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Quinta De Barracuda with 5 star stunning sea views


Excellent 5/5 Score from 14 reviews

5 star stunning sea views

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

As this is one of the newest beachfront developments in Albufeira, it is surprising that this quiet complex with its beautiful sea views is still extremely close to the hustle and bustle of Albufeira, literally only a two minute stroll through the private gated access to the beach of Forte São Jõao.

The Apartment is on floor 3 the top floor so no one over you, overlooking the pool and sea, capturing the amazing view across Albufeira's Old Town. Because it's the centre building, it's very private and is not overlooked by any other apartments. All you can see from inside the lounge and bedroom is that fabulous sea - both doors leading to the balcony open fully, enabling you to enjoy the outside from within, and the amazing views from beyond!!!. The spacious south west facing balcony is perfect for summer al fresco dining or just relaxing the hot afternoons away in the sun. In the evenings you will experience the most spectacular evening sun sets.

we have loungers on the balcony so you can sun bathe there as well sty the pool or sea. you can hear the rustle of the waves from the balcony ver relaxing.

The beaches in the Algarve are generally all quite amazing but in this part of Albufeira you'll enjoy the best of the best. Additional beaches in the immediate vicinity include 'Praia dos Aveiros' (small and secluded) and 'Praia da Oura' which offers an array of water sports. Its just a 10 minute stroll along the beach (tide permitting) takes you into the Old Town of Albufeira with it's quaint cobbled streets and amazing cuisine.

Albufeira is seen as the tourist capital of the Algarve offering excellent restaurants, shopping, local markets, night-life and relaxation. The town itself offers a great contrast with its two distinct areas known as The Old Town with Marina, and the famous 'Strip'. The 'Strip' is just 5 mins walk from the Barracuda apartment, in the 'Praia da Oura' area, also with it's many shops, restaurants, bars and vibrant night-life.

For Golf lovers, Pine Cliffs, Salgados and Balaia golf courses are close by, and of course the six world-class championship courses at Villamoura are only just a 20 minute drive away. You'll find nearby the water parks and Marine Park - 'ZooMarine'

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking, Lift access
Further details indoors

The apartment is furnished for contemporary living, and finished to an incredibly high specification. It boasts air-conditioning and heating in both the bedroom and the living-room.


The integrated kitchen is well equipped with high spec Miele appliances. Surfaces are covered with marble, porcelain and granite that completes the luxurious feel. Fully equipped with kettle, toaster, coffee maker, juicer, crockery, cutlery, pots, pans cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge,/ freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, and central vacuuming system...............everything you could possibly need

Living / Dining Area

The living-room includes free view SATELITE LCD TV which has english speaking channels and has all the english channels. you can also yake your own sky card with you and input it in to the sky box in the apartment and it will work the same as home.

The apartment also has a multi media player which has up to 500 latest and classic movies, along with some great music to listen to while you sit on the balcony sipping wine watching the beautiful seaviews.

. The sofa opens to provide a comfortable double bed and the dining area comfortably seats 4 but can be extended to seat 6. The lounge can be completely segregated by the sliding doors accessing the kitchen, to enable privacy should the sofa bed be needed. Air-conditioning / Heating is fitted.


The fab sea balcony comfortably deats 4 to 6 people for digning there is also room for sun beds for bathing on balcony where there are loungers.


One bedroom with Double bed. Air-conditioning / Heating is fitted.


The luxury bathroom has a Jacuzzi bath, bidet, toilet, shower and under-floor heating.

Communal Area

Lift access to property. Secure underground car parking. Direct access to beach from swimming pool area via key fob at rear gate. Lifts available to all floors. Gated complex with access only by key fob to front / rear gates. Electric patio shutters. Adults/ children's fresh water swimming pools. Tennis Court. BBQ Area. Shared garden.

Further details outdoors

On-site is a Tennis Court ( free to use equipment kept in apartment )and a fitness centre is planned to be equipped later this year.

There is a sand volley ball court available

There is secure underground parking, lift access and the 24 hour gated security that provides peace of mind.

Direct access to beach from swimming pool area via key fob at rear gate.

Lifts available to all floors. Gated complex with access only by key fob to front / rear gates. Electric patio shutters.

Adults and children's fresh water swimming pools.

Further details


Excellent location within Albufeira close to the beach with easy access to the Algarve's towns, villages, beaches, attractions and world class golf courses.

"The Strip" - 5 minute walk.

Beach - 2 minute walk.

Nearest local golf course - 5 minute drive.

Old Town/Marina -15 minute walk.

