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Panoramic one bed apartment Cerro Mar Albuferia Portugal spectacular views

Bedrooms 1
Space 9,149 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

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

Paul Rooney
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 January, 2018

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 Old Town

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.


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 9149 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
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
  • 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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Panoramic one bed apartment Cerro Mar Albuferia Portugal spectacular views
average rating of 4.8 based on 25 reviews

Great week in Albufeira

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Paul and Ann. We really enjoyed the apartment. Great views over the old town and sea. The apartment had everything we needed for a lovely stay. The aircon was a god send as if was mid 30's for most of the week. Apartment well equipped, hairdryer, iron, microwave, etc and also some handy items like freezer blocks and parasol.

Great location for exploring Albufeira and the surrounding area. We went into the old town most evenings. Having the use of the Cerra Mar Gardens and Colina pools made it a fun time, especially the swim up bar.

We hope to return next year.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely 14 night stay in this apartment ( family of 4 ) Apartment was a good size, 2 nice balconies with beautiful views of old town a fully equipped kitchen , lots of wardrobe/drawer space and comfortable beds. The only negative would be that we would have liked a safe in the room , we had to hide our documents and money and had nowhere safe for jewellery etc apartment is in a fantastic location with steps to old town square practically outside the complex (98 of them ) They were never a problem for us but I could imagine it would be hard work with pushchairs or for people with mobilty issues .

Finally check in and out of the property was faultless with Anne who looks after the apartment waiting for us on arrival and sorting out our transfer to Faro airport on departure morning .

Would definitely book this apartment again and would happily recommend it to family and friends , thank you for a wonderful holiday.

Rachel & Jon travelled with 2 children aged 12yrs/ 8 yrs



  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Big apartment fantastic views across old town

  • 4 of 5

Lovely apartment with all facilities required, comfy and clean, amazing views over the bay

Nice complex and pool area, with use of hotel across the road if required, who are very helpful and friendly

10 mins walk (down a hill and 104 steps) to the hustle and bustle of old town and the beach, with everything to offer

Fab break and would definitely return, even with the steps!!! :0)

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cerro Mar - perfect apartment in Albufeira

  • 5 of 5

Dear Paul,

Thank you for letting us enjoy your fantastic apartment. We found it to be everything that your advertisement made it out to be. It was comfortable, well appointed with lovely sea views and very well equipped. Access to the old village of Albufeira was not too difficult (going down the steps) and there were always taxis ready to take us back up the hill! The village square was a very popular spot and teeming with holidaymakers.

Ann was there to meet us on arrival and provided us with a lot of local information - very helpful indeed.

We enjoyed Albufeira and sampled a number of the many restaurants - seafood was very good at Tasca Portuguesa (at the Marina) and at the Fisherman's Tavern.

Altogether our stay was very comfortable and we would certainly recommend your apartment to anyone planning to visit Albufeira.

One suggestion that you may wish to consider - one does not really want to be carrying passports and all of one's holiday cash around all the time - a small digital safe installed in the bedroom cupboard would be an advantage.

Thank you once again for letting us enjoy your apartment.

Kind Regards,

Tony and Diana Ashford - Port Elizabeth - South Africa

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Visited for 5 nights with my wife on 27/10/16. Nice apartment with everything you need. 25 degrees everyday which was nice. 2 nice south facing balconies. 1 with stunning views over the old town, beach and sea. 5 minute walk to old town square. 10 minutes max to Aldi and Lidl supermarket. Would definitely return and recommend.

Wayne, leicester, U.K.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wayne many thanks for the positive review glad you had a great stay in Albuferia and at the apartment.
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5 Strars Algarve vacation

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 days in this lovely flat in october 2016, and everything is exactly as mentionned in the listing. A well maintained apartment, very clean. Well equiped kitchen, nice bedroom with a king size bed, and a nice bathroom, all on tile flooring, no carpets. The terrasse is as described, a nice view of the ocean. It is only a 5 minutes walk down to the old Albufeira, or 10 minutes to the beach. Paul was very Professional and even managed to get some one pick us up at the train station. We definately recommend this apartment in Albufeira. Benoit L. Canada

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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.


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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.

10% deposit when booking apartment balance required 6 weeks prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.