Royal Cabanas Golf
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Penthouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
REDUCED RATES AGAIN FOR 2014
This STUNNING penthouse apartment is situated in the picturesque fishing village of Cabanas on the Eastern Algarve. With 2 balconies and a spacious roof top SOLARIUM where there is plenty of outside space to enjoy all day sunshine and incredible sunsets. Equipped with air conditioning/ heating to the lounge and bedrooms the apartment is furnished to a VERY HIGH STANDARD.
The Cabanas waterfront is within 20 minutes walk providing excellent shops, bars & restaurants serving local wine and fish at reasonable prices. There are also bars, restaurants, supermarket etc. within a five minute walk.
Cabanas has clear waters, blue lagoons and clean golden sands. The beach is accessed by a two minute water taxi ride, and the beach never seems to get too crowded.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cabanas Beach - Ria Formosa 1km 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 35 km, Nearest railway: ConceiÃ§Ã£o, local train 500 m|
|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|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), 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, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Bedrooms: There are 2 beautiful bedrooms both fitted out to a high standard.
Bedroom 1: King size bed, fitted wardrobes, en-suite and sliding doors to large furnished balcony.
Bedroom 2 : Twin beds, fitted wardrobes and sliding doors to furnished balcony.
Bathrooms: Beautifully finished en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, wc, bidet and wash basin. Separate shower room next to bedroom 2 - walk in shower/ wc and wash basin.
Kitchen: Fully equipped.
Utility Room: Small room off kitchen, home to the washing machine and air-conditioning unit.
Living Room: Tastefully decorated large lounge/ diner living room. Two leather sofas, beautiful marble furniture with dining table and 6 leather chairs, air-conditioning/ heating system, 32 inch flat screen TV (with English channels), DVD and CD player. Sliding doors open on to a large balcony.
|Further details outdoors|
The complex has a beautiful large swimming pool surrounded by tropical landscaped gardens and is only a five minute walk from Benamore golf course and twenty minute walk to the beach – perfect for family holidays and golf getaways with plenty of fantastic golf courses nearby.
The apartment is accessed via three wide flights of interior stairs with a handrail on one side. We recommend that children should not use the spiral staircase to the roof terrace unless accompanied by an adult.
The lobby area serves 6 apartments in the block and access to this area is controlled via an intercom system. There is a parking bay right outside the apartment. All windows have shutters for shade and security and the front door has multi-point locks.
One of the great benefits of the apartment is the amount of outdoor space.
Bedroom 2 has a small balcony. Bedroom 1 shares the main spacious balcony which has a spiral staircase leading up to the very large roof terrace.
The lounge balcony offers outside dining shaded from the heat.
The roof terrace is ideal for sunbathing and also offers dining shade and a large parasol.
The swimming pool is a very good size, there are showers at the side and it has secure gated access for sole use by guests of the complex. It is set in a landscaped area with lawns and flower beds.
The quality of the outside area is superb, even down to the coloured slate tiles used on the walls.
The whole feeling of the complex is one of space and quality.
Terraces: Balcony 1 has table and 4 chairs, spiral staircase leads to roof top terrace which also has a table and 6 chairs, sun loungers, large parasol and electric barbecue. Balcony 2 also has small table and two chairs.
The large roof top terrace receives all day sunshine and has views of the sea and surrounding countryside. It's just the place to soak up the sun, sit and relax, or enjoy a drink and maybe a barbecue whilst watching the sun go down.
Our English representative will be there to meet you on arrival to hand over the keys, show you around and answer any questions you may have. There is a small charge for this, 15 euros before 6pm and 20 euros after (payable on arrival).
A grocery pack can be provided for a small charge if required.
Cots, highchairs and a camp bed for a young child are available to hire.
NOTES ON ACCOMMODATION:
The air conditioning also doubles as heating and can be set to a specific temperature.
We request that guests do not smoke inside the apartment.
WE REGRET WE DO NOT ACCEPT BOOKINGS FROM PARTIES OF TEENAGERS.
