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13 Best Airbnbs in Carvoeiro for a wonderful beach holiday (2022 edition)

Trying to find the best accommodation for your holiday in Carvoeiro? Here we have some of the best apartments, vacation homes, VRBO’s and Airbnbs in Carvoeiro, perfect for your next trip.

Carvoeiro is a beautiful traditional town located on the Algarve coast of southern Portugal. Surrounded by stunning beaches, dramatic cliffs, and a well-maintained boardwalk, it stands out as one of the most scenic holiday destinations in the area. It deserves a place on each Algarve itinerary.

With a great range of things to do, from dolphin-watching tours to hiking through the picturesque scenery, Carvoeiro is a wonderful location for a relaxing holiday on the Algarve Coast.

Airbnb might be the most widely known website for vacation rentals but that doesn’t make it the best or the cheapest.  To help you compare we expanded our selection to also include vacation homes from other reputable and well-trusted sites such as Booking.com, Expedia, and VRBO (which is also part of the Expedia Group).  Check and compare, lower booking and cleaning fees make these other sites cheaper than Airbnb.  Enjoy your trip!.

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In a hurry? Here are our top picks for Carvoeiro accommodation

Overview of the best Airbnbs in Carvoeiro

Here’s a comparison table of all the Airbnbs that we cover in this post. Read on for a short description of all the properties.

Best Airbnbs in Carvoeiro

Persons Type Amenities Price
Casa Boaz – Luxury apartment in Carvoeiro!

2(1bedr)

Apartment

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Self-check-in
  • Family essentials
$$
Great Airbnb in Carvoeiro with pool Pedra Mansa

Several room types

Condo

  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Shared pool
  • BBQ
  • Washer
$$$
Placid village

Sevveral types of apartments

Apartments

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Pool
  • Parking
$$$
Casa do Forno – Seaside Accommodation

6(3bedr)

House

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private pool
  • BBQ
  • Family essentials
$$$$
Casa Yaneliz

4(1bedr)

Apartment

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Self-check-in
  • Washer
  • Shared pool
  • Family Essentials
$$$
Great Airbnb apartment in Carvoeiro Amazing new apartment with sea view close to beach

4(2bedr)

Apartment

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washer
  • BBQ
$$$
Casa Ocean

4(1bedr)

Apartment

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Parking
$$
Great villa in Carvoeiro Villa Tara Christina

6(3 bedr)

Villa

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ facilities
  • Parking
$$$
great villa in Carvoeiro Casa Dos Cedros

15(6bedr)

Villa

  • Wi-Fi
  • Private pool
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Cable TV
$$$$$
Caramujeira Villas

8(3 bedr)

Villa

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private pool
  • Indoor fireplace
  • BBQ
  • Washer
  • Self-check-in
  • Family essentials
  • Beach essentials
$$$$
Tranquility near the sea

2(1bed)

Private room

  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Breakfast provided
$
Great Airbnb tent in Carvoeiro Glamping tent

4(2bedr)

Tent

  • Wi-Fi
  • Washer & dryer
  • Family essentials
  • Shared Pool
$$$

Best Airbnb near Praia do Carvoeiro

Casa Boaz – Luxury apartment in Carvoeiro!

Entire apartment hosted by Matthijs

  • 2 guests, 1 bedrooms, 1 bed, 1 bath
Photo credits VRBO

This lovely one-bedroom apartment is situated conveniently right in the middle of the lively Carvoeiro town.

At just a few minutes’ walk to the beach, the apartment is perfectly located for long days at the beach or fun walks around town.

The owner does mention that live music is played regularly in the town square during the summer months, and this music can be heard in the apartment until around midnight.

For sensitive sleepers, this may be an issue. However, for those without any issues sleeping, this music will just enhance the cultural atmosphere.

With open-plan design and modern decor, the apartment appears quite spacious and comfortable.

There is a private balcony opening off the bedroom and living room and providing beautiful views throughout the apartment.

The host does also mention that the apartment is on the second floor without elevator access, and the nearest parking is a few minutes’ walk away.

