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Beautiful Air Conditioned Apartment



Updated: 26-Nov-2016
Apartment in Gale, Nr Albufeira, Central Algarve - 5 Minutes From A Selection Of Sandy Beaches

Beautiful apartment, furnished to a high standard in a small exclusive complex of 11. This modern air-conditioned/heated ground floor apartment is set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens with a large swimming pool, built in BBQ and private parking. Gale and Lourenco beaches are within easy walking distance, and Castelo, Sao Rafael, Evaristo, Coelha and Salgados are only 5 mins by car. Good supermarkets, bars and excellent restaurants nearby. Salgados Golf Course is a 4 minute drive away and Albufeira town and Marina, Zoo Marine and the Algarve Shopping Centre with Multiplex Cinema and Ten Pin Bowling, are only 10 minutes by car.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'Thank you so much for renting the apartment to us, we had a really lovely holiday! The apartment is absolutely perfect with everything we could possibly wish for, just like a home from home, even better with the pool too! The position of it is great, so handy for shops, eating places, beaches and many lovely places to visit!'

'Many many thanks for the use of your apartment. May I say what a lovely property it is too. Our whole family really enjoyed our 2 weeks in the sun and had a much needed relaxing break in our favourite part of Portugal. We are already talking of returning next year'
Dec 2006
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  • 5 of 5

2 weeks of heaven!! Fantastic property and location. This was our 5th time in the Algarve and this apartment was excellent. Very clean and well equiped. It had all you needed for a very relaxing holiday, beaches and supermarkets all within 10 minutes walk. BBQ was well used and pool was just right, lots of room inside and out. Have started saving for next year already!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


This area has some of the most spectacular beaches in the Algarve. Gale and Lourenco are the nearest, only a 10 min walk away. Both have good restaurants and toilet facilities. Gale's long sandy beach is particularly child friendly with a life guard & water sports in the summer months. It is also a wonderful spot to watch the fantastic sunsets. There are many other beautiful coves and beaches in the area including Sao Rafael, Castelo, Evaristo, Salgados and Coelha, all only a 5 mins drive away.


Faro is the nearest airport, 35 mins from the apartment. Car hire is not essential, although we do recommend it as there are so many wonderful places to visit.


Albufeira, Portugal's largest seaside resort, is a 10 min drive away. Aqualand and Zoomarine (one of the few venues in Europe where you can swim with dolphins) are within a 10 mins drive, and Slide and Splash and Krazy World are a little further on. Within an hour's drive are the Monchique mountains, historic towns like Silves and Paderne, quaint villages including Alte and Ferragudo and the Spanish border.

Further Details:

Within a short walk of the apartment you will find many excellent restaurants, bars, two good supermarkets, cash machine, hairdressers, dry cleaners, telephone and patisserie. Albufeira: The old part of this former quiet fishing village has retained much of its original charm. There are market stalls in the narrow cobbled streets and numerous shops and restaurants around the main square. If you want more of a party atmosphere visit "The Strip" with its many bars, restaurants and discos. The colourful new Marina has a good choice of restaurants and bars, and you can also book Dolphin watching cruises, fishing trips, scuba diving etc. from here. Guia - a ten minutes drive inland - has over 30 restaurants and is the original home of Chicken Piri Piri. The Algarve Shopping Centre is here with numerous shops, boutiques, a large supermarket, bowling alley, multiplex Cinema (with films in English) and a food hall. Sir Cliff Richard's Algarvian home and famous vineyard are also nearby.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Apr 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
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
July August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% non-refundable deposit required to secure booking. The balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to the commencement of your holiday, together with a security deposit of £100 which will be returned after inspection and cleaning.

Changeover Day:
We try to accommodate our guests where circumstances permit. Access normally 2 p.m. and guests are asked to vacate by 10 a.m. Our maid will endeavour to work to flight times whenever possible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Main bathroom with bath and overhead shower, WC, bidet, hand basin, vanity unit and hairdryer. Bathroom 2 with shower unit, WC and hand basin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers, bed side tables and chair. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, fitted wardrobe, bedside table and sofa.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment is equipped with a Mitsubishi air conditioning/heating system for your comfort whatever time of the year. Outside: The property boasts a balcony area with a traditional BBQ, sun canopy and patio set. It overlooks the large swimming pool so you can keep an eye on the children. Sun loungers are provided for use in the spacious shared gardens. There are parking spaces opposite the front door and storage space in the underground garage. Secure electric gates to complex with video intercom. Electric security shutters protect the apartment. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels included. Please bring your own beach/poolside towels. End of week maid service with laundry and towel change.

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