Red Chalet, Carvoeiro Area, Algarve

Property ref: PA1331

An opulent property, steeped in history and lovingly restored with elegant style

Located at the heart of Armação de Pêra, which is between Carvoeiro and Albufeira, the Red Chalet was built during the turn of the 20th century and was inspired by the opulent luxury of the Belle Époque era emerging in the South of France.

Originally known as the Chalet dos Caldas e Vasconcelos, it remained as a family summer home for almost 80 years. Now listed as a historical building and a famous landmark on the Armação de Pêra coastline, the owners have lovingly renovated and retained as many of the original elements as possible: a unique wooden floor, antique chandeliers, and a spectacular staircase amongst some of the stunning features. The Moorish influences of the architecture, with geometric designs on the shutters and ceilings, are all elegant reminders of the region’s rich cultural history.

Despite its central location, the villa offers an evocative escape in a relatively private setting. The terrace is built into the seawall, giving the impression of a stay upon the ocean and showcasing spectacular sea views.

The main house is particularly romantic with sculpted grape vines on the ceilings and picture perfect windows with the sea sparkling through. Elegant furnishings and decadent bathrooms continue the sense of luxury throughout. A charming staircase takes you to the first floor with two ensuite bedrooms and a living room with access to another terrace. A secret door leads to a further rooftop terrace that, many years ago, the owner built to hear the townsfolk sing songs dedicated to the local fishermen at the church of 'A Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes', which is located just behind the property.

Just in front of the main house is an annexe, accommodating four people, which is a contemporary reflection of the main residence. White-washed wooden floors and splashes of colour create a fresh, airy feel with a relaxed, effortless style.

To the side of the house is a beautiful pool terrace with heated swimming pool, luxurious sunbeds and sun umbrellas. Just below this is a wellness area with sauna and treatment room for the ultimate relaxation.

With direct access to the beach and the historical town centre, this is the ideal choice for those wanting to experience the luxury of a private villa with restaurants, beach and shops just a short stroll away.

Guests are able to use the amenities of the Vila Vita Parc resort which has a swimming pool, restaurants, bars and a spa. Services must be pre-booked and resort conditions apply. We can arrange one complimentary transfer per day (round trip) per restaurant booking.

Things we love...

"This striking red house stands proudly looking out to sea and the owners have restored the building with infinite care and inimitable style. Everything in the house feels very special from the majestic chandeliers in the main house to the more modest annexe with breathtaking seas views. Whilst the swimming pool is a little overlooked, there are many areas of privacy to be found and the wellness area with sauna, steam and treatment room adds an extra layer of luxury". Ginnie, Managing Director

Rental License 130213/AL

(Although every care has been taken to make sure photographs and descriptions are kept updated, the properties are subject to changes, updates and improvements. If something is particularly important to you, please let us know so that we can confirm this facility is available) 


Main House

Ground Floor: Open-plan kitchen, living room and dining area with access to a large terrace with outdoor furniture and sun loungers. Sitting room. Washroom.

First Floor: 2 bedrooms with king size beds, en-suite bathrooms (bath & shower) and walk-in wardrobes. Sitting room with balcony.


Ground Floor: Living room with access to the main house terrace (stairs to first floor). Separate entrance to self-contained studio with queen size bed, sitting area, shower room and access to the main house terrace.

First Floor: Bedroom with king size bed and en-suite bathroom. 


  • Wifi
  • TV
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Machine
  • Blender
  • Juicer
  • Wine Cooler
  • Daily Housekeeping. Mid week towel & linen change
  • Laundry Service available & payable locally
  • Daily Continental Breakfast included
  • Welcome Hamper (white wine, red wine, beers, soft drinks, mineral waters with or without gas, coffee, tea, sugar, seasonal fruit, olive oil)
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Air Conditioning/Heating
  • Cot & Highchair included by request
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Barbecue
  • Firepit
  • Security System
  • Alarm
  • Safe
  • Heated Swimming Pool 8 x 3m. Pool Heating included by advance request
  • Wellness area with sauna and treatment room included
  • Gated Parking for 2 cars
  • Social events permitted (upon request & at additional cost)


  • Direct access to Armação de Pêra beach & town
  • Algarve Shopping 9km
  • Benagil Beach and cave 10km
  • Carvoeiro 12km
  • Albufeira 15km
  • Silves 19km
  • Faro Airport 53km


Pounds (£)

Number of people
1 - 8
01 Jan - 27 Mar 24 £16527
28 Mar - 30 Apr 24 £19397
01 May - 24 May 24 £26698
25 May - 28 Jun 24 £27657
29 Jun - 31 Aug 24 £30198
01 Sep - 30 Sep 24 £27657
01 Oct - 31 Oct 24 £26698
01 Nov - 31 Dec 24 £16527

Prices are in £'s sterling per week. If your holiday dates cross two seasons please ask us for a quote.

Additional Costs & Information

  • Tourist Tax €2 per person, per night between April - October for all guests aged 13 and over for a maximum of 7 nights. €1 per person, per night between Nov - Mar. This will be charged at parity to cover processing fees.
  • Saturday arrival preferred in July & August
  • Booking deposit 50% of the villa rental. Balance due 60 days before departure
  • Please note: For cancellations 60 days or less before departure the cancellation charge will be 100%

Refundable security deposit - 2024 - £2500.00


Taxi transfer 1 - 4 people £80.00
Taxi transfer 5 - 8 people £104.00

Any taxi prices shown are for 1 way journeys


Unconfirmed booking
On request
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Carvoeiro Area, Algarve

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Things we love
"Foodies will love this area as there are so many fabulous restaurants to choose from. There are good options for those who want to splash out and also those who prefer a cheap and cheerful meal. Our reservations staff are always happy to make suggestions and pass on any personal experience from our own visits as we all love eating out!"
Things to be aware of
"Restaurants and beaches tend to be busy in the height of the summer. We suggest booking ahead if you can and especially if you are in a larger group. It is also a little hilly so some may prefer to walk to town but taxi back."

If you require a car for you holiday please contact us.


Any promotional codes can be entered at the final stage of the booking process.

The arrival day for this villa is Flexible and the arrival time is 4pm
Checkout time is 10am

IMPORTANT - Villa dates sometimes need to be verified before we can confirm a booking therefore please DO NOT book your flights until we have checked your booking request and you have received our invoice.