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Apartment on the first floor with terrace view to the lovely swimmingpool



Updated: 04-Jul-2015
Apartment in Cabanas de Tavira, Eastern Algarve, Portugal - close to the beach

Fortaleza is situated on the edge of Cabanas village, with the village of Conceicao and Benamor golf course a 5 minute walk inland. The air-conditioned first floor apartment has a bedroom (2 persons), a large living/dining room with a double sofa bed (2 persons), a sun terrace and secure parking. Cabanas is a fishing village and beach resort in the unspoilt Eastern Algarve just 4kms from the historic town of Tavira. The area boasts numerous blue flag beaches which are accessed via water taxi, ferry or land train (Cabanas included), all have white sand clear water and plenty of space. The village has numerous restaurants and snack bars together with all the amenities you would expect: supermarkets, ATMs etc. Transport links are excellent with the train station and bus stops just a 2 minute walk. There are a further 4 golf courses within 20mins drive. Part of Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, the area is of interest to walkers, birdwatchers etc.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

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About the Owner

We are a young Belgium couple, live in Portugal, in the Alentejo on a vineyard. We have two children; contact us if you want to visit the vineyard;

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Speaks English, French, Dutch

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Fantastic apartment , fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We are just back from a fabulous holiday in Cabanas. This apartment was perfect, in a lovely complex and only a 2 minute walk from the boardwalk. The pool area is very attractive with a nice sized pool and baby pool. The apartment itself is very well equipped overlooking the pool. At first we were a little concerned that the terrace was so open, but they are long enough that your neighbours aren't on top of you. We have a baby so were out on the terrace every night and we had the place to ourselves! Also , the sofa bed is extremely comfortable so it it was as good as having a 2 bed place.

The owners were very helpful and left us a couple of delicious wines from their own vineyard, which were very welcome on the night of our late arrival.

I would definitely recommend this apartment, the complex and beautiful Cabanas.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous apartment

  • 5 of 5

You could not wish for a more beautiful and spacious apartment, comfortable and modern with all amenities included. A lovely swimming pool and only a short walk to the boardwalk to get boat to beach. All in all a great holiday, will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 40 Kilometres Nearest Train : Cabanas at 2 Kilometres Car: not necessary


900mts to the beach and boulevard.Cabanas beach is reputed to have the warmest water in the area, and is accessed via a water taxi. Completely unspoilt the beach stretches as far as the eye can see. It has umbrellas and loungers for hire, snack bars and shower/wc facilities. It is a leisurely 10 minute stroll to the waterfront. Other beaches in the area include Ilha de Tavira, Barrill and Manta Rota, all equally as good. Forte do Rato, a new discovery for us, is recommended for children, tidal,


Faro Airport is around 40kms from the apartment.The airport has no rail link. Rail travel is cheap & convenient, with the station a 5 minute walk, giving access to all major towns along the Algarve. Bus services are frequent with the nearest stop 2mins walk. For those wishing to explore, a car is recommended, the best beaches are not accessible by train or direct bus services. A road train operates from the end of the road during peak season.


900mts to the beach and boulevard, restaurants, bars, shops. Golf very nearby. Close by [with train] Tavira and Vila Real de San Antonio on the Guadiana river. Ferry to Ayamonte [Spain]. Boat trips on the Guadiana river.

Further Details:

The village has a wide variety of restaurants and snack bars, 3 supermarkets, a bank. A number of ATM's. The nearest pharmacy is in the main street at Conceicao, which also has a number of restaurants, snack bars and a Post Office. Cabanas has been improved and upgraded recently and now has its own marina and a boardwalk style waterfront.


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £89

Booking notes:
bookings made more than 2 months prior to departure, will require a 25% non-refundable deposit. Bookings made less than 2 months before departure will need to be paid in full. A 100 euro deposit to be paid with the balance of your booking, to cover the return of the remote controls, for garage gate and air-con and damage. This will be refunded within 10 days of your departure subject to satisfactory inspection by our manager. Email in first instance for details of how to pay.

Changeover day:
changeover day is flexible, but to be agreed at the time of booking. We aim to be as flexible as possible with arrival & departure times, at peak times we ask that you vacate by 10am to allow for cleaning prior to the arrival of incoming guests.

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Updated: 04-Jul-2015
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • 1 bathroom with toilet, bath, shower enclosure, bidet and lavabo


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 1 bedroom with double bed and a comfortable sofa bed in the livingroom


  • Terrace
  • Garden


  • Self-catering

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