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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

The villa has been completely renovated with two new modern bathrooms, new flooring throughout, new windows and doors and soft furnishings and a new roof/sun terrace for 2014.

The villa enjoys a peaceful setting and comprises 3 double bedrooms and 2 large bathrooms. The downstairs bathroom has a modern walk in shower. A stone spiral staircase leads to the master bedroom with en suite bathroom incorporating a bath and shower. A door leads from the bedroom out onto a large roof terrace with beautiful distant views to the sea. Patio table, chairs and sun loungers provided on the roof terrace.

Fully fitted kitchen, including washing machine, microwave and fridge/freezer. Built-in BBQ on patio terrace with modern outdoor dining furniture. Lounge/dining room, digital Sat LCD TV, DVD with DVD library and CD music system, portable fans. Internet / wifi is available in the villa which is charged locally. . The villa has been refurbished inside and out and the extensive redecoration is in keeping with its Moorish style. There is also the benefit of a solar water heating system for completely reliable hot water. We have a new suite which incorporates a single sofa bed for a 7th guest but which is only suitable for a child up to age 12.

Cot and high chair available to rent locally as well as a stair gate. Maid service is twice a week.

Please note that due to a satelite change recently which has affected the whole of the Algarve many digital TV channels have been lost for 2014. We are working hard to find a solution but please be aware many channels will not be available as normal.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Paraiso 500 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 70 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool
General TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Climbing frame
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

The country club has three large beautiful swimming pools, 2 children's pools, tennis courts, children's playground and mini golf only 2-3 minutes walk our guests have full use of all the facilities on the Country Club. There are 2 restaurants and bar on site, plus independent scuba diving school on site, excellent range of restaurants and bars within 5-10 minutes walk in Monte Carvoeiro and Carvoeiro village . Two quality golf courses within 5 minute drive. Water park only 10 mins drive.

Further details

Our changeovers are usually on a Thursday but can be flexible off peak. Please note in peak season we can only take 2 week bookings.


The Algarve region

The Algarve coast, in the south of Portugal, is its best-known region for beaches, warm seas and all the ingredients for a good family holiday but other areas of this very friendly country are having increasing appeal. Two hours and 30 minutes flying from the UK opens up a country of mountains, plains and picturesque coastline.

The Algarve remains the top pick for British family holidays, mainly down to its consistently good beach resorts along a coast stretching from the Spanish border to Cape St Vincent. Families know that places such as Albufeira, Carvoeiro, Praia de Rocha and Lagos not only have sandy beaches but also safe bathing, good child-friendly restaurants and quality accommodation. In recent years more accommodation has been developed in the hinterland in the coastal mountains and offering cool higher altitudes and excellent views. It is here that holidaymakers can take a break from sunbathing with arts and crafts’ shopping at Loule or exploring the spa town of Monchique

While summer temperatures can reach 30C plus, the Atlantic breezes on the western and southern coasts make Portugal’s climate comfortable, especially for children. Like most tourist-orientated countries Portugal’s restaurants have adopted visitor tastes and many dishes on menus will be familiar, local cuisine makes much of sardines, tuna, anchovies and seafood.


Carvoeiro is a picturesque fishing village which still retains its local Portuguese character and charm. It is situated just 50 minutes along the main coast road West of Faro airport and is set in the hillside overlooking its own pretty beach dotted with fishing boats.There are several other beautiful beaches nearby such as Centianes and Benagil and the waters around Algar Secos rock formation are ideal for snorkelling. There are many local shops and minimarkets, a pharmacy, banks, doctors clinic, butchers, bakers, and newsagents, as well as a large Sainsburys style supermarket just outside the town.

Although small, Carvoeiro has many bars and restaurants, who all welcome children and offer children's menus. The town is fairly lively in the evenings, but remains an ideal place for couples or families alike,with restaurants for all tastes and pockets and plenty of friendly bars. There is also a small piazza called Monte Carvoeiro near to the complex with several restaurants where you can experience a stone steak, cooking your own steak on a hot stone. There are even 2 nightclubs for late birds or teenagers and taxis are easy to pick up from the taxi rank in the centre of the town.

