The villa was sheer luxury, there was nothing else you could ask for, 4 large bedrooms, 3 with en-suites, state of the art kitchen, a a wonderful pool, it also had a large roof terrace. There plenty of restaurants within walking distance and the menus were quite good, we had some lovely fillet stakes, and the sea bream was great,just a short 10 minuet walk was the lovely village offering lots of bars and restaurants, the beach was great however watch those waves as they can be quite strong for a novice swimmer. There were also some picturesque little coves to hide away in. We travelled as a family and each and everyone had a great time, looking forward to going again.
We were a family of five myself, husband, 7 year old son and my parents. The villa is fantastic just the right size not too big but big enough.
Being April we had the heating for the pool - a must at this time of year and went for a dip every morning our 7 year old loved it, there was also a inflatable crocodile to keep him entertained. The pool lit up at night and the lanterns/candles around the edge made if feel very luxury.
We made use of the BBQ and the roof top terrace and fire place to watch the sky change colour at sunset.
We utilised the washing machine and tumble drier and found the kitchen had all we required for rustling up meals.
The beds were very comfy and Rosa the maid visited twice to undertake a clean and a change of linen and towels.
Having the availability of British TV was useful for the evenings in, whilst the wifi was invaluable.
The town was a lovely 15 minute stroll and at this time of year it was quiet but everywhere was open and friendly. We even managed to visit the Michelin rated L'Orange restaurant one evening which is more or less on the door step.
Taxis up from the town were easily accessible and not expensive, if you don't fancy the walk up the hill after a meal.
There are plenty of supermarkets nearby including Aldi to stock up on supplies although the Portuguese equivalent to Waitrose provided us with some amazing pastries.
Elite Rentals who manage the property were professional and responsive to any queries we raised and even arranged an airport transport for my parents.
We had a hire car as we like to go out and about but it wouldn't be vital. We visited Alvor, Silves, Tavira and a National Park on the West Coast with an amazing surfing beach one side and river the other, it was great. The car also came in use when hunting for sheltered beaches and bays of which there are many if you're prepared to climb the steps.
All in all a fantastic villa in a great location to enable any type of holiday - active or relaxing due to its location and highly recommended - we would not hesitate to book again.
This modern and well equiped villa was our base for a golfing trip with colleagues and partners. Located close to the golf courses and all other local amenities made life easy. The beds were extremely comfortable, the bedrooms with onsuite facilities were outstanding, great kitchen, living room and outdoor pool. We were well looked after with the cleaning lady Rosa coming by on a regular basis to change towels, sheets and tidy around the rooms. We will certainly be back having visited the area on a number of occasions before!
The villa was perfect. Beautifully maintained, modern, clean, and contained everything we needed and more.
The town of Carvoeiro is lovely - plenty of restaurants to choose from, live music on the main stage in the evening - but still maintaining its Portuguese charm.
Our children are 12 & 10, they loved the villa and the town and cannot wait to go back!