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Grd Floor Apartment ,Lrg South Facing Patio Free wifi Rental License No 13002/AL



Updated: 10-Aug-2016
Apartment in Tavira, Eastern Algarve, Portugal - Easy Walking Distance Of River Cafes And Town Centre

Registration Number: 13002/AL

Our well presented, air-conditioned, 2 bedroom (1 en-suite) apartment has all modern facilities for a very comfortable self-catering holiday. The large sunny patio is accessed from both bedrooms and from the very well equipped kitchen which seats 4. The patio has outdoor furniture for 4/8 persons. The cool, calm lounge has TV, and DVD, along with a gas fire. There is ample parking outside the apartment. Tavira is a great place to wander stopping to sample the local catch at one of the many restaurants along the tree lined river. At the western corner of the river mouth is a ferry which runs all year round to the Tavira Island (Ilha da Tavira). The Island boasts a superb sandy beaches backed by tufted dunes, a scattering of café bars and restaurants and excellent water sports. The nearest golf courses are Benamore 18 holes and Colina Verde 9hole executive course with several more top quality courses within 20 mins drive and a set of Golf Clubs are available (free) on request.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Could I just take this opportunity to thank you for the use of your wonderful apartment,we were blown away by the decor and facilities at our disposal it really helped get our holiday off to a flying start. Joe Campbell

We are just about to leave the apartment to travel to Cabanas for our final week. Thank you for the use of your apt. for the last eight days, it was so comfortable, after our experience at Tavira Gardens!

The location of the apartment is perfect for walking into Tavira for restaurants, and for easy access to the en125 for getting around by car.

The standard of everything in the apartment is exceptional, and the wi-fi was an unexpected bonus.



Your apartment is lovely, very nicely furnished without being as personalised as some we have stayed in. It was the proximity to the town and the outside space that were the clinchers when we were looking for somewhere to stay; the quality of the towels, bedding and crockery were a bonus. Melanie Chase
Nov 2006
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Excellent property, nice owners to deal with.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here as a first week of a two week stay on the algarve. A real home from home with every conceivable extra at hand. The washing machine and dishwasher are an added bonus. All appliances and furniture are modern and clean. The patio area is a truly wonderful space and is nice to sit out on even after dark.

If anything, John and Sheila under sell this apartment, it exceeded our expectations. Our only regret was that we had not booked this apartment for both weeks as the second accommodation in vilamoura was not near the same standard for more money. My wife wanted me to phone and try to rebook this apartment for the second week.

Don't be put off by the location of Tavira. It is only 40 mins from the airport or an hour from the tourist areas of albufera etc. Restaurants are a lot cheaper and the pace of life a little more sedate on this part of the algarve.

Thanks John and Sheila for the use of your home on the algarve. A huge thanks also to Christine who assisted us locally in Tavira.

Highly recommend


  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ideal location for relaxing break in the sun

  • 5 of 5

The owners responded very quickly to our enquiries and booking went smoothly. The apartment is 5 mins walk from Tavira rail station and Lidl and 10-15 mins walk to the town centre / river. It was nice and clean, beds lovely and comfortable and decor modern. Nice to have English tv and we loved the air- con in each room, when you need a cool down! However, the absolute sellers on this apartment are the lovely large garden terrace looking out on beautiful shared gardens and amazing restaurant Snackbar Churrasquera Jorge & Lia just a few minutes walk from the front door. We really didn't want to go home!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the very nice review of our apartment, it is always nice to hear from guests and any any coments and sugestions are welcome and help us to ensure they have a comfortable and enjoyable holiday. very Best Regards John and Sheila carmichael
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More than "just a holiday rental".

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment in a quiet area within an easy 10 minute walk to the centre of town for a large choice of restaurants. The apartment is,if anything, undersold in the listing description. The fixtures and fittings are of very good quality and almost every need is catered for with so many extras that are not usually supplied in rental accommodation eg. beach mats, electrical adaptors. The property was spotlessly clean especially the kitchen and bathrooms and the air conditioning was very welcome (and necessary).

We had a wonderful week and would certainly recommend the apartment to friends and family, also we would happily return ourselves.

Finally,the owners were a joy to deal with. Informative, helpful and prompt to reply to any communication.

Well done and thanks !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Patrick Thank you very much for your review. It is nice to hear from our guests and we do like to receive their thoughts on ways to make the apartment comfortable for them and any ideas on items to make their holiday more enjoyable. Best Wishes John and Sheila Carmichael
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Golf : Benamor at 8 Kilometres Nearest Train : Tavira at 1 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N125 at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Tavira Island at 6 Kilometres Car: not necessary


10 mins walk from the apartment there is a ferry which runs all year round to the Tavira Island (Ilha da Tavira). The Island boasts a superb enormous sandy beach backed by tufted dunes, a scattering of cafe bars and restaurants and excellent water sports. It can also be reached by a miniature railway from Pedras de’l Rei on the west side of Santa Luzia, a charming lagoon- fronted fishing village with several good restaurants and only 5 mins drive from Tavira.


Tavira is situated 30Kms from Faro and 30km from the Spanish Border, approx 30 mins each way. Railway and bus stations are 5 mins from apartment


Faro 30km, Albufeira 60km, Vila Real de San Antonio 20km.

Further Details:

All town centre facilities are close by.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer
1 May 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Jun 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
30% non refundable deposit is required to confirm booking with balance payable 6 weeks before the arrival date. Payment to be made by cheque or bank transfer. Please check cost and availability of flights before making a booking,. We recommend that guests have adequate travel insurance including the risk of cancellation in their own policies. A security deposit of £100 or 150 euros is payable with final payment and will be refunded 2 weeks after departure subject to no breakages.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is arranged to suit flights, and we are flexible out of season. The apartment is to be vacated by 10am on day of departure, and access is not before 4pm on day of arrival. No arrivals at the apartment after 21.00hours.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 10-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television


  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • river
  • town


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower to bedroom 1 with wc and wash hand basin and Hairdryer. Bathroom with bath, bidet, wc, wash hand basin and shower over bath and Hairdryer


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and en-suite. Bedroom 2 with twin beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: South Facing patio overlooking mature gardens. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen provided and are changed weekly by request. Final cleaning of apartment included.

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