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Delightful 1 Bedroom Apartment in Fuseta in the unspoilt East Algarve

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Property
apartment
People
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Fuseta

Comfortable1 bed Apt (sleeps 2) a stones throw from the beach and all amenities.

Modern, bright and spacious brand new apartment with air conditioning and good size south facing balcony.

The apartment has been furnished to a high standard and will make a perfect base for any holiday. Located conveniently in the centre of Fuzeta village, the apartment is situated on the second floor in a block of only 4 apartments. It is close to all amenities and is also within a few minutes’ walk to Fuzeta beach.

The balcony has views over roof tops and of Fuzeta square with its many cafés and restaurants.

A car is not necessary at all but for those wanting to explore, the train is cheap and reliable and the station is only a 5 minute walk away.

The apartment has a well equipped fitted kitchen with good size central breakfast bar. Granite kitchen tops, ceramic hob, oven, toaster, fridge freezer, washing machine and coffee machine. There is ample cupboard space and work surfaces. Iron and board provided.

The lounge area is spacious with two large comfortable chairs, TV, free Wi-Fi and Hi-Fi. Floor to ceiling sliding patio doors, with electric blackout blinds, lead out to the south facing balcony. Various loungers, chairs and table are available for you to relax and enjoy the sun or dine al-fresco under the full shade of the awning.

The double bedroom is equipped with air conditioning, has a comfortable bed, large wardrobe with wooden hangers and full length mirror. Hair dryer provided. The patio doors also lead out to the balcony and have black out electric blinds.

The shower room is very spacious, bright and airy and is tiled throughout. The shower consists of a large shower head plus a smaller hand held shower separated by a glass block wall. There is a large hand basin with over mirror and light. WC. Towels provided.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jane
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016

About Jane

I first visited Fuseta on holiday 26 years ago. I instantly fell in love with the portugues, so generous, interesting and how they live a life of simplicity and stress free.

I was told by my the newly retired father, 'Don't wait until you are my age to make the move to Portugal, it's a wonderful life and should be enjoyed for as long as possible!'

That was 13 years ago!

I'm 52 now and just starting a new business locally.

Hopefully I can tell you about it when you visit!

Jane purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Jane chose Olhao region

This apartment is very clean and welcoming and is conveniently situated so therefore all amenities are within a few minutes walk.

The balcony provides ample space to sunbathe and enjoy a meal.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

Delightful 1 Bedroom Apartment in Fuseta in the unspoilt East Algarve
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
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Perfect Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time in Fuseta and this apartment was just as described . Jane was at the apartment to welcome us and her little touches to make us feel welcome were great. Communication with Jane was excellent and we hope to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a great week in Fuseta. What a terrific find this apartment turned out to be. I would encourage anyone to read all the previous reviews as they are all 'spot on' with their comments and recommendations. The apartment is perfect for a couple. Great location, light, airy, spotlessly clean and well equipped. The UK TV via the internet was a bonus too, especially as Wimbledon was on during our visit. Jane was a pleasure to deal with by email and meet in person on our arrival. Many thanks Jane.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Perfect Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a month long stay in this comfortable, extremely clean and well equipped apartment. It is right in the centre of town and everything you need is within easy walking distance - perfect for a relaxing holiday. Fuseta has great beaches and excellent reasonably priced restaurants and a wonderful fresh fruit and fish market. Jane, the owner, is lovely, friendly and always available if you need any help. We will certainly be returning in the not too distant future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful 12 days holiday in this comfortable, clean and well-equipped apartment with everything you need as a home from home, a sunny balcony, or a base for exploring. It is perfectly placed for day to day shopping - a baker a few steps away for fresh bread every day for breakfast, minimarkets very close as is the village square with its cafes, restaurants and other shops. A five minute walk gives access to the fish ,meat , fruit and vegetable market. We particularly enjoyed the restaurants/ barbecues next to the market . No car is necessary as the town beach, ferry to the extensive ocean beach, water taxis and railway station (for cheap and easy travel to Faro, Olhao, Tavira and Vila Real) are all within a few minutes walk; and pleasant longer walks are possible along the Ecovia cycle route to both east and west. Jane, the owner was available, prompt and vey helpful. This was our fourth holiday in Fuseta and we judged this apartment to be the best we have stayed in , would certainly recommend and hope to return ourselves in the future.

