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

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


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.

Registration Number : 21072/AL

Property Manager
Ms S. Carr
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Finnish
Calendar last updated:
16 November, 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


Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Nearest Beach
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


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Mato Serrão in Carvoeiro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • 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
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 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
  • 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.
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • 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
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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Villa With a Private Pool Within Walking Distance of Carvoeiro Town Centre
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Great property. Spacious. Well equipped. Clean.

  • 4 of 5

Every need catered for. Location great -apart from huge hill on way home - but do-able! Pool area wonderful. Only criticism is outside tables not big enough for more than 4 people each - ok can put together but not same height. Also would benefit from pull out shade over verandah whilst eating/reading. Otherwise super. Loads of equipment in kitchen. Other furnishings comfortable. We had a great holiday. Manager very helpful and on call when needed.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent spacious villa perfect for families

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Villa Popoilas for a week in June. There were 4 adults and 4 children and the villa was spacious enough for us all to be there without being on top of each other. It was very well equipped with everything we needed and very clean. The maid came in a couple of times and changed towels etc. The outside space was really lovely and beautifully kept. Loads of places to sit and enjoy the sun etc. The pool was a real highlight! Excellent size and loads of space around it and again kept really clean. The walk into town is about 10 mins but it's a steep hill so you need to be fairly fit but wasn't a problem for us. Sam Carr is the lady we dealt with when booking and she is very friendly and easy to deal with. This was our first time in a villa and we were not disappointed. In fact we were spoilt! Definitely recommend this villa.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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brilliant villa

  • 5 of 5

seven of us stayed at this villa, lots of room, pool was great as was the Barbeque area, lovely to sit out by the pool at night with all the pool lights on. wi-fi was ok if you were in the main room, The walk down into town is less than 10 minutes, but coming back it is up a big hill , still if your reasonably fit its ok. A taxi back is about 5 euros. I think its best to have a car as there are many brilliant beaches around the area, and the big supermarkets are to far away to walk too and carry shopping back, but you could get away without having one as the town is close. Sam is easy to deal with, everything was done right. If you are coming by car do yourselves a favour and when you get the instructions to get there by Sam, look it all up on goggle maps as the villa is tucked away in a cul de sac,

All in all i would recommend staying here.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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: 18-May-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: 26-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Mato Serrão, Carvoeiro / Lagoa region

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
April & May
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July & August
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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

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