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1st Floor Apartment Overlooking 13th Fairway At Alto Golf Club

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment Alto Golf and Country Club, Alvor, Western Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Setting, Only 15 Minute Walk To Picturesque Vau Beach

This luxury two bedroom first floor apartment, recently refurbished, overlooks the 13th fairway of Alto Golf Course. The sunny south facing Balcony overlooks landscaped gardens and the private shared swimming pool. Guests have use of the Alto Golf & Country Club facilities which include indoor and outdoor pools, tropical gardens, tennis courts, gym, bars and restaurants. It is a 5 minute drive from the apartment to the Country Club. Special rates are available for guests at the Sir Henry Cotton designed 18 hole Alto Golf Course. The apartment is ideally situated to explore the beautiful beaches, coastline and countryside of the Western Algarve.


Owner
Jenny Kerrigan
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"First of all, congratulations. Your house is very well located and it was a pleasure to spend there one week.

Honestly, Everything was close to perfect" - August 2011

"Absolutely loved your apartment and couldn’t fault your management team, we would defiantly recommend it to our friends" - September 11
Jun 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Alvor in Mexilhoeira Grande

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The en-suite bathroom of the master bedroom has a bath with shower over, WC, bidet, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and hairdryer. Bathroom 2 has WC, shower and wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 fully carpeted double bedrooms both with twin beds. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and dressing area with access through patio doors, with fly screen, onto the terrace overlooking the 13th fairway on the Alto Golf course.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Strictly non-smoking. Licensed for Letting by Portuguese Authorities. Mosquito screens are incorporated into all windows throughout the apartment. Baby cot and high chair available for rental. Outside: The south facing Balcony, equipped with dining table and chairs, overlooks the renowned Alto Golf Course’s 13th fairway and the swimming pool which is shared between the peaceful apartment blocks. The Alto Golf & Country Club Resort has plenty of enjoyable facilities available free of charge to Guests: Large Outdoor Pool and Children's Paddling Pool serviced by a Poolside Bar where drinks and snacks are served; Heated Indoor Pool with Retractable Roof with Sauna, and Solarium; Gymnasium; Table tennis and Shuffleboard; 2 Tennis Courts (with floodlights); Children’s play area; Putting Green. Sun loungers at Restinga’s Restaurant at Alvor Beach (subject to availability). Several shared pools. Restaurant - 'Cotton's' - award winning - open every evening serving superb meals. 24 hour reception (during summer), 8am to 6pm otherwise. Internet facilities available at reception which could be subject to a small charge. Utility Room: Contains iron, ironing board, clothes airer and electric thermostatically controlled water heater. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, bathroom towels and pool/beach towels are provided on a weekly basis. Apartment is cleaned before arrival and weekly thereafter. Additional maid service available at extra cost. Other: The south facing Balcony has a built in barbecue, table, chairs and parasol. Private parking both outside and underneath apartment block. Amenities/Facilities:All Alto Golf and Country Club amenities are available at main Resort to Guests.

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

1st Floor Apartment Overlooking 13th Fairway At Alto Golf Club
average rating of 4.75 based on 5 reviews
4

Great outlook ...

  • 4 of 5

Stayed in this apartment from middle of June 2017 until end of June 2017 the outlook is great as it overlooks the 13 fairway of Alto Golf, it also overlooks the pool from the balcony. The apartment has underground parking or you can park outside very easily. My advice would be to rent a car if you need to get into Alvor town or a Taxi ( around 7 euros ) there is a local shop which you can walk to where you can buy most of your requirements which is very useful. There are also a few restaurants a bit further on at Vau Beach

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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West Midlands Uk
5

Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is exactly as it looks in photographs. It is spotlessly clean,well furnished and equipped with everything required for self catering if you can resist all the wonderful restaurants in the area. Paula was on hand to help with any queries and always answered texts and calls immediately. We have visited Alvor several times and this is by far the best accommodation we have stayed in. We hope to return in the near future and would recommend it to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful as usual!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 3rd visit to this apartment and it was wonderful as it always is. The apartment feels like a home from home to us now and is far superior to other holiday apartments we have visited. There is a full sized kitchen with everything you need if you want the option of eating in and this is spotlessly clean throughout. The apartment has the benefit of the pool being within watching distance so our son was able to go got the pool on his own without us needing to leave the terrace. You do need a car here though if you want the flexibility of visiting Alvor or the main beach however if you do not feel comfortable driving there is Vau Beach within walking distance and some beach side restaurants which are good. We will stay at this apartment again in the future and would have no hesitation in recommending it to our family and friends. Thanks to Jenny who makes the booking process so easy and accommodates our mid week requests and to Paula who gives us comfort that if there is ever a problem when we are there she is only a call away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Kingston Upon Hull
5

