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Vila Marachique Alvor

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Hidden Gem - beautiful Vila Marachique with outstanding gardens and massive swimming pool
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19 reviews
Hidden Gem - beautiful Vila Marachique with outstanding gardens and massive swimming pool
Vila Marachique - Reception Area
Children's pool area surrounded by sun loungers by the bar area
View of adult pool with bar in the centre
View from the lounge window over looking pool and play area, bar is in the middle of the pool.
Covered bar and snack area.
Dining area.
Dining Area
Dining area with views over the garden to the side
Brand new 40 inch TV in the bright and colourful lounge, over looking the grounds and large pool.
The bedroom with separate balcony at the rear with views of the garden and the sea.
View from the bedroom window facing the sea.
Bedroom balcony with sun loungers and coffee table and chairs over looking the side gardens
Alfresco dining on main balcony outside the lounge and kitchen.
Fully equipped kitchen with kettle, toaster, oven, hob, washing machine, microwav and fridge/freezer
bathroom with shower over the bath having glass partition, wash basin set in vanitary unit, wc,bidet
New board walks allowing access onto the beach at various points - view of Lagos
Boardwalk which runs along the side of the beach into a nature reserve - views looking towards Alvor
Praia da Vue Beach
Alvor Marina looking outwards Lagos
Busy main street in Alvor centre, with shops, restaurants and bars.
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Alvor, Portimao, Faro District, Algarve
The apartment benefits from a hall, large lounge with sofa bed that make either into a double bed or twin beds plus a seperate fold up bed making it ideal for 5 persons. There is also another easy sofa, 3 easy chairs, 2 coffee tables, TV cabinet, large rug, lamps and wall lighting and a bookcase. The dining area has a table and six chairs and has double patio doors which open onto the balcony. There is a separate kitchen which is fully furnished with fan assisted oven, electric hob, washing machine, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, microwave another set of patio doors for outside al fresco dining. The bathroom has bath/ shower with glass screen,toilet, bidet, washbasin, window, 4 towel rails for bath towels and a laundry basket. The bedroom has 2 single beds which can be pushed together to make a double, large wardrobe with mirrors and... Read more
About the Owner, Antonia W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 19 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL131239
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Excellent - based on 19 reviews
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
English first
French first
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English first
Reviewed 24 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

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Management response:

Thank you so much for your fantastic review, so glad that you had a great time. We will certainly look forward to welcoming you again. Many thanks Antonia

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

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Management response:

Thank you so much from both of us for the fantastic review, we really do appreciate it. If you do want to go back next year let me know sooner rather than later as I am already having enquiries for 2018. Thank you once again. Kind regards Antonia

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

We recently stayed at this apartment and I can say it was a lovely apartment with everything we needed plus the pool and snack bar were great. Antonia was in touch with us as soon as we requested to book the apartment and kept in contact leading up to our stay. I would certainly recommend it for couples both young...

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Management response:

Thank you Brin for your wonderful comments, we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The main entrance foyer has 2 sets of lifts and 2 staircases with an intercom entry system. The apartment is on the first floor and can be found at the end of the corridor. The size of the apartment is overall much larger than a normal 1 bed roomed due to the location being at the end of the building. Upon entrance you will walk into a large hallway which leads into the lounge / dining room 24ft x12ft. The front window from the lounge overlooks the pool and the dining room has double patio doors onto the balcony . Here you will find table and chairs for Al- fresco dining. The kitchen has single electric fan assisted oven, hob, extractor, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave. Another set of patio doors onto the balcony. The bathroom has a bath with shower and screen, toilet, bidet an... more
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    3 Twins
    2 Sofas
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Rates

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 night Per week Per month
Default 1 night
$115
GBP 65
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17 Feb 2018 -
23 Feb 2018
February 2018
1 night
$57
GBP 32
$397
GBP 224
$1,418
GBP 800
24 Feb 2018 -
2 Mar 2018
February 2018
1 night
$57
GBP 32
$397
GBP 224
$1,418
GBP 800
3 Mar 2018 -
9 Mar 2018
March 2018
1 night
$69
GBP 39
$484
GBP 273
$1,506
GBP 850
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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.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $177 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
10% deposit required at the time of booking (non refundable). Balance required 8 weeks before departure. A breakage/damage deposit of £100 cheque is payable along with the balance and will be returned once confirmation has been provided from the Management Company that there has been no damage to the building or the contents.
Keys will be given to you from a member of the Mangement Team who will meet with you and show you to the apartment and will answer any questions that you may have
Please note guests are responsible for their own personal insurance cover.
Payment is in £ sterling or euros by arrangement.
Arrival entry from 2pm onwards - maybe be earlier by arrangement. Departures by12 noon.
The apartment is available for short term winter lets upon request from the owners.
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About the neighbourhood
Boat trips can be taken from the harbour to go dolphin watching or to visit the historic towns of Silves or Lagos to the west. The quaint town of Loule is just a short drive away and is famous for its market. Fiesa International Sand Sculpture festival is worthy of a visit, every year it has a different theme and it is illuminated in the evenings. Slide and Splash and Zoo Marine are a 30 minute drive away or take the open top bus which you can catch from the bus stop just a short walk away. Golf courses are never very far away and the closes being Alto Golf just 5 minutes away and the championship course of Penina 10 minutes.

Alvor has a public indoor swimming pool as well as outdoor tennis clubs which can be found in the harbour as well as ten pin bowling. Portimao is 10 minutes away...
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Getting around
There is a bus stop right outside the complex where you can catch the number 13 that takes you into Portimao, here you can find the main bus station for buses to Lisbon etc. There is also a train station in Portimao, here you can get the Algarve line which travels along the coast and stops at many of the tourist areas in the region.
From Alvor town centre you can pick up the Eva bus for buses to Lagos, Albuferia.
Boat trips an be arranged from by the Marina in the centre of Alvor to various places of interest.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Faro: 60.0 km
Alvor is approx 1hr from Faro Airport by car on the very good A22 motorway Numerous car hire companies can be found at Faro airport or can be booked prior to departure via the internet. There is an excellent shuttle bus service that runs regularly from the airport direct to the apartment, the journey takes approx 1hr 10mins and is booked via the internet. There are also several local taxi, mini bus services that run from the airport which also can be booked via the internet. There is an excellent regular train service that runs from Faro to Portimao and from here you can take the local bus which drops you outside the apartment. Local buses stop just outside the complex and serve the nearby beaches and Alvor town. You can also get a bus here ( Number 13) into the main bus station in Porti... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Algarve Villas (9,354)
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