Dive In! Cool Pools in Portugal
Summer in the Algarve – sunshine beating down, balmy evenings, historic villages, wonderful beaches, fabulous fresh produce and sea food and of course – a dip in your own swimming pool. That’s what holidays in this lovely area of Portugal are all about.
Cool pools you’ll love
Whether it’s to cool off, to relax, to play with the kids or to start the day with a splash of healthy exercise, a pool is a must when you take a holiday in sunny Algarve. We specialise in the most luxurious villas in the area and all of our villas have pools but some of them are simply so special we can’t resist sharing them with you.
Casa Dos Zefiros, Fuseta, Ria Formosa National Park, Algarve, Luz, Portugal
One of the finest villas in the Eastern Algarve, sleeping 14 and set in its own grounds within the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve overlooked by an ancient Moorish watchtower. The beach is about 15 minutes’ walk and restaurants are also within easy walking distance. Boat trips, kayaking, kitesurfing, horseriding, fishing and golf are just some of the activities nearby. The games room has a full-size pool table and table tennis.
The pool: Wow factor overload – 14m x 7m large heated pool which has an electric cover and an elegant toughened glass barrier around it as a safety precaution to prevent direct access from the terrace, great for families.
Details: Casa Dos Zefiros, Fuseta, Ria Formosa National Park, Algarve, Luz, Portugal
Atlantic View, Vale do Lobo, Algarve, Portugal
Quite possibly the best location in Vale do Lobo. Uninterrupted views of the Atlantic, a short stroll away from the beach at Vale do Lobo and Praca, this excellent villa is a perfect setting for your beach holiday. With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, maid services, beaches a 5-minute walk away as are the shops, this is a stunning holiday home.
The pool: Infinity pool heaven, facing the sea…
Details: Atlantic View, Vale do Lobo, Algarve, Portugal
Lakeside, Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal
This is a superb modern villa with every convenience in a fantastic location, private and secluded despite being close to the Lake with its excellent water sports, and only a couple of minutes’ drive from many restaurants, 4 golf courses, the tennis centre and the beach. It is air conditioned throughout and has 4 bedrooms; 2 King size doubles and 2 twins, each with an ensuite bathroom or shower-room.
The pool: The infinity pool overlooks gorgeous gardens and with views over the 16th hole at Quinta South Golf course – perfect for golfers!
Details: Lakeside, Quinta do Lago, Algarve, Portugal
Sao Nemesio, Praia dOura, Sta Eulalia, near Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal
Enjoying a wonderful and unique location directly above the beach of Dos Bicos with private access to the beach from the garden, this is a very beautiful and superbly furnished and equipped villa. Restaurants, nightlife and shopping are all within easy walking distance. Being above the beach, the views of the sea and along the coast are superb but the location is quiet and privacy is excellent. A path and steps lead directly onto the beach from a lovely garden with waterfall, pool and excellent barbecue terrace. Furnishings and layout let you make the most of relaxed indoor and outdoor living.
The pool: 11m x 5 m with an infinity edge, the views are to die for…
Details: Sao Nemesio, Praia dOura, Algarve, Portugal
Linucia, Praia da Gale, Algarve, Portugal
Linucia is a unique villa with charm and history, beautifully restored and well-kept, just 4 kms from Albufeira on the sea beside the famous 5-mile beach of Praia da Gale. Paths run through the garden to different parts of the beach and you can see (and hear) the sea from most parts of the property. It is set in extensive grounds with hard surface tennis court and boules court. It also has a staff of three: the cook and her husband (who does the main shopping and gardening) live in a separate cottage, speak perfect English, and are discreet but helpful, and the maid comes to do rooms and laundry.
The pool: 12m x 6m, heated and enclosed on three sides it’s just about perfect for sunbathing and taking a dip in dreamy surroundings.
Details: Linucia, Praia da Gale, Algarve, Portugal
Now, we have to be honest, it was really hard to choose just 5 pools to show you because there are so many more exquisite villas on our books and all of them have irresistible pools. Pop on over to our list of villas in Portugal and take a look, you’re sure to find the villa, and pool, of your dreams.