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One Bedroom Apartment/Swimming Pool/15 minutes to beach - Carob Villa/Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking



Carob Villa/Cottage

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

It consists of lounge / kitchenette / dining room area with separate bathroom and air-conditioned bedroom with extra large double bed which can be transformed into singles on request. Patio doors from lounge as well as bedroom open onto covered patio with private BBQ for outdoor dining.

About the property

One bedroom Villa/Cottage

Private 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 carob, fig, olive and almond trees, these lovely villas (there are four villas in total) sleep two adults comfortably and consist of lounge/ kitchenette/dining area, separate bathroom and air-conditioned bedroom with extra large double bed or singles on request. Patio doors from lounge as well as bedroom open onto a covered patio with private BBQ for outdoor dining. Beautiful shared salt water swimming pool (10m x 5m), sun deck, umbrellas, pool towels, communal barbecue area. 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 bottled water, tea, coffee, light snacks and a bottle of Portuguese red 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 and we can help you organise this.

Registration Number : 61020/AL

About Us

NINA Blaettler
Casa Ventura, C/P 569 Z, Sta Barbara de Nexe / Falfosa
8005-483 Faro
61020/AL, 61020/AL
Alojamento Local
VAT Reg No514566590

Member since: 2002
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Swiss German
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2018

About Nina

Nina and Paul operate Casa Ventura Algarve. Nina is South African originally and Paul is Swiss. We relocated to sunny Algarve from Switzerland in 2017. Nina & Paul live on premises.

Nina purchased this villa in 2017

Why Nina chose Falfosa

It's ideal if you're looking for peace and quiet, away from the busy coastal areas of the Algarve but near enough to get to by car. It's ideally located near all main roads and highways, shopping centres are nearby, golf courses, and the city and airport of Faro are only 10 minutes drive. Our garden is an oasis of calm tranquility.

What makes this villa unique

Very private cottages. Gated entrance with private parking for guests.

Available Rentals

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Winter Bookings Welcome!

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


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Falfosa in Faro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • 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 ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 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 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.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • 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
Free wifi All linen, towels and pool towels provided Communal 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 can arrange; Airport pick up on arrival Car hire - can be delivered to villa at no extra charge Golf Bookings


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Carob Villa/Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 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: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 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: 12-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Withernwick, East Yorkshire

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: 30-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 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: 07-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 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: 24-Nov-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 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: 17-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 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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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Sta Barbara de Nexe
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Quinta do Lago
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Estadio do Algarve
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
O Alagoas, Sta Barbara
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
Faro Island
Car: recommended

An ideal location for exploring the Algarve - 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: 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!