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Beautiful fisherman's cottage in Burgau, 70 meters to beach & sleeps 4. #6710/AL

Bedrooms 1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Apartment in Burgau, Western Algarve, Portugal - Pretty As A Picture And Right Beside The Beach

Pretty as a picture and right beside the beach in Burgau! This spacious one bedroom Burgau village cottage is full of character but comes equipped with everything for a couple or family. On the ground floor of an old fisherman's house this Algarve holiday accommodation is for those who want to be right beside the sea and even comes supplied with masks, snorkels, body boards and parasol...beach ready! There's one double bedroom and a double & single sofa bed in the open plan living room (in addition to a baby cot)..making this beach side cottage incredibly versatile and value for money. Fabulously efficient log burner in open plan living space for cosy winter evenings. Full kitchen facilities, washing machine, TV, DVD's, CD's, Books, games & beach toys available. High speed unlimited Wifi available throughout property.

This property is one of the licensed guest homes in Burgau - No 6710/AL which means not only does it confirm to all required standards but also is one that contributes to the local economy.

Burgau is a stunning traditional fishing village, set around Burgau's beautiful cove, packed with cafes and delicious restaurants and amenities, it is hard not to fall in love. This properties huge advantage is also it's location...exactly central, yet up a queit cobbled side street to retain charm & peace and quiet. Lagos, Luz, Salema and the west coast Atlantic surfing beaches are also easy to reach from Burgau so if you can drag yourself away from your private beach side village house you'll be in the right place to explore the best the western Algarve has to offer also.

More Details

Lisa Lofthouse
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
11 May, 2017

About Lisa Lofthouse

Hello! My name is Lisa, I passed through Burgau 3 years ago now, I fell in love with the place and people and never left! The property I rent out in Burgau is a traditional portuguese home with relaxed, quirky and fun take on it! Enough of the same old bland, bare and 'modern' whitewash interiors. I have never needed to advertise so far, just word of mouth and return custom, but am hoping for a full, well planned year this year so here I am. No sea views, but a bargain of a property, and so central for those who want to be at the beach not just look at it!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We couldn't be more pleased with the apartment, it was clean, spacious and had everything we needed for us and our little girl - we felt so at home here.

Thanks again & we'll be back!" Rachel, James and Marcie

"We've fallen in love with this beautiful fishing village. We found this property mid-trip and immediately moved out of the hotel - it is well kitted out, finished to a high standard with lovely personal touches! Plus it's literally a minutes walk to Burgau's stunning beach! We definitely recommend it and have re-booked!" Nikki and Morgan

"We had so nice a days here in the 'Lisa' house! This is a beautiful apartment and a lovely village and beach. The decoration is great taste. We hope to be back in October, to stay in here again, have a good holiday!!! Vicky, Yan and Rasmus from Denmark

"Have caught the Burgau bug - great holiday well minded by Lisa - a beautiful place! WONDERFUL

Vanessa and Charley, Ireland"
Dec 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Burgau in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 large bathroom with shower, bath, toilet and bidet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Cot , 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Living area has double and single sofa bed. Travel cot also
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, with double bed Double sofa bed Also a single sofa bed & Travel cot available
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Large, open plan property on a cobbled side street the heart of Burgau... sleeps up to 5, an amazing value property! Ample parking in 2 large area's within meters of the property. Log burner in open plan living room. WiFi available on request Well thought out private terraces front and back, with barbecue area and dining tables both to dine al fresco! Everything for the beach: mats, chairs, parasols, masks, snorkels, body boards, skim boats, inflatable dingy and lilo's, buckets, spades, picnic basket etc. Log burner. Dvd, CD, Gmaes and books...large selection of all. Pushchairs and travel high chair also available. Iron and ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedding included, and a weekly linen/towel change and clean included. Per person - bath sheet, head towel & beach towel. Ample parking in 2 large area's within 20/50 meters of the property. Use of 3 shared pools within minutes walk from the property with just the purchase of a drink or snack at the bar - pick a lounger and enjoy the pool & views!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)


Excellent and Affordable.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay here and even extended our stay by 1 week, the location is fantastic and got some great winter sun, The bars in town were nice and chilled which great even though it was off season it didn't feel like a ghost town.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

This house had everything you could need.

