Sea View T2 Apartment For Sale in Vilamoura
This south facing, Sea View T2 Apartment For Sale in Vilamoura has also been refurbished with new electric cables, water pipes, and double glazed windows. The apartment is situated in a condominium with communal pool, restaurant, bar and supermarket
- Energy Rating: In progress
- Fully equipped Kitchen
- 2 Bedrooms
- Energy Rating in Progress
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Vilamoura marina is the main centre of activity with a huge range of restaurants, bars and shops. The town also offers Boat trips, specially designed trails for walking and cycling, also restaurants and bars.
Vilamoura also offers several championship golf courses and two beautiful beaches. The main beaches are the Praia da Marina to the east of the marina and Praia da Falésia to the west. If you enjoy a walk, Praia da Falésia runs all the way to Olhos d’ Àgua or stroll along Praia da Marina into Quarteira.
Entering Loulé from the south west there is a roundabout with a statue of 2 cyclists. Turn left and the road will also go past a Modelo supermarket and on towards the Nossa Senhora da Piedade Church. The road to the right leads to the centre of town. Go up the hill and there is an archway through the old walls which leads through to Largo da Matriz.
Loulé castle is just a short distance down the road from the market on the left hand side. From this approach you can’t tell it is a castle as their are no visible signs of the castle walls. Across the courtyard there lies the municipal museum. Next door to which are some steps also leading up to the remaining section of the castle walls.
Loulé Carnival is one of the biggest events in Loulé and is famous across the Algarve. It takes places in February and is a truly colourful affair with music and dancing and general partying. Like the carnival in Brazil people come from all over the Algarve. You can watch the processions and join in with the party as everyone takes to the streets. The centre of Loulé is shut off for the carnival and it costs a few euros for entrance
Easter time there is a religious Festival for the patron saint of Loulé. Which again attracts people from all over the country.
From Faro marina you will find Porta Nova pier where you can also catch a ferry to the ilha beaches. The boat ride through the Ria Formosa is a 30 minute trip each way.
On the streets you will find many cafes and restaurants around the old town. As you move further away from the water front, you will also find modern office and apartment blocks.
Praia de Faro
Praia De Faro is the main beach of Faro and stretches for about 5 kilometres. The beach is located near the airport and the natural park of Ria Formosa. There is a bridge to the beach, so it is possible to reach it by car or by bus.
Eduardo VII Park
Eduardo VII Park is the largest park in the centre of Lisbon. The park also offers hedges and nice walkways. Here you will find the hothouse with the its exotic plants. Also the greenhouse which is filled with tropical plants. In the greenhouse you will also find ponds, and endless varieties of palms and also some cactus.
Lisbon metro is the fastest way to travel around the city. There are four metro lines which cover a total of 46 km and have 55 metro stations. The first service of the day is at 6:30 am and the last service of the night is at 1:00 am. Some minor stations close at 9:30 pm. There is a departure every 6-12 minutes.
Walking in Lisbon
Walking is one of the best ways to experience the old quarters. Several viewpoints offer stunning views over the city. The old trams are also a good way to tour the city.
Lisbon’s trams are part of the public cities public transport network. The trams cover the areas of the city where there is no access to the metro. Along with the main public transport routes there is a selection of tourist tram tours.
There are five tram routes with 58 trams. These trams operate across a combined distance of 48 km. Many people assume that Lisbon’s trams are just for tourists.
Locals still use them today and are their main transport throughout the city.
Tuk Tuk Tours
A tuk tuk tour is a great way of seeing the city with kids without it being boring for them.
Santos / 24 Julho / Docks
Santos, Avenida 24 de Julho and the Docks were formerly Lisbon’s port area.
The area is where there used to be old warehouses, but changed in the 1990’s. The docs are now know for its pop and mainstream music. Here you will also find some of the best restaurants, bars and discos.
All the riverfront bars and restaurants overlook the small marina.
This child-sized city is the best way to keep the kids busy on a rainy day in Lisbon. Young visitors can play at being grownups and try out occupations. Children will be able to be a grown up for a day and have play money to shop with
A day trip to Lisbon’s zoo will offer you big cats, primates, a reptile house, and dolphin shows. You can also see the park by riding on the zoo’s miniature train.
Lisbon’s largest climbing centre is down by the river. The wall is 400 square metres and is a paradise for keen climbers of all ages
The Hippo trip is a city tour that then plunges into the waters of the Tagus. The vehicle is also a boat that enters the water to the sound of 2001: a Space Odyssey.
Pop Cereal is the first place in Lisbon dedicated only to breakfast cereals. A good choice for breakfast, afternoon snacks or even desserts. At Pop Cereal you can combine the cereals with other cereals as well as with sweets. There are more than 100 different cereals to choose from.
A water sport should be at the top of your list of things to do in Lisbon. Surf, or kite surf is most popular in Lisbon Your local teacher will take you to the best beaches and introduce you to any of these sports safely. If you’re already experienced have a great time surfing some of the best waves in Europe.
Public toilets in Lisbon are few and far between. Train, metro and bus stations generally have public toilets. You can also enter a cafe or bar. If you just want to use the washroom order a coffee or water.