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Apartment With Pool And Sun Terrace



Updated: 11-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Apartment in Old Town in Albufeira, Central Algarve - Quiet Location Set In Old Town 5 Minutes Walk To Beach

Set in the old town the apartment overlooks the beach and sea. With a glass lift to the front which also looks out to wonderful views. From the poolside you overlook the tiny whitewashed houses with terracotta roofs along the cobbled streets. Just a few minutes away are the restaurants and small shops that the old town has to offer. Whether you want to just relax at the poolside or at the beach, Varandas Do Mar apartment is just what you are looking for. The old town is also near golf courses for those of you wanting exercise. This apartment is ideal for families or couples looking for quiet and relaxing holiday with maybe a round of golf.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

mrs tracy almond
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 March, 2017

2 Reviews

4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)


Location location

  • 4 of 5

Well proportioned apartment less than five to the escalators that lead down to fishermens beach. Holiday with the grandkids 8 & 10 who appeared to find the bunk beds in the second bedroom comfortable. Having the washing machine was a godsend as we did not have to bring so many clothes. All enjoyed the on site swimming pool and had no problem obtaining sunned. Pool and balcony overlooked the beach and the old town. Thought the apartment was extremely good value. The only negative of staying in the old town was noise of revellers going home in the early hours of the morning, we love having the patio doors open through the night.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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lovely holiday, great apartment!!

  • 5 of 5

myself , my husband and 3 kids stayed for 8 days, clean spacious apt, beautiful views, and so close to the old town, lovely clean spacious pool area too. hope to be back next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Beach : fishermans beach at 500 Metres Car: necessary


You are just 5 minutes walk from the lovely sandy beach, which also offers some good boat rides from full day trips to just 1 hour.


You will fly into Faro airport which is about 30 mins drive from the apartment. There are taxis right outside the airport. We do not think you need a car because everything is right on your door step.


Faro is the capital of the Algarve, with good shopping, a picturesque little harbour, a museum and a lovely park by the waterfront.

Loule is an inland market town where on Saturdays local farmers gather to sell fruit and vegetables. Just about everything possible can be bought at this market. Well worth a visit but it is about 20 mins drive.

Silves is about 20 minutes drive, it is dominated by a large castle and overlooks countryside full of oranges and lemons.

Further Details:

Portimao is one of the largest shopping centres in the Algarve and is about 30 minutes drive away, however there are goods shops and restaurants in Albufeira and plenty of supermarkets in walking distance. There are two water parks closeby 'Slide and Splash' and 'Aqualand'. We can recommend both of these parks whether you have children or not. You are also close to Zoomarine, again a good day out.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
rate 4
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please telephone first for a booking form which needs to been sent back within 7 days with a non refundable £50 deposit per week. Also a £100 refundable deposit is required - this will be returned when you arrive home, provided there are no damage or breakages in the apartment. The rest of the balance needs to be payed in full 4 weeks before holiday date.

Changeover Day:
The changeover date is quite flexible. This can be discussed at booking time.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Special rates for couples wanting to go for 3 weeks plus in winter months. Please ring for these details.

£50 per week non refundable deposit when booking made. the balance due 4 weeks before travel date plus £100 returnable bond if no damage or breakage's

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 11-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach


  • duty free shops
  • restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Newly fitted Bathroom with bath and free standing shower, sink with drawers underneath, toilet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed and pine fitted wardrobes and draws. also air con Bedroom 2 is single room with bunk beds and single wardrobe. A futher two bedsettees in the lounge area. also with air con


  • Balcony
  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment is ideal for families and couples looking for the quiet holiday or just a round of golf. The apartment has air conditioning in main bedroom and living room, heater and fans in living room. Outside: The apartment has an outside terrace which overlooks the sea , it also has a patio table and chairs. There is a large shared swimming pool which has a shallow end. There are two sun terraced areas at either end of the apartments. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron and ironing board, cleaning equipment eg. sweeping brush, mop and bucket. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen is included in the price and the apartment is clean before you arrive, if you require extra cleaning while you are there than this can be arrange and an extra cost.

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