Our Holiday Cottages

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Our Holiday Cottages in Alte at Casa Delfim, a former quinta, are ideal for those who love nature and are seeking a place to totally relax and enjoy the uniqueness of ‘home’.

Self catering holiday accommodation in two traditional cottages, beautifully renovated for your comfort and peaceful stay.

Located in the heart of the hinterland of Algarve, abundant in olives, almonds carobs, oranges and lemons.
Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside; listen to the birds and the cicadas and enjoy the breathtaking views of the rolling Algarve hills.

The holiday cottages at Casa Delfim are located at the edge of the peaceful village of Santa Margarida, a little hamlet high up in the mountains, in the heart of the Algarvian hinterland and close to the delightful town of Alte.
The countryside here is wild and rugged and the views are superb.

The Holiday Cottages

The houses are all renovated with typical Portuguese materials, keeping the original style of rustic Portuguese Algarvian houses.

The outdoor patio offers a total privacy where you can enjoy the sun and the refreshing swimming pool.
The cottages are all well-equipped with TV, WIFI, kitchen with all appliances.
There is also a separate laundry room/house where you can wash and dry your laundry.
Private outdoor parking with space for 3 cars.

The village of Santa Margarida has two cafes/shops where you can buy some daily needs.
In Alte, just 2km from our holiday cottages, you will find a fine supermarket with all you daily needs, fresh bread, fresh fruit, delicatessen, vegetables, wine shop, a butcher’s shop and lots of foreign products.

The small town Alte is all cobbled streets and picturesque white buildings decorated with splashes of colour – through painted trims, doors and windows as well as colourful flowers and foliage.

Holiday in Casa Delfim

Enjoy your stay at our casa, in one of the two holiday cottages, just relax in our patio and enjoy the swimming pool.
Take a walk to Santa Margarida and enjoy the village and the Country views.

In Alte there are some nice shops where you can find crafts and local products on sale, for example, the House of Soaps, where soaps are made with local ingredients, such as fig, carob, orange and honey which gives a very original scent to the soap.

In the center of the village there are a few cafes and one of them is Agua Mel, it offers a wide variety of sweet pastry, as it’s so typical in Portugal. Also local jams and liquors. Good service. Wi-fi for free.

In the region, the hills of Algarve, you will discover a world apart,  far from mass tourism
A lesser known Algarve that has a charm all its own, with a slow pace of life, hearty delicious food and fascinating traditions.
There is no shortage of walking routes either, and we can suggest several walks that can be combined with visits to Algarve’s historic towns and villages.
The coast of the Algarve and the beaches around Albufeira are just 25 minutes drive south.

Algarve enjoys one of the most stable climates in the world with its moderate and kind weather influenced by both the Atlantic and Mediterranean sea and its proximity to North Africa.
Algarve has an annual average of 3000 sunshine hours and over 300 days of sun a year. The average high temperature in the summer starts in May/June with in the pleasant 22°C  then reaches a peak of 28ºC in July and August.
For weather information in Alte, please visit: accuweather 

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For more information about our Holiday Cottages :
Casa Amarela
Casa Azul
Casa Verde