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Superb Villa 10 Mins From Carvoeiro And Beach, Close To Silves Golf, Totally Pri

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,798 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights


About the property

Luxury villa overlooking Silves Gare, 10 Mins from Carvoeiro, gated heated pool, ping pong, pool table, basketball, goal, plus lots more, all private and exclusive.

Our villa is perfect for families of all ages, very private, safe and luxurious set in the heart of the Algarve, read all our reviews to get an insight and to see if it suits your party, if it does email us and we will put together a package to make your holiday really wonderful. The main pool can be heated and set to your perfect swimming temperature which makes holidays any time of year extra special.

The pools have discreet safety gates to protect toddlers and young children that are non swimmers, the added bonus is that there is a 25 metre garden area from the villa giving the extra protection of distance. The pool can be floodlit plus lighting throughout the beautiful gardens making evenings particularly spectacular, what could be better than to cook a fantastic meal on a huge charcoal BBQ with your own food and drink, then enjoy on a covered patio, after which those that are energetic can play ping pong or a game on the pool table or while away the evening under the stars playing cards or board games or chill in the summerhouse and just chat or play music as loud as you like, there are no other holidaymakers to upset (nor are there any to annoy you), then drift off to sleep in a King Size bedroom air conditioned to perfection.

During the day Basketball, Football, Boules, Badminton, Rifle shooting (air gun) etc re all available and all free and exclusively for you, note; the rifle shooting is in a separate area within our two and a half acre boundaries but away from the main groomed garden and must be supervised by a responsible adult after a brief induction, for safety reasons the rifle not stored within the villa.

Seating is in different areas throughout the garden complemented by a new poolside bar which is unstaffed and solely for your use, a relaxing glass of whatever takes your fancy and a midnight dip in the warm water sometimes becomes irresistible!

On arrival day a fabulous welcome pack greets all our guests and ensures you do not go to bed hungry or thirsty after a hard day travelling. A fully prepared BBQ ready for you to cook with charcoal laid under a scrupulously clean griddle is available as an optional extra, we give you a choice of quality food with succulent prime meat for main course served with beer or soft drinks plus pre select your preferred wine type, starter and dessert included, details on request.

We live nearby at the gatehouse and cannot oversee nor overhear any of your private area and never interfere except for essential cleaning and maintenance at regular timed intervals but we are on hand in case of breakdowns or you run out of something essential or maybe you need advice about best eateries for example, there are no uncaring agents to deal with, occasionally things go wrong we deal with them immediately.

The historic city of Silves is beautiful, once the capital of the Algarve a separate state to Portugal, the city is dominated by its castle, wander the cobbled streets, visit the market and try one of the many bars and cafes, here you can eat the most delicious Chicken Piri Piri that tastes so delicious and it's nothing like the copied version of Nandos sold in the UK.

Luckily one of the best restaurants in the Algarve the famous O'Barradas (great for celebratory meals) is only a short stroll away or one minute by car, lovely fish and veal.

Carvoeiro with its busy nightlife and the beach is 10 mins by car, favourite beaches include Albandeira, Benagil and Praia da Marinha, all are stunningly dramatically beautiful and away from the tourist traps. Our coakstline between Armacao de Pera and Praia da Rocha is the most beautiful in the Algarve, possibly the world, there are breathtaking cliff top walks and hidden coves to explore along with an abundance of restaurants to sample.

Golf; three courses within 5 minutes, Silves, Gramacho and Val da Pinta, lots more within a 15 minute radius.

Waterparks; the brilliant Slide and Splash is 5 mins away, also very good is Aqualand 8 mins away, check them out online.

Finally we know the best local restaurants where a 3 course meal with half a litre of wine and coffee can be had for under £10!

More Details
Registration Number : 3178/AL

Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About The Owner

The owners Peter and Linda,

Are a couple of old grannies that moved to Portugal in 2002 and have both fallen in love with the Silves area and the local people, our three lads and six grandchildren live in the UK.

The Owner purchased this villa in 2002

Why The Owner chose Silves

We are very fortunate that one of the best restaurants in the Algarve, the O'Barradas is just a five minute stroll, serving quality food and wine.

Another almost world famous restaurant is Rui Marisceira in Silves, shellfish to die for,essential to book in advance here, especially in high season. Hundreds of other restaurants abound the Algarve with prices to suit all pockets, best buy is always Prato do Dia (plate of the day) which normally has several choices of meat or fish.

The villa set on a hillside has three Portuguese neghbours, all kind and caring people, none of which can overlook or overhear any of your private space.

To sit on the veranda looking down the valley to Silves Gare or by the landscaped garden/pool area with a cup of tea in the morning is astonishingly beautiful.

What makes this villa unique

The villa.

Was purpose built which opened in 2006 to exacting standards with meticulous attention to detail. It has been thought thru very carefully with aid of hindsight from our own holidays in years past. Everything is designed for families with children to have a fabulous time with plenty of games all free.

