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Stunning sea views of Salema Beach - 19A - 2/3 bedroom apartment

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Updated: 23-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online


19A - 2/3 bedroom apartment

2 - 3 bedroom apartment for 4 - 6 people. On the first floor is a large open plan living area with a lounge with log burning stove, dining area and newly fitted kitchen. Also on this floor is a master bedroom with a super king size bed and a twin bedroom (which has access out onto the rear patio garden) and a family bathroom. On the ground floor (at an extra charge) is a twin bedroom with en suite shower room (only used if booked as 3 bed). Local License no AL/481

There is a front balcony with a table and 6 chairs for eating breakfast in the sunshine.

At the rear of the property is a patio garden with table, chairs and sunbeds. The garden gets the afternoon sunshine and has a shaded area underneath a stunning Borgonvilia tree.

All outside areas are completely private and are only available for use by the occupants of this apartment.

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About the property

Casa Alvorada

The apartment on the lower floors (19A) sleeps 4-6 people in 2-3 bedrooms. This apartment has a front balcony with a sea view and a secluded rear patio garden for the afternoon sun.

The top floor apartment (19B) which sleeps up to 4 people, has a front balcony and secluded private roof terrace both with views of Salema, the beach and sea.

The house is less than a ten minute walk to the beach and the centre of the beautiful traditional fishing village of Salema. To the rear of the property is the Costa Vicentina National Park and walk 50 meters through the pine trees for uninterrupted views of the national park with its fantastic coastal walks and secluded beaches.

In Salema there are a number of good restaurants and cafes and a couple of small bars. There is also a small supermarket for basic needs.

There is a larger Intermarche supermarket 10 minutes drive away, in Budens, which gives a larger choice of groceries. There is also a Lidl in Vila Do Bispo which is 15 minutes drive towards Sagres.

All linen is provided and is of the best quality, we also provide beach towels. The apartment is cleaned and the linen changed weekly.

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About the Owner

Sally Lawson/Bob Parsons
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Salema is a perfect place to be on holidays. The apartment is in a quiet and is perfect retreat from the noise. Everything is very well prepared in the apartment and is very comfortable. We liked it.
Aug 2013
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Salema is a perfect place to be on holidays. The apartment is in a quiet and is perfect retreat from the noise. Everything is very well prepared in the apartment and is very comfortable. We liked it.
Aug 2013
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IMPORTANT NOTES: Prices are based on renting the apartment as two bedrooms, one bathroom with a maximum of 4 people. There is a supplement for taking three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a maximum of 6 people.

Check in is 2.00 p.m., check out is 10.00 .am. (This can be flexible with prior arrangement).

19 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)


For us a perfect three weeks stay

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to Salema for about 30 years now and I can say that Sally and Bob's apartment is by far the one we have enjoyed the most. For us the location is a perfect spot to start walking from with the best beaches within easy reach, Salema village just a stroll down the hill and the golf course just a few minutes drive away. The apartment is a home from home with everything we needed. Spotlessly clean when we arrived with enough supplies in the fridge to see us through the evening and breakfast - a very thoughtful touch. The terrace and little garden area are ideal for chilling out (literally as there are shady areas) and the barbecue is an excellent addition to the facilities. Pauline and Michael who look after the property are very attentive and full of local knowledge. We have already recommended the apartment to our friends and will certainly consider taking it again ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you so much for the glowing review and we are glad that everything was up to, or even surpassed, your expectations. We hope to see you Agin next year. Sally and Bob.
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Tout simplement merveilleux

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine merveilleuse dans cette maison très calme et très acceuillante qui offre une vue magnifique sur la plage de Saléma. À recommencer!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful flats

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in apt 19b and it was ideal. Lovely views, very comfortable and well equipped, especially the kitchen. We instantly relaxed and felt at home. Customer service was friendly and efficient. Salema is quiet with relaxing beach and a range of cafes and restaurants which suit a variety of needs. From there with a car, wilder west coast beaches are accessible as are towns such as Lagos with good beaches but also tourist trips and a wider range of shops and restaurants. Our adult family and two small grandchildren stayed in 19A which was also ideal for the larger group with outdoor spaces and comfortable indoor facilities too. Everyone had their own space but could combine for meals and relaxation. Close enough to town centre and beach not to need the car all the time. Good parking and access to beach equipment which was very helpful too.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment in a lovely village

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the 1st floor apartment - comfortable, clean, a well-equipped kitchen and two large and very pleasant outdoor spaces to sit and read or have meals. The apartment was also lovely and cool even though the weather was very hot, so no uncomfortable hot sleepless nights. It's a steep walk down to the beach but very short and easy and well worth it when you get there. Sally was extremely helpful when we were booking and it certainly lives up to the description. Would most certainly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful apartment in a beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Sally's apartment is a great place to stay if you're looking for somewhere in Salema. It's spacious, clean, well-equipped and in a great location (close to the water). There are many hiking trails nearby for those who want to explore the beautiful surroundings but the apartment has two patios for those who want to spend a day relaxing in the sun. As for Sally, she is extremely helpful and easy to get in touch with. Definitely recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your glowing review. We hope you will stay with us again very soon..
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A Great Place To Stay In Salema

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I visited the apartment at the top of the property in September 2011. We found it extremely well appointed throughout. Seems there's nothing that hasn't been thought of. For us, breakfast on the balcony developed into lunch on the roof garden. Sun and shade available all day without leaving the premises. Sky TV & a wide selection of books provided interest when the stress of sitting in the sun looking at the best view in the village got a little too much! When we did venture down to the beach, bars and restaurants we found everything as inviting as ever. Salema seems to have found the knack of retaining it's fishing village heart whilst providing all the facilities that visitors seem to regard as essential. All done very tastefully. Which also sums up the way the apartment is presented.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 100 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Village Centre at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Parque da Floresta at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Village Centre at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Salema at 500 Metres Car: recommended

Only a one hour drive from Faro airport on the new motorway, Salema is 15 kms west of Lagos and 15 kms east of Sagres. Salema is a traditional Portugese fishing village with a safe sandy beach and several excellent beach bars/restaurants. Other nearby attractions are: Praia da Luz - 10 minutes, Portimao - 30 minutes, Monchique - 40 minutes. Parque de Floresta golf - 5 minutes, Palmares Golf - 20 minutes.


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Baby Gate
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village


  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 100 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • En suite - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Ground floor - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, The bed can be converted to super king size on request
  • Master bedroom first floor - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, The bed can be converted to 2 singles on request
  • Twin first floor - 2 Single Bed
  • All the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and one bedroom is en suite.


  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • A welcome pack is included for all bookings which consists of hot and cold drinks and a cold snack. All bed linen, hand and bath towels are included and are of the best quality. Beach towels are also provided. A cot is also available on request at no extra charge. NO SMOKING INSIDE THE APARTMENT PLEASE.

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