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LUXURY 2 Bed/2 Bath Apartment, A/C, Free Wifi, Pool, 5 Mins to Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights


About the property

Stunning 4 Star Coastal Resort with Pools, Terrace and poolside Cafe/Restaurant

Quality furnished apartment close to beach & village. The large 28 sq.m. elevated veranda features a built-in BBQ with outdoor furniture and views over Burgau village, and the Monchique mountains in the distance. There are 2 bedrooms, one double, one twin. The double, master bedroom has an En-suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath/shower. The second bathroom enjoys a NEW, double-size walk in shower - both bathrooms enjoying under-floor heating. Every room leads onto the sunny balcony, and there is also air-conditioning throughout the apartment.

The lounge features the latest 37' LED TV with most UK TV channels, all SKY Sports, F1 and Golf, and also BT Sports channels. Most European channels also included(DE, FR, PT, NL, BE, SW).

There is also a DVD, Bluetooth speaker and a CD/Radio.

We offer a broadband connection enabling Wi-Fi within the apartment, which is included in the rental price.

Part of the 4-star Domusiberica complex, set in beautifully landscaped gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, with its own exclusive (to guests) outdoor communal pool having a retractable cover, and a separate childrens splash pool. There is a large terrace, reception area, the recently opened new 'Zaza' poolside café/bar/ Italian-themed restaurant.

Adjoining the pools is a large, fenced, lawn area ideal for ball games and for children to play in safety. The complex is situated on the edge of the village overlooking the beach and adjacent to the National park.

Take a short 2 minutes stroll into the delightful fishing village of Burgau and a further 2 mins down the cobbled streets to the beach. Burgau has a wide selection of restaurants, cafes and bars; whilst also having a BLUE FLAG beach of clean white sand.

Burgau is easy to reach from Faro airport, taking just under a hour on the new A22 motorway. Car hire is very reasonable and enables exploration of the area. For a really relaxing holiday arrive by Taxibus. The village is self contained with small shops and restaurants so a car is not necessary. There is also a small farmers market most days with fresh fruit, vegetables and fish. Lagos is only a short journey away, and the bus service is very good, and taxis reasonably priced.

Monchique is a breathtaking rural town, just 20 minutes inland from Portimao on Portugal’s Algarve Coast. Caldas de Monchique is a charming centuries-old spa town - wonderfully peaceful, ideal to enjoy walks and picnics.

Slide and Splash at Lagoa is the nearest water park for the children, and Zoomarine at Guia (near Albufeira),though a little further away, (forty minute drive) is a great family day out - take swimsuits (there are pools as well).

Heading west towards Sagres and further on, are the more exposed beaches of the western Atlantic coast, including beautiful Amado and slightly more deserted Bordeira, with their great surfing conditions.

More Details

Steve & Mandy Taylor
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Steve & Mandy Taylor

Steve & Mandy Taylor, based in the Midlands in England, with grown children. All being well, in a few years time, hoping to spend more of our leisure time in this wonderful location.

Steve & Mandy Taylor purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Steve & Mandy Taylor chose Burgau

Following our late discovery of this beautiful part of the world, during a half-dozen years of enjoying the area based at our good friends apartment, we decided that we, and our family and friends, could enjoy many more years in this special location.

What makes this apartment unique

From waking in the morning to bright sunshine in the bedroom (if preferred!), walking to the village baker for the fresh bread ( the smell alone evoking marvellous memories), enjoying breakfast on the veranda, and later enjoying a wine in the evening, reflecting on the day, while the sun basks the village as it slowly sets - Perfect!

Guestbook comments from the owner

It is our first time visiting the Algarve, and we are totally in love with it! - the nice places and beaches here.

Every evening we were happy to get back to relax in your clean and lovely apartment.

We had perfect Barbeques!

