Located at the heart of Armação de Pêra, this property was built during the turn of the 20th century and inspired by the opulent luxury of the Belle Époque era emerging in the South of France.
Now listed as a historical building and something of a landmark on the Armação de Pêra coastline, its renovation was committed to retain as many of the original elements as possible: a unique wooden floor, antique chandeliers, and a spectacular staircase were all lovingly recreated. The Moorish influences of the architecture, with geometric designs on the shutters and ceilings, all elegant reminders of the region’s rich cultural history.
The terrace is built into the seawall, giving the impression of a stay upon the ocean itself. Despite its central location and the comforts of contemporary luxury, the secluded villa offers an evocative escape, a chance to journey back to simpler times in an authentic alternative to the modern hotel experience.
With direct access to the beach and the historical town centre, it promises all the traditions of the Algarve from its doorstep – from the picturesque church square it overlooks, to the fantastic flavours of the beachfront restaurant below.
Bridging the gap between the comforts of the present and the romance of the past, the large open kitchen opens into a living and dining area with a large terracotta terrace and spectacular seafront setting. On the ceilings, sculpted grape vines are a reminder of those that once thrived in front of the villa itself.
The charming staircase leads to two en-suite bedrooms and a living room where a terrace makes the most of the breath-taking views. A secret door leads to a further rooftop terrace that, many years ago, the owner built to hear the townsfolk sing songs dedicated to local fisherman at the church of “A Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes.”
A small guest house in front of the property re-imagines some of the distinctive character of the main house in a more contemporary aesthetic. It offers a duplex suite with living room and terrace downstairs, and an en-suite bedroom upstairs, as well as a further self-contained studio with bedroom, shower room and balcony. White-washed wooden floors and details in splashes of colour are recreated throughout the annex with a fresh, airy feel and a relaxed, effortless style, perfect for younger members of a family looking for their own space.
– Sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms (all with en-suite bathrooms)
– Roof terrace with outdoor dining & living areas
– Fully equipped kitchen
– Flat-screen TVs
– Air conditioning
– Gated property
– Daily housekeeping
– Daily continental breakfast