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Luxury 9 Bedroom Ocean View Villa In Ferragudo

RVA 1204
Sleeps Up To


As soon as you drive through the private entrance gates, the fabulous Ocean views take your breath away.
Named "House of the Princess" this traditional 9 bedroom villa is owned by what was the Portuguese Royal family, and boasts spectacular Ocean views from its cliff side location. Located in Ferragudo with views across the Estuary to the neighbouring Praia da Rocha and Portimao. The villa has been refurbished throughout whilst keeping its unique character and provides comfortable accommodation for up to 19 guests.


Boasting the most amazing Ocean views, this traditional villa has been refurbished throughout, whilst keeping its charm and character. The 9 bedroom property, which remains in the ownership of the Portuguese Royal family, is called "house of the Princess".

With the perfect position for watching the sun sets, perched on the West facing cliffs of Ferragudo, you are guaranteed fabulous views across the estuary and Atlantic Ocean, where the yachts and fishing boats come and go to the nearby marinas in Praia da Rocha and Portimao.

The property is built over three levels and has the benefit of air conditioning in 8 of the 9 of the bedrooms and wireless internet throughout. Central heating is available during the cooler winter months and the villa has a lift which can be made available on arrival for the moving of luggage (please note, this is switched off during your stay for safety measures).

The living accommodation comprises of:

This large property has so many areas to enjoy, even when travelling in a large group of up to 19 people, you can easily find a quiet spot to sit and relax for a while. It seems that almost every window has a picture-perfect view of either the Ocean, garden, or surrounding countryside.

The main living room with grand piano, is furnished with comfortable seating and opens out to a large terrace overlooking the Ocean. The walls and display cabinets are decorated with photos and portraits of the Bragança family that own the property and enjoy family holidays here.

There is a second, smaller sitting room.

The formal dining room has seating for 8 people at the main table and a further 10 people on circular tables. There is also a nearby breakfast room with another table and seating.

The fully fitted kitchen is well equipped with two fridge freezers, two dishwashers, large electric oven with 5 ring gas hob, a smaller counter top oven, microwave, filter coffee machine and expresso coffee machine along with all the usual small appliances.

There is a separate laundry room with two washing machines and ironing room.

On the basement level there is a large TV room with satellite TV including a selection of English-speaking channels, room with a bar, and guest cloakroom.

The sleeping accommodation comprises of: 

The 9 bedrooms in this villa sleep a total of up to 19 people. The bedrooms are spread over three floors of the building and although refurbished, some retain the original beds, which incorporate the family coat of arms.

Ground floor bedrooms: 4 bedrooms - all ensuite

Two double bedrooms with en-suite shower/bathrooms, Ocean views and doors leading out to the terrace.

One twin bedroom, with an en-suite shower/bathroom, Ocean view and doors leading out to the terrace.

One twin bedroom with an en-suite shower/bathroom, garden view and doors out to a terrace with a ocean view.

(One of the above double bedrooms and one of the above twin bedrooms are located next to each other and have an interconnecting door, allowing this to be used as a family room, for a couple with children)

First floor bedrooms: 4 bedrooms - 3 bathrooms

One twin bedroom with an en-suite shower/bathroom with garden view.

One double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and garden view, this room also has a foldaway sofa bed suitable for a young child.

Two twin bedrooms with smaller single beds linked by a small sitting room. These two bedrooms share the use of a shared shower/ bathroom which is located off the central sitting room.

Basement/ lower level bedrooms: 1 bedroom - 1 bathroom

One triple bedroom (ideal for teenagers) with smaller single beds and adjacent bathroom and sitting area. Doors lead out from the sitting area onto the poolside terrace. This bedroom does not have air conditioning, but due its situation on the lower level of the property, keeps naturally cool.

Additional space: 

There is a playroom with table tennis table located in the garage.

Outside area:

The large swimming pool (heating available) measures 12,5 x 5 metres has a maximum depth of 1,40m, and built-in steps at the shallow end. There are numerous terraces around the pool and property furnished with sun loungers, dining and seating areas all positioned to appreciate the stunning views.  Adjacent to the pool is the bar room and guest WC, there is also a poolside shower.

A charcoal BBQ is provided for your use.

A pathway through the property grounds and secure gate, takes you down a gentle slope to the beautiful Praia Grande beach (approx. 800m).

Please note - There are some unprotected drops from various terraces around the property and grounds - young children need to be supervised at all times.


Direct access through the grounds (200m) to the stunning Praia Grande beach with 3 beach bars/ restaurants and watersports.
Swimming Pool

Private pool

Heated pool

Property Type


No. of Bedrooms


No. of Bathrooms


Sleeps Up To



Large groups







Sea views


WiFi Included


Table Tennis


Satellite TV

Pool Towels provided

Safety deposit box

Charcoal BBQ


Iron and Ironing board

Cooling/heating systems

Air Conditioning

Central Heating

Kitchen appliances


Filter coffee machine

Washing Machine

Espresso coffee machine


Walking Distance to Beach

Nearby properties for larger groups

Walking Distance to Bars/Restaurants


Children Welcome

Activities nearby



Town Centre



Places of Interest




Golf Trip

Corporate Events


  • 21757/AL
  • Rental rates

    Start Date Weekly Rate (£)
    28 May 2022 10,695
    01 Jul 2022 13,690
    01 Sep 2022 10,695
    01 Oct 2022 8,020
    23 Oct 2022 10,695
    01 Nov 2022 6,735
    18 Dec 2022 8,020

    Rental & Booking Information

    This property can be used to hold small weddings of up to 70 people. A Wedding supplement is applied of £2000 and a refundable security deposit of £4500.

    What is Included in the Holiday Price

    • Air conditioning in 8 of the 9 bedroom  
    • WiFi
    • Maid service is generally 5 times a week
    • Housekeeper and gardener (who lives on site in the grounds) 5 days a week
    • All bed linen, bath and hand towels, pool towels
    • Support of the Rent Villas Algarve team 

    Pool heating is available at a supplement of £280 per week. 

    How to Book your Holiday

    A 25% deposit payment of the holiday price is required in order to secure your booking. We will then send you a booking confirmation and request your full details and travel details.

    The balance payment plus refundable damage deposit is due ten weeks prior to travel. You will receive a reminder by email.

    When we have received the balance payment we will send you the directions to the property and arrival instructions.

    Holiday Extras, Unique Experiences and Services

    We are here to help make your holiday that little bit more unique and special. We offer a variety of services and experiences to make your holiday unforgettable. Just let us know what you need to make your Algarve holiday even more special. 

    • Private airport transfers to and from your accommodation
    • Private Chef/Local cook
    • Fridge stocking
    • Welcome food packs
    • Yacht charters
    • Personal trainer
    • Beauty treatments and massages at your holiday accommodation
    • Car hire
    • Pool towels
    • Baby items/equipment
    • Babysitting service
    • Golf bookings
    • Games equipment including Pool table hire, Table tennis hire
    • Family photo sessions
    • Special occasion cakes


    Booked Provisional Available

    Location map

    Local Amenities Nearby

    BEACH: Praia Grande - 200 metres
    RESTAURANT: Nearest Restaurant - 700 metres
    GOLF: Golf Courses - 6 kilometres
    ENTERTAINMENT: Aqua Shopping Center - 7 kilometres
    ENTERTAINMENT: Slide and Splash Water Park - 8 kilometres
    ENTERTAINMENT: Supermarket - 9 kilometres
    ENTERTAINMENT: Fishing Village - 13 kilometres
    ENTERTAINMENT: Zoomarine Theme Park - 26 kilometres
    AIRPORT: Faro - 67 kilometres