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7 bedroom villa rental in the Algarve, Portugal, with private pool
March 2020

We were a party of 9 for my Husband’s 70th birthday. We know the area really well and wanted the family to enjoy it with us. The situation was great. The villa is a good size, however it is tired and could do with some updating. For example, the bedrooms downstairs did not have mirrors. The en-suite didn’t have anywhere to hang towels. You have to unplug the fridge to use the microwave. It’s small things and if people are going to pay a lot of money in summer months they may not be particularly satisfied. It sleeps 15 which may be a bit cramped. The balcony area and pool were great especially as the weather was so good even in March.

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Renter: Jackie
Jackie Family from Canterbury , United Kingdom
15 bedroom villa to rent in the Algarve, Portugal
February 2020

Online images of this villa do not do it justice. It is much bigger than it looks and is highly equipped to cater for large groups. Loved the bluetooth sound system in the living room which was so handy. Miguel was on hand for any requests and organised numerous minibuses for us all to get out and around. He was waiting at the airport on our arrival and was prompt in picking us up to go home too. We all really enjoyed our stay, would recommend to anyone and would return without hesitation.

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Renter: Robert
Robert Large group from Merthyr Tydfil , United Kingdom
3 bedroom villa to rent in the Algarve, Portugal
January 2020

La villa est? muy limpia, un gran jard?n que nuestros hijos disfrutaron. Se ha conservado la historia del Algarve, que deber?a seguir siendo la misma para las generaciones futuras. Disfrutamos plenamente de los muchos lugares tur?sticos y la deliciosa comida y bebida. No tenemos nada que criticar sobre el

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Renter: Duncan
4 bedroom villa with private pool in the Algarve, Portugal
August 2019

Gorgeous villa. As lovely as the pictures, bathrooms all new and kitchen well equipped. The thing that makes this villa is the outside space, pool area is large with gardens on all sides of the villa. Plenty of space for large groups to spread out and not be on top of each other. The dining table in the garden room is a lovely space to sit and the garden is so pretty at night when The fairy lights come on. Really private and not overlooked. Location is excellent, lovely residential area with a handful of restaurants within walking distance ( one being the old course clubhouse which was lovely). Small supermarket and bakery / coffee shop a short walk away. Marina 10 euros by taxi and lots of numbers in The villa. I contacted the owner a few times with queries prior to going and he always responded quickly and was helpful. Check in at the villa was very good, Met by Lynda who was very helpful and available during the stay if any issues. The only reason that I rated the advert accuracy as 4 star was that the roof terrace wasn’t accessible which disappointed us but to be honest the grounds are so big we didn’t really miss it. In conclusion a great villa, great location and would definately return / recommend.

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Renter: Deborah
Deborah Family from Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
14 bedroom holiday villa in the Algarve, Portugal, with private pool
August 2019

Absolutely fantastic bunch of Villas that have been very well looked after. Far enough off the trip to enjoy a quiet holiday and close enough if you want to nip out and enjoy your night. Amazing for a large group, highly highly recommend this place. Speaking to the owner to organise and arrange transport, they were absolutely faultless in their help and organisation, I could have never have catered for a group of this size without their help. Just brilliant

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Renter: Robbie
Robbie Large group from Perth , United Kingdom
3 bedroom holiday villa in the Algarve, Portugal, with private pool
April 2019

Great villa for golfing groups or families. High standard of equipment and amenities. Lovely quiet area but not far from centre of Carvoeiro. Fabulous pool and sunbathing areas. Ticks all the boxes. Thanks for a great stay Peter. Tim (UK)

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Renter: Tim
Tim Friends from Leeds, United Kingdom

Travel guide

Villas in Portugal

Our Portuguese villas provide the perfect setting to enjoy the colourful culture, fascinating history and breath-taking beaches that this popular holiday destination has to offer. Most of us think of the Algarve when renting in Portugal as it has some of Europe’s most beautiful beaches and a renowned collection of world-class golf courses. You can explore bustling markets and vibrant bars in Albufeira, enjoy the superb weather in Carvoeiro, or indulge in Vilamoura’s lively restaurants and bars. But Portugal is more than just the Algarve: a villa on the Silver Coast will allow you to delve into Portugal’s rich history in cities such as Obidos, Coimbra and the capital, Lisbon. For a more relaxing holiday visit the sub-tropical island of Madeira, a destination with a wealth of natural beauty - ideal for villa holidays.

Portugal is a real favourite for a family holiday: good weather, wonderful beaches, lovely food and readily accessible. Search our selection of Portuguese villas for your most memorable holiday yet.

Where to go in Portugal


The Algarve is Portugal's most popular holiday destination with beautiful sandy beaches, white washed traditional villas and world-class golf. Rent a villa for a typical Portuguese holiday.


Albufeira was a traditional fishing village but is now one of Portugal's most popular holiday resorts. Rent a villa to get the most of the wonderful beaches and the lively bars and restaurants in the illustrious Old Town.


Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, nestling on the western Atlantic coast. Rent a villa or apartment in this captivating city to get most from its traditional architecture and contemporary culture.


Rent a villa in Madeira for a charming and distinctive holiday. It is warm all year round as although part of Portugal it is located in the Atlantic off the north western coast Africa.


Carvoeiro is a diverse family-friendly resort, renowned for its wondrous marine life and leisure activities. Enjoy its lovely beaches and traditional Portuguese restaurants whilst in the bloom of the wonderful Carvoeiro weather.

Praia da Luz

Enjoy the crystal waters of its blue flag beach, or indulge in the many local restaurants and shops that decorate the promenade. With great opportunities for water-sports, fishing and boat trips, it is ideal for a family stay.


