The apartment consists of a living room with double bed and sofa bed, (there is one extra bed in mobile furniture that can be opened in the kitchen), bathroom with shower and a kitchen that opens onto a large private terrace with views to the Guadiana river.
On top of the apartment there is another private terrace with panoramic views of the marina, the sea and Spain. These terraces have terrace furniture (2 tables and chairs) for outdoor meals and beach chairs for outdoors warm summer evenings or to relax under the sun on cooler days of winter.
The apartment is comfortable, airy and has been recently thermally and acoustically insulated with 4’’of high quality material; it is also fully equipped: air conditioning, oven, ceramic hob, electric kettle, microwave, blender, pressure cooker, various pots, cups, plates and cutlery, refrigerator, large 49’’ Sony 4k TV, 2 satellite receivers to view over 4000 channels from all over the world (sky UK, movistar+. meo, nos, sport tv, canalsat etc.), router/internet/wifi 100 Mb/s, laptop computer, mosquito nets on all windows, towels and clothing bed included.
For more information I am at your disposal, my parents have a cloth shop in the centre of Vila Real de St Antonio and can be personally contacted there if desired.
The apartment (2nd floor) is just opposite the Guadiana river and Spain, in the historic area of Pombaline architecture and 100m from a large free car park, which is also in front of the river, behind the Maritime Police Department (Capitania in portuguese). A safe and quiet residential area with good access for people and cars.
Near the apartment, you find a variety of interesting and useful spaces: restaurants and cafes with terraces, Marina, shopping, supermarkets, traditional markets, pharmacies, Marques de Pombal square and the marginal avenue to the Guadiana river with its promenade.
Activities and attractions
Vila Real de Santo António is a quiet and safe town with great beaches and plenty of sunshine. The locals are hospitable people who like to receive tourists.
The food is excellent and varied: several codfish specialities (Bacalhau grelhado, à braz, etc), grilled Sardine, swordfish, etc, the Monte Gordo shrimp, octopus or tuna salad, or cockles and clams are delicacies easily found in one of the numerous Portuguese cuisine restaurants, but you can also easily find Chinese, Indian or a Take Away grilled chicken "frango churrasco" of the Algarve.
The beaches of Vila Real de St Antonio and Monte Gordo are ones of the Algarve's best beaches. They form a bay with hot summer temperatures and mild temperatures throughout the year with little rain during the year (average of 10 days/year). The calm waters and the extensive fine sandy beaches allows you to use them all year, and most of the bars and restaurants terraces on the beaches do not close during the winter.
All beaches in the area (Vila Real, Monte Gordo, Praia verde, Altura, Manta Rota, Cacela Velha and Cabanas) are excellent clean and safe beaches for swimming. The Vila Real de St Antonio Beach has an ecological path, the " Caminho dos Três Pauzinhos " with access to pedestrians, bicycles and a tourist train available from the Vila Real de Santo António Council.
Rent a bike and ride in Vila Real de Santo António and Monte Gordo, city by the sea, connected to Vila Real de St Antonio by comfortable bike trails. Take the ferryboat (very cheap) to Ayamonte and stroll or shop in Spain. Walking or cycling, visit the villages and surrounding beaches (several in a 6 Km radius).
For sports lovers Vila Real de St Antonio has a stadium/sports center approved by the IAAF and certified by the Olympic Committee of Portugal with various sporting activities, and widely used by world-class athletes. Tennis courts and municipal swimming pool are also located near the sports center.
The historic town of Castro Marim with its castles awaits your visit. Several golf courses up to 10 km away are also available - Castro Marim Golf, Quinta do Vale, Monte Rei, etc. It is also worth a visit to Cacela Velha, with its church and a superb view of the Ria Formosa.
If you stay for a longer period, rent a car or go by bus: visit Lepe, Cartaya, Huelva, Seville, Alcoutim and Mértola. Tavira is a beautiful town with 30 churches. There are boat trips on the Guadiana river and bus tours to Seville, Gibraltar, Lisbon, etc.
Have a nice holiday in Vila Real de Santo António
Vila Real de Santo António City
Founded in 1774 by order of the Marquis of Pombal, the city was built in less than two years. The geometric design of the Pombaline urbanism that gave birth to the city, is today its main shopping area. The streets converge to the Marques de Pombal Square, with a central obelisk and four pombalinos turrets.
Much appreciated for its mild winter, the town receives the usual visit of north European tourists seeking to enjoy the pleasant climate temperatures of this Algarve region.
The whole area is flat, allowing comfortable hiking or biking activities throughout the city. Recent Vila Real recreational dock located at the mouth of the River Guadiana is a strong investment in the tourism sector. Due to its privileged position at the mouth of the Guadiana river, in addition to the nationals, this dock welcomes ships from many countries, such as Spain, France, England and the Netherlands among others. From there, you can go up the river and enjoy the coasts views.
Beaches and nearby locations
Vila real de Santo António – Praia dos Três Pauzinhos 2 km
Vila real de Santo António – Monte Gordo 3 km
Vila real de Santo António – Castro Marim 5 km
Vila real de Santo António – Praia Verde 8 km
Vila real de Santo António – Altura 9 km
Vila real de Santo António – Manta Rota 11 km
Vila real de Santo António – Cacela Velha 14 km
Vila real de Santo António – Tavira 21 km
Vila real de Santo António – Olhão 41 km
Vila real de Santo António – Faro 52 km
Vila real de Santo António – Ayamonte 13 km
Vila real de Santo António – Isla Canela 20 km
Vila real de Santo António – Punta del Moral 19 km
Vila real de Santo António – Isla Cristina 28 km
Vila real de Santo António – Lepe 30 km
Vila real de Santo António – Isla Antilha 35 km
Vila real de Santo António – Huelva 60 km
Vila real de Santo António – Punta Umbría 66 km
Vila real de Santo António – Matalascañas 134 km
Vila real de Santo António – Sevilha 145 km
Registration number: 48778
Rentalia Reference num: 56418
Non smokers preferred
Pets not allowed
The exact position of this accommodation is not shown at the request of the owner.
2 km to the beach, 100 m to the city center, 60 km to the airport, 150 m to supermarket
Apartamento acolhedor e agradável, com todas as comodidades necessárias para uma boa estadia. É solarengo, sobretudo a cozinha, com dois terraços muito agradáveis, e uma cama confortável. O anfitrião é muito prestável e disponível. A única nota para quem tiver menos mobilidade é que fica num 2º piso, sem elevador. Próximo de restaurantes e lojas, ficando em pleno centro histórico de VRSA.
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