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Luxury Secluded Villa with Private Heated Pool and Sea Views



Updated: 18-Oct-2016
3bedroom 3 bathroom with beautiful sea views close to the beach

Luxury villa in very private position, in its own quiet grounds which are not overlooked. It has fantastic and unobstructed sea views from the terraces. The large 10 x 5m pool can be heated. There is a pool side BBQ with a shady seated bougainvillia covered bower, and a cool inner courtyard with another BBQ for hot days. The villa is on the coast within 5 mins walk of the beach. A 9 hole golf course lies behind. It is close to many restaurants and village shops, and an excellent fruit and fish market. Carvoeiro has no high rise buildings. It was a fishing village which has grown in to a small town. WiFi is available.

REG - 21941/AL

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a retired couple (a teacher and airline pilot ) We spend three months in the Spring and three months in the Autumn at the villa. The rest of the year we spend in our village at Woodcote in Oxfordshire

I enjoy playing tennis and golf while my husband swims in the sea everyday. We have made lots of friends and have a great social life.

Our villa is our home and not just a rental property, so all the furniture and fittings are of a high quality

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have stayed in many Villas in Carvoeiro, but this is definitely the best. We have already booked again for next year. It is so peaceful here and we love just sitting and looking at the wonderful views."

"You see those "wow" moments on TV when someone walks into a property. Well all six in our group walked into Casa Cristina and together said "WOW"!"

"This is our sixth time at Casa Cristina. We love it so much. It is a luxury villa, not just a holiday home."
Jan 2006
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9 Reviews

based on 9 holidaymaker reviews


Charming family home in a peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

This villa is perfect for a family. The villa is very well equipped with everything you need in the kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher and a large fridge and freezer. The pool is lovely - I recommend asking to have it heated if you are going early in the season and is very child fried as the top terrace can be closed off completely from the pool to keep little ones safe. From the top terrace you have uniterrupted views of the sea , perfect for quiet evenings in . The nearest beach, a lovely cove with a beach bar is 10 minutes walk . We were looked after very well by the property manager who answered all of our questions and the pill was kept spotless by the charming maid. This is a wonderful family home

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Dream villa in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from this villa after spending two wonderful weeks in peaceful relaxation with beautiful sea views. The interior décor and furnishings were first class and make it a home from home. We didn't want for anything. We will definitely return. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A perfect holiday residence

  • 5 of 5

This was at least the third time we have stayed in this property, and its high standard has never slipped. It is immaculately clean and tidy, spacious, comfortable and has a very well equipped kitchen and two barbecues. The pool is perfect, a shallow end for youngsters and long enough to swim proper lengths. The location is superb, with a view of the sea, three lovely beaches either a walk or quick drive away, and a number of excellent restaurants rightly recommended by the villa's owners. There is also a wonderful and efficient local manager on hand to help with any problems, and I would certainly recommend this property to a friend or relative.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The villa which has the WOW factor

  • 5 of 5

Villa Christina was everything it promised to be, immaculate in every way, well

equipped and in a beautiful position overlooking the sea. All the family enjoyed

our stay especially our 2 grandsons who thought it was awesome!! Truss the agent was very informative and gave us some handy tips. It was also lovely

to meet Christine and Alex and hope to book again and would certainly

recommend to friends and family. We really enjoyed our dinner at Julios restaurant to celebrate our grandsons 10th birthday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Stunning villa. Very well maintained. First class swimming pool and surrounding patio.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic family owned villa with TLC

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at this wonderful villa and can highly recommend it. I instantly felt relaxed and home from home.

The spacious villa is located in a peaceful area with beautiful gardens and within walking distance of Carvoeiro town, plus fantastic local beaches and restaurants. It is very spacious, comfortable and well equipped, and I would suggest suitable for families of any ages or a romantic break.

The villa has 3 large bedrooms, with their own bathrooms and a separate 4th loo! All bedrooms have direct access to the largest of the balcony areas, which overlook the pool and sea. The Master Bedroom suite is situated away from the other bedrooms.

There is a spacious sitting room with comfy sofas, a TV & DVD and log burning fire (plus lots of books and toys), with large patio doors opening on to the balcony. There is a separate dining area and well equipped kitchen and utility room.

In addition to lounging by the Villa pool there are many things to do - cliff tops walks, stunning beaches, sailing and dolphin trips, shopping plus many fantastic Portuguese restaurants.

