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Apartment with swimming pool/WIFI in quiet surroundings (ideal for families)

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 5 nights

About the property

1 bedroom, livingroom/kitchen on the 11th floor. The apartment stays cool.

The apartment is situated on the 11th floor and has 2 elevators.

The building has 55 apartments, 5 on each floor.

The apartment has a spacious bedroom with a kingsize bed.

The living room/kitchen has a sleeping sofa. There is also a crib for the smaller guests. The kitchen is well equipped to prepare a meal.

The bathroom has a tub, toilet, bidet and a sink.

The bedroom and living room give access to the balcony. On the balcony you will find also chairs and a table and a very nice view over the Serra do Monchique.

Also unlimited and fast Wifi is available so you can stay in touch with your loved ones during your holiday.

Total space is about 52m2.

More Details

Elsa & Emiel
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English, Dutch and Portuguese.
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2017

About Elsa & Emiel


We are Elsa and Emiel. Elsa is from Portugal and Emiel is from the Netherlands. We traded the Netherlands for Portugal and we live in Portimão with our 2 children.

Elsa & Emiel purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Elsa & Emiel chose Portimao region

This apartment is ideal to have a splendid Holiday or the spend the winter. If you want to flee the cold, the Algarve is great.

Everything for a sun/beach holiday is present, but not the disadvantages.

The apartment is situated in an urban area, a non tourist area it stays cool, after the hot beach you can cool down.

The supermarket is at walking distance and the centre of Portimão also.

The Algarve offers more than sun, sea and beach. A wide variety of drinking and dining and not to expensive, always something to do at night and there is no mass tourism.

In our opinion Portugal is one of the best holiday destinations in Europe.

What makes this apartment unique

The appartment is situated on the shadow side of the building, despite this it is very light but direct sunlight does not enter and stays cool in the summer.

It's calm surroundings but near everything makes it a ideal base for your holidays.

What is near:

- Shops

- Park

- Beaches (Praia da Rocha, Praia do Vau, Três Irmãos, Alvor

- Restaurants

- Market

- Golf courses

- Water slide park (more or less 8km distance)

- Nearby villages are Alvor, Ferragudo, Carvoeiro, Silves and Lagos


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Apartment with swimming pool/WIFI in quiet surroundings (ideal for families)
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful stay at a beautiful apartment! Just like home.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Elsa and Emiel's 11th floor apartment from September thru December 2016. Emiel picked us up from the bus station when we arrived, and we were so happy to see how beautiful and clean the apartment was(with a bottle of wine waiting for us). We had all the necessities we needed for our long term stay, and the view from the apartment was stunning of the Serra de Monchique (huge balcony). We could easily walk to the Continente Mall, Lidl, and Aldi grocers, along with many other places. We were also close enough to enjoy walking to the Marina and waterfront, old Town Portimao and also enjoyed the gorgeous Praias de Roche Beach. If we needed any questions answered about the area or needed anything for the apartment, they were always there for us. They are lovely family to get to know, and we really enjoyed our stay in the Algarve.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Colleen and Frank, thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to host you and hopefully we meet again.
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Simplesmente fantástico

  • 5 of 5

Apartamento impecável, bem equipado, limpo e muito confortável, tudo tal como nas fotos. Inserido num edifício moderno, com piscina exterior, é ideal para umas férias bem passadas. Vista lindíssima sobre a cidade de Portimão, com a Serra de Monchique ao fundo. Praias de sonho, excelente oferta de restaurantes e outros serviços. Anfitriões 5 estrelas, a Sra. Elsa e o Sr. Emiel são pessoas muito simpáticas e acessíveis, sempre disponíveis e prontas a resolver qualquer problema (fizeram inclusive questão de reforçar o equipamento da cozinha aquando da nossa chegada afim de melhorar a nossa estadia). Recomendo vivamente a escolha deste apartamento, iremos voltar certamente.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ola Pedro e Inês, Muito obrigado pelo vosso simpático e caloroso comentário. Foi um prazer te-los tido no nosso apartamento e saber que tiveram umas fantásticas ferias. Estamos a vossa espera! Ate uma próxima. Cumprimentos, Elsa e Emiel
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Een fijne vakantie

