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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,560 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Lagos, Western Algarve, Portugal Lattitude 37.1046746 Longitude 8.685539 (10134) - Lovely Quiet Location 15 Mins Walk To Beach Several Supermarkets, Restaurants Within 10 Mins. Walk

TOURIST LICENCE NO 10134...Modern 2 bedroom top floor apartment with south facing large balcony with all day sun. Secure video access to the building with coded entrance to the foyer (not that you need it).

Immediate access to lift to all floors. Electric blinds open from each room that have air-conditioning that lead onto a large sunny balcony. Free wifi included.

Free offroad parking directly opposite the balcony

Spacious kitchen, master bedroom with en-suite, twin bedroom & main bathroom.

This apartment block of high standard finishing, built by one of the most reputable developers in the Algarve is located within walking distance of sandy beaches, marina, fishing harbour, with a wide choice of locally caught fish at the market.

Boat trips for adults & children, jet skis, water sports, dolphin viewing, shark fishing, bbq boat trips that take you through the spectacular caves of the Algarve with breathtaking views, information and bookings can all be made by the marina & seafront(highly recommended that you take video footage).

Lagos town center is a couple of minutes from here where you will pass the many restaurants & bars that cater for all tastes (not just seafood).

We accept 4 people also babies on top of that, we also have babies facilities.

More Details
Registration Number : 10134

Rik Harkness
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About Rik Harkness

I live in the north east England and have been going to the Algarve with my family for many years.

We always wanted to buy an apartment there but until we visited Lagos and enjoyed it so much we were hooked.

We are a well traveled family that has discovered many parts of the world. Many years ago we discovered the Algarve the only thing i can say is why not sooner.

After spending 7 years in the South of France we thought we had seen it all sadly we had to leave France only to discover the Algarve, and what a find with its abundance of sandy beaches forever going caves & coast lines not to mention excellent value for money restaurants, & shops.

Rik Harkness purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Rik Harkness chose Funchal

We are a well traveled family that has discovered many parts of the world.

Many years ago we discovered the Algarve the only thing i can say is why not sooner.

After spending 7 years in the South of France we thought we had seen it all.

Then we found the Algarve. With the apartment being on the top floor with all day sunshine four patio doors that follow onto it, air con, a surround system in each room, so you can all enjoy your own taste of music, the beautiful shared pool with its well landscaped gardens & palm trees.

As well as the video entrance system including pin code to access the property & its own dedicated car parking space if required.

As its location is quiet but at the same time 10 mins walk to the Marina restaurants, beaches, markets & shops. water parks, golf,etc.

What makes this apartment unique

Being on the top floor of any apartment block is a must endless sunshine or you can always go in the shade if you need to, or just take the lift down to the swimming pool.

Or if thats not what you want to do take a walk down to the Marina (10 mins or so longer if you stop at one of the

snack bars on the way down the one opposite Lidls is cheap good & plentiful.

Pass here & you arrive at the Port/Marina where they are endless cruises, water sports, boat fishing, bbq boat lunches, exploring caves by boat, seeing the dolphins, the list is endless.

Opposite the Marina heading towards the beautiful historical town of Lagos with its many restaurants, museums, & very welcoming, friendly atmosphere, the local people love to make you feel at home nothing seems to be a problem for them.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have visited Lagos on four separate occasions and found this apartment to be exactly as described. We had a fantastic time the apartment was of a very high standard. We are already looking at booking the apartment again soon, fantastic value for money, would highly recommend, very easy dealing with the owner (Mr Harkness) as he was very helpful with dealing with any queries we had.

I have travelled all over Europe with my wife and children and have have experienced the Algarve to be child friendly and great for adults aswell. The apartment is outstanding especially with been on the top floor, having young children the child facilities not just the cot and high chair that is normally supplied the owner has even supplied child friendly cups, plates, etc.

