Casa da Ria

Algarve, Portugal
10
3
5
Sleeps up to 10 in total plus 3 infants in cots in 5 bedrooms
Price
£1530 - £3162 per week

Top 10 Reasons to Stay Here

1
Five bedroom Algarve hideaway with gorgeous views
2
Enclosed private infinity pool with shallow area
3
Stunning spacious interiors
4
Heaps of toys for little ones
5
Lovely deck for taking in the stunning views
6
Outdoor dining facilities
7
Homemade meal service available, including kids' menu
8
Five minute drive to the nearest town
9
20 minute drive to beautiful beaches
10
Plenty of nearby family fun activities

Guest Reviews

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Special Offer

Last Minute Booking Offer! 

15% off your stay!

When you stay for 5 nights arriving on 6th October!

Subject to availability



Features

Pool protected by fencing and lockable gate

The Property

Double bedrooms Two
Twin bedrooms Three
Bathrooms Three, two of which are en suite, all with walk-in showers
Living room With space for dining table

Local Information

Nearest village/town Messines 5mins drive, 2 miles
Nearest supermarket Messines 5mins drive, 2 miles
Nearest doctor Messines 5mins drive, 2 miles
Nearest A&E Portimao, 35 mins drive, 20 miles
Nearest beach Albufeira, 30km, 25 minutes' drive
Nearest restaurant Casa da Vinho, 5 mins drive, 2 miles

Services

Home cooked food Available on request, additional cost, payable locally
Babysitting Babysitting can be booked through the villa manager, this service is offered for €15 per hour. It is advised to book babysitting in advance.
Swimming Towels available Yes, including children's towels
Local Bike hire Available locally
Local assistance/housekeeper Yes
Welcome pack Yes
Internet access Yes
Restaurant on site No
Shopping Service available
Air Con or Cooling System Yes - in all rooms

Facilities

Pool Protection Yes
Central heating Yes
Open fire No
Garden shade Yes
Heated Pool No
Walking Distance to Village/Restaurant No
Dogs Allowed Yes
Suitable for Multiples Yes
Suitable for Wheelchair Users No
Home Cooked Food Yes
Babysitting Yes
Kids Club No
Restaurant on Site No
Additional Cleaning available Yes
Wifi Yes
Shopping Service Yes
Swimming towels Yes
Golf available locally Yes
Less than 1 hour from Nearest Airport Yes
Local Bike hire Yes
Air Con or Cooling System Yes
Car required? Required
Swimming Pool Yes
Private Pool Yes
Self Catering Yes
Creche No

Essential Kit Guarantee

Cots Three travel cots available
Highchairs Two available
Booster seat Yes
Bed guards Two available
Potty Three available
Steriliser Yes
Baby monitor Yes
Plastic crockery Yes
Plastic step Yes
Changing mat Yes
Stairgate(s) Yes
Non slip bath mat Yes
Indoor toys and books Yes
Microwave Yes
Food blender (hand held) Yes
DVD player Yes
Children's DVDs Yes
Child's loo seat Yes
Bath toys Yes
Blackout blinds or curtains/shutters Yes
Night light Yes
Cot linen Yes - linen and blankets

Additional Equipment

Changing table No
Socket guards Yes
Baby den Yes
Baby bath Yes
Washing Machine Yes
Dishwasher Yes
Tumble dryer No
Garden equipment (slide etc) Yes
Hairdryer Yes
TV Yes
Sound system No
UK satellite TV channels Yes
Barbeque Yes

Extra Information

Other information You can request the bed configuration on your booking form.

Baby Pack available on request with selected items at additional cost.

The security deposit for this property is £500 and is payable directly to your host. Details of how to pay this will be available when you pay your balance.
Essential Kit Guarantee Info Some terms and conditions apply so please read our complete Terms and Conditions before booking.

Indoors & Outdoors

Indoors

In the centre of the house is a large sitting room with three sofas, large flatscreen television with cable channels and a DVD player; the room is very light with large french doors leading to the terrace outside. 

From the sitting room you have access to the stairs, kitchen, downstairs bedrooms and loo.  The kitchen is large with high ceilings and is very modern, with everything you could possibly need including a full range of children's cookbooks and utensils, perfect for (hopefully non-existent!) rainy days. 

