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Attractive Country Villa, Sea Views, Near Lovely Town Of Tavira, Private Pool



Updated: 14-Oct-2016
Villa in Tavira, Eastern Algarve, Portugal - Comfortable Accommodation, Attractive Setting And Close To Beaches

Located in a country setting with sea views, Casa Areal offers guests excellent levels of accommodation, comes well equipped and has an inviting private swimming pool to enjoy. Ideal for families or two couples, guests will enjoy the open and covered terraces which provide excellent spaces for outdoor living and dining together with the natural gardens and convenient off road private parking and poolside barbecue. Free WIFI Facilities are provided and there is a large flat screen TV with Satellite channels. For convenience ceiling fans are fitted in the bedrooms with additional mobile fans provided should these be required. Modern appliances include a washing machine and dishwasher, microwave and large fridge freezer. The nearby town of Tavira has many attractions, excellent beaches and the Ria Formosa natural park is perfect for cycling, walking or bird watching.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Having relocated from Ireland, we've now been living in the area for many years, running a successful business in Tavira. We love the people and the region - it has so much to offer visitors and plenty of attractions to keep everyone happy.

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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are just back from our weeks holiday at Casa Areal and had a lovely time. It was our first time in the Algarve and we enjoyed it tremendously. The weather was glorious and Tavira is lovely with plenty of tempting fish and seafood restaurants plus many other attractions. The villa and pool are excellent making it a special holiday for us. Everything was perfectly arranged and we didn't want for anything. We hope to return! The Lommen family - Holland
Nov 2013
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

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Peace and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Amazing stay, such a peaceful area. Most of the holiday was spent bobbing around in the massive pool in the beautful garden of the villa. Would recommend and would stay again. Joy was very helpful and responded to all of quieries throughout our stay, HIghliy recommended

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

Superb property for a relaxing break, great pool area with a brilliant Barbie !

Good size kitchen with everything you need to eat in. Comfortable lounge, dining area with wifi & a TV to keep in touch with news etc.

Close to supermarkets & the coast is only 10 mins away.

All in all excellent !! Thank you Joy.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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What can I say !

  • 5 of 5

what a Fab place, its was clean, well kept,with all new white goods,the pool was clean and the area around was well kept,we had a Great time, and the owner Joy,was a great help,and the her bar in the town of Tavira,was lovely,could not fault it,I would say 10/10 we are going back later in the year. but don't tell anyone about it,its our secret.......lol

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We love the setting being only a few kilometres from the lovely coastal town of Tavira, yet within pretty countryside with sea views and with an inviting swimming pool! Renovated and improved since we first purchased, we have made Casa Areal a very comfortable and attractive holiday home. Access to blue flag beaches, pretty villages, excellent restaurants and the 'real' Algarve are all within easy reach.

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended


The nearest beach is Tavira (an accredited Blue Flag beach) which is located 4km from the house and reached via short ferry crossing from Tavira. This beach has been voted one of the best beaches in Portugal with excellent facilities including bars, restaurants, children's playground, life guards, sunbeds and parasols for hire.


The closest airport is Faro (FAO). This is approx 30km from the house. Car hire is recommended due to the rural location. The second closest airport is Seville (SVQ), which is approx 180km distance.


Tavira 4km

Tavira beach 5km

Sao Bras de Alportel 20km

Faro 30km

Spain 35km

Seville 180km


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Mid Season 2
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
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:
20% deposit required at time of booking, with balance payable six weeks prior to departure.
For late bookings within six weeks, full payment required.
Payment via bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Saturday change-over. Check-in time at 4pm and check-out at 10am.

Notes on prices:
For information on long winter lets, flexible change-overs and short-breaks outside peak season, please speak with the Owner.

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Updated: 14-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

The Blue Flag beach at Tavira has been voted one of the best in Portugal. Tavira also boasts a well preserved historic centre, excellent restaurants and extensive shopping facilities - its remains steadfastly Portuguese - far removed from the more brash and busier resorts along the coast. Excellent sporting facilities can be found close by including several golf courses, horse riding, cycle hire and water sports. The property itself is comfortable and very well equipped throughout. Either relaxing by the pool enjoying glorious sunshine or exploring the local area, guests will be sure to enjoy their stay.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower, basin, w/c and bidet. Shower room with shower, basin, w/c.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with double bed and patio doors to sun terrace. Bedroom two with double bed and windows to rear garden. Both bedrooms equipped with ceiling fans.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: The exterior has open and covered terraces, gardens with citrus, shrubs, cacti, bougainvillea and a gravel driveway with private parking. There is an in-built pool side barbecue, sun loungers and outdoor chairs and table for al fresco dining. Pool dimensions are 8x5m, 1-1.95m depth with Roman steps and surrounded by attractive locally produced Santa Caterina tiling. Utility Room: Utility room with washing machine and dishwasher and doors to covered terrace. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included including pool towels. Property prepared for arrival with a mid-stay change of towels/linen and a bathroom clean for two week bookings.

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