Car: not necessary
The apartment is situated in the front line of the Ria Formosa in the unspoiled fishing village of Fuseta which has markets every Thursday & every 1st Sunday in each month. It has a lagoon beach in the town, just a 2 minute walk from the apartment, & a very long and lovely ocean beach on the Island, Ilhe da Armona, which you reach by frequent boat service from the quay. Small ferries run regularly from 9am to 8pm & the journey takes just 7 minutes. Fuesta has many excellent restaurants, shops, banks and a Post Office and a pretty village Plaza. The spacious roof terrace is a good viewing point for seeing many birds including Flamingos who feed on the saltpans.
The historic town of Tavira is a short drive and is well known for it's 37 churches & beautiful architecture. It has a range of very good restaurants & bars as well as fantastic shops.
30 km to the East is Ayamonte in Spain which is well worth a visit as is Isla Canela which has glorious beaches as well as an upmarket Marina.
Other Activities: Boating
Golf: The Algarve is regarded as the Europoean finest destination for golfers and has recently been voted the most established region of the golf travel industry.
Professionals rate Monte Rei, the Jack Nicklaus - designed golf course in the Eastern Algarve as the best 18 holes in Portugal. Monte Rei golf course is just a 15 minute drive from the apartment.
The Eastern Algarve region also boasts several championship courses, both at European and World level. There are four 18 hole golf courses within a radius of 25 Km. Benador, is an 18 hole par 71 course, 5 minutes drive away, Quinta da Ria and Quinta de Cima are both 18 hole par 72 course, 10 minutes drive away and Castro Marim, an 18 hole par 71 course, a 20 minute drive to the East, on the way to Ayamonte, Spain.