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Review submitted by Anthony from Belfast (Submitted: 25 Apr 2013)
The apartment is in the perfect location for restaurants and bars, just a few minutes walk to the boardwalk. It is very well equipped inc tables to both front and back verandas, breakfast in the sun to the rear and dinner in the sun in the evening. The built in BBQ to the front veranda is a great way to spend the evening over a couple of bottles of the local wines. The roof terrace is great for all day sunbathing. Satellite tv with all regional (uk and ireland ) channels was handy also. Cabanas has a fantastic choice of restaurants and we will definitely be going back and hopefully when we do this apartment will be available . From the booking to the leaving everyone was very friendly and helpful.
Review submitted by Stephen from London (Submitted: 15 Apr 2013)
Lovely apartment, spacious, clean and nice facilities (including good kitchen, shower and sky tv etc). Great balcony (very large area with an outdoor dining table and a bbq) and roof top with sun loungers also very short walk to the nice village of Cabanas nearby which had plenty of good value restaurants and is a short boat ride (2mins) to a nice beach on the other side of a lagoon. Property is also in a nice location, c2 hour drive from Sevilla which makes a good day trip, and very convenient for Faro airport (30 mins drive).
Highly recommended for a relaxing holiday.
Review submitted by David from Dalton in Furness (Submitted: 14 Nov 2012)
The apartment was spotlessy clean and well presented as normal. Due to airline delays we arrived at 1.30 in the morning instead of 11.30 the previous morning and the lady was there waiting for us with the keys, Antonio who we use for transfers had sorted things for us. This was as always was well mananged between them. We always enjoy our week wiithout the children and even though the weather this year was horrendous, we have already booked for next November as this is our little hidden gem.
Review submitted by Ian from Lincoln (Submitted: 4 Nov 2012)
Compact, comfortable, well equipped, well maintained apartment. Copious outside space on wrap round balcony & roof terrace.
Great for two, but, I wouldnt wish to try it with four people.
Easy walk to resort bars & restaurants.
Major supermarket, Continente, only a short drive away at Gran Plaza shopping centre outskirts of Tavira.
Review submitted by Arun from Slough , Berkshire (Submitted: 8 Oct 2012)
We had an enjoyable and relaxing time. While walking around the wrap round balcony we felt as if we were on the promenade of a cruise ship.
It gelt like home away from home.
The only suggestion I would like to make, owing to my views on smoking in public spaces, is to make the common areas/ stair halls non-smoking area
I have noted that the access to the property is not suitable for people with limited mobility.
Review submitted by Frances from Jordanstown (Submitted: 26 Sep 2012)
Property very clean and well equipped.Beautiful side and roof terraces with dining and lounging furniture.Very well positioned for the beach and the many restaurants of Cabanas.
The near by railway station made travel easy and negated the need for a car.
The property owner and the manager on site made the holiday process from booking to being in resort a real pleasure.
We felt the rental to be good value for money.We hope to return and would happily recommend it to our friends and family
Review submitted by Julia from Crawley (Submitted: 18 Sep 2012)
This was our second visit to this apartment. It is of a very high standard and the cleanliness is second to none. The wrap around balcony and the roof terrace make it extra special.
It is spacious and has all the amenities you could possibly want.
Review submitted by Diane from London (Submitted: 17 Sep 2012)
The perfect little pad for a relaxing getaway! Being on the top floor corner gave the property a vast amount of space on the balcony to enjoy morning breakfast or a charcoal bbq. There was also handy things in the cupboards such as condiments and a beach umbrella which we used during our stay here.
Close to all the essentials such as the beach, bars, restaurants, local market. supermarket and a railway station gives this apartment a desirable edge. We were surprised at the twin beds, but when it is so hot it can actually be a bonus rather than a double bed. There is also a pool if you find the sea too rough!
As a young couple looking for a calm relaxing getaway it was lovely. The freshness of the seafood in this area is enviable. When we were not walking, we were swimming. It was a great holiday and I would recommend this apartment to anyone.
Review submitted by Gillian from Sunderland (Submitted: 9 Sep 2012)
We stayed in the apartment at Cabanas for two weeks at the end of July 2012. We were hoping for a restful holiday, having had quite a stressful time over the months before our break. I must say the apartment was everything we had hoped for and more. It was immaculately clean and tidy. Everything you could possibly need was provided and the views from the roof terrace and balconies are spectacular.
We hired a car for a few days to see the surrounding area, but you can manage just aswell without one. Everything you need is in walking distance and the taxi to Tavira is very reasonable.
The food in the area is fantastic and so is the wine! Both are very reasonably priced.
Do try The Jolly Sailor. The food is to die for.
Special thanks to Maria the Manager and Mary (downstairs flat) who helped me when I got prickly heat. They got me sorted out very quickly and it didnt ruin the holiday as it might have done.
