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Lovely Grd Flr Apt, Sleeps 4, With Pool In A Peaceful Location: licence 22079/AL

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Dec-2016
Apt in Praia Dona Ana, Lagos - Close To Town, 3 Beaches And 4 Top Golf Courses

This T1 apartment has one bedroom and one spare room "occassional bedroom" and is located on the Pont de Piedade at Praia Dona Ana, the best beach on the Algarve. It is also close to many more great beaches. ‘Casa Margharita’ is on the ground floor of a small block of 10 with private walled and hedged gardens, a shared swimming pool with children's pool, and car parking immediately adjacent. The apartment is also close to four top golf courses: Palmares, Penina, Boa Vista and Parque da Floresta. It is a very peaceful location, yet within walking distance to Lagos town centre. There are three mini-markets, a bank with a cash machine and many bars and restaurants including a Chinese takeaway and pizzaria, all within five minutes walk. Praia Dona Ana is two minutes walk, Lagos town centre is 10 minutes walk or three minutes drive.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi, we are the owners of Casa Margharita: Paul & Zoe French, and Les & Mary (Zoe's parents). Paul is a company director, Zoe is a graphic designer and mum of two, Les has recently retired from a busy international construction career and Mary is supermum/granny/cook. We have lived and worked all over the world, but we are now based in England and love the Algarve as it's so easy to get to, is perfect for families, has such friendly people, great weather and some of the world's best beaches!

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17 Reviews

4.4
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

5

Amazing place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous property in good location.

This is our 6th visit to this apartment and we love it!!

Pool area safe for the children, close to so many lovely beaches and restaurants, a real feel of Portugal here!!!

We will return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Couldn't agree with you more! Les & Mary
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5

Just brilliant, loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Margharita.

Absolutely loved it what a great place for me the perfect location nice and quiet with a short walk to 2 amazing beaches and once you find your feet walking into Lagos only takes 15 mins (if we can do it anybody can we have a 5 & 6 year old) great shops and so many restaurants it’s hard to decide. The apartment is a great size and very well equipped, I think its position in the block is the best by far. The owners were very helpful with any of our questions or requests. The best family holiday we’ve had we’d love to come back again. Thanks Les just brilliant. Dean.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's what we aim for! Les & Mary.
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4

Great property in a convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Great property and well maintained! Our family of 4 had a great time in Lagos. This was a great location near beautiful beaches and town center. We had a car so it was easy to get around.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you loved it as we do! Les & Mary.
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3

Apartment close to picturesque beach

  • 3 of 5

We had a nice stay in Lagos, a very nice town with many restaurants and small shops. From the apartment it took 20 mins to walk down to the old town. We could walk to the closest beach, Praia do Camilo. Very nice.

The apartment was OK, but the standard was somewhat old and worn. It was a nice patio and we used it for breakfast. Easy parking just outside.

It was hot when we were there in July and we missed air condition in both bedrooms. The AC in the living room was not enough during night. We were a little bit surprised that there were no dishwashing liquid, no soap in the bathroom and no toiletpaper. Anyway we appreciated the hosts use of the Owners Direct web/app to it’s full extent, there we had all details about the property, all payment details and all our communication in one place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The money we spent on internal redecorations this year was wasted on Truls! We put great emphasis on our local managing agent being available to respond and help with anything while in Lagos - a quick 'phone call could have saved the day! Les & Mary.
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4

Great location, well equipped apartment

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay in Lagos. The apartment is in a great location with two beautiful beaches within 5-10 minutes walk. A third beach is only a 20 minute walk away. Supermarket and a selection of great restaurant within a 7 minute walk also.

The apartment itself is well equipped and very spacious. We were surprised just how big it was! The complex is well looked after and the pool is an added bonus.

We survived the week without hiring a car and managed sufficiently on foot and public transport (even without a pram for our three year old!). This could be tricky at the height of summer if you're not accostomed to hot conditions - just something to bear in mind. Taxi to/from town only about 8 euros.

Would definitely recommend to others and look forward to a return visit soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely location, spacious, clean apartment which has everything you need

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was very clean & spacious.

The only negatives was thee air con but this was not an issue to us & some more comfortable chairs on the lovely terrace would be welcome but I'm just being picky now.

There is some building work going on over the road again didn't really interfere with us but some people might complain so might want to mention it to future guests

Overall we loved it wished we had been there longer

Regards

Penny

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We bought Casa Margharita in 2003 and have had many happy holidays here. We had a good feeling as soon as we walked in to this apartment, and it seems that many of our clients feel the same as we get a lot of repeat bookings - we have to plan our own holidays over a year in advance or we wouldn't be able to go! Paul and Zoe now have two children and the apartment has proved perfect for family holidays too. We love Lagos because it has a beautiful town and harbour, many amazing beaches - even one in town, and over 400 (apparently!) restaurants to choose from. Its easy to get to from Faro airport, just under an hour. There are so many things to do, whether you are with children or not, or you can just totally relax. The people are very friendly, and the town is very well-kept.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : O'Pirata at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Boa Vista at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lagos at 4 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : O'Pirata at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Pria de Camilo at 1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Camilo beach 5 mins walk or 2 mins drive, steps down cliff, beautiful quiet beach with bistro/restaurant recommended for its fish. Praia Dona Ana: seven minutes walk or 2 mins drive, some steps down cliff. Cafes and bars. Algarve's best and most famous beach. Porto de Mos: 10 mins walk or 3 mins drive, 2 cafe-restaurants, huge white sandy beach, great for children. Meia Praia 40 mins walk or 10 mins drive. Massive white sandy beach, many beach bars and cafes.

