This was a very small intimate fishing village that has lost any resemblance to its modest origins. In 1965 a foreign resident wrote about the place “ The mode of living remains essentially medieval”. Then there came the tourists and the money. Today, the village spreads to the east and west with expensive villas and comfortable holiday apartments. The one and only village street has now become three, each lined with bars, smart restaurants and tourist shops. Happily, there are still examples of the older quaint small houses tucked in between the more recent ones. A 36-Hole Golf & Holiday Complex can be found to the west of the village together with a well run Tennis Centre. To the east and on the outskirts is a further 9-Hole Course. The choice of this location for the tourist to acquire property was also because of the variety and attractiveness of its many small beaches. High cliffs surround most of these, and some of which have eroded to create beckoning dark caves. Most of them are mainly accessible only at low tide. Beaches to visit are Praia de Centianes, Praia de Carvalho, Praia de Benagil, Praia de Marinha and Praia da Albandeira.

Holiday Homes in Carvoeiro

  • from 850,- €
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    Casa Tinsdal in Carvoeiro
  • from 1.162,- €
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    Casa Carmara in Carvoeiro
  • from 1.000,- €
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    Casa Sebastião in Carvoeiro
  • from 1.513,- €
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    Villa Alysa in Carvoeiro
  • from 1.018,- €
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    Casa Trevo in Carvoeiro
  • from 895,- €
    Holiday House
    Casa Jutta in Carvoeiro
  • from 900,- €
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    Casa Carla in Carvoeiro
  • from 600,- €
    Holiday House
    Villa Grilo in Carvoeiro
  • from 293,- €
    Holiday House
    Villa do Paraiso in Carvoeiro
  • from 1.322,50 €
    Holiday House
    Quinta do Paraiso 55 in Carvoeiro

Apartments in Carvoeiro

  • from 480,- €
    Holiday Apartment
    Apartment Chaminés 11 in Carvoeiro
  • from 484,- €
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    Casa Castello_Cerro dos Pios 6 in Carvoeiro
  • from 604,- €
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    Apartment O Refúgio in Carvoeiro
  • from 660,- €
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    Apartment Colina Sol 805 in Carvoeiro
  • from 96,- €
    Holiday Apartment
    Cerro dos Pios 1 in Carvoeiro
  • from 350,- €
    Holiday Apartment
    Apartment Feliz in Carvoeiro
  • from 650,- €
    Holiday Apartment
    Apartment Isilda - Colina Sol 305 in Carvoeiro
  • from 598,- €
    Holiday Apartment
    Apartment Central 24 in Carvoeiro
  • from 825,- €
    Holiday Apartment
    Rooftop-Apartmemt Estrela do Mar in Carvoeiro
  • from 488,75 €
    Holiday Apartment
    Apartment Monte Dourado 326 in Carvoeiro

Near to Carvoeiro is the village of Ferragudo, still an unspoilt fishing village. Lagoa the area administrative town is also close to the home of the 11th Century Arab poet "Ibn Ammar". Inland is the unspoilt small village of Porches. Another place that is a must to visit is the inland historic and interesting city of Silves with its fine remains of its castle.