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Villa Casa da Encosta

Foz do Arelho in Silver Coast

Property ID 10611
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Car Essential
  • Free Wi-Fi


Property ID 10611
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Car Essential
  • Free Wi-Fi

Sitting above the Obidos lagoon, enjoying views of the sea, Casa da Encosta is conveniently situated within a short drive of the sandy beach and restaurants of Foz do Arelho. Inside, this spacious villa is comfortably furnished, offering a large open plan lounge and dining area, and light airy bedrooms. From the lounge patio doors open out to a lawn garden with a few steps leading to your private pool, where days can be spent relaxing. The open dining terrace complete with stylish rattan table and chairs, and a barbecue, offers the ideal place to dine alfresco, making the most of the warm Portuguese weather.

This villa is part of our Simply collection. Find out more

out of 10

Two Storey Accommodation

Ground Floor Amenities

  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dining facilities
  • Local TV
  • Flat screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Dining facilities
  • Patio doors
  • Double bed
  • Free standing fan
  • Patio doors
  • Twin beds
  • Free standing fan
  • Patio doors
  • Bath with over head shower
  • WC
  • Single washbasin

First Floor Amenities

Bedroom with ensuite:
  • Double bed
  • Free standing fan
  • Bath with over head shower
  • WC
  • Single washbasin
  • Shower
  • WC
  • Single washbasin

Villa Facilities:

  • FREE Wi-Fi

Pool Features:

  • Style
    Rectangle style private pool
    Steps, Ladder
    1.00m - 2.10m
    9.00m x 4.00m

External Features:

  • Open dining area
  • Built-in barbecue
  • Lawn

Additional Information

  • A non-refundable accidental damage waiver of £10pp will be payable pre-departure
  • Detached property, Licence No. 11314/AL
  • Cots and high chairs available free, just add during the booking process
  • This property has a split level ground floor

Free extras

This property comes with Free Wi-Fi, Free Cots and Free Highchairs

Location and Setting

We have labelled this villa property as being "Car Essential"

Your Villa Setting

  • Short drive to golf
  • Short drive to beach
  • Short drive to amenities
  • Foz do Arelho is 1 hr from Lisbon airport
  • Foz do Arelho is 2 hrs 50 mins from Porto Int airport

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  • Distance to Foz do Arelho 3.0km
  • Nearest Restaurant / Cafe 3.0km
  • Nearest Bar 3.0km
  • Nearest Beach 3.0km
  • Nearest Mini/Supermarket 3.5km
  • Distance to Lisbon Airport 1 hr
  • Distance to Porto Int Airport 2 hrs 50 mins

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Villa Timeline

Comments that appear in the villa timeline were received via the following channels: web enquiry, villa guestbook and through postal correspondence prior to 2014.

Pictures that appear in the villa timeline were received via our Travellers App and any opinions provided are of the customers and not James Villa Holidays.

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  • 2017
    • Milestone reached July 2017

      50th guest

  • 2015
    • Milestone reached June 2015

      Wi-Fi added

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Scores 8.6 out of 10 based on 5 reviews
Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
10 out of 10


Foz do Arelho - Portugal Couple
Beautiful villa, beautiful setting, beautiful area. A very relaxing holiday & we didn't want to leave!!
Only point to make would be that air conditioning would be useful as it was very humid & bedding etc. felt damp
Confirmed guest: 24 September 2017
Published on: 15 October 2017
10 out of 10


Swindon Couple
Absolutely perfect the best holiday we have had.
Confirmed guest: 16 September 2017
Published on: 03 October 2017
8 out of 10


Hampshire Family (the eldest child is at school)
Directions from the airport were really clear and easy to follow.

On arrival at the villa, it hadn't been cleaned from the previous occupants which was disappointing. When the housekeepers arrived, at 4.15, they spent a couple of hours cleaning, so it was eventually clean and fresh but not an ideal start to the holiday having to wait outside for 2 hours with three children.

The villa is very spacious - the photos don't do it justice. Nice and bright and airy.

Beds are comfortable.

As mentioned in previous reviews, there is a strong smell in the kitchen cupboards but this didn't worry us too much.

The swimming pool was fabulous.... always at a perfect temperature and there is lots of adequate seating outside. Sadly the umbrella stands were broken so we did have to eat inside on breezy days as the sun was too strong to be unshaded.

The beach nearby is beautiful.

The villa is set in a very quiet residential area and you do need a car to get around.
Confirmed guest: 26 August 2017
Published on: 07 September 2017
7 out of 10


Reading Family (the eldest child is at school)
On arrival at gone 4pm the villa had not been cleaned and the cleaners arrived shortly after we did so we felt we had to go out to allow them to clean. The driveway was uneven with the cobble loose in various places causing trip hazards. The gates to the villa did not shut properly. The overall appearance inside is very nice but after a few days we found the pull out sofa bed although not used as a bed was past its best. The kitchen was well laid out with everything that you could need and the dining area was fine. Upstairs the bedrooms were very good however new pillows are required through out as either rock hard and lumpy or very soft. The towels had seen better days and were like sandpaper. We were unable to use the safe as the instructions are only in Portuguese. The bathrooms continually flooded as the shower heads were all loose and turned to point out of the baths and the shower door in the upstairs bathroom comes apart in the middle. Outside the pool had not been cleaned before we arrived and could be dangerous for smaller children as there is a steep slope halfway across the pool to the deep end going from 1metre to 2.2metres very quickly. A shaded area would be beneficial as the umbrella bases were all broken. There is no built in barbecue as stated in the description and only when we searched the villa did we find a small metal barbecue. There is an uneven step outside the downstairs bedrooms which all of us either stubbed our toes or tripped on. The internal pool lights did not work or we couldn't find a switch for them. Overall we thought that the villa is not up to the usually James villa standard that we have experienced before and were a little bit disappointed. Also, there is a lot of building work going on close to the villa and was woken up quite early by the noise, however, we still had a good holiday.
Confirmed guest: 05 August 2017
Published on: 15 August 2017
8 out of 10


Kenilworth Group
Lovely villa. Very happy there.
Confirmed guest: 01 July 2017
Published on: 03 July 2017
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