We will definately be back, but I think it might need to be at a slightly cooler time of year!
Gill and Jim McBriarty
Review submitted by Elaine from Coventry (Submitted: 22 Aug 2012)
This is the perfect getaway. The apartment is spotlessly clean and despite being only one - bedroomed it gives the illusion of being much larger as there is so much outside space. The pool area is lovely, although a little too busy for our liking (we were there in peak season so this is understandable). The apartment is in a prime position for everything one should want from a holiday - easy access to eateries, bars and the beach (short boat trip - 75 cents). We have holidayed in the Algarve for many years now and stayed in a wide variety of accommodation - this is up there with the most comfortable,the most conveniently located and certainly the cleanest and most homely.
Review submitted by Teresa and Paul from London (Submitted: 28 Jul 2012)
Second time back at this fantastic apartment and it was just as good as we remembered last year. Very clean, light and airy apartment with comfortable furniture and everything you need for a carefree holiday.
Beautiful swimming pool with more than enough sun loungers. Couple of minutes pleasant stroll to the restaurants which serve simple but very tasty food but this year we took full advantage of the built in bbq at the apartment and enjoyed the fantastic wrap a round balcony and roof terrace. Cabanas is a very relaxing and welcoming village and we very much hope to be able to return again next year.
Review submitted by Pernilla from Stockholm (Submitted: 14 Jul 2012)
Perfect location, perfect place. Spotless,
We had a fantastic stay in Portugal. I must give owner Joyce my biggest compliment for how she took care of the booking and arranged everything at its finest.
We really, really enjoyed our stay.
Review submitted by Hilde from Gent, Belgium (Submitted: 21 Jun 2012)
Fantastic appartment : we really enjoyed the terrasses and the sunroof!
Review submitted by Martin from Cheltenham (Submitted: 2 May 2012)
A fantastic apartment with a huge amount of outside space. Exceptionally clean and well equiped. Excellent local support.
Review submitted by Mark from Twycross (Submitted: 4 Apr 2012)
Fantastic roof terrace and wrap around balcony. The apartment feels very comfortable and kitchen has everything you need, plus a great outdoor BBQ.
Location wise is great, nice and quiet yet close enough for a stroll to bars and restaurants.
Definately will be back and telling friends about it already.
Review submitted by Samuel from Limerick (Submitted: 24 Mar 2012)
We absolutely loved the apartment. It was impeccably clean, and very well maintained. It had all the conveniences we would have looked for and more. The spacious balcony was especially fantastic - wonderful for relaxing in peace outside. As the apartment is at the edge of the building, different parts of the balcony received sun all throughout the day. In the morning the sun rose outside our bedroom, and in the evening it set on the other side, outside the large and spacious open plan sitting room/dining room/kitchen. As it is also on the top floor, we had a large rooftop space to relax on as well. It looked as good as the photographs, if not better, and it was also great value for money. I would not hesitate to recommend it to a friend. We were very well looked after - we were even treated to two complimentary bottles of wine! I should also mention that the bathroom was superb, and like the rest of the apartment, also impeccably clean. There was a very helpful folder provided by the owner containing information about the surrounding area, points of interest, detailed restaurant review and locations, public transport times, and lots more. It all made for a wonderfully pleasant stay. Often we preferred to just relax in the beautiful apartment inside of exploring the Algarve.
Review submitted by David from Dalton in Furness (Submitted: 17 Feb 2012)
Again the apartment was perfectly cleaned and well presented, spotless. Well done to Maria. The lovely wine was very welcoming from Joyce, thankyou. Again transfers by Antonio and correspondance to and from the airport spoton and worth the little extra in cost. A truelly little gem which keeps taking us back, looking forward to November already.
Review submitted by David from Dalton in Furness (Submitted: 8 Nov 2011)
As always perfectly clean and spotless. Everything went smoothly with handovers and Maria was there waiting on our arrival. So good we have booked this appartment for February and October next year. Perfect getaway.
Review submitted by Colin from Portishead (Submitted: 2 Nov 2011)
The property was spotlessly clean and light and airy. The interior is finished to a very high standard. The "wrap around" balcony gave us plenty of options for breakfast, BBQs and evening meals and the private roof terrace is spacious to say the least and sunny all day long.
Maria was on hand to show us around and then left us alone but was always contactable by text and sorted out any queries we had with speed and efficiency. She told us about the best supermarket (Continente)which is a 5 minute car drive away on the outskirts of Tavira which itself is lovely and well worth a visit.
There are plenty of restaurants within an easy walk of the apartment but we found the Jolly Sailor and O Monte "up the road" to be the best by far.
The beach at Cabanas was lovely and uncrowded and the 3 euro (for 2 people) return ferry trip was great fun.
