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Luxury Marina Apartment With Fantastic Views, Lovely Pool & Large Sunny Balcony.

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Beautiful Apartment in Lagos Marina. Perfectly located just a stroll from the restaurants of the Marina, the Old Town and Beach.

Apartment Chic is perfectly located just a stroll from the magical Old Town of Lagos, with its amazing restaurants, beautiful shops and historical buildings. Set in the exclusive Lagos Marina, you will find many fabulous restaurants and bars on your doorstep, an excellent supermarket just across the road plus the best beach in the Algarve within a few minutes' walk. The apartment is beautifully furnished with lots of extras such as flat screen TV's in the lounge & master bedroom, BBC/ITV and Sky channels incl sky sports & movies, Nescafe Dolce coffee machine & a dishwasher. From the stylish lounge, patio doors open out onto a large private balcony which gets the sun from first thing in the morning & offers views of the pool, marina & the beautiful town of Lagos, furnished with dining table, chairs & sun loungers it is the perfect place to relax. A gentle 3 minute stroll brings you to the lovely waterfront restaurants, bars & shops of the marina. Stroll across the marina footbridge and you will find yourself in the enchanting old town of Lagos, steeped in history its streets are a joy to explore. Best location in Lagos, central yet peaceful, car not required. We are happy to provide a discount for bookings of just 2 people and the apartment is available for a long weekends or 3/4 night stays, please ask for a quote. Due to the design and layout of the apartment, we do not feel it is suitable for children under the age of 12 years.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Joanne Sadique
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, German, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Joanne Sadique

Getting away from it all is something my husband and I look to do whenever we have the opportunity! At home in Huddersfield, work and family keep us very busy, it is our trips abroad which keep us going! Time to escape the hectic schedules & the UK weather and fly away to the sunshine! We love sampling the local food and wine at one of the many great restaurants, exploring the historical town and taking leisurely strolls along the beach. We have always sought to stay in high quality accommodation offering the same levels of comfort that we enjoy at home, I can therefore confidently recommend our holiday home, without hesitation, to those who enjoy the little extras and wish to holiday in comfort and style. Quality accommodation in a great location.

Joanne Sadique purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Joanne Sadique chose Lagos region

Once we discovered Lagos we knew this was the place for us, beautiful historical town, best beaches in the Algarve, great restaurants and real Portuguese culture, unspoilt by mass tourism! The town planners have carefully protected the historical buildings, hence Lagos has been able to retain its character & charm. The apartment is set in the exclusive Lagos Marina which is THE best location in Lagos, literally a few minutes walk and you can enjoy the waterfront bars of the marina, fabulous restaurants, shops & amazing Lagos old town. Although it is central, the apartment is private & peaceful ensuring your days & evenings are not disturbed. The pool is fantastic and only for the guests of this small complex. A car is not required.

What makes this apartment unique

We immediately fell in love with the apartment because of its huge balcony with stunning views of the swimming pool, marina and Lagos. Its privileged location as part of the 'award winning' Lagos Marina is a major bonus. We enjoy relaxing on the sun loungers and taking refreshing dips in the lovely pool during the day and then, as the sun goes down, watching the lights of Lagos begin to twinkle from the apartment balcony is a real treat, we then wander into Lagos for an evening meal, a glass of wine and soak up the friendly atmosphere. Furnished and maintained to a very high standard, Apartment Chic is a real home from home, having lots of extras such as BBC/ITV and SKY TV in the lounge and master bedroom, iPod dock and free WiFi. The kitchen includes a coffee machine & dishwasher. We strive to maintain the apartment to the highest of standards as we want our guests to return to Apartment Chic year after year. Available for long weekends and short stays.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We just wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic time and also to say thank you so much for the use of your beautiful apartment. From the moment we walked in the door we felt at home - it was lovely. We've stayed in lots of private accommodation and your apartment is definitely the best yet. Could not fault anything about it - we had the best time. Your management company do a brilliant job of maintaining it, every room was spotless, all the towels and bedding were fresh and clean - we loved it.

