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Beautiful Apartment on Monte Dourado.Sea & Pool Views plus Stunning Roof Terrace

Overview

Property

Updated: 12-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Apartment in Monte Dourado, Carvoeiro, Western Algarve, Portugal - Quiet But Central Location, Minutes From Restaurants, Bars and the beautiful Carvoeiro Beach

With a stunning hill-top location overlooking Carvoeiro Beach, Monte Dourado is a short walk from Carvoeiro village. Our apartment is comfortably decorated and has the use of 5 outdoor pools (one heated) and 2 tennis courts. This self-catering accommodation of Monte Dourado is equipped with satellite TV, a wooden dining table and a spacious seating area with comfortable armchairs. The well-equipped kitchen includes a traditional oven, fridge freezer, dish washer and a washing machine. Guests can relax by the pool, on the balcony or on the private roof terrace. Quinta do Gramacho, Vale de pinta and Vale de Milho Golf Courses are reachable with a 10-minute drive from Monte Dourado. Free public parking is available on site, and reception can also arrange rental cars.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Sally Holmes
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2017

About Sally Holmes

We are both in our 40's and enjoy a combination of beach, pool and traditional Portugal.

We both hope you enjoy your stay and return to Carvoeiro again and again, as so many people do.

Sally & Gavin

Sally Holmes purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Sally Holmes chose Carvoeiro area

We started going to Monte Dourado, Carvoeiro in 2008. It was a last minute deal and we had never been to Portugal before. Since then we haven't been anywhere else! Monte Dourado is a stunning resort, ideally situated so that you are close to the bars and restaurants aswell as the beach, without being down in the noise of the town. The people are so friendly. It really is a beautiful place. Whenever we arrive, I feel the tension just drop away. It really is like coming home.

What makes this apartment unique

In addition to the standard two bedrooms that are provided by the apartments on Monte Dourado, we also have a beautiful, private roof terrace that boasts its own BBQ, sun loungers and dining area. Whether you want to soak up the sun during the day, or watch the stunning sun sets while finishing the day with a glass of Sangria, it really is a fantastic addition to the apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Amazing! What a beautiful apartment, and situated in a lovely part of the complex. The views from the living room/balcony/roof are breath-taking. We didn't think we'd use the roof terrace, but were up there watching the sun go down every night! Everything was so clean and the staff were so friendly, we really can't fault it. Carvoeiro itself is a lovely place. There are enough restaurants that you could eat in a different place every night for a fortnight! The food was lovely, and really good value. We will definitely be coming back!
Dec 2013
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Amazing! What a beautiful apartment, and situated in a lovely part of the complex. The views from the living room/balcony/roof are breath-taking. We didn't think we'd use the roof terrace, but were up there watching the sun go down every night! Everything was so clean and the staff were so friendly, we really can't fault it. Carvoeiro itself is a lovely place. There are enough restaurants that you could eat in a different place every night for a fortnight! The food was lovely, and really good value. We will definitely be coming back!
Dec 2013
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26 Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in our top places that we have stayed in 30 years of travelling. Absolutely stunning location. The apartment is so comfortable, homely and had everything we needed for our stay. Beautifully furnished and we could have stayed 6 weeks and not felt homesick. The bed was so comfortable and the lounge was like being at home. A glass of wine sitting on the terrace watching the sunset could not be beaten. Thank you Sally for a fantastic week.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Mandy, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay so much! I have tried to make it a home from home and to be somewhere I would be pleased to come and stay. Once again thanks for your review and hope to see you back soon! Sally
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4

Very good, high quality fixtures and fittings.

  • 4 of 5

Loved our stay, saw quite a bit of the adjacent country. Enjoyed the bars/restaurants of Caroveiro.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Casa Alta and Carvoeiro Win Win!

  • 5 of 5

Just as advertised....what you see is what you get and so much more!

The apartment (Casa Alta) is exactly as pictured, well equipped and very comfortable. It's location within Monte Dourado is one of the best being next to the large heated swimming pool, within very close proximity to the 2 tennis courts and overlooking the most serene view of Carvoeiro and the ocean below....beautiful.

Carvoeiro itself is a lovely smaller town, prettier and more laid-back than many of the bigger coastal towns we visited but large enough to be able to offer many good restaurants with a variety of foods to satisfy every palate. It is central along the coast making it an excellent location to explore the entire Algarve east to west on day trips.

