Vacation Rental Description
Situated on the south western Algarve, just outside the charming fishing village of Burgau, Salsalito is referred to by guests as a visual paradise , having been lovingly designed and built by the English owners, Ralph and Sally.
Salsalito is a Guest House, Bed and Breakfast, that provides self catering for all the guests.
Attention to detail, focussed on quality, are the reasons for Salsalito's success, (check reviews on trip advisor)
Their goal is constantly to improve on quality.
A stay in either the main rooms or garden room, is a chic alternative to accommodation in a 5 star Hotel.
Burgau is only 1 minute by car or 10 minutes walk.
Salsalito is very well situated for all amenities in the area, from the west coast, the historical town of Lagos and up to the Monchique mountains, all are in easy reach. This is the perfect "get away from it all".
Guests come back year after year to "chill out"
The beauty and massage treatments arranged at Salsalito are of very high standards. Salsalito is also very popular for small Wedding and Party Venues, ( upto 60 people). Set in its own grounds surrounded by a tropical garden,amidst hammocks scattered amongst the shaded trees.
Every morning, on the top terrace, guests feast on the extensive continental breakfast, whilst watching the birds take their daily bath on the rock waterfall that encases the swimming pool. After breakfast,take a swim in the solar heated swimming pool, then sit on the jacuzzi style bubble seat massaging away all your aches & pains. Guests like to meet up before and after dinner in the honesty bar or on the terrace, friends drop by for a sundowner, its all very friendly and you get a chance to meet some interesting locals as well as Ralph and Sally's famous dogs, Lucky, Noddy and Mimi, whom are very spoilt with treats from return guests.
Salsalito consists of 4 double bedrooms, all equipped with en suite bathrooms , air conditioning,free wireless internet access, Satelite TV,dvd, hair dryer, bottled water/ tea /coffee facilities. Free private car parking, all linen and towels provided, also towels for the pool area. Daily maid service. In the grounds, behind the pool is a kitchen-barbecue.
The kitchen is fully equipped, also providing a cupboard & fridge designated for each room,allowing guests the option of preparing lunch or an evening meal. From the kitchen you step out onto a partly covered terrace with a table and chairs, sofa & hifi, moving onto the open terrace with the barbecue ,4 tables, 8 chairs, a bar top outside the kitchen window with 2 bar stools. At Salsalito, we can arrange beauty & massage treatments, under one of our gazebos in the grounds.
Salsalito has become very popular for pamper breaks, Hen pamper parties, and the heart of a wedding Venue.
Pedicure,manicure, waxing, eyelash tinting, massage, aromatherapy, indian head massage and non surgical face lifts.
In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to book the beauty treatments in advance.
Lagos / Burgau area
Salsalito is 1 minute by car, or 10 minutes walking to the charming fishing village of Burgau, which is built on a hillside.Its fisherman's cottages tumble down narrow cobbles streets towards the horseshoe bay, with a sandy beach & nestled on the beach is the famous " Beach Bar Burgau", with sunbeds and sunshades for rent. You can watch the fishermen mending their nets before they launch their boats for the evening catch.
There are 18 restaurants in Burgau,catering from locally caught fish to international cuisine.
Praia Da Luz is 3 minutes by car , with its glorious sandy beach, water sports,shops, banks, chemist and disco.
The Historical town of Lagos is only 10 minutes by car.
Lagos is steeped with history and charm, boasting of a fabulous Marina, loads of shops, restaurants, bars and nightlife.
- Cable Satellite
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Linen Service
- Open Fire
- Amenity Parking
- Shared Pool
Free internet access, CD player, Telephone, Fax
Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer, Cooker, Fridge/Freezer, Towels Provided,
Log Fire, Barbecue, Balcony/Terrace, Garden, parasols, gazebo, hammocks
Rooms: Bedrooms(4), Bathrooms (5), En suite (4), Shower rooms (5), Separate WCs (3)
Furniture: Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seating for 26, Lounge seating for 16
Further details indoors:
The library and board games are off the hallway, inside Salsalito. Spa treatments that can be arranged at Salsalito:
Manicure, Pedicure, Eye lash tinting, Waxing, Non surgical facelift, Therapeutic massage, Reflexology, Sports massage, Aromatherapy, Hot stone massage, Indian head massage
It is advisable to book treatments in advance, to avoid disappointment.
- Horse Riding
- Water Skiing
- Water Sports
Some further attractions near Burgau:
A day to the Monchique Mountains is a must, sample their chicken piri piri , on the way up, visit the town of Silves, the ancient capital of the Algarve and stroll around the castle. On the way back, you can drive across to the west coast and visit their beautiful unspoilt long sandy beaches, very popular with surfers.
Cape Saint Vincent, The west coast, Silves,the ancient capital of the Algarve, Wine Tasting, The historical town of lagos, Cultural centre in lagos, Art exhibitions, weekly market, Squash, Bowls, Water slide parks, Surf schools, Sailing school, Parasailing, Paragliding, Deep sea fishing, Dolpin trips
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break