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SOLRIO Grd Floor, Direct Access to Pool/Garden, Free Wi-Fi, AL reg. No 9499/A - Vista Rio, 3B

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Vista Rio, 3B

Exceptionally large one bedroom, ground floor apartment sleeps up to four. There are two single beds in the air conditioned bedroom, which can be separated or put together and a double sofa bed in the spacious living area. The apartment enjoys two private terraces. The smaller terrace off the bedroom is perfect for enjoying the morning sun over a leisurely coffee. The large terrace off the living room enjoys views across the estuary and pool and gardens. There is ample space for dining, seating and sunbathing.


About the property

SOLRIO ground floor apt 1 Bed

The SOL RIO development built in 2011 is situated in a quiet but convenient location. The many restaurants, cafes, bars and shops are a short stroll away and the new supermarket is a 5 minute walk. The pool and gardens are peaceful and private with stunning views over the estuary towards the beach. Alvor's stunning beach is a leisurely 10 minute stroll away.

This contemporary, air conditioned apartment includes one large bedroom with ample storage space. There is a private terrace from the bedroom.

The spacious open plan living area includes a comfortable sofa, dining area with seating for four. There are two pull out beds in the living area providing additional sleeping.

The modern, fully equipped kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, hob and oven allowing easy self catering and the large terrace is ideal for dining al fresco or just enjoying the sunset.

The fully tiled, good size bathroom includes bath with shower over, basin (with storage under), toilet and bidet. There is an additional separate toilet with basin.

The apartment provides everything needed for a relaxing stay in a perfect location.

There is superb outdoor furniture on the private terrace and reserved sunbeds beside the pool, which can be accessed directly from the terrace.

There is underground parking and the development has secured entry.

More Details
Registration Number : 9499/AL

Owner
Yasmin and Mo Din
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Yasmin and Mo Din

We live in Cheshire with our two young daughters and have been regular visitors to Alvor since 2008. We love the beach in Alvor and the relaxed and friendly feel in the village.

Yasmin and Mo Din purchased this apartment in 2017

Why Yasmin and Mo Din chose Portimao region

We first visited Sol Rio in 2011 just after it was finished and were not disappointed. In fact we hadn't even left to come home before we had booked for the following year! The development is small (just 30 units) so the gardens and pool are never crowded. Often (even in August) we have the entire pool to ourselves! We bought our first apartment at SolRio in 2013 and it quickly came apparent that demand was so great that if we wanted to enjoy the apartment ourselves and share with guests we would buy another as soon as one came available - and now we have three!

Before buying we looked at other apartments in Alvor, but somehow none had the 'special something' that is Sol Rio - the fabulous location, the contemporary style, the 'at home' feeling.

What makes this apartment unique

Before we bought our own apartment at Sol Rio we always stayed as guests of Helen & Neil. Knowing that Helen and Neil would be on hand to take care of our guests and our apartment made the decision an easy one.

This apartment is very much our home away from home and we aim to make our guests feel welcome and at home. We hope, like us you will enjoy your stay in Alvor and return many times. We want your holiday to be pleasurable and memorable, so if there is anything we or our management team in Portugal can do to make your visit perfect please don't hesitate to ask.

We were excited to be able to purchase a second apartment at Solrio in 2017. This will give us greater flexibility when visiting with friends and family and also mean we can provide even more guests with their ideal holiday accommodation.

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Penina
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Portimao
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22, Junction 4
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Alvor
Car: not necessary

Alvor is a picturesque village, popular with both the Portuguese and those from further afield. The narrow cobbled streets wind down to the fishing harbour where there are many restaurants, cafés, bars and shops.

Fresh local fish is in abundance, together with many traditional Portuguese restaurants as well as BBQ, Italian, Indian and Mexican. Among our personal favourites are D'Angelo, which serves fabulous Italian food at very reasonable prices. Just head for the church and look for the queue out the door and a warm welcome from Rocco.

The fabulous 3 mile beach is rated one of the best on the Algarve and just a 10 minute walk from the property. A leisurely walk along the boardwalk, through the nature reserve, can take you from the beach side restaurants and sun loungers to a deserted area of golden sand.

Alvor is popular with kitesurfers and windsurfers, offering ideal, safe conditions, and a kitesurf school. You can simply watch this exhilarating sport from the sand dunes or if you're feeling more adventurous take a few lessons from Nelson at Alvor Kitesurf School.

For golf enthusiasts the Penina Championship Golf Course is approximately 10 minutes away by car, the Palmares about 20 minutes by car and Boa Vista about 40 minutes. Other golf courses (Alto, Gramacho and Quinta de Morgado) are all about a 15 minute drive away.

Boat trips are available from Alvor harbour or from Lagos or Portimao marinas. Family entertainment includes two water parks, a marine park with dolphin and seal shows (all with bus service) and a zoo at Lagos.

Historic places to visit by car or coach tour include Lagos, Silves and Loule and there are tours to the Monchique Mountains and jeep safaris to the surrounding area.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.
There is a surcharge for all bookings of groups of 4 adults of £50 per week from May to September inclusive.
£100 refundable security deposit payable with balance 8 weeks before arrival.
Cancellation refunds as follows:
Up to 8 weeks prior to arrival - loss of deposit
4-8 weeks prior to arrival - 50% of rate refunded
2-4 weeks prior to arrival - 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks prior to arrival - No refund


Amenities

Alvor Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , two single beds can be combined
  • Main bedroom (can be configured as one double bed or two singles). Air conditioning. Private terrace with seating and table for two.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Free wi-fi Unlimited high speed internet

Reviews

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average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
5

Simply Brilliant!

  • 5 of 5

The property is fabulous, a real home from home it is so spacious, clean and well equipped. We particularly loved the huge terrace which has amazing views and sunsets to die for. The beds are so comfortable and it is so peaceful yet only a couple of minutes from the main bars and restaurants. We just loved everything about it and will definitely be returning in the near future and will be recommending it to our friends. Many thanks xx

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Apartment 3b is in a great location, beautifully furnished, extremely well equipped and maintained to the highest standard.

Thank you Yasmin for ensuring the above and for your prompt, friendly and professional communications.

Highly recommend a stay here with or without a car as the apartment in within easy walking distance of a decent supermarket, the beach, harbour and plenty of good restaurants.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandra, thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and share your view that the apartments are ideally located. We would be delighted to welcome you back, but please book early to avoid disappointment. Yasmin
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5

The holiday that just kept giving!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment itself was perfect, spacious, beautifully decorated although very practical with all mod cons. It's location was also perfect as it was very close to the heart of Alvor and just round the corner from a large supermarket. We were very impressed and will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Maureen We are always delighted when our guests enjoy their stay and would be delighted to welcome you back. Yasmin
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5

Beautiful apartment with excellent views

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious and beautifully furnished. Comfortable beds, and was clean. Balcony was amazing with views over the countryside. Only 5 mins into town

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Caroline, thank you for your review. It doesn't matter how many times we visit Solrio I don't think we will ever tire of that view. So pleased you enjoyed that and everything else the apartment has to offer. Kind regards Yasmin
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5

Very smart modern apartment home from home apart from this has a huge swimming pool which we loved

  • 5 of 5

So close to the centre of town and the other amenities like supermarket restaurants bars harbour shops cafes you name and it's a stones throw away apartment was very very good indeed huge patio area stunning grounds can't fault it

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear the four of you enjoyed your stay. The location really can't be beaten and it is difficult to keep the children out of the pool. Thank you for bringing some sunshine home with you. Kind regards Yasmin
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Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Amazing apartment, amazing location , definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review Liana. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to be able to welcome you back again soon.
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