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Stunning, beautifully furnished luxurious sea front apartment on Eastern Algarve

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom apartment on seafront (sleeps 6) large roof terrace, spectacular views

Born of sea and sand, and only 30 minutes from Faro airport, Fuseta is a fishing village with traditional square shaped houses. It offers, not only a golden sandy beach on the lagoon with warm waters in which to swim and snorkel, but also mile upon mile of white sand on the island of Armona, just a few minutes away by ferryboat. Local caught and barbecued seafood, clams cooked in the traditional Portuguese way, beef cooked on a hot stone and monkfish kebabs are just a few of the many delicious dishes served in local restaurants all within easy walking distance of the apartment.

This luxurious and stylish apartment, enjoying unspoiled views across the Ria Formosa Nature reserve, is in a class of its own. There are two double bedrooms, one with a double bed, and the other with two single beds which can be zip-linked into a double, and two sofas in the living area which can also be single beds. One shower room and one bathroom with shower facility.

The designer Italian kitchen has been built by a cook, for cooks, which includes a purified water chiller fountain. With a dining terrace directly attached to the kitchen and indoor dining area, it’s a perfect place for entertaining. There is also a large roof terrace, with spectacular views across the lagoon and out to the ocean. This is accessed by a communal staircase. Satellite television and wi-fi available at no extra charge.

Situated on the edge of the lagoon, the apartment is a short walking distance from restaurants and bars in the village, the daily fish market and the beach. Driving is not necessary, but a garage is included, if required. The train station is only a few minutes walk away, and gives access to the length of the Algarve.

Bike hire is available locally.

Relax in the comfort of this elegant and superbly positioned apartment, whilst exploring and enjoying all that this area offers.

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More Details

Owner
Mrs June Wallis-Walker
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

Map

Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
EN125
Car: not necessary

Born of sea and sand, Fuseta is a fishing village with traditional square shared houses just a 30 minute drive from Faro airport. It offers, not only a golden sandy beach on the lagoon with warm waters in which to swim and snorkel, but also mile upon mile of white sand on the island of Armona, just a few minutes away by ferryboat. Locally caught and barbecued seafood, clams cooked in the traditional Portuguese way, beef cooked on a hot stone and monkfish kebabs are just a few of the many delicious dishes served in local restaurants all within easy walking distance of the apartment.

Other Activities: Kite surfing, kayaking, horse riding

Amenities

Fuseta Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Contemporary stone tiled bathrooms, one with bath and shower and one with walk in shower. Towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , The single beds can be zip linked to make King sized double
    Living room - Two specialist sofas which are also single beds
  • Both bedrooms are beautifully furnished. One bedroom leads onto a dining terrace, the other has a Juliet balcony overlooking the sea. Sea views can be enjoyed from both bedrooms and the living room. Linen is provided.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2 BBQ's provided, one on lower terrace and one on upper.

Reviews

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Stunning, beautifully furnished luxurious sea front apartment on Eastern Algarve
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews
5

Luxurious, excellently well equiped flat in superb central location near to all amenities

  • 5 of 5

The flat was exactly as described. the kitchen is very well equiped with lots of pots, pans and dishes enabling home cooking. There is even a nice coffee machine, food processor, electric whisk, washing machine and drier and dishwasher. There is a good sized separate freezer and the fridge is family sized. The two bathrooms were very handy even though just the two of us. Very comfotable lounge with enough seating to spread out and TV programmes in all langages. the owner was superb to deal with - we had asked advance questions about sports facilities and she got back to us very quickly. We got address details well in advance and when we arrived a local agent met us and showed us everything - all very easy. Handover at the end just as easy. The appartment is first line overlooking the lagoon and a 2 min walk to the 'Fuzeta A' train station (5-10 mins to the 'Fuzeta' train station), 5-10 min to the large well stocked supermarket (open 7 days) and seconds/minutes to all the bars and restaurants. Even though we were out of season the supermarket was still open and sufficient bars and restaurants. The Fuzeta market has fruit, veg and fish. The owner has left a very useful pack of information in the flat with train times, local town maps, recommendations for restaurants - we tried all of them and were delighted with the quality of the food.

We took the train to Olhao, Faro, Tavira and Vila Real de Santo Antonio - all very easy and cheap. The Algarve cycle trail passes through the town and we hired bikes in the town (Euro10 per bike for 24 hours) and cycled to Tavira and Santa Luzia . For details of the cycle trail see: http://ecovia-litoral-do-algarve.en.algarve-portal.com/external.php?url=http://euroveloportugal.com/en/route/eurovelo1 . There is also a good kitesurf school in Fuzeta (http://youralgarveadventure.com/kitesurfing-courses/) and it is possible Oct - June to launch off the beach in the town and kite throughout the lagoon - shallow, safe and always somewhere on-shore. The owner of the kite school had a coffee with us and gave us lots of good local information. Swimming in the lagoon is safe, when we were there an area was marked off for swimming. A ferry runs to the fuzeta island (Euro 10 for 2 people return) and as we were out of season we just called and made arranagements for when they would take us and collect us.

