Immerse yourself in the traditional Portuguese way of life and discover an authentic experience in the heart of Olhao, at the Real Marina Residence. Back by popular demand, this property overlooks the marina and the gorgeous scenery of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. The property is a five minute walk to the famous local market where you can purchase fresh fish and local produce!



• *Round-trip airfare
• Plaza Premium airport lounge pass***
• Airport transfers in country
• One-bedroom apartment with kitchen, living room area with sofa bed, natural stone bathroom and balcony
• Five minute walk to island and beach ferry service (€5)
• Housekeeping once per week
• Welcome grocery starter package upon arrival
• Half-day Louie Market excursion
• Air-conditioning, free WiFi, in-room safe box
• Rooftop swimming pool (for Residence guests only)
• Guests have access to facilities at the Real Marina Hotel & Spa including their 24-hour reception, restaurant and bar
• Services of a local representative twice weekly


Upon arrival you will receive a welcome grocery starter package which includes: one litre of milk, one bottle of mineral water (1.5 litres), coffee, tea, bread, jam, two apples, two oranges. Otherwise, this is a self-catering accommodation. Please bring your own supply of toiletries. We suggest that you consider packing your favourite necessities for a month such as tea towels, face towels, your favourite soap, shampoo etc. Housekeeping is included once per week for change of bed linens and towels and cleaning of bathroom and kitchen cleaning.

Accommodations: One-bedroom apartments feature a fully equipped kitchen. This includes a dishwasher, stove, oven, electric kettle, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster, dinnerware for four people and refrigerator. The apartment also includes a sofa bed, dining table, TV, WiFi, air-conditioning, safety box, hair dryer and amplifying mirror and balcony overlooking either the marina (subject to availability and assigned at check -in) or the gardens. There is no pool towel service at the Residences. Guests need to bring their own beach towels and are required to use the rooftop swimming pool of their apartments.

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28 nights

$3,415* p.p.

Activity Level: easy pace

Departure Dates:
Feb. 4, 2020
Toronto/Montreal - $2,995* p.p.
Calgary/Vancouver - $3,415* p.p.

Feb. 11, 2020
Toronto/Montreal - $3,245* p.p.
Calgary/Vancouver - $3,415* p.p.

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Day 1
Feb. 4, Feb. 11 or Feb. 25, 2020 | DEPART TORONTO - FARO
Board overnight Air Transat flight 232 departs Toronto at 9:15 p.m. arrives Faro at 9:30 a.m. (following day).

Day 2
Feb. 5, Feb. 12 or Feb. 26, 2020 | ARRIVAL IN FARO - ALGARVE
Your local representative will meet you at the arrival area in the airport and transfer you to your accommodation, for the entirety of your stay in Portugal, the Real Marina Residence.
Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 3
Feb. 6, Feb. 13 or Feb. 27, 2020 | ALGARVE
At a pre-arranged time, your local representative will conduct a briefing to explain the on-site facilities and amenities and in the surrounding area as well as offer optional tours.
Remainder of the day at leisure.

Days 4-29
Feb. 7 - Mar 3, Feb. 14- Mar. 10, or Feb. 28 - Mar. 24, 2020 | ALGARVE
Spend your time exploring the wonders of the Algarve and become acquainted with the Portuguese culture. There are many different beaches along the coast, fantastic restaurants and a number of optional excursions available to you, which you can organize and pay for locally with the assistance of your local representative if necessary.

Included half-day Louie Market Excursion (Feb. 15 or Feb. 29, 2020)
Enjoy a visit to this beautiful inland town to get involved with the locals at the weekly markets. You will have plenty of free time to visit the Moorish castle, browse around the quaint narrow shopping streets or hustle and bustle a brilliant bargain with the locals in the market square.

Day 30
Mar. 4, Mar. 11 or Mar. 25, 2020 | DEPART ALGARVE - FARO - TORONTO
Transfers will be organized for you to the airport for your flight home. Board Air Transat flight 233 departs Faro at 11:15 a.m. arrives in Toronto at 2:45 p.m.

*CDN$ p.p. dbl occ. Taxes included. Single supplement: $1,100. Two-bedroom apartment upgrade $300 p.p. dbl. occ. Add a car: CDN$ per car per week. Based on Europcar EDMR Seat Ibiza or similar (manual) including unlimited mileage, insurance LOW (CDW&THW) LAE, 0€ EXCESS, taxes and delivery (pick up and drop off from your Algarve Resort). CDMR Renault Megane or similar (manual): $370 per car per week. CDAD Renault Megane or similar (automatic) $600 per car per week. ***Plaza Premium airport lounge pass applicable at Toronto & Vancouver airports only.

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