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Traditional Sunny House w/ Rooftop Deck

4.9 (26)
Calçada Dona Ana 12 (Historic Centre) · Tavira
Bedrooms
5
Baths
6
Residents
10
Size (m2)
250
WiFi
34 / 63
Min. stay
1 month

Community

We welcome everyone and anyone to join us in our little haven in the sun. We love to have people stay with us who are happy and enjoying life, or perhaps need a bit of this lifestyle to feel the love. Our purpose is to create a space where guests can make fun memories, make friends, make future contacts, and be inspired to produce their most amazing work.
We can arrange specific trips or excursions and pass on our advice and recommendations. If you would like to take Portuguese language lessons, we have a teacher we can arrange for online or in person lessons. For those that are interested in sports activities, within Tavira there is a fully equipped gym, a dance studio, tennis courts, and an indoor swimming pool. There are also other activities such as stand up paddleboarding, kitesurfing, and kayaking. It is also possible to book daily excursions that include lunch and transport to the surrounding countryside, lakes, or beaches.

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Gender ratio

Community events

Cooking classes
Cooking classes
Cultural excursions
Cultural excursions
Kitesurfing
Kitesurfing
Meditation classes
Meditation classes
Walking tours
Walking tours

Host

community manager
Tamsin
4.9 (26 reviews) · 1 property

Property

If you are looking for a truly authentic Algarvian experience, then our house is the perfect coliving space for you. This beautiful accommodation is located among the oldest streets in Tavira, Eastern Algarve, Portugal. The house is hidden in a small residential square behind the main praça in the heart of the historical center of Tavira, one of the most architecturally attractive towns in the Algarve. The house comprises five individually decorated double private bedrooms with double-size beds (150 x 200 cm), all with desks and WIFI, balconies or exterior doors, and en-suite shower rooms. Three of the bedrooms open onto the small residential square at the front of the building. The remaining two have private patio areas with tables and seating, ideal for taking a coffee, enjoying the sun, or just relaxing.
Each room has been designed and comfortably furnished so you can enjoy the space and truly relax. To make your stay more comfortable, each bedroom has heating for the winter. We provide a hairdryer in each room, and our 100% Egyptian cotton towels and linen will make your stay even more pleasurable. To help you relax, the shower rooms include complimentary fragrant toiletries enriched with essential oils. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and washing machine/tumble dryer, a bean to cup coffee machine, and a filtered drinking water dispenser in the lounge for you to use whenever you like. There is a spacious dedicated work room with desks and chairs that can be used on a daily basis and can also be booked for meetings or to take private video calls. As well as the communal lounge, we also have a roof terrace where you can sit and relax in one of our comfy loungers. The whole house provides free WiFi access. The roof terrace offers both sun and shade and is a pleasant place to rest and unwind. There is a TV in the main lounge area where you can catch up on TV, news, shows, and sporting events. There is a dedicated quiet work space with desks.

Amenities

Chill out area
Chill out area
Cleaning (all rooms)
Cleaning (all rooms)
Cleaning (common areas)
Cleaning (common areas)
Dining area
Dining area
Fast WiFi
Fast WiFi
Kitchen
Kitchen
Meeting room
Meeting room
Washer
Washer
Workspaces
Workspaces

Room types

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  • Double Bedroom (1 person)

    King  ·   15 m²  ·   Private
    Air conditioning · Cleaning · Closet/drawers · Desk/workspace · Essentials · Hair dryer · Iron · Lock on door · Wifi in room
    The longer you stay, the less you pay!
    3 months
    $843 /month
  • Double bedroom (2 people)

    King  ·   15 m²  ·   Private
    Air conditioning · Cleaning · Closet/drawers · Desk/workspace · Essentials · Hair dryer · Lock on door · Wifi in room

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Reviews

4.9
Excellent!
Based on 26 reviews

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5 stars

92%

4 stars

8%

3 stars

0%

2 stars

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1 stars

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Review by guest

By feature
Accommodation
5.0
Activities
5.0
Cleanliness
5.0
Coworking Space
4.3
Diversity
5.0
Location
5.0
Organization
5.0
Overall Experience
4.7
Productivity
5.0
Social & Communtiy
4.3
Value For Money
4.7

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Neighborhood

Historic Centre
The cafés, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, castle, and Roman bridge are all within a few meters. A few hundred meters away is the Summer ferry embarkation, which has frequent daily crossings to the beautiful golden beach of Tavira Island, rated as one of the top 10 beaches in the world by the Lonely Planet travel guide.
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Things to know

Cancellation policy

50% refund of 1st month's rent up to 30 days prior to check-in, except fees.

