Booking Conditions

Reservations made are subject to availability and confirmation of payment.

SUNSET RITUAL LDA is a company registered in Portugal, registration number 515311030, (hereinafter referred to as Rental Service Aljezur).

To confirm the reservation, the guest must make the respective payment, in accordance with the provisions for each accommodation.

The values ​​of the reservation rates, deposit, cleaning fee or others, are those announced at each moment at the page of each accommodation.

In all accommodations, a damage deposit is required to cover any damages caused to the property and/or condominium. The retention of the deposit amount will be made at check-in, when it is in person, or within 48 hours before the start of the reservation, via online, when an express check-in is carried out. No amount will be charged to guests, consisting of a retention that will not allow them to access these funds until the retention is cancelled.

If there is no damage to the property during the stay, the deposit will be cancelled after check-out using the same credit card, which will take place up to 7 days after check-out.
If the property is not in the same condition, the amount of the deposit will be retained until payment of the damaged elements.

The reservation will be subject to cancellation if it is not possible to make an authorization withholding the amount of the deposit, so it is important that the guest makes sure that his credit card is valid and has sufficient funds. If it is not possible to retain the deposit, you will be notified by email and will have 12 hours to try to use another payment method.
All prices include VAT at the legal rate in force.

Payment options

Payment for reservations can be made by Maestro, American Express, Visa or MasterCard credit card.

Guests are also subject to the special rules available in each accommodation.


Upon completion of the reservation, the reservation holder will receive an email from Rental Service Aljezur with the reservation's confirmation and with important explanations about the accommodation and information about additional services.

Guests will be asked to complete an Accommodation Bulletin which is of the utmost importance for the preparation of the stay.

The Accommodation Bulletin will request the time of arrival, the total number of people staying – so that we can provide the right amount of bed linen and bath towels – as well as mandatory information regarding foreign and border services.

Under the terms of article 45 no. 1 (a) of the Convention for the Application of the Schengen Agreement, the accommodation of foreign citizens must be communicated to the foreign and border services, thereby understanding all those who are not Portuguese nationals.

For the purposes of the preceding paragraph, all guests with foreign nationality must provide all information regarding their identification, up to the maximum period of the check-in date, through the Accommodation Bulletin.

Guests must indicate the exact number of people in the Accommodation Bulletin. The number of guests specified in the reservation cannot exceed the number of guests present at the accommodation. If the number of guests exceeds the limit, Rental Service Aljezur reserves the right to require guests to leave the accommodation without any compensation or refund of fees paid.

Rental Service Aljezur cannot assume any responsibility for the incorrect or non-filling of the Accommodation Bulletin.

Any attempt to alter and/or violate the original information will invalidate the Accommodation Bulletin and will be subject to cancellation of the reservation.

Cancellation policy

After confirming the reservation, the following fees will apply in case of cancellation:

a) The guest will pay 50% of the total amount of the reservation, in case of cancellation up to 30 days before check-in.

b) The guest will pay 100% of the total amount of the reservation, in case of cancellation less than 30 days before the check-in date.

If an overbooking situation occurs (that is, simultaneous reservations in the same accommodation) in the accommodation reserved by the guest, the guest expressly acknowledges and accepts that Rental Service Aljezur reallocates the reservation in a accommodation of the same category (in any case, ensuring that the quality of the accommodation provided is not inferior to the accommodation booked by the customer), without additional costs for the guest, and without, for that reason, being entitled to any compensation from Rental Service Aljezur. 

Stay conditions

The reservation holder must be at least 18 years old and must stay in the accommodation booked for the entire stay. Guests under 18 can only be accommodated if accompanied by an adult who is the holder of the reservation.

The reservation holder must provide a valid address, a telephone contact and an email address.

Pets are only allowed in specific accommodation of Rental Service Aljezur properties.
Rental Service Aljezur reserves the right to require guests to leave the accommodation without any compensation or refund of fees paid if an animal is found inside of a property that does not allow animals.

Smoking is not permitted inside the accommodation.

Guests must notify Rental Service Aljezur of any damage to the accommodation, contents, equipment, or accessories that occurs during their stay, even if the guest considers the damage to be regular wear and tear and not their fault. If the guest does not notify Rental Service Aljezur of such damages, can be held responsible for them.

Additional services

Rental Service Aljezur offers several additional services to guests, such as private transfers, cleaning and laundry services, baby beds and high chairs.
All additional services are carried out on request and are subject to availability confirmation.

Rental Service Aljezur is not responsible for any services provided by external suppliers.

Check-in and Check-out

Upon check-in, identification documents of the person responsible for the reservation, as well as all foreign guests, will be requested for the purpose of confirming the information provided.

Unless otherwise agreed, the accommodation will be occupied on the check-in date between 16:00 and 20:00.

For late check-ins, Rental Service Aljezur needs to be informed via the provided contact details.

Check-out is until 10:00 am and all guests must leave the accommodation by the scheduled time.

If a Rental Service Aljezur member is not able to show up at checkout time, the guest can leave the keys in the provided key lock box outside the accommodation. 

The guest should NOT leave the keys in the door lock.

If the guest refuses to leave, Rental Service Aljezur reserves the right to enter the accommodation, remove their belongings, change the locks, and also take other measures that may be necessary. (The guest will be responsible for the costs of any such action).)

Any changes to the dates and times of departure and entry must be confirmed by Rental Service Aljezur.  If there are delays, without notice and without confirmation from Rental Service Aljezur will be charged the amount of the security deposit, a fee corresponding to the one-night rate.

At check-in Rental Service Aljezur provides only ONE set of keys, and guests should be careful not to lose or leave it inside the apartment. Guests must return all keys upon check-out.

