Casa da Ria Boat Winter
Moored in Fuseta's private marina, the Houseboat "Casa da Ria" is a self-sustainable and ecological boat, as it has the capacity to generate energy for all its equipment. With a modernist design, rationality of space, comfort, utility and good ventilation and lighting were prioritised, giving this boat a unique character. It is equipped for 4 people and is divided into two floors. The first floor contains the bedroom with 1 double bed and panoramic views from the balcony. The kitchen has a dining table and is equipped with crockery, a small cooker, fridge (with freezer drawer), coffee machine and microwave. The shower, washbasin and WC area are also on this floor. The dining table in the kitchen can be converted into a sofa bed with sleeping capacity for 2 people. The 2nd floor is characterised by its privileged view of the Ria Formosa, with a shaded solarium and sun loungers. The boat also has access stairs at the stern.
Where is this House Boat located?
This House Boat is anchored next to Barra Velha beach. See the map here.
Can I do payments by ATM?
No, payments must be made fully by bank transference until 48h after the reservation, otherwise your reservation is automatically cancelled.
Can I do payments by cash?
No. The only payment that must be done in cash is the deposit fee, during the check-in (100€, returned at the check-out).
Is it possible to exceed the capacity of the boat?
No, due to the legal licenses related to the capacity of the accommodation.
Is there hot water?
Yes, using the EcoFriendly concept, there is a tank of water that is heated by solar energy.
Does the Casa da Ria Boat has capacity for 4 adults?
Yes, it is suitable for 4 adults. This boat doesn’t host children.
Is the service “Menu” always available?
Our Menus are available when reserved with at least 48 hours in advance.
Are pets allowed?
No, on board the House Boat pets are not allowed, mainly for safety reasons for the animal itself.
Can I sail the House Boat wherever I want?
No, the House Boat does not sail, it is anchored nearby Barra Velha beach, inside Ria Formosa. Next to the House Boat there is a rubber dingy to go to the nearest beach.
Can I do the check-in/ check-out any time I want?
Check-in and check-out times will be provided by us and are based on the natural tidal cycle. It has to be respected, otherwise, and due to the tidal cycle we will not be able to get to the Boat House to check-in. It is an issue that we cannot get around.
Is there a parking area near the check-in point?
Nearby our check-in point there are free parking lots, however in high season it is convenient that you arrive in time, as finding a available parking place can take some time.
Which equipment does the House Boat kitchen have?
The House Boat kitchen has a refrigerator (50 liters with freezer drawer), microwave( which can be used for a maximum of 2 straight minutes, in a total of 5 minutes per day; only during the day and never in defrost mode), a coffee machine, in addition to the cutlery, serving dishes, glasses, pots and pans. To cook your meal, the House Boat also has a small camping stove .
You can charge your phone aboard the HouseBoat during the day.
Barco Casa does not support electrical appliances that are not part of its inventory. The use of toasters, grills, electric plates, hair dryers, or other electrical appliances is prohibited.
What can I find in the surroundings of the House Boat?
Next to the house boat you will only find a deserted beach, without any cafe or restaurant. The closest town is the town of Fuzeta, which is 10 minutes away by boat.
During the stay, can I go to Fuzeta whenever I want?
The transport of the House Boat guests at the check and at the check out are included in the daily fare. Other trips by aqua-taxi can only be done respecting the tidal cycle, therefore those must be booked in advance, and have an additional cost of 20€(one way) or 30€ (go and return) from 9am until 6pm.