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SOLRIO Grd Floor, Direct Access to Pool/Garden, Wi-Fi, UK TV, AL reg. No 9499/A - Vista Rio - 3B

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,065 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights



Vista Rio - 3B

Exceptionally large one bedroom, ground floor apartment sleeps up to four. There are two single beds in the air conditioned bedroom, which can be separated or put together and a double sofa bed in the spacious living area. The apartment enjoys two private terraces. The smaller terrace off the bedroom is perfect for enjoying the morning sun over a leisurely coffee. The large terrace off the living room enjoys views across the estuary and pool and gardens. There is ample space for dining, seating and sunbathing.

About the property

SOLRIO ground floor apt 1 Bed

**** contact us directly yasmin.din@gmail.com****

SOL RIO development is situated in a quiet but convenient location. The many restaurants, cafes, bars and shops are a short stroll away and the well stocked Ping Doce supermarket is a 5 minute walk. The pool and gardens are peaceful and private with stunning views over the estuary towards the beach. Alvor's stunning beach is a leisurely 10 minute stroll away.

Each contemporary, air conditioned apartment includes one large bedroom with ample storage space. There is a private terrace from the bedroom.

The spacious open plan living area includes a comfortable sofa, dining area with seating for four. There is additional sleeping for 2.

The modern, fully equipped kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, hob and oven allowing easy self catering and the large terrace is ideal for dining al fresco or just enjoying the sunset.

The fully tiled, good size bathroom includes bath with shower over, basin (with storage under), toilet and bidet. There is an additional separate toilet with basin at Apartment Vista Lagos.

The apartment provides everything needed for a relaxing stay in a perfect location.

There is superb outdoor furniture on the private terrace both for dining and relaxing and additional reserved sunbeds beside the pool, which can be accessed directly from the terrace.

There is underground parking and the development has secured entry.

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More Details
Registration Number : 9499/AL

Yasmin and Mo Din yasmin.din@gmail.com +44 (0) 7786 900779
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2018

About Yasmin and Mo Din yasmin.din@gmail.com +44 (0) 7786 900779

We live in Cheshire with our two young daughters and have been regular visitors to Alvor since 2008. We love the beach in Alvor and the relaxed and friendly feel in the village.

Yasmin and Mo Din yasmin.din@gmail.com +44 (0) 7786 900779 purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Yasmin and Mo Din yasmin.din@gmail.com +44 (0) 7786 900779 chose Alvor

We first visited Sol Rio in 2011 just after it was finished and were not disappointed. In fact we hadn't even left to come home before we had booked for the following year! The development is small (just 30 units) so the gardens and pool are never crowded. Often (even in August) we have the entire pool to ourselves! We bought our first apartment at SolRio in 2013 and it quickly came apparent that demand was so great that if we wanted to enjoy the apartment ourselves and share with guests we would buy another as soon as one came available - and now we have three!

Before buying we looked at other apartments in Alvor, but somehow none had the 'special something' that is Sol Rio - the fabulous location, the contemporary style, the 'at home' feeling.

What makes this apartment unique

Before we bought our own apartment at Sol Rio we always stayed as guests of Helen & Neil. Knowing that Helen and Neil would be on hand to take care of our guests and our apartment made the decision an easy one.

The apartments are very much our home away from home and we aim to make our guests feel welcome and at home. We hope, like us you will enjoy your stay in Alvor and return many times. We want your holiday to be pleasurable and memorable, so if there is anything we or our management team in Portugal can do to make your visit perfect please don't hesitate to ask.

We were excited to be able to purchase two more apartments at Solrio in 2017. This will give us greater flexibility when visiting with friends and family and also mean we can provide even more guests with their ideal holiday accommodation.

