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Charming Private Villa with Pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Villa near Santo Estavao, Tavira, Algarve - Charming Secluded Location in Countryside, 10 Mins Drive to Beach

Charming Portuguese-style villa. Double patio doors open from the living room onto the covered terrace with its wooden patio table where you can eat breakfast or lunch and gaze out to the hills beyond. Move round to the tiled BBQ area in the evening enjoy looking up at starry skies. A villa private pool (approx 6 by 4 metres)and large gardens that are private and not overlooked, it is the ideal holiday retreat.. An adjustable, sturdy extend-able child-safety gate can be erected on request and means that you can create a safe play area on the front terrace. Some guests are so content that they spend the whole holiday there! Yet only 10 mins drive away are the fabulous unspoilt beaches of the Ilha da Tavira, reached by a 5 mins ferry ride through the waters of the Rio do Formosa wildlife reserve. Tavira has many restaurants, cafes, bars, supermarkets and shops. Families with children, walkers, golfers and nature lovers will love it..

Discounts for long term winter lets from 1 October 2017 - 1 May 2018 now only 550 Euros per month plus utilities, laundry and final cleaning.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2017

Why The Owner chose Malhão

Secluded and not overlooked yet within an easy drive of Tavira.

peaceful location in a world of your own

What makes this villa unique


Own pool.

Traditional local tiles on all terraces and inside.

Simple yet comfortable decor and fittings with trees and plants around house.

At top of small hill with lovely views over orange groves.

Discounts for long term winter lets from 1 October 2017 - 1 May 2018 now only 550 Euros per month plus utilities, laundry and final cleaning.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Malhão in Santo Estêvão

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower over, wc, bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) (plus 1x single chair that extends into a bed in master bedroom) 2 x double sofa beds in living room Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and French doors to garden. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Air-conditioning in both bedrooms.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Air conditioning in living area and both bedrooms. Heating via air conditioning, woodburning stove and electric radiators. Ceiling fan in living room. Room fans. Living room had two double sofa beds for extra sleeping facility


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Charming Private Villa with Pool
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

Idyllic Casa in a quiet location

  • 4 of 5

Booked at very short notice however absolutely perfect find. A gorgeous Casa in a quiet and peaceful location in lovely Portuguese countryside. On arrival the agent was very helpful and welcoming and the Casa was as described but also much better. Very clean and spacious, very cooling and refreshing pool and the facilities provided were fine, the surrounding area is gorgeous, Tavira itself is a typical Portuguese Town but without the multiple tourists of other areas of he Algarve. The Nature Reserve is amazing with many islands that are well worth driving to different locations to catch a beach ferry. I suppose the best comment I can make is that I would happily return here.

If I would pass any slightly negative comments it could have benefitted from WiFi for my Boys!!! and the BBQ hadn't been cleaned for so long my wife refused to use it...but we used the kitchen anyway.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: dear Geoff. Thank you for your review,we are very glad you enjoyed the casa so much . The BBQ has now been refurbished and is fit for use . Regarding the WI-FI ,we do have plans in motion for arranging this for our guests . Kind Regards Caroline and Ken
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Sta Estavao
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
E01 (A22)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Sta Estavao
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Isla da Tavira
Car: recommended


10 minutes drive to long sandy unspoilt beaches with pleasant cafes/sun loungers and support facilities on Ilha da Tavira, reached by a 5 mins ferry ride or by land train.

10 minutes drive to the Rio Formosa wildlife reserve.


Faro airport is a 40 minute easy drive from the villa.

Car hire is recommended but for a car-free holiday taxis are not expensive and Tavira is on the main railway line from Faro. Walking distance to occasional bus to Tavira. Free use of bicycles from the villa on request.

All parts of the Algarve are reachable for day trips.


Santo Estavao - very small but well stocked supermarket, cafe bars, post office, church: 3km. Luz de Tavira - traditional houses, 16th century church: 5km. Tavira - the most elegant town on the Algarve: 8 km. Waterfall - "Pego do Inferno": 3 km.

Further Details:

Tavira has a shopping mall "Gran Plaza" with cinema complex, free WiFi internet access area, cafes, restaurants, supermarket "Continente" and shops.

Tavira also has supermarkets, many restaurants and cafes and all town amenities. Windsurfing/surfing/fishing/riverboat trips - details from Tavira tourist office. The area is renowned for its lovely walks and many churches. Guide books available in villa plus organised walks advertised in local tourist paper.

Colourful local markets in Loule, Tavira etc. 25 minutes drive to Spain. Seville, Spain reachable for a cultural day out.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Malhão, Tavira region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Sept 2017 - June 2018
4 Oct 2017 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July /August 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
First payment at booking: 50%.
Second payment 6 weeks before arrival: 50%.
Refundable deposit: 200 Euros.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day, Saturday but can be flexible. Departure, am and arrival, pm.

Notes on prices:
Discounts for long term winter lets from 1 October 2017 - 1 May 2018 now only 550 Euros per month plus utilities, laundry and final cleaning.
Prices are for the property per week in Euros.
1st payment of 50% at booking. 2nd payment of 50% 6 weeks before arrival. A damages deposit of 200 Euros is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.