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Beautiful Superior Ground Floor Apartment - free wifi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,130 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Albufeira, Cent. Algarve, Portugal, Peaceful Location, 10 Mins Walk to Beautiful Beach And Just 4 Mins To Shop, Reception & Restaurant.

Open and airy, fresh and clean, quiet and relaxing. Just writing about the apartment is relieving the stress! Truly a place to unwind and relax. The golfing is incredible, they boast one of the best golf courses in the Algarve and it is like a different world. Very close to beach and a short trip to the old town where there are some stunning restaurants and amazing beaches. The apartment has everything you will need and is brilliantly located near amenities. Owner happy to assist with all aspects of your trip, from ordering your taxi to car seats for babies! Happy to give any advice, help and information. Free wifi too!

I've been taking my family from when they were very small and each year they love it more than the next. From tiny tots to teenagers, this place is truly fantastic - you wont want to come home.

More Details

Beth Gevell
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2018

About Beth Gevell

Single Mother of three and visit Balaia every year. It is what I would call "an easy" holiday with children and stress free. I love the place and know that you will too.

I am happy to help with anything I can, so please feel free to email me bethany@ or call me on 07568 519192

Beth Gevell purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Beth Gevell chose Albufeira

The property was purchased before it was even built "off plan" and we have visited many many times since. It is in a great central location, easy to get to some great spots. I love the fact that the reception staff speak English and are very friendly and happy to help. You can book any kind of excursion with them. There is a fantastic water park nearby and the children absolutely love it.

Every day they can explore the six different swimming pools.

What makes this apartment unique

This apartment is situated near the Reception, Restaurant, Beauty Salon and shop so it is easy to just pop out in the morning to get your hot freshly made croissant, chocolate brioche or bread as well as all the supplies you would need from a supermarket.

The beach is just a 10 minute walk away and it is stunning.

Taxi's are ordered via reception and take minutes to arrive... it is quick and simple and just 7 euros to the old town which has the most amazing restaurants and stunning beaches.

This kids loved swimming with the dolphins last holiday, all booked up by reception and a time they will NEVER forget, my son loves the fishing and my daughters enjoyed the trip through the caves.

We went on a absolutely fantastic trip on our last visit where the boat takes us looking for dolphins in the wild, we found them, they swam around our boat and then they let us jump in the sea and have a swim to cool us down, it was just heartwarming and incredible. We then visited one of the best beaches in the world through a little cave, it was so amazing, we didn't stop at the beach but were able to get some awesome photos, it really was a wonderful adventure for the whole family.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was one for the most relaxing holidays I have ever had, the place was wonderful, clean and fresh and everything you need was there. I have already booked again. Many thanks for all your help.
Nov 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in the Albufeira in the Municipality of Albufeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1130 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 and a further bathroom for bedroom 2 with bath/shower, toilet, bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 & 2 have twin beds that can easily be pushed together to make a double. Lounge has very comfortable double sofa bed. Blankets (very comfortable thick fluffy ones) and bedding all available to sleep six.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • caves
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Beautiful view and garden via patio doors. Garden furniture all available including loungers, table with umbrella and chairs for outdoor use. There are six swimming pools to choose from, one heated pool near the restaurant and an indoor pool with jacuzzi for which there is a small fee. Our pool is just to the left of the apartment. Utility Room: Washing machine (may need a few tablets if you intend to use it), dryer, broom, ironing board, iron, hairdryer, happy for you to borrow any lilos and kids toys you find. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment will be clean before you arrive and on your departure. You will be given clean towels and linen for your arrival and these will be changed on your departure. Any further cleaning required, please contact me to arrange. Other: It is lovely to swing open the patio doors, take out the garden chairs and table and enjoy your breakfast in the sun! I love it!


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Beautiful Superior Ground Floor Apartment - free wifi
average rating of 4.75 based on 6 reviews

Lovely apartment, perfect family holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious and well equipped apartment on the immaculate Balaia golf village resort. Pool just a few steps away. Gorgeous beach and good selection of restaurants a 10 minute walk away. Beth was great to deal with. Thank you !

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so so pleased that you enjoyed your stay, hope to hear from you again soon. Best wishes Beth
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Great place to holiday

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment, great complex. Six pools to choose from, one right by the apartment. Lots of children's activities to join in with. Really nice food at the restaurant and plenty of sangria by the pool! Easy taxi transfer from the airport and into town. Beach 10 minute walk away. Supermarket a couple of minutes walk away and everything you need in the apartment. We had a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous complex -ideal for a relaxing holiday (or more energetic if required!) in the sun

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in June and were very impressed by the complex- lovely to walk round, very pretty and relaxed. 6 pools to choose from which in June always had sunbeds free for us. The reception were very helpful and the property was ideally situated for when we wanted to go out to the beach and for visiting the local bars/cafes/restaurants etc (of which there were plenty) as it was close to the entrance.

Cannot fault it (apart from the charge for WIFI which we thought was steep so went to the local bars who had free WIFI)

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a great time. I'm in conversation with them about the wifi so hopefully next year will be much less if not free. Best wishes and looking forward to booking you in next year. Beth :)
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Excellent accomodation in Albufeira

  • 4 of 5

The Balaia Golf Village has several swimming pools, well adapted for children. The apartments are surrounded by lovely trees and plants. This apartment is well located, at 5 minutes of walking distance from reception, mini market, tennis courts and 3 swimming pools. Kitchen is well equiped, found plenty of toys for the children to play in the water (I think this was an extra), also has laundry maschine. To come back if possible.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


The nearest beach is about a 10 minute walk away, it has the most amazing restaurant there. The old town is a short taxi drive away (approx 7 euros). Here you will find stunning views and beaches to die for! At reception you can book all times of trips from swimming with the dolphins to big game fishing, boating through the caves to paragliding... it is so much fun for all the family.


The airport is 35 minutes from Balaia. I will be happy to arrange your taxi to collect you from the airport on your arrival (approx 45 euros). Such an easy holiday for the children as a short flight, short drive to villa and smooth transfers.

As an added service, we are able to arrange a taxi from your home to the airport (subject to area). Please contact us to check if you would qualify for 10% discount. Or contact directly on 07960 012839 for a quote.


The town is full of great restaurants along the sea front and some great shops and markets. I very rarely hire a car as the taxi is cheap (7 euros to the old town) and you don't have to worry about parking or having a drink. The strip, for the more adventurous and party goers is also nearby. Vilamoura Marina is a lovely place to visit and just a taxi ride away.

Further Details:

Two main huge supermarkets are local, from reception they will order any taxi's that you may require and the taxi ranks are outside the supermarkets to take you back home. There are plenty of activities you can book, from fishing to swimming with the dolphins, all available to book at reception from the fantastic English speaking staff who are there to help you.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in the Albufeira, Portugal

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Special Offer May 2018
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2018
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July - Aug 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November/December 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
January - March 2019
1 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May Rates 2019
1 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July - August 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 30 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2019
1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November - December 2019
1 Nov 2019 - 31 Dec 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book, please feel free to call Beth on 07568 519192. Available to answer any questions - happy to help!

Changeover Day:
Changeover Days are flexible but villa to be booked out for 7 nights bookings or more only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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