Our Villa Locations
The Algarve Private Collection villas are all selected for their exceptional locations in some of the most unspoilt and magnificent locations in the unspoilt Western Algarve. All locations have their own character; with amazing sandy beaches, local bars & restaurants with Portuguese culture, quaint traditional fishing villages, preserved natural parks, lively promenades & marinas, and luxury Golf & Leisure facilities in the vicinity. They all strike a great balance between, exceptional accessibility to stunning uncrowded beaches, but keeping the advantages of a private home away from home, villa holiday. The best ingredients for a super fun and stress free family holiday!
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Read on to learn more about our great luxury villa locations for exceptional child friendly family holidays in Western Algarve, Portugal.
Sagres is at the extreme western tip of the Algarve and is like no other destination in southern Portugal! It is a region for the adventurous, and those who seek to discover unspoilt natural landscapes and the wild environments of the Atlantic ocean. With dramatic views of the raging Atlantic seas that carve immense cliffs and the barren landscapes created by the bracing western winds and intense summer sun.
Sagres is most popular as a surfing destination, with its famous Praia do Beliche and Praia do Tonel that create the most perfect waves for surf enthusiasts. There are over 20 other beaches, all within driving distance, where you can also find sheltered and pristine sandy beaches to relax on and enjoy with the whole family.
Sagres is a sweet unassuming traditional fishing village with a cool vibe provided by the numerous bars and restaurants offering delicious Portuguese cuisine. When in Sagres, make sure to visit the famous lighthouse at the end of Cabo de São Vicente, a remote and bleak headland which is the most south-westerly point of mainland Europe!
Book one of our hand picked villa rentals in Sagres, and enjoy the best family holiday surfing in the turbulent seas, hiking along cliffside trails of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, cycling deserted roads, or simply basking under the glorious sun.
Martinhal Beach Location
Our villa rentals located at Martinhal are all a few minutes' walk from Martinhal beach; one of the most magnificent sandy beaches to enjoy with your children in Sagres. The beach faces east so it is sheltered from the westerly Atlantic waves. The sand on the beach is white, fine and soft. Perfect to build sand castles!
Praia do Martinhal is a designated Blue Flag beach which assures good wheelchair accessibility and a life guard during the bathing season. It is equipped with all amenities you will need for a fun and safe family holiday; lifeguards in summer, 2 beach restaurants with toilets, and a wide selection of boat tours and water sport activities such as wind surfing & board surfing.
In addition, our villas located at Martinhal are also within very easy driving distance to the traditional fishing village of Sagres, and the vibrant Lagos with its beautiful promenade and Marina.
Choose one of our hand picked rental villas located at Martinhal, for a great family holiday!
Budens is a parish in the municipality of Vila do Bispo on the border of the nature reserve of the Costa Vicentina (Parque Natural da Costa Vicentina e do Sudoeste Alentejano). This location is great as a base to explore the beauty of the Western Algarve with your family.
All our hand picked villa properties are located in fabulous locations in Budens, being within a few minutes of the national road EN125 that connects you to all the coast of the Algarve! The historic town of Lagos is just 15 minutes' drive to the East & the traditional fishing village of Sagres is just 15 minutes' drive to the West. In between there are a myriad of lovely sandy beaches such as Porto de Mós, Burgau, Boca do Rio, Salema & Martinhal beach. All spectacular sandy beaches that will offer endless fun and entertainment to children and adults alike.
Budens is also famous for it exceptional golf, leisure & spa facilities in the region. One of the most popular golf resorts is that of Santo António Golf & Leisure Resort (Formerly known as Parque da Floresta). Its extensive golf courses with hilly fairways is a challenge for golfers of all levels.
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Burgau is a little gem on the edge of the Costa Vicentina natural park. Situated between Lagos and Sagres, what used to be a sleepy fishing village is now also very popular with tourists that are looking for a fun but relaxing family holiday.
Burgau's old village centre is best explored by foot. Its labyrinth of white washed cottages and narrow cobbled roads lead down to little fishing boats pulled onto a steeply sloped street that doubles up into a slipway. Further on you will find a beautiful sandy beach backed by high sloping cliffs that offer some of the most amazing walking trails and best views of the Atlantic horizon. A truly magical place with a great atmosphere of tranquility.
Burgau is a perfect base for exploring the Western Algarve. There are some lovely coastal walks from here and amazing neighbouring beaches such as Boca Do Rio, Salema and Praia da Luz.
Have a look at our amazing hand picked villas near Burgau!
Lagos is a vibrant and historic city with a variety of activities for young and adults alike. Here you will be spoilt for choice by the number of beaches, fabulous restaurants, cocktail bars and a huge variety of boat excursions and water sports. Lagos also has its own high end Marina with beautiful promenade that is sure to offer great nights out in cosmopolitan bars and restaurants.
Our rental villas in Lagos serve as an ideal base for exploring the iconic cliffs of Ponta da Piedade. These cliffs are a symbol of the Algarve, and even better when experienced in real life than on pictures!
Lagos is also considered one of the best locations for a beach family holiday, due to its proximity to many famous sandy beaches along the Western Algarve coastline.
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Praia da Luz
If you are looking for a charming, western Algarve resort in which to stay, Praia da Luz may well be the place for you. Situated 6 kilometres from Lagos, Praia da Luz (AKA Luz, Luz de Lagos & Vila da Luz) is a peaceful, beach resort that is especially popular with northern European families and tourists.
Praia da Luz has numerous bars, cafes and restaurants for you to enjoy with some exceptional eateries located directly on its beach. After dinner, tourists can enjoy sunset walks along the adjoining promenade which is often home to the wares of local art and craft sellers.
To the beach's east there is a large black rock "Rocha Negra" which offers spectacular views of the bay. To it's west is Prainha, a beautiful cove with its own small beach, behind which is the historic Luz Fortaleza (fort).
Unbusy and offering everything you would want from a family holiday, Praia da Luz is an excellent resort in which to relax and enjoy the best of Western Algarve. If Praia da Luz sounds like the ideal resort for your next holiday, why not take a look at our amazing hand-picked villas and apartments in Praia da Luz.
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Loulé is a wonderful working town and regional administrative centre most famous for its Saturday morning farmer’s market. Loulé's cosmopolitan centre is well known for its numerous lively pedestrian shopping streets that are a great place to find some great fashion deals, footwear, lingerie and jewellery stores. A women's dream for a holiday shopping spree. Loulé's Municipal Market is also a must!
But you’re probably also interested in some of Loulé's sights, history and activities. The small 17th century chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição looks bland on the outside but is a marvel of artistic ceramic tiles on the inside. In the same street, you can find the medieval fortifications and Castle of Loulé. This castle also houses the tourist office, a small archaeological museum and the municipal archives.
Our villas are not within the hustle and bustle of Loulé town of course! But are found in some of the most idyllic countryside of Loulé, with the best road connections to all of the Algarve. Loulé is also just 10 minutes drive away from Faro airport!
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One of our company representatives will meet you upon check in. We will gladly explain all you need to know about your villa location, leisure facilities in the vicinity, and include many local tips to make your holiday special. We will happily answer any questions you may have.
In addition, all our private collection villas have a Villa Instructions Folder that will provide you with all the villa instruction and many useful local advice.