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Large villa Best location walk to town & beach, heated pool gated, walk in steps

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa



About the property

Panaromic views of sea & mountain, private secure villa heated pool, Wifi Aircon

Large detached 5 bedroom villa with private heated swimming pool. Centrally located 10 min walk to village of Carvoeiro with its lovely town, beach and many restaurants. This villa is Ideal for families with its large furnished and covered terraces and mature landscaped gardens. Views of the sea, Carvoeiro and surrounding countryside can be enjoyed from the terraces. The charming landscaped front garden fringing the private driveway creates a lovely first impression as you enter the villa. The private pool will attract guests who want to spend time in the sun surrounded by terraces equipped with sun loungers and tables and chairs. The pool terrace is bordered by a neat lawn and BBQ area. The charming villa has a shaded front veranda which opens into a tastefully furnished lounge with a wood burning stove. The lounge is linked to the dining room which leads to a separate modern well equipped kitchen. 3 of the 5 bedrooms boast their own en-suite, ideal for families. Air conditioned throughout and WiFi included.

NEW, fully fenced gated pool, making it safe for young children and toddlers to play in the gardens.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2016


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Large villa Best location walk to town & beach, heated pool gated, walk in steps
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Wow Villa

  • 5 of 5

This is a super Villa, coming through the private driveway, there is an immediate WOW. You come into a beautiful large landscaped gardens surrounding the pool. (Gated railings for added security for children and piece of mind for the parents) Several furnished terraces for relaxing and reading, a lovely breakfast patio adjacent to the kitchen. This we found a wonderful convenient amenity. Upstairs there is a fabulous private terrace with amazing mountain and sea views. Sitting here in the evening watching the spectacular sunsets is simply breath-taking. Everything one could possibly want is here in this villa. Very comfortable lounge and bedrooms modernized refurbished bathrooms.The villa has shuttered doors and winows and is very secure. Even the maid who comes in every morning from monday to friday is a delight. We spent 2 weeks here with extended family and we simply loved it. We are coming back to the Villa again in March. We swould highly recomment it, perfect for young and old.

The Villa is a nice walk to the village, several restaurants on the way down the hill, we loved 'Vimar', lovely food and very reasonable. There is a recent development of a boardwalk on the cliff overlooking the sea. Carvoeiro square is a lovely meeting place with lovely restaurants and cafes along its streets. Great to sit down and relax. Can't think of a nicer place for a family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great villa in a great town!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a large family (10 people, three generations) in late May 2014. Booking the property was easy, the owner sent an informations pack in advance and responded to email requests about car hire and best route to Carvoiero etc within 24-48hrs. In Portugal, there is a representative who pops around twice in the week - although we had no real issues to discuss.

The heated pool is a treat - and for those with very young children, it is secure enough. My three year, 6 month lad could open the gates (but knew not to) - but I note there were locks so this could be easily resolved for younger children.

The Villa is a good 20 min walk into a great little town. Great Bars (particularly Club Havanna - lovely cocktails), great restaurants (reccommend Oasis and Taste, particularly Taste), great beach and great icecream places. Short car rides take you to a large supermarket and the waterpark (a must do - and prices reasonable once inside). Medium length (within 30 mins) trips to Alvor (a must...we had an amazing lunch of grilled sardines, wine etc for 10 for 88 euros!! followed by a boat trip out to the coves) and Silves reccommended,

Carvoiero is a bit further down the Algarve - and as none of us had been to the Algarve before we were initially reluctant to go so far down the coast from Faro. Dispell this immediately - it is a 40 min drive away on the toll road (and cars are preloaded with a fixed 20 euros anyway - more than enought for trips back and forth) - and is so different from Villamoura or Albufeira.

I would highly reccommend this Villa to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Manchester, United Kingdom

Villa Casa Da Tara - May 2013

  • 5 of 5

Marie the owner was excellent to deal with when booking the villa, it's just as described, WIFI was useful for many of us! It's perfectly situated 15 min walk to the beach, 10 mins to centre. Well maintained and clean, maids and pool cleaning guy were cheery.

Heated pool was great, well worth the extra if taking small children. 5 mins by car to the Intermarche (supermarket), water park slide and splash is not too far away either 15 mins in car.

Thanks, from a very happy bunch!

