Alto Golf , 5*Resort
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This single storey cottage/apartment has been refurbished to an exceptional standard with input from an interior designer. It is large,bright and spacious.The location is ideal,set in the mature gardens of peaceful Alto Golf,adjacent to the driving range. Yet it is only a few minutes drive from quaint Alvor town/harbour and lively Praia do Rocha.While perfect for golfers,it also meets the needs of families or couples with access to Alto Club facilities,including gym,indoor and outdoor pools,snooker room,bar and restaurant. There are 2 bedrooms,a large sofabed in the living room provides an additional double bed.The living/dining room has a breakfast bar opening to the kitchen,which has all mod cons.There are 2 bathrooms,one en-suite.
Patio doors from the livingroom and master bedroom lead to a large double terrace opening on to the large mature gardens and pool area.There is a table and chairs on the patio for outdoor dining, a remote control awning can also be opened to create shade on typically hot portuguese days.Vau beach is 5 mins walk away, when the tide is out one can walk the 5 beaches all of the way to Praia do Rocha. The stunning cliff walk is also only 5 minutes walk away, or alternatively one can go to Alvor beach and walk 3 miles of beach and then return to the harbour area on the amazing new boardwalk which stretches over the harbour and estuary.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vau Beach 500 m|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 70 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
This is a large, bright property in a beautiful location. The kitchen has a granite worktop,all mod cons and a breakfast bar opening to the living/dining room.The living room has modern decor,a log fire, marble wall mounted heating panels, air conditioning and satellite tv.It also has a 2 seater and 3 seater couch( converts to sofabed), and 2 coffee tables.The bathrooms have wc's marble sink areas,heated towel rails and showers. Bathroom 2 has a bath/shower.Both are decorated in typical portuguese tiling.The master bedroom is en-suite and has patio doors leading to the terrace. The second bedroom has twin beds and ample storsge,both have been beautifully decorated.
|Further details outdoors|
The large double terrace opens on to the large mature gardens and pool area.There is a pool house with wc and showers and many sun loungers which are freely available. A barbecue is also available for guests.There is both outdoor and underground parking.Tennis courts are on site,golf is also on site. A golf buggy is also available with the property, by prior arrangement.
Changeover day may be flexible, depending on bookings. 20% deposit to be paid on booking(non-refundable), balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival. Towels and linens (including beach towels )are provided. The property is also cleaned mid-week in stays of 7 days or more.
The Algarve region
The Algarve is noted for its 300 days of sunshine per year, its amazing beaches and many top class golf courses. Its miles of unspoilt coastline and blue flag beaches make it a must for watersports enthusiasts also.
,The quaint fishing village of Alvor with its long beach and beautiful harbour is an ideal holiday location. There are many fantastic restaurants, all of which are family friendly and offer great value. It is a paradise for seafood lovers, but there is something to suit every taste. The cobbled streets offer local shops selling crafts, jewellery and leather goods, as well as a selection of cafes and bars.For those who prefer lively night life the pubs and clubs of buzzing Praia do Rocha are a 5 minute taxi drive from the apartment. Taxis are also reasonably priced. There are many activities and excursions in the area including the Slide and Splash aquapark ,Zoomarine and the swimming with dolphins excursion. There are cliff walks from Vau beach to Alvor and early morning yoga sessions are also available on Alvor beach. All of these can be arranged locally.As the Apartment is in Alto Golf , golf and tennis are on site. Those interested in a golfing holiday can also receive information from the owner on a further contact who organises golfing packages and trips, on request.
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21 Apr 2014
Just back from my third visit to this apartment . It just gets better each time. Once I arrive into the apartment I feel all my home worries slip away and a long lengthy walk from Vau beach to Praia d… More
22 Sep 2012
"lovely appartment in a fantastic setting"
My wife and I are just back from a 10 day stay.The appartment is spacious,clean,light and airy and very well equipped.Set in lovely quiet gardens just 40yards away from a really warm and safe pool.It was always quiet and the pool was never busy and there are plenty of beds and shades.You will need a car to get into Alvor,5 mins drive,where there is an excellent selection of eateries.
If you are looking for a quiet,relaxing and restful holiday you wouldn't be able to better this.Ann,the owner,was a great help to us when we needed to alter our dates and we would certainly go back again.No hesitation in recommending this.
4 Sep 2012
5 of us had great holiday, plenty of room in the apartment. It was more like a detached bungalow, you couldn't hear any noise. The outside space was super as the kids could run around and play w… More
13 Nov 2011
"A feel good, peaceful getaway"
We have stayed in Apartment B3E on the Alto Golf resort, Alvor in Portugal two years running. We really liked the apartment and it met all our needs. There was enough room for 2 adults and our 3 children. The apartment is very clean and tastefully decorated. On the days we wanted to eat in there was ample kitchen equipment to cook with. We particularly appreciated the books left for holiday reading and the cupboard in the kitchen with essential supplies in. The gardens surrounding the apartment are lovely and peaceful, the pool is just 20ms from the apartment. We visited in August and were surprised that on each visit the apartments where we stayed were so peaceful and very often we had the pool to ourselves. Both Vau beach and Alvor beach were within easy walking distance and both are lovely beaches. We really liked Alvor town and you could walk there although our children refused and we drove down most evenings, it does say it is a 20 minute walk to Alvor but it took us a good 40 minutes at a fast pace. We were also able to walk to Praia de Roche and my husband went on an early morning jaunt to Portimao. The owners of the apartment are really helpful and friendly and booking was easy. The management company are also helpful and sorted the one problem we had ( an extra set of linen required) straight away. Both holidays we have had in this apartment have been fantastic and I know everybody in our family would like to return again.
2 Nov 2011
"An ideal getaway for pure relaxation!"
My husband and I stayed in apt B3e in September, it was his first visit but my third. We absolutley loved it. The apartment is extremely comfortable and finished to a high standard with everything you could need on a holiday. The pool is a 2 second walk from the patio which is ideal for a lazy break. Vau Beach is just down the hill if you feel more energetic and you can walk for miles at the waters edge, have a swim or a coffee on the beach and be back in the apartment in 10 minutes.
Alvor village is quite near, although you would need to get a taxi. We found this great as you could opt to visit the pretty town with its great variety of competitively priced restaurants or stay at home and eat on the patio watching the sun set.
Its an ideal place for a relaxing break and we came back rested and rejuvenated and really looking forward to our next trip! Our only complaint was that the break was too short!
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