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Top Floor Luxury Apartment, A/C, WiFi, Prime Position with Ocean and Pool View



Updated: 19-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Within 5 Minute Stroll to Two Beautiful Beaches, Bars & Unspoilt Coastline.

"Casa Suzy" is a Stylish Top Floor Air Conditioned, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment that sleeps up to 4/5. Equipped with Free Wi-Fi Internet access & IPTV, including UK & European TV channels.This Sunny South facing apartment occupies a prime position on this small exclusive development. The balcony attracts the sun from morning to early evening. Boasting three pools, including a children's pool and a tennis court. Our apartment is fully licensed by Lagoa council for holiday lettings, complying with their legal health & safety requirements. The select blue flag beaches of Praia Nossa Senhora da Rocha and Praia Nova are within a 5 minute stroll. Our apartment is beautifully appointed and has been equipped to an extremely high standard to make it a home from home.

We have a range of restaurants, bars & a large supermarket all within walking distance.

Interests: This is a delightful tranquil area of the Algarve. Its central position makes it an ideal base to explore the whole of the Algarve with many places of interest and amenities within close proximity, horse riding, aqua parks, karting, marine zoo, Quad Biking & Jeep Safari.

There is an abundance of golf courses along the stretch of the Algarve, discount tees can sometimes be arranged . Approx distances to the nearest by car are: Gramacho, Vale de Pinta & Silves 15 minutes, Salgados & Vale de Milho (9 holes) 8 minutes, Balaia Golf Village 22 minutes, Pine Cliffs 25 minutes. Vilamoura with numerous courses 20 minutes, Penina Portimao 15 minutes, Alto golf Alvor 20 minutes. and the new Amendoeira Golf Resort featuring The Faldo & The O'Connor Jnr Courses just 7 minutes.

Or visit the race circuit Autodromo do Algarve junction 3 on A22

Maid Service/Linen Change: All linen and towels, including beach towels will be provided. These along with the apartment are cleaned on a weekly basis. Maid service on request will incur an additional charge.

Extras: With our compliments you will be provided with a welcome pack to include - bottled water, bread, butter, cheese, ham, orange juice, sugar, coffee, tea and wine. Any additional requirements can be provided for, subject to a further charge. This is a non-smoking apartment. We are sorry but we do not allow pets.


“…… An immaculately presented comfortable apartment with fantastic views from the balcony - everything that a family would need for a totally stress free holiday. We will definitely re visit “The Prices

'Fantastic accommodation in a really lovely location. We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week family holiday here and we'll be recommending it to others' The Crowleys

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About the Owner

Sue Smout
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

13 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Buckinghamshire, UK

Porches Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was absolutely beautiful.The attention to detail was superb. It had everything you could need & more and was immaculately clean. The location was as described - the beach was a 5 min walk, shop and a few restaurants within walking distance.The complex was quiet, especially at night and extremely well suited to families.We really couldn't fault it! We would recommend a car for other beautiful beaches - castello, Gale, Evaristo about 15 mins away, Zoo Marine and of course Aqualand water park! We would highly recommend the sailing trip from Vilamoura on the owners yacht- we chased dolphins and had an amazing day!! We really would give this holiday 10/10!! We will be back - finances permitting!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your fantastic comments, and we are so pleased you had such a good time, and with the added bonus of sailing with the dolphins. We are looking forward to your return visit.
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5 0

Great Apartment in a Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable and relaxing stay including beach towels, 2 hairdryers and straighteners, leaving more space in your suitcase for more clothes!! It is well maintained throughout.

We had a 10 night stay at the beginning of July and the weather was fantastic for the whole holiday. There are 2 great beaches within a 5 minute walk, one with a beach restaurant. We look forward to hopefully returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you enjoyed your stay, and looking forward to welcoming you back in the future..
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Superb apartment

  • 5 of 5

Had a 3 night stay in May. Its about a 30 minute drive from Faro airport and very easy to find. On arrival we were met by the owners sister who showed us around. It has two good size bedrooms and bathrooms, large kitchen and sitting room. The apartment was exactly as described and had everything you could need including tea, coffee etc.It was very clean and comfortable. The sunny balcony has views of the sea. Located a short walk from a lovely beach. A local supermarket and a number of restaurants mean that you don't need a car. Having a car means that you can visit some of the other lovely beaches just a few miles away up the coast. Its in a quieter area of the resort and about a 30 minute walk to the main resort where there are more restaurants. A taxi is only about 7 Euros so we walked down and got a taxi back.

I can highly recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Simon Many thanks for your review, so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Regards, Sue
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  • 5 of 5

I came to this apartment to get away from a particularly stressful time at work, and so was looking for an early season idyll away from the hub-hub of everyday life... and boy did this tick all the boxes. The apartment itself is absoulutely fabulous, with everything you could wish for in a luxury apartment and more. Sue and Mike went out of their way to make sure that every client need is catered for.

The resort itself is reasonably quiet, particularly so at this time of year, and if I was to go again I would definitely hire a car. There a handful of restaurants within a 5-10 minute walk, and the supermarket is just at the top of the road.

