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

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


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. Changeover day is Saturday from April to November. The villa has a totally private 10m x 5m pool which can be gated off to protect young children. Pool heating is £120 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 luxury 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 large 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.

Clare Puri
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
16 May, 2018

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 holidayed in many villas in Europe and often been disappointed with low levels of service. So when we eventually bought this villa in 2002 after much pestering from the children, we were determined to provide the best in terms of comfort and cleanliness for our guests. No more lumpy mattresses and dusty sofas and temperamental grimy showers! Over the years we have made a number of improvements, including replacing the sofas, curtains, décor, upgrading all the beds with the best mattresses we could find, a new kitchen and two brand new luxury bathrooms (and lots of other things such as drains and pumps which are not visible). 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 have done our best to make this a great place to stay and it really thrills us when we learn that our guests have really enjoyed it, just as we do, year after year. We hope you will enjoy your stay at Vivenda Centeanes and make it a regular place to visit.

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Vale de Covo in Carvoeiro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • 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
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • 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
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 is modern 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


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Spacious Villa Private Pool And Sea Views Perfect For Families-New Bathrooms
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 27 reviews

Lovely spacious Villa with great views. Very clean and well equipped.

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Myself, husband and daughter stayed in this lovely Villa for a week at the end of February and had a great time despite not so good weather (We had storm Emma and heard from the locals that they had never seen the sea so bad)

It was very clean (with a greatly appreciated welcome pack) well equipped with very comfy beds and excellent showers and is in a nice quiet location but only a 15 minute walk to the local mini market and a few restaurants.

The resort is lovely with plenty of shops, cafe's and restaurants with three big supermarkets within a fifteen minute drive.

The heated pool was great, used every day except one as the weather was extremely windy.

The property manager and staff were very good as we had a problem with the safe and alarm system which was immediately rectified.

We would highly recommend this property and would definitely stay again.

Thank you Clare and Tony.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peterborough, Cambs England

Stunning Villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week. Villa is lovely, and is well equipped with everything you need for your stay. Weather was beautiful, people friendly and helpful. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend and hope to stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St Brelades Bay, Jersey

Good villa in convenient location

  • 5 of 5

The villa was well set up, with all the amenities we needed. It was conveniently located for Carvoeiro but with five or six good restaurants within a 15 minute walk we didn't need to use the car in the evenings. We hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely quiet villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely, relaxing stay at this villa.

It was just beautiful sat outside at night enjoying a vino - and it was so quiet and peaceful.

The villa is as the previous comments. It really is beautiful.

One of the little things I look for in a villa is a nice shower - and this one is just fab. I am 6'4" so usually have to crane my neck etc, but this is lovely and high...................ive never been cleaner!!

I wouldn't hesitate in recommending it to anyone.

The beach is an easy 10 min walk away & in my opinion is nicer than the main beach in Carveiro.

We took a boat trip around the caves from the beach at Centiannes and it was fantastic.

I love this area of the Algarve and wouldn't hesitate in coming back here.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful family villa in a beautiful area with all the amenities you could ask for.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a family of 4 very comfortably in the villa, with 2 teenagers and it suited all of us very well.

The pool and wifi were all that was needed to occupy the kids.

We did use a car frequently to explore beaches that were close but a bit far to walk in 40 degree heat!

There is a multitude of beautiful beaches all within 10 mins drive.

The local area in Carvoiero had many lovely restaurants and we never struggled getting a table or having lack of choice.

The whole experience was trouble free and just what we'd hoped it would be.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent Villa!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described and the information provided by the owner was very helpful. A previous comment was that the Villa was a "home from from home" which we would totally agree with. We would certainly recommend the property and would definitely use again when we are next in Portugal. A very relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
O Stop
Nearest Golf
0.2 Kilometres
Vale Do Milho
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
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 & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Vale de Covo, Carvoeiro / Lagoa region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer
30 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
3 Nov 2018 - 1 Mar 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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