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Beautiful Carvoeiro Townhouse With Sea Views



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
2 Spacious Bedrooms And Roof Terrace With Amazing Views

This charming townhouse is situated in the design award-winning Colina Branca urbanisation, a total of 26 houses and 6 apartments close to the centre of Carvoeiro.

The entrance from the covered car port leads into the spacious living room, which has a fitted fireplace stove, sofa, dining table and chairs, satellite TV and DVD player. Sliding patio doors lead out to a large south facing terrace/balcony with barbecue, dining table and chairs, and sun loungers.

The kitchen has fridge/freezer, washing machine, gas hobs/electric oven, microwave, toaster, coffee maker etc, plus all cutlery and crockery needs.

A marble spiral staircase leads down to two spacious double bedrooms – each with it’s own small balcony – and both with very large fitted wardrobes. One bedroom has twin beds, an en-suite shower room and W.C. The other has a double bed.

In addition, this year a very large storage area has been converted into a third bedroom which is equal to, or bigger than a standard double bedroom. It accommodates a single bed and a new, adult sized folding bed, bedside table, dressing table etc., so the house can now easily accommodate six adults.

The large main bathroom has bath and shower, double wash-hand basins and bidet

Back up to the living room – from here a marble spiral staircase leads up to a roof terraced area with turret from which there are stunning 360 degree views of Carvoeiro and the sea. This is a lovely peaceful place to sit and relax with a beer or wine!

There is a large well maintained communal pool down two levels.

Our townhouse is some 300 metres from Carvoeiro centre and town beach. It has the advantage of being very quiet yet centrally located. It is downhill to the centre, and an uphill walk back. When we feel particularly lazy or overfed, taxis from the town beach take us home for a few Euros.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a Scottish family from Edinburgh who love Carvoeiro and the Algarve. We need heat and sun (well we are Scottish after all) and Carvoeiro really suits us

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We were exhausted when we arrived, setting off from home just after 2a.m. and arriving around 1pm (directions superb by the way), and really appreciated the welcoming bottle on the table! While we were there the weather wasn't great, but the townhouse was in an ideal position to explore the Algarve and further inland. The house itself was very clean and more than spacious enough for the two of us. The balconies made for some peaceful relaxation, the kitchen was fully equipped, and everything we needed was right there. We enjoyed it so much that we hope to come back again next year.
Feb 2014
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18 Reviews

based on 18 holidaymaker reviews


Fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

The house was very high up the hill from the coast so had fab views of the town & sea. The house its selfe was lovely. Very spacious,bright & clean Our host even had ,milk,bread,butter,cheese & cold meat for us on arrival which we really appreciated.

I would definitely go to this house again when in Carvoeiro and would recommend it to anyone looking for a great place to stay.

Thanks for helping to make our holiday great.

Susan & Brian

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Portugal, Exceptional Villa, Fab Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time we have stayed in this villa and we were not disappointed. We holiday with another couple for a week and the villa is so well appointed, with all we could need. It is beautifully maintained and the facilities are superb. Nothing has been overlooked. The property manager Kevin met us on arrival, a generous welcome pack was provided, and all information you need is in the folder in the villa. The maid Anna Rosa visits every weekday to keep things neat as a pin. The owner, Diane is so helpful and deals with all aspects of the booking so efficiently.The en-suite bathroom has been renewed and has the wow factor. The villa feels like home: the large terrace is perfect for sitting out and dining or enjoying a drink, or relaxing in the sun. The smaller roof terrace is a great place for a quiet cuppa to watch the sun rise or a chance to gaze at the night sky. The pool for the complex is lovely and like the communal areas beautifully maintained. (The only complaint here is the inconsiderate people who do not use the showers provided prior to entering the pool). The showers and toilets at the pool have been renewed and are beautifully clean and there are sufficient loungers, parasols and tables provided for comfort.There is so much to see and do in Carvoeiro itself and the surrounding area offers something for everyone. There are numerous bars and restaurants in Carvoeiro itself. We dined out every evening bar one in Carvoeiro and enjoyed our meals. We had lunch out in various places in the surrounding area and again were impressed. This is the 3rd holiday we have had here at this time of year with our friends and we have loved every minute. It really is a gem and I would give it 10 stars if I had the option. The only concern I have about recommending it, is that it will be fully booked and I won't get back. I speak for all our party when I say this villa is an absolute gem!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic location near the town.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic holiday. The house is up above the town with fantastic views. It is a bit of a climb but it's lovely and quiet away from the town and the hustle and bustle. We had a very comfortable stay and felt very at home there. It had everything we needed and was clean and spacious. Such a beautiful area with lovely restaurants. Ele and Ela is a must and the Paradise Indian restaurant. We would not hesitate to stay here again. So Thankyou Diane, Kevin for arranging our airport transport and Ana Rosa for tidying up after us 😊

