About Us

Elite is a long established company specialising in the rental and management of privately owned villas and apartments in Carvoeiro, on the coast of the Western Algarve, Portugal. Elite offers a wide selection of quality villas and apartments to suit all budgets, providing excellent accommodation at competitive prices ranging from centrally located apartments to secluded villas with private swimming pools. Our experienced management team offer a complete package organising excursions, car hire and airport transfers at unbeatable rates. Our locally based representatives offer a friendly and unobtrusive service giving advice and help for all your holiday needs.

What We Offer

Holiday Rentals

Large selection of properties from apartments to 7 bedroom villas all with maid service.

Property Management

Elite can professionally manage your property in Carvoeiro and can be tailored to your requirements.


Let us quote for your transport, whether rental cars or airport transfers.

Our Team

We are a small team that prides itself on the personal service we provide. We are professional yet friendly in our approach and possess the skills and knowledge to provide the best service for looking after your home.

Booking Coordination Team

Katharine Green (Kate)

Managing Director of Elite Rentals and Reservations Manager

With a degree in Psychology and over 15 years’ experience in Villa Management and Rentals in the Carvoeiro and surrounding area, Kate goes above and beyond to make your holidays a dream come true!

Jorge Mendes

Senior Bookings Administrator

After completing tourism school and working over 8 years within the industry, Jorge joined the team in 2018.

Cláudio Miraldes

Bookings Administrator

Also with qualifications from Tourism school, Claudio has 23 years’ experience in the customer service industry.

Accounts / Accountancy Coordination Team

Célia Francis


With 15 years’ experience in accounting, Célia is the head of finance.

Gabriela Francis

Accountancy Administrator

After completing a Marketing & Public Relations course, Gabriela joined the team in 2018 to offer support to the team. Gabriela also helps with the social media updates for Elite Rentals.

Jo Ricardo

Client Accounts

With a Masters in Applied Translation Studies, Jo has worked for over 12 years in higher education administration and translations, working with international projects and global teams.

Maintenance Reporting / Meet&Greet Team

Mariana Vuijk

Public Relations

Experienced in customer relations and dedicated to the smooth running of the properties and happiness of the guests.

António Freitas

Public Relations

Experienced in customer relations and dedicated to the smooth running of the properties and happiness of the guests.