Peter & Evelyn (Northumberland)

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Perfect apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

An extremely well equipped, clean and comfortable apartment ideal for couples who want a central location close to all amenities, as well as their "home comforts". The kitchen has everything you need to self-cater in style, and the wi-fi and English TV was much appreciated on the cooler evenings. Despite it being off-season, we also spent some time on the lovely balcony which was a great sun trap. The view of the square is great for people watching, as are the numerous small bars and restaurants within easy walking distance – all very friendly and plenty of choice in their menus.

Fuseta itself is a lovely little town with everything you need close to hand, and perfectly fine without a car as the train service is very good for day trips – we went to Cabanas, Tavira, and Faro and on a previous visit have been as far as Albufiera for a day out. The Ecovia cycleway passes through the town and you can either hire bikes locally or go for long walks through the stunning countryside of the Ria Formosa. The town beach is lovely for walks (and winter-time paddles!) and has a nice waterfront café, and although we didn’t go over to the ocean beach on this holiday we have done in the past, taking advantage of the cheap and regular ferries to reach stunning sands with a variety of bars and other facilities.

Jane was great to deal with for initial enquiries by email and phone, booking us a very reliable and friendly transfer, meeting us on arrival, and a quick catch up when we met by chance during our stay. Overall a great holiday which we’d like to repeat in the not too distant future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
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Fabulous new apartment in centre of Fuseta

  • 5 of 5

Description of apartment, facilities and location accurate. It was spotless, very well equipped and with a lovely, large, south facing balcony overlooking a side street and the village square. The air conditioning in the bedroom was very effective and quiet, and the 'wet room' shower luxurious.

Jane met us on arrival, explained everything and couldn't have been more helpful and friendly.

Our stay was short, only 3 nights, but hope to return ourselves and would highly recommend it to others.

We enjoyed the location in the 'heart' of Fuseta, yet within easy walking distance of the harbour, beach and ferries to the nearby islands. Enjoyed the local fish/vegetable market, the seafood and a lunchtime salad with chargrilled chicken at the restaurant next to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
23 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Fuseta - Armona or water taxi to all local islands
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Fuzeta
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
A22 at junction 15 Moncarapacho/Olhao
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Fuseta walk on beach
Car: not necessary

The Algarve region.

The Algarve is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Every year tourists in their thousands flock to the south of Portugal to soak up the sun and relax in this European paradise.

The Algarve is full of history and heritage. Still standing today are buildings and walls dating back to the Roman times. You are never far from a museum or guided tour to allow you to gain a more in depth insight into the evolution of this beautiful region.

The Algarve has the best all round climate in the whole of Europe and can boast more sunshine hours than California!

Average temperatures range from 16º-17º in January and February, 22º in October to 29º-30º or higher in August.

Temperatures never fall below zero.

With over 100 miles of beautiful cliff faces and extensive golden beaches, the Algarve offers one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world.

Visit the traditional Portuguese neighbouring towns and villages along the Algarve coastline. Direct access from the apartm to the "Ecovia", a cycling/walking track along the coast from Olhão all the way to the Spanish border, ideal for walkers, birdwatchers and cyclists.

FUZETA is a traditional Portuguese fishing village in the Ria Formosa in the Eastern Algarve.

The town which is located on the coast is known for its quaint cubed houses with their terraces and interesting chimneys and is a trademark of this part of the Algarve.

There is a newly renovated produce market situated on the quay which is open every morning, except Sundays, where you can buy all your fresh fish, meat, vegetables and fruit.

The fishermen go out early to catch the fish and is freshly sold at the local fish, meat and veg market. Choose what you want for lunch or dinner at one of the waterfront barbecues. My favourite is the BBQ mixed fish on the street at 'Casa de Corvo' or also known as “Rui’s”.

Fuzeta has the bonus of two beaches. The first is a small calm beach on the lagoon in the town itself and is literally only a 5 minute stroll. Available to rent are loungers and parasols. Enjoy a drink or snack at the beach café. Toilets and showers available.

The ocean beach is just across the lagoon on the Island of Armona and is easily reached by a short, cheap, frequent ferry ride. Sun loungers and parasols are available to rent at the cafes and in the summer there is music and dancing. The Ocean beach extends for miles so those seeking more peace and privacy can walk 10 minutes to have the beach almost to themselves. The taxi boats leave from the ferry point and will take you to any of the other islands further out. Check out the water sports, kite surfing and kayaking.

