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

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment


About the property

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.

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Helen Connolly
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

About Helen Connolly

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!

Helen Connolly purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Helen Connolly chose Olhao region

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.

What makes this apartment unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Helen. We have been very happy to stay in your apartment. Your equipment has a very good quality, we appreciate you quick replies and professional attitude. Also the kind and good service from Luso Living has been highly appreciated.So, as we intend to go to Fuseta for many years to come, we may contact you again for next year.
Jan 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Moncarapacho in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 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
  • 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
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • 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
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.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)


A Fuseta Must!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fantastic very well equipped spotlessly clean apartment and a TV with English channels and wifi included is an added bonus. Perfect location whether you are looking for a great meal out, a trip on the train or for food shopping as there is a very well stocked local supermarket within a short stroll.

Can't wait to return and would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your 5 star review Margaret and glad you enjoyed all that Fuzeta has to offer. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Helen
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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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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
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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