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Casa Campo Velha

Country house with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Amaro Gonçalves, Algarve

From £327 per week

Country house to rent in Amaro Gonçalves, Algarve

Casa de Campo is a old farmhouse from the beginning of the 1900´s, that was carefully restored between 1998 and 2000

  • Country house
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Washing machine
  • Open fire

Country house overview - owner's description

Casa de Campo is a old farmhouse from the beginning of the 1900´s, that was carefully restored between 1998 and 2000. During the restoration work we tried to preserve all the old architectural existing elements, and at the same time offer the comfort of a actual holiday house. During the restoration the farmhouse was divided into 2 houses that can be rented together or separately. The house has a big terrace with a large divided porch that gives you access to the Garden and to the orange plantation. On the big Patio you find sun beds and sunshades, where you can discretely and privately have some sunbaths. Under one antique olive tree is a barbecue where you can grill the freshest fishes from the marketplaces of Tavira or Olhão.
The property has 1000m2 with several fruit trees like (Orange trees, Peach trees, Figs trees, Olive trees, pomegranate), and also several aromatic herbs and green tees, that can be picked up by the house guests. The house provides a outdoor parking place for 3 Cars.

Casa de Campo is peacefully and privately located in a rural area, close to the small rural village of Amaro-Gonçalves (200m), and only 8 km away from the Venice of Algarve “Tavira”.
The proximity of several beaches, and the main cities from the east Algarve, makes this house very central and with easy Access from any part of the east Algarve.

Distances to the most important places of the East Algarve::

Faro Airport 30km
Tavira City 8km
Olhão City 12km
Faro City 25km

Due to isolated location we recommend our guests a rental car (On request we will be delighted to help)

The most beautiful e natural beaches from the Algarve are located in the East Algarve, on the protected natural park of Ria Formosa:

Beach of Praia do Barril 5km
Beach of Praia da Armona (Fuzeta) 4km
Beach of Praia da Terra Estreita (Santa Luzia) 8km
Beach of Praia da Ilha de Tavira 12km

Due to a special agreement all the guest from Casa de Campo have 50% discount in the rental of 1 Sunshade and 2 Sun beds in the beach club GUENAN on the Armona Island (Fuzeta) .

Other places to visit:

Roman Archaeological Site of Milreu (Estói) 16km
Old Palace of Estói (Estói) 16km
Tavira Old Town 8km
Natural Park of Ria Formosa 8km
Fish & Vegetable market of Olhão 12km
Marketplace of Loulé 30km
Old Town of Faro 25km

The East Algarve has become one of the best destinations for golfers, with several international recognized courses like:: Quinta da Ria 20km, Quinta de Cima 20km, Benamor 15km, Castro Marim 30km, Monte Rei 30km, Colina Verde 9h 5km


Boot trips in the natural park of Ria Formosa
Kite Surf Courses and lessons
Sailing boat courses and lessons
Rent a Bike


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2 out of 2 people recommend staying here


Family from Hadleigh, United Kingdom May 2017

We stayed there for a week at the end of May 2017. For us it was a little paradise! An enclosed garden where our toddlers can roam free, orange trees that supplied us with endless amount of orange juice. The garden in in two parts, half is beautifully landscape and half is an orchard with all sorts of trees to provide some fruits all year round. The house itself has well equipped kitchen, a large bathroom,good size lounge and bedrooms. The terrace is large, part undercover. We ate and spent the evening there listening to crickets, peacocks, cats and dogs and enjoying our wine
The area is very peaceful countryside. There is a small but well stocked village shop just up the road where you can get all necessities. the nearest restaurant is right by Ria Farmosa pretty much straight down towards the sea. It is walking distance but not nearby.We had bikes and cycled to Tavira, Moncarapacho, Santo Elvadao, Fuzeta. At times we had to push them up the steeper hills but it was part of the fun.
Marco, the owner has a restaurant in Tavira which is very good. We didn't need to contact them but his mum popped in a few times to tidy the orchard.We can't wait to go back!


From Birmingham, United Kingdom May 2011

We had an enjoyable stay at the Casa Campo Velha in May 2011. The villa was excellent value for money and I would recommend it to a friend for a quiet, relaxing holiday in the Algarve. The description of the villa is accurate although it is semi-detached property. There was another couple staying next door when we stayed but there was ample private terrace and garden space so we didnt even notice them.

Best things about the villa:
1) quiet, rural setting - unspoilt Algarve
2) fresh orange juice (oranges picked from the grove)
3) BBQ and well equipped kitchen
4) personal touches on arrival (fresh flowers/herbs) and friendly owner
5) wildlife

Things to consider if choosing this villa:
1) no air conditioning
2) need good directions to the villa as it is off the beaten track
3) no pool
4) need a car

If you are thinking of staying here a car is essential to access local shops and to visit towns such as Tavira (although the roads and driveway leading to the property are narrow so dont hire anything too wide!). Directions - we found that it was easiest to follow the signs to Fundo off the N125 between Pinheiro and Luz de Tavira, then take the second narrow (steel-pipe-sided) bridge on the right. The villa was approximately the 3rd property on the left and the keys could be obtained from Maria next door further up the road in the white house with blue doors and windows (as in the owners instructions).

The owners were very friendly and accommodating and provided us with directions to the best restaurants and places to visit. Tavira and Olhao were very pretty and it was easy to buy fresh meat, fish and vegetables to cook at the villa. Alcoutim on the Spanish border was also idyllic and not too far away. The beaches on the Ilha de Tavira and Ilha de Armona are superb and not to be missed!

In summary, this villa is ideal for independent couples or small families wanting to see the unspoilt Algarve. It is comfortable
but not luxurious or fussy, rural but not remote. We had a great time.


This country house is:

15km from the nearest beach 300m from the nearest bar 15km from the nearest restaurant 15km from the nearest supermarket 30km from Faro airport 15km from Tavira City 15km from Olhão City 10km from Beach 45km from Spain

Local activities

Boat hire 15km Fishing 15km Golf 15km Horse riding 45km Sailling 15km Scuba diving 15km Swimming 15km Tennis 15km Water skiing 15km Wind surfing 15km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 15km Museum 15km Shopping 15km Theatre 45km Theme park 45km Zoo 45km Cinema 45km

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Outside this country house in Amaro Gonçalves, Algarve
This country house is in the countryside and in a quiet area. It has a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the country house is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.

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Updated 22 June 2019

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 12 July 2020 - 30 June 2023: the minimum stay is 7 nights.



  • WLAN - Wireless Internet

    £6.27 per week, paid locally



2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 double bed

There is also 1 double sofa bed in living room, 2 cots


1 bathroom, 1 Separate WC


CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Radio, TV Languages in Local, Satellite / cable


Living area seats 5, Dining area seats 4, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended


Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden

Suitable for

Infants, Smoking


Average rating from 8 reviews

Private Owner From Fuzeta, Portugal Member since Nov 2004

Past bookings: 54 bookings

Last seen: 3 days ago

Number of properties: 4

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