Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This is a bright and modern, spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom luxury apartment furnished to a very high standard in the popular Vilabranca complex in Lagos which benefits from being away from the bustle of the town yet only a 10 minute walk to the beaches of Porto do Mos and Dona Ana or the town centre. The apartment is situated in the middle floor of an elegant 3-storey building surrounded by beautifully manicured exotic gardens, overlooking a large swimming pool with children’s area, poolside bar, large sun terraces and excellent restaurant. There is a also a second salt water swimming pool recently added to the complex.
This apartment has everything that you would need for a trouble free holiday, ideal for families or couples alike with a contact person on hand to help with any concerns should they arise. It is furnished to a very high standard with a very well equipped kitchen, spacious lounge and dining area with satellite TV/video and music system, 2 large bedrooms (one with an en suite), a further bathroom, a large balcony with furniture overlooking the pool area ideal for dining and sunbathing. There is a weekly maid service. Vilabranca is set in eleven acres of green open spaces and is ideally situated for those wanting to explore the delights of the Western Algarve.
There are many bars and excellent restaurants just a couple of minutes walk from the apartment and a superb supermarket just outside the grounds of the complex.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia Dona Ana 500 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 80 km, Nearest railway: Lagos 1 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||TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Private tennis court, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Large selection of videos, books and music
Linen & towels providedand changed weekly
Cot & highchair available
Sleeps max 5 - extra bed available
Excellent drying space on balcony
Sun loungers on balcony
|Further details outdoors|
2 large communal pools both with shallow children's pools also
Many sun loungers available round pools
Very well maintained garden area
Tennis courts and children's play area
Excellent bar and restaurant on site
Apartment has large balcony that overlooks the main pool
Parking at front of apartment block
The Algarve region
The Algarve is well known for its many world class golf courses. Close to Lagos are the renowned Boa Vista, Parque de Floresta and Palmeres courses, perfect for any golf enthusiast who likes a challenge. Moving west from Lagos, the coastline provides a wealth of interesting villages and quiet beaches. Along the west coast of the Algarve are some incredible beaches well worth visiting especially for those who love surfing and scuba diving and where only a handful of sunbathers will be found even in the busy summer months.
Lagos is without a doubt the most attractive town in the western Algarve. It is a lively and popular resort renowned for its beautiful cove beaches that lie beneath cliff edges and only a 45 minute drive from Faro airport along the new motorway.
Lagos itself is an ideal holiday location and a great place for all kinds of water sports and nautical activities. There are a number of fantastic beaches of all sizes in and around the town including Dona Ana renowned for its incredible rock formations.
Lagos is a historic town with many narrow cobbled streets filled with restaurants, cafes, bars and many interesting shops to choose from. In the town there are many architectural signs of its ancient past even a building that was used as a slave market. The original walls of the town are also still in tact in many places and statues dominate the central squares that tell a tale of the towns colourful past. Lagos also has a beautiful marina overflowing with boats and yachts passing through, to and from the Mediterranean. At night the town comes alive with street entertainers, open-air stalls and artists with the bars, jazz clubs and nightclubs staying open till late. The combination of the fascination and history of Lagos coupled with its cosmopolitan chic, having responded to the demands of modern tourism, gives Lagos it’s unique character and magnetism.
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6 Aug 2013
"Home From Home"
Fantastic apartment had everything we needed great location near the beach and the town .Free bus to and from beach and town
All mod cons in apartment and nothing left out
Well worth a stay
18 Jan 2013
"A fantastic place to stay"
The apartment is superb, the best we have stayed in, very roomy roomy with everything you need, The beds are superb and the information provided by Shelley before you go makes it easy to settle in and find your way around.
The staff are fantastic, make you feel very welcome and are so friendly and helpful, (As is Barbara who cleans the apartment, and meets you when you arrive!)
It was that good we booked for 2013 as soon as we got home!
There are hundreds of books, a tv, hifi and the best balcony on the complex overlooking the pool with loads of room. We spent a couple of hours every afternoon sat on there relaxing (with a beer) watching the pool and what was going on. Ideal for couples or families.
We have 8 year old twins, and we walked dowin into Lagos and back at least once every day, and thw kids didn't moan once, so don't worry about the distance. There is a free shuttle bus provided if you do want a lift though.
Lagos is a fantastic town, so much nicer than Albafura, with a really nice atmosphere. It's quite large, but very nice to walk around and dozens of good restauarnts and bars, we didn't have a bad meal in two weeks.
Tryting to think of a down side....my wife likes to have some music playing in the background when by the pool, but there isn't any at Vilabranca. This isn't down to Shelley though, so you can't blame her for that!
Book it, you won't regret it!!
17 Nov 2011
"A Luxury Villa Resort"
This apartment is the best in the Vilabranca resort. It appears to be the only one with a full length balcony across both the lounge, dining and kitchen rooms and makes for a good sized outdoor eating and sitting area.The property decor is immaculate and it is furnished and equipped to the highest standards.
The pool area is outstanding and has this year been refurbished with new expensive loungers and parasols, not the cheap breakable plastic sort. We called this the ''Blue Pool'' because of the blue umbrellas. The equally lovely pool across the driveway we called the ''Yellow Pool'' for the same reason.
The whole complex is quiet and appealing and only 10 minutes walk from the town. There is a free mini bus run by Vilabranca which leaves early evening for those wishing to dine at any of the numerous restaurants in Lagos. A taxi back is only 3 euros.
This apartment is merely an extension of the owners lovely home in Cheshire and we are going back for the fourth time next year. What's more there is never any deposit to pay up front and also if you are unlucky enough to break anything just replace it.
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