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3 bed Apartment with WIFI in Porto de Mos, Lagos: 5 minute walk to the beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,345 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Lovely self catering first floor apartment with shared pool & jacuzzi

This fully air-conditioned, first floor apartment has been built and finished to the highest specifications. It offers private spacious accommodation for 6 people but can accommodate up to 8. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi bath and opens onto shared balcony with second bedroom which is a twin bedroom with view of the pool. The third bedroom is a twin and has a private balcony. The living area is well equipped with luxury sofas and a solid wood dining table with 8 chairs. There is also a 32' LCD TV, DVD (large DVD library) and CD player with MP3 connection and multi room speaker system. We also have wi-fi access. The living area opens onto the balcony with view of the pool and garden and has a table and chairs and private sun loungers. The kitchen is also fully equipped with modern appliances inc. dishwasher and leads onto the rear patio with table and chairs. There is secure underground parking. The bustling centre of nearby Lagos is only 3 km drive and offers countless attractive restaurants, high quality shopping and a vibrant night life with clubs and bars to suit all tastes. Porto De Mos is ideally situated to take advantage of the western Algarve's exceptional golf courses and facilities as well as other outdoor activities including surfing and fishing with sea fishing trips leaving from Lagos marina several times a day. The beach offers first class facilities and is popular with the local and visiting Portuguese and it is home to two quality restaurants & a further Michelin guide restaurant; Porto de Mos beach is a few minutes walk of the development.

Registration Number : 18540/AL

Owner
Jane Barter
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Jane Barter

We are a family of 6 (all the children are boys). After visiting the Algarve when our youngest son was 5 we fell in love the place, the relaxed charm - particularly of Porto de Mos was very appealling as it made a perfect family holiday location. As the children have grown older it seems to have adapted to their eclectic range of interests - from surfing to rock climbing, quiet nights in the local beach bars to more lively times in Lagos' centre, from hiking to lounging round the pool or on the beach - It's a place that keeps everyone very happy. And with an average of 300 sunny days per year and a constant gentle breeze it's perfect getaway for both summer and winter.

Jane Barter purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Jane Barter chose Porto de Mós

The 'location' - according to a local surveyor there are no more than 100 properties along the whole Algarve Coastline in such a location

What makes this apartment unique

It suits most holidaymaker's requirements - it's away from it all which allows for peace and quiet but the beautiful and busy town of Lagos accommodates for those who like to party. Plenty of activities during the day but there's always a beautiful deserted cove to be found not too far away.

Amenities

Porto de Mós Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1345 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes providing ample storage space. A cot or z bed can be added for a small charge. Sofa bed for 2 adults is also available. Prices available on request.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The apartment has electric shutters throughout. The front door of the apartment has a high quality security door. The impressive block entrance is entered by use of a key, a code or video entry system. There are allocated parking spaces in the underground garage, with direct access from here to the block stairwell. Street parking is also available.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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3 bed Apartment with WIFI in Porto de Mos, Lagos: 5 minute walk to the beach
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews
5

Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

Excellent apartment and very well equipped for our large group. A bit of a walk to the large supermarket made more tiring by the hills and the heat. A car would have made things easier but maybe we would have spent more! Pool cleaned a couple of times while we were there and the gardeners came in to mow the lawns and trim the hedges too so very well kept. Excellent wifi connection which kept our teenagers happy! A little hiccup with the dvd player was sorted out immediately by Richard, great service. Had a great time and would go back tomorrow if I could!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice spacious apartment in a nice setting.

  • 4 of 5

Overall we had a great time, my only real drawback comment would be the locations distance from Lagos. I feel it should be made clear on your website that if you are elderly or have young children, due to the heat, a car really is essential. We spent a fortune on taxis and goodness knows the number of hours we waited for one to come, or to take us back. Sometimes up to one hour, most frustrating. Also the walk to the nearest beach is about twenty minutes, not a five minute walk away.

Those are just my negative points, it was a lovely complex and we had a really good holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback – very pleased to hear you had a great time overall. I’m sorry you found the walk to the beach so long it takes us around 5 minutes to walk but obviously that would be increased if you’re with an elderly guest or very small children – your initial enquiry made no mention of that so I didn’t feel it necessary to raise. With regards to the taxi’s I can only imagine during this very busy season the taxi ranks may have struggled but I’ve never had either the expense or wait time raised as a problem before and we’ve never encountered that either. Nevertheless glad to hear it didn’t spoil your holiday
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5

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

Good quite location, nice pool and secure under ground parking

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great stay!

  • 5 of 5

6 of us stayed here on a golf trip in June 17. Perfect for our needs, very well maintained, everything was as good as new and the place was spotlessly clean. It was exactly as advertised and the owner was very easy to deal with, you cannot ask for more than that!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

We had a group of six and there was plenty of room in the apartment. It was very clean and modern. The pool was nice and clean. The beach was a short hike (bring your own beach towels and chairs) and there is a nice walking trail along the cliffs to the next city, the views are tremendous. We all took a kayak tour of the caves - outstanding. The only issue was that once we arrived, we had to immediately make a trip to the market for supplies like toilet paper, paper towels (perhaps this was an oversite). Lagos is a beautiful sight and would recommend to everyone. The owner is very responsive via emails.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely apartment, lovely setting

  • 5 of 5

A bright, spacious well equiped apartment. Only a few minutes walk from the beach and a couple of popular restaurants.

We had a little problem during our stay which was solved swiftly and efficiently by the management company and didn't imapct on our holiday.

There is a good Intermarché about 5 mins drive away and a well stocked Lidl just a little further towards Lagos.

There are buses and taxis but I would recommend using a hire car.

The pool area is lovely and the apartment has it's own sunbeds.

The beach is popular and can be busy but a short walk along the sand will take you to quieter areas. The walk to the beach does involve a short descent over steep rough area by the car park which might be tricky to anyone who is unstable on their feet or for those pushing a buggy or wheelchair.

Porto de Mos and Lagos are both lovely, family friendly, relaxed resorts. There are lots of restaurants and shops in Lagos. The small Zoo de Lagos is worth a visit as is Cape St Vincent.

There are lots of dolphin watching trips available at the marina, we booked with Dizzy Dolphin and had a fantastic time.

I recommend this apartment and the whole area - we'll be back

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Beach Bar/Restaurants Campimar or Antonio's
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Portimao
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Boa Vista Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A22 to Faro
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Beach Bar/Restaurants Campimar or Antonio's
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Porto De Mos
Car: recommended

The golden sands of Porto Mos blue flag beach is just 400m away with a choice of a couple of great restaurants and snack bar cafes. For golfers you have four outstanding golf courses with the Boavista 18 hole golf course just a few minutes drive away. A few minutes in the car and you are in the centre of the picturesque and historical town of Lagos with its cobbled sidewalks and colourful market square, offering a variety of restaurants, bars, cafes, shopping and markets. The award winning Lagos Marina also boasts more beautiful sites, restaurants, bars and shops. Dolphin watching, boat trips and day excursions can all be booked from here. For children there are a variety of water and theme parks within a 30 minute drive. Altogether an idyllic family holiday location.

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $349.99

Booking Notes: A deposit of 20% of the rental charge (which is non refundable) is payable when making the reservation. The balance of the rental charge must be paid no later than eight weeks prior to your intended arrival date. The balance will include a £250 refundable breakage charge.
Flexible changeover days
Christmas and New Year are subject to a higher rate.
Any stay less than 1 week poa

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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