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Casa Dos Sonhos Apricot Studio


Excellent 5/5 Score from 7 reviews

BBQ/Dining Area

Studio | No Bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Casa dos Sonhas has been refurbished to a high standard by the present owners and offers complete privacy for its guests. The property comprises of three separate ground floor apartments with a communal area. The owners occupy the first floor.

The house has its own pool, outdoor dining facilities and built-in barbeque for the exclusive use of its guests. Each apartment has its own entrance and shares a communal area to access the pool and terrace. The communal area has the additional facilities of a washing machine, iron and ironing board, Hoover, patio settee and two chairs, selection of games DVD, s books etc

The quality accommodation is set in beautiful mature gardens with orange, lemon, apple, pear and avocado trees and overlooks an orange orchard attracting many different varieties of birdlife and wildlife. Offering excellent holiday accommodation with the benefit of separate units for privacy and large outside areas and amenities, ideal for socializing.

Casa dos Sonhos is an ideal spot for relaxing with family and friends and enjoying time together, either around the pool or under the shade , or enjoying a tasty barbeques and late night talks.

The ground floor has Wi-Fi Internet access.

A welcome pack awaits your arrival with our compliments.


The Studio is air conditioned and has two single beds (can be made up as a double on request) with double wardrobe/shelf storage space. A hairdryer is supplied. The studio has a self contained kitchen with a 4 gas burner rings, microwave and fridge/freezer with a small dining area and a 3 seater settee. The studio has its own self contained shower with basin and toilet. Satellite TV is provided.


A fabulous pool area with sun terrace and covered patio is a perfect area to wind down and for the family to enjoy the freedom of outdoor living.

Outdoor furniture includes table and cushioned chairs with parasol seating for 6. Wooden table and chairs with parasol seating for 4. Cushioned relaxer chairs, garden benches, wooden chairs, small wooden tables and 8 sun loungers.

Solar Panels provide hot water and this supplies all apartments.


SHOPPING - in various towns listed above

CYCLING/MOUNTAIN BIKING - Discover East Algarve by bike! Some wonderful cycle routes are in the surrounding – a marvellous perspective seen from the bicycle saddle and have fun…

SAILING - Hire a sailing boat completely with a sophisticated skipper and discover out from the boat the lagoon and cost of the nature reserve of “Ria Formosa”.

BIRD WATCHING – Bird watching has become a popular activity around the Natural Ria Formosa Park which is considered a paradise when it becomes to bird watching activities.


•Travel Info: Faro airport is 20 minutes by car. Car hire is recommended, however a taxi to Olhao is very cheap. Olhao is 10 minutes away, Faro is 20 minutes away, Tavira is 20 minutes away. Ria de Formosa nature reserve with all its lovely beaches is 15 minutes away. Direct flights are available from a number of airports including Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, East Midlands, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Dublin and Cork etc. The airport is just outside Faro to the east and is well signposted.


We are flexible over the changeover day but do prefer Thursdays if possible. Normally we would ask that the villa is vacated by 10am on the day of departure and arrival time is not before 3pm. These times can be varied within reason on request.

LOCATION - rural


Between Vila Real and Manta Rota ( beginning of Ria Formosa) there are the beaches directly accessible by car.

CABANAS - East of the Promenade a Ferry crosses the lagoon to the beach on the Atlantic coast travel time 5 min

ILHA DE TAVIRA – Ferry takes off near the old fresh market from Quatro Aguas (near the edge of town)

PEDRAS D'EL REI – crossing a bridge you can reach the beach on the Atlantic coast or go by a tiny train to the beach “Barril”

SANTA LUZIA – Ferry takes off every 30 minutes from the promenade to the beach “Terra Estreita” travel time 10 min

ILHA DE FUSETA - Ferry takes off in Fuseta running regularly to the Island travel time 10min

FUSETA TOWN – In the town there is a small sandy beach in the lagoon ideal for children

ILHA DA ARMONA – Ferry takes off every hour from Olhao (east of promenade) travel time 20min

ILHA DA CULATRA UND FAROL – Ferry takes off from Olhao to the amazing beaches every 2 hours travel time 30min


Bed linen and Towels are provided (except for beach/pool towels which are available on request). Bed linen and towels supplied with extra for 2 week stay. Property is cleaned only on vacating.


