Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This new Luxuriously furnished First Floor Apartment with terraces overlooks a large pool, a children's pool and landscaped gardens. Perfectly located close to beaches, bars, restaurants, leisure activities, golf, shopping, and theme parks. The spacious main bedroom has two single beds which can join to make a double if required. The large sitting room has two sofabeds which can sleep a further 2 persons if required. The complex also has its restaurant, mini golf and playground. There are two South facing terraces with outside table and chairs accessed via sliding doors for relaxing outside in the evening.
There is a dedicated underground parking space with an elevator to the 1st floor. There is very easy access from Faro airport only 30 minutes away (36 Km). A membership card is also available to guests for access to the leisure facilities at the nearby Bella Vista Hotel which has a heated pool. It is only a 10 minute drive to the 'old town' and 5 minutes from bars and restaurants. Two sandy beaches are only a 15/20 minute walk away. Perfectly suited for couples,families or those seeking activity holidays.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia da Santa Eulalia 1.3 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro International Airport 36 km, Nearest railway: Ferreiras - A22 junction9 5 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
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Climbing frame|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Bedrooms: The two single beds in the master bedroom are convertible into a double bed if required. There is a built in wardrobe, 2 bedside tables, mirror, chair, and dressing table. Sliding patio doors lead out onto a balcony. The master bedroom is fully air conditioned.
Bathrooms: The bathroom has a WC, bidet, bath and overhead shower. There is a vanity unit with mirror and cabinet with storage space underneath.
Kitchen: The modern, fully equipped Siemens kitchen has a grill, 4 ring stove, hob, oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dish washer, washing machine, and tumble dryer. There is also a breakfast table with 4 chairs in the kitchen. A high chair can be provided on request.
Living room ; The spacious living room has a 3 seater and 2 seater sofa seating up to 5 people. The 3 seater sofabed in the sitting room can sleep two persons and would be suitable for 1 additional adult or 2 children if required. The 2 seater sofabed in the sitting room can be used to sleep 1 additional person or child if required. A cot can be provided on request. The main living room is air-conditioned.
The living room has sliding doors leading out on to a second balcony.
Entertainment: Satellite TV, DVD player, large 32 inch LCD flat screen TV.
Dining Area : The spacious living room has a dining area with a Dining Table seating 6 people.
Utility Room: Storage area. A central vacuuming facility is provided as well as an iron, ironing board and clothes airer.
Towels / Linen : Linen and towels are provided and are replaced on a weekly basis. Guests are asked to provide their own beach and pool towels. A small numer of beach towels are provided for the use of guests.
Air conditioning : Master bedroom and sitting/dining room are fully air conditioned.
Security :The entrance lobby is fitted with a keypad and a video entry system. A safe is also provided .
Cleaning/maid service: A regular cleaning service is provided.
Accessibility ; There is lift access to the first floor from the entrance lobby.
Parking : There is a designated basement parking space (marked 1E) which will keep a car cool during the day. There is a lift operating from the basement car park directly to the first floor.
Other facilities available ; A heated indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna are available at the nearby Hotel Real Bellavista. Discount available for Spa treatments. Check at reception for further details.
Suitability: pets not allowed, smoking outside only, low allergen environment, long term renters welcome, wheelchair accessible, suitable for elderly or infirm, children welcome
|Further details outdoors|
Outside : There is an outside table and four chairs on one of the the balconies for relaxing outside. The two South facing outdoor balconies overlooking well landscaped gardens and lawns allow you to enjoy long hours of sunshine from morning to evening throughout the day.
Swimming pools: Just below the apartment is a large lawn area next to the main pool of the complex. There is also a children's pool.
Other facilities nearby : Internet access, very reasonably priced breakfasts, and papers in english are available at the snack bar near the entrance to the complex. DVDs can also be hired near the entrance of the complex.
The Algarve region
The Algarve is the Southernmost region of Portugal and one of Europe's most favoured holiday destinations, well known for glorious sunshine and excellent sandy beaches. It is a popular destination with golfers and families. The Algarve has one of the world's finest natural shorelines with 167 km of golden sandy beaches rated by many as the best in Europe. It has amazing countryside, vibrant nightlife, fantastic golf courses, excellent cuisine, and a rich cultural heritage and history.
The people have a friendly charm and warm welcome. The beautiful resorts, superb climate, and excellent golfing ensure something for everyone in the ever popular Algarve. The warm and sunny conditions all year round allows visitors the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of sport, cultural and leisure activities.
Places to visit include the Marina at Vilamoura, Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, Monchique mountains, the Moorish castle at Silves, the pretty village of Alte, the fishing village of Carvoeiro and the markets at Loule.