This is a superb flat in an excellent location for an active or lazying on the beach kind of a holiday.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfectly located apartment with sea views

  • 5 of 5

This 2 bed apartment is luxurious and PERFECTLY located - we couldn't believe how easy it was to walk 5 mins to the lovely beach at Fuseta (one of the best in the Algarve) with a great beach bar for sundowners! If you want to, there's a cute ferry in season which takes you across to the island with miles upon miles of white sand beach all to yourself! It's genuinely one of the best spots my wife and I have ever come across.

I started each morning with a coffee in the charming little square in Fuseta (again, less than 5 mins walk from the apartment), and we often lunched at one of the restaurants on the sidewalk alongside the harbour (6 mins walk) which serve the best, freshest fish you will ever eat, plus salad and potatoes/chips for 10 euros per person. It is... heaven!

The apartment itself is stylishly furnished, with high end Miele appliances and the views from the living room and bedroom are amazing. There are 2 bathrooms (really helpful) and it's on the first floor (about 12 steps up from the front door) so you see out into the lagoon and no one overlooks you. There's a little terrace off the kitchen with a table for eating out and a very handy drying rack for beach clothes, and up on the roof (2 flights of stairs up from the apartment) there's a FANTASTIC private terrace area which has a table, BBQ and sun loungers on. The views are fab, and it's perfect for an evening drink if the range of bars and restaurants 2 mins away seem just too far away....

Oh, and there's a small supermarket 5 mins walk up the street, as well as an amazing fish and veg market every day by the harbour, a real treat if you're a cook like I am. You don't see old-style markets like this much anymore, which is a great shame.

Overall, my wife and I couldn't have been happier here. I didn't take my flip flops off once. HIGHLY recommended!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in one of the best locations in Fuseta, an easy walk to the beach and many restaurants. It is spacious light airy and beautifully equipped. June and Alvaro have both been really helpful to ensure we had a wonderful holiday. The generous welcome pack on arrival was much appreciated. The roof terrace is a super bonus with the most amazing views perfect for our regular early evening cocktails. Many Thanks. Hope to return again next year. Jenny.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We highly recommend this delightful apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved the quality of furniture and fittings in this spacious apartment.

The views of the Ria Formosa are stunningly beautiful and we enjoyed the space and seclusion of the balcony at the rear.

The style of the apartment, the convenience of the beaches and restaurants made this a delightful stay - can't wait to go again !

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was ok...

  • 2 of 5

The photo you see in this picture is actually on the roof top, not at all off this unit. Not a space you could use for coffee in the morning in your house coats. To get everything you see onto this table would take several flights of stairs up two full stories to a public area

Since my Mother has mobility issues, we did not ever use the roof top. The actual patio that was off this unit looked directly into another building and a parking lot. Being outside people though, it was very disappointing not to have an outside place to sit. It was because of this picture we actually rented this place, so don't be fooled. The pictures are misleading. Fuseta is very noisy at nights with local festivals that went til 2 am, 4 out of the 8 nights we were there. The unit itself was nice and well equipped. We would not consider returning to this unit.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Firstly, let me say how sorry I am that there was a misunderstanding about the roof terrace. There was absolutely no intention to mislead, and to avoid any other possible misunderstanding, I have now made this very clear in the description. The roof terrace is located on the roof of the building which is two flights of stairs above the apartment. Each apartment has its own walled off area for private use. This arrangement is normal. If only, during the many e-mails received from this guest, prior to occupation, she had raised the question of stairs and suitability for a person with restricted mobility, we would not have our first unhappy visitor in eight years.
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Quiet respite in the Algarve

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place to spend a month in the Algarve. The well equipped apartment is in a location that can't be beat with beautiful views of the lagoon, and walking distance to the train and everywhere else in this small fishing village. We loved watching the activity during low tide as people dug and scraped for clams, and seeing the boats, windsurfers, sailboarders, etc. who enjoyed all the lagoon has to offer. The salt flats offered a welcome bike ride or walk where birds and wildflowers were in abundance. The apartment itself was lovely and clean. Communication with the owner and manager was effortless. We cant wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $354.44

Saturday to Saturday, except by prior arrangement. Entry is no earlier than 3 p.m. except by prior arrangement. Departure no later than 10a.m. Electricity is extra.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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