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Holiday Home at Praia da Galé | Alentejo Coast - Melides - Grândola

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

High quality beds/linen/pillows and other amenities

Off the beaten path, merely 130 km south of Lisbon and with easy access to the highway: Praia da Gale means endless white sand beaches fringed by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and majestic cliffs on the other.

A small staircase tugged away in the cliffs leads from the quiet Gale residences of approximately 80 private holiday and summer homes down to the beach offering stunning views of the seemingly endless coastline. Just a 10 min climb and walk from the beach, right before the edge of the pine forest, awaits you the Casa 88, the perfect home for a holiday filled with tranquil beach walks, strolls through the forest and ocean adventure, tastes of local flair and traditional cuisine in the nearby villages as well as endless room for personal discoveries of the Alentejo.

Casa 88 offers 3 spacious bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people, 3 bathrooms, a living room with dining area and an open kitchen, terrace and front and back gardens.

More Details
Registration Number : 838035

Ana Maria Tavares
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017


Nearest Airport
140 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Camping Galé
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Grandola A2
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Tia Rosa
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Praia da Galé
Car: necessary

Off the beaten path, nerely 140 km south of Lisbon and with easy access to the highway A2:

Golf: The Troia Golf course is located approximately 30 Kms from Gale.

The holes are laid out on the dunes whilst magnificent pine woods line most of the fairways on the inland side. Whilst playing the player has charming views across the sand to the magnificent blue Atlantic. The first hole provides a par-5 with a green protected by no less than eight bunkers! The par-4 on the third hole is considered outstanding by many golfers. As the fairways tend to be narrow accuracy is imperative in order to score well. The renowned 18th hole has claimed many a victim on their point of glory - happily for the failed golfer the clubhouse is very close.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Melides in Grândola

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , With window
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , With window
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The larger bathroom is located on the first floor between the two bedrooms and next to the Den. The second bathroom is located on the ground floor level next to the dining/lounge area, the third bathroom is located next to the third bedroom. Bath linen is of high quality cotton and includes large bath towels, hand towels, facecloths and bath mats.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , With window
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , With window
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , With window
  • Well appointed bedrooms where you can hear the birds chirping and the smell and hear sound the ocean. Soft cotton linen, high quality beds and selection of pillows. Two bedrooms are located on the first floor, one double and one adjacent twin, the third double bedroom is located on the lower ground floor, with a wide window and direct sunlight all day.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Communal swimming pool and tennis court may incur a very low fee as it is located on the adjacent property.


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Holiday Home at Praia da Galé | Alentejo Coast - Melides - Grândola
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

It has been the best holiday I have had.

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at your house from June 10th to the 17th.

The house is well located, having the beach almost on your door step is simply amazing. We spent most of our time on the beach but really look forward to dinner time when we could enjoy local cuisine beautifully prepared fresh fish.

The house was very comfortable and had everything we needed, it was impeccably clean with beautiful gardens and very close to the local village Melides, where we found a supermarket, pharmacy and nice cafes and restaurants, as well as a little white church.

All the family thank you for the lovely holiday, we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Férias na casa da praia da Galé

  • 5 of 5

A nossa estada foi maravilhosa. A casa é muito confortável e está situada num local muito calmo e repousante.Gostámos de estar perto das bonitas praias da costa alentejana e de podermos observar todos os dias o espectacular pôr de sol.

Devo ainda dizer que a casa é muito aconchegante em especial os quartos e a sala não esquecendo o lindo jardim que é na verdade inspirador.

Penso recomendá-la aos meus familiares e amigos.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Saxony, Germany

Idealer Geheimtipp fuer Paare und Singles

  • 5 of 5

Teils allein, teils mit meinem Freund habe ich Ende Maerz eine Woche an der Kueste Gales im Casa 88 verbracht.

Wir suchten ein Ausflugsziel, um so richtig zu entspannen, eine Pause vom sehr arbeitsreichen Alltag, jedoch mit Moeglichkeiten fuer Abenteuer, Ausarbeitung, viel Natur, gutem Essen, gutem Wein, idealerweise am Ozean, da wir beide aus der Mitte Deutschlands kommen.

