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Luxury Apartment Set In Beautiful Gardens, Overlooking Pool 8428/AL

Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Apartment in Lagos, Nr. Meia Praia, Western Algarve, Portugal. 8428/AL - Peaceful Location, Close To Meia Praia Beach, Lagos Marina And Palmares Golf Course. WiFi installed.

The apartment was built in 2004 by the Oceanico Group. Finished to a very high standard, it is within a gated, secure environment in attractively landscaped gardens. It is on the first floor, overlooking the swimming pool and gardens and with views from the balconies extending to the Monchique mountains. Around the pool are ample sun loungers and the restaurant/snack-bar is open every day except Monday from April until September. It is beautifully furnished and well equipped, the perfect place for a relaxing holiday in the sun. Its location is ideal for exploring the Western Algarve with its wonderful beaches and towns of historical interest. Distance from Lagos Marina is about 2km from where it iojhs a relatively short walk into the old town. Lagos is a cosmopolitan town, steeped in history and blessed with numerous quality restaurants and bars. Wi-Fi is installed in the apartment.

Chris Makepeace
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2017

About Chris Makepeace

Chris and Judith Makepeace live in East Yorkshire and are now both retired. We bought the apartment in 2004 and have had some wonderful family holidays with our sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren. We treat it as our second home enjoying the facilities of the resort as well as the attractions of Lagos and the Western Algarve. Golfing at the local courses, walking on the wonderful Meia Praia beach as well as the excellent bars and restaurants of Lagos keep enticing us back.

Chris Makepeace purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Chris Makepeace chose Lagos

We wanted a holiday home in a small condominium with high quality facilities and proximity to beach, town and countryside. The architecture and design of the resort were an immediate attraction and our views over the pool and gardens provide us with a prime position within the condominium.

What makes this apartment unique

We are located on the outskirts of Lagos which is a wonderfully vibrant and interesting town. It's history and character provide a fabulous combination of ancient and modern. The apartment is of a good size comfortably sleeping 6. Guests have always commented that our apartment is the "best one" on the development because it overlooks the pool and gardens. Many of the others don't have the same outlook.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just want to thank you for a wonderful stay at your apartment in Lagos, you certainly have the best unit in the whole complex! Apart from the location, the unit is beautifully appointed, it has everything you need to use inside. We truly enjoyed it.

I wanted to let you know we had a brilliant time in your beautiful apartment which is so well equipped. I think yours is perfectly situated for the best view over the pool area. It was very spacious, and just a really lovely place to return to at any time of day. It really was very lovely to stay there, and we all agreed it would be a place we would love to return there if the opportunity arises in the future.

We had a fantastic time and really enjoyed staying at your apartment – it really is very comfortable and well-equipped – you have thought about just about everything! We also liked the photos of you and Judith with what looked like your grand-children - these touches made the apartment extra homely and made us feel very welcome.
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment Meia Praia Odiáxere

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:30 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to master bedroom with shower over bath, 2 wash basins and wc. Bathroom 2 is similar but with 1 wash basin plus a bidet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 x single beds. Bedroom 3 with 2 x single beds. All bedrooms have a balcony leading from patio doors.
  • wheelchair accessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: All bedrooms and lounge have air-conditioning and there is underfloor heating for colder weather. Outside: The condominium comprises only 66 apartments and townhouses and incorporates beautiful, well maintained gardens and water features. There is a large swimming pool (solar heated), children's pool, play area and tennis court. Destino Restaurant and snack bar provides a wide selection of refreshments to enjoy by the pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and bathroom towels are provided. Towel and linen change plus a clean at end of week one of a two week stay and a mid week towel change. Other: The apartment benefits from a large, covered balcony that is accessed from both the lounge and kitchen via patio doors. There is a table and 6 chairs for outside eating together with 2 comfortable chairs.


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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 4 reviews

Totally recommended!

  • 4 of 5

My wife, 2 kids (11 and 8) and I stayed here at the end of May and had an absolutely fabulous time. The apartment is very comfortable, tastefully decorated and has all the necessary mod cons.

The resort is gated so you don't have to worry about strangers wandering in and you can park your car in the basement which means it's nice and cool when you go to use it. Mostly, the other occupants of the resort were families and so the afternoon pool scene consisted of laughter and loud splashes as the children sought to out do each other in the water. There are plenty of sun loungers so you can choose to join in or just lie back and let them get on with it.

Destinos restaurant has a good range of yummy food (my favourite was the Hot and Spicy Chicken Wings). Drinks are reasonably priced, especially during the happy hours between 4:30 and 6:30.

Lagos is a nice little town with plenty of things to see and do, including a pretty marina. You should try to hire a car as there are some great places to visit in the region (Cape St. Vincent, Praia Dona Ana and, if you have kids with you, you've got to spend a day at the Slide & Splash waterpark). Meia Praia beach has some great little restaurants, perfect for either lunch or dinner. Both I and my 8 year old daughter can recommend the Special Prawns at Bar Quim.

How can I sum it up? We only went for a week, but wished we'd booked a fortnight. We'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 stars for everything

  • 5 of 5

Wow. Thank you for letting us share your home for 9 days. My husband and I are in our 40's with a 2.5 yr old son.

The site was fantastic for my little one. The children's pool, the playground.

The food at the restaurant was excellent, very fresh and healthy.

The large pool was great for doing my daily lengths.

The beach with push chair 20 minutes walk.

The appartment beautiful on the 2nd floor overlooking the pool.

We had not been here before but are booking soon for next year.

You will not be disappointed it was lovely and the other holiday makers were also fab.

Thanks so much for the appartment it meant alot to us xxx

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michelle for these lovely comments. Judith and I are so pleased you all had a lovely holiday and hope we will be able to welcome you back one day. With best wishes, Chris and Judith xx
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Fabulous apartment!

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous apartment and lovely small well maintained complex. The apartment had everything we needed and the balcony overlooking the pool enabled us to enjoy a cold beer whilst watching our children in the pool! Lagos is a lovely town which had no end of lovely restaurants and the dolphin trip was an unforgettable highlight of our holiday. The air conditioning made the nights very comfortable and parking under the building meant the car was cool for all our trips out. Meia Praia was fabulous along with the many smaller beaches further afield. It all made for a very enjoyable holiday. Thanks for letting us stay in your lovely apartment and hopefully we will be back sometime soon!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
1000 Metres
Media Praia
Car: necessary


Meia Praia Beach is one of the longest in the Algarve and is about 15 to 20 minutes walk away but only 5 minutes by car. There are many other beautiful beaches within driving distance.


Faro Airport is approximately 50 minutes away by car and is served by most UK airports. Car hire is recommended and contacts can be provided.


Lagos 2km. Praia da Luz 8km. Portimao 15km.

There are many interesting places to visit including Cape St Vincent and Sagres which are about 40 minutes by car. Similarly, Silves and Monchique are also well worth a visit.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment Meia Praia, Lagos region

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Summer
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Mar 2018 - 7 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2018 - 26 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
27 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Summer
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance to be paid 30 days before the start of the holiday. On arrival you will be met and shown into the apartment. A 'welcome pack' is included in the price.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is normally Saturday or Sunday but we can, on occasions, be flexible to fit in with cheaper flights.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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