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Ch 4 "Place In The Sun" 2012 Feature- "For A Holiday Home This Could Be Perfect"



Updated: 27-Jun-2016
Apartment near Old Town Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal - Luxury Apartment, Stunning Sea Views, Short Walk To Beach & Old Town, 2 Bedrooms, Two Swimming Pools

As Featured In Ch 4 "Place in the Sun" 2012- " For a holiday home this could be perfect !" - "Has the big Wow Factor", Unique position and larger than other two bed room apartments on site with an extra large balcony plus another two balconies for all day sun!!!! Fantastic sea views. Located in a prosperous and peaceful location where many of the super rich have their holiday homes and just a short walk to the beach, marina and the old town of Albufeira with restaurants, sport bars, shops and street musicians. The apartment has 2 bedrooms sleeping 4/5, air-conditioning, flat screen TV and entertainment centre. Tennis court. Private secure parking. Just 30 minutes from Faro airport. The apartment is situated in an exclusive complex with two salt water pools with cascading waterfall.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Working in animal nutrition I travel the world sourcing the very best ingredients for our products. I have visited many beautiful counties but it is still Portugal which is my favourite as it remains one of the most beautiful and relaxing countries in the world and the perfect place to have a holiday. My wife Jackie works for a firm of solicitors and is a keen golfer. Our boys are both at University.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We love the three baconys. We can follow the sun from sunrise to sunset every day. Fantasic views over to the sea and the marina or overlooking the two swimming pools. We stayed at a different apartment here before but were in the shade for much of the day whereas this aprtment is in a unique position in the complex and has sun all day. Our third visit to this apartment and we will be back again" Janet and John - Macclesfield

“We had a marvellous holiday and having such an excellent base makes a real difference. Having visited this area many times before, we would absolutely have no hesitation in recommending your accommodation to friends and family. Should we ourselves revisit in the future we would be delighted to stay there again. Many thanks for your help”. John & Rosemary - Glasgow
Jan 2008
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1 Reviews

based on 1 holidaymaker reviews

United Kingdom

Lovely apartment with great views

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is spacious and cosy with fabulous views of the sea and the Albufeira marina. The beds are comfortable and there is plenty of storage/hanging space. The smallish kitchen has everything you could need. The 3 balconies give views on 3 sides and there are chairs on one of them and a table for eating with chairs and 2 loungers, overlooking the sea on another one.

Access is easy from the car park underneath and by lift or by the front door and stairs, so being on the first floor is easy, even for people who are less able bodied. The swimming pool is clean and lovely, though it is not heated.

The apartment is situated on a hill so a car is recommended, but you can easily walk down to the town where there are many restaurants and bars. The beach is super. There are so many golf courses to choose from in the area. I would recommend Salgados, where you can see lots of birdlife as well as play an interesting round of golf. There is plenty of room to store clubs in the apartment when you are having a golf free day.

The owners were very helpful. Well worth the money.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary


Albufeira has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe with clean water and golden soft sand, such as Peneco (just 10 min walk, Fisherman's beach, Gale and Sao Rafael. Just a short walk from the apartment is Albufeira Old Town with its whitewashed houses, generous array of cafes, sport bars, restaurants, street entertainers, excellent music venues and late night Boutiques and shops. The Algarve is renowned for its family attractions which include Slide and Splash water park.


The complex is situated between central old town of Albufeira and Albufeira Marina. All amenities are within walking distance including mini supermarkets, internet cafes, cafes, restaurants and bars. Buses to theme parks and other tourist attractions pass nearby. A hire car is not necessary unless you wish to explore the area in more detail. The apartment is just 30 minutes from Faro airport. We can give advice on low cost transfers or car hire.

Further Details:

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Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
We get fully booked each season and have guests which return every year so early booking is recommended. 50% non-refundable deposit on booking. Balance 12 weeks prior to departure date. £150 damage bond is payable which will be reimbursed upon return providing the accommodation or equipment has not been damaged. (See terms and conditions for full details). The apartment caters for 4 people for an additional (fifth) person there is an additional £100 per week supplement.

Changeover Day:
All dates flexible. Min Rental 7 days.
Cot Hire £30 per week

Notes on prices:
The apartment caters for 4 people for an additional (fifth) person there is an additional £100 per week supplement. Cot hire £30 per week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 27-Jun-2016
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From the Owner

Our apartment is the only apartment on our complex to have an open main balcony and two additional balconies so you can enjoy the sun from sunrise to sunset. There are two sunloungers on the balcony with additional reclining chairs for you to enjoy. There is also a full size table on the balcony should you wish to enjoy a meal alfresco. From the balcony you have a full 180 degree view over the sea. You can also enjoy views over the marina and the swimming pool. The best of all worlds.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower, bidet, WC wash basin, vanity unit.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, The double sofa bed in in the lounge
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 beautifully presented bedrooms with fully fitted furniture and views over tennis courts. Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds. Lounge: with a comfy sofa that pulls out into one double bed for fifth* person *Supplement on 5 person.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Notes on accommodation: Featured development in Ch 4 Place in the Sun Home or Away. March 2012 as recommended by lead presenter Jasmime Harman who use to live in Portugal and an expert on dream holiday locations. Just some of the quotes from the show: "Well placed, good use of space, everything you want" "For a holiday home this could be perfect" "That really has the big wow factor - big wow factor' "Dream holiday hideaway" The apartment is in a unique position on site and with three balconies you can follow the sun from sunrise to sunset. The accommodation is ideal for families, young professionals, couples lucky enough to be retired, golfers and those looking for a relaxing break in comfort. Sorry single sex groups under 25 years old are not allowed. Our apartment is on the next level up to the one shown in the TV episode and is bigger and brighter plus it has and additional balcony that is twice as large as the balcony seen in the show. Outside: The apartment balcony is equipped with luxury patio furniture. There is also a selection of beach equipment, tennis rackets etc available. Free private tennis court. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen and bathroom towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels. The apartment is thoroughly cleaned at the start of each rental. Other: Beware some other two bedroom apartments on site are not what they seem!! They are one bedroom apartments where the rear balcony has been covered in and converted into a small additional second bedroom.

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