Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
We love this apartment but just don't get to use it enough. Porto de Mos is a very up scale development above cliffs and the famous sandy Porto de Mos beach which is just 5 minutes walk away.
The apartment is ideal for families with children of all ages. It is ground floor with easy access to the pool but with a degree of privacy. Parents can keep an eye on the children who can harmlessly roam the gardens and if you have a toddler, the terrace is easily secured to make a good sized play area - and peace of mind for you.
It has two bedrooms, the second has two twin beds and the lounge has two comfortable sofa beds - good for up to two additional children or maybe a young adult.
Out of school holiday time couples will find this an ideal base for the cultured highlights of Lagos and the Western Algarve providing an elegant retreat if you just want to relax in peaceful and luxurious surroundings.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porto de Mos 400 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 75 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
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Inbuilt speakers in bedrooms and kitchen - don't forget your iPod! Jacuzzi bath, A/C, British TV channels. DVD collection. Underground garage parking available for long term lets.
One of the best quality apartments on the whole Algarve - we checked a lot! Ideally placed for exploring the Western Algarve.
|Further details outdoors|
You can see the sun shining off the Atlantic in the morning from the master bedroom terrace but just to be clear - it's really an apartment with views of the delightful gardens and a short walk to the beach rather than one where you can sit all day gazing out to sea.
English lady property manager based in Lagos is on call as needed.
Meet & greet included in rental service.
Welcome pack and airport taxi available on request.
A car is highly recommended as Intermarche supermarket is only 3 minutes by car but a bit of a walk. Also the car park at the foot of the old town walls of Lagos is only 5 minutes drive away.
The famous Boavista golf course and development is less than 5 minutes drive away.
The Algarve region
Really Lagos and the beach at Porto de Mos can keep you entertained for a full two weeks but a bit of exploring will yield the end of Europe over looking the Atlantic at Sagres and beyond to Cape St Vincent, the very scenic cork growing hills of Monchique and the Moorish hill town of Silves.
If you want to go a bit more touristic, then as you move eastwards along the coast you can visit the lovely fishing villages of Ferragudo and Alvor and then really start to hit the large resorts of Albufeira, Vilamoura and so on. There's golf of course and it's even rumoured that Formula 1 is coming to the race circuit at Portimao just up the road from Lagos. We'll see.
Lagos is still very much a Portuguese town with all year round activity due to its resident Portuguese population. It has a very interesting old town inside the mediaeval walls with cobbled streets, museums and a gallery as well as many good but reasonably priced restaurants.
It has an active modern marina, a zoo just outside town and, perhaps most famously, those world renowned beaches with arches and grottoes beneath the cliffs. There are boat trips to take you to the more remote beaches or to see the dolphins.
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4 Sep 2014
"A superb apartment"
What a comfortable, well furnished and quality apartment. We were two couples and it suited us extremely well. Great pool and gardens and the beach of Porto Mos was just a few minutes walk with two gr… More
20 Aug 2014
Nous sommes resté 1 semaine à Casa Clara et nous avons aimé la grande maison : pratique, sécurisée, propre, belle vue sur la piscine entourée de palmiers. La plage est à 5 mn à pieds mais on a… More
8 Aug 2014
El apto esta completísimo y tiene buena ubicación, eso si, necesitas coche para acercarte al centro, pero sin problemas para aparcar.… More
31 Jul 2014
"We had a lovely relaxing stay at this excellent, well equipped appartment."
As soon as we booked the appartment, the service we received from Janet and later from the property manager, Doreen was excellent and informative.Doreen was waiting for us at the property and ran thro… More
30 Jun 2014
"We had fantastic time and look forward to going back again."
Our family spent a wonderful holiday in Casa Clara.It's a beautiful apartment in a stunning location and we enjoyed every minute of our stay there.The garden and pool were perfect for the boys to… More
22 Jun 2014
"Relaxing family holiday"
We are back home (and normality) after spending a wonderful holiday in Casa Clara.You have a beautiful apartment in a stunning location and we enjoyed every minute of our stay there.The garden and poo… More
Sinead and Stewart - thank you for the glowing review. It is very satisfying for us when our guests have a great time at Casa Clara, hope to welcome you back someday soon!
17 Feb 2014
The apartment is clean and comfortable, with all utensils you may need for daily life. If you like walking, there is no problem walking to the supermarket (25 min) or downtown (40-45). The area is par… More
I can imagine that a visit in February rather than April through to October does make the environment less than charming - Bolton is not so wonderful then either! However, all guests who have stayed in the warmer, sunnier months have found the gardens and the small size of the apartment building to be quite charming. We have high standards ourselves and find sitting in the sub tropical garden quite delightful. As mentioned in the advertisement for Casa Clara you really do need a car for trips to the supermarket and Lagos town but the beach is a short walk away. I think we will not let the apartment again in the winter months - it's not ideal holiday time and the low rent hardly covers the cost of laundary and cleaning.
4 Nov 2013
"2nd visit, perfect again"
My partner, 2 children (16 and 12) and I stayed here for Oct half term. It was our second visit and we loved it just as much as the first time. We arrived about midnight and were met by Doreen with a … More
31 Aug 2013
"Our 3rd Visit !!"
This is our third holiday staying at Casa Clara, again we had a great time. The apartment as usual was spotlessly clean on arrival and I really cannot praise this apartment enough. Booking was effortl… More
14 Sep 2012
"Another great holiday at Casa Clar"
September 2012 .... Our second visit to Casa Clara in 12 months and another fantastic holiday. Really recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a spotlessy clean and well equiped apartment in a fantastic location. Hope to visit again in the near future.
Anne . Rossendale, Lancashire.
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