I would not hesitate returning ASAP!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We feel that our property is in an ideal place, very peaceful and private We really look forward to coming back, opening the patio doors and seeing the beautiful views, and just relaxing

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : O Stop at 0.75 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Santander at 500 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Val do Milho at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Tunes at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Julios at 0.75 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Centiannes at 0.75 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Tennis - there is a very friendly tennis club 10 minutes walk away at Rocha Brava where there is afternoon club tennis. You can also hire the courts morning and evening. Carvoeiro Tennis Club is 15 mins drive away. It is a very active club with many courts. Horse riding is available at the riding school nearby.


The nearest beach of Centianes is a 5 min walk away. Carvoeiro is a 5 min drive. There are lovely walks over the cliffs. There are a number of other fabulous sandy beaches and coves a short drive away, including Benagil, Albandeira, Marinha, Carvalho and Caneiros. The larger beaches of Armacao de Pera and Ferragudo are 15 mins drive away and offer a range of water sports.

Cave and grotto boat trips available at Benagil and Carveiro.


45 mins from Faro airport using the very direct new motorway. 2 hours from Lisbon airport. 15 mins drive to the local railway station of Tunes.

A car is recommended in order to make the most of the surrounding area.

The central position on the Algarve coast makes it an ideal location for touring.


Nearest village of Carvoeiro is a 5 min drive or 20 min walk. Nearest mini market is a 2 min drive or 10 walk to Rocha Brava. Intermarche supermarket is a 5 min drive. Portimao is nearest big town with boat trips and shopping centre - 20 min drive. Silves is an ancient Moorish capital with castle - 20 mins drive.

Further Details:

There are many good bars and restaurants to choose from in Carvoeiro and the surrounding district, and 5 within walking distance of the villa. Great nightlife can be found in nearby Albufueira. Zoomarine waterpark (20 mins drive) offers fantastic marine wildlife shows, outdoor picnic pool and a fair. You can also swim with dolphins - amazing experience! Slide & Splash (10 mins drive) is a multiple waterslide park - great fun for children & adults alike! If you enjoy shopping, Algarve Shopping is close by at Guia, or you can go to Portimao or Lagos. There are boat excursions from Portimao including a pirate ship, and cave/grotto trips from Benagil and Carveiro beaches. There are plenty of cashpoints in the area all taking an English debit card with the necessary charges.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
spring rates
18 May 2017 - 7 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Thursday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early summer
8 Jun 2017 - 12 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
13 Jul 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
31 Aug 2017 - 28 Sep 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

Booking Notes:
A non returnable deposit of 20% is required on booking, with the balance payable 8 weeks before departure. Our property manager will visit you when you arrive and answer any questions you might have. She is also available to phone if you have any problems during your stay.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Optional pool heating is an additional £80 per week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 18-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • near the sea


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to master bedroom with walk-in shower, WC, bidet, bath and twin marble basin unit. Bathroom to double bedroom with bath, shower over bath, WC and marble basin unit. En-suite to twin bedroom with walk-in shower, wc and twin marble basin unit.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with super king size bed. Sea view and ensuite bathroom. Double bedroom with sea view. Lockable safe. Twin room with sea view and ensuite. Cot available. All bedrooms have patio doors onto wide terrace overlooking pool area and seaview.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is light and spacious, benefiting from wonderful views from all windows. Has the feel of a family home rather than a rented property. The villa is ideal for families as it is very safe for children. The pool terrace is divided from the upper terrace by a secure, gated fence. There is a log burning fire and radiators for the winter and electric fans for the summer months. No pets please. Outside: The villa is surrounded by a pretty garden of borders and flowering trees. Bourgenvillia creeps over walls and terraces. The views from the terrace are stunning and the villa is not overlooked by any other villas. The pool measures 10 x 5m and can be heated on request. There are 6 sunloungers and mattresses, umbrellas and a large table and 6 chairs. There are 2 BBQ areas with seating. Utility Room: Washing machine and separate clothes drying area off kitchen. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Free maid service provided 3 days a week. All bed linen included. Beach and pool towels are provided. Other: Circular dining room with domed roof. Comfortable dining for 6. Main BBQ beside pool with seating in pretty shaded bower. Second BBQ and dining area in cool inner courtyard. Steps lead up to large roof terrace. Cloakroom toilet. High chair available.

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