Palm House

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 6


Recommended Pool Villa/House
Wow Factor
Modern Wellness
Sustainable Collection
Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Laptop Friendly Workspace All Bedrooms En-Suite Wheelchair Access Parking Space

Prepare to be wowed during your stay at Palm House. A feast for the eyes, this stylish multi building villa in Comporta, Portugal, is a design lover’s dream.

Unique and luxurious are two words that describe Palm House perfectly. With elegant design choices and one-of-a-kind outdoor spaces, the home promises an indulgent and relaxing retreat that large groups will love.

Bright communal spaces blend the indoors and outdoors together, thanks to an eye-catching and cleverly designed roof and walls. Here, you can unwind with loved ones, cosying up around the fireplace centerpiece on the artsy living room sofa, or enjoy a delicious meal in one of the tasteful dining areas.

We love the use of original art and furnishings that bring these group spaces to life, tying together the unique construction and the stunning natural materials surrounding Comporta.

Cook up a feast in the sleek kitchen - culinary wizards will be treated to an enviable cooking experience, complete with plenty of countertop space and a modern kitchen island that draws attention to the room’s noteworthy ceiling.

Palm House sleeps up to 12 guests across six bedrooms and has six bathrooms too. Each of the bedrooms is individually designed, blending neutral colours with splashes of colour and interesting art for an inviting and relaxing feel. Sliding doors lead out onto the peaceful patio from every room. The gorgeous bathrooms feature large, walk-in showers too.

There are so many places to put your feet up and unwind throughout Palm House. The home is spread across multiple buildings, separated into communal and sleeping areas, and each offers a choice of chairs, soft seating, loungers and daybeds to blissfully see the day away.

The covered daybed area is an ideal place to enjoy a sheltered escape from the sunshine, while still getting the benefits of the warm Portuguese weather. Head down to the designer swimming pool, nestled in a peaceful corner of the palm-lined villa grounds, for a refreshing dip or to relax on the stylish sun beds.

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What you should know…

  • Palm House is split across multiple buildings in private grounds. 
  • The swimming pool is located down a small set of steps and may not be suitable for smaller children. 
  • There is covered, outdoor parking on the property. 

This home is a part of our Sustainable Collection!

  • Solar panels
  • Use of natural materials
  • Operational fireplace

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Laptop Friendly Workspace BBQ Washing Machine Tumble Dryer Dishwasher Microwave Hairdryer All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Smart TV Satellite TV TV Wheelchair Access Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating Parking Space

The Villa

Ground Floor
- Ample entrance hall
- Large living room with TV, working fireplace and access to the terrace
- Open plan dining area for 8 people and access to the terrace
- Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast bar
- Spacious Laundry Room
- Three bedrooms with double bed, access to the terrace and en-suite bathroom
- Master bedroom with king size bed, access to the terrace and en-suite bathroom

- Two bedrooms with double bed, access to the terrace and en-suite bathroom (both bedrooms can be single beds)

Exterior Grounds
- Private infinity swimming pool
- Large terrace and garden area
- Outdoor dining area for 10 people
- Various sun loungers
- Covered terrace
- Garden furniture
- Various parasols
- Private parking

Additional Facilities
- Wi-Fi connection
- Air conditioning
- Sonos sound system
- Solar panels


About the surrounding area of Palm House
Walk to Beach Canoeing/Kayaking Walking/Hiking Paths Horse Riding Outstanding Landscapes
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Despite being just a 1 hour and 15-minute drive from the capital of Lisbon, Comporta is a hidden gem in the Alentejo region that combines the lure of the coast with countryside living. While many simply embark on a road trip to the village when staying in Lisbon or one of the nearby resort towns, over the years, Comporta has grown in popularity with holidaymakers looking to stay exclusively in the area. The village invites visitors to step away from the bustle of city life, and embrace a more relaxed atmosphere.

This secret paradise has gained attention from celebrities, seeking an uninterrupted escape and peaceful holiday. Comporta is uniquely located between rice paddies and the Atlantic Ocean. The white-sand beaches and fishing cabins are iconic to this area of Portugal, prompting a slow and tranquil pace of life.

