Apartments in Burgau, Western Algarve - Beautiful Traditional Fishing Village, 5 mins walk to the Beach
Modern, luxurious, fully equipped 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments in the beautiful fishing village of Burgau. Peaceful location 5 minutes walk to the beach. With a resident population of 2500, Burgau is one of the last villages on the Algarve to retain its true Portuguese atmosphere. People return year after year to enjoy the warm and friendly welcome offered, which makes Burgau a perfect holiday destination for families and couples. The beach is 5 minutes walk from the apartments, where it is safe to swim or enjoy a nice meal/snack at the beach bar. The Burgau Sports Centre offers a fun children's programme during the school holidays.
Details for holiday apartment 1 Bedroomed Apartment, Sleeps 2), 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms: 1 double bedroom, with kingsize bed
Bathrooms:1 fully fitted bathroom with shower over the bath.
Kitchen: Luxurious kitchen with modern appliances, fridge, hob, oven, washing machine, iron & iron board.
Living Room: Sky digital Satellite TV, DVD player.
Outside dining: Seating for 4 people.
Outside: 1 balcony
Roof terrace with an amazing sea views,sun loungers table and chairs.
Shared pool. Pool towels provided.
About the Owner
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Lagos Deep Sea Fishing and boat trips to the grottoes are available from Lagos marina. Speed boats can be hired and craft of all sizes chartered (with or without skipper). There are paragliding Microlight facilities at the aerodrome on the eastern outskirts of Lagos. Pleasure flights on light aircraft are also available. Horse riding; most of the horses used by various riding centres in the Algarve. Thrills and Spills; There are two large water parks, great fun for the whole family, about 25 minutes drive from Lagos, near Lagoa. Zoomarine, near Guia, is a superb ocean theme park, the best in southern Europe. Tennis courts; Lagos, Parque da Floresta and Burgau Sports Centre. Walking/Bird watching: Huge areas of the Western Algarve are unfenced and ideal for everyone from serious ramblers to those who just like a peaceful stroll in the countryside or along the rugged coast. Suitable for walking shoes or trainers.
The beach is 100m from the apartments, where it is safe to swim or enjoy a nice meal/snack at the beach bar.
Luz beach is a 10 minute drive away, long sandy beach with rock pools at one end. Beach bars.
Salema beach is a 15 minute drive away, long sandy beach with beach bars.
Lagos 15 minute drive away has various safe beaches.
Nearest international airport: Faro at 90 kilometres, approx 1hr drive to Burgau on the A22 motorway
Nearest ferry port: Bilboa at 1,200 kilometres
Nearest railway station: Lagos
Bus: regular locally
Taxi (approx. €100 each way) train from Faro to Lagos (€12) and a short taxi ride to Burgau. Fly to Lisbon. Lisbon to Burgau is about 3 hours drive time.
Lagos is one of the most interesting towns on the Algarve coast and it is a 15 minute drive from Burgau. It has a seafaring tradition dating back to the 15th century, when Henry the Navigator had his ships built and prepared there for voyages of discovery into the unknown world. The ancient walls are steeped in history but nowadays this is a youthful town, with a refreshing, relaxed charm all of its own.
Burgau is situated on the Western side of the Algarve in a quiet serene area. This delightful fishing village is tucked away in an environmentally protected natural park. The village overlooks a small sandy bay with winding cobbled streets, fishermans' cottages. Situated approximately 12km from the historic town of Lagos and 24km from Sagres, the most south-westerly village in mainland Europe which is paradise for surfers and paragliders. Although Burgau is a small picturesque village it has 2 supermarkets, various bars, (including beach bar) and several restaurants with excellant choices of fresh fish, local and international dishes. For busy night life then Lagos is a 15 minute drive or taxi ride away.
- Booking Notes:
Returnable deposit will be required to cover breakages.
25% Non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your reservation. Balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival, for bookings made within 8 weeks of arrival, the full amount is due at the time of booking.
Cancellation charges: More than 8 weeks prior to arrival - no charge.
4-8 weeks prior to arrival - 50% of total rental rate.
2-4 weeks prior to arrival - 75% of total rental rate.
Less than 2 weeks arrival - 100% of total.
Flexible where possible.
Check in between 2-00 and 4-00 pm or as soon as the apartment is ready for occupation.
Departure, please vacate the apartment by 10-00am unless agreed otherwise.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in Euros. Short term winter let in 2 Bedroom apartment January - May 2010. 500 euros per month, bills to be paid on top. Additional charge of 20 euros per week for air-conditioning.
- Available arrival
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
- Bedroom 1
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- Notes on accommodation: No smoking policy in the apartment, smoking permitted on the balcony. Towels and linen are included, this includes beach towels. A supply of towels will be left for a weeks stay, with bedding being changed once a week in a two week stay. The property is cleaned once a week, more frequently if required at a small extra charge. Welcome Pack, meet and greet. Outside: All apartments have balconies with outdoor furniture suitable for eating, relaxing and sun bathing. Beach 5 minutes walk away. All apartments have access to a shared pool, 12m x 6m not heated.