Alvor offers a slice of authentic Portuguese culture and history. The ancient fishing village is full of charm and natural beauty, with its golden coastline providing the perfect setting to enjoy the sunny Alvor weather.


Find a holiday rental in Porto, Portugal's second city. About 300km north of Lisbon, Porto is a vibrant city without the crowds of the capital. Explore its rich cultural heritage and try its famous port wine.


From historical 16th Century walls to 5km of inviting coastline, the stunning, inclusive town of Lagos in southern Portugal has played host to couples, families and young groups through its beautiful scenery and vibrant nightlife.


From championship golf courses to sandy beaches, the super-chic town of Vilamoura is ideal for a laid back, sun-filled stay. With its famed marina, you can expect delicious seafood, complimented by the beautiful Vilamoura weather.


Tavira in the east Algarve is an exceedingly pretty and authentic Portuguese fishing town with cobbled streets and ancient architecture. One of the best beaches in Portugal is near here, Ilha de Tavira, accessible only by boat.


Historic Faro in the sunny Algarve has a stunning old town, tempting seafood, lively markets, a scenic marina, near-deserted islands with gorgeous beaches, and a lively nightlife, making it an excellent villa holiday destination.

Discover Portugal

Take a look at our blog posts about where to go in Portugal and what to do on your holiday in Portugal.

The 10 Most Beautiful Seaside Towns In Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in Family Holidays, Portugal

We're pining over Portugal and its world-class myriad of beaches. And to a tourist's utter delight - most of the country's popular towns are settled by the seaside. With spectacular scenery around every coastal cove and cranny, here are our picks of Portugal's most beautiful seaside towns. 

9 Sights not to miss in Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in Portugal, Inspirations

Portugal is the perfect holiday destination to enjoy colourful culture, fascinating history and breath-taking beaches. Algarve holidays showcase some of Europe’s most beautiful beaches and a renowned collection of world-class golf courses, whereas staying on the Silver Coast will acquaint you with Portugal’s rich history. Here are some incredible photos of Portugal to inspire your next holiday...

5 Destinations Off The Beaten Track In Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in Portugal, Inspirations

Portugal is a firm favourite for enjoying the colourful culture, fascinating history and breath-taking beaches that this popular holiday destination has to offer. However, away from the infamous golden beaches and world-class golf courses of the Algarve, there is a bucket list of more modest destinations. Here are five places off the beaten track in Portugal that you absolutely must visit...

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Portugal

4 March 2020 Posted in Top Lists, Portugal

Portugal - an ideal summer and winter holiday destination has so much to offer from golden beaches, delicious fresh seafood and historical cities to explore. There's certainly more to Portugal than meets the eye...check out these great facts!

8 places you may not know exist in Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in General

Anyone who has taken the journey to Portugal knows that the country is a clash of characters, and no matter what part you visit you will soon discover an incredibly unique location that oozes a vibrant personality and a colourful charm that is difficult to find anywhere else in the world, whether you’re a seasoned traveller in Portugal or about to book your first trip there your experience of Portugal will be completely unique. As you start to explore you will soon stumble upon one-of-a-kind sights, some which you never expected to find and here are just a few of those places…

5 Reasons Why Your Next Holiday Should Be Portugal

4 March 2020 Posted in Top Lists, Portugal

If you’re toying with the idea of going to Portugal but still aren’t quite sure whether to make the leap, then take a breath, take a seat, and if possible, have a biscuit, because today we’ve got 5 reasons why Portugal should be your top holiday pick for the summer.

The 10 Portuguese Islands You Need To Know About

9 March 2020 Posted in Family Holidays, Portugal

While our affinity for mainland Portugal knows no bounds, we implore you to explore the mystifying Portuguese islands when you next visit. With archipelagos aplenty but time of the essence, here is our round-up of the Portuguese islands you need to know about.

The 10 Most Photographed Places In Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in Top Lists, Portugal

Today we have 10 of the most photographed places in Portugal, so if you're looking for your next adventure to Instagram about, be sure to check out pretty Portugal and these amazing locations!

5 Reasons Portugal Is Not Worth Visiting

10 January 2020 Posted in Family Holidays, Portugal

Here's 5 little-known and shocking reasons no real traveller would ever visit Portugal.

5 Perfect Weekend Breaks in Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in Portugal

Weekend breaks don't have to be spent in leaking tents or at home with the cat, why not have a weekend break that's worth talking about and visit Portugal? Here's 5 different breaks to be had complete with ballpark flight prices too!

Top 10 Portugal Holidays Beyond The Algarve

9 March 2020 Posted in Family Holidays, Portugal

Yes, the Algarve is amazing and all that, but Portugal has lots of other great places for holidays too.

6 Top Family Days Out in Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in Top Lists, Portugal

Thinking of a family holiday in Portugal? Looking for family friendly activities? We've rounded up the top family days out in Portugal...from water parks and slides to dinosaur footprints and exploring caves - there are so many fun and adventurous experiences to be had.

5 Great Outdoor Pursuits In Portugal

4 March 2020 Posted in Family Holidays, Top Lists

Portugal is perfect for the adventurers among you, the people who live in hiking boots, never leave the house without a wet suit and can't cope without a kayak. Here are 5 great outdoor pursuits to try in Portugal.

Why Choose Portugal For A Cycling Tour?

4 March 2020 Posted in Portugal, Inspirations

Are you an avid cycling fan? Why not choose Portugal for your next holiday and enjoy the cycling tours on offer.

Quiet Places in Portugal

9 March 2020 Posted in Top Lists, Portugal

Looking for a quiet spot in Portugal? Well turns out it's full of little gems for you to discover.