World-class golf - on our door step!

Villa But 'n' Ben is situated at Clube Golfemar, a shot distance  from Carveiro town.

To find out more about Carveiro and the surrounding area please scroll down this page.

Within a short distance of Villa But 'n' Ben you have access to world-class golf facilities, a range of water sports activities and tourist attractions.

Clube Golfemar

Clube Golfemar,  is a newly built and modern complex a shot distance  from Carveiro town.

Villa But 'n' Ben resides on a beautiful south facing site within Clube Golfemar. Our garden and patio boast excellent sea views.

Clube Golfemar plays host to several very good restaurants and bars each being a few minutes walk from Villa But 'n' Ben.

Or enjoy a BBQ on the patio while the children play at the two swimming pools.

Clube Golfemar hosts two pools,
one being allocated for use by children. Both are located close to the villa.

The Supermarket at  Rocha Brava  is a pleasant 5 minute stroll away.

Clube Golfemar - the main swimming pool

Clube Golfemar - the swimming pool for children

Vale de Milho
The nine-hole Vale de Milho golf course adjoins Clube Golfemar. The course boasts a creative design with water features and wonderful views over the sea. 

Designed by the world famous David Thomas the Vale de Milho course provides technical interest and a challenge to players of all levels. The course is renown as a top site for practicing your skills with short irons. David Thomas is best known for his is the Brabazon Course at the Belfry, near Birmingham, England. The Brabazon course hosted the International Ryder Cup in 1985, 1983 and 1993.

Many golfers are surprised that the Vale de Milho course, at only 970 meters long, can be so complete and challenging. 

Clube Golfemar and the nine-hole Vale de Milho golf course

The Vale de Milho golf course and water features

Over the nine holes, all of them par 3, the golfer is faced with a series of obstacles and challenges. The distances and the difficulties posed by each hole vary, but hole number 11, at 161 meters, is longest. The shortest hole is number 3, covering just 70 meters. The course presents a real test for champions. To play the Vale de Milh to par (27) will demand skill and practice.

Enjoy yourself, practice your short iron shots and take in the beautiful and relaxing landscape on the Vale de Milho course.
Carvoeiro is a lively traditional Portugese fishing village. The village has become popular over recent years and retains stacks of  local charm. 

Fishing boats come and go landing fresh fish at the village harbour. Sea food and locally produced fruit and vegetables can be bought from the local market.

The village features a pharmacy, banks, a medical clinic, butcher, baker and newsagents everything you are likely to need. 

A wide choice of great restaurants and excellent bars await you in Caroerio. Visit a favourite haunt or select a new venue each day of your stay!

Classical Algarve golden sands are on our doorstep and we recommend  Carvoeiro Beach, Centianes, Benagil and Marinha.

A full range of sporting facilities are available at Carvoeiro Clube and Rocha Brava just a short walk from our villa.

Carvoeiro has three golf courses, Quinta do Gramacho, the champion courses at Vale de Pinta and lovely nine hole course at Vale do Milho. The  Vale do Milho course is only a few minutes from our villa. The Quinta do Gramacho course also faetures a golf driving range.


Carvoeiro is a popular fishing village.

Marinha Beach

Sea Cave on Marinha Beach

Centianes Beach

A riding school is located at Casa Galariaz and bicycles can be hired in Carvoeiro. 

The Slide and Splash Water Park is only a short drive from Clube Goldemar, and at the ocean a comprehensive range  boating trips and water sports are available for your pleasure.

But 'n' Ben
A Scottish Holiday Home in Portugal 



Tel: 0044 (0) 141 762 0530