OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit

Beach House in a fantastic location With Stunning Views.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Pay with confidence

Your booking will be backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee when you complete your reservation online and finalise payment on HomeAway.

Learn more


Minimum Stay
6 nights

About the property

3bedroom 2 bathroom Beach House on the traffic free island of Armona in the Ria Formosa Nature Park.

The property has been completely modernised to provide a spacious comfortable living space. Walk out of the patio or back door and a few steps will take you on to the safe sandy beaches of the Nature Reserve. There is a large private roof terrace with far reaching views over the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve , Olhao, Faro and the mountains, perfect for sunbathing, dining out and watching the wonderful Algarve sunset, the roof terrace is also fantastic for star gazing. There is a further south facing patio area with a bbq, dining table and chairs plus two large sofas for relaxing outside and taking in the sea views. All of the outside area's having lighting for sitting out in the lovely warm evenings. There are 3 bedrooms and a bathroom located of off the main hallway with a connecting privacy door to the large main living area which also has a further bathroom with a walk in shower.The property has free wifi, satelite tv and dvd player. We are 5 minutes from the ferry, shops and restaurants.

Trish harmer
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 February, 2017

About Trish harmer

We live on the Isle of Wight and like to spend as much time as possible on Armona.

Trish harmer purchased this house in 2003

Why Trish harmer chose Olhao region

We found the Island in 2003 and fell under the Armona spell. we were lucky to find a property for sale and in the perfect location on the Island. not to far from the ferry and on the best beach on Armona.

What makes this house unique

Armona is such an amazing place. We have travelled to many other places and we have never found anywhere that is so unique. Many of our guest's come back year after year with some of them now purchasing there own properties.

Words really don't do the island justice and we are sure that you will have a fantastic holiday.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have testimonials every year from happy holidaymakers with many repeat bookings.We run a guest book and look forward to your comments. We can supply testimonials if required.

Typical comments are fantastic house in a fantastic location.
Feb 2007
  • 1 of 1


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)


Armona Island Beach House

  • 4 of 5
Verified Stay

House was amazing, excellent location right on the beach. Great BBQ / outside eating area and of course the roof terrace was ideal for watching the sun go down. 2 minute walk to the jetty for the ferry to Olhao and the various bars and restaurants and shop. If I was ever to return to Armona Island, (hopefully this will happen!), then this is the place I would want to stay. The island itself was beautiful, and at the time we went, late Sept/ Oct, it was quieter and also weather not as hot - still a great 25 degrees+, so just right! Having Alison & Derek just round the corner was a bonus, anything we needed help with they were more than happy to help - a lovely couple. All in all a great holiday, the week went far too quickly!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Nice house in a beautiful island

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Nice apartment, just as described, clean and well maintained. Especially nice large bathroom and shower area.

-right on the beach facing inland, about 20 minutes pleasant stroll to the Atlantic beach.

-Alison gave us prompt help when we had problems with the wifi - thanks!

-Armona is beautiful, the Atlantic beach is truly idyllic.

-Air conditioning would have been nice - it was 35 degrees in the day. However we enjoyed the roof terrace at night- it was comparatively cool.

-Also, an added bonus - no mosquitoes in the house!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Idyllic Beach House on Armona

  • 5 of 5

Trisha's beach house on Armona is really lovely and in a perfect location on the island, just steps from the beach and very close to the ferry, The house itself is very comfy and nicely decorated throughout. We really enjoyed our stay there and have already booked to go back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We always try that little bit harder to make sure our guests have a wonderful time at our house on the beautiful Island of Armona.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Very pleasant stay, considering how hot the weather was, could have done with air conditioning.

  • 4 of 5

We dont usually do reviews or forms, but just wanted you to know we enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Armona Island really is Paradise

  • 5 of 5
Verified Stay

Lovely cottage, BBQ fresh prawns and fish on the veranda...rooftop terrace to watch the sunset..a true beach cottage. Trish, the owner, was a pleasure to deal with and made sure we were well catered for. A stone throw to the beach and the ferry where a 20 min ferry ride takes you to the most amazing fish market! The locals on the island were friendly and made us feel like it was our second home. Cant remember being more relaxed. Booking again soon.

Mark from Bournemouth

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Excellent Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we were greeted by Maz who was very bubbly and helpful. The villa is in a perfect position, not far from the ferry and a few steps from the beech. The villa has all the essentials you could need and is positioned just off the main walkway through the island and is very close to 2 mini markets.

All in all an excellent stay and will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
9 0



Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate one
31 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 10 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £80

Changeover Day:
We have no set changeover days.The house is available from 3pm on day of arrival. We ask you to vacate by 10am on departure day. Every guest is met from the ferry and taken to the house and are given a local contact telephone number.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per night not per person in UK Pounds (Sterling).
Minimum 4 nights with no set change over days
Maximum 6 persons including children.
Refunds. We will always refund as long as we can relet the cancelled dates. We advise that you take out travel insurance to cover emergencies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Enquire Now Enquire Now
Available arrival


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Olhão in Algarve

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Shower room 1 - Outdoor Shower , outside shower room
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom one has a walk in wet room shower area, wc, bidet and wash hand basin. Bathroom two has a wc and wash hand basin. There is also a separate private cold water outside shower (for when you come off the beach)
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, double bed. Bedroom 2, twin beds. Bedroom 3, twin beds A travel cot is available if required
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The house has a large comfortable lounge with 2 sofas overlooking the barrier islands, A modern kitchen diner equipped with everything you need leads to the outside patio area and bbq. There is a large walk in shower with wc bidet and wash basin. Through a door to the hallway we have 3 separate bedrooms and a second w.c. with wash hand basin. Outside: Outside of the kitchen door there is a large patio area with seating and a chimney style BBQ plus 2 comfortable Sofa's. Under the front balcony there are table and chairs overlooking the front garden. The private terrace upstairs has sun loungers. There is also a small patio area and outside shower by the patio doors leading to the beach. Utility Room: Ironing board, Iron, hair dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All Linen is provided and the property is completely cleaned before your arrival. Towel hire is available on request.

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

Portable wifi hotspot