I even manged to watch the Rugby World Cup final as the apartment has satellite TV!
Finally the neighbourhood was nice and quiet so all in all we would recommend this apartment to anybody seeking a relaxing sunny holiday.
Review submitted by Karen from Birmingham (Submitted: 10 Oct 2011)
We have sadly just returned home from this beautiful apartment in Cabanas. The description given is exactly what you will find and more. The pool area was quite and calm and very clean, with a nice bar to escape the sun. Very close to the unique beach, with shops, bars and restaurants also near.
We hired a car for the week and visited a lot of the surrounding towns, Tavira is lovely at night, all lit up and with live music.
We will be returning very soon!
Review submitted by Tracey from Basildon Essex (Submitted: 28 Sep 2011)
Property excellent value for money, located in very good position.with everything in walking distance.
Very spacious apartment, the wrap round balcony and the roof terrace provides lots of outdoor space as well.
Apartment was spotlessly clean when we arrived
We had visited Cabanas before and love this quiet relaxing place, and have now found an apartment we love to. We will be looking to book again next year
Review submitted by Veronica from Sunderland (Submitted: 16 Aug 2011)
We had a wonderful holiday and thoroughly enjoyed the apartment, we wanted a home from home holiday in self catering apartment with guaranteed sunny weather and thats exactly what we got but with better and additional amenities with the personal touch than you get from bog standard package deals.
There was nothing more we needed from the lovely apartment, the space on the wrap around balcony and roof top was exceptional.
The additional service provided by Joyce who arranged our airport transfers with Antonio and Meet & Greet to access the apartment with Maria was excellent, thanks also to Joyce for the welcome pack provided.
We loved Cabanas and will definitely return and hire this apartment in the future.
Review submitted by Teresa from London (Submitted: 25 Jul 2011)
Had a really wonderful holiday in beautiful Cabanas. The apartment was ideally located , being within a short and easy walk to all the local restaurants of which there are many and also short walking distance to the local supermarket which had very good quality fresh food.
The apartment itself was very clean and modern with a beautiful wraparound balcony and fantastic roof terrace which we frequently used. Joyce, the owner, had provided everything we could have possibly needed and was extremely helpful with the booking and arranging the transfers to and from the airport. The swimming pool was a delight with plenty of sunloungers. We would certainly recommend this apartment and we hope to return next year.
Review submitted by karen from ballymena (Submitted: 3 Jul 2011)
we had a lovely time staying in this beautiful apartment! It was everything we could have asked for and more! The location was excellent, walking distance to everything, which was very handy for us with our 2 year old toddler! All the staff were really pleasant and helpful, not that we encountered any problems at all during our week!! Joyce left a folder of restaurant reviews which was very helpful, there were so many to choose from, our particular favourites were the little orange and the jolly sailor. The beach was also spectacular, much nicer than we expected!!! The only slight disadvantage to the holiday was no lift in the complex which made it tricky to get our pram up and down to the apartment! I would not let that put me off though as its only three small flights of stairs and our daughter enjoyed climbing them! We will definately be back in cabanas next year, for two weeks as one just wasnt long enough!!
Review submitted by Julia from Crawley (Submitted: 28 Jun 2011)
A comfortable, beautfilly furnished, clean and modern apartment with everything provided that you could possibly need. The wrap around balcony means that you have the sun all day with the added advantage of a sun roof with lovely views of the area. The air-conditioning was an added bonus. A wonderful place to chill out and totally relax. The communal pool area with cafe/bar was very welcoming and clean. The local restaurants, bars, shops and beach are situated within walking distance
Review submitted by david and sue from stoke-on-trent (Submitted: 11 Apr 2011)
NOT BEING A COUPLE WHO USUALLY POST REVIEWS WE JUST HAD TO LEAVE A FEW COMMENTS ON THIS FABULOUS APARTMENT. OUR FIRST TIME TO CABANAS AND CANT WAIT TO GO BACK. JOYCE ARRANGED OUR AIRPORT TRANSFERS AND ALSO A MID HOLIDAY CLEAN/CHANGE OF BED LINEN ETC WHICH WAS GREAT. WOW! FANTASTIC APARTMENT. AND THAT WRAP AROUND BALCONY. VERY CLEAN MODERN APARTMENT AND VERY QUIET AT NIGHT TIME. DIDNT BOTHER TO COOK IN EXCEPT FOR HAVING 2 BBQS(BUILT IN BBQ ON VERANDAH). WHAT A CHOICE OF RESTAURANTS. VERY FRIENDLY LOCALS AND VERY SAFE.WERE NOT A COUPLE FOR GOING BACK TO SAME PLACE/RESORT FOR SEVERAL YEARS BUT HOPING TO GO BACK NEXT SPRING. AND WOULD WE RENT THE SAME APARTMENT? YES!!! I DONT THINK WE WOULD TAKE A CHANCE ON RENTING A DIFFERENT APARTMENT AS THIS WAS JUST PERFECT FOR US. IT ALSO HELPS WHEN DEALING WITH AN OWNER LIKE JOYCE WHO GOES OUT OF HER WAY TO MAKE SURE HER GUESTS HAVE A FABULOUS HOLIDAY.
