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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Beautiful designer apartment in luxury block with a private leisure complex including pool, gym and sauna

All rooms are fully air-conditioned and heated and fitted with superior quality furniture for owners own use - many times better than the usual rental standard! A maid will clean the apartment each week and change the bedding and towels, so you can enjoy your holiday!

The main bedroom has its own en-suite shower room and very comfortable king sized bed, and features sliding doors to the large dining patio. The second bedroom has deluxe twin beds, one with a visco-elastic mattress ideal for those with back problems, or anyone wanting to try the ultimate sleep.

The main bathroom has a Jacuzzi bath and overhead shower, wc, bidet and modern wash basin

Both bathrooms are very stylish, fully tiled and have under-floor heating - a treat to use!

There is a dream of a kitchen - it's large and has granite worktops and every Bosch appliances you could wish for, including dishwasher, clothes washer/dryer and both a conventional oven and microwave – all built in.

The spacious living area has a wide-screen TV, with live UK and internet channels and also a DVD player.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Praia de Gale 5 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Faro international Airport 40 km, Nearest railway: Albufeira (Ferreiras) 6 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared indoor pool
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Secure parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

There is a built in surround sound system with radio and music input facility, fed to each room and controlled individually

All windows have electric window blinds in addition to curtains. The apartment also has a small safe fitted.

THE LEISURE FACILITIES are a special feature of this apartment and are available to residents and guests. They include an air conditioned swimming pool with recreational area, indoor and with full height glass walls.

Above this there is a sun terrace with a lovely separate tropical garden..

It also has a very well equipped fitness gym with the latest equipment, sauna and steam room, changing, shower and toilet facilities. There is even a pool table room.

Further details outdoors

Much larger than the upper floors, our PATIO has a stone oval dining table with a two seater matching bench seat and 4 further comfortable chairs. It extends to a small garden area across the full width of the apartment

Sun loungers are provided for the patio.

The apartment block is situated in its own grounds with secure access .The underground car park has electric remote controlled door access, making golf club storage ideal

Further details

A welcome pack is provided for our guests arrival.

20% deposit secures the booking, which can be by Paypal or cheque and is non refundable. Balance within 8 weeks of departure please.

All linen and towels - but not beach towels - are provided and changed weekly. A maid will also clean the apartment each week - so you can relax and enjoy the holiday.

We respectfully request that a breakage deposit of £150.00 is sent with the final payment. This will be refunded immediately following a check on the apartment on the day of your departure.

Please note that the condominium management request a one-off payment of 20 euros contribution to maintenance expenses for use of the gym and steam rooms. All the other facilities including the pool are completely free.

For any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the owners - Nigel and Rosie Hemmings through the 'Contact Owner' tab or at the bottom of this advert.

The Algarve region

The weather and the friendliness of the locals are key attractions. Guia itself is situated roughly 10 minutes from the bustling resort of Albufeira and enjoys the best Algarve weather, without the humidity and noise encountered in more suburban areas.

Many English people also come in the winter months to enjoy the far milder temperatures for which the Algarve is so well known. There is a mixture of quaint fishing villages and small coves along the coast and historic market towns further inland. One most notable is the area's old capital, Silves, just 25mins away. It dates back to 1000BC and has a Moors castle, stunning views and is well worth a day out. to explore.

Guia

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:

BEACH:

Excellent long sandy beaches at Gale are less than a 10 minute drive away. This has water sports and three charming fish restaurants overlooking the sea. It is possible to walk miles along this beach with some breathtaking views.

GOLF:

An 18 hole Par 72 Links course is at Salgados, just 10 minutes by car and close to the beach at Gale This has a Driving Range • Putting Green • Chipping Green & Bunker Area • Pro-Shop • Restaurant & Bar

Balaia has a 9 hole Par 27 course with similar facilities and also a Tennis court. This is 18 minutes from Guia

There are around 25 golf courses between Faro airport and the western tip of the Algarve and Guia is centrally placed to try them all! A full listing and details are in the apartment.

WATER PARKS:

Slide and Splash is on the outskirts of Guia and claimed to be one of the best in Europe. It has lots of different water rides and slides to both entertain and challenge as well as a huge swimming pool, Jacuzzi, and eating facilities. This can easily be a whole day out, repeated several times! www.slidesplash.com

Zoomarine This is on the other side of Guia and is a large water theme park with dolphin exhibitions as the key attraction. Great for kids of all ages. www.zoomarine.pt

Aqualand – Yet another large water park to challenge! www.aqualand.pt

RESTAURANTS:

Sir Cliff Richard had the right idea when he bought a villa on the outskirts of Guia, the village has a wealth of charming little restaurants serving good food at reasonable prices

From local Portuguese styled cafes to French influenced bistros. The choice is yours and the beauty is that none are further than a few minutes walk away.

