Countryside villa near Silves

Modern single storey 3 bedroom villa with air conditioning in summer and heating in winter, safety-gated swimming pool and panoramic Algarve countryside views.

Situated just 5 minutes drive outside the town of Silves this villa is close to all local amenities such as shops, restaurants, golf and beaches, and is the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday.

This pristine villa enjoys spectacular panoramic views overlooking the valley of the River Arade. 




The surrounding area is tranquil, the nearest neighbours being locals who grow their own fruit and keep goats, dogs, horses and chickens. There is a coffee bar in the village and horse riding stables nearby. Only 5 minutes drive is the town of Silves with it's ancient red stone castle, cathedral and architecture steeped in history, as well as an array of restaurants, bars, shops and supermarkets. Beyond that is the Monchique mountain, with fantastic views and traditional restaurants.

The lounge is a large double aspect room with comfy sofas, air conditioning(heating in Winter), a selection of books, and sliding patio doors opening out to a covered sun terrace with steps leading down to the large private safety-gated swimming pool and enclosed gardens. There is a fully fitted air conditioned (can be used as heater in the Winter) kitchen and dining room, with granite surfaces and equipped with dishwasher and washing machine. The property also benefits from free wi-fi internet access.

There are 3 spacious bedroom all with air conditioning - one double bedroom has an en-suite shower room, and the further twin bedded rooms share the family shower room. 

Free Wi-fi is provided via fast cable broadband internet.

Car hire, which we can arrange, is recommended.

Air conditioning/heating is available throughout the year, at an additional charge of 160€ p/w.


Amenities & Facilities

hob/stove oven fridge/freezer
dishwasher washing machine iron/ironing board
microwave UK TV channels  safety-gated swimming pool


free wi-fi internet access baby items by arrangement
fully enclosed garden air conditioning/heating maid service

Living Rooms- Absolutely pristine lounge furnished to a high standard, with comfy sofas , air conditioning - which can also act as a heater in the Winter, a log burning fire, UKTV channels, and DVD & CD players. Patio doors open onto the pool area. Free wi-fi broadband internet access for checking your emails while on holiday. There is a selection of English, French and German reading books plus some family games.

Kitchen  - Fully fitted and immaculately clean kitchen with modern units and fitted with air conditioning/heating, having an oven and hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, etc. Dining area with dining table and chairs.

Bedrooms  - BEDROOM 1 is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, air conditioning/heating and en-suite shower room. BEDROOM 2 is a twin bedroom with air conditioning/heating, and overlooking the garden. BEDROOM 3 is a twin bedroom with air conditioning/heating. 

Bathroom -  Family shower room, shared by bedrooms 2 and 3. En-suite shower room to bedroom 1, all kept spotlessly clean.

Utility Room - Equipped with fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer.

Other - The villa has a safety-gated swimming pool, with South-facing area for sunbathing with sun loungers, side tables and parasol. Also a south facing covered terrace, for al fresco dining. Beach towels are available. Free w-fi internet access. Selection of books and games.

Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service -  All towels are provided and will be changed on a regular basis. Bed linen is changed weekly. A mid-week maid/cleaning service is provided for bathroom cleaning and other light duties. Pool/beach towels provided and changed weekly.


The villa has a large private swimming pool with roman steps, and is lit at night.  It is safety gated denying toddler access. The surrounding south-facing terrace is perfect for sunbathing all day long and has superb panoramic views of the countryside. There is also a large south facing covered terrace area for lounging and barbecue for al fresco dining, the outside dining area can be lit up at night, and the mature garden is fully enclosed.


The immense stretches of golden beaches and tourist areas of Carvoeiro, Armação de Pera, Ferragudo to name but a few are within 15 minutes drive, with many other coves and beaches within 30 minutes.
There are many fabulous clifftop walks along this stretch of coastline.

Slightly further afield are the West Coast beaches, perfect for surfing, and only a 45 minutes drive via the motorway. 


The new Amendoeira Golf Course and Nick Price/David Leadbetter Pestana Golf Resort are just 10 minutes drive.
The Henry Cotton Penina and Alto Club Championship Courses, Salgados Links, Palmares and the new Golf Do Morgardo courses are all within a 25 minutes drive.
Discounted green fees and special packages are available on many courses.


The historic town of Silves is approx. 5 minutes driving distance by car where there are supermarkets, bars, restaurants and shops.

Two big water parks (Slide and Splash and Aqualand) are within 15 minutes drive, and Zoo Marine for the whole family within 20 minutes drive. 

The Algarve Shopping Centre at Guia, just 25 minutes drive away, offers great High Street shops, cinemas and restaurants. The villa is an ideal base for golf, walking, cycling, horse riding, surfing, bird watching and tennis holidays or just chilling out.

