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Superb AIR CONDITIONED apartments ( Studio, 1 bedroom & 2 bedroom ) FREE WI-FI - 1 bedroom apartment

Bedrooms 1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Resort Solcosta

The Solcosta Apartments Resort is located approximately 4km from the beach and Old Town of Albufeira and consists of three small blocks of 25 apartments around a large swimming pool in 2 bed, 1 bed and studio apartments variety (we can also accommodate larger families in a few apartments ) All apartments are fully air conditioned with sat TV, direct dial telephones, safes, balconies, free WI-FI, full bathrooms & fully equipped kitchens. Mature garden, large outdoor swimming pool and children's pool with plenty of sun loungers, coin laundry, parking, Reception bar, pool bar with ping-pong table & snooker table in July & Aug, dental clinic, hairdresser, courtesy minibus April-October to the centre of Albufeira and fully equipped gymnasium. Conveniently located nearby are various restaurants, bars, bus stop, supermarket, market, chemist, baker, butcher, banks, paper shop and local church.

- All rates are per apartment per week in euros (not per person).


- Arrivals any day of the week (flights are usually cheaper midweek).

- Shorter stays than 1 week possible, subject to availability.

- 50% deposit required when making a reservation.

For bookings made now for spring and summer 2018 it’s also possible

to pay now 25% deposit and second 25% deposit - 8 weeks before arrival

( please let us know if you prefer this option )

- Balance ( 50% ) is payable in reception on arrival.

- Payment can be made by bank transfer or with Visa / MasterCard.

Payment instructions will be send together with booking confirmation.

More details on our resort:

All apartments are furnished with a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning and heating system, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, wireless internet, safe, full bathroom and a balcony with either a pool side or village/country view.

Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens Solcosta offers its guests an outdoor swimming pool and separate children's pool, snack bar with ping-pong table and snooker table in July and August, coin laundry, private parking, Reception bar open all year, dental clinic, hairdresser, courtesy minibus from April to October to the centre of Albufeira and fully equipped gymnasium.

Mature garden with shaded areas if required, very attractive pond with fountain & small bridge running length of reception which contains large fish/turtles

Safe and well lit premises with CCTV in operation. Large lawn behind the resort very popular with the kids. Outdoor barbeque area. Maid service included every 3 days. Bed linen and bathroom towels included.

FREE wireless internet !


We also have beautiful 3 bedroom villas with private gardens and pools. Please see property 7717 and on Owners Direct property P7409.

Alternatively we can offer air conditioned 1 & 2 bedroom apartments or bedroom with private bathroom at superb Villa Eber in Albufeira with large swimming pool, maid service and private parking. For more information and photographs please see property 5841.


For guests wishing to rent a car we can make arrangements with a local car firm at competitive rates with efficient and personal service. You can pick up the car at Faro Airport or have it delivered direct to Resort Solcosta.

We can also reserve a taxi or a minibus from Faro Airport. The driver will await your arrival and bring you direct to the Resort.

The costs is from €36.00 for up to 4pax and €48.00 for up to 6pax and the journey usually takes about 35 minutes.

Air conditioned courtesy minibus available from the Resort to the centre of Albufeira and beaches

( April to October - twice per day Monday to Friday )

There is now also a local bus service every 30 minutes with the bus stop 150 meters from the resort to all parts of Albufeira including Old Town, Marina and the strip.

Golf, water parks, Zoomarine, Algarve Shopping with cinemas and golden beaches of Albufeira are only a few minutes by car.

A superb choice for your dream holiday at an unbeatable price !

- OUR BEST EVER WINTER SUN 2017 / 2018 SPECIAL OFFER – Stay minimum 1 month from November 2017 to April 2018 and get unbelievable rates as follows :

- Studio apartment - €550.00 PER MONTH

- 1 bedroom apartment - €650.00 PER MONTH

- 2 bedroom apartment €750.00 PER MONTH

WINTER SUN rates do not include electricity which will be charged at €0.28 per kilowatt plus VAT and payable locally each month.

WINTER SUN rates include maid service once per week with change of linen and towels.

Limited availability - BOOK EARLY !

More Details
Registration Number : 38881/AL

Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, portuguese, polish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Andrew, Just returned from our two weeks holiday at the Solcosta Apartments.It was really terrific.The apartment, pool complex and service were all wonderful and being away from the hustle and bustle of the main resorts was just perfect for us.The apartment position overlooking the pool was ideal also-thank you for that;maybe you could arrange for us to have the same apartment next year ?? We will definitely be returning.