Review submitted by David from Dalton in furness (Submitted: 7 Nov 2010)
Thankyou for letting us use this excellent apartment again, we had another wonderful holiday and the weather excellent. This is our little "chill place" and I will be booking again next year. Antonios taxi service was very relaxed and very comfortable, handover very smooth with Ken waiting for us on arrival.
Review submitted by Maire and Francis from Sligo (Submitted: 3 Nov 2010)
The layout of apartment both inside and outside is excellent,within minutes walk to shops,restaurants,pubs and beach.
We have just returned from week there and liked it so much that we immediately booked 2 weeks for next easter.
Review submitted by Jurgen & Janey from Canada (Submitted: 25 Oct 2010)
Joyce, we would like to thank you for the wonderful stay that we had at you Condo in Cabanas, it met all of our expectations and then some.
My wife and I, as well as enjoying the condo and the beach in Cabanas also used the apt. as a base from which to travel. We visited Seville, Gibraltar and Lisbon as well as doing a road trip to Elvas and Marvoa and up as far as Tomar. The Condo was always comforting to come back
" home" to. The grocery stores in the area were convenient and friendly , we also found a new British Pub in the area that we frequented for drinks and entertainment, it was Great. The entire Algarve region from Faro to Lagos and Sagres was most interesting and enjoyable for us to visit. As you can tell, we didnt sit around much but when we did we basked in the comfort of the apt. We did also get down to the beach on several occasions.
Thank you for the extra day much appreciated. Pauline and Ken were also very help full. Just a note for your future guests , free Internet service can be had in the food court in the Mall in Tavera. Thanks again !!! Jurgen and Janet
Review submitted by Tom from Bedfordshire (Submitted: 20 Sep 2010)
Stayed in this stunning apartment with my girlfriend in September 2010.
Was perfect for us, the apartment had a very large living area, perfect bedroom with sliding door to the large outside wrap-around balcony. The large private roof terrace was also good for a laydown in the hot sun.
Kitchen was perfect as we prepared breakfast & lunch at the apartment.
Swimming pool was quiet, large, just what we needed for a relaxing time in Cabanas.
The town of Cabanas was also great. We followed the literature left by Joyce at the apartment.. this guided us to all the best nearby beaches aswell as a selec tion of great reccomended restaurants.
Hired a car out for the stay, enough parking spaces directly outside the apartment entrance.. Car probably wasnt 100% needed but was nice to have freedom to pop to nearby Tavira for an early evening stroll/drink aswell as the supermarkets.
Cant reccomend highly enough. Hope to return next year!
Review submitted by Paul from Leeds (Submitted: 18 Sep 2010)
A fantastic apartment and location to experience this old Portugese fishing village , with its winding back streets uncovering a host of small locally used bars and restaurants which are mostly used by the locals .
Completely unspoilt and a haven for relaxation and chill out time .
The apartment is everything and more you could wish for . 3 balconies which wrap around this penthouse apartment give you stunning views over Cabanas and beyond . The top sun terrace comes into its own in the evening as you take a drink up there and look at the stars and if you are lucky as we were you may see a couple of shooting stars .
The bbq is ideal for those lazy nights when you just want to relax in your own company with a glass of wine or beer , which you can buy locally from the supermarket and is only a 5 minute walk away through some of the most enchanting little streets where the locals live .
The apartment was exceptionally clean and a linen change was arranged by Ken and Pauline who were there to meet and greet us on arrival at the apartment . Whilst we had no reason to contact them during our stay I know and felt that if we had to it would not have been a problem as they make you feel very welcome .
The apartment is also ideally situated for the beach which is about 5 minutes away where you catch a small boat which takes you over to the beach . You are also only 5 minutes walk from the main area of restaurants and bars in Cabanas which is again a beautiful place to eat drink .
Joyce is very good in making sure you are well informed and will let you know of local taxi companies if you require a transfer from the airport or local car hire companies .
She has compiled an exellent information book which you will find in the apartment which tells you everything you need to know during your stay , from places to eat and drink to suggestions for days out if you can tear yourself away from this little oasis of relaxation .
You almost want to tell people its not very good so they dont go as once you have visited this apartment and destination you will want to keep it secret to yourself .
My wife and I would not hesitate in re booking this apartment and return to one of the best places we have ever been to on holiday .
Review submitted by Manuel from PORTO (Submitted: 9 Sep 2010)
Pleasant penthouse, well equipped, with space enough a lot of light and comfort. External areas are very generous.
