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Front Line Sea View Luxury Apartment Roof top swimming Pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment

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About the property

2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms one of which is ensuite. WIFI TV & DVD

Available for winter long lets and weekly summer lets. Modern, third floor 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom (one en-suite), air-conditioned apartment. The apartment is furnished to a high standard including a fully fitted kitchen having dishwasher, microwave cooker etc. Utility room. The lounge has a 32' Flat screen with cable TV and DVD player along with UK TV CHANNELS via an android IPTV box. WIFI. There is a roof top swimming pool which has fantastic sea views of the Reserva Natural da Ria Formosa. It is part of the Village Marina complex which is next to the newly built 5* Spa hotel. The apartment is 15 minutes from Faro airport and approximately 30 minutes drive to the Spanish border. Situated on the western side of Olhão it is only a 5 minute walk to the ferry terminal which takes you to the beaches on the Ihla do Culatra and Farol which has the lighthouse and Armona the closest Island. This walk takes you along the water front past the marina and the fresh fruit and fish markets, also past the majority of water front restaurants. Pay Pal or bank payment accepted.

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Property Manager
Adam Guise-Smith
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

About Adam Guise-Smith

I have been living in the Algarve since 2006 and I bought this apartment off plan as I had been involved in the sales of the developers previous project in Albufeira.

I tried to keep the apartment in the best condition and I furnished it to a standard I would hope to turn up to myself.

Adam Guise-Smith purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Adam Guise-Smith chose Olhao region

I bought the apartment as it is close to all of the best parts of Olhao and it has an excellent sea view all the way to faro.

What makes this apartment unique

Walking distance to the main waterfront shops, cafes, market and boat trips.

Sea views all the way to Faro.

UK tv channels via IPTV.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful time. It was a beautiful flat and the town itself was great.
Jul 2011
  • 1 of 4


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)


First Class Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Fantasic location and the views from the balcony are amazing.Having stayed in Olhao over christmas for the last few years now we found this apartment ideal.Quiet location but only 5 min walk to the town and all the cafes,fish and veg markets ,shops, ferries to the islands.The apartment was spotless and well equipped with everything you need for a great holiday.Olhao has no beach but a 10 min ferry and you are at one of the islands with beaches that are stunning .I have booked this apartment again ready for christmas and if you are thinking of going to Olhao you will not go wrong booking this spacious clean fully eqiupped apartment with a roof top pool

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent well fitted apartment in a perfect location for the town and what it has to offer. The space within the apartment is impressive and whilst there were only two of us, a party of four would have been equally comfortable. Will be looking again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Another nice stay in Olhao

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay in this apartment which is modern, clean and feels very secure. It is reassuring when you book your holiday that you know exactly where you are staying, and the view from the balcony etc which is why we enjoy using the HomeAway method of booking all of our holidays. The standard of accommodation is high with widescreen tv and excellent standard of wifi and you do not hear any noise from other apartments.

Olhao itself is a bustling and busy suburb of Faro with loads of local good quality restaurants serving excellent food at reasonable prices. There are also the usual alternatives of Italian, Chinese and indian restaurants. There are also some quality Portuguese tapas bars/ restaurants and most of the clients are the local Portuguese.

Although there are no beaches in Olhao, it is very easy to catch a local ferry to the outlying islands where you will find amazing uncrowded beaches.

Altogether we have visited the Real Marina Apartments 5 times during the last 3 years and we like the idea of the modern apartment combined with a genuine Portuguese town with no sign of a full English breakfast or a beefburger.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful position

  • 5 of 5

This apartment could not have been more perfect for us. It is very spacious, spotlessley clean and has everything necessary for a really comfortable stay. We were fortunate to have very few neighbours during our stay so it was really quiet and we were able to enjoy the beautiful sunsets from the terrace with a glass of local wine. We loved the fact that we had to walk along the beautiful promenade to the market and enjoy our morning coffee in the bustling town. The weather was fabulous and apart from taking a couple of boats out to the islands (Armona was beautiful) and some walking in the hills, we didn't feel the need to venture too much further. Shops are really convenient and the range of restaurants open off season is excellent. We had some fantastic simple grilled fish meals - just what we were hoping for.

All in all a wonderful holiday and we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great apartment!

  • 1 of 5

Perfect stay for my daughter and myself

Lisa was helpful, informative and gave us a lovely welcome

The apartment was perfect for our needs, well equipped and extremely relaxing

The location was perfect for us situated on the edge of town but easy walk to market and island ferries

I was hesitant when giving a good review of this property as I would like it to be available for return visits which we certainly will be doing!!

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous apartment and cycling adventures

  • 5 of 5

Such a great apartment, fab location and everything you could wish for in a holiday home. We went into town most evenings to eat, tapas was great and Pizza an Pedra was the best infact we went in there most evenings as one of us is a vegetarian! The local supermarket is a 10 min walk and has everything you need.

We have many happy memories of sitting on the balcony watching the sun go down with a glass of wine.

We went cycling everyday exploring and then walked around the salt pans in the afternoon to see the flamingos. We brought back some famous salt too.

The roof top swimming is something else, heaven :-).

Thank you to Lisa, Coral and Adam for your help and making our holiday a special one. Would definitely go again and recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
November- March
31 Oct 2016 - 26 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
April - May
27 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
July -August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 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
Refundable Damage Deposit £169

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Olhão in Algarve

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Vanity with inset basins
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Vanity with inset basins
  • All towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom has a Double Bed with beside tables and lamps en suite bathroom Second Bedroom has 2 single Beds. All linen provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Dual air conditioning (hot and cold). Smoking on terrace only.

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