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Apartment-South east Facing balcony with Pool & Wifi!(special long winter rates)

Overview

Property

Updated: 24-Nov-2016
Apartment in Albufeira, Nr. Old / New Town, Central Algarve, Portugal - Centrally Placed Convenient For Shops, Restaurants And Beach

Cosy large 1 bedroom apartment with south east facing balcony ( Special long winter let rates also available on request ). Situated in Albufeira Town between the Old and New, both are minutes away by foot. Located on the flat and not at the top of a hill. 10 mins walk to Albufeira beaches, all major supermarkets and restaurants close by. This apartment offers a very economical family holiday plus the benefit of all mod cons contained within it and all the things you would have at home, Satellite tv, stereos etc!

Willing to spread payments into 3 installments if reserved long time ahead.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a great family holiday, TV in bedroom a bonus for the kids, well for us, gave us a little peace, location push chair friendly, really homely at night with a bottle of wine, good value, will return, booking and pick up very efficient, Nicola and family.



Apartment cosy and all you need provided for home cooking, treated ourselves by eating out most nights, loads of good restaraunts nearby, liked being central to new and old town, walked mostly, took the wheelie train now and again to the Square. Thanks, no stress, nice touch meeting us yourself at the airport, Lisa, Paul and family!
Jan 2008
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14 Reviews

4.8
based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Sheffield
5

Fantastic apartment

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5, and differ very much in age, myself, my hushand, 21 year old daughter who has just finished University so needed and fancied a free holiday, a 17 year old son and 8 year old son so to find an apartment to suit my family can be hard, this was great, big enough for the 5 of us, it was spotless and had everything you needed, nothing had been forgotton. The pool was great to, most days we had it to ourselves and the couple of days we didn't there was only a couple of Portugese families round, it was so chilled and peaceful. It was our first time in Portugal and to be honest the time we went we chose the busiest time of the year, beginning of August and it was also the Portugese holidays so the area was very very busy but everything was pretty much in walking distance as getting a taxi was quite hard some days as the queues was massive with it been so busy, the strip is a comfortable walk of 5 minutes, the old town is a little bit further and having an 8 year old on our shoulders can be difficult with the heat but it was manageable, we got the train sometimes and a tuk tuk which was fun. The old town is stunning, we loved it and the beaches are fab. We normally go to Cyprus as we love Cyprus but I can honestly say the beaches was just as nice here.

All in all we could not have asked for a better host in Andy he was incredible to be honest, was waiting for us on our arrival which was a very late flight, sorted out everything, was just a call away, the fan in the apartment broke while we was there, I e-mailed Andy and the same day he brought a brand new one,, you cannot ask for anything more than that,he was great. It is the third year we have stayed in a private apartment now and Andy was the best host ever.

When we first got to Portugal we thought it was rather expensive as when our family of 5 was going for a drink just for 5 simple drinks it could be 15 Euros but after a couple of days we realised the Portugese bars was a lot more reasonable, i.e. same drinks for 8 Euros. There are quite a few Portugese bars to just very slightly off the beaten track and they are great, all have pool tables, darts etc etc.

I would recommend this apartment for anyone wanting a reasonable, clean, very assessible apartment. Would I every go back, YES WE WOULD.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Les and Pam

  • 5 of 5

Excellent owner in Andy,very informative and a really nice chap.Apartment was just what we required,large fridge,microwave oven etc,all as advertised.Nice pool mostly to ourselves and he supplies sun beds which other apartments don't have.Supermarkets are within 5-10 minutes walk and are well stocked.Ideal for old and new town,again within walking distance.Thanks again Andy for your attention and ease of booking,we will return without doubt.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, Great apartment, Great host

  • 5 of 5

Brilliant holiday, Andy the owner could not do enough for you, from the first enquiry email to the drop off at the airport. After a late arrival Andy picked us up and had all the basics waiting for us milk, bread, water & loo rolls etc waiting for us. Arrived at the apartment which was spotless, the English TV and WiFi was a godsend with 2 kids in tow, it has a lovely big pool which we had to ourselves, ideally situated between the Strip and Old Town, the Old Town is much better for families in my opinion, overall a great weeks break, thanks Andy

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your complimentary review, it makes the effort worthwhile to see that you had a great time. I hope that I see you all again soon!
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5

A lovely holiday

  • 5 of 5

Have not long come back from a lovely stay in Albufeira, Andy made it very easy to sort everything out before arriving. I was pretty nervous as it was the first time we were travelling with our little son. The apartment was brilliant, everything that we needed! the uk channels on the tv were a god send! kept the little one entertained.