Review submitted by Cathy from Edinburgh (Submitted: 24 Jul 2010)
A super well equipped apartment with easy access to the seafront, restaurants etc.
Review submitted by Jane from Corby (Submitted: 23 Jul 2010)
The apartment was absolutely superb and
very well situated and provided everything that was needed. The town was lovely and sleepy and just the right spot to relax and chill out. The airport transfers were smooth and we were well
looked after by Ken. We would definitely go back again
Review submitted by Tony from Hornchurch (Submitted: 22 Jul 2010)
Cabanas is a lovely resort unspoilt by commercial tourism and with Tivera just a ten min drive from here this offers an alternative eve out to dine and mingle with the locals. This property offered excellent out door seating and dining areas with three elevations of balconies to either follow the sun or seek shade. It also had a lovely roof terrace whilst a little to hot enjoy during the day it offered a great retreat to relax in the evening breeze and chillout under the stars with a nice cold drink ! Had a great time and would recommend this property and location if you enjoy the hassel and commercial free holiday.
Review submitted by lorraine from berkhamsted (Submitted: 22 Jun 2010)
This is our 3rd time to this beautifull penthouse apartment and is still in exeptional order and very clean the cleaners are lovely and cant do enough to help you also the pool on the complex now is very clean and warm.There is a lovely new promenade and the resort has become very upmarket with a new fish delei which has the same feel of Rick Steins in padstow! the roof terrace is a must especially at 4pm with a large glass of veno!!
Joyce the ownwer cant do enough to ensure you
have a fantastic holiday and will do anything she can for you.I would recommend to hire bikes its a nice way to see all the shops and resturants down the cobbled roads I cant wait to go back next year its home from home!!
Review submitted by Manuela from Porto (Submitted: 12 Apr 2010)
Cabanas is still a paradise, specially iat Easter time.
This apartment allows to enjoy the peace we love, the privacy we need, the sun all the time and the confort necessary.
A suggestion: some shelves at the larder would be usefull.
Review submitted by Barbara from Santry, Dublin (Submitted: 20 Mar 2010)
We have just returned from this lovely penthouse apartment and had the most wonderful holiday. The apartment is very well looked afer and fitted out very well. There is a great private roof terrace, balconies on 3 sides so you have sun all day long. I believe we had the first week of good weather this year in Cabanas. The restaurants are great and such great value. There is a lovely new promenade going in on the sea front which I believe is due to be finished end of April and will be super when finished. We hope to return to this lovely apartment later in the year.
Barbara & Shay Ryan
Review submitted by john from noordgouwe (Submitted: 2 Mar 2010)
Seaviews have disappeared due to building,
entrance of the suburb difficult on narrow roads with sharp bends and roads in very bad shape.
No jacuzzi just a bath tub.
waterfront was unaccessible due to construction works, nearby building works caused trouble too
Property modern and sober, great terraces on the balcony on three sides. Noisy stairways and neighbours.
Not suited for more than 2 people.
John, It was good to speak to you yesterday and I am glad that you enjoyed your holiday and our apartment. sorry the weather was so bad for the last 3 weeks. I am sorry that all the work on the new pathways was going on when you were staying but if there is any construction work going on they always do it in the Winter months so as to cause the least amount of disruption. There is also a new pedestrian area along the river going in which will be a very good for Cabanas. We have been informed that the work on the new pathways and roads will be completed by late April. There was a mix up on the jacuzzi as we have never had one in our apartment the jacuzzi is by the main pool.
In the next block there was some work going on and this will be finished end of March so that the noise on the stairways will be gone.
We only rent out our apartment to 2 people or maybe 2 adults and 1 child as we like people to enjoy their stay in our apartment and Cabanas. Hopefully we might see you again in the future when all the improvements in the area have been completed and the sun is shinning and you will get to see our apartment and Cabanas in a better light.
Review submitted by Kajsa from Uppsala (Submitted: 13 Jan 2010)
We were very happy with the flat. It was clean and fresh and well equipped. Good selec tion of satellite TV channels.
Review submitted by David and Joy from Dalton in Furness (Submitted: 9 Nov 2009)
Everything about the place, apartment, key handover by Pauline and airport transfers by Ken were perfect. A truly relaxing place in a lovely apartment. excellent communication by Joyce the owner. Thanks for a great holiday and we will be back, hopefully next year.
Review submitted by JOHN from BRISTOL (Submitted: 3 Nov 2009)
THIS APARTMENT WAS IN AN EXCELLANT LOCATION WE BOOKED THE LAST WEEK OF OCTOBER AN HAD NEARLY THE WHOLE COMPLEX TO OURSELVES AND THE BEAUTIFUL BEACH WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT TO ANYBODY
Review submitted by helen from wexford ireland (Submitted: 20 Oct 2009)
Aparent was great, area fantastic we will definitely be going back but for longer period next time, one week was defintely too short.