The owners live nearby and will never intrude guests privacy but on hand 24/7 if anything should go wrong or to give advice on local places and events.

Similarly we know the places to avoid for example those restaurants that serve food and does not give value for money, your holiday is important to us.

The heated pools and gardens - are kept scrupulously clean, Linda’s love of plants makes the garden a sight to see, her love of animals is evident in the mini pets corner.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'We have just come back from the most amazing holiday, I could not recommend this Villa and its hosts, Peter and Linda, enough. The villa is huge, immaculate, 5 star!'

'It looks expensive, but is not really, as it sleeps 8+ so between 4 couples you are in 5 star for less. They have cots, highchairs + lots of toys for kids, games for adults and are so friendly and accommodating. They have the balance perfect, they totally leave you alone unless you approach them for advice or a chat.'

'Anyway I shall shut up and if you ever want a Villa holiday to die for this is the place. G and I are already talking about going back next year.' Louise + Graham Wheeler.

'The holiday was a great success….agreed by all, and that’s thanks to you both for the standard of the villa, its facilities and your kindness. We wouldn’t have done anything different other than stay longer' Steve Dodd
Mar 2006
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Silves Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2798 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
    Shower room 2 - shower
    Shower room 3 - shower
  • Bathroom 1 bath, shower, WC, bidet and basin. Bathroom 2 wet floor shower cubicle, WC and basin. Bathroom 3 ditto as bathroom 2 Bathroom 4 ditto as bathroom 2. Communal WC + basin. All bathrooms are to the highest standards with suspended units
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8+ (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bed 1 king d/bed with veranda. Bed 2 twin beds with veranda. Bed 3 king d/bed with veranda. Bed 4 king d/bed at ground level. all bedrooms have Satellite TV, radio, hairdryers, built in wardrobes, safe deposit boxes, air conditioning and ceiling fans.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Notes on accommodation: Officially licenced for rental by the Portuguese Government, our property has all safety standards exceeded. Air-conditioning, en-suite, radio and TV in all bedrooms, by UK standards the bedrooms are very large, the three upper bedrooms all have private verandas. WiFi internet access 24/7 free. Two cots, 2 highchairs, playpen, baby walker, bottle sterilizer all included free. The stairs leading to the upstairs bedrooms can be safely gated top & bottom with quality stair gates for parents with toddlers. For music lovers there is a Bose SoundDock Ipod player for perfect sound reproduction plus a Sony radio/CD player plus UK satellite and Apple TV boxes for streaming and YouTube, There are guides to show the best economical eateries and also those that are a little more expensive. If planning any special events like birthdays, anniversaries etc we can help with the planning by making banners etc discreetly and free of charge. Outside: Private heated adult swimming pool and toddlers pool, both safely gated from the patio and garden area denying toddler access, sun loungers, top quality tables and chairs for outdoor dining on a balustraded patio with movable sunshades, huge built-in charcoal BBQ with lights, small summerhouse with table & chairs, ping pong table, outdoor pool table, (free) basketball, air rifle shooting, small football goal, Pool heating if required is chargeable to 26/27c, higher temperatures charged at a higher rate, the toddlers pool is unheated. Mini pets corner with chickens for really tasty natural fresh eggs when and if they lay. Pergola poolside with sails for sun protection. Lots of fun for the whole family and all games are free. Utility Room: Washing machine, extra fridge/freezer, iron and ironing board. Lots of toys and games, beach umbrellas etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen changed weekly, towels Sat and Wed. Sat full clean throughout. Pools cleaned daily AM, pool/beach towels supplied, changed twice weekly, your privacy always maintained Other: The whole villa is powered by solar power and electricity and therefore very safe, it is totally gas free. If required we can arrange quiz nights, superstars events and paper chases for children with parent participation, toys for toddlers, all for free.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews

A beautiful, well equipped and super clean villa.

  • 5 of 5

The villa is as beautiful as it appears in the photos. It has so much to keep children (and adults!) entertained. The welcome pack is like a week's shopping! Peter and Linda (the owners) genuinely do their upmost to enable you to have the best holiday. We would highly recommend this villa and will definitely be making a returned visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The best villa we have ever stayed

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful villa, very well laid out. Everything worked, extremely comfortable. Garden large and outstanding. Pool maintained at perfect temperature, refreshing when you get in but warm enough you could stay in all day. Welcome food and drink pack outstanding in both quantity and quality, no expense has been spared. It was a home for two weeks.

Peter and Linda are the best of hosts, genuinely interested, and interesting. On hand should things go awry, but very respecting of ones privacy. They do seem to have struck the perfect balance. After two blissfully relaxing weeks we would like to consider them new friends. Next time we go to Portugal there will be no other place we would rather go.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful modern villa.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful modern villa, excellent facilities, great pool, bbq area, pool table etc

Upon arrival we were greeted by Peter & Linda, a lovely, friendly couple, who then took us on a tour of the villa which we could call home for the next 10 days... immaculately clean, and a lovely welcome pack including steak, beer, wine and even breakfast!

