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Luxury 2 bedroom apartment with rooftop pool and sea views - Apartment D - 2 bedroom

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Apartment D - 2 bedroom

Bedroom 1 en-suite with King size bed, hair dryer. Bedroom 2 also ensuite with King size bed, hairdryer. Baby travel cot available. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower, wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower over, wc, bidet. Separate 3rd bathroom with handbasin and wc. Fully appointed kitchen with fridge/freezer, cooker, hob, microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Utility room attached to kitchen with cleaning equipment, apartment has in-built vacuum system, ironing board/iron. Spacious tastefully decorated 32 sq.m Living/dining room with 2 and 3 seater lead ther sofas. Dining table, HD TV/blu ray DVD player and IPTV with live UK channels/films etc, free wifi access available. Large balcony leading from living room with lovely sea views. Patio furniture including sun loungers, umbrellas/stands and reclining chairs for guest use. All windows have electric security shutters. Rooftop pool on floor above.


About the property

P8776

Luxurious modern 4th floor apartment close to Ria Formosa natural park in the charming town of Olhao. Large balconies where you can watch the changing views of the sea with fisherman picking their crops of clams and visiting birds such as flamingos. There is use of a shared rooftop pool and fabulous views of the Ria Formosa and nearby Ilhas. Situated in a newly built modern development next to a new 5* hotel. Minutes from many local amenities including the old town with historic churches and architecture, restaurants, supermarkets and shops and a new shopping centre "Ria Shopping" which also has a cinema. There is a marina with a wonderful fishing market selling catches of the day and local produce where you can soak up the bustling atmosphere of Portugese life. There are also train and bus services. There are 3 golf courses within 15 miles of Olhao.


Owner
Hayley Strange
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2017

About Hayley Strange

Couple living in South Wales who purchased (and got married) in Portugal as we think of it as our 2nd home and like to spend as much time there with our teenage son as possible.

Hayley Strange purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Hayley Strange chose Olhao region

We fell in love with the Eastern Algarve area as it has an unspoilt, natural feel, incredibly friendly people and of course climate, food and beaches to die for. For us Olhao feels like a real Portuguese town with lovely architecture rather than a tourist destination, although it has so much to offer (and the Portuguese themselves definitely see it as a holiday resort particularly for the Aug maritime festival), with a fabulous 5* spa hotel, expanded marina and many restaurants offering fabulous fresh food at a fraction of the cost of other resorts. Faro airport only 15-20 mins away means you can be in the pool within an hour of landing! Miles of beaches just a short ferry ride away and good local transport mean you don't need a car, although exploring the hillside towns is a treat.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is set in a stunning modern stylish development with a rooftop pool which means you can enjoy all day sunshine without moving more than a floor away from our uxuriously appointed 2 bedroom apartment with all modern conveniences. The views of the Ria Formosa are truly spectacular and our spacious balcony gives you a fantastic outlook over the Ihlas, whilst being less than a 5 minute walk away from the restaurants and the Olhao market one of the biggest and best on the Algarve - particularly if you like fresh fish!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"An absolutely first class property that was really value for money. All the facilities are first class. The local town is minutes away and offers excellent choice of restaurants, particularly fish restaurants. We will be back!" When my friend & I decided to go for a week's holiday, we wanted somewhere where we could chill out………and boy did we get that when we went to Olhao!!!! The apartment is amazing, done to a very high standard, we were completely blown over by it when we arrived. It was clean, fresh towels were put out for us, we felt completely safe and relaxed it was like being home from home for us, it had everything in it that we could have asked for……..and more!
Dec 2010
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Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
Great prices for off-peak always available. Booking via owners, requiring 25% deposit to confirm booking, balance due 8 weeks before departure. Bookings within 8 weeks require full payment. £150 breakage/key deposit needed refundable in full after post departure inspection. Payments accepted in £ € or $ we can take bank transfers in these currencies.

Changeover Day:
During peak season (July -Aug) minimum booking period is 1 week, all other times shorter rentals considered and changeover days are flexible throughout the year.

