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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Alvor – Home 5805823 Apartment

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Alvor – Home 5805823

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  • Apartment
  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Apartment / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

New and modern apartment, placed on Vila da Praia Condo, excellent and beautiful, with one bedroom, accommodation for 2 couples, an extraordinary top floor apartment in a peaceful location within walking distance of the beautiful fishing village of Alvor with its many amenities. Algarve motor park (F1 track), Alto golf, shops, bars and restaurants are all close by. Surrounded by landscaped gardens leading onto a large shared swimming pool with children's section and a play area close by. A BBQ and outside lighting is situated on the balcony, with direct view ti the pool. Sun loungers are provided. There is a spacious lounge, dining room, fully fitted and equipped kitchen, and 1 bedroom. There is a secure parking space in the underground car park with lift to all floors. Our apartment has high standard for those looking for a relaxing holiday in superb accommodation and at a reasonable price any time of the year.A 5 minute walk takes you in to the center of Alvor a beautiful village

New and modern apartment, placed on Vila da Praia Condo, excellent and beautiful, with one bedroom, accommodation for 2 couples, an extraordinary top floor apartment in a peaceful location within walking distance of the beautiful fishing village of Alvor with its many amenities. Algarve motor park (F1 track), Alto golf, shops, bars and restaurants are all close by. Surrounded by landscaped gardens leading onto a large shared swimming pool with children's section and a play area close by. A BBQ and outside lighting is situated on the balcony, with direct view ti the pool. Sun loungers are provided. There is a spacious lounge, dining room, fully fitted and equipped kitchen, and 1 bedroom. There is a secure parking space in the underground car park with lift to all floors. Our apartment has high standard for those looking for a relaxing holiday in superb accommodation and at a reasonable price any time of the year.A 5 minute walk takes you in to the center of Alvor a beautiful village with cobbled streets that bustle with restaurants bars shops, and a beautiful marina and beach.Situated right next to the golden dunes of the long sandy beach of Alvor is a modern building and pleasant, near the center of Alvor (250m), Portimão (5km) and Praia da Rocha (4km) which provides a holiday full of comfort, leisure and entertainment. In 50 meters there is a commercial area with restaurants, snack bars, terraces, mini market, hairdresser and bank.I dare you, check it for yourself! 5 Minutes walk to the best beach in the world!

An addiotional information, the apartment doesn't have air conditioning, but we never needed it.

Location description from owner

The Algarve region

The fishing village of Alvor is situated on the estuary of the river, Rio Alvor. It is well known in Algarve history because King João II died there in 1495.

Although the earthquake wiped out most of the traditional Moorish village in 1755, you can still see remains of Alvor's history in places such as the 16th century Igreja Matriz with its beautiful Manueline arches and pillars.

Despite steady developments since the dawn of tourism in the 1960s (especially on the eastern side) the buildings are mainly low-rise and the charm of the old town with the narrow cobbled streets leading down to the harbour on the lagoon of the river estuary still remains.

Praia de AlvorThe riverfront in Alvor has been done up over recent years and is now fully paved and lined with palm trees and several beach bars, which all have plenty of outside seating for those endless summer days.

The riverfront has to be one of Alvor's most idyllic settings, as you sit and watch the fishing boats come and go. At the end, near the lifeboat station, is a collection of restaurants tempting you with the aroma of freshly barbecued fish.

Alvor's main beach, Praia de Alvor, is just a short walk away, passing the fishermen's smart new huts and Alvor's sports complex on the way. It is a lovely long, dune backed, sandy beach. The eastern end of the sands, which offers a little shelter from some large rock formations is known as Praia de Três Irmãos. There are also several hotels at this side of town. Even at the height of the season there is plenty of room on the beach for you to lie down and relax. There are restaurants and snack bars on both beaches.

AlvorWander into town and explore the network of streets that make up Alvor and discover a multitude of places to eat and drink, catering for all tastes – traditional Portuguese, Indian, Chinese, Italian - and equally as many bars to choose from, including several Irish bars.

Alvor is an ideal resort for families and has everything that you need for a relaxing holiday. There are plenty of shops including several smaller grocery shops for your daily needs, but if you do decide you want to go further afield then Lagos is just to the west and Portimão is just to the east. There isn't even a need to hire a car as the bus stop by the taxi rank has regular buses to both places.

If you decide to drive to Portimão then park on the outskirts and negotiate the network of streets on foot - it really is quite a difficult place to drive through with narrow one way streets, often with cars parked on both sides of the road and no particularly clear signage to point you in the right direction. Portimão marina is only 10 minutes from Alvor!There is a large car park on the river front which you can get to by following the signs for Praia da Rocha, keeping on the dual carriageway that skirts the town, and at the bottom of the hill (passing a lot of hotels that make up Praia da Rocha) is a roundabout - right takes you to Portimão marina and left takes you to the river front parking. Portimão has a big fishing port (second only to Olhão) and a really good selection of shops - great for leather goods if you want to treat yourself!

Just the other side of the river estuary from Alvor is the long sweeping beach of Meia Praia which runs all the way to Lagos harbour entrance. Lagos has an historic town centre still surrounded by medieval walls, a fort at the harbour entrance and the 'Golden Church' of St. Anthony. As well as Meia Praia there are the lovely secluded coves of Dona Ana and Camilo to enjoy (worth remembering if the wind picks up on Alvor beach as it does occasionally in the later stages of the year!). The marina has a selection of bars, restaurants and some shops and the pedestrianised town centre is a network of small squares linked by cobbled streets, with of course, plenty of restaurants and cafés!

Lagos zooThere are plenty of activities on offer in and around Alvor when you have had your fill of lazing on the beach! Slide and Splash water park is only a short distance away in Lagoa, there are canoeing trips on the Alvor river, bicycles to hire, several golf courses on the doorstep, fishing trips and boat trips to see the caves around Lagos or dolphin watching.

Zoomarine sea-life park is less than 30 minutes away on the outskirts of Albufeira and Lagos zoo is even closer - both great days out for families.

Alvor

Alvor Beaches

There are two lovely beaches in Alvor, western Algarve, "Praia de Alvor" (Alvor Beach) and "Praia dos Três Irmãos" ("Three Brothers Beach"). In fact, it is really just one long stretch of golden sand, but the western end is called Praia de Alvor and the eastern end is called Praia dos Três Irmãos. At the back of the long open sandy beach, there are rolling sand dunes that back on to the lagoon formed by the Alvor river. This is a great area for things to do in Alvor, as the lagoon is ideal for water sports, such as kitesurfing, and the network of walkways over the dunes are perfect for cycling and nature observing.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

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

Amenities

  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Children's pool
  • Shared garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Towels provided

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Access

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

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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
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About the owner

Catarina C
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated::
13 Jan 2017
Based in:
Portugal
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Portuguese


This Apartment has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 04 Feb 2015. Located in Portimao, it has 2 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £439 to £702.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 13 Jan 2017.

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