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Gordon Coales

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian

Lovely, large apartment near Lido beach & old town with wifi and aircon

8 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

La Pietraia Apartment Rental Photos and Description

A large first floor flat with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6

This light and spacious apartment is set in a small block only 100m from the Lido beach. It is on the first floor and is well-furnished and equipped for a comfortable holiday in Alghero. There is a large day room opening out onto a large balcony which overlooks a garden. The day room has a sitting area with comfortable armchairs, a dining area with two tables and beds for 2 people including a double sofabed. There is wifi and TV/DVD/CD and airconditioning. The main bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe space and it opens out onto a 2nd large balcony. The second bedroom has two single beds which can also be put together to form a second double bed. There is a lot of wardrobe space too. The bathroom has a shower cabinet, a wash basin, bidet, toilet and also an automatic washing machine. The good-sized kitchen has a large gas range with oven, grill and microwave. There is also a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, a kettle, a toaster, a sink, cupboard space and a food preparation surface. We can also rent bikes and there is free parking outside the apartment block.

The countryside: Although there are mountains in many directions this is quite a fertile part of Sardinia, with many olive groves and vineyards - the wines have an excellent reputation. This is an ideal countryside to explore - north and south along the coasts or maybe inland to Sassari, the main town of the region. It’s central piazza gives it the air of a town in Tuscany. There are some beautiful beaches and coves up the coast to the tip of the island at Stintino and the nature reserve island of Asinara. Inland you can go on a winding road to the hilltop town of Villanova Monteleone, perched precariously overlooking inland lakes. To the south, the road runs south to the quaint town of Bosa, swooping up and down like a roller-coaster for 40 kms, up on the cliffs one minute, at sea level the next, and taking you to some good beaches on the way. To the north of Alghero are the dramatic cliffs of Capo Caccia with its spectacular sea caves( 700 steps down!).

Restaurants and travel: Within walking distance of the apartment are restaurants for Italian food and a famous pizzeria which sells pizza by the metre! There are bars, other shops and two supermarkets also within walking distance. The old town of Alghero is about 15 mins walk along the beach road where there are plenty of restaurants, bars and shops of all kinds. There is a weekly street market.

Set on the beach, yet only a short walk to the town the apartment is an ideal choice for those who wish to enjoy a memorable holiday without requiring a car. There are frequent buses around Alghero and to the neighbouring towns and resorts. A narrow gauge railway connects you with Sassari, the main town of the region. Rail connections then take you all over Sardinia to Cagliari and Oristano in the south and Olbia and the Costa Smeralda in the east. A weekly train in the summer goes from Sassari to Tempio, a mountain spa town with an interesting market and then on to Palau in the north of the Costa Smeralda

Walking tours and horse riding : You can reach Alghero with Ryanair low cost plane, from London, Barcelona, Madrid, Frankfurt-Hahn, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oslo Torp, Weeze, Memmingen, Billund, Bratislava, Pisa, Milan and Rome. The airport is 10 minutes from the town. Thomson have a weekly flight from London Gatwick too. Easyet flies from London Gatwick, Bristol UK, Basel and Milan to Olbia airport, 90 mins by car from Alghero. There is a railway-station with connections from Olbia, Sassari and Cagliari. To reach Alghero by car, follow indications from the SS131 motorway and turn-off on 291 highway to Alghero.

The renters can provide accompanied walking tours near Alghero. There are short walks along the beach and sand dunes to the nearby town of Fertilia, half day walks along the coast to the vantage point of Punta Giglio with its magnificent views of capo caccia and Alghero or half day walks inland in the hills around the beautiful monastary of Valverde.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gordon Coales (Property Manager)
Member since: 2002
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian

About Gordon Coales

We are an English couple who live in Alghero all year round. We have rented apartments in Alghero since 2002 and are always on hand to meet our renters and provide assistance and holiday advice.

Gordon Coales purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Gordon Coales chose Alghero Town

This apartment is ideal for families and groups of adults who want to be near the beaches and only a short walk from the old town of Alghero. There is everything you need for a great holiday including a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning and a washing machine.

What makes this apartment unique

Closeness to the beaches, size, large sitting area, two balconies, airconditioning, two double bedrooms, first floor, quiet location

Reviews

4.6
based on 8 traveler reviews

Lovely, large apartment near Lido beach & old town with wifi and aircon
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews
4

Excellent apartment

  • 4 of 5

Me and my family had a wonderful stay in the apartment. It has git enough space and is close to everything. A 15 minute walk next to the sea and port supported by palm trees will bring you to the old town of Alghero. It is simply beautiful.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for the price

  • 5 of 5

The owner is very welcoming, the apartment is spacious, clean and perfectly well equipped. May be a little cramped for 7 but fitted the five of us wonderfully. It's very close to the beach and there are lots of beach stuff you can borrow, and is only a 10-15 seaside walk to the old town. There are some very nice restaurants nearby as well, along with a takeway pizza just down the road.