This may be a consideration for those with mobility issues, or heavy baggage. Previous guests loved the convenience of the location and the fresh and modern interior.

VRBO Rating: 4.89

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Self-check-in with lockbox
  • Family essentials
  • Free street parking

This apartment is ideal for couples or solo travelers who want to enjoy the atmosphere of the town while still being close to the beach.

Check prices and availability:
VRBO

Pedra Mansa

Entire condo hosted by Cristina

  • 4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath
  • 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, 2 baths
Great Airbnb in Carvoeiro with pool

Here we feature two listings from the same owner.

Some aspects are similar between the listings, such as the lovely tropical garden with a swimming pool, but the apartments are arranged differently and vary in size.

Below are the two different condos.

Pedra Mansa nr2: 4 -6 guests

The first of the host’s two listings is a cozy two-bedroom apartment located in the small resort, Pedro Mansa.

This is a small complex with only 8 apartments on-site and so has a very calm atmosphere.

The resort has a large shared pool surrounded by sun loungers and BBQ facilities available for use. There are large, beautiful gardens surrounding the area.

The resort is located within walking distance of a number of nearby beaches and scenic spots. The apartment is spacious with an open plan living and dining area, it has a private terrace with outdoor dining furniture, perfect for quiet mornings in.

The kitchen is well-equipped and the décor creates a perfect homey feeling. Cable TV is also provided which contributes to the ‘at-home’ feeling.

The resort has free private parking. Previous guests stated that the location is ideal and enjoyed the advantages of a small resort over a large complex.

Rating Booking: 10

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Shared pool
  • BBQ
  • Washer
  • Balcony
  • Free parking on-premises

This would be a great option for a small family looking for a relaxed, calm resort. If you are looking for more resorts in the Algarve, click here. 

Pedra Mansa nr2
Booking.com

Luxurious 3-bedroom holiday home with pool (Pedro Mansa nr1: 6 guests)

This three-bedroom apartment is located in the same resort complex as the previous two-bedroom apartment.

The resort, Pedro Mansa, is close to the iconic lighthouse, the starting spot of one of the most popular hiking trails in the area.

All the shared facilities of the resort are also available for this apartment.

These facilities include the swimming pool, sun loungers, private parking, and a BBQ grill.

The resort also has beautiful gardens with bougainvilleas and other seasonal flowers.

This apartment has a very different décor to the other apartment. There are a number of traditional Portuguese decoration aspects included.

These include terracotta tiles, painted accent tiles, and the like. This modern-traditional mix continues on the private balcony.

With outdoor furniture, the terrace is the perfect place to have a relaxing breakfast or an alfresco dinner.

The air conditioning is available throughout as well as an indoor fireplace to cover all seasons.

Previous guests stated that the host was responsive and very helpful.

Rating Booking: 10

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Washer
  • Shared Pool
  • BBQ
  • Balcony
  • Free parking on-premises

This apartment is perfect for small group of friends travelling together or a family holiday.

Check prices and availability:
Booking.com

Placid village

Apartments

  • several types of apartments

Placid Village is an apartment building offering 1,2 or 3 bedroom apartments.

While these differ in size, the amenities and facilities are consistent throughout the apartments.

They are modern and well-equipped with careful maintenance and upkeep.

The apartments are located around 20 minutes walk from most of the restaurants, bars and shops of Carvoeiro and 10 minutes from the beach.

It is also just 3km from the Gramacho golf club.

The apartments have a large shared outdoor pool with sun loungers and a terraced area.

While the apartments are self-catering and have fully-equipped kitchens, some hotel-like services are also offered, such as breakfast and room service.

The apartments have balconies, some of which have amazing views. Some apartments also come with a fireplace, which is useful in the winter months.

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Rating Booking: 9.1

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Pool
  • Parking

Placid Village is a great choice for a range of travellers as there is a diverse range of apartment sizes. While a 1 bedroom apartment would be perfect for a couple, the  3 bedroom apartment would be well-suited to a family.

