The River House


Experience the ultimate in ‘home-away-from-home’ luxury at The Algarve River House. Nestled amidst the picturesque hills of the Algarve, this exquisite villa offers a blend of modern comfort and serene natural beauty.

Originally a charming Portuguese farmhouse, The River House, has undergone a meticulous contemporary renovation, providing a lavish retreat for up to ten adults/children and three babies.

Ideal for families or groups seeking tranquillity, The River House boasts spacious rooms, expansive decks, and terraces perfect for al fresco dining and leisure activities. Take a dip in the infinity pool while soaking in uninterrupted vistas of the surrounding countryside and the majestic Funcho Dam.

Travelling with infants or toddlers? Rest assured, our family-friendly villa is equipped with all the necessary amenities and toys to ensure a stress-free vacation for both parents and little ones.

Indulge your culinary desires in our fully-equipped modern kitchen, or opt for the convenience of a private chef service. Cheryl, our knowledgeable host, can arrange delicious home-cooked meals tailored to your dietary preferences, allowing you to savour every moment of your holiday.

Planning a special gathering? Our waterfront deck, adorned with ancient carob trees, provides an enchanting setting for intimate celebrations with friends and family. For those considering tying the knot, Cheryl can connect you with a dedicated wedding planner to orchestrate your dream day.

Embrace your passions with our curated special interest holidays, including art, walking, and cooking experiences. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of the Algarve with tailor-made activity holiday (insert new link for tailor made holidays) designed to enrich your stay.

Discover a harmonious blend of healthy living and contemporary luxury at The Algarve River House, your gateway to an unforgettable retreat in Portugal’s southernmost region.

View All The River House Rooms


  • Wifi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine
  • American Fridge/Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Small Fridge
  • Range Master
  • Toaster
  • Coffee Machine
  • Blender
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Kettle
  • Orange Juicer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Duvets
  • Anti-allergy fibre pillows
  • Blankets
  • Mosquito Net Doors
  • DVD Player
  • Relaxation areas
  • Workout areas
  • Wedding receptions areas
  • BBQ
  • Out door Sofa and Chairs
  • Sun Loungers
  • 10 Seater outdoor table and chairs
  • Martini Seat
  • Retractable safety glass
  • Sofas and Chairs
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Keyboard
  • Books
  • Games
  • High Chair
  • Baby Bouncer
  • Baby Den
  • Bed Guard
  • Changing Mat
  • Baby Bath
  • Potty
  • Mosquito Nets
  • Toys
  • DVDs for Toddlers
  • Stair Gates
  • Cot
  • Booster Seat
  • Baby Monitor
  • Play Tent
  • Slide
  • Pool Toys

Some of the many things you can enjoy

  • fast internet connection: cable internet
  • kayaking and paddle boarding
  • self-guided walking, running and cycle routes
  • birdwatching from the waterfront deck
  • wild swimming in the lake
  • infinity pool with views of the lake
  • BBQ and pizza entertainment area
  • supporting services: private chef, grocery delivery, massage and beauty treatments on site, bird watching guides, walking guides
  • office equipment: printer, external microphone, scanner, white board, kneeling desk chair, paper guillotine are available on request
  • cleanliness is our priority



    We are dedicated to providing a serene and environmentally-conscious escape. By choosing us, you’ll not only find tranquility in nature but also actively participate in the preservation of our environment for future generations.

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