Available Rentals

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Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.
There is a surcharge for all bookings of groups of 4 adults of £50 per week from May to September inclusive.
£100 refundable security deposit payable with balance 8 weeks before arrival.
Cancellation refunds as follows:
Up to 8 weeks prior to arrival - loss of deposit
4-8 weeks prior to arrival - 50% of rate refunded
2-4 weeks prior to arrival - 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks prior to arrival - No refund


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Alvor in Municipality of Portimão

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1065 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , two single beds can be combined
  • Main bedroom (can be configured as one double bed or two singles). Air conditioning. Private terrace with seating and table for two.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Free wi-fi Unlimited high speed internet UK TV


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(27 traveller reviews)

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Vista Rio - 3B
average rating of 4.962963 based on 27 reviews

a wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved this apartment, it is so comfortable and has a welcoming atmosphere that makes you feel immediately at home, it is very spacious for a one bedroom apartment with a very large patio, it is extremely well equipped and only five minutes from the main street with bars, restaurants and shops. Booking was very simple and Yasmin was extremely helpful and pleasant to contact. We really hope to stay here again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jan & Paul, thank you so much for your review and we are delighted to have been able to confirm your booking for 2018. We look forward to welcoming you back. Yasmin
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A five star apartment in Alvor

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in and around Alvor for many years and this apartment in Sollrio is the best yet.

It is very well equipped and in an ideal location.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply Brilliant!

  • 5 of 5

The property is fabulous, a real home from home it is so spacious, clean and well equipped. We particularly loved the huge terrace which has amazing views and sunsets to die for. The beds are so comfortable and it is so peaceful yet only a couple of minutes from the main bars and restaurants. We just loved everything about it and will definitely be returning in the near future and will be recommending it to our friends. Many thanks xx

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Apartment 3b is in a great location, beautifully furnished, extremely well equipped and maintained to the highest standard.

Thank you Yasmin for ensuring the above and for your prompt, friendly and professional communications.

Highly recommend a stay here with or without a car as the apartment in within easy walking distance of a decent supermarket, the beach, harbour and plenty of good restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandra, thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and share your view that the apartments are ideally located. We would be delighted to welcome you back, but please book early to avoid disappointment. Yasmin
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The holiday that just kept giving!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment itself was perfect, spacious, beautifully decorated although very practical with all mod cons. It's location was also perfect as it was very close to the heart of Alvor and just round the corner from a large supermarket. We were very impressed and will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Maureen We are always delighted when our guests enjoy their stay and would be delighted to welcome you back. Yasmin
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Beautiful apartment with excellent views

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious and beautifully furnished. Comfortable beds, and was clean. Balcony was amazing with views over the countryside. Only 5 mins into town

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Caroline, thank you for your review. It doesn't matter how many times we visit Solrio I don't think we will ever tire of that view. So pleased you enjoyed that and everything else the apartment has to offer. Kind regards Yasmin
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22, Junction 4
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Car: not necessary

Alvor is a picturesque village, popular with both the Portuguese and those from further afield. The narrow cobbled streets wind down to the fishing harbour where there are many restaurants, cafés, bars and shops.

Fresh local fish is in abundance, together with many traditional Portuguese restaurants as well as BBQ, Italian, Indian and Mexican. Among our personal favourites are D'Angelo, which serves fabulous Italian food at very reasonable prices. Just head for the church and look for the queue out the door and a warm welcome from Rocco.

The fabulous 3 mile beach is rated one of the best on the Algarve and just a 10 minute walk from the property. A leisurely walk along the boardwalk, through the nature reserve, can take you from the beach side restaurants and sun loungers to a deserted area of golden sand.

Alvor is popular with kitesurfers and windsurfers, offering ideal, safe conditions, and a kitesurf school. You can simply watch this exhilarating sport from the sand dunes or if you're feeling more adventurous take a few lessons from Nelson at Alvor Kitesurf School.

For golf enthusiasts the Penina Championship Golf Course is approximately 10 minutes away by car, the Palmares about 20 minutes by car and Boa Vista about 40 minutes. Other golf courses (Alto, Gramacho and Quinta de Morgado) are all about a 15 minute drive away.

Boat trips are available from Alvor harbour or from Lagos or Portimao marinas. Family entertainment includes two water parks, a marine park with dolphin and seal shows (all with bus service) and a zoo at Lagos.

Historic places to visit by car or coach tour include Lagos, Silves and Loule and there are tours to the Monchique Mountains and jeep safaris to the surrounding area.


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