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Luxury apartments with pool, sea views & garden in peaceful location. - Orquidea



Updated: 13-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online



The Orquidea is the largest apartment of Vivenda Johanna and has two stories. On the ground-floor there are two bedrooms and two complete bathrooms, one ensuite. On the first floor a spacious living room, a dining area, a modern kitchen and a third complete bathroom. The Orquidea is furnished with care and taste. The cosy living room has a lounge suite with sofa-bed, a dining area, satellite TV, DVD and MP3 player with USB connection, radio with CD, Wifi internet access, books and a gasfire for winter heating. The kitchen is modern and well equipped with ceramic-cooker, oven, refrigerator, microwave, fruit-squeezer, water-cooker, coffee-machine, blender, sandwich-maker, toaster etc.The Orquidea has a covered terrace by the pool with table and chairs. The terrace on the first floor has an awning, a table, chairs, sunbeds and a sun-umbrella. You have a magnificent panoramic sea view from both the terrace and the living room. Your apartment is cleaned twice a week. All linen is provided.

About the property

Vivenda Johanna

Vivenda Johanna, a small paradise situated on the picturesque rock coast of 'Porto de Mos', is an exquisite holiday residence for the lover of tranquillity, nature, pure air, clean sand beaches and a personal service. The 6 apartments of Vivenda Johanna are are placed in a 6000 square meters property, with a magnificent natural environment. In the garden you will find besides the many flowers and trees also a pond with fishes and an aviary. Around the beautiful pool lies a large sun terrace with mosaic work. From the pool you have a breathtaking view over the vast Atlantic Ocean. The apartments are different from each other in size and shape but they have all the same high quality. From your own private terrace you can enjoy the garden and the magnificent sea view. On the beach of 'Porto de Mos' you'll find some typical Portuguese restaurants. Only 2 Km away lies the old and picturesque town-centre of Lagos with its fish-harbour and marina. You can find several golf courses nearby.

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About the Owner

Joke Kwarts
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Dutch
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2017

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Included in the price are gas, water, electricity, WiFi internet access and the washing and ironing of your personal laundry. Your apartment is cleaned twice a week. All linen is provided (not including beach towels). The towels are changed twice a week and fresh bed linen is provided once a week. Gas for heating of the apartment is not included.

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(1 traveller reviews)


Excelente apartamento

  • 5 of 5

Um lugar muito bonito, frente para o mar, numa distância pequena para a praia, apartamento muito agradável, decoração de bom gosto. Piscina grande, e um jardim belíssimo. Tive umas férias calma e reconfortante na Vivenda Johanna.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro airport at 80 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Boa Vista at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lagos at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : 2 restaurants on the beach of Porto de Mos at 150 Metres Nearest Beach : Porto de Mos, Lagos at 150 Metres Car: recommended

The quiet and intimate beach of `Porto de Mós` is surrounded by the famous Algarve rock-formations and is only a 2 minutes walk away. At the beach you'll find some typical Portuguese restaurants with cosy terraces.

Lagos has 2 daily fresh food markets (fish, meat, vegetables, and fruit), 4 main supermarkets and plenty of interesting shops and restaurants. ATM machines are to be found in numerous locations as well as in the leading bank offices. Good health care service is available. Tennis courts and horse riding are in the neighbourhood. Activity parks like 'Slide and Splash' are all within a 30 minutes drive, the Lagos zoo at 15 minutes. You can also enjoy boat trips either along the coast or up the river to Silves with its beautiful castle.

The area is truly a golfer's paradise. Four golf courses are within a few minutes drive: Boa Vista 5 mins drive away, Palmares Golf 15 mins drive away, Penina courses 20 mins drive away, parque da Floresta 20 mins drive away.


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Luxury


  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • The bathrooms are spacious with wash-stand, wc, bidet and a spacious shower. There is also an electrical hairdryer.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • In the bedroom you will find two single beds (twin, box spring 2m.)


  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Your apartment is cleaned twice a week. All linen is provided (not including beach towels). The towels are changed twice a week and fresh bed linen is provided once a week. The washing and ironing of your personal laundry is included in the rental price. Vivenda Johanna has been built so, that you need not worry about privacy. From your own terrace, with table, chairs, sunbeds and sun-umbrellas you can enjoy the garden and the magnificent view. Around the pond and the pool you have free wifi-internet access.

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