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Gorgeous Beachfront Apartment - Stunning Sea Views And Easy Access To Beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal - 1st Floor Apartment In A Peaceful Location 2 Minute Walk To The Unspoilt Sandy Beach

Refurbished contemporary 1st floor apartment with stunning 180 degree sea views. A 2 minute walk to the unspoilt sandy beach. Bars and restaurants are a 5 minute walk away and its a 15 minutes walk across the beach to the hustle and bustle of Albufeira old town or 20 mins via the road. If travelling by car then Old Town is a 3 min car journey. There is a supermarket 5 minutes up the road.

The apartment has air-conditioning/heating in both the bedroom and the living-room. An integrated modern kitchen with washing machine, dryer, oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. The bathroom has a bath, a shower and under-floor heating. The living-room and bedroom includes a TV with UK channels and many others, DVD player and wifi. There is a large L shaped balcony is equipment with sunloungers and patio table and chairs. There are shutters on all windows to darken the apartment at night and add security.

We have many repeat customers who are delighted with this apartment.

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More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 April, 2018

About Sharon

We came to Portugal for the first time over ten years ago and fell in love with Albufeira so much so that we decided to buy our lovely apartment here. The location for us was perfect, with the option of old town or the strip to shop, eat and be entertained by.

We love the sea so being able to have the fabulous view of the ocean made the decision to buy our home away from home an easy decision.

We hope you love your stay here as much as our family does.

Sharon and Greg

Sharon purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Sharon chose Areias de São João

We bought this apartment because of its proximity to the beach. Plus it also has a sea view and is a beautiful sunny apartment.

What makes this apartment unique

The view! We have a fabulous picture window in the lounge which allows for 180 degree view, 2 minutes from the beach and a couple of minutes walk to restaurants and shops. Plus the apartment complex is gated so very secure and safe


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Areias de São João in Albufeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The bathroom includes a jacuzzi bath, shower & under floor heating.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2/4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: The bedroom has a super king size double bed, air-con, heating, bedside tables, built in wardrobe with integrated drawers, dressing table & mirror. TV (Currently no UK TV Channels) with integrated DVD player and double patio doors leading to balcony.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Apartment cleaned, towels and linen changed once weekly for two week stayers or long term rents. additonal cost required. Other: Large L shaped balcony with patio table and 4 chairs, two sun loungers, security of a gated complex, landscaped gardens, tennis court and underground parking.


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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Gorgeous Beachfront Apartment - Stunning Sea Views And Easy Access To Beach
average rating of 4.2352943 based on 17 reviews

In need of up grading

  • 3 of 5

The view was fantastic.

This apartment was very tired. The sofa was broken, the table on the balcony the leg was broken, the safe was broken, the tiles on the front of the bath was broken, the mastic around the bath was needing replaced and the fridge was broken but Kevin the caretaker was very nice and he immediately brought us a small fridge.

I was told the balcony got alot of sun but we were lucky if we got 2 hours.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Liz thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that you found the apartment less than you expected. We are always interested in our guests' feedback and we have many guests who return year after year. We fully acknowledge your comments and have replaced the sofa and patio furniture and all the bathroom issues have now been fixed. The fridge was just one of those things but I know that our property manager sorted out the situation immediately and provided you with a brand new fridge instantly. The balcony is south facing and does get the sun from 11 am until sundown. As you went in December it may be that you didn't experience as much sun as you do from April-Nov. Best wishes Sharon and Greg
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First time in Portugal

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed a week in Sharon's lovely apartment with great views over the town and coast. A safe gated apartment block with ample parking and just a couple of hundred yards (or metres) from the beach. A mile away from the old town the apartment was quiet and made us feel at home. Kevin, our saviour, we got lost on the way there, was just a reassuring phone call away and came to find us and guide us to the flat to hand things over. A true gentleman. The weather was great as well!

Thank you Sharon and Kevin for making all the arrangements easy.

Jon & Fiona

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely views and great location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is in a really good location and the views are lovely. Although we didn’t use the sunbeds and swimming pool too often there always seemed to be plenty of sunbeds available. The balcony was ideal for us with plenty of shade until mid-afternoon.

Thanks to Kevin for meeting us and dealing with a few queries that we had.

All in all a lovely holiday we just felt that the apartment is in need of a face-lift.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic spacious apartment in peaceful complex - we highly recommend

  • 4 of 5

We couldn't have hoped for a more gorgeous apartment for our first visit to Portugal. Thank you Sharon & also Kevin for greeting us. The welcome pack was a great idea which meant we could relax & settle in without having to find a supermarket straight away. Gorgeous bathroom-the jacuzzi wasn't working which would have meant that added bit of luxury, and maybe mend the broken bath tile - but really lovely nevertheless. The location of the complex is fab- so we could enjoy the pool and the beach too. stunning scenery at the beach and we can recommend the floating assault course for only 6 euro per person no time limit. The long window in the living room was amazing. Absolutely everything we needed in the apartment, couldn't have asked for more. Thanks also to Wendy of Little miss sunshine transfers for the friendly trip from the airport. A perfect holiday apartment, beautiful sunshine all day every day. Definitely recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantas apartment with brilliant views

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 12 Nights in this apartment and will definitely be returning again. Everything was excellent from initial booking and correspondence with the owner Sharon thorough to meet and greet with Kevin (property manager). This is a fabulous spacious apartment with everything you need for a self-catering holiday and also with a fantastic view of the sea and pool area. It is about 5 min walk to the beach and about 15 min walk to the old town along the beach board walk.

A fantastic holiday …… Thank you Sharon

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very good

  • 4 of 5

Nice place - direction lacked an address or name of the resort. Near a nice beach- also a very nice and cold pool. Suggest you replace the sofas and sharpen the knives. Tv was difficult to manage . Kevin was very helpful. All in all a good stay!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 minute walk to the unspoilt sandy beach.

Further Details:

Bars and restaurants are a 5 minute walk away.


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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £174.3

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Changeover Day:
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.