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Not bad for a photo taken in mid November, don't think we can't do Winter Holidays on the Algarve!
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Not bad for a photo taken in mid November, don't think we can't do Winter Holidays on the Algarve!
Both sofas shown can easily be transformed into double beds Spacious & fully equipped, nothing has been overlooked
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Not bad for a photo taken in mid November, don't think we can't do Winter Holidays on the Algarve!
Both sofas shown can easily be transformed into double beds
Spacious & fully equipped, nothing has been overlooked
All 5 Sky Sports channels + 2 from BT Sports are now readily available, as well as all main UK TV
A double bed with zero compromise
LED TV, Hi-Speed Internet, TV Set Top Box & a DVD - UK TV is always available
From the Dining area into the main lounge
Utensils & appliances are us! Seriously, we are short of nothing
Washing machine, dishwasher, full sized fridge freezer etc etc
A view of the estuary & village, great to watch the world pass bye
Any time is wine o'clock on our balcony
Hidden within the fitted wardrobes is our safe for your use
Our fully equipped bathroom, including towels & bath robes
The best pool & grounds in Alvor
More of the same, demonstrating the sizeable pool
Age friendly pool with a walk in graduated entrance, plus a kids pool behind the palm
Sun beds are never an issue at V da P, even in the height of summer, towel reservation is so Spain!
This beach could be yours within a flat 5 minute walk from our apartment
What a way to have a meal, sat on the roof terrace of one of the many wonderful Village restaurants
A view of the estuary taken from 1 of 3 promenade chill out bars
The beach looking towards Portimao from 1 of the beachside bars
Heading into the village for a night of great food & super friendly entertainment
Taken in the heart of the Village, lovely!
A little bit of half term fun in the tree tops with the kids, the Algarve just has it!
We believe that a good night's sleep is very important
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Alvor, Portimao, Faro District, Algarve

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SunnySlai...
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Perfect !!”
Reviewed 4 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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We booked this apartment for a week in April, and can quite honestly say it is one of the best privately owned apartments we have stayed in. It has everything you need for a relaxing holiday, décor is lovely, very spacious rooms, very very clean. A very good supply of towels, beach towels and bed linen. Everything you would need in the kitchen, even though we didn't cook, too many lovely restaurants nearby. We spent a couple of afternoons on the balcony with a bottle of wine watching the world go by. The apartment complex its self is very well maintained, and location could not have been better, a very short stroll to the beach and Alvor village. Chris & Jackie who own the apartment were very swift answering any questions we had during the booking process, and were an absolute pleasure to deal with. The lady who looks after the apartment for them in Alvor, Jackie is a gem, she showed us everything we would need to know being a our first time in Alvor and was on hand if we needed anything during our stay. Well I could go on for ages, but I recommend you book and see for your selves. I have one complaint, and that is once you are there you won't want to leave. Thank you Chris & Jackie for a fabulous much needed holiday.

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Liked best: Everthing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 May 2015
Many thanks Jane, not much else to add really as you've said it all.
We're so pleased you had a great holiday & appreciate the time taken in submitting this review.

All the best,

Chris & Jackie
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Tony T
Pershore, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Ideal location and great facilities”
Reviewed 1 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015
2
people found this review helpful

We had 3 weeks in this apartment and found it to be very well supplied with just about everything you might need. A walk across the nature reserve of a few hundred yards brought us straight on to the beautiful beach. Typical Algarvian rocks at one end and wide open sands at the other. Lots of great bars and restaurants nearby and more just opening as we left on 30th. I am sure we will be back.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 May 2015
Apologies Tony for not appearing to have responded earlier, I did but from my phone & it obviously failed.
We're so pleased you had a great holiday & that Alvor / Vila da Praia / our apartment helped to make that possible.
Thanks for choosing to stay with us & we'll hopefully see you next year,

Chris & Jackie
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Susan O
North Shields, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A really great place to stay”
Reviewed 3 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

We had nine wonderful days in this apartment. The complex of Vila Praia is safe and secure with attractive gardens and a lovely pool. We were happy that there are no restaurants/ bars on site and as there are many within easy walking distance this proved no problem. The apt itself is super - really well appointed. I can't think of anything we could have needed that wasn't available. The balcony overlooks the town and has lovely afternoon sun.
I have no hesitation in recommending the apt to other guests.
Alvor itself is an interesting place- quiet and peaceful during the day yet busy and lively at night. Restaurants are many and varied and we never felt the need to go far. For a relaxing sunshine holiday this can't be beaten.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Sep 2014
Many thanks for the 5 Star review, we'd welcome you back anytime & don't forget our returning guest loyalty package that we offer - Thanks again, Chris & Jackie
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Rebecca W
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great apartment, fantastic location, wonderful holiday”
Reviewed 31 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
2
people found this review helpful

The apartment is great, very spacious with a fab balcony that gets the sun for the best part of the day. The location is brilliant, moments away from the shops, bars, restaurants and beach. Highly recommended!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
6 Jun 2014
We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay, loved Alvor & more importantly our apartment at Vila da Praia.
Many thanks for making the effort of leaving us a review, or should I say a very positive review.
Don't forget that if you stay with us again we'll happily offer you a returning guest discount from the advertised rates & you should expect a chilled bottle of fizzy awaiting your arrival.

Thanks again,

Chris & Jackie
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CBBSheffi...
sheffield
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“beautiful holiday accommodation and ideal location which makes you want to return again and again”
Reviewed 10 April 2014 for a stay in July 2013
2
people found this review helpful

we have stayed at this apartment, both as a couple and a family with children many times over the past 8 years. the apartment is ideally located, well equipped, beautifully furnished and on a peaceful private complex. the grounds and pool are lovely, and there is never a problem getting a space around the pool whatever time of day.

it is nice to stay somewhere which is privately owned, as it has many personal touches which enhance comfort. the location is perfect, in close proximity to a beach and to the town of alvor, which is a lovely resort with a good balance of nightlife/activity and tradition. there are many excellent restaurants and bars, with some personal recommendations from the owners which are worth trying.

all in all, it is a lovely holiday and a lovely apartment, which we have no hesitation in recommending

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Liked best: location
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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Management Response
10 Apr 2014
So pleased you've taken the time & trouble to leave us a very positive report on here.
We're new to Holiday lettings, but it's nice to see that we're managing to maintain our previously established 5 star rating on the 'other' site that we have been using for the last 4 years.
Thanks again, always appreciated!
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