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Luxurious 1 bedroom apartment with sea views 3 minutes walk to beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment 1 bedroom sleeps 4, 1 bathroom

Welcome to this prestigious 5 star condominium, Within its lovely landscaped tropical gardens, a large swimming pool plus a splash pool for the children, as well as a tennis court.

The complex has security gates and underground private parking. This luxury apartment is on the second floor with Lifts to all levels overlooking the pool, Both lounge and bedroom lead on to a large balcony..

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Lounge has a 42 inch LCD TV with freesat English channels with DVD player with a large collection of DVD movies.. The settee converts to a double bed, Single chair converts to a small bed suitable for child up to 8 years of age.

Bedroom has fitted wardrobes, dressing table and Kingsiize bed.

Kitchen is fully equipped with miele appliances oven hob dish-washer fridge freezer, microwave, washing machine.

Bathroom has a Jacuzzi bath, bidet, toilet, shower and under-floor heating.

We do Long Lets from 1st of December 2015 to end of March 2016 £750 per Month 28 weeks inclusive of all services.

Cleaning of Apartment and Linen is Optional for a charge of £25 Per Week.

Out And About: In the Algarve people live their lives outdoors. So come and join them. Enjoy the atmosphere, the climate and the food on the terraces of one of our numerous cafés and restaurants. There are 2 Portuguese Restaurants local, we have the Chilli Peppers Bar next door to the Apartment and the popular Cepa Torta only 200 metres away, as well as a sports bar with giant TV screen, also a cafe which offers a good Engish breakfast,

And then there is the famous Strip just a 7 minute walk with lots of bars, restaurants and shops, You can also catch the tourist train from the Strip going to the old town of Albufeira, Modelo shopping centre and back to the Strip. 3 Euro which covers the whole day. .All within 300 metres from the apartment is a Taxi rank and there are buses which run on a regular basis to the old town and the main bus station. Super-markets and news agent for all your basic needs. as well as a Ticket shop were you can book for day trips leaving from apartment.

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About Us

John Rossiter
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John Rossiter
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Our stay at Barracuda was lovely, the apartment was very comfortable, in close proximity to the beach and walkable to the Old Town. Teresa and Dave were really friendly and helpful, especially with the assitance they gave us in booking train tickets. The pool was lovely, and the place well maintained. I would definitely recommend this apartment to others."
Aug 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Areias de São João in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Under-floor heating
  • Bath with Shower The marble tiled bathroom includes a jacuzzi bath, bidet, toilet, shower and under-floor heating
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedroom has comfortable King-size solid oak bed, side tables, dressing table and fitted wardrobes with Air conditioning ,
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Internet is avilable 24/7 You can bring your laptop or mobile phone charged at 3 euro a day including world tv chanells. For Tennis users we do have rackets and balls supplied free.


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Luxurious 1 bedroom apartment with sea views 3 minutes walk to beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Great apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at John’s apartment. It’s a great set up for a couple with a large balcony and sea views which we really enjoyed. The beach is just a few minutes’ walk away and the complex is very secure – you need a key fob to get in and out!

Our only negative is that the kitchen is lacking in crockery (we had to buy two matching wine glasses from the off-licence) and the cutlery is peeling with age.

Otherwise this apartment has everything you need and more.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this fantastic apartment for 10 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. On arrival, the apartment was spotlessly clean and were impressed as soon as we stepped through the door. The view is lovely from the balcony, overlooking the pool, sea and the Old Town, to the right. The kitchen was well equipped and loved the Miele appliances. The bed was firm but comfortable. There was plenty of hanging space and clothes hangers in the wardrobe, and I especially liked the dressing table with the 3 sided mirror!

The pool area is lovely, with plenty of sun beds and umbrellas to go round. It was lovely just to walk down and get a sun bed at anytime of the day. The access to the beach via the gate by the pool was very handy, and only took a few minutes.

The apartment is in a quiet area, but close enough to the Strip where there are plenty of bars and restaurants. You could probably walk to the Old Town, but we always caught the little tourist train which was 4€ for an all day ticket.There are also a couple of supermarkets close by, one staying open until midnight.

Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in this great apartment and would recommend it to anyone. We will definitely stay here again the next time we holiday in Portugal. THANKYOU John.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Karen& Peter, Thank you for your review, I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay in our apartment, and look forward to seeing you again , many thanks John.
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Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

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 apartment and the famous strip is 5 minutes walk away, 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.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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