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2Bed,3 Bath Villa with Cliff Top Pool + Sea Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Townhouse Villa in Benagil.Algarve - Fishing Village. Quiet Location. 2 minutes' walk to 2 safe, family bathing beaches.

Terracos de Benagil iin the quiet, traditional, fishing village of Benagil. It is a modern townhouse furnished by an interior designer in an unspoilt location of the Algarve. Benagil is famous for its sea caves beneath cliffs with amazing ocean views. The villa is a stone’s throw away from 2 golden sandy beaches. Beautiful cliff top walks. Golf enthusiasts enjoy many courses: Quinta do Gramacho and Vale da Pinta, plus Silves and Alvor are all close. For fun loving families both the Slide & Splash and Aqualand water parks are also within a ten minute drive.Benagil has 7 restaurants which serve locally caught seafood, all within walking distance of the villa. Carvoeiro is a 5 minute drive away with an abundance of restaurants, gift shops and bars to suit all tastes.Portimao's Praia da Rocha beaches are stunning;Vilamoura's Marina is great for nightlife;boating trips to view dolphins can be taken from Lagos, Alvor or Vilamoura. Eat al fresco on our garden terrace.The townhouse enjoys the sun from dawn to sunset.

Property Manager
David Tattersall
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About David Tattersall

I am Chairman of a marketing/internet Group of Companies based in Norwich,England and an online art/antiques dealership:

Being a keen golfer, I found my perfect Algarve townhouse villa in Benagil - the most beautiful cliff-top location.There are a number of testing championship golf courses within 10-15 minutes drive of my property. I enjoy a very active life both in the UK and Portugal. Affinity Agency opened in 1986.It services and support SME's and large plc groups. I fell in love with Portugal and it's Southern Atlantic coastline because of the wonderful all year round climate, culture, and the safe, secure infrastructure. I love how friendly the Portuguese are.

I'm very lucky to own a cliff-top townhouse villa with private pool for holidaymakers' use

David Tattersall purchased this villa in 2006

Why David Tattersall chose Benagil

I discovered Benagil in January 2006 after a 2 year search to find a tranquil fishing village on the Algarve. I was looking for somewhere with safe bathing beaches, uncorrupted by development and with easy access to nearby golf courses. Terracos de Benagil is a small exclusive development with its own private swimming pool in a stunning location on the top of the famous Benagil cliffs surrounded by a conservation area perfect for walks and exploring. The beaches are a favourite of local people and families, as Benagil is a very unspoilt traditional fishing village with a small number of select, affordable restaurants serving superbly cooked freshly caught fish, Portuguese dishes and great wines. There is a warm, friendly welcome in the village to all visitors.

Most Portuguese speak English

What makes this villa unique

The views of the Atlantic, and the Algarve coastline that can be seen from the rooftop are breathtaking. A short walk will take you to either of the safe bathing beaches of Benagil or Carvalho. Properties in this select development are owned privately by fellow English or Portuguese professionals like myself who enjoy the tranquility, serenity and beauty of our surroundings. The house is decorated and furnished to a very high standard in a distinctly Mediterranean style by a talented interior designer, and is well maintained throughout the year. All equipment (including barbecue) is chosen to make your stay pleasurable. There is a good selection of games, books, TV, DVDs and CDs for your entertainment in the comfortable lounge or outside on the garden patio or the roof terrace.

David has left two full sets of Gents' golf clubs and a Ladies half-set for holidaymakers' enjoyment. Please replace all lost golf balls after playing. Bring your shoes,golf gloves and clothing to play.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Just wanted to let you know that we're having an absolutely brilliant holiday. Your villa and its setting is just perfect- am so jealous you have such a lovely house in this little bit of paradise,David.

We already know we'll be back and myself and the kids are in negotiation with Daddy to see if we can swing 3 or 4 weeks next summer!


Jun 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Benagil in Lagoa e Carvoeiro

