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Beautiful Fully-Equipped Apartment with AirCon, Shared Pool, English TV & Wifi.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Armacao de Pera, Central Algarve, Portugal - 5 Minutes Walk from 3km of Beautiful Sandy Beaches, Shops, Supermarkets, Bars and Restaurants

Our luxury air-conditioned apartment is modern and tastefully decorated to a high standard with quality furnishings. Set in a perfect location, it is fully equipped with all the modern conveniences you would expect - we consider it a home from home. The apartment is situated in a prime spot within Armacao de Pera - in a quiet neighbourhood but just 5 minutes walk from 3km of beautiful sandy beaches, shops, supermarkets, bars, cafes and numerous restaurants that serve a variety of cuisines including fresh seafood and local specialities. Armacao's beach is one of the longest in the Algarve stretching out as far as the eye can see to the east, whilst to the west the landscape changes to stunning rock formations and coves. Armacao de Pera is one of the oldest established resorts on the Algarve and oozes traditional Portuguese charm. It is very family friendly and you often see 3 generations of families out strolling along the promenade in the evening. With stunning beaches, beautiful scenery and near-round sunshine, Armacao de Pera is the ideal holiday destination.

Alison Smith
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2017

About Alison Smith

Myself, my mother and my brother purchased our apartment as a joint venture whilst on a short holiday. We had never visited Portugal before but immediately fell in love with the climate, the friendliness of the people, the serenity, the landscape, the food and the fabulous beaches! We love the fact that from the moment you arrive, you feel nice and relaxed. One day we hope to upgrade to a villa, but for the time being we're more than happy with our lovely apartment. We never tire of going to Portugal and I know my mother aspires to permanently move out there sometime in the future.

Alison Smith purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Alison Smith chose Silves region

Armacao de Pera appealed to us immediately, it is built along a small stretch of coastline and as a result you are only ever 5-10 minutes walk from the sea. It is a traditional Portuguese town, very family friendly and nearly everyone speaks English - the resort does not survive on English tourism unlike other resorts.

There are a lot of apartments in the resort but they are mainly holiday homes for the Portuguese who come down from the North in the summer. Armacao has a population of approximately 5,000 but this increases significantly in July/August when the Portuguese are on holiday.

The area is easily accessible, with Faro airport 35 minutes drive away. The resort lies just 10 minutes from the motorway and being in Central Algarve it is easy to explore to the east and west.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is a 5 minutes walk from 3km of sandy beach and from restaurants, shops and bars. We have furnished the apartment to a high standard and it is fully equipped as we want it to be a home from home for both ourselves and our guests.

The resort is well placed for all golf courses, plus there are numerous water parks and other family activities in the vicinity. Its central location means that everything in the Algarve is within driving distance of no more than 1 hour maximum. You can also easily drive across the border into Spain for a day trip if you so desire!

Approximately 80% of our bookings are from either returning guests or from recommendedations, which we think speaks volumes for our apartment and the resort.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a fabulous holiday and your apartment was perfect, it had everything we could want. Everywhere we ate had good food. I couldn't believe how well priced the groceries, restaurants and even ice creams were! We definitely intend to return and would highly recommend your apartment to anyone." - Ms J McAllister (July/August 2013)

"We had a great holiday and your apartment was super. We are already chatting about returning next year, great location, lovely people, super weather. We hope to be back for part 2!" - Mrs M Gangar (July 2013)

"We had an absolute ball and we were all settled in and down to the beach by 14:30 on the Sunday after arriving! Your flat was just perfect for us and we had a brilliant time, thank you." - Mrs R McNiven (returning guest, June 2013)

"Everything was great, apartment lovely, really comfortable and in a great place - we felt right at home!" - Mrs S Keenan (October 2012)
Feb 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Armação de Pêra in Silves

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Beautiful modern bathroom with toilet, bidet, bath and powerful shower. There is always plenty of hot water.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) with Sofa Bed in Lounge Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bedroom with 1 x king size bed. 1 double bedroom with 2 x twin beds. 1 double sofa bed in the lounge. 1 travel cot with separate mattress. Additional travel cots can be rented upon request. Both bedrooms have modern fitted wardrobes and provide ample storage space. A hairdryer is provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The property is on the second floor and features air-conditioning/heating. It is east facing with fabulous views over the Portuguese countryside. From the roof top terrace you have views of the sea. Outside: A barbeque, outdoor chairs and sun loungers are provided, as well as a range of beach games. You are more then welcome to use these on the balcony, take them up to the rooftop terrace/pool area or take them to the beach. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Full towels and linen are included (but not beach towels). The property is thoroughly cleaned prior to arrival. Welcome packs, extra cleaning services, extra travel cots, extra high chairs and camp beds can be arranged on request. Other: We have our own chairs and sun loungers that can be taken up onto the roof terrace and we have a range of beach toys for guests use. We have a small collection of golf course guides which you are more than welcome to use when playing.


5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Fully-Equipped Apartment with AirCon, Shared Pool, English TV & Wifi.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
prince george

Awesome Location

  • 5 of 5

thank you for sharing your lovely home with us. It was perfect for us as we wanted to be able to have easy access to the area. Car was not required as the property was conveniently located to public transport. We loved all of the local restaurants all within walking distance and the walks along the water front were so beautiful.Perfect get away for long stay and short stays. The appartment had everything we needed. Did try the roof top pool but a bit chilly as it was not heated but still loved the view and meeting others in the building.

we will definitely come back to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Our apartment is 5 minutes walk, or 200 meters from the nearest beach - which is 3km long and stretches out to the East as far as the eye can see. It is one of the longest beaches on the Algarve and has the largest reef in Portugal directly off its coast, making it popular with divers and fishermen. To the West the scenery changes to stunning rock formations and coves, including the 'secret beach' which you can access through a tunnel in the rockface from an adjoining cove!


The nearest airport to Armacao de Pera is Faro, 50km away (or a 35-40 minutes drive). We are able to provide a transfer service at a competitive rate.


Armacao de Pera is centrally placed should you want to explore the coastline/area in more detail. The far East and far West of the Algarve can each be reached in approximately one hours drive.

Albufeira - 18km

Alvor - 25km

Carvoeiro - 18km

Faro - 48km

Lagos - 38km

Loule - 37km

Monchique - 42km

Portimao - 23km

Quarteria - 38km

Quinta do Lago - 43km

Silves - 18km

Tavira - 77km

Vale do Lobo - 39km

Vilamoura - 27km

Further Details:

Please do not hesitate to contact us to find out more about what activities are available in the area for families, organised tours, adventure activities and local 'must see' sights - we have a wealth of information available and are happy to provide recommendations.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Armação de Pêra, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
July-August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
November-December 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
We are completely flexible on length of stays and changeover days. Check in time is from 3pm on day of arrival and check out time is by 11am on day of departure. Extended hours can be arranged.
We require a minimum stay of 3 nights stay when booking the apartment.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the apartment per week/day in UK pounds. We are able to accommodate stays shorter or longer than one week, we are completely flexible - rates are calculated on a pro-rata basis.

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required when initially making a booking. The 75% balance payment and a £150 refundable breakages deposit is required 6 weeks before departure (the breakages deposit will be returned to you 10 days after your holiday finishes subject to a satisfactory property inspection).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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