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Absolutely beautiful 5 bed villa, walking distance into town. Private pool, wifi

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa in Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal - The Whole Property Exudes Spaciousness and Will Provide A Fun Holiday For All Family.

This beautifully refurbished property is all on one level except for the roof terrace, from here you have sea views. The good sized pool which is 9.5 x 5 metres is a fabulous feature and it also has a curved in-pool seating area. Pool heating is available at an additional charge if required. The large terrace has a twin built-in BBQ and covered dining area. There are two huge double bedrooms with en-suite facilities. 1 double bedroom with an ensuite and two further bedrooms with two single beds in each and a further family bathroom. This is a very light and spacious villa with a huge outside dining area all within a short walk into the local town of Carvoeiro where you will find all you need to complete a wonderful family holiday. Golf (Gramacho and Pinta) plus tennis clubs are a 5 min drive. All windows and doors have mosquito nets built in and built in security grills on all windows.

Mr and Mrs Honour
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
9 August, 2018

About Mr and Mrs Honour

My wife and I, both live in Portugal. We own a villa in Carvoeiro but regularly go back to England to visit our three daughters. We have lived in Portugal for 10 years but have been regular visitors here for the last twenty eight years.

We first bought an apartment in Albufeira in 2001 and have spent many enjoyable holidays there, where we have made many friends and have fallen in love with the people and the country.

After much searching we found our dream villa in Carvoeiro which we have spent all our time renovating and updating the villa to the standard it is now at,we have many more plans and will continue to keep the villa at a high and comfortable standard.

Mr and Mrs Honour purchased this villa in 2010

What makes this villa unique

This is situated close enough to enjoy the walk into Cavoeiro town but far enough away to be peaceful ensuring a nice relaxing holiday for all the family.

Guestbook comments from the owner

An absolutely amazing villa with fantastic outside space for evening/daytime entertainment. Have booked and will be returning next year. Dan Paige and family. (2013).

Perfect location for our family, easy walking distance to the local town for all entertainment, great time was had by all. The Grimshaws.

Great place and location. The huge beds were fabulous. The enclosed outside area made us feel secure and safe and relaxed with our young children. Would not hesitate in returning one day soon. Pat Horrigan. (July 2013).
Sep 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Carvoeiro in Municipality of Lagoa

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Large en-suite with walk in shower, full corner bath, sink, toilet and bidet. Large en-suite with walk in shower, full bath, bidet, sink, toilet. Good size en-suite with walk in shower and toilet. Good size family bathroom with walk in shower and toilet.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps max 10 (5 Bedrooms) (4848/AL) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1-huge bigger than a queen size bed & patio door. Bed 2-large oak sleigh queen bed & fitted wardrobes. Bed 3-oak double bed & fitted wardrobes & patio door. Bed 4-two single oak beds with fitted wardrobes & patio door. Bedroom 5-two single oak beds fitted wardrobes.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: We bought Our villa in 2010 and it was in need of a complete makeover. We have carried out a complete refurb to both the inside and the outside of the property. We fell in love with the villa due to the light a very spacious rooms but also the outside terraces are extremely big offering a very comfortable and well equipped villa for all to enjoy. The villa is totally private and exclusive to the guests. it is completely secured and fenced in with electric gates, there is a video entry system which is in place to the right of the front door. The latest alarm system has been installed which is linked to the police and internet. Allowing you peace and quiet at all times. Outside: The pool is rectangle in shape with a circular corner on one side at the shallow end. There is gentle entry via steps at the shallow end and the curve has a continuous seat where guests can sit semi-submerged in the water during those hot afternoons. The pool has underwater lighting which provides a fabulous ambience for evening BBQ's or even just drinks around the purpose-built bar during the evening (Fridge supplied in bar). The pool terrace wall provides a good deal of illumination with in-wall fitted lighting. The 9.5 x 5 M pool has heating available at an extra charge if required. There are lots of sun beds and also a good sized covered area with dining table and chairs for outside eating together with settee and chairs and also several typical Portuguese tiled benches. Utility Room: Washing machine. There is a purpose built drying area with four lines sited on the side of the villa. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service is supplied free of charge. Towels will be changed every 3 or 4 days, linen every 7/8 days. extra cleaning can be requested if required. fully managed with pool maintenance. we can arrange pick up/drop off to and from faro. Other: Internet service is available but please ensure to bring your own computer equipment. A welcome pack is not provided but if required can be arranged and paid for on arrival. There is additional costs for both the pool heating and air-conditioning.


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Absolutely beautiful 5 bed villa, walking distance into town. Private pool, wifi
average rating of 4.857143 based on 15 reviews

Stunning villa in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from an amazing holiday at Villa Casa Brava. The villa is stunning and very spacious. We loved the outdoor area, the pool was large and so warm with pool heating. There was plenty of areas to sit and we really took advantage of the barbecue and bar. It was so pleasant to sit out in the evening.

The villa is within walking distance to the square in Carvoerio, where we enjoyed the entertainment, although the taxis are only 5 euros if you don't want to walk back up the hill. The cliff top walk is a must and we were certainly ready for the cold beer at the bar in the cliff. There are also two beaches that you can walk easily walk to.

Tracey, the owner, was so helpful. We often stay in villas but this is the first time that we have had such a personal welcome.

I would definately recommend this villa and hope to return one day.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tracy such nice comments, we would also like to add that you and your family were an absolute delight to have stay and would welcome you back anytime. All the best.
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  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely holiday at Casa Brava, we had everything at the Villa that we needed, everything is new, modern and maintained to a very high standard. We were a mixed group of adults and children, there was plenty of space for everyone to have peace and quiet and then come together as a group. We all really enjoyed our stay at the Villa, Tracey is great, so helpful and works really hard to make sure your stay is relaxing.

