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5 minutes from Strip

Certificate of Excellence
Very good
10 reviews
Living room
Tapas on the Balcony
Santa Eulalia, this is a truly beautiful small beach about a 15 minute walk
Beautiful Ferragudo, tiny pretty town.
Gale Beach
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Albufeira, Faro District, Algarve
What can we say! The people that we have rented this apartment have felt that it was like staying in their own home. It is a very light and airy place and there are residents on the condominium as well as holiday makers. There are 4 families that come back time and time again, in fact we have become good friends. This is in a quiet area at the back of all the clubs bars and restaurants. There is a good bus service and taxi ranks all within 10 minutes away. Beautiful beaches surround us. If you want a good family holiday that is not stressful you will love it here, there is always plenty to do and see as there are great places to visit such as Zoo Marina, Splash etc., adults love it as well as the kids. There is a double decker bus that does a tour guide service outside the Paraiso Hotel, people have told us it is overpriced and al... Read more
Listing #HL205101
About the Owner
Michael and Janice S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Rita will meet you. We either need passport identification or flight details, we will ask for one or the other. I must impress that we do not recognise third party bookings as they will be classed as 'invalid'! Please do not under book as it is our policy to turn the whole group away if there are more than stated when booking, the apartment does get checked out during your stay. There is a number for Rita in the container for the keys if you need her or email or ring me, we will always do our best to help you. Do not take anything from the apartment to the beach or pool, we do leave a couple of beach towels for this purpose in case you have mislaid your own. If you would like any information please do not hesitate to contact us!
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

I met Mike and Jan who owns the property, in a local bar in September. I told them that I was thinking of staying for the Christmas with my two kids, Martin and Shelly. They took me to the apartment and I really liked it,...More

Thank Mary K
Management response:Responded 12 January 2018

So glad you enjoyed it. I must say you were a pleasure to have, many thanks for your review xx

Reviewed 8 September 2017

The owner and the property manager were very kind until we got to the apartment. Great location, very old building, apartment clean but dark and old style. Not very welcoming but the serious problem was that it was boiling hot and humid, even that we...More

Thank Ortal Z
Management response:Responded 11 September 2017

Thank you for your review. 1 dead insect is not roaches, as you well know. I find fabrication and vindictive reviews very childish. I would not have stopped your deposit for the soiled bed linen and mattress!

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Myself my husband and 2 children enjoyed a weeks stay in '5 minutes from the strip' in late July, despite being so close to strip, the apartment is in a lovely quiet residential area. The apartment is well equipped, we usually cooked a mid day...More

Thank annemalanaphy
Management response:Responded 7 August 2017

I can honestly say you were a pleasure to have. Hopefully you will come again and you will be very welcome, lovely family.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We will NOT ALLOW YOUNG GROUPS of the same gender. If any more people than the people stated on booking turn up, the WHOLE party will be told to leave with no reimbursement, our...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
GBP 450
1 Jun 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
Mid Season
7 nights
GBP 450
1 Jul 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
Mid Season
7 nights
GBP 500
1 Aug 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights
GBP 525
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$268 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
There are two parts of Albufeira, the old town and the strip. The Old town has the charm of the old cobbled streets with lots of bars and restaurants, it recently had a facelift and gives the town a mediterranean dining al fresco feel about it. However the Strip is where the true night life is. With its sporty bars and Karaoke and lots of cosmopolitan restaurants there is something for every body. The area of Sao Joao has the best of all worlds, any of the above or the quaint secluded local bars and restaurants dotted round the area, you really cannot ask for more.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Faro: 30.0 km
Railway: Ferreiras: 2.0 km
Most Budget Airlines. We can advise you as to how to arrange transfers either by coach, mini bus or private hire car.

I must impress that there is parking all around the apartment and as I tell guests it is on a First Come First Served basis, IT IS NOT PRIVATE so if you need to 'babysit' the car it will not be possible but parking is safe!

Wifi is available in the apartment. NO towels or umbrellas should be used for the beach or pool or anything in the apartment for that matter, hence they should not be taken out of the apartment!
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
Nearby cities
Algarve Villas (10,366)
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