Five stars, couldn't ask for more! Don't be put off by what looks like a rather grim exterior.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Alghero

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment, clean and well presented having everything that is needed - including parasols and snorkels! Apartment exetremely comfortable with plenty of room. Ideal location, very close to beach, handy for the shops and in a quiet residential area but within a short walk to the old town.

Owners easy to communicate with, very welcoming and gave great tips on what to do and see! Would definately stay again and recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very good apartment

  • 4 of 5

HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PROPERTY. stayed there for 10 nights last summer. very good value for money and very good distance from beaches and town centre. very close to supermarkets and amenities. and the ice creams in sardinia are to die for!!

good luck and happy holidays to everyone searching

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice place ckose to the beach

  • 5 of 5

Really nice apartment close to the beach, supermarkets and restaurants. The apartment was clean and fully funktional for a familly of 5. We got verry well taken care of at our arrival. This was the ultimate hollyday experience!

//Margareta

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

ottima soluzione!

  • 5 of 5

Ottima posizione, ottimo equipaggiamento, pulito e silenzioso.

Proprietario preciso e cordiale.

Da consigliare!

Grazie Gordon. Elisabetta e Marcello

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grazie Elisabetta e Marcello, Era un piacere ospitare questi ospiti. Speriamo che tornino presto. Gordon
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Alghero (Ryanair)
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Alghero Lido
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Porto Torres (Genova)
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Fertilia
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Alghero
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Sassari
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Alghero Lido
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Lido
Car: not necessary

Alghero is on the north-west coast of Sardinia and is called the Coral Riviera. It has beautiful beaches safe for children, a rugged coast good for walking and is 10 mins from Alghero airport. Alghero is a superb holiday centre with good sandy beaches on either side of the town. There are organised beaches where you can hire loungers and umbrellas and further on there is a free area with sand dunes and some cafés. To the north-west is Alghero bay and Fertilia, with past it Porto Conte bay with glorious free beaches suitable for families. The picturesque old town of Alghero has an abundant choice of cafés and restaurants and good shopping too. The most elegant old streets surround the cathedral, at the centre of the town. There is a boat trip to the enchanting caves of Nettuno near Capo Caccia and other day boat trips as well. Outside Alghero there are interesting trips to Bosa in the south with a wonderful coast road and Stintino in the north with its fascinating harbour.

Other Activities: snorkeling expeditions to the coral reefs

Golf: There are golf facilities in Stintino to the north which is a beautiful hilltop 9 hole course. To the south there is a beautiful 18 hole course on the coast near Oristano. There is a driving range in Sassari

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Rates & Availability

La Pietraia Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Autumn
Sep 24 2016 - Oct 21 2016
4 night minimum stay
$56
$392
$673
 
 
Autumn1
Oct 22 2016 - Nov 5 2016
4 night minimum stay
$50
$359
$673
 
 
Winter
Nov 6 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$45
$280
$616
 
 
Autumn2
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
$67
$437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn3
Jan 9 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
$45
$280
$616
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
 
Easter
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 21 2017
5 night minimum stay
$67
$437
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 22 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$50
$336
$729
 
 
Spring2
May 27 2017 - Jun 23 2017
5 night minimum stay
$62
$426
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer1
Jun 24 2017 - Jul 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$605
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer1
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$824
$2,242
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer2
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
$67
$448
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn5
Sep 23 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$56
$359
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$84
From
$56
Fri,Sat
$560
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates are for 4 people staying, 5 euro per person per night for extra people up to a maximum of 6. Rates include sheets and towels and beach towels, the electricity, gas and water and the final cleaning.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

La Pietraia Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • 1 double, 1 twin, 1 cot
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The apartment has a large sitting/dining room, two bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom and two balconies The main bedroom sleeps 2 with a proper double bed with plenty of wardrobe and drawer space. The second bedroom has two single beds which can be pushed together to make a double bed. The day room has a large dining table, a double bed-settee and a single folding bed. The kitchen is well-equipped with a gas cooker, with oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge/freezer and ample cupboard space. The bathroom has a mains hot water shower, washbasin, bidet, toilet and a washing machine. The balconies are ideal for having breakfast or enjoying an evening drink. There is heating for renting in the winter. There are linen and towels provided with duvets and blankets for the colder months. There is an iron and ironing board and a drying rack. There is some beach equipment provided. There is a cot available. There is wifi internet access available. There is airconditioning.

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