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1-Bed Apartment near Praia da Rocha/Vau/Alvor, Western Algarve

Bedrooms 1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Apartment near beaches and town/village

Apartment in private Villa with Saltwater Pool and Garden. Sleeps 2. In exclusive estate of privately owned villas. Salt-water pool, mature garden. Walking to Vau beach and famous Praia da Rocha, to down town Portimão. City bus stops at entrance of estate (no need to hire car!). Near supermarkets, restaurants, bars, shops. Alto Golf (1Km), Penina Golf (6Km). 15min. drive to F1 Autodrome and International Carting track. Free wireless internet. Faro airport: 45 min.

Isabel M.
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, All inquiries in other languages will be answered
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Merci pour votre accueil. Quelle belle découverte votre région. Votre appartement est trés bien situé. Quel endroit paisible.
May 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Portimão in Municipality of Portimão

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed
  • Please smoke in the garden.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Walk-in shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Spacious, wall to wall wardrobe with full length mirror, 1,50m x 2,00m bed with Memory mattress. Airco
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • caves
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The property is in an estate of privately owned villas, no traffic, as it is in a cul-de-sac. Vau beach is just down the road from the estate. Guests have outdoor designated sunbathing areas, sun loungers and patios with outdoor furniture (table, chairs) - the salt water pool is available to guests (shared). Car not necessary - easy to walk to the beaches, the beautiful coastal cliffs, Praia da Rocha hub of shops, night life/Casino and down town Portimão. The area has numerous good restaurants. This is golf heaven and the apartments are great golf retreats (discount on golf). The gardens are attractive and appealing during the Spring and summer months.


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1-Bed Apartment near Praia da Rocha/Vau/Alvor, Western Algarve
average rating of 4.928571 based on 15 reviews

Fully recommend this property for a relaxing holiday. Everything needed for self catering is on ha

  • 5 of 5

The owners Isabel and Greg make you most welcome .

Sitting by the pool in their lovely garden is a delight.

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your comment. Spring time brings the garden to life, so many little time to garden. so it's great you enjoyed the sunshine, garden and saltwater pool!
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Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped apartment and most generous and affable hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your time - walking to the beach was your daily routine - and Vau beach is one of the most beautiful little corners of this coast. Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review.
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Villa do Vale West

  • 4 of 5

A comfortable apartment with everything needed for our stay in a beautiful area.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are looking forward to seeing you again next year.
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Great Britain South Wales

Absolutely fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We had the best holiday yet!! We never felt so relaxed !! Couldn't ask for anything more from the apartment the owners the area it was truly beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed the calm and peaceful surroundings.thank you for the kind review!
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north lanarkshire

Great location lovely hosts

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has everything you need and is extremely comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're happy you found our apartment your 'home away from home' and that you have had an enjoyable, relaxing holiday. Many thanks for taking the time to send a review!
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St John' s, NL, Canada

Lovely stay in a sunny climate..🌞🌞

  • 5 of 5

Very nice accommodations on the outskirts of Portimao and also a short drive to Alvor.

Isabel and Greg made us feel right at home from the moment we arrived.

The apartment has everything you would need..right down to the beach umbrella, beach towels and sunscreens, maps, books etc. It is very tidy & clean and the bed was very comfortable. The gardens and outdoor areas were very inviting after a day exploring the area. The grocery store was just around the corner and (thanks to the owners) we discovered a couple of lovely restaurants within walking distance. Some really gorgeous hiking on the coast near Benigal. We would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a pleasure to have met you and so glad you enjoyed the area. You mentioned Praia do Carvalho and Benagil area - lovely part of the coast. We hope you left some unseen spots for next time!
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Car: not necessary

This is the perfect setting for a couple wanting to relax. Take advantage of the myriad restaurants, cafés, bars or picnics at the beach or cliffs.

Provided: Linens, towels (also for beach/pool), pillows, ironing board and iron. Extra towels provided. One weekly cleaning service for rentals over one week. Washing machine and clothes drying line. The property is landscaped: olive, citrus trees, bougainvillea, grapevines, etc.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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