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Beautiful apartment with fantastic sea and beach views! AL18341

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Burgau, Western Algarve - a delightful fishing village with a beautiful beach

This apartment is the owner's holiday home and has a rental license. There are sea and beach views from the South facing terrace which is ideal for breakfast in the morning sun or for afternoon tea! There is also a shared roof terrace with views over the village and beyond. With 1 double bedroom the apartment is suitable for singles or couples. The apartment is modern and immaculately presented with air-conditioning, heating, television, DVD and all kitchen equipment including a washing machine. There is a good supply of books, DVDs and games in the apartment as well as beach chairs. The apartment is in the heart of the village near the beach, and has the added advantage of its own car parking space. Shops and a few restaurants are within easy walking distance. Nightlife in Lagos is a short bus or taxi ride away. Several golf courses are nearby and there is a Sports Centre in the village with tennis, squash and a pool. A beauty salon and yoga classes are also available. The location is great for surfers and walkers; on a clear day from the cliff path near the village you can see almost the whole coast line of the Algarve! Please contact the owner for recommendations on car hire, transfers or public transport.

Registration Number : AL18341

Owner
Peter Owen
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"I should have communicated with you before to say we enjoyed your apartment very much. It was the best equipped that we have been to in Burgau."



"We just wanted to let you know how very much we enjoyed staying at your apartment in Burgau. We were very comfortable and loved the sea view, and the DVD collection!"
Nov 2006
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Burgau in Faro District

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Modern Bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Cot for baby available if required.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Ideal for singles or a couple (cot and high chair for a baby are available at no extra charge). Outside: The apartment has a terrace overlooking the sea and a shared roof terrace with sea, village and countryside views. Sun loungers are available on the roof terrace. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels & linen are included as is weekly maid service.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful apartment with fantastic sea and beach views! AL18341
average rating of 4.2222223 based on 10 reviews
5

8th Visit to Burgau

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time again weather fantastic, apartment was just right for what we wanted, can not wait until next year

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review which is much appreciated and we are delighted you enjoyed your time in Burgau. You are very welcome to stay at any time in the future.
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4

Burgau break.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed a relaxing week at this apartment in Burgau.

Clean, comfortable and well equipped.

Communication with owner prior to holiday was excellent.

Some issues whilst there, which were resolved efficiently with management company.

Only criticism would be regarding information provided.

Magazines, guide books, tourist leaflets were out of date. Some by many years. Not so much of an issue for us as we know the area quite well.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at our apartment in Burgau. Magazines etc are refreshed periodically but we do leave older editions, particularly when they feature stories of local interest, for example reviews of local restaurants or local activities.
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5

Perfect escape

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely gorgeous time at this lovely apartment in Burgau. The apartment is spotless, well equipped and really homely. I was so happy to find all the bits I needed for a proper relax on the beach - chairs, brolly, towels. Pure bliss! Super comfy bed too, best sleeps I've had in years. :)

Burgau is lovely too - I don't think you can go too far wrong with restaurants, my stand out dish was red snapper at Os Amigos and for atmosphere we really enjoyed the hubbub at A Baracca (aka The Hut). Didn't have a bad meal anywhere.

This is a lovely place for a really relaxing holiday and definitely not for partying. We found it made sense to hire a car as transfers were costly and it was great to have the option for going for a couple of spins up west coast etc.

Looking forward to going back to Burgau in the future, would absolutely stay in this apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words which are much appreciated - we are so pleased you enjoyed Burgau and your stay at our apartment and you will be very welcome to stay at any time in the future.
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5

Ideal apartment for our first visit to Burgau

  • 5 of 5

This was our first but definitely not our last visit to Burgau and this apartment was ideal. Great view of the beach but a quiet residential location. Bar One and Matias authentic Portuguese restaurant are a short step away and both were excellent. The beach is not too far away down the hill and the uphill climb back is worth it to stay in this lovely apartment. Well-equipped with the essentials, comfortable and spacious enough for a couple. Great to breakfast on the balcony taking turns to have the view of the beach below. Peter and Margaret are excellent hosts. We can recommend Bar One and Matias - Lucy the waitress is very helpful and friendly. Restaurante Ancora is definitely *****. The food is special and Angelica and Daniel are a great brother and sister act providing excellent hospitality and amusing repartee. We can also recommend Caravela, Esquina and the Beach Bar. We wholeheartedly recommend this resort and this apartment!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your excellent review - you will be very welcome to stay at any time in the future.
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5