Travel:

Nearest airport is Faro, 45 minutes drive on new motorway. Car hire is recommended but not essential.

Distances:

Praia Dona Ana is 3 mins walk, Lagos town centre is 10 mins walk or three mins drive. Portimao is 20 mins drive, Algarve Shopping Centre is 25 mins drive. Silves is 30 mins drive and Mon Chique about 40 mins drive.

Further Details:

There are 3 mini-markets, a bank with a cash machine and many bars and restaurants including a lovely Chinese restaurant that does takeaways and pizza, within five minutes walk. There are three big supermarkets in and around Lagos, all five minutes drive. Superb shopping and dining in Lagos and Lagos Marina. Lagos has a fascinating history, and the buildings and castle walls reflect this. There are museums and galleries, a zoo, and boat trips including dolphin watching, surfing, horse-riding and fishing. There are 2 water parks in the area, ZooMarine and Slide & Splash.

Availability

Rental rates

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4. Nov Dec 2016
1 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
£550
 
 
5. Xmas 2016
16 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
£600
 
 
6. Winter - Jan/Feb 2017
9 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
£550
 
 
7. March 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£250
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£50
£350
£700
 
 
8. Easter 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
6 night minimum stay
£360
for 6 nights
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£60
£420
£800
 
 
9. May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£300
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£60
£400
£800
 
 
10. June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
£390
for 6 nights
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£65
£450
£900
 
 
11. July - August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£510
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£85
£575
£1,500
 
 
12. Sept 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£390
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£65
£420
£900
 
 
13. Oct 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
6 night minimum stay
£360
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£420
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14. Nov 1st - Dec 17th 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
£270
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£45
£310
£550
 
 
15. Xmas 2017
18 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
£270
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£45
£300
£750
 
 
16. Winter Jan/Feb 2018
8 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
6 night minimum stay
£300
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£50
£300
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17. March 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£250
for 5 nights
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£50
£350
£700
 
 
18. Easter 2018
19 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
6 night minimum stay
£36
for 6 nights
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£6
£420
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19. April/May 2018
9 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
6 night minimum stay
£360
for 6 nights
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£60
£400
£800
 
 
20. June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
£390
for 6 nights
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£65
£450
£900
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
£550
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book please email or call Les or Mary Wightman details as below.
A deposit of £150 confirms your booking, payable by cheque or internet, the balance due one month before departure. Please email me and/or phone ++44(0)1638 781022, or mobile ++44(0)7581 668777 to speak to Les & Mary or leave a messsage. WiFi charges in excess of 40 Euros per month are charged to you.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible. Arrival time: 2pm, departure time: 10am Can be flexible by arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Longer winter lets enable price to be negotiated.

Booking & re-booking before the new year enables a discount to be offered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

From the Owner

Casa Margharita is very close to three beaches, including Praia Donna Ana, one of Europe's top ten, a stunning beach with golden cliffs and warm, calm waters just a few minutes walk away. Praia Camilo is similar and even closer, and has a great fish restaurant; and Porto da Mos is close by, a huge white sandy beach with two lovely beachfront restaurants. You can walk into town easily, through the castle walls. There are plenty of shops and facilities nearby, although the apartment itself enjoys wonderful peace and quiet being away from any main roads.

Property Type

  • apartment

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...

Suitability

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

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town

Floor Area

  • 780 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower, wc, bidet.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Spare Room - Occassional Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: The apartment is in local parlance a "T1" which means one bedroom, The main bedroom sleeps 2 in twin beds, facility for small children can be added as requested. The other room was designed as occasional sleeping accommodation when in use as a family home and is a perfect second for holidaying guests. The apartment can happily accommodate four people. "Z" Beds can be provided in addition to the above for up to two children.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The air conditioning unit also provides heating when needed. Infant cots and high chairs can be provided for a small charge. Very suitable for children. Internet access is available. Outside: A spacious private double patio is ideal for daytime and evening dining and relaxing. The lovely well-tended and secluded garden, with lawns and swimming pool and small children's pool, make this a perfect holiday location. (The pool is shared with the other apartments) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included, property cleaned once a week unless otherwise required. Our managing agent lives close to Lagos is available at all times when needed. Other: The large double patio has table, four chairs, loungers and large & small sunshades. Hire of children's cot or "Z beds" are available by arrangement.

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