Multi-generational family villas in Portugal for fun get-togethers

July 28th, 2019 |

The surf & turf retreat

Quinta das Laranjeiras is ideal for those looking for rural seclusion, yet wanting to be close to good amenities on the Western Algarve.

The villa is available to rent for 6 -12 guests. It has a beautiful garden mostly laid to lawn and with pines trees providing plenty of shade, enclosed by a natural stonewall ensuring total privacy.

Within the grounds there is a built-in barbeque area, outdoor gym, table tennis and table football, a championship tennis court and pool (with heating on request), as well as 6 bicycles available for guests to use.

Quinta das Laranjeiras is full of light with spacious dining and living rooms opening onto a covered terrace for lounging and eating outdoors. All 6 en-suite bedrooms have under floor heating and there is air-conditioning throughout.

The services of private chef and cocktail barista, outdoor cinema and tennis coaching are also available on request. Nick Faldo´s “Amendoeiras” golf course is located only 5 minutes away from the villa and the nearest beaches at 10 minutes driving distance. The Algarve west coast is a surfing hot spot.

The high mountains of Portugal

Douro Villa I and Douro Villa II are located in the heart of the Douro Valley.

Next door to each other, these modern villas can be rented for two parties wanting to travel together (benefitting from a special discount), yet retain some degree of independence. They accommodate 6+3 guests and 8+3 guests respectively. Striking Douro I Villa has a chill-out terrace designed to maximize the views; whilst the beautifully converted village schoolhouse Douro Villa II has a swimming pool with an electric cover, which can be heated. Both villas enjoy outstanding views!

Each property also features a games room with a pool table and is fitted with air conditioning and central heating throughout. For large parties renting the properties together, a dining table and tableware for up to 16 guests is available on request.

Breakfast is included daily and extra cook service is available on request. Added value extras for week-long rentals (or longer), include a complimentary “local gastronomy” meal, a visit to one of the Port producing Quintas with wine tasting, a vineyard terraces picnic (weather permitting), plus a two hour Rabelo boat ride on the Douro.

Quintessentially Portuguese

Quinta da Donalda is set away from the hustle and bustle of the coast on the Western Algarve.

This classic style property has been owned by the same family for over 360 years and now offers 3 modernized and well-equipped rental cottages, suitable for up to 18 guests on an exclusive basis. Air-conditioning and central heating is available throughout whilst resident staff, provide breakfast daily and can also prepare other meals on request. The swimming pool area is fenced-in, keeping the little ones safe.

The Quinta has tranquil estate grounds allowing you to fully relax with a book by the pool with its lawn surround or take a walk through the estate. There is however plenty to do and see nearby. You can go horse riding or play a round of golf nearby and the closest beach (Alvor), is only a 10-minute drive away. As well as being close to the fabulous south-west coast of Portugal, other must-visit local attractions include the castle town of Silves 18 kms away; the Monchique mountains 26 kms away; plus Sagres and the Cape St. Vincent at 53 kms distance.

Laid back beach villas

Lavandula I & Lanvadula II are located within walking or cycling distance to the beaches of Pego and Carvalhal in Comporta.

Right next door to each other, multi-generational families can rent these two beach-chic luxury properties together for 10 and 8 guests. These cabana style villas have thatched roofs and chilled indoor-outdoor relaxed living spaces, each featuring its own heated swimming pool and sundeck looking onto quiet rural fields.

The villas are equipped with Apple TV, as well as having ceiling fans and mosquito netting on all the doors and windows. All the bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom. A choice of board games, table tennis and bikes are also available for guests to use. You can learn to surf at the local school on Carvalhal beach, or go horse riding at “Cavalos na Areia”. Comporta village with its hippy-chic shops and a wider range of restaurants is located a short drive away.

Coastal views

Casa da Infanta and Casa da Praia are positioned just above Praia Grande in Ferragudo, West Algarve.

Located on the same estate, these two beach villas can be rented independently or together for 19 and 6+2 guests. Each is secluded by pinewoods and has direct beach access (a short walk away). You can also walk along the beach to the charming waterside village of Ferragudo, a gem of the Algarve coast, hosting a number of quayside fresh fish and seafood restaurants.

A charming older property, Casa da Infanta is particularly suitable for large family holidays and sits perched on a cliff edge, benefitting from 180º coastal and mountain views. It has a total of 9 bedrooms including a triple room for children, with the accommodation spread over three floors serviced by a lift. Air conditioning is fitted in most bedrooms. It also has great terraces all around, ideal for sundowners and outdoor meals. The swimming pool can be heated on request.

Casa da Praia is a smaller modern villa with 3 bedrooms. It is equipped with air conditioning and central heating and the swimming pool can be heated on request. From its terraces, you can enjoy tranquil views of yachts and fishing boats peacefully passing by.

It’s all in the family – grandparents, parents and children welcome!

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