Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The apartment is situated in the traditional Eastern Algarve village of Fuseta overlooking the protected Ria Formosa National Park and the Atlantic Ocean.
Fuseta benefits from both a tranquil lagoon beach based in the village ideal for young children, and ocean beaches reached by a five minute ferry ride from the village which provide access to the barrier island beaches of the Ria Formosa and 14 kilometres of unbroken sand.
The Ria Formosa National Park is also renowned for its bird watching opportunities and provides several opportunities for picturesque walks.
Fuseta is also an ideal location from which to visit many of the great local golf courses.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Fuseta - 12 minute walk 750 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 25 km, Nearest railway: Fuseta A - 8 minute walk 500 m|
|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
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors||
The apartment has two bedrooms: one is a double bedroom with large en suite bathroom including shower; the other is a twin bedroom. Additionally, there is a double sofa bed in the living room suitable for one adult or two children. There is a second large bathroom with bath and shower.
The apartment has a large open plan living room and kitchen. The living area has a triple and a double sofa and a dining table seating six. It also has satellite television with access to all Freeview channels (BBC 1, 2, 3 and 4, ITV 1, 2, 3 and 4, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky News, BBC News and many more) . An ipod docking station and DVD player are also provided.
The kitchen benefits from marble work surfaces and includes a large fridge freezer, cooker, gas hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and washing machine.
The living room opens out onto a south facing large balcony with breakfast table which provides views across the Atlantic Ocean and the Ria Formosa National park.
|Further details outdoors||
An internal spiral staircase provides access to the extensive private roof terrace. The roof terrace has a dining table seating six, a Jacuzzi which can accommodate four people plus sun loungers. It enjoys stunning unbroken views to the Atlantic and the Ria Formosa National Park and due to its 360 degree aspect benefits from the sun at all times of the day and throughout the year.
The apartment complex includes a swimming pool split on two levels with a roof infinity type pool with waterfall cascading to the larger pool below.
The complex gardens are landscaped with benches provided with views across the Ria Formosa.
There are car parking spaces directly in front of the apartment.
There will be an extra charge of €30 payable to Jane if arrival at the apartment is after 20.00hrs and €40 if arriving after 22.00hrs.
The Algarve region
The Eastern Algarve is characterised by stunning ocean beaches which stretch unbroken for up to 20km forming part of the Ria Formosa National Park and picturesque towns.
The tranquil beauty of the beaches and tidal marshlands combined with small towns retaining their local character clearly differentiate the Eastern Algarve form the more developed areas west of Faro.
Fuseta is a traditional sea front Portuguese village which benefits from a tranquil lagoon beach in the village which is ideal for young children. Additionally, the ocean barrier island beaches of the Ria Formosa can be reached by way of a five minute ferry ride from the village.
These beaches provide 14km of unbroken sand and even in August, for those who like to avoid crowds, a 10 minute walk from the ferry landing will lead to empty expanses of sand and ocean. Boat trips can also be taken to explore the numerous islands in the Ria Formosa National Park.
The small village square and seafront provide numerous opportunities to sample local cuisine ina selection of Portuguese restaurants.
Fuseta is 10km from Olhao and 20km from Faro town and Tavira all of which can be reached by train from the local station located 0.5km from the apartment. A little further afield there is a good range of things to do to suit all tastes. For nature lovers there are forest walks, cruises along the River Guadiana or nature trails along the Ria Formosa Reserve where bird watching is in abundance.
By travelling towards the West there are some excellent shopping centres in Faro, Olhao and Guia as well as the famous Water Parks and Zoo Marine (wonderful for children), all easily reached by car.
For golfers there are many excellent courses situated in the Eastern Algarve. Within a 20km radius there are 7 courses to choose from. Benamor, Colina Verde (excellent for beginners and newer players) and the two Quintas (Ria and Cima) are the most popular. Both Quintas are situated in the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve and have been described by experienced golfers as two of the most beautiful courses in the region.
The prestigious new course of Monte Rei designed by Jack Nicklaus has its first 18 holes open and is continuing its development to the second phase, offering the height of golfing luxury.
Travelling only 10km further on towards Spain, the challenging course of Castro Marim, along with its famous country club comes highly recommended and just across the border are the Costa Esuri and Quinta do Vale courses.
Additionally, the many championship courses of Vilamoura and Quinta do Logo are only a 40 minute drive away.