We regret the apartment is not suitable for pets.
Please be aware that the combi-boiler produces very hot water and care should be taken, especially with regards to children. Also please do not let children use the electric BBQ for safety reasons.
NO SMOKING IN THE APARTMENT PLEASE.
The Algarve region
Tavira is a picturesque town, with narrow cobbled streets, beautiful riverside gardens, many restaurants, old palaces, castle ruins and ancient Roman bridge spanning a wide river. There is a large daily vegetable and fish market, a wide variety of small shops, and a good selection of river-side restaurants where you may eat alfresco.
During the summer evenings Tavira hosts many cultural activities - from the visiting national ballet, and classical concerts in one of Tavira’s ornate ancient churches, to local folk dancing under the stars in the central gardens by the river.
Local activities include: Boat trips, horse-riding, tennis, windsurfing, waterslide parks.
Spain is only 30 minutes away, and Seville can be reached in 1.5 hours drive.
Average daytime TEMPERATURES (Centigrade)
- - - - - - - - - May - June - July - Aug - Sept - Oct
TAVIRA - - - -22 - - -25 - - - 28 - -28 - - 26 - - -22
England - - - 11 - - -10 - - - 16 - - 16 - -13 - - -10
Average SUNSHINE HOURS per day
- - - - - - - - - May - June - July - Aug - Sept - Oct
TAVIRA - - - -10 - - - 12 - - -12 - -10 - - -9 - - -8
England - - - -5 - - - - 6 - - - -5 - - - 5 - - -4 - - - 3
Conceicao de Tavira
Cabanas is very near to Tavira (4km away) which is a lovely, old fishing town known as the ‘’Venice of the Algarve’’ with narrow cobbled streets, fantastic architecture and lots more shops, bars and restaurants.
The Cabanas waterfront is within 20 minutes walk providing excellent shops, bars & restaurants serving local wine and fish at reasonable prices. Cabanas has clear waters, blue lagoons and clean golden sands. The beach is accessed by a two minute water taxi ride, which never seems to get too crowded. .
Nearby, the local train will take you right along the Algarve coast and a regular bus service operates locally. There are a couple of supermarkets, pharmacy, bars and restaurants within five minutes walking distance.
The apartment is about 20 minutes easy stroll to the waterfront where small boats offer a 2 minute boat ride for a small fee to the long and unspoilt Cabanas Beach. The beach has its own cafe bar, changing facilities and toilets. Sun bed and parasol hire are available. During the out of season period the beach is a wildlife nature reserve. There are a number of Blue flag beaches around the Tavira / Cabanas coastal area.
The Algarve is the most popular golfing holiday destination in Europe and Eastern Algarve has over 20 golf courses! With its temperate year round climate, it offers fabulous golf on a choice of great courses and excellent value for money.
The nearest golf course is Benamor, ranked in the top ten best golf courses in Europe and is a 5 minute walk from the apartment. The course was adapted from Henry Cotton’s original concept and offers some interesting challenges amid peaceful surroundings. There are 2 top rated courses within a 5 minute drive, Quinta da Ria and Quinta da Cima. Quinta da Ria is relatively flat, the course winds through almond and olive groves and stretches down to the Ria Formosa river. It has stunning views and is a must play for all avid golfers visiting the Algarve. Quinta da Cima was rated the number one course in Portugal in 2004 by the prestigious Peugeot guide. Castro Marim and Maragota courses are fifteen minutes away. There are several more courses in Spain and the Western Algarve within an hours drive. Monte Rei Golf and Country Club is reportedly the most exclusive and cosmopolitan development in the Algarve. This is set in acres of beautiful countryside and is only 20 minutes away.
There are lots of days out to be had, especially as Spain is only about 15 miles away. Trips are available to Seville, Gibraltar, water parks, Zoo marine and local markets. There are agents for booking cars and day trips to the water parks and Zoo Marines.
