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Modern Apartment, Adjacent to Marina and Beach

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Apartment in Vilamoura Marina, Central Algarve, Portugal - Extremely Convenient to all Amenities, Marina, Beach

AquaMar Apartments lie within Vilamoura's Marina, beside the long and sandy Falesia beach. These are quality finished apartments. Features include a fully equipped designer kitchen, bathroom suite with Jacuzzi bath, air conditioning in each room, security alarm system, video entry phone, electric blinds, elevator, large balcony, underground parking, and swimming pools surrounded by extensive lawns in a secure area.

The neighbouring area offers a wide variety of sport and leisure activities such as numerous golf courses, a range of water sports, sea cruises, tennis and horse riding, numerous restaurants, bars, shops, casino, cinema, and nightspots.

The two bedroom (one double and one twin) and two bathroom apartment is a fully air-conditioned first floor apartment, overlooking the quieter end of the Marina. The apartment itself is furnished to the highest standards and includes washing machine, dishwasher, cooker/hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and TV/DVD.

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Owner
Pauline McGovern
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About Pauline McGovern

My wife and I are two professionals. We are both in full time employment in Ireland. We have three children, one is a doctor and the other two are university students.

We visited Vilamoura, at first, on a holiday and really fell for the wonderful range of leisure facilities, restaurants and bars in this resort. We were also impressed by the cleanliness and care and attention which is evident throughout Vilamoura. The apartment itself is so convenient to everything that transport is unnecessary.

Pauline McGovern purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Pauline McGovern chose Loule region

The Vilamoura resort attracts a very nice clientele, there is none of the lager-loutish element which is so evident in many other resorts. It has a vast range of facilities and activities to offer all age groups ranging from golf to watersports.

The weather is beautiful--not extremely hot and still sunshine everyday. English is very widely spoken which is a bonus as we are not fluent Portuguese speakers although we do try to use Portuguese, as a mark of respect to our hosts.

What makes this apartment unique

We particularly enjoy strolling along the large marina every evening. Our property is adjacent to the Marina. The marina is continuously full of yachts and cruisers of all descriptions. It has shops, restaurants, bars, everything! We also love the beach, the golf, the weather and the people who are so obliging, helpful and welcoming.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"This apartment is totally convenient for those who will not have access to a car whilst still providing cool underground parking for those who do have one."
Feb 2007
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

5

Great apartment in great location.

  • 5 of 5

The quality of the fittings in the apartment was apparent right away from the entrance from the landing - the lock on the door was of Fort Knox standard! Superb quality throughout and, if anything, Pauline's description undersells it. The location would take some beating - round the corner, down some steps and you are amidst the bars and restaurants at the marina, unlike most apartments in Vilamoura which are a long way out. I look forward to returning!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment - very close to the Marina

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, clean and very well equipped apartment in a quiet and very secure location, but only 2 or 3 minutes walk from the main Marina area of Vilamoura. I would recommend highly. The owner, Pauline, could not have been more helpful throughout - from the initial booking to completion of the holiday. She arranged our airport transfers with a very efficient local company and even allowed us to remain in the apartment an extra few hours on our final day due to a let evening flight. She helped make our holiday an easy and relaxing experience.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing apartment with a hotel feel

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in quite a few rental properties and indeed owned ourselves abroad but this is the best apartment we have ever stayed in. Initially we booked based on location and it couldn't have been better, only 50m from the marina. The apartment building is immaculate (more like a hotel) with someone on reception 24/7 and you couldn't hear neighbours/ people in the corridors at all. The apartment itself is truly home from home with details such as heated towel rails in both bathrooms and washer/dryer. We loved the jacuzzi bath and shower with jets and steam. The pool area is well maintained and wasn't crowded even in August. I have already recommended this apartment to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A little Gem

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many apartments over the years , this has to be by far the best .

The apartment had everything you need to make your stay perfect .

The location is great , so near to beach and marina .

Amazing restaurants , what more could you ask for .

I would like to thank the owner Pauline for allowing us to stay for the week .

Will definitely be returning , already booked for next year .

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

5 Star Appartment

  • 5 of 5

Arrived to Villamora to this beautiful Appartment. The location is perfect situated within a few minutes walk to the beach and just around the corner from the marina and restaurants. Quiet location and yet so central to everything you need.

The Appartment is extremely clean, spacious and lovely furnishings. We got great use from the huge balcony which has the evening sun and the kids loved the pool which is in the garden on the ground floor.

Pauline the owner was very helpful with all our queries, taxi transfers and all the other little questions we had.

This was our first time in Villamora and we definitely intend on a return to Pauline's Appartment.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely week here in Vilamoura and Pauline's apt was just perfect in every way. It was spotless, comfortable and in a prime location. Pauline was really informative and assisted us with booking of transfers which were first class. Fully equipped and furnished to a high standard. Beds were so comfortable. Thanks Pauline for letting us rent your apt and wouldn't hesitate to book again or recommend to friends and family

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
March
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£200
for 3 nights
£466
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£236
for 3 nights
£550
 
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£272
for 3 nights
£635
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
£762
 
 
July
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£889
for 7 nights
£889
 
 
August
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£931
for 7 nights
£931
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£327
for 3 nights
£762
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£218
for 3 nights
£508
 
 
November
1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£181
for 3 nights
£423
 
 
December
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£200
for 3 nights
£466
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£163
for 3 nights
£381
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required on booking. Balance is payable 8 weeks prior to travel in addition to a 200 euros refundable breakage deposit. Rates are quoted in euro but Sterling quotations can be provided if requested. Strictly no pets allowed. Potential clients are obliged to inform the owner of all persons who will be residing in the apartment during their stay. Breach of this regulation may result in immediate cancellation, with loss of all monies paid.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible but prefer Saturdays in peak season.

Notes on prices:
Prices are per week in euro and do not include refundable deposit. Prices may be given in UK pounds or any other currency and will approximate to the current exchange rate. The prices given above, will reduce proportionately as sterling increases in value.

A booking deposit of 25% is required immediately. The balance is required 8 weeks prior to start of holiday. The booking deposit is non-refundable.

A security deposit of 200 EURO ​is payable with the balance of payment. This amount is fully refundable provided the apartment and all its contents are in good condition, when it is vacated.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Vilamoura in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with jacuzzi bath/shower, WC, bidet. Main bathroom adjacent to bedroom 2 with steam/hydro-jet shower, WC, bidet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, en suite bathroom, separate air-conditioner and balcony exit. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, separate air-conditioner and balcony exit.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Each room has separate air-conditioning allowing you to cool or heat the apartment to your exact requirements. Air conditioning is on a timer to prevent electricity wastage Each room also has separate balcony access. Cot can be provided if necessary. Outside: The balcony has a table and 4 chairs for dining outside or relaxing in the evening sun which shines every day. The condominium has a beautiful enclosed garden and a shared swimming pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Laundry/towel change and cleaning are done twice weekly, or more often if required (at extra cost). Towels are for apartment use only(Not for use on beach or at pool). A welcome pack can be arranged as can transport from the airport.

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