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“Fabulous retreat, location and accommodation”
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35 reviews
View from the lounge
Lounge with sea view
Lounge/Dining room
Fully fitted kitchen
Double bedroom with balcony.
Bathroom with bath and shower
Bedroom balcony with sea view
Prime position - Top right apartment
Alfresco dining on the balcony
The tennis court on the complex
One of the beautiful blue flag beaches - 5 min walk from the apartment
Porches is famous for it's local pottery
Our pretty chapel Senhora da Rocha 5 min walk down from the apartment
Night falls on the complex
Down the road at the beach restaurant
Along the cliff walk from the apartment
Along the cliff walk from the apartment to Armacao de Pera.....just stunning!
The tunnel which connects our 2 local beaches - just 5 min walk away
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Porches, Faro District, Algarve

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Excellent - based on 35 reviews
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Helendagn...
Limerick, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous retreat, location and accommodation”
Reviewed 3 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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My sister and myself had a really wonderful holiday in the Algarve made all the more relaxing and memorable by the excellent accommodation that is Vista Bonita.
The apartment had everything you could possibly want and more.
It is situated in a fairly quiet location, 10 minutes walk to the beach, 15 minutes walk to the Intermarche supermarket and a half hour walk to the town of Armacao de Pera.
The pool and the grounds are beautifully maintained and the entire complex lends itself to a mainly relaxing experience. There are many things to do in the surrounding area and some lovely walks close to the complex. All in all a super apartment in a lovely complex in a beautiful area. The accommodation is first class.

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Liked best: The quality of the accommodation
Liked least: Nothing to speak of.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
4 Jul 2015
Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the apartment and the relaxing area. If ever you wish to return in the future you can be sure to receive a very warm welcome
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SailorTP1...
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Another Fantastic Holiday”
Reviewed 5 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

This is our third visit to Vista Bonita and another fantastic holiday. The apartment is as usual in pristine condition and the little finishing touches make it a real home from home. The complex , gardens and pool area are well maintained. Porches is a pretty little village with some lovely beaches and restaurants. We finished our holiday with a great meal at Belmondos!

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Liked best: The apartment is 5 stars.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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SailorTP1...
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33 reviews
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“Fantastic stay at Vista Bonita”
Reviewed 9 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Our second visit and we had a fabulous time. The apartment and facilities are 5*. Sandra and Cecil really make this a home from home. Everything you need is provided. Porches is a lovely place to stay with beaches, walks and great restuarants in walking distance.

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Liked best: The fixtures and fittings are of the highest quality.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Susie389
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“5 Star Accommodation in a beautiful location!”
Reviewed 14 June 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We had a fantastic week's stay at Vista Bonita, it was just like staying in a 5 star hotel, but without the 5 star prices!!! It was very much a home from home and Sandra couldn't have been more helpful. Porches has everything you need, beautiful beaches and some very nice bars and restaurants. We had a very chilled out week, just took the cool box and parasol down to the beach in the day and had a lovely meal out in the evenings or just sat on the beautiful balcony, couldn't recommend this place more. We didn't even need a car! Can't wait to return!!

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Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Reviewed 6 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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