We booked this apartment for a two week holiday. We based our decision on choosing this accommodation on the reviews offered by previous travellers together with the photos in the advertisement. A few weeks before we were due to travel an information leaflet was furnished by the owner which contained some very useful & welcome information. Our arrival times were exchanged & an agreed time to meet at the apartment on our arrival. We arranged our own transfer from the airport & arrived at the apartment at the scheduled time to be greeted by no one. We rang the apartment's door bell & no answer. We endured over an hour of stress outside the apartment block with our kids and our luggage trying to get phones & WI FI going & contact details established. Eventually we managed to contact the owner who was very surprised as he said that he had arranged with the property manger to let us in. He was subsequently contacted by the owner and while he apologised to us for not showing up at the agreed time there was & has been no explanation offered as to why no one had tried to contact us and we were just left waiting outside. The apartment itself was as described & as per the said photos advertising it. However from our experience this apartment is not suitable for any more than 4 persons sharing. The sofa (which is not a bed) is used as the 5th bed in the sitting room. A glass table in the centre of the floor with very sharp edges has be be very carefully manoeuvred around. The apartment was clean & well equipped as advertised. The kitchen is very compact. The complex itself is nice the pool area very clean. This is mainly a residential set of apartments & not a tourist complex & the tourists in the complex are basically tolerated as opposed to feeling welcomed. The caretaker freely approaches kids and even toddlers in the pool advising them not to play with their various toys & no swimming floats or supports are permitted save for arm bands! No ball playing etc During our two week stay building works commenced on week one in another apartment a few floors above us & we were woken to building works each morning of our holiday. We contacted the owner who once again apologised and seemed to know nothing about it but he checked and advised us that the building work would be finished by the end of our first week. Very disappointed that the building work went on also for the entire second week. We again advised the owner who didn't acknowledge our discomfort or want to be given a copy of the building notice (despite being offered same) to try & understand the works being carried out. While we acknowledge this building work was outside of the owners control but not following up with us after enduring the building works for our two week holiday was very disappointing. We spent our time avoiding the noise from the building works staying out and about getting away from the apartment to make the most of our holiday. There are some lovely restaurants in Cascais. Taxis are readily available. If travelling in a party greater than 5 two taxies will have to be ordered as the taxis take no more then 4 persons at any one time. Travelling by taxi is about €5 to get around Cascais & the bus is €1 pp. There is a bakery & small supermarket at the end of the road which are convenient & a Lidl about a 15 minute walk away.
Beautiful apartment, spacious, clean and well equipped with all mod cons. The pool was bigger than expected and very clean too. The pool and apartment area were very quiet, we could not find fault with anything and would highly recommend a stay here to anyone. Good shuttle bus service to Cascais centre and train station was only a few minutes walk from the apartment. There is great little bakery/cafe and supermarket beside the apartment with excellent restaurant/bars on a cliffside nearby. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and will definitely return to the same apartment again.
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The apartment was exactly as described on the website: spacious lounge and bedrooms, and compact but very well equipped kitchen. The garden and pool area was much bigger than expected. The location was good too: a supermarket and a wonderful bakery within 2 minutes walk. The walk into Cascais by the sea was pleasant and the 1 euro shuttle bus was close by. There were also good restaurants not too far away. We would happily stay there again.
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It was a short taxi ride from Cascais train station to the appartment where we were greeted by the property manager. We are a family of 4 with 2 older teenage daughters and we had a great 10 days. There is a fantastic bakery and supermarket a couple of mins walk down the road. We used the regular hopper bus into Cascais which was quick and easy. We ate at the cliffside restaurants/cafes with fantastic views and also hired free bikes to cycle up to Guincho beach. The appartment and pool area were fantastic. Clean, modern and quiet.