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Superior Apartment In Balaia Golf Village, Albufeira,Central Algarve,Portugal.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Fully Air conditioned with free Wifi. Apartment in Balaia, Albufeira, Portuga

A superior 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in the Balaia Golf Village, one of Algarve's most prestigious award winning developments. The apartments are built around mature cork oaks, pine and almond trees and surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and a 9-hole par 3 golf course. Balaia is ideal for either a completely relaxing or an active holiday with beaches a short walk away and restaurants/bars on site or a ten minute stroll into town.

Registration Number : 20775/AL

Jim & Mel Peters
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2018

About Jim & Mel Peters

I live in Cornwall with my wife and a very old British blue.

We both work and enjoy sunshine, good food and golf (me mainly) and so Portugal seemed the ideal location to have a property.

Jim & Mel Peters purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Jim & Mel Peters chose Albufeira

We chose Balaia Golf Village due to the on site amenities and close proximity to Albufeira with its mix of relaxing areas or plenty of shops, bars and restaurants to amble around.

By car the apartment is only 45 minutes from Faro airport, 5 minutes to Albufeira Old Town and 20 minutes to Vilamoura.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is in a lovely location with immaculate grounds. The resort offers 7 swimming pools, a kids club, 4 tennis courts, 2 restaurants, 2 snack bars, a supermarket and even a golf course.

It also boasts a health club with an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, Turkish Bath, gymnasium and massage room.

The property is only a 10 minute walk to the nearest beach and the main area for shops, restaurants etc.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in the Albufeira in the Municipality of Albufeira

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • En-suite bathroom to master bedroom with bath/shower over, wc. 2nd bathroom with bath/shower, bidet and wc both with hairdryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with twin beds and en-suite bathroom and access to balcony. Bedroom 2 with twin beds.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Welcome packs (tea, coffee, ham, eggs, butter, orange juice, Nescafe, jam, milk and bread) can be provided on request. Electric heating, free standing fan, shutters to doors and windows. Pets are not allowed. Outside: The apartment has a large balcony which is equipped with 2 sun-loungers as well as a picnic table, 6 chairs and a parasol. The nearest pool, bar and restaurant is approx. 50m away. The gardens are beautifully kept and there are 5 other pools dotted around the rest of the village which also boasts an health club with an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, steam room. gymnasium. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels (except pool/beach towels) are supplied. The standard rental only includes end-of-stay cleaning (no mid-stay cleaning or linen/towel changes) but this can be upgraded at extra cost.


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Superior Apartment In Balaia Golf Village, Albufeira,Central Algarve,Portugal.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

This was our sixth visit to Balaia Golf Village

  • 4 of 5

We love this place and keep returning year after year, This is the first year that we have rented this apartment and found it as per description. It was in the perfect location for us as its near to the main pool with pool bar. The apartment was spotlessly clean and fully equipped with everything you require in the kitchen, air con in each room (which we used as the weather was really hot) has wfi which is a real bonus. The owners could not have been more helpful from the booking to a very full informative arrival pack.

I have only given a 4 star as the catering has changed and is no longer run by Balaia, we all found the prices high and the standard of service to be very poor. While Balaia staff are really helpful and happy to help in any way they can the staff in the bar were not, at best you may be a smile, but thats on a good day.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peter. Thank you for leaving feedback on our apartment. It is a shame about the restaurant near the main pool but luckily there are many to choose from outside of Balaia Golf village. I will add however that the middle restaurant where you will find the lovely Jenny is not run by the same people and you get better priced menu and happy staff. We hope to see you back at Balaia again soon.
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Lovely apartment in beautiful resort

  • 4 of 5

Spacious apartment and ideal location on Balaia resort. The owners were very helpful from the time of booking. The apartment had everything we needed, it was clean and well-presented.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great family holiday

  • 5 of 5

A great 2 bedroom apartment with plenty of space for our party of 4 adults and 2 small children.

The apartment is close to the main gate and close to two pools, which the children loved.

