Quinta Corcunda, an ´Alojamento Local´ is a small-scale holiday farm. At our Quinta, you have the choice between 6 special, and totally unique, guests accomodations. Each residence is furnished with an eye for detail and taste, and with preservation of authentic details as much as possible. Quinta Corcunda is also very suitable for vacation with family and friends. ..more about the Quinta
Our 6 accommodations
Casa de ArteCasa de Arte, is a very romantic guest house for 2 persons, situated in the former art Studio of the previous owner Jeannette. It is entirely ground floor and has a bedroom with an en suite bathroom with walk-in shower, a cosy living room and a spacious kitchen. This special guest house has a private entrance with a delightful ..lees meer
Glamping safarilodge tentQuinta Corcunda offers an unique and luxurious glamping style safari lodge with your own private pool. The lodge is in the middle of nature, with beautifull views and walking paths all around. ..lees meer
Casa de PãoCasa de Pão is named after the old bread oven which was situated in this part of the quinta. The remains are located in the current kitchen. Casa de Pao is suitable for 1-4 persons, totaly ground floor and has 2 bedrooms (one with a double bed and the other with an aupingbed with 2 single mattresses), a living room ..lees meer
Casa da FazendaCasa da Fazenda, our cosy farmhouse, is entirely ground floor and suitable for 1-4 persons. This guesthouse has a living room, 2 bedrooms, a spacious bathroom and a well-equipped, partly authentic, kitchen. Casa da Fazenda has 2 terraces and from the spacious private terrace at the back you have beautiful views. ..lees meer
Casa CorcundaCasa Corcunda has a special living room because of her wonderful unique and authentic Portuguese ceiling, called corcunda. The House is suitable for 1-4 persons. It consists of 2 storeys. Downstairs is a spacious hall, the living room, a bedroom with a double bed, bathroom and kitchen. ..lees meer
The quinta is located on an estate of 3 hectares and everywhere you can walk around on the land straight into the nature. The vegetation of the quinta includes orange, fig and olive trees. Near the house there is a well, where neighbours still get drinkwater and women are doing the wash. ..more about the Quinta
The distance to Faro airport is 14 km, and in a 5-minute drive you find the villages of Moncarapacho and St. Catarina. Here there are banks, postoffices and shops. Moncarapacho has some good and cheap restaurants.
Closeby there are beautiful beaches and also lovely towns or villages to visit as Tavira, Olhao, Faro and Fuseta. Sevilla is located one and a half hours drive away.
At the quinta there is the necessary space for entertainment. There is a billiard, dartboard (please bring your own darts), jeu-de-boule track and of course the possibility to swim. Around the quinta there is free internet acces to pick up your email. And in the summer we eat often spontaneously along with the guests outside on the large table or have a barbecue together.
It is important to rent a car, or if you prefer cycling, we can help you to rent a bike. Public transport is not well regulated and drives not frequent.
Who we are
We are Rob Derks and Marga van Schendel. In Holland we lived in Amsterdam, Rob in the logistics and Marga as a communiction trainer and consultant. We also run with enthousiasm a bed & breakfast at our houseboat. Since 2007 we live in the Algarve.
The interior of our guesthouses are very decorative, so you feel home immediatly. If you need us we are around and if you like, we can give you all sort of information for nice trips, restaurants and beaches.
Rob Derks and Marga van Schendel
Telephone: (00351) 912 768 700 of 915 107 877
We speak English, Dutch and German. Your e-mails will be answered in English or Dutch.