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Beautifully Furnished Apartment with Uninterrupted Country Views



Updated: 27-Aug-2016
Apartment in Alte Dos Brejos, Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location yet just a 5 minute Walk to the Lively 'Strip' area

A ground floor apartment within a private gated condominium in a quiet location. Near to amenities such as supermarket, coffee shops, tennis and squash courts, health club. There are numerous bars, restaurants and nightlife close by. A short walk to the bus stop will provide access to other parts of Albufeira, local beaches and numerous golf courses within the area. Albufeira also now has its own Marina. The apartment has been beautifully furnished for everyday needs, accommodation comprises of a double bedroom, bathroom with bath/shower, WC and bidet. The kitchen includes a washing machine, dishwasher, oven, fridge/freezer and toaster etc. The living room has pull-out beds for 2, easily makes into a double bed.TV, DVD, radio, dining table for 4. There is air-conditioning/heating, linen and towels. Maid service is provided cleaning sheets and towels will be provided. It is approximately a 30 minute drive from Faro Airport.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello, we are David and Maria Cooper and live in Marlow, Buckinghamshire we have three boys. We were introduced to the Algarve about five years ago when we were contemplating buying in Spain and we were told to look at the Algarve before doing so, on arriving we instantly loved it. The people are friendly, the food is amazing and the beaches incredible, miles of golden beaches and blues seas everywhere, there are great sailing and wind surfing opportunities. We knew that this would be a place that we would love to revisit again and again, as we love the outdoor lifestyle. When we travel we love to take our tennis rackets and golf clubs and a number of books for a good relaxing time. Everyone to date has loved their time in out apartment.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"Superb apartment, fantastic holiday, simply loved it. Great restaurants and beaches all within easy reach". Clare Bolton

"The place could not have been better. It was tranquil despite it being the peak season. Well suited for families. We had a lovely holiday". Jimmy Cheun.

"We had a great holiday and the apartment was beautiful and in a lovely location. We will definitely consider returning". Wendy Shilton.

Hi Maria

Yes, we loved our holiday in the Algarve. The apartment was perfect and we thought spacious - plenty room for us 4.

The weather fantastic and the pool area was never too crowded. We would certainly consider renting from you again.

Martine Blakeman August 2011
Jun 2006
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12 Reviews

based on 12 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely apartment - perfect base, great holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay with our family (2 adults, 2 kids) in Aug 2016. The apartment provides everything you could need and is perfectly placed in a quiet location just a short walk down to the strip.

The pool is very quiet and there are sunbeds provided with the apartment.

The apartment is well maintained by Dawn and Elaine, who were very helpful - they also arranged airport transfers to and from Faro for us in advance of our trip.

I would recommend the property to both couples and families and we look forward to returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased you enjoyed our apartment and enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you in the future. Warm Regards
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Montechoro apartment, Portugal

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was a fantastic choice for myself and my boyfriend, situated at the top of the strip we had easy access to many bars and restaurants within minutes of walking. The apartment was spotless and had everything we needed with a lovely view from the private terrace, which we enjoyed sitting out having our breakfast and lunch. The pool was right at our back door with sun loungers provided. Most days we had the pool to ourselves which was an added bonus. The security was excellent with locked gates, we felt safe at all times within the apartment complex. I would definitely recommend this property to anyone wishing to visit montechoro, Portugal it would definitely suit anyone from families to young or older couples. Really enjoyed my visit and I hope to be back in the near future and will definitely hope to book this apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Super clean apartment in a 10/10 location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the apartment recently from the 12th July-18th July. It is amazing and will be returning next year.

We had the pool to ourselves bar one day when there was only another couple, it is extremely;y clean and lovely and warm in the sunshine.

The location is 10/10 with around a 5-10 walk to the top of the new strip where there are endless amounts of bars / restaurants etc would recommend the Top Deck, we ate here for 60 euros and had starters mains deserts and 2 bottles of wine!

There is a small cafe and supermarket a minutes walk from the apartment.

There is a beach at the bottom of the strip (20 mins walk) but we actually caught the little train a few times and went to the old town one which we preferred - the train is only 4 euros return pp.

All in all I would without doubt recommend this apartment, Maria is extremely helpful and even booked us transfers!

Thank you once again


  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rosie, Thank you so much for your lovely review. I am so pleased that you had a wonderful time and look forward to seeing you next year maybe. Warm Regards Maria
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Lovely One Bedroomed Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Me & my husband stayed here for a week at the end of July. Meet and greet was great, very friendly. The apartment itself is very spacious and well equipped. The air con was a great and also the shutters for the doors and window were ideal. We were facing the pool area which is gate secured and wasn't very busy, its a good size pool with also a separate little jacuzzi/kids pool. It is situated about a 10 mins walk to the top of the strip (but there are pubs on route!) and to the bottom of the strip is about 20 mins downhill, so be aware of the walk on the way home. We got used to it after a couple of days. There is a mini train that takes you into Old Town only 4 euro return, well worth a visit, beautiful in the day and buzzing at night, it is very family orientated. We went here a couple of times, day and night, the beach is beautiful.

