Wheelchair Friendly villa in the Algarve As Casinhas, less than 10 min drive to Vilamoura Golf and Beaches, sleeping 6 adults. Wheelchair friendly (see details), private pool, fully air conditioned / heated throughout and fully equipped, linen and towels – Boliqueime.
Algarve holiday villa, at Boliqueime, 6kms from Vilamoura with panoramic sea views – Accessibility and Disabled Facilities. As Casinhas is a total rebuild from an old country cottage, is all on one floor, has individually controlled AC in every room, 3 bedrooms; 1 extra-large double ensuite with wheel-in shower with fold down seat and 2 twins sharing a bathroom. There is a manual hydraulic hoist and a self propelable shower/pool wheelchair (commode) as the swimming pool is ramped so allows for easy access. You can see more detailed information on the accessibility of the house, if required on the website here. I can also supply more info as to airport transfer or equipment needs (see below). I designed the house and in a wheelchair myself (T4 paraplegic).
This is an fully indepent property, all on one floor, no steps. All doors open to 80cms (31”) wide. Gently ramped outside where required. No steps!
Two wheel-in showers one with fold down shower seat and grab rails. Shower has grab rails and is left/front transfer. Height of toilet (from floor to seat) 47cm. Toilets with left/front transfer. Toilet grab rail on the right. The kitchen has a wheelchair friendly hob and sink.
Ramped accessible swimming pool, using shower chair if required. Buoys not supplied.
Owestry standing frame with standard sling if required – no charge.
Manual hydraulic hoist if required – no charge.
Bed height (floor to top of mattress) 55cm. Bed raisers available on request.
Room lights can be switched off from bed.
Lower hanging clothes rail in wardrobes.
Self propelable shower/pool chair.
Wheelchair accessible Blue flag beaches in Vilamoura 6km, including Lifeguard assisted access to the sea in “floating” chairs during the official beach season.
Special equipment hire available locally – on request from Sulcare. (URL HIDDEN)
Vehicle hire with hand controls available – on request.
Wheelchair Adapted Vehicle (WAV) airport transfers;
Based close-by at Albufeira, see (URL HIDDEN)
Based at Faro there are 2 WAV taxis, see here ‘under vehicles section’. You can book direct with Nelson on +(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN), he speaks English.
For travel advice visit; (URL HIDDEN)
We recognise that each person’s ability to access a particular environment will depend upon a number of additional personal factors known only to that individual, and therefore inclusion of a particular amenity or facility on this website does not imply ‘access for all’, nor ‘compliance’ with the Disability Discrimination Act or other local or national legislation.
Interaction with guests
Our housekeeper, comes in 2 times per week. Being the owner. I will ring my guests after arrival or next day to check that all is ok
Other things to note
We recommend a car rental to be able to explore further afield
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- No smoking in the house though I am sure you will spend most of your time outside on the fabulous terrace surrounding the pool and enjoying the view down over the coast
- Children of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult at all times as there is a full-size swimming pool without guards, and the outside terrace area