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Panoramic one bed apartment Cerro Mar Albuferia Portugal spectacular views

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Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Old Town - Panorama Cerro Mar

A 1 bed apartment high specification, sleeps 2/6 per, 2 south facing terraces

A 1 Bedroom apartment with panoramic sea views, high quality zipped king size bed which can become 2 single beds, bedside lockers, built in wardrobes with additional built in drawers, good electrical lighting. large terrace.

Fully equipped bathroom, WC and bidet, wash hand basin in marble. High quality shower, lighted mirror, hair dryer, ceramic tiling.

Large high quality equipped cherry wood kitchen with full electric oven, hob, large fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, smoothie/juicer, full range of cooking equipment, crockery, iron and ironing board.

Large lounge with two double French doors leading to extensive fully equipped sun terrace. Furniture comprise of 2 large quality sofa beds which separates into double or twin beds, sofa chair/bed, flat screen TV, (limited number of channels available) unit, DVD, coffee table. WIFI dongle available (pay as you go) not suitable for streaming movies or music.

Large dining area with dining table and 6 chairs, lighting. Entrance hall with hall table. Apartment fully air-conditioned/heating throughout.

Notes on accommodation: Cleaning/linen/towels supplied (Please supply own beach/pool towels) cleaned and fresh linen at start of stay. Additional linen cleaning, cot & high chair available by arrangement with our local representative at small additional fee. If you're looking for an apartment finished to a high quality and standard, in a quiet area, excellent, convenient location then Panorama Cerro Mar is right for you. close enough to the Old Town of Albufeira and with spectacular panoramic sea views from the bedroom and lounge with 2 south facing large terraces with sun loungers, table & 4 chairs on each terrace. Within a small security gated landscaped garden development which is very safe for young families, and offers a tranquil setting, with outdoor cascading swimming pools and children's splash pool. In addition is across a small quiet road from the larger Cerro Mar five star development which has a range of snack bars and a lovely restaurant and bar overlooking the Algarve. You can hire tennis courts, bowling, squash courts, spa, sauna, Turkish bath and treatments.

Accessibility: Just a few minutes from the development is a stepped walkway down to the Old Town and its quaint shops, bars, live music, restaurants and cobbled streets and the famous Fisherman's Beach (Praia dos Pescadores) is a few minutes further than the town beach the apartment has wheelchair access with lifts throughout the complex down to the underground parking. Access to the town down the stepped walkway would not be suitable for wheelchair users and the road to the town would need to be utilised.

The Algarve has 100 miles of golden sandy beaches, most are patrolled by lifeguards. The beaches are free to use apart from a small fee for sun loungers and umbrellas. Nearby restaurants, cafes and bars offer excellent local and cosmopolitan cuisine. Albufeira also boasts some of the finest fish restaurants. The nearest beach is only a short stroll through the Old Town (Fisherman's Beach) with many other beaches within walking distance. The colourful marina is 10 minutes from the development.

Areas of interest: The apartment is 10 minutes walk from the colourful marina which offers boat trips, dolphin watching or just cruising along the Algarve coast and deep sea fishing for shark or Marlin.

The largest shopping mall is based in Gula only 10 minutes by car or use of the free mall bus service. With over 100 upmarket shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and a cinema with English language films.

For those looking for nightclubs the popular strip is easy accessed but far enough away to ensure tranquillity.

If you choose to investigate more of what the Algarve has to offer, you may wish to drive up into the hills where you will find the towns of Loule, Alte, Messines and Silves, all of which are full of history, offering wine tasting painting classes and local charm. Just driving around the hills offers ample opportunity to explore and appreciate the beauty of the countryside and the gentle pace of life.

Along the coast are the more popular tourist attractions - including Krazy golf, zoo, pony ride

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Paul Rooney
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
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15 October, 2016
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About Paul Rooney

Hello my name is Paul welcome to our family apartment I hope you enjoy your stay as much as we do,

Paul Rooney purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Paul Rooney chose Albufeira

Amazing location, amazing views across the Algarve. It is a real treat to get up in the morning and look out to sea. The apartment is close to the Old town, beach and accessible to everything you require for a relaxing holiday. The apartment complex is modern, 5* great spa and leisure facilities. It is very safe and family friendly and is quiet,

What makes this apartment unique

Location! Sea Views! Modern Complex close to everything yet safe family friendly and quiet. Great pools indoor and outdoor, bar, restaurant, spa, gym, tennis courts,bowling alley and games room.


based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

Panoramic one bed apartment Cerro Mar Albuferia Portugal spectacular views
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews

First Class apartment in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We had been looking forward to our six night stay in Apartment Panorama, Cerro Mar Gardens and it certainly did not disappoint ! The view of the sea and the old town from the large south facing main terrace was breathtaking and enjoyed full sun all day, perfect for leisurely breakfast and evening chill out after a long day enjoying the local attractions. The large open plan lounge diner was very comfortable and the kitchen had everything you could possibly need and more. The bedroom was also large and airy and had another lovely terrace overlooking the sea and the escalators down to Fishermans Beach. Loads of wardrobe space with real hangers (don’t you just hate hotel hangers !) The gated complex was very secure and to have secluded parking at the nearest entrance to the apartment was very welcome. The gardens and pools were outstanding……and there is also a nice restaurant. We ate out most days ……if you want a real dining experience book a table at Restaurante Dom Carlos where Peter and Ana will serve you the most memorable 5 courses (you must prebook as it is a small intimate restaurant and we saw numerous couples turned away). Also enjoyed meals at Casa del Mar just above the beach tunnel and Tres Coroas just a few minutes from there but there are hundreds of eateries to be enjoyed. Do make time to take a boat trip around the beaches and caves from the picturesque marina and we loved the hop on hop off open top bus which not only showed us all the highlights of the old town and the strip but also the beautiful countryside further inland. A very big thank you to Paul the owner who was brilliant, keeping us informed throughout and a thanks also to Ann who rescued us from Lidl when we lost our way to the apartment on arrival ….it was only 2 minutes away !!! Will thoroughly recommend Apartment Panorama to friends and family and indeed to anyone wanting a first class apartment in a stunning location. Hope to return again for much longer.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a holiday

  • 5 of 5

Paul's apartment was the perfect place for my three-week holiday. It's steps away from old-town Albufeira and has two separate and amazing balconies that overlook the ocean. Ann, the caretaker of the place, was very responsive and even picked me up from the train station to give me a ride to the apt.

