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2 Bedroom Apartment In Beautiful Location Near Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Large Pool, Quiet Location, 300m To Beach, Near Albufeira And Golf. Sleeps4/5

Spacious 2 bedroom apartment with South facing terrace and open views towards the sea. Perfect location just 300 metres from Sao Rafael beach (recently voted the best in the Algarve and fourth best in Europe). The apartment is in a private condominium of low rise white painted Portuguese style buildings with terracotta roofs set in beautiful mature gardens. There is a large main swimming pool and separate children’s pool. The apartment sleeps 4 and has one double bedroom with ensuite and one twin bedroom, each with balconies overlooking the gardens. The new main bathroom has a large walk in shower. There is a spacious lounge with adjoining open plan kitchen and dining area for four people, two sofas, satellite TV (English channels only) and log burning fire. Patio doors lead to good size south facing terrace with second dining area and BBQ - ideal for sunbathing, barbecued meal or just a glass of wine. Short drive or beautiful walk to nearby Albufeira marina and the beautifully restored Old Town. This property is fully licensed and complies with all current regulations, licence number 11948/AL.

Geoff Leng
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Sesmarias in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , cot available for small extra fee
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , cot available for small extra fee
  • Good size bedrooms with built in wardrobes, dresser and patio doors leading to small balconies. Cot available at extra cost.
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is cleaned and fresh linen supplied weekly (excludes beach towels, please bring your own). Can be cleaned mid week at small extra charge if wished and high chair can likewise be supplied for small fee.


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(13 traveller reviews)

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2 Bedroom Apartment In Beautiful Location Near Beach
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 13 reviews

Wonderful relaxing holiday

  • 4 of 5

Lovely 2 bedroom apartment in a quiet location with everything you needed. Apartment complex was established and very pretty. Gorgeous beach only 10 minutes walk away. Lovely clean pool area close by.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Wonderful Relaxing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just great, especially the weather. We really enjoyed the apartment, and the location and environment were perfect for us. Terrific pool and lots of sun lounging space. In addition to Sao Rafael beach we explored several others, and also managed 2 of the water parks. Some good rides at Aquashow, but we much favoured Aqualand....far less busy, and a much nicer setting. Great beach bars for a quiet drink after a day in the sun. Nice restaurants within walking distance, but don't miss out on using the BBQ and buying local food for a balcony meal!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well-equipped appartment, quiet location and well situated.

We had an absolutely great time. Weather was perfect, location is quite 'up market' and people very friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2011
  • Date of Stay: April 2011
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Surrey, UK

Wonderful relaxing holiday

  • 4 of 5

We (2 adults, 2 teenagers) have just had a lovely relaxing fortnight at this apartment. The apartment was just as described and very clean. The beautiful beach was literally 5 minutes walk and the restaurant there was excellent (if a bit pricey). We didn't hire a car and managed to get into Alubfeira by taxi. I would recommend hiring a car though if you like to get out and about - we were happy staying at the beach or by the pool.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: July 2010
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Nijlen , Belgium


  • 4 of 5

we ( 4 adults between 50 and 55 ) just had a marvellous vacation in a splendid and clean apartment in a well maintained resort. a place i would recommend to a friend a of relative but not in the high season ( begin july ) . you also need a car to go to Albufeira or anywehere else.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2010
  • Date of Stay: June 2010
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Lincoln, UK

Amazing holiday!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week in this apartment, there is tons of space and it was exceptionally clean and comfortable with everything you would need on a self catering holiday. The complex its self has beautiful and well maintained gardens and the pool side was also spotless and very relaxing.

The closest beach (Sao Rafael) is lovely and the fact that it was mainly occupied by locals is always a good sign of a hidden gem! On the way back from the beach we would highly recommend popping into Pria Grande for gorgeous food with amazing sea views. Evarista beach is also within walking distance, we strolled down one evening and ate at the seafood restaurant which was as delicious as we remembered from previous visits. We have been to portugal a few times and have always rented privately owned apatments, however this place was by far the best due to the lovely apartment and grounds and also the superb location. We will definately be back!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: June 2009
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Faro airport
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A22 exit 13
Car: not necessary

Sao Rafael is an idyllic and quite famous location between Albufeira and Galé. It is just 40km from Faro airport, about 40 minute by car or taxi, or we can assist with airport shuttle bus transfer. San Rafael and the nearby Arifi beaches are two pretty small coves within easy walking distance of the apartment. Both are sheltered blue flag beaches with their own bar restaurants and there are several other restaurants and shops within easy walking distance. San Rafael also has two of the few 5* hotels in the area. Albufeira, with its lovely old town or bustling 'strip' is just a short drive or pleasant walk away. Guia, Silves, Zoo Marine, where you can swim with the dolphins and Algarve Shopping Centre are all within a short drive or bus journey. Numerous golf courses are nearby including the challenging Salgados links course, the Sheraton Pine Cliffs and Balaia 9 hole course.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Sesmarias, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Season 2018
24 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Season 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Above prices are for up to four people. A 20% deposit is required at the time of booking to confirm the reservation. The balance is due 6 weeks prior arrival. We accept payment by cheques or direct bank transfer.

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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