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Luxury apartment for a holiday to remember

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-May-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Excellent location in central Lagos, Comfortable!

The apartment is tastefully and individually furnished. Each window has electrically operated blinds to keep out the sun and light when required. The apartment is serviced by lifts and tiled throughout so wheelchair and pushchair access should not be a problem. We are fully licenced (Registration number 24091/AL) by the tourist board for Alojamento Local (Local Lodging) which means we meet the high standards expected.

In the main bedroom there is a king size bed, in the second bedroom there is also a king size bed that can be used as two single beds. In the sitting room there is a bed-settee that can turn into double bed. Air conditioning is provided for your comfort.

For your entertainment a wide-screen LCD television, cable receiver and a DVD player with a small selection of DVDs is provided. There is a central music system providing speakers in the kitchen and bedroom allowing you to enjoy the same audio in all the main areas and you can plug in your MP3 player too. Books and playing cards also.

Marina and beaches: The apartment is a 10 min walk to the old town, some may say 5 min but I am walking disabled and can do it in 10 min at a not too blistering pace. It is mostly a flat walk and can take you along the promenade. Luckily for those of use who do not want to wander far there is a supermarket literally a stones throw away as is the cafe Frescos which forms a corner of the apartment complex. It serves food drinks and caters to a variety of tastes.

We are a 10 minute walk from the Marina where you will find shops, restaurants, boat hire and much more. So whether you want to dive, search for dolphins, fish, cruise or hire your own charter boat the Marina businesses will be able to offer this. Do not forget your trip to the Grottoes along the coast which are spectacular.

There are two main beaches within walking distance: The Praia da Batata along the Avenida and the Meia Preia, a beautiful stretch of sandy beach with beach bars for refreshments.

Eating: Locally there are many restaurants, shops and everything you would expect from a busy town. The Old Town which is a short walk away has plenty of eating choices, you will not be stuck for choice and there are prices to suit each pocket, but beware of getting slightly lost in the maze of tiny cobbled streets.

Golf: The Algarve is renowned for it's golf courses, taking advantage of the pleasing climate and easy links to the UK. Within a 10 min drive from Lagos are the courses: Boavista, Parque de Floresta, Belavista and Palmares, with others slightly further afield.

For those of us not totally enamoured of golf, not only does the apartment complex have it's own indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, sauna and gym but Lagos is well served by many massage therapists and beauticians, so being home alone could be a wonderful experience.

More Details

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About the Owner

Julia
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Some Portuguese is spoken also.
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
2 May, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great holiday in Lagos, made even better by your lovely apartment! Upon arrival we were greeted by Vivienne who was really helpful at showing us around and advising us of the local area.



The apartment is furnished to a really high standard, everything was immaculately clean and the bed was so comfy! The kitchen was better equipped than the one at home! The pool area was clean and it was really good having our own lounges that we could lock up once we had finished with them. We would recommend stacking your lounges away once you have finished as we saw a few people just using whichever lounges they could find lying around.



The town is an easy 5 - 10 minute walk and is full of lovely restaurants, we had a great meal every night. In the coach on our transfer back to the airport we had the chance to see a few of the other towns in the area and Lagos is definitely the place to go! We overheard a few people at restaurants throughout the week who had travelled in from Lagos from other towns because there was just so much to do (and eat)! The beaches were great and are also about 10 minutes walk.



We would recommend going on a dolphin trip. We did this on the last day and it was amazing!



Overall a fantastic apartment in a really nice town. We would confidently recommend it to anyone!
Jul 2011
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Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a great holiday in Lagos, made even better by your lovely apartment! Upon arrival we were greeted by Vivienne who was really helpful at showing us around and advising us of the local area.



The apartment is furnished to a really high standard, everything was immaculately clean and the bed was so comfy! The kitchen was better equipped than the one at home! The pool area was clean and it was really good having our own lounges that we could lock up once we had finished with them. We would recommend stacking your lounges away once you have finished as we saw a few people just using whichever lounges they could find lying around.



The town is an easy 5 - 10 minute walk and is full of lovely restaurants, we had a great meal every night. In the coach on our transfer back to the airport we had the chance to see a few of the other towns in the area and Lagos is definitely the place to go! We overheard a few people at restaurants throughout the week who had travelled in from Lagos from other towns because there was just so much to do (and eat)! The beaches were great and are also about 10 minutes walk.



