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Award Winning Apartments on the Beach most with Sea Views - Estrela



Updated: 06-Sep-2016
2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Beach Apartment most with Sea Views & Large Balconies

Highly acclaimed, multi award winning development, including winner of 'Best Apartment Portugal' by The International Property Awards.

Porto De Mós overlooks the 1.5 km white sand beach of Porto De Mós which is amongst one of the most sought after areas in the Algarve. This development boasts exceptional specification set on the hillside above & only minutes walk from the beach.

The bustling center of nearby Lagos is only 3 km drive and offers countless attractive restaurants, high quality shopping and a vibrant night life with clubs and bars to suit all tastes.

Porto De Mos is ideally situated to take advantage of the western Algarve's exceptional golf courses and facilities as well as other outdoor activities including surfing and fishing with sea fishing trips leaving from Lagos marina several times a day.

The beach offers first class facilities and is popular with the local and visiting Portuguese and it is home to two quality restaurants & a further Michelin guide restaurant; all within a few minutes walk of the development.

The apartment is air conditioned and fitted to a very high standard with solid oak finishes, en-suite bathroom, shower room, high spec Danish fully equipped kitchen, ample storage and 2 private balconies. Situated within this small low rise gated community with large swimming pool & child's pool, landscaped walled gardens & private gated parking. Both pool & gardens are fully lit in the evenings allowing for romantic dinners on the balconies in the warm evenings

Registo nºs 5128/AL 5164/AL 5192/AL 5157/AL 5121/AL

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Details for holiday apartment Estrela, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Pool & garden view beach apartment located only a few minutes walk to the beach with air conditioning fitted to a very high standard including solid oak finishes, high spec equipped Danish kitchen, 2 bathrooms including separate shower room and 2 large private balconies. Situated on the 1st floor of this small low rise gated community with large clover shaped swimming pool, landscaped gardens & private gated parking. This property is ideal for families with children due to the separate children's pool and secure walled & gated gardens. The pool & gardens are fully lit in the evenings for romantic alfresco dining on the verandas in the warm evenings. The beach & ocean plus many fine restaurants are minutes walk away. Taxis are abundant in the area & can be called for from the apartment, costing around €7 into town, buses run frequently to the town Center (& beyond) from the beach if a car is not desired

Registo nº 5128/AL

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Having lived in Portugal most of my adult life & loving this part of the Algarve, especially Lagos, Porto de Mós was the obvious choice as it still retains its typical Portuguese charm and as this is where I live it seemed the right choice to provide high quality holidays right here

Speaks English, Portuguese

14 Reviews

based on 14 holidaymaker reviews


First class standard of apartment, great views and excellent facilities. Everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

Carla and John were excellent and really helped to make our stay comfortable. Great communication initially to help us make our choice. Would definitely recommend and would return to stay again in Lagos. VIP taxis were also excellent to and from the Airport, and were recommended by John, local taxis were available in minutes and very reasonable.

Walking distance to the beach, and the beach bars are highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Good quality accommodation in an excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Booking and communication with the property agent John Griffiths was timely and straightforward. We were notified a couple of days before our stay that the apartment had suffered a water leak and that there would be a delay of a day before we could access the apartment to allow for repairs. No problem John checked with us that we were happy with an alternative apartment next door for one night. On arrival we were met by john and a colleague at the agreed time and shown to our apartment. It was first class accommodation of a very high standard. The following day at the agreed time we were transferred to the apartment we had booked and this was of a similarly high standard with sea/beach views from the lounge and one bedroom. A minor niggle was there was some weekday building work on the back side of the accommodation where some further apartments were being built. We did not notice it when in the apartment but on occasions could hear noise when using the pool. The location of the apartment was excellent. Just a very short walk down to a lovely sandy beach with a couple of restaurants and only a three minute drive into Lagos old town which we thought was beautiful. All in all a wonderful stay - we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great holiday, fantastic location, a must stay if coming to Lagos, we WILL be returning. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, modern, stylish and convenient to the beach

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in Lagos, especially the accommodations. The condo was very new, modern conveniences, and appliances. The rooms were spacious with vey nice bathrooms. The porch looking over the pool made for a great breakfast setting.every morning. There was convenient parking for our rental car with easy access. The washer/dryer eliminated any concerns about having dirty clothes to deal with. It was only a short walk to a beautiful beach, snack bar and a restaurant. It was a short drive into town and was within a short distance of a well supplied supermarket, Intermarche. It was also in close proximity to major thoroughfares which made it easy to explore local towns and historical sites. For us, golf was a priority and we found 3 superb courses within a 15 minute drive. John's people were helpful upon arrival and responding to questions we may have had. It is quite residential which makes it attractive for those with children or the desire for a more relaxing vacation.

We were very pleased with our overall experience and our first introduction to Portugal.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous apartments

  • 5 of 5

These apartments are in a quiet area with a private pool, which wasn't busy even at this peak time of year. the beach is a short walk away with a couple of great restaurants. The owner, John, is very helpful and we were met in person, even though we arrived at about 10.30pm. the apartments are exactly as described and the John is very easy to communicate with and will go out of his way to help during your stay. The wifi is worth having and is very quick - we had 4 mobile devices which all worked very well during our stay. The apartments are well looked after, very clean and well equipped. I highly recommend staying here!! We were a family of four, with daughters aged 14 & 11 who really enjoyed the pool and the beach!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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High quality family friendly apartment

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment furnished to the highest standard. Very well-equipped kitchen for family use (dishwasher, microwave, large fridge-freezer) and the owner provided a cot and highchair on request so absolutely perfect for a family holiday.

We spent most of our time on the lovely balcony overlooking the pool – a lounger was perfectly placed for lunchtime sunbathing on the balcony while the little one slept.

Lovely pool area in the complex and a very short walk to the beach – 5 mins when walking down through a hidden path with lots of steps or approx 7mins when walking via the main road (better with a buggy).

A short drive to Lagos town centre but also conveniently located for easy access to the main road out to Praia da Luz, Sagres etc

We would definitely book again, it felt like a home from home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

The 'location' - almost absolute beach position

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 80 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : O Campimar at 200 Metres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 20 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Boa Vista at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lagos at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 Lagos at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : O Antonio at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Porto de Mós at 150 Metres Car: recommended

These luxury apartments are located on & overlooking the beach of Porto de Mós and within a short distance of Lagos town centre.

There are 2 restaurants on Porto de Mós beach and a further 2 within easy walking distance plus numerous cafés & restaurants around Lagos.

International supermarkets are within a 5 minute drive as is Boa Vista golf course.

Porto de Mós caters for scenic walks along the cliff tops to the nearby village of Luz.

The beach is wind protected and at low tide there are many small rock pools ideal for children. Kayaking, boating & surfing is available on the beach & trips are all day from Lagos Marina & boulevard


Rental rates

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1 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
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July - August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
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1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £150


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From the Owner

The views & the secluded low rise condominium with only 12 apartments (most of which are seldom used & not rented)

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 140 m²


  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • The apartment has 2 bathrooms, namely: an en-suite bathroom and a shower room with a massage shower column


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Each bedroom is air conditioned & has fitted oak wardrobes with the master bedroom having a fitted coded safe


  • Balcony
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • The pool area has ample sun loungers & small tables. The apartment has a parasol for use within the apartment &/or around the pool

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