Casa Algarve

  • Location: Beach / Coast
    Praia do Barril beach: 10 mins by car and ferry boat
    Cacela Velha beach: 20 mins by car
    Closest restaurants: 10 mins by car
    Tavira for shops and more restaurants: 15 mins by car
  • Faro International Airport (FAO): 30km (40 mins by car)
    Car recommended
    Free parking

Casa Algarve is located inside UNESCO-protected Ria Formosa. Unique architecture, maximum privacy, unobstructed views, lush gardens and an outdoor pool – it doesn’t get much better than this.

Although the villa is facing the ocean it does not have direct beach access. 5 minutes by car away is a pontoon where you can take a boat to one of the exclusive deserted islands with pristine water and untouched beaches.

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An introduction to Casa Algarve

How would you describe Casa Algarve in a nutshell?

Casa Algarve offers a unique blend of contemporary style and natural beauty, making it the ultimate retreat for those seeking a tranquil and luxurious escape. It boasts exceptional facilities, full amenities, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere to ensure a truly unforgettable experience. 

What is the story behind Casa Algarve, what was your inspiration to create it?

Casa Algarve is a beautiful piece of architecture that fuses artistic flair and technical precision. The creators come from the worlds of architecture and the arts and drew inspiration from a range of styles and cultures to create a unique and captivating space. 

The building was inspired by the timeless beauty of post-modern architecture, as well as the sleek lines of contemporary design. The interiors are adorned with custom furnishings, works of art, and handcrafted details, giving the villa a warm and inviting atmosphere.

From the grand entrance hall to the spacious living areas, every detail has been carefully considered to create a harmonious and luxurious environment. This villa is a testament to the creativity and expertise of its designers, and it will continue to inspire generations to come.

How would you describe the atmosphere and the interior design of Casa Algarve?

Casa Algarve is a post-modern villa and exudes a cosy atmosphere with its curated interior design. The spacious living areas are filled with warm, natural light, creating a tranquil environment. A diverse range of textures feature in the interior spaces, such as plush fabrics and smooth marble, giving them a luxurious feel. The furniture has been carefully selected to complement the overall design, with comfortable sofas, stylish armchairs, and elegant coffee tables. 

The villa’s colour palette was inspired by the natural surroundings, with earthy, green and sandy hues evoking the beauty of the coastline. Unique pieces of artwork and decorative objects are placed throughout the villa, adding character and depth to the spaces. The result is a sophisticated and inviting home that offers comfort and beauty in equal measure.

To you personally, what is so special about Casa Algarve?

Casa Algarve’s exclusive location provides full privacy, allowing you to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in the natural environment. The unobstructed views of the coast and the horizon beyond are simply breathtaking. Across all four seasons, you can witness magnificent sunrises and sunsets, each one painting a different picture and imbuing the landscape with its own special character. Whether you are looking to relax, rejuvenate, or simply connect with nature, our villa provides the perfect setting to do so.

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Dining area
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Living area
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Pool area
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Aerial view

Casa Algarve rooms & rates

Designed in the 1980’s by a Luso-Brazilian architect, the four-bedroom villa was fully renovated in 2021. Set across a single story, this contemporary villa boasts stunning garden and ocean views from every room. Its open floor plan allows for an abundance of natural light to flow in while highlighting the sleek and modern design elements.

All of the bedrooms are equipped with king-size beds with either a built-in, oversized headboard or padded upholstery hanging from the wall. Framing the bed are two bedside tables with task lamps, power sockets and USB ports. 

All of the bedrooms have private bathrooms (three of which are ensuites) and these are definitely a feature of the house. Surrounded by such a fantastic landscape, we had no alternative but to link them with the outdoors via a fully glazed facade. They boast vertical blinds for privacy that can be opened or closed, as well as travertine-clad floors and walls. All of the bathrooms have double vanities and generous rain showers. 

With panoramic views, the meticulously decorated living room and modern kitchen are ideal for pleasant evenings with family and friends. Stretching to the Ria Formosa, the private garden includes a sheltered al fresco dining area and a private swimming pool with breathtaking sights.

