Tracy Evans

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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APT 1

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Modern Apartments in Historic Zone 3 mins Walk to Beach, Town, Restaurants.

Beautiful beaches, an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars, shops, market stalls and the lively night life entertainment around the old town square and Fisherman's Beach make old town Albufeira an all-year destination... and, all this is a 3-5 minute walk from our front door! Two beaches, the popular Fisherman's Beach and the famous Peneco town beach seen in every photograph of Albufeira, are at the end of our street where from a viewing platform you are presented with breathtaking views and photo opportunities.

These spacious, ground floor apartments built in 2002 are on (above) the beach in a picturesque, car-free, residential side street lined with quaint fisherman's cottages - many still lived in by local people. This historic area of old town Albufeira runs along the cliff tops overlooking the beaches. A 3-5 minute walk down a gentle slope, steps or lift will take you right on to the beach or lead you in to the heart of the old town where at night the streets come to life with outdoor entertainers and where a variety of free live music is on offer from many eating and drinking establishments. And, when you have had enough you can walk home in minutes to rest and sleep in a peaceful area and quiet apartment. Enjoy Albufeira and Walk Everywhere from these Apartments!

Old Albufeira is a collection of characterful, streets that run off the old coast road and are very close to the beaches. If you want to be 'in' the old town then check the map.

APARTMENT INFORMATION:

APT1 and APT2 were built in 2002 and offer modern living facilities - spacious rooms, comfortable temperature in summer and winter, reliable utility services, entry phone and private parking in a secure underground garage. The front door to the building serves four apartments - APT1 and APT2 and two apartments above which are lived in so the common area is private and pleasantly quiet. Well equipped with home comforts and located in a safe neighbourhood inhabited by local Portuguese these apartments are ideal for year round rental.

Be sure to check the specifications and photos for the apartment you are interested in - select tab APT1 (2 bedrooms) or APT2 (3 bedrooms) above. Photos are marked APT1 or APT2. Many more photos available - please ask to see them.

WIFI is freely available in most hotels, bars and restaurants. The Hotel Sol e Mar and Tres Coroas Restaurant (Three Crowns) are at the end of our street and they offer free Wi-Fi and sea views. We enjoy sipping cocktails in the large retro lounge of the Hotel Sol e Mar or sitting on their balcony overlooking the sea while we catch up with friends and family via the internet. APT1 and APT2 can offer Wi-Fi for 5EUR/day. See APT1 and APT2 info for details.

Two recommended local POOLs (one 12-15 min pleasant walk or 3-4 min drive from Apts) with good facilities e.g. snack bar, toilets, loungers, sea view etc. Ask for details.

Anything I have missed? Any concerns? Don't go away! Call or email me first... I may be able to help!

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Details for Apt 1 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

APT1 is legally registered 'Alojamento Local” with the Albufeira 'Camera' (local council) and it has passed the legal regulations for fire, gas, electrics, water and comfort for All Year use by Tourists. The certificate is displayed in the apartment. You may find cheaper accommodation but your rental may be at risk - Unregistered properties, if identified by the authorities, may be closed down until they comply with legal regulations meaning without warning your rental may cease to exist. APT1 has 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4 people in beds and there is a cot and a sofa-bed which is ideal for families with 3 children. WI-FI is available in APT1 via the use of a Personal Hotspot device which must be reserved in advance and paid for in the resort for 5EUR/day + 50EUR refundable deposit. Ask for more information. NO POOL in building BUT two local pools available for use. One is 12 min walk or 2-3 min drive from apartment. Ask for more information.
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Tracy Evans (Owner)
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About Tracy Evans

I visited and fell in love with Albufeira in 1979 when it was a typical fishing village and have been back almost every year. My 4 children (2 boys and 2 girls) spent many happy holidays in the Algarve. They are now 26, 22, 19 and 16 and still visit but mostly with friends. I can tell you what to do in and around Albufeira no matter what age you and/or your family and friends are - we have done it all!

Why Tracy Evans chose Albufeira

Location! Located in a residential side street in historic part of old town Albufeira yet a few minutes walk from the beaches and lively town means we can go out as a family or as individuals.

Comfort! A generous sized apartment (100sqm) with lots of home comforts and without the home clutter.

What makes this apartment unique

APT1 legally registered as Tourist Accommodation.

More Guest Reviews than many other properties - book with confidence.

Local staff available 24/7 to assist you in an emergency.

Located in an area of town which serves the local population and visitors all year round. Old Albufeira never feels like a ghost town!

