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Spacious,modern Apt, 30 paces from beach,balcony,underground parking. Swim Pool.Immaculate



Updated: 19-May-2015
Beautiful apt in Salema, On Rua Pescadores ( fisherman's Street ) located by the beach.

Large, sunny and beautifuly modern 1 double bedroomed apartment with L shaped balcony facing this small complexes own fish shaped private pool. Literally a few minutes walk away from the sandy beach and turquoise sea of Salema. Apartment is immaculate and tastefully decorated and is located in a small, private complex which includes intercom security entrance, and very useful underground private parking, with automated door. It is within a short walk of all shops and restaurants in the village. Soak up the wonderful atmosphere of the fishermen mending their nets in the mornings or visit the many villages and beaches along this unspoilt coastline. Or, you may prefer the exciting night life in nearby Lagos (15 mins drive). Listed Natural Park Area, the region has so much to offer, walks, surfing, golf with nearest championship course 2kms and 2 more nearby. We have holidayed in Salema for 18 years before buying this apartment and cannot recommend it more highly than that. Wi/fi and Hdmi TV.in apt. All amenities including washing machine and dishwasher. We do have a comfortable pull down bed and also a sofa bed. If more than 2 adults please e.mail us. And we will consider.Pets at our discretion. 3 large patio doors onto balcony. One from the Double bedroom 1from the open plan kitchen and one from the spacious lounge. There is a dining room table and chairs and a round glass table with 4 matching chairs an parasol on the balcony for Al fresco dining. Coulorful hammock on balcony. The sun is on. Our balcony from lunch til after 21.00. Hugh is a golf fanatic so his golf clubs are on hand, email us if needed. Handy when the airlines are charging so much for clubs. There is a new ceramic hairdryer in apt. We are delighted to say that people who stay in our apartment do come back and there can be no higher recommendation.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

Hello, Ola, from Noeleen and Hugh Carslaw from N.Ireland

We have been holidaying in Salema with our two daughters for over 18 years and so 3 years ago decided to buy.Now grown up they also have the benefit of it.

I am a freelance violinist and my husband Hugh has just taken up the post of Managing Director of Apollos Fire, the Cleveland Baroque orchestra which has meant a recent move for us from N.Ireland to the U.S. A. Consequently get to traveil to beautiful places, however Salema is our favourite place in the world, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

It has a beautiful beach and some great restaurants and just a lovely welcoming atmosphere.Most people go back!

If your a golfaholic like my husband, there is a championship golf course, Parque de Floresta 2kms up the road and Boavista 7 mins drive away.Also Palmares, Peninna, and 2 new courses at Amondeira, a bit further afield.

Set of taylormade clubs in the apartment, saves luggage

Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Apartment is perfect, keep going back. Everyone is so friendly. Love the restaurants ambienceof the village & cocktails at the Aventura. Julie Trimble, Dublin, Ireland

Beautifully decorated, comfortable place to stay. We and the children had such a good time we have been back every year. We love it. Sandra & Alister Morton & 9 year old twins Catherine and Lewis, U.K.We can forward glowing e.mails from visitors. We have never had a negative one.
Jan 2009
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From the Owner

Unspoilt Algarve. We hate concrete jungles in the sun so Salema was a real find 18 years ago and have been going back ever since. With its beautiful beach which is never packed and has an E.U. Blue flag for 2015 yet again.Lifeguard, disabled access and all amenities. A few steps along the cobbled street and you are on this sandy beach , sun shining on the aquamarine water which usually reflects the blue of the sky, watching the fishermen sorting the nets on their colourful little fishing boats. The food, wine, sun , golf ( for my husband ) Child friendly yet you can still read a book in peace. Faster pace of nightlife if you want it is just 15 mins drive away in Lagos,which is also a great place for shopping and restaurants and has a lovely Marina and a cobbled square. We have underground car parking which is brilliant as there are only 7 apts on side of the fish shaped pool in our complex.Only 20 paces down a little lane opposite our entrance to the beach, and shop 3 doors down. Very convenient if like me you have a back problem, or you just want to go in and out of the sun.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 80 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Adventura at 20 Metres Nearest Golf : Parque de floresta at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Agua na boca at 20 Metres Nearest Beach : Salema at 30 Metres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Surfing- many surfing beaches along the west coast and not far to travel. Will find them on google-western Algarve. Dinosaurs footprints, Salema.

Slide and Splash and zoo marine 40mins drive.

Golfing from 2 Klm from Salema-choose from Parque da floresta, Boavista,Palmares which is half links and half green, Morgado near the spa town of Monchique,Alvor, Amondeira,

Artesanato- large pottery discounted at Raposiero 2klm west of Salema.

Lagos the nearest big town 15 mins drive from Salema for the Vasco da Gama navigator museum.

Lagos is a beautiful marina town with its forts and cobbled streets it has all the shopping you would need, many restaurants and bars and beautifully lit at night. Easily accessible from Salema by air conditioned bus fare under 3euros. I use it myself. Journey by Bus Eva 30mins. Cape St. Vincent lighthouse-thought at one time to have been the end of the world.

Stay in Salema, we are 30 paces from the beach or if you prefer we have a small fish shaped swimming pool complete with your own sun beds. Or relax on your balcony with some food and drink. We are a few paces from fantastic restaurants .Agua na boca , Boia, Miramar on the beachfront. Lorenco , Cosario in square Salema Residental hotel, snack bar Aventura cocktail bar, Atabua bar, hotel bar. We have our own Wi/if and Hdmi TV. With British channels or watch DVDs.or listen to music. There are really good local singers who entertain all over the Algarve, if you wish to know where they are performing just ask us and we will give you details.


