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Apartment With Excellent Sea And Mountain Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Dec-2016
Apartment in Alvor, Western Algarve - Peaceful Location 800 Metres From The Beach

Spacious and well furnished 3 bedroom and 3 bathroom south facing apartment on top (2nd) floor of attractive building in small low-rise complex with shared pool and tennis court, close to Alvor beaches. The ceilings are high which make it cool in summer and the beamed ceiling and feature fire place with wood-burning stove in the living room make it cosy in winter. Attractive entrance patio with hand painted tiles. Large verandas with beautiful and relaxing views to the sea and mountains. 10 minutes walk to the nearest beach. Close to village amenities (600 mts) and major town (4km) of Portimão. Regular bus service to Portimão/Praia da Rocha. Located between the two golf courses at Alto (3km) and Penina (7km).The apartment is fully licensed with the local Council under the Alojamento Local scheme which ensures compliance with safety standards.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French, German, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks for letting us stay at your apartment, you have a beautiful property that is spacious and clean with everything we needed. we had a fantastic time in Alvor and I can definitely say we will be returning in the future.Once again thank you for helping make our holiday special.Kind regards.Gareth and family. Aug 2014

Hi Helena, Had a wonderful time in Alvor and your apartment, just for your info I have broken the small ... .Look forward to booking with you again loved it thank you. Helen B - Aug 2014

The apartment was in a superb position within excellent walking distance from the town.We were most impressed with the size and the fact that we all had our own bathrooms.We enjoyed the privacy of the pool, the balconies at the front which had the sun most of the day and the views were spectacular.We’ll be back!Sheila-Sept 2010

Just thought I'd drop you a note to say that we all thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in Alvor which was made more pleasurable by the standard and of the location of your apartment. Each morning it was a pleasure to get out of bed and see that blue sea.I'm missing it already!Steve -Aug 2008

Now that we have come back down to earth from our marvellous holiday, thought we would send a huge thank you for letting us use your apartment in Alvor.We couldn't have wished for better.Nic-Aug 08

Just arrived back from our stay.We really had a very good holiday in your well-equipped apartment: almost continuous sunshine: everyone we met were so friendly... Alan-March 2007
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3 Reviews

4.7
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

4

Perfect for our requirements

  • 4 of 5

Completely met our expectations, easy to find and fully serviceable. Had a lovely stay - thank you. Loved Alvor and will be back again

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent holiday apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Helena's apartment. She provided excellent, prompt communication before the trip and this made for an easy, relaxing holiday. We found the apartment clean, spacious and with every convenience to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. (I have to mention the drying area for the wet costumes and towels at the end of the day was especially convenient).

Our kids (9 and 6 years ) were thrilled with the pool, made friends with the other children and we were very happy with how accessible the property was to the shops, restaurants and the beach.

We had endless sunshine and enjoyed day trips out on a Catamaran and to Splash and Slide.

As a family we always like to try new places to visit, but I can see the appeal of why families would return and would definitely recommend the property and Alvor to others.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a great 10 days in Alvor. The apartment is clean spacious and in an ideal location being within walking distance of the beach and bars and restaurants. The bus stop is just outside so we didn't bother with car hire and we were able to get around. The pool was just a very short distance away and very quiet. All in all we would recommend the apartment without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 60 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Alvor at 600 Metres Nearest Golf : Alto Golf at 2 Kilometres Nearest Train : Portimão at 4 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Alvor at 600 Metres Nearest Beach : Alvor at 800 Metres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Several excellent beaches close by. Alvor beach is 800m in front of apartment (10min walk) which is very safe for children, has various beach restaurants and facilities. Sailing, fishing and diving are local activities and can be booked in Alvor harbour promenade.

Travel:

Faro airport is an easy 45 minute drive away, mainly motorway. Car rental is advisable but not essential. Good taxi and public transport services available. The Alvor / Portimão-Praia da Rocha buses run every 10 minutes and stop next to the apartment.

Distances:

Alvor village about 600m distance. Portimão approximately 4km. and Praia da Rocha (well known resort with beaches, casino, marina etc.) about 5km. Within 30 minutes, you reach Lagos, Monchique, Silves and several other places of interest. Lisbon is 2h30m distant by car and there is a very good bus or train connection for a one or two days trip.

Further Details:

Alvor is an attractive fishing village with many restaurants, banks, chemists, a daily market, supermarkets, newspaper and souvenir shops. Down by the harbour there is an elegant promenade where several boat trips are available. There you can find several restaurants serving fresh grilled fish as well as more sophisticated ones for a special night dinner! A short evening stroll for a pleasant night time atmosphere! The Zoo Marine, where you will be able to swim with dolphins and two Water Parks are a short drive from Alvor and children will enjoy a great day of thrills leaving the parents to relax a little.

Only 20 Km away are the mountains of Monchique with its spa and thermal water, where you can enjoy a fantastic view in a cooler mountain climate while enjoying the famous piri-piri grilled chicken or regional almond cakes! Silves and Lagos are two other towns worth visiting and a short drive away. In case of an emergency, there is a 24hours service private hospital right next to the apartment.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rate 9
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£377
for 5 nights
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£75
 
 
Rate 1
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£377
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£75
 
 
Rate 2
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£460
for 5 nights
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£92
 
 
Rate 3
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£703
for 7 nights
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£100
 
 
Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£820
for 7 nights
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£117
 
 
Rate 6
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£703
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£100
 
 
Rate 8
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£460
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£92
 
 
Rate 9
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£377
for 5 nights
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£75
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£419
for 5 nights
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£84
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We request a 50% deposit paid with written confirmation of the booking. Balance due 4 weeks before arrival date.Payment by cheque or bank transfer either in Euro or Pound Sterling. All bank transfer charges are the client's responsibility. A € 100 deposit against damage might be requested.
Minimum 5 days stay.

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

Notes on prices:
A 7th bed will be charged at 10% of the daily rate. To confirm booking we ask for 50% of the total value, the remaining being payable at least 4 weeks before arrival. Special prices if the apartment is occupied by two people only out of peak season and also for long stays - please contact owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 125 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom with bath/shower over, wc, bidet and vanity unit. Towel rail heather. Second bathroom with shower, hand basin and wc. Third (en-suite) bathroom with shower, hand basin and wc.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, fitted wardrobes and south facing veranda. Standing fan. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, fitted wardrobes and small veranda. Z-bed. Standing fan. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and fitted wardrobes and en-suite bathroom. Standing fan.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Wi-Fi: mobile wireless “hot-spot” with credit available equivalent to 5 hours of internet navigation. We ask for 50% to confirm booking and the remaining 4 weeks before arrival. All bank charges are the clients responsability. During winter months electricity will be charged according to meters reading. Electric oil filled heaters in all bedrooms and living room. Standing fans in all rooms and living room. Towel rail heather in one of the bathrooms. The apartment is located on the top floor (2nd) of a building with no lift. Extra bed will be charged at 10% of the daily rate. A baby travel cot can be supplied free of charge but no linen or bath towel supplied for baby. Utility Room: Clothes washing machine located in 2nd bathroom. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included - please bring your own beach/pool towels. Change of linen and cleaning once per week. Other: Attractive private entrance patio with hand painted decorative tiles.

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