As soon as you know the estimated time of arrival (ETA) or on the day of check-in, please send a message with the time you want to check in. Should there be any changes to the ETA, during the course of the check-in day, please also keep us informed as Alexandra and Rui will be waiting for you to hand over the keys and make a brief presentation.
Our mobile number (+351) 91 914 55 90
(WhatsApp also available) .
Once you reach that point head down a street parallel to the freeway. “Nominations for “Chapel of S. Bentinho of Cardido”.
Continue straight up the “dead end street” sign.
At the end of the climb, you encounter a large black gate.
Stop in front of the gate and send us a message.
In less than 5 minutes we open the automatic gate so you can park your car inside the property.
Check-out must be done by 12:00 noon. This is because we need time to prepare the “House of Cardido” for the next guests. On the check-out day Rui or Alexandra will do their best to say goodbye and an appointment will be made the day before. If you need to leave “Casa de Cardido” at dawn, please let us know. In this case the keys should stay inside the house.
There is a smartphone with a spotify account that lets you choose any song.
Via bluetooth you can then connect to two points (your smartphone or the “House of Cardido”:
– The column on the porch with the id “BLUEVINTAGE”.
– The sound system in the pool area with the id “FONESTAR”.
Find the TV in the living room. You should turn on the TV with the LG remote control and set it to HDMI-1.
Now you only need the small remote control, using the android box to browse the various TV channels.
We have also set up a NETFLIX account.
We supply two sets of matching keys:
– A key to the main door of the “Casa de Cardido” and a key to the small black gate from the threshing floor to the street.
– A remote control for the big black automatic gate. – The automatic gate closes after 30 seconds.
(in the event of a power failure or a malfunction in the automatic gate you should follow the instructions that are in the electrical box)
The swimming pool is available at any time. Water disinfection is salt-based. The filter works automatically. The lights go on from 8 pm to 2 pm. The pool depth is 1.40m. PLEASE NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN ALONE IN THE POOL
The “House of Cardido” requires a lot of maintenance. Every Tuesday morning (08h20 – 12h20) our gardener “Mr. Orlando” comes to take care of the maintenance of the garden. We thank you for your understanding.
There are 5 Air Conditioners inside the house. The controls for the appliances are posted on the wall behind the bedroom doors. In the room you will find the remote control next to the device. Please use the devices responsibly.
There are a few spotlights scattered around the garden of the “House of Cardido”. These spotlights are powered by solar energy during the day and turn on automatically at night. In addition there are 3 important switches:
– On your right when you leave the house and go down the 3 steps. It is located on the stone pillar and connects a large lamp under the threshing floor.
– On the stone pillar, next to the barbecue, and light up that landing.
– Before leaving the threshing floor to the street, after two steps to the right of the door, on the wall, and light the door to the street from the outside.
Next to the “Casa de Cardido” there is a small house that is inhabited by the old caretakers who used to work in the fields. This couple now has a small vegetable garden next to their house. In addition to this couple, there is another house inhabited by another family a little further away.