Skip to content
Entire apartment

Rustic apartment on tranquil coast

Ruth User Profile

Rustic apartment on tranquil coast

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The space

Relax on the terrace, eat alfresco under cascading bougainvilla, take a dip in the secluded pool..

Set in the tranquil Valverde valley, 2km from Praia da Luz and stones throw away from Lagos, this restored farmhouse offers apartment holiday accommodation in traditional rustic and natural surroundings.

Intentionally simple, exposed beams, traditional calçada (stone) floors, terracotta against whitewashed walls, natural wood and sloping ceilings; each apartment is delightfully furnished with an eclectic mix of regional styles and artifacts from North Africa.

The apartments open on to views of the hilltop beyond which are the stunning beaches of Praia da Luz ( "Beach of Light") and Lagos.

The Cottage apartment offers open-plan living accommodation and has 2 bedrooms on the raised hallway, suitable for 4 friends or a small family. Extra guests are welcome contact us for details.

The Master Bedroom is decorated in warm ochre and terracotta red.There are 2 adjoining single beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers and it is equipped with a fan for the warm summer nights. The room is situated to the back of the apartment.

The second bedroom is small and consists of one full size bunk bed which is suitable for children.

The living area is furnished with sofa and armchairs, dining table and chairs, t.v. and a woodburner for the cooler evenings in the winter months.

The kitchenette opens on to the living area, with a stone breakfast bar. It is equipped with cooker, hob and fridge-freezer. The apartment has a washing machine in the small laundry room.

The bathroom has bath with shower head, bidet, washbasin and lavatory.

(Website hidden by Airbnb) *******Please see our other listings*******


Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 bunk bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM


129 Reviews

Megha User Profile
December 2014
Ruth was very very welcoming and helpful as a host and her house has been one of the most wonderful places we have ever stayed in. specially loved the dog toto! will recommend the place to everyone travelling to algarve!
Matheus User Profile
June 2018
The place and the location are fantastic. It makes you feel like a local. Ruth was around giving all the support but at the same time gave us entire privacy. My daughter loved the horses and the chickens. I would definitely go back to the same place again. thank you Ruth. :)
Alexandra User Profile
May 2018
Ruth’s property is nothing short of picturesque. A slice of paradise amongst the rugged Algarve terrain. We loved how quick/ easy it was to drive to other towns/ beaches but also the fact that when we returned from our beach adventure it wasn’t to a fancy beach hotel that could b…
Sam User Profile
April 2018
This was such a charming, lovely stay in Luz. Ruth is an *incredible* host who was helpful in answering questions from the moment we booked to the moment we left. It’s a nice walk/hike to Luz but if you don’t have a car it’s tough (we didn’t) because going back and forth in the d…
Hannah User Profile
April 2018
We fell in love with Ruth’s cottage the moment we arrived! The cottage is quirky and clean and has everything you need. We only stayed for 2 nights with our 7 year old twins but could have stayed a month. We enjoyed using the BBQ, swimming pool, hanging with with Toto ( one of R…
Andrew User Profile
March 2018
Ruth’s place is what airbnb is about. My family had an outstanding time enjoying her well furnished home. We found ourselves spending more time at her place than at other places in Luz. Ruth was an outstanding host with a property that made us want to come back to. I highly…
Cathy User Profile
March 2018
Ruth's place is located a pleasant walk into Luz. She was great answering any questions we had. Would stay again.

Hosted by Ruth

Joined in May 2011
Ruth User Profile
270 Reviews
2 References
Hi, I'm Ruth. My family originate from the lovely, south west corner of Wales in the UK. I have been living in this beautiful area of Southern Portugal for more than 30 years, when I first discovered Portugal after travelling for severaly years in the Near and Middle East and No…
Languages: English, Français, Português
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
Always communicate through AirbnbTo protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

The neighborhood

Press the down arrow key to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Check In

Press the down arrow key to interact with the calendar and select a date. Press the question mark key to get the keyboard shortcuts for changing dates.

Check Out
You won’t be charged yet

Similar listings