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Quality Ground Floor Apartment Air-conditioning, Sun Terrace



Updated: 15-Nov-2016
Apartment in Alto Golf & Country Club, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal - Indoor/outdoor Pools, Tennis, Gym, 10 Mins Walk To Beach, 5 Mins To Town Centre

This apartment is set in the luxurious Alto Country Club all guests benefit from use of the extensive facilities of the county club (tennis courts, outdoor pool, indoor pool, children’s pool, gym and fitness centre, and games room) and a 40% discount at alto golf club which is a challenging parkland course with some stunning views and a very welcoming clubhouse. The apartment is a minute’s walk from the swimming pools, tennis courts, gym for cardio or weights workout, shuffle board and relaxing gardens. The well renowned Cottons Restaurant and the pool bar give a wide variety of quality food and drink. 5 minute walk to the picturesque fishing village of Alvor with great local bars and restaurants. The golden sandy Alvor beach stretching for miles is just a 10 minute walk or 2 minutes by car. Guest at Alto Golf and Country Club are also eligable for a 30% discount on the following golf courses:

Gramacho - Carvoeiro

Vale da Pinta - Carvoeiro

Silves Golf - Silves

Vila Sol - Vilamoura

Beloura - Sintra

These golf courses are all part of the Pestana Golf & Resorts Group.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

This property has been in the family for a few years and we have decided to rent it out. We have not done this before and the property is in excellent condition and has everything you would want for a stay in Spain set in beautiful surroundings and the golf course is well worth playing.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

We have been coming to this apartment for the past 8 years and it is fantastic there is everything you want from a rental inside the apartment and the facilities outside.

Mike and Judy Feb 2012

The place is great pool brilliant kids loved it, you will love the beach. Great time will come again.

Mitzi & mike July 2011

Great place weather brilliant used all the facilities, nice restaurant, so close to town made it hard not to stay there all night great bars and the beach is good to chill on. Nice pool great staff had a good laugh might come next year.

Rob and Katy May 2011.
Feb 2012
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

United Kingdom

A Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from spending a short break in Portugal, and chose this apartment. I must say this property is without doubt one of the nicest you could wish for. Every amenity you need, spotless in every way, VERY convenient for local shops and beach, and Reception Staff first class. Had a most enjoyable stay here and I would recommend this Apartment without hesitation. A lot of thought has been put into furnishing this property to a very high standard, with Tv sets in lounge and 1 Bedroom, DVD player and stereo, outside area includes a BBQ and sitting area with table and chairs. Thank You Mike & Mitzi for all your help.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Alto Golf

  • 5 of 5

Very pleasant stay at this property. Quite location within easy access to Alvor village. Property as described by proprietors very clean and tidy. Mitzi put us at easy with any questions that we asked her prior to our stay.Everything was in place to help make our stay as relaxing and enjoyable as possible and would recommend this property as the ideal place to stay either as a family or as a couple. We are returning back in August 2014.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Alto Country Club apartment

  • 5 of 5

Stayed a week in this apartment in August 2013, two seniors and three grandchildren 17 - 11 age group. We had a fabulous time, walk to beach, village. Good facilities on site, an oasis of green, established trees etc. The apartment was clean and well fitted, very comfortable in fact. Quiet too. We are considering repeating the experience 2015 which says it all.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my partner on the 19th may to the 24th.

This has honestly been one of the best holidays I have been on.

Weather was beautiful and the town only a short walk away.

Apartment was perfect. Very spacious and clean and 2 bathrooms which is a massive bonus when there are 6 of you there. The supermarket is just around the corner and offers a wide range of food. The BBQ is a brilliant amenity if you don't want to dine out every evening. The resort itself is gorgeous with an indoor and outdoor pool and the activities there are great. I loved it here so much that I have already booked up again to go in October. The people are very friendly and it is such a safe complex I would have no issue at all taking children. Highly recommend if you want a relaxing holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This property is set in a beautiful complex close to town and the beach it offers everything you could ask for in a holiday location. On site it has enough to keep you happy in winter and summer. It is just brilliant.

