Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Resort Chalet 'Casinha Rainha' in the Algarve, Portugal

You sent a message to this manager.

Chalet 'Casinha Rainha'

Calendar

Last updated: 05/18/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:Contact manager
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Newly renovated, privately owned, chalet situated in Pedras da Rainha resort, steps to the charming fishing village of Cabanas de Tavira; the beautiful lagoon (Ria Formosa); a blue flag beach; various golf-courses; and all amenities and public transportation. This immaculate vacation home is surrounded by lovely gardens and spacious green areas. It is a perfect holiday choice for a couple or two couples or a family with children, who might be interested in a relaxing break.

Beach
The chalet is a short five minute stroll from the waterfront where in season a range of small boats offer a 2 minute boat ride, to the long and unspoilt Cabanas blue flag beach. The boat return trip costs are included in the rental price; boat passes are available at the reception desk. The beach has its own cafe bar, changing facilities, toilets and first aid assistance. Affordable parasols, lounge chairs, jet-ski and paddle boat hire are all available in season. You can enjoy a long sandy stretch of beaches, Praia Verde, Monte Gordo, Barril, and the Island of Tavira is only 15 minutes away.

Travel
The Faro airport is only 35 minutes away and the Seville airport is a 90 minute bus ride. 25 minute drive to Ayamonte a border town of Spain/Portugal famous for its calamari tapas. Public transportation buses run frequently from Cabanas to the historic town of Tavira (4km away) where bus connections can be made to other destinations. Tavira dates back to around 2.000 BC, it is a great place to explore with 37 Churches, cultural centre (Palacio de Galeria, Roman Bridge, restaurants and shops to visit.

The Cabanas train station is a five minute walk. Local taxis and car rental operators are also available in Cabanas. For the more active guests there is a local kite surfing school, horse riding, and mountain biking. Daily excursions can be booked locally to all of the Algarve’s main attractions such as nature reserves, castles, markets, water parks, zoo marine, shopping malls, and Spain. Full/Half day boat excursions are available from Villamoura. The Saturday farmers market at the nearby town of Olhao, is a must.

Golf
There 5 quality 18 hole golf courses within 5/20 minutes drive from the chalet, making it an ideal location for a golfing holiday.
Benamor - 18 hole, Par 71, 5500 ms –5 minutes drive – entrance of Cabanas
Quinta da Ria - 18 holes, Par 72 , 6110ms – 10 minutes drive – beautiful view of sea/mountains Quinta da Cima – 18 holes, Par 72, 6256ms – 10 minutes drive – panoramic view Monte Rei – 18 holes, Par 72, 6567ms – 15 minutes drive – Jack Nicklaus American design
Castro Marim – 18 holes, Par 71, 5265ms – 20 minutes drive – challenging for all standards



Keywords: Chalet

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • Chalet

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Ideal destination for families with young children. Large green areas for playing...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    house has 1 bedroom 1 livingroom/kitchenette 1 bathroom...moreless

  • 2 Twin or Single Beds , 1 Child Beds, 1 Baby Cribs, 1 Sleep Sofa or Futons [sleeps 2 people]...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Fully equipped bathroom with combined tub/shower. Towels are included. Please not that beach towels are not included. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Cabanas is a lovely historical fishing village structures with long lines of low-rise shops, bars, pubs, restaurants facing the Ria Formosa Nature Park. Its also know for its clean long beautiful beaches. The area offers a rich cultural heritage for everyone to enjoy....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Pool Table
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Resort:

    Private house in Resort Pedras da Rainha, Cabanas de Tavira...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The house has a large terrace that includes an outdoor table and chairs for 5 people. It also has a built in barbecue. This area is ideal for year round dinning but especially in the warmer seasons....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    split system in the bedroom and in the living room ...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Resort has internet available at the accommodation desk and in the bar area....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Fully equipped with linens and towels. Please note beach towels are not included....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open concept Living room/kitchenette...moreless

  • Parking:

    exterior parking areas...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Washroom towels not beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    available at the pool bar...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    for 5 people maximum...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    For 5 people maximum...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped Kitchenette including fridge, freezer, stove, oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave...moreless

  • Microwave:

    medium size microwave...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large terrace ideal for lounging and for dinning...moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf course up the street from the house. 5 minute drive or a 15 minute walk....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    A variety of places available to rent kayaks/canoes. Not included in this rental...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Communal lawn and gardens...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Communal - fee applies...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
 

Reviews

This property does not have any reviews yet.

