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An ideal location for a quiet break, within town

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Tavira - Alto do Cano

This tastefully restored town house is located on a quiet pedestrian lane on the border of the historical centre of Tavira, often known as the 'Jewel of the Algarve'. A perfect base for a peaceful holiday, with no need to drive as all amenities are within 5 - 10 minutes walk.

Catch the beach boat from the river Gilao downstream to the beautiful islands in front of Tavira. Enjoy the 12km stretch of white sand beach, observe the traditional fishing and farming in and around Tavira, catch some wonderful sunsets over the rolling hills surrounding Tavira and home to many 'timeless' villages. Sample the freshness of good native ingredients in the many restaurants around Tavira, dining 'al fresco' in the many sidewalk cafes and restaurants that invite us to take time out to observe the lifestyles and movements of people out and about town.

Comprising a kitchen with dining and living room, 3 bedrooms, one ensuite, annexed from the other two bedrooms and bathroom, but accessed through the same private courtyard, this house offers ample space for couples and families.

A beautifully structured wooden roof over the rooms also supplies shade to part of the courtyard area while other parts remain great sunspots. An ideal location for families with small children as the courtyard is secure and child friendly. Pets are also welcome, there will be a small charge for them.

The kitchen is also modern with all appliances and comforts one might need on holiday.

Beach towels are provided and we have three bicycles you are welcome to use!

There is a cot and high chair provided. Please let us know if you have any other requirements.

Suitable for elderly.

This is a semi detached property with a few neighbours further up the lane and not at all overlooked.

The lane is cobbled and pedestrianised. Accessed some meters away from parking and tarmac roads.

As a town property this remains a quiet area

Ashtrays are provided for smoking outside the property.

The Ria Formosa Nature Reserve is a paradise for walkers and birdwatchers alike. For people who prefer a little more strenuous exercise there is also a local kitesurfing school, horse riding, tennis and many mountain bike trails. Boats leave the pier for deep-sea fishing all along the Algarve Coast.

An excellent commuter train service connects all the coastal towns of the Algarve with a frequency of 1 train per hour during the day and connects Tavira with the twice daily Faro-Lisbon express. The Spanish border is 20 minutes away, while Seville is 90 minutes drive or a little longer by the twice daily express bus.

Tavira is an ideal town for family holidays, the town itself is a charming mix of old and new – Roman, Moorish and Portuguese features abound. There are many restaurants and fish is a specialty. Inexpensive restaurants, bars and cafes abound in Tavira and the surrounding villages. From June through September, there is an abundance of street entertainment in the form of concerts, street theatre, markets, fairs and processions.


More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Property Manager
Jacaranda Holidays
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch
Calendar last updated:
8 July, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Nous avons adoré la ville et la maison. Très bien avec le patio. Nous nous sommes bien reposé et pris des forces pour une année. La maison peut être pour 6 et très bien pour nous 4. Calme, propre et bien pensé. Les lits sont très bien. Nous avons été accueilli chaleureusement par une dame qui a pris du temps pour tout expliquer. Vraiment aucun soucis à recommander pour mes amis et ma famille. Juste un petit mot pour les locataires suivants sans gravité et pour améliorer si besoin : le barbecue était cassé mais possible de faire des grillades seulement pas possible de nettoyer. La fermeture du placard de la poubelle est à revoir. Merci à toute l'équipe et sûrement à l'année prochaine. Cordialement.
Aug 2016
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Benamor and Quinta da Ria / Cima
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22 junction 16 Tavira exit
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Ilha de tavira
Car: not necessary

Golfing is very well catered for in this area, with beautiful new courses just minutes away.

The summer brings much outdoor entertainment including cinema festivals, markets and live music.

A perfectly safe beach environment on the islands of tavira, ideal for families and children of all ages.

Numerous good restaurants and cafes to try out... Tavira is a special and much-loved location.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Tavira, Tavira region

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
24 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Oct 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We will acknowledge arrival of funds by email and on payment of the balance, up to eight weeks prior to arrival, we will send the driving instructions by email.
There will be some toilet paper and soap for arrivals and a hamper of beverages, with additional breakfast and snacks are provided for late arrivals.

30% Booking deposit required within two weeks of reservation and the remainder should be paid up to eight weeks prior to arrival, unless on arrival when booking is at very short notice.
Cancellation refunds:
Up to 8 weeks – no cancellation charge
4-8 weeks – 50% of rate refunded
Less than 4 weeks – no refund

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tavira in Algarve

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Sleeps five persons in three bedrooms, plus childs cot available if required. One en suite bedroom has seperate entrance from the courtyard- ideal for families travelling with a friend or relative
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Arrivals are flexible, though we aim to keep bookings as close as possible. Departure is by 10am and arrival is from 2pm unless otherwise arranged. We provide a once weekly linen and bathroom towel change including a clean of the bathrooms. There will be some toilet paper and soap for arrivals and a hamper of beverages, with additional breakfast and snacks are provided for late arrivals. Guests will be met at the villa, or otherwise informed where to locate the key and visited soon after arrival. We ensure a prompt and competent service from the owners, who can be contacted at anytime.

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