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Superb, very spacious 3 bed villa, private pool, FREE WI-FI, close to old town

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps up to 6 or 7 persons with a baby-cot available)

Villa Carreira is a very spacious 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, fully air conditioned villa with a south facing private swimming pool situated near beaches and Old Town Albufeira, close to golf courses and water parks. It enjoys a superb location in a small residential area with fantastic views of the surrounding countryside only 6-8 minutes walk to a famous local restaurant and a supermarket and are close to golf courses, water parks, Albufeira Marina, Zoomarine, Algarve Shopping and only 3-4 minutes drive from the Old Town of Albufeira with great bars, restaurants, unforgettable nightlife and beautiful golden beaches.

Very well maintained property with large terrace with a private swimming pool, fully fenced, barbecue area with table, chairs, 6 sun loungers and umbrellas. ***** SPECIAL OFFER - from 18th, 19th or 20th SEPTEMBER for 7 nights or longer -now only £790.00 per week ( save £150 per week ) *****

- Arrive on any day of the week (flights are normally much cheaper midweek) but please note in high season it may only be possible to arrive on same day as the previous guests are checking out. We will do our best to accommodate your request with your chosen travel dates.

- Details of Villa Carreira, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6-7, 3 Bathrooms

Villa Carreira is a very spacious 3 bedroom villa ( all bedrooms en-suite ) with a south facing private swimming pool and accommodation split as follows. On the ground floor there is a bedroom with a double bed and en-suite bathroom, fully fitted kitchen and spacious living / dining room ( over 30m2 ) with satellite TV, CD/DVD, safe and patio doors leading to a very large terrace with swimming pool, umbrellas and sun loungers. If you enjoy grilling there is a purpose build brick barbecue for those unforgettable summer evenings outside with bottle of wine. Half way through the staircase to the first floor there is a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and veranda overlooking the pool. On the first floor there is another bedroom with two single beds, en-suite bathroom and veranda. WI-FI available free of charge. Parking space available. Housekeeper/caretaker lives on the property site in an annex with a separate entrance.

Payment can be made in sterling to our bank in UK or in euros to our bank in Portugal as follows :

-25% - when making a reservation

-75% - 6 weeks before arrival


For guests wishing to rent a car we can make arrangements with a local car firm at competitive rates with efficient and personal service. You can pick up the car in Faro Airport or have it delivered direct to the villa. We can also reserve airport transfer from Faro Airport. The driver will await your arrival and bring you direct to the villa. The cost is from €36.00 for up to 4pax and €48.00 for 5-6pax and the journey usually takes about 35 minutes. - The are two excellent local restaurants (both with bars) within 5-8 minutes walk. Ideal if you like country walks. Very close to the villa you will find a long country lane where you can enjoy the beauty of Algarvian countryside. Zoomarine and water parks (children will love it !) are 10-20 minutes by car. - Golf courses are only 10 - 15 minutes by car and sandy beaches of Albufeira about 5 minutes. A superb choice for your dream holiday at an unbeatable price !


There are currently 25 golf courses in the space of 100 miles of coastline, with more under construction. Most of the Algarve golf courses are within half an hour drive from our villas, some only 10 minutes. Over the last few years the Portuguese Open has been hosted variously at Penina, Vila Sol and Sao Lourenzo, all of which may be included in the list of top European championship courses. Warm playing conditions and immaculately manicured fairways and greens are the norm in the Algarve. The choice is simply superb.


We also have a beautiful Villa Eber ( property 5841) in Albufeira with air conditioned 1 & 2 bedroom apartments and for guests not wanting a kitchen, a double bedroom with a private bathroom. The villa is situated in a quiet location just 3-4 minutes drive from the Old Town of Albufeira and beaches and it has large swimming pool & private parking.

Please also see details of our 3 BEDROOM VILLAS with private pools - property 6033 & 438677.

We also have AIR CONDITIONED APARTMENTS at Resort Solcosta, pefect for families and small groups ( 2 bedrooms, 1 bedrooms and studios ) - property 2860


More Details

Member since: 2001
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Polish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have just returned from your villa in Portugal and was very impressed ! I would like to thank you for a great holiday and good luck for the future Jenny ..... Andrew, I just wanted to thank you for your care and consideration, we had a wonderful holiday made all the better by the extra mile you went for us. I will recommend your villas to all my friends and will definitely return. Again thank you and enjoy your lovely weather Carina ....Just a quick note to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at your beautiful villa. It was everything we could have wished for and more.Your personal assistance was also much appreciated and we look forward to our next visit! Mrs Gaye Holloran Brown & Family .....Our thanks to you for all your help and a wonderful stay in the Algarve at

Villa Carreira.It was a beautiful villa and Laura and Manuel are a lovely family. They were very kind, supplying us with eggs and strawberries !! Debra Inman ...
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in the Albufeira in the Faro District

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , Also possible to add in this bedroom single bed
  • .
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Maid service is provided 3 times per week with linen changed weekly and towels half way through the week and with weekly change.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Superb, very spacious 3 bed villa, private pool, FREE WI-FI, close to old town
average rating of 4.785714 based on 15 reviews

Lovely large clean villa with pool.

  • 5 of 5

The whole experience went smoothly from booking to coming home. Andrew couldn't have been more helpful, he organised taxis to and from the airport. Explained local amenities and where everything was. It was a lovely walk into old town but we chose to get taxi home (about €3.50) as it was quite a hilly walk back. If we were to stay near the old town again we would definitely choose to stay at Villa Carreira. Overall a memorable holiday. Thank you Andrew.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Debbie and Andrew, Thank you very much for your fantastic review. You are a lovely couple and it’s really good to know you had a good time in Albufeira end enjoyed your stay at Villa Carreira. Thank you for leaving the villa so clean on departure. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again if you decide to return to the Algarve. Kindest regards Andrew
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  • 4 of 5

Spent 11 great nights at this villa with family and it was a absolutely fabulous place to be based very peacefull but not to far to travel to the old town or strip to eat and drink in many of there fantastic bars and resturants .

