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Charming Typical Portugese Cottage. Private patio, Centraly located.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage in Tavira, Eastern Algarve - Centre Of Town, Beach Close By And Golf Courses

Our cottage is a 2 minute level stroll from the meandering Rio Gilao and the famous Roman Bridge which links this old-world part of town to the newly restored centre. Nestled and attached behind one of Tavira’s many 16th century churches, the house is a renovated grain store which offers you simple stress free accommodation. The cottage is perfect for couples although it can provide cosy dwellings for small families. Situated right in the heart of Tavira. this beautiful Eastern Algarve town boasts a plethora of sights and attractions within easy reach, whatever the purpose of your visit, our cottage can offer you a comfortable and traditional stay.


Owner
The Owners
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

Amenities

Tavira House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 4 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 on ground floor with double bed, drawers and bedside unit. Bedroom 2 on ground floor with single bed (access to bathroom via this bedroom), large wardrobe, drawers. Bedroom 3 upstairs with twin beds (height restricted), dressing unit and air-conditioning unit.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Fitted with air-conditioning which also provides heating option. Outside: A spacious private enclosed rustic patio area with a dining table to seat 6. Two sun loungers to soak up the sunshine and a traditional outdoor shower (bucket)to cool off. Barbecue. Cleaning / Towels / Linen: All towels and linen are provided freshly laundered for the duration of your stay. Contact number for assistance or if more housekeeping required Other: All rooms are tastefully decorated and sensitive to the traditional Portuguese style.

Reviews

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(9 traveler reviews)

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Charming Typical Portugese Cottage. Private patio, Centraly located.
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 9 reviews
5

A charming little house, well appointed and easy to live in, in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in Portugal and we just loved it. Tavira is the kind of town that you can stroll around in. It is small enough to see everything on foot and there is plenty to see; lots of history and interesting culture. The churches are very

beautiful, the castle and its garden is well worth a visit. We were there for a week and didn't get to see everything.

Our host was ver helpful with notes on where to go and recommended several excellent restaurants. The food, especially the fish was first class and very reasonably priced: two courses with wine (24-34 euro). We had a hire car, but the train station allows you to travel the coastline and stop of to explore fishing villages and beach resorts.

Our favourite place, next to Tavira is Cacela Velha, just along the coast toward Spain.

Would we return. Yes, most certainly.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful holidays in Tavira!!

  • 4 of 5

This cottage is very nice and typical. The patio is wonderful and very appreciated for having dinner at night when the weather is hot (you have everything you need to relax sun chair, barbecue, table and chairs). Everything is furnished, there's nothing missing in the kitchen. Thank you for lending beach umbrella and toys for kids, towels and bedshits,.... You can also find in the house a lot of documents and informations to read about Tavira. The cottage is clean, convenient and very quiet. No need to have a car (grocery, shops, restaurants, bike/car rental, bus/train station, ferry to Tavira island are very closed by walking).

We'll be back to Porta Nova Tavira soon for sure! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Sehr zentral gelegen!

  • 3 of 5

Wir hatten für zwei Wochen zu Dritte (12jähriger Sohn) eine zentrale Unterkunft. Der schattige Patio war gut zum Frühstücken und abends. Da es im August sehr heiss war haben wir uns sehr über die Klimaanlage gefreut. Natürlich ist es nicht sehr ruhig dort, direkt an der Strasse uns abens/nachts einige Passaten auf dem Weg nach Hause... Nach 1 Woche bekamen wir frische Bettwäsche und Handtücher, das war sehr nett.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Simple et élégant

  • 5 of 5

Cet ancien grenier à grains est plein de charme par sa simplicité et son patio fleuri. L'espace est bien conçu et la propreté irréprochable.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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très moyen

  • 1 of 5

Maison sombre surtout le salon, pas de coin pour manger à 3 ou 4 à l'intérieur,la façade et les fenêtres sont sales(pas comme sur la photo). Le ménage pas fait: dès qu'on entre on voit nettement la poussière dans toutes les pièces,il reste encore du sable des derniers locataires sur les plaids des canapés mais le pire c'est le linge des lits qui n'avait pas été changé (heureusement qu'on a trouvé du linge dans un placard).

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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maison agréable mais....

  • 1 of 5

Maison agréable mais trop sombre, façade et fenêtres sales.

Dés l' entrée on voit tout de suite que le ménage n'est pas fait(poussières, sable sur le sol), la table basse et l' escalier sale, les plaids sur les canapés avaient encore du sable des derniers occupants MAIS le pire (pour moi) c'est le linge de lit: les draps et taies d'oreillers pas changés, dessus de lit sale(surtout chambre avec salle de bain).

je ne suis pas du tout satisfaite de ma location quand on commence ses vacances par nettoyer la maison, changer les draps.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Beaches nearby. Tavira beach is a 10 minute drive to the ferry at 4 Aguas. During the summer months a 10 minute walk gets you to the ferry which docks along the river on the opposite side of Town.

Travel:

With good airport links via public or private transport a car is unnecessary for the accommodation. Once in Tavira there is a local bus and train with good service. If your choice is to explore the surrounding hills then a car would be more suitable.

Distances:

Travel by car from Faro Airpot is approx 35 mins. The Spanish border can be reached within 45 mins by car.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

End of stay Clean $39.85

Booking Notes:
Please contact owners. A 25% deposit is required when booking. Balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival. Bookings made within 6 weeks of arrival must be paid in full.
Cancellations. 6-8 weeks 50% refund. less than 4 weeks No refund.

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are based on a week stay. Please inquire for availability. Flexible arrival and departure times.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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