You have definitely thought of everything in terms of furnishings, it was very comfortable, light and airy. The balcony was huge and we enjoyed sitting out there and relaxing in the sunshine. Having Sky t.v. was brilliant - it's always nice to have the choice if you want to sit down and watch abit of t.v. before you go out in the evening and having english channels was great. We always like to stay somewhere which feels like home and your apartment definitely made us feel that.
Mar 2005
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Guestbook comments from the manager

We just wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic time and also to say thank you so much for the use of your beautiful apartment. From the moment we walked in the door we felt at home - it was lovely. We've stayed in lots of private accommodation and your apartment is definitely the best yet. Could not fault anything about it - we had the best time. Your management company do a brilliant job of maintaining it, every room was spotless, all the towels and bedding were fresh and clean - we loved it.

You have definitely thought of everything in terms of furnishings, it was very comfortable, light and airy. The balcony was huge and we enjoyed sitting out there and relaxing in the sunshine. Having Sky t.v. was brilliant - it's always nice to have the choice if you want to sit down and watch abit of t.v. before you go out in the evening and having english channels was great. We always like to stay somewhere which feels like home and your apartment definitely made us feel that.
Mar 2005
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12 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

5

Beautiful apartment home from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay in a spacious modern apartment. The balcony overlooks the pool and the complex is wonderful.

Pick up from the airport and access to the apartment was trouble free and got our holiday off to a great start.

The location is five minutes walk from the marina which has an abundance of restaurants. It is also ideal for a walk into the town with its quaint shops and further array of restaurants.

We would certainly return if we go back to Portugal.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic apartment, great location, spotlessly clean. Large balcony and great bedrooms and bathrooms. Lovely pool. Would definitely return

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to hear you and your family enjoyed your stay. I hope you will return to Lagos very soon. Joanne
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5

Excellent choice

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very spacious and well appointed. From the satellite TV packages to every possible appliance in the kitchen the apartment is of very high quality. The location is perfect to explore the town, harbour area and close by beaches. The owner is quite rightly proud of their property and all dealings with them were highly professional. The apartment was spotless and cleaned to very good standards. We would not hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Glen, thank you for your kind words. I am very happy you enjoyed your stay and loved the apartment as much as we do. I hope you will be able to return soon. Very best regards. Joanne.
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5

Lovely property, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the apartment, it is well equipped & unlike a lot of holiday places had everything you needed including the essentials such as sharp knives! The location is great, just a short walk from the marina restaurants/bars but no bar noise. Gorgeous beaches are a short walk & there are loads of restaurant choices in town. Although a car is not necessary it does give access to miles of beautiful Portuguese coastline. Pool water was pretty chilly but I guess that is to be expected in April.

We will definitely be returning to the area & hope to stay in this property again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Will be back

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful centrally located apartment. Clean, well equipped and secure. Arrival was seamless. Owner very responsive to any questions you may have as is the local service. Kitchen is fully outfitted to prepare meals although there are so many restaurants we only cooked once in 7 days! Nice to have a large grocery across the street for snack & beverage items. Short walk from the train station and town center. As you will be told the internet is slow, but not to worry every cafe' has a quick connection. It was not an issue for us. Absolutely no need for a car as public transportation is cheap and convenient.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Apartment Chic. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back. Very best wishes, Joanne.
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5

Two fab weeks never to forget

  • 5 of 5

We were met on arrival as promised and from then on we had a great stay. The apartment is A1.We compared to others there and it wins hands down.Location is second to none with a huge range of eateries. Old town is great but in all honesty the restaurants at the marina are fab and also on your doorstep going back

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your feedback. I hope you will return next year. Joanne.
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Location

