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Cottage Nest Love - LOVE NEST

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Pool deck and panoramic sea views of coastline and offshore islands
Cottage front elevation on approach
Your hosts and next door neighbours Karl and Daphne
1 of 39Pool deck and panoramic sea views of coastline and offshore islands
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
4 nights minimum
Cottage
Ninho do Amor or Love Nest is a cosy and comfortable detached garden cottage of a country villa with a pool. It is a perfect holiday getaway to relax and unwind under all year around sunshine and unpolluted blue skies. A rural and peaceful setting at the end of a winding country lane, an elevated location with sweeping coastal sea views overlooking the towns from Faro to Tavira and offshore islands that beckon with endless sun-drenched beaches, easily accessed by either water taxis or small ferries docking below in Olhao or Fuseta only 10 minutes away. A secure area with local village markets, festivals and affordable restaurants just minutes away. There are also lovely views of the mountains with many trails ideal for fresh air walks, hikes or mountain biking for all levels of fitnes...Ninho do Amor or Love Nest is a cosy and comfortable detached garden cottage of a country villa with a pool. It is a perfect holiday getaway to relax and unwind under all year around sunshine and unpolluted blue skies. A rural and peaceful setting at the end of a winding country lane, an elevated location with sweeping coastal sea views overlooking the towns from Faro to Tavira and offshore islands that beckon with endless sun-drenched beaches, easily accessed by either water taxis or small ferries docking below in Olhao or Fuseta only 10 minutes away. A secure area with local village markets, festivals and affordable restaurants just minutes away. There are also lovely views of the mountains with many trails ideal for fresh air walks, hikes or mountain biking for all levels of fitness, or just unwind and soak up the sun. Faro airport is 20 minutes away and easy access to the A22 motorway brings all of the Algarve's entertainments, sport activities and even Spain all within a 30minute drive. PROPERTY LAYOUT The cottage is detached back to back across a shared rear courtyard from the main home Casa Lami. The property being on variable sloping land care has been taken to avoid riser steps making it ideal for elderly or infirm to negotiate the whole property. The pool has no overlooking villas and is located at the front of our main bungalow house, and guests always have own separate easy access. Please note it is NOT A SHARED POOL at all, as the owners are a long-retired couple with a lifetime under an African sun and NEVER USE THE POOL. INSIDE An ample lounge area with comfortable IKEA seating with open plan archway to the bedroom with Emperor size double bed with luxury 'memory foam' mattress Topper and ironed all cotton bedlinen. An ensuite bathroom with shower, basin, toilet and crisp sundried cotton towels. Another archway links the lounge to a breakfast bar and a fully equipped self-catering kitchenette plus all usual expendables down to table serviettes all inclusive. A welcome pack of wine, beer and some fridge essentials is provided to set your holiday off to a good start The cottage is on ceramic floor tiles with scatter rugs, air conditioning, extra cooling fans and electric heaters. Free unlimited internet / Smart TV / Netflix / Satellite BBC free view channels / Music CD player plus a Bluetooth JBL speaker. A small wine bar with compliments of the house. A free local calls Mobile phone to remain in contact with owner management, also recommended as a handy take along mobile for standby advice to make sure our guests have a care free holiday. CLEANING A weekly cleaning service, a full change of linen, fresh cotton bath towels and pool/beach towels are provided. CHANGE OVER DAY The preferred changeover is Saturday, but we are flexible wherever dates fit in reasonably with other bookings. For cleaning please check-in 2pm and check-out 10am however, whenever possible we gladly adjust for differing flights times. OUTSIDE The property is on 3800sq meters of elevated private rural land overlooking some scattered villas below, it is securely fenced-in with an automated entrance gate and driveway to a safe undercover shared carport, mature garden with grass lawns and cool tall palm trees. The pool in front of the main house is 'L' shaped 24mts square area, ranges from 1.2 to 1.9m deep. The Cottage has own separate garden with adjacent gazebo for alfresco dining and own floodlit Boule court and barbecue areas. A new separate elevated panoramic upper sundeck terrace, very private for a sizzling total tan with handy cool-off shower. Or take the sanitized freshly filled Jacuzzi spa tub for 2 persons bubbling alfresco under starry skies. Or just laze away in a shady hammock with more stunning coastal views. MANAGEMENT The cottage is owner managed, they have over 18 years’ experience in renting out their holiday properties. Their guest´s SAFETY, PRIVACY, SECURITY is most important to them and knowing holidays are the most precious times of all, special care is taken to ensure a care free holiday. SAFETY Being an approved and licensed holiday property, the cottage is inspected and conforms to comfort and safety standards. PRIVACY Although the Love Nest is detached but situated in proximity with the owners’ main house, our guest’s privacy remains paramount. MORE TO SAY The LOVE NEST is managed as a holiday cottage by the owners, a retired couple from South Africa. They have another 2 holiday properties completely private with own pool; please refer to Villa Monte Fava and to Villa Monte Mar All 3 properties are approved and licensed for holiday lodgings. The owners love the Algarve and, knowing holidays are precious to us all, they are keen to furnish more information or advice so that you may make a happy choice and maybe return year after year. They speak English, German and Zulu, some Portuguese and follow Flemish/Dutch Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1612/ALMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Karl and Daphne E
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed September 2, 2019

