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Luxurious Apartment



Updated: 20-Oct-2016
Apartment in Cabanas de Tavira, Eastern Algarve 213/2014 - In Typical Portugese Fishing Village

Ask for our Autumn Winter Sunshine Special in Cabanas, a typical small & pretty fishing village/beach resort located in the natural Eastern Algarve, 4km from Tavira. It has a friendly & family atmosphere. Surrounded by best beaches, golf courses & countryside Algarve has to offer. This penthouse, spacious one bedroom apartment is luxuriously appointed and in the heart of the old historic village. Three great outdoor large terraces for your bbqing, alfresco dining including a private rooftop patio offering great sea & mountain views with lounge chairs & sunbeds. Situated one street from the new sea front promenade. It is within walking distance of unspoiled white sandy beaches, many local restaurants, bars and shops. Local produce & fresh fish available at the daily market. Convenient buses & trains to all areas of the Algarve and Spain. No need for a car! There are 4 superb golf courses within easy reach. Close by there is a resort with tennis, rental bikes and cars. Free Wi Fi Book now for last minute get away or winter sun.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are an English/Canadian couple who on early retirement 10 years ago, decided to live in the beautiful Eastern Algarve.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband & I spent 3 weeks in Portugal & had a wonderful time. The apartment is clean, well maintained and perfect size for two people. We could have easily stayed for a longer period of time if we had the chance. You have access to two balconies & a rooftop sunbathing area. You can easily walk to the local grocery store & there are numerous golf courses in the area You will find Jamie most welcoming available for any questions or problems you may have. Bren & Gord


Just wanted to let you know that Katie I had a fantastic time in Portugal apartment was lovely, we recommend it to anyone! Tom


We had a good time in the apartment still nice to be in the centre of the village! Many thanks. BevPaul

Hi Jamie

Yes we had a terrific time, everything was perfect especially the apartment. We loved it!! It was extremely comfortable, well appointed, the location was absolutely ideal. Thanks for everything, be delighted to come back again.

Kind regards. June & Brian.
Dec 2004
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely relaxing apartment

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to Cabanas and this great little apartment! All the comments I made last year still apply! New decor is fresh and clean - whole place is spotless!!

See you next year hopefully!

Andy K

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great week's break

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment, very clean and comfortable with lots of outside space. All facilities are good, tho we only ate in twice. There are a lot of eating places within 5 minutes walk - you can choose whether you want to eat in a restaurant or have a meal in a Portuguese snack bar. Plenty of bars on the river front, again only 5 mins walk away. The weather was fabulous - wall to wall sunshine and sometimes too hot to sit outside - in November! All contact with Jamie is good and quick and we were well looked after by Ian, who met us and came to wave us off. We have already booked again for next year!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great stay in Cabanas

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Cabanas the communications with Jamie prior to our arrival were great and the taxi transfer was perfect. The apartment was ideal for us in the centre of cabanas near the beach and with great restaurants on our doorstep but not noisy - the apartment itself is superb with a wonderful sun terrace for my wife and a shaded outdoor area where I could sit and relax - Jamie was away but Ian met us and looked after us really well with useful advice -we hope to be back soon - many thanks Chris and Lorraine

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Apartment & Cabanas are great!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment, nicely furnished with the bed very comfortable. Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and BBQ. Aircon in living room and bedroom - useful as it was really hot during our stay! There are three outside balconies/ seating areas with a great roof terrace for sunbathing which we really liked. The beach is beautiful and the short boat ride to get there adds to the adventure! Cabanas is a great place, busy in the evening but quiet after about 11pm. We ate at a different fish restaurant every night all within walking distance of the apartment. We had a hire car but you don't really need one.

We will definitely be staying here again! thanks Jamie!

Andy & Joan. UK.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Andy and Joan We are so pleased that you enjoyed our apartment as well as Cabanas. We too love it ! We look forward to having you back in the future. Kind Regards, Jamie
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The best apartment in beautiful Cabanas.

