VILLA SAWAN is a 3 bedroom modern link villa with pool, beautifully furnished and offering its visitors a very comfortable stay. Situated directly on the Castro Marim Golf Course, the peace and tranquility is perfect for a relaxing family holiday in an idyllic environment with wonderful views - whether golfing enthusiasts or not! And for those who wish to play golf, what better location. The interior is spacious with lounge/dining area, and 2 ensuite bedrooms on the ground floor. The first floor has a large master bedroom, with bathroom and private balcony. The kitchen is wonderfully equipped and leads to the dining area. For al- fresco dining, there is a deluxe gas BBQ and a dining table & chairs in the shade. The nearby villages of Monte Francisco and Castro Marim offer a good range of cafes, bars and a restaurants, although the on-site club house has facilites including bar, restaurant and gym. This villa offers a real home from home within a very peaceful environment. Castro Marim is around 5 minutes by car and the local beaches of Praia Verde and Cabeco around 10 minutes by car.
The beautiful town of Tavira: When staying in this accommodation a visit to the beautiful town of Tavira is essential! You will not fail to be enthralled by its unspoilt charm, character and tranquillity. As you wander along the cobbled streets, you'll see an abundance of history dating as far back as 2000BC. A Roman bridge links the 2 parts of the town across the River Gilao, its sides decorated with traditional old bars and restaurants where you can relax and enjoy a peaceful drink or meal. Horse drawn carriages and a small train operate around the town and are perfect for sightseeing and enjoying the peaceful ambience. The many churches (37 in total!), the town castle and the typical fisherman's harbour leading to the River Formosa Natural Park are all places to visit, along with the wonderful daily market selling fresh home grown produce. Tavira Island and its wonderful beach is accessible by ferry boat from the town and offers excellent facilities with a wonderful holiday atmosphere
Other places to visit: 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 (around 45 minutes) or by day trip coach. From this property it is easy to take a day trip to Spain. The lovely border town of Ayamonte is not far by car, and once there you can sample the delights of another country, including wine, tapas and excellent shopping. Or you can travel by car, local bus or train to Vila Real de Santo Antonio and from there take the 15 minute ferry crossing to Ayamonte. For the more adventurous the vibrant city of Seville is approx 170 km away. For budding historians the Castle at Castro Marim is worth a look.
Golf: This is perfect accommodation for golfers wishing to partake in plenty of golf. There are 3 great 18 hole courses at Castro Marim and discounted green fees are available to Casa Casita visitors and in addition, only 1km away the new Ballesteros Signature Course Quinta do Vale is growing in popularity. Within a 20km radius there are another 4 great courses to choose from; Benamor and the 2 Quintas (Ria and Cima) are the most popular and are further towards Tavira. The prestigious new course of Monte Rei designed by Jack Nicklaus now has its first 18 holes open and is continuing in its development to the second phase offering the height of golfing luxury, although a costly experience, this is a real treat for golfing fanatics wishing to experience a little high life! We can organise golfing packages for any choice of courses to suit your preferences.