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20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Alvor - 5* ALTO CLUB, 2 BED, 2 BATH

2 bedroom Apt., Air Con and Storage Heating


35D - 25th July to the 31st July REDUCED to £100 per night

In the COUNRTY CLUB, 2 bed apt, beautifully furnished to an high standard with all the amenities you would expect for your holidays, located right beside the beautiful quaint fishing village of Alvor with cobbled streets which is highly accredited for its beautiful fresh fish & regional & international cuisine. The Country Club is set in several acres of gardens, pools and waterfalls in an exclusive gated development. You are just a stones throw away from all the amenities of the alto club and 2km from Alto Golf. It is only a 10 min walk from the beautiful Meia Praia sandy beach which stretches for 3 miles & has several bars and restaurants. Guests staying at Alto have complimentary use of sun beds at a stretch on the beach. The facilities include the famous Cotton Restaurant, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, children’s playground, 2 tennis courts, gym.

Alto Resort: Alto Golf and Country Club is a five star complex and is split over two sites. The COUNTRY CLUB where the Apartment is located is in a prime position on the outskirts of the lovely fishing village of Alvor. The site, encompassing 18 acres of sub-tropical gardens, pools and waterfalls, is an idyllic site overlooking the beach and enjoys breathtaking views of the bay of Lagos and the Atlantic Ocean.It is a low rise complex consisting of luxury villas and two storey apartments with underground parking.

Alto Golf with the golf course, club house, driving range and golf academy is about one kilometre away.

Further information including a virtual tour of the resort is available at their website.

Facilities in the complex: The resort has the following facilities:

Large outdoor pool and children's paddling pool.

Poolside bar serving drinks and snacks.

Heated indoor pool with retractable roof.

Jacuzzi, sauna, and solarium


Two floodlight tennis courts (equipment available from reception - no charge}

Putting green ( as above)

Table tennis and shuffle-boardol

Restaurant - 'cotton's'- award wining - open every evening serving superb food.

24 hour reception (during summer) 8am to 6pm otherwise.

Internet facilities available at reception, a charge applies for this facility.

The exterior of the apt feature large and beautifully landscaped gardens with a variety of tropical plants and trees. You will find palm trees, bright red hibiscus flowers, pink white and purple bougainvillea and the most wonderful fragrance from orange and lemon trees and white jasmine . There is a large area of lawn which is ideal for the children to play.

Gf: Alto Golf is about 2 km away from the Country Club and was opened in 1991. It was the last course designed by Sir Henry Cotton and boasts many fine features. This 18 hole, par 72 course spreads over two valleys with excellent inland views to the Monchique hills. At the clubhouse there is a Pro shop and the resident PGA professional runs a golf academy. Practice areas include a driving range, putting green and practice bunker enabling you to hone your skills during your stay. The clubhouse has a bar and restaurant overlooking the 18th green.

There are various other championship golf courses within a 10 / 15 drive from the complex also.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Apt 35D, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Both apts were recently painted. Check out photos. 35D has air conditioning. Storage heaters have been installed for winter comfort in BOTH apts. 50Euro per week for usage. On your left is the extremely well kitted out integrated kitchen which includes washing machine, dishwasher, cooker, microwave all utensils, coffee maker, There are two large bedrooms in each apt and two bathrooms, one en suite. The bathroom is fully fitted with bath, shower, handbasin, bidet and WC. The living room is open plan and there is a dining table which seats 6 people. A settee with two armchairs in sitting room and is nicely accessorized with plenty of lighting surrounds. There is one television / DVD in each apt. So please bring along your own DVDs if you wish. You can get BBC 1+2, Channel 4, Eurosports and CNN. The sitting room and main bedroom lead out to a very large terrace which is equipped with a couple of sunbeds, patio table and chairs. A fold up bed is available for the 5th guest

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Liz Toner
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Arabic
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

"This is our 3rd time to stay at this apt over the past 18 months. Thanks for making it so special. We are just back and besides the comforts of home from home we also had some beautiful meals out. Thanks for leaving the golf clubs although we only used them once. The weather was so lovely and mild but in the evening the heating from the storage heaters kept the high humidity away. Thanks again and hopefully it won't be so long before our next visit"
Dec 2015
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Apt 35D
average rating of 4.8 based on 21 reviews
Manchester, UK

Apt.35D Alto Club, Alvor

  • 5 of 5

An excellent apartment, which is clean, modern, and tastefully furnished. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

The Alto complex is set in very attractive and well maintained gardens, with plenty of leisure activities available for children. Has both outdoor and indoor pool areas, with complex only a short walk from Alvor centre.

