Villa Lagares

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 4


Pool Villa/House Modern Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite

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An impeccably modern villa located within the Douro region, Villa Lagares is a truly spectacular property that provides incredible views of the Douro River. The exterior of this villa is utterly marvellous, using a luxurious infinity pool as the main attraction. This pool is heated so it is perfect for those evenings when all you want to do is relax. In addition, the pool is surrounded by opulent stone tines as well as a collection of high-end sun loungers. There is also a luscious garden area within this property which is suitable for playing games or just taking in the wondrous scenery.
As you enter the property, you will be greeted by a widespread open-plan space that holds both the living and dining areas. The living area is made up of a large white sofa that can easily fit multiple guests. Moreover, this room includes a large Smart TV, creating the perfect environment for those much-loved family movie nights. Opposite the living area is the dining area. This space uses a broad and dark dining table that is accompanied by a set of matching chairs. Therefore, this dining area is ideal for communal meals as you gaze out at the beautiful sights that surround you. The kitchen within Villa Lagares adheres to a sleek and retro-like design. The striking red surfaces coincide perfectly with the rich black walls. Plus, this kitchen comes fully equipped, so you do not have to worry about a thing. Next to the kitchen is an exciting games area, fitted with a pool table and foosball table.
On the upper floor of this property is where you will find the three main bedrooms. The first bedroom makes use of a pair of single beds. These beds are fitted with ample bed sheets and offer amazing views of the awe-inspiring hillsides. The second bedroom includes a spacious double bed as well as a collection of traditional decorative items, helping to create a more homely environment to sleep in. Finally, the third bedroom also uses a large double bed. In turn, this room is suitable for another couple or an older child. Furthermore, there is also an extra bed available on-site to help accommodate two more children.

Why not start your holiday in Porto at the stunning Apartamento Tomas before staying in Villa Lagares? Contact us today to enquire about renting both together!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Air conditioning is available throughout the property
  • On-site parking is provided
  • Pets are not allowed inside this villa

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Games Room Indoor Games Pool/Snooker Working Fireplace/Woodburner Waterfront

The Villa

Quietness amidst nature. Take a break by the pool or enjoy a breakfast outdoors, while admiring the most amazing views from Douro River in this luxury villa. At Villa Lagares it’s possible to enjoy a nights swim, thanks to the heated swimming pool.

Ground Floor
- Ample living room with comfortable seating, satellite TV, fireplace and access to the terrace
- Open plan dining area for 8 people, fireplace and access to the terrace
- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar and access to the terrace
- Open plan games area with billard and access to the terrace
- Guest toilet
- Bedroom with two single beds, access to the terrace and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed, access to the garden and en-suite shower room
- Bedroom with double bed, access to the garden and en-suite shower room

First Floor
- Office room with access to a terrace

Exterior Grounds
- Private infinity heated swimming pool
- Large terraced and garden area
- Covered terrace
- Outdoor dining
- Various sun loungers
- Garden furniture
- Various parasols
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Alarm system
- Washing machine
- Cot and high chair
- Hair dryer
- Parking

Registration Number: 110948/AL




About the surrounding area of Villa Lagares
<1hr to Airport Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Villa Lagares is located just 2km away from the centre of Resende, an exhilarating area filled with an array of tourist attractions. The Municipal Museum of Resende can be found just a 2-minute drive away from the centre of Resende. This quaint museum hosts a collection of intriguing historical artefacts and gives guests the opportunity to explore the area’s history in more detail. The exhibitions date from prehistory all the way up to the present day, giving tourists a full scope of Resende’s rich history. There is also a vibrant section dedicated to the Douro River, exploring how all of the areas of Portugal connect to the body of water in some way. Although the museum is only open from 9 am till 12:30 pm on weekdays, this is a deeply cultural museum that should not be missed.
Just over three hours away from the centre of Resende is the Douro River, providing a wide range of landmarks for guests to explore at their own pace. For lovers of architecture and religious history. Lamego Cathedral is a perfect spot to uncover. First built in the 12th Century, this cathedral stands pride of place in Lamego, which is just under three hours away from the Douro River. This remarkable landmark is teeming with Catholic art and fixtures, allowing guests to see how this religion has developed over the centuries. This cathedral also has a very active schedule, encouraging guests to take part in the many religious activities that occur, such as the Eucharist.
The Douro Valley is also well known for its incredible wine industry, hosting a wide range of independent wineries from across the region. Quinta de Marrocos can also be found in the Lamego region and provides an immersive guided tour for guests to enjoy. These vineyards are over 100 years old and hold more than 50 unique varieties of grapes. During this tour, guests have the chance to discover Quinta de Marrocos’ vineyard, warehouse, and wine press, giving them a look at how some of their tremendous wines are produced. Tickets for this tour can be purchased for €20 each, and children under 12 can enter for free.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Porto Airport

(91 km)

Nearest Village Resende

(2 km)

Nearest Town/City Viseu

(66 km)

Nearest Restaurant Churrasqueria Catefica

(2 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Urban Bar

(2 km)

Nearest Supermarket Mercadinho da Avenida

(2 km)

Nearest Beach Azul Espinho

(108 km)

Nearest Golf Amarante Golf Course

(42 km)

Nearest Tennis Resende Tennis Court

(3 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.


