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Charming Former Fisherman's Cottage with Private pool Close to the beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Casa da Praia Algarve - 3 bedroom cottage in Praia da Luz

Old-fashioned charm greets you everywhere you look in this 300-year-old fisherman's house, beautifully converted into a romantic cottage with private pool and terrace. The soft colours of the décor are complemented natural light that bathes the rooms.

The cottage is located very close to the beach and all the facilities of this sought-after holiday village. There is a bakery and a small supermarket close to the house so you don’t need to go far for your daily fresh bread and fruit, and your car can be parked right in front free of charge.

The cottage was completely refurbished. It contains three bedrooms, a kitchen, dining area (seats 6 people), bathroom with bathtub and shower, sitting room, private pool (4x2 m), terrace with BBQ, sink and outdoor shower. The thick walls of the traditional construction keep the house cool in summer and warm in winter.

Two beds each in the second and third bedrooms make for plenty of accommodation, and curling up with the TV or book in the sitting room, is a great way to get in the holiday mood. Start the day with coffee and honey cake by the private pool, enjoy a day at the beach or exploring the sights, then finish the evening relaxing under the fruit trees of the shady terrace.

The Casa da Praia Algarve portfolio have been personally developed by an interior and landscape designer who has lived in the Algarve for more than a decade.

The cottage is scattered with unique and eclectic pieces, gathered from her travels around the world.

Share a meal cooked in the peace of your garden, or venture out to one of the many local restaurants and bars.

For quieter evenings and undisturbed relaxation, you'll find a selection of board games and books in several languages.

Looking for vegetarian dining options, a vineyard, or where to find almond and fig orchards? Hoping to catch a glimpse of a wild boar or a dolfin? Yearning for a hand-woven blanket or a handbag made from cork?

The property has a folder contains a sampling of our personal favourites - places to go, things to see, what to buy and what to eat.

The owner lives locally and is available to help with any problems or questions.

How nice is that .... The beds are made and there are enough towels in the closet. The house is equipped with hand, tea and dish cloths, herbs, dishwasher tabs or dishwashing liquid, hand soap, soap, shampoo, bath soap, coffee, tea, sugar, garbage bag and also the first roll of toilet paper is not lacking.

No stress ... .. you have vacation! Good food, a good glass of wine, a dip in the pool, cycling, walking or just nothing at all. We hope that you quickly feel 'at home' and enjoy, Welcome to Casa da Praia Algarve!

Visit our page "Casa da Praia Algarve" for more information and the best price for your stay,

Holiday home features:

- Master bedroom: double bed and fitted wardrobe (140 x 200 cm)

- Bedroom 2: 2 single beds (90 x 200 cm)

- Bedroom 3: 2 single beds (bunkbeds) (90 x 200 cm)

- Bathroom: bath tub,shower and toilet

- Fully-equipped kitchen incl coffee machine (nespresso and filter coffee machine), toaster, kettle.

- Sitting room with flat screen satellite TV.

- Dining room seating 6 people

- Outdoor space with private pool (4 x 2 meters) and outdoor shower, kitchen sink and BBQ

- Books and board games (books in several languages)

- Free Wifi

- Multilingual reception (dutch, french, english, portugese)

Rental includes

- Towels, bed linen, gas, water, electricity and end cleaning service.

1 set of towels and bed linen per person per week. For extra towels or bed linen or in between changes and extra cleaning surcharge apply. Please contact the owner for more information.

Available on request.

- Beach towels (5 euro per towel), baby cot (10 euro per week), high chair (5 euro per week) To be paid on arrival.

- Surfboard,bicycle, boat and kayak hire.(surcharge , please contact the owner for more information)

Guest Access

Total access to the whole cottage, it’s all yours!

The cottage is suitable for 6 people including children of all ages.

Interaction with Guests

We are at hand if you need us.

The Neighborhood

Praia da Luz is charming, the perfect sheltered beach is a big draw for families and the atmosphere is great. Enjoy a day at the beach or exploring the remarkable historic sites in the area, and return to an oasis of calm for a cool shower and a glass of delicious local wine.

When to come

The Algarve is an all year round holiday destination.

If you're not tied to the school holidays, the spring and autumn months are a lovely time to be here, and of course, much quieter than high summer.

Even December and January can be warm and sunny although the evenings are often chilly. Not all the restaurants and bars stay open in winter, but there is still plenty of choice, and a warm welcome.

We want Casa da Praia Algarve to feel like your home away from home. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We are here to guide you and enhance your trip.

Getting around

You do not need a car when you are in Luz.

