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“Wonderful and Welcoming”
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15 reviews
1st floor apartment
the best seat in the house!
The bedroom
The dining area
Fully fitted separate kitchen with all modern appliances
actual view from balcony
countryside view looking sideways from balcony
1st floor apartment on edge of development
The childrens pool
gardens in the complex
Praia Senhora da Rocha - a short stroll away
Praia Nova - a short stroll away
New promenade at nearby Armacao de Pera
Benagil beach a pleasant hike away along the cliff tops
Cliff top walks right from the apartment
Our block taken on Boxing Day 26th December!
Armacao de Pera, as seen from the cliff top walk.
Sunset over the sea at Armacao de Pera
Armacao de Pera promenade on Christmas Day
Armacao de Pera beach on Christmas Day
January day - cliff walk
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Porches, Faro District, Algarve

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Mississauga, Canada
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“Wonderful and Welcoming”
Reviewed 4 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

We just returned from Portugal. We spent 8 glorious days at Por do Sol in Porches. The pictures don't do it justice - it is so beautiful. The apartment is very comfortable, so well set up. Everything we needed and more was within reach. The owners have thoughtfully prepared many things for the convenience of guests and it was so extremely helpful. The location is award winning with a very quick trip down the hill to breathtaking beaches. This condo was excellent value - the best we have experienced in a long time and we do this at least a couple of times annually. The fact that it was so convenient to launch from there to all important places to visit while in the Algarve was fantastic. The owners were extremely accommodating and we would highly recommend this location to others wanting to breakfast on the balcony while watching the ocean. I've been hesitant about wanting it to be one of my best kept secrets. Wonderful stay and I stood on the balcony and shed tears before locking the doors upon departure. Thank you Por do Sol for the best beach week ever!

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Liked best: Being able to enjoy the balcony and proximity to beaches
Liked least: Our holiday took place during family vacation time in Portugal, so it was noisier than we would have preferred.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: proximity to all necessary amenities
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eileen r
Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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“magnificent!”
Reviewed 14 June 2012 for a stay in April 2012

We stayed for 1 week in this beautiful apartment. It has everything you need to make your holiday enjoyable. the location is perfect with the sun on the balconies from sunrise to sunset. The amenities in the local area are first class with many restaurants to choose from. The town and beach are within walking distance and there are two pools on site. Great location for exploring surrounding countryside and the cliff top walks are spectacular. Will definately go back.

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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Glasgow
Reviewed 26 April 2012 for a stay in May 2010

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Skipton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2012 for a stay in February 2012

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Can't fault anything
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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