Local specialties include the famous chicken Pir Piri which is delicious and well worth a try

For a very special occasion however, there is a two rosette Michelin starred restaurant, again just 10 minutes by car or taxi. There, the views of the sea vie with the awesome food and service to give you the experience of a lifetime.

SHOPPING:

The Algarave Shopping Mall is only 10 minutes from the apartment and offers an exciting choice of designer boutiques from Zara and Mango to Ralph Lauren and Armani. It also houses a large food hall and hypermarket.

Makro is just opposite and has amazing bargains on items like food and wine.

CLIFF RICHARD's VINEYARD:

Not only does Cliff have his own villa in Guia, but he also has his vineyards here as well. These are open to the public throughout the year.

NIGHTLIFE:

Apart from the many restaurants and bars in Guia, there are a wealth of night clubs and a multiplex cinema in Albufeira, the main town just 10 minutes drive away, or for a more sophisticated scene try the Marina at Villamora (about 25 mins), which has many boutique style shops and waterside restaurants alongside the moored yachts.

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21 Jul 2015

5/5

"Amazing apartment with everything that you need for a superb holiday"

On our return to Nigel and Rosie's apartment, we were just as pleased as the last time, to find everything you need for a wonderful holiday. The spacious apartment has very tasteful furnishings and is situated in a lovely quiet, peaceful village with a handful of bars and restaurants to choose from if you want to eat out locally, but there are also many, many other fantastic places to eat in the Algarve and many wonderful beaches nearby. The outside space is a real benefit with this apartment and the welcome pack was a very nice touch. Thank you

1 Jul 2013

5/5

"Top Class Apartment"

This apartment is situated in a small and friendly village and has all the amenities you need for a fab holiday. The interior decor is tastefully done to a high standard and is spotlessly clean. Down in the local village of Guia there are plenty of restaurants, theres a chemist, a bank, local bakers and an excellent little coffee shop called Calibri which serve some yummie cakes and buns and all these are only a few minutes walk from the apartment. If you do want to go to the fabulous beaches in Portugal you would need a car which is generally the case wherever you stay in the Algarve and the nearest one being about a 10 minute drive away. We love this apartment and where it is situated and this is why we keep returning year after year. We highly recommend this to anyone.

14 Aug 2012

5/5

"Spacious and well equipped apartment in good location"

Apartment is spacious, spotlessly clean and tastefully furnished to suit four guests within a quiet and well maintained block with access to indoor pool and leisure facilities. It has everything you could want to be able to self-cater should you choose to and it is obvious that the owners have put a great deal of thought into equipping the apartment so it is "home from home." They have put together a very comprehensive guide to all equipment in the apartment and ideas for eating out, details of supermarkets, beaches, places to visit and huge list of golf courses. The apartment is within walking distance of some very good restaurants and a lovely bakery is a minutes walk away. Gale beach is less than ten minutes in the car. It was our first visit to the Algarve and the Portuguese people were absolutely lovely and their country is beautiful. Guia is a safe, quiet village but really well placed to visit other areas. I would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment as a great holiday base for the Algarve.

12 Jun 2012

5/5

"This property is as described, down to the very last detail, excellent!!"

This is an exceptional propertry, everything is as described, with nothing missing, it really had everything you would ever need. I'd even go as far to say "this is home from home". We enjoyed daily chats to the neighbours, who were most helpful with instructions to get around. The location was excellent, for just about everything we did. We will definitely recommend this apartment to all our friends, and would definately consider using it again.

7 Jul 2011

5/5

"Fantastic Apartment"

We read the reviews on the apartment and were not disappointed. It was bright, modern and very clean. The kitchen was fully equipped with all Bosch appliances and had everything you could possibly need. The lounge/dining room had patio doors leading onto a lovely terrace area complete with large table and chairs and sun loungers. You also had a small garden in front of the terrace. Both bedrooms were of good proportions, with fully fitted wardrobes and lovely furnishings. One bedroom was en suite and there was also a main bathroom with jacuzzi bath. You would need to hire a car, but would not need to travel far before you came across some lovely beaches. It was also only a short drive away to Albufeira.

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