Stunning 6 bedroom ( four ensuite) house with large outdoor pool, situated within the urbanization of Audiencia, next to Praia Verde, in the unspoilt East Algarve, 15km from Tavira and 8km from Vila Real de Santo Antonio. Set among pine trees and close to all amenities the house is five minutes walk (250 metres)from the superb sandy beach and two restaurants and a cafe/bar. Casa Elouise is within a few minutes drive of five superb golf courses, including the new Jack Nicklaus, Monte Rei course, and backs onto a national reserve of pine trees. Casa Elouise, laid out over three floors with large terraces overlooking the large swimming pool. In addition it boasts a roof terrace with views over the national park and towards the sea, and is luxuriously furnished throughout its six bedrooms, large living room and dining area, together with a large luxuriously appointed AEG, open plan kitchen. The linked house is air conditioned and is luxuriously furnished to a very high standard
The beautiful Ria Formosa!: The Ria Formosa in the Algarve is a beautiful labyrinth of lagoons separated from the sea by a coastal dune system which is broken up by various natural inlets. It is one of the most important nature reserves in the network of wetlands that links Europe and sub-Saharan Africa. The Ria has an enormous variety of natural habitats that provide refuge, feeding and breeding areas for an infinite number of flora and fauna and is a haven for birds.
The beaches of the isles of Faro, Barreta, Culatra, Armona and Tavira form a natural barrier to the Ocean. Behind are the dunes, sometimes just a narrow strip and sometimes wider and then come the labyrinth of lagoons and small sand islands and channels. At low tide other salty habitats are uncovered forming marches and salt marshes.
A wintering ground for many migratory birds. The Estuary has an enormous variety of natural habitats and biotopes that provide refuge, feeding or breeding areas for an infinite number of organisms.
Golfers to the East Algarve!: If you're looking for a golfer's paradise, then look no further than the Algarve for your ultimate golfing experience.
With it's brilliant, sunny climate and dramatic courses throughout the region, it's easy to see why the Algarve is the most popular golfing destination in Europe.
There are over 30 golf courses in the Algarve, ranging from 9-hole courses stretched over the Algarve grassland, to dramatic coastal 18-hole courses set amongst the picturesque cliffs.
This makes golf here enjoyable for everyone, regardless of ability, and guarantees that you will find the perfect course for you.
The East Algarve boasts the wonderful Monte Rei course, designed by Nicklaus, Quinta do Vale course designed by Ballesteros,by the river Guardiana, as well as Quinta da Cima, Ria, Benamor and Castro Marim.
Athletes and sportsmen note!: Near Casa Elouise is the renowned Vila Real de Santo Antonio Sports Complex,one of the most highly regarded centres in Europe. The complex is a high performance training centre accredited by the IAAF and is recognised by the Portuguese Olympic Committee as an Official Training Centre.The mild climate of the Algarve, combined with the natural surroundings of pine forest and beach, is conducive to improved performance by athletes. The complex at VRSA and the golden sands of Monte Gordo attract a number of professional teams and national squads to the region for warm weather training. A huge number of sports are catered for. Whether you are preparing for an important event or simply looking to have a well deserved relaxing warm weather training break with friends, VRSA is the ideal location to prepare for competition or to simply wind down.
Both Else and I worked in London for many years before deciding to seek warmer climes! We have two grown up children, now working in London and have been managing properties ( including two of our own) in the East Algarve for over seven years. We live nearby and are available for help or advice during you stay here.