Make no mistake though - despite the absence of hoards of tourists and thumping nightclubs, there is still so much to see and do in Comporta and the surrounding area.

The epic waves make surfing by the vast beaches a popular activity, while restaurants and cafes offer an authentic taste of Portuguese cuisine. Foodies won’t want to leave without sampling the black pig meat, an Alentejo speciality that is used in many of the local dishes.

The land is also rich in wine and olive production thanks to the nearby Alqueva dam. Spend some time visiting the numerous vineyards surrounding Comporta, and pick up a souvenir or two.

Of course, the rice paddies neighbouring Comporta make the grain a local delicacy. When paired with fresh seafood plucked from the Atlantic coast, you have a range of mouthwatering meals to try.

Continue to look to the seas and you may even catch sight of dolphins, creatures well-known for gracing the area with their elegant beauty. Explore the Sado estuary in a catamaran for a greater chance of spotting them, alongside other marine life.

You can also explore the pine forests or do a spot of shopping in the local boutiques in the village, with many products made from Comporta’s famed cork oak.

Beyond Comporta, the capital city of Lisbon is easily reachable via car or train and a highly recommended day trip. Just 20 minutes drive south of Comporta is the charming town of Melides, home to picturesque blue-painted houses, a covered market, and the breathtaking Melides Lagoon. Neighbouring Comporta, and again just a 10-15 minute drive, is Troia, an area that boasts one of the best golf courses in Europe and a marina that is perfect for windsurfing and sailing.

Read more about Comporta

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Lisbon Airport


Nearest Town Carvalhal


Nearest Restaurant 5 Sentidos Comporta


Nearest Supermarket Minimercado Carvalhal


Nearest Beach Carvalhal Beach


Nearest Golf Troia Golf



Please be aware that the location tab shown on the website is not based on the property's exact location; therefore, all location amenities are an approx of facilities, restaurants, and villages/towns you might find around the property. The property's exact location will be provided to you before arrival and might come along with some recommendations about the area and what to visit.


Comporta is surrounded by rice paddies, the ocean, sand dunes and pine forests. It's a unique place where you can connect with nature and live in the moment. Comporta has a rhythm and an ambience that are all it's own. This wild and unspoilt part of Portugal attracts an in-the-know international crowd, including renowned artists, designers, and A-listers.

Comporta has a remarkable diversity of natural systems with long stretches of beach, windswept dunes, scenic pine forests, salt marshes and rice paddies which become a vibrant green in June. The region is also characterized by rice fields and its main attraction, the Comporta beach: 20 kilometres of uninterrupted white sand, a beach lover’s paradise.

As with the rest of Portugal, you can expect sun-blessed weather year-round in Comporta. The best months of the year to visit Comporta for long beach stays are from June to September, while the spring and autumn months are still suitable for picnics or day trips.


The Lisbon Coast is a sensational stretch of golden beaches, wave-lashed cliffs and vibrant seaside towns – but there's more to the Atlantic coastline than that. Delve beneath the surface to discover hidden coves, family-owned seafood restaurants and pristine natural parks.

The coast around Lisbon provides an easy, breezy escape from the capital, whose proximity has made it the stomping ground of kings for the last 1,000 years. In summer, Lisboistas stream into elegant Comporta and Cascais to escape the heat of the city; year-round, surfers hang loose on the coast, waiting for the rollers to crash down on the sand.

But while you're enjoying one of our fantastic villas on Lisbon Coast, you may well want to take some time out from all that sun worship to explore everything else the region has to offer – so we've put together this handy travel guide to give you a little help and inspiration!

Check out our Lisbon Coast Travel Guide >>


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Palm House is a fantastic choice for families holidaying with older kids and teens, who will really appreciate the private chill-out spots around the property and the unique villa pool.

With the stunning beaches of Comporta just five minutes away from Palm House, having a fun family day out away from the villa is easy, and there’s so much more that this area of Portugal offers for kids too.