From the Owner

Once we discovered Lagos we knew this was the place for us, beautiful historical town, best beaches in the Algarve, great restaurants and real Portuguese culture, unspoilt by mass tourism! The town planners have carefully protected the historical buildings, hence Lagos has been able to retain its character & charm. The apartment is set in the exclusive Lagos Marina which is THE best location in Lagos, literally a few minutes walk and you can enjoy the waterfront bars of the marina, fabulous restaurants, shops & amazing Lagos old town. Although it is central, the apartment is private & peaceful ensuring your days & evenings are not disturbed. The pool is fantastic and only for the guests of this small complex. A car is not required.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 57 Miles Nearest Barpub : 2 minutes walk from the apartment. at 50 Metres Nearest Golf : Palmares and Boavista at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lagos. 5 minutes walk. at 100 Metres Nearest Restaurant : 2 minutes walk from the apartment. at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Meia Praia. 7 minute walk. at 200 Metres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beaches of Lagos are arguably the best in the Algarve! Just a short stroll from the apartment is the stunning 'Meia Praia' beach which boasts 5km's of soft, golden sand stretching as far as the eye can see! A refreshment stop at one of the Beach Bistros is a must. Great for lunch and the best place to watch the fabulous sunsets. The main attraction however is the beautiful & atmospheric old town with a fabulous array of restaurants & shops. There is always something going on in Lagos making it a great place to visit at any time of the year.

Travel:

Many airlines fly from the UK to Faro including: EasyJet, RyanAir, Jet2, Monarch and British Airways. From the airport, the apartment is a pleasant 45 min drive along a quiet motorway. Private airport transfers can be arranged for you, Mr Santana, the driver we use regularly, can meet you in arrivals and take you directly to the apartment. Once there a car is not needed as everything is within walking distance. Should you prefer to hire a car there is ample free parking at the complex.

Distances:

Marina waterfront bars, restaurants & shops a gentle 3 min stroll. Magical Lagos town is only a 10 min stroll. Huge sandy beach an easy 8 min walk. Supermarket just across the road to the rear of the apartment. Train station 5 min walk provides easy access to the whole of the Algarve. Also close by are the beautiful rock formations of Ponta da Piedade & the lovely Dona Ana Beach. Beautiful coastal walks & picture perfect scenery. A perfect base for exploring the area on foot.

Further Details:

Lagos is the jewel of the Algarve, protected by its 16th century walls this picturesque and historical town retains an old world Portuguese charm that oozes culture and heritage. Stylish boutiques, delicious restaurants and pavement cafes line the maze of cobbled streets. The Algarve has a fantastic climate, year round sunshine promising sun drenched days and warm evenings. Spring starts as early as January when delicious almond blossom covers the trees. The long summer months are hot and dry and extend right up to the end of November! The winter months are bright and warm with blue skies, perfect for exploring the beautiful surroundings or simply relaxing and soaking up the winter sun. Even in mid winter lunch can be enjoyed outdoors, either on the apartment balcony or at one of the many restaurants within a short stroll of the apartment, a great escape from the UK weather! The Marina offers a fine selection of restaurants, bars and shops, all of which are open all year round. Also on offer are Boat trips to admire the stunning coastline, dolphin watching & bike hire. The 'Marina Club Spa' offers beauty treatments, gym, indoor pool and jacuzzi. The beautiful old town of Lagos is steeped in history and oozes Portuguese culture, with its narrow cobbled streets and beautiful buildings it retains an old world charm and friendly atmosphere, unspoilt by mass tourism. Eating out is a much loved part of Portuguese life and Lagos offers an abundance of great restaurants offering fresh local cuisine along with fine wines and beers, you really will be spoilt for choice! Apartment 'Chic' is ideal for those who prefer to have the space, privacy & facilities of their own apartment with all amenities on the doorstep.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Late summer
4 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Late summer
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
November
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
2018
7 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Early Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Late Summer 2018
10 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Winter sun 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We actively encourage bookings of just 2 people and are happy to provide a discount to reflect this. Long weekend or 3/4 night stays are welcome. Please get in touch to obtain a quote specific to your requirements.
Apartment Chic is beautifully furnished and maintained to the highest of standards. For the comfort of all our guests, this is a strictly non-smoking property. Due to the design and layout of the apartment, we do not feel it is suitable for children under 12 years. For more photos & info follow the link to 'Owners Website'.
Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure days are flexible. We kindly request that you vacate the apartment at 10.00 on your departure day. Should you require a late checkout please ask at the time of booking, however this is subject to the arrival time of the next guest.
Guests arriving on flights that land after 23.00 hrs at Faro will have an additional £50 added to their stay to cover the 'Out of hours' Meet and Greet service provided by our management team.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