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth holiday in Cabanas and the best yet,wonderful apartment super clean & very comfortable, the outside areas have plenty of space for sunbathing or chilling out.

The location is ideal in the center but with little noise after 11pm, Alfredos bar across the road does very good cheap food must try the king size fried prawns,

all restaurants in Cabanas serve very good food and are excellent value for money as well as in nearby Tavira.

The booking process was very easy & jamie couldn't have been more helpful,we didn't get to see her during our stay but were well looked after by Ian & Sharron.

I have no hesitation in recommending this apartment & wouldn't stay anywhere else in Cabanas it's just that good ,Thanks Jamie.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments. It is important to us that all our guests have an enjoyable holiday. So we look forward to seeing you, family and friends in the future. Jamie
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Perfect Holiday Stay

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this apartment last week for seven days. We thought we had died and gone to heaven. It was absolutely perfect for us! What made it perfect? Glorious weather - 3 beautiful terraces to soak up the sun. The apartment is in the centre of the village yet we experienced very little hustle and bustle. A bit of noise from the café on the opposite side of the street, but happy Portuguese noise - people laughing and generally sounding happy - a far cry from the sunny streets of Wigan! We were looking for somewhere to relax, in relative comfort and this apartment ticked every box! It is a five minute walk to the boat that goes to the beautiful beach (1.50 euros return pp). It is right in the middle of the quiet village, so plenty of café bars and restaurants within a minutes walk. The apartment kitchen lacks nothing, all mod cons, just like home from home. The communal staircase (2 flights to apt) was beautifully maintained - spotless! The sofa and chairs in the lounge were very comfortable to sit on - unlike the usual horrible bed settee that one finds in apartments across Europe. There are a few English speaking channels on the T.V. more than sufficient for a weeks stay. Free Wi-Fi that is very functional, a full size bath and shower with constant hot water, air con, if you wish to pay a small additional fee! Can I find anything to moan about ? NO! We used the washing machine once and all went well. It was such a comfortable relaxing apartment. Although no dedicated parking, we managed to park on the street no problems at all. I did find the stairs a bit of an effort - but there is a good strong handrail to hold on to. Although the owners were away, their meet and greet service was brilliant and the comms with the owners (via email) prior to our stay was excellent. We have never been to Cabanas before, but are just about to book again for next year. Tavira is beautiful to sit and relax. Food very reasonably priced. We did go to Ohio and Fuste, but they were not very nice at all. Next time we will be staying put in Cabanas. If you are looking for somewhere away from all the hustle and bustle, peace and quiet, safe and comfortable surroundings then this apartment cannot be faulted! To the rear of the apartment is a restaurant with a roof terrace - which I guess could be noisy in full season, but the roof terrace was closed when we were there, and the guitar music playing on the ground floor was lovely to hear - not intrusive at all. We loved it 63yrs 54yr

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We chose Cabanas as it offers a natural beauty, incredible beaches, many quality golf courses, great restaurants and friendly atmosphere, with all the amenities one would need for a great holiday! We love the area so much we have bought other apartments here.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Book now your Winter/Spring Sunshine Specials ! Next get away? Ask us! Algarve offers a cycling/walking route from Villa Real de San Antonio (on Spanish border) to western tip of the Algarve. Enjoy the scenery & the fresh sea air. Rio Formosa is a famous bird area. Tavira: When staying in our apartment a visit to the beautiful town of Tavira is essential! You will not fail to be enthralled by its unspoiled charm, character & tranquility. 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 cafes where you can relax & enjoy a peaceful drink or meal. Horse drawn carriages & a small train operate around the town. Perfect for sightseeing & enjoying the peaceful ambiance. The many churches (37 in total!), the town castle and the typical fisherman's harbor leading to the River Formosa Natural Park are all places to visit.