Thanks again John and Katrina Duncan & girls( e-mail address of Mr/s Duncan can be supplied on request )....Just felt we should write to thank you for a lovely holiday, totally helped by yourself. The apartment and it's surroundings are beautiful, clean, spacious and perfect for a Family holiday.Our friends who were staying over in Vale de Parra were very impressed with what we had and what we paid for it.All in all, we had a wonderful holiday and were only sorry we didn't take 2 weeks.Next time!

Helen,Steve,Carly,Katie,Jessica & Samantha Humphreys
Nov 2007
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Available Rentals

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- Please note all the above rates are for a 1 bedroom apartment based on 3pax. Extra person €70.00 per week.

- Included in the price is air conditioning, electricity, water, beds linen, bathroom, towels, maid service
every 3 days, final cleaning, use of swimming pool, sun loungers, use of gymnasium, courtesy minibus to old
town and beaches, parking, WI-FI in the apartment and around the resort


Ferreiras Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Doubles also available
  • Bedroom can have a double bed or 2 single beds. 2 single beds / sofas in lounge
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 40 garden chairs
  • 40 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.75 based on 9 reviews

Large clean and tidy apartment

  • 4 of 5

Booked for a family stay. On the bus route 10 mins out of town.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ann, Thank you very much for your review, great to know your family was comfortable staying with us found the apartments spacious and enjoyed the location of the resort. Kind regards to all Family Andrew
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Comfort and friendly place

  • 5 of 5

We were three of us - me, my wife and our grandson - staying in one-bedroom apartment of Solcosta for 11 nights. Large rooms with air conditioning, full kitchen will all amenities, bathroom with a full bath, and large terrace that faced the pool created the qualitative comfort for living. All shops are easily accessible by car.

All our enquiries including our special request to park our rented car in internal yard were satisfied.

Even rain umbrellas were there! However, the only thing we missed during our stay were sun umbrellas and, maybe, the other beach 'equipment' to rent in order to take away and use in nice and extremely sunny Algarve beaches we visited during our stay. If they would be present they will ensure the needed protection.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your fantastic review, good to know you arrived home safely and have enjoyed your stay at Resort Solcosta and the beaches of Albufeira. Really pleased the spacious apartment met your expectations and you have enjoyed the pool view balcony from your apartment. It’s a good idea for some beach umbrellas for hire and you are right, those are needed on hot day on the beach. Wish you a good summer back home and best wishes to all the Family Andrew
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A wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

Dear Andrew,

At home in Ireland again...missing the sun. I want to thank you very much for being so kind and welcoming in booking our holiday in Solcosta Apartments. We had a wonderful wonderful time Andrew.

The transfer from and to the airport was great that you helped organising. We asked for a 1st floor apartment if possible and that is what we got, thank you Andrew. The bright apartment had plenty of room for the 3 of us and a balcony. It had aircondition which was great when it got very warm. The kitchen was equipped for a bit of cooking if you wanted to.

We mostly ate out in the evenings between staying in the village or going into Albufeira. We took a taxi which costed 9-10 Euros one way ( about 5 km ). There was a local bus around the corner from the hotel to Albufeira. You would have to change buses half way at the Albufeira Camping and costing the same as the taxi we were told. Therefor we used the taxi instead. If you were hiring a car there was a small carpark to park in.

Ferreiras is a lovely calm and quiet village with butcher, supermarket, a morning market selling fish, fruit and vegetables, small bakery, few cafes within walking distance and some restaurants. Everyone were so nice and friendly.

If you want a lot of bars and night clubs, Albufeira would be a better choice but if relaxing and staying in a smaller place is your thing, Ferreiras could be for you.

Also a big huge thank you to Gomez, Jose, Sergio, the lady in the laundry, the cleaning ladies and all the staff at Solcosta. If guests needed anything there was no problems to ask the staff.

We are all hoping we can go back soon again. Thank you once again Andrew and everyone else at Solcosta.


