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Casa Lisa - fisherman's cottage, Burgau, 1 min to beach sleeps 2/4+ baby

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Gorgeous one bed cottage in central Burgau, just 70m to beach. With sofa bed & terraces

Perfectly located up a sweet cobbled side street, in the heart of Burgau, 'Casa Lisa' invites you to instantly become a part of village life. Just 70 metres from Burgau's stunning bay & 15 meters from it's 'square' this ex fisherman's cottage is ideally situated. With quirky, open plan living area including a single and double sofa (bed), dining area for 4, large flat screen TV, main UK channels & DVD player and a breakfast bar leading through to the open plan, sociable kitchen. This property has a wood burning stove, essential for cosy winter evenings (we provide a large sack of logs and kindling per rental) The kitchen is fully stocked for easy self catering, and comprises a large fridge freezer, cooker and hob, microwave, kettle, MOKA coffee pot, washing machine & all crockery etc. The double bedroom contains fitted wardrobes & a chest of draws so you may pack HEAVY if you wish ;) Super comfortable double bed, fan provided in summer or a heater, spare blankets & slippers in winter. Hair dryer and hair straighteners present. Shaded mini terraces to the front & rear of this property are maximised to allow barbecuing and dining al fresco, even in the height of summer. An outdoor storage space houses many beach toys and props, masks, snorkels, body boards etc - all are for guests use. A spacious 5 piece bathroom, with shower, bath, toilet, sink & bidet. We provide beach & house towels for each guests, and each 7 nights a full change over of these and bedding is provided. High speed WiFi runs throughout the property and laptop working space - either at the breakfast bar or dining table, means you will have to find a new excuse to miss your working holiday deadlines! This apartment is fully stocked to the smallest detail to allow your family to feel at home instantly and make the most of your time in Burgau... DVD's, CD's, books, games, beach equipment, adaptors, battery chargers, info leaflets and a folder packed with oodles of local area recommendations. Guests can self check in and find a welcome drinks pack on arrival, including the must try local speciality - green wine. To provide maximum flexibility to families there is 'extra beds' available at the property on request. The sofa's in the living room can be made into a double or single sofa bed, although use of both at the same time is not recommended. We can also provide a travel cot and bedding on request at no extra cost. Just ask what would suit your family best. 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 ideally situated to explore the best the Western Algarve has to offer.. 12km to Lagos, 5km to Praia Da Luz, 22km to Sagres. Every conceivable activity is on offer here and I can help you book if you require... SUP, surf, kayak, boat trips, fishing, diving, mountain biking, walking, jeep tours, water parks, zoo's, museums, jet ski's, water ski-ing, dolphin watching, tree zip lines, cookery classes, yoga, yoga on a paddle board(!), carnival, chocolate making classes, chanting, flea markets, mini festivals, live music, winery tours, communal barbecue areas, spearfishing, bird watching.. and ask, I'm certain to know where to start...


Owner
Lisa Green
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Portuguese
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About Lisa Green

Hello! I'm Lisa, I have always been backpacking around one corner of the world or another, until I passed through Burgau 7 years ago, 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 had years of 5 star reviews and thrive off providing a fabulous holiday experience to my guests! I also have a 2 bed property in central Burgau - new, named Casa Indie after my 4 month old daughter... ask me for a link, or search for Casa Indie ;)

Lisa Green purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Lisa Green chose Burgau

I aim to go the extra miles for guests at CasaLisa, with drinks welcome pack, heaps of local area info and recommendations, and a well stocked home from home, with all those little extras we sometimes forget - USB/battery chargers, repellent, books, music etc :)

But mainly with Casa Lisa - it just has a special feel and the situation is perfect, so central yet private, and I hope guests come away knowing they picked a good one!

What makes this apartment unique

Just 70 meters from the beach

Spacious, flexible living area for maximum value

Mini terraces for barbecues & dining alfresco

Super high speed internet, UK TV

All towels (inc. beach) provided

Hair dryer & straighteners provided

Airport travel or hire car can be arranged

Real Portuguese street, authentic feel

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Burgau in Budens

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 large bathroom with shower, bath, toilet and bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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!

Reviews

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Casa Lisa - fisherman's cottage, Burgau, 1 min to beach sleeps 2/4+ baby
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
Poland
5

Great house with everything you need in the middle of Burgau

  • 5 of 5

We (2 adults + 2 kids) spent a great week at Lisas house. Lisa is a very nice person, communication was easy, everything was prepared etc. All you may need is in the house. There is also a nice worth to read guide made by Lisa. We would definetly recommend this place:-)

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

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: 13-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

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: 25-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

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: 24-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

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: 24-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

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: 14-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
99 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Smugglers
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Alama Verde
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
A22
Nearest Restaurant
15 Kilometres
Corso
Nearest Beach
70 Metres
Praia do Burgau
Car: not necessary

The old fishing village of Burgau comprises of a series of white faceted cottages prettily tumbling down the hillside toward a secluded, idyllic bay. Turquoise, clear waters gently lap a white sandy beach below a rocky hillside. Sheltered either side by rugged, high rock faces, the Atlantic here is often calm and always inviting.

Burgau is that rare phenomenon - a contented marriage of old & new, which perhaps goes some way to explaining why it feels so special.. Paradoxically on one hand retaining all the charm of an authentic fishing village and on the other being home to a grateful influx of visitors, old and young, and all the facilities that bring with it.

The cheerfully coloured fishing boats rest on the light sand awaiting their next fishing expedition. In the kitchens of the nearby restaurants, the freshly prepared fish is plated up for hungry tourists, who come to enjoy the typical regional cuisine whilst gazing across beauty of the bay, perhaps watching a pod of dolphins, or occasional a whale or two. The broad expanse of sand is enough for all who come here to relax, soak up the sun and swim... but come sundown its time to relocate to one of the laid back beach bars for cocktails and live music sessions.

Praia do Burgau beach spreads along the south-western coast of the Algarve and is situated 12 kilometres from Lagos. 5km to Praia Da Luz, 22km to Sagres.

Every conceivable activity is on offer here and I can help you book if you require... SUP, surf, kayak, boat trips, fishing, diving, mountain biking, walking, jeep tours, water parks, zoo's, museums, jet skiing, water skiing, dolphin watching, tree zip lines, communal barbecue areas, winery tours, yoga, sunset boat trips, banana boats, snorkelling, spearfishing, yachting bird watching.. and on...just ask!Burgau itself sits on the edge of a natural park and appeals to people of all ages. It is ideally situated to explore the South and West Algarve:

- 5Km to Pria da Luz

- 14Km to Lagos

- 9Km to Salema

- 24Km to Sagres

- 55 Km to Monchique mountain

- 55 Km to Silves

- 14Km to Zavial

- 29Km to Carrapateria

Further Details:

The western Algarve is an area of beauty, with rugged mountain landscapes, coastlines filled with rocky coves and sandy beaches, and quaint villages set on the seafront or tucked in the hills. Burgau itself sits on the edge of a natural park and appeals to people of all ages, full of all necessary amenities, 3 mini-markets, a newsagent, a bakers, ample delicious restaurants, snack bars and plenty of choice of bars. One ATM machine, a bus stop and weekly doctors surgery.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £35
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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