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Spacious Ground Floor Apartment With Large Patio, Gas BBQ, Sonos and Free WiFi



Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Apartment in Balaia Golf Village, Central Algarve - Peaceful Location, Close To Golden Sandy Beaches And Lively 'Old Town', A Short Taxi Ride Away

2 bed / 2 bath ground floor apartment on the Balaia Golf Village complex. Air-conditioned, furnished patio area, gas BBQ, outdoor music system, 4 tennis courts, 9 hole golf course, new bowling green, gym, bar, restaurants, supermarket, the complex has 6 pools with children's areas, the nearest pool is 100 yards away adjacent to the golf club house bar. Parking and good disabled access. Located in peaceful gardens surrounded by cork, almond and orange groves. The nearest beach (Maria Luisa) is a 10 minute walk from the complex. Albufeira is a few minutes drive away with its many lively bars and restaurants in the the old town.

In response to recent security issues with bogus owners, please feel free to request "Proof of Ownership". We will send you copies of our recent utility bills before you need to make any deposit to us.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the Owner

Colin & Julia.

We actually live in Balaia Golf Village and apart from our own apartment we also manage several properties for other owners / friends.

We provide a lot of information in the properties to help you make the most of your stay.

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Speaks English, Swedish

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From the Owner

We purchased this apartment after looking all along the Mediterranean. We chose Portugal because the coastal scenery is very similar to Cornwall and the Portuguese people are so friendly. English is widely spoken throughout the Algarve.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 32 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Balaia Golf Club House at 200 Metres Nearest Golf : Balaia Golf Club at 100 Metres Nearest Train : Albufeira at 3 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Club House at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Sta. Eulalia at 1 Kilometres

Special interest holidays:

New in 2012 - a 5 rink lawn bowling green. Bowls, shoes etc can be hired from the adjoining golf club.


Two lovely clean sandy beaches are within a 10 minute walk from the reception area. Both beaches offer nice restaurants, sun beds, water sports and pedalos for hire. There are many other beaches within easy driving distance.


Faro airport is approx 30 minutes away. We can arrange tranfers if required through Balaia reception. Car hire is not essential, buses go into Albufeira or a taxi into the town center costs approx 6 Euros and can be ordered through Balaia reception. Aqualand, Splash & Slide, Zoo Marine and other local attractions run their own coach services also bookable through Balaia reception.


Albufeira is a 5 minute drive or a 30 minute walk. Balaia offers a shuttle service. Several supermarkets are nearby.

'Algarve Shopping' center and hypermarket is on the outskirts of town, a 15 minute drive.

Further Details:

We do not take a security deposit and ask that you treat our apartment with respect. However we appreciate that small accidents or breakages may occur. Please let us know so we can replace breakages for other guests that may follow you.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Season 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
High Season 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Check-in is 2 pm. and Check-out is 10 am. Reception can arrange storage of luggage outside these times and all facilities are available from the minute you arrive to the moment you depart.

A deposit of 20% is required upon booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before arrival.

Proof of ownership available upon request.

Additional services ie: welcome food pack, additional cleaning, cot/highchair hire, transfers are all bookable in advance and paid for at Balaia reception on arrival.

Changeover Day:
Saturday or Sunday preferred.

A 20% deposit is required to secure a booking. The balance becomes due 8 weeks prior to arrival. If arrival is within 8 weeks then full payment is required.

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From the Owner

The ability to relax enjoy life and revitalize yourself. We provide free subscription to Spotify Music Services so you can use the Sonos music system and listen to some relaxing music on the patio whilst enjoying a drink at sunset.

Property Type

  • apartment


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  • Wood Stove


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  • Hob
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  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
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  • Ping Pong Table
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Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village


  • caves
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite to master bedroom with bath / shower, bidet and WC. 2nd bathroom with bath / shower, bidet and WC.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Room 1: Twin beds, television, safe, fitted wardrobes, dressing table, hair dryer and en-suite bath / shower. Patio windows to lawn and garden Room 2: Twin beds, television, fitted wardrobes, dressing table, hair dryer. Patio windows to lawn and garden.


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  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Air conditioning/heating is installed in all rooms. A cot, highchair or fold-up bed can be requested for an extra daily charge. DVDs, Sonos music system, free Wi-Fi, cool picnic box, beach umbrella and chairs are all available for use. Please do not smoke in the apartment. However ashtrays are provided for use outside on the patio. There is a security safe in the master bedroom. Balaia offers a choice of 6 child friendly swimming pools, tennis, golf, driving range/ academy, children's play area, kids club in high season, on-site supermarket, newsagent, hairdresser, beautician, 'A Varandha' restaurant, 'Le club' restaurant, on site English speaking 24 hr reception for booking taxis & tours to various attractions. Outside: The apartment (No 755) is on the ground floor in a quiet area overlooking the driving range and putting greens with secure grass lawns to both front and back. It faces west and benefits from amazing sunsets. It is 150 yard from the nearest swimming pool which is surrounded by beautiful gardens with mature cork and pine trees providing plenty of shade. There are 6 outdoor pools three of which have poolside bars or kiosks. Sun loungers are freely available around all pools. There is an additional indoor pool within the health club, which also has a fully equipped gym, steam room and jacuzzi. An extra charge is payable to reception for this. The complex has a 24 hour on site reception and security service where taxis, airport transfers, local attractions and excursions, golf tee times can be booked. A childrens créche and play area is available in high season. Reception also has internet and wireless network access for guests. Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer, clothes airer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and towels are provided. Please bring your own beach towels. For stays of more than 1 week - maid service and linen change is provided at the end of each week. Additional maid service or linen change can be provided at an extra cost. Other: Child safe lawn gardens .Extended patio area with potted plants. Dining table and 6 reclining chairs, gas BBQ, large sun parasols and sun loungers. Outside lighting and sound system.

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