Check prices and availability:

Booking.com

Agoda

Casa do Forno – Seaside Accommodation

Entire guesthouse hosted by Aline – Superhost

  • 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 4 beds, 3 baths
Photo credits Airbnb

This beautiful villa is located just outside the town of Carvoeiro but is still very close to the beaches of Carvalho, Carvoeiro, Benagil, and others. It is right in front of the famous Alfanzina lighthouse.

The villa has amazing ocean views from the terrace and the private pool.

As the pool is at terrace height, it is slightly raised from ground height and so is also privy to the amazing views of the villa. The villa has very modern, fashionable décor throughout and has a very luxurious appearance. Thanks to various Portuguese traditional elements it is a charming, and unique place to stay.

The owner does live on the property, but the Airbnb villa and the owner’s house are kept completely separate for privacy.

The large terrace has sun loungers, outdoor dining furniture and BBQ facilities, making it a great outdoor socializing and dining area.

For times spent inside, the villa offers Google Chromecast, helping to cover entertainment.

The property is also home to a number of fruit trees, including figs, which guests have been encouraged to enjoy the fresh fruit of.

While it is not the closest villa to town, it is close to a number of great local restaurants.

Rating: 4.94

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • BBQ
  • Family essentials
  • Free parking on-premises

This villa would be ideal for a large/extended family holiday or larger group of friends, looking to indulge the best Carvoeiro has to offer.

Check prices and availability:
Airbnb

Best Carvoeiro Airbnb – apartments

Casa Yaneliz

Entire apartment hosted by Matthijs

  • 4 guests, 1 bedroom, 3 beds, 1 bath
Photo credits VRBO

This recently-renovated, one-bedroom apartment is located in the beautiful Quinta do Paraiso resort, close to Carvoeiro town.

The resort offers a multitude of facilities, all of which are accessible to guests. These include large heated swimming pools for both adults and children and a tennis court.

There are also restaurants and a supermarket on site, along with many small shops and restaurants located nearby.

There is also a diving school on-site for those interested in adventuring into the beautiful ocean nearby.

The resort has free parking on the premises and a lovely garden area. While these facilities are shared, the apartment does have a private terrace area.

The apartment is spacious and welcoming with a large living area and well-equipped kitchen. Entertainment is fully covered with high speed fiber internet, IPTV and Netflix included.

Family essentials, including a high chair and travel crib, are available if necessary.

Rating: 4.92

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Self-check-in with lockbox
  • Washer
  • Shared heated pool
  • Family Essentials
  • Patio
  • Free street parking

With excellent value for money, this apartment would be an ideal option for couples or solo travelers.

Check prices and availability:
VRBO

Amazing new apartment with sea view close to beach

Entire apartment hosted by Nancy – Superhost

  • 4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 4 beds, 2 baths
Great Airbnb apartment in Carvoeiro
Photo credits Airbnb

This modern apartment is situated just 300m from the nearest beach and a short 1km from the center of Carvoeiro town, making it perfectly located for a ‘best-of-both-worlds’ holiday.

The proximity to the sea allows the apartment to have amazing ocean views, both from the terrace and from inside the apartment.

The apartment has two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, which is useful for travelling with family or a group of people.

There are two terraces, both with outdoor furniture to enjoy. There is also a garden with BBQ and outdoor dining.

During the summer months, the apartment also has access to a shared swimming pool.

The apartment has air conditioning in the bedrooms, along with underfloor heating throughout.

There are three flights of stairs to the apartment, which may be a consideration for some guests.

Previous guests loved the terrace ocean views and the convenient location.

Rating: 4.90

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washer
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Free Parking on-premises

This apartment would be a good option for a small family looking for a quiet beach holiday.

Check prices and availability:
Airbnb

Casa Ocean

Entire apartment

  • 4 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1 bath

This beautiful beachfront property is located right in the centre of Carvoeiro, just 50m from Carvoeiro beach and 300m from Paradise Beach.

This makes it perfect for both beach-lovers and those who prefer a shopping and dining out-focused holiday. The apartment is tastefully decorated with modern furniture and unique art pieces.

The spacious rooms allow the apartment to not feel cramped and the kitchen is large enough to cook and prepare food easily.