The pictures in the ad don't lie! it is beautifully kept and was spotless! everything was very close by, and convenient.

it was a lovely first family holiday.

Thank you Andy for letting us stay, will be back soon.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Risna, I make every effort to ensure a nice stay so its a good feeling when someone compliments the service. I always try so many thanks for your compliments! Hope to see you soon. Andy
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5

Great Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is well situated between the old town and the strip. We walked into the old town (depending on how quick you walk it took us about 10 mins) we didn't bother with taxi out as it was easier to walk than que for a one. Great super market across the road and relatively cheap Pingo Doce. The best bit for us was the pool the first week we were spoilt and had it to ourselves the second week although busy didn't feel crowded. Andy, the owner, was superb efficient pick up from airport, sorting the television out and even dropping a hair dryer in because the old one had broke. The apartment is typically Portuguese and has everything. Would we come back -definitely. (2 adults and a teenager) wifi was fast and could be reached by the pool which was useful for our daughter.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment,the description given in the adverts are accurate. On taking over the property we were given instructions on use of certain items and shown around. Andy is an excellent host and will give answers to most questions on how to enjoy your stay where to go etc. The location of the property is between the strip, old town and beach all about 10 to 15 minutes away depending on your walking pace. Restaurants and places to drink are within minutes of the apartment. I would most certainly recommend this property to a friend or relative. Andy is a great and carrying host.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Approx 10 mins walk to Albufeira beaches, Old and New Town!

Travel:

30 minutes drive from Faro airport! Car hire not needed, all amenities walkable! Owner provides pick up if needed from Faro Airport for a small fee, you are taken straight to the apartment with keys!

Distances:

Portimao 25 mins drive. Silves ( Historic) 25 min drive. Lagos 45 min drive. Cape St Vincent 1 hour drive.

Further Details:

Close by are all major supermarkets, Modelo (200m), Lidl (600m) and Pingo Doce (50m), countless bars and restaurants walkable!

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Basic low season
1 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£136
for 5 nights
£190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
xmas / new year
22 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£196
for 5 nights
£275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Basic low season
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
5 night minimum stay
£136
for 5 nights
£190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
April 17
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£120
for 4 nights
£210
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
May 17
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£151
for 4 nights
£265
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
June 17
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
£350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
 
July/Aug 17
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
£304
for 5 nights
£425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
 
Sep 17
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
£350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
 
Oct 17
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£143
for 4 nights
£250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Basic low season
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£136
for 5 nights
£190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
xmas/new year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£196
for 5 nights
£275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan - Mar 18
5 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£136
for 5 nights
£190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Apr 18
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£150
for 5 nights
£210
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
May 18
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£143
for 4 nights
£250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

50% non refundable deposit on reservation, (will accept smaller deposit if reserve is for long time ahead) 50% 2 months before arrival ( non-refundable)! Will hold for 48 hours before deposit of monies, to give time for flight booking!

Security deposit of 100 pounds or its equivalent in cash is required on arrival in the event of breakages. An inspection is carried out on departure and your monies refunded if no breakages..

Wi fi in the apartment is optional from 15 euros for duration of your stay, paid locally.

Optional payment methods, bank transfers or cheque.

Changeover Day:
Totally flexible, will accept, 7, 8, 9 day holiday periods! Check in 1400 at latest and check out is 1100 at earliest, We do try to check in on arrival and check out as late as possible, if We are able.

Prices inclusive of energy costs except for long winter lets! Special lets available for lets more than 6 weeks between November & March for £105 per week, electric & water for these lets charged at cost, meters read on arrival & departure.

Mobile aircon unit optional for bedroom at £30 per week

Prices based on up to 4 persons, each person over 4 charged a supplement of £25 per week.

Will consider less than a weeks stay, but may involve a surcharge which will be quoted in full and in reply to the Customers inquiry!

Euros also accepted at competitive conversion rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath/shower over, wc, bidet.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/5 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with 2 single beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers!

Outside

  • Balcony ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: First floor apartment, so only one flight of stairs! Has south east facing balcony! Shared Condominium Pool (summer use) has sunbeds for sole use of apartment clients. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included, linen change supplied weekly. Use of washer and powder to refresh towels at clients discretion.

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