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Superb AIR CONDITIONED apartments ( Studio, 1 bedroom & 2 bedroom ) FREE WI-FI - 2 bedroom apartment

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Albufeira - Resort Solcosta

Studio (sleeps 2-3), 1 bedroom (sleeps 2-4), 2 bedroom (sleeps 4-6)

The Solcosta Apartments Resort is located approximately 4km from the beach and Old Town of Albufeira and consists of three small blocks of 40 apartments around a large swimming pool in 2 bed, 1 bed and studio apartments variety (we can also accommodate larger families and small groups) All apartments are fully air conditioned with sat TV, direct dial telephones, safes, balconies, free WI-FI, full bathrooms & fully equipped kitchens. Mature garden, large outdoor swimming pool and children's pool with plenty of sun loungers, coin laundry, parking, Reception bar, pool bar with ping-pong table & snooker table in July & Aug, dental clinic, hairdresser, courtesy minibus April-October to the centre of Albufeira and fully equipped gymnasium. Conveniently located nearby are various restaurants, bars, bus stop, supermarket, market, chemist, baker, butcher, banks, paper shop and local church. ***** SPECIAL OFFER in SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER – please view all rates to see special prices for those 2 months *****

- All rates are per apartment per week in euros (not per person).


- Arrivals any day of the week (flights are usually cheaper midweek).

- Shorter stays than 1 week possible, subject to availability.

Payment can be made in sterling to our bank in UK or in euros to our bank in Portugal as follows ( it's also possible to pay initial deposit with Visa or MasterCard ) :

-25% - when making a reservation

-75% - 6 weeks before arrival

For bookings made now for next year ( 2017 ) we only require initial 10% deposit.

More details on our resort:

All apartments are furnished with a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning and heating system, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, wireless internet, safe, full bathroom and a balcony with either a pool side or village/country view.

Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens Solcosta offers its guests an outdoor swimming pool and separate children's pool, snack bar with ping-pong table and snooker table in July and August, coin laundry, private parking, Reception bar open all year, dental clinic, hairdresser, courtesy minibus from April to October to the centre of Albufeira and fully equipped gymnasium.

Mature garden with shaded areas if required, very attractive pond with fountain & small bridge running length of reception which contains large fish/turtles

Safe and well lit premises with CCTV in operation. Large lawn behind the resort very popular with the kids. Outdoor barbeque area. Maid service inc. twice a week. Bed linen and bathroom towels included.

FREE wireless internet !


We also have beautiful 3 bedroom villas with private gardens and pools. Please see property 438677 & 7717 & 6033.

Alternatively we can offer air conditioned 1 & 2 bedroom apartments or bedroom with private bathroom at superb Villa Eber in Albufeira with large swimming pool, maid service and private parking. For more information and photographs please see property 5841.


For guests wishing to rent a car we can make arrangements with a local car firm at competitive rates with efficient and personal service. You can pick up the car at Faro Airport or have it delivered direct to Resort Solcosta.

We can also reserve a taxi or a minibus from Faro Airport. The driver will await your arrival and bring you direct to the Resort.

The costs is from €36.00 for up to 4pax and €48.00 for up to 6pax and the journey usually takes about 35 minutes.

Air conditioned courtesy minibus available from the Resort to the centre of Albufeira and beaches

( April to October - twice per day Monday to Friday )

There is now also a local bus service every 30 minutes with the bus stop 150 meters from the resort to all parts of Albufeira including Old Town, Marina and the strip.

Golf, water parks, Zoomarine, Algarve Shopping with cinemas and golden beaches of Albufeira are only a few minutes by car.

A superb choice for your dream holiday at an unbeatable price !

- OUR BEST EVER WINTER SUN 2016 / 2017 SPECIAL OFFER – Stay minimum 1 month from November 2016 to April 2017 and get unbelievable rates as follows :

- Studio apartment - €499.00 PER MONTH

- 1 bedroom apartment - €599.00 PER MONTH

- 2 bedroom apartment €699.00 PER MONTH

WINTER SUN rates do not include electricity which will be charged at €0.25 per plus vat per kilowatt and payable locally each month.

WINTER SUN rates include maid service once per week with change of linen and towels.

Limited availability - BOOK EARLY !

More Details
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2001
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Polish
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
27 October, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Andrew, Just returned from our two weeks holiday at the Solcosta Apartments.It was really terrific.The apartment, pool complex and service were all wonderful and being away from the hustle and bustle of the main resorts was just perfect for us.The apartment position overlooking the pool was ideal also-thank you for that;maybe you could arrange for us to have the same apartment next year ?? We will definitely be returning.