Notes on prices:
Discounts available for low season lettings of 4 weeks or longer. Loyalty discounts are available for returning guests. Please contact us for for details.


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Olhão in Olhão

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size en-suite bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The apartment will be cleaned and bed linen/towels changed weekly. Pool towels are provided free of charge. Linen change and mid-week cleans can be arranged by prior booking at an additional cost. Less than a 5 day stay a cleaning charge of £50 will apply. AL tourist licence approved (Camara references 868/AL and 921/AL). Concierge service (airport collection / shopping / reduced golf course rates / theme park booking) can be arranged. Outside: Balcony with sea views and rooftop pool is shared 10m x 4m with wc and 2 outdoor showers.

Reviews

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Apartment D - 2 bedroom
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
5

Lovely 2 bed apt Olhao Portugal

  • 5 of 5

Modern , clean and comfortable. Lovely place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Brilliant break

  • 5 of 5

Well fitted out with top class furnature and equipment. Clean and spacious with maid service once a week.

Ideal location for town and coastline.

Great pool on the roof. Will be back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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home from home

  • 5 of 5

We have visited this area three times and these apartments 4 times. We stayed previously in apartments with Jet2. This time we decided to rent privately.

What a difference!!

Apartments are the same layout with same high level of specifications and cleanliness, but this apartment had the extras to make it special.

Everything you could think of ( and more) to meet every need.

Little extras such as pool towels, washing machine, english tv and even a shopping trolley to help with heavy water bottles.

Booking was effortless and communication with owners Mark and Hayley excellent,

We arrived early but was met at apartment and allowed to store luggage, had a bit of lunch at Emotions, bar 2 minutes away, and in apartment and unpacking 2 hours early.

Thank you Mark and Hayley. We will be back next year without a doubt.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Christine, glad you and Eric had such a nice stay
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Amazing and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time i have stayed in these apartments with friends. They are so impressive not only because they are beautifully decorated, they are spacious, have a wonderful balcony, roof top pool and so much attention has been given to every little detail. its a true home from home and very relaxing from the moment you land! The local area has so many lovely restaurants, fresh produce at the local market, its truly uncommercialised and beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Well presented and furnished apartment complemented with a fine array of items that one might need.

  • 5 of 5

Good location with supermarkets, shops and amenities located close by.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Everything was just like discription,very spacious

  • 5 of 5

Very happy with apartment and location ,all high quality furniture and fittings ,the pool on the roof was used every day we spent time up there most days we did not see anyone else there.

Olhao is like going back in time with cobbled walk ways ,with ferries to the islands .

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments we're so glad you enjoyed your stay-we look forward to welcoming you back another time.
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Emotions
Nearest Ferry
250 Metres
Across the road from the apartment
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Colina Verde
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Olhao station
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
N125
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Emotions
Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Beaches in the area are situated on the Ihlas (Armona, Culatra Deserta) in the Ria Formosa with miles of golden sands watersports, restaurants and bars easily reached within 15 to 20 minutes via ferry or water taxi. One ferry stops opposite the apartments and the other is a 5 minute walk in the town. There are many boat trips such as dolphin watching, and plenty of other blue flag sandy beaches are in the area such as Fuzeta, Faro and Barrill beaches which are approximately 15 minute drive.

Travel:

Faro airport is 20 minutes away by car/taxi costing approx 25 euros. Airport transfer can also be arranged by our local agents. Car hire is not essential as there are good train and bus services from Olhao to points across the Algarve and Lisbon, and many tour services to local (and even Spanish) attractions, since the Spanish border is only 60km away, although car hire is useful to go further afield, for example into the Algarve foothill towns/villages. Airport collection service is available.

Distances:

5 minute walk along the marina will take you to the town (markets/supermarkets etc.). 18km to Tavira. 8km to Faro old town. 12km to Faro beaches. 30km from Vilamoura. 40km from Albufeira. 65km from Spain.

Further Details:

The apartments are next door to a beautiful 5* star spa hotel situated in a charming historic typically Portuguese town. Within 5 minutes walk from the apartment is a unique selection of bars and restaurants, wonderful fish and vegetable market, shops, banks/cash machines.

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