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Beautiful 3 Bed/3 En-suite Villa In A Quiet Area Minutes Walk To The Village



Updated: 14-May-2017
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Fully Air Conditioned Private Villa With Fabulous Views,

Casa Cara Mia is a beautiful 3 bed, (all en-suite) fully air conditioned villa in a quiet area of Carvoeiro but only 10 mins walk to the centre of the village. The pool is in an open area in front of the villa itself and the views on offer are fabulous. The villa has fencing around the pool area for additional child security, complete with a lockable gate. This can be removed on request as it is not fixed. Between the pool and villa area, there is a table and chairs for Al Fresco dining in the evening and with underwater pool lighting plus wall lights illuminating the area, it makes for a fabulous ambiance when BBQ'ing in the evening. The sun sets almost directly in front of the villa and the views at dusk are breathtaking.

At the rear, there is a spacious garden where children can play safely as it is fully enclosed. There is also a rear terrace with table and chairs for relaxation. This villa has every ingredient for a fun packed safe family holiday. The villa is fully licensed with the Town Hall under the Alojamento Local Licence (AL). AL 252/2014 Process no 45/2014/3947.

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About the Manager

Peter or Anne
Speaks English, Enquiries in all languages accepted and responded
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2017

11 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)


Fantastic villa in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

From the minute the electric gates opened we were smitten with Cara Mia. This is an stunning well looked after villa that surpassed all our expectations. We're a family of five (2 grand parents, 2 parents and an 11 year old granddaughter) with each couple getting a bedroom with an en-suite, plus the grand daughter - how grown up she felt with that. The inside is impressive with everything you need - lovely modern open plan kitchen, comfortable seating and wide screen tv, however the outside was just what we ordered. Plenty of room, good quality seating, beautifully planted back garden, a most relaxing sun terrace you can chase the sun all day with seating opportunities everywhere. However the piece de resistance is the wonderful heated pool. We were blessed with some lovely weather but the heated element to the pool just made it so much more comfortable - our grand daughter would have slept there given the chance - she had a few moonlight dips in the pool with the under water lighting adding to the whole ambience. The villa is well situated to walk into Carvoeiro but also the taxi's were relatively inexpensive if you didn't fancy the walk back after a night out in town. Peter & Anne are wonderful hosts and even when we had to call Peter out just before midnight as a power cut had meant we couldn't get in the gates he still had a smile on his face even though we knew we'd got him out of bed. It really is a special place in a lovely part of the Algarve and you'd have to go a long way to beat such a lovely property - we will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are absolutely over the moon that you had such a good time at Cara Mia. Thank you so much for your kind words and if I can ever help out again with another booking for a stay at the villa, please just shout. Lovely to meet you all and hope we see you again next year or beyond. Thanks also for leaving the villa in a nice tidy condition, it is very much appreciated. Peter and Anne
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  • 5 of 5

Highly impressive from the beginning. Electric gates and a long driveway, with well kept gardens leading to a great parking area. Our teenagers were particularly impressed with the accommodation, the pool was fantastic and an added bonus was the table tennis in the garage. It would take too long to list everything but needless to say everything you would need for a family holiday was provided. The fridge was even stocked with an impressive range of basic food stuffs so no need to do an instant shop before you arrive....have a cup of tea and a swim before you venture off.

Peter the owner was hugely helpful and approachable.

The town is around 15 minutes walk away and has all you'd expect for a holiday destination. We noticed a lot of upkeep work being carried out, painting etc and it gives a good general impression. The walk back has a steep bit to be aware of if you're not too good on your legs.

The weather we had was great at this time of year. 21-25 degres and cloudless - I think we were lucky with this.

Altogether....fantastic. We'd be more than happy to stay again and will be highly recommending it to others.

( One word of advice if you will be hiring a car - buy ALL the cover before you travel. We did for an extra £17 and were still met at Faro airport by a surly "advisor" wanting another £175 for the same cover.)

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Over the moon that you had a good time at Cara Mia and thank you so much for your very kind comments. If I can help out again with a stay at Cara Mia, please just shout, it would be a pleasure to have you stay with us again. Regards Peter and Anne
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Absolutely Superb

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a wonderful holiday in Carvoeiro which from initial contact with Peter and Anne was organised swiftly and in a very professional manner. Peter organised the transfer to the villa which was waiting for us on our arrival at Faro airport.

On entering the villa it was evident that Peter and Anne take pride in what they do as it was spotless with everything in place for a fantastic holiday.

The very private pool area benefits from the sun all day and has plenty of sun-loungers/chairs and tables. The roof terrace is the ideal place to enjoy drink and watch the sun go down before taking a 15 minute stroll to 'Restaurant Hill', where you will find an abundance of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes.

The local shop is a 10 minute walk away which stocks just about everything you require including a good selection of Portuguese wines. Just beyond the shop is a local bar/restaurant which serves good quality food at a fair price.

This was my 4th visit to Carvoeiro and I have always asked Peter and Anne to arrange my accommodation. Yet again they exceeded our expectations with both the service and the villa. If you are thinking of taking a holiday in Carvoeiro then Cara Mia is the perfect place to stay.

Thank you so much Peter and Anne for another brilliant holiday. See you next year.

