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Luxurious rural eco- holiday homes, near the beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Luxurious new eco-friendly houses, in stunning scenery, close to Aljezur .

At Quinta de Moledos you can laze by our lovely swimming pool or on the nearest beach. Families and friends can holiday together yet retain privacy in their own houses.

The houses have a luxurious bathroom, well equipped modern kitchen, spacious living room, master bedroom with handmade 4 poster bed and day bed , second bedroom has twin beds with the option to add an extra bed, private terrace and BBQ.

Set in 5 hectares of spectacular rural land with beautiful views over open countryside towards Monchique. Close to the amazing west coast beaches of Amoreira, Arrifana and Monte Clerigo, and a huge range of sports activities.

At Moledos you will find an eco holiday haven, explore the Woodland Walk with den building and rope swings .Meet our pony Perpinto and the ducks.

Each house has been built using modern sustainable energy recourses, all have under floor heating throughout and superb insulation ensuring they are warm in winter and cool in summer.

We can put you touch with companies that can take you surfing, body boarding, cycling, diving, canoeing, kite- surfing, horse riding, guided walks in the national park, donkey treking, rock climbing, and many more. We also have a great contact for a massage therapist to ease away the aches.

This area is an ideal location out of the summer season too,

The weather is beautiful in spring and autumn, with warm sunny days and empty beaches.

At moledos we can have up to 24 people at one time, so perfect for families holidaying together or groups for common interest holidays like painting, cycling or bird watching.

More Details

Matthew Ambrose
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018


Carrascalinho Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
  • All the beds have luxury Egyptian 100% cotton sheets, duvets and pillow cases. All the mattresses are firm and extremely comfortable, to ensure a peaceful nights sleep.The patio doors from the master bedroom can tilt to allow cooling breezes through the night. Each bed has a mosquito net and 100% cotton Bennetton towels are supplied. All bed linen and towels are changed after the first week of your stay. Please bring your own beach /swimming towels. The master bedroom has a full length mirror and lots of storage, with hanging space. The second bedroom has small hanging space and plenty of shelving for your clothes.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There is a washing machine available to use in the Utility Room, at a small charge. The iron and ironing board are available if requested. Cots and high chairs are provided if requested at an extra charge. The swimming pool is shared with other guests, with a decking area for sunbathing. A garden with beautiful views so find your spot and relax. There is children Woodland Walk with den building and rope swings, a wonderful opportunity for children to create imaginative play. At Reception there is a large selection of DVD's and books to choose from. We also have huge list of activities that are available in the vicinity, We can also help you book your chosen activity if required, or give directions to local places of historic or cultural interest. We can recommend restaurants and tell you of what live music events are happening in the area. We will do all we can to ensure the most relaxing holiday you have ever had.


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(8 traveler reviews)

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Luxurious rural eco- holiday homes, near the beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Fantastic place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place to stay for families who want a stress free holiday. Spotless accommodation, with everything you need, cool boxes and umbrellas for the beach a great extra touch. The kids loved the double showers which were hot and powerful after a day at the beach. Plenty of space to run around too, the pool and trampoline a perfect size. Several amazing uncrowded beaches a short drive away with shallow water areas for little ones and surf for older ones. Eat dinner right on the beach or in the nearby villages. It is essential to have a car staying here to explore the area, but that is the beauty of a rural holiday away from the crowds. Thanks to Mathew and Olivia for all the great local tips and for even staying up to welcome us at 1 in the morning, and supplying a very welcome cold beer. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Wonderful Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a week at Moledos last summer. We received a warm welcome and the Ambroses were friendly and helpful throughout our stay. Our apartment was spacious, beautifully furnished and equipped to a very high standard, with 2 terraces, barbecue facilities and everything we could want. We loved the pool, rural setting and farm pets, views, sense of space and tranquility. This was a real chill-out zone and ideal for a family holiday.

The Aljezur area is a beautiful and unspoilt part of the Algarve. We visited many of the beaches, had a wonderful time in the surf, enjoyed eating in the beachside cafes, and exploring local villages and towns. We also ventured further afield visiting Monchique a pretty hill-top town, Cape St Vincent, the old town in Lagos and Zoomarine where we were able to swim with the dolphins.

Our apartment at Quintas de Moledos was a lovely place to stay and provided us with an ideal base for exploring and enjoying a beautiful part of Portugal.

