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A Piece of Heaven (guest review)

37 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


Minimum Stay
7 - 14 nights


Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday villa in Vale de Centianes - Castelo do Mar, Carvoeiro

alm. no neighbours,very priv. pool, many terraces and sitting areas,large garden

Last minute: 3.-24.9.16, per week 890€, all 3 weeks 2.500€.

Excl. and charact. villa for 6-8 people with 4 double bedr.,4 bathr. in peaceful, relax 1 ½ acre garden. 1 double bedr. and bathr. on 1st floor with sep. entr.+terrace, 1 extra bedr.+bathr. in sout., 2 wooden houses with 2 beds resp. 1 double bed in garden, espec. well suited for bigger kids TV, Sat, DVD. Comfort. lounge, leather suite, fireplace, phone, sat- and cable Flat-TV, stereo, CD player, DVD with MP3, CD-collection. Sun-/dining room, modern and well equip. kitchen, 3 terrac.+patio, marble floors and double glaz.. Heated+spac. fenced in, tot. renov. lighted pool in garden, 2 built in tables, plenty of garden furnit., barbecue, fans, safe. Sea view hindered by trees. Maid three times/week mornings. Pool and garden maintained. Engl. speak. administr.. Carv. centre 1.5 km, 4 beaches at 250 m, 350, 1500 m. 3 Golf-cours. close by. Free Internet

Several golf courses in vicinity, 3/4 mile and 3 miles+ others.

The villa is very attractively priced despite its phantastic location and the near beaches and village. Reasonable Rates on enquiry.

From our guestbook:


una villa bellissima con un giardino splendido. la vista é spettacolare ed i dintorni permettono gite da sogno nella natura incontaminata. la villa é arredata benissimo ed ha tutte le comoditá. la piscina riscaldata é un invito quotidiano. rimangono indimenticabili le grigliate fatte nel giardino tropicale. assolut mente da consigliare.


C astelo do Mar

A house on the coast.

S undowners on the

T errace, and

E verything we love most.

L ong long, lazy days.

O h, we have had such fun!

D aily dips in the warm pool.

O ver the cliffs, wandering in the sun.

M eals

A l fresco, and

R elaxation.

Thank you so much for your hospitality.

With love Jan

From our guestbook:


We have visited this beautiful Villa twice now and will definately do so again, both with family and friends. All of the kids that have been with us - aged from 2 to 17 - love the place.

Lovely spacious rooms, equiped and furnished to the VERY highest levels. Huge grounds, lovely palms and plants, superb pool and patio areas. Local staff very helpful and attentive.

Owners are very kind and helpful.

The area itself is great and self contained.


We recently had a fantastic stay at Castelo do Mar. The photographs on the website don't do the property justice, it really is a magical place. A beautiful villa set in 2 acres of mature grounds, seperate fenced and gated pool area (very important if you have young kids like us), Castelo do Mar is equiped to the highest standard and is a great place to relax and unwind. Added to this it is within easy walking distance to the restaurants & bars of Carvoeiro, the to 2 local beaches. ..more in the guestbook

From our guestbook:


Wij komen al 17 jaar vrijwel elke Kerstperiode in de Algarve, meestal in Carvoeiro, waar we inmiddels verschillende villa's hebben gehuurd. Sommige huizen bevielen ons zeer goed en anderen wat minder goed. Castello do Mar valt zeker in de eerste categorie. Het is een comfortabel ingerichte villa, met een mooie grote, vrijgelegen tuin met een omheind zwembad (belangrijk als er kleine kinderen mee zijn), een kleine citrusboomgaard en ook grote wilde stukken. Ook vermeldenswaardig is het feit dat 1 van de 3 tweepersoonskamers een eigen opgang met badkamer en dakterras heeft, met uitzicht op de omringende rotskust en op de zee. Als je met meerderen bent kun je daar toch even van wat privacy genieten. Ook in de kerstperiode is Castelo do Mar een uitstekende villa om te huren. Hoewel het water van het zwembad natuurlijk net wat te koud is om in te zwemmen (in de zee kan wel), is het wel vaak heerlijk weer om aan de rand van het zwembad, ... more see our websit

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Rosmarie Kroetenheerdt
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2016
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About Rosmarie Kroetenheerdt

A family property since 1973, constantly modernized.

Rosmarie Kroetenheerdt purchased this villa in 1973

Why Rosmarie Kroetenheerdt chose Carvoeiro area

The house was purchased when Carvoeiro sill was a small and cosy fishing village.. The village has changed consderably, but our house has kept it´s charme.

What makes this villa unique

almost wiithout any neighbours, however in walking distance to the village center and close to the beach, A big garden with a pool almost hidden from outside views. A property which you hardly find again in Carvoeiro.


based on 37 holidaymaker reviews

A Piece of Heaven (guest review)
average rating of 5.0 based on 61 reviews

Perfect Koliday

  • 5 of 5

We have experienced the greatest holiday of the past years in the Castelo do Mar. With 6 people, 3 children and 3 adults, we spent two wonderful weeks in the house and on the beach.

The Castelo, with its extensive gardens and its swimming pool is a perfect holiday home and a paradise for children and parents. The nearest beach can be reached within walking distance in a few minutes.

Due to careful and detailed furnishing, a fantastic kitchen and numerous seating and dining areas the holiday is truly a dream.