If it is necessary to hire a locksmith service, the guest will be responsible for the total amount charged by the service provider.

The service provider fee is based on complexity, materials, time spent, and other variables.

Rental Service Aljezur is not responsible for any item left inside the accommodation after the guest’s departure. Any belongings found in the accommodation can be returned on request. The guest is fully responsible for all expenses related to the process of returning their belongings.

Cleaning, sheets and towels

Accommodation will be cleaned before guests arrive. Rental Service Aljezur basic service includes a set of towels, bed linen and some toiletries for each booking.

Additional cleaning services and products, including linen and towel change, are available for an additional fee.

Guests must keep the accommodation as organised and clean as possible, delivering it at check-out in the best cleaning conditions so that HelloVacations can receive the next guest.

Guests should not leave the trash inside the accommodation, next to the door of the same or outside the door of the building (when applicable) and should use the trash cans on the street intended for this purpose.

Equipment, furniture and accommodation items

If a device does not work, or if guests are unsure how to use any equipment in the accommodation, the guest should contact the host in charge of HelloVacations.

Changes to the accommodation or its contents are not permitted.

All items found in the accommodation belong to the owner and should not be moved or removed from the property during the stay.

Maintenance and special requests

Any and all problems within the accommodation (e.g., electrical problems, equipment malfunction, water leaks) should be immediately reported to Rental Service Aljezur by email or telephone. Depending on the problem, the resolution can take up to 72 hours or more if it depends on third-party services.

While respecting guest privacy, Rental Service Aljezur reserves the right to access accommodation at any time, if necessary, for inspections, reparations, and emergencies.

Extra beds and baby cots can be requested in advance but are limited to availability at the moment.

Noise, Illegal Activity, Security

According to the law, the night rest period is between 10 pm and 8 am, so guests must remain silent.

Guests should not disturb the neighbours, namely when opening or closing the door of the accommodation or the door of the building where it is integrated (when applicable).

Reservations for illegal or immoral activities are not accepted.

The guest whose name is in the booking confirmation email will be responsible for the behaviour of the entire group and agrees to avoid all illegal activity.

Guests are not authorised to invade the owner’s privacy or publish something that may allow third parties to identify the property’s address or the identity of the owner (even if such information is already in the public domain).

Guests are solely responsible for their own safety during their stay with Rental Service Aljezur. Guests should listen to any instruction or explanation provided by Rental Service Aljezur upon check-in.

If a guest becomes aware of something during their stay that they believe is a health and safety risk, they should immediately inform Rental Service Aljezur. When leaving the accommodation, guests must make sure that they leave the gas appliances turned off, the windows closed, the air conditioning, the central heating, and the lights off.


Rental Service Aljezur service is legally limited to their accommodation and relationship with guests during the stay. Rental Service Aljezur will not be liable for any occurrences outside the boundaries of the accommodation, such as cleaning and maintenance of the building, exterior noise, construction, neighbours, or any other matter not directly related to the accommodation itself.

Photos and descriptions of the accommodations are produced by Rental Service Aljezur. Minor changes in accommodation can occur in relation to the photos on the site, without compromising their general condition or amenities.

Rental Service Aljezur will not compensate guests, refund fees, or transfer guests to other accommodation based on their appearance or surroundings. It is the responsibility of the guests to ensure, before booking, that the area or neighborhood they choose to stay in is to their liking.

Rental Service Aljezur is not responsible for any damages caused, directly or indirectly, that may occur during guests stay in the accommodation, such as personal injury, robbery, theft or criminal behavior, losses due to fire or misconduct, etc. The same applies in relation to any deficiencies in the supply of gas, electricity, water, telephone, or internet.

All robberies, thefts or any criminal behavior must be reported by guests immediately to Rental Service Aljezur, as well as to the competent police or judicial authorities.

Rental Service Aljezur is not responsible for potential delays, accidents, losses or changes in schedules or rates that are related to the services of our suppliers. Rental Service Aljezur is not responsible for errors and/or omissions, false statements by third parties, disputes between a guest and a third party, or for the content of external links other than the one in which the booking was made.

In the event that guests do not comply with these terms and conditions, or in the event of misconduct on the part of guests, Rental Service Aljezur reserves the right to require them to leave the accommodation without any compensation or reimbursement of the fees paid.

Legislation and fortuitous events

This agreement is concluded between guests and Rental Service Aljezur, which is duly authorised to arrange the rental of the accommodation. This agreement gives guests permission to occupy the accommodation during the period and in the agreed terms.

Guests are not tenants of the accommodation and do not hold sole ownership of the accommodation. In the rare event that a reserved accommodation becomes unavailable due to damage caused by any circumstances not attributable to Rental Service Aljezur, such as water or gas leaks, HelloVacations will not be liable for the inconvenience caused, however, it will take all necessary steps to move the guest to accommodation with similar characteristics.

If guests do not accept the change, the total amount (excluding costs related to the days on which the apartment was used by the guest, if applicable) will be refunded, but neither the owner nor Rental Service Aljezur will be liable to guests for any additional amount in connection with the cancellation of the reservation. Rental Service Aljezur will not be responsible for the possible theft of objects left in the accommodation.

Amendments and Applicable Law

Rental Service Aljezur reserves the right to update its terms and conditions at any time as necessary. It is the responsibility of the parties that use Rental Service Aljezur service to review these terms and conditions in the event of a change before making a reservation.

By agreeing to use the Rental Service Aljezur s service it is understood that the guest accepts any changes and that all parties will comply with those changes. These terms and conditions do not affect guests’ rights.

These terms and conditions are subject to Portuguese law. The Portuguese Courts have exclusive jurisdiction in case of legal action relating to any accommodation reservation with Rental Service Aljezur.