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Romantic Retreat in Aljezur Old Town

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The house! The wooden deck is on the bottom level and the patio area on the top level or the house.
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12 reviews
The house! The wooden deck is on the bottom level and the patio area on the top level or the house.
The house looks out to beautiful views!
The lounge with three large windows to take advantage of the beautiful views!
The cosy lounge, the main entrance door leading to the top patio
The lounge with lovely views and the patio through the main entrance door
The open plan lounge and dining area
The dining area looking through to the kitchen
The fully equipped kitchen
The kitchen with all you need for a fuss free holiday- oven, stove top, dish washer,fridge/freezer
The coffee machine and a selection of teas to be enjoyed on the terraces or the bedroom with a view!
The open plan dining and living room
The bedroom, perfect for a coffee in bed with great views!
The bathroom also with private, beautiful views!
The wooden terrace leading from the bedroom is the perfect spot to relax with lovely views
The top patio is ther perfect spot for breakfast with lovely views!
The top patio and main entrance to the house
Views from the house
One of the beautiful local beaches, Arrifana. A short drive from the house
The daily Aljezur market 5 minutes walk from the house. Fresh local fruits, veges and fish!
The castle ruins 5 minutes walk from the house with lovely views over the village and to the sea
The old church of Aljezur 2 minutes walk from the house!
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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Aljezur, Faro District, Algarve
Nestled within the historical old town of Aljezur is 'Retiro do Forte' or the Forte Retreat, a beautifully restored modern house, set in a quiet area away from the hustle and noise of modern day life, making it the perfect place to relax and unwind.
With beautiful views looking out across the fertile fields of Aljezur across to the 'new town' and afar the beautiful mountains of Monchique, the view offers a tranquil setting to listen to the birds, and the hypnotic chorus of cow bells chiming in the fields.

The top floor of the house features a cosy patio at the entrance way, the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast or have dinner under the stars with a herb garden which can be picked fresh for the table. Inside there is a large open plan living area and dining room with ample seating for six people and three huge windows so th...
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About the Owner, Jemma G
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 14 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL331488
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Excellent - based on 12 reviews
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happytrav...
Pacifica, California
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We spent a great week in the home in Aljezur. The location is perfect for exploring both the Algarve and the coastal Alentejo. The home is well-equipped for cooking, and offers 2 patios to enjoy meals. We enjoyed Aljezur, with the daily mercado and access to wonderful hikes. Gemma was a great hostess, with helpful information on restaurants and ideas...

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JonasKiel
Kiel, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 11 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

Perfectly clean, calm house. Feels like your home. Cosy and well equipped. Everything you can ask for and lovely owners, who know how to make you feel comfortable.

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jjames244
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The house was wonderful and Pedro gave us lots of information to get us started. A very special place with a stunning view across the valley.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
    1 Crib
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$101
€65
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1 Apr 2018 -
31 May 2018
Low- Mid
3 nights
$109
€70
$109
€70
$763
€490
1 Jun 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
mid season
3 nights
$125
€80
$125
€80
$872
€560
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
semi high
3 nights
$140
€90
$140
€90
$981
€630
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $23 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices are for the rental of the entire self-catering house. Final cleaning is included in the price. The house is not suitable for large groups of singles.
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About the neighbourhood
Aljezur is a historical old Moorish town situated in a fertile valley with the town positioned on either side of a small river. The town is split into an 'old town' and 'new town'. The old town is built on a hill with the 10th century castle ruins located at the top of the highest point. Retiro do Forte is also in the old town, with views to the castle ruins from the car-park area.
Across the river and fields is the 'new town' which was built in the 18th century and features a large church, Igreja de Nossa Senhora da Alva, and a pleasant town square with cafes and bars.
30km inland to the east is the lovely hilltop town of Monchique where regional cheeses, meats and citrus can be tasted. To the north is the small town of Rogil, 7kms away which features a handful o...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Faro: 100.0 km
Railway: Lagos: 27.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.0 km.
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