Sunny three bedroom, two and a half bathroom townhouse located in the village of the Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort ( now Santo Antonio Villas Golf and Spa) just a few minutes from the beautiful fishing village of Salema. Visitors to the house will enjoy free access to the large leisure pool with separate children's pool and play area, just a short walk ( less than a minute!) from the house,where you will also find a gym , spa and indoor pool ( additional charges payable onsite). The golf clubhouse, bar and restaurant are just a couple of minutes walk away and visitors are offered a 40% discount on the green fees on the beautiful 18 hole course. There are many other courses in the area for keen golfers.
For children there are summer clubs and sports courses onsite, and other activities include tennis, a bowling club. a football academy - please ask for full details.
Away from the resort there is so much to do. The area is very popular with surfers, hikers, walkers, bird watchers and mountain bikers. The amazing beaches of the West Coast such as Cordoama, Castelejo, Amado and Bordeira are a short drive away in the Natural Park of Costa Vicentina. The nearest beach is in the beautiful village of Salema, just five minutes drive on the South Coast. You can hire sunbeds and parasols, and take out a pedalo. Along from Salema are beautiful unspolilt coves with sandy beaches such as Figueira, Zavial, Ingrina, Boco do Rio,and Cabanhas Velhas. There are beaches like these all the way to Cape St Vincent (Cabo de São Vicente). There is a long distance hiking path (Via Algarviana)
In the spring we would highly recommend walking the coastal paths, where there is such an abundance of wild flowers. We have walked the path between Burgau and Salema, and have walked other coastal paths too. We have books in the house detailing local walks, and there are binoculars to borrow too.
Mountain biking can be undertaken from the house and there are some marked routes( Ecovia do Litoral) Bike Hire can be arranged too.
The more adventurous can go coasteering ( jumping off rocks and swimming the coastline) or stand up paddle boarding ((SUP).
Bird watching is very popular in the area and there is an annual birdwatching festival in Sagres in October.
Master bedroom with king size bed, large fitted wardrobes, private patio and en-suite bathroom.
Bedroom 2 has king size bed with large fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 3 has twin beds with large fitted wardrobes. Distant sea view.
En-suite bathroom to master bedroom with bath/shower over, wc, bidet and vanity unit.
Separate bathroom with bath/shower over, wc, and vanity unit.
Separate wc at lounge/kitchen/dining level (first floor).
Marble worktops and integrated appliances inc. oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and toaster etc. Full compliment of utensils, crockery,cutlery and glasswear. Nespresso coffee machine. Food processor. Cookery books!
Bright and airy lounge with two patio doors to large balcony, overlooking the communal gardens and views to the distant sea. Lounge equipment inc. LED TV, DVD, Ipod dock, satellite TV, Wii, books,DVD's and games. The dining area has a table to seat 8.Open woodburning fire.
All rooms have electric panel heaters.
Large storage area for bikes, surfboards, golf equipment etc is available by arrangement. We have five bikes available but please contact us for full details of sizes etc.
Towels and linen are included. Providing a midweek towel change and a weekly towel/linen change. Additional cleaning can be arranged easily at extra cost should you wish.
Barbecue, Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Stove, Iron and board, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.
Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Satellite, TV.
The south facing balcony area off the lounge is well provided with a dining table and six chairs, a portable BBQ and parasol. The balcony has a view towards the Spa and pool area and you can see the sea in the distance. A full staircase (not a spiral) leads up to the roof terrace, which is equipped with four sun loungers , and another table and six chairs. There is lighting and a power socket too. The roof terrace has a 360 degree view and overlooks the landscaped gardens and the central pool/spa and gym which is only a short walk away. You can also see the surrounding countryside and the ocean in the distance.
The large and well equipped pool and children's pool is for the use of Golf Village House owners and guests and has a snack bar, and changing facilities. It is well provided with free sun loungers and umbrellas.
Ample car parking is directly outside the house and therefore it is easy to unload suitcases and shopping, without having to carry bags any distance.
Parque da Floresta Golf Village Townhouse, Budens Budens, Algarve, Portugal
Additional Location Information
The house is in the original golf village of Parque da Floresta , allowing guests free access to the main pool and children's pool and play area. Discounted green fees for the golf course (40%) is available to our guests.
The house is just over an hour from Faro Airport, and about a three hour drive from Lisbon Airport, along very uncrowded motorways.
Fifteen minutes drive away are the historic towns of Sagres and Lagos.
It is a five minute drive to the fishing village of Salema , with its beautiful beach, and a good choice of great restaurants.
The nearest supermarket is about five minutes drive , or a twenty minute walk.
Last updated on February 03, 2015
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