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Caroline Gullan

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Air-conditioned frontline apartment, with views across lagoon and the sea

7 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Olhao Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Two bedroom apartment, sleeps four, in the coastal village of Fuseta

On the eastern Algarve, halfway between the towns of Olhao and Tavira, 40 minutes by car from Faro airport.

4th floor frontline apartment with lift and free on-street parking. Situated above a strip of cafes and bars and minutes from the beach and esplanade, the ferry and the town square.

Dine al fresco on the balcony and enjoy stunning views of the sea and the seafront. Sun tan or enjoy a sundowner on the communal roof terrace.

Large living room with double sofa (pulls down into a bed), two armchairs, a 42 inch (106 cm) flat screen TV, plus a DVD player and satellite with many channels, both English and European, including UK terrestial and some Sky channels. Also supplied is an Apple TV and broadband / wifi.

The main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has two single beds. Both bedrooms have wardrobes.

The spacious kitchen has a dining area and offers views of the town. Appliances include a large fridge / freezer, gas hob and oven and a washer dryer, plus ironing facilities. There are also communal washing lines on the roof terrace.

The modern bathroom has a 4-piece suite, including a shower over the bath.

There is a selection of small shops and supermarkets nearby. A larger supermarket is a five minute drive away. Fuseta has a variety of restaurants and cafes that cater for all tastes. The seafood is particularly good as this is a fishing village, with its own municipal fish market, at which local trawlers sell their catch daily.

There are two train stations in Fuseta, the closer less than five minutes' walk away, which provide good links to the rest of the Algarve.

There are several golf courses within half an hour's drive. A set of clubs (male, right handed, bag with stand) is kept in the apartment, stored under one of the single beds, and is available for use, free. Alternatively clubs can be hired from the airport, please see http://www.clubstohire.com.

Parents with young children should note that this apartment has a balcony.

Breakage: We do not ask for a refundable deposit for breakages. We trust that you will replace any items that you break or offer payment. This includes golf equipment.

Cleaning: the €55 cleaning fee is payable directly to the agent

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Caroline Gullan (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Caroline Gullan

I live in Kent, near London. My family discovered Fuseta about six years ago and we all love its delights, in all seasons. I hope you will enjoy them as much as we do.

Caroline Gullan purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Caroline Gullan chose Olhao

Staying in Fuseta offers you the opportunity to be a guest in a working fishing village, warmly welcomed by the residents into everyday life. There are no hotels or night clubs, but plenty of cafes and bars, some open late into the night. A variety of good quality restaurants offers both traditional fare and excellent seafood, sourced fresh from the town's municipal fish market. There is a host of other attractions, too, including the town beach, an island beach served by a ferry, a delightful esplanade and a traditional town square.

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment is frontline, only minutes from all amenities. Enjoy some of the best views in Fuseta from the balcony. The strip of family run cafes and bars, immediately below the apartment, is a community meeting place and buzzes with atmosphere during the warmer months.

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

Air-conditioned frontline apartment, with views across lagoon and the sea
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
4

Location agréable

  • 4 of 5

Location assez agréable : très belle vue sur la lagune et situation centrale pour visiter l'Algrave. Très proche de la mer accessible très simplement par le bateau. Cependant, beaucoup de bruits le soir (animations très bruyantes du camping juste en-dessous...), les bars ne ferment pas à 23 heures... De plus, la propreté et l'entretien de l'appartement laissent à désirer. L'appartement n'étant pas très cher à la location, cela reste quand même un endroit intéressant.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

had a fab time, everything perfect,great place to stay away from all the tourism and mix with the locals.brill location.didn't hire a car this time used trains and ferries.excellent pizza pasta place downstairs.thanks peter if we visit fuseta again we will book with you

christine,phil & stephen

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Simply Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Went to Fuzeta with the thought and hope of a family friendly, warm and sunny beach with a local feel holiday and this is what we got!! We loved the small fishing village with easy access to a safe lagoon to swim and explore as well as quick ferry ride to the island. We were lucky enough to been there during the circus and free giant inflatable's set up each night for 2 weeks. The apartment had everything we needed and more! The balcony was great to sit for meals, people watch and listening to local music playing in the cafe area. Would recommend to those who are looking for a simple non touristy, family friendly holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for your very nice review I are very pleased you enjoyed Fuzeta and the apartment had everything you needed. Peter
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5

agreable

  • 5 of 5

très bon sejour appartement avec une superbe vue

merci a Caroline !!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lionel. We love our apartment and Fuseta and are just happy when others enjoy it too. Come again! Caroline
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5

Séjour très Agréable

  • 5 of 5

Appartement avec vue exceptionnelle sur l'océan et la Ria Formosa. Chambre très agréable avec excellent matelas.

Appartement très bien équipe .

Emplacement idéal dans Fuzeta.

Caroline est très à l'écoute et sympathique.

Marie-Pascale et Christian Montpellier France

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Just happy you enjoyed your stay Caroline
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Lovely apartment ! Very good location !

  • 5 of 5

Close to a great beach Fuzeta island . with great views from the balcony , very well equipped with everything you will need to stay and relax , this area ( Ria Formosa natural reserve ) to me personally the most beautiful beaches in Algarve are here ! Very close by car or train or other transport you have beautiful beaches ( Praia Verde / Manta Rota/ Fuzeta island just around the corner and ideal to relax and get a dive in very clear water . Also there is a good supermarket near the train station , food at the restaurants and there are a few is really good and all included starter wine two main dishes and desert or coffee is average 20 to 25 Euros or as much you like I mean for two people . Great place to stay !! Thank you very much Caroline .

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carlos! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Please do come again Caroline
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Several in front of the apartment block
Nearest Ferry
150 Metres
Fuseta
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Colina Verde Golf & Sports Resort, Moncarapacho
Nearest Train
150 Metres
Fuseta
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Olhoa
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Several in front of the apartment block
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Fuseta
Car: not necessary

Fuseta is a small, non-commercialised traditional Portuguese fishing village, with around 2,000 inhabitants, that dates from 1572. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday in a typical Portuguese seaside location, this is ideal for you. There is a variety of good bars and restaurants, catering to all tastes. Many serve fish sourced from the Municipal fish market, caught hours earlier. Fuseta has a square, a harbour and two beaches. The town beach is great for toddlers, as it is wave-free and very safe. The Ilha de Fuseta beach, accessed via a a short ride on a small ferry, offers bars, parasols / sunbeds and equipment hire.

The apartment is frontline, is located on the 4th floor and offers stunning views of the ocean, the beach, the Ria Formosa natural park and the Ilha de Fuseta island.

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Rates & Availability

Fuseta Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 19 2016 - Sep 3 2016
4 night minimum stay
$82
$439
 
 
Late Summer
Sep 4 2016 - Oct 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$71
$329
 
 
Autumn
Oct 30 2016 - Dec 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
$55
$219
 
 
Xmas / New Year
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$82
$302
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $55

Cleaning services, including laundering of linen and towels, are included in the price.

A non refundable deposit of 25% is required to confirm booking. The balance of 75% is required 6 weeks prior to your booking start date. If booked less than six weeks from the start date, then full payment is required at the time of booking.

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Amenities

Olhao Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Towels provided. But not beach towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main bedroom - 1 double
    Second bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Wardrobes, drawers and bedside cabinets. All linen provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking is only allowed on the balcony. Please respect this request.

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