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Rocha Brava - Lovely Air-Conditioned Apartment

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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carvoeiro apartment description

A beautiful apartment (upstairs on the first floor) on Rocha Brava, one of the best developments on the Algarve. It overlooks the lovely gardens close to the wonderful two-tier swimming pool with a waterfall. The apartment occupies a very central position on Rocha Brava with shops, restaurant, and swimming pool only a few yards away. The tennis centre and gym, and two further swimming pools, together with the shops, bars, and good facilities for children, makes Rocha Brava an ideal holiday complex.
Features newly fitted kitchen with granite worktops, touch control ceramic hob and dishwasher etc. and a completely refitted bathroom.

Travel: The development is 45 minutes drive from Faro airport. A hire car is not essential, but will enable guests to visit many of the more secluded beaches and villages nearby. A taxi from Faro airport will cost about €55. From Lisbon, Carvoeiro is about 4 hours drive. For those who do not wish to drive while on holiday, there are frequent buses and cheap taxis into the town from Rocha Brava, and courtesy coaches to the water-slide park (Slide and Splash) which is just the other side of the town.

Rocha Brava Complex: Rocha Brava is a beautiful villa complex set in lovely grounds on the clifftops near Carvoeiro. Among its facilities are a 24-hour reception office, and a small supermarket. For eating and drinking there is a bar/cafe with an Internet cafe upstairs, a restaurant, and a pool side bar. For fun there is the four court tennis centre with a resident professional for coaching sessions, and an adjoining gym. There is also a holistic healing centre for a well-earned massage after the exercise! For children, there is a playground and an indoor childrens room with table tennis, and organised kids activities in summer. There are three main pools (one of them with a waterfall) and all with paddling pools, open to all guests.

Nearby attractions: Carvoeiro has very many bars and restaurants, with varying styles and prices, but all are good value. You can take a boat trip from the town beach to see the nearby caves. There are two water slide parks within a short drive, and a marine theme park (Zoomarine) about 30 minutes away where you can swim with dolphins! 'Krazyworld' is a fun day out for the family, a short distance inland. Silves is a historical walled town just 15 kms inland, and the fishing port of Portimao is about 20 minutes drive along the coast westwards. This town has many larger shops. Algarve Shopping is a large shopping mall with many beautiful shops on the main road from Faro.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 85 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Daily Maid Service


              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double


              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


              • 1 double, 1 twin, 1 cot or fold-out bed

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet


              Other Amenities

                  • * Digital cable TV, 9 English channels. * DVD player * Fitness room - gym next to tennis courts, fully equipped * Four tennis courts and coaching available at the Tennis Centre. * Choice of three pools and children's pools. * Children's playground near tennis centre and main pool. * Internet access at coffee shop (2 computers) ...moreless


                  • Books
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player


                  • Holiday Resort
                  • Family


                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Babysitter

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean
                  • Resort

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf

                  Arrival Day

                      • Flexible

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining Area
                          • Dining
                          • Seating for 4 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card


                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Internet:

                                Open wifi available at the restaurant by the pool...moreless

                              • Safe
                              • Fitness Room / Equipment
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Fireplace
                              • Parking
                              • Air Conditioning


                              • Kitchen
                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Stove
                              • Oven
                              • Grill
                              • Microwave
                              • Dishwasher


                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Balcony
                              • Tennis Court
                              • Barbecue
                              • Child's Swing
                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Heated Pool
                              • Communal Pool
                              • Outdoor Pool

                              property descriptor

                                  • Semi-Detached


                                  Write a review 4.9
                                  from 8 traveler reviews
                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Rental rates quoted in: £
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

                                  Mar 1 - Apr 11, 2014
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £38 £38

                                  Apr 12 - May 23, 2014
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £56 £56

                                  May 24 - Jun 20, 2014
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £66 £66

                                  Jun 21 - Jul 18, 2014
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £85 £85

                                  Jul 19 - Aug 29, 2014
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £106 £106

                                  Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £66 £66

                                  Sep 27 - Oct 31, 2014
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £56 £56

                                  Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                                  5 night min stay
                                  £38 £38

                                  Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.

                                  Additional information about rental rates:

                                  Optional extras: Maid service £60 p.w (5 days pw) or £25 (1 clean + linen change). Fold-out bed for 5th person, no extra charge, or Cot hire £35 p.w. High chair hire, no charge, please order in advance for any of these items listed.
                                  Rental includes all linen and bathroom towels (not beach towels); For multi-week stays linen will be changed weekly.
                                  25% deposit required with booking; balance due 10 weeks before departure.

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                                  Last updated: 09/17/2014
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                                  60 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  5 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  IP1 Lagoa
                                  750 Metres
                                  Nearest Beach

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  Carvoeiro is about halfway along the Algarve coastline, approx. 45 mins drive from Faro airport. Portimao is just 20 mins away. Lisbon is 3-4 hours by motorway to the north.

                                  Other Activities: water slide parks

                                  Golf: Vale do Milho, a 9 hole par 3 course, is within walking distance. Two 18 hole courses - Vale de Pinta and Gramacho - are at Carvoeiro (5 kms). 40 percent discount on green fees at Vilar do Golf, 20 minutes away. Championship courses are available at Penina (25 minutes) and Quinta de Lago (30 minutes). Many courses are within 30 - 40 minutes drive.


                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2005

                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english

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                                  • Main swimming pool

                                    Main swimming pool

                                  • View from the balcony

                                    View from the balcony

                                  • Kitchen


                                  • Swimming pools with waterfall

                                    Swimming pools with waterfall

                                  • The apartment

                                    The apartment

                                  • Living Room/ Dining Room

                                    Living Room/ Dining Room

                                  • nearby beach

                                    nearby beach

                                  £38 - £66 per night (GBP)

                                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 5

                                  View calendar: Updated 09/17/14
                                  Email owner

                                  +44 (0)7974 028751

                                  Speaks: english
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