One of the best properties we have stayed in. It's the little things that make a difference; a very comfortable sofa and bed, very clean, good water pressure, two door keys instead of the usual one and a friendly owner who lives locally.

The location is spot on. Very near everything in the heart of the village and because it's off the main roads it's quiet.

Would definitely stop in this property again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A little Gem in the heart of Burgau

  • 5 of 5

Lisa is lovely and so helpful, after booking to stay at Casa Lisa I had my right knee replaced and therefore couldn't drive. Lisa organised a private transfer from the airport to Burgau and also gave a hand with our suitcases as I was on crutches.

When we arrived there was a welcome pack of local wine, tea, coffee and fresh milk and water in the fridge, so we didn't have to think about getting any essentials when we arrived.

The villa is exactly as the pictures show with everything there you would need from a fully equipped kitchen to all towels, including beach towels. The bed is very comfortable ensuring of a good night sleep after enjoying the delights of Burgau at night.

The guide to Burgau in the villa is very comprehensive and as first time visitors to this beautiful village was a great help.

Lisa popped in after a few days to see if we needed anything.

The villa and Burgau seems to be in a time warp as after only being there for a couple of days we felt we had been there for weeks as it is so relaxing.

As a base to get around Burgau the Casa Lisa couldn’t be more central with bars, restaurants and the beach only a few minutes’ walk, even when on crutches.

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Casa Lisa and would recommend it to anyone.

Once again thank you Lisa.

Huw & Jane Davies

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

Perfectly based to get around Burgau and surrounding areas. The accommodation has everything you could need for a holiday and more. Lisa has thought of everything , kitchen utensils, spices and herbs for that perfect meal. DVD's and books for a relaxing evening in. Beach mats and beach towels along with a dinghy. Nothing was too much trouble for Lisa, perfect hostess. We knew we could text with a question and the answer was with us soon after..

Perfect base, with prefect facilities and a perfect host :-)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely 9 night stay at Lisa's beautiful apartment. The apartment is perfect for two people and is without doubt the most comprehensively well stocked apartment we have ever stayed in, nothing was missing I just kept on finding little gems to make life easier for us. The apartment is spotlessly clean and well situated for the beaches and all of the facilities which Burgau has to offer. Lisa is an excellent host and nothing was too much trouble thank you so much for being there.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Lisa's Beach House. It is in the heart of Burgau - everywhere is nearby! The accommodation is charming - clean,cosy and comfortable, with everything necessary provided for a relaxed holiday. Lisa is the perfect landlady - lovely personality, and on hand to answer any questions or sort out problems. We only had one problem - we couldn't light the oven - and Lisa was around within 10 minutes to sort it out! We love Burgau, and have been many times, and Lisa's place is up there with much more expensive places we have stayed in. We were trying to book again for this year but were seriously disappointed to find the accommodation fully booked apart for a few days here and there. Not surprised though - we're sure most guests would want to return, and would also recommend the Beach House to friends. Really pleased for Lisa - she deserves this level of success! Mo and Simon June 2015

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW! What a fantastic review from two wonderful house guests...Mo and Simon were lovely people, and enjoyed the area to the full.. I thrive of good feedback and love it when people enjoy their holiday so much..so, thank you, I'm only sorry they did not manage to get their dates for this year, it has been happily busy..I hope I will get to hear from them in the future and we will find the dates that fit them... Thank you and happy holidays Mo/Simon, Regards, Lisa xxx
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
28 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas & new year
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Jan/Feb 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35
Refundable Damage Deposit £75

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking and the balance is due 8 weeks before the date of travel.
Sofa bed usage incurs an additional laundry charge of £35 per week.
A refundable £75 damage deposit is also required at the time of booking. This will be returned to you within 3 days of departure.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner

Notes on prices:
Sofa bed usage incurs an additional laundry charge of £25 per week.
Pets requires a one off extra cleaning charge of £35.
For bookings less than 7 nights, please enquire for rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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