There are plenty of facilities on site should you not want to venture too far. However there are also a number of restaurants nearby.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Recent stay at Balaia

  • 5 of 5

The best equipped holiday appartment that I have stayed in, this beautiful appartment has everything you could need for a family holiday. The appartment was immaculate and in a perfect location within the resort, being close to one of the pools, the bar/restaurant and reception as well as being close to the shop and gate to the main road, ideal if you hae children or less able family members.

The resort itself is fabulous, was not overly busy during our stay and there was never a problem getting a seat at the many pools.

The owners communicated effectively following our booking and gave us many very useful tips and restaurant recommendations, all of which were really good.

The resort is within walking distance of New Town Albufeira, and taxi service to Old Town was reasonable, reliable but you need to book to avoid queuing, reception staff were very helpful in this respect.

There are some very reasonably priced but excellent restaurants close by without the need to go to the main towns, and there is a bus stop close to the resort.

Overall, an excellent appartment in a great resort , thank you Jim and Mel.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your kind comments. It brightens our day to know that you enjoyed our apartment and the facilities on offer.
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Our Portugal break

  • 5 of 5

We found the apartment to be spacious and very well equipped. It is well laid out so we had plenty of room for three adults and two small children. The property was well maintained and clean. The resort itself has lots of facilities with six pools all different and was an enjoyable place to have a stroll around. There are some lovely beaches nearby with great resturants, also many resturants within walking distance. A special mention for the staff who after a disaster with a pushchar wheel were amazing with their help.

Reception will arrange for tranport into Albufeira or other local places. The owners provided us with all the help and information we needed. A recommended place to stay

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at our apartment and the complex.
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Perfect facilities and base for us

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of four including two teenagers (18 and 16). We don't usually do 'sun holidays' and are more used to taking three weeks to travel around some region of the world. However, this year we could only fit in a week when all of us were free and we all felt like we needed a more relaxed experience. Balaia Golf Village was perfect for us (and none of us are golfers so don't let the 'golf' put you off). The apartment had all we needed with space for four adults, a good kitchen (we always look for an oven as two are coeliacs and baking our own bread is very helpful), two bathrooms and plenty of space in the open lounge area/eating area. The centre staff were excellent. They were very attentive and responded quickly to any queries. We had a hire car and so were able to make short excursions to somewhere each day. Lying by a pool for an entire day would have been too much for us. The towns of Albufeira and Vilamoura are great for a visit especially in the late afternoon and evenings where there are a ridiculous number of restaurants to choose from. Albufeira is an older town with cobbled streets that oozes character and Vilamoura has its restaurants and more up-market shops located around a modern marina. We also visited Fiesa, the largest sand sculpture festival in the world (about half an hour away in car). Driving was very easy as the traffic was very light. The nearest beach is less than 10 minutes walk and there are numerous other ones a little further. All offer facilities for those spending an extended time on the beach e.g. sunbed hire, bar etc.. The Golf Village itself it very clean, beautiful and safe with a choice of a number of very good pools. We didn't really make use of other facilities but there is a 'well-being centre', golf and a small restaurant. All in all we had a great time, couldn't really fault anything and would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
Balaia Golf Village


There are several beaches within walking distance, Maria Luisa being the nearest approximately 10 minutes walk; water sports, fish restaurant and bar. Santa Eulalia beach is about 20 minutes walk away. Praia da Oura is within easy reach and offers a diving centre.


Faro airport is 30km away, approx. 35 mins


Olhos d'Agua village is about 3 kms, Albufeira town 7 kms, Vilamoura 15 kms, Loulé 20 kms and Faro 30 kms

Further Details:

Balaia has a 24 hour reception and security, safety deposit boxes, its own supermarket. There are 2 restaurants within the complex "A Varanda" and "The Club" both offering good food.

Outside the village, the nearest restaurant is about half a mile and the eastern edge of Albufeira, where there are numerous bars and restaurants, is about a mile (from the village entrance).

Wifi available


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in the Albufeira, Portugal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High 2018
26 May 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
October 2018
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit at time of booking and balance payable 8 weeks before departure.

Changeover Day:
Saturday/Sunday during peak periods, flexible at other times.
Check-in after 16:00, earlier subject to other bookings. Check-out by 12:00

Notes on prices:
Please contact for stays of less than 7 nights

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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