A number of maps and local information leaflets are available, including a very useful restaurant information book with advice and directions.

GOLF - Golf is available everywhere in the Algarve, there are 7 courses in the East Algarve within easy reach and there is a new golf course in the next village Moncarpacho - only 5 minutes away.

TAVIRA - to the east is only 20 minutes away and is regarded as one of the most traditional well-kept Portuguese towns with its Roman Bridge and Medieval castle. Tavira has a wide variety of shops in the town and also the large Gran-Plaza Shopping Centre - more than enough shopping for the most avid shopaholics

FARO - only 20 minutes' drive away regarded as the capital of the Algarve has a huge hypermarket and shopping complex called Forum Algarve.

OLHAO - only 10 minutes away is a busy modern town with a lovely waterfront and marina. Its fishing port is the most important in the Eastern Algarve and its fish market is the biggest. During the Sea Food festival in August, half of the water front gardens are closed off and turned into a massive gastronomic and entertainment delight.

MONCARAPACHO - only 5 minutes away a small market town has a beautiful square where you can enjoy a meal and a drink or two with the locals, its bars and restaurants serve excellent and reasonably priced food. Here you will find a Supermarket, 3 or 4 Mini Markets, a Post Office, Chemist, Doctors and a couple of Banks.


Casa Dos Sonohos is Located between Moncarpacho and Quefles where it is, within a 25-minute drive of Faro airport and only 3km from the IP1 motorway,

Full details will be sent with rental booking confirmation.

Local Taxis are available – Olhão 10 minutes – Moncarapacho 5 minutes

Size Sleeps up to 2, Studio
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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Review 1-7 of 7

21 Sep 2014


"superb base from which to explore algarve"

Nothing bad to say. Only 30 minute drive from Faro airport in our hire car, and being several minutes away from the main motorway which connects the entire algarve, this location gave us the perfect b… More

Thank you for the comprehensive review which we are sure that our future guests will appreciate.

5 Sep 2014


"Great vacations!"

Great vacations with the kids (5 and 1 year old)Olive and George are the sweetest couple ever! All of us loved them, especially the baby that found in George the perfect playmate and was always after… More

We are so glad that you and the children enjoyed your holiday. Thank you for the Restaurant tips. We both hope to see you again soon.

George & Olive

29 Jul 2014



Me and my partner had a fab time at casa dos sonas, place was spotless and very relaxing very well equipped with everything you would need and more. i would recomend a car or a moped which you can hire locally as it is a little bit out the way but to be honest thats why we chose to stay there. George and Olive were fantastic hosts and provided us with a fab welcom pack. i would not hesitate to go back for another holiday there.

We are glad that you enjoyed your holiday and stay with us.

29 Oct 2013


"Great place, nice host!"

While looking for a house for the winter, we stayed in Casa dos Sonhos, Apricot studio. What a nice place, and what a nice host! We got a welcome gift, a bottle of good wine and food enough for the f… More

9 Oct 2013


"Fantastic stay! Can't wait to stay again!"

Thank you George and Olive for making our stay a very enjoyable one, the studio was immaculate and the beds very comfy, we would highly recommend this apartment and hope to be back again soon.
Thank you for the welcome bottle of wine , which was a thoughtful touch.
Sue & Dave , West Midlands

6 Sep 2013


"wonderfull place, peace full, quiet and romantic"

We recieved exellent service for very good price. The place is very nice, quiet and safe. We where happy about location, however we had a car which was very handy. There was easy access to local beaches and restaurants. Owners are very nice and helpfull when we where looking for a advise. We would love to come back to Casa dos Sonhos someday....

6 Sep 2013


"We love our stay in Casa dos sonhos apricot apartment :)"

We enjoyed our stay in Casa dos sonchos very much. The place is very good quality, George the owner is very helpfull and nice. We would like to recommend this place to anyone who valued nice, asafe an… More

Review 1-7 of 7

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