We would recommend going on a dolphin trip. We did this on the last day and it was amazing!



Overall a fantastic apartment in a really nice town. We would confidently recommend it to anyone!
Jul 2011
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3 Reviews

4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

4

Clean and spacious

  • 4 of 5

Nice apartment, spacious and well equipped. Nice touch with welcome pack (milk, bread, wine etc).

Would have been nice to have extra towels for the week, I know there is a machine but who wants to wash on holiday!

There is a supermarket within walking distance which is great for everything.

The only other downside was that you don't get any sun on the balcony at all which was a shame as we like to sit out and enjoy it either morning or evening but it's position means you don't get any.

Apart from this it was great and we had an enjoyable stay, 10/15 minute walk to town and it looks like there is a new restaurant or bar opening up very soon right in the block.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was beautiful. Spacious and very clean.

  • 4 of 5

This was a great place to stay. Julia met us as soon as we arrived. The apartment was beautiful and clean. The beds were very comfortable( actually more comfortable than anywhere else I have stayed) The location was great, everything within walking distance. The pictures are very accurate. Only slight problem was that the internet wasn't working when we arrived. Julia took care of it and we finally had it by the third day. The only way this place could be better is if it had a water view!!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cindy for your review. We aim to make our guests as comfortable as possible in their home away from home. Unfortunately things do happen which are beyond our control and we are grateful to you for your patience in this instance. We would be happy to have you re-visit us if you are in Lagos again.
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Great apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment in a great location within easy walkable reach of the marina and Lagos centre with plenty of great restaurants and bars. The huge main beach is also wthin walkable distance. The apartment has nice views of the pool area from the balcony which catches the morning sunshine. The apartment is very nice and has everything you could possibly need. Its truly is a home from home for a relaxing stay in Lagos.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review to receive, and thank Benjamin W for taking the time to write this. It is most rewarding to find that all our hard work, time and attention to detail has paid off. We love our apartment and we have received many glowing reviews at 5palmtrees but it is nice to see a lovely review posted here. We aim to give our tenants a home away from home and we have obviously succeeded.
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : at 70 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : at 400 Metres Nearest Motorway : at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 30 Metres Nearest Beach : at 500 Metres Car: not necessary

Lagos itself is a beautiful town and has charm and character aplenty. The residents are friendly and English is widely spoken. However do not be afraid to practice your Portuguese, remember a little helps a lot.

Besides the popular marina where there are plenty of boat tours, yacht hire and fishing expeditions to be found, and several famous beaches, there is lots to see and explore in Lagos, from the slave market dating to around 1145, to the 17th century 'gold' church of Santo Antonio where there is a museum of regional items including some particularly odd ones.

Other Activities: micro lighting

Golf: Several world-class golf courses within easy driving including Boavista, Palmares, Le Meridien, etc.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mid
29 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£257
for 4 nights
£450
 
 
High
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£357
for 5 nights
£500
 
 
Peak
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
High
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£357
for 5 nights
£500
 
 
Mid
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£229
for 4 nights
£400
 
 
Low
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£223
for 4 nights
£390
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

These rates are for up to 4 guests. £50 per week (or part thereof) extra for 5 people using the excellent sofa bed.

£200 security deposit is required. This will be refunded after the end of your stay minus any (unlikely) deductions for breakages or excessive cleaning.

A non-refundable deposit of 20% is payable within seven days of initial booking to confirm your requested dates. The balance to be paid six weeks prior to arrival, or at time of booking if your stay is within the next six weeks.

A high chair and travel cot are available at no extra cost provided this is requested at time of booking.

WiFi is provided at no extra cost subject to fair use policy.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Ensuite bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Jacuzzi, Bidet, Actually hydrotherapy bath
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Second bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, Can split into 2 singles.
  • Sitting room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Sofa bed is a normal double size.
  • The master bedroom has a luxury king size bed. Storage is in a double-door built-in wardrobe plus two bedside units. A hair dryer is provided for your comfort. The bedroom is fully air-conditioned. The second bedroom has a luxury king size bed which can be split into two singles if mentioned at time of booking. Storage is in a double-door built-in wardrobe plus two bedside units. The bedroom is fully air-conditioned. There is a quality sofa bed in the sitting room that is a normal double size. The sitting room is fully air-conditioned.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Patio

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Cot and high-chair available if requested at time of booking. Weekly maid service. Guests will be greeted and shown around apartment.

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