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 46 traveler reviews

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Apt 1
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Comments from Owner Guestbook

'The apartment was spacious, clean and well equipped and your guest information pack was very helpful.' MO'P Oct07
'We found the apartment beautiful and in a fantastic location.' LD Sep07
'Great apt! We were glad we stayed in Albufeira old town.' JO Sep07
'My son (9 yrs) and I had a wonderful holiday and we fell in love with Albufeira. We had so much to do - waterparks, beach and big waves, a boat trip. Your apartment was great and had everything we needed. It's in an ideal location so near to the town, the beach and the beautiful views. We found our way around easily and walked everywhere.' SA Aug07
'The apartment was very nice! The transportation to and from Faro airport was very well arranged.' RV Aug07
'We had a very relaxing time in Albufeira and the apartment was lovely and quieter than I'd anticipated.' JD Jul07
'We were very happy with the apartment and will be recommending it to our friends.' CN Jun07
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
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Great Location, Lovely Apartment

  • 4 of 5
We were very pleased with our vacation. Arrangements before arrival went smoothly including payment and the transfer by taxi from and to the train station. We arrived late in the day – after 9 pm – but still we were met with courtesy and given a tour of the apartment. We were in the 2 bedroom apartment and it is spacious, clean and very nice, exactly as shown in the pictures. We were 4 adults and the layout worked very well. There are 2 balconies, but they are small. We did not use the one off the master bedroom at all and one off the kitchen is noisy because the air conditioning unit is there. It is set up for drying clothes and that’s how we used it. The washing machine is fine. The other appliances – stove, fridge, toaster, kettle – all worked fine. Actually, the apartment has many facilities that we did not use – TV, DVD player, CD player, games, microwave, dishwasher, freezer, oven - so we cannot comment. Also, we did not attempt to use the pool. Somehow something 15 minutes away didn’t appeal. What we did use was the WiFi. It did not work the first night but that was sorted out the next day by the very helpful office staff. Still, the response time was often very, very slow. That was our only reservation.
The location is very good. We did not have a car; we are walkers. You are right in the old town, near the restaurants and hotels, but without any of the noise or rowdiness. There are grocery stores and a pharmacy very close by.
We enjoyed Albuferia and if coming again to the south of Portugal we would come here again. I can recommend the apartment.
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Superbe séjour au cœur d'Albufeira

Superbe séjour au cœur d'Albufeira
  • 5 of 5
Nous avons passé une superbe semaine entre amies dans cet appartement extrêmement bien placé.
L'appartement est très bien équipé et dès que nous avions une question, une interlocutrice était la pour nous répondre.
Les lits sont très confortables, les salles de bain très propres et la climatisation nous a bien servi !
Beaucoup de rangement !
A recommandé sans hésitation !
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Owner's Response: Nous sommes heureux que vous passé un bon moment, revenir!
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Fabulous apartment

  • 5 of 5
This apartment is amazing. It's is comfortable clean and quite. Nothing was too much trouble and everything was organized without problems. It's in a marvellous area so close to everything - we just cannot fault anything and would not hesitate to book it again and will and have recommended it . Thank you .
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. We are pleased you had a great time and thought the apartment and location met your expectations. TE
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Lovely apartment. Excellent location. Very clean.

  • 4 of 5
Spacious apartment. Well laid out. Great location near the main square, beach and restaurants. Very clean and well maintained. Owner and rental agent were very responsive and accommodating. Good selection of bus tours available to points of interest around the region. Try Anna's restaurant. We would recommend this apartment to anyone.
  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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Great Location for Old Town Albuferia

  • 5 of 5
Lovely apartment really close to the old town there is no noise in the evenings it is very quiet and peaceful. The apartment is very spacious and has everthing you need.... Taxi service was extremely punctual which really takes away all the stress of worrying about transfers. Nice restaurant within seconds of the apartment so ideal. Thank you we will be visiting again.
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
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Owner's Response: Where many apartments claim to be close or near to the old town, this apartment is genuinely 'in' the old town. Check Google maps, the old town is the network of streets just off and alongside the two beaches of old Albufeira ie Praia do Peneco (Albufeira old town beach) and Praia dos Pescadores (Fisherman's Beach). TE
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Faro Airport is 30 mins drive
Nearest Ferry
2 Kilometres
Marina Albufeira
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Albufeira
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A22, N125 at 3 km
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Albufeira town beach and Fisherman's Beach
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Steps Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Pine Cliifs Golf Resort
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Three Crowns / Tres Coroas
Car: not necessary

Old Town Albufeira 2 bed, 3 bed, 2 bath, apts are a 200m (3-4 minute) walk from Fisherman’s beach and a 7km stretch of Blue Flag beaches and 200m from the vibrant old Albufeira town centre with its leafy square and outdoor seating. Restaurants, cafes and bars are in abundance. Wander the cobbled, winding lanes of Old Town Albufeira to find shops, boutiques, restaurants, bars and nightclubs and walk home late - you won't need a taxi back! Old Town Albufeira has had much investment to pedestrianise and retain the character of this once old fishing town. The 2 bed, 3 bed, 2 bath apts in Old Town Albufeira, the centre of the Algarve, are an ideal base from which to play golf on any of 30 golf courses nearby or to venture out to the hills of Monchique, the pottery factories of Porches, the fishing port of Portimao and west to Lagos, Sagres and the untamed Atlantic beaches. Zoo Marine, Slide and Splash, Algarve Shopping and Faro airport are all within 30 min. Last minute deals available.

