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Apt. Vila da Praia, with sea views, direct beach nearby, WiFi (7612 / AL)

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

1 living, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, balcony with sea view

The spacious, modern and with great attention to detail furnished non-smoking apartment is located in a just a few years old, secure and quiet complex amidst a beautifully landscaped and very well maintained gardens with communal swimming pool and children's pool, 300 meters from the kilometer-long sandy beach and approx 5 minutes walk from the village center. The apartment is assigned its own underground parking. In addition, there is parking both on the site and on the road. All kinds of shops, restaurants, bars, banks, etc. are within walking distance of the village and in a few minutes.

The regularly used by us as a second home and for longer stays and therefore above average and very comfortable apartment. 2 OG is accessible either by stairs or lift. The bedroom (north side) has two single beds with orthopedic mattresses and suitable for allergy bedding, a built-in wardrobe and a chest of drawers with mirror. The indoor bathroom is spacious, with sink, bath with shower, bidet, WC, hair dryer and ample storage space. Towels, linens and beach towels are provided. The cleaning of the apartment is done 2 times a week for stays of 7 days; including 1x a week.

In the hall are coat hooks and a shoe rack.

The living / dining room (south side, Meeerblick) is furnished with a 2-3-seater sofa, a sofa bed (1.80m long) as a bed for 2 people (mattresses at different heights), 1 armchair, 1 sideboard, 1 bookshelf , Dining table with 4 chairs, cable TV and radio / CD player with ipod docking station, a DVD player, air conditioning, etc., as well as WiFi connection.

The kitchen, also on the south side with sea views, is new and very well equipped with fridge / freezer, oven, hob, extractor fan, washing machine and dishwasher, granite counter tops and plenty of storage space. Kettle, hand blender, toaster, table grill are available as well as plenty of dishes and many other kitchen utensils, iron and ironing board. On the balcony with direct sea view with a table and six chairs, two high-back chairs and a large parasol.

The whole apartment smoke detectors are installed. Smoking is not allowed inside the apartment.

The facility is barrier-free as there is no need to use the stairs thanks to an existing lift. Access to the outdoor area, the garden and the pool is free of suitable levels and for the disabled. The apartment itself is accessible substantially; Exception: Entry into the bathtub.

The accesses to the beach have been redesigned in recent years and also barrier-free. During the season, loungers and parasols are available for an additional fee there. Several Stand Restaurants offer a comprehensive service.

The apartment is recognized as a holiday apartment and fully licensed under the license apartment no. 7612 / AL. Please note that due to changes in statutory requirements immediately a copy of your passport / ID card must be presented upon reservations.

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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018


Alvor Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Eingangstüren zur Anlage sind geschlossen zu halten. Die Poolordnung ist zu beachten. Reservierung von Sonnenliegen ist nicht gestattet.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Inner bath, washbasin, mirror, bathtub with shower, bidet, toilet, storage facilities, hairdryer, laundry basket
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 2 twin/ single
  • 1 bedroom with two single beds, fitted wardrobe, dresser with mirror, folding shutters in front of the window; orthopedic mattresses and bedding suitable for allergy sufferers
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Apt. Vila da Praia, with sea views, direct beach nearby, WiFi (7612 / AL)
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
Leigh on sea Essex

Modern, clean, safe and central apartment - would definitely recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Great communication from start to finish with Ursula the owner who could not have been any more helpful!

The apartment is modern, airy, well equipped with has great views over the pool and sea in the distance.

The complex is maintained to a high standard and safe due to key entry gates. Lovely pool area and pleasantly surprised that sun beds are not reserved from dawn!

Centrally located, no need for a car, easy walk into town, to the beach and to the local supermarket.

Will definitely be looking to return in the future!

Thank you Ursula.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is certainly one of the nicest feedbacks which we have received so far; thank you so much for your kind words! We are very happy that you could thoroughly enjoy your stay and that we did not promise too much. Indeed, Alvor is lovely and meets nearly all the requirements you may have. And Vila da Praia is great - both by location and maintenance. We are looking forward to have you back.
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Really nice apartment in a lovely town

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from a 10 day stay at this apartment in Alvor.

I have to say it has been one of the most comfortable apartments we have rented.

The apartment had absolutely everything that you could have wanted including pool towels, high end kitchen appliances, comfortable beds, well appointed balcony (which we used constantly for meals) and was very spacious.

The local agent Tanya was very helpful on arrival, and responded in less than half an hour to a minor problem that needed the maintenance engineer to attend.

The complex was very clean, and the pool area was well looked after and didn't seem too busy (start of July).

The location is ideal, being less than 5 minutes walk to all the restaurants and bars in town, and about 5 minutes to the excellent beach.

