Villa Vale Formoso Lagoa

• 4 bed / 4 bath Villa with lots of patio & terrace space
• Salt water swimming pool
• 9000m2 mature garden & parking for private use
• Air-condition & free WIFI internet
• Flat-screen satellite TV
• Play Station 3 & games
• Gym corner
• Personal welcome & short guide
• Central location with easy access to motorway & national road
• 30 minutes from Faro International Airport
• Near 7 golf courses
• 5 minutes from the supermarkets & restaurants
• 10 minutes from numerous beaches

Tourism License: 45375/AL
Official Name: Villa Vale Formoso

The Space

A typical day means having a glass of champagne in the salt water swimming pool, a mojito at the bar, or a cosmopolitan while watching the breathtaking sunset from the top terrace, overlooking the skyline of Portimao, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Monchique Mountains.

Sports activities such as table tennis, badminton, water polo, and football keep your kids happy during the stay. As well as PlayStation, there is a variety of international board games for children and family from Backgammon to Peppa Pig Snap.

The Villa is equipped with free WIFI, satellite TV, a security CCTV system, saltwater swimming pool, charcoal barbecue, fireplace, private bar, gym corner and music sound system all around the property.

The landscaped garden of 9000m2 is home to numerous birds and various plant species, including an over 100 years old olive tree, different types of palm trees and exotic plants – that create a unique relaxation experience and also a perfect romantic escape.

Guest Access

All the Villa, pool and landscaped garden.

Interaction with Guests

Dedicated property manager available 24h on request.

The Neighborhood

A perfect spot for bio food lovers – fresh eggs can be found in the local market, regional products such as olive oil, various types of ham and cheeses as well as “Medronho”, a traditional fruit brandy from Portugal. Enjoy a freshly pressed lemonade from trees while watching the sunrise and indulge in the bioproducts found in the local market or the organic farm shop.

The Villa is located between the historic city of Silves and the center of Lagoa, a well-known municipality for its wines, sumptuous beaches, including famous “Carvoeiro” beach, championship golf courses, tennis club and water park. The sandy beaches have been recognized internationally as being one of the finest in the world. Dip into the clean sea from a hired boat from the Portimao Marinha or the well-known Vilamoura Marinha, which is a short drive of 20 min away. You can also do a kayak tour on the open sea or enjoy a sardine barbecue on one of the charter boats, traveling along the coast.

There are numerous shopping opportunities in large malls as well as exclusive boutiques. Have your hair and manicure done in numerous beauty salons and take part in Yoga classes or lift some weights at the gyms nearby. Take your “little” ones to see the dolphin show at “Zoo Marine” or animals at the Lagos Zoo. A great day at the mini golf course can be finalized with a visit at the nearby located sand sculpture museum.

You can discover the “wild” Algarve by doing a jeep safari or downhill mountain-biking from the top of the “Monchique” Mountains.

There are scheduled bus rides to Lisbon, Cascais, Estoril, Fatima, and Porto.

You can book a weekend getaway to neighboring Seville, Spain, experiencing live Flamenco shows as well as admire the unique Spanish architecture or take a selfie with a monkey in Gibraltar.

Your stay at “Quinta das Saudades” will surely leave you with lifelong memories of unforgettable moments.

Getting Around

Faro International Airport is 30 min motorway drive away, several golf courses can be reached within 10 min, beaches are 5 min away and supermarkets 3 min. The city of Portimao can be reached within 10 min, having skydiving opportunities and an International race and go-kart track. The most South Western point of Europe (“Sagres”) is reached within 30 min.