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Apartment in Praia da Luz Algarve - with panoramic views and two pools

Bedrooms 2
Space 110 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome


About the property

A 2 bedroom,1 bathroom apartment, with 3 balconies, sleeps 4 adults (and 1 baby)

This spacious 2 bedroom duplex apartment (first and second floor) is set in a small, quiet complex. It is only a 15 minute walk into the small town of Praia da Luz. a beautiful Portuguese village, near the town of Lagos on the western Algarve coast. All amenities are close by including the beach, supermarkets and restaurants .

The apartment has many features including on the second floor a modern kitchen with all the necessary appliances and utensils. The dining area seats four people and the living room, with its flat screen TV, Free Wi-FI, has a fabulous panoramic sea view over the gardens and the two pools.

On the first floor is the main bedroom which leads out on to a large terrace with sun loungers/parasols for private sun bathing and barbecuing, etc. The second bedroom also leads out on to a terrace and is generally cooler in summer. The modern bathroom has a shower over the bath.

The apartment has most things that you could want whilst on holiday including: Satellite TV, (free channels only) DVD player, (a good selection of DVDs for your enjoyment), radio/CD player, paperbacks, cards, dominoes, etc

The FREE outdoor evening entertainment in Lagos is hard to beat! Artists, musicians, dancers, jugglers, etc perform during the Summer months.

There are numerous beaches along the coast - some are big and spectacular, others are small and quiet, all are clean and safe.

There are a number of theme parks such as: Slide and Splash, Aqualand and Zoomarine, all within driving distance.

There is an array of shopping experiences to be had from the traditional shops in Luz, to the Algarve Retail Shopping Centre - a large, modern shopping mall with all the amenities including, restaurants, bowling alley, etc. Everything you could ask for.

Although our guests enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, they say that there is always plenty to do and consequently have the best of both worlds. To read what our guests say about their stay in the apartment, please take a minute and read their views.

More Details

Jeff Colligan
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 March, 2017

About Jeff Colligan

I live in Southport UK and purchased my holiday home in 2005.

Jeff Colligan purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Jeff Colligan chose Lagos region

I bought this property because of its location and charm. It is close enough to Praia da Luz and Lagos, but also a short drive away from the traditional Portuguese villages and national park.

The apartment has a number of features e.g. it is over two floors, it has character and it has a homely feel.

And finally....the view is spectacular!

What makes this apartment unique

It is quiet, relaxing, friendly and... have I mentioned the view?

AL Portuguese Tourist Licence 13549.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'We had a lovely time on our holiday, the apartment was super, there was everything and more than we needed or expected, just like home from home. We would definitely recommend it. Thank you very much.'

'It was a great week with excellent weather. We really enjoyed staying at your apartment 10 Vilamar. It had all we needed. We enjoyed using the DVD's you had available. The walk to Burgau was much the same as I remember it ten years ago. Thanks again.'

'Really enjoyed the peace and quiet - managed to finish my book at last.'

'We were glad of the 3 balconies - it meant that we had one each, especially when we wanted our own space.'
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Luz in Lagos

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • The modern bathroom has a toilet, wash basin, bidet and a powerful shower over the bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , ceiling fan
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , ceiling fan
  • The main Bedroom has a double bed, 2 wardrobes and ample storage space. Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds, a wardrobe and ample storage space. Both bedrooms have ceiling fans and both have their own private, separate balconies. There is a travel baby cot with some baby linen.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is managed by my local manager who can be contacted if there are any problems. The apartment is serviced, towels are changed every 3 to 4 days and bed linen is changed at the end of each week. Please bring your own towels for the beach or pool sunbathing. Heaters and blankets are provided for times of the year when the evenings get a little cool. We try to be flexible on change over days to accommodate client's flight arrangements. We will also do our best to offer advice with flights, car rentals, taxi hire, etc.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Apartment in Praia da Luz Algarve - with panoramic views and two pools
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 37 reviews

The perfect holiday apartment for all

  • 5 of 5

I can not recommend this apartment highly enough. It is situated with easy access to Prai da Luz and many other small villages along the coastline. The apartment itself is beautiful.

When we arrived and opened the door we were more than delighted with what we saw. The apartment is exceptionally clean and tidy and all the fixtures and fittings are of excellent quality. It is the nicest apartment that we have ever been lucky enough to book. There was everything that we could possibly require in the apartment and excellent kitchen and bathroom facilities. It was spotlessly clean and very well maintained.

There are two swimming pools in the garden; one adult size and a second smaller one for the children for anyone not wishing to go to the beach. It is completely safe due to the key only access for the guests.

There are many places to eat out either in Prai da Luz or any of the small villages near by. There is also an English Pub for those who enjoy a good pint and good lunch time snacks. We liked the African restaurant in the town. It is child friendly, always busy, has superb food and I advise anyone wishing to go to book first.