A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Burgau is the closest you could get to paradise - a beautiful beach which can be viewed from the balcony of this fabulous apartment, restaurants, beach bars, takeaways and if you're taking along a true Brit it even has the perfect pizza's and an Indian restaurant to keep him happy! This seems to be the place that the Portuguese go to holiday and I would say that is the best recommendation. Quiet and relaxing and no overcrowding on the beach even in July. This apartment is perfectly placed, roomy and equipped with everything you need. Spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable. Breakfast on the balcony in the morning sun, listening to the waves is quite simply perfect. My partner said this had been the best holiday he's ever had and he didn't want to leave. We will definitely return - can't recommend these hosts or their apartment enough. Thank you it was wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review - you will be very welcome to stay at any time in the future.
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Stunning view, from this spotless clean and well appointed one bedroom apartment

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is on the second floor of a small block. After a long journey plus a one hour drive from the airport and struggling up stairs with 2 heavy suitcases and hand baggage we were in need of a rest. However a fiendishly difficult key and lock awaited us. When you are tired your brain does not function as well as it should but after a few blue words and "twiddling" the key in the lock for 5 minutes I eventually got the ****** door open!

Drawing back the curtains and opening the shutters revealed a fabulous view of Burgau bay. We were on holiday at last.

The apartment is generously equipped, spotlessly clean, with a very comfortable bed and pillows that make all the difference. The only negative is the very small balcony which means you really need to sit with the patio doors fully open and with the table and chairs in the living space. There is an sunbathing area on the roof for the more adventurous. There is a plug in water heater which worked perfectly and provided hot baths and showers with a good pressure.

We ate out every evening and there are plenty of reasonably priced restaurants in Burgau and Luz. the weather was so good that very often we only needed a main course and a drink - meals cost on average between 30 euros and 60 euros depending on how many course and how much wine you like!

The beech at Burgau is really good with safe bathing although very cold water at this time if the year. The Beach Bar is very popular and sunbeds are 12.5 euros for the day. There is nothing to beat lying on sunbed all day with a good book and unbroken good weather, which we were lucky enough to enjoy.

We hired a car at the airport, however there is a good bus service and taxis to Luz are about 12 euros and to Lagos about 22 euros. We did our shopping at Aldi and Lidl in Lagos as we know the area. The new underground car park in Luz is excellent and easy to access and use.

Other beaches worth visiting are Cabanas, Salema and Luz, plus Lagos for shopping and a wider selection of restaurants and history.

Thanks to Peter and Margaret for letting us rent your apartment and we had a great 2 weeks.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very detailed review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Burgau. The key is a bit fiddly and it usually takes a few goes to get the knack. We have installed new doors which allow more space on the patio to enjoy the wonderful views. We would be very pleased to accommodate you again at some point in the future.
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Beach
50 Metres
Burgau
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The location is excellent if you enjoy walking and from the cliff path near the village you can see almost the whole length of the Algarve on a clear day! There are some great surfing beaches nearby and on the West coast and motor racing at the new Autodromo near Portimao.

Coast/Beach:

The fabulous blue flag Burgau beach is a stone's throw away. Watch the surfers and divers or sometimes the dolphins swimming across the bay!

Travel:

Faro airport is one hour away by car. Car hire can be arranged by contact with the owner.

Distances:

Cape St Vincent (the end of the world) is only 30 minutes drive to the west and the magnificent Monchique mountains a similar distance north east. The town of Lagos is a short drive or taxi ride along the coast as is the resort of Luz. The new Algarve International Motor Racing Circuit is only 20 minutes away. Onda buses run regularly to local towns and villages.

Further Details:

There are a few local bars, excellent restaurants and shops in the village plus a cash machine. Feel free to read the books or watch the DVDs in the apartment and also feel free to leave books you have read!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Burgau, 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
 
Low
1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£107
for 3 nights
£250
 
 
Medium
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£129
for 3 nights
£300
 
 
High
1 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£150
for 3 nights
£350
 
 
Peak
21 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£286
for 5 nights
£400
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
This property has a legal rental license (AL18341) issued by the Local Authority in Portugal

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure times are flexible - arrival time is 3pm and departure time is 11.00am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Discounts for longer lets - contact owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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