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Romantic Retreat in Aljezur Old Town

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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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Listing #HL331488
About the Owner
Jemma G
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed 24 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...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank happytravelin68
Reviewed 11 January 2016

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.

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank JonasKiel
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Reviewed 21 September 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.

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank jjames244
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 Full
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Dates Min stay Per night
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€77
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros 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: €15 / 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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