One bedroom beach-front apartment on the Algarve, Portugal
1 bedrooms. Sleeps 5. From £35 per night
The accommodation is a one bedroom apartment and it is located between Rua do Leste and Avenida Infante de Sagres (sidewalk of Quarteira), near to the city beaches.
Fully furnished with twin beds, a sofa bed for two people and a single divan with a maximum capacity of 5 people distributed in two rooms.
The accommodation is equipped with the following appliances: automatic water heater and stove with oven butane gas, combined refrigerator, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher and coffee maker, iron and ironing board, toaster, toaster, kettle, squeezer electric citrus, blender with grinder and mixer, fan, stationary and portable heaters, portable barbecue charcoal, DVD player, hi-fi mini system, clock radio and TV open signal with 4 national channels general in both rooms.
During the stay, guests have access to a covered parking space free of charge, and to use the rooftop terrace to grill.
The apartment is equipped with various kitchen utensils, except bed linen (sheets and pillowcases) and towels (face towels and individual bathroom), which are the customer's responsibility. However, on request, bed linen and towels can be provided with a small charge.
The settlement of the Quarteira area dates back at least to Roman times and there even those who want to identify it with the ancient Carteia. D. Dinis granted it a charter on November 15, 1297 and was elevated to city status in 1999.
From simple fishing village, Quarteira has been a major point of attraction of the Algarve, famous for its golden beaches, the fish of the best quality and its groves of pines.
In extensive Avenida Infante de Sagres, commonly known as Marginal, visitors can enjoy pleasant moments of leisure, not only in pleasant walks by the sea and in the existing terraces, guests can also enjoy the products offered by trade and varied daily entertainment that there takes place. In the Square of the Sea is essential a visit to Art Gallery which, throughout the year, offers visitors several shows and exhibitions of cultural context.
Flagship site of Quarteira is still the Fish Market, situated on the seafront, where you can find every morning, the freshly caught fish and many other regional products. Wednesdays is held the "weekly market" that attracts many visitors from all over the Algarve. Land of great traditions in fishing, Quarteira keeps alive the fishing shed, which is potentially important not O by wealth it produces, such as by terminating typicality. In fact, Quarteira offers its visitors a wide gastronomic richness, highlighting many different fish dishes and seafood of excellent quality, such as sardines, cataplanas fish stew, shrimp, among others.
Quarteira is still ground water that people believe they have healing qualities. The elders say fondly the times when the Holy Fountain (located just outside Quarteira, Almancil towards) was filled with people seeking cures for various ailments.
The apartment is located in one of the newer blocks Quarteira, a town situated in the center of the Algarve region about 20 km from the city and the airport and the city of Faro and within 30 km of the most important tourist city known for the Algarve Albufeira where are the best clubs and holiday fun night and the Algarve's main shopping area in the Algarve village of Guia, with several specialized hypermarkets (such as Makro, Leroy Merlin etc..) and the Mall AlgarveShopping containing several international brand shops known, cinemas, restaurants and a section of a large hypermarket (Continente). The apartment is located less than 4 km from the largest water park amusement Algarve known for Aquashow (located in Quarteira) and less than 30 km from the largest zoo of fun aquatic known for Zoomarine Algarve (located in Guia). The city lies between Quarteira Vilamoura which is served by its large marina and its casino and Vale de Lobos and Quinta do Lago where are the best golf courses in the Algarve.
In the city of Quarteira also can stroll in the tourist train that runs between the market and fresh fish (which comes directly from the boats of fishermen) and their main streets streets along the beach or walk or cycle along the promenade to the beach exclusively for pedestrians and bicycles, known for Avenida Infante de Sagres. Next to the apartment or its surroundings there are many shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars with or without live music and karaoke and / or terrace, ice cream parlors, pharmacies, clinics, public health centre, fitness centres, playgrounds etc. On the sidewalk of the Avenida Infante de Sagres, it is realised the following events: on the nights of 12, 23 and 28 June the parade of the Quarteira popular marches and in early August it occurs the Crafts Fair. In Loulé (about 10 km) there is a permanent and basic emergency in February or March can watch this city the largest Carnival parade Algarve.
The city is served by the motorway Quarteira Algarve longitudinal (A22), known as Via do Infante passing through the towns of Albufeira, Portimão (where lies a Port Cruise), Lagos, Silves, Faro (where lies the Airport Algarve), Tavira, Vila Real de Santo António, Castro Marim, etc. direct link with Spain (Andalusia) – E.N.431 and South Highway (A2) to Lisbon and Alentejo. Quarteira is served by the following public transportation: train station Loulé (CP – Comboios de Portugal, S.A.) about 6 km that makes a direct connection between Lisbon, Porto and Faro pair of long-distance express trains (Alfa Pendulares e Intercidades); bus terminus (Rede Expressos, S.A. and Eva Transportes, SA) to 700 meters, making connection between the cities of Lisbon, Albufeira, Loulé, Portimão, Faro, Vila Real de Santo António, etc.
Price & availability
- Wireless Internet
- Free parking at the property
- Disabled access
- Suitable for families with children
- Washing machine