where you can buy locally grown produce - some of it organic ( this is by the bus station ).On the first Saturday of the month Lagos holds a large market selling every thing you can imagin.... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Faro: 0.0 km
Railway: Lagos: 0.0 km
Flights to Faro from pretty much everywhere - and then about one hour drive to Quinta das Casuarinas.
I send directions from the airport with the villa keys and other info to help you enjoy your holiday.
Some guests choose to fly to Lisbon or Seville - Both fascinating and beautiful, cites well worth a visit. Some guests spend a night or two on their way here .
We have parking for several cars and can recommend a local car hire companies. You can collect a car at the airport and follow my directions - or have a car or cars delivered to the villa.
There is a train station and a bus station in Lagos.
And a bus stop at the bottom of our hill below the villa.
Transport companies from Faro airport can also take you directly to our villa.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
Nearby cities
Algarve Villas (10,146)
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