Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
15 min. walk to Vau beach and Praia da Rocha coastal area, 15min. walk from Portimão centre.
In residential area of privately owned villas. Car hire is not necessary: the city bus stops at the entrance of the estate providing reasonably priced connections to nearby sites - take it to go to Alvor village or downtown Portimão. Shops, supermarkets, restaurants only a short walk away. Gated property, plenty of parking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praia da Rocha, Vau, Alvor 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: 45minutes away 65 km, Nearest railway: 25/30 min walking away 3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
The Algarve region
This is a beach area, with wonderful cliffs for walkers.
Come here for a holiday out of season: a typical day in April is similar to an English summer day - with the garden looking its best.
Average day-time temps - June:18º, July:20º, August:20-28º, Sept:19-25º.
Alvor has a large beach surrounded by expansive dunes which lead to a calm estuary. Here you can take kite-surfing lessons, or just observe the colorful kite surfers and take advantage of the extensive, new boardwalks that provide pleasant access to the dunes and beach.
Another idea: take a day trip to Lisbon or Seville, Spain!
If you have special interests, please let us know: nearly all activities are available and we can get information for you.
Many restaurants and convenience stores, shops, banks, all nearby.
The village of Alvor is like a quaint shopping center, but there are many others around (Retail Park, Aqua, Guia).
Portimão has several new shopping centres (Aqua, Retail), an old town centre with narrow streets and small shops, harbour and Sardine Museum). Continente shopping center is 15 mins walk away (supermarket, ATM machines, shops, food court, cinema).
There are several water slide parks - a bus for 'Slide and Splash' stops just down the road from us.
Other activities available in the area: windsurfing, surf, para-gliding, skydiving, kite-surfing, horseback riding, cycling, hiking, dolphin watching, kayaking, jet skiing, diving, snorkeling, paragliding, coastal tours, sailing, fishing.
The Formula 1 race track is 20 min away.
Within easy driving distance of many more beaches, golf courses like Pestana courses, Penina, Palmares, Torre de Morgado, Alamos, at most 20 minutes drive. - the towns centres of Portimao ( & Lagos,
You will find all the details in a Welcome Folder upon arrival, but fell free to ask us for more details!
We have secured discounts in some of the nearby restaurants and shops which we recommend (info also available in Welcome Folder).