Further details

Our friendly English speaking staff are on hand to welcome you, assist you when necessary and recommend places to visit. We never intrude on your privacy but are on hand to help out 24/7 if anything goes wrong. Your holiday is important to us.

As a small family business we look after a few villas in the area. We live locally, and know the area extremely well. We will provide you with detailed directions to the villa before your arrival. We can provide you with local information and organise taxi or/and a car hire. We look after our guests and make sure that everything is in order in the villa. We will provide you with a list of fabulous and cheap recommended restaurants and places worth a visit. We can also tell you which places to avoid!! 

Baby equipment such Cot and High chair, are available on request for a small additional charge, please enquire. 

Our mobile phone number is available 24 hours a day during your stay for emergency calls.

Prices Book this property now!

NOTE: Prices quoted are for up to 6 people, per week.

  02 Nov -20 Dec 2019  250€  ( 14 night minimum stay)
  21 Dec -03 Jan 2020  400€  
  04 Jan - 03 Apr  250€  Reduced  ( 28 night minimum stay)
  04 Apr - 17 Apr   540€
  18 Apr - 22 May   475€
  23 May - 05 Jun  735€
  06 Jun - 03 Jul  1075€
  04 Jul - 04 Sep   1550€
  05 Sep - 02 Oct  965€
  03 Oct - 06 Nov  560€
  07 Nov - 18 Dec  300€  ( 28 night minimum stay)

Notes on prices

  • Prices shown are for the property per week (unless otherwise specified), in euros.
  • Prices quoted are for up to 6 people per week.
  • In high season minimum stays of 7 nights. 
  • All rentals between November and March are subject to a supplementary charge for electricity.
  • Please enquire regarding any length of stay we can offer. In the Winter period, we offer special prices for long term stays.
  • Air conditioning/heating is available throughout the year, at an additional charge of 160€ p/w.


Payment methods available
Payment accepted in Sterling or Euros.
Pay by bank transfer, cheque, or by credit card via Paypal.


Changeover day

Changeover day is Saturdays in peak season, (European school holidays). Other dates flexible. Check in time is 3pm / Check out time is 10am.

Booking notes

A 25% or 300€ (whichever is greater) deposit is required at time of booking. The final balance plus a returnable breakage deposit of 450€ is payable 8 weeks prior to arrival.


