Tavira Penthouse Apartment

This attractive top floor two bedroom apartment is located within easy walking distance of Tavira’s historic town centre.

Aveneida Dr Eduardo Mansinho is very easy to find when arriving in Tavira by car and is some 500m walk from Porta Nova railway station, one of two railway stations in Tavira.  Free car parking is easily available at the front or rear of the apartment.

The air conditioned apartment is served by a lift and is suitable for elderly or infirm visitors.

At pavement level below the apartment there is a cafe/snack bar which is open from morning until late evening.  There is also a newsagent/payshop where you can purchase UK newspapers.  Opposite the apartment is a Post Office.  There is also a very good bakery selling bread, rolls and a tremendous selection of cakes and pastries.  It also has a coffee shop. Whilst the apartment does not have internet, free internet is available at many bars and restaurants in the town, and the Post Office immediately across the road.  In addition, the apartment receives a very strong 3G signal which allows internet access via your smartphone.




Spacious 21 square metre room with aircon,  two leather sofas, coffee table, bookcase and full satellite TV with all main UK channels, DVD player and IPod doc. The lounge has patio doors leading to a verandah with open outlook to Tavira and the sea beyond.


Bedroom to rear: 

10 square metre room with aircon, 1 x king size bed which can be converted to 2 x single beds.  Large fitted wardrobe.  Patio doors leading to verandah.


Bedroom  to front: 

12 square metre room with aircon, 2 x single beds.  Large fitted wardrobe. Patio doors leading to large sun terrace at the front of the property.





Good size dining kitchen with seating for four, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, ceramic hob, oven, microwave, iron and ironing board etc.  The kitchen has patio doors leading to the large sun terrace.




 Family bathroom with w.c., bath, over-bath shower, bidet and vanity unit with ample storage.



Sun Terrace: 

14 square metre terrace with table, four chairs and sun loungers.

Lift:  The property is served by a lift.

Facilities and Utilities

  • Air conditioning/heating in lounge and bedrooms
  • Satellite TV with all main  UK channels  and radio
  • DVD/CD player
  • I-pod docking station
  • Linen and towels provided, includes beach towels
  • Kettle, toaster, iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer

Electricity:  Electrical supply in Portugal is 230v which is the same as the UK therefore you should be able to operate any electrical equipment you may wish to take with you. Portuguese electrical sockets are of the European variety and you should take any adaptors required.  If you forget an adaptor, they can be purchased in the town at Casa Ambaca for approximately €2.

Water:  Tap water in Tavira is perfectly safe to drink and bottled water is readily available at supermarkets and convenience stores.  The tap water is soft.

Time:  The time in Portugal is always the same as in the UK. If you are traveling accross the border to Spain, please remember that in Spain the clocks are one hour ahead all year round

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