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New Penthouse Apt w/Private Roof Terrace, Central Pool View, Peaceful Location

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

Apartment in Cabanas, Tavira, Eastern Algarve - Peaceful 15 Minutes Walk To Beach And 18 Hole Golf Course

This new spacious 2nd floor penthouse with a lift to take the pressure of you when arriving with your cases prams, is situated in the unspoilt fishing village of Cabanas,5 Minutes by car to the old town or Tavira. It is tastefully decorated with two bedrooms, one with en suite. a second bathroom, fully fitted kitchen and large lounge two balconies and a roof top terrace to enjoy alfresco dining in all the sunshine. A two minutes walk to Conceicao you will find a well stocked supermarket, a pharmacy, bank and a selection of bars and a takeaway. The railway station is a 2 min walk from the apartment from which you can travel the length of the Algarve from Villa Real, on the Spanish border, all the way to Albufeira. Cabanas a traditional fishing village is a 10 - 15 minutes walk along the palm lined roads that leads to the bay and beach, where you will find a good selection of bars and restaurants serving local fish specialities at reasonable prices. Beautiful island beach is accessed by a river taxi (80 cent return) which takes 2 minutes to cross the River Formosa.

Derek Mitchelson
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About Derek Mitchelson

We are Derek and Jacqueline Mitchelson, we are 52 years young with 2 children, our Son Mitch & partner Michelle both thirty something have 3 children 12 & 7 & 2 years old. our Daughter Sharon & partner Scott , both thirty something years old with 2 children 12 and 7 year old. We went to Cabana in 2006 by default, and fell in love with the area, we bought our apartment of-plan in 2007 and moved in 2009, we have met a lot of friends over here, (that is not a hard thing to do) as the family and our self come as often as we can, we just love the ambiance of the place, so child friendly and safe. We have run a family Hairdressing business in the Glasgow area of Scotland for the past 35 years, so we love to escape the turmoil of every day pressure and relax in the same comfort that we have in our own home

Derek Mitchelson purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Derek Mitchelson chose Conceição

The reason that we purchased our apartment in Cabanas, is that it offered us flexibility to have a relaxing break with the children or without them, you can travel the Algarve, or if you like your golf there are lots withing in the area, Benimar golf club is within walking distance. the infrastructure is fantastic if you have a car or use public transport, we have found that there is something for everybody hear (young/mid/older) Cabanas is such a lovely village by the sea so relaxing, but very near is the Town of Tavira that offers you the town feeling, with its historical churches and bridges, a must to see in the evening.

What makes this apartment unique

We enjoy the comfort of the apartment, furnished to a very high standard but with a comfortable feel to it. The apartment is in the centre of the complex overlooking the pool, the roof top terrace is your answer if you want the sun 24/7 with a BBQ 4 padded sun beds, table & 6 chairs, for all your Alfresco Dinning. In the evening you can sit in the balcony over looking the pool at night and just chill. A two min walk takes you to the local, train station, bus stop, supermarket, bars and restaurants Wi-Fi is available in the apartment for a small cost. there is a travel cot and a sterilizer in the apartment if you have small childern.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved the peace and quiet at the apartment, lovely apartment all you would need to relax the roof terrace was fantastic for sunbathing and alfresco dinning, Cabanas is a lovely village to walk into at night, there is a lot more in it than you would expect.

Marty & Netty Davis -Eastkilbride.

Fantastic beach, the short boat trip made it so different from a normal beach, You feel as if you had done something more than going to the beach, loved the apartment,decorated to a very high standered but still felt comfortable and relaxing 10 out of 10

Jim & Jacky Moody - Cumbernauld.

Ideal location for us, as we wanted to travel the Algarve by train, or into Spain, the apartment was fantastic everything that we needed plus more, nice wee inexpensive bars and restaurants a short walk away, to get up in the morning go up on the roof terrace with a coffee and see the view was a so refreshing way to start the day.