Our stay became by the excellent care by waiters in the house and garden into a genuine recovery

The holiday has been rounded off by excellent restaurants in the vicinity, numerous shops and great beaches.

We'll be back, that's for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loughton, Essex, UK

Fantastic Villa

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from two weeks at this fantastic villa. The house, gardens and pool are superb. Everything is very well equiped. I cannot recommend this place highly enough & we have just booked for next year! It is close enough to walk to small supermarkets,restaurants and the town square.We managed two weeks without a car very easily - even a taxi ride to Slide 'n Splash was only €10 and well worth a visit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific location for an ideal holiday

  • 5 of 5

Mixed Generations, Glasgow, Scotland.

We had a wonderful holiday at the Castelo Do Mar at the beginning of May. The booking was organised in a friendly and helpful manner and the villa lived up to expectations. The pool was heavenly and safe for my 3 year old grandson. Ideal having the self contained bedroom and bathroom upstairs when there are different generations. The terrace is great for outside meals and BBQ. The local manager was very helpful and friendly. The distance from the town is just right for walking off a meal out. No hesitation in recommending this lovely place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern Ireland

What a fantastic holiday at Castelo do Mar

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful villa in a lovely location with great gardens. Pick your own figs when in season! Great to be able to walk to town and beach so car not needed(but nice to have to go shopping/touring)

The kitchen was so well equipped, everything you could ever need. All the spices and oils etc were a lovely touch.

Eating and sitting outside was a delight as there were tables and seating available in so many areas that you were spoiled for choice!

Great to have Telephone and Internet access available.

Lovely pool and the owners were there the day we arrived and made us so welcome and gave us good tips on good cheap wines!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wexford, Ireland

A Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

We spent a magical week at Castelo Do Mar in June 2007. All the pics you see of the villa on the website don't actually do it justice, it really is fabulous. The enclosed pool is a huge plus, if like us you have young kids.

10 mins walk to the restaurants and bars, 5 mins from 2 beaches and a short car journey to many many more it really is ideally located.

We loved our week so much...we're going back for 2 weeks this year. Cant wait!!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bonn - NRW

Urlaubstraum für 3 Generationen

  • 5 of 5

Wir fünf - Großeltern, Eltern und fünfjährige Tochter - erlebten einen wunderschönen, zweiwöchigen Urlaub Anfang Juni 2009 in Carvoeiro.

Die Villa Castello de Mar bietet einfach alles was das Herz begehrt:

Gepflegtes großzügiges Haus, Ambiente, liebevolle Einrichtung mit Niveau, stilvolle Plätze zum Essen und Genießen, ein riesiges Grundstück mit viel Bewuchs, einen sehr privaten Pool und vieles Mehr. Die Villa liegt fußläufig zu zwei Badestränden und zur wildromantischen Felsenküste. Der Ort Carvoeiro ist in ca. 10 - 15 Minuten gut zu Fuß zu erreichen.

Anlage und Haus sind sehr sauber und tiptop gepflegt; die Betreuung durch Vermieter, Verwaltung vor Ort und das Hauspersonal ist wunderbar. Ein rundum schöner Ort mit Privatheit vor dem allgemeinen Tourismusbetrieb und vielen Rückzugsmöglichkeiten für jeden Einzelnen.

Prädikat: Ausgezeichnet und gerade für kleine Gruppen bis 6 Personen sehr zu empfehlen - wir wollen jedenfalls wiederkommen!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Vale do Minho, 9 Par 3
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
in Palm Garden, Pizzeria and beach
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: recommended

The villa is at 1.5 km outside of the spectacular former fishing village Carvoeiro and close to two beaches, Centianes beach being 400m away. There are almost no neighbours – therefore it is very private.

Golf: 3 Golf courses close by, 1x9-holes Vale do Milhio 1,5 km, 2x18-holes Gramacho and Pinta ca. 5 km, and several others in the near vicinity.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Vale de Centianes, Carvoeiro area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Weihnachten, Christmas 2016
17 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Frühsommer, early summer 2017
20 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Sommer, Summer
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Hauptsaison, Peak Season
29 Jul 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Hauptsaison, Peak Season
19 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £178

Die Preise gelten für max. 6 Personen. Die 7. und 8. Person nur nach besonderer Vereinbarung mit Zuschlag. Die Preise sind Endpreise einschließlich Zugehfrau, Wasser und Endreinigung. Strom ist bis zu 25,- Euro pro Woche enthalten, ausser Dezember. Damit ist der normale Stromverbrauch abgedeckt. Der Verbrauch darüber hinaus - Poolheizung, Elektroheizung in den Schlafzimmern oder extensive Außenb

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

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Open air shower for the kidsat the wooden adventure house
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , extra bedroom in souterrain as special offer, cheaper.
  • 3 twins,1 child bed ,normal amenities. 1 doublebed in Sourerrain as extra possibility. wooden adventure house with two beds for kids, toilets in the main house
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Sand Pit
  • Conservatory
  • Terrace
  • 18 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • arboretum
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
ADSL-Internet access wifi and cable is available for your own laptop. The kitchen is equipped with dishwasher, microwave, toaster, plenty of cutleries, washing machine and dryer for house-laundry. All year rental. Changeover day to be agreed upon, prefarably Saturdays.

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