Distance Lisbon - Praia da Luz = 300 km

Distance Faro - Praia da Luz = 70 km

"Due to all of the fraudulent listings on the booking sites we are now recommending that before you inquire or book here you should independently verify the rental by internet searching for the house name and area to verify it's existence. Our name is Casa da Praia Algarve. Scammers have been throwing up fake listings - including fake reviews - on Home away etc. But no scammer is going to take the time to also set up a custom website and Facebook page for a fake rental. Please PROTECT yourself and spread the word." Casa da Praia Algarve

Cancelation policy

Alterations/cancellations must be notified by e-mail only and or only valid when you have received a confirmation from us.

Pets not allowed. Smoking inside the property not allowed.

Please note this is our precious home and strictly not a party venue.

Our property is always open for guests. We like to keep it clean and uncluttered, such as you would expect in a good hotel space. But it is not a hotel - it is a home we like to share with you if you stay.

We want Casa da Praia to feel like your home away from home. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. We are here to guide you and enhance your trip.

More Details

Property Manager
Casa da Praia Algarve
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, portuguese, dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Casa da Praia Algarve

Casa da Praia Algarve could be just an other serie of rental properties in the West Algarve but it is so much more than that. Casa da Praia Algarve is a story about people, about lifestyle, about a certain vision of Portugal. Most of all it is a accommodation concept that is a certain platform for artists, designers, Portugeese brands.

The Casa da Praia Algarve portfolio have been personally developed by my self. I am an Flemish interior and landscape designer who has lived in the Algarve for more than a decade.

All cottages in the portfolio are scattered with unique and eclectic pieces, gathered from travels around the world.

Casa da Praia Algarve will be your home away from home and you will love the locations.

Our properties are always ready for visitors. We like to keep it clean and uncluttered, such as you would expect in a good hotel space. But it is not a hotel - it is a home we like to share with you if you stay.

Please visit our website for more information, tips and the best rates.

We look forward welcoming you!

Warm regards

Casa da Praia Algarve purchased this cottage in 2005


Luz Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Welcome! Casa da Praia Algarve


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

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Charming Former Fisherman's Cottage with Private pool Close to the beach
average rating of 4.5625 based on 16 reviews

Fabulous stay!

  • 5 of 5

As this was our first visit to Portugal and the West coast, we couldn't have asked for a better experience than this! Fabulous stay!

Everything is well equipped, and most of all, CLEAN! All the rooms and beds are ready upon your arrival, which is an extra comfort after a long journey.

Plus the welcoming was great. You get welcomed by the lovely owner, and you can reach her during the rental period in case of a problem or a question.

We felt very spoiled with this great life we had!

Truly fantastic stay, I'd definitely recommend this house, it is really worth it! Can't wait to go there again next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bart, our goal is to make you feel like you are at home with family and indeed it was a great pleasure to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us and can't wait to welcome you and your family again in the future. Warm regards, Casa da Praia Algarve
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  • 1 of 5

Good location - only 50 m to beach But cottage very basic and not adequate for 6 people The neighbours dog kennels at the bottom of garden was not pleasant because the dogs were continually barking and so difficult to relax in the back garden. Disappointing !

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tracy, thank you for taking the time to write a review on home away. Lovely to hear you liked the location of our restored fishermens cottage. Being located that close to the beach is really great! However I regret you used this public medium to ventilate your thoughts after our private conversations and the fact that we regretfully had to deduct costs from your deposit for the many damages and missing items in our property. There are no dog kennels at the back of the garden. Our property is perfect for groups up to 6 guests but not for your group of 11 guests! Having blow up mattresses to host extra guests in our house is not something we can allow. This is our precious home and strictly not a party venue. There are plenty of places where you could have your parties. Our neighbourhood is quite and we like to keep it like this. As I mentioned to you in private, we do not pay to have good reviews on our profile so returning the deducted money in exchange for a good review is not something we could do. All reviews posted here are honest. Warm regards, Casa da Praia Algarve
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Wonderful cottage in great location.

  • 5 of 5

This house is an outstanding cottage in a great location. The house was perfect, clean, tidy and well equipped. We will be returning to this house hopefully for many years to come. The owners were prompt and courteous, checking to see we were happy. There is nothing we would change about our stay and we would recommend this cottage highly without a hesitation. Thanks for a great holiday!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Katie, I'm delighted to hear you had such an amazing stay with us and loved our location in sunny Praia da Luz. It's also very pleasing to hear you enjoyed us checking up on your and our tidy house. Thank you for taking the time to review us and I look forward to welcoming you back to Praia da Luz again soon. Warm regards, Casa da Praia Algarve
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Amazing stay.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was fantastic, just right for our family holiday and perfect location. We had a delightful week here. The first feeling you get is that the place makes you feel at ease. The design from the house, garden and pool was all very tasteful and high quality. Also, everything you could need is in the house, also an electric juicer. We made fresh orange juice every day. You can buy nice oranges from people who sell at the side of the road. All the furniture in and around the house was of good quality. We have stayed in lots of Villas in many different resorts. It was beautifully clean and well equipped. Praia da luz is a fantastic little village. Thanks so much to An for efficiency and attention to detail, making sure our holiday was special. I would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving your lovely comments. I'm delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay so much and that you loved the design and quirky touches in our house, as well as our fantastic location in Praia da Luz! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Warm regards, Casa da Praia Algarve
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Perfect idylisch huis.