Customer Reviews

Great stay in this villa - perfect location. Villa had everything you need and the pool was lovely. Mark
Amazing villa, had everything we needed and more. Loved the location and how quiet it was. The pool was just what was needed in the hot weather and the bbq was lovely on the warm evenings. Location was superb and quiet, but close enough we could get a taxi to the city.Claire Caffrey
Comfortable, well-maintained, nice location.Stayed here as a family, two adults and two girls in early/mid teens. Lovely, quiet location, though less than ten minutes' easy drive to Silves where there are supermarkets, markets, restaurants and shops. The villa is comfortable, the pool is great and the neighbours friendly and helpful, if you need help. Susie is also on hand, if needed. When we return to the Algarve, we will certainly see if we can stay here again.Cris Burgess
Great villa with excellent facilities. Susie was really helpful and we had a great holiday. Andy Peberdy
DE: Wir haben zu dritt (2 Erwachsene und ein Kleinkind) in diesem schönen Haus einen perfekten Urlaub verbracht! Das Haus und der Garten und auch der Pool sind unglaublich sauber und gepflegt, es ist alles da, was man braucht. Wir haben noch nie in einem Ferienhaus eine so toll ausgestattete Küche gehabt, für den Hobbykoch bleiben hier tatsächlich keine Wünsche offen - von der elektrischen Zitruspresse über Geschirr, Töpfe und Zubehör ist alles vorhanden und vor allem - sauber! Auch die beiden Bäder sind wirklich groß, die Handtücher und das Bettzeug riechen gut und man fühlt sich sehr wohl hier. Das Haus war für uns drei sehr groß, was super war... für 6 Erwachsene wäre es trot der 6 Betten vielleicht ein wenig eng (aber machbar). Fünf Autominuten entfernt ist das nette Städtchen Silves, hier gibt es eine kleine Markthalle und mehrere Supermärkte, so dass man schnell alles besorgen kann, was man braucht. Die sensationelle Bucht Praia de Marinha ist etwa 20 Autominuten entfernt und war zu unserer Reisezeit (Anfang Oktober) absolut nicht überlaufen und sehr angenehm. Auch die Betreuung durch die sehr engagierte und unheimlich freundliche Susie war perfekt, Fragen per email wurden innerhalb kürzester Zeit hilfreich beantwortet, vielen Dank dafür liebe Susie! Wir würden definitiv gerne wiederkommen! EN: We have three (2 adults and a toddler) a perfect vacation spent in this lovely home! The House and the garden and the pool are incredibly clean and well-maintained, it's all there, what you need. We have never had a great kitchen in a cottage, for the amateur Cook actually no wishes remain – by the electric juicer, kitchenware, pots and accessories available and most importantly - everything is clean! The two bathrooms are also really big, the towels and the sheets smell good and feels very comfortable here. The House was great for us three, what was great... for 6 adults would trot of the 6 beds it maybe a little tight (but doable). The Nice town of Silves is five minutes by car, there's a small market hall and several supermarkets, so you quickly can get you everything, what you need. The spectacular Bay of Praia de Marinha is located approximately 20 minutes away and was at our travel time (beginning of October) absolutely not crowded and very pleasant. Also the support by the very dedicated and incredibly friendly Susie was perfect, questions by email were answered helpful within a very short time, thank you for this love Susie! We would definitely like to come back! Regina Schwetlick
Lovely Villa in a great location, host was very helpful.Ryan
We had such a great time spending summer vacation here. The villa is absolutely perfect, it has all you wish for and more. Well equipped, clean and modern. Very happy about the location of it as well. It has such a nice view and I like the fact that we did not have to be a part of "tourist mania" as this neighborhood consists of locals only. The closest city is also a calm and quiet place with several sights worth checking out. We did try out some of Susie`s recommendations and I`m glad we did! We found great restaurants, views and attractions there. Overall we experienced great service and communication and I will highly recommend this place to others. Hope to go back again someday!Unknown
Luxury villa with private pool, air conditioning, stunning view and free wi-fi. My wife and I have stayed at this villa on three occasions and next year (2017) will make it 4 times !! Over the years, we have also rented a number of other properties and this villa (together with one in Scottsdale) are our joint favourites. We wanted somewhere away from the crowds where we could just relax (as close to a 'home from home' environment as possible) and do nothing but relax, sit by the pool, eat, drink and sleep !! There are lots of things to occupy the more energetic, but for us this is our 'tranquility holiday'. It's in a very quiet location (but not remote), has a great pool with a great view, is very close (by car) to the shops, supermarkets and restaurants in Silves and not far from the coast. Susie (the owner) is very quick in responding to texts and dealing with any 'issues'. We have only ever had one problem - when the water supply just stopped - but as Susie reassured us, this was a water main problem in a nearby lane and would soon be resolved. Mobile reception (for those renters who find this important) is excellent as is the wifi signal. The air-con system is very effective and whilst there are many places to visit in the area, as we've ticked those boxes on previous bookings, we spend most of our time at the villa. It is a very spacious villa for 2 people but still cosy and if you are looking for a 'pool holiday' - this is place to rent !Anon.
We all had a great time, the villa was wonderful, our son was practically never out of the pool! It was the perfect base, we travelled to Sagres and Cabo De Sao Vicente on one trip then to Monchique and Foia another, not to mention all the beach trips! We will definately recommend villa to others. Thanks very much for all your assistance, it has been a seamless and stress free booking and holiday. Anon.
Very comfortable and well equipped villa. It really was a home from home. The neighbours are friendly and Sue couldn't do enough to make our stay pleasant and relaxing. One of our best holidays ever!Unknown
We had a great stay here. The villa and pool were fantastic and the way it is set up makes it great for families with children.The villa is set in a very peaceful area and not at all overlooked. It is also well located and the majority of places we visited were only a short drive away.
Silves itself was also very pleasant and well worth a look around there are also a number of good restaurants. Susie was really helpful and very thoughtful. We had everything we needed for a great holiday many thanks we definately recommend this place. Nadia
Dear Susie, We are back to the everyday boring but very happy after our visit to the Algarve. We have been very well at Paradyske House, it is fantastic and very comfortable.
In my name, and in that of my family thank you very much for your help and kindness. We hope to return soon.Francisco
Hi Susie, it was very nice to meet you, and thanks for letting us stay in your villa. We found it more like home than a rental villa. The standard was excellent, with everything we needed. We enjoyed our holiday and the weather was great. With Regards,Angela & Chris
Dear Susie, As regards our stay, it was absolutely perfect! The villa is really beautiful and comfortable, there is absolutely nothing a fault. Thank you for the home that you have made. . Thanks again for everything and if we're in the Algarve next year, I will contact you.Anon.
Hi Susie, We had an absolute ball and we loved the accommodation as it really does remind us of our mothers home in the Caribbean (location etc). Thanks so much for your various recommendations, some of which we had already done! We would like to thank you for your help and guidance during our stay in Portugal, it has been most enjoyable and the villa was home from home! Our sincere thanks for your help and we will be in touch again next year re booking a villa with you and would be grateful if you could send us your direct link for future reference. Once again it was a delight staying at the villa and will be in touch next year!Unknown
Dear Susie, We have spent very good vacation near Silves. Thank you for your kindness and your availability. The villa was very significant and well equipped and the swimming pool provided the biggest happiness for the children.Anon.


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