We immediately fell in love with the apartment because of its huge balcony with stunning views of the swimming pool, marina and Lagos. Its privileged location as part of the 'award winning' Lagos Marina is a major bonus. We enjoy relaxing on the sun loungers and taking refreshing dips in the lovely pool during the day and then, as the sun goes down, watching the lights of Lagos begin to twinkle from the apartment balcony is a real treat, we then wander into Lagos for an evening meal, a glass of wine and soak up the friendly atmosphere. Furnished and maintained to a very high standard, Apartment Chic is a real home from home, having lots of extras such as BBC/ITV and SKY TV in the lounge and master bedroom, iPod dock and free WiFi. The kitchen includes a coffee machine & dishwasher. We strive to maintain the apartment to the highest of standards as we want our guests to return to Apartment Chic year after year. Available for long weekends and short stays.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 75 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Walk-in shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1, newly refurbished with walk-in shower, basin with large vanity area, half wall mirror, WC, bidet & hair dryer. Bathroom 2 with walk-in shower, basin with large vanity area, large mirror, WC. Towels provided.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Master bedroom 1 with King-size bed, en-suite bathroom & wall mounted TV. Large fitted wardrobes, full length mirror, dressing table, safe, clock radio and Air-con. Bedroom 2 is furnished with two single beds, fitted wardrobes, dressing table & Air-con.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: On your arrival at the apartment, Corinne, our apartment manager, will be there to greet you and ensure your holiday gets off to a great start. You can contact Corinne at any time during your stay should you need any assistance. We have furnished the apartment to very high standard and it is very much a home from home. Perfectly located in the beautiful Dom Manuel Complex at Lagos Marina, it offers splendid views of the Marina and the Old Town, high quality accommodation and a fine selection of waterfront bars and restaurants just a stroll from your door. From the Marina you can cross the footbridge which links the marina to the atmospheric old town of Lagos. Here you can enjoy the charm and history of the Portuguese culture, fantastic restaurants and friendly atmosphere. The apartment has full air-con and is fitted with a safe. There is an excellent supermarket to the rear of the complex. A car is not required as all Lagos has to offer is within walking distance. Central yet peaceful location. Outside: Apartment Chic is part of the highly acclaimed Dom Manuel complex, it is centrally located within walking distance of the old town yet provides a peaceful and relaxing haven to get away from it all. Guests can enjoy the fantastic swimming pool, beautifully maintained gardens with sun loungers and, being part of the award winning Lagos Marina, you can rest assured the complex is meticulously maintained. There is a great supermarket just across the road to the rear of the apartment selling everything you could possibly need! A great way to see more of Lagos and its stunning coastline is to jump aboard the Tourist Train. The 'train' departs from the marina, runs along the waterfront promenade, past the old town, up to Praia Dona Ana (one of many beautiful beaches in Lagos) and stops at Ponta da Piedade (stunning coastline) before turning round to go back, hop on and off at will throughout the day. Utility Room: Off the kitchen there is smaller balcony with clothes horse and pegs, this is fully separate from the main dining and sun bathing balcony and is perfect for drying swimwear and towels. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment will be fully cleaned and prepared for your arrival. There will be a complete change of bed linen and towels weekly with additional towels provided for a mid-week change. Please bring your own beach towels for use at the beach or pool. The spacious balcony gets the sun from first thing in the morning and offers superb views of the pool, marina and Lagos town. It is furnished with a dining table, chairs & sun-loungers. There are an additional 2 loungers which can be taken down to the poolside if required.