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 Ground floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Hand wash sink + shaver point and mirror+ first aid kit.
    Bathroom 2 En Suite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Twin hand basins + shaver point. Hair dryer + hot tongues
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Guests' Shower/Bathroom. Shaver Point. Opposite Bedroom.
  • 1 spacious en-suite bathroom with shower, bath, bidet, toilet and twin basin vanity unit. Guest bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet and vanity unit. Ground floor shower with toilet, and wash hand basin. Shaver points in each. Hairdryer + straightener.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Up to 6 in 2 twin Bedrooms + sofa/double divan Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom.Large double wardrobe plus storage drawers. Bedside stools and lights. Security safe. Guest twin bedroom with double wardrobe plus drawers and balcony with sea views. Chest of drawers in both.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Terracos de Benagil has a private residents' swimming pool with showers and a sun terrace directly overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. There are two fantastic sandy beaches, Praia de Carvalho and Praia de Benagil only a 2 minute walk away. The property has a spacious roof terrace with relaxing recliner chairs, where you can sunbathe privately. The villa has a barbecue,6 seat garden table/chairs and patio terrace. The garden is lawned and completely enclosed with electronic entry gates making it extremely safe for young children to play. No pets allowed. Benagil is a very quiet,non-commercial village reflecting traditional Portuguese fishing and boat-building values. Explore the caves beneath the cliffs by boat.Enjoy our 5 local seafood restaurants. Many more famous restaurants nearby in Carvoeiro and Seismarias. A trip to the famous Praia da Rocha beaches in Portimao is very worthwhile as is the new, bargain shopping mall in Portimao. Outside: Guest bedroom balcony with breakfast table and 2 chairs; stunning roof terrace with sea views along coastline. Private outdoor swimming pool for all residents. Private garden with patio furniture includes table and 6 chairs, barbecue, plus 4 sun loungers on roof terrace. Parking space for one car in adjacent space. Two sun loungers are portable with shoulder straps to take to either beach. Scuba diving is popular from Carvalho beach and along Benagil cliffs. Great jogging around the cliffs and surrounding nature reserve. Very quiet. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bathroom towels and linen provided. Cleaning and laundry service.All amenities i.e. water, gas and electric are fully included in weekly tariff. No extra charges on property rental. Internet dongle + cycles + golf clubs are extra. Other: Extra services arranged include, car hire, return airport transfers, discounted golf green fees, mobile internet access for use with your own laptop, welcome pack on arrival.No pets allowed in the property. Shutters on all windows. 2 adult cycles/21 gears


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2Bed,3 Bath Villa with Cliff Top Pool + Sea Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Benagil is a beautiful resort village on the Algarve, which enjoys extensive hours of sunshine.

  • 5 of 5

The property is maintained to a very HIGH STANDARD and offers exceptional standards from its highly equipped kitchen,lounge/dining room,bedrooms, air-conditioning throughout, roof terrace and sun loungers overlooking the ocean, and patio garden with dining furniture and BBQ on the ground floor.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and well equipped property, close to Benagil village and the beach.

Excellent pool private to owners.

We do recommend a car as there are no local shops and main supermarket (Intermarche) is a few km away. Also a Spar shop at Roche Brava which is close by.

Excellent restaurants within walking distance and all well priced.

A trip to the caves from the beach is worthwhile and you can chose from a short trip of about 30 minutes or a longer one of about 1 hour 15 minutes that includes a swimming stop, subject to favourable weather.

Tennis enthusiasts can play in the "meet and greet" sessions for club level players at Rocha Brava Village and these run for 6 days a week, excluding Saturdays.

Golf is available close by at Vale Do Mihlo 9 hole course.

Owner David is most helpful and will assist you in any way possible.

Gordon R.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gordon for your details and candid comments. Always good to get an honest review from a Scotsman. Appreciated young man.
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Beautiful Benagil

  • 5 of 5

Lovely villa complex in a stunning location. Lots of great restaurants still with a local feel

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive review about beautiful Benagil. Very much appreciated by myself and our future guests. Appreciated for making the testimonial, Liz. Kindest David Tattersall, OWNER
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A Fantastic Week in Benagil!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 4 had a very enjoyable 7 day stay at the Terracos de Benagil Unit 11. The villa was very nicely furnished and in an excellent location atop the cliffs along the Atlantic with numerous walking paths accessible from the complex. The neighbours were friendly and helpful with local suggestions and it was very quiet at night for good sleeps. We enjoyed the various amenities including WiFi, a nice variety of CD's and DVD's, good A/C system (as the weather was quite warm), nearby swimming pool and of course the roof top terrace which provided excellent views. We would definitely return to this area and stay at the same location.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you,Michael and other 3 guests for your candid honesty. Will b appreciated by holidaymakers planning to come to beautiful Benagil. Kindest David OWNER
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First rate and highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo in a wonderful unspoiled beach community. David's apartment is well appointed and he made every effort to ensure our stay was first class. Well done David

David and Catherine

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very kind of you two touring Canadians two make the effort to review my Benagil holiday condo. Thank you guys.
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VERY beautiful views :)