Review submitted by Hugh from Newport (Submitted: 13 Oct 2009)
The photos of the apartment won us over before we got there but the reality was even better. Because of the vast outdoor areas we spent more time in the apartment than we normally would. The only drawback was the absence of loungers by the pool but fortunately it didnt affect us too much - we just used the wonderful roof terrace and baconies instead. Cabanas is a delightful place with many wonderful restaurants.
Review submitted by Colin from New Brighton (Submitted: 13 Oct 2009)
The appartment was lovely, bright and clean , there was plenty of space inside as well as an incredible ammount outside.
We loved the rooftop terrace as well as the wrap around balcony, there are plenty of seating and four sun beds, all in all a great appartment to stay in when your are in this part of the world.
Review submitted by Hilary and Dennis from Bradford (Submitted: 22 Sep 2009)
This was our 2nd holiday at the apartment and we were not disappointed on our return visit. We just love the spacious feeling inside and out. The large balconies are great because you can get either sun or shade at any time of day. We made full use of the bbq - the local produce from the butcher and fish market are superb, I particularly enjoyed the langoustines, far superior than the ones you get at home! The short boat ride to the lovely unspoilt beach is also very enjoyable. Im sure if you booked this apartment you wont be disappointed.
Review submitted by manuela from Sandhurst (Submitted: 1 Sep 2009)
On our arrival, the app. was clean, cool and welcoming, and exceeded our expectations, especially the huge balconies and roof terrace. The app. was a pleasure to spend time in, and we liked nothing more than be able to return from one of the beautiful beaches in the area, and spend the rest of the afternoon on the balcony enjoying the cooling breeze and looking out over the rooftops and pretty chimneys towards the sea. Cabanas is a lovely, quiet and unspoiled village and we also thoroughly reccomend an evening in Tavira with its lovely cobbled streets, pretty squares and riverside restaurants ( dont be lured in by the 3/4 restuarants by the main bridge going into Tavira - there are much nicer ones once you get into the main area!)
Review submitted by Monique from Leusden The netherlands (Submitted: 26 Aug 2009)
We were very exited to see the beautiful building and the great app. Everything was like we saw on the photos. Everything you need is available and the bbq on the balcony is great!Cabanas is a little place with more portugese and spanish tourists than other and with a lot of little restaurants with great seafood. Still a bit authentic portugal(compared to the busy algarve tows along the coast)! The short walk to the boulevard and crossing to the best beach with the little boats was a pleasant daily routine for us and we enjoyed the beds on the beach!
Kite surfing school and lessons at hand! Great to spend 2 weeks, also go on a bike ride along the salt fields and visit the nice town of Tavira! Great holiday and so relaxed!! well be back!
Review submitted by Frank from Mifflinburg (Submitted: 28 Jul 2009)
We were VERy excited when we first arrived at the apartment. All which was said in the advertisement was accurate. Perfect location to easly walk to amenities. Safe, secure, all comforts of home. Beautiful wrap around patio and a bonus - roof top patio ! what a view !
We enjoyed our 10 day stay, would highly recommend it, and may consider making a return trip in the future.
Review submitted by lorraine from berkhamsted (Submitted: 21 Jul 2009)
Fantastic accomodation very clean and good decorative order,tastfully furnished.A fab wrap around balcony with bbq that we used every day and a private roof terrace with fantastic views,this is our second year to the apartment and have been to Cabanas over the last 10 years but i would not stay anywhere else now,ideal location to the beach and local shops and resturants,friendly maintenace people who will do anything to ensure your stay is pleasant and confortable for me its home from home and i cant wait to return next year.
Review submitted by SHARRON from BOURNEMOUTH (Submitted: 30 Jun 2009)
Lovely apartment. Well maintained. Very convenient.
Review submitted by Roy from Birmingham (Submitted: 15 Jun 2009)
This is a lovely apartment with excellent outside space. We made good use of the spacious roof terrace which got the sun from morning until sun down and was very private. Unfortunately there is some problem with the pool area - this didnt cause us a problem at all but could be a disappointment to others particularly if they are on holiday with small children.
The apartment is clean and well maintained.
We are definitely considering a return visit next year!
Carol & Roy,
Thank you for your lovely review. It is always good to hear good reports back. We are working with the new management company and hope to have the issue on the pool sorted out in the next few weeks and have it up and running again.
23rd June Good news the pool will be back up and running from Monday 29th June.
