Holiday apartments in Praia Da Luz, Western Algarve, Portugal

Apartment in Estrela da Luz, Praia Da Luz, Western Algarve

Spacious Luxury Apt In Exculsive Resort Indoor/Outdoor Pools, Restaurants, Bar, Gym,Spa

Great Location, 5 mins Walk from Praia Da Luz Beach, Shops, RestAurants and Bars

Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms)

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£325 - £800WEEKLY
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  • Property type:Apartment
  • Sleeps:6 (2 bedrooms)
  • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
  • Pool with heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access

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Property description

Stay in the actual apartment featured in Channel 4's 'A Place In The Sun'! within the Estrela Da Luz complex, a four star luxury resort with extensive leisure facilities set in beautifully landscaped surroundings. Enjoy the best of town and beach life. Treat yourself to a beauty treatment in the health & beauty rooms; or simply take a dip in one of the three heated swimming pools. Let your stresses drift away with the gently rolling waves and long sandy beaches as you unwind with the gentle pace and charm of Praia da Luz. Catering for all, the apartments large rooms and terrace - located in walking distance to the centre of Luz and its beautiful beaches. The property is fully equipped. It is a gated complex for security, with your own secure undergound parking space.

Accommodation description

Bedrooms:
The master bedroom has a king size bed,is en-suite with access to the large sun terrace.
Bedroom 2 has twin beds with option of a 3rd if needed.
Both bedrooms have AC and large fitted wardrobes.
Cots and highchairs are available for hire if required.

Bathrooms:
There is a family bathroom with bath/shower over and WC.
An en-suite bathroom adjoining the master bedroom with bath/shower, WC and bidet.
Both bathrooms have marble inset vanity units.

Kitchen:
Fully fitted and equipped with granite work surfaces, a ceramic hob, microwave, full size cooker, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, toaster and a central vacuum system. The kitchen has patio doors leading to a balcony with patio furniture.

Living Rooms:
Lounge/diner is fitted with Air Con, satellite TV, DVD player and stereo system for your entertainment. The furnished, south facing large balcony is also accessed from the lounge. Lounge provides additional accommodation with a luxurious double sofa bed.

Other:
Baby's cots and/or high chairs can be arranged, payment for these are through the reception.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
Price includes apartment preparation and departure clean. Apartment towels and linen. Pool towels can be hired. Please bring beach towels. Additional cleaning etc can be arrangedto guests requirements, for an extra fee.

Amenities/Facilities:
Pool Heating, Shared Pool.

Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

Air Conditioning, Cable, Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Telephone, TV.

Location Type:
Beach.

Outside
The apartment has 2 balconies one very large south facing at the front of the apartment off of the lounge and master bedroom. This is furnished with patio furniture and sun loungers, great for alfresco dining or private sun bathing. A smaller terrace also exists off of the kitchen which also has patio furniture for that quiet breakfast. The resort consists of 2 outdoor communal pools, plus a children's paddling pool, a lovely large heated indoor pool, with a sauna and jacuzzi. there is an outside poolside bars, to sit and enjoy a bite to eat or they offer a takeaway service. Enjoy a meal/snack in the Hugo beaty bar/cafe with a good selection of wines and beers. There is a small gym, Tennis courts are also available.

Important notes on accommodation

We purchased this fantastic apartment whilst appearing on channel 4's A Place in the Sun, the apartment and complex is also featured in a 5 page article in the Nov 05 issue of the ‘A Place in the Sun’ Magazine. The resort has a 24hr reception to help with any queries you may have. The apartment is fully air-conditioned and has under floor heating for your comfort. All windows in the apartment have electronically controlled blinds. We have a no smoking policy inside the apartment. A family friendly resort, Enjoy the heated family pool, adults only pool or the indoor pool with sauna, jacuzzi and gymnasium. enjoy a drink and something to eat at the Hugo Beaty bar and café. Lazily relax with refreshments and snacks served by the pool from Gazebo pool bar. With plenty to do and see, Estrela da Luz is a great choice for short or long stays.

Rates

Prices

Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
3 January 2014 - 28 February 2014 £ 340.00 2
1 March 2014 - 31 March 2014 £ 380.00 2
1 April 2014 - 30 April 2014 £ 480.00 2
1 May 2014 - 31 May 2014 £ 550.00 2
1 June 2014 - 30 June 2014 £ 600.00 7
1 July 2014 - 31 August 2014 £ 800.00 2
1 September 2014 - 30 September 2014 £ 550.00 2
1 October 2014 - 31 October 2014 £ 480.00 2
1 November 2014 - 30 December 2014 £ 325.00 2
20 December 2014 - 3 January 2015 £ 475.00 -

Notes on prices
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. based on 4 to 6 people sharing. Payment is accepted in Euro at the conversion rate on date of booking. Prices includes: arrival and departure cleaning and apartment towel and linen change after one week, full membership of gym and indoor pool/jacuzzi. We can arrange on request for: extra cleaning, linen changes. Rates for longer winter rentals are negotiable. Minimum stay 2 nights, except in high season, last minutes deals available on request

Changeover day
Change over days can be flexible The usual arrival time is not before 2pm, Check-out time until 12 midday Facilites are available in reception to store luggage for late departures.