The apartment provides a range of supplies, including small details such as toothbrushes and beach sun shields. Previous guests enjoyed how well-equipped the apartment was and the convenient, central location.

Some guests also complimented the double glazed windows as it prevented any night life noise from disturbing them at night.

This is useful for light sleepers or those traveling with young children.

Rating Booking: 9.7

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Parking

This apartment would be ideal for a couple but could accommodate a small family as there is also a sofa bed in the living room.

Check prices and availability:

Booking.com

Booking.com

Best Airbnb villa in Carvoeiro

Villa Tara Christina

Entire villa

  • 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 5 beds, 3 bath
Great villa in Carvoeiro

Villa Tara Christina is a beautiful Portuguese-style villa located just 500m from Vale Centeanes Beach and 1km from Vale Espinhaco Beach.

This, in addition to the beautiful sea views from the villa, makes it perfect for beach-loving visitors.

The villa has a large garden, outdoor pool, and terrace area.

There are BBQ facilities and outdoor furniture, perfect for dining outdoors. The interior is cool and comfortable with spacious living areas and bedrooms.

Each bedroom has its own small terrace and there is lots of storage space available for longer trips.

There are many restaurants available nearby and previous guests stated that the general area was relaxing and enjoyable.

The host was very communicative and is able to provide extra advice in regards to sightseeing spots and places to go.

Rating Booking: 9.8

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • BBQ facilities
  • Parking

This villa would be ideal for families or small groups looking for a very beach-focused holiday.

Check prices and availability:

Booking.com

Agoda

Casa dos Cedros

Entire house

  • 15 guests (10 adults + 4 children), 6 bedroom, 11 bed, 5 bath
great villa in Carvoeiro

This large villa is situated just a few kilometers from the main Carvoeiro beach and is close to a number of nearby top quality golf courses.

The villa features a large outdoor pool with optional heating and a number of sun loungers for those who want to enjoy the pool atmosphere but not actually swim.

There is also a sun terrace with BBQ facilities and various outdoor furniture.

The villa has two twin bedrooms and three double bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom.

This is great for housing a large group of people as there is no need for many people to share the same bathroom.

The villa also has a large room with 4 sofa beds which is ideal for children.

The spacious living areas allow for relaxation space for adults and play areas for children to co-exist.

Rating Booking: 9.5

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Private pool
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Cable TV

This villa would be a great luxury option for a family or group of friends looking for something a little different.

Book this villa on booking.com:

Booking.com

Agoda

Caramujeira Villas – Vila Alfarrobeira

Entire villa hosted by Pedro – Superhost

  • 8 guests, 3 bedrooms, 6 beds, 3 baths
Photo credits Airbnb

Here we have a large villa located a short drive from Carvoeiro and just few kilometres from the beautiful beaches of Albandeira and Benagil.

The villa is surrounded by beautiful scenery and despite being part of a complex, is well-separate from the other houses to ensure privacy.

The villa has a private garden with BBQ facilities and outdoor furniture as well as an adjoining private swimming pool.

There are also multiple terraces including a large wrap-around verandah.

This allows for amazing views in different directions. The villa has three large bedrooms all of which have room for a crib if needed.

The host is also able to provide family essentials, including a high chair, crib, bathtub and children’s books and toys. The kitchen is spacious and well-equipped with modern appliances.

It is recommended to have a car when staying in this villa for better accessibility, and there is on-premises parking available.

Rating: 4.95

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Washer
  • Self-check-in with lockbox
  • BBQ
  • Private pool
  • Free parking on-premises
  • Beach essentials
  • Family essentials

This villa would be a great choice for a larger family or group of friends looking for a secluded getaway spot.

Check prices and availability:
Airbnb

Special Airbnbs in Carvoeiro

Tranquility near the sea

Private room in eco resort hosted by Sandra

  • 2 guests, 1 bedroom, 1 bed, 1 private bathroom
Photo credits Airbnb

This Airbnb listing is for a private room in a nature lodge.

This resort takes the traditional bed and breakfast approach and gives it an eco twist. It is located near the Alfanzine lighthouse, around 5-10 minutes from Carvoeiro by car.