  • 5 of 5

We verbleven in een royale flat, goede bedden, ruime badkamer en een keuken die van alle gemakken was voorzien. Op het ruime balkon hebben we zeker de eerste week 's morgens kunnen ontbijten. De flat is goed onderhouden en schoon, dat geldt ook over de gemeenschappelijke ruimten. We hadden de beschikking over een huur auto en dat is zeker aan te bevelen om de prachtige standen in Portimao en omgeving te bezoeken. Een grote supermarkt is vlak bij en het oude centrum van Potimao is te voet gemakkelijk te bereiken. Emiel heeft ons prima geholpen en doet zijn zaken uitstekend. We kijken terug op een fijne vakantie en hebben zeker plannen om nog eens naar Portimao terug te gaan.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wij vonden het erg leuk jullie te mogen ontvangen en hopelijk tot een volgende keer. Dank voor de mooie woorden. Groeten, Elsa en Emiel
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zeer netjes mooi appartement met mooi uitzicht

  • 5 of 5

de woning is ons zeer goed bevallen. is mooi gelegen op de 11de etage, verder is het makkelijk dat het winkelcentrum op loopafstand is en het strand ook we hebben ons goed vermaakt voor 6 dagen en goede service van de eigenaren van het appartement.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hallo, Goed te horen dat jullie een leuke vakantie hebben gehad. We vonden het leuk jullie als gast te hebben en wie weet tot een volgende keer. Met vriendelijke groet, Elsa en Emiel
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Mooi, schoon en centraal gelegen appartement

  • 5 of 5

Wij hebben met ons gezin (met 2 kleine kinderen) 2 weken vakantie gevierd in dit mooie appartement.

Het appartement is mooi en schoon en is zeer compleet uitgerust.

Het appartement is centraal gelegen tussen het centrum van Portimao en het fantastische strand.

Het is ook een goede plek om de Algarve te ontdekken en er is veel te zien en te doen in de buurt.

De autoverhuur is op 10 minuten lopen van het appartement gelegen.

De twee eigenaren van het appartement zijn zeer behulpzaam en regelen van alles om je een leuke vakantie te bezorgen.

Tip: Auto huren is aan te raden (goedkoop). Je kan deze gratis voor de deur parkeren.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beste René en de rest, bedankt voor je review. Wij vonden het leuk jullie te mogen ontvangen in ons appartement en hopelijk tot een volgende keer, jullie zijn van harte welkom.
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Clean apartment with a great view!

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived, the owners welcomed us and showed the apartment. They told us not to hesitate to contact them in case we wanted some advise about possible activities in the area, which was very friendly. The apartment itself was clean and tidy, and it is located on the top floor of the building which means that it is very silent and has a great view from the balcony. There are plenty of good restaurants on walking distance.

I surely would recommend this apartment to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tom and Mariska, It was great having you. Nice and relaxed couple that enjoy to discover the Algarve. When they left we hardly noticed we had guests. We hope you had a great time and hope to see you again in Portimão. Regards, Elsa and Emiel
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Nearest Airport
72 Kilometres
Faro International Airport
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1.2 Kilometres
Praia da Rocha

The appartment is situated within 3 minutes walking distance to Shopping Mall Continente that has a big supermarket, shops, cinema and a foodcourt.

Beaches are located at 10 minutes walking distance or 5 minutes by car.

Within 3 minutes walking you will find Parque du Juventude. A park for children with a café, petting zoo, playground and a BMX/skatepark.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £130
Cleaning fee £26

"Mi casa e su casa"
Use our appartment like it is your own. When something is dirty clean it, We have sufficient products to clean. When you broke something let us know. When is there's a problem let us know, we want that you enjoy your holiday.

Smoking is not allowed, you can smoke on the balcony.
Pets are not allowed.

we have a Fair Use Policy regarding water and electricity. Excessive use will lead to additional fees.

We consider long term rentals a month or more. For long term rentals you have to pay above the rental price the utility bills. During our check-in we take the numbers and during the check-out you pay what you've spend. The prices are the ones mentioned on the utility bills which we will show ofcourse.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Praia da Rocha in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 11
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 42 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • town
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Toilet, bidet, bath, sink and mirror
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • Big 2 person bed, 2 nightstands, dresser, closet and mirror
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Furthermore we can arrange: - Pick-up and bring service to the airport. - Car rental reservation - Homemade Portuguese meals More information and prices ask Elsa & Emiel, always at your service.

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