Claudia Brendan and Nicole.

july 2016

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Claudia, Brendan and Nicole, Thank you very much for such a superb review ! I am sure your comments will be very helpful for our future guests to choose the best location for their next holiday I am truly delighted you have enjoyed Albufeira and your stay at Resort Solcosta and have shown your review to our staff, making their day ! Thank you. Wish you a good rest of the summer back in Ireland and hope to hear from you in the near future if you decide to return to the Algarve. Best wishes to all the Family Andrew
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Rotherham South Yorkshire

27th aug to 1st sept Solcosta Apts

  • 5 of 5

we have just returned from a fabulous break in the Algarve staying in a one bedroom self catering apartment. The apartment was very clean and very spacious. The dining table in the apartment was broken when we arrived but was promptly replaced. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The nearby supermarket and fruit and veg market was only a short walk away and enabled us to buy everything we needed very easily indeed. The little kind lady in the coffee shop nearby arranged all our taxi's for us. We will not hesitate recommending these apartments to our friends and relatives. Oh and one last thing....we had three balconies.....great for following the sun around!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mottingham, London, England.

What a lovely week we had!

  • 5 of 5

We found the Solcosta apartments on the internet and booked with no recommendations from anyone so we crossed our fingers and hoped it was as good as it looked! We were not disappointed, what a lovely find, we were made welcome from the start.

The apartment was clean and spacious, if i want to be critical, the only problem was that the cooker was older than me and didn't work but who wants to cook on holiday!!! We had a 2 bed apartment with balcony overlooking the lovely large and very clean swimming pool. The week was so relaxing, there was no fighting over sunbeds and quiet late evenings on the balcony, bliss.

We ate locally a couple of times, at first it appears that there isn't much around the apartments but once you explore there are restaurants and bars to be found. We got a taxi into the Old Town on other nights which only cost 7 euros each way and took no longer than 10 mins, we loved the Old town, it was much bigger than expected.

Lastly i would like to give Gomesh (I think thats how you spell it) a special mention, he is a LEGEND! Not only did he run the snack bar and cook the best burgers and toasties, he was so welcoming, friendly and helpful, thank you Gomesh.

I would 100% recommend this place to anyone and we will definately be back.

Many thanks.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2010
  • Stayed: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great review ! Really happy you have enjoyed your stay. We have added a note on the cookers to avoid confusion that one of the hot plates is off and the other 3 can be used. Gomes was really happy when he has seen what you wrote about his burgers, thank you very much ! Hope to hear from you some time in the near future. Best wishes Andrew
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Sheffield UK

Solcosta 1 bedroom apartment - September 08

  • 5 of 5

The facilities provided were excellent, rooms very comfortable and the property located conveniently for visiting all parts of the Algarve. Very good pre-visit information.

The pool was excellent, very clean and like all the rest of the grounds, very well maintained, room service very good -ample clean linen, towels etc..

At the time of our visit the snack bar etc. were not in use but the bar at reception was available with friendly service.

Close to Albufiera where there are loads of restaurants - the Three Crowns is very good, a little difficult to find but well worth the effort.

Altogether a very enjoyable holiday.

Recommended - my son and I will certainly come again.


  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2008
  • Stayed: September 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Across the road from the resort
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Ferreiras - Albufeira
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Just around the corner from the resort
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Albufeira Old Town
Car: recommended

Algarve is a region renowned for its mild and sunny climate, its miles of glorious sandy beaches with their stunning rock formations and its excellent sport facilities. It boasts an average of 3000 hours of sunshine per year. It’s mild all year round with virtually no rain in the summer months. February sees the start of the spring and it's warm in October. The old town of Albufeira which perches on the cliff top overlooking the beach, retains a distinctive Moorish character and you can still see the fisherman bringing in their catch on Praia dos Pescadores (Fisherman’s beach) There are two excellent local restaurants with bars open until late just 50 metres from the resort and two more within 5 -10 minutes walk (one of them serving only famous chicken piri-piri at fantastic prices!) Algarve Shopping with large food store, many restaurants, bowling and cinemas is only a few minutes by car as is Zoomarine, Albufeira Marina, water parks and golf.

Golf: There are currently 25 courses in the space of 100 miles of coastline, with more under construction. Most of the Algarve golf courses are within half an hour drive from our Resort, some only 15 minutes. Over the last few years the Portuguese Open has been hosted variously at Penina, Villa Sol and Sao Lourenzo, all of which may be included in the list of top European championship courses. Warm playing conditions and immaculately manicured fairways and greens are the norm in the Algarve. Whatever your level of skills or dedication there is a course for you in the Algarve.