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Cabanas Beach

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 13 reviews

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Spacious sunbathing area abundance of sunbeds

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Cabanas Beach apartment is on the ground floor (only the ground floor apartments have direct access to the pool without having to leave the complex) - ideal for small children - with large terrace leading directly to the pool and sunbathing area unlike all apartments on first and second floors who do not have direct access to the pool and sunbathing area. Two spacious double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite) and luxurious leather corner sofa unit in the lounge which doubles as a sofa bed. The large kitchen is fully equipped with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washing machine. Football table and table tennis table in communal area. Newly opened Gym for use of all guests staying in the complex.

The apartment is just a two minute walk from the traffic free esplanade, quiet and peaceful it is within easy reach of all amenities, yet only 10 minutes from the larger picturesque town of Tavira. The bus stop is a 5 minute walk and the train station is approximately a 10 minute walk. The communal swimming pool enjoys full sunshine throughout the day and is gated for use solely by guests of the complex (23 apartments) and landscaped with lawns and flower beds. Golfers have 3 courses within a 10 minute drive and Spain is a mere 20 minute drive.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Check in time: 12:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Isle de Cabanas 300 m
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 40 km, Nearest railway: Conceicao 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, Air conditioning, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The apartment is perfect for families and golfers alike. The apartment being on the ground floor is ideal for families and on the terrace leading to the pool there is a lockable gate for safety. The apartment is accessed from the lobby area and entry is controlled via an intercom system, all windows have shutters for shade and security and the front door door has multi point locks, the apartment is fitted with smoke alarm. Cot and high chair hire available and payable locally. Playstation 2 in the apartment with games, books and DVDs.

Further details outdoors

Sit on the balcony with full view of the beautiful pool and sunbathing area - illuminated at night. Patio table seats 4 with additional loungers. Sun loungers by the pool - matresses supplied for sole use of apartment guests.

Further details

30% deposit required at time of booking with full payment to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival date. Payment should be made by personal cheque in Sterling or direct to bank account in Euros. A refundable breakage deposit of £150 is payable with the final payment to cover any damages, repairs or excessive cleaning and will be returned 2 weeks after departure from the apartment, subject to inspection.

The Algarve region

This eastern end of the Algarve is easy to explore by train as the railway line runs virtually along the coast from Faro to Vila Real de Santo Antonio and with the station at Conceicao (10 mins from the apartment) you can visit Tavira, Luz, Fuseta, Olhao and Faro to the west and Cacela, Monte Gordo and Vila Real de Santo Antonio to the east. It’s from Vila Real de Santo Antonio that you can catch the ferry to Ayamonte a charming typically Spanish town. It’s certainly a cheap way to travel and as the saying goes ‘let the train take the strain’! The train line runs all the way to Lagos at the western end. With the Ria Formosa on the ‘door step’ it is certainly worth taking a boat trip around the marshes and lagoons that make up the nature reserve and visit some of the ilhas along the seaward edge. If you don’t like boats you can still cross to one of the ilhas and get a view of the Ria Formosa by getting a tourist train from Pedras d’el Rei, just west of Santa Luzia, that goes across the marshes of the Ria Formosa to Praia do Barril, a beach in the middle of the Ilha de Tavira. To the west of Cabanas lies the ‘Octopus Capital’ of the Algarve – Santa Luzia! In latter years the fishermen of the village turned their talents wholeheartedly to catching octopus and to this end lower clay pots to the sea bed in the shallower waters to lure the octopus in. Octopus is considered quite a delicacy although it can be an acquired taste!

Cabanas Beach

Cabanas is situated some 7km east of Tavira, at the beginning of the lagoons of the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve. Cabanas derived it’s name from the huts (cabanas) that were erected during the early 18th century by the tuna fishermen to store their fishing gear in, they then built houses for themselves as well and the fishing village of ‘Cabanas de Tavira’ was born.

Cabanas is a delightful ‘chilling’ place where any sense of ‘urgency’ simply disappears. The view across the calm, crystal clear waters of the lagoon to the beach, with brightly coloured fishing boats along the waters edge, really is picturesque.

The Avenida Ria Formosa runs the length of the lagoon and since the waterfront facelift in 2010 there are parking bays along the front and most of it is one way. With freshly cobbled roads and pavements there is safely room for the numerous cafes and restaurants to have tables outside and it’s lovely to sit with a chilled beer or wine and ‘watch the world go by’. A boarded walkway runs the entire length of the Avenida (starting at the fishing port at the western end) and has seats and sunshades at intervals – great for taking in the view and listening to nothing but the water lapping around the boats!