The square is the heart of Fuzeta and has many cafes selling tempting cakes and freshly cooked bread. There is a pizza bar, takeaways, many different restaurants for meat, fish and chicken or try one of the traditional Portuguese dishes. Smell the delicious chickens roasting on the BBQs on almost every street corner!

Fuzeta has a street market on the first Thursday of the month and a flea market on the second Sunday of the month.

Fuzeta has two train stations both within a 5 minute walk from the apartment. The single line runs along the coast and stops in most of the towns so if you are looking to visit the many charming and historical towns then it is very cheap and easy. Why not take the train to Villa Real San Antonio on the Spanish border or one of the popular towns on the west side.

OLHAO, Pronounced 'ol-ee-ow', the neighbouring town, is a busy traditional town with a gem of a waterfront and striking marina. Its fishing port is the most important in the Eastern Algarve and its fish market is the biggest.

Olhao also has many shops, restaurants and an entire summer festival devoted to sea food. The famous Sea Food festival takes place in August and includes live music.Ameijoas, the king of clams, is grown and eaten in abundance and is a 'must-try' entreé. It will be well worth a visit!Olhão is very Portuguese, very Algarvian and still un-touristic. The pedestrian shopping area winds in cobbled streets through the moorish-looking old town to the waterfront.

The markets are full of home grown fruit & veg as well as meat, deli and fish. The cafe's, bars and parks enjoy sparkling views out over the Ria Formosa lagoons.

From the pier, you can take a boat or ferry to the island villages and beaches of Armona, Culatra and Farol, all great day trips. Lots of information at hand here. The official visitor centre for the Ria Formosa nature reserve is just outside Olhão. Its worth a visit to see the restored tidal mill (of which there were once many in the Ria Formosa) and the bird life.

Olhao has a shopping mall (Ria shopping) with around 80 shops, a large supermarket, restaurants/bars and cinema. There is also kart racing in the underground car park here.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Fuseta, Olhao region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nov 2016 - Feb 2017
1 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
5 night minimum stay
£210
for 5 nights
From
£42
£235
 
 
March 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£231
for 5 nights
From
£46
£269
 
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£252
for 5 nights
From
£50
£303
 
 
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£320
for 7 nights
£320
 
 
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£378
for 7 nights
£378
 
 
July 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£416
for 7 nights
£416
 
 
July - September 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£538
for 7 nights
£538
 
 
September 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£328
for 5 nights
From
£66
£404
 
 
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£269
for 5 nights
From
£54
£320
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £84

Usually access to the apartment is after 13.00hrs and departure at 10.00hrs but I am very flexible so please do ask.
Tea, coffee and water will be in the apartment on your arrival. Free Wi Fi/Internet.
During the winter period November - February, weekly rates are exclusive of electricity.
Meter readings during the winter period will be taken on arrival and departure and usage will be deducted from the security deposit of 100 euros.

Payment is also accepted in pounds sterling by way of bank transfer, calculated at the time of reservation.
Full payment and security bond will be required if booking is less than 4 weeks prior to your arrival.

Regarding airport transfers, I can arrange for my taxi driver Francisco to meet you in the airport and bring you to the apartment. Please ask for details.

I would require a 25% deposit bank transfer to secure your booking.
The remaining balance and a refundable security deposit of 100 euros or £75 sterling will be required 4 weeks prior to your arrival.
The security deposit will be refunded to your bank after a satisfactory apartment check and within 7 days of your departure.
Full payment is required if booking is less than 4 weeks prior to arrival

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Fuseta in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Tiled throughout Spacious shower with non slip mosaic tiles Large and small shower heads Glass brick wall partition Good size hand basin with towel rails WC
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King Size bed Bed side tables Air conditioning Large wardrobe with ample hangers Full length mirror and wall mirror Electric blinds to darken room Sliding patio doors to balcony Hair dryer
Entertainment:
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Water sports, kite surfing, kayaking, fishing. All information can be located by the ferry terminal for all water sports, fishing and boat trips. Bike hire available from the village. There is a coach that leaves Fuseta for the waterparks(West Algarve). More info available where you see the signs. Any information required, please do ask me.

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