About the Place
Luxury Villa Foz do Banho will take your breath away. Situated at the foot of the beautiful mountains of Monchique in the Western Algarve, this 4-bedroom luxury villa Algarve is built around an octagonal courtyard and has been finished and furnished to a very high standard. The name Foz do Banho, comes from the nearby little river.
Beautiful lovely restored Algarvian villa, luxury villa Foz do Banho, is an architect-designed villa, just outside fairy-like Caldos da Monchique. You enter the luxury villa at the with vines grown, octagonal courtyard. All rooms are built around this central place. Luxury villa Foz do Banho has 4 comfortable bedrooms.
The master bedroom is spacious and has a double bed, and its own fireplace. The luxury bathroom has a bath and a separate shower. From the master bedroom you can enter one of the many terraces, of Foz do Banho that gives access to the amazing pool.
Adjacent to the master bedroom is another bedroom with twin beds, this bedroom has access to the bathroom of the master bedroom, so ideal for a family with children. Both have magnificent views of the pool area.
The other two bedrooms of the luxury villa, have twin beds (but joint together). All bedrooms of the luxury villa Monchique have their own bathrooms, plus there is an extra guest toilet in the hall.
The living room of the luxury villa Algarve has various seating areas and a wood-burning stove. The adjacent dining room has a nice table and chairs and is a cosy area to have dinner. The fully fitted and well-equipped kitchen has a breakfast table, and all modern appliances, among others, microwave, oven and hob. The separate utility room had a washing machine, tumble dryer and ironing facilities.
The Luxury villa Foz do Banho offers 2 Satellite TV’s, DVD and a Sonos sound system, plus Wireless internet. For the winter there is central heating (extra costs).
Foz do Banho Monchique is surrounded by beautiful, landscaped gardens, and over 5 hectares of private grounds. Here you find trees like Cork, Eucalyptus, Pine and Citrus.
The swimming pool (salt) of the luxury villa Algarve, has to be seen firsthand to be believed, with infinity borders, in between two ponds that are full of Lilies, Exotic Fish and Frogs. There are plenty of terraces and decks for sun and shade and outdoor dining area covered with a beautiful Bougainvillea, a very romantic spot.
Plenty of luxury sun lounges, to enjoy the sun, or read a book under the shade of a tree, while listening to nature… sometimes silence, but the frogs can give you a private concert!
Luxury villa Foz do Banho is on the way to the mountain village Monchique, but within walking distance from Caldas the Monchique, a fairy-tale village, well known for its natural springs. The Romans and the Moors already used the bubbling spring water and this hidden source still works. The thermal water bubbles up from 33 ° C and helps against many diseases.
Here you find a few nice bars and restaurants. Apart from this, there is an excellent restaurant, named Foz do Banho (!) about 100 meters walk from the luxury villa Algarve!
Serra de Monchique, is a mountain range stretching from west to east and has two main peaks, the Foia (900 meters) and the Picote (775 meters).
The vegetation shows a merging of subtropical and Mediterranean species: Central European oaks, pines, chestnuts, cork oaks, walnut trees, strawberry trees, azaleas, heather and oleander plants. In the valleys, you see bananas, oranges and olives.
Monchique is situated at an altitude of 450 meters on the mountainside. Is known for its furniture and baskets and for its ham. It is a small mountain town, 10 minutes drive from Foz do Banho.
The luxury villa Algarve is only 20 minutes drive to Portimao, where you find the largest shopping centre of Portugal, Agua Shopping, and many large supermarkets and other shops, like Primark and H&M. Another 5 minutes drive and you are at Praia da Rocha, well known for its beautiful beach with nice rock formations, and lively night live, lots of bars, restaurants, a Marina (harbor) and lots of nice beach bars.
Not far from the villa (5 km) is an 18 hole golf course (Morgado), and the Omega Zoo is also only a 5 minutes drive. Other activities in the Algarve within easy reach from Foz do Banho Monchique, are sailing, mountain biking, walking, bicycling, dolphin watching and jeep safaris.
For more quiet beaches, in half an hour’s drive, you are at the West Coast, Aljezur, where you find beautiful white sandy beaches, lots of surfers, and a completely different world than Praia da Rocha!
A unique place to stay
Foz do Banho Monchique, is a unique luxury villa for rent in the Algarve. Here you find an oasis of peace and beautiful nature, but only a 20 minutes drive to buzzing Portimao and Praia da Rocha.