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Luxury 1 bed Apartment with communal Pool on the Algarve, Portugal

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Armação de Pêra Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bed (sleeps 4) Luxury apartment beside long sandy beach at Armacao de Pera

Luxury 3rd floor private apartment with communal pool, garden area and parking. 1 bedroom with two twin beds and two high quality sofa beds in the sittingroom. Sky Freeview TV, Portuguese TV and DVD with a large selection of DVD's provided. Books are also provided with some cards and board games. Apartment is wheelchair accessible and there are 2 lifts. Sleeps 2/4.

5 minutes stroll to the beach., restaurants, banks and supermarkets. Located on small quiet development. Plenty of Parking and friendly Portuguese owned coffee shop serving light meals, fresh bread and pastries across the road. There are 4 golf courses within 15 minutes drive and its 15 minutes drive to resorts of Carvoeiro and Albufeira.

Armacao de Pera is a beautiful resort to visit all year round. During the quieter off peak months the days are mostly sunny and the weather is warm. It is peaceful and we have swam in the sea in January!

The restaurants cater for all tastes and Portuguese food is exceptionally good and inexpensive.

There are lots of things to do, if you have children there are theme parks within a 10 minute drive. Zoomarine has dolphins and other sea life plus rides and water slides. Aqua Land is a large water park which is great fun for all the family. Crazy Zoo is a wonderful place to visit with all sorts of animals, crazy golf and bouncy castles.

For shopping the Algarve Shopping Centre is a 10 minute drive and there is a bowling alley and cinema showing English movies.

Check in is from 3pm and Check out before 12pm.

WI FI is now available.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 10, 2016
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based on 10 traveler reviews

Luxury 1 bed Apartment with communal Pool on the Algarve, Portugal
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews

Nice apartment, good location

  • 2 of 5

Nice apartment in a good location for our 5+ week stay, but:

-Air conditioning broke down before we got there, and neither the owner or her "representative" seemed at all interested in getting it repaired while we were there. I suspect it won't get fixed now until next summer when the owner next visits.

-Despite being advertised as having Sky Satellite TV, only 4-Portuguese channels are available. We were advised by a neighbour that Sky Satellite TV has not been in the area for over a year.

-Only 1-set of keys is provided by the owner (or her representative) to renters. Extremely inconvenient and even dangerous, since if the door is key locked from the outside, anyone left inside can't get out without a key, and in the event of a medical emergency, i.e. heart attack, or fire, etc., could die! Conversely, if someone goes out without a key and leaves it with someone in the apartment, the one without a key couldn't get back into the building or the apartment should the person with the key have gone out shopping, for a walk, etc. And if you happened to lose the key, you're screwed------- you couldn't even call or email for assistance, because my phone, laptop, phone numbers, email addresses, etc., would be locked in the apartment! And the whole situation could be solved by the owner cutting an extra set of keys for $10 Euros or less!!!

-The kitchen is poorly equipped. Every shelf on the inside door of the fridge was broken and stacked up on top of a cupboard. Cereal bowls and saucers are mismatched, and only 1-wine glass and 1-sorta wine glass were provided-----with more than 2-people, 1-would have to drink wine out of a water glass or coffee mug! Cookware was in poor shape---- 2-pots were unusable, the 3-frying pans should have been replaced years ago, and the largest pot didn't have a proper lid.

-The tri-fold type of shower door was cracked (repaired with tape) and moldy, and sometime wouldn't keep the water in the tub. Consequently, we had to mop the flooded bathroom floor at least 3-times.

-No cleaning products were left for us to keep the floors or the bathtub clean. Anyway, the mop was filthy and should have been replaced, and the mop pail wringer was broken.

-The barbeque on the balcony hadn't been cleaned for a long time, and the grate was filthy and should have been replaced----- so we didn't use it at all.

Despite all of the above, we had a wonderful vacation, and with proper care, upgrading and repair, this could be a fantastic rental!


  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place to Stay

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was as expected well maintained. Only disappointment was the balcony furniture which we found uncomfortable, could do with updating.

