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10 Must Have Features in a Premium Luxury Villa in the Algarve

The Algarve region of Portugal is renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, warm climate, and luxurious lifestyle. As an increasingly popular destination for HNWI to relocate or invest in property, it's no surprise that the necessity for luxurious commodities has become an essential, when looking to purchase a second home. We take a look at 10 of the most requested features.

1. Outdoor living space

The Algarve has a marvelous mild climate, a premium villa in this region should take advantage of the endless options. Providing ample outdoor living space, such as a spacious covered terrace with fully equipped cooking station and food prep area is essential. An inviting patio to relax and unwind, useable in the cooler months too is also beneficial. The outdoor living space is as important as the flow of the property and the space designed, as this reflects lifestyle which is the ultimate priority in luxury living.

2. Spectacular views

Waking up to a breathtaking sea view is an inspiring way to start and end each day. The Algarve is known for its stunning coastline so having breathtaking views is a true advantage although a golf view or a calming country outlook as the backdrop for your villa is also highly requested.

3. Private Pool

There's nothing quite like taking a dip in your own pool while enjoying the sunshine and stunning views in your own privacy. A heated pool is an advantage for all year around usage.

4. High-quality materials & finishings

Luxury premium villas are built with ultra-quality materials, such as natural stone, wood, and marble. The interior finishings provide a sense of exclusivity to the villa and need to follow exceptional standards. The design element needs to focus on functionality and comfort in addition to the style statement it encompasses.

5. State-of-the-art appliances & sustainable technology

A premium villa is equipped with modern appliances and sustainable features. Luxury brands are a staple standard. to give your property the edgniess of a premium villa, home automation systems are essential including security sustems that can be operated through your mobile phone. From solar heating to charging stations, these are increasingly more valued features.

6. Defined rooms

The design of the layout of the villa in open floor layouts are still on popular demand, however more than this is to create purposeful areas which can be well used even with a full house without living on top of each other. This will include ensuite bedrooms, office areas, a dining area, and other additional featured rooms providing that luxurious lifestyle.

7. Entertainment areas

A luxury villa in the Algarve should provide plenty of entertainment options for guests. This may include state of the art home cinema, a games room, with a snooker table or ther game tables, a luxurious bar with lounging area, and indoor swimming pool, a statement wine cellar... the options are endless!

8. Fitness facilities

Being able to go to the gym in the comfort of your own home is definitely a luxury! Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in today’s day and age has become a priority so having a gymnasium or yoga studio in your property is a essential.

9. Spa facilities

Being able to pamper yourself without having to leave the comfort of your own home is ultra luxury. Sauna, Turkish bath, jacuzzi, massage rooms, Vichy spa areas are all facilities commonly known to be included in such premium villas.

10. Guest house/ staff quarters

Often owners of these premium villas will have their permanent team of assistance who travel with them everywhere. Being able to provide accommodation on the premises without living within the main house is valuable.

The entire concept of luxury has undergone transformation with the focus being more on the design element, comfort and the style statement it encompasses. It is no longer just about the looks, but also about how it makes you feel, its functionality and the lifestyle it offers you.

If you're looking to purchase a premium villa in the algarve have a look at our property portfolio on our website or get in touch for off-market listings.