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A Hidden Gem! Large Luxury 2 Bedroom Apartment Near Beach with Private Jacuzzi



Updated: 19-Oct-2016
2 Bedroom Apartment in Great Location with Communal Pool, Sea Views, Gardens

AL Registered 63/12

This fantastic and spacious two bedroomed ground floor apartment is well presented throughout with a lot of attention to detail. Superbly situated near the coast with breath taking sea views, you will be spoilt with this unbeatable location at Quinta do Mar, which is within walking distance to beautiful golden sandy beaches. Surrounded by the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve and close to both the prestigious Quinta do Lago and Vale de Lobo and their amenities, there is plenty in the area to discover and explore in the Algarve. Apartment Cedar is accessed through a gated entrance-way and boasts a communal pool (including a separate children’s pool), a private Jacuzzi on a spacious terrace looking towards the sea and beautiful lush gardens to wander through. It is the perfect place for a family holiday in the Algarve or as a golf holiday retreat to relax.

The charming self-catering Apartment Cedar sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms with two bathrooms. The attractive and large hallway opens out into an immaculate and modern apartment which has been finished to a high standard with beautiful matt stone floors throughout. The master bedroom has a double bed including a dressing area with fitted double wardrobes, as well as a large en-suite bathroom with both a shower and bath, ‘his and hers’ sinks and heated towel rails. The second bedroom has twin beds as well as fitted double wardrobes and views of the gardens. An additional bathroom is similarly modern with stone tiles and incorporates a shower and further heated towel rails. The open plan lounge and dining area is comfortable and stylish with Wi-Fi internet, Satellite TV and beautiful views of the gardens, pool area and sea. The lounge leads out to a private large decked private terrace and then to the communal swimming pool area. Furthermore the open and contemporary kitchen is fully fitted with modern appliances and is the ideal place to recreate you favourite Portuguese dishes.

Outside, the large and luxurious terrace has wooden decking and hedges for added privacy, making it the ideal place to sunbathe or enjoy a delicious family BBQ. It also features a fantastic private Jacuzzi, which is the perfect place for relaxation and to watch the magnificent sunsets that the Algarve has to offer. Beyond the terrace, the large communal pool and separate children’s pool is situated alongside a fantastic lawn, creating a beautiful contrast between lush green grass and the vibrant blue skies above.

The Quinta do Mar complex offers very private holiday apartments near the sea and is very secure.

Apartment Cedar is ideal for both family vacations or for a group of friends wanting to explore the local area together. Ideally situated next to world renowned golf courses of Quinta do Lago and Vale de Lobo and within walking distance to the beach, there is plenty for everyone to enjoy. This tranquil and charming ground floor luxury holiday apartment will ensure that you have an unforgettable self-catering holiday in the Algarve that you will want to revisit time and time again.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews



  • 5 of 5

It was wonderful. We enjoyed it very much.

Thank you all the team.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5* plus!!

  • 5 of 5

It was everything we hoped for and more!! This appartment and location is as close to heaven as can be! And Kayleigh /JES prop, made everything so easy and made the whole holliday just perfect! We'll be back;)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Would have been perfection except for the beds!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the apartment and the space we had. The kitchen only lacked a cafeteria as it was difficult finding the right coffee products for the filter machine and pod machine, but that's a minor detail. You need a car really, although the taxi service was fantastic costing between €11 and €16 one way to the places we visited. The grounds and swimming pool were amazing. The walk to the beach took 5 mins down a dusty road, so sensible footwear needed. The bar/restaurant on the beach was very nice but there is not very much else within walking distance. The big issue for us was the beds. They were too hard for either of us to sleep on. We would book again now if not for that. Mattress toppers or new mattresses would make this apartment 5* luxury, a good nights sleep is important. JES were fantastic! Kayleigh organised everything from taxis to shopping when we arrived. I would deal with this company again. Quinta shopping, Casa de Quinta and Vale de lobo are all great places within easy reach of the apartment and well worth a visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro (FAO) at 19.8 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Izzy's (on the beach - Praia do Garrao) at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Lisbon (Lisboa) at 250 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Sao Lourenco Golf Club at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Loule Train Station at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 22.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Restaurant 2 Passos (on the beach) at 250 Metres Nearest Beach : Ançao Beach at 250 Metres Car: recommended

Located on the outskirts of Quinta do Lago.

In a fantastic location between Quinta do Lago and Vale de Lobo, there are many facilities and local attractions in the area.

With an average of 3000 hours of sunshine, the Algarve offers a wealth of all year round activities designed to make your holiday unforgettable, whether you are a golfer or not! Your holiday here can be as active and varied as you choose, with Quinta do Lago, Vilamoura and Vale do Lobo offering a wide range of sports and leisure activities, catering for the whole family.

Zoomarine Albufeira - Educational Entertainment at Oceanographic Park

The park is based around Life in the Oceans with daily shows featuring dolphins, seals, sea lions and macaws. Sharks, turtles, exotic and water birds, crocodiles and tropical fish also have their own exhibitions. If you tire of all the wildlife, relax by or swim in the large family-friendly swimming pool.

Karting Almancil - For budding Formula 1 drivers.

Almancil Karting circuit is the ideal place to practise your driving skills with a testing course engineered by Ayrton Senna and which provides fun and excitement for all the family.

Bird Watching, Retail Therapy: The Ria Formosa is one of Portugal's most important protected wetlands, being a designated Ramsar site and a Zone of Special Protection that includes the Nature Park of the Ria Formosa, which covers an area of 14.000 hectares and a stop-over for hundreds of different species of birds, such as Black-necked Grebe, the Purple Swamp-hen and the Greater Flamingo during the Spring and Autumn migratory periods.

There are several places where you can get your Retail Therapy; the traditional Algarvean Gypsy Markets sell everything from decorative tiles to high quality towels. Nearest to São Lourenço, and located at the entrance to Quinta do Lago, Quinta Shopping is an attractive area of 10.000m², with more than forty shops which include some top brand names, together with its neighbour Bougainvillea Plaza. Further afield in Guia and Faro, you will find shopping malls with restaurant areas, including McDonalds, etc.

All day Entertainment - Water Parks: Family Golf Park Vilamoura - Super Mini Golf is a recreational and entertainment park aimed at the whole family, where adults and children alike can experience the excitement of the Super Mini-golf and a trip back in time to the days of the Romans.

Slide and Splash Water Park - Estombar - Near Lagôa

Probably the most dangerous rides of the water parks, lots of fun for all the family.

Aqua Show Water and Amusement Park - Quarteira - Near Vila Sol

Lots of things to occupy the whole family, with rides from beginners to the more daring. Otherwise you could walk round the exotic birds section or simply wallow in the wave pool (open all year round).

Aqualand Water Park - Alcantarilha En 125 - Near Porches

Located 15 km from Albufeira, near Armação de Pêra it has six hectares of family fun, including water slides, wave pool, including some unique to Portugal.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
22 Oct 2016 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £267

Optional Jacuzzi Heating is £120 per week.
Maid Service per week:
Low - 1 time per week
Mid - 3 times per week
High - 3 times per week
Peak - 5 times per week

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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Ensuite bathroom to bedroom 1


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, Overlooking terrace towards pool


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering


  • Quinta do Mar complex is very private and secure. Besides the communal pool and children's pool there are gardens to enjoy. The jacuzzi is private and located on Apartment Cedar's spacious terrace. The Atlantic Ocean is just beyond the pine trees. Praia do Ançao is a short 5-10 minute walk away.

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