The welcome food pack was an unexpected surprise and a great touch. We really enjoyed our stay in your apartment Liz, and hope to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a million for taking the time to do a review for me. I really appreciate your comments. Hope we see you again.
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Lovely apartment close to centre of Alvor

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is maintained to a high standard with all you need for your holiday. The storage heaters were a welcome addition when the temperatures dropped a bit!

Alto complex has both an indoor and outdoor pool so great in winter months too. Alvor is a great holiday destination with plenty of family restaurants to choose from and all within a short walk from the complex.

We received great service from Liz so have no problem in recommending this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to give me feedback Anne. I'm glad you and your family enjoyed yourselves and hopefully you will get to come over again it's such a lovely place Alvor and the weather was great when you were there. Liz Cyporsun Team
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Great Family Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this lovely apartment regularly over the past number of years have never been disappointed. The apartment is large, bright and clean with ample room for us 4 adults. Furniture and fittings are lovely, and the large outdoor terrace is great for family dining. Liz the owner, is a very easy to business with , very accommodating around dates, and a quick email will sort out any little issues. The Alto Club is a really nice and family orientated resort. Plenty of space around the pool even in the height of summer. There is an indoor pool & sauna for off days, mini gym and tennis courts. The gardens are well tended with stocked rock pools and pond. A bar/restaurant and shaded terraced area. Alvor itself is a beautiful place, full of character and a beach that goes on for miles. We plan to visit again a couple of times this year, and have no hesitation in recommending 35D.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sadly does not deliver what it says on the tin

  • 1 of 5

I am unable to recommend this apartment.

The standard of hygiene and cleanliness is extremely poor.

Owner please note - there are areas where the dirt is engrained from years of inadequate cleaning. (You must be aware and find this acceptable)!

After staying in the apartment it is now clear why there has not been a review for 7 years. Holiday makers deserve cleanliness. (And yes my concerns were raised) seems it was a bad year for spiders !!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Having discussed your comments with our property manager, she mentioned that she called to the apt to help with another matter which came to her attention and agreed there was evidence that her cleaners may have missed a couple of areas. She has assured me it will not happen again. We offer free WIFI in the apt and encourage our guests to keep in touch with us and only wish that we could have dealt with your concerns at the time of your stay to make it more enjoyable. In relation to reviews for the apt, we take on board what you have mentioned. In 2013 we received all positive 5* responses and to be honest did not follow up for reviews since then BUT, we have now written to most of our guests over the past 12 months and asked them to write us a review on their stay. We wish you all the best for the future. Cyporsun Team
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Beautiful Apartment & Complex

  • 5 of 5

Having just returned from a 10 day break, I can honestly say we have no hesitation in recommending this really lovely apartment. The apartment as reported from other reviews is large, airy, modern and spotless. Decorated throughout to a high standard it’s easily the best equipped we ever stayed in right down from TV with satellite to the juice press in the kitchen. Linen and towels are fresh and plentiful and comfortable beds ensured a goods night rest. We couldn't have asked for better. The complex itself is beautiful, set in mature gardens; the facilities are well laid out. The outdoor pool area is fabulous, terraced and spacious while the indoor heated pool offers a very welcome choice if the weather turns.

