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1 Bedroom Apartment With Magnificent Estuary And Countryside Views - Top Floor Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom)



Updated: 14-Oct-2016
Apartments in Alvor, Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location, With Easy Access To All Facilities In The Village, Harbour And Beach

Luxurious secure apartment complex in the heart of Alvor, ideally situated for all of the facilities of the village. Open plan kitchen with a washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. Double bed with M&S memory mattress. Smart 3d television with many English speaking channels. Unlimited free wifi.Very large private roof terrace with dining table and chairs and 2 sun loungers, and built in barbecue.

Details for holiday apartment Top Floor Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom), 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Top floor apartment with large roof terrace (built in barbecue and sink).

Fully air-conditioned, with front and back balconies allowing all day sun-lounging. (Aircon also functions as heating in Winter)

Comes with fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, conventional oven, microwave, hob, dishwasher and washing machine.

1 double bedroom with ample storage.

Open plan lounge / dining area.

Modern fully tiled bathroom comes with bath and built-in shower system.

Reserved parking space in the secured underground car park.

Apartment block has video entry system and elevator.

Includes full satellite package with Samsung 3D TV and Sony Blu-Ray system with iPod docking station and USB input for external hard-drive / MP3 player. Apartment also has WiFi.

Apartment is not really suitable for under 5's.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Scottish owner based in Edinburgh. Been coming to Alvor for over 10 years and decided it was the ideal place to buy an apartment in. Know the area fully, and can help with any queries you may have to make your holiday go perfectly.

Alvor really is the best place to stay in the Algarve.

Speaks English

3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


solrio apartments alvor

  • 5 of 5

stunning apartment with beautifull sunrises and sunsets over the river,centre of town so no hills or walking if you have mobility problems ,really good selection of restuarants at very reasonable prices or if you want to splash out for a special occasion,the choice is yours .

furnished to a very high standard.cant wait to go back again in march2014

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Treat yourself

  • 5 of 5

The Solrio Apartment in Alvor Portugal are in an excellent location close to all amenities, very well presented and furnished, suitable for both summer and winter holidays.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Solrio Delight

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have been coming to Alvor for 5 years, we have always enjoyed our time there, it finishes our holiday year off in a very relaxing way. We've always stayed in the village and enjoyed the apartments we've stayed in. Having read the description of this new apartment in the Solrio block, we thought it showed real promise and, it did seem a little too good to be true.

Our first reaction when we walked into the apartment was WOW. Everything about this apartment is amazing. The photographs on the website do a good job, but the feeling of space when you're in here is wonderful. It is very clean and vey well looked after. The owners - Robert & Seonaid have tried to put everything you could possible need on holiday here, and the private rooftop terrace was delightful (and bigger than many properties we've stayed in) with outstanding views. The lounge balcony is a great spot for breakfast whilst watching the the locals at the rivers edge digging for the shellfish. The caretakers Stuart & Sue cannot do enough for the guests. They send all sorts of information before you get there, they are happy to get you there from the airport if needed, and they welcome you to the apartment, and show you how everything works. If you need any advice or tips about the area, they have plenty to offer. We would easily recommend this apartment to anyone (family and friends) as long as it doesn't interfere with our holiday time!! We have always come to Alvor for the place itself, but this apartment will give us extra incentive to return here again & again. It is without doubt one of the best properties we have stayed in (and there have been many).

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

Alvor has something for everyone. If you want to sample the Portuguese lifestyle you can. But there are also English / Irish bars and restaurants, and the strip leading to the harbour and the harbour area itself have cocktail bars where you can relax over a Pina Colada while watching the sun set. Restaurants of all kinds, with excellent menus and reasonable prices.

Activity and Interests


The Estuary and it's quaint harbour is within 5 minutes walking distance from the apartment complex. The seafront / beach is also accessible and will take you approximately a 15 minute walk from the complex.


Faro airport: 75km

Portimao rail station: 10km

Car: not necessary


River/Alvor Harbour: 800m

Alvor Beach: 1000m

Further Details:

Alvor is a quaint traditional Portuguese village which retains much of its charm and remains unspoilt by over development while still providing many facilities expected by holidaymakers.

The complex itself is ideally situated for local bars and restaurants. A number of bars have Sky Sports and local Irish Bars also show GAA games in season.

Wide variety of restaurants within 2 minutes walk of the complex.

5 minute walk to modern harbour development with river front bars and cafés.

New supermarket, Pingo Doce, 2 minute walk from complex.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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1 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required at time of booking. The remainder is due 8 weeks prior to visit. 200 GBP breakages deposit required with final balance. Payment can be made in GBP or EUR.

Airport transfers on request. For guests hiring a car at Faro airport, driving directions can be provided.

PLEASE NOTE: guests arriving after 10PM or before 6AM will be subject to an additional out-of-hours entry charge of 50 GBP.

Changeover Day:
Flexible arrival / departure dates.

Notes on prices:
For Republic of Ireland based guests it is possible to pay in EUR. Please apply directly to us for prices in EUR.

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Updated: 14-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Quite simply the best apartment complex in Alvor - I only regret not being able to buy more of the apartments! Google the reviews of Solrio, if you are coming to Alvor you simply MUST stay at the Solrio, it is second to none (and we've stayed at a few apartment complexes here).

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Double bed, built-in wardrobe, safety deposit box.


  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Suitable for couples, or families with young children. Apartments are non-smoking. Board games and a selection of DVD movies are provided. Outside: Complex comes with clean modern swimming pool and adjacent child pool in beautifully landscaped garden area.

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