Review submitted by Matthew from Coventry (Submitted: 22 Oct 2008)
A really lovely apartment. Situated quietly, on the edge of town. Loads of outdoor space on the balconies and roof terrace. Modern and very clean. As was the pool area. Very well placed, with the boat for the amazing beach a 4 or 5 minute walk away, and wonderful authentic restaraunts the same. We loved the apartment and loved Cabanas, which offers a relaxed village atmosphere, where the locals are so friendly, and the prices very reasonable. We thoroughly recommend this apartment, and count the days till our return.
Review submitted by Mark from Leeds (Submitted: 2 Oct 2008)
We were really impressed with the apartment. The decor and furnishings were of high quality (apart from the bed which unfortunately was not at all comfortable). The apartment had fantastic outside space - huge wraparound balcony and roof terrace. Great communal pool and terrace. Good location within the village within easy walking distance of all the amenities. Really, the description didnt do it justice. I would definately recommend this apartment.
Review submitted by Hilary and Dennis from Bradford (Submitted: 22 Sep 2008)
This was one of the best holidays we have had in recent years. The apartment was very well equipped, spacious, light and airy. The balconies were much bigger than the photos suggest with plenty of room for sunbathing in sunshine or shade. We made full use of the excellent roof terrace and the built-in barbecue was an added bonus.
The complex was immaculate with a quiet, very attractive pool. The local supermarket was well stocked with good supplies particularly fresh salads, bread and meat for the barbecue. We even found a hardware shop nearby which sold very cheap bags of coals Well Im sure by now you can tell we liked this place LOTS, we are coming back next year!
Review submitted by ANNE from DANIEL (Submitted: 9 Sep 2008)
FIRST CLASS ACCOMMODATION AND A LOVELY PLACE TO COME AND RELAX BUT THEN US RETURNING AGAIN FOR THE SECOND YEAR JUST SAYS IT ALL! AS MANY OTHERS HAVE SAID THE 3 SIDED BALCONY IS JUST WONDERFUL SO YOU CAN ENJOY ALL THE SUN YOU WANT OR SOME SHADE TOO AND THEN THERES THE LOVELY PRIVATE ROOF TERRACE. THERE IS THE MOST WONDERFUL WELCOME PACK EVER! THEY HAVE THOUGHT OF EVERYTHING! WE WENT IN THE POOL EVERYDAY AND THE TRIP ACROSS TO THE BEACH IS JUST GREAT AND AT THE END OF THE DAY ITS GOOD JUST TO SIT OUTSIDE ON THE BALCONY AND WATCH THE SUN GO DOWN :)
Review submitted by danielle from kent (Submitted: 26 Aug 2008)
the apartment was very clean and well kept
it was perfectly adequate in every way and i would return to the property again.
the area was superb, excellent for families and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets.
the climate is perfect enough breeze to keep cool during the day and we were able to sleep at night.
Review submitted by Sarah from Chelmsford (Submitted: 10 Aug 2008)
A lovely apartment with superb balcony and roof top terrace. A very short walk from the sea front where you pick up the ferry/fishermans boat to take you to the beautiful beach. The swimming pool area is great for children, but we preferred the interest of the beach.
There are many restaurants to choose from, but be aware that many look like simple snack bars, and do not initially look very enticing. However, the food served is generally excellent and great value for money.
A great apartment to visit for a complete break in a more traditional Portuguese setting.
Review submitted by Noreen from Dublin (Submitted: 9 Aug 2008)
The property is of the highest standard and its location is excellent. The wraparound balcony is a real bonus, as is the roof space. We would recommend this property to anyone seeking a comfortable and relaxing holiday.
Review submitted by Julie from Portlaoise (Submitted: 29 Jul 2008)
Visited for the second year running - love it here. Lovely little village with loads of restaurants, lots of outdoor options with this apartment and great air conditioning! The Welcome Pack was excellent, although water would have been welcome, particularly as the details specify that we shouldnt drink the tap water. Regardless, we are looking forward to coming back!
Delighted you had a great holiday and enjoyed our apartment.
I checked and there should have been water in the welcome pack sorry they forgot to put it in this time.
Hope to see you again.
Review submitted by Graham from Ducklington (Submitted: 28 Jul 2008)
The aspect of the pool and appearance was disappointing, we were under the impression we were closer overlooking it even.
Delighted you had a good holiday and the weather was great. Sorry you were disappointed with the pool but it is less than 2 minutes walk from the apartment and most people who have stayed with us prefer that we are at the front and not over looking the pool area because of noise etc.in high season. Hopefully this won't put you off coming back to visit us.
Review submitted by Margaret from Hampshire (Submitted: 3 Jul 2008)
We were very happy with the apartment, the description was completely accurate. It was home from home only with lovely weather! It was very relaxing, I enjoyed laying by the pool and the sun terrace was lovely late afternoon.
I would definately recommend it to friends and hope to visit again some day.
