We moved to the apartment when the hot water failed in the villa we had rented for 2 weeks. Florence was extremely helpful and organised for our immediate arrival.
What a superb apartment. We have been holidaying in the Algarve for nearly 20 years, normally in villas, but this apartment has changed that for us. It is beautifully presented, spacious, comfortable and has all the amenities you could require in a home away from home including free to air Sky TV to keep up with events in the UK and an iPod dock.
In February, we were the only people in the very small estate so it was very quiet. We didn't quite brave the Swimming Pool at this time of year but the terrace this apartment has was wonderfully sunny in the afternoons. The 2 smaller balconies allowed for bright sunny coffee drinking in the early morning.
Gale is an excellent central Algarve location, for those with a car you can be at either end of the Algarve within an hour, in central Albufeira in 5 minutes or Faro in 20 minutes.
The beaches in immediate area are superb and easily walk-able for anyone but those with very small children. The nearby Apolonia supermarket is one of the best we have found.
We cannot recommend this apartment highly enough, certainly for off season holidays, and will be returning next year for the whole 2 weeks.