Chris and Maxine

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a million for your very kind comments and over the moon you had such a good time at the villa and Carvoeiro in general. Would love to have you stay with us again so if I can help out with a booking in the future, please just shout ! Kind regards Peter and Anne
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  • 5 of 5

Just returned from another great holiday in Carvoeiro made all the better by staying in Cara Mia. A beautiful villa in a very quite area that had everything we wanted and more for our holiday. The villa is very well equipped and totally private. It lends itself well to peaceful days by the pool that get full sun from early morning until late evening. If you want to venture out, its a 10 minute walk into town that is filled with every type of restaurant you could wish for, I think I've been in most of them over the last few years and would recommend them all. Good bars as well and If you like live music head down to Brady's most nights but don't miss the Outsiders Band on Thursdays or Sunday's during the summer, they are fantastic and its all free!! (the music that is)!!. Oh and the beaches are also beautiful.

Peter and Anne don't leave anything to chance and will look after you from the moment you arrive until you leave. Thanks you both for your service & friendship. We look forward to coming back again next year. All the Best Brian, Lynda & Peter & Estelle.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian, Lynda, Peter and Estelle, thanks so much for your very kind words and I am over the moon you had such a good time at our Cara Mia. Absolute pleasure having you stay with us and if I can help out again with a stay at the villa, please just shout ! Regards Peter and Anne
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Ruhige Traum-Villa

  • 5 of 5

Die Villa ist äusserst ruhig leicht oberhalb von Carvoeiro traumhaft schön gelegen. Die Bilder täuschen nicht - das Haus ist sogar noch geräumiger als erwartet. Im Inneren ist alles praktisch und schön eingerichtet und besonders die Küche ist neuwertig und sehr funktional mit allen benötigten Utensilien ausgestattet. Der Poolbereich ist wunderschön und mit kleinen Kindern waren wir um den Sicherheitszaun sehr dankbar. Rund um das Haus hat es auf allen Seiten tolle Sitz- und Essgelegenheiten und so konnten wir je nach Sonnenstand den ganze Tag draussen geniessen. Top ist auch die Dachterasse mit Lounge und Meersicht.

Bis zum Meer und ins Dorf ist die Angabe der benötigten Zeit eher sportlich und wir haben mit den Kindern immer das Auto für eine Tel der Strecke verwendet.

Peter ist ein sehr angenehmer Vermieter und super zuverlässig. Besonders erfreut hat uns der zur Begrüssung gefüllte Kühlschrank. Wir haben uns jede Minute in diesem Haus sehr wohl gefühlt und würden es vorbehaltslos weiter empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Regret Ich spreche kein Deutsch Thomas aber vielen Dank für Ihre sehr freundlichen Worte und ich bin so froh, dass Sie sich in der Villa Cara-Mia genossen. Es war ein absolutes Vergnügen, Sie und Ihre Familie zu treffen und wenn ich wieder hier bei Buchung helfen können, lassen Sie es mich wissen. Grüße Peter
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Excellent Villa, Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

Not only is this a fantastic villa, with a lovely pool, lovely views, and plenty of seating areas including the roof, the service we received from the owners, Peter and Anne, was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble and any queries were always responded to very rapidly. There is a small mini supermarket about 8 mins walk, which has fresh bread and pastries every morning (and most other things you'll need) and the main town a bit further down the hill has more restaurants than you will ever need!

We would go back again tomorrow!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time at Cara-Mia and Carvoeiro in general. If I can help out next year or beyond with a stay at the villa, please just let me know. Pleasure having you stay. Regards Peter and Anne
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro Airport at 58 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 9 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Vale de Milho at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Estombar at 5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N125 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 700 Metres Nearest Beach : Carvoeiro Beach at 1 Kilometres

Casa Cara Mia is located just 10 mins walk to the village of Carvoeiro where there are scores of restaurants to suit all cuisines. Everything is within a short walk - banks, shops, mini-mercados, bars, restaurants, beaches and pharmacies.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 4
20 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
14 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Air conditioning is an additional £60 per week if required (all 3 bedrooms and lounge). Please indicate whether this is required on booking. Pool heating is available at £150 for first week, then £75 per week thereafter. Heater is placed on boost 3 or 4 days prior to guests' arrival so that it is at comfortable swimming temp at that time and not just switched on then. High speed Wi-fi supplied free of charge. UK TV stations via sat. Long term bookings will attract a considerable discount. (i.e. winter periods for 1 month +). Please ask for details. Check in time 1400, check out 1000 to allow for full cleaning to take place. Please bear this in mind when booking flights as often, we will have no flexibility.

A 25% deposit is required to confirm the booking. The balance plus a returnable £150 breakages and damages deposit will be required 2 calendar months prior to arrival. This is returned within 7 days of departure from the villa subject to nil B&D. All rates are for up to a maximum of 6 persons plus a baby. Cot and highchair is free of charge. All linen, towels and beach towels are supplied.

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Updated: 14-May-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 160 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, En-suite to Bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, En-suite to bedroom 2
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, En-suite to Bedroom 3


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • All bedrooms have air conditioning units and all have en-suite shower/bathrooms.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...


  • If guests would like to see further photos of the villa i.e. other angles of those on the site, or bathrooms etc, please just ask and we would be delighted to send them. The maximum no of persons is 6 adults and 1 baby. We do not supply fold up beds. We have a drinking water filter tap in the kitchen so no need to boil water or to convey 5 ltr water containers from the supermarket

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