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Comfortable One Bedroom Villas: Ideal Getaway - not suitable for children - Carob Villa



Updated: 05-Sep-2016
One bedroom, sleeps 2, perfect for relaxing - 10 minutes from Faro beach

Delightful property in country location, just 1,5 km from the village of Santa Barbara de Nexe. Set in 3,000 m2 of private garden - with mature carib, fig, olive and almond trees, these lovely villas (there are four villas in total) sleep two adults comfortably and consists of sitting room, kitchenette, dining area, bathroom and air-conditioned bedroom with extra large double bed or singles on request. Patio doors from lounge and bedroom open onto traditional covered patio with private BBQ for outdoor dining. Shared salt water swimming pool(10m x 5m), sun deck, umbrellas, pool towels, barbecue area and UK satellite TV are all available. There is also a summerhouse next to the swimming pool providing shade and it is equipped with Table Tennis, Dart Board, various board games and a variety of books. A welcome pack of fresh bread, milk, butter, ham, cheese, bottled water, tea, coffee and a bottle of Portuguese wine awaits your arrival. Within a 10 minute drive of the local beach, the market towns of Loule and Faro are a similar distance. Car hire is recommended.

Details for holiday villa Carob Villa, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Carob Villa is a very comfortable one bedroom villa for two adults. It is set in a beautiful lawned garden and over looks the sparkling salt water swimming pool.

It consists of of sitting room, fully equipped kitchenette, dining area, bathroom and air-conditioned bedroom with extra large double bed or singles on request. Patio doors from lounge and bedroom open onto traditional covered patio with private BBQ for outdoor dining.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Casa Ventura is owned and managed by Marie and Luciano Ventura (Scottish and Portuguese couple), who have been running their successful business for many years. As Marie and Luciano live on site, they are on hand to assist and advise on dining options, places of interest and with their local knowledge –places off the tourist track, however, they are never intrusive and allow guests privacy at all times.

Marie and Luciano own a small dog called Lolly, and a cat called Mishka.

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Speaks English, Portuguese, Italian

26 Reviews

based on 26 holidaymaker reviews


Relaxing stay in lovely surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from our first stay in Casa Ventura but it won't be our last. The property is beautifully maintained; the accommodation is spacious for two with every convenience. The owners, Maria and Luciano, were very welcoming and helpful - nothing seemed too much trouble for them from picking us up at the airport to arranging car hire or suggesting places to eat.

We had a great, relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your positive feedback, we truly enjoyed meeting you both and we are very happy that Casa Ventura lived up to your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Best wishes Marie and Luciano
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Simply Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Our 10th year coming to the beautiful Casa Ventura and never will we feel the need to go anywhere else! Spotless clean fully equipped apartment with everything you need and more, beautiful gardens, a very enticing swimming pool, great selection of restaurants and supermarket a 5 minute drive away and hosts Marie and Luciano who go over and beyond to make your stay perfect, book it, you won't be disappointed, we never have been.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the Algarves Best Kept Secrets

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have returned and stayed at Casa Ventura since finding it in 2003.The accommodation, pool and gardens are always kept in immaculate condition.Marie and Luciano the owners are the perfect hosts always available to provided all the help and advise when needed whilst allowing you all the privacy you may need.Its location in rural area of Falfosa and Santa Barbara De Nexe provides the ideal position to explore the local countryside but close enough to access the Beaches , Towns and shopping areas within a 15minute drive. We would recommend hiring a car to fully enjoy the area.

We would recommend hiring a car to

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

From the second myself and my husband arrived at this beautiful property we were made to feel welcome and comfortable. Actual is started even before we arrived as from booking Marie helped us organise and was on hand to assist every step of the way. I can honestly say it was one of the most relaxing weeks we have had in a long time and I really can not gush about the place enough. If you are considering booking this villa our advice would be 100% go for it, you wont regret it. Its clean, well presented and in a good location. Thank you so much for such a fantastic week- we will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Home from Home, fantastic getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Ventura at the end of September 2013, this was our 2nd visit here and it was as good as the first. Marie and Luciano are the perfect hosts, who have created a fabulous relaxing getaway, even Lolly and Mischa made us feel part of the family. Luciano even showed us his skills at table tennis!!....,Although the weather wasn't wall to wall sunshine, Marie was for ever hopeful that the sun would shine for us... We love Casa Ventura and will certainly be returning. Thank you Marie and Luciano, we will see you next year.

Paul and Janey

  • Review Submitted: Nov 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful holiday staying at Casa Ventura..Marie & Luciano spoil you & make you feel like one of the family.

The no children policy is great, you can relax by the pool, in perfect peace & quiet.

Marie & Luciano are very obliging to drop you off & collect you from local restaurants for a tiny fee.

The accommodation is spacious for a holiday rental & very well equipped.

We were a little sad to be coming back home..:(

Thank you guys for a lovely holiday..maybe c u next year..:)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a real pleasure to meet you both and we are thrilled that you had wonderful holiday and would love to see you next year.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sta Barbara de Nexe at 15 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 30 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Quinta do Lago at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : Faro at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Estadio do Algarve at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : O Alagoas, Sta Barbara at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Faro Island at 8 Kilometres Car: recommended

An ideal location for exploring the Algarve - a mere 2 km away from the IP1 (main highway running east/west along the coast), approximately 10 km from Faro airport and situated between Faro and the market town of Loule (approx 7 km either way). The old village of Santa Barbara de Nexe is just 1 km away.

A large shopping centre within 10 minute drive away - and plenty of historical places of interest in surrounding areas.

Other Activities: Go Karting

Golf: GOLF: Play the best courses including Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura and Islantilla (Spain). Benamor, Quinta do Cima and Quinta da Ria (towards Tavira) are close by. Please note that tee times are confirmed at time of booking and green fees are payable six weeks before the holiday. Don´t forget your handicap certificate!


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov - March 2017
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Winter Bookings Welcome!

We have a very friendly dog and cat on the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 05-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...


  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 50 m²


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Carob Villa is fitted with WC, hand basin, bath with overhead shower. A heater is fitted for winter lets.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Air conditioned
  • Beds are Super King size 200 x 200 If twin beds required, please advise at time of booking. 2 Single beds available on request Carob Bedroom has double sliding doors opening onto its own private covered terrace.


  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Wireless Internet available All linen, white towels and pool towels supplied Laundry room on property with washing machine, iron, iron board and a large freezer Air conditioned bedroom and ceiling fans in lounge and bedroom Safe in bedroom- We arrange; Collection at airport Car hire - can be delivered to villa at no extra charge Golf Bookings

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