Casa Lubi country accommodation Tavira, East Algarve, Portugal Casa Lubi is a traditional Portuguese style farmhouse that has been converted into two selfcatering apartments. Each apartment has it's own private patio and bbq area surrounded by a large garden with swimming pool which is itself surrounded by orange groves. Imagine waking up to the sound of hens clucking and birds singing with endless views over the orchard and the beautiful Asseca valley, 5km north of the picturesque historic town of Tavira in the East Algarve. Tavira Town • Accommodation There are two bungalows for rent. Casa Lima is a large house for a maximum of six people. It has two bedrooms with a double bed in each and a sofa that can be opened into a double bed. There is a large kitchen 45m2, large living room with a wood-burning fire, dining room, bathroom with bath and shower, shady terrace with sun bed area, garden furniture and bbq. Television and DVD player, washing machine and electric fans and/or heaters. Casa Kama is a cosy, smaller house for two people although another folding bed can be added (charge of €10 per night for bed linen/towels for extra person). It comprises one bedroom with a double bed, living room with open kitchen and bathroom with shower. There is a shady terrace with outdoor furniture, sun beds and bbq. There is a television, electric fans and/or heaters available. Casa Lima Casa Kama Prices and details of accommodation Both houses are fully equipped with cooker, fridge, cooking equipment, crockery and cutlery. Linen and towels are provided. Bed linen is changed once per week and towels twice per wk. Basic cleaning of each house occurs once/wk on request. Prices are in euro per night per house and INCLUDE A RENTAL CAR which meets you at Faro airport and you return to Faro airport on your departure. The standard rental car is a Fiat Punto 5 door, or similar recent model car. These prices include standard insurance- all you need is a full EU license! Other model cars are available on request. Details and route description are provided on confirmation of booking. Casa Kama Casa Lima Jan/Feb/Mar € 50.00 € 80.00 April/May € 65.00 € 95.00 June € 75.00 € 110.00 July/Aug € 90.00 € 120.00 Sept € 75.00 € 110.00 Oct € 60.00 € 95.00 Nov € 50.00 € 80.00 Dec € 60.00 € 90.00 Bookings are possible without a rental car with obvious adjustment of prices (circa -€20 per night) however due to the rural location of Casa Lubi a car is usually an advantage. For each booking a once off cleaning and linen fee will be charged which is €25 for Casa Kama and €40 for Casa Lima, this also includes gas electricity and water. Things to do • A holiday at Casa Lubi can involve relaxing with a book in the peaceful garden, a walk in the orchard, or a stroll to Pego do Inferno a stunning waterfall 2kms further up the valley. • A short trip by car or taxi takes you to Tavira town which has many historic buildings including Moorish castle walls and a Roman bridge spanning the Gilao river. The small, friendly town has many restaurants with characteristic Portuguese fish dishes or international cuisine such as Indian or French restaurants. There are many lively bars and in the summer months three nightclubs open until 6am. However, Tavira has retained it's unique charm and remained relatively untouched by mass tourism. •There are two beautiful beaches a short train or boat ride from Tavira onto Tavira Island with spotless soft sandy beaches and Atlantic rollers. •For a change of culture a 30 minute car, train or bus ride takes you to the Spanish border and the town of Ayamonte placed on the magnificent river Guadiana (the guardian river) •Heading west the rest of the Algarve is easily accessible by motorway, bus or train. The spectacular coastline around the town of Lagos and Sagres and Cape St. Vincent is within 1.5hrs drive. Garden, pool and Bar Each house has it’s own patio and bbq area but there is a bar and swimming pool (6m X 4m and 1.1m deep) in the extended garden which is shared by the two houses. Guests are invited to use the fridge at the bar, the sun beds and the bbq areas beside the pool. Extras and Contact Details • • -Alternative rental cars available range from a Peugeot 207, Opel Astra Estate, Nissan Primast. (9 seats), Peugeot 407 Coupe HDI, to a Ford Galaxy (7 seats). All these cars have air-conditioning and total prices per night increase according to model. All rental cars are covered with standard insurance included in price however extra insurance can be available on request. -If you have something to celebrate or fancy a treat a luxury champagne breakfast service is available on request including smoked salmon, pate, Parma ham, fresh warm rolls, croissants, fresh orange juice, tea, coffee, etc. and a bottle of champagne on ice. • Faro airport is the closest to Tavira, 35mins by car, with daily flights from Dublin or Belfast with Ryanair, Easyjet or Aer Lingus. • For more information or to make a booking please contact; Sarah Langridge at [email protected], Tel; 00351 935581822 or Bjorn Peters at [email protected], Tel; 00351 937400508. 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