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Luxury cluster villa for 6 with wifi & TV included.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 2 bathroom, sea views, gardens, patios , pool complex bar & restaurant

Adobe Al Mare is a luxuriously appointed cluster villa with every facility to make your stay comfortable. Cool in summer with optional air-conditioning and cosy in winter with the option of heating or a log fire. The 3 patio areas accessed from the lounge and 2 of the bedrooms, face south therefore giving maximum sunbathing/dining opportunities for those who wish to take it. Al fresco eating is the way to start the day and end with a BBQ watching the glorious sun sets.The open plan lounge and dining area are equipped for 6 and have LCD TV,Video,DVD/CD player, playstation with a selection of CDs/Games, as well as sony ipod + dab radio. Books, board games and chess are also available.

The master bedroom has an en-suite facility whilst the other bedrooms share a bathroom equipped with both a bath and shower cubicle.

There is a secured yard to store golf buggies, push chairs etc.

Some of the beaches for which the Algarve is famous can be reached within minutes.

Tennis: Carvoeiro has its own tennis club at Sesmaris as well as the local one found within 5 minutes walk at Rocha Brava. Both clubs are owned and operated by the same owner and offer varied activites throughout the season.Weekly memberships are available and guests can turn up for the informal sessions which take place every weekday afternoon as well as Sunday morning.

Walking: The dramatic coastline lends its self to walking. There are also numerous walking opportunities in the hills of Sierra Monchique. Organised walks with the local ramblers take place throughout the year.

Guest feedback :

September 2015

Everything was perfect as always and having our grand daughter with us this time was made easier for us with the addition of a baby pack which made minimum packing. Spotlessly clean as always.

July 2014

Loved the pool complex and the bar and restaurant . The town had lots going on in the evening and was a great way to spend the evenings after lazy days by the pool or the beach.

Such a well equipped and cared for house- as some have already said- a home from home.

August 2013

Having all the baby facilities here made it so much easier for us as well as the beach toys all on site.. Booking and all our enquiries were so well handled as well. Sorry to be going home.

August 2013

It does what it says on the tin. Great family stay at your fab home.

July 2013

A beautifully appointed home from home with many added luxuries touches. Perfect for a family holiday. We hope to return

August 2012

A well equipped and beautifully appointed property making it one of the best we have stayed in over the years. The views from the garden and evening sunsets make it very easy to just sit and relax over a BBQ. A place definitely to return to.

May 2012

With 2 young children we needed a proipery that could cater for that and this did not disappoint. We will definataly consider it for future holidays.

October 2011

We have booked golfing holidays for the past 7 years and this is the best propery we have ever stayed in. A real gem.

August 2011

The help given during the booking process was invaluable. My teenage girls loved the pool area. A great family property and so well equipped. One of the best we have ever stayed in.

May 2011

We decided to make a change from Rocha Brava and we were not disappointed. A real home from home. ( repeat booking taken for 2012)

Oct 2010.

This is 5 star accommodation & my 3rd stay. I have already booked my stay for next year.

August 2010

Even with 2 families we had loads of room -the kids loved the pool & garden

May 2010

Thanks for making our stay so comfortable.The accommodation was so clean & well presented & even impressed my parents.

May 2010

With the golf course on the door step it was the perfect holiday-spending all day with the family & then doing a round of golf early evening using the sundowner offer,what else could a man ask for on holiday?

Oct 2009.

We fancied a change from Rocha Brava and have spent 3 weeks at your well appointed & very comfortable home.We would have no hesitation in returning & recommending 13B to anyone.

August 2009

Yet another fab stay. The welcome pack is such a great touch more so with the late arrival we always have.

August 2008

The best rented accommodation we have stayed in. Everything is provided to make holiday so comfortable-the kids loved it.