Review submitted by Matthew from Berkhamsted (Submitted: 17 Jun 2008)
The property was in fantastic condition and was a delight to stay in. We made full use of the Barbecue, wrap around balcony and sun terrace.
The situation is a short walk to the font and is close to the supermarket and shops. We hired bikes from the office below the apartment and found "Maria" and others there to be very helpful and friendly. The communal pool was very clean and was used evey day.
The only down side was the builder working on the apartment next door who woke us up with his angle grinder every day at 8.30. This did not detract from a great holiday...we WILL be back!
Review submitted by Tonia from Surrey (Submitted: 19 May 2008)
The property was lovely, met our needs perfectly and certainly exceeded our expectation. It was exceptionally clean and comfortable.
We would like to have been make aware however that there was still alot of development being done around us, to the extent that we could not use our sun terrace, due to the builders on the next terrace, and the tranquility was interupted by the new development being built beside the pool area.
However, we had a lovely holiday. Everybody was friendly and helpful and I would certainly recommend this apartment (once the building work has finished)
Thanks for your good review. I have checked and all the work on the roof terrace next door has been complete so our roof terrace can now be enjoyed in peace.
Review submitted by Martin from Cheltenham (Submitted: 24 Nov 2007)
This apartment is well presented and has excellent terraces around three sides giving you sunshine all day. The roof terrace is stunning!
We had a very relaxing stay and we found the guide to local restaurants very useful
Review submitted by ANNE from BATH (Submitted: 8 Oct 2007)
WE SO ENJOYED THIS LOVELY APARTMENT WITH ITS 3 SIDED TERRACE AND PRIVATE ROOF TERRACE, EVERYTHING THERE WE NEEDED,COSY AND RELAXING AND JUST A SHORT WALK FROM CABANAS WITH ITS LOVELY BEACH AND GOOD RESTAURANTS. WE WILL CERTAINLY BE RETURNING AND HAVE ALREADY RECOMMENDED IT TO FRIENDS- FIRST CLASS ACCOMMODATION!
Review submitted by John from 8 The Oaks, Newtownards, N Ireland BT23 8GZ (Submitted: 1 Oct 2007)
Overall the apartment is excellent, being well equipped and the balcony and roof top terrace areas are superb. Suggest extension of air conditioning to the bedroom would be a useful addition. Location is good with easy access to Cabanas sea front. Cabanas is quiet / lazy and a good place for relaxation. We enjoyed visits to close by Tavira which provided a larger resort balance. Excellent golf courses close by; particularly Quinta da Cima / Ria. A very enjoyable and relaxing holiday.
Review submitted by John Paul from Haydon Bridge (Submitted: 31 Aug 2007)
We had an absolutely fantastic time. The apartment was lovely, and the air conditioning an absolute godsend! It was certainly the nicest place I can remember staying in and the apartment was excellent value for money. Cabanas is a nice town, with everything in easy walking distance and with many very good restaurants. I would recommend this place to anyone, and hope to go back and stay there again.
Review submitted by Richard from Yarm (Submitted: 20 Aug 2007)
Excellent quality apartment. Nicely furnished.
Superb wrap round balcony, and private roof terrace. BBQ came in handy a couple of times.
Could do with a freezer for your ice !
Development is very handy for sea front and the aqua-taxi to the beach island. Beaches are some of the best in Europe.
Cabanas is quiet, restraunts are OK. Nearby town of Tavira is a very good location for eating , drinking and shopping.
Locals are friendly.
No hesitation in recommending this apartment.
Review submitted by Mary from Dublin (Submitted: 13 Aug 2007)
This is a beautiful apartment with excellent balconies. Apartment has everything you need for a relaxing holiday including a build in BBQ on the balcony. Cabanas is a lovely old town with a slower pace of life and Taveria is a short drive away.
Review submitted by JULIE from PORTLAOISE, IRELAND (Submitted: 22 Jul 2007)
Just returned from this lovely apartment. The photos on the website don't do the wrap around balcony justice - and great views from the Roof Terrace.
The village was gorgeous - not very 'touristy' - with many very good restaurants. Try MARISCOS & PETISCOS, GRELHA PEIXE, and O PEDRO. The daily market although small has everything you need.
The next village - Conceico - is less than 10 minutes walk. From here, you can catch a train to other parts of the Algarve. The walk to Tavira is only 30 minutes, although along the very busy EN125.
Great location for seeing the Eastern algarve - would definitely recommend this apartment!
Review not verified by RentalSystems* (Submitted: 14 May 2007)
"An excellent holiday in a great apartment....very relaxing ...everything a holiday should be about" Barbara & Shay
Review not verified by RentalSystems* (Submitted: 14 May 2007)
"Had great holiday...lovely penthouse apartment....great roof terrace...so peaceful and relaxing....great restaurants...a really great place for a relaxing holiday" Jimmy & Phil