Casa da Praia is a sensational, state of the art luxurious villa that has been lovingly designed to the highest contemporary standards and is filled with bespoke furniture, art and technology consistent with modern luxury living at the highest level. The villa has stunning views coastal and ocean views and has direct access to the beach from a gate in the garden.
The villa has 5 en suite bedrooms in the main house and 3 en suite bedrooms in the guesthouse and is built on 2 levels. The villa is fully air conditioned with inverter units (cold and heat). Wireless internet available in all areas. Bose sound system in the living room of the main house, entertainment room and guesthouse living room, with speakers in on the south terrace and pool area. Both with I-pod connection.
Casa Da Praia is entered by a secured gated driveway to the front of the property with plenty of parking space. The generous main entrance Italian vaulted door opens into the expansive open plan living/dining area with an amazing 180 degree sea view, a Baby Grand Piano and access to the covered Alfresco dining areas. This area caters for internal dining if required and fully integrated entertainment systems. The covered terraces with professional gas BBQ feature magnificent dining tables enjoying panoramic views by day and the twinkling lights of local fishing boats by night. The living room has a wall mounted TV with full Sky package available, Blu- Ray DVD and Bose sound system. There is a guest cloakroom next to the hallway.
The spacious kitchen has been designed to comprise the latest in technology with an inside breakfast bar and grill facility. The kitchen is fully equipped with 1 American fridge and 1 American fridge/freezer, 4 wine coolers, microwave, 2 dishwashers, gas oven, steam oven, electric oven, hot plate, grill, large stove with gas burners, kettle, toaster, juice maker, Nespresso coffee machine.
The entertainment space on the lower level, which overlooks the pool area, can be accessed by the main staircase from the living/dining room. There is a sitting area, with full package Sky TV, DVD player and Bose sound system with I-pod connection. Fully equipped state of the art gymnasium with 100” plasma TV with CD/DVD player and sound system available. Gym equipment includes a cross trainer, 2 exercise bikes, Technogym multi-gym, 2 x running machines and 2 x rowing machines. Next to the Gym there is a shower room. A pool table and a bar create a unique and socially active space. Hidden inside a cupboard there is a small kitchen equipped with fridge/freezer and icemaker. Also on this level there is also a utility room with 3 washing machines and 3 tumble dryers, iron and ironing board.
All of the bedrooms in Casa da Praia have plasma TVs. Adjacent to the open plan living/dining area is a double bedroom suite with a walk-in dressing area and en suite bathroom with spa bath, separate shower unit and dressing area. The bedroom has extensive views to the sea beyond the upper lawn.
Four further bedroom suites are located on the same lower level as the gym. 1)The Gold suite, with double bed, wall mounted plasma TV, doors to the poolside terrace and an en suite shower room with gold coloured tiles.
2) The expansive African suite with double bed, dressing area, wall mounted TV and en suite bathroom with unique motorized glass ceiling which opens at the touch of a button allowing bathing under the stars in true James Bond style!!
3) Double bedroom with doors leading directly to the poolside terrace and an en suite bathroom; and 4) double bedroom with themed circular double bed, doors to the poolside terrace with great views and an en suite shower room.
Facing the pool, there is the guesthouse. Upstairs, enjoy pre-dinner cocktails at the bespoke designed bar in the comfort of the lavish but contemporary lounge area or pause for awhile on the covered terrace and take in the stunning sea views. The lounge area has plasma TV with Meo cable channels, DVD player and Bose sound system. On the ground floor of the guest house, there are 3 suites -one with twin beds, wall mounted TV with satellite channels and DVD player and en suite with hydro-massage shower; and the other two suites have double beds, wall mounted TVs with DVD players and en suite bathrooms.
Step outside to the pool area and discover the classically designed rectangular 16 x 6m infinity pool constructed using the finest Italian Bisazza tiles shimmering in the sun. The pool has a motorized cover and can be heated by a supplement. The pool is chlorine free with a saline system.
Rest awhile at the pool bar on the underwater bar stools or unwind in the poolside Jacuzzi.
Plenty of sunbeds are available as well as 2 double beds, one with a permanent shade. Extensive wood decking provides more than enough lounging space set in mature gardens with manicured lawns. A gate at the end of the lawn provides access to the pathway going down to the beach.
Casa da Praia is located within close distance of the charming resort of Olhos d'Agua and with a wide range of facilities close to hand- there are a selection of restaurants, a beach, bars and a large supermarket. The town of Albufeira is only a short drive or bus route along the coast, and the nine hole golf courses at Balaia and Pine Cliffs are close by.
Please note that the villa is located at the top of a cliff overlooking the coastline and the beautiful ocean and the boundries of the property are really on the edge of the cliff, so for security reasons please do not step outside the fenced area at the perimeter edge of the plot. On the edge of the cliff there is a public narrow path so sometimes some intrepid tourists may walk past!
Rates include the maid cleaning service Mon-Fri, bathroom towels and bedroom linen (changed midweek). Air conditioning and Wi-Fi Internet are included in the rental rates. Pool heating is available for a weekly supplement- please enquire for further details.
During Peak Season there is a minimum night stay of 14 nights however the owner will consider a one week booking with a 15% surcharge on the weekly rates.
It is also possible for a chef or personal butler to be arranged during your stay- please contact us for further details.
Prices quoted are per villa per week. Please note where your holiday dates cross multiple price bands the total holiday price is calculated per day per price band.
Whilst most of our 2023 rates are now confirmed, there are still a few published rates that are based on 2022 rates and we will advise at the time of booking if this is the case.
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