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South Facing family friendly Apartment With Private Terrace Overlooking Pools

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

2 Double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms on quiet development above town in prestigious Monte Dourado .Short walk to beach, and many excellent restaurants.

South facing apartment in small peaceful development on hill top position within prestigious Monte Dourado. Two double bedrooms, one en suite. Shower room. Both bathrooms are completely new (December 2016) Very well-equipped kitchen with ceramic hob, oven, fridge/freezer, micro-wave, dishwasher, washing machine, coffee maker, iron, etc. Comfortable living room seating six with dining area and French windows onto private terrace, with table and chairs, overlooking two pools, one shallow for children. There are five pools available close by. One of which is heated during the winter months There is a log burning enclosed fire for cool evenings in the late Autumn and Winter. Adjacent to tennis courts. Very short walk to market selling fresh produce, mini-market and restaurants. Off road parking close by. Lovely early in the Spring when the sun shines and the flowers lift the spirits, and in the Autumn when the sun still shines and winter in the UK is approaching. Very pleasant in the winter months too - enjoy a relaxing break away from the frost and snow ! Stroll back from the restaurant to a cosy log fire.

Lee Lowther
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Portuguese, Polish
Calendar last updated:
14 November, 2017

About Lee Lowther

We love visiting our holiday home which has been enjoyed by our family - grandparents, daughter and son-in-law and

three children (14, 10 and 5) - for six years. We are lucky to have found an excellent British couple who manage the property for us - so we are happy that we and our guests will always find everything in perfect order when we arrive.

We enjoy golf, walking and good food - all of which Carvoeiro offers in abundance. The children love the pool

directly outside the apartment, and we can watch them from our terrace, whilst supping a cooling glass of Vinho Verde.

Not having to use a car is a huge bonus. Restaurants are a feature of Carvoeiro and we like being able to walk down to the town in the evening. Beach, market, shops and restaurants are just a stroll away - easy

Lee Lowther purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Lee Lowther chose Carvoeiro

Carveiro is a delightful small town set around a beautiful

sheltered cove with rugged cliffs and several other beaches close by. The town has many very good places to eat, people are friendly, it isn't noisy - very suitable for older people in the winter and families in the summer

Because everything is within walking distance there is no need to hire a car, unless you wish to explore further. We use the local bus service, or one of the many local taxis.

There are lots of flights to Faro from UK airports and transfers from Faro to Carveiro are frequent and easy to arrange.

Our apartment is spacious for families and has direct access to the pools area. The development is a small semi-circle, just 12 apartments on two storeys - so it is friendly and never over-crowded. Just relaxing.

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment is comfortably furnished and well maintained and cleaned. We walk in and feel immediately at home.

Opening the french windows onto the terrace and looking out over the pools to the quiet, tree lined road beyond and to the tennis courts which lie immediately right - peace and calm return - our holiday begins. The property faces south, but because we are on the ground floor the upper terrace shields the interior from too much heat. So we can enjoy as much sun as we like by the pool or on our terrace, and retire to cool comfort when we've had enough ! Our managers, Mike and Emma, always leave a Welcome pack of necessities, and are then available day and night for any questions or problems - which we find, especially with the children, a real advantage.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Brief quotes from guests comments - full details and contacts can be supplied.

1. Relaxing, comfortable apartment - everything we needed. ( from two girl friends, who said they felt completely safe in the apartment and area)

2. Excellent managers, couldn't do enough to make our holiday special. (from honeymooners)

3. Enjoyed closeness to pool for the children. Adults enjoyed the restaurants, too much ! (from family with small children)

All said they had a wonderful time and wanted to return - such a joy for us to know that our apartment gives other people so much pleasure.
Jan 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Carvoeiro in Lagoa Municipality

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Completely new in December 2016
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Completely new in December 2016
  • En-suite Bathroom to Bedroom 1 with bath, hand basin, WC, and shower over bath. Shower Room with shower, hand basin and WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with Super King bed and en suite Bathroom Bedroom 2 with twin beds and adjoining Shower Room Cot/Z bed available. Plenty of hanging space and cupboards.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • caves
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: Private south facing terrace with table and six chairs. Two pools, one suitable for small children. Shared with twelve apartments. Pool loungers. Pool towels provided. Showers and WC pool-side. There are four other pools for guests to use near by. One of which is heated for the winter months. Tennis courts adjacent. Off road parking close by. Utility Room: N/A Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is thoroughly cleaned weekly by Christina our cleaner. Towels and linen are changed weekly. Bathroom/kitchen towels and pool/ beach towels are included. Linen (and blankets and duvets for winter use) is included. Other: Terrace has table and chairs for 6. Low wall for sitting and preventing children running onto pool area.


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South Facing family friendly Apartment With Private Terrace Overlooking Pools
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Very nice felt like home.

  • 5 of 5

Well managed. Very comfotable would love to stay longer.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind remarks. We are so pleased that you enjoyed staying in our holiday home and hope to welcome you back.
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Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:



10 minute walk to main Carveoiro beach. Sheltered cove with high cliffs. Boat trips to caves. Fishing trips. Loungers with shades available in the summer. Centre of town beside restaurants, coffee shops, bars, ice cream and Tourist Information and taxi rank. Other quiet beaches short walk/drive away.


Faro airport, about 45 minutes away. Transfers and taxis readily available, or we can arrange. Use of car not necessary within Carvoeiro. For further exploring cars can be hired by the day. Local bus services frequent and easy. Plenty of taxis.


Ten minutes to Lagoa, local administrative town. Ferragudo, Benagil - small coastal villages about ten minutes by bus, car or longer by cliff walk. Albufeira, Portimao, by the sea. Silves and Monchique up in the hills - all within easy reach by local bus.

Further Details:

Carvoeiro is well served by many excellent, varied restaurants, coffee shops and bars. It has several mini-markets, a good daily market selling fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, meat and bread (short walk from apartment). There are several supermarkets- on the edge of the town (bus or taxi). Logs can be supplied for the fire in winter. There are several banks. Chemists, golf shops, an excellent English second hand bookshop, hairdressers and beauty

salons, travel and car hire - in fact most things one might need.

There are many Golf courses within easy reach - our locally based manager, Mike, plays and can give more information. Tennis courts adjoin the apartment Heated swimming pool for winter use.

. Fishing, boat trips, scuba diving, horse riding. Bikes for hire. Lovely cliff top walks. There is a Water Park with slides etc near by.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Carvoeiro, Carvoeiro / Lagoa region

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Mar 2018 - 1 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring
2 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact us by e mail for availability. We'd like names of guests, address, tel numbers, including mobile. Later we'd like flight details, time of arrival and transfer arrangements/requirements. Deposit in sterling at the time of booking - depends on time of year (£100 - £200). Final payment three weeks before arrival, please.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover. Arrival and departure can be at guests' convenience - may have to be discussed during high season, but we will be as flexible as possible. Managers will always meet on arrival and departure. Luggage can be stored for late depart

Notes on prices:
All prices/periods are negotiable. Please ask. Reductions for only two guests.
Please ask if you would like a short break or a long winter stay - we can discuss price.

Z bed, cot, high chair available: Z bed £10 per week, cot and high chair £ 5 each per week. Please ask when booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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