Affection and thanks for everything.
Aug 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Burgau in Budens

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • En-Suite bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet , High quality fittings
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , New large double size shower
  • Master en-suite bathroom, enjoys new jacuzzi bath with shower. The Guest bathroom has a brand new walk-in shower unit installed. All towels (except beach) provided Under-floor heating to both rooms.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , En-suite
    Guest Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , Seperate Bathroom across Hallway
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4 Maximum 4 adults Bedside cabinets, built in wardrobes and drawers in both rooms. Patio doors onto Veranda. Shutters and air conditioning also to both rooms.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
NEW for 2017 - Full sized walk-in shower unit to guest bathroom. Apartment freshly redecorated throughout. Meet and Greet from our very helpful, local, property manager. Welcome Pack to ensure fully refreshed arrival for our guests. Please let us know if specific dietary considerations.


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LUXURY 2 Bed/2 Bath Apartment, A/C, Free Wifi, Pool, 5 Mins to Beach
average rating of 4.851852 based on 29 reviews

Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was absolutely perfect. It is fully equipped and there was everything you could possibly need and it was exceptionally clean. There was a warm welcome on arrival and we were shown how to work all the appliances which was extremely helpful. The facilities at the health club were excellent. The situation of the apartment was perfect, a five minute walk to the Village and the beach - which was clean and sandy. It is not overlooked and it is extrememly peaceful and quiet. At night you can see the lights from the village twinkling in the distance. The village has a superb choice of restaurants, a lovely bakery and the locals are so friendly and helpful. It is also a great base for visiting other places. It is an ideal location and I would recommend this apartment to anyone and will certainly be returning next year. If you want a relaxing holiday in good surroundings this is the place for you.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our guests have echoed our own feelings exactly here. There really are so many small pleasures, that when added together make this place special!
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Peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

I was met by joao who was very welcoming and showed me around the apartment and how to use the WiFi and utilities.

I loved the extra touch of having a small welcome pack of bread, butter, milk and juice and most importantly a bottle of red.

I wish most property let’s was this nice and welcoming. The appartment had everything we needed and was really clean.

We hired a car from the airport and found the appartment very easily with the details given and parking out side.

We used the car to drive to Lagos and found a car park for €1 a day Amazing.

Burgau is very easy to walk around and stunning. I would honestly tell everyone one to not judge Burgau by the pictures on google they do not do it justice.

Myself and friends are already looking forward to returning to Burgau next year or later this summer.

Thank you Steve and Mandy for letting us stay in your home.

Best wishes

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to see that Joao's addition to our property management team is adding to our guest's positive experience of Burgau. Also pleasing to hear that Thomas found everything they needed in the apartment, as we, each year, pay attention to comments from our guests with small improvements, and attempt to make their stay as comfortable as if they were at home! The recent investment in the local facilities and utilities is also pleasing to be recognised, whilst at me time, we believe, not detracting from the small fishing village "feel"!
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  • 5 of 5

My wife & I spent 6 enjoyable weeks in Steve & Mandy's cozy apartment in Burgau. A perfect location for us, with a spacious deck facing east and the neighbouring Burgeau hamlet. Ana welcomed us, and was there when needed (only to fix the tv for us technically challenged), and the cleaning staff did a fantastic job each Wed. that was very much appreciated!! The beach and restaurants are a short walk from the apartment, so that was a daily routine for us.

We would definitely return. Thank you Steve & Mandy.

Pete & Bonnie

  • Review Submitted: 12-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic to hear that the trip to this side of 'the pond' was totally enjoyable (including the cycling), and that our team were able to ensure that you wanted for nothing! We shall pass on to them your appreciation, and we very much look forward to seeing you both again soon.
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Well appointed luxury apartment

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable, modern apartment situated close to Burgau's amenities. The weather was in the high 30's so the excellent user friendly air con was most welcome. Ana's professional & efficient manner, great communication skills and approachability ensured our stay was the best it could be: nothing was too much trouble.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Individual air conditioning units in each of the main rooms, including bedrooms, ensures enjoyment of your holiday especially when Portugal hots up!! The units also double up as heating if evening temperatures go the other way! Our property manager is always on hand to help, even with those little things that can threaten the enjoyment of your time on holiday. It is a tribute to her that so many of our guests take the trouble to say so. And we, and she, are looking forward to receiving you as our guests again next year. Thank you so much.
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very clean and well appointed apartment in good location.