Alvor itself is only 10 mins stroll away from the complex, it a beautiful place to holiday in, stunning beach, great walks and plenty of bars and restaurants to chose from. All in all we had a great holiday, Liz the owner was an absolute pleasure to do business with, so much so that we have booked with her again for later in the year

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ah thank you. It is so nice to receive a compliment. Times are touch for all of us these days so we must try harder to make sure everything is good for our guests and I for one don;t always get it right but I try hard to make sure the apts are fresh and clean and it helps to have a great person at base to make that happen. I am so happy to receive this review. And the booking in Sept!!!!. Liz
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Alto Club Apartment 35D

  • 5 of 5

Fab spacious apartment with two bedrooms and in lovely quite area of the Alto Club.

Clean and well maintained.

The 'Welcome' basket on arrival was a real treat especially when you have children with you. Everything you need from TV, stereo and DVD. This is the second time we rented from Liz and I thing that probably says it all. Will be back next year.

if you have kids .. Buckets/spades/Sun umbrella etc left by previous renters means that there is no need to buy/bring this stuff with you

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: not necessary

Alvor is an atmospheric and much loved fishing village located on an extensive estuary which provides a fantastic vista and includes a wild like sanctuary. This aspect can be viewed from a long waterside promenade. The nearest beach Meia Praia is at Alvor and stretches for over three miles of clean golden sand with safe bathing. Portimao is only a 5 minute drive away and also has a waterside area and is well worth a visit. There is a supermarket within 5 minutes walk of the complex. Also there is Slide and Splash, near Lagoa which is about a 20 minute drive from the apt. In Alvor village itself there is a maze of cobbled and narrow streets with many restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and budgets

Other Activities: gym, pool activities


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Alvor, Portimao region

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

***All of my rates remain the same for 2016 and are extremely competitive for this complex***
Bookings for Easter and April . I strongly recommend Storage Heating which will cost an extra 50 per week

I now have 1 travel cots available to the guests at no extra cost. I can also supply a fold away bed for a 5th guest if needed.
A refundable security deposit of 150 will be added to all the bookings . Discounts will be given for early 2 week bookings, last-minute bookings & returning guests. Please ask when emailing. Rates of 200 per week are based on a MINIMUM long term winter let of one month. Please ask for our rates if the time is less than that.

Prices include all applicable local taxes

Towels and pool towels are included.

WINTER BOOKINGS: 23rd Sept to 31st March . Please see next section..................................................
WINTER BOOKINGS: 23rd Sept - 31st March. ALL winter prices quoted are based on a **MiNiMUm** of 6 weeks rental. Rates from 5 days to 6 weeks, please see next paragraph. Long term Guests will pay the Electric and Water separately based on guests usage per unit plus VAT..............................................Final cleaning: 85 €

5 Days to 6 Weeks Please add a further 150 per week to the prices quoted if you would like to book for less than 6 weeks. In these cases the cost of utilities and cleaning will be covered by the owner of the apartments. If heating is required a contribution of 25 per week is required.
Flexible changeover for cheap flights. Arrival 16.00pm. Departure 10am. These times are negotiable if no prior bookings

Cleaning included in price except where stated. Please see below:

1 Week stay = No Clean
2 week stay = one mini clean plus towel change

Further cleaning can be requested at an extra charge.
All linen, bath towels and separate pool towels provided.

Where it states guests pay electric, water and cleaning (If required). The normal cost for e

30% of the full payment secures your dates with the balance to be paid 8 weeks before you travel.
PayPal : I am happy to accept PayPal once the fees are paid by the guests.
Paying through Homeaway: I am also very happy to accept payment through Homeaway but I will have to add the cost of this to your full payment

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Alvor in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The bathrooms are quite large and functional.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , "Comfort, comfort comfort, try it!"
  • The beds in bedroom 2 can be CONVERTED into a 6ft double beds on request. There is a wall mounted TV in apt 35D main bedroom. 1 travel cot is available for your use free of charge. Baby sheets are NOT provided. If there are 5 guests, the 5th guest has access to a fold up bed.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Golf ...
  • Sand Pit
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Security Deposit of 150 will be added to Total amount of which will be returned on departure after inspection of apartment against breakages or damage. If would be greatly appreciated if guests would replace any damaged delph or items in the apt OR bring it to the attention of the property manager

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