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Penthouse, Marina View South

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps

Stunning Central Penthouse overlooking the Albufeira Marina Southview. 120 m2 Terraces. Curved enveloping Glass Facade. 15 minute walk to town center and beach along boat house and fishermen's wharf. 7 minute walks each to 2 great restaurants. Pool. The enormous terrace marina-view is just pre-destined for romantic meals and serious relaxation. The equally large back terrace has a great view towards the green hills.


Easy access to old town and beach through a short and very scenic walk; fishermen's wharf at 2 minutes, several good restaurants at short walking distance; cafes below apartments at Marina boardwalk. Albufeira is the contact point between the Lisbon highway and the Algarve. It is also the first stop on the Algarve of the Lisbon trains.

Albufeira is spotlessly clean, the people are extraordinary friendly, calm, helpful and tourism-savvy. The town is the most beautiful of the region, due to the hilly site, organically developed vernacular architecture and great beaches. You also got an elevator to get down to the wind protected beach.

Walking will take you to the best places. There are busses, TukTuk services, Taxis, etc...

In town there are great venues for shows and sports, entertainment strips, public olympic level pools. All conveniences, malls, shops of all kinds are either in-town or within a 20 minute drive.

More Details
Registration Number : 29470/AL

Owner/ Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, german, portuguese, swedish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 29, 2018

About Owner/ Property Manager

I am free-lance photographer and I have been living in Dubai for 8 years. My husband and I have lived in many countries. I was born in Germany and my husband in Finland. We both grew up in Brazil and did our university studies in the USA. After our studies we lived in the USA, France, Germany, Hong Kong, etc... We chose Portugal to live since we speak the language fluently and also because the Portuguese people are really fantastic. During our occasional absences, our designated caretaker will welcome our guests: The very friendly and hospitality-experienced Veronika Seres.

Owner/ Property Manager purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Owner/ Property Manager chose Cerro de Águia

When we arrived in the Algarve looking for a place to buy we fell in love with the view from this apartment. From the terrace and the main rooms the view is of the sailing boats moored in the marina. Just by turning one’s head to the left, can the open ocean appears in its turquoise glory.

We just fell in love with the place.

What makes this apartment unique

As mentioned, the apartment has the most fantastic view of the marina and the sea. The marina is accessed by simply walking down the building’s stairs. There are good restaurants and bars, coffee places just downstairs, along the boardwalk. A very good and cheap fish restaurant is just an 8-minute walk away. Our favorite weekend meal is the Sunday Roast in the Castelo do Mar restaurant, another short 5-minute walk away.


Cerro de Águia Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • marina
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Penthouse, Marina View South
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Lovely apartment, wonderful views!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this beautiful apartment for nine nights in May with our daughter and son-in-law and had an amazing holiday. The weather was great and the apartment was far in excess of what we had experienced before from holiday rentals in terms of luxury, space and views. The terrace was huge with all day sun

The kitchen was well equipped for self-catering. There is a café/bakery across the road which provided bread/croissants for breakfast and the Intermarche supermarket fifteen minutes away uphill provided all we needed for lunch, although we could have taken a taxi to Aldi and Lidl.

We ate out every night in either the marina itself or the Old Town (taxi 5 euros) trying a variety of Indian, Italian, Portuguese restaurants, plus Shallom for all you can eat ribs- great value. The best meal we had was at Dom Carlos (wonderful food and personal attention from the owners). We found Sharkey's Sports Bar below the apartment both friendly and convenient.

Veronika, our host, was friendly, enthusiastic and full of helpful suggestions for days out, although on this occasion we were reluctant to leave that beautiful huge sun terrace! Perhaps next time?

All-in all a wonderful holiday and highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are very happy that you enjoyed our apartment so much. You are always welcome to come back and stay with us. Hope to see you soon, All the best.
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  • 5 of 5

This place looks great in the pictures but it's even better in person . Beautiful huge windows overlook a fantastic patio which overlooks a beautiful Marina . We had a car parking was very convenient the location is very convenient . The information we received upon check-in is priceless . I could not say enough good things about this penthouse and hope someday in the future I will be able to come back .