Would really recommend this villa and would definitely stay again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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"Home from home"

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed in this villa on several occasions now and it is like a "home from home".

The hosts, Bill and Tracey, are approachable, friendly and accommodating - for example, they kindly picked up a few bits for the family prior to arrival and have provided some great recommendations for restaurants in Carvoiero (e.g. Bon Bon, Ele & Ela and Villa Medici).

The villa itself is fabulous - it is large, spacious and fully equipped. The family and I enjoy taking full advantage of the private pool (and outdoor bar!) during the day, and the BBQ , outdoor bar and outdoor patio space in the evening. When the family and I choose to eat out, the villa is ideally located being only a 15 to 20 minute walk from Carvoeiro - far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet, and close enough to stumble home after a night out! A taxi is cheap enough (approx EUR 5) in the event that walking is an issue.

Bill and Tracey have looked after the villa during our stays at the villa, which provides comfort knowing that they are available if required, and the care that they take is evident from the fact that the villa is always clean and well-maintained.

Would definitely recommend, and have recommended, the villa to family and friends. It is great value for money, and the family and I have created some excellent memories at the villa.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely superb villa in perfect location!!

  • 5 of 5

We have just come back from a 12 day stay at this villa and we absolutely loved it. The villa itself is beautiful, spacious and modern. It is set in an ideal location, close enough to walk to all the local restaurants/ bars/ beach but slightly out of the way from the hustle and bustle of the main strip in carvoeiro so perfect for a relaxing holiday.

The villa was clean and well maintained at all times and the owners were very friendly and helpful upon check-in. I would highly recommend this villa to anyone and we will definitely be revisiting next year!!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A gem of a property in lovely Portugal

  • 4 of 5

We were two families sharing this villa, and we were really impressed with it from arriving through the electric gates. Tracey was there to meet us and go through everything with us, and then left us to our own devices to get settled in. The photos really don't do the villa justice as it was gorgeous and very well kept. The bedrooms were very spacious and the beds were comfortable. It would have been nice to have a full length mirror in the bedrooms, and also a wardrobe in the largest of the two rooms, as having to share was a little bit awkward when all trying to get ready to go out at night. The villa was well equipped with plenty of crockery - even though we didn't do much self catering. Everything was spotlessly clean, we really would struggle to find fault. The pool area is kept lovely and clean and the pool size was amazing for us all jumping in and having lots of fun. It is the best villa we have stayed in. Two downsides for us were 1) the long walk down to Carvoerio centre - which took us almost 25 minutes to the beach and restaurants/shops there, although there are some really nice restaurants closer to the villa at around 12 mins walk - beware - do not wear high heels as the cobbled streets are quite dangerous! We loved it at Villa Medici Italian Restaurant, The Wolf Restaurant and Laterna Restaurant, and 2) it would have been nice to have a safe deposit box in the villa for our valuables. It would be good to hire a car to have a look further around the surrounding areas.

All in all - we all really enjoyed staying at the villa and would highly recommend it to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A gem private and secure.

  • 5 of 5

When entering through the electric gates first impressions were plenty of room to park several cars, clean, private, and nicely laid out gardens.

Inside although an old property had been refurbished stylish and modern, nicely laid out with bedrooms at both ends and the living area centrally situated. The pool was one of the nicest we have ever had large, warm (we had it heated) and easy access. Lots of sunbeds, outside seating areas and plenty of areas where you could escape to the shade. It was a 10min leisurely walk down to the coast and a little further into the middle of Carvoeiro. The owners were helpful and lived close by so were on hand for any advice or problems. Good restaurants within walking distance downhill and taxis are cheap enough for anyone who would struggle walking uphill.

There is a cliff top walkway and if you are lucky enough you may spot the dolphins enjoying themselves. We went walking early morning and were lucky enough to see a pod of dolphins around 20 of them and quite big diving in and out of the water.We were all golfers and there is no shortage of good courses within an easy drive. We had a great time will definitely go back and certainly have no reservations in recommending to friends/family try it you wont be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Carvoeiro beach is a 20 mins walk or a 5 min drive. However there are many more beaches that are beautiful and can be reached by car in approx 5 mins.


Faro airport is the nearest airport it is 58km away and can be reached with a approx 45 min drive. Airport transfers can be arranged if required.

Portimao is approx a 20 min drive and the Monchuique Mountains just a 30 min drive out. Alvor and Vilamoura are both about 25 mins away by car.


Carvoeiro and centianes is the closest Village these are 1 km and can be reached by foot or car, will take approx 10-15 mins walking and 4-5 mins drive.

Further Details:

Rates shown are for up to 10 adults in a 5 bed villa. Please ask for 4 bed prices which sleep up to 8 people out of season only.

A welcome pack is not included in the price however if you wish to have one on arrival please arrange this on booking the villa.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Carvoeiro, Carvoeiro / Lagoa region

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
August 2018
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
16 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 2019
1 May 2019 - 24 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May/June 2019
25 May 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 2019
20 Jul 2019 - 31 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 2019
1 Aug 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2019
16 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
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

Booking Notes:
25% of the full amount is payable on booking to 100% confirm. This is a non refundable deposit. The balance and returnable breakages and damages deposit of £300 is required 2 calendar months prior to arrival. The B&D deposit is returned within 7 days of guests' departure as long as there is no damage/breakage. Payments can be accepted in sterling or Euros by either bank transfer or cheque.

Changeover Day:
Changeover is preferably a Thursday or Saturday depending on the previous booking but a little flexibility is available outside of peak times.

Notes on prices:
All prices are quoted in UK pounds. However euros can be used depending on the exchange rate at time of purchase.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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