With it’s tranquile and magnificient setting in the countryside this house provides a place where you can get away from it all. It’s a delightful Villa with a private pool built in a traditional algarvian style and with breath taking views.

The Villa is set in three acres in the hills, overlooking a valley with breathtaking spectacular views. An abundance of exotic wild flowers, from orchids to common daisies, grow beneath the ancient olive and carob trees, which clad the hills. It is a naturalistic paradise and an artist’s delight. It’s peaceful surroundings invite you for either long walks or just a peaceful rest. The Villa is 2km away from the centre of Santa Catarina, which is a typical rural village of the region.

Santa Catarina Centre is 2km and is a typical rural village of the region. It contains a mixture of tavernas, cafés, mini markets, a post office and a bank. There is also a small daily fruit and vegetable market. Santa Catarina also hosts a traditional portuguese Sunday market once a month, where you can find everything from goats, to leatherwork and local culinary specialities to T-shirts. It is located approx. 15km from the ancient and picturesque town of Tavira in the eastern Algarve. Tavira offers something for all. Historical churches, a castle and a museum, a colourful market, excellent shopping facilities and numerous bars and restaurants.

The part of the coast by Tavira belongs to Parque Natural da Ria Formosa. It is consisting of dunes and a lagoon complex, which is known as Ilha da Tavira and runs along the coast. It is a paradise for bird watching. Tavira Island Beach can be reached by a short ferry ride. On the beach there are cafés, bars and restaurants, serving anything from sandwiches to regional dishes and shellfish delicacies. Facilities include sailing, windsurfing, pedaloes and parasols. Even in August the beach is relatively uncrowded.

Barril Beach – children love the miniature railway that shuttles back and forth across a nature reserve to the beach of Barril. Thee is a good self service restaurant and bar on the beach as well as attractive cafés. Beach, Bbqs and dancing once a week. Facilities include tennis, windsurfing, beach volleyball, pedaloes. A few minutes to either direction you will find miles of beautiful, peaceful, dune fringed beaches.

The average time to reach other beaches is about 20 minutes by car: Fuseta (14km) Ilha da Armona of Olhao,(by ferry boat) Praia Verde, (38km) Praia Cabeca,(36km Manta Rota (33km)and Monte Gordo (40km) are also popular family beaches with white sand and good facilities.