The nearest town is Tavira (4km) which is alive with bars and restaurants. It is a wonderful old fishing village and has great charm and can be accessed by bus, train (2 stops) or taxi. You do not have to travel far to be on glorious sandy
beaches or exploring some of the smaller and larger towns with their castles and outdoor markets. Spain is only 25km away with all it has to offer.
Cabanas has a bank, ATM, post office, internet cafe and a couple of supermarkets with lots of bars and restaurants all within a walking distance of 10-20 minutes. It is a lovely old fishing town and it is very pleasant to walk around its quiet streets. The waterfront is charming with colourful fishing boats and its eateries. A further walk along the promenade takes you into pine forests with walks along the sea. Other beaches can be accessed via the water taxis from Tavira.
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10 Dec 2014
We stayed here in 2013 ( no idea what happened to our original submitted review ) & as everyone else says, it has all you need. We made some really good friends with some of the neighbours, & while th… More
25 Aug 2013
"Lovely home from home"
I stayed in this apartment for two weeks with my husband and 10 year old daughter - it was great. Spacious clean accommodation with lots of extras to make it comfortable - TV with UK channels, DVD pl… More
23 Jun 2013
My wife and I booked this at the last minute, and we thoroughly enjoyed the place. The actual block was a little quiet, (not too many holiday makers I guess),
but this was a good thing as far as we were concerned. There are numerous bars and restaurants within 5 - 10 minutes walk of the apartment, and a 15 minute walk to the sea-front showed that there were many more around. We can recommend A Velha Casa, on Rua 25 de Abril. There is a very good bar, the Old Barrel in a complex just the other side of the railway station, in the same complex is an excellent restaurant, Vert 'in. We had dinner there on my wife's birthday and the French proprietress saw me give my wife a bangle as her gift. She came over and asked to see it, and when she saw that it was inscribed "Toi, et seulement toi" (You and only you) she asked why was it in French. When I explained my family's French connections, we launched into a long conversation in French which culminated in a special free birthday chocolate dessert for my wife, and a large top shelf cognac for both of us. That's what I call good P.R.!
17 Oct 2011
"Simply Perfect - Didnt want to come home"
Just returned from this Penthouse, I went with my husband and two teenage sons. The apartment was equipped with everything , even a washing machine and dishwasher. The apartments decor was lovely so relaxing and you certainly felt spoilt being in such a place. The rooms were very spacious with plenty of plug points and clean. There was a balacony and private roof top terrace with lovely views. The pool was cleaned weekly, and the boys used it daily. Cabanas in lovely for the evening, where you can relax over dinner watching the boats in the harbour. All in all perfect break, felt very safe no riff raff, and will definately be returning next year, really didnt want to leave. Thank you
4 Oct 2011
"Perfect holiday apartment"
Lovely clean modern spacious apartment with added bonus of a rooftop sun terrace, in a nice quiet area and a 5 minute walk from the train station with good service to other towns (Tavira, Faro). Would highly recommend to anyone.
3 Oct 2011
Had a wonderful weeks holiday staying in the penthouse apartment. Beautifully decorated, with air con, very clean, plenty of seating areas, and extremely secure. The rooms were very comfortable with no outside noise. A really nice quiet venue to enjoy a peaceful holiday.
Shops, supermarket, cash machines, were all within walking distance. We enjoyed walking into Cabanas of an evening via the Hairy Lemon Pub who employed very friendly staff, their food was delicious, and their Sagres lager only one euro too!! The beach was only a boat taxi ride away which you take from Cabanas sea front, stunning beach which is well worth a visit. I would highly recommend staying at this apartment - really enjoyed our holiday. Thanks ever so much!
19 Aug 2011
"Gorgeous apartment and roof terrace"
Great apartment, spotlessly clean, lovely patio area, spiral staircase leads to a lovely roof terrace, great suntrap with dining table and chairs, sun loungers, views to the sea and surrounding area.… More
15 Jul 2011
"A Fantastic Apartment, definately worth a visit"
Just got back from an 8 night stay at this apartment in Cabanas and it was wonderful. The apartment is very spacious, and very well furnished and decorated. It is set within a lovely complex and has… More
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