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Villa With Heated Private Pool, Sea Views, Quiet Location



Updated: 25-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

Villa in Caramujeira, Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal - Short Distance To Golf Courses, Water Parks, Shopping Centers

Casa Joia is a lovely villa with private heated pool and situated in the peaceful area of Caramujeira, between Porches and Carvoeiro, near the sea. This private villa offers all comforts for your holiday (such as full air-conditioning, wi-fi) and even with two families the villa is spacious and gives plenty of possibilities for privacy due to the division of rooms, roof terraces, balconies and the very large garden. Within a short distance you can find several beautiful beaches. Half a dozen golf courses are within 10-15mins drive. Restaurants, bars, shops and family attractions such Slide and Splash water park and Zoomarine are easily reachable by car. The lounge and the living areas are spacious, all bedrooms comfortable with recently refurbished en-suite bathrooms, and outside there is a fantastic BBQ area with superb views. Extensive terraces and balconies, landscaped gardens. The swimming pool is a non-chlorine pool which is kinder to the skin and eyes.

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About the Owner

Ms S. Carr
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Finnish
Calendar last updated:
25 April, 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

5 Reviews

5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)


The perfect Villa for a holliday in Algarve

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful piece of property in a lovely location. This is the perfect Villa for your holliday in Algarve.

We enjoyed the family friendly pool every day. The size of the pool was the perfect size for our two families. While the kids spent their time in the pool, the adults/teenagers could relax in the sunbeds. When they wanted some time outside of the pool.The beds were wonderful, the bathrooms were newly renovated.

In the morning we sat outside every single day eating, lokking at the wonderful view we had to the ocean. The garden looked beautiful. Some of us liked to do some jogging, and the area around was great for that.

After breakfast most of the days we went to some amazing beaches nearby. After the beach we, enjoyed some time by the poll, before making some dinner. The barbequearea was perfect to make a good dinner alongside having a glass of wine. Some days we spent either shopping in the big shoppingcenters, or we played some Golf.

In the end of the day we sat on the sun roof/terrace and ate dessert and enjoyed some quality times toghter. This was probably one of the the greatest selling point for our part, and one of the best part of our stay in Algarve

We have already recommend Casa Joia to our friends and would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

My favorit place in Algarve. Beautiful house, garden and area. Very close to all the best beaches at Algarve. Absolutt my favorit place so fare

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic week in a wonderful Villa

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic week in a wonderful Villa.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous remote villa in beautiful Caramujeira

  • 5 of 5

Great views good quality fittings nice pool and sun roof

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Private, exclusive and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our stay could not have been any better. From the moment we booked to the time that we left, we were made welcome in a stunning home.

The villa is equipped with everything you need for your holiday and you really need to stay here to appreciate everything the home has to offer.

Ms Carr was a pleasure to deal with and would do anything to help if needed.

We have already recommend Casa Joia to our friends and would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 60 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Albandeira at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Carvoeiro has a great tennis club with 13 courts and a gym. Also scuba diving, deep sea fishing, walking, riding, cycling, canoeing, wind-surfing etc. are popular in the area. For those looking for a "peace of mind", for example, yoga/palates is easily available.

Formosa Natural Park in the east of Faro is well-known for its birdlife.


The Algarve has everything to offer: quiet coved beaches, caves and immense long sandy beaches stretching to 4km.

From the villa you will find three beautiful beaches, Albandeira, Marinha and Benagil, within max 5min (drive).

The West Coast offers the best waves for surfing (1hr drive) and in Alvor (30min drive) you will find superb winds for kite-surfing.


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 by prior notice and car hire is recommended.


Carvoeiro centre 6.5km where you will find big supermarkets, shops, bars, restaurants, pharmacy, banks, medical centre etc.

Slide&Splash Waterpark in Lagoa 10min drive

Portimao town 20min drive (large shopping centre Aquashopping)

Portimao Marina (dolphin watching trips) 20min drive

Zoomarine 20min drive

Algarve Shopping 25min drive

West Coast and surfing beaches 1h drive

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
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
Rate 5
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are per property per week in Euros and a 30% non-refundable deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival and 200€ breakage deposit is added to the final payment but is refundable after departure if no damages/breakages.
Pool heating charge 150€/wk
During the summer months Saturday, other times flexible

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 25-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • villa


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


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


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


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

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • 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
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Each bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom which have all been recently refurbished. There are no bath tubs, only showers, but a baby tub can be provided. Separate guest toilet next to the living areas.


  • 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 bedrooms downstairs, a double and a twin, and further two bedrooms upstairs. All air-conditioned. All beds have new comfortable mattresses, duvet, pillows, covers and linen. With two Z-beds the villa easily sleeps 10 persons.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is fully air-conditioned. Wi-fi. Non-smoking indoors. A cot and a highchair and two Z-beds can be provided free of charge. Beautiful landscaped gardens and views to the sea. Electric gates to the road. Recently re-furbished bathrooms and kitchen. Outside: The beautiful extensive landscaped gardens surround the villa and its drive-way. There are tables and chairs provided and 8 sun beds by the swimming pool. Roof terrace has two comfortable sofas. Utility Room: In connection to the kitchen there is a separate laundry room with washer, dryer, iron and ironing board plus a second fridge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid services the villa twice a week. All bedlinen and towels (with separate towels for the pool use) are provided.