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Large Lux 2 Bed Property-Private garden & sea views beside golf/beach, Free Wifi

Overview

Property

Updated: 19-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious duplex apartment, 130 m², sleeps 4, Free WIFI

Furnished to a very high standard, this superb 2-bedroom duplex apartment is situated in the prestigious Clube Do Vau, just a stones throw from picturesque Vau beach & 3km from the centre of Alvor. The duplex boasts spectacular sea views & a beautiful private sun-drenched garden. The property is very spacious and beautifully decorated, with the main living area leading out into the garden, ideal for sun downers and al fresco dining. The large kitchen consists of an American Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Microwave, Electric Hob & Oven, Toaster etc. The large south-facing en-suite master bedroom with King size bed opens onto a large balcony overlooking the private garden with fantastic sea views, the perfect place for a romantic breakfast. For Golf enthusiasts Alto golf , an 18 hole, par 72 golf course, designed by the late Sir Henry Cotton, is located just beside the apartment complex and the Championship Course at Penina is just a 10 minute drive away.

Competitive car hire is available locally.

Bookings: A booking deposit will be required to secure your reservation.

More Details

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Derek Doyle
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2017

15 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

5

Amazing honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

We're just back from our honeymoon and had a fantastic time. Derek made all the arrangements really easy for us and even provided a few special treats for our arrival which were greatly appreciated! The apartment is really clean, lots bigger than it looks in the photos and really private.

We had everything we needed in the apartment - fresh towels, bed linen, sun loungers, patio furniture, BBQ, huge fridge freezer...plus plenty of supermarkets nearby for food etc.

Maggie met us in Alvor (we didn't get too lost!) and led us the correct way to the apartment, and couldn't have been more helpful...giving taxi numbers etc...really lovely woman.

We were first-timers to Portugal and took great delight in exploring the seafood restaurants in Alvor (and a few pubs too of course!). We rented scooters from Praia de Rocha and headed out to the mountains and also went to Sagres which was really nice (very windy!). A great location to see lots of Portugal from and plenty to do if you just want to chill out. I really recommend the sunset champagne cruise that leaves from Alvor harbour.

Definitely recommend hiring a car if you're going at the height of summer heat. There's underground parking provided...it was too hot to walk any great distance so the car really got used even for short trips to the shops.

All in all a great place, we can't wait to come back for a second honeymoon soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Apartment, Highly Recommended

  • 5 of 5

Walking through the door, first impressions are that the property is better described as a house than an apartment. Situated in a lovely quiet community only 5-10 mins walk to the nearest beach. When the tide is right you csn walk from Praia du Vau all the way to Praia de Rocha, and back again...Beautiful beaches and scenery!

The apartment itself was very clean, with spacious living & dining area, fully equipped kitchen with all the appliances. The bedrooms and bathrooms upstairs also impressed. all with modern and tasteful decor. The main bedroom balcony was perfect for breakfast al-fresco while enjoying the ocean view.

The private garden is well kept and ensured we had our own space to relax in the sun, on the loungers provided, and the built in garden BBQ was a great feature for some beautiful sunset dining.

Free Wi-Fi and smart Samsung TV meant we could log into our Netflix account which I'm sure would be an added bonus for any families with young kids. There's also satellite TV with a selection of English speaking channels. The property somehow manages to keep comfortably cool without the help of air con. The temperature reached up to 32°C on our visit and the apartment was always a cool retreat from the sun.

The neighbouring town of Alvor is a must visit, fantastic restaurants and bars along the narrow cobblestone streets.

I would recommend hiring a car, as day trips to nearby Sagres & Lagos are well worth it. The underground parking ensures the car isn't baking in the days heat!

Can't recommend enough, this was our 3rd occasion staying here and we are eagerly looking forward to our 4th.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

The overall impression was very good and the garden was lovely. I

  • 4 of 5

The only negatives were it could have been abit cleaner in certain places. There was dirty pans, knives and forks and cupboards could have done with a wipe over. It's the sort of thing that in your own home you know it's your dirt but in someone else's home you find offensive. Also the tv didn't have any info. Otherwise it's such a great place.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A GOOD FIND!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Portugal and the Algarve area and we couldn’t have found a better place to stay. The apartment is located in a quiet community just a five minute walk from the beach (Praia Vau). It is well maintained, clean and spacious. What made the apartment stand out is its southern exposure, private garden and patio, and a balcony off the master bedroom where one could sit and enjoy the ocean view during happy hour! With the decor being in neutral tones, the apartment was bathed in sun light from dawn to dusk. There is a well equipped kitchen, again with an ocean view. If one enjoys walking then there are stunning views from the cliffside paths and beaches/boardwalks, to the town of Alvor in one direction and to the Portimao mariner in the other. Restaurants en route for that morning coffee or lunch. For golf lovers, there is a course just up the road, again easy to walk to. Free wi-fi, and the underground parking were a plus. There are three grocery stores a five or so minute drive away. Derek (the owner) and Magia (who greeted us with the keys) were both accommodating and helpful. We would thoroughly recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Great location, great ameneties.

We spent one week here and we wanted more

Great having breakfast in the garden

The beaches nearby were fantastic, also Alvor the next town has great places to eat or drink.

We will be back for sure

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Ruhiges, großes Appartment in Strandnähe

  • 5 of 5

Freundlicher und zuverlässiger KONTAKT.

Das APPARTMENT ist wie auf den Fotos geschmackvoll eingerichtet, ordentlich und sauber. Es ist gut ausgestattet, geräumig und hell, mit einem schönen, kleinen Garten und Meerblick vom Balkon aus. Inklusive Parkplatz in der Tiefgarage.

Die LAGE ist sehr ruhig und der Strand fußläufig in ca. 10 Minuten erreichbar.

Absolut empfehlenswert – DANKE an Derek und Magia!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro International Airport at 70 Kilometres Nearest Train : Portimao at 5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Portimao at 2 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 700 Metres

Alvor is a small fishing village 5 kms west of Portimão and only 40 minutes from Faro airport. If you are looking for a traditional unspoilt location, for a peaceful holiday, with fantastic beaches, then this is the place to come. The traditional cottages, cobbled streets & picturesque harbour area give Alvor its unique charm & quaintness. Today Alvor is renowned for its superb beaches; the best sandy beaches in the Algarve. The area is a golfer’s paradise with the Championship course at Penina, Alto & Gramacho all within a 5-10 minute drive & over 25 top class courses within one hours drive. You could try the jeep safari into the Monchique mountain range or the international marinas at Lagos & Portimao. There are a number of historic places worth a visit including Lagos, Silves & Loule. Also there are water parks & the marine zoo nearby. For those seeking late night action Praia de Rocha is a 5 minute taxi drive (approx€5) & has casinos and lots of late night bars & discos.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£531
for 7 nights
£531
 
 
July - August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£707
for 7 nights
£707
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£531
for 7 nights
£531
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£472
for 7 nights
£472
 
 
Nov 17-Apr 18
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£413
for 7 nights
£413
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£472
for 7 nights
£472
 

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Luxury

General

  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 130 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, With ensuite bathroom & large balcony with sea views
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have great storage

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • Private car parking is available in a secure underground car park and there is also ample parking available outside the apartment complex. The apartment must be vacated by 11 am on departure day. Arrivals after 3 pm on change over days to allow for apt cleaning.