Algarve Shopping Centre with shops, restaurants cinemas, bowling -15 minute drive.

Vilamoura/Marina/golf -15 minute drive.

Aqualand ,Splash/Slide, Zoo marine- 20 minutes

Lisbon - 2 hr drive by new motorway

The Algarve region

The Algarve has a fantastic all-year round climate and can boast more sunshine hours than California!. You can often see temperatures hit the mid 30's, thanks to the sea breezes it’s always a pleasant heat.

With over 100 miles of dramatic cliff faces and extensive golden beaches, the Algarve offers a dramatic coastline, and beautiful clear seas to swim, sail, surf in or simply watch the boats sailing by.

There is something for everyone, whether you're after a relaxing day, water sports or simply viewing the many tourist attractions.


Albufeira is located in the central Algarve region of Portugal, just a short transfer from Faro Airport. It attracts huge numbers of tourists every year, who come for the fabulous climate, the great beaches, the numerous bars and restaurants, the many world-class golf courses, and the many other attractions within a short drive.

Albufeira "Old Town" is the heart of the city, and it's picturesque narrow streets offer numerous places to eat, drink and shop. If you are wanting even more lively nightlife, the famous "Strip" offers yet more options form eating and drinking.

Albufeira has a modern marina and is famous for its apartments painted in dazzling bright colours. Albufeira is a perfect destination for families, couples and singles of all ages.

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Review 1-10 of 14

30 Aug 2014


"Stunning view from balcony"

Have just come back from an 8 night stay in this apartment .Everything about it was amazing , location, views from the balcony , lots of sun beds by the pool ( that's a first), all the extras tha… More

25 Aug 2014


"Amazing apartment with fantastic views"

Me & boyfriend stayed in this apartment in June and we had a lovely stay. The owner Michael was really helpful throughout the booking & our stay.
It is in a perfect location with amazing sea views ans was spotlessly clean. The location is fantastic with a beautiful beach, bars & restaurant all within 5 mins walking.
We would definitely stay again!

31 Oct 2013


"Stunning Views in a great location"

Just back from 5 wonderful nights at the Barracuda...... Appartment very comfortable with all the mod cons.... full sized fridge,dishwasher,washing machine and tumble dryer Double bed and pull out sof… More

17 Sep 2013


"Very nice accomodation and great views"

We stayed here for a birthday vacation having booked several months in advance to get the perfect spot. The complex is very quiet and is situated in a quiet street nearby to everything you need inclu… More

HI just to acknowledge the review posted , The leak in the apartment was caused by test holes drilled on the roof which we had no knowledge of and only found out about the leak the day before our guests arrived. We did call the Guests as soon as we knew as we wanted to make sure they enjoyed their holiday. We apologised at the short notice we gave them. I must compliment and thank the guests of how understanding they were to the situation. The leak stopped soon after they left as the test holes were filled in. The shutter was also repaired it took time to get the motor. We want to stress that our guests being happy and enjoying the experience of apartment B31 Quinta De Barracudda is most important to us, and as you can see from our reviews we achieve this. Unfortunately for this guest some thing happened out side our control but we did all we could to make sure our guest had a good holiday which thy did. Once again i want to thank our guest for been so understanding.

2 Jul 2013


"Brilliant Views & location"

Had a great holiday in this very good apartment.Views were what we booked it for and it certainly exceeded expectations,Well furnished with very good kitchen facilities.Small criticism..The A/Con in b… More

18 Jun 2013


"Good location, well equipped apartment, set in private grounds overlooking sea"

Modern apartment close to old and new town. Short walk to beach, swimming pool and private secure gardens and parking. Connected WiFi access would have been good. Otherwise no issues and would reco… More

5 Jun 2013


"Excellent accommodation"

Stayed here for 10 days in May 2013. Definately a high standard of accomodation. Set in private grounds with a key fob for access. Good location, short walk to beach or to "the strip". Loved… More

10 Sep 2012



Me and my Husband and children stayed here it was very comfortable and relaxing and felt very safe. Beautiful views and very clean would reccommend to stay here no problem think we might go next year also.

4 Aug 2012


"Beautiful apartment with fatastic sea view"

We've had a great holiday in Albufeira in June. The apartment we've stayed in perfectly met our needs and expectations. The view from the balcony was amazing overlooking sea and the old town… More

Thank you izabella really delighted with your review

10 May 2012


"The perfect location!"

This apartment was absolutely perfect for our needs. The complex felt very secure - there are security gates - and was very quiet. The apartment itself was clean and modern and had everything we nee… More

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Calendar last updated:09 Sep 2014

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