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Spacious Villa Private Pool And Sea Views Perfect For Families-New Bathrooms



Updated: 28-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Villa in Vale de Milho, Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location, 10 Minutes Walk To Nearest Beach, Easy Walk To Several Restaurants

This three bedroom single-storey villa is located in the Vale do Milho area of Carvoeiro, within walking distance of a 9 hole golf course and minutes from a beach and quality restaurants. The villa has a totally private 10m x 5m pool which can be gated off to protect young children. Pool heating is £100 per week extra. It is a short distance from the centre of Carvoeiro village which has a huge range of restaurants and bars as well as a pretty beach. More secluded beaches of spectacular beauty can be found within a short drive. There are local markets and also an excellent supermarket a 5 minute drive away to buy all you need for the barbecue. This villa is a favourite with young families but also with couples looking for a quiet and private villa. The large terraces are especially suited for relaxing, sunbathing and dining on those sultry evenings with a bottle or two of the excellent local Portuguese wine, whilst enjoying the views over the valley to the sea. The Master bedroom has a large 6ft bed with ensuite bathroom. The two other bedrooms have twin beds but can also be configured as doubles if required. The bedrooms are all located on one side of the villa, enabling close proximity at night to small children and offering the ability to close off the sleeping area from the rest of the villa. The two bathrooms are brand new and of exceptional quality. The villa has a fully equipped modern kitchen with all amenities and is very well suited to cooking at home and enjoying meals on the terrace overlooking the pool. The lounge is spacious and the separate dining room adds to the luxury feel, providing more space for dining at home. There is a flat screen TV with a multitude of English channels including movies and Sky Sports. This a residential street near the end of a cul-de sac so there is very little noise from any passing traffic. A maid visits twice per week and a house manager is also on hand. A very private, peaceful and idyllic villa which is enjoyed by all our guests.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Clare Puri
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

About Clare Puri

We are a couple from Surrey and first came to Carvoeiro and stayed at this villa in 1993 with our two young children. Since then we have been returning year after year and eventually bought this villa in 2002 after much pestering from the family which refuses to holiday anywhere else ! Over the years we have gradually made a number of improvements, including renovating the décor, upgrading the beds, a new kitchen and this year (2016) two brand new luxury bathrooms. It is a true home from home for us, and our favourite place to relax together or with friends no matter what time of year. We hope you will enjoy your stay at Vivenda Centeanes..

Guestbook comments from the owner

This villa has been professionally rented to guests for over twenty years and is a firm favourite with many returning guests of all ages. Some of the frequent feedback we have received is:

'The best holiday we have ever had'

'A wonderful time spent in a wonderful villa. We could not get the children out of the pool'

'We have been coming to Carvoeiro for many years and stayed in many villas, but we have now found the best one'
Sep 2014
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Guestbook comments from the owner

This villa has been professionally rented to guests for over twenty years and is a firm favourite with many returning guests of all ages. Some of the frequent feedback we have received is:

'The best holiday we have ever had'

'A wonderful time spent in a wonderful villa. We could not get the children out of the pool'

'We have been coming to Carvoeiro for many years and stayed in many villas, but we have now found the best one'
Sep 2014
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16 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)


Great villa in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely spacious villa with everything you need. We spent a week here in May and had perfect weather. There is the option of pool heating which was sheer luxury! The villa was spotless and the bathrooms are excellent. Plenty of space for relaxing, sitting, eating etc. we had immediate responses to any queries via the management agency and the property owners. The beach nearby is lovely. We took a boat trip from the beach to see the caves. This was great fun and the caves are amazing. I would have no hesitation in recommending this villa to individuals and families of any age.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable villa in Carvoeiro

  • 5 of 5

My elderly parents and I had a wonderful week at this lovely villa. The house was spacious, comfortable and clean. High standard bathrooms and well equipped kitchen. We loved the heated pool and outdoor terrace(s) with nice views. The villa lies close to a golf course and in a quiet residential area. Beaches and the small town of Carvoeiro are nearby by with a nice selection of shops, restaurants and local bars. We had very good communication with the owners, and can highly recommend this villa.

Brgds, Alexandra (Norway)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great villa ,you won't be disappointed !

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a lovely 2 week stay in this outstanding villa and we were all very sad to leave . Equipped to a very high standard with the most comfy beds we have ever slept in whilst on holiday and truly amazing bathrooms ,we would highly recommend It to everyone . Lovely quiet location but within easy walking distance of golf club ,shops and beach and the town of Carvoiero a 25 minute stroll away it has everything you could possibly need for a very enjoyable stay . Pool was wonderfully warm and well maintained as was the whole villa . Can't wait to return .

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Plenty of space in a lovely area

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our few days in this lovely villa - despite the unpredictable February weather. There were just the two of us so we had plenty of space! The location was ideal - quiet area but close to great natural and man-made attractions. We had arranged for the pool to be heated and one of us used it every day. Lovely just to be able to relax in the sun - most days anyway! We didn't meet the maid but she did our washing for us without us needing to ask.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Lovely spacious villa in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing November week away in Carvoeiro - lovely spacious villa, there was only the two of us but this would also suit a family as there is so much room and the main bedroom is very private (and overlooks the pool - wonderful!). Sea views, total privacy, wonderful weather, heated pool and most of the local bars and restaurants were still open. Would thoroughly recommend this villa, along with the location - there is something for everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Total Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac we loved this well appointed villa with beautiful views and sun sets over the sea. It was completely relaxing and provided everything that we needed to enjoy the scorching weather. The local restaurants were superb and I can recommend the house Rose at Rafaiols restaurant which is within easy walking distance. The local supermarket has a fantastic butcher, fishmonger and bakery giving us some memorable seafood lunches and meaty evening bbq's. Both the cleaners and the local management support were excellent and not intrusive.