50 paces to the beautiful beach of Salema, but there are many beaches along this coast. Lots of information on the beaches in Vila do Bispo region of Western Algarve available on line.Well known surfing area.Lifeguards in summer on duty. All beaches well within easy reach.As parking in Salema, being small, is extremely hard to find our underground car-park is extremely desirable. Car park space no. 3 only. There is a shop and many restaurants in the village.


Faro airport 90km - no more than an hours drive, along motorway. Car hire is useful as there is so much to explore but there are private transfer companies which are cheap, or local taxi, transfer buses a2b transfers or best transfers Taxi service in the village. Hourly bus service from Salema eg: 2 euros 40 cents to Lagos. Train from faro to Lagos. We will e.mail directions and info on apartment etc.You will be met on arrival with the keys and shown around the apartment.


Sagres 14 kms Cabo de Sao Vincent 19 kms, Old historical town of Lagos 13kms. The border into Spain is 1.5 hours with Seville 2.5 hours. To the capital of Lisbon 2.5. hours. Places of interest for children - Slide and Splash 30mins drive or bus. Zoomarine 35 mins, Sand city (sand sculptures) 35 mins.

Further Details:

The apartment is certified by the camera( council] of vila do bispo. 2013.This means it has been passed all checks for gas, electricity, fire risk and security and has everything expected by the council i.e. fire extinguisher, smoke and co2 alarms, medical box, secure doors and shutters.

Salema has really good restaurants. It is advisable to book a day in advance. Money withdrawal machine in Salema square beside the fountain, and at Intermarche/supermarket a few minutes drive towards Lagos.3 k

For shopping, banks, shoes, clothes, jewellery etc- Lagos and Portimao.


Rental rates

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Booking Notes:
A deposit of 20% is required on booking. The remainder of the fees to be paid 6 weeks in advance of your arrival date. A deposit of 100 euros added to this will be given back to you on safe return of keys including automatic garage door key. And if no damage to Apartment. We speak english, though the lady meeting you with the keys is fluent in English, Portuguese, German, French.

Changeover Day:
We prefer Saturday but we will be flexible on this if we can be. Know from experience how hard this can be with your flights..Winter months and long lets are negotiable with the owners.You should leave by mid-day but we will be as flexible as possible.

Notes on prices:
Please note that the prices off season Mid october -Mid March will be subject to the addition of the cost of gas central heating. The meter will be read in your presence when you arrive and when you leave.We are a one bedroomed apartment but have room for more on request. However there will be a supplement of 40 euros per person for the additional costs of laundry incurred. By negotiation of the owner.Discount may be given to repeat bookings at the owners discretion.

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From the Owner

We have 2 white sun beds ,Duas brano camas de sol at the solarium area by our pool. The blue cushions for these are in the apartment. So if you are a pool person or a beach person you have both. I We love to have lunch on the balcony, 4 chairs & table + 2 children's chairs and my husband falls asleep in the hammock after his golf. Sun is on balcony in summer until 9 at night. We go all months of the year.as we have central heating if ever needed, and satellite t.v.Close to all surfing beaches and golf courses and lovely little villages. The underground car park is a great help as Salema is small and it is always hard to find parking.We are near the bus. We use the apartment a lot ourselves and so it is not just kitted out as a rental property.We want you to enjoy your stay as much as we do.Close to all the Western Algarve surfing beaches and the Salema restaurants serve the finest food.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


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


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront


  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 700 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with all modern fittings, bath/shower, wc, bidet, sink with plenty of storage below. Fitted extractor fan. Hot water is on in the apartment 24/7.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Lounge - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Comfortable pull down bed suits an adult or child. See owner
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) 2 kids or an extra 1adult. Not suitable for 4 adults. Notes on bedrooms: Large bright modern Bedroom.Quality double Bed, Large fitted wardrobes and sliding double window doors to balcony. All window/doors have locks and shutters. Baby cot on request if needed. All of the apartment is immaculately clean. Good quality bed-linen.


  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: We have a very powerful new free standing air-conditioning unit, the instruction book in all languages is in the Apt. It is stored discreetly in the hallway but can be placed over by one of the lounge floor to ceiling windows ,when needed. All the window/doors in the apartment have locks and shutters. Pet negotiable with owners. Baby cot, please request and we can hire one for you. DVD/CD and WI/FI are in apartment. Outside: The private pool, as you can see from photo is quite small, but adequate and very handy for a quick swim to cool off. Only used by the handful of owners or their guests. There is a free standing shower in the private sun bathing area to wash the sand away. Info, The beach has permanent life-guards during the season. Utility Room: Utilities include iron, ironing board, clothes dryer on balcony but away from the table and chairs. hoover etc. Hot water on 24 hours. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels provided for 2 people except for beach towels. Apartment immaculate on arrival + Small middle clean on 2 week stays or more, with change of linen and towels. If extra person staying more will be supplied. Other: Aluminium+glass table and 4mesh chairs + parasol + hammock. on balcony. 2 pool loungers at private pool area + 2 cushions for these in apt.1 fold away adult bed and sofa bed for extra occupancy available on negotiation.Baby cot for hire at 25euros.

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