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Fantastic Spacious Penthouse Apartment With Stunning Sea Views.

Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment in Albufeira, Central Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Location With Pool And Tennis Court, 10 Mins Walk To Beach And Old Town.

Luxury 3 bedroom apartment with sun terrace situated on the upmarket Windmill Hill development in the Old Town of Albufeira. With its panoramic views across the beautiful gardens and pool out to sea, this is an ideal location for those looking for that relaxing and tranquil base to explore the Algarve. Within 10 minutes walk you have cafes, bars, restaurants and beaches. The exclusive complex boasts a shared pool, a snack bar, shop, gardens and a tennis court available for guests. The apartment is furnished to a high standard with an en-suite .master bedroom, a twin bedroom and a single bedroom.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Lorraine Parkes
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2017

18 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

4

Breathtaking terrace view

  • 4 of 5

We arrived late at night to find bread, milk, tea, bananas & a very welcome bottle of white wine.

The apartment is very large with a double bedroom with a huge ensuite shower room, a twin bedroom with a separate shower room next door. There is a small single room which we didn't use. The lounge area is lovely too with a tv and CD player.

The kitchen was very, very well equipped with everything you could want, there is even a cool bag/ice blocks, which we used for our trip to the beach.

The terrace is very large too with seating for 6 and 2 sunbeds with cushions. It has the most amazing sea/pool view, it is absolutely amazing.

There is a supermarket a downhill walk away where we bought everything needed for the week. Next door to the supermarket is a bar which has a BBQ each Sunday, this is a very busy evening with a live band.

The pool area is beautiful too, with a bar, restaurant and small mini market for essentials. I'm not sure in the height of the school holidays, if lots of the apartments are occupied, there would be enough sunbeds to go round.

The walk to the old town is downhill, OK for me to walk but my elderly mum found it too far, therefore, we caught taxis which cost approx 7 euros.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review, it is most appreciated. You and your family are welcome to return anytime.
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5

Fabulous holiday

  • 5 of 5

Amazing views and lovely apartment - even has a toastie maker ! We used Yellow fish transfers from the airport and they were excellent ! The facilities were very clean and maintained to a high standard. The snack bar is excellent and has a small shop. The supermarket is nearby as is the beach, harbour and town. The location is on a hill but it was no problem for us and taxis are cheap. The steak house at the Cerro hotel is very good and the service was the best we encountered whilst in the resort.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful apartment, great location with sea views

  • 5 of 5

A home from home apartment which is very spacious and with the best views we have ever had on a holiday! The welcome pack of food was a nice touch which we very much enjoyed on our lunch time arrival. Everything was clean and well maintained. There was plenty of crockery, glasses and the kitchen very well equipped. We made good use of the espresso coffee machine!

The apartment manager paid two visits at the start and end of our stay but is easily contactable for any needs.

The Yellowfish taxi transfer service is excellent and would highly recommend. Restaurants nearby are all good and within walking distance. Good value is the nearby Cerro Hotel which also has a good buffet menu and live music in their cocktail lounge/bar.

The penalty for such fantastic views is the steepness of the walk into town and the beach but taxis are readily available and come quick if walking gets too challenging. Weather for our stay was incredible for late September with a pleasant breeze. Air con isn't provided and really wasn't needed as the fresh air from outside was very pleasant.

maid service was provided twice during our two week stay. All in all a very enjoyable stay in a lovely apartment which I would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, really pleased you had a lovely time. You are welcome to revisit anytime. Kind regards, Lorraine.
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5

Great apartment for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a great 2 weeks in this apartment at Windmill Hill.

The apartment has all the space and facilities for our family of five, with great views of the bay and pool area from the roof terrace.

We found the apartment, grounds and pool area to be very clean and well maintained, with courtesy visits and cleans from the management team.

We would defiantly look to return one day and would recommend to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ever so much for the great review, really appreciate it.
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5

Unbelievable

  • 5 of 5

Well it doesn't get any better

Everything we could ask for and so so much more :-)

From the moment we arrived the place just took my breath away - I was just over joyed

We went just for 8 days - it was not enough

I will definitely return

The old town is so laid back and friendly

The apartment is in a hill and it's good keeping you trim but if you have people within the party who struggle walking you will find it a little difficult but we eat out every night - drank lots of wine and cocktails and I didn't put any weight on

So so good - don't miss out on this amazing place :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Great Apartment

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely apartment with a beautiful view! The pool is lovely and clean and gardens are well maintained. We had a great week here.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Windmill Hill is only a 10 minute walk to the nearest beach and within easy reach of many other magnificent beaches, including Sao Rafael and Gale.

Travel:

Fly to Faro Airport which is accessible through a number of budget airlines from the UK. The apartment is situated to the west of Albufeira just above the old town. Taxis from the airport will cost approx 45 Euro. Car hire, though not essential, is readily available.

Distances:

Windmill Hill is an 8 to 10 mins walk to the old town of Albufeira and a short distance to the new marina. A short taxi ride takes you to the vibrant strip area and the Algarve shopping complex. Albufeira is one of the Algarve's most popular resorts but retains its distinctive Portuguese character. The historic town is particularly pretty with its narrow cobbled streets lined with whitewashed houses, restaurants and shops. The central square is a good place to sit and watch the world go by.

Further Details:

The Algarve is famous for its excellent year round climate, sandy beaches and outstanding golf courses. In addition, there are aqua parks, Zoomarine and other play parks. There is a supermarket within a short walk of the complex. There is an abundance of restaurants serving both local and international cuisine.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 3
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£283
for 3 nights
£660
 
 
Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£347
for 3 nights
£810
 
 
Rate 5
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£274
for 3 nights
£640
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
20% deposit on booking. Balance to be paid 8 weeks before departure.
Deposits are non refundable unless otherwise agreed.

Changeover Day:
We are flexible on changeover day.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK sterling.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Holiday Complex

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

Suitability

  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • town

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom - includes walk-in shower, toilet and wash basin Second bathroom - shower, toilet and wash basin.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The En-suite master bedroom with a double bed with sea views from the balcony. The second bedroom consists of twin beds and a TV. The third bedroom is a small single room located beside the roof terrace.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Sorry no pets or groups under age 25. Cot and high chair available on request at no extra charge. Smoking only on the roof terrace please. Outside: Windmill Hill is a low rise complex, consisting of 91 units. Set in landscaped gardens the swimming pool with children's section is positioned alongside the restored windmill and overlooks the old town and the coast. A snack bar is available during the summer months. Utility Room: Washing machine in master bathroom. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service several times per week. Linen and towels provided. Guests will be required to bring their own pool/beach towels. Other: Large terrace on upper level. The terrace has magnificent views of the pool, Albufeira Old Town and coastline. Outdoor dining table with 5 chairs Freestanding charcoal BBQ.