We have just returned from a wonderful holiday in Portugal and would like to
thank you for lending us your beautiful villa for the last two weeks. The villa was
great, the gardens spectacular, the pool was wonderful and Filomena and Nicola
looked after us perfectly. Perhaps you will let us have it again another year.
You beat me to it... We have had just the BEST holiday and absolutely loved
your gorgeous villa. The directions you gave us were really easy to follow and
the standard of everything about the villa was exceptional! So much space
and we felt completely at home! We especially loved the outside kitchen area,
as we all enjoy cooking, so made good use of that area most evenings. Praia
da Luz had everything we could ask for. . The Baptista supermarket was fab
and sadly we only discovered the one that sold the fresh fish on our 2nd to
last day! However, the quality of the meat, fruit,veg etc was exceptional!
Filomena is delightful and looked after us well.
We managed to explore the coast along to the west (gorgeous little villages
and beaches) and also went up to Monchique (beautiful!!) and across to
Aljezur and found a beautiful beach there. T
We hadn't been to the Algarve for probably 20 years (god where does the time
go) and was amazed how beautiful and unspoilt it still is! Definitely will be
going back - I will be keeping your details and wouldnt hesitate to
recommend to our friends.
Hope you are enjoying this lovely weather over here (what a treat to come
Thanks again Fiona.
I've been meaning to email you to say what a wonderful time we had!
I was worried that perhaps the photos wouldn't be realistic but actually the place was even better than we'd hoped! It was plenty spacious enough for the 10 of us and we really appreciated having big common spaces as lots of other places we looked at lacked that. I also didn't expect to use the tennis court much but it became the most popular feature. The town of Luz was lovely too, and all very convenient, and we went into Lagos for a day which obviously has great night life and sights.
The two tiny things I would change are:
* The house name sign on the gatepost is hidden behind the hedge and really small so we had quite a bit of trouble finding the right house on arrival in the dark.
* We struggled with the lack of pots of pans as we self catered the whole time. There was enough to survive but a couple more would have been really great.
Otherwise - flawless!! I would be very happy to recommend you to others and I am sure we will all be coming back to Portugal again soon.
Thanks again, LC
Yes, we had a wonderful family holiday in Praia da Luz and your villa was also wonderful!
Vila Margarida was just perfect and the Staff and Agency were very helpful. It was large enough for the whole family to have some privacy and the living room, dinning and kitchen areas could accommodate us all eating together at breakfast and in the evenings. It suited all age groups and the tennis courts, gardens and pool were a hit with everyone. Although early in the season it was still warm enough to use the barbeque a few times - we just loved the 'outdoor' kitchen and there was plenty of space for family games.
The location was perfect - part of our group had hired a car, but really, it wasn't essential - shops and beaches were within easy walking distance (even for our three year old grandaughter) and we took the bus to Lagos for a browse. Plenty of good eating places were also less than 15 minute walk away (in heels!).
I would definitely recommend the property to my friends - a few have asked me about it, so I have passed the web address on to them.
My husband and I used the new 5th bedroom and new shower room as it was so light and airy and the beds pushed together easily to make a double. One little thing that would have made it better would have been a mirror in this bedroom, but really everything else was wonderful. it was just as you described on your website but better!