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Luxury Apartment in Peaceful Location, and just 10mins to a Beautiful Beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Luxury Apartment in Quarteira/Vilamoura, Central Algarve, Portugal

Newly built 3 storey block with 8 apartments. Our apartment is a penthouse top floor with luxury items that we have purchased including king size leather bed, top quality bed linen/towels, 40" flat screen TV, Sat system with SKY, iPod Station. It has underground secure parking, lift to floors, 2 balconies, entry phone system. fully equipped kitchen with tumble dyer/wash m/c, fridge/freezer, dishwasher. Easy reach of 9 championship golf courses within 10 min drive - Vila Sol 10 min away. 10 min walk to beach. Great Portuguese restaurants 5 min walk. Marina/casino, dozens of top restaurants 10 min drive away. Water park 10 min drive. Airport 20 min drive. Don't really need car when here. The complex has 3 blocks with about 28 apartments, mostly Portuguese owned and lived in. In fact the Father and son who built the complex live opposite mine and thus was built to a very high standard. We love the place and one day we will live there so we have taken time and money to furnish.

Steve Brobyn
Member since: 2008
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2018

About Steve Brobyn

Hi, we are Steve & Elaine, and we live in Essex. Both of us work & are self employed. Elaine was born in Romford and me - I'm an Islington boy! Elaine & I have been going to the Algarve for over 20 years now - holidaying most of our time in Vilamoura. We decided to buy our apartment in Quarteira 3 years ago (the apartment is 4 years old) because we felt that we wanted to live aside the Portuguese people. We love the area - it has some fantastic restaurants, a wonderful beach plus it's a good base for us to explore the Algarve even further. We have made the apartment as our second home so that one day we can spend more time there when we both retire!

Steve Brobyn purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Steve Brobyn chose Quarteira

The beach is a 5 min stroll away. Vila Sol golf course is a 5 min drive away and Vilamoura marina is a 25 min walk away. Faro Airport is not too far (25 min drive), plus the Bus Station/Taxi Rank is also a 5 min walk away and is extremely handy. There are also plenty of great restaurants nearby and we have a fantastic promenade with lots of bars & restaurants there too. There are actually about 5 golf courses in the area, plus a huge waterpark where you could spend most of the day with the family. The local Tourist Office situated along the front promenade is the ideal place to gather even more information whilst visiting the Algarve and they are most helpful.

What makes this apartment unique

We have furnished our apartment to a high standard, and have made a great effort to make it feel like a home and not just a 'holiday let' apartment. We had great enjoyment picking out the furniture and fittings. We once travelled to Lisbon via Loule station which is approx a 10 minute drive away & then travelled on a very fast train which took us about 3 hours. There are of course many other destinations for you to discover, and also to remember that we are only a short distance from Spain.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Steve,

Just a note to say thank you for the use of your beautiful apartment. Well it really was like going from one home to another, with everything we could possibly need inside there.

The pool was lovely and clean, you could not fault it at all.

I must say it is well positioned for being able to walk to the beach and along the promenade. The beach was lovely and clean.

It was the first time we had been to the Algarve and that gave very good first impressions.

The Spol café was very nice and very reasonably priced, a handy place to go when you don't want to venture far. Also we found the Picnic Restaurant was nice especially the Kebabs, it just cost a bit more.

If we decide to come again, we will definitely ask to use your apartment, if its still available.

Once again many thanks.

Margaret, Mick Ria and Dave

Margie Bond
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Quarteira in Loulé

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Comfortable large bathroom with bath/shower over. Bidet/Basin and WC. Six luxury Egyptian white cotton towels provided for your use (2 hand/2 bath and 2 bath sheets). First-Aid box inside cupboard.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master Bedroom: King Size Bed, plus high quality cotton bed linen with four pillows. Fitted with Large wardrobe - providing plenty of space for clothing and cases. More than enough coat hangers for your use. Two Large drawers also fitted in wardrobe. Two bedside cabinets with bedside lamps. Full length mirror on wall. Balcony with small table and two chairs overlooking garden and swimming pool. Air Conditioning/Heater unit. Heated Blanket provided for winter months. Hairdryer. Bedroom 2: Sea View. Twin Beds with high quality cotton bed linen and four pillows. Also fitted with Large Wardrobe/two drawers and plenty of coat hangers. Two bedside cabinets with bedside lamps. Full length mirror on wall. Air Conditioning/ Heating unit.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: There is air-conditioning/heating. It is set high so you overlook the sea, town and hills. Would be suitable for families. Sorry no pets and strictly no smoking. Outside: Private garden and pool, not heated with key access. There are 2 patios/balconies both with table and chairs, offering a very quiet and screened place. The pool is approx 40ft by 20ft, surrounded by lawns. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Apartment is cleaned once a week with a change of bedlinen and towels.