Our favorite village was Bagau a couple of miles to the west. The beach was very safe for children and the cafe/restaurant was superb. The food was exceptional; from sandwiches to a full meal.

If you want an apartment that is just that little bit special this is it !!

I will certainly recommend it to any one I know who wishes to visit the western Algarve.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We work hard at trying to ensure that all our guests enjoy their stay. We provide lots of useful information, best beaches, restaurants, etc. People return year on year.
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Toller Urlaub in Portugal mit Familie und Kinder

  • 4 of 5

Bescheidene aber schöne Wohnung, mit alles was man für den Urlaub brauchte. Sehr ruhige Lage. Mit ein Mietwagen hat man viele Möglichkeiten verschiedene und unterschiedliche Strände zu erreichen. Wasserparken und andere Attraktionen für die Kinder kann man mit dem Auto ebenso erreichen.

Mit dem Vermieter lief alles Spitze. Er hat immer auf unsere Fragen und E-Mails sofort beantwortet. War ein sehr schöner Urlaub!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always try to provide everything guests will need for their stay whilst on holiday in the apartment. Keeping in touch with my guests (email and telephone if required) allows them to feel confident about the booking and ensures that everything is in order.
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Great apartment,great location, would recommend

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was as described, well equiped, clean and great views. The small complex has a nice pool and bar area for your use and its just a short stroll to town and the nearby beach. Many beautiful bays are also easily accessible by a short car journey if you have a hire car but even without a car the Praia de Luz beach is also scenic and perfect for those who want the beach. Liaising with the owner was also quick and easy and he was very good at providing information and responding to any queries. We would recommend this to anyone

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I try to equip the apartment with everything that my guests will need, keep in spotlessly clean and provide as much information as I can. I always liaise with my guests so they can feel assured and know what to expect in terms of location, beaches, restaurants, etc. Did I mention the fantastic view......?
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Very well maintained clean property quiet complex

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our apartment, it was very clean on arrival. The complex itself is quiet and the pool is very well maintained.

The owner Jeff was brilliant, very accommodating and the information folder left in the apartment was very useful. The apartment is located on a bit of a hill, but as we hired a car it wasn't a problem for us. For families with small children I would recommend a hire car, it is especially useful when you need to pick up shopping.

The food on site was very nice (basic bar food burgers etc) and the food at the weekly BBQ was also very good.

The local beach was very nice and clean and our kids enjoying playing on it.

The restaurants I would like to mention are Chaplins (great for kids) and the Royal Garden Chinese restaurant also did amazing food.

Thanks Jeff we had a great time.

Kind Regards,

The Chandler family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I always strive to keep the apartment spotlessly clean and provide guests with as much information as they want. During summer, the hotel complex provides snacks, meals, barbecues, etc, and is generally good value for money. The complex and the pools are well maintained and never get too busy. The resort of Praia da Luz has a fabulous, clean, safe beach and several different types of good restaurants.
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Excellent place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the apartment with our two children. The apartment is very well equipped and has a beautiful view to the sea. We can recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As the owner, I never get tired of the fabulous sea view.
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great relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

the holiday was everything we expected and more. everything went smoothly and the apartment was very clean, well equipped and the facilities were fabulous. Towels and linen were changed regularly. the owner was very helpful throughout the booking process and provided some useful information which helped us to enjoy our stay.

We would recommend this apartment for a relaxing holiday and will book again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I always make sure the apartment has everything guests will need and, if asked, always provide help with best restaurants, beaches and places to visit.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Luz, Algarve

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
high summer
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

The price includes clean towels and linen, use of two pools and loungers, private car park and all utilities, (gas,electric and water).

Before departure you will receive information regarding the apartment keys, directions and useful information about the apartment/complex.

A Food Welcome Pack (tea, milk, bread, water, cheese, etc) can be ordered when making a booking and paid locally in euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Clive's bar
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
A22 junction 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Amici (Italian) at St James apartments
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Praia da Luz
Car: not necessary

Vilamar is a quiet, relaxing family run complex. Breakfasts, light snacks and bar facilities are all reasonably priced and are available during April to October.

Praia da Luz has several shops, cafes, excellent restaurants, well stocked supermarkets and a safe sandy beach - the central attraction for many visitors. It also has a Doctor and Dentist surgery.

Why not explore the historical town of Lagos and its fabulous marina - only 10 minutes drive away.

Travel half an hour up the West Coast and experience the most amazing beaches and waves.

Travel half a hour in other directions and you will be able to experience a number of water Theme Parks, excellent Retail Shopping or traditional rural Portuguese villages.

There are numerous walks including the one from Luz to Burgau (60 minutes) with its spectacular cliff top views over the Atlantic.

The journey from Faro airport takes approximately 55 minutes using the motorway. Directions will be provided.

Golf: There are four golf courses all within 20 minutes drive of 10 Vilamar. The closest is Boavista - just 5 minutes away on the road to Lagos.


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