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Patricia! We also would love to have you coming back. You're always welcome.
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Terrific penthouse apartment at Albufeira Marina

  • 5 of 5

We were really delighted with Corinne's modern penthouse apartment in one of the uniquely architectured blocks along the Albufeira Marina. To say it is spacious would not be doing justice to it - it is humungous! In particular, as it is a penthouse, the outdoor area covers the full footprint of the block itself and so there's so much space front and back that one could get lost without a map back! The views over the Marina are superb, of course. The living/kitchen area is more than adequate for two people and would be okay for 4. The bedrooms are a reasonable size and there are two bathrooms, both fully equipped. Veronika manages the apartment on site and couldn't be more helpful. She met us at the apartment on the first night (after a day of unprecedented rain that washed away much of Albufeira's old town) and gave us our orientation briefing. Then she sorted out a minor circuit breaker problem without fuss and was always on hand to answer questions or be generally helpful. There are a few restaurants/cafes/bars along the Marina and many more to open as the area is still relatively new. Particularly nice is Sharkys Bar, run by an energetic and friendly young English gentleman. He has sports and music on TV and serves some small snacks during the day. Beer on tap is Super Bock and Carlsberg. It was a home from home for us, even when the weather wasn't behaving itself. For eating, our restaurant of choice was A Tasca, a nice Portuguese restaurant on the Marina also. Very friendly and value service, great food (fish of course a speciality) with an overall authentic feel to the place. We didn't have a car on this holiday, but the apartment has secure parking available in the basement. The local Giro bus (Vermelha 1) serves this part of the Albufeira suburbs - it will bring you into Albufeira old town on its way to the Bus Station. All Giro buses start/finish at the Station and appear to be timed to allow easy connections from one to the other. The City Sightseeing Bus (Hop on Hop off) serves the apartment almost directly outside. If you request it, Corinne will arrange for Taxi pickup for her guests from Faro airport with Yellow Fish Taxi and for a round trip price of €60 you can't ask for a better service, efficient, fast and reliable. Overall, a fantastic apartment if you want space, quiet, good transport links and a modest selection of eating/drinking establishments close by.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have Ellen and Chris in our penthouse apartment. They are the perfect guests in all the senses. Easy going, relaxed and great to talk to. We would recommend them to any host but would prefer that they come to our place. Thank you also for the very positive and detailed review of inside and outside the penthouse. Welcome back!
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St Neots, Cambridgeshire

Amazing location with great facililities

  • 5 of 5

We rented the penthouse for 10 days and as it was our 44th wedding anniversary we looked for somewhere very special - we certainly found it ! The penthouse is on the 4th (top) floor of the middle of one of a series of small blocks of apartments. It has fantastic views from its huge terraces which directly overlook Albufeira marina, the local area and the sea. Included with the penthouse is access to a large on-site open air swimming pool and a secure parking space in the basement garage.

The apartment itself is very modern and filled with light from the large picture windows. It has a spacious lounge and dining room with a big kitchen that contains every amenity. The whole penthouse was spotlessly clean and it - and the block - was very well maintained.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a privilege to have the Barton couple celebrating their wedding anniversary in our best apartment (Penthouse). We are very happy that the expectations were met and that the occasion was a success. We wish you many more anniversaries, and that you will come back to us again an again. Communications with our property manager was great, and the place was kept spotless. Welcome back then, All the best, Corinne & Stefan
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  • 5 of 5

The apartment was amazing: beautiful views, enormous front and back terraces, impeccably clean, great decor and a thoughtful, extremely helpful host, Veronika! My family of four thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Thank you to the owners and Veronika for a memorable vacation!

Paula A.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear P. A. and family, A heartfelt big thanks for the personal and enthusiastic review. We have now, of course, identified you as an ideal guest profile in view of what we are trying to offer. So, we really hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again and again... Best regards, Corinne & Stefan Lund
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Excellent apartment and local facilities

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is high spec and very spacious... you could not really ask for anything more. The outlook over the marina is great and having so much patio space means you can find shade when you need to on a hot day. There is a large swimming pool nearby. The apartment has multiple air con units.

At the marina you can find multiple bars & restaurants as well as many boat trips and go-karting. My teenage kids really enjoyed the on site facilities. Veronika provided a really good service from the moment she met us on arrival and consistently sharing good local information.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely family! Great guests to have and hopefully have the pleasure to welcome back again and again. Appreciative guests make it all worthwhile, and give us the pleasant feeling of getting things right. As is clear through the received review, communications were excellent, which in turn led to a highly enjoyable guest experience. So, five-star guest to have! Corinne & Stefan
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Albufeira Marina
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Hotel Balaia Golf Village Resort & Golf
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Marina Albufeira
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Albufeira Beach


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $245.61
Cleaning Fee $60.17
extra person per day $12.28
Pet Fee $36.84

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.