Sally was wonderful, easy to contact, supportive and prompt with all responses throughout the rental process and upon our arrival at Casa Alta making the entire experience both comfortable and pleasurable.

Casa Alta and Carvoeiro would definitely be at the top of our list for any return trips!

Thanks Sally!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great apartment in Carvoiero

  • 5 of 5

Good central location with lovely views. Spacious sundeck and balcony make it perfect for a relaxing holiday.

The accommodaton is well equipped with plenty of storage space. We would highly recommend this apartment for couples or a family break. Hope to be back next year.

Peter & Linda

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This Monte Dourado apartment has it all . Located in the picturesque town of Carvoeiro , it's a wonderful " home away from home " to explore the beauty of the Algarve . It's exactly as advertised - beautiful !

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casa Alta

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as it said 'on the label' if not more!.Probably one of the better situated apartment's on the complex.An elevated position south facing balcony ,lots of sunshine and a fine view of sea and bay and for further indulgence an excellent get away on the roof terrace, with even better vista.

Internally it was faultless, well appointed clean and maintained.His and her showers newly refurbished.Bedrooms fine one of which has double doors to patio and comfortable beds.

The heated pool is a bonus if you visit when it is cooler

Ample places to eat and shop in Carvoiero and obviously downhill .

We have visited the area previously but would find it difficult to better this apartment and would most certainly return and recommend.I expect if other visitors feel like us early booking is advised.!!

Sally the owner is most helpful and friendly and more than prepared to help with any queries you may have.

Hence overall for self catering vacation 5 star for me.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We started going to Monte Dourado, Carvoeiro in 2008. It was a last minute deal and we had never been to Portugal before. Since then we haven't been anywhere else! Monte Dourado is a stunning resort, ideally situated so that you are close to the bars and restaurants aswell as the beach, without being down in the noise of the town. The people are so friendly. It really is a beautiful place. Whenever we arrive, I feel the tension just drop away. It really is like coming home.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 67 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 150 Metres Nearest Restaurant : at 150 Metres Nearest Beach : Carvoeiro at 200 Metres Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

Less than 5 minutes walk to Carvoeiro beach, with several other beaches within a 5 minute drive.

Travel:

Faro airport is 45 minutes from the resort.

Distances:

We are located in central Carvoeiro.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£915
for 7 nights
£915
 
 
2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£915
for 7 nights
£915
 
 
2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£315
for 7 nights
£315
 
 
2018
1 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£200
for 7 nights
£200
 
 
2018
1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£315
for 7 nights
£315
 
 
2018
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£515
for 7 nights
£515
 
 
2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£915
for 7 nights
£915
 
 
2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£620
for 7 nights
£620
 
 
2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£315
for 7 nights
£315
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£200
for 7 nights
£200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Changeover Day:
During main season (July and August), Saturday is the changeover day. Please contact the owner for flexibility of changeover dates outside of these months.
Please note that electricity is charged seperately for bookings during November to March and is payable upon departure at reception.
There will be a 3% charge for payments made by credit card

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

In addition to the standard two bedrooms that are provided by the apartments on Monte Dourado, we also have a beautiful, private roof terrace that boasts its own BBQ, sun loungers and dining area. Whether you want to soak up the sun during the day, or watch the stunning sun sets while finishing the day with a glass of Sangria, it really is a fantastic addition to the apartment.

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with WC, bath/shower over, bidet & wash basin. Shower room opposite bedroom 2, with WC, shower cubicle and wash basin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size bed, Bedroom 2 has two single beds & a z-bed.Heaters in both rooms, hair-drier & ample wardrobe & drawers. Electronic Safe available for small additional charge. All beds have new British mattresses with a memory foam layer.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Outside: We have a large balcony with table and chairs, that overlooks the largest pool on the complex, with views out to sea. This big pool is heated from October to April. There is a breathtaking private roof terrace with dining table and six chairs, four sun loungers, two seater bench and BBQ with shelving area. There are gates at the top and bottom of the stairs to the roof terrace , ensuring your children's safety and your peace of mind when you're up on the roof. The roof terrace really is a fantastic place to unwind, and watch the sun set over Carvoeiro. Monte Dourado has 5 pools with kids pools beside each of them. This gives you the option to find a pool that suits you. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and Linen are included with a change over at the end of each week. Additional maid service can be arranged for a small additional charge.