The villa was well above our expectations in size and was imaculately maintained and a great maid service was provided throughout our stay and i wouldnt hesitate to recommend this villa to family or friends .

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Kenny, Thank you very much for your superb review, great to know you have enjoyed the villa and your holiday in Albufeira. Thank you for looking after the villa so well and leaving all so tidy on departure. I would delighted to welcome you again next year. Best regards to all the Family Andrew
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Lovely spacious villa

  • 5 of 5

7 of us stayed for 2 weeks in this delightful villa and enjoyed a relaxing stay. Andrew is the perfect host and everything with the booking, the taxi transfer and the villa itself all ran smoothly. During the two weeks the weather didn't drop below 32 degrees and whilst this was lovely for the pool it felt that a walk to the beach was just too far at about 30 mins away. The restaurant A Cochiera (5 mins walk) is good value and the food is excellent. On hindsight we should've hired a car to get out and about a bit more - but there is always next time. I wouldn't hesitate to book through Andrew again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Joanne, Thank you very much for your superb review ! It’s great to know you have enjoyed Albufeira and your stay at Villa Carreira. Thank you for looking after the villa and leaving all so tidy on departure. You are right, this summer has been much too hot for walking during the day. Many of our guests without cars use the pick up point at the Camping to go to various water parks, Zoomarine or excursions. There is also the local Giro bus with the bus stop by Cocheira Restaurant which goes to various different part of Albufeira. I would be delighted to welcome you all again of you decide to return the Algarve. Best wishes to all the Family Andrew
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Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

Firstly Andrew was unbelieveably kind and helpful from my very first email to meeting us when we arrived.

This was our first family holiday with our 4 month old baby girl Maggie , I really cannot find the words to say how the villa , its location and Andrew were so perfect. 20 minutes walking to the centre of Old Town through a lovely park we walked down and back every night as it was so handy with the baby napping as we strolled. perfect supermarket less than 10 mins walk away and a really fab restaurant 5 mins walk away. We walked to lidl and aldi also which was 30 mins walk.

The villa was spotless and had everything we needed, it is very spacious and cool. We are really looking forward to booking with Andrew again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Karen, Thank you very much for your superb review ! I am truly delighted you have enjoyed Albufeira and your stay at Villa Carreira. You are a lovely Family and little Maggie is such a happy girl ! Many parents wait until children are bigger to take them abroad for the first time but you have proven with some planning you can have a fantastic holiday with a few month old baby. It was really a pleasure to meet you and thank you very much for looking after the villa so well. Hope to see you in the near future when you are ready for another break in sunny Albufeira. Best wishes to all the Family Andrew
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Perfect place for a relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at Villa Eber for a few days to get away from the hectic London life. Andrew and Ana were the perfect hosts from the moment I arrived and made sure I had everything I needed for a relaxing and comfortable stay. The apartment was fantastically clean and comfortable, and the villa itself was just outside the centre of the Albufeira which meant it was perfect and peaceful for a relaxing holiday. I will most definitely be returning in the near future. Thank you to Andrew and Ana for a fantastic mini holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a wonderful 2 weeks holiday in Albufeira, staying at the fantastic Villa Carreira. The whole experience of booking with Andrew was very smooth from start to finish.

The villa is large and comfortably sleeps 6 adults. It has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, with regular maid service.

There is a bar and a really good restaurant within 5 minutes walk, and the nearest supermarket is only about a 10 minute walk.

The old town and beach is about a 25 minute stroll. If going to the strip probably best to take a taxi for 5-6 euros.

All in all a fantastic villa.

Thank you Andrew, we had a fantastic holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Denise, Thank you very much for such a fantastic review ! All the comments made by our past guests are really helpful for future guests to make a decision when searching for ideal location for their next holiday. I am really delighted you have enjoyed Albufeira and your stay at Villa Carreira and hope to hear from you sometime in the near future if you decide to return to the Algarve. Kind regards to all the Family Andrew
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Faro Airport ( 35 minutes transfer by taxi )
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Cocheira Bar-Restaurante
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Ferreiras - Albufeira
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Cocheira Bar-Restaurante
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Albufeira Old Town
Car: not necessary

Algarve is a region renowned for its mild and sunny climate, its miles of glorious sandy beaches with their stunning rock formations and its excellent sport facilities. It boasts an average of 3000 hours of sunshine per year. Its mild all year round with virtually no rain in the summer months. February sees the start of the spring and its warm in October. The old town of Albufeira which perches on the cliff top overlooking the beach, retains a distinctive Moorish character and you can still see the fisherman bringing in their catch on Praia dos Pescadores (Fisherman's beach) There are 2 excellent local restaurants, both with bars open until late within about 8 minutes walk of the villas and another one during the summer months at the near by Clube Albufeira with famous barbecues on Wednesdays nights where you can eat as much as you like! Algarve Shopping with food store, many restaurants, bowling and cinemas is only few minutes by car as is Zoomarine, water parks, nightlife & golf.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in the Albufeira, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July & August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 17 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late September SPECIAL OFFER
18 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £230

- All rates are per villa per week based on up to 5 guests ( the villa can sleep up to 7 guests and the cost for additional person above 5pax is from £70 to £140 per week )
- Air conditioning available in the living room and all 3 bedrooms at additional cost payable locally if required. Please ask for more details.
- Free WI-FI available in the villa.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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