The villa is situated outside monchique, relatively high in the mountain, which gives it a majestic view down to the sea.
There are plenty of rooms and bathrooms, so there would be no fight for the use of these.
The swimming pool seems to stay around 20 degrees, which is ideally refreshing on a hot day, even if it takes a bit of will to enter it.
Evenings in the mountain can be fresh, but a log fire and electric heaters are provided, and make the villa comfortably warm.
Shops and beaches are easily accessible by car, monchique being a 10 minutes drive for the shops, portimao around 30 minutes for the beach.
Pedro the gardener is there if you need anything, and a maid comes to keep everything clean.
We had an issue in the booking with holiday rental when paypal cancelled the payment, but the owner was very accomodating and our booking was confirmed and paid through other means.
In summary, we would stay there again to enjoy the great weather and the ... mehr