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Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 71297
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Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
This superbly situated Penthouse apartment is in Oceanico's Estrela da Luz complex in the quaint fishing village of Luz in the Western Algarve. The Apartment, the Resort and the Algarve provide all the facilities for your exciting, interesting and relaxing stay. Professionally decorated and furnished to the highest standards it has ample space for its occupancy and with its three balconies gives a choice of sun from morning to evening. The main balcony is spacious and fully furnished for dining and the back balcony is great for relaxing with a beer and a book in the evening.
The bedrooms are spacious with good storage, the master bedroom has a four poster queen and the other two rooms have twin singles. There is air conditioning in all the rooms and the main living area, and the electric roller shutters keep the place extra cool if needed and provides solitude for those needing to catch up on sleep or just get over a good night on the town. Underfloor heating keeps the place warm in the cooler evenings of the low season.
The Resort boasts 2 outdoor pools, one specifically for adults, a childrens pool and an indoor pool. The resort also has such amenities as a poolside snack bar, The Hugo Beaty bar (WiFi available in the bar) and resturant, a gym, jacuzzi, sauna, adjacent facilities for vollyball, tennis and football not to forget the famous spa. The Hugo Beatty Bar and Restaurant with its friendly staff is great for food or a beer and revellers can extend the night with a chat or a choice of pool or other games in the games room.
The picturesque village of Praia da Luz is ideal for those who want a relaxing beach holiday, or those looking for tranquillity and the chance to experience real Portuguese life. With a long history of fishing, its golden sandy beach is lined with small restaurants offering delicious cuisine. Alternatively, if you are looking for a golfing holiday in Portugal, look no further as, seven world class Oceanico golf courses are within 40 minutes drive of this beautiful complex.
Faro international airport is 50 minutes away via the A22 motorway. Local golf, as well as other attractions such as Zoomarine, Slide & Splash and Lagos Zoo, are also easily accessible via bus or car from Luz.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Nearest beach||Luz Beach 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 90 km, Nearest railway: Lagos 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Secure parking, Lift access, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Then kitchen is fully fitted and equipped for self catering and with a large dining table for 6 in the living area the option of cooking and dining-in makes for a great change when one needs a home cooked meal or simply want the group together for a long chat over good wine.
There is also a spacious mezzanine area with a pull out couch which could sleep a 7th or 8th person.
The Apartment has the usual TV, Satellite Box, DVD Player and Stereo system.
The en-suite is with the main bedroom and the two other rooms share bathroom facilities.
The Apartment is situated only a lift ride away from Reception, the Indoor Pool, the Gym / Spa, Sauna, Jacuzzi, the Hugo Beaty Restaurant and the Car Park which has a designated parking space provided for those renting a car.
Additional cleaning and linen services are available from reception or you can do it yourself with the equipment provided in the apartment, which includes a central vacuum system.
|Further details outdoors|
The resort provides ample room with loungers for sunbathing and has two levels; the higher one with a pool for adults who want a quiet area and the lower level with an adult and kiddies pool for families. Then indoor pool is heated and has an adjacent Jacuzzi and Sauna. Resort passes and towels are available for a small fee from reception.
The gym and fitness room are state of the art and the gym is free for guests. Various classes are run in the fitness room and booking is all done at reception.
Broadband and Internet services are available in the in the Apartment on request from reception and also at the Hugo Beatty Restaurant where there are two computers for guests use.
Taxis can be arranged at reception on request for all trips.
Another point worth mentioning is that Luz Dent, 5 minutes down the street, offers great dental/implant services at highly competitive rates. Making a relaxing Dental Holiday in Portugal an attractive possibility.
A welcome pack is available if requested but costs a little extra.
Additional items such as cots or high chairs are available at a small extra cost if requested when making the booking.
The apartment is accessible for wheelchair use but is not adopted at this point in time.
The Algarve region
This area of the Algarve offers a range of climate depending on time of year to suit all needs, Spring, Early Summer and Autumn offers a more moderate temperature which is just made for golf, mountain safaris and sightseeing. In Luz, the months of June, July and August never get too hot due to the magnificent sea breeze and September and October are balmy and my favourite times. November, December and January are cool and quiet but are still excellent for Golf and the New years party at Estrela da Luz is a bash and a half.
The Algarve is a haven for golf and the area around Luz has Boavista five minutes up the road, with Palmares, Parque de Floresta and Penina all within 20 minutes and all are championship standard. The resort reception will arrange golf trips at discounted rates for guests.
Praia da Luz
The area surrounding Luz offers the more adventurous a range of sightseeing and dining experiences to explore. There are a number of small towns and wonderful beaches to be investigated to the west of Luz, some of the towns are Burgau, Sagres and Cape Vincent. Back east towards Faro one can visit the more familiar names such as Alvor, Carvoeiro, Portimao, Albufeira and past Faro to Olhado, Tavira, Lago and the Spanish border. I would have to recommend a drive into some of the surrounding rural villages for lunch or dinner and a craft of wine all of which is easy on the pocket.
The town of Luz has an excellent supermarket, local convenience shops, doctors surgery, dentist, opticians and a pharmacy. All this combined with a gated resort, 24 hour security and reception, child minding and a baby sitting service, a children's club, the John Alderage summer football school and split level pools for adults and children in a beautifully landscaped environment means that every need is addressed in the immediate area.
Luz which is a few minutes walk has many bars and restaurants with and a couple of night clubs. Luz beach is about 3 minutes walk from the complex and is effectively a sandy cove surrounded by spectacular hill formations with the village as a background where there are quaint places for dining and coffee. The beach has its array of water activities and is an excellent place for sunbathing, snorkeling and surfing or simply strolling the sand in the early morning or evening. The cliffs around Luz provide for scenic and envigorating walking which is a great stress reliever.
The nearby town of Logos is 10 minutes by Taxi and costs about €8 and is rich in ancient maritime history but with all the amenities of a modern holiday town. It's spectacular marina and narrow back streets have some of the best restaurants particularly for seafood and as the best ones are the hardest to find these can be recommended on request. The night life is abundant for the younger or not so young and is also the place to organise major activities such as surfing, kitesurfing, mountain biking, wakeboarding, dolphin watching, game fishing and sightseeing from the ocean, particularly some of the many caves and formations along the coast and various excursions.
You could bump into anyone at Estrela da Luz including famous or house-hold names from the Golf, Ruby, Snooker, Football or Political world.
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25 Sep 2011
Wonderful villa with excellent views and accommodation. The villa was wonderfully equipped and very comfortable. We stayed here for a week in September and the weather was fantastic. We are a family of 2 adults and 2 young children plus the grandparents came along too. The villa was the perfect size for us all. The three balcony's were fantastic and as the main balcony does not get the harsh afternoon sun it was perfect for dining and enjoyng a glass of wine whilst taking in the beautiful sea views. As this apartment is at the top of the complex we always had a cool sea breeze. The villa was very clean and we were very impressed at how many items were in the kitchen making the self catering a dream. The complex was also great. Pools were an excellent temperature and made swimming with the young boys fun and easy. The staff in reception and around the villa were helpful, friendly and accommodating. There was only one small thing that we would change; the master bed was a little soft, but not enough to make our stay uncomfortable. Thanks for a wonderful stay, would definitely recommend and stay again. The Braga's
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