Die Reise began allein. Angekommen auf dem Flughafen in Lissabon, nahm ich mein Mietauto in Empfang und auf gings. Zur Autobahn A2 (gen Sueden) zu finden war ein leichtes und die ca 140 km nach Melides / Gale Beach eine angenehme Fahrt. Man fuehlt sich wie auf der Autobahn, nur dass man die Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung beachten sollte und Maut bezahlt. Der ca 20 km lange Teil von der A2 Abfahrt Richtung Melides bis Gale ist landschaftlich sehr huebsch und man wird gut auf die laendliche Atmosphaere eingestimmt. Angekommen in Gale wusste ich sofort, das Plaetzchen findet nicht jeder und es hat tatsaechlich was ganz besonderes. Die Steilkueste ist atemberaubend und ideal fuer ausgedehnte Spazierganege, zum Schwimmen, surfen etc - allein als auch gemeinsam. Da ich selbst gern meinen morgendlichen Laeufen froehne, hab ich den Pinienwald gleich hinter dem Haus auch etwas naeher ergruenden koennen und festgestellt, das er neben sehr gutem Terrain zum Laufen sich auch als eine Superquelle fuer Kaminholz eignet. Denn bei einem Feuer im Kamin wird es abends urgemuetlich.

Ausserdem hab ich als idealen Snack die hausgemacheten Suppen entdeckt, die es in jedem Restaurant und auch nebenan auf dem Campingplatz gibt – super lecker und immer frisch. Gemeinsam haben wir dann auch die Restaurants der Umgebung erkundet. Die traditionellen Fischgerichte sind durchweg lecker und die Hausweine / Weine der Region. Und das Brot ist ein Gedicht…mit oder ohne dem Kaese oder den Oliven, welche als Vorspeise gereicht werden.

Natuerlich wollten wir unsre neugewonnene Lust auf die protugiesische Kueche mal selbst ausprobieren; so haben wir dank der Hilfe unsrer Vermieterin ein leckres Rezept und frischen Fisch vom Markt erhalten und einen gebackenen Fisch a la Portuguese zubereitet in unsrer Casa 88. Fuer uns die perfekte Abrundung einer gelungenen Woche Abenteuer und Seele-baumeln-lassen in Gale Beach, dem gut-gehueteten Geheimtipp.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2011
  • Date of Stay: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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3 3

Style space! Stunning beach 'n' sea, magical food!

  • 5 of 5

Classic space. Amazing comfort. All the mod-cons you need... Lovely clean and well maintained house with lots of style... Five minutes walk to the beach. Great for a large group - we had 4 adults and 3 kids in the one house... Summer camp nearby with fun things to do and great Portugese food... Lots of restaurants dotted around the area - seafood galore...!! A day of golf in the Algarve - a night out in Lisbon and the rest of the time on the beach and in and around the holiday cottage - villa!! Ana Maria - the owner was very helpful in assisting us with everything we needed and we simply had one of the simplest and most wonderful holidays ever!! We flew in from Faro - but also possible from Lisbon airport... One needs a car - but they are cheap as chips in Portugal, though the drivers are quite nuts!! Already booked for next year - only wish there were more places in the same complex as we'd like to take a group of 15 friends (adults and kids) for a magical time by the sea...!! Yahho for March 2012... :)

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2011
  • Date of Stay: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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8 2

Un placer como siempre......

  • 5 of 5

Volveremos un año mas

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The house is nice 3 floors, 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, 10 min walking to the beach in a quite neighborhood next to Camping Park where you can enter and buy all the basics you need in the local supermarket. It has a nice backyard where you can BBQ if the weather is nice.

Only negative aspect I would like to flag was the lady/housekeep when we return the house was a bit rude, we have moved a glassed table in the living room to the corner to avoid our small kids from getting hurt and she demanded in a rude way to put it back in the same place, while we argument that the table as it was would allow them to clean the house better for the next guests coming that afternoon.

Checkout at 10 am is too early

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Melides, Alentejo Litoral

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
3 Mar 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medle Season
3 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medle Season 1
1 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
15 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Medle Season
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
30 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £222.66

A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking, and the balance is to be paid 4 weeks before arrival date. Failure to meet the balance payment will result in loss of deposit.

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