In an ideal location close to the beach and some great places to eat. Would recommend trying the Vista Mar and The Clipper. The promenade lovely to stroll along in the evening. Ideal base to explore the Algarve.A visit to Salgados Beach highly recommended and the sand sculptures at Pera.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I'm delighted you enjoyed your holiday. Vista Mar is our local restaurant and is really lovely, I'm so pleased you enjoyed it. We will certainly look at adding some more comfy chairs on the balcony and look forward to your next visit.
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Vancouver, canada

Portugese Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Well to begin with; I would heartily recommend Portugal to anyone, the country has a fabulous history and is stunning in places, the people are great and the food and drink is well priced and good quality. We stayed at Armarcao De Pera as a result of a recommendation from friends and found this place for rent on a website. The owners were honest and very helpful, they had a book listing things you could do in the area which proved a great resource. The apartment was clean and the amenities were great as well, we had satellite TV, great air conditioning and a working kitchen and laundry. The apartment is no more then a ten minute walk from the beach and we felt totally safe walking home at night. The apartment was also situated near the end of the beach so we were very close to the visually stunning cliffs and caves. Myself and my wife were on a budget and we felt we got great value for money, our "landlords" were great and we had one of the most romantic holidays of our lives.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and thank you for your kind words.
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Great holiday

  • 5 of 5

Myself & my boyfriend were looking for a relaxing break and that's exactly what we got. The apartment was well located & really well equipped which meant that we could choose to eat in or go out. We had a hire car (plenty of parking outside the apartment) and explored some of the coast while we were there, but we were also within walking distance of the gorgeous beach at Armacao de Pera. We'll definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ravensdale, Louth

Fantastic Stay May 2009

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was perfect, modern very well equipt from Kitchen to TV & extras. Pool lovely for the evening of our arrival but the beach is Magnificent. Easy stroll to great selection of Restaurants, the Thai in the Old town really good and very reasonable and the cocktails in the Havana Club worth a visit. We hope to be back soon with the kids.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Resort

  • 5 of 5

Your apartment is lovely and so well equiped! I was pleased to find it was so close to the beach and restaurants. We had a lovely holiday and hope to stay there again in 2009. Great resort for families, couples or singles looking for nice weather, good food and a great location.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
The Waterdog
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
Vista Mar
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Armacao de Pera

Faro Airport is 30 minute drive. Carvoeiro and Albufeira, both lively resorts are 15 minutes drive. Villamoura a lively resort with a large marina and exclusive golf courses is 20 minutes away. Four other golf courses can be easily reached within 15 minutes. Zoomarine is 5 minute drive, Aqualand is 10 minute drive and Algarve Shopping Centre is a 10 minute drive away. It is a large shopping centre with cinema (in English) and bowling. The long sandy beach of Armacao de Pera is a short 5 minute stroll from the apartment.

Golf: There are 4 golf courses situated within a 15 minute drive. These include Vale da Pinta, Quinta do Gramacho, Vale do Milho and Salgados. Information on other golf courses and their location is supplied in the information pack available on arrival.


Rates & Availability

Armação de Pêra Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

10% discount for stays longer than 2 weeks.
Great discounts offered for longer lets!

APRIL-MAY DEAL - 2 MONTHS FOR €1,600 (all bills included) great time for golfers or to just enjoy the lovely weather!
Christmas time is usually charged at a slightly higher rate, please enquire.

Returning clients will receive a 10% discount on their holiday of 1 week or more.

Check in is from 3pm and Check out before 12pm.

Prices are for the property per week in Euros.

A 30% deposit is required on booking with the remainder due 8 weeks before arrival.

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Armação de Pêra Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Separate luxury modern bathroom with bath, shower, wc, bidet, vanity unit and mirror. Tiled throughout.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • There are two single beds which can be pushed together with bedside locker, large wardrobe with mirror, dual air-conditioning/heating, patio doors leading to large balcony with built in BBQ. There is a baby cot & extra guest bed available.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
All linens and towels are provided for your stay but please bring your own beach towel. Sunbeds are provided by the pool for guest use but they are on a first come first served basis. Umbrella & holder is available in the apartment and can be brought down to the pool area. This is a non smoking apartment and we ask that you have consideration for other guest and their children by not smoking. Smokers are however welcome to smoke on the balcony with the patio doors closed once they dispose of their cigarettes safely.

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