Townhouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 3

VISITED BY TRIPADVISOR
Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Looking for something very special? Elegance, character and comfort sum up this beautiful historic restored town house in the old fishing port town of Olhao. Great 360 degree views from the terraces over the old town and the sand bank islands. Watch the nesting stork families on nearby chimneys.

This perfectly situated property is minutes from the historic old town, water front promenade and harbour with its local passenger ferry port to nearby beach islands. Famous for its fishing heritage, Olhao still retains its character with cobbled streets , cube houses , old churches, storks nests, a bustling and colourful market and a selection of great seafront restaurants.

Guests staying at the Old Merchants House, have a unique experience. Relax in the terrace private jacuzzi spa with superb views over the islands and town spires and watch storks feeding their young from nearby chimneys.

A truly relaxing holiday and a great base where a car is not a necessity. A very Unique property and holiday experience. Probably the nicest house for rent in Olhao.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite, Solarium or roof terrace
Nearest beach Armona 2 km
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 20 km, Nearest railway: Olhao
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, Air conditioning, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The Algarve region

The Eastern Algarve is a relatively unspoilt area, retaining much of it's character. Olhao with its cube houses,cobbled streets and historic fishing industry offers a real taste of this part of Portugal.

Closeness to the unspoilt sandbank islands (just a short ferry trip away), an interesting old town and port area, and a lively local farmers market are great attractions. In addition, there is a splendid seafront promenade, great restaurants, evening jazz cocktails and a wonderful ice cream shop to boot! The Old Merchants House is in one of the best locations in the old quarter of Olhao and has great 360 degree views.

Olhao

No need for a car here. If you want to travel further afield, there is a single line railway that travels along the coast, a local bus station which will take you to Faro , Tavira and local villages , or even an express service for a long day in Seville.

If you do hire a car, however, there is plenty of free on-street parking close-by.