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being my ideal guests. I'm so pleased that you really enjoyed spending time at my house and enjoying all the delights that Carvoeiro has to offer. You would be most welcome to return at any time.
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Super townhouse

  • 5 of 5

Spent 10 nights in this lovely spacious townhouse. The downstairs bedrooms were in the coolest part of the house and fans were provided. The house is really well equipped, including a washing machine and the welcome pack was very generous. The house was very clean with maid service nearly every day. A keysafe system for the front door proved very useful, so that the 4 of us could be independent.

The house is set in a small, quiet complex 10 minutes down quite a steep hill to supermarkets and restaurants -'Taste' was the nearest and our favourite. The communal pool area was clean and never crowded. The 3m deep end was a favourite for our boys.

A boat trip along the spectacular coastline is a must and if you enjoy exploring further afield, the history in Lagos and the spectacular and bracing Cape St Vincent is well worth the drive.

We would highly recommend this townhouse.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Gem in The Sun

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have just come home from this beautiful townhouse. Upon arrival the first impression was WOW. Beautifully furnished and maintained. A lovely surprise was the welcome pack full of goodies, a thoughtful touch. There is a guest book full of useful telephone numbers and information on the local and surrounding area. We met Kevin the House Manager who was charming and knowledgeable and the House Keeper Anna Rose was friendly and very efficient. Diane, the owner is great to deal with, very quick in response time.

The town has a lovely beach and lots of friendly restaurants and bars, all reasonably priced and welcoming.

I will have no hesitation booking this town house again, hopefully next year as it is one of the nicest villas I have stayed in.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Townhouse

  • 5 of 5

I have been coming to Carvoeiro for over 20 years and I think Casa da Caravela is about the best villa I have stayed in. It is exactly as described and is clean, well equipped, has wifi and British TV channels, and most importantly for me, sun on the terrace all day !! (However, there is always some shade if that is what you prefer). The welcome pack was more like a weekly shop .... very generous and a lovely surprise. Excellent daily service (Mon- Fri) from the maid, Annarosa, who even hoovered before mopping the floors !

Carvoeiro is as described in other reviews - lots of good restaurants and bars, friendly locals and stunning views, but be aware, it is very hilly !!

Diane, the owner, is a pleasure to deal with. I only hope the villa is available when I come to book next time !

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We stayed in Caravela a few times on vacation and loved its charm and clever design. In fact we liked it so much that we bought it when the opportunity arose! It's in a quiet location, yet close to the ocean and all the restaurants and facilities

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 200 Metres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 15 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Gramacho, Vale da Pinta at 5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Estombar at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : EN125 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Carvoeiro town beach at 400 Metres Car: not necessary

Our townhouse is in a privileged position, quiet yet close to the town centre and beach. Carvoeiro is a safe and laid back village, full of quality restaurants and bars; Although much expanded in recent years with low-rise properties it retains its charm.


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All rates quoted including Winter are fully inclusive. No additional costs for cleaning, utilities, taxes etc.

20% deposit required to confirm booking. Credit card, internet payment and cheques acceptable

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From the Owner

The clincher for us was the turreted top terrace with the 360 degree views of land and sea. For a feeling of well-being while sitting there it's hard to beat. The large terrace off the living room was another 'hook' and the coolness of the bedrooms - both downstairs - is a real plus.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 106 m²


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, 2 washhand basins


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Ensuite shower room
  • Both bedrooms are spacious, and both have a small balcony. One has ensuite shower room and toilet. Both bedrooms have huge fitted wardrobes


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Daily cleaning services (ex weekends)

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