Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
A spacious and comfortable 1st floor 2 bedroom apartment located in the lovely fishing village of Alvor. We are located within walking distance of the stunning Alvor beaches and the centre of Alvor. The apartment offers stunning views allowing you watch the sun set over the mountains on Monchique in the distance.
Both the beach and the centre of the village are a 2 min car ride or 15/20 min walk away. There are bus routes available near to the apartment or a taxi ride is likely to cost around €3.
There is a swimming pool (located in building next to the apartment) is available all seasonally through the summer with sun loungers and a snack bar.
The apartment comes with Cable Television allowing you to watch TV programmes in English and a DVD player is also available.
- GREAT FOR FAMILIES:
The apartment is especially suitable for families and young children. A cot, potty and booster chair are available if required. There's plenty of space available and no steps for young children to climb. Our 2 year old loves running around the apartment and there is a children's playground just round the corner.
- RESTAURANTS AND CAFES ON YOUR DOOR STEP:
There are 2 highly rated restaurants (The Por Do Sol and Big Reds Steakhouse) restaurants and the newly opened El Prego which serves as bakery, café and restaurant offering great cakes, coffee and authentic Portuguese food – all these are just 2 mins away from the apartment.
There is easy access to the apartment for buggies/prams and wheelchairs via a lift that will take you up to the 1st floor.
- CHECK IN/OUT
Check in 4pm, Check out 12pm. Where at all possible we will look to be flexible to suit your needs depending on arrivals/departures on the same day.
Arrived easily to a warm friendly welcome. Tea and other essentials greatly appreciated. Walk to the beach kept us fit all week. Also walked to the centre at night and taxi home only cost €3.90. Apartment lovely and clean and catered to all out needs. Highly recommended. (Kelly Family - August 2012)
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia da Alvor and Praia do Alemão 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro Airport 70 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
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access|
|Further details indoors||
Both bedrooms are spacious equipped with a double bed and plenty of storage. There is a travel cot available that can be easily added into the either of the rooms. We also have 2 fold down single beds available to use if needed. An additional single bed can be added to either of the main bedrooms or the main living area.
There is a family sized bathroom available which is equipped with a shower, toilet and bidet. A hair dryer is also supplied.
- ADDITIONAL WC/SHOWER ROOM
There is a shower room/toilet available in addition to the main bathroom.
- LIVING AREA:
There is a large lounge/dinning room with two 2 seater sofas and a dining table that can seat at least 4 people. Cable TV and a DVD player is available. The patio doors open out onto the balcony.
We have a spacious, modern and fully equipped kitchen which includes a fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, washing machine, espresso coffee maker, toaster and kettle. There is a table and four chairs giving you plenty of space to enjoy your breakfast whilst taking in the view. The patio doors open out onto the balcony. A clothes dryer and iron/ironing board are supplied
All rooms come with shutters covering the patio doors/windows.
The Algarve region
The Algarve is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Every year tourists in their thousands flock to the south of Portugal to soak up the sun and relax in this European paradise.
The Algarve has the best all-year round climate in the whole of Europe, and can boast more sunshine hours than California! You can often see temperatures hit the mid 30's.
With over 100 miles of dramatic cliff faces and extensive golden beaches, the Algarve offers one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world. There is something for everyone, whether you're after a relaxing day at an intimate cove, or watersports and tourist attractions on busy golden beaches.
Eating out in the Algarve holds a prominent position in Portuguese life and is the only way to truly discover the extent of the region's culinary range. Food in the Algarve can be seen to reflect the heritage of this fantastic region, always full of flavour and richly prepared, and with roots dating back to a world long since gone.
Alvor is a small coastal fishing village that oozes charm. People return here time and time again to enjoy the easy way of life and to sample the superb local Algarvian Fare in the many restaurants. Or you may choose to stroll through the picturesque streets window shopping, listening to the musicians in the town square or enjoy a drink in any of the several bars. Alvor beach is the most photographed beach in the world.
A day trip to Slide and Splash, Aqualand, Zoomarine or a Jeep safari can can be organized from Cats in the village centre. There is a local sports centre with Heated Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts and Soccer pitch.
Praia da Rocha famous for its night-life and Casinos is a 10 minute drive away.
Lagos, Silves and Loule are all worth a visit and for the shopaholic the Algarve Shopping Centre near Albuferia is a 30 minute drive away.
Taxi transfers from the airport cost €75 approx. and car hire is available locally and from Faro airport.
Alvor is a golfers haven being ideally situated in the midst of many championship courses.