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Large 2 Bedroom, Frontline Apartment in Fuzeta with Magnificent Views Of The Ria



Updated: 21-Nov-2016
Apartment in Fuzeta, Eastern Algarve, Portugal . - Relaxing Location, 3 Minute Walk To The Beach

We made a conscious effort to ensure that the apartment is a 'home away from home' - because to us, that's what it is. We have included extras that we would want from a holiday home - ipod charger, radio, basic foods, books, DVDs, board games, beach towels, to name but a few. We want our guests to be able to relax, cook in if they want, watch TV or a DVD and chill out. We have installed an IPTV package to ensure you don't miss your favourite British TV programmes. This package also gives you access to unlimited broadband. The property is an extremely big 2 bedroom apartment (120 metres) with 2 bathrooms, so can easily accommodate 5 people comfortably. There is a beautiful private roof terrace, ideal for al fresco dining, as well as a balcony off the living room, with beautiful sea views, The apartment is ideally located, just a 3 minute walk from the beach and restaurants. There is no need to hire a car, as the train station is a 2 minute walk and travels the length of the Algarve as well as linking to Spain.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Helen and Andrew are from Dublin, and bought their apartment in 2009. They had always dreamt of having a place by the sea and although they knew central Algarve well, they had never been further east than Faro. Neighbours introduced them to Fuseta, a Portuguese village on the eastern coast of the Algarve with spectacular views of the Ria Formosa lagoon. They fell in love with the area , so much so that they got married in nearby Tavira two years later!

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Delia : June 2012

I was so impressed with the area that the day I returned I booked another holiday for later in the year at the same apartment. The best break I have had for a long time and I cant wait to return!

John: May 2013

We have had a glorious fortnight. Weather great, only one cloudy day, Apartment was excellent, loved the village and made great use of the railway, the station only being two minutes away.

This is a well equipped apartment, in a nice, small development (two blocks with maybe 20 apartments in each) conveniently located in a village. The large roof terrace means you can catch the sun throughout the day.

Andrew 2013

Wow !! Those were the words my eldest daughter and wife said when they were shown around the apartment by our friendly greeter.

The apartment is modern, clean and spacious. There was enough room for the five of us, and we never felt on top of each other.
Jan 2014
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


lovely relaxing holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this lovely, spacious, modern and comfortable apartment at beginning of August for a week, couldn't fault apartment one bit, so comfortable with everything you need, Fuzeta is a beautiful, friendly, safe and cheap location to stay in and ideal for every age. We'll be back! :)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Maria Thanks for your lovely review and glad you had a relaxing time. It was a pleasure to host you and you and the family are welcome back any time. All the best. Helen
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Gorgeous and spacious apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is the best holiday apartment I've stayed in. It is spacious, well equipped and spotlessly clean. The balcony is perfect for breakfast and morning sun and the roof terrace for a sundown drink. The beach, ferry, supermarket and restaurants are all within 5 minutes stroll. Meals out were much cheaper than the touristy Algarve. It's our second visit and won't be the last.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review and delighted you had another great holiday in Fuzeta. You are welcome back any time. Helen
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Stylish, spacious apartment in a beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were desperately in need of a relaxing week away in the sun and Fuzeta ticked all the boxes – a laid back, authentic village with all amenities within easy reach.

The apartment was beautiful – spacious, spotless, peaceful with stunning sea views. The beach is amazing, the local food is gorgeous and incredibly good value. Before we went, we didn't know Fuzeta was a working fishing-village, so there's fresh fish every day in the local restaurants and market, as well as great steaks and BBQ options. Honestly. a week's is too short - we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Winter in Fuzeta

  • 4 of 5

We spent 4 fabulous months in this spacious well equipped apartment. It is conveniently located close to the train station, beach and market. The rooftop terrace affords 360 degree views of the surrounding village and ocean. The property is secure, clean and well maintained. The only drawback is the neighbors dogs that bark constantly. We would recommend this property as a destination to spend an extended holiday.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fuzeta is a lovely fishing village, the apartment is well placed to access the village and train station. The apartment was perfect and had everything we needed. Helen the owner was very helpful and responded very quickly to all emails. I would recommend Fuzeta and this property to anybody.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the lovely review and glad you had a great holiday. You an the family are welcome back any time. Regards Helen
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in Fuzeta. The apartment had everything you would need for a perfect holiday. There were lots of lovely restaurants within walking distance and the beaches were beautiful. We really enjoyed going to the tapas restaurant on the square. We are planning to return next year because we had such a lovely holiday. Helen was extremely helpful. We would definitely recommend both the apartment and the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sarah Thanks for taking the time to submit a review, and I'm glad you enjoyed all Fuzeta has to offer. I look forward to welcoming you and the family back next year regards Helen
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From the Owner

When we first came to Fuseta it felt like stepping back in time. The area is very unspoilt and the village is an old fashioned, traditional fishing village where everyone knows everyone. The locals speak just enough English to get by, but they welcome tourists with open arms. They work mostly in restaurants or in the fishing trade and are very family oriented. The beaches are very beautiful and the restaurants serve delicious food at a fraction of what it costs anywhere else on the Algarve. And, of course, there’s guaranteed sunshine from mid April through to mid October! All in all , a lovely, laid back holiday destination.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Ria bar at 50 Metres Nearest Ferry : Fuzeta at 300 Metres Nearest Golf : Tavira at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Fuzeta A at 300 Metres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Fuzeta at 300 Metres Nearest Beach : Fuzeta at 300 Metres


There is a lagoon beach which is a 3 minute walk from the apartment. It is well serviced with beds, toilets, showers and a bar. It is ideal for children as the lagoon is warmer than the ocean and shallower. The beautiful Ilha de Fuzeta is accessed by ferry (a 5 minute walk away), which goes regularly all day. The beach is well equipped with cafes, beds, umbrellas and toilets. Water taxis are available from the harbour which can bring you to one of the many deserted beaches around the Ria Formosa. The famous Barill Beach is a 15 minute drive from the apartment. A renovated tuna village, it has several restaurants and beds to hire


Faro airport is a 30 minute drive away. There is also a bus from Faro airport to Faro train station, from where you can get a train directly to Fuseta. The station is a 2 minute walk from the apartment.

