Modern Beach Apartment, Algarve

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Urbanizaçao Quinta Dos Arcos, Silves Municipality, Faro District 8365, Portugal

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New modern, first floor, 80 m2 apartment in Armaçao de Pera, in the center of Portugal's beautiful Algarve region.

*5 minute walk (300 meters) from beach, authentic, fresh (and cheap!) local restaurants & bars
*25 minutes from Faro Airport
*5 minute drive to Salgados Golf Course, 10 minute to Quinta do Gramouche, & 20 minute to 5 Championship golf courses at Villamoura
*5 minute drive to Zoo Marine & Aqua Land

Apartment sleeps 6. Secure parking garage below building.

The flat has 1 bedroom with a double-bed (135 cm), drawer storage and plenty of closet space. Large living room with dining room “nook” contains two plush sofa-beds, each of which unfold into double beds (135cm). Dining area has a dining room table that seats up to 6 people. The modern kitchen has all necessary amenities – silverware, cutlery, dishes, pans, glasses; coffee maker; four Vitro hobs; oven; refrigerator; freezer; meat grill; washing machine (dishwasher currently not working, unfortunately). The bathroom has a full tub with built-in modern shower and glass door, W.C., bidet, large sink and much storage space in cabinets and drawers. Flat is wheel chair accessible and has 1 lift.

We purchased our holiday apartment in Armaçao and not noisy Albufeira because of the tranquility and beauty of the town, the fresh markets and restaurants within walking distance from our flat... and because of the prices! We love the fact that we can get unlimited freshly-caught fish (best salmon I have ever had), salad, bread, and dessert at a quaint family-run restaurant for just 12 euros. And the nightlife along the strip of Armaçao near the beach is authentic and plentiful. (Might I add, I highly recommend the Cuban/Brazilian bar, where mojitos and caïpirinhas are a must -- to be tried at least once!)

Upon reserving our flat, I will send you an extensive list of bars, supers, cafes, restaurants, etc. (all within walking distance) that I personally frequent.

Wireless internet available via the cafe downstairs and our 4G pen drive -- we use the wireless from the cafe for iPhones, iPads, etc. and for computers, we use an economical 4G pin drive that we leave in the apartment for guests to pay as they go (data purchased in 10 EUR increments at any ATM).

High discounts for monthly rentals!

PLEASE NOTE: The dishwashing machine is currently broken; we are in the process of getting in replaced but apologies for the inconvenience in the interim!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $7 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 3 nights
Weekly Price: $327 /week
Monthly Price: $711 /month
Security Deposit: $711
Cleaning Fee: $21
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • We liked this appartement very much: it ist big and equipped in a modern style. Everything was very clean and ready to use (except the dish washer :o); but we didn't really needed it)

    The discription how to find the building, which Leah sent us in advance was very useful, because it is not easy to find an address in Armacao. The agent who gave us the keys was very kind.

    This is a really good address for holiday with relaxing, going to the beach, going out....... Hope, that we can use this appartement again next time, when we travel to Algarve.

    September 2013
  • We had a lovely holiday in this place and can only wish we stayed longer. It is very spacious with all amenities including a TV with USB slot which is very useful as you can bring your own films on a memory stick. I also loved the fact it wasn't in the mainstream tourist area so the prices were very affordable and the food amazing - had fresh fish, galão, pastel de nata every single day. It is also located close to a bus station where you can get public transport to Falesia beach, Lagos, Sagres etc. which we did as car hire wasn't an option. Finally, Leah was very responsive whenever we needed something and provided us with great tips for local cafes and restaurants to visit!

    August 2013
  • Hi,
    Flat was modern and clean. Everything was close by and we really felt at home. it was so nice to be in a flat and not an hotel.
    The house manager was not there and had left the keys for us at Toscana bar which is literally in front of the block on flats.
    Taxi drivers do struggle to find it but Leah sends you details so with her instructions you do get to your destination. :)
    The rooms had fans too which was brilliant. I would really love to come back and visit. Thanks a lot Leah

    July 2013
  • We enjoyed an extended stay in the apartment, it has everything you need and a perfect location just 2 min from the beach. Armacao de Pera is just in the middle of algarve region, with a huge sandy beach, and great restaurants.

    May 2013
  • We had a wunderful stay at the algarve. Nice trip :-)
    Rooms are clean and as shown in the pictures. The bed could be more comfortable (maybe cause i like hard matresses) but for our stay (one week) it was ok.
    Leah is very friendly and she contacted me during the stay just to ask if everthing is ok and if we need sth.. But everything was fine (even if u wanna cook by yourself you will find everything necessary in the kitchen). We didnt need anything. Our questions before the trip she did answer immediately.
    I would book this appartment again :-)

    October 2012
  • A nice apartment, it was a lot cooler than we were expecting which was nice being peak season. The local restaurants were really nice and all within walking distance. This is the new part of the town but is only 5 minutes walk to the older parts. Aqua land is a good day out for adults and families. All in all an enjoyable week away. Many thanks Richard

    August 2012
  • My girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights during our drive through Spain and Portugal. Leahw as very responsive and coordinated well with us to make sure check-in was smooth and that we had plenty of info on the town/sites. When we arrived, the bed sheets, towels, and pillow cases were missing and it took a few hours before we got them. No wifi in the place but you can get Wifi from the next door cafe from the kitchen or living room. There was a nice collection of DVDs but we couldnt watch any because the DVD formats werent the same as the DVD player, bummer. Decoration and kitchen were nice. Laundry was difficult to use, no instructions. In general, Leah's place was clean and comfortable, although the city of Armacao de Pera is not exactly a quaint beach town. Full of high rise buildings and sketchy areas of town, it has lost all flavors of local Portuguese culture.

    July 2012
  • We had a wonderful stay in Armacao de Pera. Leah's apartment is a great place to stay, situated in a calm area of the city, just a short walk away from the beautiful beach and the city promenade. The apartment is spacious and modern and it looks just like on the photos. Leah was very helpful prior to our arrival, she replied on e-mails promptly and she also gave us a list of good restaurants and other places to visit which we find very helpful. Also we loved the small quiet beach she recommended us (5 min drive with car). We can only warmly recommend this apartment.

    June 2012
  • Leah's appartment was big, modern and just as described in the photos. It was clean and well furnished with kitchen equipment and towels, etc. leah also provided extremely hepful tips and guidelines (notably herra restaurant!) that made our stay very enjoyable. Thanks Leah for being a great host!

    June 2012
  • We had an allround great stay. The apartment is exactly as shown, perhaps even a little larger. The location is near an amazing beach. Great deal for a relaxing holiday in the Algarve!

    May 2012
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