Casa do Mar is the perfect mix of a well located, imposing villa and the laid-back charm of Olhos d'Agua which is a small fishing village ideally placed roughly halfway between the busier towns of Vilamoura and Albufeira. This luxury villa is situated in a peaceful cul-du-sac with countryside to the front and back and yet due to a short, sandy path you are only 200 yards from a supermarket, bars, cafes, restaurants and only 600 yards from the lovely beach/sea-front of Olhos. The owner (Joao) is very amenable and easy to transact with and his housekeeper (Ms Elia) and her husband (Luis) are polite and cheerful upon arrival and will gladly deal with any issues that may arise during your stay. The villa is very spacious, bright and airy and has 5 bedrooms (all en-suite), air-con, Wi-Fi, good security system and whilst we often visit as a couple it has the same feel as when we stay with the family. To the back is a new addition of a Jacuzzi as well as a large, inviting swimming pool which faces westward and means having the sun nearly all day long. If you want a pure relaxing stay in a peaceful setting and easy access to plenty of amenities and beaches there is no need to look any further than Casa do Mar. Highly recommended!
Stayed here for 1 week during may half term. Family of 11 (9 adults 1 teenager 1 baby) the villa was large enough you had your own space but also well planned so you all felt together. We paid extra to have the swimming pool heated and use of the hot tub which was great as a couple of the days were overcast which did not stop us making the most of our stay. The pool
Table was a great hit. Close to supermarket, local shops and restaurants. Beach was less than a 10 minute walk. João was very quick to respond to our queries during the booking process. The housekeeper and her husband were very helpful with a few issues we had during our stay and made every effort to fix it immediately. Would definitely book again. We used go transfers for pick up to and from airport and for trip to water park and old town very reliable. Thank you for a lovely stay in your villa
Our whole family stayed in this villa (3 generations) and we all loved everything about it. It really is a luxury villa, with every little detail that makes a holiday stay exceptional. It was absolutely spotless & furnished to a high standard, from comfortable sofas indoors to 2 different types of sun beds outdoors. The kitchen was modern and very well equipped, including a washing machine, iron, microwave, cooker and an awesome American style fridge with an ice dispenser (offering both crushed & cubed ice!) Everything you may need to cook or barbecue was supplied, including an ice bucket to keep your wine cool when dining outdoors. Every bedroom had its own en-suite bathroom which is very helpful when there are lots of you sharing a villa.
The outdoor area was very spacious with an outdoor dining table, a barbecue and plenty of sun beds for everyone (no need to wake up at 6am to lay your towel down & get a good spot!) The pool was a fabulous size and very clean and there was also a hot tub which really ensured this villa had extra luxuries that made our stay here very special. You have to pay an additional charge to heat the pool and use the hot tub but it is definitely worth it as we spent lots of time in the pool by day and in the hot tub by night!
The pool table indoors kept the teenagers entertained and was another welcome addition to this villa - it literally had everything for everyone!
The owner of the villa went the extra mile to ensure our stay went smoothly and was always available during the week when we had questions about the villa or the local area. He answered our emails within 30mins and was always happy to provide additional information - what a great host!
Thank-you João for making out stay a truely special family holiday.
We would definitely recommend this villa as it surpassed our expectations, is great value for money and is one of the nicest & most luxurious ones we have stayed in so far. We are looking forward to our next stay here - hopefully sometime soon.
To arrive in a beautiful villa with lots of space, inside and outside, a great swimming pool, even inside a pool (table) , good chairs for reading, all bedrooms en suite and enjoy a week of wonderful weather ..... we all agreed it couldn't get any better!
Location of the villa was lovely and peaceful but still within walking distance of all amenities. Pictures of villa do not do it justice, it was very spacious and well equipped for adults and young children. The villa was secure with alarm and shutters on all windows.The pool was a very good size with good sunbathing area. There was also a covered shaded area which was great to relax in. Would highly recommend a stay at this villa and this resort. João the owner was very helpful and answered all our questions promptly.
This Villa and villas in this area are at a great location . He hired the Villa n mid May and the whole experience was perfect . Its spacious and there is a great outdoor area including a large pool to cool off in . I would recommend this villa to anyone and it perfectly fits a family due to its size. Its a 10 minute stroll from the centre and also less of a stroll to the great restaurants out past the Velamar hotel. It is very peaceful an night and totally safe. We had a great time there and would go again as soon as possible.