Villa in Praia da Marinha, Near Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful location,5 minutes walk to the beach 'Praia da Mainha' voted best/ cleanest beach in Europe
Candida Fatima Silva
- english, portuguese
About Candida Fatima Silva
At the age of 18 I went to live in London has a mothers help I went to school and I fell in love with the British culture, even the weather. I married later on and lived in the UK for 38 years and I fell more British than Portuguese. Later on when I lost my late husband I come back to Portugal
Candida Fatima Silva purchased this Villa in 1995
Why Candida Fatima Silva chose Lagoa e Carvoeiro
I come to visit the Algarve in 1995 where I come across this house which had been empty for a few years has I walked through the gate I knew this was a very Special Place The architecture of the house is influenced by the Moorish culture the last invaders who lived in the Algarve. The fact that I could walk out of the door to pick my own oranges fresh figs and lemons for my breakfast where enough to fall in love with this Villa.
What makes this Villa unique
There are some beautiful walks, the flora an the bird life is very rare. The beach within 5 minutes’ walk from the house which is today considered the BEST of Europe, you can take a boat and visit the caves and organize some water sports. You are near everything. Restaurants, supermarkets, shopping centers but still far from the mad crowds. The food at the restaurants are fresh the fish is delicious and reasonable priced and some of the local wine is not to be missed..
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Lovely villa with fantastic salt water pool.
Our families very much enjoyed our stay at the villa. Candida looked after us very well. The villa is spacious with plenty of room for our 2 families of 4. The house has an olde worlde charm with many antiques and antiquities around the house. Bathrooms have recently been upgraded, perhaps the kitchen could do with a facelift, although all appliances and equipment were to hand. Lovely views from the upstairs terrace and a fabulous large salt water pool, there is also a lovely garden area beyond the pool which the children enjoyed exploring. Only down side was that we found the road outside busy at the time we stayed due to the popularity of the beach at the bottom of the road. Cars were parked on both sides of the road outside the house and all the way up the road and there were a lot of people around so it wasn't completely tranquil. I believe this is mostly in August. With locked electric gates you did retain your privacy and have your own parking area.
A wonderful experience
We spent ten wonderful days at Candida's magnificent villa with our friends and children. It is a very comfortable and spacious villa set among beautiful gardens and where you feel at home straight away. It is full of character and charm and kept spotlessly clean. We spent most of our time during the day in and around the large salt water pool and the surrounding patio and the shaded dining area. We had breakfast on the upstairs terrace with sea views and overlooking the beautiful grounds. The lounge and dining area are a lovely place to relax in the evening. The magnificent Marinia beach is a short walk away.
Candida, the owner of the villa, is the most charming lady, always available and helpful. Meeting her was one of the highlights of our holiday. It was hard to leave this beautiful villa and we will definitely be back again.
Candida, thank you again for your hospitality and see you next year.
Jim and Sylvia, Sophia and James the screamer. Xxx
Thank you for being wonderful guestes and I look forward very much to have you next year.
lots of love.
A remarkable villa, wonderfully fitted with great layout and beautiful surroundings (pool and beach)
Quinta do Moleiro, is in a wonderful location, close to the simply stunning Praia de Marinha and Benagil fishing village. The gardens and the fresh produce as well as the friendliness and helpfulness of the owner made our experience special. The villa is well equipped and the standard of the accommodation and facilities is good - a well appreciated break for the entire family,
Thank you for the kind review it was great to have had your lovely family to stay. You were great guests and I thank you for that.
Hope you will consider Quinta do Moleiro for your stay on your next visit to the Algarve
Wonderful, stylish holiday
Candidas home is beautiful and the surrounding gardens are stunning. This is truly a property with such class and furnished beautifully throughout with Chinese antiques and rugs. The mature gardens have the most stunning plants including orange and lemon trees, bananas and every type of herbs. It is quiet and peaceful. We had a wonderful month here with people coming and going and Candida is so accommodating, lots of beds being changed and plenty of towels. Candida knows the area well and has tried most of the restaurants in the area. A wonderful lady with a stunning home. Thank you Candida for everything 😊
Thank you for your lovely review and having chosen Quinta do Moleiro for your month break
It was my pleasure to meet you, your lovely family and not forgetting Toto
Hope on your next visit to the Algarve you would consider Quinta do Moleiro for your stay.
A beautiful villa!!!
Our family had a wonderful holiday in Candida's villa - it was so homely and comfortable and the kitchen had every utensil and cooking implements imaginable!! We spent our days by the pool and walks to the spectacular local beach, and spent our evenings BBQing or eating at a lovely local restaurant. Idyllic villa and surroundings - couldn't praise any higher!!
Many thanks for your review, loved meeting you and your lovely family.
And on your next visit hope you can consider staying at the Villa
Best wishes and big hug to you and Steve.
Quinta do Moleiro - fantastic villa in a superb lo
This is an absolutely stunning villa. The owner, Candida, went out of her way to make us feel welcome. We were met with a wonderful welcome pack of food, drinks (including wine and beer) and water. We stayed with two young children who had a fabulous time in the huge swimming pool. The villa was very clean with beautiful gardens. Only a 10 minute drive from Carvoeiro (you will need to hire a car), where there are plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. We will definitely be returning.
Thank you for having chosen Quinta do Moleiro for your Summer holliday, it was a my great pleausure to have had you and your lovelly familly here stay at the Quinta.
Hope you will consider Quinta do Moleiro on your next holliday to the Algarve.
Quinta do Moleiro is located in the central Algarve, east of Carvoeiro, close to Benagil fishing village and the beautiful beach at Marinha. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty and has become highly sought after by those seeking individual villas in peaceful, unspoilt surroundings yet within a short walk (550metres) of the spectacular coastline at Marinha.
The nearest airport, Faro, is approximately 40 minutes drive away and Lisbon, an easy two and half hour drive on the new motorway. Car hire advised. If you do not drive do not worry you can get the train / Bus from Faro to Portimao and pick up a cab to the villa.
Five minutes drive away is the resort town of Carvoeiro which has a wide choice of small shops, restaurants, a large supermarket and a choice of first class golf courses. The larger center of Portimao and Lagoa with its busy shopping center and yachting Marina are approximately 15 minutes drive from the villa.