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed buy the detail explained to me and the ease of contact with the owner, David is ever so nice and very easy to talk to. On arrival the property was beautifully clean and well presented, lovely art on the walls in keeping with the beautiful area with a gorgeous beach just a short walk down some steps, there's also another superb beach behind the villa on a slightly longer walk of 10 mins or so down some steep steps but well worth the trek. The restaurants within short walk from the front door are all lovely sul de mar is lovely, so is brisa de mar which is best for value and the best for food we thought was casa de lamy just on the cliff front by the beach. What more can I say the top terrace on the villa has gorgeous views and the weather whilst there was tremendous, an absolutely beautiful villa in stunning surroundings, easy approachable owner and very restful, pool was great too. get booking you wont be disappointed. I will hopefully again soon x

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gemma for the flattering comments about my commitment to ensuring holidaymakers' wishes are all met. #Benagil is an exceptionally attractive, little fishing village on the #Algarve, which everyone falls in love with through its serene ambience. The sun too is an added bonus.
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
In Benagil
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: not necessary


5 minutes walk to two fantastic,safe for bathing, family beaches at Praia de Carvalho and Praia de Benagil. Within 5 minutes by car is Praia de Marina - the most stunning beach area on the Algarve. Beautiful cliff top walks through conservation areas to Carvalho beach and on to the Lighthouse at Rocha Brava. Local shop supplying English and European newspapers and groceries at Rocha Brava.


Faro Airport is a 40ing minute drive down the A22 motorway which has paying toll charges in use. You exit at Junction 6 (Lagoa) on the A22 when driving from Faro Airport to Benagil.

Alternatively, it is easy to drive down the N125 main coast road from Faro to Lagoa and turn left towards Carvoeiro and Benagil in Lagoa at the second set of traffic lights on a roundabout, where brown tourist signs identify your exit route.Take slip road off the N125 into the roundabout.Do not turn immediate left.


You are a 5 minute walk to 2 lovely beaches and a 5 minute car drive to the pictuesque town of Carvoeiro and Lagoa. The local supermarket Intermarche is only a 5 minute drive from Benagil towards Lagoa.Acquaca, another superb supermarket for all your grocery and food supplies, is located on the edge of Lagoa just off the main N125 highway to Portimao and the A22 motorway.

Further Details:

The Times Travel Supplement, Saturday 5/3/2011 stated "Portugal is the best value destination for holidaymakers according to the Post Office Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer, which shows the cost of a basket of goods including staples such as coffee, beer, water and a 3-course meal for two. Atlantic winds keep the Azores and Madeira cool, so head to the Algarve or other southerly mainland resorts"

Recently, a cliff walk has been established by the local council across "The 7 cliffs" of which Benagil is the centre. This is clearly signposted for walkers to enjoy the rugged coastline safely by foot, and has points of interest with information posted along the route. To the west of Carvoeiro is the old unspoilt fishing village of Ferragudo. Lagoa, the nearest town, offers local shops, fruit and fish market, and restaurants. Inland from Lagoa you will find the picture postcard village of Porches and historical Silves.

Life in Porches revolves around the local pottery industry where crafts have been revived, preserving ancient Iberian and Moorish patterns. Another place that is a must to be visited is the inland historic and interesting town of Silves with the remains of its castle a reminder of Portugal’s historical past.

Portimao, a major city on the Algarve has its bustling streets, modern boutiques, markets, waterside restaurants and stunning wide beaches less than 20 minutes’ away by car. Remember, the majestic coastal cliffs and beach at Praia de Marinha is only 5 minutes’ drive away and probably one of the Algarve’s most famous coastal views.

Fishing, golf, horse-riding, tennis, scuba diving, surfing and walking are all enjoyed by visiting holidaymakers. The Algarve offers a wide range of entertainment and activities, with something to suit everyone.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 30% deposit is payable with your booking. The balance is due 6 weeks prior to holiday departure date. Payment by cheque, bank transfer or PAY PAL to : Secret Art Collector,owner,David Tattersall's business account being, 'Secret ArtCollector'. Call David on Norwich:01603 250111 or his mobile on 07751 890 525 to ask any questions or check on a late availability holiday slot.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover is Saturday, but very flexible to save on airline charges and easier flight times. Guests met by my managers,Floris or Kim. Speak German, Dutch, Portuguese and English. Go to their office - at the side of Lote No 13 - to collect keys.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in Euros and UK Pounds sterling. Discounts for long winter lets. If your holiday is more or less than one week, send your enquiry for a quick response on price and availability, we will be more than happy to try and satisfy your needs.
Always happy to oblige our holiday guests.

Pay Pal payments accepted from UK and overseas clients. Email address:

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.