I must say it has already been a year since we visited Casa Rosa, but the memory still lingers in these post summer days. And what a memory it is. We decided to stay at Casa Rose just based on the reviews on TripAdvisor. It felt like a gamble because we were traveling with our 6 months old son, but it seemed nice in the pictures, and we preferred a smaller residence as apposed to a big commercial apartment complex you'd find in Albufeira.
The ride to Moncarapacho was shorter than expected from Faro airport, and we felt right at home after we met Jan-Ketil and Kjersti, the owners. We chose the bigger apartment, which was perfect, with a big open kitchen, a huge bathroom and lots of storage space. The beds were very comfortable, although we chose to sleep on the fold out coach (so our son could have the master bedroom).
The piece de resistance was the swimming pool, but also the quiet atmosphere and the beautiful surroundings really made this the perfect vacation. A lot of birdwatchers stay there during the summer and autumn, and they are not the noisy types apparently. We also made al lot of short trips around the towns of Olhao and Fuseta, which offer the more mainstream beach experience with the Algarve beaches you know from the brochures.
All in all it was the perfect vacation, the owners are really lovely hosts, who serve great meals and breakfasts. This is the perfect place for anyone who doesn't really care for the busy towns west of Faro and is looking for a more personal and high-end experience (without paying .
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Casa Rosa - Holiday Apartments, Hotel and Bed and Breakfast - Moncarapacho Algarve Portugal. Search the net "Casa Rosa Moncarapacho". How about a vacation where you have all the options you could ask for? The beach, the sea, excursions to exciting places, relaxing atmosphere, good food, sunbathing, golf and an ocean of other activities - staying at Casa Rosa in Moncarapacho, Eastern Algarve, Portugal will give you all this and more.In a large traditional villa, converted into a hotel with six apartments, you will find your perfect holiday home. The apartments all have kitchen facilities and own bathroom and sized from 35 - 50 sqm. Free Wi-Fi. Casa Rosa is renovated both inside and outside and the flowerbeds are now blossoming. The responses from the guests are overwhelming, and guests from 18 countries have chosen to stay at our hotel in Moncarapacho. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Casa Rosa Portugal/Moncarapacho, Algarve