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Excellent 5/5 10 reviews

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 8km

Casa Mel offers everything you need for a self catering holiday.

Being an old cottage, the thickness of the original walls help it stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter, there is ceiling fans and panel heaters if necessary. There is a sunny roof terrace with table and chairs.

The cottage has recently been renovated and provides spacious and airy accommodation but still retains its charm. In the living room the sofa can easily be changed into a comfortable double bed. There is a TV/DVD player and a dining table and chairs.

The bathroom offers a large walk in shower.

Situated in the heart of the old town you are within strolling distance of ample cafes, restaurants and shops.

Free wi-fi is available in the town hall square a few minutes walk from the cottage.

The golden beaches of Carvoeiro and Ferragudo are a 15 minute drive.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Carvoeiro 8 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 65 km, Nearest railway: Silves Gare 4 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Further details outdoors

Parking is available in the small square which is a 2 minute walk from the cottage.

Further details

A welcome pack is provided.

The Algarve region

There is plenty of beautiful beaches to be enjoyed and an abundance of countryside pursuits. From bird watching to walking, the Algarve offers something for everyone.

You can take a boat trip and explore the caves and coves or try your hand at sea fishing.

There is a new race track approx 20 minutes away which hosts the world super bikes, classic car racing and incorporates a world class go karting racing circuit.

4 x 4 or quad bike guided tours are available locally where you can enjoy the wonderful mountains and scenery.


Silves enjoys an excellent location being situated in the centre of the Algarve. It is the perfect place to base yourself if you want to explore the rest of the Algarve.

The town has plenty of facilities with supermarkets, cafes and a variety of restaurants with some offering live music.

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Review 1-10 of 10

14 May 2014


"To summarise, perfect, just perfect."

Casa Mel, in the historic and beautiful town of Silves, was our home for a week. The cottage is better in real life than the photographs can show. It is clean, comfortable and secure. The location is … More

11 May 2014


"A gorgeous little house just perfect for two"

We stayed at this little gem last summer and returned for a week in Easter. We weren't disappointed - everything was just as wonderful as last time. This house is a great retreat and perfect if y… More

22 Jan 2014


"Another wonderful stay at Casa Mel!"

We returned to Casa Mel for another holiday and again had a lovely time, and we will be returning again next year. As before the cottage was clean, tidy and very welcoming. Everything we needed was … More

28 Sep 2013


"Superb accommodation"

Very friendly & helpful host, who provided a wonderful welcome hamper & plenty of useful tips & information. The accommodation is a light,airy,comfortable & very clean little cottage. Ideally located … More

20 Aug 2013



This perfectly formed and well equipped little house lived up to expectation and beyond. Driving through Silves is like entering a film set - its so beautiful with the narrow cobbled streets and vari… More

11 Aug 2013


"Fantastic accommodation in wonderful setting."

We spent a week in Casa Mel at the end of June and had a wonderful time there. The owner, Marion, was extremely helpful in facilitating our stay - we were very much a last minute booking, contacting … More

11 Jun 2013


"Lovely house in a great location"

If you want to enjoy the Algarve but stay away from the big resorts - this is a perfect place. An old house in the centre of a historic town, on a cobbled road next to the cathedral and the Arab-perio… More

28 Jan 2013


"Lovely cottage in a lovely city!"

Casa Mel is a lovely, clean, tidy cottage in the beautiful city of Silves. The owner was very friendly and helpful and there was ample parking at the square. Tea, coffee, milk, butter and other esse… More

27 Nov 2012


"Clean, quiet, tastefully furnished with friendly and helpful owners."

This was a beautiful place to stay. Clean, quiet, tastefully furnished and well equipped. The owners were incredibly helpful and friendly and easily available. I would love to go back!

12 Nov 2012


"Quiet hideaway in centre of the old town"

A really well prepared and well appointed cottage in a superb location close to the historic centre of Silves. The cottage lies on the road leading to the ancient cathedral and imposing castle. The ow… More

Review 1-10 of 10

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  • 1 Years listed

90% Response rate

Based in Portugal

Languages spoken
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