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Amazing apartment with Shared Pool near the beach



Updated: 24-Aug-2016
Amazing apartment at Armacao de Pera - Only 5 Minutes Walk to Beach

The apartment is located in a quiet part of town but only 5 minutes walk to the glorious beach, restaurants and shops. With a supermarket two minutes walk away. There are two pools at the apartment, one for children and plenty of space around the pools. Armacao de Pera is also the perfect base for sightseeing, shopping and general fun with the Algarve shopping centre 10 minutes drive away, the famous ZooMarine with the amazing dolphin show only 5 minutes drive away and at least two water parks at Alcantarilha and Lagoa both within 15 minutes drive away.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 0 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My name is Elsa, I am married to José and we have twins. They are very electrical….never stops! We live near Lisbon and We love the Algarve, due to the excellent weather and fantastic beaches.

When we need to relax, we love to go to Algarve...

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Speaks English, Portuguese

Guestbook comments from the manager

While we looked around the apartment we were caught up in the moment of wow... what a lovely apartment and Alfie really enjoyed his sleep in the cot! Monica Monton.

We must say that your apartment is first class it was a pleasure to stay there. Wayne Tarr.

We enjoyed your apartment really very much! It was really very comfortable and it provided all the essential useful items for a very comfortable stay. Nothing was missing! Thank you. Ana Gil.

The apartment was great. I have to tell you that Frances and Svetlana that take care of the rentals for you on site are wonderful! : Caroline Martel.

Thank you, We had a great holiday the Apartment was just perfect for us,having the swimming pool and the beach so near the view from the balcony at night was calming. Yolanda Lima.

We had a wonderful holiday in Armacao. The weather was glorious and the apartment was ideal for the four of us – spacious and cool after long days at the beach and with supermarket, bank and restaurants nearby,Mary
May 2009
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8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Relaxing family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children, aged 2 and 4) in this lovely apartment.

Elsa was great at responding to any queries whilst booking and pre-holiday. She met us at the apartment and showed us around and we were surprised to see that she had left us a welcome basket, which was very kind and much appreciated. On first impressions, the apartment was exceptionally clean, well organised and with lost of home comforts.

We hired a car as we like to get out and about, however, as everything was on the doorstep, a car is not essential. The beach and shops are 5 minutes walk away with a variety of restaurants and 'Clipper' was a real hit and we ate lovely fish meals there and the staff are very friendly.

With it being our son`s 3 rd birthday whilst on holiday we paid for a 2 day pass at Zoo Marine, which is a must. Absolutely brilliant! We got cheaper tickets from one of the shops on the front instead of paying the full price at Zoo Marine itself.

We travelled to other beaches and Marinha was beautiful and stunning cove, but make sure you sit far back as the tide does come right in! If you do have a car, we stocked up on essentials, like cereal, milk, bread etc from the nearby Aldi (7 minutes in the car)

The pools are great for the family, one bigger pool and one for the children which we found very safe and gated. We managed to go down and get sun beds about 9.30 am, so not too early.

All in all, just what we needed. Thank you Elsa and Jose for providing us with a wonderful apartment and a memorable stay.

Amanda, Dave, Molly and Ben

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice time in Armacao de Pera

  • 5 of 5

Apartment is nice and clean and it was pleasure to stay in it. It has everything you might need during your holiday . Beds are comfortable , there air con which really nice during those hot days. It has balcony where you can enjoy your coffee early in the morning or dry your towels after day on the beach...Location is very good as well , its 10 min walk to big supermarket Pingo Doce , 5-10 min walk to the Armacao beach which is always busy, few farmacies is around and its 5 min walk to the centre of Armacao where you can find many restaurants and bars.Our favourite beach was quiet Cova Redonda , its only 5-10 min drive from the apartment. And all famous beaches and caves are within 30 min.drive so car is very essential if you would like to see the beautiful places of Algarve. Lots of parking around and apartment has underground secure parking with place for your car.

There no WIFI in the apartment - this is the only disappointing moment as these days internet is very essential , but it was not listed in the description of the property and we knew that will be no WIFI.

Elsa the owner of apartment was amazing , communication was great , she always responded on my emails and enqueries and gave very clear information.

As we arrived very late evening and our satnav couldn't navigate to the address Elsa meet us in the place where we stuck and directed to the apartment. Also she allowed us to stay few hours more as we supposed to check out 11 .00 am.

Overall we had amazing time in the Algarve and we really enjoyed staying in that apartment and would recommend it to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well appointed accommodation

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is very clean, well appointed, with the benefit of air conditioning. 5mins walk to the beach. Private swimming pool. Elsa and Jose were fantastic from start to finish, very accommodating and providing excellent communication throughout. Nice touch when arriving late to receive snacks and drinks. I would highly recommend staying at this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Apartment

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely clean and well kept apartment with everything you need for a self catering holiday. Beds in both rooms are very comfortable. Only saw the owner once for hand over of the keys when we arrived but that was fine and full contact details were left in case we had any problems (which we didn't).

