Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Armacao de Pera is a small traditional fishing town situated on the beautiful Algarve coast, boasting one of the finest longest sandy beaches. The Caravela apartment is situated just five minutes walk from the rugged coastline which hosts a fabulous, relatively quiet beach with beach bar and restaurants. The new improved pedestrian walkways offers seating areas and fountains where you will find lots of entertainment at night. Although the apartment is situated in a quiet location, it's just five minutes walk to many bars, excellent restaurants, shops and all amenities. The nearby rural village of Pera remains as a reminder of the un-spoilt typical sleepy Algarve. Nearby places of interest are the market towns of Algoz, Alcantarilha, Porches and the inland historic and attractive city of Silves with its magnificent walls and castle. Armacao is the golfer's dream, with numerous golf courses only a drive away. 15 minutes to the lively Albufiera, the Algarve shopping centre and 10 minutes to the fabulous 'Zoo Marine' and many more attractions for all age groups.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Armacao de Pera 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
* A one bedroom, spacious, self-catering apartment.
* Quiet, secure location / vidoe entrance.
* Secure underground parking.
* Fully equipped kitchen, including washer, microwave, hob/oven, fridge/freezer.
* Living / dining area.
* A single folding/concealed bed is located in the living area. This apartment would ideally accommodate 3 persons. Cot can be provided for a small child/baby.
* Built-in wardrobes / storage.
* Sky T.V.
* Cd / DVD player.
* Bath, bidet and shower.
* Hair dryer / iron.
* Bedding and towels provided (Indoor use only).
* Smoking only allowed on the balcony.
|Further details outdoors|
* BBQ on balcony.
* Outdoor swimming pool located in quiet area with well maintained garden.
* Disabled access to the apartment.
* Lifts to all floors from the entrance or underground car park.
* Underground secure parking.
* Secure building with intercom / video entrance viewing.
* Short walk to the beach.
* Easy walking distance to restaurants / bars / supermarkets.
* Bed Linen and Towels are provided for use only in the apartment please. (Beach towels not provided).
* Smoking only on balcony please.
* Extras are available upon request but will be charged accordingly:
* Mid Holiday bed and towel change (Must be requested upon initial booking).
* Cots and highchairs.
* Welcome Packs for late arrivals / long flights.
** We will arrange for someone to meet you at the apartment upon arrival - (flight details are necessary).
** DISCLAIMER: Please note that flooring throughout the apartment is tiled, caution should be taken when the floors are wet, as they will become slippy. Children should be supervised at all times both inside: considering (wet floors, patio doors, glass doors and balcony) and outside of the apartment, considering (balcony, swimming pools etc) to prevent accidents.
** CANCELLATIONS: Please note there will a charge if you decide to cancel following your confirmation of booking which will be based upon the timescale of your arrival date. For example if you decide to cancel from 14 days to 0 days prior to your arrival date you will receive 10% of the total cost.
** HOLIDAY INSURANCE: Please ensure that you obtain valid holiday insurance when booking your reservation.
The Algarve region
The Algarve is host to one of the sunniest regions in Europe therefore, an attraction all year round for families and especially popular for golfers. The slight breeze makes it a comfortable climate in which to soak up the sunshine whilst lying amongst the rugged coatline. The Algarve has some of the most beautiful, golden sand beaches, ideal for walking along and exploring the coves and the cliffs. As the region is famous for its sea food, you can sit and watch the many fishermen bringing in their 'catch' and providing the restaurants with the freshest fish on offer. The food in the Algarve is varied and you will always find that special dish, from sea food to steak to the Portugese 'chicken piri piri', the beer and wine are not bad either ! Ultimately, you will love any part of the Algarve as it hosts the most beautiful coastline where you will always discover something hidden away, either a secret cove, a beautiful building, a favourite restaurant. Or you can go to just purely absorb the sunshine, which is plentiful.
Armacao de Pera
Armacao de Pera is a small town situated on the beautiful Algarve coast, boasting one of the finest longest sandy beaches. The new improved pedestrian walkways offers seating areas and fountains, with live entertainment during the high season. Armacao hosts a traditional fishing village with numerous fish restaurants that pride themselves on serving fresh fish. You can visit the traditional in door market where the locals sell their fresh produce of fruit, vegetables and fresh fish; sit on the beach or at one of the many sea front bars / restaurants watching the fishermen bring in their 'catch'. Places near to Armacao de Pera and of interest are the market towns of Algoz, Alcantarilha, Porches, the tradtional village of Pera and the inland historic and attractive city of Silves. The bustling town of Albufiera is just 15 minutes drive away along with the Algarve retail shopping complex, and 10 minutes drive to the fabulous 'Zoo Marine'. The Algarve is renowned as the golfers dream and there are plenty of golf courses to choose from, the nearest being 5 minutes drive with many more in the area. There are many, idealic routes to cycle and walk especially along the coast or more inland, rural destinations. There is something for everyone in Armacao de Pera, attractions for all age groups.
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11 Sep 2013
"First class apartment with great pool area"
Hi Mags/ Michael. We were both blown away by size, décor and furnishings of your apartment as Teresa showed us round on our arrival. The block is immaculately kept by the residents who were very fri… More
9 Jul 2013
"Perfect for a relaxing break"
This was our first trip to Portugal so we didn't know what to expect. We hired a car for the two weeks & were glad we did. It enabled us to see much more of the Algarve.
The apartment in Armacao de Pera is approx 50 mins from Faro airport & easy to find. It is situated in a large block which is spotlessly clean, there is a lift to all floors. Underground parking is available which was invaluable to us for obvious reasons
The apartment inside was very spacious & light with everything you need for a self catering holiday, very comfortable beds too. The shutters on every window were a bonus, keeping everything cool. Fans were situated in each room with a portable air conditioning unit in the sitting room. Sky TV is also available ( not that we watched any TV!)
All amenities,i.e. beach, supermarket, restaurants, are within walking distance if you don't have a car. All the local beaches are large & sandy. A tip: don't hire the sun beds on the beach, they're very expensive- 13€ for a day!!! Fortunately, there are two chairs & and umbrella at the apartment you can use - most people seemed to do this.
The pool area can be accessed by using the lift & is very secluded. I only used it twice & the second time I had it to myself for the whole afternoon! ( I suspect it will be much busier in peak season though )
Their are many restaurants to try in the main beach area but our favourite was the Vista Mar, a family run restaurant with a great menu at very reasonable prices. Try the monkfish with rice - delicious! (Turn right as you leave the apartment to the bottom of the road, you can't miss it). The cafe Toscana was also a favourite - great toasties! There's also wifi access there if you need it.
We really enjoyed our holiday at Caravela apartment. The owner, Mags, couldn't have been more helpful & while we were there, Alan & Helen who live on the same floor were invaluable for local information & recommendations.
We will definitely be going back to this apartment, can't wait!!
12 Aug 2012
"good comfortable apartment"
good comfortable apartment , 10 mins from beaches , up a hill so need a bit of stamina to get up there . especially after a drink or two . Friendly other residents , nice pool although could do with a few more sun brollies and loungers. apartment well equipped ,third bed quite comfortable although a pull out, but really couldnt fault it .
Amacao fairly quiet at night .not that many bars but the old town is quite lively .
A couple of s/markets at the bottom of the hill with most of what you want but an Asda -type one about half mile away .
We really enjoyed it , good rates , recommend it .
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