The Alentejo region is a great place to holiday with children, and families with kids will love the huge amount of activities on offer in the Comporta area.

Mostly designed to take advantage of the unique nature of Comporta, your kids will witness the joy of the outdoors in unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

Horse-riding is a popular activity in Comporta, with several companies providing the experience. Climb aboard your new four-hooved friend and explore the exceptional landscape and exquisite views. Your guide will tailor your trail depending on your interests, taking you through the rice paddies and pine forests before reaching the paradise-like beach.

As well as horses, some companies also offer canoe tours and bike rentals. The cycle tires are prepared for the thick sand of the region, meaning your family can easily enjoy more of the Troian Peninsula.

Alternatively, there’s also the chance to kayak up the Vala Real, the main water supply channel to the rice fields, in an exciting group tour. Your kids will have great fun noticing the diversity of the wildlife along the river banks.

If your children have never surfed before, the gentle waves make Comporta a fantastic place to try it. Many surf schools operate in the area, offering classes for beginners too.

It wouldn’t be a visit to Comporta without a visit to the Museo do Arroz (the Rice Museum), which gives a detailed look at the history of the food in the region. Finish your day with lunch in the adjoining cafe - a rice dish, of course!

Pack a picnic and enjoy a family beach day on one of the nearby Blue Flag awarded beaches. Pego and Carvalhal are also a short drive away, the former being recognised as one of the best beaches in the world thanks to its secluded sand dunes. The Carvalhal sea is also calm and peaceful, with no buildings around. Here, your kids can truly let loose and run free.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Kid-friendly excursions
  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Horse Riding

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Yoga Classes Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to travel services we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1,000 charged to the client's credit card as a pre-authorisation at least 2 weeks prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to a full inspection.
Arrival time 4 pm, late check-in after 8 pm will have a fee of €30 to be paid on arrival.
Departure time 11am
Energy costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Heating costs included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
Pool towels included? Yes, included in the rental price.
End of stay cleaning included? Not included in the rental price, extra €250 to be paid with the balance to OT. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Internet access? Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price.
Minimum stay 7 nights in peak season; 3 nights the rest of the year
Changeover day Saturday in peak season; any day the rest of the year
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted inside the property.
Pool heating charge? For those who require pool heating, there will be an additional charge of €100 per night (to be paid to OT prior to travel). Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Tax Tourist tax not applicable.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Other Ts and Cs A non-refundable 50% deposit is required to confirm a booking at this property (or full payment if booking within 12 weeks of departure).
Other 2 Other services can be contracted at the following rates:
- 3-hour extra cleaning €60 per day €420 per week
- Buggy Can-Am Traxter HD10 please enquire
- Cot €8 per day €56 per week
- High Chair €6 per day €42 per week
- Extra bed €50 per day €300 per week
- Private Chef, please enquire, subject to availability

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 14th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - £19,968
Oct 1st 2024 - Jan 1st 2025 £11,427 £15,997
Jan 1st 2025 - Mar 31st 2025 £8,563 £11,988
Mar 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 £11,427 £15,997
Jun 30th 2025 - Sep 30th 2025 - £19,968
Sep 30th 2025 - Jan 15th 2026 £11,427 £15,997

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 14th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - €23,729
Oct 1st 2024 - Jan 1st 2025 €13,579 €19,010
Jan 1st 2025 - Mar 31st 2025 €10,176 €14,247
Mar 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 €13,579 €19,010
Jun 30th 2025 - Sep 30th 2025 - €23,729
Sep 30th 2025 - Jan 15th 2026 €13,579 €19,010

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 14th 2024 - Oct 1st 2024 - $25,913
Oct 1st 2024 - Jan 1st 2025 $14,829 $20,760
Jan 1st 2025 - Mar 31st 2025 $11,113 $15,558
Mar 31st 2025 - Jun 30th 2025 $14,829 $20,760
Jun 30th 2025 - Sep 30th 2025 - $25,913
Sep 30th 2025 - Jan 15th 2026 $14,829 $20,760

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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