Carvoeiro is within easy reach of Portimao with its harbour and famous sardine restaurants, the historic town of Silves, the Monchique mountains and 35 mins from Albufeira, the liveliest resort on the Algarve. Slide & Splash water park is 10 minutes drive and The Big One water park and the popular Zoo Marine with dolphin and seal shows are approximately 20 minutes drive.

There are two golf courses in Carvoeiro, Quinta do Gramacho and a 9 hole course on the Vale do Milho development. The championship course at Penina is a 20 minute drive, Vilamoura a 35 minute drive and Vale do Lobo a 40 minute drive. Tennis can be booked at the Quinta do Paraiso, Carvoeiro Club and Rocha Brava. Swimming, scuba diving and deep-sea fishing are all available.

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Review 1-10 of 19

5 Oct 2014


"Perfect chillout holiday location."

Beautifully refurbished villa with everything at hand. I agree with all other reviews to date. The surrounding estate, known as Quinta do Paraiso is quiet and pretty with an onsite complex (100 metres… More

30 Sep 2014


"Our perfect saty at Casa Patinho"

We had a wonderful stay at the villa, it has a lovely top veranda with a great view, so we spend many an evening sitting up there with a glass of wine!!We has use of the pool, along with the restauran… More

23 Sep 2014


"Beautiful Villa and great location in the Algarve"

* * * * *Firstly I would like to express our gratitude to the owners who always responded so quickly to any of our questions. This was our first time in this area and we had quite a few questions bef… More

22 Apr 2014


"A true Portuguese home from home!!"

We stayed at casa patinho from 31 March through to 11 April. We chose a three bed as were due to holiday with another adult who pulled out due to illness at the last moment. However we were the luck… More

18 Sep 2013


"Excellent villa!"

We spent a highly enjoyable week in this top-quality accommodation. As a party of 5 in total, comprising four adults (age ranges 36 to 66) and one 9 year-old girl, the villa met all our needs and exc… More

7 Aug 2013


"wonderful famiily holiday"

We spent a super holiday at this house. The property exceeded my exceptions. It was very well Appointed, spacious and lots of little extra touches which made it very homely. E.g. beach stuff,DVD,b… More

2 Aug 2013


"A super villa with everything you need for a great, relaxing holiday."

We stayed in this villa for 2 weeks in July with our four children, aged from 8-16, and all of us loved it. It was very clean, the rooms were spacious, the new bathrooms were lovely and the outside sp… More

8 Jul 2013



Excellent communication from start to finish with regard to booking the villa. The pictures do not do justice to the villa! Home from home! Absolutely amazing. Beautiful villa. Beautiful resort. Highl… More

Thank you for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to have you at Casa Patinho and we are glad you had such a wonderful time. We think when you say the beach was 'rough' you were referring to the sea(!) as Carvoeiro has a beautiful little beach but the waves can occasionally be rough. However there are many other sheltered beaches for children. Thank you again, we hope we can welcome you back again soon.

18 Apr 2013


"Lovely villa"

We stayed at the villa for a week in April a family of 6 including children 21,18,16 and 12. The villa is decorated and furnished to a very good standard with everything you need for a good holiday. … More

Thank you for your lovely review of Casa Patinho, we are glad you enjoyed your holiday. There is usually a supply of tea bags, condiments etc. in the villa and we now offer an arrival pack for guests if they wish. Although there are twin beds in the master bedroom they are pushed together to create a double (or not!)and this has never proved to be a problem for guests. Thank you again for your kind review, we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

26 Sep 2012


"Fantastic holiday"

We had a absolutly fantastic time at Casa Patinho and would love to visit again. We found the accomodation to be spacious and tidy and loved sitting out in the evening enjoying the barbecue facilities once the kids had gone to bed.
We made great use of the swimming facilities during the day which were never crowded and regularly made the short walk to the beach and town centre where there was always a great atmosphere.
Many thanks to the owners who made sure that our trip was relaxing and hassle free even with three children under four!

Review 1-10 of 19

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Mark E.

  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:25 Jan 2015

Based in United Kingdom

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