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Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

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

This grand first floor 3-bedroom apartment with a generous roof terrace is located in the heart of the historic and charming town of Olhão. A spacious and functional holiday house offering all modern amenities, and within minutes of the coast and access to beach islands.

What is the outside area like?

The spacious roof top stretches from one pedestrian street to the other and overlooks the tapestry of roof tops and terraces towards the coast. Flanked by two ancient churches, one of which has a stork nesting in its bell tower, this terrace is to be enjoyed day and night.

A sun worshippers paradise, offering privacy, sea breezes and ideal for soaking up the abundant sun and atmosphere.

There are tables and sun loungers for dining al fresco and some sun umbrellas and shading will offer respite in the intense heat of the day.

What is the interior like?

The interior is a combination of traditional antique Portuguese design and modern amenities. The large rooms, high ornate ceilings, and the antique furniture & paintings lend it a certain grandeur, while floor-length windows and skylights illuminate it to its full glory!

The sitting room includes a DVD/CD player and HDTV with free to air Satellite Television and WIFI internet facility. The kitchen is well-equipped and includes a dishwasher. There are plenty of mobile heaters and air conditioning units to keep you cool in summer and warm in the mild Algarvean winters.

Are sun loungers and umbrellas provided?

Quality sun loungers deck the terrace there are sun umbrellas and an awning covering part of the generous roof terrace, a table and chairs are available.

How far are the shops and restaurants?

There are smaller local shops in the pedestrian streets directly outside the house and a good supermarket 8 minutes walk away. The daily market in Olhão is one of the best in the region and is a delight to visit and select the fresh fish and local produce. There is plenty of choice in restaurants along the sea front and within the side streets of the historic centre of Olhão.

How far are the beaches?

The unique beach islands of Culatra, Armona and Farol can be reached by ferry from the quay, just a few minutes walk away from the house. The ferry journeys are regular and take between 15 and 30 minutes.

How far are the golf courses?

There are excellent golf courses within 30 minutes drive from the accommodation. The closest are west of Faro.

Is a car recommended for this property?

Car rental is not at all necessary as the beach and amenities are so near and there are buses and train connections from Olhão to Faro, Tavira and further afield.

Taxi transfers and bicycle hire can be organized with local reputable firms in advance or by calling the local representative.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Various beach Islands, via short ferry ride 400 m
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro airport 15 km, Nearest railway: Olhão 400 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace

The Algarve region

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  • 1 Years listed

35% Response rate

Calendar last updated:29 Aug 2014

Based in Portugal

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • German
  • Dutch

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