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Aldeia Formosa

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 2 reviews

The apartment from the gardens

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Aldeia Formosa is a development adjacent to the beach, the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve and close to 5 golf courses. The apartment is light and spacious and has been furnished to a superior standard. It is on the first and second floors of a 3 storey block, accessed through a gated courtyard with entry phone. The pedestrian exit from the secure car park also brings you into the gated courtyard. There are south facing balconies on each floor with impressive sea views. Sandy beaches are only 2 minutes walk away and numerous affordable restaurants and coffee bars line the waterfront. Benamor golf course is less than 2km away and several other courses are within easy reach. Cabanas is a fishing village catering for a wide variety of outdoor interests - tennis, fishing, cycling, bird watching, walking, kite surfing and water sports. The train station is a 12 minute walk away.

For the 2010 season the council radically upgraded the waterfront with an elevated wooden walkway the entire length of the village and new palm trees.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach 2 mins walk 100 m
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 40 km, Nearest railway: Conceicao 1.5 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Spacious lounge with air conditioning, two 3-seater settees (1 is a double sofa bed), freeview TV, DVD player, DVDs, books and games. Large extendable dining table and 6 chairs. French doors onto the veranda which has table and chairs.

Bedroom 1: king-sized bed, built in wardrobes/drawers, safe, en suite bathroom, air conditioning, French doors to the terrace.

Bedroom 2: 2 single beds, built-in wardrobes/drawers, en suite shower room, air conditioning, doors to the generous terrace.

Bathroom 1: en suite to master bedroom has a shower over a spa bath, vanity unit, shaver point, toilet, bidet.

Bathroom 2: en suite to 2nd bedroom, shower, wash basin, toilet.

Bathroom 3: located on the 1st floor has a shower, wash basin, toilet, bidet.

Fully equipped, gas and electric hob, oven, extractor hood, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, toaster, coffee machine, sandwich maker, electric kettle, blender, clothes airer, ironing board and iron, breakfast dining area, table and 4 chairs.

Utility area with Bosch washing machine.

Further details

The air-conditioning in both the bedrooms and living room also acts as heating when required. There are also oil filled wall radiators in the lounge, hallway and both bedrooms making the apartment suitable for year round letting. Cots and/or high chairs can be provided for an additional charge. A smoke alarm and carbon monoxide alarm are both installed and regularly tested. The apartment is in a locked and gated courtyard which makes it secure for children. The Freeview receiver has a slot for a SKY tv card for guests who wish to take their own SKY cards with them. Alternatively the bars along the waterfront show SKY sports.

The Algarve region

Within 5 minutes walking distance of the apartment there is a fresh produce market, bakery, a small local supermarket and a variety of individual shops, restaurants, post office and banks with ATMs. For larger groups of friends and families we can provide details of other apartments to rent within the complex. We have also provided a comprehensive information folder in the apartment which includes details on various trips to be enjoyed and restaurants etc. For those wanting a 2-centre holiday we have a smaller very well equipped ground floor apartment (sleeps up to 5) 4kms west of Albufeira, Owners Direct property code P4871. This complex has 2 pools on site. Further information, photographs and our own apartment website address can be supplied on request.

Cabanas de Tavira

The apartment is ideally located for easy access to several golf courses. Benamor is about 2km away, Quinta da Ria and Quinta de Cima can be reached in about 10 minutes, and Monte Rei (said to be the finest course on the Algarve, opened in 2007) in about 15 minutes. Quinta do Vale and Castro Marim are about 30 minutes away. There is also the 9 hole Collina Verde course 20 minutes away. Other courses within easy reach include Vale de Lobo, Vilamoura and Quinta do Lago.

The sandy beach is adjacent to the apartment complex. A 2 minute boat/ferry ride across the Ria Formosa lagoon gives access to other beautiful sandy beaches, a bar, toilets and first aid post on Cabanas Island. Additional photos are available on request. There is also a kite surfing school in Cabanas and sea fishing from the new pontoon and marina. Several other beaches a few kms away are - Altura, Manta Rota, Praia Verde and Monte Gordo to the east and Barril to the west.

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9 Apr 2014

4/5

"Large, clean, comfortable, well equipped"

The condo was large and clean situated at the end of water front. Part of the complex is unfinished due to the market crash 2008. The managers were attentive and responded quickly to phone calls. Some… More

3 May 2012

5/5

"A wonderful relaxing rental"

We had the wonderful opportunity to stay at the tastefully decorated condo in August 2011. The condo has two floors. On entry you find a bright and large front hall, to the immediate left is a large k… More

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  • 2 Years listed

90% Response rate

Calendar last updated:14 Nov 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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  • French
  • Spanish
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