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Luxurious 2 bed apartment (sleeps 6) in the heart of Alvor. AL9493/AL



Updated: 17-Oct-2016
2 bedroom / 2 bathroom air conditioned / heated / Free Wi-Fi sleeps up to 6

Luxurious 98 sq.m 2 bedroom apartment ideally situated in the heart of Alvor. The apartment enjoys wonderful views over the estuary, surrounding countryside and mountains in the distance. Decorated and furnished to the highest standards the apartment consists of 2 air conditioned / heated double bedrooms with balconies and 2 modern, fully tiled bathrooms consisting of separate shower and bath

The large air conditioned / heated open plan lounge and dining area provides free wi-fi, plenty of space to relax and watch satellite TV (including Sky and BT Sports), listen to music on the i-pod docking station or alternatively take advantage of the large upstairs private terrace to enjoy stunning views over Alvor whilst cooking on the purpose built brick BBQ. The modern kitchen consists of fridge freezer, electric oven & hob, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. There are 2 reserved underground parking spaces with a huge store room, lift and video entry system. Our apartment has the Alojamento local (rental licence)

We can easily arrange reliable airport transfers.

The new Pingo Doce supermarket is well stocked and is only 2 minute walk away.

For long term winter lets we are happy to discuss favourable rental rates.

A cot is available on request.

Whilst every care is taken to ensure that the information given to clients is correct, there may be occasions when the facilities provided or the features described may have to be withdrawn. In the event of the failure of appliances / equipment associated with the apartment, we shall endeavour to get them repaired or replaced as soon as possible. We hold no responsibility for any of the aforementioned events occurring.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time in Alvor which we were re-visiting after our first visit there 24 years ago. Your apartment is lovely and deserves the 'luxury' tag. We loved the tranquility Solrio offers, the roof terrace was great for relaxing and reading and the complex was in a great location beside the village and the walk to the beach is very leisurely. We also liked the fact that it is a small and private complex and your apartment is also very well equipped and very tastefully decorated. We would be very happy to recommend your apartment and would also consider returning if you were agreeable.
Jun 2012
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21 Reviews

based on 21 holidaymaker reviews


stunning accommodation in fab location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to Alvor having always stayed central algarve and we were not disappointed. This accommodation is everything it Claims to be and more. Everything right down to the cutlery is the best of quality with its very central location being the icing on the cake. It was also a lovely touch to have welcoming wine on arrival!! Much appreciated. I'm only sorry we can't return next year due to other plans, but we are now booked for 2018 and cannot wait. Thankyou Mandy for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Patricia, Thank you for your wonderful review and kind words about our apartment. We are absolutely delighted you chose our home for your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again in 2018. Best wishes Mandy and Mark
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Lovely holiday apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous apartment, everything we could possibly want was provided and the rooftop terrace was the icing on the cake. Lovely views and a few minutes walk to the "hub" of restaurants, bars and the beach.

Neil was very helpful and welcoming and the welcome pack was much appreciated

Thanks Mark and Mandy we'll be back

Keith and Jeanne Bartles

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Keith and Jeanne, Thank you for your very kind review, we are so pleased you had a great holiday despite the poor weather. It would be a pleasure having you stay with us again in the future. Best wishes, Mandy and Mark
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Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment met and exceeded our needs and expectations! Very clean and homely, we had a great week staying at Solrio. The roof top terrace has beautiful views - very peaceful and yet only a minute from the centre of Alvor.

We've stayed in Alvor many times and this was by far the best apartment we've come across - we will be back!

Thank you so much Mark and Mandy, you made our son's first trip abroad a great one! (As did your lovely property management team!)

Hannah & Michael

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Hannah and Michael, we are delighted you enjoyed our apartment and hope you had a lovely holiday. Thanks so much for looking after it so well and we'd be delighted to have you visit again some time soon. Thanks for your kind comments regarding Helen and Neil, they are brilliant aren't they? All the best Mark and Mandy
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Stunning apartment

  • 5 of 5

Stunning apartment, beautifully decorated and very well equipped with you could possibly need. Lovely views over the countryside and only a few minutes walk into town. We had a lovely holiday despite changeable weather and will definitely come again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Robert and Carolyn, Thank you so much for such a glowing review. We are so pleased you had a good holiday even though your weather wasn't always kind. We look forward to you staying with us again next year. Best wishes. Mandy and Mark
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5 star!

  • 5 of 5

Our first time in Portugal and what better place to stay than at this lovely modern apartment. It was so spacious and easily accommodated 4 people. The nearness of all the lovely restaurants and supermarket was a definite bonus

The weather was quite mixed whilst we were there but we still managed to have a couple of BBQs on the spacious roof terrace and even when it rained it was warm enough to sit out on the covered balcony with the views of the estuary. Mandy and Mark have thought of everything down to umbrellas and DVDs/ books (which we only discovered towards the end of the holiday). Although this was our first visit to Solrio it wont be our last. Thanks Mandy and Mark for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Barbara, We are so pleased you had a great holiday and despite the bad weather managed to still have a few BBQs. Thank you for your fabulous comments, it would be a pleasure to have you stay with us again in the future. Best wishes, Mandy and Mark
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10 ot of 10 on all levels

  • 5 of 5

this apartment is even better than it looks on the site. Spacious spotless, comfortable. Three terraces (one of them a roof terrace with BBQ) furnished to a very high standard.The owners Mandy and Mark have thought of everything holiday makers could need and nothing was too much trouble for them. lovely communal pool with sunbeds for everyone. 3 minutes walk to centre of town 10 minutes walk to soft sandy beach. Plenty of lovely bars and places to eat great food and good value. This is a gem of a place and my memories of it will get me through the winter until I return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paula, Thank you ever so much for your wonderful review. Mark and I are so pleased you all had a great holiday and enjoyed staying in our apartment. We look forward to you staying with us again. Best wishes, Mandy and Mark
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 75 Kilometres Nearest Train : Portimao at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Alvor at 800 Metres Car: not necessary

Alvor is a beautifully quaint and traditional fishing village that has retained all it's natural charm whilst catering for holidaymakers with numerous friendly bars and restaurants that are only a 2 minute stroll away from the apartment. Only a 10 minute walk away you will enjoy Alvor's award winning 3 mile stretch of golden sand. If you enjoy a round of golf the area is awash with great quality golf courses to suit all budgets and abilities such as Penina (Championship course within a 5 minute drive) as well as Alto, Parque da Floresta, Salgados, Millenium, Gramacho, Quinta De Morgado & Palamares all within a short drive. The new Portimao Racetrack with it's exciting (and well priced karting track) is a must for adrenaline junkies! There are plenty of excursions and trips to keep you occupied such as water parks, marine zoo, jeep safari into the Monchique Mountains, deep sea fishing, boat trips to explore the caves or dolphin watching from Lagos or Portimao.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 29
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 30
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
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for 7 nights
Rate 31
1 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 32
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 33
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 34
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 35
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 36
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 37
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 38
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 39
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 40
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

•25% deposit required at time of booking. The remainder is due 8 weeks prior to departure.£200 breakages deposit required with final balance. Discounts for long winter lets between November and March.
•We can arrange Airport transfers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
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Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Luxury


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 98 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Both bathrooms provide floor to ceiling tiles, large mirrors and contemporary design.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms provide air conditioning and heater units with ample wardrobe and storage space. The main bedroom consists of a modern, fully tiled and large en-suite.


  • Balcony
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 18 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • The apartment comes complete with an ipod docking station and hairdryer. There are 4 sunbeds on the roof terrace and four around the pool. There are two portable heaters available in the apartment.

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