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Apartment 220 is on the lovely delightful complex of Rocha Brava near the fishing village of Carvoeiro. Just a 45 minute drive from the airport at Faro makes this easily accessible.

There are numerous flights to Faro from many airports around the Uk & Ireland. With a flight time of around 2hrs 45mins and in the same time zone as London/Dublin there is no jet lag to worry about either.

In alphabetical order here are the ones we know about with SATURDAY flights, please drop us a line if you know of others!

Airline
Departure airport
Aer Lingus Cork, Dublin, Gatwick
bmibaby Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands
British Airways Gatwick
EasyJet

Belfast, Bristol, Doncaster/Sheffield, EastMidlands, Gatwick, Glasgow, Liverpool, Luton, Stansted, Newcastle

Fly be Exeter, Southampton
Iberia from various departure airports to Lisbon
Jet2 Blackpool, Edinburgh, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester
Monarch Birmingham, Gatwick, Luton, Manchester
MyTravel Lite Birmingham
Ryanair too many to list here!
TAP Air Portugal from various departure airports to Lisbon
Thompson Fly too many to list here!

 

Once you land it is recommended to hire a car. The prices vary depending on the time of year but bargains are always available if you look hard enough. We use Auto Europe and find them very helpful and attractively priced. They act as a broker and get great discounts with Avis, Europcar etc. If you want full collision damage waiver with no excess then you get a much better deal arranging it as part of the package. Let us know if you have any recommendations!

Hiring a car lets you easily explore the little coves and beaches in the area, travel out to a wider variety of towns, like Portimao and Silves not to mention to the Golf courses.

However, if you don't want to drive then airport transfers can be arranged, we recommend FaroCar.com at €50.50 each way. The facilities atRochaBrava will provide you with most of your needs for a relaxing holiday. The site have a mini-bus that will take you into Carvoeiro each day, a timetable is available from the reception.

Last updated 23rdJan 2015