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Luxury Apartment Set In Stunning Landscaped Gardens 10421/AL



Updated: 06-Oct-2016
Apartment located in Meia Praia, Lagos, Western Algarve - Peaceful Location, 15 Minutes Walk To The Beach And 20 Minutes To Lagos Marina

This Moorish style very spacious 3 bedroom apartment is well located on the complex, with a south westerly facing main covered balcony that offers hours of sunshine throughout the day and early evening with comfortable seating even if it should rain. The location is ideal as either a base to explore the Algarve, walk to the beach/Lagos, play golf locally or simply relax in the picturesque surroundings nestling in adjacent open countryside with views to the Monchique mountains. Completed in 2005 the apartment is elegantly furnished throughout and complete with full air conditioning, ventilation fans, Wifi, UK tv channels and a security safe. Each bedroom, lounge and kitchen have balconies for seating or enjoying the views. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern state of the art appliances. In addition to the main heated pool is a safe toddlers/baby pool and a shaded child play area and tennis court. There is an excellent restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with the option of al fresco dining. The poolside bar is a favourite to cool off during the day and the warm evenings.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We live in Cambridgeshire, England, married with two sons and four grandchildren. We are both enjoying our retirement and visiting our apartment in Portugal. I play golf, enjoy gardening and horse racing, My wife loves looking after the grandchildren, walking, reading and volunteer work. We have always enjoyed holidays in Portugal particularly the Algarve's west coast region around Lagos.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Alan & Mary - Had a great stay at your fantastic apartment. The complex and location was so relaxing, exceptional weather for February.

Craig Jane & boys - Fantastic holiday, apartment comfortable and well equipped for families, resort is perfect and look forward to returning.

Caroline, Chris & children - Lovely apartment, beautiful weather all had a great holiday in the wonderful Algarve, till the next time.

Nigel, Jennifer, Laura & Emily - Very comfortable apartment, all had a great holiday in beautiful complex.

Sandland family - We have all enjoyed our 10 days here at Meia Praia, great accommodation and pool/bar was well used.
Dec 2006
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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Fabulous holiday!

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a fabulous trip to this beautiful part of the world. This was our second stay at this resort which ticks all the boxes for our family of 5. The apartment was lovely - extremely well equipped, very spacious, good decor and comfortable. Perfect! The owner, Doug, was helpful and responded very quickly to any questions that I had.

The resort itself is very well maintained and the staff are all friendly and helpful. Had some nice meals at the Destino bar and restaurant which was reasonable in price. Our teenagers enjoyed the games room and made use of the tennis court whilst our 6 year old had fun in the small playground.

I would advise hiring a car as the centre of Lagos is a fair walk (especially if you have children) and there are some beautiful beaches that are worth discovering. Would definitely recommend this apartment and this area!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great apartment, definitely recommend

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at apartment 205 and had a fantastic holiday. The apartment was very spacious with three large bedrooms, plenty of storage space and ample living space too.

The whole apartment is very well equipped, especially the kitchen – we wanted for nothing except perhaps a couple more sharp knives – and the addition of a box of beach toys was particularly appreciated. The décor is really well done and very nicely kept and there is with plenty of space to eat outdoors (which we did for every meal) or indoors should you prefer. The light airy lounge was also well equipped, with games, DVDs and music available for rainy days.

The two bathrooms are nicely finished and big enough for our needs and there were plenty of towels for all four of us.

Air conditioning was available but we didn’t need to use it, finding the fans in each bedroom adequate at night.

The view from the main balcony is over the main gates to the resort, which is less picturesque than other outlooks but actually more private.

The location of the apartment on the resort is great, very close to the pool and garden area and an easy trip in the lift to the underground carpark, very welcome with tired and hot children coming back from the beach.

The resort itself is lovely; the pool is great, prices at the bar / restaurant reasonable, and everywhere are immaculately kept. The sports court (tennis, basketball or football)is good for active teens and the play area kept our under-fives amused too. The manmade stream and ponds are a nice addition, lots of fun frog spotting. The resort is in a good location, only a five minute drive from gorgeous beaches, the marina and Lagos town centre.

A wonderful holiday, we’d certainly book again and recommend to anyone looking for a great apartment, on a lovely and well located resort.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Another perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our third holiday in the apartment and yet again we had a fantastic time. Would definitely recommend this modern spacious apartment which is so well equipped....just like home from home. The complex is perfect for families, safe, secure and immaculate. The on site bar and restaurant offers top quality food which is good value and caters for children. Again we spent lots of time by the pool and enjoyed the happy hours! We would thoroughly recommend a holiday here and hope to return next year. Jane,Craig and boys.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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our lovely holiday

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was excellent very spacious and comfortable excellent facilities. The complex had everything needed for a very relaxing holiday and the people were very friendly and helpful. The location was very good with lots of lovely restaurants at very reasonable prices.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was our third holiday in this lovely apartment and one again we have a great holiday. The Combination of the comfort of the accomodation, the facilities of the resort and the great location so close to Meia Praia beach make this a perfect family base. There are 5 of us and finding somewhere which ticks everyone's boxes is a challenge, we find it is met here. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Louise for your review of our apartment at JMP. We are so pleased you found something to please everybody in your party at this wonderful resort. We hope that you will be able to return for another holiday here in the not too distant future. Regards, Doug and Sue Hawkins
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Outstanding facilities

  • 5 of 5

We knew the general area but not the complex itself. Exceedingly impressed with the property, fixtures & fittings, the gardens, pool & play courts. Ideal for us, Grandma, Grandad, Grandchildren (ages then 6 years & 16 months) & Mum & Dad.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Keith, Thank you for the kind comments you made about the Jardim da Meia Praia complex and in particular our apartment. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you and your family consider holidaying in Portugal again. Doug & Sue Hawkins.
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From the Owner

During 2011 we holidayed at Jardim da Meia Praia and stayed in an apartment with our son and his family. We found the location was ideal, within easy reach of Lagos, the beaches and golf courses, at the same time being secluded in the quiet countryside. We were so impressed with the apartments, landscaped gardens and general ambiance of this friendly complex that we decided to purchase a property to provide us and our family with many years of relaxing holidays.

