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Tavira Garden 16A Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

The family-friendly Tavira Garden is widely regarded as one of the finest holiday apartment rental complexes in the Eastern Algarve. Facilities include two pools (each with adjacent kids pool), a bar/bistro, a gym (with machines, sauna, massage, yoga), mature gardens, tennis, WiFi Internet free at Reception, in the Bar/Bistro and at the main pool. The old town is a 10-15 minute walk or a €4,00 taxi. There is a good supermarket at 300m and a large shopping centre at 800m (major supermarket, shops, boutiques, food court, cinemas, etc). Tavira itself is one of the best preserved towns of the Algarve – rich in Roman, Moorish and Crusader history, it even has a Roman bridge still in everyday use. A commuter train connects with most of the coastal towns of the Algarve from the Spanish border in the east to Lagos in the west. Express buses run to Seville, Lisbon, etc, while local buses connect with the towns and villages of the Algarve hinterland. Nearby Tavira Island offers 13km of some

The family-friendly Tavira Garden is widely regarded as one of the finest holiday apartment rental complexes in the Eastern Algarve. Facilities include two pools (each with adjacent kids pool), a bar/bistro, a gym (with machines, sauna, massage, yoga), mature gardens, tennis, WiFi Internet free at Reception, in the Bar/Bistro and at the main pool. The old town is a 10-15 minute walk or a €4,00 taxi. There is a good supermarket at 300m and a large shopping centre at 800m (major supermarket, shops, boutiques, food court, cinemas, etc). Tavira itself is one of the best preserved towns of the Algarve – rich in Roman, Moorish and Crusader history, it even has a Roman bridge still in everyday use. A commuter train connects with most of the coastal towns of the Algarve from the Spanish border in the east to Lagos in the west. Express buses run to Seville, Lisbon, etc, while local buses connect with the towns and villages of the Algarve hinterland. Nearby Tavira Island offers 13km of some of the finest white strands of the Algarve (and a secluded nudist beach!).I have four apartments in Tavira Garden, all of which are fully licenced under the Alojamente Locale regime. Apartment 16A is a single level penthouse apartment of 90sqm/1000sqft close to one of the pools. It sleeps four to six guests, kitchen and dining are comprehensively equipped for self-catering for six. Dish-washer, washing machine, drying frame, iron/board, hairdryer, etc, are provided.Living/Dining room and both bedrooms (one double, one twin) have individual AC. The living room has a double sofa-bed; a camp-bed and cot/high chair are available free of charge if requested when booking. The bathroom is located between the two bedrooms. The satellite TV offers dozens of channels in English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese. The LED TV has HDMI and USB connections and a DVD player is provided. Communal WiFi is provided free at Reception, in the Bar/Bistro and at the main pool. An individual WiFi 'HotSpot' can be provided in the apartment as an option (ADSL 12Mbps nominal with unlimited download. First week £20, thereafter £12 per week or pro rata per day).There is an individual roof terrace with gas BBQ, dining table, loungers, umbrella and panoramic views to the sea and to the Algarve hills.Bed-linen and towels are supplied and are changed when the apartment is cleaned in mid stay for longer stays.Rental rates in July and August are for a party of four; at other times of the year, rates are for parties of two. An extra charge is levied for party numbers exceeding the base number. Fifth and sixth guests are allocated camp-bed or sofa-bed. Cot/high chair are available free of charge if requested when booking.For longer stays, a discount of 10% is applied to the average daily cost for all days in excess of one week. Short stays are accepted (minimum three days) but daily rates reflect an additional final cleaning charge on stays of less than one week. Long winter lets at heavily discounted rates on request (Linen, towels supplied) -- please enquire.Faro airport transfers arranged at €50,00 (2015 each way for 4/5 people; 35 minutes).

Location description from owner

The Algarve region

The East Algarve was always the favourite summer destination for the better off Spaniards and Portuguese and has escaped the over-commercialisation which has plagued the better known West Algarve, the favoured destination for most English tourists.Faro airport (35km from Tavira) provides excellent connections and Seville airport (160km) is sometimes an attractive alternative.The Guadiana River Valley, the border between Spain and Portugal is about 25km from Tavira. The old walled towns along the river, a memento of the historical enmity between these neighbours, make for fascinating visits -- the valley is half an hour's drive from Tavira or you can take a boat trip upriver with a stop for lunch en route.The Ria Formosa Natural Park (one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal") surrounds Tavira. You can go bird-watching, butterfly-chasing, cycling, horse-riding -- or simply wander!Some of the best beaches of the Algarve (and definitely the warmest waters) are found on Ilha da Tavira (Tavira Island) which is reached by a short ferry ride from the old town. On the island there are 12km of fine white strands, bars, cafés, restaurants, sun-loungers, umbrellas, massage. You can always find an uncrowded spot within easy reach and there is even a remote nudist section.A dozen or so golf courses are within half an hour's drive of Tavira, the nearest less than five minutes away. Tennis, horse-riding, bicycle hire, water-sports, fishing, boat-hire -- all are well represented in Tavira.

Tavira Garden

While Tavira itself has a fascinating history, there are many small local villages within easy reach. Santa Luzia, the octopus capital of the Algarve; Cachopo, in the centre of the hunting district and renowned for game dishes in its restaurants; Cacela Velha, an old fort town dating back to the Moors. There are many street markets (in Tavira itself and throughout the area) offering a fascinating selection of bric-a-brac. The old centre of Tavira is very well preserved. The town boasts a wealth of Roman, Moorish and Crusader history. The town council nurtures the tourist industry and arranges a wide selection of entertainment throughout the season. You can enjoy street theatre, folk music and dancing, fairs and exhibitions, a film festival, aerial displays and balloon races, culinary festivals, etc. The town itself boasts an extraordinary diversity of cafes, bars and restaurants -- you can dine extraordinarily inexpensively or spend a small fortune in the upmarket Pousada de Convento da Graca! The active local fishing industry ensures an excellent supply of fresh fish. In Dec 2013 Tavira was recognised by UNESCO as the Portuguese centre of the European Cultural Heritage "Mediterranean diet", a tribute to the culinary excellence of the many fine (and inexpensive) restaurants in the town.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Children's pool
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Shared garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Sauna
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Ted M

Tourist Licence
AL8273

Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
15 Aug 2016
Based in:
United States

Languages spoken: English, French, German


This Apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 15 Feb 2014. Located in Tavira, the average weekly rate varies from £310 to £840.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 15 Aug 2016.

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