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Beautiful and modern sea front apartment in lovely Eastern Algarve village

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

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom apartment 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
Linda Hunt
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 October, 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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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Ferry
500 Metres
Fuseta - Isla Armona
Nearest Train
250 Metres
Fuseta
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Moncarapacho / Olhao Jn15 E1 Autovia
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Sol Pizza & Grill
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.

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:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful and modern sea front apartment in lovely Eastern Algarve village
average rating of 4.877551 based on 51 reviews
5

Nice place to be

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended! This apartment is truly home with all the accessories you could possibly require, also tidy and clean. It is well located, very close to all the amenities and within easy walking distance to the beach, ferry etc. We have had a very good time with two children for 2 weeks in July. Especially, we appreciated very much the kind contact in advance for preparation as well as in place when we arrived. We have enjoyed the terrace each morning for breakfast. Fuseta is a nice place to stay for a family, not to big but everything around. We even did not miss a car and preferred the local train instead.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable modern apartment near the ocean

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week in Algarve. The apartment is really comfortable and well equipped. The most important is that you feel at home there. A kitchen area is huge and has everything you might need. We spent most of the time around a large table on a spacious terrace. All rooms have air conditioners that was extremely important in August. There are two or three umbrellas and a lot of beach towels. Fuseta is a pretty quiet fishing village, especially in the first half of the day. However, there were pretty loud concerts during 4 out of our 8 evenings. On top, a road under bedrooms' windows is pretty noisy, so leaving windows open at night was not an option. However, it was not really needed as nights were still hot and air conditioners worked properly. The windows block noise pretty well and we had an excellent night sleep. Besides concerts, a small bazaar and some restaurants Fuseta has nothing to offer for entertainment. However, we did not expect miracles and planned some trips around. The best nearest nice place is a small town Tavira, just 15 km away. We also had trips to the West coast (ca 1,5 h drive) and a picturesque shore near Lagos and Alporchinhos (50 min - 1h 15min drive depending on the place). Spain is only 40 km away and we visited also Seville (ca 2 h drive). The downside was an extremely high temperature - ca 38 C. Nevertheless, it was great. In my opinion, a car is a must to enjoy the place. Travelling is one thing, but the other is shopping for food. Fuseta's main supermarket is a couple km away. We also tried local fish market and some bigger stores in other towns nearby. To note, car rental prices are really attractive in Portugal and might be as low as 10 EUR per day for VW Polo. The last but not least is the ocean. The nearest beach is quite ok if you do not have time, but I do recommend taking a ferry to an island to get to the real ocean. It will take just 10-15 min including a walk to the wharf. Nevertheless, make sure that you return before 6:30 pm, otherwise you might have to spend up to an hour in a queue during high season.

To summarize: I do recommend this outstandingly comfortable and spacious apartment both as a springboard for an exploration of Algarve and Andalusia, as well as a nice quiet harbour for enjoying the ocean and vhino verde.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Apartment

  • 4 of 5

Highly recommend! This apartment is truly home from home with all the accessories you could possibly require. The apartment is in a great place, very close to all the amenities and within easy walking distance to the lovely beach. We had a very relaxing stay with our two children for a 1 week in July, just before the school holidays. We spent time on the terrace enjoying the early evening sun.... Just missing a jacuzzi!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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5

Wonderful apartment! close to the beach, with everything you need for a perfect relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for two weeks (21/6 - 4/7) in Ian's wonderful apartment

From the moment we booked with Ian everything ran smoothly, plenty of information about what to expect, and the apartment is as described and the photos show the apartment as it is. Alvaro meets you and explains how everything works aircon etc and facts about the area...the lovely open plan lounge, kitchen and dinner with double patio doors on to the spacious terrace. The fly screens on all doors/Windows were a fabulous touch, meaning no bugs are able to come in.. No mosquito plugs needed! A bonus..The kitchen is well equipped with plenty of nice crockery, cutlery, place mats, serving dishes and glasses (We were a party of two couples and we always had plenty of glasses etc even when the dishwasher was on).

The two bathrooms are also modern and you get plenty of lovely fluffy towels and flannels including large beach towels. We used the BBQ, again easy to use with good utensils.

The Beach is a short walk along the front, it has lovely soft sand and very clean, Ian provides umbrellas and cool boxes/icepacks for you to use and a couple of beach seats/ mats, there are Sun lounges and parasols for hire in front of the beach bar/cafe if you need added comfort.

We had most of our evening meals in Fuseta in the square, don't expect posh restaurants, there aren't any! There are plenty of friendly bar/restaurants that put their tables in the square to eat. The fish is all amazing wherever you go and all displayed in cabinets for you to choose, it all comes straight off the fishing boats and was some of the best fish we have ever tasted. If you don't like fish, the pork, lamb and chicken is also very good.

Portuguese wines both white/red/rose are all cheap to buy and very good. We were paying on average about €60 euros for bread/olives/pates for starters then main course, puddings,wine for the ladies and beers for the men

Fuseta is not a main tourist area, it's more like a small village in England. Butcher, baker, super market, mini market, fish market and fresh produce daily, and a small shop selling buckets/spades/etc.

We found everyone very friendly, if you like a holiday away from the tourist traps, with a lovely beach, good food that is cheap to buy and a wonderful accommodation, this is the place for you.

There are nice places to visit if you want to, Tavira, Faro and Estoi or a boat to the islands.

Thank you Ian, for the use of your wonderful apartment it was definitely 5*

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely modern apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful apartment has everything, and more.

It is so well equipped, they really have thought of everything to make for the perfect stay. We were very pleased to have the welcome pack (which included wine) as we had a long journey!

There are lovely local restaurants very near by, and a gorgeous sandy beach.

I will definitely be booking again, thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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5

Great apartment & perfectly situated

  • 5 of 5

Our 2nd stay here and we love it. Very clean, & Well equipped with everything you could possibly need. It is ideally situated and can walk to beach & restaurants

Think we will be back again next year

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
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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 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 4 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Summer 2018
5 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Peak Summer 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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