Alto Dos Navegantes
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This bright, large brand new apartment consists of 3 large double bedrooms, ideal for families, couples or golfers who want a bit of class on their holidays. The rooms have one huge double bed, and four single beds. It also has a good sized swimming pool and a small pool for the kids. The apartment is just a short stroll to the centre of Armacao De Pera and the longest sandy beach on the Algarve. You have such a range of restaurants, bars and cafes that you will be spoilt for choice.
Nearby attractions include Zoomarine, where you can swim with the dolphins, or the huge Aqualand water park with its many water features. The Algarve shopping Centre is also close by in the town of Guia which includes a large variety of shops, cinemas, a huge food hall and a bowling alley. All of these attractions are within easy access of the apartment either by bus, taxi or car. Local buses also run to Afbufeira, Faro, Portimao and Lagos. Also situated close by are many world class golf courses, Salgados 18 hole Golf Club being the closest.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, 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 40 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|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
This huge apartment consists of
* three double size bedrooms each one opening out onto a balconey, they also have plenty of wardrobe and drawer space
* the entrance hall is also massive with two bathrooms/W.C.'s.
*the lounge kitchen area is also a large open space which also opens out onto a balcony where you can sit and relax looking over the swimming pool area
*there is elevator or stair access to this apartment
|Further details outdoors|
Exterior facilities include
* large shared swimming pool
* small children's swimming pool
* large paved tiled area around the swimming pool to sit and relax
* large balconies with access from every bedroom/lounge room
* secure under ground parking
* east access to all amenities and tourist office
Please note that as I am living in Australia there is a plus 8 hour time difference.
Bookings can be made either by email or telephone. A deposit of £100 is required when booking with the balance payable within 6 weeks of the arrival date. (we will hold the booking for 3 days to enable you to arrange travel plans). A breakage deposit of a £150 is also required to be paid t and will be refunded with in 3 days of you departure. We would ask you not to smoke in the building however smoking on the balcony area is fine. Apartment is to be vacated by 10am to enable cleaners to clean (please check as if there is no guest arriving on the same day this can be changed). The apartment is advailable from 13.00 once again check as if there are no guests leaving on that day earlier arrivals will be accepted. Keys are picked up from office directly across the road from apartment. For late flights they reserve the right to charge a call out fee.
The Algarve region
The Algarve is the region to the south of Portugal, on the south west tip of Europe. It is Europe's sunniest spot, a unique jewel where the finest beaches and weather on the continent meet traditional and historic Portugal.
Armacao De Pera is in the region known as Central Algarve, close to the busy towns of Albufeira, Portimao and the old Moorish capital of Silves with its magnificent walls and castle. It boasts the longest beaches on the Algarve. During the summer months it is very popular with Portugesse families, but outside the top of the season it offers a wonderful peaceful holiday location. You will be amazed at the choice of restaurants and cafes and the friendly atmosphere and charm of the place. It offers a great year round holiday resort ideal for families,couples and golfers due to the world class golf courses all within a short distance of the apartment.
Armacao de Pera
Armacao De Pera until recently was nothing more than a collection of small fishing shacks where locals from the nearby village of Pera use to maintain there fishing boats. The fishermans beach is still in use today and you will see tourists and fishermen mingling together as they inspect their latest catch. There is also fish and fruit markets where you can bag a bargain or just stroll amoung the locals as they go about their bussiness.
A huge attraction to Armacao De Pera is the Zoomarine, a huge marine park with sharks, dolphins and other sea creatures. Here a single ticket gives the visitor access to an area of leisure, entertainment and education. You can also interact with the dolphins and get to swim with them if you choose. The marine park is open all year round and is within a short drive of the apartment.
Another attraction for all the family is the huge Aqualand, one of the biggest water parks in Europe. Here you will find the world famous Banzai Boggan ride, a vertical drop of 23 metres where you get to surf your board at the end of, the sort of ride that you will tell your friends about.
For the golfers Salgados Golf Club is within a short distance of Armacao De Pera. This is a 18 hole golf course which has a modern clubhouse, restaurant and bar / terrace, beach bar as well as a driving range.
One of the most beautiful attactions to Armacao De Pera is the rugged coastline just north of the town. Whether you choose to explore it on foot or go by boat in and around the caves you wil be astounded by the natural beauty of this unique area. Stand at the tiny chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha (Our Lady of the Rocks) which stands 30m high on a cliff edge above one of the finest beaches on the Algarve, a sight that will remain with you for a long time.
Armacao De Pera has everthing you need for a lovely holiday, fantastic beaches, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars. It is also placed for a day out at Zoomarine sea life park, a trip to the Algarve Shopping Centre, the Aqualand Water Park or to the many golf courses near to the town.