Activity and Interests


Meia Praia, longest beach in Algarve, 5 min drive, 20 min walk. Lagos Beach, secluded with cliff backdrop, 8 min drive. D'ona Ana, typical stunning Algarve beach and P'orta D Mos both 15 min drive. Luz Beach 20 min drive. Burgau fishing village and beach 25 min drive. Salema fishing village and beach 30 min drive.

Amados, spectacular scenery within National Park (Cornwall with sun) 30 min drive.


Faro airport within an hours drive.

Car hire recommended but not essential.

Cabs are very cheap and will take you anywhere.


Lagos, 1.5 miles.

Luz, 5 miles.

Burgau, 7 miles.

Salema, 12 miles.

Amados, 24 miles.

Alvor, 11 miles, Portimao, 16 miles.

Further Details:

Lagos has many quality shops and restaurants, eating in and around Lagos is a true inexpensive delight. The marina, shops, supermarket, several banks, bars and restaurants are within 5 mins drive.

Varied water sports/tuition, boat hire/trips/fishing available locally. All boat hire, dolphin watching etc can be booked at the Marina within 5 mins drive.

Horse riding and sightseeing trips booked at reception.

Lagos has a good tennis club with coaching facility (non-members welcome).

Lagos Zoo within 20 mins drive. Aqualand and Slide & Splash-aqua parks and Zoomarine within 30 mins drive.

Monchique mountain range and Monchique village is approx 40 mins drive.

The dramatic and rugged West coast (Amados) approx 45 mins drive.

Local train runs from Lagos hugging coast all the way to Spanish border.

Windsurfing/kiting 5 mins drive in nearby natural estuary (part of national park) and on Meia Praia beach.

Winter daytime temperature in the Algarve is around 18c and generally sunny.


Rental rates

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1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
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1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Outstanding balance will be due 60 days prior to commencement of the holiday (the breakages deposit will be reimbursed within 7 days of holiday completion). We accept BACs & Cheque payment.

Cancellation refunds prior to commencement of holiday.
Up to 60 days – no cancellation charge on outstanding balance
30 to 60 days – 50% of outstanding balance refunded
Up to 30 days – no refund.

Changeover Day:
Flexible with minimum weekly bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Euro payments will be based upon the prevailing exchange rate at time of booking. Beach towel hire at £2.50 per person per week. Cot and high-chair hire at £18 per week per item. For other special requirements please contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Prior to purchasing our property we looked at many properties on the complex, we chose our apartment for its location on the first floor and for the quite surroundings. With a west facing main balcony looking out onto gardens and trees and the second bedroom balcony looking out to the pool area. 0ur apartment location offers a bright and airy interior and a relaxing environment with hours of sunshine throughout the day and into the early evening hours.

Property Type

  • apartment


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


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Floor Area

  • 130 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, En-suite with walk in shower
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1, fully tiled, modern white wc, double basin and vanity unit, walk in shower, wall heater, towel rails, hooks, shaver socket, large mirror. Bathroom 2, fully tiled, modern white wc, bidet, single basin and vanity unit, bath with shower, wall heater, towel rails, hooks, shaver socket, large mirror.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 + infants (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 en-suite, king size bed, bedside tables, lamps, dressing table, chairs, safe, hair dryer. Bedrooms 2 & 3, twin beds, bedside tables, lamps, chairs, dressing table, hair dryer. All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, wall lights & balconies.


  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: This large appointed apartment is a blend of modern and traditional architecture, bright and airy with large patio doors and balconies to all rooms. Total floor area 130m2. All bedrooms and the lounge have air conditioning (temperature controlled cooling or heating) and room ventilation fans. Throughout the apartment including the balconies are non smoking zones. A fire extinguisher, fire blanket and first aid box are located within the kitchen area with a security safe in the master bedroom. Cot and highchair hire is available. 24 hour security, night time patrol and cctv. Free Wifi internet access throughout the apartment. The apartment (including balconies) and resort are child friendly and safe. Bookings for golf, sight-seeing trips, leisure etc. available at reception. If there are specific or special requirements, please contact reception or our apartment manager. Outside: The main balcony has relaxing chairs, drinks table, six seater rectangular dining table, chairs and childrens activity box. Allocated car parking space. Extensive communal gardens. Reception facilities. Large solar powered heated outdoor pool and children's pool. Tennis court and racket hire. 'Destinos' family resort restaurant is extremely popular and provides high quality breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner, service is second to none at reasonable prices. There is happy hour between 4.30 - 6.30 pm every day (two drinks for the price of one). A takeaway service is also available if you cannot tear yourself away from the balcony whilst watching the sun go down. Themed evenings, entertainment and barbecues are a regular feature in the summer weeks. The large gardens are a real feature and include a small stream with fish-pools. There is also a designated shaded children's play area within sight of and adjacent to the pool area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Fresh towels and linen are provided, towels changed mid week, linen once a week. Apartment clean upon arrival. Beach towels available to hire and changed once a week. Other: Large hall has a full length dressing mirror and console table.

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