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New First Floor Apartment With Gated Security Communal Pool & Underground Garage

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Tavira, Algarve - Quiet Location, 300 Yards from the Old Town Centre

A new 2 bedroom, large, bright and very comfortable first floor apartment in a quiet backwater a few hundred yards from the centre of Tavira old town with its narrow cobbled streets, palm trees, pavement cafes, shady squares and castle on the hill. Situated on Rua Detras dos Alamos the apartment is a few minutes ferry ride down the river to the beautiful beach on Ilha de Tavira. Short drive to 2 superb golf courses and other beaches.

Denis Sullivan
Member since: 2009
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Calendar last updated:
22 January, 2018

About Denis Sullivan

As a Wealth manager, a number of clients asked me about buying property abroad. This resulted in me travelling to many of the holiday destinations in Europe to try and establish the best place to buy a holiday home. I visited the Canaries, Spain, Italy, France, Cyprus (north & south), as well as Portugal. Of all the destinations, the Algarve came out top for consistent weather, ease of access from most UK airports, short journey time, low crime, without too much development and most importantly, friendly locals.

In the end, having visited Tavira through a recommendation, my wife and I fell in love with the place. We bought an apartment as it was very central and secure. I haven't come across anyone yet who has stayed and not loved it.

Denis Sullivan

Denis Sullivan purchased this apartment in 2008

Guestbook comments from the owner

The apartment was beautiful and so was Tavira - the beach on the island was fabulous! Valerie Thompson (May 09).

Portugal's superb and so's the Apartment. I only wished I'd discovered Portugal and the apartment sooner. Nigel Saunders (July 09)

Tavira is a beautiful place, just walking down to the main square in the mornings was worth it, just to sit and watch the world go by. Graham Bishop (Aug 09)

Had a great time in Tavira C.MacDonald (July10)

I liked Tavira and want to return to see more of it. It was a very interesting place. David Davies (Aug10)

The Location was amazing and could not have been any better situated. Thank you for the superb service and apartment, in what we feel is the most idyllic setting. We hope to book again! Michelle Burton (Aug 10)

Having a wonderful time in Tavira! Please book the same time next year for me! Joy Philpotts (July 2014)
Jan 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tavira in Tavira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Family bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and bidet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed and spacious fitted wardrobes and balcony. Bedroom 2 with twin beds and fitted wardrobes.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Airconditioning recently installed. Doubles as heating on occasional chilly winter evenings. Cot and high chair can be provided on request. Mobile Wifi available. Take it to the beach! Outside: The development has secure gated access to apartments, communal pool and barbecue area. Paved and planted recreational areas and small children's area with slide. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels provided; changed once a week. Cleaning once a week.


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New First Floor Apartment With Gated Security Communal Pool & Underground Garage
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Everything about the apartment and it's location was excellent

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, clean and well equipped apartment.

Excellent service from Lorraine who arranged transfers to and from the airport.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Spacious well equipped apartment

  • 5 of 5

Really impressed with this apartment, it was huge and had everything you could want for a self catering stay. The property manager was really helpful and was there to greet us on arrival which was useful. The property is well located very close to the centre so a car isn't really necessary. It does back on to a road so there is some traffic noise from about 7.30am, but as an early riser this doesn't bother me. The pool area was nice and clean although quite small, in busy summer months it may get a bit overrun but no problem when we were there as the complex was quiet. Tavira itself is a great place to visit, it's a lovely old town with a great choice of quality restaurants and the beach at Island of Tavira is wonderful. There's the added bonus of a railway station which gives you the opportunity to visit further afield without needing a car. Loved it here and will definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sonia. Glad you enjoyed your stay in the apartment and and Tavira. Kind Regards Denis
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Perfect location, clean,comfortable,spacious apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in an ideal location, quiet yet near to all the facilities Tavira has to offer.

We were a couple, yet there would be plenty of space for 4 persons that the apartment sleeps . Spotlessly clean and every amenity catered for.

Small supermarket a few minutes walk away and a larger one only 10 minutes across the nearest bridge.

There are many restaurants to eat in, we ate at Abstracto on several nights, across the river. Excellent atmosphere, staff and food - do go!

You would not be disappointed by booking this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Gaye. Denis
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Spacious Apartment in a Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely stay in this apartment. It is very spacious with all mod cons. It has a very central location close to all the local amenities.

There is plenty to see and do around this area, with exceptional beaches and wonderful weather.

The owner Denis was good to deal with and he has a very organised team who arranged airport transfers and met us upon arrival to show us how everything worked.

There is also a lot of information available within the apartment on things to do and where to go.

We look forward to visiting again in the near future.

Caroline, Cath & Marlene

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
300 Metres
Tavira Quay
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


The whole coast is a delight. North Norfolk with sun!

Miles of beautiful sandy beaches are easily accessible by a short ferry ride or a ten minute drive. Boating sailing surfing fishing are all available and the water is much warmer than on the Western Algarve.

The coast forms part of the Formosa Natural park with all types of birds including storks, flamingos and cormorants.


Faro is the nearest airport 30 minutes drive away along the motorway.

Further Details:

Local supermarket, shops, banks, restaurants, just around the corner.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Tavira, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 1
2 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 5
30 Mar 2018 - 4 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
5 Apr 2018 - 11 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 4
12 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
4 Sep 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Initial deposit of 25% on booking. Balance paid 4 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Tuesday as flights appear to be cheaper then but there is flexibility depending on bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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