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9 Sep 2013
"Holidays are holidays"
The holidays have been very good.The house is very well, is very large, is well placed. We really liked the house.Access to the pool is very good, very close to the beaches of Armacao, near supermarke… More
Thank you for your comments, glad that you had a great time in our apartment, Armacao de Pera is a fantastic place for a holiday, we love it there.
2 Jul 2013
"Top End Apartment"
Situated in a mainly residential area, this apartment was an easy 15 min stroll on level pavements to the centre and beach of Armacao de Pera. The apartment was of a very good standard, and well main… More
Thank you John for you feed back. We are glad you has an enjoyable stay in our apartment. We have a new condo manager and she has addressed a few issues that we as owners had previously with the lack of sunbeds. She has promised to purchase lots more for the high season. The apartment is idealy located as you are close to everything Armacao de Pera has to offer, but alo if you want to sit around the swimming pool and chill you can do that as well. Glad you had a nice time. Sean and Bernie
23 Aug 2012
"FANTASTIC HOLIDAY.WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND IT."
I travelled with my husband ,my son and his girlfriend.We had a fanatastic time.The apartment was spotless clean and very spacious.It was in a great location and no car is needed for travel about the town.It was our first time in Portugal and we had such a great time.Thanks to Sean and Bernie.Kippis Bar is excellent for a good nights entertainment.We visited Zoomarine and it was great.We would definitely return to the apartment.
Thank you for your response glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our apartment. I would like to add that this year the complex has a new manager and she will be making lots of improvements such as lots of sunbeds around the swimming pool area and easier access to the swimming pool area as well. We have only ever had one review that said anything negative in regards to our apartment and this was to do with the swimming pool area. I hope now that future guests will be pleased with the improvements made by the new manager. We hope to see you at our apartment again soon. Regards Sean and Bernie.
8 Aug 2012
"Nice apartment but severe lack of sunbeds at pool area"
This is a nice apartment in a great location near to the centre of Armacao de Pera and the beach. The apartment is spacious and has balconies from all rooms, which means you get the sun all day if you move between them. The kitchen/living/dinin area is adequate but quite small for six people and as specified on the website, only has comfortable seating for 3.
The apartment complex has a fantastic, spacious pool area but there were hardly any sunbeds available for use. The complex has a significant number of apartments and we could only count 13 sunbeds that were available for general use. The majority of sunbeds were chained and padlocked together, which we assumed belonged to apartment owners and many of the guests were as bemused and disappointed as us at the situation. It was particularly difficult for families with children and those who are more elderly as there was nowhere for them to sit or lie down at the pool although some of the younger people, including my own children just lay on the ground on a towel!
The other thing that is worth being aware of is that you need to go out of the apartment block, walk along the street and round a corner to gain access to the pool area and a key is needed to both get in to, and out of the pool area. We were a party of 6, including 2 teenagers and my parents who are in their 70s and this made life extremely difficult as whenever someone wanted to leave the pool area, another member of the family had to go to the gate to let them out and also return to let them in again. Due to the fact our party included a 13 year old, a 17 year old and parents in their 70s, we also had a similar issue with accessing the apartment. We didn't always do everything together and since there was only one key for entry to apartment block and one key for entry to the apartment itself, this made life extrmely difficult when we were doing different things.
All in all, we enjoyed our holiday and managed to work around the issues highlighted here and we would definitely recommend visiting Armacao de Pera. However, we all felt we would not return to these apartments unless the sunbed situation and the access issues were improved.
The owners of this comlex are aware of the issue with the sunbeds and are trying to resolve this with the manage ment company. Hopefully from 2013 this will be resolved.
8 Oct 2011
What a great apartment, 3 big bedrooms and 2 bathrooms,great location, all mod cons, very clean and so comfortable,you could have the sun all day as there is a balcony from all rooms, lay at the big … More
Thank you very much for your review. Glad that you enjoyed your stay at Alto dos Navegantes in the lovely village of Armaco de Pera. Armacao de Pera is a hidden gem on the Algarve very popular with the Portugesse tourists themselves. It is ideal for families as it has the best beach on the Algarve and our complex has a lovely big swimming pool with both an adult and children size pool. Once again thank you for using our apartment.
3 Oct 2011
we had a great stay. apartment was very clean, modern, had air conditioning, get location - short walk to beach (400m approx). nice town with a great beach. the weather was great and it wasnt too busy (we went in June) just locals using beach mainly, hardly any tourists which was nice. had loads of resturants and ice cream places. very relaxing holiday. went jet skiing and swimming in the sea. one of my favourite holidays ever!
So glad that you had a lovely time at our apartment. We went to great trouble to make sure that the apartment is as comfortable as possible for our guests, we searched high and low to get the best beds that we could find and I am sure that you noiticed this when you was there. The complexe is close to all amenities as you stated and very close to the lovely beaches of Armacao de Pera. We hope to see you there again soon.
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