More Details

Louise Harrop
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2018

About Louise Harrop

Adobe AL Mare has been owned by various members of the family since Club Golfemar was built in 2003/4 and each of us have spent happy family holidays there. Now second generation children are enjoying Carvoeiro and all the area has to offer. Since retirement, my husband and I are enjoying spring and winter breaks moreso when you can waken up to blue skies and join local ramblers exploring the coastline and Monchique mountain trails. Our home in the Algarve is equipped to the same high standard as our home in Cheshire. When guests come to stay, we believe we create a home from home environment and as such we know our guests enjoy and respect the effort we have put into it

Louise Harrop purchased this villa in 2009

Why Louise Harrop chose Benagil

We chose this area for our family home due to its location and the facilities the area has to offer. The coastline is stunning and as dramatic as anything we have seen on our travels. The house is furnished as a home from home with luxury touches that you might not see in all rental homes.

What makes this villa unique

The house has been furnished as a home not as a rental house so hope that all appreciate those touches.

Our feedback and reviews all support that.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Benagil in Carvoeiro

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double wash hand basins
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms are fully tiled with quality porcelain. The family bathroom has the addition of a full bath with a shower over as well as a shower cubicle. Hand and bath towels are provided as well as hand wash. Shaver points are provided in both bathrooms.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , cot and/or put up bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , cot or put up bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have their individual remote control handset for the optional use of air-conditioning/heating. For added privacy, voile curtains as well as curtains are at each window. **The master bedroom has a king size bed as well as room for a cot or put up bed for a child (available with your booking). Large wardrobes and complimentary dressing table and bed side tables and lighting with ample storage. Within the master bedroom, there is a safe. **Bedroom 2 has twin beds, fitted wardrobes, bedside table and lighting. Patio doors from both the master bedroom and bedroom 2 lead onto the terrace/garden area. **Bedroom 3 has twin beds, bedside table and lighting. All bedrooms have a laundry basket and hair dryers are provided. All bedlinen is provided as well as extra pillows if required.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Yard
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 1 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
To minimise luggage, towels are provided, but do ask that guests bring their own beach towels. Rates are inclusive of maid at the start and end of each rental period or by seperate arrangement and if requested are paid locally. Laundry, linen and utilities are included but air conditional /heating is optional . A welcome basket can be arranged upon request. Adobe al Mare is a non smoking house so ask guests to respect this for the sake of other guests and to use the ashtrays provided in the patio area only.


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Luxury cluster villa for 6 with wifi & TV included.
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Highly recommened property

  • 5 of 5

We are seasoned independent travellers who know the area well and have rented many properties in the Algarve over the years. This property has been one of the best! The property was immaculate, with the best equipped kitchen I have seen in a rental property. There were even inflatable pool toys to keep our 2 young children entertained. The fibre broadband and excellent TV package was also a bonus (to anyone with young children). We particularly liked the electric shutters as they gave us extra peace of mind and welcome additional security. The Golfemar complex is quiet, very well kept with an excellent pool area and nice bar/restaurant. The views are excellent from the terrace. The local managing agent, Monica, is the best I have very dealt with, nothing was too much trouble and the minor issue we did have was resolved very quickly. We will be returning to the Carvoeiro area and will definitely look to stay here again. 10/10! Regards, Paul and Sue - Sunderland.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paul it was a delight dealing with you both throughout the booking process and so pleased that you enjoyed our home and appreciated it as much as we do. The on site management support is so important even for solving any queries no matter how small and in this instance they exceeded your expectations. I know when we spoke on the phone when you arrived, Sue was so delighted with the standard of our home, it helped ensure a good holiday with your young family and the facilities we provide specifically for them. Given you experience of the area it was even more pleasing to read your glowing feedback and convinces us that we are getting it right in terms of the effort we put in to making it a home from home. We do look forward to welcoming you back again -this time the high chair will definitely be in use. Louise
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'It does what it says on the tin.'

  • 5 of 5

Ultimately the description and photographs provided of the villa, the complex, the surrounding area, including beaches and restaurants, 'does what it says on the tin'. Anyone who books the villa for their holiday will be delighted. The villa is beautifully furnished and accessorised, which is not always the case with rental properties. Bathrooms have a good quality finish, which is an important factor. The kitchen is well equipped; even down to a slow cooker, which I used on one occasion to provide some home cooking.

