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in villa with saltwater pool, near beach and city of Portimao, Alvor village (W)

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Portimão - WEST APARTMENT

short walk to the most beautiful beaches of the Praia da Rocha coastal stretch

In residential area of privately owned villas, short walk to Vau beach, Praia da Rocha and coastal trails;15min walk to Portimão. The city bus stops at the entrance of the estate providing reasonably priced connections to nearby sites, so car hire is not necessary - take it to go to Alvor village.

Supermarkets, restaurants only a short walk down the street.Wall around property, gated, plenty of parking.

1Km from Alto Golf (view to fairways from villa – guests can avail of club-house facilities, etc., 30% discounts on green fees); 10 min drive from Penina Golf course and others.

Sightseeing: walk along the coastal cliffs - a must! Monchique - a haven for walkers/bird watchers; historic towns of Lagos and Silves, and well preserved castles - 16Km; wineries nearby; famous Casino in Praia da Rocha; 15mins to largest car-boot and gypsy market; lovely fishing towns of Ferragudo (to the east) and Alvor (to the west). Near three major shopping centres.

Double bed (2mx1,50m).The apartment is an original and comfortable mix of sunny colors and tasteful, unexpected accents. Sunny entrance hall, living, dining and kitchen - all on an open area concept - 80sq meters! Bedroom with dresser, side tables and bedside carpets. Wool Turkish room carpet. Marble slab heater. Wall to wall wardrobe with two full length mirrors,comfortable Memory mattress.. Plenty of storage. Fully equipped kitchen - hob, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, tea kettle, pots, plates, cutlery, glasses, towels , etc. Washing machine and Hoover. Wall to wall spacious storage in kitchen. Living area with leather sofa, satellite TV with British channels, , lounge chair, tables. Spacious bathroom with walk in shower with rain and hand-held shower, tiled walls. The apartment has an outdoor fenced, lush garden area: sun loungers, table and chairs - the perfect spot for 'alfresco' meals, surrounded by bougainvillea, rose, rosemary and lavender.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Isabel M.
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Inquiries in other languages will be answered
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 November, 2016

About Isabel M.

We feel privileged to live near one of the most beautiful beaches in the coastal Praia da Rocha stretch, just an easy walk down the road from the estate. There are over 70 beaches listed in the Algarve - typically, the south coast beaches, with calmer waves and gentle slopping shoreline, are very nice for wading, beach combing, safe swimming and sunbathing. The west coast is exciting, wild and excellent for surfing, body boarding, with dramatic cliffs and landscape.

Why Isabel M. chose Portimao region

The Algarve enjoys more sunshine than any other place in Europe, helping to make it the popular destination it is. The winters are mild and the summers hot, but not extreme.

Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

in villa with saltwater pool, near beach and city of Portimao, Alvor village (W)
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

We love it , Isabel & Greg are terrific people, very friendly and helpful

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very clean , the grounds are pretty and well maintained, the neighbourhood is very safe and the bus stops at the end of the road. The bed is comfortable and the kitchen has everything you need. If you are a golfer there are courses near by and if you love the beach it is beautiful right down the road. We ended up staying much longer than we first intended, we would recommend this place to family & friends, a little bit of paradise . Thank you Isabel & Greg

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very nice review - you are terrific guests! Welcome any time! Thanks again, G&I
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5

Excellent accomodation and location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Villa for 3 weeks. The apartment met all our needs. The kitchen Is well equipped. The selection of English TV channels was very nice for the down times. The location is a short walk to the beach and the beaches in the area are amazing. We explored Portimao with the car and also by foot. We also did a grest deal of exploring th Algarve with the rental car. Isabel was extremely helpful answering our questions and giving us suggestions. I would recommend the Villa to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the beautiful coastal area of the Algarve. Thank you for your kind review. Best regards to both!
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Location

Car: not necessary

Faro is the nearest airport, a 40 min drive from Portimão on the A22 motorway; or take the train/bus, about 1 hour. Car hires are available and it is recommended to reserve in advance of arrival, especially during the high season. The airport in Lisbon is about a 3 hours drive, or a 4 hour bus or train ride away. We can help with arrangements. If there is a need, please let us know. We have info on just about anything.We feel privileged to live near one of the most beautiful beaches in the coastal Praia da Rocha stretch, just an easy walk down the road from the estate. There are over 70 beaches listed in the Algarve - typically, the south coast beaches, with calmer waves and gentle slopping shoreline, are very nice for wading, beach combing, safe swimming and sunbathing. The west coast is exciting, wild and excellent for surfing, body boarding, with dramatic cliffs and landscape.

Formula 1 circuit about 20 min away. Alvor has a large beach surrounded by expansive dunes which lead to a calm estuary. Here you can take kite-surfing lessons, or just observe the colorful kite surfers and take advantage of the extensive, new boardwalks that provide pleasant access to the dunes and beach. Come here for a holiday out of season: a typical day in April is similar to an English summer day - with the garden looking its best.

Average day-time temps - June:18º, July:20º, August:20-28º, Sept:19-25º.

Another idea: take a day trip to Lisbon or Seville, Spain! If you have special interests, please let us know: nearly all activities are available and we can get information for you.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Portimão, Portimao region

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2016 Oct-Dec
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£274
for 7 nights
£274
 
 
2017 Jan-March
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£236
for 7 nights
£236
 
 
2017 April/May
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£278
for 7 nights
£278
 
 
2017 June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£333
for 7 nights
£333
 
 
2017 July/August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£435
for 7 nights
£435
 
 
2017 September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£333
for 7 nights
£333
 
 
2017 Oct-Dec
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£278
for 7 nights
£278
 
 
2018 Jan-March
1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£240
for 7 nights
£240
 
 
2018 April/May
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£283
for 7 nights
£283
 

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Portimão in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double bed (2mx1,50m).The apartment is an original and comfortable mix of sunny colors and tasteful, unexpected accents. Sunny entrance hall, living, dining and kitchen - all on an open area concept - 80sq meters! Bedroom with dresser, side tables and bedside carpets. Wool Turkish room carpet. Marble slab heater. Wall to wall wardrobe with two full length mirrors,comfortable Memory mattress.. Plenty of storage. Fully equipped kitchen - hob, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, tea kettle, pots, plates, cutlery, glasses, towels , etc. Washing machine and Hoover. Wall to wall spacious storage in kitchen. Living area with leather sofa, satellite TV with British channels, , lounge chair, tables. Spacious bathroom with walk in shower with rain and hand-held shower, tiled walls. The apartment has an outdoor fenced, lush garden area: sun loungers, table and chairs - the perfect spot for 'alfresco' meals, surrounded by bougainvillea, rose, rosemary and lavender.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
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. 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.

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