Algarve, Portugal

Casa Algarve

Low season per week from$5,545High season per week from$11,092


Moorish maison


Lush Iberian gardens



Portugal’s Moorish heritage is reflected in Casa Algarve, with its whitewashed walls and terracotta roof tiles keeping things cool and quiet  – two words that happen to be the overriding design ethos. The contemporary, minimalist decor creates a casual, calm and cosy mood. Though a highway is nearby, you’ll barely notice: the home is in the middle of a two-acre private estate, surrounded by small farms. When (/if) you tire of your seclusion, the western Algarve awaits. The beach is a quick drive from the property, and the emerald-water-edged Ponta da Piedade cliffs are only slightly further afield. If it’s the cultural highlights of more than 2,000 years of Iberian history you’re after, the town of Lagos is just a hop, skip and a jump away.

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First Glance

  • Cosy and modern with bright flourishes and abundant natural light.
  • There is a living and dining room inside with a fireplace for cooler nights; otherwise most communal living is outdoors.
  • The kitchen formerly belonged to restaurateurs and is as well equipped as you’d expect.

Villa highlights

  • Glorious seclusion
  • Outside space for every bedroom
  • Easy Algarve access

Sleeping arrangements

  • The house has six bedrooms and five bathrooms, and each bedroom has its own garden-facing terrace.
  • The 19sq m master bedroom has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom with a shower.
  • The 20sq m second bedroom has a double or twin beds and an ensuite bathroom with a shower.
  • The 15sq m third bedroom has a double bed, and a bathroom with a shower that’s shared with the adjacent room.
  • The 16sq m fourth bedroom has a double or twin beds, and a shared bathroom with a shower.
  • The 15sq m fifth bedroom has a double or twin beds, and an ensuite bathroom with a bath tub.
  • The 13sq m sixth bedroom has double or twin beds and an ensuite bathroom with a shower.

Key kit

  • Sonos sound system.
  • WiFi.
  • Laundry room.
  • Daily housekeeping, except Sundays.


  • The swimming pool has both shallow and deep ends.
  • There’s a gazebo-covered sitting area, and 10 sunloungers around the pool.


  • Casa Algarve is on an expansive private estate in a rural but easily accessible location.
  • The nearest town is Lagos, six kilometres away.
  • Faro is the closest airport, 75 kilometres away.
  • The villa is four kilometres from the beach.
  • There are three golf courses within a 15-minute drive, as well as plenty of other indoor and outdoor pursuits, including Holy Trap – Escape Room in Lagos, horse riding and hiking, nearby.

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