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Beautiful sea front apartment in authentic, picturesque fishing village

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom apartment (sleeps 5) with 2 large private terraces

Hidden away in the Eastern Algarve on the Ria Formosa nature reserve, 30 minutes journey time from Faro airport, lies the lovely, traditional fishing village of Fuseta. Renowned for its stunning sandy beaches and beautiful lagoon, Fuseta is a self contained remedy to the hustle and bustle of modern life. With its daily fish market, general market, restaurants, bars and local shops, forget the car and simply relax and unwind.

This beautifully decorated apartment has received numerous 5 star reviews and offers stunning views over the Ria Formosa from its private roof terrace which, with its sun loungers, Barbecue, pergola and table with seating for 10, is ideal for entertaining and dining. In addition to its two large double bedrooms, the main feature of the apartment is its spacious lounge and lavishly appointed open plan kitchen which lead out to a large, westerly facing private terrace which is equipped with a stone built, charcoal fired Barbecue, dining table & chairs and sun loungers.

Modern and stylish throughout, the apartment offers every conceivable luxury including Nespresso machine, Wireless internet, 250 TV channels including all UK terrestrial, Sky Movies and Sky and BT Sports plus Portuguese and German channels.

More Details

Owner
Ian Hunt
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wir haben 2 herrliche Wochen in dieser wunderbaren Wohnung mit ihrem großen Balkon verbracht. An der Ausstattung fehlt absolut nichts. Es war alles sehr gepflegt mit wöchentlichem Wäschewechsel und geschmackvoll. Als nette Geste empfanden wir die bereitstehende Erstversorgung. So bald möglich werden wir wiederkommen.

Im "Capri" haben wir sehr gut gespeist, wenn wir nicht zu Hause gekocht haben.

Regina+Klaus



Elegant, well-equipped apartment

We spent 2 glorious weeks in this beautiful apartment with its large balcony. There was absolutely nothing missing with the facilities.

It was all very well maintained with a weekly change of linen and nicely ecorated.

We thought the waiting welcome pack was a nice touch.

We will be back as soon as possible .

We have dined very well at The "Capri", if we did not want to cook at home.

Regina + Klaus
Oct 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Fuseta in Moncarapacho

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Two large, luxuriously appointed bathrooms. One is fully equipped with bath, separate shower, toilet and bidet whilst the other is a feature room with walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Double or Twin
  • Bedroom 2 can be configured as a Double or Twin.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Large Cooler
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveller reviews)

Beautiful sea front apartment in authentic, picturesque fishing village
average rating of 4.878049 based on 43 reviews
5

Amazing property, I felt more than at home here.

  • 5 of 5

On arrival the apartment was very well Equiptest, clean and inviting. There was everything that I needed to make my stay comfortable and I absolutely fell in love with the double walk in shower. The balcony was very private and a real sun trap where I enjoyed many hours in the beautiful sunshine in complete privacy. The kitchen was extremely well equipped with everything you could wish for. The roof top terrace was amazingly spacious, well equipped and with stunning views. Fuseta was perfect for me In so many ways, easy to get around, beautiful beach and beach bar and plenty of places to dine out with friendly people. I felt very relaxed and safe here and so enjoyed seeing the house martinis flying around. I would definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice place, nice people, what's not to like!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed In Ian's apartment for a fortnight mid-March. The weather was not kind but the apartment was well positioned, clean and extremely well-equipped. Once I'd figured out how to work the TV - important when the weather is dodgy - it was a perfect place to stay. Ian is a good guy and his rep in Fuseta, Alvaro, was extremely helpful. Fuseta is a terrific contrast to the golf-obsessed sites west of Faro. Friendly locals and a sense of getting to know the real Algarve. Meanwhile, it is so easy to drive to other interesting places such as Tavira or old Faro town ( a delight ) or indeed Lagos, an hour away by the permanently empty motorway and, yes, play golf. Top tip by the way, if hiring a car then pay the modest charge to activate your automatic toll charger for the Mway. We've no hesitation in recommending this apartment, just hope you get better weather than us. Toodlepip.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Portugal village joy

  • 5 of 5

Beginning February 18, we spent three weeks in Fuseta, a splendid small fishing village. This is a great apartment in a lovely location with many things to do even in low season. We had a car but one is not needed to get to nearby coastal towns. The wine, bread, jellies and various spreads provided by Ian were greatly appreciated even though we arrived in the afternoon. Alvaro was very helpful in explaining how things worked.

I'm not a fan of washer/dryer combinations, but we made it work. it is a spacious apartment and the two bathrooms were great for four people. We would happily stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A very enjoyable stay in Fuseta for 8 days with lovely accommodation

  • 4 of 5

We have travelled to Portugal every year for the last 30 years; we visited Fuseta for the first time in February.