Retaining all the character of its fishing village origins, Albufeira has become a lively, sought-after and fashionable resort with its beautiful sandy beaches. Albufeira is a very popular holiday destination offering something for everyone from the Old Town with its narrow cobbled streets, the numerous sandy beaches nearby and the cafes, bars and restaurants of 'the strip'.
A unique atmosphere can be experienced in the Old Town with its white washed houses and Moorish arches around the main square. You can relax on 'Praia da Pescadores' or Fisherman's beach where the fishermen can still be seen bringing in their catches. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants along the promenade, some with roof terraces overlooking the sea. Many have outdoor seating available for a spot of 'al fresco' dining where you can relax and enjoy a glass of Portuguese wine whilst watching the world go by.
The eastern side of Albufeira is lively with busy nightspots. 'The strip' leads down to Praia da Oura beach which is a golden sandy beach. In this area , there is a huge range of restaurants and shops which are open throughout the evening in the summer.
Local activities include diving, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, sailing, cycling, fishing, horse riding, golf, wind-surfing, water skiing, and paragliding.
Parque da Corcovada amenities
The 5 star complex of Parque da Corcovada is closely located to restaurants, bars, cafes, supermarkets and fruit / veg markets. On site, there is a snack bar with a full range of very reasonably priced Portuguese and European dishes. The snack bar also has a full bar, internet access, and dining areas outsdie on a large terrace. Excursions, day-trips, and boat trips can be booked at the Modelo shopping centre (Sat/Sun) or at the local reception.( Mon - Fri).
Everything is so convenient that a car would not be absolutely necessary. Taxis are locally available and are reasonably priced. The local bus route runs regularly from outside the complex every half hour. A tourist train also runs every 20 minutes from a nearby stop on the strip down to Praia da Oura and to the Old Town. Parque da Corcovada is close to two sandy beaches within walking distance and within driving distance of 23 other beaches.
Numerous activities nearby include tennis and horse riding. For children, there is mini-golf and a playground on site. A membership card is available for guests to access the Leisure facilities at the nearby Hotel Real Bellavista where there is an indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, and steam room. Discount is also available on Spa treatment
Leisure activities and attractions
For the more adventurous, the 'not to be missed', 'jeep safaris' can be arranged at reception. For the whole family there is Zoomarine in Guia (www.zoomarine.com), Slide and Splash (www.slideandsplash.com), Krazyworld (www.krazyworld.com), Aqualand (www.aqualand.com), Aquashow (www.aquashow.com) all within a short drive away. There is also Lagos Zoo and karting at Almancil. Sea angling trips and boat trips can also be arranged along the coast which depart from Portimao, Albufeira marina and Vilamoura. Further East on the Spanish border,boat trips are available on the riverGuadiana.
Nearby shopping centres in the town centre are Modelo and Pingo Doce. Algarve Shopping Centre is the largest shopping centre in the area with 130 stores, 45 fashion stores, a hypermarket (Continente), 9 cinemas (English films), 12 bowling lanes and free parking. There are also markets in all of the Algarve towns.
There are many walking areas in the Algarve at Ria Formosa, Quinta do Lago, Tavira (forest), Monchique, Burgau (coastal), Silves, Sapal Reserve Nature Trail, Alte (summit), Esteveira (dunes), Penina (hills)and Benagil-Senhora (clifftop).
Hiking, cycling and horse riding are available in the Costa Vincenta, Serra de Monchique and Serra do Caldeirao areas.
Other Activities great for children include the Bellavista Leisure Park which has quad bikes,mini-golf, tennis,soccer,ball pools, and bouncy castles.
Portugal's variety of landscape is surprising and captivating with sunshine year-round and bordered by clean blue ocean from South to North. The Algarve in particular is a Golfer's paradise where the courses can be played almost every day of the year. The courses also have good services and facilities. There are three courses within 10 minutes drive of Parque da Corcovada. These are Salgados, the Sheraton Pine Cliffs and the 9 hole Balaia course.
Salgados has links style golf and is built on flat lands just behind the sandy beach at Gale. The course has become a haven for a variety of migratory birds. Great use is made of the water for hazards and the course has a sunny Florida feel about it. There is a driving range, putting and chipping greens with a practice bunker. Clubs can be hired. There are also trolleys, buggies and locker room facilities. Light snacks and meals are available at the beach bar.
Balaia is an attractive 9 hole par-3 course and is one of the Algarve's golfing gems. Set within the Balaia Golf Village complex and looking out over the ocean, it is a course to test every golfer. There is a golf academy, driving range, putting greens, locker rental and club/trolley hire.
The Sheraton Pine Cliffs is well-known because of its appeal to international golfing celebrities. It has an exceptional cliff top position. The European Tour players train here in the winter. There is a driving range, putting green, chipping green,academy and club/trolley hire.
Further to the East are the renowned golf courses of Laguna,Victoria, Millenium,Old Course, Pinhal and Vila Sola. These are only a short 20 minute drive away.
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