Kate, Tom, Heather and Jo Woolner

  • Submitted: May 17, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This was a fabulous place to stay. The luxury apartment had everything we needed, was very comfortable and was spotlessly clean. The owners were very friendly and helpful in suggesting places to eat and visit in the area. (They had also provided us with some basic groceries which was great as we arrived late at night.).The location is wonderfully picturesque, quiet and peaceful and the towns of Aljezur and Rogil only a few kilometres away. The beaches are amazing, perfect paradise! With some wonderful wild walks along the coast line too. You do need a car though. I would certainly recommend this to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lissabon, Lisboa, Portugal

Lovely place in one of the best parts of Portugal

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Quintas de Moledos for one week during our trip through Portugal and had a very relaxing and eventful time in one of the brand new eco-apartments.

The apartments have a very high standard for accommodation and are equipped with luxurious furniture and technical items. Most of the furniture is built precisely by the landlords, the kitchen equipped perfectly with oven, huge fridge and plenty of kitchen tools.

But the equipment of the apartment isn’t all which makes the stay at Quintas de Moledos unique. The terraces and the view towards the horizon over green meadows, cows and beautiful plants make the resort to such a calm and relaxing place. We also enjoyed the more kidlike site of the property with having fun in the “jungle”, walking the “wooden path” or petting the beautiful pig.

The location of the apartments is just nearby to the nice and ancient city of Aljezur and all the unspoilt beaches in the middle of the natural park is amazing and calming.

We will definitely return to such a beautiful place at the west coast of Portugal and spend some more time at the growing holiday apartment area of Quintas de Moledos and looking forward to see all the inspiring ideas the landlords are going to realize in the next months.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My family and I arrived at Moledos with a wonderful warm welcome from the Ambrose family. Our apartment was superb, the bathroom is something you would find in a 5 star hotel. As well as being spacious it was beautifully decorated and finely appointed with a stunning kitchen, which we made full use of on our stay. The sliding glass doors which led onto our own private veranda were just fab, we could sit a stare at the sensational views all day long.

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Moledos. The children especially loved the Woodland Adventure trail, which had been made by the Ambrose family themselves. Moledos was truly a wonderful and tranqual place to stay. The welcome that you get here is next to none.

The beaches are easy to reach and our kids loved surfing at Amoreira Beach, there is a little cafe here where you can enjoy a beer or two in the sunshine whilst still watching the children. We were able to stock up on supplies at the local supermarket in town. The town also has a morning fish market where you can pick up some lovely fresh for the bbq (something not to be missed) eating alfresco here is a common event, something our family is really not used to back in rainy London.

We highly recommend a holiday here as there is so much for the family to do. Aljezur is such a beautiful place we will most certainly be coming back to stay at Moledos.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
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  • 5 of 5

The first visit to Portugal for my wife and i and our young familly and what a stroke of luck to find this wonderful accommodation, in our view everything from the house, the location,the views the fixtures and fittings and the welcome was first class .For example we have come across his and hers sinks in a bathroom but never his and hers walk in showers just brilliant with two children simple but great fun for them and quick and simple for us.

The open layout of the living, dining and kitchen just ideal for a familly holiday comfortable and very practical and extremely well equiped even our own outside barbeque which was a great favourite with such wonderful weather

There were many wonderful beaches on the doorstop to choose from and good local restuarants we would particularily recommend the one in the corner by the footbridge in town great food and great prices.

The owners were charming, and helpful nothing to much trouble with two great kids of there own.

I know i might appear to be over the top in my appreciation of Moledos but we had a wonderful time and will return again and perhaps many more times

Iain Kincaid.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Rogil village
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Rogil village
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Carriagem and Amoreira Beaches
Car: necessary

Quinta de Moledos is 1km from Rogil and 4 Km from Aljezur. The area is rich in history and interesting places to discover from the lighthouse at Sagres to the hilltop village of Monchique.

We are just at the edge of the beautiful Costa Vincenta National Park and the truly unspoilt beaches such as Amoreira Beach, Arrifana Beach, Monte Clerigo Beach, Amado Beach and Odeceixe Beach, plus many more secret beaches that you will find your foot prints will be the only ones in the sand. The area is a paradise for fishermen, surfers, body boarders, nature lovers and families with children of all ages, you will all find your favourite place.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $123.99

A deposit is requested to confirm your booking, paid by BACS, bank details provided. The balance is due in CASH upon your arrival.



Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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