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Dream Location; Beautiful Ocean-View; Private Pool; WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 130 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • children welcome


About the property

Romantic detached cottage, with private pool, garden and beautiful Ocean-View

Romantic rural retreat - a perfect place to unwind.

(We also refer to our house with the reference number 2463984 on the same hill only 200 meters from this property, if you are looking for a location for friends)

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside; breathe the clean air, listen to the birds and the cicadas and enjoy the breathtaking views of the tranquil valley, and beyond, spectacular views of the rolling Algarve hills and glimpses of the sea. This is a tranquil and unspoilt area abundant in olives, almonds carobs, oranges and lemons (just smell the orange blossom!). There are quiet lanes and tracks for walking, and spring time, the fields are full of an abundance of wild flowers.

The cottage has 2 double bedrooms, two newly renovated bathrooms, living area, open plan kitchen and dining area, leading onto a shaded terrace with honeysuckle covered pergola and barbeque. Beyond that, the secluded landscaped garden and the 3,5 x 7m pool with timber decking.

Air-conditioning in the bedrooms.

Newly modernised bathrooms and kitchen (including new AEG appliances, dish washer, washing machine, microwave etc.).

Heating system: Electric radiators in living room and bedrooms. Wood burning stove in the living area.

Only 10-15mins from the blue flag beaches and 7 golf courses. Tavira only 5 minutes away

Satellite TV (UK and German) and DVD

Further details:

A contact person lives nearby and is on hand to answer any questions.

The pool is cleaned once a week.

Linen and towels are provided, however please take your own beach towels.

Changeover Day: Saturdays. Arrival times - from 3 pm, departure times - by 10 am.

More Details

Rainer Langel
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fantastic time, your cottage is great, the views are fabulous and the pool was a big hit with the girls. We hope to return again at some point in the future.
Jun 2011
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Tavira Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1) Newly modernised Bathroom 2 ) En-Suite. Brand new
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Both bedrooms airconditioned
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We are sorry, but no children under the age of 4 please


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Dream Location; Beautiful Ocean-View; Private Pool; WiFi
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 28 reviews

Wonderful accomodation in idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

This was our second holiday at Casa Boa Vista and the villa has been upgraded (not that it required improving) by the addition of a third bedroom with en-suite and beautiful rooftop terrace with views of the hills and the sea. This is the most tranquil spot in the wonderful Portugese countryside for the most perfect romantic/relaxing holiday, while the towns and islands of Tavira and Olhao are only a short distance away and are fascinating to explore. the owner's father is available in the adjacent villa with a friendly welcome and advice and this property is very highly recommended for anyone wanting a perfect holiday away from loud tourist resorts.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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A nice place to be in peace

  • 5 of 5

A very nice place a few km from the sea, in the middle of the mountains. Excellent views, quiet and peaceful. I can only recommend the Casa Boa Vista to all those who wish to stay away from trodden paths and busy/noisy tourist centers. Here you find the peace and authenticity that is very hard to find these days. To me: Portugal at its best!

We will definitely be back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Casa Boa Vista - it is a beautiful cottage. Wonderful location, stunning views and very peaceful. The weather was perfect. We enjoyed the nice furnishings and comfort of the cottage and loved to have some UK t.v. as well. The garden, pool and terrace are wonderful! It was truly relaxing.

Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Toller Urlaub. Entspannung pur

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten einen traumhaften Urlaub.

Das Haus ist ein Traum. Sehr geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Alles ist sehr hochwertig und gemütlich. Es fehlt an nichts. Sehr gründlich gereinigt. Sehr gutes Bett.

Der Blick in die Berge ist magisch. Der perfekte Ort zum erholen. Es herrscht absolute Ruhe auf dem Berg. Nach Tavira ist es nur 5 Minuten. Uns haben die empfohlenen Restaurants (im Haus liegt eine Liste mit Empfehlungen) sehr gut gefallen.

Insgesamt absolut super.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Lovely Cottage in peaceful rural setting - Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Casa Boa Vista in June and a really relaxing week. The cottage is tucked away in the hills above Tavira. The views are amazing.

The cottage was very well equipped, we cooked most evenings and always had everything we needed. The property was very clean and tidy.

It was hard to leave the cottage but there are many things around the area to see - Tavira was gorgeous and unspoilt, true Portugal - and the beaches around were a joy - we loved Praja Verde in particular.

Tavira had many excellent restaurants - hard to choose from.

We hope to return next year.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Lovely, Secluded Cottage in the Algarve

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic cottage in its own grounds and is ideal for those who like peace and quiet. The layout of the house is grab and the whole place was clean and well-equpped - it really felt like home-from-home.

The place is magical; the photographs don't really do the place justice. Located away from the main town which means it´s lovely and quiet but near enough to drive in every night to enjoy the restaurants & bars. There are also superb sandy beaches - from the house, another ten-minute drive takes you to Barril beach, where it´s possible to walk or ride a little train across the causeway to a sandy beach that stretches for miles.

The heating system is perfect, which is important in the winter.

This really is the place to get away from it all. Strongly recommended

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Faro 25 minutes ride
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Benamor, Quinta Ria, Quinta Cima only 10 minutes
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Tavira 5 minutes ride
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Tavira 3 minutes ride
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Vela II
Car: necessary

Casa Boa Vista is situated on the top of a hill looking over the Asseca valley with breathtaking views on the hills and the sea.

Only 5 minutes drive from the beautiful historic town of Tavira, with its river, churches, art galleries, restaurants, bars and supermarkets. The nearest beaches are Barril, Fuzeta, Tavira Island and Cabanas, the nearest is approx 10 mins drive. Tavira Island has been voted one of the top 10 in the world for families! All of the beaches are on the 'Ria Formosa' nature Reserve and are thus very clean with excellent facilities.

Places of interest include local east Algarve villages and small towns, such as Sao bras, Vila Real de Sto Antonio, castro Marim, and further afield, Mertola, Alzejur, Serpa and Beja in the Alentejo.

From this property it is easy to take a day trip to Spain. The lovely border town of Ayamonte is not far by car (only 20 minutes), and once there you can sample the delights of another country, including wine, tapas and excellent shopping. For more adventurous the vibrant city of Seville is approx. 90 minutes away.

Nearby are three very good small restaurants serving excellent reasonably priced meals.

This is a perfect accommodation for golfers wishing to sample the excellent courses situated in the Eastern Algarve. Within a 20 km radius there are 7 courses to choose from. Benamor and the 2 Quintas (Ria and Cima) are the most popular and can be reached within several minutes. The prestigious new course of Monte Rei designed by Jack Nicklaus now has its first 18 holes open. Only 10 kms further on towards Spain, the challenging course of Castro Marim along with its famous country club comes highly recommended and just across the border are the Costa Esuri and Quinta do Vale courses now growing in popularity.

See the cottage on Google Earth: 37,14693 N 7,69317 W


Rates & Availability

Tavira Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rate 6
Oct 29 2016 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Rate 7
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 8
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 16
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 9
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 10
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Mar 30 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate 16
Mar 31 2018 - May 25 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
rate 16
May 26 2018 - Jun 29 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 16
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
Rate 16
Jul 14 2018 - Aug 31 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 1
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 28 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 2
Sep 30 2018 - Oct 26 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Rate 3
Oct 27 2018 - Mar 29 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment on arrival

We are sorry, but no children under the age of 4 please

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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