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Private Villa With A Heated Pool, Wifi, AC



Updated: 27-Jul-2016
Villas in Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful, close to amenities and beaches

Esmeralda is a jewel in the Portuguese countryside, hidden along a winding lane, but only 3 minutes by car from Carvoeiro town centre and its beaches. The villa has three double bedrooms but sleeps 7 people as one of the bedrooms also has a single bed (a cot is also provided). All the bedrooms have AC and en-suite facilities with shower units but there is a fourth family bathroom with a bath. Spacious open living area has a fully equipped kitchen and dining area opening to the pool terrace. The pool is fenced off for security for the children. TV provides UK, Irish, Dutch and German channels and wifi internet is also available for the guests (no charge). The nearest supermarket is within 1km and some local restaurants can be reached by foot; the nearest restaurant to the villa is 400m. The views are over the countryside and next door there is a beautiful vineyard where one can also visit.

The actual property (land) consists of two separate villas and their own swimming pools, and they can either be rented separately or as one unit for a bigger family or group of friends. The properties share the entrance gate and the drive-way in but other than that they have their own privacy. Secure parking.

The seaside town of Carvoeiro is ever-popular with its cafes, shops, restaurants, bars and nightlife. In the evening you can try the many restaurants serving fresh fish, charcoal grilled meat and great wines. Children are always welcome in the restaurants, and during the peak summer months there is always evening entertainment (live music) in the town square.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

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  • 5 of 5

Quinta Esmeralda was an ideal villa for the 7 of us in our party ( 2 families). It was clean & well equipped with items you would have at home, enough space, in & out so that you didn't feel on top of one another. Plenty of bathrooms, so there was no crossing your legs having to wait for a free one or a shower. Having use of a dishwasher & washing machine made easy meal times & a case full of clean clothes to take home. The swimming pool was great, as the depth wasn't too deep (up to 5 feet ) suitable for all to play in with sun loungers & towels for all surrounding it. When the children got bored they we're able to go & watch sky t.v or a DVD inside on a comfortable leather suit.

The location was good if you don't mind driving. I would definitely recommend hiring a car as the supermarket wasn't far but not near enough to walk to & you definitely need transport to reach Carvoeiro centre. We did only hire 1 car & did 2 runs when we went out which worked well as nothing was ever that far away.

There were many restaurants in the centre but there was a lovely friendly restaurant just a 2minute walk away which we visited a couple of times, otherwise we ate in as the barb-a-que & seating area at the villa were well set out & homely with large table & chairs & adequate lighting to enjoy on an evening.

We were fortunate to be holidaying when the Lagoa festival was happening which was incredible, a must to go to if you are there in August. Another wonderful day out was to Slide n Splash, but go early & take a pack up. Recommended to go to nearer the end of your holiday so you might not burn as much!

We found a few wonderful beaches when exploring, always with room ( except Carvoerio ) to place a towel & enjoy a swim in the clear sea.

We hope to return to this villa which is recommendation in it's self!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 60 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Gramacho Golf at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Restaurante Nuno at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : Carvoeiro at 2.5 Kilometres Car: recommended


Carvoeiro has several beaches scattered along the coast. The nearest to the villa are Praia do Carvoeiro and Vale Centeanes beaches, both within 5min drive.


Faro airport 45min drive (motorway with tolls).

Lisbon airport 2.5h drive (motorway with tolls).

Sevilla airport in Spain 2.5h drive (motorway, partly tolls).

Airport pick-up can be arranged and car hire is recommended but not essential.


Nearest restaurant 400m

Carvoeiro town centre 2.5km

"Intermarche" supermarket 2min drive

Slide & Splash Waterpark in Lagoa 10min drive

Portimao town 15min drive, Portimao Marina (dolphin watching trips) 20min drive

Zoomarine 20min drive

Algarve Shopping 25min drive

West Coast and surfing beaches 1h drive


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:

Pool heating £100/week

Changeover Day:
Our change-over days are flexible. If departing guests on the same day, the villa must be vacated by 10am, "check-in" at 2pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 27-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Floor Area

  • 180 m²


  • En-suite to the bedroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to the bedroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to the bedroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Common bathroom - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Bidet
  • The house has total 4 bathrooms, three of which are en-suite with shower units and the fourth bathroom has a bath.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The villa has three double bedrooms (all en-suite) and one of the bedrooms also has as single bed making total sleeping capacity 7 people plus a baby (cot). All the bedrooms are air-conditioned.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Accommodation is on the ground floor and although not especially adapted for disabled it is suitable for people with slight mobility problems. Windows and patio doors have shutters providing security but also keeping the houses cool in the summer heat. Air-conditioning in all bedrooms Wi-fi. Children's amenities such as a cot and a high chair are available free of charge. We also have a reliable babysitter on call. Non-smoking indoors. Sunbeds and sun brollies are provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen and towels are provided including separate towels for the pool use. Maid service twice a week.

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