  • 5 of 5

Als uitvals basis hebben wij enorm genoten van dit idylische huis.en het warme welkom.

Lagos, Sagres, surfen in Amado of "gewoon" op het strand vlakbij. Het was allemaal echt vakantie!

Het huis was perfect schoon toen we aankwamen. Het heeft alle faciliteiten die men nodig heeft op vakantie, meer dan voldoende kook gerei om zelf te koken, een BBQ, buiten douche, snelle wifi, een gezellige tuin en natuurlijk het zwembad. Het buiten gedeelte heeft een heerlijk schaduw zijde onder de advocado boom wat zalig was.

De eigenaar begroete ons bij onze aankomst heel erg hartelijk met een heerlijk welkoms packet. We voelden ons onmiddelijk thuis. De communicatie voor ons verblijf kon niet beter verlopen. Ook tijdens ons verblijf was de eignenaar er steeds als we een vraag hadden. We voelden echt dat er voor ons gezord werd.

Het huis was ideal voor een gezin met 2 kinderen maar er kunnen 6 personen slapen.

De vele spelletjes en boeken in het huis hebben onze kinderen zeker weten de apprecieren.

Je merkt onmiddelijk dat de eigenaar een achtergrond in binnen inrichting heeft. Het huisje is werkelijk tot in elk detail fantastisch en uniek ingericht. De fotos van het huis zijn fantastish maar er zijn enkele heel aangename verrassingen in het huis wanneer je er bent. We begrijpen niet goed waarom die niet meer uitgelicht worden op de website.

De locatie is perfect. Je hebt er alles binnen wandel afstand. Praia da Luz is een leuk klein dorpje.

Bedankt voor de gast vrijheid en de vele tips die we kregen. We komen zeker volgend jaar terug!

Raf, Marion, Miep, en Pien

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beste Marion, bedankt om deze leuke review te schrijven. Wij zijn inderdaad heel goed gelegen zo dicht bij het strand in dit leuke dorp, Praia da Luz. We kijken er naaruit om jullie in de nabije toekomst te verwelkomen! Groetjes Casa da Praia Algarve
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Maison chaleureuse dans un excellent emplacement.

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passe de merveilleuses vacances en Algarve. Cette charmante et chaleureuse maison y a beacoup contribute, Beacoup de chaleur de vivre dans cette region. Que de bons souvenirs nous allons garder.... Les oranges ont compose mon petit dejeuner chaque matin. Un agreable sejour avec la plage, le soleil, la mer et bien sur la piscine. Merci pour votre acceil. A bientot.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je suis tellement heureux d'entendre que vous êtes vraiment profiter de votre temps dans l'Algarve. Il est très réconfortant de savoir que notre niveau de service a construit une telle loyauté et que vous êtes impatient de revenir. Je vous remercie de prendre le temps de laisser vos commentaires et je suis impatient de vous revoir l'année prochaine. Cordialement, Casa da Praia Algarve
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Boavista golfcourse
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A 22
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Paradiso beach bar on the beach.
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Luz Beach
Car: not necessary

PRAIA DA LUZ retains the charm & character of a traditional Portuguese fishing village yet offers excellent facilities as well its wide sandy beach with several water sports facilities.

You can also find a good range of restaurants, pubs, beach bars, shops & local amenities - not to mention its romantic promenade. This small quiet resort is the perfect destination for your family beach holiday!

ALGARVE - From Cape St Vicent on its western end to Guadiana River on the Spanish border, the Algarve is Europe's premier touristic destination.

Exploring the coast & finding little bays tucked in the cliffs with wonderful fish restaurants, or driving inland to see 'Monchique' hills.

The Algarve is now easily accessible with the new road network and the Via do Infante motorway that you can investigate new areas easily


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $73.2
Damage Deposit $372.21

Rental terms and conditions together with a booking form will be send shortly after your reservation The filled in booking form needs to be returned within 3 days of your reservation or your booking will be cancelled. (The local law requires us to fill in a form)
Late payments will be treated as a "cancellation by you" which means no refund will be done for your deposit payment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund