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Location! Location! Peace and Tranquility, 300m to Beach, Large Hotel Size Pool

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,305 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bed Luxury Villa In Peaceful Oasis Fabulous Find! Stunning Setting Sea Views

Location ..Location ..Location! 5 Bedroom 5 bathroom luxury villa set in large private grounds with idyllic location. Fabulous find! Hotel size salt water swimming pool with large terrace. Homely and very well equipped. Relaxation at its best. Even has its own Olive grove with beautiful sea views. Secure perimeter fence and electronic gates surrounds a huge and secluded garden where you can delight in picking fresh mulberries, figs and grapes. The children are totally safe and are free to gather pine cones for the BBQ! Absolutely child friendly, teenage friendly......AND adult friendly! no stinging eyes (no chlorine) in fabulous buoyant salt water swimming pool. Only a 3 minute stroll to sandy beach with restaurant beach bar and water sport facilities. Peace and tranquillity, a truly stunning setting and yet only a 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive to village centre for restaurants, bars and shopping facilities. Carvoeiro comes alive at night with music and live bands playing in the square. Lots of entertainment too! Please press the "enquire now" tab immediately below to avoid additional online booking costs.

For those of you who have never visited Carvoeiro (originally a fishing village), it is an attractive resort with a wide choice of restaurants and lots of excellent sandy beaches. There is superb golf, tennis and water sports and just outside Carvoeiro is one of the best water slide parks in Europe.....Slide n Splash!

Car hire is not essential, but handy as there is so much to see and do. If it is a switch off holiday you desire, we can recommend reliable and competitive airport transport. Faro airport is just 40 minutes away. There are lots of local supermarkets in the town.

Travel light!... we include Beach/pool towels and a Welcome pack to include ice cool beer and chilled rose wine to greet you. Fresh bread and butter, milk, ham, tomatoes, juice for the kids and water. Come straight from the airport and begin your holiday now!

High Speed Internet!

Accommodation description:

Bedroom 1 Super King Bed with en-suite shower

Bedroom 2 King Size Bed with en-suite bath/shower

Bedroom 3 Queen Size Bed with en-suite shower

Bedroom 4 Twin Beds with en-suite shower

Bedroom 5 Twin Beds with bathroom and bidet

LARGE fully modern kitchen with breakfast bar and patio with covered dining for 10 under attractive pergola.

BBQ area found here...close to kitchen and outside seating area....very sociable with spectacular view across the pool and down to the sea.

Spacious living and dining room with patio doors to Sun room. Satellite TV including sports and movies. The Sun room overlooks magnificent Hotel size swimming pool computer controlled salt water, chlorine free and no stinging eyes! The kids love it! Extensive poolside terracing and sun loungers. Floodlit pool and terrace is truly spectacular.

More Details

Jenny Hurst
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About Jenny Hurst

Love people to enjoy our fabulous Villa. Our two children grew up here and now they have moved on (working hard in the UK) we enjoy letting out the property during the summer months.

Jenny Hurst purchased this villa in 2002

Why Jenny Hurst chose Carvoeiro area

The Villa was designed and built by a French Consul working at the French Embassy in Lisbon. He managed the project by travelling down to the Algarve at weekends. He planted every tree in the garden...and there are many....he was responsible for creating our little paradise here in Carvoiero. The gardens comprise of two and a half acres of olive grove, fruit trees and pine trees, its location in relation to the beach and the town centre make it idyllic.

What makes this villa unique

The Villa was designed in such a way that it remains cool in the heat of summer. The walls are lined with cork from cork trees in the Alentejo and rustic styled shuttered windows deflect the heat of the day. The position of the pool is protected by the Villa which makes the perfect ambient temperature for Summer swimming....often May right through to the end of September. The large gardens provide absolute peace and tranquility......a wonderful find! A bird's paradise too!


