Villa Stofero

Boliqueime, Algarve
+351 926 998318

Hideaway in the hills complete with private pool and outdoor kitchen. Spend days hiking or on a sun lounger - perfect for families


4 beds


3 bedrooms


Sleeps 6

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Way up in the hills past small villages and lemon, fig and orange groves is this little gem – feel serene on arrival. Your welcome hamper is plentiful – spaghetti, wine and beer will make your first evening a breeze. Rustle up a pot and dine under the pergola looking out to the pool.

Days are for doing exactly as you please; yoga and meditation courses can be arranged; a masseuse can visit or simply pop a record on the player and fix yourself your favourite drink. The smell of lavender, bougainvillea and plumbago will scent your time in the garden – sit back and take it all in. The Via Algarviana hiking trail passes close by leading to the west coast and Paderne Castle. In walking distance is a small stream; grab your swimmers and head to the natural pool and waterfall.

If you’re not taking advantage of nearby nightlife, evenings are for opening a bottle from the honesty bar – and sharing the cooking in the outdoor kitchen.

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We think you'll love

  • That the kids can run wild and free here - it is very safe for children
  • Taking your morning laps in your private pool, or just lounging around it
  • The peace and tranquillity - it's inspiring and the perfect spot to write or read
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You should know

  • You’ll need a car to get around
  • You’re pretty isolated - but that could be just what you’re after


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
Check out
By 10.30am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 5 nights; 6 nights in high season.
Restaurants 2km.


Nightly price
from €214
Weekly price
from €1500
Cleaning fee, €120.
1 House for 6
From €2144 beds3 bedrooms


This is very peaceful and tranquil hideaway in the hills above Boliqueime. With its own private pool and outside kitchen it's a haven for outdoor living, plus it's family friendly, open and spacious too. Noemi is very friendly, accommodating and nothing is too much trouble. It's the perfect base for hiking and long walks.

Belinda, Sawday's Inspector

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The neighbourhood

Boliqueime is 30 minutes away; grab vegetables and meats for the BBQ at one of the supermarkets. A little further is Loulé with a daily market. Both towns boast quality restaurants - O Retero is recommended! A stroll away from your villa finds two restaurants - try the wild boar, a local speciality. If you time it right, there might be a local festival on - the Portuguese know how to throw a party.

Local points of interest from Noemi Rutishauser

  • There are plenty points of interests....I am living over 10 years in Portugal and I can tell you almost everything about the Algarve. I am more than happy to share all I know with you! So just stay @Villa Stofero and let me know what your interests are...


Noemi Rutishauser

Owner Noemi has always had the travel bug - born and raised on a Swiss farm, teenage years spent in Italy and holidays spent in Portugal at this very spot. She previously worked as a travel agent and is a fantastic host. She’ll welcome you with a cool drink on arrival and she lives just next door should you need anything during your stay. Ask her about her side-line Christmas tree business!