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Luxury Apartment in Peaceful Location, and just 10mins to a Beautiful Beach
average rating of 4.928571 based on 18 reviews

Lovely New Year break

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over New Year and had a brilliant time, the apartment is clean spacious and well equipped and had everything in it that we could have needed, Underground car parking space is available and is only a5-10 minute walk to the beach

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment great position 500 metres beach

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic apartment and fully equipped great position recommended for all ages

  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
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Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

The. Apartment was clean spacious and comfortable with all the home comforts , the pool was lovely not heated but didn't take long to get use to the cold water. The walk to the beach was 10 minute walk down hill, lovely beach plenty of places to eat drink and shop. The gypsy market was a 10 minute walk which was near to lidl which was handy, we got a taxi back at 7 euros. We got a taxi to vilamoura from the bus station which varied between 5-7 euros, you can walk it along the beach front but it was to hot to walk. Quarteira is mainly where the portuaguese holiday so not many Brits there. Nice friendly people very relaxed no mither with people getting you into the restaurants .

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Nice and well equipped apartment in a very good location closer to beach and shops

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has all what you need for a comfortable holiday

The kitchen is fully equipped with washing machine, which I loved it, dish washer and a very good size fridge freezer

The bathrooms are comfortable

The leaving area is nice and comfortable

We like eating outside in the balcony

I will definitely recommend this apartment because of all the comfort but also for the great location

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Very comfortable apartment close to beaches, shops & restaurants

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable apartment with everything you need. Short walk to beaches, shops and restaurants. Would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Excellent well equipped modern apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a very spacious, well equipped modern apartment on a small quiet complex situated at the back of Quarteira town. It has a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances, all you could ever need on holiday and was spotlessly clean on our arrival. We were met at the airport by the agents as arranged who gave us the keys. I understand that the agents can also provide transfers but we hired a car. There are lots of restaurants and bars in the resort but we tended to avoid the tourist ones and headed for the traditional Portuguese eateries as recommended in the information book in the apartment. The Spol cafe beneath the apartment serves lovely Natas for 1€ each which are delicious. The pool and garden areas were well maintained and peaceful. The beautiful beaches and town can be reached within a 10-15 minute walk but be aware that it's downhill so the return walk can be a bit tiring in the heat of the day. I would recommend a car to visit the lovely pretty towns nearby and we also visited the city of Seville in Spain which was just a 2 hour drive away. Steve the owner was very helpful and friendly throughout, answering any questions promptly and providing lots of information along the way. Overall I would certainly recommend this apartment and hope to visit again in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
On complex
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Vila Sol
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
On complex
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Val do lobo
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Walking, horse riding, golf, sailing, water sports, wind surfing, surfing, para surfing, bird watching.


There is a 10 minute walk to the fabulous Quarteira beach - or can be reached 5 mins by car. Quarteira has a vast promenade stretching almost a mile long with lots of restaurants/cafes and ice cream parlours. On looking out to the sea - you can walk along the beach to Vale Do Lobo on your left. Turn right and a short walk away is Vilamoura beach.


Faro Airport is a 20-25 minute cab ride away. You can catch a cab or bus at the main Bus Station which is conveniently positioned close to our apartment. Therefore, it is not essential to hire a car but personally we always do as we like to explore other areas. Spain is approx a 30-40 minute drive.


The distance to Vilamoura is a 10 min drive away or a 25 min walk.

Further Details:

Every morning (except Sat) fresh bread and croissants can be bought from the patisserie in our apartment block on the ground floor. There is also a small restaurant which is self service and sells hot/cold food, it could also be used as a takeaway. The brilliant local Supermarket which caters for all your needs is a 5 min walk away. The famous Gypsy Market which is held on Wednesdays is in Fonte Santa, and attracts people from all over the Algarve. There are dozens of Portuguese restaurants, selling barbecued chicken, meats and fresh fish caught that day, and all are within walking distance. We have suggested a few of our favourites in our apartment folder.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Please email me on link below for any enquiries.
Must vacate apartment by 11am on day of departure.

Changeover Day:

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.