A Two bedroom apartment – Sleeps up to 4. Fully WiFi Internet TV equipped with new Air Conditioning in Bedrooms and Living area.
The name ..Andorinha is Portuguese for Swallows and House Martins. The latter love this building and they can be seen flying over and in front all through the summer months. Hence the name Andorinha Apartment.
The apartment is a well equipped, contemporary style apartment furnished to the highest standard, located on first floor of three within the picturesque fishing village of Santa Luzia, famous as the capital of the “polvo” (octopus). The apartment is child-friendly and has a small balcony at the front and rear. The front one looks towards the Ilhe de Tavira across the Ria Formosa inlet.
The sandy beaches of Terra Estreita and Barril on Ilha de Tavira are accessible by a ferry located across the road from the apartment for the former beach or by foot and mini-train, a short walk from the apartment in the case of Barril .
The village provides numerous excellent seafood and regional restaurants, waterfront cafes, bars and shops. There are several mini markets stocking everything you will need for your stay. The atmosphere is relaxed, safe for children, and typifies Portuguese charm. A car isn´t necessary for your stay in Santa Luzia although if you wish to see more of the countryside in the area this is an option.
Buses and taxis go to the beautiful historic town of Tavira (5 minutes) and you are close to golf courses, aqua parks, and only an hour from the Spanish city of Seville. The new Grand Plaza on the outskirts of Tavira provides well-recognised high street shopping brands and further supermarket choice.
Two double bedrooms, both with single beds that can push together to form a double bed as required. Both bedrooms benefits from a fitted wardrobe and both have the benefit of an excellent new air-conditioning unit that can also provide added warmth if needed in the cooler months of the year.
A travel cot can be hired if needed. The front bedroom has access to a balcony where you can sit out enjoy the sun and marvel at the magnificent view. Alternatively, you can just lie in bed with the shutters up and enjoy the same views.
The bathroom consists of a bath together with attached shower unit, toilet, wash basin and bidet. There is a hairdryer provided for guest use.
The apartment has a spacious, well stocked and equipped kitchen with hob and oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher & microwave. Pots, pans, coffee making equipment, crockery and cutlery, all provided. Open plan eating area with a fold away table and chairs are provided for your comfort for eating.
The apartment has a spacious lounge/diner area fully equipped with satellite TV (Portuguese & Spanish channels mainly) & DVD Player. A Sofa & and two tub chairs armchairs are provided for indoor relaxation with 2 extra stools for additional seating. The sofa bed can also provide additional sleeping space for two person.
Equipment available for guests includes: iron & ironing board, clothes horse & pegs, hair dryer. Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine. Air Conditioning, Central Heating, Cot (on request), Satellite TV and Wireless Internet Connection
There is a small, private terrace facing the Ria Formosa and looking out onto the Santa Luzia front with a small outdoor table and chairs. The back bedroom also has a small terrace overlooking the back street and entrance. A cooler box, beach umbrella and beach basket are provided for guest use.
Bed linen, towels and final cleaning are included. Please note that beach towels and lounge covers are not provided although beach towels can be provided (on request) to rent at a nominal charge. Bedroom linen is changed weekly. The apartment is cleaned thoroughly before and after your stay.
Street Parking (No charge)