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Villa Francesca, pool and garden
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Villa Francesca, pool and garden
View out to sea from Villa
Private pool
Upper dining terrace
Further view of villa, pool and garden
Living room with 4 sliding doors to terrace
Living room and internal dining area
One of the bedrooms with direct access to pool
Twin bedroom with own balcony
The 'Blue' bedroom - all 4 are en suite
Spacious well-equipped kitchen
Local cliff walk adjacent to villa
Cliffs near villa with walk into town
Local beach at Carvoeiro
Looking down on Carvoeiro village and beach
Views from the mountains at Monchique
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Villa -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Carvoeiro, Faro District, Algarve

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Darren B
Orpington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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“Simply Perfect”
Reviewed July 25, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

My wife and I together with her sister, brother in law and two children have just returned from a week at Villa Francesca and we absolutely loved every minute of it. The villa itself is very well equipped, spacious and is kept spotless by Esmarelda who visits 5 days a week. The surrounding area is very quiet and the coast line is stunning although not for the faint-hearted. There's a large gas BBQ on the upper balcony where you can lounge and watch the sun set. The villa is a good 20 minutes walk into Carvoeiro with some steepish hills involved, but there are plenty of local taxi's at around 5 Euros each way. If you get the chance, stop at one of the big out of town supermarkets on the way to the villa as the nearest shop is a 15 minute walk away and only sells the basics. Enjoy :-)

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Liked best: Location, peace and quiet, pool, well equipped kitchen and facilities..
Liked least: Proximity to local shop for fresh bread etc
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Jul 26, 2016
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Lindsey K
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
“Tranquil, relaxing holiday.”
Reviewed July 17, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Stayed here for 2 weeks with our 2 kids, grandparents and siblings. Lovely area- the view from the top floor balcony is great- we spent many mornings and evenings just enjoying the tranquility there. All bedrooms ensuite and the service from Esmarelda who does the cleaning and Pedro from the rental company is excellent.

It's about a mile from Carveiro centre but very hilly walk so we got taxis most of the time. Some great restaurants in Carveiro and the square is very busy with young and old. Would definitely return.

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Jul 26, 2016
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Patrick Hine (Owner)
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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 17, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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Liked best: The views from the balcony especially in the evenings
Liked least: The walk into Carvoeiro and back was very steep!
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 25, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: situation, facilities and layout of villa
Liked least: mix up over key on arrival
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed November 22, 2011 for a stay in June 2011
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Liked best: Spacious with lots of sunbeds, chairs etc
Liked least: Pool cover was worn and torn which made it difficult to use
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 21, 2011 for a stay in August 2011
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Liked best: Feeling of being more like a second home /
Liked least: Would have been even better with option of Air Conditioning
Traveling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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