My family have holidayed in this particular area for about six years and particularly like the beaches and the restaurants on the door-step. Some good restaurants in walking distance are: O Farels, Julio's, Raphael's; plus there is a very good fish restaurant in Benigil, which is a five minute drive away. You will find details of the many beautiful beaches in the file at the villa.

Another bonus when booking the villa is that there is a manager, Juliette, who is available to help if there is a need. I couldn't find the hairdryer one evening after I had washed my hair; just a quick phone call and the problem was solved. During the booking process, I found Louise Harrop, the owner, provided a very easy and informed service, which helped take the stress out of the whole process.

I hope this helps you in your decision as to whether to book the villa or not. I wouldn't hesitate to return at some time in the future. I am very fussy but everything was superbly clean, both inside and outside the villa. It is also very secure, especially comforting when there are children staying; we had a 13 month year old child in our party.


The Fuge/Jones family.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jo many thanks for your review and so delighted that you appreciate the little extras that we provide and the level of finish of the interiors. We did share some stories about curtain making during our telephone calls. Your holiday with the extended family was a special time for you all to meet up and introduce the baby to the Algarve and to revisit your favourite places. Given you know the area so well, it is most helpful that you have also given future holiday makers some tips on the local cuisine, Recommendations are always the best source of information. I look forward to welcoming you back Jo with your family. Many thanks Louise
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Faboulous Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Zunächst vielen Dank an Louise Harrop, der Contact war stets informationsreich, schnell und unkompliziert. Das Haus Adobe al Mare ist wie auf den Bildern zusehen, geschmackvoll eingerichtet und liebevoll dekoriert. Es ist alles sauber und geplegt. Die Küche lässt keine Wünsche offen und es ist von der Kühlbox bis zum Sonnenschirm alles vorhanden. Die Anlage und der Pool-Komplex sind sehr gepflegt und die Hausmanagerin ist sehr freundlich und bei Problemen sofort behilflich. Der Ausblick mit Mehrblick ist wunderschön und die Gegend (wir waren das erste Mal an der Algarve) zu erkunden, hat uns viel Freude gemacht. Die Strandbuchten in der Nähe sind herrlich, zu Fuss allerdings erst nach einem langen Marsch zu erreichen oder in 5 Minuten mit Auto. Wir kommen bestimmt wieder ins Adobe al Mare.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Birga, many thanks for taking the time to write your review. Translations are sometimes difficult, but we managed to keep in touch throughout the booking process and I welcome your positive feedback regarding this. I look forward to having you and your family return in the future. Louise
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So good we are going back again!!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location for all, with so much to see and do no matter what age you are! Lovely complex, fabulous villa, with everything you could ask for. My husband and i stayed with our 15 month old baby in April and Louise kindly provided a pristine travel cot and super highchair. The whole villa is immaculate. Not a spec of dirt, which when you are as fussy as i am is a real must, as i dont want to spend the first day of my holiday cleaning someone elses villa!{i have in the past and trust me the review i left was brutal!}The bedrooms have plenty of storage, are comfy, pristinely clean and are decorated to such a high standard.Its like being at home and Louise has thought of everything.Books/Games/DVD's-great if you are staying in of an evening.We tended to BBQ most evenings as the view is stunning and the garden is perfect for our daughter to play in whilst we potter making dinner. We have been to this area before and every time we go we find another new beach!

We love it so much we have booked again for October with Louise and we cant wait and are looking forward to sussing out the new snack bar at the pool. Thank you for letting us rent your beautiful family villa, its worth every penny and look forward to speaking with you about next years booking when we return in October! :-)

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always delighted when clients take the time to write a review especially when it is as glowing as this. Look forward to welcoming this young family back in October when they will receive their bonus discount for repeat bookings. We like to reward our clients who have been so impressed with their holiday home, that we give them a discount the next time they book.
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Lovely family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely family holiday here and would recommend the villa to others. We were a family of four with two teenage daughters and we found we had plenty of space (the girls loved having their own bathroom). Everything you could possibly need for a self catering holiday, from kitchen accessories, to the barbeque to games and books! We didn't use the pool very often as we prefer the beach but we felt perfectly happy for the girls to wander up there on their own and they were quite safe. We didn't walk to the beach from the villa as it was just too hot but we hired a car (through Louise's - villa owner's recommendation) and visited all the local beaches which were fab. For me one of the reasons I chose this villa was because the owner was available to talk to about it before we booked and we felt it was a home from home. I even did my washing on a night and it was dry the next morning, that would be nice in England :)

