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Lakesize Pool

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 1km

This lovely 1 Bedroom apartment is situated in the fabulous complex of Vila Marachique which is on the outskirts of Alvor. The apartment has one large bedroom with 2 single very comfortable beds, in the living area there is a couch which converts to 2 comfortable proper single beds.(suitable for 1 adult or 2 children)

Alvor is popular and the cobbled streets of the old town is full of interesting shops bars and restaurants .Just sit by the fishing harbour and watch the sun set.The apartment is spacious and brightly decorated and has a large south west facing balcony where you can dine al fresco or relax in the sun in the evening after a day at the beach or pool. There are numerous attractions nearby including Aqua land and Zoo Marine, we are also close to Alto Golf and lots of other top class golf courses. A good bus service right outside complex and taxis arrive within 5 mins of ordering. There is a great snack bar at the pool and run by 2 very efficient people Tony and Jane who serve lovely fresh food and drinks. There are lots of sun chairs at pool and we supply umbrellas which you will fine in apartment. Another very good plus for this apartment is that we have AIR CONDITIONING which is included in rental rates.

Alvor is a great place for walking as we have a magnificent board walk just off the harbour and down by the sea, great for running, walking,cycling and for people who have young children with buggies it's a great area.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tres Iramos, 1.1 km 1.1 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro 50 km, Nearest railway: Portimao 3 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 DVD player, Sea view
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV
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, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking, Lift access
Further details indoors

Patio table and chairs on balcony also sun loungers, there is also a gas BBQ on the balcony. This apartment is decorated to high standard. This is the first year of letting. Kitchen has hob, oven, extractor fan,fridge freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle,pan, cutlery, crockery and glasses. Dining area for 4. The lounge area has comfortable 2 seater couch, 2 single armchairs and sofa which can be converted to large double bed. There is also a flat screen T.V. and connected to cable.

Air conditioning which can be converted to heat if required. There is also a safe fitted in wardrobe of bedroom.

Further details outdoors

The complex has a very large lagoon style pool with swim up bar and plenty of relaxing chairs and sun umbrellas, there is also an excellent children's swimming area and close by is the kiddies play area. The pool is set in well kept extensive lawns with beautiful trees and shrubs.Alvor is an easy taxi ride for under €5 and if you feel like walking down the hill its a lovely walk. Alvor is full of life in the summer season and has got a great array of restaurants and bars. There are 2 very good restaurants across the road from the Villa Marachique complex.

Further details

August 2011

Just a note to say thank you, we had a wonderful holiday. The apartment was perfect along with the pool area, wonderful food wine etc.

Michael, Co Cork

July 2011

The apartment was beautiful, we had a fantastic stay, lovely complex and lovely people.

Gill, Co Kildare

The Algarve region

The Algarve enjoys a mild climate most of the year. The gentle sea breeze stops it getting too hot in summer. A short journey inland from Alvor brings you to a more traditional Algarve with historic Silves, and the delightful Monchique an excellent retreat from the heat in the summer. Alvor is an all year round destination especially for golfing.

Alvor offers a choice of wonderful beaches and a harbour estuary with protected wild life area,boat trips, canoe hire, and dolphin spotting.For the younger members of the family there are many attractions including Zoo Marine, Aqualand and Slide and Splash etc.

There is also some great shopping in nearby Portimao and the Algarve Shopping Centre in Guia. The landscape is amazingly diverse from wild West Coast (towering cliffs and huge ocean breakers, Surfers Paradise!)through the western central algarve with gentler beaches and estuaries with marinas Lagos and Portimao, and the traditional holiday destinations of Praia de Rocha, Villa Moura etc.


Alvor is a classic old fishing village. Narrow cobbled streets lead down to a fabulous harbour and amazing beaches. The streets are full of shops restaurants cafes and bars and with very child friendly service, there is something for all ages in Alvor and the easy pace of life makes it a perfect place for a relaxing holiday.

There are 2 excellent restaurants across the road from Villa Marachique.

The bus service is excellent and a bus stop just outside the complex makes it easy to get to Portimao or down to village if you dont feel like the walk. There is an excellent taxi service and will arrive within minutes of booking and €5 will take you almost anywhere within the Alvor Portimao Area.

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Review 1-3 of 3

11 Apr 2014


"Highly Reccomend"

I stayed in this apartment last Summer and had a fantastic holiday. The apartment was very clean and very well equipped, even beach towels and cushions for the pool supplied. Lovely large private balc… More

Thank you very much for your lovely review

6 Aug 2012


"Villa Marachique great apartment."

Had a great holiday at Villa Marachique. The apartment was spotless and had ever thing you may need on holiday also great pool area.

The apartment is about 20 mins walk from Alvor and if you don't feel like walkng you can ring a taxi which cost around € 3.90. Alvor is a nice town with lots of great places to eat.

Myself and family would holiday again in Alvor and stay at these apartments. Overall a great holiday great weather, great apartment, great pool, great town.

6 Jan 2012


"Fantastic Apartment"

Had a wonderful stay here in August 2011. The apartment is spotless, well furnished and equipped for a holiday stay. Has everything and more than you need, additional towels and bed linen were a blessing as was the dishwasher!! It was really hot in August 35+ most days so Air Con was a great plus in the evenings before going to bed!! TV and DVD are a nice distraction but as we spent most of the time by the pool or the beach these were not used much. The balcony area is a good size perfect for lazing in the evening sunshine with a bottle of vino verde. The apartment complex itself is very secure, with a nice mix of holiday makers from different regions and possibly locals too. The pool area is fantastic and the size of the pool has to be seen to be believed. The pool bar offers a variety of drinks and snacks that are very reasonably priced. I have been to Alvor on many an occassion and would not hesitate to come back to this apartment again.

Thank you Michael for your lovely review, we are so delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Vila Marachique and that you will have many more happy holidays.
Kind Regards
Frances Cullen

Review 1-3 of 3

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