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Make a holiday home in Alfanzina your home away from home

Carvoeiro is a small town that straddles western and central Algarve. It has recently blossomed into a popular tourist destination after years as a simple fishing village which received tuna-laden fishermen’s boats all day. There are few better places to enjoy the Algarvian sunshine than Carvoeiro’s cliff-fringed beach. Being a relative newcomer in Portugal’s tourist circuit, the holiday homes in Alfanzina and other areas of this town are still quite new. Those who book early will be able to enjoy spacious homes from whose balcony magnificent ocean views can be enjoyed. If they want to have a private swimming pool in which to cool off, tourists can book holiday rentals with such facilities. Backpackers or those travelling as a couple can find beautifully furnished apartments to suit their needs. Some of the extras visitors can expect include Internet access and barbecues.

Things to do

-Beaches: For uninhibited hours of basking and memorable cliff-top walks, Praia da Marinha is the place to go. Visitors will have to brave going down many steps but anyone who has been there will attest that it’s worth the effort. The sun deflecting off the mighty cliffs and the golden sands bordering the turquoise expanse of the Atlantic make for postcard-pretty scenery. A walking distance from holiday homes in Aflanzina is the Praia do Carvoeiro.

-Golf: There is an exquisite golf course waiting for golfing enthusiasts who choose to book holiday accommodation in Alfanzina. This is at the Vale de Milho Golf Club, a beautifully landscaped facility dotted with palm trees and quiet ponds. Even beginners can enjoy themselves on this well maintained course. And after working up an appetite on the course golfers can partake of the culinary delights offered by the clubhouse.

-Shopping: Tourists in Alfanzina holiday rentals will be easily able to get supplies for their homes when they visit the Algarve Shopping Mall which is near Albufeira. Fashion junkies will be spoilt for choice as to where to get apparel or that rare fragrance. And after a hard day’s shopping holidaymakers can cool their heels and appease their hunger pangs as they sample the offerings of the restaurants and cafes nearby.

-Food and drinks: There is no shortage of great places to eat and those who love their pizza and pasta will be able to have their fill of Italian cuisine at the Villa Medici. This brilliant eatery is a tourist favourite thanks to its range of meals and fine selection of wines. Pimenta Preta has an enticing range of Mediterranean specialities that visitors will enjoy. Whether its duck, pork or fish, patrons will savour every forkful.

Weather in Alfanzina

The weather in this locale is pleasant and inviting especially during the summer months. Winter is mild with temperatures averaging in the teens and even in January which should be the coolest month has average temperatures of 16°C. After this brief cold spell spring begins and by April temperatures are in the twenties. Conditions continue to get warmer until August where average highs are usually 26°C. This is the peak holiday season when holidaymakers descend into holiday homes in Alfanzina and other areas of Algarve.

Travel to Alfanzina

Faro Airport is less than 30 miles from Carvoeiro and this is where most of the town’s visitors from other European countries will land. There are direct flights from most other European cities to this airport on most airlines. There being no direct bus to Carvoeiro from Faro, visitors will have to take a bus to Lagoa first and then take another bus for the three-mile trip to Carvoeiro.

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                          Recent Reviews

                          Recently refurbished and perfect for all ages

                          5 of 5
                          We stayed at the villa for 2 weeks with 3 other families in July 2016. The age ranges within the families started at 6 months old up to 85 years young! - the villa / amenities catered perfectly for all ages. We were met promptly on arrival and taken on a tour of the villa which has recently being extended and modernised throughout to a very high standard. The lounge / dining area is open plan and huge, acting as a hub leading off to all the bedrooms. We stayed in a recently refurbished suite room which was 2 very large bedrooms interconnected by a large bathroom. This was perfect for us as we were able to sleep near our children. Our bedroom also had a lounge area and an immaculate wet room. The tiling, bathroom fittings / furnishings are all high quality. The outside areas have just as much character with a vast swimming pool. The large grassed area had a football net with target holes which kept the kids (and adults!) occupied for ages and a table tennis table next to the pavilion. The outdoor pavilion was for me the best addition - lots of soft seating made it extremely comfortable and an added bonus being able to watch the children play in the pool or garden. The large marble table could seat 10+ people and was next to the BBQ area. Carvoeiro town itself is only a 10 minute drive and is a beautiful fishing village which retains its old charm yet has modernised and has some of the best restaurants we have ever eaten in (Le Cro, Wolf Bar & Grill, Villa Medici, Ele & Ela, Happy’s, Taste are the best and to name but a few). A special mention for Chicken George, a 5 minute walk from the villa offering BBQ piri-piri style chicken which is the best value around. The beach is also lovely at the bottom of the hill in Carvoeiro and Algor seco has stunning views out to sea at the top of the main street (Estr. Do Farol) with an amazing restaurant set into the rocks which does quality cocktails. There is so much for the children to do around the Algarve area also with Slide and Splash, Zoomarine, Aquashow etc. A few other nice touches at the villa are a fridge by the pool, a good Wi-Fi signal throughout and Satelite TV. I really couldn’t fault the villa or location and the customer service of the villa managers was exceptional, nothing was too much trouble at any time.
                          • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
                          • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                          Another Great Vacation at Casa do Farol

                          5 of 5
                          This was the third year in a row that we have rented Casa do Farol for a week in April. It was almost like we had only been away for a couple of weeks. The house was just the same as we had left it 12 months ago, just as comfortable, well equipped and just as homely as we remembered it. On this occasion there were eight of us, so we used all of the bedrooms and there was plenty of room for us all. We also had a two year old with us on this occasion and the house proved to be very safe for a small child, with both the pool and the property as a whole being securely fenced and gated. We really enjoy Carvoeiro at this time of year. The many excellent restaurants are all open for business, but there is no problem getting a table. The beaches aren't crowded. We checked out the spectacular beach at Praia da Marinha for the first time and I can quite see why it is considered to be in the top ten beaches in Europe. The extensive walks in either direction from the Alfanzina lighthouse along the cliff tops are very enjoyable and even a simple stroll around the Rocha Brava complex is very pleasant way to pass an hour or so. It is always a pleasure dealing with the owners, Joao and Nuno, who are always very helpful and quick to reply to any queries by email, before during and after our visit. The neighbors are also on hand in the case of any urgent problem. I would definitely recommend this villa. The fact that we keep going back each year is proof of that.
                          • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
                          • Date of Stay: Apr 2016