Booking notes
Minimum stay two nights. A deposit of 10% of the total cost is required to confirm the reservation, the balance of must be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival. For reservations made one month or less prior to arrival date, full payment is required.

Location

Apartment in Estrela da Luz, Praia Da Luz, Western Algarve

About the area

Coast/Beach
Strole 300m to the beach with long sandy stretches and promenades, evening entertainment and markets for souvenirs, clothing, fresh foods and fish.
One of the best beaches in the Algarve. It's sheltered by magnificent coloured sandstone cliffs with spectacular cliff walks and edged by several rock pools. With many water sports activities.

Golf
Estreal Da Luz has 3 golf courses in the immediate area. guests staying at Estreal da Luz are can take advantage of discounted rates. Boavista is a 5 mins drive,it is an 18 hole, par 72,
with driving range. The famous Palmares course is a 15 mins drive, it is an 18 hole, par 71,also with a driving range. Both courses are serviced by the resort shuttle bus. Parque da Floresta is a mere 20 mins drive, 18 holes, par 72,a PGA golf academy. Finally Penina is a 20 mins drive,this is an 18 holes, par 73,

Special Interest Holidays
Estrela Da Luz resort offers. Estrela health and beauty offer treatments and beauty products. Qualified therapists with experience in providing the ideal combination to help you relax and feel healthier.

How to get there
Direct flights are available from most UK regional and major airports to Faro International. flying time is from 2 hours 30 mins to 3 hours. Faro is a pleasant 55 mins drive on the new A22 motorway. A train service operates from Faro to Lagos. Transfers can be arranged if needed. With plenty of local buses and taxi available in Luz centre. A resort bus available for a small fee, guests can travel around the local areas and to the sister resort. Meaning a Car is not necessary for your holiday.

Distances
Estrela Da Luz is short 5-10 min walk from of the delightful village of Praia Da Luz, with its supermarkets, shops, bars and restaurants. Luz is 6km west of the town of Lagos, where you can find a modern marina offering sea fishing & dolphin watching. many beaches, a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars. It is within easy reach of the mountain spa of Monchique and Cape St. Vincent, the most south-western point of mainland Europe. Seveille and Lisbon can both be reached in under 3 hours.

Further Details
Praia da Luz was once an old fishing village, which has developed into a small friendly holiday resort, offering all the facilities expected of a holiday resort. The village has, supermarkets, a cinema, a bank, post office, English speaking Medical practices, interesting shops selling gifts and Portuguese pottery. There is a wide variety of restaurants and bars to suit all tastes.
A short drive will take you to the Algarve Racetrack, built for Formula 1 racing. Lagos marina offers exciting boating, fishing and water sports. Lagos Zoo has lots for the kids.

House swap
house swap considered

Guest reviews

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Guest
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5/5

Reviewed by: ygorman, Ireland

Reviewed: 30 June 2014

Date of stay: June 2014

"Beautiful apartment, will be back"

Just back from a 4 night stay in this apartment and complex. The apartment we stayed in had 2 bedrooms, 2 bath and all were beautifully appointed, simple but tasteful. The accommodation was immaculate and the kitchen was very well stocked with dishes, cutlery and utensils for those that wanted to cook while there. The complex was fantastic and the addition of the indoor pool and gym was what really sealed the deal for us. The staff at reception were super friendly and helpful. The only thing that happened while we were there was that our door key stopped working a number of times and had to be replaced - we don't know whether it was the key or the door reader but a number of people in our group had a similar problem. However it was only a small niggle and easily rectified. The apartment is situated directly over the bar and we were not with the quietest of groups but the noise was barely noticeable. The apartment is fully air conditioned which was very welcome. There was also a nice touch on arrival where milk and water were waiting in the fridge. The shops, bars and restaurants are very close so this complex is ideally situated. It is at the top of a hill though and you walk down into the town itself so if you are pushing a buggy or carrying children back up the hill you will have a very nice workout! We booked directly through the owners and they were very pleasant to deal with which was great and we thought the price was very reasonable for the time of year that we were there. I would highly recommend this apartment and complex and we will certainly be back for another stay!

Response to review:
Thank you for taking time to write this lovley review, we look forward to welcoming you in the future

Recommended for: Age 55+, families with young children and romantic getaway

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Guest comments

'We wanted to say thanks. A quality apartment and amenities, in a lovely resort, resulting in a memorable holiday'. Top apartment, top location, perfect weather = great holiday
Mr & Mrs M
We were delighted when we opened the door and saw the apartment, its was everything we needed for a lovely holiday, we have kept your details for a return trip
Bob and Collett D
Yes, we certainly had a wonderful holiday, the apartment is fantastic - a real home from home.
John & sheila M

About the Owner

We are Lee and Barbara James, we brought our property as a result of appearing in the Channel 4 TV programme 'A Place in the Sun Home and Away'. We are Foster Carers and have been for many years. We were looking for a nice/safe place to be able to holiday with our children, we decided on our apartment because it is so spacious and gives us all plenty of room. It is a very well maintained complex, with very friendly staff.
All the foster children we have taken to Estrela Da Luz have had a wonderful time.

Year property purchased: 2005

Why this location?

We were looking for a family freindly resort within walking distance to the beach and restaurants, but we also were looking for somewhere not over developed with large hotels, which remains portugese, Praia Da Luz fitted the bill perfectly for all of us.

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