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Neat House in a traditional quarter with Tavira on your doorstep

14 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Tavirapad - Casa das Figueiras is a neat and comfortable town house. For those that enjoy the authentic experience in a traditional part of town with cobbled streets and all that you need on your doorstep. It is situated very conveniently in the centre of Tavira, a 4 minutes walk from the Roman Bridge and summer ferry to Tavira Island and the beach. 3 minutes to the restaurants and cafes, 3 minutes to the supermarket and the river. The house has a comfortable lounge/diner, fully equipped kitchenette, a pretty double bedroom and newly equipped shower room. On the top floor is a small totally private terrace with a view to the Convento do Carmo and an extra room with washing machine and futon. The neat little house makes a perfect hideaway for a couple or a lone traveller that likes ...Tavirapad - Casa das Figueiras is a neat and comfortable town house. For those that enjoy the authentic experience in a traditional part of town with cobbled streets and all that you need on your doorstep. It is situated very conveniently in the centre of Tavira, a 4 minutes walk from the Roman Bridge and summer ferry to Tavira Island and the beach. 3 minutes to the restaurants and cafes, 3 minutes to the supermarket and the river. The house has a comfortable lounge/diner, fully equipped kitchenette, a pretty double bedroom and newly equipped shower room. On the top floor is a small totally private terrace with a view to the Convento do Carmo and an extra room with washing machine and futon. The neat little house makes a perfect hideaway for a couple or a lone traveller that likes to plug in to the Tavira experience with it's many varied cafes, leafy gardens, architectural features, cobbled streets, historic centre and access by ferry to 11km of open beaches on Tavira Island. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 48699/ALMore
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About the Owner
Merry P
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2016
Interaction with guests
We will have made contact with you before your holiday and will be at the house to meet and welcome you personally when you arrive.. We have given a good deal of thought and time to make sure that you are comfortable and have all the ingredients to make your visit to Tavira happy and memorable one. There is a welcome guest book at the house with lots of local information and useful tips. So soon you will be enjoying getting to know Tavira for yourselves and what treasures it has to offer. We generally like to meet up briefly at the end of your stay and are always happy to hear about your discoveries! Then we are able to share your finds with those following in your footsteps....
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Tavira pad is a great house for two people. It’s is very well equipped and is spotlessly clean, it has a lovely little private roof terrace for dining, reading sunbathing etc. The house is in a great location just a few minutes walk to everything....More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Julie C
Management response:Responded 5 July 2018

Thank you Julie! So glad that you enjoyed a relaxed stay at Casa das Figueiras and were able to easily get to all that Tavira has to offer! With best wishes, Merry.

Reviewed 24 June 2018

We was greeted was a warm welcome by Merry ,along with wine , milk, fresh fruit and cakes .. what more could you ask for Both Merry & Simon was very helpful throughout our stay and would highly recommend it if you are looking for...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank michael h
Management response:Responded 26 June 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review and for your recommendations. So glad that you had a happy and chilled time at Casa das Figueiras. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we hope that we may see you again! Best wishes...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I had been moving home in the UK and wanted to revisit Tavira ( a favourite place of mine) and have a relaxing time and chose Casa das Figueiras for its location and quality. Merry and Simon have obviously thought everything through in its design...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank oceanexplorer_uk
Management response:Responded 3 June 2018

Dear Susan, thank you so much for your lovely review!! We are really glad that you enjoyed your much-needed holiday and that Casa das Figueiras gave you all the comfort, security and ease of town access that you were looking for! Tavira is a very...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Another great break in Tavira with Merry and Simon. Our second stay at the house, but I’m sure not our last! Perfect location in the old town: close to the middle of town for the best ice-cream stall in Portugal (possibly ?) but even closer...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank John F
Management response:Responded 6 May 2018

Thank you John and Gill! It was good to welcome you again! You are truly our 5-Star guests who pay us the best complement by returning! So glad that you enjoy staying at Casa das Figueiras... your home-from-home in Tavira! Até a próxima! (until next...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

We stayed in Casa Das Figueiras late October/ early November, booked this property with the advantage of having stayed in one of Merry and Simons other properties, therefor we knew that the house would be as described and would be in first class condition, needless...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Fyviesmith
Management response:Responded 18 November 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review Mike and for your appreciation and kind comments!! You make it all worth while! We are really pleased that you had a happy and memorable stay and as 5-star guests you will be welcome, any time!! Best...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Cooker
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Microwave
Balcony
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Kettle
Terrace
Toaster
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Would you recommend this rental to someone looking for an "authentic" experience?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
TaviraPad Casa das Figueiras is in a traditional area near the Convento do Carmo. A 3 minutes walk brings you to a wide variety of street cafes Restaurants and tapas bars and quaint shops. Staying in central Tavira you will have the freedom to discover the charms of this beautiful town with absolute ease. A short walk through cobbled streets brings you to the Rio Gilao, the Roman Bridge and the historical quarter this photogenic town and its charming tree-lined streets and architectural features. During the high season a programme of entertainment is scheduled in and around the town centre. No need to worry about driving home.... everyone has a holiday.
Getting around
This is an ideal rental for those that choose not to hire a car. There is a regular ferryboat service 5 minutes walk from your door on the other side of the river. The Ilha Tavira is a 10minute water ride away. Tavira Island is a delight and boasts 11km of sandy beach with many cafes and restaurants to serve your needs.. An excellent commuter train service connects all the coastal towns of the Algarve with a frequency of one train every hour during the day and connects Tavira with the twice daily Faro-Lisbon Express. There are also Express coaches (EVA) that run direct from Tavira to Seville and to Lisbon. There is an unofficial website for the bus and train services for this region in English if you search for Algarve bus info 
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