The best restaurant for me would be the Vila de Italia, which provided great food at reasonable prices, and to me most important of all, first class service.

I would recommend this apartment to anyone who wants a holiday that is centered around quality accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris So pleased you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future.
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4 0

Great Weather Great Location Awesome Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have been to the area many times before staying in hotels but this time we stayed in this apartment as we wanted a change .We were not disappointed - The apartment is extremely well furnished to a high standard - everything worked perfectly even down to the buckets & spades for our little boy . The Views out to sea are spectacular . Watching the sunset every night was magical & if you sit in the childrens pool it looks like you have one of those infinity pools . There are some great restaurants within walking distance catering for all tastes lots of great local fish , but also italian , thai , pizza and a couple of really good restaurants all listed in the guest comment book , even an ice cream restaurant down the hill in Amanceo de Pera - But if you want to stay in there is a large Supermarket & a couple of small ones that have more than enough fresh food for you to choose from & even that old childs favorite fish fingers .There is a small bakery in the resort on the right as you walk towards the sea that cooks fresh croissants & bread every morning , but you need to be there by 9 or it all goes . Cash machines available in the supermarket one of the hotels .There are some great beaches within walking distance but if you have a car venture out there are some brilliant beaches all along the coast from val do lobo right across to surfing the atlantic at val do bispo - lots of the beaches have restaurants also - the apartment even provides beach towels & sun umbrellas so this reduces the Easyjet luggage allowance . This is not a lively location - far far from it . so if you want a very relaxing break as we did with perfect weather, some great food , a great apartment - thats safe for children , things to walk to , close enough to the main attractions - zoo marine , slide and splash , the beaches and zoo then you cant go wrong with this place but we are biased as we love the area . You could stay at this apartment easily without a car (which in August is advisable as the roads are manic) & use www,jandstransfers.com - Jon and Stella are English and run a really friendly service door to door .There are a couple of great things about this apartment that sets it apart from the others , its clean , you get a welcome , the owners care , you get a pack of goodies when you arrive water,milk ,juice,ice,bread so you dont have to worry if your children are tired & hot you can get them some juice .You can have a nice bottle of wine . Thanks Sue we will be back .

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for your kind comments, and we look forward to welcoming you back.
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5 0

Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

One of the best apartments we have ever stayed in. Home from home, close to beautiful beaches.

We cannot reccommend this place highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 500 Metres Nearest Ferry : Vilamoura at 20 Kilometres Nearest Golf : at 7 Kilometres Nearest Train : Tunes at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A22 Junction 7 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : at 400 Metres Car: recommended

The village, only a stroll away, has two of the best blue flag beaches on the Algarve, often frequented by the rich and famous. These two are distinct, whilst one offers restaurant and water sports facilities; the other is set within a rugged cove of its own unspoilt unique beauty, with cliff top walks. Close by is a fantastic luxury hotel, which offers five-star facilities including a spa and beauty treatments. Also a wide choice of restaurants, bars, shops and supermarket all within walking distance.

The nearest lively resorts of Armacao de Pera and Albufeira are 5 and 15 minutes drive respectively. One could venture further afield to the likes of Vilamoura or Portimao which are approximately 20 minutes drive. The Algarve shopping centre and retail park, which also includes a multi screen cinema and vast choice of restaurants, is only a 10 minute drive away.

There is an abundance of golf courses along the stretch of the Algarve, discount tees can be arranged subject to availability.

Other Activities: Karting

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
March 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 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
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
September 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
November & December 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices quoted are for the property per week. Discount on longer stays during off peak periods.
For shorter stays contact the owner. Discount on repeat bookings, dependent upon dates. For long lets contact owner.
25% deposit on booking, balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival. Provisional bookings will be held for 7 days awaiting written confirmation and deposit. A £200 breakages deposit will be also be required with final payment, this will be fully refunded if there are no breakages. Change over days flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 19-Feb-2017


Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Luxury


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


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

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea


  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 97 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, En Suite
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet, Main
  • 2 well equipped bathrooms, en-suite to bedroom 1, and a separate main bathroom. Each elegant bathroom has the luxury of both bath and shower, wc, bidet, large illuminated mirrors and ample storage for your toiletries.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, converts to a double
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Converts to a double
  • Bedrooms are fitted with both Air conditioning & ceiling fans & can be made up to a double or twin to suit your requirements. Both benefit from fitted wardrobes with ample storage including coat hangers, and a dressing table. A travel cot will also be provided upon request. Bedroom 2 has a wall mounted flat screen DVD & TV with channel selection from the the European IPTV Box .


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs


  • Self-catering


  • A beautifully styled lounge/dining room with air con. 2 x 3 seater settees, dining table to seat 6, 37" Flat screen TV with UK & European Channels, DVD player including a vast selection of DVDs, IPOD/MP3 docking entertainment system, and Xbox 360 with games for your enjoyment. Free Wi-Fi Internet access

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