House rules

• Check-in: 10:00
• Min. stay: 1 month
• Min. age: 18
• Parking: Parking On Street (Free)
• No guests after 10pm
• No self-hosted parties
• No smoking inside
• Pets not allowed
• Quiet after 10pm

Property info

• Energy-saving appliances
• Energy-saving light bulbs
• Fire extinguisher
• First aid kit
• Recycling garbage
• Reduced plastic use
• Smoke detectors
• Solar panel system
• Water dispenser(s)
• Water-saving showers
• Water-saving toilets

Frequently asked questions

  • Top Questions
  • The house has received the ‘Clean and Safe’ seal from the Portuguese tourism board. This is given to distinguish companies in the sector that comply with the minimum hygiene and careful cleaning requirements for the prevention and control of the virus or other possible infections.
  • You have your own lockable double bedroom and private shower room. The rest of the house is for communal use.
  • No, sorry no pets allowed.
  • Yes, couples are allowed. We have 5 rooms with double beds and 1 room with twin beds.
  • Yes, we prefer not to have to remove furniture but if it makes your stay more comfortable we can do so.
  • There is a large table in the lounge area and the roof terrace has separate tables and chairs for work space.
  • Booking
  • No, we do not require a security deposit.
  • You can always extend your stay with us. It is not possible to shorten the stay once you have made a reservation.
  • No, there is no credit score required.
  • If there is something you are not happy with once you arrive, please speak with us, the owners, so we can see if there is anything we can do to remedy the issue. We always try to make your stay as enjoyable as possible, but we need to know if there is an issue so we can try to rectify it.
  • Not applicable, as we do not charge a security deposit.
  • We look for people who are easygoing and can get along while living and working with others. We look for people who are respectful and fun to be around.
  • Yes, you can check-in early or late. When you make a reservation, we will contact you and ask for your arrival time so we can meet you at the house and show you around.
  • Policies
  • We have a strict policy of allowing only one guest to stay for a maximum of two nights at a cost of €20 per night. This is out of respect for the other co-livers and also because the house is not equipped for more guests.
  • We love kids, but unfortunately, we cannot accept children. We are a small house with no facilities for children.
  • Sorry, we have a strict no animals policy.
  • We always try to be flexible when it comes to keeping our co-livers happy. If you would like to change rooms, please talk with us, the owners, and if it is possible, we will make it happen.
  • By law, no smoking or vaping is allowed inside the house. We have a roof terrace where smoking and vaping are permitted.
  • We ask for quiet time between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. This is to respect other guests and neighbors.
  • Amenities
  • Yes, all bills are included.
  • If you wish to rent beach towels we ask for a nominal fee of €2 per towel to cover laundry costs.
  • Yes, all rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, bedside tables, a desk, and a desk chair. The en-suite shower room also has complimentary shower gel and hair conditioner.
  • No, we do not provide meals or snacks. We are located in the center of Tavira, so there are many shops, restaurants, take-out, and delivery services available.
  • Yes, the private bathrooms and your bedroom are cleaned on a weekly basis. All bed linens and towels are changed on a weekly basis, too.
  • We provide a washing machine, a hanging line, and washing liquid/conditioner for guests' use.
  • Yes, we provide an airport transfer service for collection and drop-off at Faro airport. Our driver will collect you from the arrivals hall at Faro airport and bring you directly to the house. The cost of this service is €45. We just need your flight details to confirm the transfer.
  • Yes, you can ask for additional cleaning. There is an extra fee for this additional service.
  • Yes, there is a fully equipped modern kitchen with 2 ovens, a hob, a microwave, a dishwasher, a washing machine, a toaster, and a kettle. There are also additional cooking appliances like a stick blender and an electric hand mixer. The kitchen is supplied with pots, pans, cooking utensils, jugs, cutlery, crockery, etc.
  • Yes, it is possible to work in the common area, but we ask that you be sympathetic to the guests, as they may wish to use the common area to relax and talk. We have a dedicated work room for working in, so we ask that this room be used for video calls, teleconferences, etc.
  • No, you do not need to clean you room. But we do ask that when you leave you remove any food items from your kitchen cupboard and the fridge.
  • Yes, we can store your empty suitcase in another room.
  • Yes, the communal area is cleaned daily (not on Saturday or Sunday). Also, the kitchen and recycling bins are emptied by us.
  • The shared spaces in the house include the kitchen, lounge, and dining area; a shared toilet off the lounge; and a roof terrace.
  • Community
  • Yes, we can host groups and retreats at the house.
  • There will be a maximum of 5 co-livers living in the house at the same time.
  • Yes, there is a dedicated house manager.
  • The nationalities of the other guests can be from anywhere in the world.
  • The average age varies. We do not have age restrictions for our guests.
  • No, you will not get to choose your roommates.
  • Safety
  • We cannot guarantee the safety of any belongings unless they are in your locked bedroom (with locked bedroom windows).
  • Yes, it is possible to lock your bedroom door. We recommend you lock your bedroom door if you leave the house, especially at night.
  • We like to think the neighborhood is safe. Like anywhere, do not leave valuables in view for people to see.
  • Nearby
  • There are lots of great restaurants nearby, all within close walking distance. We have a list of recommended restaurants as well as places to order takeout or home deliveries.
  • The bus station is just around the corner from the house, and the train station is only a 20-minute walk away.
  • The nearest airport is Faro Airport, which is only 40 kilometers away.
  • There is lots to do in the area. Stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, boat trips, vineyard tours, cycling, indoor swimming, dance classes, live music, local markets, flea markets, volunteer beach clean-ups, scooter hire, and beaches

Host information

community manager
Tamsin
4.9 (26 reviews) · 1 property
Tamsin manages this listing in agreement with Coliving.com. Every property is vetted for quality, and hosts are pre-qualified to meet Coliving.com's standards. They are open to any questions anytime before and during your stay.
Joined in February 2021
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