Casa do Funcho

  Guests: 10
  Bedrooms: 5
  Bathrooms: 3

Located in the Algarvian countryside along the Funcho Lake, this 5-bed villa is the ideal get-a-way for families with children and babies. Because of its serene position, Casa do Funcho is often used for retreats and has all you need for yoga and painting holidays, it is also a popular wedding venue in the Algarve.

If you are looking for something special, away from it all, this original Portuguese farmhouse is tastefully renovated and furnished to current standards with modern facilities in a contemporary style in an idyllic location. Enjoy the stunning sunsets from your terrace!


There is a large lounge with 3 comfy sofas and a smart TV with catch-up TV (international channels like Sky TV, National Geographic and a DVD library), it also has its own piano!

The family includes a well-equipped kitchen with a large electric hob, 2 ovens, an extra fridge, and an American fridge with an ice machine. The dining table sits 10 and has air conditioning throughout. If you don’t plan on cooking during your stay, it might be worth asking us about hiring a private chef for you and your family, we would be happy to help!

There is an extra bunk bed room often used for the teacher(s) when retreats are taking place and up to 12 mats and bolsters can be supplied.

Children and babies are very welcome, in fact, it has all sorts of equipment specifically catered for your young family to make your holiday as easy as possible, playpens, fences, all baby equipment and various toys are included in this stunning villa so you don’t have to worry about forgetting about anything!

All bedrooms have mosquito nets for the windows and air-conditioning and can be made up as double or twin for your convenience. The ground-floor bedrooms have ceiling fans and en-suite bathrooms with rain showers as well as doors that open to the garden from the Master bedroom.

Accommodation: 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 10 persons

  • Open-plan living/dining room
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Ground floor guest toilet
  • Five Double/Twin bedrooms:
  • 2 x Ground floor bedrooms with en-suites
  • 3 x First-floor bedrooms with shared large bathroom with rain shower


The large family house has both covered and uncovered decks suited to outdoor dinners, relaxing or exercising while overlooking the Funcho river and dam. There is also a gas BBQ at your disposal, a small infinity pool with superb, uninterrupted countryside and river views.

How about a drink in one of the sun loungers, watching the sun go down? Casa do Funcho truly is the ultimate place for you and your family and friends to completely, disconnect, relax and unwind.


The 5-bed villa is located just outside of Messines, away from the madding crowds, surrounded by lush countryside but still less than 30-minute drive to the coast. From the property, walk along the Via Algarvia, an excellent trek worth doing to enjoy the countryside and allow your mind to wander.

All necessary facilities and highlights like shops, bars, restaurants and main towns are within a small drive from the family villa. The old town of Silves, the former Moorish capital of the Algarve, is only a 20-minute drive away. Silves is a pleasant town on a hill with cobbled streets, restaurants, shops and a castle. Messines, a 7-minute drive from the luxury villa, is a typical Portuguese village with an authentic centre, sunny terraces and charming cafés.

The coastal area of the Algarve is spectacular with its golden rock formations and attractive sandy beaches. If you are looking for an active holiday, there are lots of possibilities for snorkeling, diving, sailing, jet-skiing, walking, mountain biking, horse riding, tennis and golf. You can also go on a dolphin or jeep safari.

Some ideas we recommend doing while staying at this property are: a SUP tour (stand-up paddle) in the Funcho river, Wine tasting, Via Algarviana walking tour, Quad biking, E-bike tour or simply enjoy a massage without even leaving the house!

Air conditioning
Espresso machine
Free parking
High chair
Private pool


Week prices

Week price for

31/10/2022 – 02/04/2023 € 2.412,00 1 – 10 persons
We have a Christmas and New Year special for the villa.
Book 4 nights and receive the 5th night free. The rate per night for Christmas and New Year is €500 per night for 10 adults.

Included in rental price:

  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning
  • 4 baby cots
  • All baby supplies
  • Pool towels

Excluded in rental price:

  • Retreats: such as yoga (with equipment), painting holidays (with equipment) and small events of up to 40 people – approximately €500
  • Catering – Caterers are on request for an additional cost – ask for more information.
  • Weddings – event fee of €1000 onto the villa rate for groups larger than 40 guests
  • Refundable damage deposit: €500

Important information

  • Change over day: Saturday
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