Villa Royalty translates into English as the House of the Princess and remains in the ownership of the Portuguese Royal family.
On the western part of the Algarve, the house is perched on the cliffs of Ferragudo. It faces west over the bay of Portimao and the setting sun. The view is of the peaceful waters of the Algarve
coast and yachts making their way from the marinas and of fishing boats passing in front of the house.
Across the wide estuary is a distant view along Praia Rocha beach that is well known to the many visitors to the Algarve region of Portugal
Villa Royalty has been completely refurbished and updated to modern standards, including internet WIFI access.
There are 9 bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms, sleeping 19 persons spread over three floors of the building. Six of the bedrooms have individual air-conditioning.
The house’s original furniture has been restored, and the bedrooms have been refurbished in a more modern style but retain the original beds, which incorporate the family coat of arms.
Outside there are extensive terraces and a swimming pool overlooking the sea. A downstairs bar and toilet are available from the pool which also has a poolside shower.
Main drawing room Overlooking the terrace and with sea view, boasts a beautiful grand piano.
Entrance hall and cloakroom. Double doors leading to a private chapel.
Formal dining room seating 8 at the main table, and a further 8-10 on two circular tables.
Breakfast room which is usually used for children´s meals.
The terrace has a retractable sun awning and tables for outside eating, for 16 people.
Music room with a CD player and comfortable chairs.
2 double bedrooms with en-suite shower/bath rooms. Sea view and doors leading out to the terraces.
1 Twin bedroom, with en-suite shower/bath room. Sea view and doors leading out to the terraces.
1 Twin bedroom with garden view and doors out to a terrace with river view
Lower ground floor:
Television room (with flatscreen LCD TV) and DVD player. Bar, Cloakroom.
1 Triple children’s bedroom (narrow beds) ensuite and with sitting area. Doors leading out from the sitting area onto the pool terrace.
For parties of 10 persons or less, the ground floors only may be used.
1 twin bedroom with en-suite bath/shower rooms. Garden view.
1 double bedroom with en-suite bath/shower rooms. Foldaway sofa bed, only suitable for young children. Garden view.
1 twin bedroom with en-suite bathroom and sitting room and leading to a further
1 twin bedroom. Sea view and doors leading out onto a terrace.
Hair-dryers available in every bathroom
Play room for children in the former garage, with table tennis.
Swimming pool is 12.5 metres by 5 metres and the maximum depth is 1,40m. It has built in steps at the shallow end.
Laundry room with two washing machines. Ironing room.
Cots and high chairs: 2 cots and 2 high chairs are available for children.
Lift – the house has a lift which can be switched on upon arrival and departure (luggage) and switched off during clients’ stay, for safety reasons (children).
Entertainment, well-being & sports
Outdoor private swimming pool
Satellite or cable program
Equipment, facilities, events
Elevator in the villa
For your comfort and convenience
Private parking space
Kitchen & Appliances
Fully equipped kitchen
State of the art kitchen equipment
Lounge area on the terrace
Lounge chairs on the terrace
Outdoor dining table
Pool lounge chairs
Fully staffed villa
What is Included
Included in rates
Bed and household linens
Daily house cleaning
Electricity, water, gas
Not included in rates
Central heating : starting from 100.00 EUR Per Week
Cook (on request)
Pool heating : starting from 200.00 EUR Per Week
Tourism development tax
- Children must be supervised by an adult at all times when using hot tub, pool, sauna or hammam - Children welcome - It is not allowed to organise events in the property without prior approval by Villanovo - No safety fence around the pool - Pets not allowed - Pool has no swimming guard - Smoking is not allowed inside the house - The house must be returned in the same condition of check in. Otherwise fees can be charged to the customer. - Language spoken by staff : English - Portuguese - Check-in : 16:00 h - Check out : 10:00 h - Amount of security deposit : 1 000.00 EUR - Security deposit must be paid in the form of : By credit card or bank transfer with your last rental payment
- Guarantee deposit charged by Villanovo upon reservation : 30 % - 2nd payment 65 Days to arrival day : 70 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo. - Advance payments can be made with the following payment method : Visa - Mastercard - Carte Bleue - Bank transfer. - On site payment can be made with the following payment method : Cash. - The reservation price does not include optional incidentals or on-request items which will be added to your final bill.
Cancellation policy and cancellation fees
- Any booking modification or cancellation must be sent to us by email - Cancellation policy is applied according to villa local time - For all cancellations, the initial guarantee deposit is non-refundable. - Cancellation occurs less than 65 Days to arrival day : 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo. - No show 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo - Booking Cancellation fee : 100 EUR - Changes to confirmed arrangements fee : 100 EUR
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