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Villa With a Private Pool Within Walking Distance of Carvoeiro Town Centre



Updated: 15-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa in Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal - Quiet Residential Location, 15mins Walk to the Beach

Villa Papoilas is a spacious 4-bedroomed villa with a private swimming pool within 10min walk to Carvoeiro town centre and its beach. The villa is well equipped and has partial air-conditioning (2 of the bedrooms and the lounge) and WiFi. The villa has been solidly built with strong walls, tiled floors through out and shutters in all windows and hence it is easy to keep cool even in the hot summer months. The villa is located in the end of a small cul-de-sac road with secure parking (lockable gates to the road). Some sea views from the garden but especially from the roof terrace. Carvoeiro is one of the Algarve's most popular old fishing villages with plenty of shops, banks, restaurants, bars and a beautiful sandy beach.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Ms S. Carr
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Finnish
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2017

About Ms S. Carr

I purchased my first villa in the Algarve in 1996/1997. After having seen dozens of different villas along the Algarvian coast up to Burgau, west of Lagos, I fell in love with the town of Carvoeiro and its "small seaside town" atmosphere and charm. The town centre is small but it has everything to offer: shops, banks, pharmacy, numerous restaurants and plenty of bars and cafes and of course sandy beaches.

I moved to live permanently in the Algarve in 2000 leaving behind a busy career in the City in London and I set up a villa management business.

I look forward to welcoming you in the villa.

Best regards Sam Carr

2 Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Colchester, Essex

Wonderful holiday villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a week at Villa Papoilas. This was or family's first visit to Portgual and we could not have chosen a better location. The six adults in our group had a brilliant time, helped by wall to wall sunshine for the entire week.

The villa is stunning. Spacious, immaculately clean and equipped with everything you could possibly need, it is set in large well maintained grounds. It is in a quiet location with a lovely sea view.

We walked into town every night to eat at a different restaurant and walked our meal off by dealing with the hill on the way back! We particularly enjoyed our meal at l'Orange which is a short walk away.

Carvoeiro itself is very clean with a compact town centre and small town beach which manages to has an unspoilt feel to it. There are loads of restaurants within easy walking distance. Other activities include a road train ride and boat rides from the seafront area.

We hired two cars at Faro but in the end only used them to get to and from the airport, and for a short ride to the Splash and Slide waterpark so I think you could easily manage without one.

I would thoroughly recommend this area for a family holiday in the sun, and Villa Papoilas in particular. It is a credit to its owners, and to Sam and her team who work hard to present it at its best. We will definitely plan to return in the near future.

Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent holiday property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just returned from a week in this villa. It lived up to and beyond our expectations. The villa is in a quiet road which is a five or 10 minute walk (downhill) into the centre of Carvoeiro where there are plenty of restaurants and bars, the sea and the beach.

Sam Carr provided very clear instructions as to how to get to the property from the airport and on how to access the house, it was all very straightforward. We were delighted to find the villa very clean, with large comfortable rooms. As we had a baby and a toddler with us Sam had provided a cot and a high chair which made life easier for us. The kitchen had a dishwasher, oven and microwave with plenty of cutlery, plates, cups. glasses and utensils. The washing machine was in a cupboard in a little courtyard next to the kitchen. The swimming pool was large and there were plenty of sunbeds and swim towels were thoughtfully provided.

I always try to be objective in my reviews and I can say hand on heart that I cannot find one thing to fault in this villa. I've already started a savings plan so that we can come back again. Thanks to Sam and your team for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Carvoeiro at 600 Metres Nearest Golf : Gramacho at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Carvoeiro at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : Carvoeiro at 800 Metres


Faro airport 45 minutes (tolled motorway)

Lisbon airport is 2.5 hours (tolled motorway)

Sevilla airport in Spain 2.5 hours (partially tolled)

Car hire is not essential and pick up from the airport can be arranged on request. Off road parking for a maximum of 3 cars.


Carvoeiro town centre and beach 15min walk

Nearest restaurant 5min walk

Portimao (shopping, marina, casino) 15min drive

Slide&Splash Water Park 10min drive

Silves historical town with Moorish Castle 15min drive

Zoomarine (swimming with dolphins) 20min drive

Algarve Shopping Centre 20min drive

Mounchique Mountains 40min drive

Albufeira 25min drive

Vilamoura 30min drive

Sagres and West Coast (surfing) 45min/1h drive

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

30% deposit (non-refundable) is required to secure the booking, the balance due 8 weeks prior to the start of the rental period. £200 refundable breakage deposit added to the final payment.
Changeover Day: Saturday in the peak season (July and August)
The rates are given for the villa per week for the maximum capacity of 8 staying. Air-conditioning and WiFi included in the prices.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 15-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • town


  • bay
  • caves
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • The main double bedroom has a large en-suite bathroom with a separate shower, a corner bath, bide, toilet and double sink. The second shared family bathroom has a separate shower, bath, toilet and double sink The guest cloakroom has a toilet and a sink.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The villa has two double and two twin bedrooms. All the bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. Three of the bedrooms have patio doors opening to the garden.


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


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome


  • Notes on accommodation: All bedlinen and towels are provided including separate towels for the pool use. A travel cot and a high chairs can be provided if requested (no extra charge). Air-conditioning in two of the bedrooms and the lounge. WiFi. No-smoking inside the villa. Outside: The private pool is about 4x9m and has a shallow end with Roman steps for easy access. Built-in BBQ and an outdoor sink, seating areas and sun beds (8). Off-road parking and lockable gates to the road. Utility Room: There is a washing machine in the utility area and it is available for clients' use when the maid is not using it for villa laundry. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service 3 times a week. Towels changed twice a week, bedlinen weekly.

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