Terms and Conditions

Rental Agreement

The rental agreement is a contract between the owners and landlords of the house (hereinafter’landlords’), and a client (hereinafter “tenants”).
The rent is paid directly to the landlords.
They are also the first point of contact for any questions or problems, and are therefore accessible via email address or telephone number.

The cottage can accommodate 4 guests, with 1 bedroom on the ground floor and 1 open bedroom on first floor. A bathroom on the first floor with acces to a terrace/balcony where you can enjoy the Portuguese sun and a amazing view of the Algarve rolling hills.
Stairs from the balcony gives access to the patio, swimming pool, barbecue and to the separate laundry room/house where you can wash and dry your laundry.

Our rates vary depending on the season and length of stay.
The cottages are available to rent by the week, Saturday to Saturday. Minimum stay is 7 days. Prices in Euros.
We have special offers for long stay during the winter months. Please contact us for more information.

1. Rental

1.1 The rental agreement is concluded after written confirmation of the landlord and a payment of 25% of the rent is made by the tenant, within seven days after this confirmation. Paying the rent means that you have taken knowledge and agree with the general conditions set out below. If the deposit is not paid on time the reservation will be nullified.

1.2 Within five (5) weeks before the start of the stay, the remaining amount must be in possession of the owner. If not paid on time, the rental agreement can be canceled by the landlord and the deposit may not be refunded, please see also our cancellation policy.

1.3 For bookings within five (5) weeks before the start of the rental period, the entire rental fee must be paid at once.

1.4 With every booking a sum of 50.00 euros per house must be paid as security costs(caution). These costs will be refunded if everything in and around the house is in order.

1.5 By concluding this rental agreement, the tenant declares that he/she has the authority to accept these binding conditions on behalf of him/her and all the guests

1.6 Bookings are accepted on the understanding that the property is used only for holiday purposes, and that the number of people (except babies) in each property is limited to the number that is entered on the booking form.

2. Check In – Check Out

2.1 The tenant must well in advance inform us about the estimated arrival time.

2.2 The key of the property will be delivered on your arrival at the house.

2.3 We are very flexible with regard to the check-in and check-out time. Check-in is generally at 15:00 and check out at 10:00, if we have no guests on the changeover day we can be flexible to meet the needs of our guests

3. Modifications by tenant

The tenant may request modifications of the rental agreement 8 weeks before the start of the rental period. If the requested change can still be carried out, the tenant must only pay the new rent, minus the deposit already paid.

4. Cancellation

If the tenant cancels the agreement, the tenant is liable for the following payment:

Cancellation Policy

Number of days prior to start dates Cancellation charge
More then 90 days € 50,00
90 to 36 days 25% of the holiday price
35 to 22 days 50% of the holiday price
21 to 8 days 75% of the holiday price
7 to 0 days 100% of the holiday price

The client is strongly advised to take out holiday cancellation insurance.

5. Changes or cancellation by the landlord

In special circumstances (fire or serious damage in/at the House) it is possible that the rental agreement cannot be performed or should be amended. In that case, the landlord will report this to the tenant, with which the contract will be considered terminated. The landlord is then required to reimburse the already fully or partially paid rent. The tenant can not claim more than the amount already paid.

6. Cleaning and linen

The property will be cleaned after your stay. During your stay you need to do the daily cleaning of the house.
Bed, Bath and kitchen towels are provided and included in the rent. Bed linen and towels are changed every week.

7. Smoking and Pets

7.1 Smoking is only allowed outside the house.

7.2 Pets are NOT allowed in the houses.

8. Liability

The rental property should be left in the same condition as originally found. See also the information in the folder in the house.
Damage caused during the stay, must be reported and paid to the landlord, unless it can be proved that the damage is not the fault of the tenant.
We are not responsible for any personal injuries in and around the house.
The property is insured against theft, natural disaster, leakage and glass breakage, of course if s not the fault of the residents. Therefore we advise you to check whether your liability and health insurance is valid abroad and to take a travel insurance.

9. Right of Entry

Whilst respecting the reasonable privacy of the client, the owners of Casa Delfim reserve the right to access all properties at all times, if necessary, for repairs and emergencies.