We would highly recommend as nothing seemed to be too much trouble.
Feb 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment Funchal Lagos

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1560 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Having children ourselves it was easy to accommodate the little ones. High chair Cot inc bedding play pen plastic cups bowels etc X box games. DVD`S.
  • Feel free to bring your own games DVD`S etc or use the apps on smart T.V. Ideal for use with our Free Wifi.
  • Smoking is strictly only permitted on the balcony with the patio doors closed. Ash trays are supplied.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Outdoor Shower , Outdoor Shower is for use prior to getting into the pool
    En Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , Outdoor Shower is for use prior to getting into the pool.
  • En suite includes power shower, main bathroom includes Jacuzzi bath, power shower, storage facilities inc hair dryer with sink & bidet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , In the living room there 2.3 mtr x 1.7 mtr Comfy Sofa Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 - 6 (2 Bedrooms) Heated Pool, Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king size bed including en suite, also includes a safe if required, followed by twin room with beds that can be put together if need be, & a huge 2.3 meter double sofa bed in a large open plan living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Outside: Shared swimming pool including private sun loungers, parasol, shower facilities also included along with toilets and wash area. All surrounded by palm trees and well kept gardens. Utility Room: Storage cupboard on balcony provides clothes horse, pegs, ironing board, sweeping brush, mop and bucket and other essentials. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property will have bed/linen towels changed once a full week booked and is deep cleaned after each individual break. Other: Top floor balcony overlooking swimming pool complimented with ratten table and chairs and sun loungers (with all day sunshine), hugh 3 meter parasol for those of you who prefer a bit of shade. Wall mounted outdoor lighting provided.


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Modern, clean and welcoming just grand for a stay

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was roomy, clean, modern in design, well equipped with everything you need to enjoy a stay. The pool was super and the pool area was well maintained. It was a comfortable walk to the Marina although there is secure parking for a hire car which is necessary to explore the region. There were nice restaurants in Lagos although the nicest place to eat was in Praia du Luz we particularly liked YOLO. Village of Silves is also worth a visit with lunch at the English Cafe near the castle superb desserts. Thoroughly enjoyed the apartment, the town and the area. Rik is a helpful host and I would love to return again which says it all.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Babara Once again it was with immense pleasure to have you as guests, im so pleased to hear that you both enjoyed your stay and made full use of the apartment and not forgetting the historical town of Lagos and surrounding areas. I look forward to hearing from you again. Rik
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Sunny Lagos Apartment

  • 4 of 5

This is a spacious apartment with western exposure and lots of sunshine. It is next to Albi's but also within easy distance of other supermarkets (Continente/Intermarché/Lidl) as well as the Santo Amaro fish market. We stayed for 4 plus weeks and after a couple of days of settling in, it proved quite comfortable. The kitchen is large and well equipped with basic quality items. Supplies were minimal (i.e. spices, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, laundry soap etc.).

The heating system and wi-fi work well and are nice to have (we needed the heating during February). Showing a tumble dryer is misleading as there isn't one. Having said that, the clothe horse works well and things dried quite quickly. The parking space was not available but there is parking close to the building, visible from the balcony and quite secure. The en-suite bathroom has virtually no space for toiletry items so we had to improvise by bringing a small table inside from the balcony.

Overall, we enjoyed our time in Lagos. Good restaurants and lots of opportunities for walking. For a traditional Fado evening, we recommend Calhou Restaurante which is within walking distance and quite safe to walk to and from after dark (Fado every second Saturday evening).

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The apartment is very well equipped and we have spent a lot of time and effort to maintain these standards, which in return gives us honest feedback & reviews. I am very pleased that you both enjoyed your stay and i am sorry to hear that you mentioned supplies are minimal, as we are not in a position to supply toiletries or spices as we do provide the essentials to get you started, in saying that i do respond to reasonable comments so i certainly would not mind addressing this if the occasion ever arises again
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Rik's amazing apartment

  • 5 of 5

We expected a great apartment from the pictures and the reviews on line but were still blown away on arrival. The apartment is so spacious, tastefully fitted out and immaculately clean and comfortable. The balcony is fantastic and the pool very welcoming after day out with temperatures in the 30s. There are so many fantastic restaurants to choose from. In particular we can recommend Emporio Vegetario, really good for non-veggies too. The grotto trip and jeep safari were very enjoyable and we also had trips out on the local train and buses to explore surrounding areas. All in all we had a great holiday and certainly did not want to come home, especially to 20 degrees less than we had become accustomed to. Many thanks Rik and for all your help along the way. Margaret and daughter Andrea x

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Margaret It is with great pleasure dealing with yourself and Andrea. We are all really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday . Good of you to point out Emporium Vegetarian little gem of a place. Look forward to seeing you all again. Rik
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Couldn't ask for more!