In summary a great break, stress free and perfect for recharging our batteries

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : O Stop at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Vale Do Milho at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Julios at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Centeanes at 0.5 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Tennis is available at the Rocha Brava tennis court a few minutes walk away where courts can be booked. Carvoeiro Tennis Club is a 10 minute drive away, and there is also a horse-riding club nearby.


The nearest beach at Centeanes is 5 minute walk. There are a number of other spectacular and uncrowded sandy beaches and coves a short drive away, including Benagil, Albandeira, Marinha, Carvalho and Caneiros. The larger beaches of Armacao de Pera and Ferragudo are 15 mins drive away and offer a range of water sports.

Cave and grotto boat trips available at Benagil and Carveiro.


Faro Airport is a 45 minute drive on the motorway. Lisbon is 2 hours away.

Car hire is recommended for convenience and will allow you to enjoy touring around the area, but not essential as taxis are also available. A transfer can be arranged from and to the airport on request.


Carvoeiro village is a 2 minute drive, or 20 minute walk. Excellent international supermarket a 5 minute drive. There are countless beaches, an historic old town with castle at Silves 20 minutes away, mountain drives in the Monchique 20 minutes away, Sagres the westernmost tip of Europe is 50 minutes by car, the pretty harbour town of Tavira is 1 hour away, Seville in Spain is 2.5 hours by car. Lagoa is a 5 minute drive and has a good market, and Ferragudo and Portimao for excellent sardines.

Further Details:

Carvoeiro itself has everything you will need on holiday. In addition to the multiple bars and restaurants, it has an excellent large supermarket, doctors, pharmacies, several banks, a post office, bakeries, ice-cream parlours, and souvenir shops. There is a lively atmosphere in high season with music and dancing on the pretty square in front of the beach. There are some really excellent Portuguese,Chinese, Italian and English restaurants in the village... and a number of live music bars with karaoke! Whilst Carvoeiro has a family feel, more adventurous nightlife is available in Albufeira. There is a Zoomarine park within 20 minutes drive and a Slide and Splash waterpark too - great fun for the children! English is widely spoken. Boat trips from Benagil and Carvoeiro are also available to take you to the caves, and even a pirate ship! The local markets are also worth exploring. For other shopping there is plenty of choice at Portimao and at the Algarve Shopping Centre at Guia about 20 minutes drive. For gifts local pottery is widely available with a famous shop in nearby Porches where you can watch the ladies painting the individual pieces.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Summer
20 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
4 Nov 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Any breakages MUST be reported to the house manager and paid for.
Any problems MUST be reported when they occur to the house manager so they can be promptly dealt with.
We advise leaving a tip for the maid service if you are satisfied.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday but this can be flexible when bookings permit. No entry before 2.00pm. Departures must be by 10.00am. Early arrivals will not be permitted entry as the villa must be thoroughly prepared for new guests.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in UK pounds per property per week. Optional pool heating is £100 per week.

25% non-refundable deposit payable on reservation. Balance payable 8 weeks before departure.
The 25% deposit is non-refundable in all circumstances.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
Updated: 28-Jun-2017


Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • caves
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, A new luxury family bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, This is a new luxury ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower
  • En suite brand new luxury bathroom to Bedroom 1 with walk-in shower, WC and vanity unit. Separate brand new family bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, WC and vanity unit.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom with super king size bed, chest of drawers, large wardrobes, en suite with bath, shower, WC and bidet. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, Bedroom 3 with twin beds, each with wardrobes and chests of drawers, fan.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only


  • Notes on accommodation: This villa is a firm favourite with families and is a very comfortable home from home. The pool is heated and and can be gated off to keep young children safe. The kitchen has been recently installed and will cover all your catering needs. The large upper and lower terraces are perfect for lazy days spent at home, sunbathing and swimming. The outside dining table is where you will spend many charmed evenings, eating and drinking as the sun goes down. The upper terrace is partly covered for those seeking shade. A beach with its own restaurant is just a short walk away. For those chilly months you have a log fire and movies on demand as well as English TV including Sky Sports. No smoking in the villa and no pets please. Outside: There is a large garden with fruit trees and flowering shrubs. Next to the 10m x 5 m pool is a BBQ with a large seating area. The pool can be heated on request, and is totally private and not overlooked. The pool slopes from a depth of one meter to 2.2 meters. There is space for parking behind the villa for three cars. Utility Room: Courtyard has amenities cupboards containing washing machine for use by maid as per client instructions if needed. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Twice weekly maid service for cleaning will also provide washing if needed. All towels and bed linen provided, including swimming towels. Linen will be changed once a week. Other: Lounge leads into a large Dining Room with space for 8 people and a high chair, sideboard with additional crockery, opening onto terrace. There is also a private roof terrace for relaxing, sunset-watching and star-gazing.