Thanks again John and Katrina Duncan & girls( e-mail address of Mr/s Duncan can be supplied on request )....Just felt we should write to thank you for a lovely holiday, totally helped by yourself. The apartment and it's surroundings are beautiful, clean, spacious and perfect for a Family holiday.Our friends who were staying over in Vale de Parra were very impressed with what we had and what we paid for it.All in all, we had a wonderful holiday and were only sorry we didn't take 2 weeks.Next time!

Helen,Steve,Carly,Katie,Jessica & Samantha Humphreys
Nov 2007
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based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

2 bedroom apartment
average rating of 4.4117646 based on 18 reviews

Excellent apartments for a relaxing family holiday

  • 4 of 5

First impressions did not disappoint. The grounds of these well kept apartments are lovely and the pool area is clean and spacious with plenty of sunbeds. The apartments, although in need of a little upgrading, are spacious and spotlessly clean. All the staff at the complex were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. There are plenty of local portuguese cafes and restaurants withing Ferrerias, meaning we didnt have to travel very far to find delicious local food and with a BBQ area available for use within the grounds of the Solcosta, a trip to the local butchers meant we had an enjoyable evening by the BBQ. We will definately be returning to these apartments, as they have everything you need for a relaxing holiday by the pool away from all the hustle and bustle of Albufeira. An excellent time was had by all, as there were teenagers and over 60's in our group, and we all had fun. Airport transfers were arranged through this site, and we had no issues with them whatsoever. Definately, definately, definately be back soon!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lorna, Thank you very much for your superb review ! Truly delighted you have enjoyed the holidays and your stay at Solcosta. I hope all family took many good memories back home and look forward to hear from you in the near future when you are ready for another break ! Best wishes Andrew
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Loved it! Solcosta (2 adults & boy 12, girl 8)

  • 5 of 5

We didn't want to leave. My wife said on arrival that my research had been worthwhile as the apartment was like a home from home. The kids loved the pool and would have spent every day there given the choice.

We knew before we went that the apartment was a few km from Albufeira but with the car this was a doddle. Reception offered us the free shuttle into Albufeira but to be honest the kids had a lie in almost every day - a lie in! We also knew that there wasn't a huge variety of eating places round there - however we really liked the restaurant round the corner and went there 3 times.

The snack bar at Solcosta was great - I really liked the omelettes and my son loved the burger. The staff at the complex were fantastic - all we had to do was ask. We had some noisy French neighbours above us but you can get that anywhere.

We would go back there in a flash and would be delighted to stay at Solcosta again if there is space. I only wished that I had received a text to tell me that we'd won the lottery and we would have stayed longer. Normally at the end of 2 weeks, you wish for your own bed but we didn't once. Thanks Andrew for your helpful advice beforehand and even since.

A thoroughly memorable holiday - thank you

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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A hidden gem

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from the SolCosta after spending 11 days basking in the sun around the beautiful pool. I don't normally write reviews but we were so impressed with the resort I felt I should share the experience.

Firstly the man on reception who checked us in on arrival & ran the snack bar throughout the day helped make our holiday as nothing was too much trouble & also recommended a few places for us to visit etc, He is a lovely man & a credit to your resort.

We mainly went into Albufeira in the evenings as we have too teenagers ( 19 & 16) who wanted to be where it all happened, this was approximately 8 euro each way in a taxi. However we did stay local a couple of times & ate at "Nicola" which is just round the corner & the food was delicious, plentiful & extrmely good value for money. We also finished our evenings in the bar across the road " Cafe Lisboa", again a good place to watch the world go by whilst having a cheap nightcap. I wouldn't hesitate recommending the resort to anyone & will definitely be returning as we were made so welcome from the moment we arrived.

The snack bar around the pool was also a nice change as although we were self catering we didn't want to be cooking on holiday & found it was very well priced for everything. If you do wish to eat in though there is a bakers around the corner & an InterMarche supermarket about 10 mins walk away.

I can't write anything bad about the resort at all & hope go you have as good a time as us.

Thanks also to Andrew for all your assistance when booking the holiday & making it as smooth as you did.

