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Sítio do Vale

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Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Sítio do Vale is a light and airy villa, set in the hills above Tavira with beautiful open views down to the sea across rolling hills. Originally a simple farmhouse, the villa has been completely rebuilt and refurbished to offer a perfect place for a quiet, comfortable and relaxing holiday.The villa is set in its own garden, with a lawn, herb and flower beds and a choice of seating areas under the shade of olive, carob or almond trees. Some steps take you down to the beautiful turquoise infinity pool with its stunning views across the countryside. Our land extends further down the hillside where there are carob and fig trees.

Inside the house on the ground floor there is a spacious and fully equipped modern kitchen/dining room, a large sitting room with French windows onto the verandah, a bathroom and a twin bedroom. Upstairs there are two more bedrooms, both with ensuite bathrooms, a small study with a bed, and a roof terrace. All rooms are light and modern in style and comfortably furnished.

The house is set on the edge of the small rural community of Estorninhos. The locals grow olives, carob, some vines and fruit trees. There are bee hives further down the valley and you'll also see ducks, hens, dogs and sheep roaming around.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Manta Rota 15 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 54 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Algarve region

The Algarve is deservedly a well known holiday destination for the Portuguese and many other Europeans. It has beautiful beaches all along its coast - long white sandy beaches backed by dunes and lagoons in the eastern Algarve and smaller cliff-backed beaches in the western Algarve.

The Eastern Algarve is generally less touristy than the western side. It's easy to travel around and from the eastern part you can easily visit all parts of the Algarve as well as parts of Andalucia , Spain.

If you want peace and quiet it is easy to find in the eastern Algarve - even in August if you are willing to walk for 5 or 10 minutes along the beach away from the parts closest to the towns you will find a quiet spot. There are different beaches to choose from and different ways to get there - drive to Manta Rota, take a boat across the lagoon from Fabrica, or take a boat to the Isla de Tavira. A little further afield take a little train to the beach at Pedras d'el Rei or spend a day at one of the islands off Olhao and Faro.

If you fancy some time away from the beach there is plenty to do and see. There are the picturesque towns of Tavira and Alcoutim to explore and the castle at Castro Marim. The city of Faro is also well worth visiting and has some very attractive old parts. Or go across to Spain - Ayamonte is well worth visiting and very nearby, and Seville is less than two hours away. You can also drive to the other end of the Algarve easily for a day trip. If you fancy more activity there are plenty of golf courses nearby , including the famous Jack Niklaus 'signature' course Monte Rei, and also waterparks and a marine zoo less than an hour away.


Tavira is by far the most attractive town in the Algarve. Set on both sides of the river Gilao it has bridges, remnants of an old castle and plenty of churches. There are some lovely old houses with the characteristic Tavira rooves and door knockers shaped like hands. There's a great food market where you can buy fresh fish, locally produced honey, figs, nuts and salt as well as mounds of delicious fruit and vegetables. It's a good idea to take a mini- train tour around the town to give you a feel for the place and then spend some time wandering around the cobbled streets at your leisure. There are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from, all with outside seating to enjoy the warm summer days and evenings.

Tavira is also well served by supermarkets - and there's a large shopping centre on the outskirts of the town with a huge supermarket, and all sorts of other shops and cinemas!

Estorninhos is about 10 km drive from Tavira. It's a tiny village up in the hills well away from the summer bustle. The locals are mainly small scale farmers - the younger generation has tended to move away to find work elsewhere. The village has a shop where you can buy a few necessities and the village is also visited regularly by a bread van, a fish van and a frozen food van! The locals enjoy hunting in the autumn and spring - you'll see rabbits and pheasants running around. The village is an ideal starting point for long walks in the hills, bird watching and there are also golf courses within easy reach. The temptation in the summer however may simply be to relax by the pool and enjoy the views.

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      Calendar last updated:05 Jul 2015

      Based in Portugal

      Languages spoken
      • English
      • French
      • Spanish
      • Portuguese

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