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Casa Josephina

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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Quelfes, Olhao, Faro District, Algarve
Casa Josephina is an idyllic luxury Algarve villa with a large private swimming pool (12 x 6m), situated in unspoilt countryside but only 15 min. drive from Faro. The villa lies in the middle of a beautiful 2700 sq. m. large garden with fruit trees, roses, bougainvillaea and other colourful plants. Casa Josephina is suitable for 2 to 8 people and offers privacy, space and comfort.
The villa has 4 bedrooms, all with good quality comfortable beds and air conditioning.There are two ensuite bedrooms, one on the ground floor. Two of the three upstairs bedrooms offer access to a large roof terrace with fantastic views to the sea.
Casa Josephina has a modern fully equipped kitchen with dining table seating 6, and a spacious living room (50 sq.m.) with a dining table seating 8. There is free wireless internet and a new LCD satellite TV offering b...
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Listing #HL329485
About the Owner
Miranda and Adrian W
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Before your holiday, we are available to answer your questions and provide you with information, by email (to the best of our ability!). During your holiday, your contact is our friendly and efficient villa manager Andre, who speaks excellent English, Dutch, German and Portuguese. He will meet you at Casa Josephina and show you around. He will be available throughout your holiday to deal with any questions or issues you may have - you just need to phone or text him, he only lives a few minutes away.
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from spending an amazing week at this beautiful Villa. It exceeds all expectations in every way. Seven of our family stayed in Casa Josephina celebrating my husband's 60th Birthday. It's very spacious and has a very well equipped kitchen & bbq...More

Thank joycehazlewood
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We have visited this area on holiday several times before, and this is the best villa we have stayed in yet. After a warm welcome from the owners Adrian and Miranda our party of 6 easily settled in to the spacious house with a well...More

Thank heatheranddave2017
89Adrian, VR Owner at Casa Josephina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

We're very pleased to hear that Heather and Dave and their party had such a good time. Thank you for your kind words about our villa! You would of course be very welcome to return next year, we hope to see you then.

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

We were a family party of six adults who stayed for two weeks in September. Excellent property in less touristy area of Algarve. Everything as advertised. Lovely pool area with plenty of shade and seating. All facilities to barbecue at home or within walking distance...More

Thank millienz25
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    6 Twins
    1 Queen
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
September 2018
7 nights
29 Sep 2018 -
26 Oct 2018
October 2018
7 nights
27 Oct 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
7 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: €300 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Casa Josephina is in a quiet and secluded area just on the outskirts of Quelfes. The village is dreamy and quiet - time seems to stand still. The villa is only 5 minutes drive from Olhao, the focal point for fishing in the Algarve, where you can find many shops and restaurants and, of course, lots of fresh and delicious fish. In a different direction, you are 5 minutes from Moncarapacho, a town which is well worth a visit and which has many fine restuarants. In the immediate (rural) area, there are a number of restaurants, marked by signs along the roads and country lanes. Driving on these roads you will pass many orange and lemon groves, and plantations of olives, agaves, figs and palm trees. Their different flowering periods ensure that it always smells wonderful! One of the great features of the East Algarve is an extensive lagoon system that runs from Faro to Manta Rota with beautiful wide, long, soft sandy beaches. This sheltered lagoon area is protected from the Atlantic Ocean by islands and sandbanks off the coast where there are even more paradisiacal beaches! These beaches are amongst the finest in Europe. From several places (Olhao, Fuzeta...) it is possible to walk, take a boat or even a small train (Pedras d'el Rei) to visit these islands and sandbars. This whole area is approximately 1800 hectares and has been declared a national park: the Ria Formosa. Of interest too is the Visitor Centre, Quinta de Marim. The nearest beaches are just minutes away from your house: in Olhao and in the village of Fuzeta. Fuzeta is still an original fishing village with a beautiful beach and a nice lagoon! A ferry takes you five minutes to a fantastic, miles-long beach on the other side of the lagoon. A little further towards the Spanish border lie the world-famous and idyllic beaches of the Ilha de Tavira. The delightful old towns and villages of the Eastern Algarve coast are fascinating to explore. The 'jewel of the Algarve' is the old town of Tavira. Located just 10 - 15 min drive away, Tavira invites you to wander through its winding streets, explore its wealth of churches (30 in all!), or just relax with a drink at one of the riverside restaurants. Olhao is even closer - a Moorish-looking town with a strong fishing tradition - don't miss the lively fish market. Take a stroll through the tiny streets an alleys and have a closer look at the many interesting shops. Also interesting is the lively covered market on the quayside where you can drink delicious cappuccino (or something stronger!) overlooking the marina or the sea. East of Tavira is the tiny Cacela Velha, an older 'robbers'den' situated above the lagoon, witha fantastic view over the Ria Formosa and the coast. It is fascinating to visit the Moncarapacho church museum where one of the former priest's archaeological and ethnographic private collection is on display. The adjacent church has beautifual yellow-blue and olive green azulejos (tiles) from the 16th and 17th centuries. In the 'Olaria' at the entrance to the village, the ctraftsmen still bake the traditional ceramics. The Eastern Algarve has some of the finest beaches in Europe. From Faro to Manta Rota in the east, there is an extensive lagoon system with beautiful long, wide sandy beaches. This sheltered lagoon area is protected from the Atlantic by a string of offshore islands, where the beaches are even more paradisiacal! You can catch a boat to the islands from the little fishing village of Fuzeta, or from the busy fishing town of Olhao, both of which are only 5 minutes drive away. Or at Pedras del Rei, you can walk to one of the islands or even take the miniature railway. A huge variety of watersports awaits you - sailing, surfing, diving, big game fishing and dolphin watching. For children, there is a great range of activities on offer - zoos, pony rides, karting, aqua parks, Zoomarine, miniature golf and even swimming with dolphins. The area is great for all kinds of walks - on deserted beaches, by the lagoons, in the hill. Or just stroll in the lanes round Casa Josephina where you can enjoy the rolling green landscapes, with orange, lemon, olive and almond groves, and stunning views to the sea.
How to get there
When you book your holiday at Casa Josephina, we send you full written route directions from Faro airport, and we can give you the GPS coordinates as well. For reasons we are sure you will understand, we don't disclose the exact location of Casa Josephina except to confirmed bookers.
Airport: Faro: 22.0 km
Railway: Olhao: 5.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.0 km
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