The house is on a large area of property, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery.

There are almond trees, carob trees, pine trees and even fig trees throughout the back yard and the terrace is shadowed by olive trees.

The terrace has relaxing hammocks to enjoy under the shade, looking over the landscape.

The house is a traditional rural house that uses a traditional rainwater collection system dating back to 1923.

Guests have a large spacious bedroom and private bathroom, as well as access to all common areas of the house.

Breakfast is provided by the hosts. Previous guests enjoyed the authentic nature of the house along with the beautiful surroundings.

Rating: 4.74

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Indoor fireplace
  • Free parking on-premises
  • Breakfast provided

This Airbnb would be great for a couple or solo traveler looking for a secluded, quiet nature-filled holiday.

Check prices and availability:
Airbnb

Glamping tent

Tent hosted by Olivier- Superhost

  • 4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 1 bath
  • 6 guests, 3 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath
Great Airbnb tent in Carvoeiro
Photo credits Airbnb

The following listings are from the same owner and are hosted on the same site.

This Airbnb takes the new trend of ‘glamping’, or glamorous camping/luxury camping, and combines it with the beautiful Mediterranean climate for a unique experience.

Glamping takes the fun and nostalgia of traditional camping with the convenience and comfort of modern amenities to create a ‘best-of-both-worlds’ experience. On this site, there are a number of ‘tents’ available for rent.

There is a large shared pool and outdoor facilities available for use.

While labelled as ‘tents’, the accommodation is more similar to cabins so there is no exposure to rain, wind and the like. Each tent has a modern kitchen with appliances and a large open living space.

There is a large balcony with outdoor furniture to really enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

The tents are equipped with a modern bathroom and beds range from a double bed to bunk beds depending on the number of guests.

The 4 guest tent has one double bed and one set of bunk beds while the 6 guest tent has a double bed, a set of bunk beds, and a box-bed.

Staying at one of these tents is a great way to enjoy the beauty of nature and an outdoor lifestyle while still enjoying modern amenities.

Rating: 4.67

Extra Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • Free parking on-premises
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Family essentials
  • Shared Pool

Staying in one these tents would be a great experience for a young family hoping for a unique experience for the children or for a small group of friends looking for something a bit out of the ordinary.

Check prices and availability:

Airbnb – 4 persons

Airbnb – 6 persons

Book these on booking.com:
Booking.com

Top reasons to stay in an Airbnb in Carvoeiro

Accommodation is always a huge consideration when traveling and in recent times this often comes to the Airbnb vs hotel debate.

Carvoeiro is no different, there are numerous Airbnb’s available in this charming coastal town.

There are a number of aspects to consider when looking at potential Airbnbs.

More privacy

Staying in an Airbnb often provides more privacy than a traditional hotel as Airbnb accommodation is usually separate.

This also allows for more freedom as there aren’t as many strict rules regarding house-cleaning and the like.

Rather, there are usually simple common courtesy guidelines.

This freedom also extends to having a full kitchen and separate rooms, making Airbnb a great choice for longer stays.

More unique and authentic experience

While hotels are fairly similar in most parts of the world, Airbnb can differ hugely by location.

This can provide a more unique and authentic experience of staying in a new place.

This can also allow for meeting local residents and learning local customs and recommendations.

This integration is helpful in bridging the gap between being a tourist and understanding the area, people, and culture better.

Often better value than a hotel especially when you are traveling as a family

When it comes to price, Airbnb can often work out as better value than a hotel, especially considering all the benefits that come with it.

If you are traveling as a family or in a group, it can also be significantly cheaper than a hotel.

Conclusion

Carvoeiro is a lovely traditional town on the Algarve Coast of Portugal.

Bursting with natural beauty and rich culture, the town is perfect for a relaxing beach holiday, an adventurous hiking holiday, and everything in between.

With stunning beaches, scenic cliffs, and a charming town atmosphere, Carvoeiro is an ideal holiday destination.

Here we have collected some of the best Airbnbs in Carvoeiro to make your next holiday even better.

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