A walk to the wonderful beaches and restaurants is only 5 minutes away with a great selection of places to eat. We tried the set menus which are about 12 Euros and are really are good value for money. Try Grelha, the oldest restaurant in the town. The owner is quite a character and we spent many nights watching him bring the customers in from the street. The set menu here is the best in town and would not hesitate to recommend it. You will not be disappointed.

All in all a great holiday had by both myself, husband and our 14 year old daughter and her friend. The girls did not want to come home so victory at last for picking a perfect location for our annual holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the appartement the second time for a short holiday during Christmas.

A good place to stay. Clean, all comfort and large enough for a holiday with children or more adults, especially because of the two larger bedrooms.

Also very pleasant contact with the owners Elsa and José, who provided us with all the needed information

A short walk to the beach.

We didn't use the swimming pool because of the colder weather in December.

Armacoa has a very nice beach, a cozy boulevard with restaurants and a amazing coast line.

It is just a short distance to the touristic places Portimao or Albufera.

To be short: a very good choice.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to this apartment,we were met by Jose on arrival,this apartment is spotless,well maintained and has everything you need for self catering.5 minute walk to the beautiful beach which stretches for miles,we tried several restaurants and the food was excellent.The 2 swimming pools were great with plenty of sun loungers available.Transport ie bus stop only 2 minutes from apartment,plenty of taxis available,we hope to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We like that our guests feel at home! It is very important your feedback! Thanks for your great comments! Elsa and Jose
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From the Owner

We love Algarve because of fantastic sun, beaches and almost all year with long summer. Some places tend to close down in the winter but Portugal have flights going in all year and the weather is usually great. There are some beautiful beaches and a great range of bars and restaurants. There really is something for everyone here. The area is easily accessible with Faro airport less than an hour drive away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : airport at 40 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N125 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Fisherman at 350 Metres Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

The Algarve is obviously noted for its golf courses but as well as all these there is horse riding nearby and for walkers it is a fantastic base to explore the protected wetlands of Salgados to the east and the rugged coves and headlands with clifftop walks to the west.


The beach at Armacao de Pera is one of the top ten beaches in the Algarve with lovely golden sands stretching all the way to the beach at Gale. It is 5 minutes walk away and has plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars to choose from. Water activities are one of the main draws to Armacao de Pera. The beaches in Armacao de Pera were recently classified as "Accessible Beaches" meaning that beach-goers have easy access to the beachfront. Restaurants are able to offer table and bar service.


Faro is the nearest airport and is approximately 30 minutes drive away. There are buses and taxis to take you to Armacao but you can also hire a car at the airport if you want to explore or we can provide a very reasonably priced transfer service.

Further Details:

Armacao de Pera is also the perfect base for sightseeing, shopping and general fun with the Algarve shopping centre 10 minutes drive away. The famous Zoo Marine with the amazing dolphin show only 5 minutes drive away and at least two water parks at Alcantarilha and Lagoa both within 10 minutes drive away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Oct - 15/Dec 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16/Dec/2016 - 15/Jan/2017
16 Dec 2016 - 15 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
16/Jan - Feb 2017
16 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mar 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Apr - May 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jun 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jul - Aug 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Sep 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oct - 15/Dec 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16/Dec - 15/Jan 2018
16 Dec 2017 - 15 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £179

Booking Notes:
A refundable breakage deposit of £200 / €250 is required. About Breakage Deposit, if you prefer, on the arrival day you can give us a cheque with the value of the Breakage deposit. In case of any damage at the apartment the cheque will be charged, otherwise we return the cheque by post until 14 useful days.

Payment can be made by cheque or bank transfer in either GB Pounds or Euros.

Changeover Day: Changeover days are flexible.

Prices are in UK Pounds or Euros.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

The apartment itself is so well situated, on 3rd floor with lift and we can walk to the sea in less than 5 minutes or use the communal pool. The apartment has a really new and airy feel and has everything you need on a holiday. The kids are perfectly safe as we have fixed mesh to the balcony and it is all on one level.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • The bathroom has a bath with shower over, WC, basin and bidet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main bedroom has a 6ft bed with large fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedroom 2 is very spacious and has two 3ft single beds which can be pushed together if needed. Extra hanging space in the hallway. There is also a cot in bedroom 2.


  • Balcony
  • Golf ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment is perfect for a family with children all being on one level and including a cot and highchair at no extra cost. Outside: Outside there is a south facing balcony partially overlooking the swimming pools. The pools are in a communal area with plenty of space for sunbathing and is safe and secluded. We also provide two foldable lightweight sunloungers, parasols and beach toys which can be used at the pool or beaches. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and kitchen and bathroom towels will be provided and extra cleaning maid service can be arranged if required. Other: There is a south facing balcony with table and chairs for alfresco dining.

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