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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Fuseta, Olhao, Faro District, Algarve

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srizon200...
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Perfect gateway from hustle and bustle...”
Reviewed 15 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We stayed at this beautiful apartment for a week with two children aged 10 and 7 during Easter break. The apartment is very spacious and ideally located from all major tourist attractions and some nice beaches. The owners Alan and Christine use this place as their second home so you can feel all the personal touches and it’s so well equipped which took us by surprise. They were always prompt answering any queries which we have had.

We arrived around 10.20pm on Sunday evening and British Airways lost our luggage like many other passengers. Our holiday did not commence well from the Faro Airport but we had forgotten our grief after arriving at the Fuzeta Resort. The key holder Cary bought some essentials for us so that we did not have to worry about bread, tea, coffee and milk in the morning. We hired a car from the Airport as usual but it was not necessary because the train station is close from the house.

We visited few places which kids absolutely loved it specially Zoomarine theme park, Fiesa Sand City, & Tavira Island. We also visited Ayamonte a Spanish town which is only 45 minutes’ drive from the apartment. There are many restaurants in Fuzeta town which are reasonably priced and in general Portugal is value for money so it does not matter where you actually eat.

We have been extremely lucky with hot weather because in April the temperature was hovering between 22-30 degrees. No wonder Algarve region is one of Europe’s sunniest places and many Brits and French have made this region as their home. We will not hesitate to come back to this awesome apartment which we felt like home.

Travelling group: Young Children
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aldiDevon...
devon uk
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“wonderful apartment in fabulous location overlooking the sea.”
Reviewed 20 March 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We have stayed in this apartment twice now and will definitely be staying again. It is modern and fully equipped with all you need for a great holiday. Very clean and like a top class hotel but all your own! The location is ideal, with lovely views of the beach and coastline. The pool complex is spotless and now heated, so can be used all year round. Great cycle and walking routes and an easy walk to the village centre of Fuzeta, which has a great range of places to eat and drink. Ideally situated to explore the Algarve. We loved being able to have breakfast on the balcony in the sun, even in February! We liked the thought that had gone into providing everything you might need for your holiday, well organised and welcoming. Even parking was easy, with plenty of car parking available right outside the apartments. We would highly recommend this apartment for a fab holiday.

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Liked best: great location and quality of apartment.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Chris H
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17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Could be the perfect holiday...”
Reviewed 17 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Just back from a very enjoyable two weeks in Fuzeta staying at this apartment. There was four of us in our party, two adults and two kids, and we found the apartment to be very well equipped with everything you could reasonably need for our stay. As the description says, there is air conditioning in both of the bedrooms and the lounge/kitchen which was very welcome on some of the hotter nights. The balcony has a sea view and is perfect for enjoying breakfast or a late night drink. There are two pools just over the road which are ideal for cooling off. Even though we were there for the first two weeks in August, there was never a shortage of loungers around the pool.
In our opinion, the apartment is very well situated. A short and easy walk (about 10-15 minutes) into town means that you enjoy both the peace and quiet while being near to the train station and a good selection of restaurants.
Fuzeta itself is a lovely town. Friendly people, and a good selection of places to eat. Prices are very reasonable for both food and drink, we often found ourselves very pleasantly surprised when the bill arrived. If you like fish you will be in heaven here, it’s widely available, very fresh, very tasty and extremely good value. The local mini-markets and the larger super-market on the far side of town are also very cheap and well stocked. (The nearest one being just over the footbridge near to the Fuzeta-A train station).
A few final things. The owners, Alan and Chris, were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Very responsive to any questions, totally honest and reliable. The local contact, Cary, who lives in the apartment below is also on hand for any problems or issues (not that we had any at all). Finally, Peter, who is available for stress free airport transports will provide you with loads of useful local info during the journey. Thoroughly recommended.

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Liked best: Size, view from balcony and location.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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garyhwtr
Oyster Bay, New York
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Relaxing hoilday”
Reviewed 22 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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I stayed in this apt in early July with my son. It was spotless inside. Carry the lady downstairs was very helpful always a smile on her face . Great views from the lounge The kitchen had everything in there a big plus was the juicer best one I have every used. We did nocooking as the village is a 10 min walk good food at good prices we did rent a car but hardly. Used it .fuzeta is a village my 15 year old can walk around on his own without any hassle anyway it you are looking for a nice apt to stay in. Please give this a try. Once again thank you for letting us rent your apt. Gary

Travelling group: Teenagers
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Annemary2...
Limerick, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Another brilliant stay”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This is our second time renting this apartment. Again another excellent holiday. Alan and Chris are brilliant to deal with. The apartment is in a superb location and close to shops restaurants etc. They now have fly screens on the balcony doors, a great bonus. Also a wind screen that can be dropped down if is windy. There are lots of information leaflets and maps for the various towns and resorts along the Eastern Algarve coast. These are very handy if touring around. The apartment is well kitted out and very comfortable. Would highly recoomend it and the pool area has beds and good space.

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Liked best: the location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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