Activity and Interests


The Western Algarve is an area of outstanding natural beauty, with golden sandy beaches and beautiful protected nature reserves and mountains. The summers always hot and sunny, and perfect for lazing around doing very little! The spring and autumn are often described as being the best time to visit the Algarve when the the flora and fuana are at their most vivid. Whenever you visit you must take a stroll down to Alvors beach it is absolutely stunning. With beach bars and loungers available


Fly to Faro, 40 minutes away, or Lisbon, 2 hours by motorway. Cheap flights are available from most airports. Be aware that the Motorways now have Tolls on them so the N125 (from Faro) is the cheaper route but will take 15 mins longer. You get to see more than the A22. There are good transfers available but a hire car would give you more flexibility but no way essential.


Alvor town 5 mins walk, you can book trips to the water parks (slide and splash) about 20 mins away, as is the zoo/marine. Fishing trips from Alvor sea front.

All specialist trips can be booked within a 5 minute walk of the apartment.

Further Details:

The area caters for all kinds of holidays whether it is a golfing break a spring time walking holiday or a summertime relaxation poolside holiday, the area and the complex of Alto offers you everything you could wish for.

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 the Golf club 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 the 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.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 6
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 7
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 8
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 1
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 3
8 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We are willing to accommodate most requests but a minimum stay is 3 nights and a 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 25% non-refundable deposit is required upon confirmation of the booking with the remainder due 8 weeks before arrival. If booking time is less than 8 weeks full non - refundable payment.

Changeover Day:
During the main season July and August Saturday will be the change over day, but out of season we are happy to accommodate all reasonable requests, whatever we can do to help you enjoy your stay at Alto.

Notes on prices:
Prices are negotiable depending on numbers and the time of year.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

The 2 swimming pools make it an all year round location gated access leading to the town centre is just great 5 minutes and you’re in the heart of this stunning Portuguese fishing village. The beach has golden sand for miles and miles. The whole set up at Alto is just tremendous also you have discounted green fees at Alto golf club. It just could not get any better.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • town


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite facilities, marble tiling, bath and shower over, W/C, bidet, vanity unit with mirror, electric heater. Bathroom, shower, W/C, vanity area, mirror fully marble tiling and Heater.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: Double bed/twins, en-suite facilities, fully carpeted, air-conditioned, double patio doors onto balcony, small hallway used as changing room. Bedroom 2: Twin beds, carpeted, built in wardrobes, air-conditioned, dressing table.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: The accommodation is of a very high quality giving easily enough space for 6 people which includes 2 rooms with double/twin beds and a high quality pull out sofa bed in the lounge. The master bedroom offers en-suite facilities and a dressing area. There are patio doors on to the sun terrace. The kitchen is fully equipped with all you will need to provide a light snack to a full meal, all appliances are included. The large living space offers a table and chairs for 6 with a 3 and 2 seater sofas, TV DVD & CD players. Plenty of storage full of games for all the family. The sun terrace is a great area to catch the sun either in the afternoon or early evening. The accommodation is excellent and it will provide you with a great base for a stunning holiday in and around Alvor. Underground parking is available. NO SMOKING. Outside: The apartment offers a large sun terrace with a bar-b-que and a table and chairs for 6 with 2 additional sun loungers. There are beautiful gardens all over the complex which can be used with consideration by all. There is a large main shared swimming pool with large sun terraces around, small children’s pool along side the main pool. Pool bar open during main season. The indoor pool is part of a complex with a retractable roof so in the less warm weather it is indoors and in the main season it gives you an additional outdoor pool. There are 2 main tennis courts, a shuffle board court, a good cardio gym and a weights room, also available is table tennis and a games room. Two restaurants on site one more A la carte, the other is a family bar/restaurant. Utility Room: Small store room holding the boiler but also some equipment that can be used at the users risk on the local beaches and in the Alto pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels/linen provided. A weekly clean is included in the price after departure but there is a facility to have a daily or mid week clean to be arranged at reception, this will include a change of linen. Highchairs, cots, etc also available at reception. Other: Sun terrace offers a large area to enjoy the afternoon and early evening sun it has table and chairs for 6 with new bar-b-Q and sun loungers.

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