There are flexible dining options with a 10-seater table in the kitchen, as well as bar stools around the kitchen island, and a 10-seater outdoor table under the shaded pergola, which can be moved to the deck if you'd prefer.

There are two large bedrooms downstairs, both with en suites with walk-in showers, as well as ample room for a cot.  Both these bedrooms have French doors leading outside to the garden and enclosed pool area. 

Upstairs, there are three twin bedrooms and a large shower room all with underfloor heating if wanted.   Two of the bedrooms have a small door with views overlooking the pool and garden and surrounding countryside. 

There is also room to put a cot in at least one of the upstairs bedrooms, allowing flexible sleeping arrangements if more than one family is holidaying together.

All bedrooms are individually designed with their own colour scheme and furnishings.

Parent points:

  • In the ground floor bedrooms, there are two small steps between the bedroom and shower room
  • The oven is at low-level

 

 

Outdoors

From the sitting room and kitchen are large French doors leading to the terrace around the property.  There is a paved area from outside the kitchen, leading along the house past the sitting room to a grassed area and pool at the back of the property. 

Outside the kitchen there is a large decked area with dining table and barbecue with a sunshade and lights for late al fresco dinners. This area can also be enclosed to create a play area.

From here you have great views of the river and hills around. At the end of the garden is an infinity plunge pool with a shallow area, where little ones will love splashing.  There is fencing and a gate to control access to the pool area.

There is a good amount of space for children to run and play around the house. From the garden there is access down to the riverbank if you fancy a spot of fishing, but there is a fence and gate to prevent ‘small wanderers'. 

Biking and walking trails, suitable for toddlers, are within walking distance and horse riding stables suitable for toddlers are within a short 20 minute drive; your hosts can recommend bike hire that delivers the bikes for you.

A range of extra acitivities can be arranged at the house including cookery classes, massage treatments, yoga (including baby and child yoga) and stand-up paddle boarding.

Parent points:

  • There is an area at the top of property near the driveway which is not fenced; it has mature trees and shrubs but is not completely enclosed, so parents need to be vigilant with children playing in this area
  • On the property is an old barn; although not falling down, it is not recommended to let children play inside
  • Infinity pool - parents should beware of children swimming / toddling to the edge of the  which has a drop; children should not to be left unattended in the pool
  • There are a few rock steps along the side of the pool house in the garden where little ones will need supervising

What's Around?

The nearest town, Messines, is just a five minute drive, and is very convenient if you want to grab some groceries, as there is a supermarket, butcher and a bakery, as well as a market every day.  There is a lovely coffee shop opposite the market, where you can pick up authentic Potuguese custard tarts.

Within 20 minutes' drive, you have the beautiful beaches of Albufeira, Gale and Armacao de Pera; if you don't want too much beach there are many other interesting towns and villages to discover such as, Alte, with its natural springs, the old Moorish town of Silves and the ‘mountain' of Monchique.  There is also shopping in the ‘Algarve Shopping' centre in Guia, near Albufeira, or why not take a stroll through the boutiques in Vilamoura?

There are plenty of family attractions within driving distance - Krazy World, Lagos Zoo and my personal favourite, Zoomarine, to name a few.  You also have several water parks, although these can be pricey with not a lot to do for small tots, so I would advise to check facilities and prices first. 

For the more sporty and adventurous, Biking and walking trails, suitable for toddlers, are within walking distance. Horse riding stables suitable for toddlers are a 20 minute drive away. From the property there are many walks and bike trails of varying difficulties and distances, including access to the ‘Algarve Way', a guided walk that goes from Spain to the West Coast of the Algarve with various access points.


Need to Know

Before booking, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Price Includes:

  • All Essential Kit items
  • Linen, towels, electricity, heating and/or air conditioning

Additional Charges:

  • Home cooked food can be arranged with advance request - payable locally

Swimming Pool:

The pool is unheated. The temperature of the water is dependent on the prevailing weather conditions.

Check-In & Check-Out Times:

Check-in is after 4pm
Check-out is before 10am

Security Deposit:

The security deposit for this property is £500 and is payable directly to your host. Details of how to pay this will be available when you pay your balance.


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Exclusive Tots To Travel Special Offer

20% off plus Complimentary Pool Heating

When you stay for 5 nights arriving on 1st October 2018.

Subject to availability.

 

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