A Great Place To Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for 10 days in August 2013 and it exceeded our expectations in every way. It is very well equipped to a very high standard, from the amount of towels, linen, kitchen equipment, to the quality appliances and furniture. We also found the owners to be very professional and friendly when dealing with them. We where greeted when we arrived by a lovely Portuguese lady who could not have been more helpful and nice to our family. The location of this apartment suited us perfectly, the beautiful beach of Vau was a fifteen minute walk away, and there we found other coves to explore. The lovely fishing village of Alvor is about 10 minutes drive away we had planned to eat out here every night but as the apartment was so well equipped with a lovely big balcony overlooking the pool and landscaped gardens, plus a Portuguese barbeque we self catered and thoroughly enjoyed it. This is a very quiet, relaxing, luxury apartment and we recommend it to everyone, the accommodation made our holiday perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Coast/Beach:

The apartment is situated within walking distance of Vau beach from there you can walk to Praia da Rocha and Alvor beaches where there are many beach bars and restaurants.

Only a short drive from many other beautiful beaches along the western Algarve.

The village of Alvor with its narrow streets and fishing harbour is only a 10 minute drive away.

Travel:

Faro airport which is served by several low cost Airlines including Ryanair and Easy Jet is a 45 minute drive away and a hire car is recommended for exploring inland and coastal Algarve.

The town of Portimao, Praia da Rocha beach and village of Alvor is around 60 kms from Faro which can be easily reached via the A22 motorway in approximate 50 minutes.

Airport transfers can be arranged for about €60 for up to 4 persons. There are plenty of car hire places at the airport.

Distances:

The village of Alvor with its narrow streets and fishing harbour is only a 10 minute drive away as is Portimao town centre.

The extensive beach of Praia da Rocha is a 20 minute walk or five minute drive.

Within a 30 minute drive you can visit the ancient walled town of Lagos with its lively harbour and marina, the mountains of Monchique and the old town of Silves.

The Natural Park of the western Atlantic coast is less than an hour away by car.

Further Details:

There is a small supermarket within walking distance. The major supermarkets Continente, Lidl and Aldi are only a five minute drive from the apartment.

There is no shortage of bars and restaurants to suit all tastes in the area.

Alvor has a bowls club and boasts a skydiving centre at the small aerodrome.

Also worth considering is the boat trip from Portimao riverside upriver to the ancient town of Silves.

Recently introduce is a half hourly bus service from close to the apartment to Alvor village via Alto Country Club reception, in one direction and to the centre of Portimao in the other. A regular bus service runs from Vau beach to Portimao via Praia da Rocha and the marina at Portimao.

Other tourist information and details of local taxis can be found in the apartment.

There are many available trips (Boat etc.) which can be arranged through Reception making your stay hassle free.

Slide & Splash waterpark, near Lagoa, is about a 20 minute drive from the Apartment.

Zoomarine with several shows throughout the day including dolphins (plus you can swim with these amazing creatures at a charge) swimming pool, restaurants and bars and many amusements, near Guia, about 35 minute drive, offer a great family day out.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Alvor, Algarve

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
Rate 3
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£300
for 4 nights
£525
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Stays of shorter than one week or across different periods are charged pro rata (minimum charge is four nights, minimum one week in July and August).

Water and electricity costs are included as are arrival and departure cleaning, linen and towels.

Further maid service can be arranged as an optional extra.

A 20% non-refundable deposit is required upon confirmation of the booking with the remainder due 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property (maximum occupancy 4 persons) per week in UK pounds. Baby cot and high chair available for rental. Payment in euros can also be accepted. Stay of shorter than one week or across different periods are charged pro rata (minimum charge is 4 nights) Generous discounts may be available from time to time and for short notice reservations. Long lets are also available, please contact the owners for special prices.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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