Sunny days, warm nights! Book now for Autumn/Winter special! Clean 6 km long, Cabanas beach has the warmest water in Portugal! Separated by an arm of the Rio Formosa, the beach sands are golden, clean & offer super standards of bathing & sun worshiping! The range of amenities include snack bars, sunbeds & shades for hire. Highly recommended for a fun & exciting holiday adventure! There are also numerous other beaches along this coastline to explore including the wonderful Isla de Tavira beach.


Faro Airport 35 km

We can organize your airport transfers for you with a local taxi company at a discounted price.

Hire car and shuttle services information can be provided on request.

Bicycle hire available in the village.

Frequent local buses to Tavira, from where you can take a bus further afield including to Seville and other parts of Spain.

Trains to all parts of the Algarve.


Faro, 35km.

Tavira, 4km.

Spain, 20km.

Other fishing villages, Fuzeta and Santa Luzia are close by to explore. For painters, photographers, and bird watchers, the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve (adjacent to Cabanas) is rich in bird and plant life... an opportunity not to be missed. Water taxi and small boat trips are plentiful.

Further Details:

Apartment is cleaned to a high standard prior to our Guests' arrival.

Local restaurants are exceptional and not expensive. Outdoor cafes and bars line the waterfront of town. Besides the daily fresh fruit and vegetable market, other shops include newsagents, supermarket, butchers, pharmacy, post office, bank, bakeries, etc. Nearest cashpoint - 50m.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
October 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Winter 2016/17
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July - September 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Ask for our last minute get aways.
Bookings more than 2 months prior to arrival - 30 % required at time of booking, remainder due 8 weeks before arrival.
Bookings less than 2 months prior to arrival - 100% payable at time of booking.
We advise guests to cover risk of cancellation in their own holiday.

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure dates on agreement.
Possibly we may not be able to offer access on arrival day until 15:00 hours, or may ask guests to vacate by 10:00 hours on departure day, but only if required for changeover/cleaning purposes.

Notes on prices:
Anytime of year is perfect in Algarve! All year getaways now available! Prices are for 2 person occupancy per week in UK Pounds (equivalent euros) and include utilities, bed linen and bath towels (changed every 7 days). An extra 40 Euros per person per week is charged for 3rd & 4th person. Air-conditioning/heating available if required, at an additional charge of 4 € per day (payable on arrival). Long term winter lets (plus 4 weeks) with discount rate! (excluding electricity) Please contact us.

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From the Owner

Cabanas apartment is only one street from the sea front promenade of Cabanas. Our private roof top terrace as well as two other large terraces are a treasure. Spaciousness, comfort and all you need for your get away is what we offer. We look forward to hearing from you.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bath/shower, bidet, wc, basin.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with queen size bed, bureau, large mirrored wardrobe and sliding doors to terrace. Air-conditioned.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Book now for our Autumn Winter Sunshine Special or summer vacation! Anytime of year is perfect on the Algarve. We regret the apartment is not suitable for pets. Prices quoted are for 2 people occupancy. These prices are for maximum 2 people; an extra 30 Euros per person per week is charged for 3rd & 4th person. Air-conditioning if requested payable on arrival, price 4 € per day. Outside: This year come join us! It is great time of year in the Algarve! Book now with our Sunshine Special prices! Do you need a get away for the winter? Long term rentals available..please ask. Enjoy the outdoors day and night...you can use the terraces all year round! Terrace 1 has a built-in BBQ with easy access to the kitchen and the bedroom. Terrace 2 opens from the living area through the double french doors to the outdoor dining suite, sink and shower, shade awnings, greenery and stairs to the roof-top patio. Terrace 3, the roof-top patio, has extensive ocean and mountain views where you can relax on cushioned lounge chairs and sunbeds. A great place to enjoy a glass of local wine and view the Algarve's spectacular sunsets! Look at our Spring special pricing. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron/ironing board, drying rack. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are included - fresh bed linen and bathroom towels every 7 days. Clients are asked to provide their own beach towels.

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