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APARTMENT SERRAO - Town Centre, Pool and WIFI Apartment

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 11 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

APARTMENT SERRAO - Town Centre, Pool and WIFI

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 1 review

  • Apartment
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 11 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

As a wonderfully versatile property, this apartment is perfect for several couples or families wishing to enjoy the ambience of the beautiful town of Tavira right on the doorstep! The spacious accommodation has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge/diner and modern kitchen on the lower level, and on the upper level a large loft room with double bedroom, a shower room, plus extra single beds and a games area providing great space for kids! The apartment is situated in a private, gated condominium with large residents pool. Shops, Restaurants and the baot to the beach are just 2 minutes walk away.

Location description from owner

The Algarve region

With its stunning coastline, excellent golf courses and pleasant year round climate, the Algarve's 200 kilometre stretch of southern shoreline has become one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. Bordered on two sides by the Atlantic Ocean, the Algarve

As a wonderfully versatile property, this apartment is perfect for several couples or families wishing to enjoy the ambience of the beautiful town of Tavira right on the doorstep! The spacious accommodation has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge/diner and modern kitchen on the lower level, and on the upper level a large loft room with double bedroom, a shower room, plus extra single beds and a games area providing great space for kids! The apartment is situated in a private, gated condominium with large residents pool. Shops, Restaurants and the baot to the beach are just 2 minutes walk away.

Location description from owner

The Algarve region

With its stunning coastline, excellent golf courses and pleasant year round climate, the Algarve's 200 kilometre stretch of southern shoreline has become one of Europe's most popular holiday destinations. Bordered on two sides by the Atlantic Ocean, the Algarve is divided from the rest of Portugal by a series of low lying mountains.

There is a clear definition between the Western Algarve and the East. Whilst the West shows more development towards tourism, the Eastern Algarve has retained a traditional charm. The Easterly aspect runs from Faro Airport through to Vila Real (bordering Spain)and has one direct coastal road all the way – the EN125. Following this road, there are many lovely beach towns to discover, including the lovely main town of Tavira which is the central point of the Eastern region. The region welcomes many visitors all year round, and the laid back atmosphere with its leisurely pace is generally family orientated or perfect for couples. Bars and Restaurants are traditional in style and nightlife is generally low key; there are very few late night scenes and discotheques! If you are looking for simple lifestyle, beach time and good food, then The Eastern Algarve is for you!

Central Tavira

THE BEAUTIFUL TOWN OF TAVIRA

Tavira town centre is right on your doorstep and reached in around 2 minutes on foot. Once known as the capital of the Algarve, Tavira stands proud amongst Portuguese history books and you will not fail to be enthralled by its unspoilt charm, character and tranquility. As you wander along the cobbled streets, you'll see an abundance of history and wonderful architecture. A Roman bridge links the 2 parts of the town across the River Gilao, its sides decorated with traditional old bars and restaurants - perfect for lazy lunches or a glass or 2!.

On one side of the town there is a large square which has entertainment in the summer months, and by crossing the Roman Bridge to the other side of the town, you will find a little more life in the evenings with a great selection of restaurants tucked away down the streets and a few later opening cafe bars. Features and things to visit include the many churches (37 in total!) the Town Castle and the Camara Obscura with its stunning aerial views. There is a range of shops to explore, as well as the old market building recently restored with cafes, shops and artisan, and also the traditional indoor market selling locally grown produce and fresh fish. To enjoy and see the full Tavira aspect, you can take the passenger train which follows a set route around the town, or you can personalize your experience by taking a ‘TUK TUK’ tour in the small vehicles for 2 – 6 persons.

Tavira is the perfect central location, with great bus, train and road networks connecting along the whole of the Algarve Coastline.

BEACH - ILHA DE TAVIRA

The Beach Island of Tavira is just stunning. As a natural island separated from the mainland by the River Formosa, it is reached by catching a ferry from the main Tavira Harbour or towards Quatro Aguas. A excellent range of facilities is available including beach bars and a great selection of restaurants suiting most tastes. You can also hire sunbeds and sunshades. During the high summer season, there are also water sports and fun activities for all to enjoy. The sands are lovely and white, the sea is calm and together, these ingredients provide a wonderful tropical beach atmosphere akin to the Caribbean!

OTHER THINGS TO SEE AND DO

…….by travelling a little further afield there are a good range of things to do to suit all tastes. For nature lovers there are forest walks, cruises along the River Guadiana or natures 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 and Ghia as well as the famous Water Parks and Zoo Marine (wonderful for children), all easily reached by car or by day trip coach (around 45 minutes). From this property it is also easy to take a day trip to Spain. The lovely border town of Ayamonte is not far, and once there you can sample the delights of another country, including wine, tapas and excellent shopping. You can travel by car, or use public transport to get to Vila Real de Santo Antonio and from there take the 15 minute ferry crossing across the Guadiana River between Spain and Portugal. For the more adventurous the vibrant city of Seville is approx 170km away and for budding historians the Castle at Castro Marim is worth a look.

GOLF

This is perfect accommodation for golfers wishing to sample the excellent courses situated in the Eastern Algarve. Within a 20km radius there are 6 courses to choose from. Benamor and the 2 Quintas (Ria and Cima) are the most popular and have fantastic scenery and sea views. The prestigious Monte Rei course designed by Jack Nicklaus, whilst a little costly, offers the height of golfing luxury. Travelling East to towards the Spanish Border, the challenging courses of Castro Marim and the Ballesteros Signature Course Quinta do Vale both come highly recommended.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 4: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms: 3 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Climbing frame
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Lift access
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the manager for details before booking

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Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Rachel Robinson (Property Manager SmartaVillas)

Tourist Licence
20105/AL

Calendar updated:
23 Jul 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
Portugal

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese


This Apartment has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 11. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 23 Apr 2008. Located in Tavira, it has 1 review with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £416 to £921.

The Owner has a response rate of 10% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Jul 2016.

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