Casa Tara Holiday Home In Algarve Countryside

Pool Area
  • Type: Villa
  • Sleeps: 4 (2 Bedrooms)
  • Nearest Beach: Gale or Albufeira ( km)
  • Change Over Day: Flexible
  • Access: Car Advised
  • Owner will consider house swap
  • Not suitable for small children
  • Non smoking only
  • Pets not allowed

Casa Tara is located near to the traditional Algarvian village of Alte.

Set alone on a ridge 500m above sea level, the Villa offers wonderful views to the southern coast and to the Serra Do Caldeirao and Monchique mountains. This is a very private location.

The villa is very well equipped with everything you might need for a self-catering holiday. There are several good value restaurants within easy reach for those who prefer to leave the cooking to someone else!

There is a large terrace outside the main living area with outdoor furniture (There is an additional shaded deck area to the side of the house suitable for dining or just lazing in the hammock). Separate BBQ area.

The private pool area is decked and equipped with sun loungers .

The main bedroom, on the first floor, has a dual aspect balcony overlooking the garden and surrounding landscape with views to the coast and mountains. There is an ensuite bathroom with bath/shower, bidet and twin sinks.

The second bedroom, on the ground floor, is north facing and very cool in summer. It has a separate bathroom, adjacent, with bath and shower.

There are no adjacent properties and no passing traffic. This is a very private peaceful and relaxing location.

The central coast beaches(e.g Gale, Armacao de Pera, Albufeira) are easily reached by car within 30 minutes.The huge range of golf courses across the Algarve are within a 40 minute to 1 hour drive from the villa.

Alte, is 3km and Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, a country market town 5km. The Moorish town of Silves with it's castle and river trips 30 min and Loule, capital of the area 30 min.

If you have any questions about the property, the area or the Algarve in general please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Alte Area

For independent walkers there are many walking opportunities in the immediate locality.

Local festivals (traditional dance, medieval fairs, food and wine festivals) throughout the year in nearby Silves, Loule and local villages.

Banking facilities (ATM),doctor's surgery, craft shops, restaurants & bars, grocery stores and fish market available in Alte. Monthly street market.

Additional shopping facilities (fresh fish/fruit/vegetable market, butchers, supermarkets) are well catered for in the market town of Sao Bartolomeu de Messines (10 mins). Larger supermarkets and shopping stores are to be found in the Algarve Shopping Centre (25 mins) as well as in Silves and Loule.

There are many restaurants within a 3-8km radius of the villa offering good quality traditional Portuguese food.

Getting There

The villa is 45-50 mins from Faro Airport and approximately 2.5 hours from Lisbon Airport.

Direct flights to Faro with Ryanair,Aer Lingus, Jet2 and BMI baby from Dublin, Cork, Knock, Derry and Belfast.
Aer Lingus also offer flights to Lisbon from both Dublin and Cork.

Lots of budget flights from UK airports.

Large choice of car hire companies at airport.

Nearest Travel Links

Suitable types of Holiday Alte

  • Tennis courts
  • Swimming
  • Walking
  • Hill Walking
  • Local cuisine
  • Relaxation

Exterior Facilities in Casa Tara Holiday Home In Algarve Countryside

  • Balcony/Terrace
  • BBQ
  • Parking space
  • Private garden
  • Private outdoor swimming pool

Interior Details

Please note that you will need to bring your own beech/pool towels.

Facilities in Casa Tara Holiday Home In Algarve Countryside

  • CD player
  • Cooker
  • Dish washer
  • DVD player
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linen provided
  • Microwave
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

  • Bedrooms (2)
  • Bathrooms (2)
  • Ensuite (1)
  • Showers (2)
  • WCs (2)

Sleeps a Maximum of 4 people:

  • Double Beds (2)


  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Lounge Seats (6)

Tariffs Currency Conversion

Note: Please contact us for up to date rates and special offers.

Minimum stay 5 nights.


Offer June 23rd to July 7th couple only £650
GBP £650.00


GBP £800.00


August 1st-8th
GBP £975.00


Offer Sept. 17th-24th couple only £650

Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.

Guest Book

We had such a lovely time in Casa Tara .You have a beautiful home, everything made us feel very at home and at ease.The view is breath taking, the gardens are stunning and the calm is just amazing…… Karen

We had a lovely holiday and very much look forward to a return visit.  Your villa is beautiful.Thanks for everything……. Jackie and Jon.

Just to say I had a wonderful holiday and loved the villa. Amazing. Thanks again for a wonderful time ……. Becky

Great house swap.. we didnt want to leave! .Let's do it again sometime...Eric & Marianna

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