A symbol of Portugal’s birth and growth as a nation, the Douro has long been the country’s lifeline. Leaving the pastel-coloured metropolis of Porto, venture through the enchanting countryside.

Following the winding Douro river east from Porto reveals one of the most scenic drives in Europe and Portugal’s premier wine region, the Douro Valley. With terraces of vines lining the riverbanks, Douro Valley holidays offer stunning hiking trails, beautiful viewpoints and a wonderful selection of peaceful retreats.

In the Douro, you will find quiet towns and villages, vineyards hugging the bends, castles from the time of the Reconquest and other places worthy of a stop to look far into the horizon.


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

The Duoro Valley and its accompanying areas are ideal for children as they are packed with a wide range of fun and exhilarating activities. This area has an abundance of natural parks, all of which present the beauty of Portugal in many different ways. The Alvao Natural Park is just over 40-minutes away from the Duoro Valley and offers a large variety of exciting activities for the whole family to enjoy. Within this park, you will have the privilege of seeing the Fisgas de Ermelo waterfalls up close, a magnificent sight that exemplifies the true wonders of the region. This park was first founded in 1983 and is devoted to protecting the natural areas found within the municipalities of Mondim de Basto and Villa Real.
When on holiday, it can be difficult to explore all of the tourist hotspots within one trip. However, the many train routes within the Douro Valley help tourists to explore these destinations with ease. An immersive trip on the InterRegional train begins at Porto, which is about an hour and twenty minutes away from the centre of Resende. This journey guides guests through over 20 tunnels and 30 bridges, providing beautiful views of the Duoro River. The train terminates at Pochino, allowing guests to travel 160km in just over three hours. This attraction is very reasonably priced, with a ticket costing €14 each.
The Duoro Museum is one of the region’s more popular attractions, helping guests from around the world learn more about the stunning history of the area. This museum is less than 10-minutes away from the Douro Valley, making it a very accessible tourist destination. Inside, you will be able to uncover more about the area’s rich wine history, seeing how the humble winemaking industry grew into a bustling trade. Moreover, you will have the chance to learn about the workers who built this industry, seeing how wine became a collectivist production as time passed. In 2021, the Duoro Museum received two honourable mentions in the APOM National Awards, praising its dedication to conservation and cultural education. This is a very affordable attraction, with each ticket costing just €6.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Waterfront


Oliver's Extras

  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Walking Tours Available

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 transfers

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team.

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 €500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time Between 4 - 8 pm, check-in out of schedule will have an extra cost of €150 per booking.
Departure time 11 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 garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price.
Minimum stay 4 nights during low season.
Changeover day Saturday during peak season.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted.
Pool heating charge? Yes, included in the rental price. Pool heating is available only between May and September.
Tax Toursit Tax not applicable.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 £2,349 £2,936 £4,110
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - £4,807
Sep 1st 2024 - May 1st 2025 £2,349 £2,936 £4,110
May 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 - - £4,145
Jul 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 - - £4,807
Sep 1st 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 £2,369 £2,961 £4,145
Oct 1st 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 - - £3,065

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 €2,537 €3,172 €4,440
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - €5,193
Sep 1st 2024 - May 1st 2025 €2,537 €3,172 €4,440
May 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 - - €4,478
Jul 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 - - €5,193
Sep 1st 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 €2,559 €3,199 €4,478
Oct 1st 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 - - €3,311

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jul 1st 2024 $2,703 $3,379 $4,730
Jul 1st 2024 - Sep 1st 2024 - - $5,532
Sep 1st 2024 - May 1st 2025 $2,703 $3,379 $4,730
May 1st 2025 - Jul 1st 2025 - - $4,770
Jul 1st 2025 - Sep 1st 2025 - - $5,532
Sep 1st 2025 - Oct 1st 2025 $2,726 $3,408 $4,770
Oct 1st 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 - - $3,528

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.



    on 03/10/2023

    A stunning home. All wrapped up in the nicest of little towns.
    We are already talking of coming back for a month long stay.
    Quiet, beautiful, secure...
    Over the top communication and helpful people.
    If anything the place was undersold. We just kept saying to each other "wow this is amazing".

  • Serene and beautiful

    on 18/07/2023

    If you want the true Duoro Valley experience, this is the perfect house. The serene river and valley are all around you, whether you are enjoying the spectacular infinity pool, cooking in the modern kitchen, relaxing with the high tech surround sound / tv, playing snooker, or lying in bed. Nearby Resende has all the amenities you need with several supermarkets, and several good dining options. I look forward to returning to this breathtaking luxurious riverfront retreat. Amazing host too! We were given freshly baked bread each morning, and a welcome cake and fruit basket. Delicious! Highly recommend!

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