Villa Rocha de Praia

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Sleeps: 8 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3


Pool Villa/House Modern Walk to Beach

With a roof terrace that showcases breathtaking ocean views and a fantastic private pool, Villa Rocha de Praia is the ultimate Algarve getaway. There are three bedrooms, with either views of the shimmering Atlantic Ocean or the rolling Portuguese countryside. Take a refreshing dip in the aquamarine plunge pool, and soak away your stresses in the luxurious Jacuzzi. Sun loungers are available for topping up your tan, and there is a multitude of outdoor furniture both poolside and under the terrace.

Here, guests will find a ping pong table and cosy outdoor rattan armchairs, as well as an alfresco dining table. It’s the ideal space for enjoying downtime together as a family. Step through into the living space, which is open-plan and airy. The living room is decorated in tonal shades of grey. Grand, cosy sofas are arranged around an antique-style coffee table – one of them can become a sofa bed if required. Enormous windows allow the space to be bathed in light.

Decorated in a sleek monochrome style, the kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need to create home-cooked meals, including an oven and a coffee maker.

On the first floor, the master bedroom has its own private balcony, and guests can access the roof terrace from this floor. A pale blue bed takes pride of place, with a grey seating area accentuated with splashes of cherry red. The next room has twin beds and is designed in a monochromatic style, with starry blankets and cityscape art in black and white on the wall. The third room also has a double bed with American flag cushions and a writing desk.

There is a television room, which is very spacious, can be transformed into another bedroom if required, making the total capacity six adults and two children.

The roof terrace is perfect for enjoying the dazzling views of the Algarve coastline with a glass of vino in hand. There is an outdoor lounge here with stylish grey furniture, perfect for admiring the sunset and indulging in some delicious Portuguese snacks.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Access to a car would be advantageous to make the most of visiting the local sights and activities
  • Children should take care when entering and exiting the pool
  • The television room can be turned into an additional bedroom if required, making the total capacity six adults and two children

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Table Tennis DVD

The Villa

Villa Rocha da Praia is located just short walk from the beach, and the villa boasts a private swimming pool and spacious terrace! There are 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, accommodating up to 8 guests.

Ground Floor
- Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, oven, microwave
- Living and dining room
- TV room with sofa bed (suitable for 1 adult or 2 children)
- Bathroom
- Laundry

First Floor
- Bedrooom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Bedroom with two single beds
- Bathroom
- Access to upper terrace with jacuzzi (please see Ts and Cs)

Exterior Grounds
- Privvate swimming pool
- Terrace
- Covered outdoor dining area
- Barbecue

Additional Facilities
- Air conditioning
- Wi-Fi
- Television with DVD player
- SONOS sound system
- Table tennis
- Washing machine
- Dryer
- Ironing facilities
- Parking
- High chair and cot upon request


About the surrounding area of Villa Rocha de Praia
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The villa is beautifully located in the Carvoeiro area of the Algarve. A peaceful, traditional Portuguese resort town, Carvoeiro is perfect for families and those who love to be by the sea. The town is made up of whitewashed houses with pops of colour that cascades gently down sandstone cliffs. A fishing village called Ferragudo, which has many famous fresh fish restaurants, is just 1km from the holiday villa.

The area is known for its idyllic golden sand beaches – two of the beaches nearby are Praia Grande and Caneiros. A beautiful, hidden cove, Caneiros has a dramatic backdrop of ochre cliffside and dazzling azure sea. There is a popular restaurant nearby and sunbeds to relax on. Praia Grande has golden sand that stretches as far as the eye can see and a laid back ambience. Sea kayaking is a popular activity in the Algarve, as well as swimming and snorkelling.

Around the Algarve, there are a multitude of world-class golf courses, often by the beach or the lagoons. Golfers can enjoy the fresh sea air and amazing views as they check out legendary courses like Vale do Lobo, which was designed by British golfer Henry Cotton.

The Golden Triangle of the Algarve is home to many luxury resorts and picturesque places. Take a gentle drive to gorgeous Almancil and soak up some culture at the Church of São Lourenço – its white exteriors hide an array of amazing blue azulejo tiles inside. The Baroque church dates back to 1730. Nearby, the cultural centre houses a variety of art exhibitions and often hosts musical performances.

Take a boat trip to go dolphin spotting, an unforgettable experience for the whole family. The dolphins are curious and interested in humans, so sometimes up to 50 of the wild mammals can be seen. Some companies even bring a marine biologist, so guests can learn all about the dolphins.

Another area to explore nearby is Vilamoura, a resort town with a beautiful marina full of million-dollar yachts and many fine restaurants. Boat trips can be taken around the Algarve from here. Sample some Portuguese fare such as Caldeirada, a seafood stew made from white fish, oily fish and local clams and mussels. Caldo Verde, a healthy and hearty soup made from collard greens, fried potatoes, eggs and parsley is a tasty choice. Finish it all with some pastels de nata, the famous egg custard tarts dusted with cinnamon.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Faro Airport

(70 km)

Nearest Village Ferragudo

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Portimao

(6 km)

Nearest Restaurant Pintadinho Restaurant

(400 m)

Nearest Beach Praia do Pintadinho

(400 m)

Nearest Golf Vale de Pinta Golf Course

(7 km)

Nearest Tennis Carvoeiro Clube de Tenis

(6 km)

Nearest Supermarket Supermercado Coviran

(5 km)


Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.


