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Village Marina Olhao

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Olhao, Faro District, Algarve
A brand new 1 bedroom apartment, fully furnished, overlooking the lagoons and salt mines of Ria Formosa National Park, where you can see flamingos and other birds feeding on the salty waters. The apartment is on the 2nd floor, and has a spacious and sunny balcony with a Weber BBQ and a roof-top pool. 15 min by car to the nearest Golf Course (www.golfbenamor.com) and 10 min walk to a ferry to take you to beautiful unspoiled islands of Armona, Colatra and Farol. The 5 star Real marina Hotel & SPA is just 300 meters away from the flat with a marina in front, where you can rent a boat for a tour along the channels of Ria Formosa.

Free car parking in front of the apartment.

Seafood restaurants, fish and vegetable markets, cafes, bars, post office, shops, banks, taxis and train station/bus station are all within a couple minutes walk.

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Listing #HL128209
About the Owner
Jorge G
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

nice apartment had everything you need for your holiday shame about dog kennels which were opposite the balcony across the road.The dogs would bark all day and night and council refuge depot next too the kennels. The smell was horrendous when sat out on the...More

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Jorge S, VR Owner at Village Marina Olhao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback, we are happy that you enjoyed the apartment and that it had everything you needed for your stay. It is unfortunate regarding the dogs and likewise Olhao, famous as a sea town can experience its sea aromas during...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This was our third stay in this amazing apartment. To say it is well equipped and has everything you could ever need to enjoy your stay in Olhao, would be an understatement! It has way more than you can imagine. Spacious, modern, spotlessly clean and...More

Thank Lynne M
Jorge S, VR Owner at Village Marina Olhao, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks very much for your kind review. You are most welcome. Jorge, Maria and Papa

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South Wales UK
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile


Management response:Responded 8 September 2017


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No parties are allowed inside the apartment; the area around the roof top pool is more suitable for this type of events, should the need arises.
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: £176 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All bills (electricity, water, gas) are included in the rental price for short term lets (1-2 weeks max).
A security deposit of 200 € is required to reserve the apartment, to cover any breakage/damage that may occur. The security deposit is transferred to landlord's bank account (information provided later) and will be returned on the last day, upon complete inspection of the house. An inventory list of all items with their respective costs will be given to you upon arrival.

The Landlord can be contacted by email at jgomes@pi.ac.ae or via the following phone numbers:
Tel: 00971-55-8006605
Tel: 00351-91-7486410
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About the neighbourhood
Half a century ago, people from Olhao lived only from the sea. Those who were not sailors, were the sons or grandsons of sailors. The wives were employed by the fishing transformation companies, whilst the men were either fishing off the coast from small boats or from big boats (traineiras), on the high seas. There was plenty of fish and the life was extraordinary. It is still an amazing and unique place. Life here follows a different pattern from elsewhere. People like to gather around the fish/vegetable market and local cafes watching the movement of boats in the river mouth. Some have called Olhao the cubist town, in reference to the white square houses, each topped with a terrace for drying fish, octopus or figs. In the summer, the kitchen moves out into the street where the sardines a... more
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Faro International Airport: 15.0 km
Railway: Olhao: 1.0 km
Ferry: Olhao: 0.5 km
The flat is located 15 Km East of Faro International Airport (se Google map on the large displays attached).

From Faro airport, drive East towards Olhao, along EN125 road and, after approx. 10 km, you will find a roundabout (at Olhao entrance). Turn right along Avenida 5 de Outubro and after approx. 500 m you will find another roundabout at the Real Marina Hotel & SPA. At that round you turn left towards the new complex of buildings. Turn left again and, at the end of the street, turn right.
Look for Block 9B, Flat O, 2nd floor.

If you have GPS the exact coordinates are as follows:

37 deg 1' 29.88' North
7 deg 51' 3.55' West
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
Nearby cities
Algarve Villas (10,077)
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