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind comments, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay & looking forward to welcoming you here again.
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A spacious gem in a tranquil setting

  • 5 of 5

Having just spent a fortnight at Casa Da Tara with our two daughters and their families (11 in total) it may be helpful to others to share our experience.Without exception all of us thought the villa was absolutely wonderful with spacious grounds,a peaceful setting and a lovely pool with lots of chairs and umbrellas. The villa itself is extremely spacious and kept spotlessly clean by the maid Julietta who has a 5 day rota.The local manager Lloyd was extremely helpful and lives along the road.

The location I would suggest requires a car as Carvoeiro is a fair walk particularly with young children and it is of course uphill coming home. We found the beach at Vale de Centianes the easiest to access and park and it is 5 mins drive.

Our favourite restaurant was The Palmyra which is on the road down to the town from the villa.The dish called Shellfish rice is stunning.

Last but not least I must make mention of the owner Marie Gannon who from the first enquiry up to our date of departure could not have been more helpful.

We had a wonderful family holiday at Casa Da Tara and I would return tomorrow if it was not fully booked!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bournemouth, UK

Just what we wanted - a great holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 couples with 5 children in our party.Staying at villa Tara for a week in september 2010 and had a wonderful time. We know the coast and particularly this area well & chose the villa from literally 100's of others we had reviewed and were not disappointed.

A very easy 15 minute stroll (some roadside without pavements) into Carvoeira or cliff top walk. A very charming villa in lovely grounds, not overlooked and a feeling of space. More than ample parking gor our 4 cars. The local intermarche is 2 minutes drive down the road.

Great locality for exploring the coast, beautiful beaches and towns.

With 5 children under 4 it was important we got the right place. The descriptions are accurate and Marie was extremely helpful in answering our various questions before we went. We paid extra for heating pool & even though weather was quite hot we all agreed this was money well spent. The villa was very clean and nicely furnished with typical portugese furnishing and lots of little extras which help make a basic place more comfortable and homely. There are 3 different areas to eat round a table as a group which was great. The tiled steps from the top bedroom to the next level down are quite steep especially for young children or elderly.

We would consider returning to villa Tara and happily recommend it to similar family groups with young children but would also be good place for 4-5 couiples sharing.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time we had staying in this very desirable villa stayed June 2009 everything was perfect the owner very helpful and the manager too. The villa was very spacious, clean and well equiped, there is the advantage of a daily maid service and the pool is also cleaned regularly. The villa is situated only a short walk from the town center. We are returning and staying august 2010, a credit to the owner

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
18 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A22 junction 6 lagoa
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

The Villa is situated an easy 10-15 minute walk from Carvoeiro, which is one of the prettiest villages in the Algarve. Carvoeiro has a bustling friendly atmosphere with all modern amenities including shops, banks, street cafes, a choice of fine restaurants and bars. Carvoeiro has its own sandy beach by the town square with its many cafes.There are many more fine beaches within easy reach. There are many excellent championship golf courses within a short drive, the pestana resort is less than a 10 min drive and includes 2 championship courses along with the the David Leadbetter golf academy. The Vale do Milho 9 hole par 3 golf course is within 5 minutes drive. Tennis is available at the Rocha Bracva club and at the Carvoeiro tennis Club, both have excellent facilities.The Intermarche superstore is 1km away on the main Lagoa /Carvoeiro road about 15 minutes away is 'AQUA Shopping' at Portimao which is a large mall with many well known shops.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Carvoeiro, Carvoeiro area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
October 2016
25 Sep 2016 - 27 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
June 2017
20 May 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
High 2017
23 Jun 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Peak 2017
14 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
September 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Changeover day Flexible.
Air conditioning & Wifi throughout the villa is included.
Extra charge for pool heating of £125 per week.
This villa can be rented as a 3 Bed outside of the busy periods, discount available for groups of less than 8 please enquire.

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Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Carvoeiro in Carvoeiro / Lagoa region

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Outdoor Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Cot , en suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , en suite
    Bedroom 5 - 4 Single Bed , Bunk beds + 2 single ground floor
    Bedroom 4 - 3 Single Bed , link bed so can be large double and single, ground floor
  • 3 of the 5 bedrooms are ensuite there is also an extra toilet & shower by the pool area for your convenience. Upstairs there is 2 large bedrooms ensuite with full bathrooms. The bedrooms are not adjacent and therefore provide full privacy. Downstairs there are 3 bedrooms, one ensuite and the other 2 share the large main bathroom. All rooms have individual air conditioning units which are controlled separately for varying temperature preferences.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
NEW the pool is fully fenced with lockable gates, making it safe for young children and toddlers. Free Wifi included.

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