  • Casa Algarve for 8 people / 200 m²
    1600 / night
    • 2 Twin bedrooms
    • 2 Double bedrooms
    • 3 Shower rooms (ensuite)
    • 1 Shower room
    • 1 Living room
    • 1 Dining room
    • 1 Kitchen
    • 2 Baby cots (on req.)
    • Terrace
    • Fireplace
    • Sea view
    • Air conditioning
Included in the rates
Rates include cleaning services every morning from 9 am till 1 pm (except Sundays) and a welcome basket with Portuguese selections of wine, cheese and jams.
Optional extras
Available on request: breakfast (EUR 25 per person), private chef, yacht rental, massages, yoga, horse riding, etc. can be consulted on request with the concierge at the property.
Children & Extra beds
Children of all ages are welcome. Children above 3 years old will be considered as counting guests. Only 2 baby cots and 2 baby chairs are available at the property free of charge.
Minimum stay
3 - 7 nights (check calendar for dates)
Check in time
after 17:00
Check out time
before 11:00
Discounts/Special offers
20% off for bookings of more than 30 nights

Facilities & services

  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Children welcome
  • Swimming pool
  • Maid service
  • WiFi
  • Concierge service
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Babysitting on request
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • Music system
  • Movies/DVDs
  • BBQ area
  • Iron & Board
  • Safe box
  • Bicycles
  • Hair dryer

The sheltered, alfresco dining area is the perfect place to enjoy a meal and is ideal for intimate dinners or family meals. Our private swimming pool offers breathtaking views and is the perfect place to relax and unwind. And for those who want to spend some quiet time by themselves, we have secluded areas that are perfect for contemplation.

We offer a full range of amenities that include air conditioning, Wi-Fi, a fully equipped kitchen, and comfortable bedding. And if you enjoy cooking outdoors, our barbecue area is the ideal place to cook up a storm.

To make your arrival extra special, we provide a curated welcome basket that’s filled with wine and cheese. This basket is a delicious and indulgent treat that will set the tone for your stay.

Things to do in Algarve & Luz de Tavira

  • Massages / Treatments
  • Yoga classes
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Cycling
  • Horseback riding
  • Scuba diving
  • Sailing / Kayaking
  • Boat trips
  • Fishing

Available at the property are bicycles and kayaks for our guests to use. External activities include sailing, kite surfing, horse riding, fishing, tennis and yoga. 

If you’re into golf, you can play a round at the Benamor Golf Course designed by Sir Henry Cotton or take your pick from the two Jack Nicklaus-designed championship courses at the Monte Rei Golf Course. Within the Ria Formosa Natural Park is the 18-hole Quinta da Ria Golf Course, which extends down to the tidal lagoon. Also nearby (around 45 minutes away) are the Quinta do Lago and Vale de Lobo golf courses. 

The closest beach to Casa Algarve is Praia do Barril, which is accessed via a small floating bridge that spans the Ria Formosa. Nearby is Santa Luzia, from where boats depart for Terra Estreita. Praia de Cacela Velha is another wonderful beach and is considered one of the best in the Algarve. It also requires a boat trip across the lagoon from Sítio da Fábrica. 

Our concierge will be available to guide you in the right direction and come up with suggestions. All independent activities in the villa such as massages, yoga classes and boat trips are available only upon request.

The location of Casa Algarve

Casa Algarve is located in the Ria Formosa Natural Park, a region that is well known for its rich gastronomy, particularly seafood and fish. The Ria Formosa estuary is a labyrinth of canals, islands, marshland and sandy beaches that extend for 60 kilometres along the Algarve coast, between the beaches of Garrão and Manta Rota. 

If you love the sun and the sea, you will encounter genuine paradise here! From west to east are the islands of Faro, Barreta, Culatra, Armona and Tavira, all of which are relatively deserted and with extensive stretches of sand.

Tavira’s coastline is over 18 kilometres long and offers fine, white sand beaches and an average water temperature of around 22 degrees Celsius. Compared to the Western Algarve, the beaches in the Eastern Algarve are less rocky. 

Tavira is a charming and historic town that is famed for its picturesque beauty and relaxed atmosphere. Its location on the east coast of the Algarve, near the mouth of the Gilão River, provides a unique setting for visitors to enjoy both the coastline and the interior of the region. 

The town itself is steeped in history, with its origins dating back to the Roman era. Its rich cultural heritage is evident in its beautiful architecture and monuments. Tavira is also known for its many lovely beaches, including Praia do Barril, Praia de Ilha de Tavira, and Praia da Terra Estreita, which offer a range of activities such as swimming, sunbathing, and water sports. 

Overall, Tavira is a special destination that combines natural beauty, cultural richness, and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, making it the perfect place to experience the best of the Algarve.

When is the best time to visit Algarve?

The good thing about the Algarve is that you can enjoy beautifully warm weather for around eight months of the year from mid-March to mid-November. Ria Formosa Natural Park is located on the Atlantic coast but its microclimate is considered Mediterranean, characterised by warm, dry summers and moderate winters. Having said that, the high season is still from June to September.