Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Villa Carlota is located in Cerro de São Miguel and stands on a hill facing the small and historic city of Silves, in Algarve. This excelent location, in the central Algarve, is near everything, namely beaches, countryside, etc. (10km from the beach).

This Villa displays a fantastic view over the city, the Arade River, as well as over the Monchique mountains. Hans Arvid Ostelius, a famous Swedish journalist and writer, after he has completed 9 times around the world, has elected this area in the 60's as the best place to live in the world, where he actually ended up to live for many years.

With 6.000m2 plot and 500m2 of building area, totally renewed, this Villa is totally fenced and displays of large gardens, lakes with waterfalls, fruit trees, kid's playground, outdoor pool, indoor heated pool up to 35ºC, as well as of many outdoor living areas equipped with tables, lounges/chairs and beautiful sun hats.

This Villa offers a total of 5 rooms, 3 en-suites and 2 rooms with adjacent WC, with really ample areas (which reach up to 40m2), equipped with nobler materials such as Carvalho wood, granite and marble.

It also has an extremely large living and dining room, with more than 75m2, which are fashionably decorated and equipped with high quality furniture and materials.

The Casablanca Saloon is a game room as well as an amazing tribute to the actress Ingrid Bergman and to the film Casablanca, containing a pool table, a game table, an acoustic piano, and many other entertainments. In the outdoor area of Casablanca saloon you will find a large terrace equipped with BBQ, tables, chairs, lounges and sofas.

The magnificent night illumination all over the outdoor areas will provide you such a great summer nights.

Summarizing, Villa Carlota is much more than a simple holidays house. It is really a unique and gorgeous place to stay, unparalleled in Algarve, that will offers you a lot of unforgettable moments.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Nearest beach Carvoeiro 13 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 50 km, Nearest railway: Silves 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private indoor pool, Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private indoor pool, Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (6), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private indoor pool, Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users


Located 10km from the sea, Villa Carlotta is located in the first row of the designated Cerro de Saão Miguel which, for several years, is presented as one of the most prestigious rural outskirts of the small and historic town of Silves, Algarve .

Cerro de São Miguel is one of the most beautiful hills surrounding the city of Silves, standing up in front of it, from the east bank of the River Arade, and it is sought, populated and appreciated for decades by Scandinavians who, seeking to distance themselves from their rigorous climates, here found the ideal "refuge".

Although situated near the town of Silves, this hill is inserted in full Algarve countryside and offers an extremely quiet, relaxing and friendly atmosphere, where the little bustle of the little sleepy town is not felt.

On the other hand, the urban planning of the first line of Cerro de São Miguel provides to Villa Carlota a high level of privacy in relation to the few neighbor villas.

All these features contribute to and define the magnificent framework that enjoys Villa Carlota, unmatched throughout the Algarve region, beyond doubt, allowing enjoy a breathtaking view of the entire city of Silves and the River Arade, able to steal your breath away for a few seconds.

If you think that's all, think again, because in the horizon you can still see the Monchique Mountains, considered one of the most beautiful charms that Algarve's nature has to offer.

Villa Carlotta also enjoys a high level of road access, standing just 4 minute from the highway (A22 - Via do Infante) and 7 minutes from the EN 125.

Arrive and park your car in the fabulous beaches of the central/western Algarve does not take more than 15-20 minutes. If you prefer, you can also choose to take your family and friends to one of the three famous water parks close to the villa, a task that you will peacefully do in about 10-25 minutes.

On the other hand, if you are a golf lover, you can't find a better place to put into practice your sporting passion in one of the 6 golf courses that are within 2/9km away from the villa.

"Last but not least," the trendy nightlife of the Algarve is also ensured in about 20 to 35 minutes, whether you seek Praia da Rocha and Alvor or Albufeira and Vilamoura.

In short, Villa Carlota boasts a rare and unique location, being able to combine and provide a wonderful and extraordinarily delicate balance between countryside and city, beaches and golf courses.