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

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4305 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , All bathrooms include luxury hand basins and toilets.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Additional child bed (z bed) and cot available on request.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Housekeeping
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Location! Location! Peace and Tranquility, 300m to Beach, Large Hotel Size Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews


  • 5 of 5

I had booked this villa to celebrate a special birthday and wanted to take all of the family. Jenny and Chris were kind enough to let us have the villa and the 2 bed cottage in the grounds so that we would all have room. I purposely didn't give the family much detail so that it would be a surprise, and they were absolutely stunned when we arrived there. Jenny and Chris were very accommodating as we arrived much earlier than expected and we were able to sit by the pool while they finished getting everything ready. All through the booking process Jenny was really helpful and friendly, and it was very nice to meet her and Chris in the flesh! The villa is in the perfect location - quiet enough for a relaxing holiday but not far away from the town and several beaches. The swimming pool is magnificent and the largest that we could see compared to other villas in the neighbourhood. The property stands in large grounds so there is room enough to find a quiet spot away from the family if required! My stepdaughter and her husband, who married in February, took the cottage and the rest of us stayed in the villa, including my two small grandchildren. Because there are three bedrooms on the ground floor, this was ideal for them not to have to use the stairs. The nearest beach is lovely, a short walk but quite a trek back uphill! However, we soon got used to it. There are plenty of good restaurants in Carvoeiro and I don't think any of us had a bad meal over the whole week. We also used the barbecue a couple of times and got takeaways from the Mona Lisa, at the bottom of the hill. We had to use an emergency dentist for my son during the week, and Jenny was extremely helpful in getting us details. In fact we had got it sorted within 24 hours, which we were really relieved about. I would love to go back there again, and we will all save like mad to get there in a couple of years time. Thank you Jenny and Chris!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rustic, comfortable, beautiful surroundings and a fun pool to top it off

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely stay at the villa! Pool was fab, my daughter was never out it...neither were the adults if I'm honest! It is so peaceful and relaxing, private and felt like home from home! Beds are really comfortable, too so we were refreshed, ready to relax around the pool :)

Jenny and Chris are lovely people too, really helpful and accomodating with our late flights etc! It was my daughters birthday the day we arrived and jenny and chris had arranged a big beautiful birthday cake for her! Such a kind & thoughtful thing to do! Also plenty of larder food, drinks (including wine and beer) as a starter pack!

Fantastic holiday in beautiful, rustic, comfortable surroundings! Fully recommended!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible villa! 5 star

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just returned from an eleven day stay at O Pomar Da Faria and WOW what an amazing holiday it was!!!!

It's hard to know where to start but from the initial booking request Jenny responded quickly and for the months leading up to our holiday emailed me information about the area, trips, transfers(yellowfish are great) and even organised a birthday cake for two of our family members.

When we arrived at the villa we were taken by the beautiful view and the size and space of the villa. The kids immediately jumped into the pool while Chris was going through an introduction and it was hard to get them out for the rest of the time. The pool really is amazing, the salt water meant that there were no stinging eyes and it was large enough for ample floats, surfboard and lots of baby toys :-)

The pool was cleaned twice a week in the morning but this didn't interfere with the kids going in as it didn't take long.

The layout of the villa suited our family and it was furnished with everything you could possibly need. The kitchen was very well equipped and we were able to whip up anything we needed without any fuss (home from home). When we didn't fancy going out for a meal we often ordered food from the Italian restaurant (Mona Lisa).

The villa is situated up a rather steep hill, but is only 5 minutes walk to the local beach and beach bar O Stop (very slow service). There are quite a few steps down to the beach but if you have a buggy which we did you can access the beach without the stairs by going along a few more yards.

The first time we walked into town it took about 25 minutes, but we were unused to the heat and the bumpy pavements (not much pavement space if you have a buggy- bring your more robust pushchair if you can!). But after having done the walk a few times we got a lot better at it and by the end of the holiday we were doing it in 15 minutes (impressive as our group of 9 ranged from 1-60 year old).

Lots of lovely restaurants to choose from in town. One of our favourites Primerva served fresh lobster and tiger prawns YUMMMMMM!

We made the most of our stay and when not in the pool we did some day trips including:Splash and Slide (kids and adults gave that 10/10); Zoomarine, where we had an amazing experience with dolphins; and a trip to the caves (worth seeing).

