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A luxury Studio Apartment, front line location, minutes from the beach.

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Updated: 25-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 3
  • 0 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Beautifully furnished and fully equipped ground floor studio, sleeps 2 / 3

Fully air-conditioned studio apartment with a main living room which doubles as bedroom, with large comfortable sofa bed, converts in seconds into a bed. There is an electrically inflatable air-bed available which can accommodate a third adult sleeper and in addition we can supply a cot for a younger child or infant, if required. The room is open plan into the kitchen, a custom-built polished stone breakfast bar provides for dining. The bathroom has a 2-head shower fitted with massage and spray jets. The elegant kitchen is fully equipped with large fridge freezer, electric cooker with sleek, modern & safe induction hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster, full range of utensils, crockery and glassware. The modern TV can display free-view English channels, and a host of other channels as well as Portugese TV. There is a DVD player with several DVD's for guests viewing. The apartment is tastefully furnished in a cream/black colour scheme, with co-ordinated curtains, rug, and matching side tables and table lamps. Double sliding doors open onto a small balcony. Both main room and kitchen windows are fitted with electrically operated louvred covers. There is an easily accessible clean pool within the block. WiFi is available for guests use.

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About the Owner

Nick Mullan
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

16 Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)


Pretty perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our holiday to this apartment was practically perfect in every way!!.... From the very first emails with the owner and then great face to face customer service from Hilde who is just at the end of the phone whenever you desire (either by text or call) to the location of the clean apartment ... Directly on the seafront, close to some excellent restaurants and lovely little shops. Well maintained, beautiful apartment block. Pool has views to die for but beach is even better (approximately 1 minute walk) , great family location or for couples of any age. We were on 'Family Moon' - myself, new husband and 6 year old daughter. There was a fold up armchair for our daughter and also a very large single blow up bed which she preferred. The kitchen is very well equipped and has a clean new feel about it. We were hardly in to use TV but it worked fine and also had great music selection. Plenty of towels and bedlinen. The bins are a 2 minute walk away, where you can do all your recycling and get rid of all your rubbish every day. Hilde helped us to book up an amazing boat trip from albufeira harbour and a visit to Zoo marine with private transfer. And was also at the end of the phone to our every whim. All in all we were very lucky to find Nick and his apartment. An accurate description of apartment, facilities and location. With great correspondence from the owner. An amazing holiday in mid August and great value for money . Well done keep up the great work !! We are definitely coming back!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic place and location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the apartment, it exceeded our expectations. We were prepared for a studio flat quite close to the beach in a small town but were very pleased to find our proximity to both the sea and local amenities was minimal.

We can't say enough about the beautiful beach we visited every day.

As for the property itself it was incredibly comfortable, even the bed was not an issue. All the essentials you would hope for and even a decent book collection.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely short break in a perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I were lucky enough to find this apartment at relatively short notice for 3 nights when we happened to be child free. It was exactly as had been described and was perfect for our holiday requirements. The pre-holiday communication including the booking of transfers etc was excellent (as were the Yellowfish drivers!) and the welcome from Hilde was great. The apartment was perfectly clean on our arrival and had everything we needed and more. We ate out all the time but the kitchen was beautiful and as a keen cook, I would have found it easy and a pleasure to use if we had been there longer. The pool was lovely and the proximity to the restaurants and shops in the town was fabulous. We ate at the Azul one evening, which was the most romantic restaurant I'd ever been to! And breakfast at the Cigale also boasted amazing sea views. We visited Albefeira and Villamoro during our short stay and both resorts had lovely restaurants and lots to offer. The marina at Villamoro was especially nice one evening. I would definitely recommend this apartment, set in a lovely little resort, as the perfect getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Not Luxury Just Basic

  • 2 of 5

This is a very basic small studio apartment. The location is great and the pool is nice. The TV didn't work and there wasn't a garbage can, but we made due with the movies that were provided and a plastic garbage sack after we went to the grocery store. The beach is close but there are quite a few stairs, for us it was totally fine, but if you have a hard time with stairs, this place isn't probably for you. The towels were rough and one of the sheets had blood stains on it. All and all the apartment was just OK. Definitely not luxury...

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Regarding the points raised by this guest: The TV works fine provided the instructions are followed. A new rubbish bin for the kitchen has now been provided, there is already a rubbish bin in the bathroom. Access to the beach via the wooden steps is shown clearly on the photos, but there is a lift available (entrance right outside my apartment) which goes to the lower levels if guests prefer. We have recently bought new linen and towels for guests use.
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ideal for a couple

  • 4 of 5

Everything you need for a comfortable stay. The surrounding coastline is incredibly beautiful and all just a short walk from the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ideal modern apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely modern studio apartment, ideal for a couple with everything you need including wifi & lots of British TV channels. Great location just minutes from beach & main town area & olhos de agua is a beautiful place very relaxing. Lovely pool area - nice & peaceful & well looked after. Apartment owner very nice & helpful. Overall we had a brilliant holiday here & would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 200 Metres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 30 Kilometres Nearest Train : Albufeira at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Via do Infante at 15 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : Olhas D'Agua at 200 Metres Car: not necessary

The apartment block, Verandas do Mar, overlooks the delightful beaches of Olhas D'Agua. There are plenty of amenities on the same level, within a couple of minutes walk of the apartment. Mini-markets, bars, restaurants, post office, and specialist wine shop are very close by. The nearest beach is a 3-minutes stroll, with pretty views to the right as you descend. Several excellent restaurants are sited on or near the beach as well as bars, shops and cafes. Less than 10 minutes walk away are a larger supermarket and local Portugese market as well as more shops, bars and restaurants.For more lively night life, with clubs, live music, etc. Albufeira strip (Montechora) is a short bus or taxi ride away.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
High Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Low season
1 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

A £100 breakages deposit is required while making a booking. This is normally fully refunded upon satisfactory inspection of the apartment after the stay. Rental price includes, meet and greet, clean towels and linen, cleaning before and after stay. Weekly clean for longer term rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Budget


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • The double-head shower is fitted with massage and spray jets.


  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Living room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The apartment is a studio, which has a main living room which doubles as a bedroom. A comfortable sofa-bed converts in seconds to a large, sturdy double bed. An electrically inflatable air-bed is available to accommodate a third adult sleeper. In addition, a cot can be made available for a younger child or infant.


  • Balcony


  • Self-catering


  • Communal pool within apartment block.

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