Quinta da Vicente

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 4


Pool Villa/House Ideal for Kids


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The modern, spacious Quinta da Vicente is guaranteed to give six guests a lovely, peaceful time during their holiday. Set in a private 1500 sqm plot with a fabulous swimming pool and lovely trees and mature plants, the villa is tranquil and relaxing. It is situated 4km from the centre of Portimao, 3km from Alvor and 3km from Playa da Rocha. The fabulous Penina Golf Club is just next door.
The beautiful fishing town Alvor lies on the banks of the Alvor Estuary, overlooking the gorgeous protected marshlands of the Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve. Alvor boasts narrow cobbled streets, whitewashed houses and colourful fishing boats pulled up along the banks of the river. The pretty historic centre is full of atmospheric restaurants. The square of Largo Ribeira has a wonderful fish statue giving a clue to the favoured dishes. The palm tree-lined riverfront leads to the south and the breathtaking Praia do Alvor.
Quinta da Vicente is contemporary with a lot of space, comfortable furnishings and features marble and wooden floors. The open-plan living and dining space is full of modern furniture and leads to a separate fully-equipped kitchen. The villa is very light and airy with huge doors and windows. Both the kitchen and the living area lead directly to the garden and terrace.
On the first floor, there are three delightful bedrooms, all with wonderful ensuite bathrooms. One of the bedrooms has a queen-size bed, and the other two have twin beds. All of the bedrooms enjoy direct access to a lovely, furnished terrace. There is also a second living area which enjoys great views and lots of light. It is the perfect place to escape with a good book!
The outside space of Quinta da Vicente is impressive with a gorgeous 15m x 6m swimming pool, lawns, established trees and hedges. There are plenty of sun loungers, alfresco dining, an outdoor shower and a barbecue. Quinta da Vicente offers great accommodation and plenty of space in a quiet, pretty setting.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • There is a separate living space upstairs which may be very helpful if children want some of their own space
  • There are some excellent water parks close by for some family fun
  • Silves and Porches are pretty, charming towns to visit if you want a day out!

Property Features

Private Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Safety Deposit Box Hairdryer Satellite TV Heating

The Villa


Ground Floor
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Living and dining area
- Shower room

First Floor
- Living area
- Bedroom with queen size bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with two single beds and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with two single beds and en-suite bathroom

Exterior Grounds

- Swimming pool (15m x 6m; depth 1.6m - 2m)
- Outdoor shower

- Terrace
- Lawned area

- Barbecue

- Outdoor dining area

- Sun loungers


Additional Facilities
- Combined heating/air conditioning (Bedrooms only)
- Wi-Fi
- Television
- Washing machine
- Dishwasher
- Coffee machine
- Parking
- High chair and cot upon request



About the surrounding area of Quinta da Vicente
<1hr to Airport Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Go-Karting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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Alvor has a stunning sandy beach with ochre sandstone cliffs rising at one end of the beach along with grottoes and caves. The impressive three sea stacks are known as the Tres Irmaos or Three Brothers. There are extensive dunes threaded with pleasing, elevated wooden boardwalks. The Ria de Alvor Nature Reserve is fabulous to explore and enjoy the fauna and flora. You might even spot some flamingoes. You can explore by foot or hire bikes to get around.
Praia da Rocha is only 3km from the villa.  It is a jolly, lively resort with a fantastic beach and vibrant, themed bars in the main street, Tomas Cabreira. The marina complex is smart and stylish, with many restaurants serving gourmet meals. 

Portimao was traditionally a centre for shipbuilding, sardine fishing and fish processing but is now a large tourist and residential city. The city’s old fishing docks have been transformed into a pretty, popular promenade which leads to the atmospheric tree-lined plazas of the old town and the stunning Azulejo tile paintings in the Jardim 1 de Dezembro. Shopping is excellent in Portimao. The Museu de Portimao celebrates the fishing heritage of the area.

Abicada is 8km from the villa and definitely worth a stop to enjoy the Roman ruins and the pretty mosaics. The Roman villa, Quinta da Abicada, has two peristyles, a hexagonal and a square one. The pavements are covered with multi-coloured mosaics and geometric motifs.

For an alternative to beach days, you could take a river trip down the Arade River to Silves. Silves was originally the ancient capital of the Algarve. It is peaceful, historic and delightful with an imposing red brick castle and a Gothic cathedral. There are plenty of open-air cafes along the cobbled streets.