To sum up a fantastic holiday and beautiful villa, have made friends with Jenny and Chris we would all highly recommend staying here!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shantelle, Thank you so much for a fabulous review, it was a real pleasure to meet you all and feel we will be friends forever! Holidays are so important, saving up all year for them and so we like to make it extra special if we can! Big "Hi" to everyone, Jenny and Chris
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Beautiful villa and pool in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We have just enjoyed a wonderful week at Villa O Pamar da Faria. Owners Jenny and Chris are warm and welcoming and happy to help in any way. The food and drinks they provided upon our arrival were very much appreciated after our journey.

Our family group of eight was very comfortable in this spacious, clean and airy villa. The kitchen is big and extremely well equipped. We cooked on the barbecue most evenings and enjoyed the shady outdoor eating area overlooking the pool and garden.

The beautiful, large saltwater pool was the biggest highlight for us. We spent a lot of time in there, day and night, and it was hard to convince the children that we should go anywhere else.

The closest beach, Vale Centeanes, really is a very short and easy walk from the villa, and it is beautiful. There is a small beach restaurant set in the rocks where we enjoyed coffee and ice creams in the morning and had a meal one evening. We highly recommend the boat trip to the caves that leaves from Vale Centeanes beach (tide and weather permitting). This is also a great way to see all the other beaches that are close by.

We liked that this villa is set a little bit out of Carvoeiro and is therefore peaceful and private. Aside from a few trips to the supermarket we rarely used our car as we felt perfectly content between the villa pool and the local beach. The Mona Lisa restaurant just down the road from the villa does great pizzas if you need a break from the barbecue!

We all had a great time. Thank you!

Natasha & family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was a wonderful place to have a family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful two weeks vacation in Portugal. The villa "O Pomar de Faria" is amazing with beautiful Bougainvillea and natural salty water swimming pool. The villa is fully equipped with all the utensils. The villa is also near by many nice restaurants. The BBQ griller using woods can cook a family meal within minutes. The villa is only 8 minutes walking distance to the nearby beach "Praia Vale Centeanes" which is very convenience for the youngsters. The owners, Chris and Jenny are wonderful and very friendly people. They even prepared some food and drink for us when we arrived in the villa. Everyone from age 21 to 89 year old all had a fabulous time. We appreciated the Sangria and Portugal sausages Chris and Jenny treated us before our departure. I also enjoyed very much the home grown organic mulberries which Chris and Jenny gave us. They were so sweet and delicious! Wonderful and unforgettable vacation!

Guiru & Philip Nash and family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic stay we had in this beautiful villa! As soon as we arrived it felt like we were home; there was an excellent welcome pack waiting for us and we quickly settled in after Chris’s tour of the tastefully furnished surroundings.

There was plenty of room for all 9 of us with a comfortable living space and large, clean bedrooms and bathrooms – all of which felt cool and airy, even in August.

However, it was the huge pool and lovely, fragrant gardens where we spent most of our time. The size and depth of the pool make it great for all sorts of antics and the barbecue area is well positioned next to the outdoor dining area. We had some very happy, relaxed family evenings eating in with a late night splash in the pool!

The walk to the beach was quick and easy and, for those who enjoy a good leg-stretch, we recommend the cliff walk from Praia Centianes to Benagil. It was also good to have a couple of restaurants within easy walking distance for those evenings where the chefs needed a break!

All in all this was a great holiday and Jenny and Chris were a delight to meet and share a glass (or two) of sangria with.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a great pleasure to meet Pat's lovely family, we look forward to sharing more Sangria next time you are in Carvoeiro :)
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
FARO 55km or Seville, Spain is a 2 hour drive
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
O Stop BEACH BAR local fish and more! wine & beer
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Vale do Milnho 9 hole 500m & Pestana 18 hole 5km
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
La Mona Lisa ITALIAN ...delicious pizza and pasta
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Vale Centeanes


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
27 May 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 May 2018 - 14 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Change over day Saturday to Saturday but can be flexible to fit in with calendar availability. Check in time on day of arrival 3pm. Check out time on day of departure 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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