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Cliff top villa, sea views, pool.

Entire villa hosted by Philip
6 guests3 bedrooms5 beds1 bathroom
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Three bedroom villa, perched on a cliff top with west facing sea views. Shared environmentally friendly salt water infinity pool and private access to sandy beach (50m). Comfortable, modern, spacious. secluded, tranquil and totally unspoilt....

The space
Inside the house…

The house accommodates 6 persons and includes 1 double bedroom 1 twin bedroom, a mezzanine with 2 beds, a bathroom, a kitchen dining area, a large open plan living room and two outside terraces, one for sun and one for shade. The kitchen has everything that is required for cooking and enough space to sit with two tables and eight chairs, one inside and one outside. The living area has 2 sofas and a double sofa bed. The house has fan cooling in all rooms.

Outside the house…

There is a private garden with lovely views to the ocean. It has a mix of tropical plants with a sun terrace made from local sandstone. There is a raised shade terrace that has a table and chairs and hammocks. The shared environmentally friendly salt water infinity pool is 20m from the garden with perfect views over the sea. For much of the year you can see whales and flying fish from the terrace. It is very quiet with no cars allowed, just the sound of the waves. There is access to a small-secluded beach accessible by steps built into the cliff, about fifty meters from the villa. A short walk through the village brings you out on to the long white sandy main beach.

Your stay includes everything on the inventory (available on request) including bedding, house towels and beach towels. Also included is electricity, gas and water. Essentials for the start of your holiday such as, water, soap, shower gel, washing up liquid, toilet paper are provided. Some guests prefer privacy, whilst others prefer a regular linen change, so if your stay is longer than one week, an additional weekly linen change can be requested at no extra cost. This can be arranged with the house manager on arrival. You may also add a selection of activities such as diving, island tours, super fast unlimited Wi-Fi as optional extras.

For more information on the island of Maio, its beaches, its climate and how to get there please ask.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds, 1 cot
Bedroom 3
2 single beds


Beach access – Beachfront
Free on-street parking
Shared outdoor infinity saltwater pool
42" HDTV with cable/satellite TV, Netflix, standard cable/satellite
Patio or balcony
Hair dryer

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4.83 out of 5 stars from 23 reviews



Villa Do Maio , Maio , Cape Verde

The villa is located in a gated compound of similar villas and apartments. It is on the edge of the village of Vila do Maio, and two small supermarkets are less than 5 minutes walk away.

Hosted by Philip

Joined in April 2013
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From cultural cities, soaring mountains, lush forests, desert plains through to miles of pristine beaches. Cape Verde is an amazingly diverse holiday destination... We are thoroughly passionate about the place, its people and its potential. If you haven’t been before, you must! If you have been, we are confident we can show you much more. Don’t hesitate to get in touch…
From cultural cities, soaring mountains, lush forests, desert plains through to miles of pristine beaches. Cape Verde is an amazingly diverse holiday destination... We are thorough…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 15:00 - 20:00
Check out: 11:00
No pets
No parties or events
Smoking is allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
Carbon monoxide alarm
Cancellation policy