Cottage sleeps 2-4 in the centre of Tavira with private sun terrace.
About Kate Else
We have owned property here in Tavira for many years and now live here full time selling properties in this beautiful part of the Algarve!
Why Kate Else chose Tavira
Perfect location in the heart of the City with all amenities within walking distance within this local everyday Portuguese community and the bonus of a private roof terrace.
What makes this House unique
Pretty cobbled streets, River restaurants nearby a stroll away and great cafe culture lifestyle!
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
The cottage is sadly lacking in amenities and comfort. It's only positives are the roof terrace, (even without the reclining sun beds shown in the property photos) and the distance from the property to the centre of Tavira. First impressions count, and unfortunately first impressions here are of dark and dingy. It is located on a street, in a parking area, and has cars coming and going all day long. They park immediately in front of the house, often blocking off the entrance to the front door, even though this is marked as a no parking area. The other disadvantage of the location is that it is directly behind a supermarket, and the delivery lorry parks outside the house most days and often with his engine running for a couple of hours.
The worst part of our stay concerned the comfort of the beds, which had mattresses that had not just seen better days but were downright uncomfortable with springs jutting into you at every angle.
There is no kind of entertainment in this property, and no microwave. The kitchen has a super hob and oven, but three of the pans were unusable due to previous burned on accidents which had not been addressed. There is no bakeware to use in the oven, other than the tray already in situ and the kitchen equipment definitely needs upgrading and extending. Tavira is a beautiful place and well worth visiting but I cannot recommend this property as a place to stay.
A shame that you did not enjoy your holiday in the cottage . We most certainly would have put any issues with the cottage right immediately if I had been made aware during your stay. As you can see from previous reviews ours guests have enjoyed the cottage. All the cottage issues we corrected that day after receiving your note. The cottage is located in the centre of town so unfortunately you do get business deliveries in the area which may not suit some guests staying in the heart of the City. The advantage of course is not needing a car and the boat to the beach a stroll away.
Quaint and traditional little cottage in central Tavira, with everything you need.
To be so central to all the local cafes and restaurants, not forgetting the beautiful river running through Travira and down to the ocean and island beach. No.58 proved to be the perfect abode for our thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing 2 week holiday. The private roof terrace enjoying the morning sun, was our first choice for morning coffee. This comfortably cozy cottage, was truly a home from home...... loved it :)
Thanks so much Lucy delighted you enjoyed the cottage!
Nice little cottage central to Tavira
Lovely little cottage, ideally located in the centre of Tavira. Balcony is excellent for relaxing in the sun. While there was no air conditioning, the bedroom was on the first floor and cool in September. Tavira is beautiful and we will be back again!
Sehr zentral gelegene hübsche Ferienwohnung
Wir waren zwei Personen und genossen den Aufenthalt in der Wohnung und in Tavira
Thank you for your review glad you enjoyed your return to Tavira and the cottage! Kind regards Kate
Appartement sur deux niveaux : séjour, cuisine et salle de bain au rez-de-chaussée, chambre et terrasse au 1er. Très joliment décoré, super bien fourni: draps de lit (très doux), serviettes de bain et de plage, plusieurs parasols, trousse à pharmacie, la cuisine avait également les bases comme le sel, le thé, le vinaigre... la terrasse est très grande. Et du moins bon : lits très mous, terrasse légèrement encaissée, frigo bruyant, et surtout le chien du voisin était bruyant, heureusement que ça s'arrêtait avant 23h. La rue voit passer quelques piétons qu'on entend parler le soir et la nuit fenêtre ouverte.
Appart très bien placé, à une rue d'une supérette et moins de 10 minutes d'un grand marché couvert. Ferry pour aller à la plage à 5 minutes, bars et restaurants aussi.
Notre hôtesse était très sympathique, on ne manquait de rien.
The Island beach of Ilha de Tavira is a 10 minute boat ride away from the City. The boat is located within a 5 minute walk of the properties. This is a fabulous beach with miles of sand, cafes bars and restaurants. Alternatively within driving distance of 15 minutes you have a further selection of fantastic beaches.
Faro Airport is a 30 minute driveaway or 45 minutes by a secondary road. A car is not essential for these properties and transfers can be arranged.
The properties are Central to Tavira City and all amenities plus the large shopping centre on the outskirts. Nearby you have the popular fishing Villages of Santa Luiza or Cabanas which are a bike ride or short drive away either side of the City with an excellent selection of restaurants. There are a good selection of towns to explore towards the Spanish border which is a 20 minute drive away. Seville is under 2 hours away whilst Faro offers good shopping facilities for a day out.
There is a good selection of Supermarkets, Chemists, Banks, Cafe bars and Restaurants all located within easy walking distance of the properties. There is a selection of shops offering Bike hire and a choice of boat trips offering fishing, bird watching or sight seeing days. The City offers Spa services for those wanting to indulge in some pampering.