Car hire is not necessary. The main towns along the East Algarve (Tavira, Olhao, Vila Real) are on the train line. The village has everything you need - supermarkets, Bank, hairdresser, fish and fresh fruit and veg markets, cafes, bars, restaurants, beach shops etc.


There is a train station 2 mins from the apartment. The train route goes all the way from Vila Real to the east to Lagos to the West. You have easy access to day trips like Faro (great shopping) Olhao (beautiful boardwalk and marina) Tavira, (the main town of the region)Vila Real with its lovely promenade and cobbled streets.(From here you can also get a ferry to Ayamonte in Spain), also the nearby medieval town of Castro Marim is well worth a visit.

Further Details:

Fuseta is a charming, traditional Portuguese fishing village located in the beautiful Ria Formosa area of the Algarve, 10 km from Tavira. It offers a wide choice of restaurants, cafes and bars. There is a beautiful lagoon beach just 2 minutes walk from the apartment, or a 5 minutes ferry ride will take you to the unspoilt island beach (Ilha Do Armona) which stretches for miles. Ferries go regularly all day.

The apartment is just a 3 minute walk from the beach and restaurants. There is no need to hire a car, as the train station is a 2 minute walk and travels the length of the Algarve as well as linking to Spain. We have left an up to date timetable in the apartment for your convenience,

Our agents are available on the off chance something goes wrong or if you need help with anything.

The East Algarve enjoys a warmer climate than the West Algarve, being more sheltered. Therefore the weather is consistently hot from May to October, pleasantly warm in November,and warm From December through to April.

The apartment is ideally located to avail of the magnificent beaches in the area - none of which get busy , all of which are stunning.

The village of Fuzeta has everything you could need to make your stay more comfortable. Banks, supermarkets, hairdressers, markets , restaurants, bars, cafes, bakers, butchers, fishmongers, dentist , doctor, beauticians, newsagents and souvenir shops. A small local Supermarket is a three minute walk from the apartment.

Everything is a fraction of the price of things in Ireland and the UK, and about half the price of the Western / Central Algarve.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
low Season
2 Oct 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
19 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
1 night minimum stay
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low season
5 Jan 2017 - 18 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Mid Season
19 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 May 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
High Summer
11 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A taxi transfer can be arranged from Faro.
A travel cot can be rented for 30 Euros per week.
Welcome packs can be ordered on your behalf

Special rates available for winter guests. any stay over 2 months in November, December, January, February and March eligible. contact us for more information

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible

Notes on prices:
The price includes ' meet and greet', all utilities, post visit clean , WIFI , access to all facilities, mid visit clean and change of towels ( for stays over a week) .

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Updated: 21-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

The amazing beaches are amongst the biggest attractions in the area. They have plenty of facilities like sun beds, restaurants and toilets, and are incredibly unspoilt, uncrowded and perfect for long walks and water sports. The area is characterised by ‘sandspit’ beaches, meaning they are separated from the mainland by a lagoon and have to be reached by a ferry boat or water taxi. A 10 minute drive from Fuseta is Barril Beach which is accessed by a little locomotive train. The area used to be a tuna village and the buildings are still standing but have now been converted into cafés, restaurants, shops and other facilities for tourists. A more romantic alternative is to get a water taxi from Fuzeta to a nearby deserted beach.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • village
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet Both bathrooms are fully tiled with contemporary designs. The main bathroom has a shower and bathtub, the en suite has a walk in shower unit.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed, extra bed optional Bedroom 2 - 2 single beds Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, vanity units and air conditioning


  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment is very large (120 metres) and comfortable. All appliances are new and our aim is to welcome you to our 'home from home', with lots of extras to help you make the most of your holiday. The apartment is equipped with information packs, books, DVDs, beach towels and basic foods and toiletries to help you settle in. The apartment is fully licensed, as required by Portuguese law. This means it meets all legal requirements for safety and hygiene. In order to get a license, gas and electricity certificates must be issued and then renewed every five years . This has all been complied with, Portuguese law also requires that the property is equipped with safety equipment (fire extinguisher, fire blanket and first aid kit). All these items are in the apartment. Rest assured that the health and safety of our guests is a priority. Outside: As well as a very spacious interior (120 metres)The apartment has plenty of outdoor areas: the balcony, off the living room, gets the morning sun. It is furnished with a table, chairs and loungers. It is ideal for breakfast al fresco . The private roof terrace measures over 100sqft, it is equipped with a table and chairs as well as sun loungers. It gets the sun all day long, and has magnificent views over the Ria Formosa. The complex has several communal sunbathing areas as well as a beautiful pool area with plenty of loungers. The pool measures about 15m long and has a children's shallow area. There is a shaded area beside the pool for younger children or for when it gets too hot. Utility Room: The apartment is supplied with a washing machine, ironing board, brushes, brooms, clothes horse, as well as basic food, toiletries and household products . Beach towels are also available for our guests. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment is cleaned every week. Additional maid service can be arranged. Other: There is a magnificent private roof terrace, the length of the apartment, which is ideal for sunbathing and eating al fresco, while enjoying the views over the Ria Formosa. The roof terrace is furnished with loungers, a table and chairs.

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