Wouldn't hesitate to recommend

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Being available to talk things through with potential guests is so important. Booking a family holiday has to be right for everyone, so I like to make sure that any questions anyone has is answered so that they know all the facts before they book their holiday.It can be a costly mistake for them otherwise which would be so upsetting for all. This was a professional family who had stayed in the area before and loved it, especially the beaches, so it was not difficult for them to choose Carvoeiro again. Delighted they loved our home and appreciated the little extras that we like to provide.
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Thanks Louise !!!

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in the area a number of time, this is the best holiday accommodation to date. A real home from home. The house was very clean & well fitted every mod con.Bedrooms were very comfortable with plenty of space for storage of our clothes, our en-suite was Fab!!

The complex was very nice and clean with a first class pool area, the snack bar is now open with very good prices and good service.

Hope to visit your holiday home again very soon.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for that great feedback. Given the choice available in the resport, it is even more pleasing to have such a glowing report and comparison made from someone who is a seasoned traveler and knows the area and has sampled a variety of alternative accomodation. We bought it as a family home so we like to think it is of a high standard and as Alan said a 'real home from home', but always delighted when others agree that it is. Thanks Alan and look forward to welcoming you and your family back again soon. Louise
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Lighthouse Restaurant and Snack Bar
Nearest Golf
150 Metres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Lighthouse Restaurant on site
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Car: recommended

Adobe Al Mare came back onto the rental market at the end of 2016. It is situated in the exclusive Clube Golfemar development of 90 cluster villas which are surrounded by approx 20,000m2 of professionally maintained gardens. The pool complex where the coastline views are described as one of most stunning, has 2 pools and spacious sunbathing areas. There has been the recent addition of a snack bar as well as the Lighthouse Restaurant where live music is performed weekly during the high season. There is also a small play area making this a convenient place to relax, children to be entertained and meet other guests all within walking distance of the house. WIFI is provided at the property as well as the facility to stream TV with the addition od fibre optic technology to the property.

Further afield but still within walking distance there are numerous bars and restaurants at Rocha Brava , with Carvoeiro town some 2 kms away, offering a variety of international cuisine.

There are excellent tennis and golf facilities close by as well as Aqua parks (Slide & Splash and the Big One) Zoo Marine and the Algarve and Portimao shopping malls, complete with shops, restaurants and cinemas.Horseriding, diving and other water sports can be found locally.

For those who want to escape the numerous beaches and coves in this part of the coast line, there are plenty of walking opportunities along the beachy head or in the Sierra Monchique mountains. Within 30 minutes drive to the west can be found, Portimao, Lagos, Praia de Luz, Praia de Rocha and Alvor.To the east, Pera, Guia Vilamoura and Albuferia to name but a few.

Other Activities: body boarding

Golf: The Algarve is renowned for its spectacular golf courses. The par 3 Vale de Milho is within walking distance. Golfers can take advantage of the 'sundowner' rate available late afternoon/early evening for as little as 25 Euros (summer 2015) and still be back in time to light the BBQ. Whilst a 5 minute drive away takes you to Pestana with its choice of 2 courses.

For a more challenging round, visit Pinta and Gramachio which are a 15 minute drive away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Benagil, Algarve

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
4 Mar 2018 - 5 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer
6 May 2018 - 23 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

* Rates are inclusive of maid at the start and final clean at the end of each rental period . For stays of 2 weeks or more, a mid stay laundry change is carried out. To reduce your luggage, beach towels can be provided for a nominal cost payable locally.

Cancellation Policy

0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check in.

Air conditioning/heating is available as an option payable at the end of the rental period dependent on level of usage

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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