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Vila da Praia, Alvor c/w Sky Spt/BT Sports/UK TV & free Hi-Speed WiFi – Home 1655452 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies
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Vila da Praia, Alvor c/w Sky Spt/BT Sports/UK TV & free Hi-Speed WiFi – Home 1655452

  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

Superb top floor (2nd floor) 1 bed apartment (with additional sleeping in the lounge) within the finest complex of the beautiful & traditional fishing village of Alvor.The accommodation briefly comprises of the following - A fully equipped kitchen, inc.a full sized s/s oven/grill, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster & a whole host of utensils etc. A fully tiled bathroom with full sized bath & shower, WC, bidet, basin (within a vanity unit), 110v hair dryer & plenty of storage for towels & toiletries.A large & spacious lounge / dining area, incl. A/C unit, set top box LED TV c/w Sky Sports 1, 2, 3, Golf, F1, BT Sports 1 & 2 plus all UK terrestrial channels, 7 day catch up TV & a load of European TV channels from all major countries, fully paid & unlimited hi-speed WIFI internet, an L shaped sofa that easily converts to a double bed with bedding storage under, a 2 seater pull out sofa bed, dining table & chairs plus side tables & a storage unit.A double bedroom, bedside cabinets & sliding wardrobes which houses a digital safe & coat hangers (I know it sounds daft to state that, but better to be safe & save you packing them).Our balcony gets the sun in the afternoon/evening, c/w a swing chair (on application), yukka plant, table & chairs (fixed & reclining), all with great views of the estuary & village.We also have a wardrobe in the entrance stocked with sun lounger cushions, a yellow V da P approved sun brolley and other pool/beach related items all of which are provided for your use.Towels /fresh linen provided. Vila da Praia, Alvor is still a traditional, yet beautiful fishing village, which has a lovely harbour, cobbled promenade leading to a myriad of great laid back bars & restaurants. It is a wonderfully peaceful and relaxing location with lovely sandy beaches & an old world charm all of its own. Vila da Praia itself has a fabulous swimming pool and a children's pool situated in private gardens, secured by electric gates (both pedestrian & vehicular) & with decorative metal railing fencing to the perimeter.The complex is centrally located to all amenities, it is a very child friendly environment, the grounds are beautiful, with easy access to the beach, restaurants, bars, leisure centre & the heart of the old town. A big bonus is that it is not on or up one of the large hills like most complexes in & around the village, so the walk in to & out of the village is a pleasure not a chore.The apartment is on the top floor & serviced by 2 lifts within 50m of the front door, so access is not a problem. This also extends to the underground car park where our allocated space is directly adjacent to the lift shaft, making the transferring of luggage & shopping as easy as possible.Travel to/from the airport can be arranged through us or with local taxi firms in Alvor or Faro, the approximate costs at the time of placing this is somewhere in the region of 60 Euro per party of 4, 65 Euro for a minibus of 5+.Car hire in Portugal is reasonably cheap, especially outside the months of July & August, but the beauty of Alvor & Vila da Praia is that a car is not required unless you want easy access to the larger out of town supermarkets or you want to explore the rest of The Algarve & all it has to offer.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Sofa Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Children's pool
  • Shared garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Lift access
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Lourdes S.

Tourist Licence
AL-64976

Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
28 May 2020
Years listed:
6
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese

This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Mar 2014. Located in Alvor, it has 17 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £359 to £768.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 28 May 2020.

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Guest reviews

Excellent
17 reviews

Excellent
14
Very Good
3
Average
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“Very good apartment in an excellent complex with a lovely owner”

Reviewed 27 Mar 2020

We stayed in this apartment in the excellent Vila Da Praia complex ,it had everything we needed and the owner Lourdes was very helpful and caring .We have stayed at Vila Da Praia many times and would definetly return to one of the 2 apartments Lourdes has on the complex .

“Great location in lovely old Alvor”

Reviewed 19 Mar 2020

After 6 years of wintering in the sun of Tenerife, we decided to try the Algarve knowing full well it could not match the temperatures. So it was no surprise when we arrived on 12th January to cool c… More

“Excellent apartment”

Reviewed 12 Oct 2019

We spent a good week in Alvor. The apartment is extremely comfortable with all the equipment you could wish for. Lourdes is a lovely lady who cannot do enough for you. Had some lovely food out especia… More

“Perfect, close to shops, town and beach.”

Reviewed 12 Mar 2019

Lovely spacious, well-equipped apartment. Plenty of clean sheets and towels. Quiet gated complex with lovely pool and gardens, within just about five minutes' walk from beach, sports centre, ha… More

“Lovely Apartment”

Reviewed 11 Jan 2019

We have travelled to Alvor many times so we know the area well. We visited for New Year celebrations. Alvor was busy but prior to and after was quiet, however, this is what we like. There are still n… More

“Birthday celebration”

Reviewed 29 Oct 2018

Just back from a week in Alvor.This is our second time in as many years to stay at this wonderful apartment.It's a real home away from home with everything you need in it Maintained to the highe… More

“Vila d's Praia”

Reviewed 21 Oct 2018

Perfect location in Alvor only minutes from beach and many bars and restaurants. The complex was very well maintained and the apartment we occupied was very clean and equipped. Very good value.

“Amazing”

Reviewed 21 Sep 2018

Property was amazing it's spotless clean and everything is close by.The beach is just 300 metres away and the same to town the other way.the complex is safe and quiet and has a beautiful pool.Can't recommend this place highly enough.We have stayed in 4 other lovely places in Alvor but this us without doubt the nicest.Will definitely be returning here.

“Mr”

Reviewed 15 May 2018

This excellent apartment provided us with a very enjoyable holiday experience. It is fully equipped with all the appliances you would need. Of particular attraction was the availability of free WiFi and a wide range of UK and international TV channels. We enjoyed the location of the apartment which was private and peaceful within the complex. A particular word of thanks to the owner, Lourdes Saoite, who helped us in every way possible to ensure we enjoyed our stay. This is an apartment we will return to. It's location within minutes walk from town and beach is ideal.

“Winter break”

Reviewed 29 Oct 2017

Had a wonderful week in Alvor.Really enjoyed the apartment and would have no hesitation in recommending it.Thanks for everything Chris

Owner's reply: Many thanks for the kind words Noel, i'm so pleased you had a great holiday, i always appreciate people taking the time & effort to do something really positive - Thanks again, Chris

Review 1-10 of 17

FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Lourdes (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Lourdes (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Lourdes the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

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Or send Lourdes (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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You can also request a quote from Lourdes (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Lourdes (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Lourdes (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Lourdes (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Lourdes (the owner) a message.

If Lourdes (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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