Other Activities: golf, water parks, boat rental, factory outlets, historic sites

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Albufeira Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
£75
£490
£1,350
 
 
October
Sep 26 2014 - Nov 2 2014
4 night minimum stay
£55
£370
£1,150
 
 
November & December
Nov 3 2014 - Dec 18 2014
4 night minimum stay
£45
£290
£900
 
 
Christmas / New Year
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
4 night minimum stay
£72
£420
 
 
January & February 2015
Jan 5 2015 - Feb 28 2015
4 night minimum stay
£45
£300
£990
 
 
March & April
Mar 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
£320
£1,150
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
£370
£1,250
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
£420
£1,350
 
 
July & August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
£100
£680
£1,850
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
£490
£1,350
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
£380
£1,150
 
 
November & December
Nov 2 2015 - Dec 18 2015
4 night minimum stay
£290
£900
 
 
Christmas / New Year
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
4 night minimum stay
£75
£460
 
 
January & February 2016
Jan 4 2016 - Feb 29 2016
4 night minimum stay
£45
£300
£990
 
 
March & April
Mar 1 2016 - Apr 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
£48
£320
£1,100
 
 
May
May 1 2016 - Jun 10 2016
4 night minimum stay
£55
£360
£1,150
 
 
June
Jun 11 2016 - Jul 9 2016
4 night minimum stay
£65
£430
£1,350
 
 
July & August
Jul 11 2016 - Sep 2 2016
4 night minimum stay
£125
£700
£2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £200
Notes 5th Person is GBP6 extra per night.

WI-FI is via a Personal Hotspot device which serves up to 4 devices. It is 5 EUR/day plus 50 EUR refundable deposit. Pay in resort.

Rent paid in GBP or Euros. Payments in instalments accepted. Credit card payments add 5.8% for fees.

No groups under 21 years of age. No Smoking. No Pets.

Monthly prices EXCLUDE cleaning, laundry and electricity.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Albufeira Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Safe
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Large mirror, Shaver point, Fully tiled
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large mirror, Shaver point with mirror, Fully tiled
  • Old Albufeira 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, self catering town and beach apartment. The apartment was built in 2002 and since then this area of Old Town Albufeira has had new gas and water mains installed. This means the bathrooms are served with high pressure water for a good shower and a fast bath fill and the water is heated by mains gas rather than from a cannister so the water heats on demand. Both bathrooms are spacious, fully tiled and come with a vanity unit, shaving point and large mirror. The shower room has a new toughened glass shower enclosure and also has an extending shaving mirror and a hair dryer. Bath towels and hand towels are provided for each occupant and are refreshed mid stay. Beach towels are NOT provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En-suite, large wardrobe, veranda, air con, hairdryer
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Separate shower rm, fitted wardrobe, aircon, safe, hairdryer
  • Old Albufeira 2 bed 2 bath town beach golf apt. Both bedrooms are spacious, comfortable and have air con and heating units. Bedroom 1 has a private veranda that comfortably seats 2 and overlooks the building's courtyard. This bedroom has a UK king size bed, large mirrored wardrobe with hangers and drawers, bed side tables, hair dryer, extension socket and an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower attachment, vanity unit, shaving point and large mirror. Bedroom 2 faces a quiet residential, cobbled, car free street. This bedroom has two large twin beds and a large fitted wardrobe with hangers & drawers. An iron & board and a built-in safe are stored here. There is a separate shower room with shower cubicle, WC, vanity unit, shaving point & shaving mirror, hair dryer for use by this bedroom's occupants. There is a large sofa bed that will comfortably sleep 1 adult and a Graco travel cot / playpen for babies. All bed linens and towels are provided and changed every 7 days.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Books for Adults
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • caves
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • cycling
  • roller blading
  • surfing
Notes:
Old Albufeira 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, self catering town and beach apartment is fully furnished, decorated to a high standard and well equipped for summer and winter lets (heaters, duvets, blankets all available). The apartment is 1 of 26 that reside within an old municipal building that was reconstructed in 2002. It has been built to a high specification and designed to meet 21st century living - large, separate rooms off a connecting hall and fully fitted and equipped kitchen and bathrooms, mains water and gas supply, safe for storing small valuables, secure entryphone system and integral underground parking. The building is one of a collection of old listed buildings, Moorish gates, museums and interesting churches found in the old town's Heritage Zone. The apartment faces onto a cobbled residential street and the back looks out onto a terracotta tiled courtyard. Nearby is the Tres Coroas restaurant and the landmark Sol e Mar Hotel with its beachfront al fresco restaurant and cafe.
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