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5 minutes from Strip

4.0 of 5 bubbles
Very good
6 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
About the Owner, Michael and Janice S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 4.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 1 property
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4 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 6 reviews
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Kerly A
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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Stayed there with a friend for over a week. I mean, 5 minutes to the Strip and 15min to the beach, 30min to old town... what more can i ask? Had an amazing time. The apartment itself was very nice and cozy, had all the facilities needed and more. But then again, if you're already in Albufeira, a gorgeous town,...

Management response:

Thank you Kerly, it was a pleasure to have you, you will be more than welcome to return. x


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

My family know Mike quite well and asked if my family and I could stay here for the Christmas for two weeks. We have two young children and have been living in the states for the past 5 years. We wanted to spend the Christmas with my family I am Portuguese. Mike agreed and asked that we be careful with...

Management response:

Thank you so much Christie, we are so glad you enjoyed yourselves. It is guests like yourselves who make our day. Happy New year and give the little one a big hug and kiss from us.


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Andrzej R
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The property is not that “idyllic” as it might seem from the description and feedbacks. I have also experienced quite serious organizational issues concerning the taking over.

Management response:

I do hope the next holiday home you rent proves more suitable for your "habitation", we have refurbished the living area and hallway wooden floor!


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
If you book late flights, please be aware that we cannot always allow guests to stay in the apartment after checkout at 10am, so please do take this into consideration when...
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1 Jul 2017 -
31 Jul 2017
7 nights
1 Aug 2017 -
31 Aug 2017
7 nights
1 Sep 2017 -
30 Sep 2017
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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!

If you want wifi we can provide a mifi for a refundable deposit and the vodafone sim is Euro 5 and 7/15 or more days works out roughly 1GB per euro. We do have cool bags which also will be given on a returnable deposit. NO towels or umbrellas should be used for the beach or pool or anything in the apartment for that matter!
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 (8,579)
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