This beautifully furnished and comfortable apartment in Encosta da São José, is fully air conditioned throughout and offers quality accommodation at an affordable price. The living room and main bedroom lead out to a lovely long terrace and garden and with an outdoor table and chairs and 2 sun loungers. The eat-in kitchen is fully equipped for every self-catering need. Excellent on-site facilities include a large swimming pool, children’s pool, extensive gardens, barbecue and playground and its close proximity to Galé Beach and Salgados golf course makes it very appealing to families and golfers alike.
Encosta da São José is located in Vale da Parra, 6km west of Albufeira, just 5 minutes drive away. It is very accessible to many areas of the Algarve, including Algarve Shopping, Zoomarine, Slide & Splash and Fiesa Sand Art, which are all 10 minutes drive away. Within a 5 minute drive, you can reach the town of Guia, the home of chicken piri-piri, Albufeira Marina with its many water sports and Albufeira Old Town. The area is a beach lover’s paradise with many superb beaches between Galé and Sao Rafael, all with restaurants nestling in the golden sands. Golfers will love Salgados golf course in its fantastic position on the edge of Salgados beach.
The Algarve has some of the finest sandy beaches in Europe and Albufeira has several Blue Flag beaches to enjoy along interesting sidewalk cafés, shops and restaurants. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, you can laze on the beaches and soak up the sun and savour the fresh mouth-watering food on offer at the beach restaurants.
There are many water-sports to be enjoyed on the sparkling blue ocean, such as water-skiing, parasailing, scuba-diving, cruises, jet-skiing, dolphin watching, cave exploring, deep-sea fishing, sailing and much more.
Albufeira is located in the Central Algarve and is ideally placed for visiting Zoomarine, the wonderful aqua-theme park with its dolphin interaction program; the water-parks, such as Slide & Splash and Aqualand; Algarve Shopping with its varied shops and cinemas; Adega do Cantor, Sir Cliff Richard’s Vineyard; Guia, the home of chicken piri-piri; and Albufeira and Vilamoura Marinas, all a 10 – 20 minute drive away. A little further afield you will find Almancil Karting with its fun-filled race-tracks.
Encosta de São José is also perfectly situated for golfers with easy access to many golf courses. Salgados golf course is a 2 minute drive away, Balaia golf course is a 10 minute drive away and the Sheraton Pine Cliffs, the world class golf courses of Vilamoura and Salgados golf course on the western side of Albufeira, are all an easy 10-15 minute drive away.
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