Read more about Portimao

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Faro Airport

(70 Km)

Nearest Town/City Portimão

(4 Km)

Nearest Town/City Albufeira

(35 Km)

Nearest Restaurant Sopa de Pedra

(4 Km)

Nearest Beach Playa da Rocha

(3 Km)

Nearest Supermarket Eugeniu Florenta

(5 Km)

Nearest Golf Golf course Penina Golf Club

(150 m)

Nearest Tennis Clube Ténis Portimão e Rocha

(10 Km)


Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.


Portimão is the largest city in the western Algarve and was traditionally a centre for shipbuilding, sardine fishing and fish processing. Today, most of that industry has been replaced by tourism, leisure and retail, leaving Portimão as a large and residential city. Perhaps the most attractive part of the town is the riverfront which runs from the marina to beyond the road bridge. There are several squares along this stretch, which become increasingly less touristy as you head away from the marina.

Of course, Portimão is probably best known for the fantastic beach of Praia da Rocha. Located about 3 km south of the town, this is one of the most impressive stretches of sand on the Algarve coast. Take a trip up the Rio Arade and explore the local area, or get out and active in the sunshine. Our pick of the best properties to stay in Portimão are perfect bases whether you're simply here for a beach holiday or you plan to explore further afield.


Though most people tend to see the Algarve as all about the beaches and a holiday on the Med, there’s far much more to it than that. There’s actually a load of fascinating culture and history, superb cuisine and enthralling adventures to be had, though we’d be the first to admit that the beaches are pretty special too, with lots of sand, spectacle and wonderfully clean water.

But while you’re enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Algarve, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we’ve put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Quinta da Vicente is ideal for a family holiday. Children will enjoy swimming in the pool, playing in the garden and having a second living space to play in. The beaches of Alvor and Praia da Rocha are fabulous with fine, white sand and lovely clear, turquoise water. You can take a taxi ferry from the marina at Praia da Rocha to the delightful Ferragudo, a quaint fishing village.

Adventure Golf Alvor has 18 holes that are challenging and fun for children with plenty of dinosaurs about with its ‘Lost World – Jurassic Park’ theme. There is a raft to pull yourself across the water obstacle, which is always good fun. Children will love running down the boardwalk at Alvor and hiring bikes to explore the nature reserve.

Thrill-seekers will love the Slide and Splash Waterpark at Estombar. It boasts scary water slides, inflatable rides, water playgrounds, amazing pools and live falconry, reptile and tropical bird shows. There is a range of food served at the park’s restaurants. Aqualand Algarve is another water park on the Algarve with a wave pool, high, thrilling slides, a rapid river run, lazy river and a surf beach.

Lusitano horses perform impressive dressage and techniques accompanied by dramatic music and fire at the Fatacil fair held in August at the Fatacil showground in Lagos. As well as enjoying the horses, tourists can sample wines, taste traditional Portuguese cuisine and buy homemade lace, handcrafted wooden items and pottery. There is a dedicated children’s fun zone to keep children happy.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Go-Karting
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Fenced Grounds


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €200 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm
Departure time 10 am
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen and bath towels are included in the rental price. Please bring your own pool towels.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price
Minimum stay 7 nigths
Changeover day Saturday
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Pool heating charge? Not available at this property.
Tax Tourist Tax not applicable.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Mar 23rd 2024 £1,431
Mar 23rd 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 £2,258
Apr 6th 2024 - May 11th 2024 £1,508
May 11th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 £1,508
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 £2,364
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 £3,121
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 £2,364
Sep 21st 2024 - Jun 12th 2025 £1,431

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Mar 23rd 2024 €1,565
Mar 23rd 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 €2,470
Apr 6th 2024 - May 11th 2024 €1,649
May 11th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 €1,649
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 €2,585
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 €3,413
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 €2,585
Sep 21st 2024 - Jun 12th 2025 €1,565

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Dec 10th 2023 - Mar 23rd 2024 $1,686
Mar 23rd 2024 - Apr 6th 2024 $2,661
Apr 6th 2024 - May 11th 2024 $1,777
May 11th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 $1,777
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 $2,785
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 $3,677
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 $2,785
Sep 21st 2024 - Jun 12th 2025 $1,686

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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