ALGARVE HILLTOP QUINTA
Nestled in the hills of southern Portugal, in an area of stunning protected countryside, Trinada is a stylish, spacious and airy Algarve holiday villa for four with a private pool…it’s everything you’d ever want for your holiday in the sun. Fantastic south western coastal views, lush gardens and that fabulous pool are just some of the highlights.
High up in the Serra de Monchique hills above the Algarve coastline, Trinada has all the makings of a subtropical oasis. It’s 25 minutes from both the West Atlantic coast and Amoreira beach (famous for its surfing and referred to as the best beach in Europe by The Sunday Times). It’s also 25 minutes away from the picturesque, cove filled Southern Algarve. Surrounding the villa are small villages with bars and shops. There are many restaurants serving local mountain food close by as well – the nearest is “Tasca do Petrol”, a 15-20 minute walk.
If arriving by air, Lisbon is three hours away by car or train, while Faro’s airport is approximately an hour’s drive away.
- The outdoor areas are to die for. The lush courtyard housing the spring- fed swimming pool affords total privacy. Other areas in the garden include a petite vineyard and a large terraced orange grove. The situation of the property allows for one of the most breathtaking views we’ve seen
- The veranda and front terrace, both with dining areas and complete with bourganvillea and grape vines, are the perfect settings for some memorable dinners and sundowners
- White walls and select statement pieces as well as high ceilings, create a feeling of spaciousness inside the home
- The home’s proximity to both the wild western and sheltered southern coasts with some of the best beaches in Europe is fantastic. Whether it’s windsurfing, riding or hillwalking (plus myriad other outdoor activities) or the world’s best Piri Piri chicken you are after, it’s all close by
- The quaint hill and coastal towns nearby including Silves, Aljezur, Lagos and Monchique are full of local charm and make for a relaxing day of exploring
- Two bedrooms, both ensuite and both with ceiling fans
- The whole house and terrace are on one level making them easier to get around for those less able
- Wifi, TV, DVD player, and Griffin speaker with iPod dock are all here
- The kitchen and separate pantry are very well equipped with everything you’ll need to create some lovely meals
- A drinking spigot provides you with that famous and pure Monchique spring water, delicious to drink and great to swim and bathe in
- There are both indoor and outdoor dining areas for seating up to eight
- The house is equipped for children (note that the pool is not fenced)
- A large Alentejo style fireplace warms up the space when you need it and creates great ambience
- The house is equipped with Egyptian cotton bed linen, towels and sun lounger towels
- At the end of the drive there is private off road parking for up to three cars
Owners Adam and Stephen bought Trinada in 2016 after falling in love with the Serra de Monchique region while on holiday. They have recently been enjoying sharing their gorgeous properties with guests. Check out their other fantastic home in Devon as well – One Gidleigh Park.
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Adam and Jessica: May 2019
We spent an idyllic week in Trinada. The house is very comfortable and well appointed – perfect if you like to cook. The beds are generous and very comfortable indeed. Bathrooms are beautifully done and perfect in feel for a Portuguese house (but perhaps a touch more luxurious!) The interior is beautifully finished to a very high standard. Outside, we were spoiled for choice with many different places to sit and take in the stupendous views across the Algarve. Planting in the (wonderfully private) garden is bold and interesting and a complete success Running water and pools help keep the atmosphere fresh and relaxing. Our daughters loved the pool above everything else – the perfect size and absolutely spotless; a delight to swim in. Overall, we cannot recommend Trinada highly enough. You will come away feeling absolutely relaxed and with many happy memories!
Neil: February 2019
We had an amazing holiday at Trinada. The house is situated in a very pretty part of Monchique overlooking a gorgeous valley. The landscaped gardens that surround the home are very pretty including a lovely pool. The house has everything you need for a comfortable stay. There are also two verandahs which serve to keep the home cool during the hot summers. The hosts were always available on the other end of a phone if we had any questions. Their guide to the area included some great restaurant tips. We can’t wait to plan our next holiday there again. Thanks for having us.
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Monchique, Algarve, Portugal
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Monchique, Algarve, Portugal