Accommodation excellent. Beautifully appointed and in an ideal position for eating out locally on the front.

Location: Unusual for us as the views were across the creek and then the lagoon as opposed to directly on the seafront. This afforded some lovely walks, especially if you are interested in wild life. Ideally situated for access to local restaurants and shops. A mere 5 minute walk will take you to lovely beach bar with magnificent views. Equally, a 5 minute walk away you can pick up the local train to nearby towns. Tavira is well worth visiting.

Eating out was a revelation! It has been many years since we have been away on holiday where the food in restaurants is very inexpensive and invariably local produce (charcoal grilled in front of you) with the obvious choice local fish. Wines and beers are also excellent value for money. There are no "posh" restaurants to tempt you so your euros will go a long way!

Fuseta is a charming and very traditional fishing village well worth visiting. The apartment was extremely comfortable and beautifully furnished. Only negative for us as a couple was the view from the lounge terrace was a little restricted so there was only one spot where we could sit to overlook the creek/lagoon etc. There is a beautifully laid out roof terrace with excellent views but it is accessed by leaving the apartment and going up two flights of stairs. We are in our 60s and didn't trust ourselves to come back down after one too many glasses of wine up there!

One small recommendation to the owner: the train timetable was very out of date which we discovered on arrival at the station and had an hour to kill. It didn't faze us because we enjoyed coffees in the "square" at ludicrously low prices in this day and age.

We would like to thank the owners for their excellent support throughout the booking including Alvaro to welcome us and arrange transport back to the airport.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great property in fabulous location!

  • 5 of 5

From the very start of the booking process till the end of our stay it has been a real joy to work with Ian and his team.The check in process was smooth and faultless due to the arrival information sent by Ian; followed up by a phone call to me in Australia. Alvaro ,Ians local agent, was on hand to meet us on arrival and took his time to make sure we were familiar with the unit. The property was as good as described and was extremely clean and well maintained. The private roof top was an added bonus and a great place to watch the sunset over a cold beer or glass of red.The apartment was located a 3 minute walk from a number of local cafe bar restaurants that all boasted fresh fish and other fare every day. A local super market was 150 metres up the road. There is also a train station 5 minutes away that took us to all the surrounding towns for very low fares. We stayed for 16 nights in Fuseta and did not even consider renting a car. Overall our first trip to Portugal was a delight. We thank Ian and Alvaro for their wonderful customer service and I would not hesitate to rebook if I have the opportunity to return again and certainly would recommend this apartment to all who are considering Fuseta as a holiday destination.

Cheers

Tom & Claudia

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A little Gem!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment, immaculate, tastefully decorated and well equipped. Just a few minutes walk to beach, bars and restaurants. Wine, water, cheese, bread rolls and some other groceries were there on our arrival which I thought was a nice touch. Really enjoyed our first visit to Fuseta. If you're looking for a quieter destination away from the busier resorts this is the placd got you. We ate fantastic seafood every night, very reasonable to eat out. Recommend ferry over to island beach. Took train into Faro old town, very quaint with tiled and cobbled streets, had a lovely lunch there, however it was more expensive for food compared to Fuseta. Enjoyed live music in corner bar across from where the island ferry leaves from (music started at 10pm Sat night). Would love to return again. Thank you for a lovely stay

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Fuseta - Isla Armona
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
250 Metres
Fuseta
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Moncarapacho / Olhao Jn15 E1 Autovia
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Sol Pizza & Grill
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Car: not necessary

A picturesque fishing village on the Ria Formosa nature reserve. Fuseta, possesses stunning beaches and lagoon, fish and general daily market, shops, restaurants, bars, post office, banks (with ATM) and local amenities. Watersports are easily accessed and there are numerous Golf courses within easy reach.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Fuseta, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Peak Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

CANCELLATIONS
In the event of a cancellation at any time and for whatever reason, your initial deposit of 25% is NON-REFUNDABLE. Other than the forfeiture of your initial deposit, cancellations made more than thirty (30) days before arrival will not incur any further charges. However, cancellations made less than thirty (30) days prior to the date of arrival will forfeit the full reservation fee. In all cases, any security deposit already paid will be refunded in full. Early departure will not warrant any refund of rent.

UTILITY COSTS
Weekly rates include an Electricity allowance of €25 and a Gas allowance of €25. Meter readings will be taken on arrival and departure with any excess deducted from the security deposit. Use of the gas fired central heating system is not permitted due to the excessive cost of gas supply to the apartment without prior agreement together with the payment of an additional deposit. Please note, however, that the air conditioning units in the lounge and both bedrooms can also be used as a heat source.

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  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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