Casa da Igreja
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Villa | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Casa da Igreja is set just outside Santa Barbara de Nexe, walking distance to centre of the villa, this fantastic 2 bedroom villa is very well furnished and very well decorated.
The bedrooms are furnished and decorated to a high standard of quality, both ensuit bathrooms have a shower there is also a 3rd bathroom near the living room, just outside the office than can double as 3rd bedroom.
The kitchen is open plan to the living and dinning room, it is fully equipped and has a breakfast counter. The living area is prepared with TV, Satellite, stereo and fire place.
Stepping out from the living room to the pool patio, we can find the wooden table and chairs and sun beds, and a spacious lawn surrounding the property from the sunset side.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Algarve region
The Algarve is the southernmost region of Portugal.
The temperature will generally fluctuate between 15º C in winter and 31ºC in summer.
In winter it is very rare to have temperatures below 0 º C and with an average of 300 days of sun a year, it is pretty certain that you will get good weather during your holiday.
The Algarve is perhaps most famous for the beauty and variety of its beaches.
The Atlantic shoreline is about 200 km long and comprises wildlife preservation areas, quiet coves, dramatic red-rock cliffs and caves and many sandy beaches of all shapes and sizes. The Algarve has so many different beaches that it would be difficult to inform you of all them.
Santa Barbara de Nexe
Santa Barbara de Nexe is a small village a short distance from Faro, whilst a village it has all of the necessary amenities, Pharmacy, Bank, Church, post office, Restaurant, a couple of bars, petrol station, shops.
The growing number of tourist and foreign residents in the area created the need all these shops and services.
The privileged position of Santa Barbara de Nexe has placed it on one of the tips of the golden triangle, not to be consumed with the Bermuda triangle, completely different.
The golden triangle is the area between Quinta do Lago – Almancil – Quarteira, this have become the areas know for its abundance of luxury accommodation, gourmet restaurants and golf courses.
Santa Barbara's privileged location, only 15klm away, allows you to have a reduced travel time.
Santa Barbara itself is within another triangle, between Faro-Loulé-São Bras de Alportel. Each of these cities plan their summer festivals independently each with it characteristic festival and its unique features.
Faro has the Sea food festival, Festival da Ria, every year for about 5 days, were you can eat the freshest seas food at a very cheap price.
The “semana Académica”, the university's festival that last 7 days, with rocks concerts, pop music.
But here is a lot more to Faro than just festivals, you can visit the old part of town, were you can visit the old cathedral, or if you prefer just enjoy a cup of tea while watching life go by.
If you like shopping, you can miss the Algarve Forum; it has very good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants. The central square of the Shopping is open air, so you get this felling of being outside, while still inside.
Loulé has several events trough out the season, jazz festival, the Mediterranean festival, with international music, foods and drinks, and the most impressive festival is “A Noite Branca” the white night, this event happens in several cities around the world, in different occasions.
The regional crafts fairs in different parts of the old town, will give you chance to find handmade unique things that you thought were not made any more.
Loulé has a great selection of shops, banks, restaurants and art galleries.
The recently renovated market place is where you should go in the morning to get all the fresh vegetable, fish and meat for your holidays.
Also very famous in Loulé area is the gypsy market, it takes places every Saturday morning and you can find all sorts of things.
Also famous for its carnival in February, Loulé also has a summer carnival for the holiday makers.
The town of São Bras de Alportel is a mixture of old and new, you can find the traditional Algarvian house all painted white with the small windows next to a recent house. In the old part of town you will find the cobbled streets criss-crossing each other, but, as you move away from the old part of town you find that all this fades away and the town starts to look more modern.
With a wide verity of choice in restaurants, bars and cafes, São Bras will give you plenty to choose from.
However, this town did not become famous for its bars and restaurants; it became famous for its micro climate, for its lush green vegetations and his amazing views.
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