Portimão is the largest city in the western Algarve and was traditionally a centre for shipbuilding, sardine fishing and fish processing. Today, most of that industry has been replaced by tourism, leisure and retail, leaving Portimão as a large and residential city. Perhaps the most attractive part of the town is the riverfront which runs from the marina to beyond the road bridge. There are several squares along this stretch, which become increasingly less touristy as you head away from the marina.

Of course, Portimão is probably best known for the fantastic beach of Praia da Rocha. Located about 3 km south of the town, this is one of the most impressive stretches of sand on the Algarve coast. Take a trip up the Rio Arade and explore the local area, or get out and active in the sunshine. Our pick of the best properties to stay in Portimão are perfect bases whether you're simply here for a beach holiday or you plan to explore further afield.


Though most people tend to see the Algarve as all about the beaches and a holiday on the Med, there’s far much more to it than that. There’s actually a load of fascinating culture and history, superb cuisine and enthralling adventures to be had, though we’d be the first to admit that the beaches are pretty special too, with lots of sand, spectacle and wonderfully clean water.

But while you’re enjoying one of our fantastic villas in Algarve, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we’ve put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

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Best Suited For: All Ages

A holiday in the Algarve is one of the top choices for families travelling with children. The Golden Triangle is family-friendly and offers plenty to see, do and enjoy for kids of all ages. The villa itself is well suited for children, thanks to its lovely private pool, ping pong table and television room.

For many kids, a summer holiday is all about the beaches – and there are so many to choose from in the Algarve. They’ll love splashing around and practising their swimming skills at Praia Grande, thanks to its lovely calm sea and relaxed atmosphere. From strolling along the sand to building their own forts, there’s plenty of fun to be had.

A water park visit is perfect for kids of all ages – take a trip to Aquapark, which boasts the Freefall waterslide, which is the highest in Europe. There is a water coaster and a speed race slide ideal for teenagers. Little ones will love the dedicated mini water park - there is something for everyone here. The wave pool is perfect for relaxing in after all the thrilling watercoasters.

Another adrenaline-based activity fantastic for kids of all ages is go-karting - in Portimão there is a world-renowned centre called the Kartódromo Internacional de Algarve. With three different race tracks that stretch over 1.5km in length, the go-karts can reach a top speed of 160km/hour.

A boat trip to go dolphin spotting is bound to be a highlight of any trip to the Golden Triangle- kids will adore seeing the graceful dolphins up close and learn all about them. Seeing a dolphin leap out of the water will be an unforgettable experience.

The Centro Ciencia is a wonderful hands-on science experience that showcases astronomy, tectonic plates and kinetic energy. The centre provides interaction-based learning and plenty of unique opportunities – like holding a tarantula or scorpion!

The Algarve’s local dishes are delicious and full of flavour - adventurous kids will love trying out all the fresh fish dishes. Kids with a sweet tooth will love trying authentic pastels de nata.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • DVD


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit A €50 damage waiver is included in the rental price to help you enjoy a peaceful stay. The waiver provides a limited damage cover in case of any damage to the property or its contents (except in the case of deliberate or reckless acts) up to the value of €1,500. Above €1,500, claims will be made to recoup the extra charges incurred to repair any damage. Please enquire if you wish to know more information.
Arrival time 4 pm
Departure time 10 am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in the rental price.
Minimum stay 7 nights
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking & Vaping are not permitted.
Pool heating charge? For those who require pool heating, there will be an additional charge of €150 per week. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Tax Visitors Tax payable to Oliver's Travels at the time of balance payment (typically costs €1-€10 per adult per night - please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs The jacuzzi on the upper terrace is available upon request for an additional cost of €100 per week.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £3,317
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 £4,734
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 £5,378
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 £4,485
Sep 21st 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 £2,654
Dec 14th 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 £3,928
Jan 11th 2025 - May 24th 2025 £2,654
May 24th 2025 - Jun 28th 2025 £3,317
Jun 28th 2025 - Jul 12th 2025 £4,734
Jul 12th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 £5,378
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 20th 2025 £4,485
Sep 20th 2025 - Dec 13th 2025 £2,654
Dec 13th 2025 - Dec 25th 2025 £3,928

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €3,652
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 €5,211
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 €5,920
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 €4,937
Sep 21st 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 €2,922
Dec 14th 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 €4,324
Jan 11th 2025 - May 24th 2025 €2,922
May 24th 2025 - Jun 28th 2025 €3,652
Jun 28th 2025 - Jul 12th 2025 €5,211
Jul 12th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 €5,920
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 20th 2025 €4,937
Sep 20th 2025 - Dec 13th 2025 €2,922
Dec 13th 2025 - Dec 25th 2025 €4,324

Prices based on an occupancy of 8 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 23rd 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $3,905
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 13th 2024 $5,572
Jul 13th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 $6,330
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 $5,279
Sep 21st 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 $3,124
Dec 14th 2024 - Jan 11th 2025 $4,623
Jan 11th 2025 - May 24th 2025 $3,124
May 24th 2025 - Jun 28th 2025 $3,905
Jun 28th 2025 - Jul 12th 2025 $5,572
Jul 12th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 $6,330
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 20th 2025 $5,279
Sep 20th 2025 - Dec 13th 2025 $3,124
Dec 13th 2025 - Dec 25th 2025 $4,623

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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