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Stylish 2 bedroom garden apartment just a short walk from pool and beach



Updated: 11-Oct-2016
2 Bedroom ground floor apartment with direct access to the garden, 1 minute from the pool and less than 10 minutes walk to the beach

Tucked away in a quiet area of the attractive low rise Sao Rafael complex yet only 1 minute's walk from the swimming pool, this large, airy, 2 bedroom ground floor apartment has recently been refurbished to a high standard. The traditional design means it stays cool inside even when it is at its hottest outside. It has direct access to its own large semi private garden with views towards the sea and is within 100m of the communal swimming pool and a short walk to two glorious beaches and several bars and restaurants. Accommodation comprises: Spacious lounge with seating for 6 comprising of a large sofabed, armchair and banquette; satellite TV with UK channels; DVD; feature fireplace; patio doors out to the south facing terrace. Fully equipped modern kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, caffietiere, toaster, juicer, washing machine, a full range of utensils, pans and crockery and a dining table with seating for 6. 2 large twin bedrooms with fitted wardrobes. Modern bathroom with toilet, sink and walk in rain shower. Large covered south facing terrace with table, 6 chairs and 2 sun loungers, BBQ and direct access to the communal gardens. Safe, hairdryer, iron, ironing board and clothes airer. Towels & beach towels provided, linen changed weekly for 2 week summer lets. Wi fi available in the apartment for a small additional charge with free wifi at most of the local restaurants.

Extended winter lets are available. Please contact owner for rates and terms.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Having visited the Albufeira area for the last 20 years and the Sao Rafael complex in particular since 2009 we decided in 2014 to purchase our own apartment. We now visit 3 or 4 times a year, mainly to relax and enjoy our holiday but also to ensure that the high standard of our apartment is maintained.

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Activity and Interests


The large beach of Sao Rafael is an 8 minute walk and the smaller picturesque Arrifes beach is less than 10 minutes walk.


Sao Rafael is approximately 35 minutes drive from Faro airport. Airport transfers can be arranged, please ask the owner for details.


Albufeira, with its shops, bars and restaurants, is a 5 minute drive.

Further Details:

There are several bars and restaurants within easy walking distance of the apartment so a car is not necessary. These range from local establishments serving traditional Portuguese fare to 5* hotels so something for everyone. There is a small general store a short walk away with larger supermarkets 5 mins by car or taxi.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
October 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov 2016 - Mar 2017
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July/Aug 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov 17 - Mar 18
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
20% deposit payable at the time of booking with the balance due 2 months before arrival. £150 security deposit also payable which will be refunded following a successful inspection of the property after departure.

Changeover Day:
Flexible changeover days. Arrival time 3pm, departure time 10am.

Notes on prices:
Long term winter rates are available, please contact the owner for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 11-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


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


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Modern bathroom with toilet, sink and walk in rain shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 large twin bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes Sofa bed sleeps one Travel cot available


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The apartment has recently been refurbished to a very high standard and definitely has the wow factor. Outside: The south facing covered terrace leads directly to the large semi private garden. Patio furniture consists of a table, 6 chairs, 2 loungers and a BBQ. The large communal swimming pool and children's pool are 100 metres away. Due to its ground floor position this apartment is ideal for young and old alike. Guests can spread out onto the grass so there is plenty of space (and sun) for everyone. The covered terrace offers shade in the summer but creates a sun trap in the winter months making it ideal for long term low season rents. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels, linen and beach towels are included. Weekly cleaning service provided May - October.

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