Be aware Portugal is hilly, a beautiful place though, but if you have walking difficulties it may not suit you. However, we would return. We managed to get an airport transfer return for 60euros, shop around!!.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay in Portugal. I would highly recommend hiring a car for any trip to the Algarve. There are really so many beautiful beaches to explore.
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lovely apartment

  • 4 of 5

a beautiful apartment all with in walking distance to bars restarants etc had the pool to our selves most mornings lovely clean pool plenty of space in the apartment home from home , very good bus service stops near by , lovely and peaceful area. would recommend this apartment and would love to stay again .

only one negative we didn't receive maid service for are 10 day stay as listed

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Holiday In Portugal Alberferia

  • 4 of 5

Myself my girlfriend and her daughter stayed in Portugal Alberferia, on the 16th - 23rd of July 2014 this summer.

We had a great holiday, the weather was very nice and we had sun for the week that we were there. Although one of the days the morning was overcast, but by the afternoon the sun was out shining again, as it was for the week that we were there.

The apartment that we privately rented through Maria was spotless and very clean, it had all modern amenities and there wasn't a thing that we needed or could suggest.

The beach oura beach was a 10 minute stroll along the strip, which has plenty of shops, bars and restaurants on both sides.

Our transfer, Paul was there to pick us up from the airport and he also dropped us back to the airport thanks Paul.

Also Maria and Elaine, were very helpful in assisting us with our holiday and everything went smoothly, we will return again next year :D

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Jose at 30 Metres Nearest Ferry : Faro at 45 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Balai Golf at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Alburfeira at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A20 at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Pinta mole at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : saint eulailia at 3 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Sailing, fishing, walking and diving are all local activities that can be booked locally. Alburfeira has its own Marina where a number of sea excursions will be available. Go-karting for children offered high season. Zoo Marine is very near by and excellent for younger children. Here you will be able to swim with the dolphins. There are a number of water parks in the area where the kids can enjoy a great day of thrills leaving the parents to relax a little. For those of you who love walking and beautiful countryside a trip to the Monchique would be perfect and at the same time visit the rare breeds zoo. Jeep Safaris are another great day out. For more information simply speak on booking and we can arrange for our contact to give you all the local tips on how to make the best of your holiday in the Algarve.


Surrounded by several spectacular beaches you simply will be spoilt for choice, whether it is long sandy beaches of rocky cliffs all can be easily reached by car. Nearest beach approximately a 5-10 minute drive, or a 20-25 minute walk.


Nearest airport is Faro approximately 35 minutes by car. Car hire is highly recommended. Airport transfers can be easily organised cost 35 euros for up to 4 people each way.


Albufeira old town is about a 30 minute walk, the "strip" about a 5-10 minute walk. Other towns that can be reached Vilamoura by car within 20 minutes. Lagos about 50 minutes. Faro 35 minutes. Places of interest for children, Zoo Marina, splash parks, local fishing. Historic town of Silves. Local marinas where boats can be chartered/hired for sailing/fishing and water sports. Walking, cycling in the Montchique region.

Further Details:

Albufeira has a full range of shopping facilities at Algarve shopping, should you require this. Full banking facilities provided in Albufeira.


Rental rates

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Bookings require 25% deposit non-refundable. 75% payment 4 weeks before arrival date.

Changeover Day:
Flexible at present.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


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

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town


  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 64 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, Outdoor Shower, Outside shower next to swimming pool.
  • Bathroom with bath/shower over, sink with vanity unit, wc, bidet. Floor to ceiling tiles, classic white bathroom suite.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large bedroom with solid wood double bed luxury bedding. The bedroom has its own balcony, tastefully furnished with hard wood furniture, two bedside tables and large built in wardrobe, heating and air con in the room, Terracotta tiles throughout.


  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Two balconies one gated as to provide easy access to pool, secure underground parking, ground floor suitable for families with young children. The apartment has heating and air-conditioning with its location providing easy access for all of the areas golf courses and other sporting / recreational facilities. The Algarve has so much to offer to provide a range of holidays you will simply be spoilt for choice as to what to do. The food is wonderful and still very reasonable price you can have a great meal for 20 euros a head. The wine is splendid and again very reasonable. Bottles can be bought at the supermarket for as little as 2.5 euros. The beaches are spectacular so even in high season if you have a car you can always find a peaceful spot to sunbathe. Tennis can be played locally at the Montechoro Hotel and at the Balai resort courts can be booked for around 9 euros. Outside: Landscaped with plants, lawn gardens with large shared swimming pool and little baby pool. There is plenty of sunbathing area and sunbeds. Lovely views across countryside. Secure condominium with electronic main gates and underground parking. Utility Room: Used as a linen cupboard for towels and cleaning equipment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included, weekly clean/linen change. Extra can be arranged to suit requirements. Other: Large entrance hall with beautiful side board providing good storage. There is lots of information stored here on where to go and what to do. Table and chairs are provided for the balcony together with sunloungers that can be used by the pool.

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