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Luxury Apartment In Quiet Location, 5 Minutes Walk To Beach And Old Town Square.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Apartment in Old Town Albufeira, Central Algarve

Rental License 4221/AL

This small quiet complex was only completed in 2008. There are only 21 privately owned apartments with a communal pool. The complex is ideally situated between the Old Town Square and the Marina. A 5 minute stroll will get you to the beach and the Old Town Square which is full of bars, restaurants and entertainment. At the Marina you will find lots of boat trips, cafes, bars and restaurants. Both bedrooms and the living room have patio doors opening onto the large south facing balcony with sea views. The fully air conditioned apartment has FREE WIFI, TV, DVD player with a selection of films There is also a selection of books. A fully equipped kitchen, safe and underground parking. For extra peace of mind the apartment has a full legally required rental licence.

Bobby Duffin
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

About Bobby Duffin

My wife and I are both semi retired and spend a lot of time travelling. Our family are all grown up and are in their twenties. We visit Albufeira about once a month, and love the place. It really is a second home to us but we have decided to rent it out during the summer season as we are not over then.

Bobby Duffin purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Bobby Duffin chose Algarve

When we decided to buy a home overseas there was only one place we were interested in and that was the Algarve. Being only 2 or 3 hours from the UK and with the same time zone was a big factor. With low cost flights every day and the beautiful beaches, climate and the friendly Portuguese people, there really was no other country we considered. We looked at a lot of property along the whole Algarve but when we viewed this apartment we decided it was for us straight away and signed for it there and then. It is in a nice quiet area but only 5 minutes to the beach and Old Town Square. There is nothing as nice as sipping a glass of vino tinto on the balcony at sunset and watching the fishing boats lights flickering on the sea, and the nightly catch is available in the restaurants the next day.

What makes this apartment unique

Near to beach and near to the Old Town Square with all the entertainment but far enough away to be nice and quiet. There is a bus stop 20 metres away but everything you need is within walking distance so no car is required. A well stocked supermarket is just round the corner, 2 mins away.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in the Albufeira, Portugal

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • resort
  • town
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Vanity unit with wash basin.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Vanity unit with wash basin. This bathroom is an ensuite.
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower over bath, wc, bidet and vanity unit. Second bathroom in hall has shower unit, wc and vanity unit.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , This bedroom has an ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed with en-suite bathroom. Built in wardrobe, dressing table and 2 bedside drawer units. Bedroom 2 has 2 single beds. Built in wardrobe, dressing table and 1 bedside drawer unit. Both bedrooms have air conditioning & patio doors opening out onto the south facing balcony with sea views.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: The apartment is ideally located and can be used as long term or short holiday rental. It is between the Old Town Square and the Marina in a quiet area. It is very secure and furnished to very high standard. There are many shops, bars and restaurants nearby. Outside: There is a large south facing balcony with table and 6 chairs. The communal pool is very private. Entry to the property is via electric garage door or front door which is automatically locked at all times. Utility Room: Secure underground garage with own parking space and electric door and lift to accommodation. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included. We also supply beach towels. Property cleaned and linen changed once a week. Agents will be on site to meet and greet and to help with any queries. Other: Large south facing balcony which can be accessed from the bedrooms and the living room has table and 6 chairs and sea views.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)


Great holiday

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic apartment. Location perfect and just as advert stated. Bobby organised transfers which were very efficient. Lovely restaurants in area! Love Portugal and will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review. Organising transfers are all part of the service. Totally agree, Portugal is a wonderful place for a holiday and hope to see you again in the future.
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  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for more!

This apartment was extremely clean. We often stay at VRBO's and AirBnBs so we notice small things like a few crumbs in the bottom of the garbage pail or a sticky spot on the fridge. This place was spotless. The owner has also paid attention to small details such as extremely explicit instructions for the appliances, door locks and entertainment system. The booking and check in process as well was likely the most organized that I have experienced. The owner provided maps with clearly marked routes and location of popular restaurants, landmarks and the grocery store. He responded to all of my e-mails promptly, answering any questions that I had. We were met upon our arrival as well by a leasing agent who was professional and pleasant. He reviewed with us the apartment instructions and also provided helpful information about the area.

The physical layout of the unit was perfect. We are a couple travelling with our adult daughter so appreciated the two bedrooms and bathrooms on either side of the unit. The living areas were spacious with ample seating at the breakfast bar, living room and balcony. The apartment had all the needed amenities right down to a corkscrew in the kitchen to a clothes drying rack with clothespins on the balcony. All amenities were in excellent condition. The wireless was quick, and there were multiple and well located electrical outlets throughout the apartment. There is secure underground parking with a lift to the unit.

The location was fabulous. The marina, grocery store, beach and old town, with multiple restaurants to choose from, were easily accessible with a short walk but it was not loud or noisy. We also liked the general location of Albufeira. We travelled to Ferragudo to access Algarve Freedom Kayaking, the market on Saturday in Loule and Faro's Old Town and shopping district (all great activities) and all were accessible in less than an hour drive.

We had a wonderful vacation and we would highly recommend this apartment to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for taking the time to write a lovely review. So glad you had a great time. We always try to make everything as simple as possible so all you have to do is enjoy the wonderful Algarve. Once again, many thanks and it was a pleasure to have you as our quests. Bobby.
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Perfect holiday package!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment and location details were spot on. Best apartment that we have stayed in by far and we have stayed in quite a few over the years around Europe. Clean , modern fantastic layout . Almost felt like two apartments. Communal pool was not busy when we were there and quite a sun trap. Loved the security of the main door access and the balcony area was fabulous to unwind and relax. The owner , Bob, was exceptional in the ease in which the apartment was booked . He arranged our taxi transfers and provided excellent information about the area and restaurants. We ate out at all of the recommendations that he made. Fabulous. There is walkable access to the marina, supermarket and beach. The walking will certainly keep you fit! Public transport was on the doorstep . Just perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Holiday 2015

  • 5 of 5

Great weather, very hot, Nice food, great apartment, very clean.

Will come back again

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time and we would love to have you back in the future.
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  • 5 of 5

Superior property, absolutely spotless, excellent location,fabulous complex, couldn't rate our holiday here high enough, can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back in the future. Thank you for your lovely comments.
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Fantastic find

  • 5 of 5

After looking at lots of apartments in Albufeira this one stood out, luckily it was available for our dates. We were delighted on arrival, it is a lovely modern apartment, very well equipped and spotlessly clean, the pool is well maintened too. The location is ideal, a short walk to the old town and beach in one direction and the marina in the other. The owner Bobby was more than helpful with our booking, he arranged airport transfers (which were very reliable) and sent us an information pack containing a map marking different routes into the old town and some good restaurants. We would certainly stay at this apartment again and would recommend it to anybody going to Albufeira, its a great place.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Soooo glad you had a wonderful time Lindsey and the apartment was everything you hoped for. We would love to see you or your friends return in the future and you would be most welcome. The little extras are not a problem at all and are all part of the service.
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Prices & Availability

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April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
6 night minimum stay
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May & June 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
6 night minimum stay
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July & August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
September & October 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
April 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
May & June 2018
1 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
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July & August 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
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September & October 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
6 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Non refundable deposit of 25% secures your booking with final payment 8 weeks before arrival along with a £200 breakage deposit (this reflects the high quality of this apartment) and will be refunded 7 days after departure and inspection by management.

Changeover Day:
Check in time is flexible depending on whether or not the apartment has been occupied until that day. The apartment should be vacated by 11am on day of departure to allow for new arrivals, however we will try to be flexible wherever possible.

Notes on prices:
Christmas and Easter prices on request.

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