Another relaxing fantastic stay with two of our dearest friends on the Algarve Karl and Daphne provide everything you could possibly need.This years upgrade is a fridge near the Jacuzzi!! A panoramic view while sat in a jacuzzi with chilled drinks Absolutely Fabulous.A great place...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Rustywingnut2015
Paradise669462, VR Owner at Cottage Ninho do Amor - LOVE NEST, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2019

Your kind all 5 star review and friendship is much appreciated. Thank you both, we are looking forward to your return next year

Reviewed July 5, 2019

The Love Nest is a truly wonderful location for a relaxing holiday. Myself and my wife had an excellent 6 night stay and will be back for sure. The hosts Karl and Daphne go above and beyond to ensure your holiday is exactly how you...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank FR666
Paradise669462, VR Owner at Cottage Ninho do Amor - LOVE NEST, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

More encouragement than we could ever wish for, thank you for your time and brilliant 5 star rating

Reviewed April 7, 2019

The”Ninho do Amor” is not far from Faro airport but far enough to be out in the Algarve countryside away from city life. The cottage is beautifully equipped with all that is necessary - even wifi for the modern age! Karl and Daphne are wonderful...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank 935iaind
Paradise669462, VR Owner at Cottage Ninho do Amor - LOVE NEST, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

Many thanks for your glowing 5 star rating, your appreciation is our inspiration.

Reviewed July 16, 2018

The location, property and amenities are all first class and add to this the most charming and helpful hosts make this the perfect choice for an enjoyable and relaxing holiday.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Tourist762695
Management response:Responded July 17, 2018

A much appreciated 5 star rating, thank you.

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

From the start of the holiday the owners of the villa we stayed in were so welcoming. They took us for lunch and even helped with our shopping. The area has stunning views. There was a nearby restaurant which had good value. Had a lovely...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Nikki F
Management response:Responded July 10, 2018

Your kind 5 star comments are our inspiration. Thank you

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Ninho do Amor is quite simply a little gem. The attention to detail from your hosts Karl and Daphne is spot on. From the private sunbathing/Jacuzzi area to the wonderful pool with views over the Ria Formosa, this villa is a great place to relax...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Simbil10
Management response:Responded June 18, 2018

Appreciation and recommendation is our encouragement, thank you

Reviewed April 26, 2018

We looked for a quiet get-away for some winter sun. A big bonus was the welcome and hospitality of the hosts, Karl and Daph. Everything we needed (and more) was available and one week was far too short. We have already booked again.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank William A
Management response:Responded April 28, 2018

Thank you for your kind review, your appreciation is our inspiration to strive ever more and looking forward to your return stay.

Reviewed April 3, 2018

We arrived on Monday night and had arranged to meet Karl (the owner) near the airport. Even though we were late and had no way or contacting him (our phones weren't working!) he waited for us. We apologised for his wait and we followed him...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Sprog89
Management response:Responded April 4, 2018

Thank you, it was a pleasure introducing you to the Algarve and many thanks for the brilliant 5 star rating.

Reviewed October 19, 2017

After 20 years of towns and crowds we wanted something different.Boy did we strike lucky. If it's peace and tranquility in a beautifull setting your after this is for you. The nest is exactly as it sounds.A cosy retreat for two .Immaculately maintained The pool...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank Alison Clare L
Management response:Responded October 19, 2017

Your appreciation is our encouragement, thank you so much

Reviewed August 24, 2017

This is our second visit to Karl and Daphne's beautiful Love Nest and our third trip is already booked! The Nest is the perfect retreat for a complete switch off relaxing break with beautiful views of the surrounding area. It is easily accessible to wherever...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank SandyP70
Management response:Responded August 24, 2017

Many thanks for your glowing report, your encouragement is much appreciated

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Yard
Stereo System
Stove
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cottage Ninho do Amor - LOVE NEST

Cottage Ninho do Amor - LOVE NEST is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Cottage Ninho do Amor - LOVE NEST has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Cottage Ninho do Amor - LOVE NEST has one bedroom available. See all property details.

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