The apartment is spacious for one person, but looks as though it can accommodate up to four people comfortably if the pull-out couch is put to use. There is a clothes washer in the unit, and everything you'll need for cooking simple meals. The entire space was clean and inviting. The place if far enough from the nightlife that you won't be disturbed, yet still close to many restaurants, bars, clubs, and most importantly the beach.

I would definitely recommend Paul's place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joseph many thanks for your kind comments. I'm delighted that you had a great stay at the apartment and in Albuferia. Best wishes Paul
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A lovely week in Panoramic Cerro Mar apt

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for six nights in this lovely apartment. It was really well equipped with everything you could possibly need in the kitchen and bathroom. The furniture and beds were very comfortable and it was lovely to have the sunbeds on the front balcony which caught the sun for most of the day. Also brilliant sea and old town views. It was very convenient to the old town, beach and restaurants but the 100 steps were a challenge after a night out! Will definitely be returning as we found the experience really relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely apartment in May and are returning in September because we enjoyed everything it had to offer

Fab view from the main balcony with sun beds and table and chairs, where you get the sun all day

There are 100 steps down which bring you out into the main square with bars restaurants and should you want a taxi back its 3.50 euros

Paul the owner replies promptly to any queries and Ann the greeter is on hand should you need any advice

We are looking forward to our return and would recommend the apartment readily to friends and family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay in my apartment and that everything met your expectations. Many thanks for taking the time to complete a review. Kind regards Paul
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Fantastic apartment in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Booked this apartment months ago via the owner, Paul, who was very helpful from the off!

The apartment was fantastic and my family had a great time in Albufeira. The weather was amazing and the apartment really met our needs as a family. The kitchen with all its mod cons was godsend and the large balcony proved to be great for the kids. On a couple of occasions we used the facilities in the complex from the gym to the Spa to the bowling alley. A great spot above the old town. Cant wait to go back and stay here!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to review my apartment! I am delighted you all had a great stay Kind regards Paul
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Beautiful views!!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a two week vacation in sunny Albufeira. We found this apartment to be wonderful - modern, clean and fully equipped. The views from the two balconies are fabulous! The owner and greeter were very easy to deal with. This unit has a lovely pool and we never had a problem getting a lawn bed. The grocery store is a 10 minute walk away and the old village is 10 minutes the other way. Hundreds of restaurants nearby. The 99 steps to the old town is very accurate and a little steeper than I imagined. I feel this ad is very accurate and you will have no surprises. It is a great apartment in a great location. A wonderful vacation spot!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: not necessary

Faro is the nearest airport approx 40km and only 30 min. drive. Car hire, taxis are available at the airport. We can arrange car hire for you or transfers to the apartment. A few minutes from the development is a stepped walkway down to the Old Town and its quaint shops, bars, live music, restaurants and cobbled streets and the famous Fisherman's Beach Praia dos Pescadores is a few minutes further than the town beach. The apartments have wheelchair access with lifts throughout the complex down to the underground parking. Access to the town is down a stepped walkway (not be suitable for wheelchair users) and the road to the town would need to be utilised. Outside: Landscaped garden's within walled development accessed by security code with underground parking. Large shared cascading pools with splash pool. A range of grassed areas with sun loungers in locations to ensure maximum sunbathing. The Algarve has 100 miles of golden sandy beaches and there are 35 golf courses to choose from.

Other Activities: Marina which offers boat trips, dolphin watching or just cruising along the Algarve coast and deep sea fishing for shark or Marlin.

Golf: The Algarve boasts some of the finest golf courses in Europe. With the climate in the Algarve golf can be played all year round. There are 35 golf courses to choose from. Salgados and Balaia are only a 10 minute drive from the apartment. Vilamoura only 15 minutes away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Old Town, Albufeira

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1 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
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3 night minimum stay
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Fees No additional mandatory fees

There is a 10% deposit required with your booking form. Full balance required 6 weeks before departure.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Old Town in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 850 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • Bathroom fully equipped with bath, good quality shower with glass door, toilet and bidet. All finish in stone, marble and ceramic cream and brown. Large mirror with light fitting. Main light automatically comes on when bathroom entered. shaver/hair dryer socket.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Double Bed , 4 Single Bed
  • Large bedroom fully air conditioned, heated equipped with bedside cabinets, bedside lamps, dressing table with chair and mirror, large king size bed. Full length wardrobes with hangers and fitted drawers. Bedroom leads to large private sun terrace which has fantastic sea views over the Algarve. Terrace has contemporary table and chairs. Wardrobe holds iron & ironing board, hair dryer kept in bedside cabinet.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 3 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The development is across from the larger new 5 star Cerro Mar complex. for a small fee internet facilities are available as are spa, bike hire, tennis, squash courts and gym. Access is free to the additional swimming pools snack bar, restaurant, lounge bar overlooking the Algarve well as local information point. WIFI is available via the purchase of an Internet access voucher from the main Cerro Mar reception area.

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