• Algarve Natural


The beach of Praia da Amoreira is within the Vicentine Coast Natural Park and is at the mouth of the Aljezur River. A gem considered to be “off the beaten track”, the beach has a wide expanse of golden fine sand which is backed by deep and widespread sand dunes. At the southern end of the beach is the mouth of the river Aljezur. There are many rock pools to explore and when the tide is out a shallow lagoon is left on the beach. The beach is also popular with surfers.

Inland from the lagoon, wildlife such as otters and birds such as the kingfisher, nightingale and the grey heron, as well as the bee-eater between March and September. To the south, the green slope of a large, fossilized dune shelters a variety of unique plant species; to the north, the sands are slowly replaced by extensive dunes and by dark, very jagged cliffs. Along the top of the cliff offers beautiful views over the ocean. Not only that, but the area also coincides with a ‘Biodiversity Station’ promoted by an NGO dedicated to the preservation of butterflies’ natural habitats.

Depending on the season, here you’ll be able to see several species of butterflies: The Spanish Marbled White, Mazarine Blue, Green-striped White and two species of Zygaena. The best month to see butterflies is probably April, when a variety of rare plants (like the Camphor Thyme) are in bloom.

Further on there is a sparsely wooded area populated by pines that serve as a crucial line of protection against the winds and salty spray coming from the ocean. Here you’ll find a healthy population of a plant (Teucrium vicentinum) that only exists along these rough shores. Several species of wild orchids can be seen between February and April.

Sitting on the cliff overlooking the beach this modern villa, designed by renowned architect Joao Fonseca and inspired by a cruise ship will indeed allow you to dream of sailing across the ocean that is a short walk away.

The villa offers stunning accommodation over 4 floors with the interior flowing seamlessly to the exterior terraces. Relax in or around the solar heated infinity pool, the hot tub, or the outside sail-shaded dining area with double gas griddle and the benefit of a dumb waiter from the kitchen and always you will enjoy the captivating view.

Internally the villa benefits from an open plan living room area, with fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen both of which benefit from an expanse of glass windows to ensure the views again always are captured. 5 double bedroom suites in the main house, all with access to a terrace and all benefit from fitted wardrobes, bathrooms with shower and bath.

A guest house courtyard apartment with 2 further bedrooms with en suites, a fitted kitchen, a sauna and a gym further enhance this property as a true home with space for family and friends and entertaining.

The property is LSF construction and benefits from the most thermally and acoustically efficient build standard and encased with polyurethane ensuring the villa is cool in summer and warm in winter. Solar panels provide all the hot water, underfloor and pool heating.

For more information on this dream property contact the Agents, Quintas & Casas


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