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Overview of Cliff top villa | ocean views | infinity pool | tropical garden | 50m beach

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Cliff top villa | ocean views | infinity pool | tropical garden | 50m beach

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 8

Popular amenities

  • Outdoor Space

Explore the area

    Popular LocationNossa Senhora da Luz Parish6 min walk
    Popular LocationRotcha Beach8 min walk
    Popular LocationMaio Soccer Stadium8 min walk
    AirportMaio Island (MMO)8 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 8
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Cliff top villa | ocean views | infinity pool | tropical garden | 50m beach

Waterfront villa in Maio with patio
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 a hammock. The environmentally friendly salt water infinity pool is 20m from the garden with perfect views over the sea. During 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.

Each time a guest stays we ask how we can improve, or whether there is anything we can add. As a result we added: two additional beds for kids (mezzanine); a baby’s cot; fast unlimited wifi*; a smart TV; a bluetooth sound system; a large safe for  laptop; hammocks; sun loungers; a sun terrace; a beautiful private tropical garden; direct access to the pool; extra security. To the best of our knowledge no other accommodation offers all of these.
* Additional cost.

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

Tourist Tax is payable by all adults over the age of 16. The cost is €2 per person per night to a maximum of 10 nights. This will be collected by the House Manager on arrival.

If your preferred dates are already reserved, please contact us, as we can offer you a similar villa close by, on the island of Maio, also in Stella Maris.
Rooms open to patios. Bathrooms include showers and bidets.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

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Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Car not required


  • 3 bedrooms


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bidet

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Near laundromat

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • On the waterfront
  • Near a hospital
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Cycling nearby


  • Sleeps 8



Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Shared Infinity Pool Genuine sea Views Private Access Beach

About this area


Located in Maio, this villa is on the waterfront. Local points of interest include Nossa Senhora da Luz Parish, Rotcha Beach, and Maio Soccer Stadium. Discover the area's water adventures with jet skiing and scuba diving nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking and cycling. Guests appreciate the property's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nossa Senhora da Luz Parish - 6 min walk
  • Rotcha Beach - 8 min walk
  • Maio Soccer Stadium - 8 min walk


  • Wolf Djarmai — 5 min walk
  • Enzo Caffe Pizza — 5 min walk
  • Ana Rita — 5 min walk
  • Arigo Cardoso Djarmai Cidade De Porto Inglês — 6 min walk
  • Ristorante Neptuno — 10 min walk

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 8 out of 8 reviews
5 - Excellent 100%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 8 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 8 reviews
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Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 8 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 8 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

2 week family holiday
We were very impressed with everything about the property and the booking, the facilities were good and the support from both the owner and the property manager was brilliant.

5/5 Excellent

Great house in a stunning location
This was my fourth visit to Philip's house in Stella Maris on the island of Maio in Cape Verde. The house is very comfortable and well equipped and in a stunning location overlooking the Atlantic. The garden is beautiful and an ideal place to relax and enjoy the lovely warm weather. The salt water shared pool is just a few metres from the house and from the pool there is access down to a lovely little beach. Maio is a quiet island, but there are a few nice restaurants and lovely bars including one on the beach. It is a great place to escape from the rat race. I hope that I will return to this house again soon.

5/5 Excellent

Tolles Haus in einer Appartementanlage mit Pool
Roger und Phillip sind sehr gute Gastgeber, die sehr schnell antworten und sich um Ihre Gäste kümmern. Ihre homepage, Informationen und Bilder sind excellent. Der Transfer von und zum Flughafen hat sehr gut geklappt. Das Haus und der Garten sind sehr schön. Obwohl die Nachbarn direkt nebenan sind, war es sehr ruhig und wir konnten uns gut erholen. Links und rechts an dem Vorderhaus vorbei konnten wir sehr schön von der Terrasse auf das Meer sehen.

5/5 Excellent

Traumhaus mit Pool auf Maio
Wir habe 2 wundervolle Wochen auf Maio verbracht. Das Haus, der Pool, der Service vor Ort sind hervorragend. Wir werden wiederkommen.

5/5 Excellent

Einmaliger Erholungsort in einem kleinen Paradies! Eigentlich unbeschreiblich, daher ...............
Wunderschön gelegenes Haus in Stella Maris, ruhig, gut eingerichtet, schattige und sonnige Plätze auf der Terrasse und im Garten, direkter Meerblick von den verschiedenste Seiten her. Der Besitzer und Caro, die Hausmanagerin, sind stets erreichbar und hilfsbereit. Ebenso die Einwohner, viele kleine oder grössere Restaurants sind zu Fuss gut erreichbar und servieren feines Essen. Die Anreise ist eher schwierig, Flexibilität ist nötig, aber füt einen Aufenthalt im Paradies lohnt es sich.. . Vielen Dank allen. Mehr gibt es nicht zu sagen.

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