  • 4 of 5

Have stayed in Burgau before, so know the area. This apartment was ideal for us. Warm welcome from Anna, the owners agent,who is very helpful. Would recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased to hear you enjoyed an idyllic stay, as usual, in great part down to our local manager Ana and Daniella.
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Fabulous apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our two week stay there. We were met by Ana who showed us around the apartment & explained all the appliances etc. The apartment was immaculate with very comfortable beds, good quality furniture etc. Very well equipped with wifi and smart tv system. This is probably the best holiday let we've rented and is better than the 2 others we saw on the development (we stayed a 3rd week in another apartment in the next block!)

However..... we were a bit disappointed by the complex itself. It all felt quite unloved. The gym has closed down, the grounds around the pool & playground needed maintaining, bins around the pool area weren't emptied for days on end and toilets weren't cleaned very often. On the plus side the Tomik restaurant was excellent.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pleasing once again to hear that the apartment was thoroughly enjoyed. The complex is due it's periodic planned maintenance, including full external repaint, and grounds maintenance. We have passed on comments regarding the bins etc. to the Club management, who will we expect take requisite action, and will ourselves monitor , through our property manager.
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: recommended

Burgau is located 10 minutes drive west of Lagos. It sits on the edge of a National park and is still a working fishing village.

The Blue Flag beach itself is beautifully clean with golden sands and children can play safely under a watchful eye. There is a lovely restaurant at the back of the beach where you can sit and watch the waves roll in.

Burgau is a great base for walking, along the coast to the neighbouring villages of Salema and Luz. Burgau offers a good selection of bars/cafes and excellent restaurants(23 at last count), as well as a variety of activities such as surfing and fishing. Also in the village there is a newsagent, 2 small supermarkets, and a small bakers supplying fresh bread daily.

The historic town of Lagos is only a 10 minute drive away, with quaint cobbled streets, a multitude of varied restaurants and a stunning marina. Lagos is a fantastic town that can certainly be enjoyed by all age groups, with a good nightlife.

WALKING IN THE ALGARVE - In the Algarve there is a large protected coastline which stretches all the way from Sines to Sagres and then eastwards to Burgau. - it is the Cape St Vincent Natural Park. It became a protected area in order to preserve its unique natural beauty and fabulous flora and fauna. This coastline offers a unique walking opportunity, with a varying geology giving different coastal scenery, seascapes and wild life. This is the Algarve as it used to be before any commercial development.

The well used coastal paths can be accessed directly from the apartment, with good routes heading both east and west from Burgau. Going to the left you can get to Luz, then Porto de Mos, Ponta da Piede (lighthouse) and finally to Lagos.

To the right, you join the footpath to Salema. You are now entering the national park and the route offers stunning views and is a wonderful walk. This is totally unspoilt coastline and the walk is wonderful any time of the year, but especially so in spring when it is awash with wild flowers. You will discover hidden beaches for swimming, and sometimes even bars!

Mild, sunny winters make walking ideal from late September through to springtime, whereas the main summer months can be too hot.

The southern sunshine of the western-Algarve provides tremendous enjoyment, away from the crowds, in this beautiful unspoilt corner of the Algarve. Superb for coastal & mountain walking.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

An extra young child can be accommodated on Z-bed - extra £75 per week
Change-over day flexible
Non-refundable deposit 25% payable at time of booking.
Security deposit of £150, refunded once keys returned and apartment checked(within 14 days departure)
A before-arrival cleaning and linen service is included.
Beach towels NOT provided - please bring your own.
Our Property Manager will 'meet & greet, with keys

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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