Terry & Mags,

Jan 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Conceição in Tavira

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Beautifully finished en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over,wc,bidet and wash basin. Separate shower room next to bedroom 2 - walk in shower/wc and wash basin.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: There 2 lovely sized bedrooms both fitted out to a high standard. Bedroom 1 has a double bed, fitted wardrobes, en-suit and sliding doors to balcony Bedroom 2 has twin beds, fitted wardrobe and sliding doors to balcony
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning/heating units are in the living room and both bedrooms. We request that guests do not smoke in the apartment and we regret that the apartment is not suitable for pets. The apartment is suitable for children (cots/highchairs can be provided-at extra cost, payable on arrival), parental supervision advised for spiral staircase. Food welcome pack can be arranged as can airport transfers-contact us for more details. Outside: Balcony has table and 4 chairs, overlooking the pool the pool area and beautiful gardens, a spiral staircase leads you to the rooftop terrace with four padded sun loungers, a large table and six comfortable padded chairs a barbecue for that all important alfresco dining in the sunshine. Utility Room: Small utility room off kitchen, home to the washing machine and air- conditioning unit. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Price includes fresh bedlinen and bathroom towels which are provided every 7 days and the apartment is cleaned once a week. Guests are asked to please provide their own towels for the beach. Additional cleaning can be arranged on request.


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New Penthouse Apt w/Private Roof Terrace, Central Pool View, Peaceful Location
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Excellant facility and conveniencs

  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Siobhan glad you had a good holiday and will be more than welcome to return. Regards Derek
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Loved it great size self contained plenty of space ..especially the rooftop terrace

  • 5 of 5

Cabanas is such a beautiful place beautiful beach ..people,so picturesque..if you want gorgeous local food this is the place to be .

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you for your review, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay in the apartment. as you say there is everything that you need to make it a home from home. the roof terrace is a fantastic extra if you just want your privet space to relax and chill out, with the heat of the sun & the cool breeze it is perfect for sun bathing,
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Faro Airport is about 30 min drive. Car hire can be arranged at the airport, where all major companies have depots. Taxi transfer can be arranged (payable locally). Buses run frequently from Cabanas to Tavira. Conceicao train station is a 2 min walk from the apartment Car hire can be arranged for shorter periods in Cabanas and day trips by coach to local markets water parks and Seville can be booked. Car hire is not essential if you want a relaxing holiday but recommended if you want to explore.


Airport 30 mins drive, Spanish border 20 mins drive east. The town of Tavira is 10 mins drive away and also accessible for the cost of 1 euro on local train (train station 2 mins walk from apartment). Taxi 7 euro, Tavira is well worth a visit, as is the beach at Ilha de Tavira. Within a short drive of the apartment you will find many small villages with access to beautiful peaceful beaches and fabulous local restaurants.

Further Details:

You will be met by our English speaking representative who will show you around the apartment give you your keys, and answer any questions that you have, For your convenience a 2 min walk from the apartment to the roundabout at the top of the road you will find a well stocked supermarket, with a fresh meat butcher and bakers counter within,a pharmacy, bank, a small selection of bars and a takeaway. A 10 min walk into Cabanas an unspoilt village of narrow streets, a number of cafes bars and restaurants. A welcomeing atmosphere is evident without a heavy tourist approach. There is a daily fish meat and vegetable market, several local mini markets, hardware stores a chemist, local butchers and post office. The nature reserve provides pleasant areas for those who like to walk and enjoy nature at its most peaceful. Bike hire wind and kite surfing (hire and tuition) can be found in the village. Excursions are available with local departures to the Water Parks and Zoo Marina Leisure Park. The nearest town of Tavira is steeped in history and boasts 37 churches. The town is split by the River Gilao and the historical Roman Bridge connects both sides.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Conceição, Algarve

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
We request a 20% non-refundable deposit at the time of booking, with the balance payable 6 weeks prior to departure.a £100 damage deposit is required, and will be refunded at the end of you stay if everything is ok. We advise our guests to cover risk of cancellation with there own holiday insurance. Discounts are available for longer than 2 weeks lets. Please phone or email for any more information that you want to know.

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure date are flexible by agreement. Depending on availability we may not be able to offer access until 2pm or may ask guests to vacate by 10am on departure day, but only if required on a changeover day for cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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