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Privacy is the New Luxury: Portugal's Most Exclusive Villas to Book For This Year


As safety and privacy are becoming increasingly popular - due to the actual pandemic that we are currently living in -, luxury travelers are prioritizing space and seclusion, and so the private villas are on the rise. 

As for the villas we have selected some of the best private villas that offer not only comfort and luxury but also a range of in-villa services, like a private chef service, private butler, incredible and private onboard experiences at a Private Yacht, among other services. All will be delivered in the sun-soaked locations and exclusive confines of the incredible villa accommodations.

The Algarve is considered a perfect destination for the travel elite. Thanks to its calm and safe spaces, all are made of pure tranquility.
Its beaches are all sublime, offering intimacy and luxury at the same time, there is no lack of spectacular activities for every type of luxury lover and its gastronomy is sure to delight even the hardest critics.


Villa Hibiscus Beach House

The Villa Hibiscus Beach House has a boho-chic decor and a very particular elegant style. Of the six villas - that will be unveiled through this article -, this is the only one located on Galé beach, within a peaceful nature reserve, with direct access from its gardens to the beach sand. The remaining villages are located in the quiet village of Salema, considered one of the best beaches in the world, where the very typical and traditional atmosphere can be experienced every morning with the arrival of fishermen’s boats with fresh fish on the beach. The villa is composed of three bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, a master bedroom with an en-suite and a marvelous walk-in closet, larges living rooms and dining rooms, an indoor patio with a fantastic pool and direct access to the Galé beach, staff accommodation, and many other fantastic areas and services.


Villa Alegria

Villa Alegria is located in the village of Salema on a clifftop with breath-taking ocean views over the beautiful Salema beach and its stunning coastline. This villa is an outstanding beach-front property with contemporary design, which combines elegance, luxury, and sophistication. The decor is mainly in tones of blue and white with metallic details. The Villa is composed of four bedrooms, ample glass windows in which its highlight is the incredible and prominent ocean views. Also, there is a private rooftop pool where are you will be overlooking the Atlantic ocean while enjoying an outstanding meal by a private Chef if you desire.


Villa Mar Azul

Villa Mar Azul is located on the cliff-top of Praia de Salema, facing south. This marvelous and very contemporary luxury villa is composed of six bedrooms, three floors, a private pool, and of course, incredible views. The interiors are all spacious and decorated in a very modern way with a touch of pop culture details. The palette chooses for the decor consists of a variety of blue hues and white. 


Villa Mar à Vista

Much like Villa Mar Azul, Villa Mar à Vista is located on the Clifftop of Praia de Salema, facing south too. This incredible villa has four bedrooms and an exquisite private infinity pool, that will delight you while relaxing in it. The decor is a mix of modern and exotic with a touch of the Africa influence. The villa has vast areas and an abundance of natural light, and incredible views of the Salema beach.


Residence Sol e Mar

Residence Sol e Mar is located in the heart of Salema village and is just three meters from the golden-sandy beach. This lovely house combines the architectural history of the village and the contemporary Portuguese decor, creating a sense of harmony with the place, with fantastic views of the beautiful Salema beach and the marvelous Atlantic ocean. This four levels property consists of four independent units, two Junior Suites, and two Studio suites, complemented by an ample social area located on the top floor sunroof terrace. This is the perfect choice if you desire to experience the Algarvian lifestyle mixed with luxury services.


Residence Estrela do Mar

The Residence Estrela do Mar is located in the center of the old village of Salema. This unique house was previously two quaint fishermen's townhouses that were remodeled maintaining the existing typical structural design. The two buildings have been merged to create a very original and unique complex made up of two annexes, allowing for a family of four or two couples to enjoy the typical village Portuguese life, right on the beach, as you can see on the image of the residence, it has direct access to the sandy beach right in front. Furthermore, the decor is simple yet elegant, in which all the decor details are the typical ones that you will find in a traditional beach house. Is composed of two bedrooms and an incredible terrace with views of the beach and a grill.



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