A delightful and spacious one bedroom first floor apartment located in landscaped grounds on the superb Rocha Brava 4 star Resort.
Recently fully refurbished, the apartment comprises a spacious sitting/dining room, kitchen, 1 x Adult twin bedroom, 1 x small children's twin bunk bedroom, bathroom and store room. The sitting room also has a sofa bed which will sleep 2 small children or 1 adult. Outside there is a large balcony equipped with sun beds, table and chairs overlooking the resort with views to the sea.
Amenities at Rocha Brava include a tennis centre with 4 courts, 3 pools (1 heated), small children's playground, health club and gymnasium. Close to the resort are several excellant restaurants and bars. The nearest beach (Centianes) is only 10-15 minutes walk away whilst other lovely beaches and sandy coves are within 5-10 mins drive.
Rocha Brava: Rocha Brava resort is set in lovely grounds situated above the cliffs on the eastern side of Carvoeiro, a charming fishing village in the centre of the Algarve. It's facilities include a 24-hour reception office, a small supermarket and 3 leisure pools. There is also a cafe/bar with an Internet cafe upstairs, a restaurant and pool side bar. For sport there is a 4 court tennis centre with resident professional for coaching sessions and an adjoining health and fitness centre which incorporates a gym and offers aerobic and step exercise classes. For children there is a small playground and an indoor children's room with table tennis and organised activities in summer. Rocha Brava is the ideal base to explore the Algarve or take advantage of the many superb golf courses within the surrounding area.
Carvoeiro, Lagoa and Portemao: Carvoeiro is a small coastal fishing village just 3 miles from the Lagoa. It is wedged into a narrow valley with high red cliffs rising steeply and culminates in a tiny picturesque beach. The bright whitewashed houses and pretty cafe terraces lend an undeniable charm to the village. At night Carvoeiro boasts a wide choice of restaurants and bars, both lively and quiet depending on taste. It is only 20 - 25 mins walk from Rocha Brava, or 5 mins by car or taxi.
Lagoa, just 4 miles from Rocha Brava is a small town but has some excellent shopping available. Just a short drive from Lagoa are two water slide parks. Within 20 mins drive is and a marine life park that includes children's rides. Lagoa is considered the wine capital of the Algarve and supplies most of the house wine served in Algarve restaurants. Tours of the local wineries can be arranged via the tourist office in Lagoa.
Golf & Travel Information: Vale de Milho, a picturesque but testing 9 hole par 3 course, is within easy walking distance or short drive. Two 18 hole courses - Vale de Pinta and Gramacho - are close to Carvoeiro (5kms). 10% to 20% discounts are available on green fees at most courses in the area. Championship courses are available at Penina (25 minutes) and Quinta de Lago (30 minutes). Many other courses are within 30 to 40 minutes drive.
Rocha Brava is approximately 50 mins drive from Faro airport. A car is not essential, but useful for guests wanting to visit many of the more secluded beaches and coves along the coast either side of Rocha Brava, as well as the many other attractions along the Algarve. There is a frequent bus service for local travel between the nearby villages and taxis are inexpensive. Courtesy coaches are available for trips to the water splash parks.
Rocha Brava is one of the most popular resorts on the Algarve. Situated on the cliff tops just outside Carvoeiro, the nearest beach (Centianes)is only 10 minutes walk away. Other superb beaches and sandy coves are within 5-10 mins drive.The resort is also well situated and within easy reach of a number of golf courses some of which offer special discount rates for Rocha Brava guests. Although a car is not essential, it gives the visitor the opportunity to visit other parts of the Algarve. There is a courtesy bus operating between the resort and the fishing village of Carvoeiro during the day. There are also Taxis available, bookable via reception, and a local bus service which links the resort to other parts of the Algarve. A taxi to the airport will cost approximately £35.
Other Activities: Slide and Splash Parks, Marine Life Centre
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Nov 2 2013 - Dec 27 2013
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