Be the first to write a review for this listing...

 
Oct 01-Oct 31 .. €360/week
Nov 01-Mar 31 .. €280/week
Apr 01-May 31 .. €360/week
Jun 01-Jun 30 .. €410/week
Jul 01-Jul 31 .. €490/week
Aug 01-Aug 30 .. €590/week
Sep 01-Sep 30 .. €410/week

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 05/18/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

30 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Faro Algarve
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Resort pool side Bar and Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Tavira
500 Metres
Nearest Train
Conceicao de Tavira
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Tavira
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Resort pool side restaurant + option in Cabanas
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
Cabanas de Tavira

Car: Recommended

Visiting the Saturday farmers market in Ohio is a must do. Tavira is also a beautiful town worth exploring, it's know to have the most churches and safe and happening night life. A nearby beach is one of my favorite beaches to spend the day.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1985

About: My husband and I were both born in Portugal, but grew up in Canada. Influenced by our parent’s love for their homeland we both spent many summer vacations visiting family and enjoying the lovely beaches in the Algarve. When we were married and started a family we found the Algarve to be the perfect place to take our kids, not only to visit with relatives but to also enjoy their parent’s beautiful birth place. We all love the ocean, the resort and the Portuguese lifestyle. Our children are all grown up now, and still look forward to spending time in “Casinha Rainha” the nickname we now apply to the chalet. There is no question that this little place was the best investment we made for our family.

Why Cabanas de Tavira:
We chose to invest in the Aldeamento of Pedras da Rainha because of the location and the great resort amenities. It became our home away from home where everyone spoke various languages, including English. This made it easy for our children to develop long lasting friendships. Of all the family vacations we’ve taken over the years, we have the fondest memories of our stays in “Casinha Rainha”.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
The chalet “Casinha Rainha” is located in the eastern Algarve which remains an unspoilt part of Portugal and the little fishing village of Cabanas is a true example of an unspoilt treasure. While our chalet is located in the modern resort, guests enjoy the splendid beautiful clean beaches, the traditional fishing boot crossing to the beach, the open markets, the seasonal festivals, and the traditional folk dances. Cuisine If you're looking for fine Algarve cuisine in a prime, beachfront location, then you’ve come to the right place. Cabanas has a large variety of excellent restaurants. Our favourite is the waterfront Pedros Restaurant. They offer a fabulous menu of traditional Algarvian dishes that tourists can enjoy, with a wide selection of wines, and the best sangria, to make your meal that little bit more special. If you wish to eat in, then you must visit the daily fresh fish, meat and vegetable/fruit open market, where the vendors are friendly and more than happy to offer you traditional family recipes. There are two MP supermarkets, one in town and one conveniently, located in Pedras da Rainha Resort. You can also find various local bakeries and 3 butcher shops.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch, swedish, finnish

 

Photos

  • Chalet 'Casinha Rainha'

    Chalet 'Casinha Rainha'

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Communal Pool

    Communal Pool

  • Cabanas Blue Flag Beach

    Cabanas Blue Flag Beach

  • Large terrace with with barbecue and table and chairs

    Large terrace with with barbecue and table and chairs

  • Fully equipped Kitchen

    Fully equipped Kitchen

  • Fully equipped Bathrooom

    Fully equipped Bathrooom

  • Lovely gardens and spacious green areas

    Lovely gardens and spacious green areas

VRBO #271045

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, June 29, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Chalet
Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch, swedish, finnish
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 05/18/2015
Email manager

(416) 535-2460 (Ontario, Canada)

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Resort Chalet 'Casinha Rainha' in the Algarve, Portugal

Cabanas de Tavira #271045

1 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 5

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.