  • 5 of 5

An absolutely wonderful apartment with everything you could possibly want. The kitchen is fantastically equipped, there are lovely bedrooms/bathrooms, we particularly enjoyed the jacuzzi bath! The lounge is situated so you can experience the beautiful sunsets in the evening. The TV has all English channels plus sky so something for everyone. The sun comes on the large sweeping balcony at approximately 12.30 till it sets. If you are a real sun worshipper the sun is on the lovely pool all day! It took us 15 minutes at a gentle pace to walk to the marina/into Lagos and €4.20 for a taxi back if you don't fancy the walk! There is an incline when walking back to the property which didn't bother us. Aldi is next to the complex with Lidl, Intermarche and Pingo Doce supermarkets close by. Rik was extremely helpful, answering all my endless questions, his only concern that we had everything we wanted and enjoyed ourselves!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Dawn & Bob it is always a pleasure, I look forward to seeing you again.
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  • 5 of 5

What an amazing apartment. The photos online don't do it justice. From start to finish Rik & property manager Steve were there at anytime even to the point we had to call Rik on our first evening for advice, he was there to answer our call. This is a complete professional service all the way through. The balcony directly overlooking the pool with it's excellent well kept gardens a sight in itself. We had Sun from late morning till it went down what a way to relax after taking in the sights of Lagos with a chilled glass of Proceso.

Riks apartment is very well equipped especially the kitchen, chacuzzi bath was a nice surprise. Lagos is an unspoilt jewel in the crown, keep up the good work. We are ready planning our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once again pleasure having you all here looking forward too seeing you all again. Rik
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  • 5 of 5

We're just back from a wonderful holiday in Lagos.

Rik's apartment is HUGE & so well equipped, clean & modern. The balcony was great - lots of space. Wi-Fi was excellent the whole time & a bonus to have Sky TV. Rik was brilliant to deal with from the minute I enquired about his apartment - always very helpful with very quick responses to any queries. Steve from the agency in Lagos was also a great help. The pool is lovely & warm.

Aldi right next door was incredibly handy.

Lagos is a great place to stay - lots of lovely restaurants & the Marina is lovely. The weather was fabulous.

We did the dolphin trip & went to Slide & Splash - great trips well worth the money.

All in all we had a wonderful holiday - no rushing out at silly o'clock to get a sunbed.

Thank you Rik - your apartment was a great place to stay & we really appreciate all your help.

We will be back!!

Debbie & the family

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It`s always with great pleasure to deal with wonderful guests like Debbie & Family, especially when they tell you that their children made new friends in Lagos (always a nice comment to say), that just goes to show what a family friendly orientated place to go and visit, as it makes everything that we are achieving so much more worth while and even more determined to continue to do in the future. We really will look forward to seeing you in the near future. Rik
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Snack Bar Restaurant "O" CHICO
Nearest Ferry
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Boa Vista
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Lagos Train Station
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Snack Bar Restaurant "O" CHICO Excellent Cheap
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Mara Paria
Car: not necessary


15- 20 minute walk to the nearest sandy beach, which includes water sports or if you just prefer a beach walk to the picturesque coves all the way to Meia Praia. You will never have a problem finding space on the beach as they are so vast.


No car required as all facilities within walking distance. Faro airport 45 mins away, although we can arrange a meet and greet at the airport if you prefer. If wishing to travel further out of Lagos there is a train station by the beach which can take you to several local towns on the beautiful Algarve coastline.

There is also a bus station that runs opposite the marina or there is no shortage of car hiring places or if you are out in Lagos it only costs around 4 euros for a taxi home.


Main town of Lagos within 5 minutes walk. Portimao is around a 20 minute drive.

Further Details:

To make an enquiry please call 07931 304091 or 01642 851064

A 25% non refundable deposit is required to secure a booking and the remainder to be payed in full 8 weeks prior to arrival.

A £200 security deposit to cover any loss or damage of items, will be refunded 2 weeks after departure.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.