Peter & Linda were never imposing, but were there if you needed anything, and were full off useful information and recommendations, such as the local restaurant and water park, both excellent.

Overall we had a fantastic holiday, very relaxing, in a great villa, with great friends and lovely owners, couldn't of asked for more. 10/10

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent villa with lovely owners

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I booked to stay here as a joint 40th birthday celebration with our families. Peter and Linda kept us updated regularly and on arrival gave us a very warm welcome including a great welcome pack to get us started on day one. We recommend the Argentinian steaks, they were sublime! During our 10 night stay we had the most amazing time. The pool was great fun and a very welcome place to cool off in. Peter and Linda were never imposing and were on hand for any questions. Important stuff like the best red wine recommendations were very helpful ! The pool table was also a great addition and my friend and I spent many an evening having some games and a cold beer. Overall, an immaculately clean villa with great facilities, pretty garden setting and two lovely owners . Thanks Peter and Linda, we hope one day we can return!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

The villa is of the highest standards in all areas.. we were a family of 5 adults & 3 children and there was more than enough room for us all..

we arrived early to drop off our bags and were greeted by the villa owners Peter & Linda and that's were the fun began!!

We had a full tour of the villa and grounds with everything explained in detail.. every room was immaculate and of a very high standard all round.. the outside areas were all kept tidy and maintained every day by Peter & Linda.. when we arrived they had left a welcome pack which had enough food and drink to see us through to the following day, it was outstanding for a welcome pack!! Argentinian rib eye steak was a massive crowd pleaser!!! Nothing was too much trouble from the minute we got there.. Peter & Linda live close by but never intruded or interfered just always there if you needed any help..

Just a short distance away is an outstanding Portuguese restaurant "Barradas" it's definitely worth a visit.. beautiful food and lovely wine from their own vineyard..

All in all this is one of the best villas I have stayed in and will definitely be returning in the future..

Thanks again to Peter & Linda for letting us stay in your villa.. you are 1st class hosts and we look forward to a few more glasses of wine on the veranda!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely stunning villa set in wonderful grounds

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a weeks stay and had an amazing time. Our party consisted of 8 people (5 adults, 3 kids @ ages, 18 months, 3 and 10) and everyone loved the villa. The 2 pools are brilliant and to have the kids pool as an extra made things a lot easier/safer for us. Pool area is gated which was real peace of mind knowing that the kids couldn't access without adult assistance. The villa and grounds were immaculate and so clean, the facilities provided truly make it a home from home experience. Lots to do for all ages and kept everyone entertained all day. The location is great, about 35 min to the airport and near a large supermarket and water park. We will definitely be returning and have already recommended the villa to friends/family. A final note for the owners, Peter and Linda are fantastic, they cannot do enough to help from the point of making the enquiry/booking, through your stay and to the point you leave. They provided the upmost privacy during our stay but were also fantastic company when invited to join us for an evening drink on occasion. A lovely couple who we look forward to seeing again. Thanks again, Scott and family. x

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Nearest beach Carvoeiro 10 mins by car, hundreds of other beaches all very close, our particular stretch of coastline is dramatically beautiful, certainly the best in the Algarve and contains probably the best clifftop walks to be had anywhere in the world.


Faro airport 35 mins by car. Car hire essential, we can recommend local car hire companies in Faro that are much cheaper than the big high street names.


1km to Silves Gare, this tiny village has no church or library but has seven bars! 4km to the larger city of Silves, 4km Lagoa, 10km Carvoeiro, 300 metres to one of the best restaurants in the Algarve, the famous O'Barradas, especially for fish and veal and huge selection of affordable wine, top quality dining at UK pub prices. A host of other restaurants some ridiculously cheap for example a 3 course meal with half a litre of wine & coffee included for 8.50 euros,many within a 10 minute drive.

Further Details:

Free fabulous welcome pack, minimum contents are tea, coffee, sugar, milk, bread, butter, ham, cheese, jam, croissants, lemonade, wine, beer, chocolate, crisps, eggs, bacon, baked beans, tomatoes, cereal, orange juice, apple juice and much more, all the ingredients are top quality and you should have no need to rush to the shops or restaurants, just chill out and enjoy. We tick more boxes than anyone else in the same locality and price range, guaranteed.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
During the high summer (European school holiday time) , regret we only accept Saturday changeovers. Outside these dates we are flexible with the minimum rental period being seven days. To book a token deposit secures your dates, returning guests always given priority.

Changeover Day:
During high summer changeover day is Saturday only, other dates flexible, see booking notes.

Notes on prices:
Pool heating is available at an additional cost of £150 per week
Cheaper prices are available for smaller groups

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.