Apartment in Oasis Parque, Portimao, Western Algarve - Peaceful And Safe Location. 15 Minutes Drive To The Beach
Beautiful 2nd floor modern apartment (stair access only) on Oasis Parque Country Club complex which has 1 large pool, 1 childrens pool, 1 paddling pool and an indoor pool (heated in winter), jacuzzi, tennis courts and young childrens play area.These facilities are free. Coffee shop/bar on site. It is close to the fishing village of Alvor with its stunning beach and Praia de Rocha, another excellent beach and there are lots of lovely places to visit all within a short distance. The new Autodomo is a 10 minute drive and there are water parks also within a short drive. The area is a golfers paradise and guests will receive a 10% discount for golf at the nearby Boa Vista. There are all kinds of trips available to keep you busy and plenty of car hire firms but its advisable to pre-book car hire in high season. There are a couple of supermarkets and a few restaurants within walking distance.
About the Owner
I am a single lady living in a beautiful part of Devon. I work full time but try to make it to Portugal 3 or 4 times a year and hope to retire there in a couple of years time. For this reason I have tried to make it a home from home and all of my visitors to date have remarked this.
I purchased the property in May 2006 never having visited Portugal before but I have no regrets - I love the Algarve. I have some friends who have an apartment on the same complex so had seen some photographs but couldn't imagine it as being as lovely as it really is.
I have just spent my first Christmas and New Year in Portugal and was very lucky to have two weeks of constant blue sky and sunshine. I cant wait for Christmas to come again!
Guestbook comments from the owner
"Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful apartment. We have had such an amazing time. Best holiday by far. Our favourite place was Alvor - especially sipping cocktails whilst watching the sunset"
Mark & Stacey. June 2011
"A wonderful couple of weeks at this "posh pad." Weather in high 20's every day. Went to the Golf Open at Vilamoura and played a lot of golf ourselves. Found some new restaurants - our No 1 favourite is Nosola Aqua Club on the beach at Marina de Portimao. Hope we are back soon.
Patrick & Vivienne October 2011
"Heaven was the first word that sprung to mind on this my first visit to your home in The Algarve. Alvor with the restaurants on the beach and the surf pounding whilst you eat. The river trip to Silves - the climb up to the castle with its rooftop garden came a close second. Your apartment is out of this world and a home from home. Hope you will let me come back"
Marion April 2011
From the Owner
“I bought a property on Oasis Parque mainly because it's away from the crowds and seemed safe. It also had all the facilities that suited me. I had retirement in mind and I hope to go there to live at the end of 2013. I love having breakfast in the sunshine on the balcony whilst looking over the coloured rooftops to the Monchique mountains. When I made my first visit to the Algarve in May 2006 it was the last apartment I looked at and although it was still in the process of being built I fell in love with it and the area immediately. There are so many places to visit without driving too far and having travelled around the world I cant think of anywhere I would rather have bought my retirement home.”
Activity and Interests
Numerous beaches "Praias" such as Alvor, Rocha,Carvoeiro, Lagos are all within easy reach - 10/20 minutes easy.
Faro airport is 60kms and is an easy 45 minute drive on the A22 motorway (toll charges apply) or just over an hour on the N125. These two roads run parallel so easy access from either. Car hire is recommended if you want to explore the Algarve but if your intention is to chill by the pool you would probably survive by using taxis. Airport transfers can be booked and cost approx. 55 euros each way.
The pretty fishing village of Alvor is a 10/15 minute drive, Portimao is a 10 minute drive. Vilamoura with its beautiful marina and many deck lounges is a 40 minute drive on the N125 - well worth a visit. Places such as Lagos and Carvoeiro are a 20 minute drive. A visit to the Monchique mountains and Foia are a must on a clear sunny day - the views are stunning and it will take approx 45 minutes. Visit Caldes Monchique on the way.
A pleasant day trip is up the West coast and return inland.
2 supermarkets within walking distance and more in the towns. A new mall with "Jumbo" supermarket is proving popular. Spoilt for choice for restaurants and if you love fresh fish you will think you are in heaven. The beach "shacks" on Alvor beach are worth a lunchtime visit but you will find an abundance of restaurants lining the little cobbled streets. There are plenty of restaurants wherever you go in the Algarve.
There are banks in Portimao and Alvor and the nearest cash machine is in Continente supermarket on the retail park.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
3 Sep 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Oct 2016 - 28 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£150|
20% deposit on booking and balance payable 8 weeks prior to departure from UK together with a seperate cheque for £150 as security deposit. This will be destroyed if no damage is reported in the apartment on your departure.
Changeover days and arrival/departure times are flexible
Notes on prices:
Prices are per week in GB pounds. 20% non refundable deposit. Balance payable 8 weeks prior to departure plus additional cheque £150 as security deposit.The latter will be shredded if no damage or loss occurs during your stay.
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.
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“When I purchased the apartment I tried to make it like a home from home - both for anyone that may use it as their holiday destination and for myself and everyone that has stayed in it has remarked about this. Most people these days even when on holiday like to be able to access the internet and they can do this here. There is also a land line telephone which guests may use for local calls such as taxis, restaurants etc. The apartment is conveniently situated for restaurants,supermarkets, beaches, and the railway station is just a taxi ride away. Buses go into town frequently from the complex. The cafe/bar on site serves light bites during the day and offers a good menu in the evenings - reservations essential.”
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
- bird watching
- outlet shopping
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses
- massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
- 1 en-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower, wc, bidet. 1 shower room with wc
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, built in mirrored wardrobe with safe. Dressing table, chair, bedside cabinets. TV/DVD player, Bedroom 2 with twin beds and mirrored wardrobe, dressing table and 1 bedside cabinet .Air condition/heating unit in both rooms
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: The leisure area has a secure card entry system. There is a digital safe in the master bedroom. Definitely no smoking in the apartment. Ample off road parking. Reception office on site for local information. Barbecues are not permitted on the balconies. Outside: 1 large balcony at the front of the property with table and 4 chairs 1 small balcony at the back (ideal for drying washing or wet beach towels) Shared facilities include 1 large outdoor pool, numerous sunbeds, 1 childrens pool, 1 paddling pool,1 indoor pool heated in winter, jacuzzi, tennis courts, young childrens play area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels included. Beach towels included. For guests staying 2 weeks or more there will be a weekly linen change/clean or more often by arrangement at extra cost.