We thoroughly enjoyed this holiday as our first visit to Portugal, and would certainly recommend the apartment and indeed Alvor to anyone looking for a comfortable relaxing holiday in this area.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind feedback. Yes, indeed, the location of the Vila da Praia is ideal - only minutes to both beach and village centre with all its restaurants, bars, shops etc. We are very happy that you enjoyed your first stay in Portugal so much; we hope too, that it will not have been your last one.
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ideal location

  • 5 of 5

second stay at this lovely apartment ideal location close to beach 5 mins away sea view local bars close by main bars and restaurants 10 min walk 5 mins to bus stop to logos or other local beaches apartment is well equipped wi fi is excellent as is the kitchen

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your second stay as much as the first one. It was a pleasure for us to have you back! We agree with you - the location of the complex is ideal. Close to the beach, close to Alvor centre and the bus stop nearby.
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Super apartmement and great location

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment. Very spacious and contained everything that we needed for two weeks. Our communications with Ursula were always very friendly and fast. The location is fantastic for the beach and the town. We look forward to returning again. Sheila

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Sheila, for your kind feedback. We are more than happy that we met your expectations and that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. We are definitely looking forward to host you again.
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Brilliant apartment in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Ursulas apartment. We have stayed in Alvor several times before but this was the first time at Vila da Praia and we thoroughly enjoyed. The apartment was lovely and spacious and contained everything that we needed for our 10 day stay. Our communications with Ursula before booking our trip were great and we were met with her agent in the resort at the agreed time etc. We will definitely be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Apartment in a Brilliant Location !

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well equipped apartment. This was our sixth stay at Vila da Pria and this was easily the best one we have stayed at. Towels are changed twice a week unlike other places and the kitchen utensils are good quality so it is possible to self cater.

We will be returning next year ...

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your feedback. We are pleased to hear that everything was to your satisfaction. We are looking forward to have you back next year!
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Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Alto Golf
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
A 22
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: not necessary

The nearest airport is Faro. From there you can either take a taxi, a separately booked transfer or rent a car directly further from the airport. The transfer time Faro Alvor is approximately one hour. Meanwhile, there are some professional transfer providers that can be booked directly through the Internet. Transfer prices are dependent on the size of the vehicle, number of people, complete or partial transfer. Basically, it can be said that expected for 1-2 people group transfers, since they must be paid per person. More than 2 people go cheaper with a private transfer, since a package price for the vehicle is required. The price for a single trip Faro-Alvor, depending on the provider between EUR 56 - 85th

Alvor is located on the so-called rock Algarve, where cliffs alternate with bizarre rock formations and sandy beaches, which makes the landscape attractive and varied. The place was originally a small fishing village, whose character and charm is still well preserved. Its location on a natural harbor and along a mile-long, sandy and gently sloping beach Alvor make an ideal holiday destination not only for families with children, but also for holidaymakers who like to take long beach or cliff walks. The beach is farmed during the season and also in the high season, plenty of space.

The original location of Alvor is predominantly rural character, ie low and small houses (former fishermen's houses), but these were mostly converted into shops and cottages. In order not to destroy the charm of the place, the building height in Alvor is limited between beach and town center to a maximum of three floors, which was strictly enforced in buildings from the 80s. However, there are a few eyesores from previous years who enjoy grandfathering.

Vacations in Alvor are characterized by peace, relaxation and space. From spring to autumn, life is predominantly from the day on the beach. Lively nightlife you could not find, but does not mean that there is no nightlife. The recreational opportunities in Alvor are composed mostly maritime. In the vicinity there are several attractions such. B. ZooMarine in Albufeira, a water park or the zoo in Lagos etc.

Golfers will find in the Algarve beautiful golf courses, some of which are near Alvor. Since the Algarve is overall not very big and Alvor something left from its center, also more distant places are still easily accessible.

On the beach of Alvor there during the season, boat hire and kite surfing. Further highly suitable for the Algarve activities include hiking, diving, sailing, cycling and at some beaches and surfing.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $184.32

Nebenkosten incl. Reinigung 2 x wöchentlich sind im Mietpreis inbegriffen.
Aufenthalt ohne Reinigungsservice nach Absprache mit dem Vermieter möglich; Endreinigung obligatorisch.
Mindestaufenthalt 7 Tage.
Langzeitmieter willkommen; Konditionen sind mit dem Vermieter gesondert zu vereinbaren.
Das Apartment gestattet eine max. Belegung mit 4 Personen; weitere Gäste sind nicht erlaubt.
Ankunft jeden Wochentag möglich
Check-in am Anreisetag frühestens 15.00h, Check-out am Abreisetag spätestens 10.00h.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.