See you all again soon xx

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Gillian, What a superb review ! Thank you very much ! I am delighted you have enjoyed the Algarve and your stay at Solcosta and truly appreciate you finding time to write the review. I am sure this will help our future guests with the decision to come and stay with us. Thanks again and best wishes to all the family. Hope to hear from you some time in the near future. Kind regards Andrew PS I have passed your comments to Armenio in the snack bar, without a doubt it made his day !
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review of Solcosta Apartments. Portugal

  • 4 of 5

We had never visited Portugal before and really enjoyed our stay. Andrew was very helpful with the booking including the transfer taxi. The manager was also very helpful and himself and the staff spoke good english and explained where local amenities were and also took us into Albefeira a couple of times in the minibus. Our daughters' thoroughly enjoyed the pool. The only negatives for us were that our apartment faced the busy road at the front of the complex. The traffic and noise seemed to go on for most of the night which did disturb our sleep. The other negative being that without a car there wasn't really anywhere to go for a relaxing stroll in the evening. We ate at 'Nicola's restaurant several times and found the food to be of excellent quality and reasonably priced. We would definitely recommend these apartments, however if we were to book again would ask for accomodation around the pool area as this seemed quieter.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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nice play to stay

  • 4 of 5

We stayed there from september 13th till october 10th. It was very quiet at that time.

The complex has a nice garden and pool and is well maintained. the appartment was spacy, the matrasses in the bedroom were bad The kitchen supplies were sufficient. There is a gym available, however the attributes were a bit out of date.

The town of Ferreiras is typical Portugese. There are some nice restaurants where you can eat local food for a good price.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Jacques & Gre, Thank you very much for your review. Great to hear you had a nice stay. Second part of September and October are usually very quite in the Algarve but the weather is still very good with temperatures during the day reaching even 28ºC. A perfect time to get away for longer and extend the summer here at very resonable rates. We have been replacing mattresses this January in many of the apartments at the resort and your apartment has also been upgraded. The gym normally gets new peace equipment every two years to keep it updated and we provide the service to all our guests free of charge. Many of our returning guests now make a habit of having a good work our every day before taking breakfast ! I hope to see you back again at Solcosta in the near future ! Best wishes Andrew
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Meus Agradecimentos

  • 5 of 5

Eu e a minha familia, já tivemos o prazer de frequentar vários aparthoteis de Norte a Sul de Portugal, mas nunca fomos tão bem recebidos e valorizados como cliente, até conhecer Apartamentos Solcosta. Um lugar reservado e magnifico, no qual pretendemos ganhar fidelidade e recomendar aos amigos, como um lugar de eleição.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2011
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Nearest Airport
38 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Across the road from the resort
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Ferreiras - Albufeira
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Just around the corner from the resort
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Albufeira Old Town
Car: recommended

Algarve is a region renowned for its mild and sunny climate, its miles of glorious sandy beaches with their stunning rock formations and its excellent sport facilities. It boasts an average of 3000 hours of sunshine per year. It’s mild all year round with virtually no rain in the summer months. February sees the start of the spring and it's warm in October. The old town of Albufeira which perches on the cliff top overlooking the beach, retains a distinctive Moorish character and you can still see the fisherman bringing in their catch on Praia dos Pescadores (Fisherman’s beach) There are two excellent local restaurants with bars open until late just 50 metres from the resort and two more within 5 -10 minutes walk (one of them serving only famous chicken piri-piri at fantastic prices!) Algarve Shopping with large food store, many restaurants, bowling and cinemas is only a few minutes by car as is Zoomarine, Albufeira Marina, water parks and golf.

Golf: There are currently 25 courses in the space of 100 miles of coastline, with more under construction. Most of the Algarve golf courses are within half an hour drive from our Resort, some only 15 minutes. Over the last few years the Portuguese Open has been hosted variously at Penina, Villa Sol and Sao Lourenzo, all of which may be included in the list of top European championship courses. Warm playing conditions and immaculately manicured fairways and greens are the norm in the Algarve. Whatever your level of skills or dedication there is a course for you in the Algarve.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Albufeira, Albufeira

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Nov to March ( WINTER SUN )
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Early September
1 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Late September
16 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

- Please note all the above rates are for a 2 bedroom apartment based on 4pax. Extra person €70.00 per week.

- Included in the price is air conditioning, electricity, water, beds linen, bathroom, towels, maid service
every 3 days, final cleaning, use of swimming pool, sun loungers, use of gymnasium, courtesy minibus to old
town and beaches, parking, WI-FI in the apartment and around the resort.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in the Albufeira, Portugal

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • 2 single beds / sofas available in the living room.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 40 garden chairs
  • 40 deck chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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