The beach of Ilha de Cabanas is just a short boat trip (children love it) across the waters of the lagoon – in fact it is possible to swim across! There are also water taxis along the front running frequent crossings to the beach which will also go further afield to Tavira, Ilha de Tavira (one of the most beautiful beaches on the Algarve – next to Cabanas that is!) and Santa Luzia. Cabanas, although having all the facilites you need on holiday, remains unspoilt. There is a bank, several cash machines, a market, small shops and numerous restaurants and cafes offering traditional Portuguese cuisine. A supermarket is at the end of the road where the apartment is and opposite the water taxis to the beach is a ‘papelaria’ where you can hire bikes and is an agency for excursions as well as car rental (if you are able to tear yourself away from Cabanas!).

There are numerous cycle paths along the coastline and hiring a bike is a lovely way of seeing the surrounding area. Perfect for golfers who would find themselves spoilt for choice from the three courses within a 10 minute drive.

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Review 1-10 of 13

22 Sep 2014


"Ticked all the boxes"

Lovely apartment, clean, spacious and very central.Well equipped and nicely decorated and with good facilites including a pristine gymCabanes is worth a visit with nice restaurants and bars, a beauti… More

13 Sep 2014


"What a lovely vacations"

Everything in our stay was perfect.

Once again we loved the house, the proximity to the pool, the quietness of the surroundings.
The appartment is well furnished and had everything we needed.

Definitely come back again!

6 Jul 2014



Second visit to this apartment and it is great, Very well stocked and easy to live in. travelled as a solo traveler this time , apartment very safe secure and easy access to the village . Great restaurants very close Pool lovely and Would recommend the pick up and drop of from the airport from Wendy and Jeff so easy
Thank you

Thanks Ann for lovely comments, welcome back soon.

1 Jul 2014


"Apartment ideal for families with small children"

This is a great apartment for families with small children. It was very clean and had everything we needed. It is located close to the supermarket and to restaurants and cafes.The complex where the … More

30 Jun 2014


"Excellent Apartment!"

We stayed at Denise's apartment for a week in June. The apartment is lovely. Modern, clean and spacious, it everything we needed for the week. The pool area was nice and quiet, and caught the sun for most of the day. The complex is just a few minutes walk away from the promenade and there is plenty of choice of local restaurants and bars in the area. We took the bus into Tavira, the bus stop is just around the corner. Would definitely come back again, we all had a lovely relaxing week. Denise, Jeff and Wendy were all extremely helpful and made the whole trip hassle free!

So pleased you enjoyed your stay in our apartment, thanks for the lovely comments. Welcome back soon.

18 Oct 2013


"Chill out in comfort"

Stayed at Cabanas beach for 9 days at the beginning of October with friends. I said I would come back and glad I did. The apartment is well appointed with everything you would need including Freeview.… More

29 Jun 2013


"Excellent apartment in perfect location with extensive facilities."

Excellent, very large apartment. Spotlessly clean and very well equpped.
Just a few steps to the nice pool.
Very good quiet location, but close to beach, boardwalk, bars and restaurants.
Beautiful outlook from boardwalk to island-sheltered sea front with boats and wildlife.
Easy access to rest of East Algarve and West Andalucia, Spain.
Cabanas locals are very friendly.
Wonderful food and drink
Didn't want to come home

Thank you for the lovely review.

24 May 2013


"Lovely Apartment"

Really enjoyed our stay there,the apartment is very clean, spacious and well stocked.
I liked being met by Tom and Julie who showed us how everything worked which really helped. It is well situated for shade or sun on the patio and the pool just steps away.
It is only a few minutes walk to the village. Highly recommended

18 Feb 2013


"Very nice apartment, well equipped in a pleasant situation very near the sea"

The apartment is very nice for four persons, spacious and well equipped. it is well situated, very near the sea and the wonderful promenade along the sea shore. we have been friendly welcome and a lot of information has been given. A folder with relevant and useful information on the possibilities (e.g. restaurants) offered in Cabanas is provided. i will strongly recommend this apartment as a lovely place to stay for nice holidays.

16 Jan 2013


"Quiet, relaxing holiday in a wonderful area of the Algarve."

Very comfortable and well appointed apartment. Very comfortable beds and linen and relaxing lounge area. Lovely patio with access to the pool. Wonderful for having breakfast in the morning sunshine and relaxing at night with a drink. Apartment is within walking distance of supermarket, boardwalk,restaurants and shops. There is a ferry to take you over to the beach, which is lovely, miles of golden sand and small cafe for drinks and snacks. Cabanas is a lovely Portuguese town, but has the feel of a small fishing village. It's only a short drive to Tavira and within twenty minutes you can be in Spain.

This was our second visit to Cabanas and this apartment and we would recommend .

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      Calendar last updated:03 May 2015

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