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Luxury apartment. Virtually private pool & jacuzzi (child friendly). Free Wifi!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bed apartment, sleeps up to 6 in Porto De Mos, 500m from beautiful sandy beach

Luxury apartment with Internet access, sleeps 6 with pool and jacuzzi shared with only 6 other apartments instead of the usual 16 plus apartments. The ideal family holiday in the luxury resort of Porto De Mos, near to Lagos which has something for everyone.

Fully air-conditioned, first floor apartment, sleeps 6 (4+2) built and finished to the highest specifications. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with jacuzzi bath and opens onto a balcony. The second bedroom is a twin room. The living area is well equipped with two luxury sofas (one is a small double sofa bed), a dining table with 6 chairs, 32' LCD TV and Satellite TV. The living area opens onto a spacious balcony which is well equipped with a BBQ, solid wood table, 6 chairs and private sun loungers. The kitchen is fully equipped with brand new modern appliances. Ideal for young families, we include the use of a high chair and travel cot free of charge for your convenience. All windows have electric black out shutters.

Other property information.: Free Wifi included in the rental.

The apartment is entirely secure with electric gates, video entry phone, underground parking and a walled and gated pool area.

There are electric blackout blinds at windows and doors which makes this property perfect for families with children.

The numerous balconies to this property provide plenty of outside space and are well equipped with a BBQ, solid wood table, 6 chairs and private sun loungers.

There is also a heated pool and jacuzzi shared with a maximum of only 6 other apartments compared to the usual minimum share of 14 + apartments. This area is completely enclosed. There are also poolside showers available to use and toilets close by.

Distances: The beach is only 500 meters away. Porto De Mos beach and it’s beautiful white sandy beach is a short walk from the apartment. It is a fantastic place to relax with two lovely beach front restaurants and sun beds for hire. If you hire a car during your stay you can also take the opportunity to visit many of the other wonderful, picture postcard coves (to the west of Lagos) along the stunning coastline.

Car hire is recommended although not essential is an easy 45 min drive.

The local bus from Faro airport to Lagos town can take around two hours or you can take the train.

Nearest Airport: Faro at 75 Kilometers

Nearest Beach: Porto de Mos at 0.5 Kilometers

Nearest Bar/pub: Porto de Mos at 0.5 Kilometers

Nearest Golf: Boavista at 3 Kilometers

Nearest Restaurant: Porto de Mos at 0.5 Kilometers

Other activities: Lagos is a 5 minutes drive away and has a wonderful marina and beach. Beaches further afield (10 mins) include Dona Ana and Meia Praia.

Lagos Zoo, Barao de Sao Joao, open daily from 10am – small zoo with animals kept in good conditions, lemurs, monkeys, wallabies and many varieties of exotic birds.

Zoo Marine is an excellent day out and is a 20 min drive.

Other local activities include cycling, tennis, walking, sailing, fishing, surfing, swimming, horse riding, golf, water skiing, diving and wind-surfing.

There are plenty of lovely shops in Lagos, as well as a bustling market on the first Saturday of each month.

More Details

Owner
Jayne Bartrop or Lyndsey Graybrook
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 31, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We found this apartment spotlessly clean, spacious and well equipped. The children also loved the swimming pool. The beach nearby is only a few minutes walk away and we found it to be one of the best beaches we have visited in The Algarve; lovely cliffs, not too busy. Also good for sand castles! Antonio's restaurant at the beach is well worth visiting. Lagos is only a short hop by car or by low fare taxi. You could even walk in but perhaps not in the midday sun! All in all a really nice apartment in a great location which supported a brilliant holiday.
Jul 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
FARO
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Porto Do Mos
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Boa Vista
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Porto Do Mos
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
PORTO DO MOS
Car: recommended

Porto De Mos beach and it’s beautiful white sandy beach is a short walk from the apartment. It is a fantastic place to relax with two lovely beach front restaurants and sun beds available for hire. If you hire a car you can also take the opportunity to visit many of the other wonderful, picture postcard coves (to the west of Lagos) along the stunning coastline. A five minute drive or a leisurely 30 minute walk will bring you to Lagos, formerly the capital of the Algarve, it is a beautiful market town and one of the largest bays on the Algarve. Within the medieval walls, built to repel the Moorish invaders, there are an abundance of cafes and restaurants along the cobbled streets of the old town. It’s a world away from the popular resorts further down the coast. The marina de Lagos offers a touch of elegance with its restaurants, shops, bars and cafes and is also an important yachting center. Boating trips, dolphin watching trips and a variety of water sports can be arranged.

Golf: Nearby Courses:

Boa Vista

5 mins by car; fairly new course, 18 hole championship course and driving range; Par 71; 6,053m.

Parque da Floresta

10 mins by car; most westerly course in the Algarve; Par 72; 5,670m.

Palmares

10-15 mins by car; first 9 holes links, second nine slightly hillier; Par 71; 5,961m.

Penina

15 mins by car; 18 hole Championship course - Par73 / 6,343m; 9 hole Resort course - Par 35 / 2,987m; Academy course - Par 30 / 2,035m.

Alto club

15-20 mins by car; rolling countryside; Par 72; 6,125m.

Amenities

Porto de Mós Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Ensuite - toilet , shower
    Poolside - toilet , shower
  • The two bathrooms (family bathroom and en-suite to bedroom 1) are finished with high quality fittings and are both immaculately tiled. The fittings include a toilet, bidet, sink unit, hydrotherapy bath and shower. There is also a poolside shower and toilets.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedroom 1 is spacious and has a king size bed, plenty of wardrobe space and an en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 is spacious with twin beds and a large wardrobe. A small double sofa bed is available in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our pool is shared with a maximum of only 6 other apartments not the usual 16 plus apartments. However, the nearest beach is only 500 meters away and the nearest golf course is a couple of minutes drive. Lagos town center is a five minute drive away or a leisurely 30 minute walk. Quality kitchen fitted with granite worktops and stainless steel accessories. There is a ceramic hob, electric oven, fridge, microwave and a washing machine. The living area is well equipped with two luxury sofas (one of which is a small double sofa bed) and for indoor dining there is a dining table with 6 chairs. There is also a 32' LCD TV, Satellite TV and DVD player. An ipod docking station for your music is provided. The living area opens onto a spacious balcony. The balcony is well equipped with a built in BBQ, solid wood table, 6 chairs and private sun loungers. This apartment is particularly ideal for families with young children, as we include the use of a high chair and travel cot free of charge

Reviews

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Luxury apartment. Virtually private pool & jacuzzi (child friendly). Free Wifi!
average rating of 4.56 based on 31 reviews
5

Beautiful and stylish real home from home well equipped great location fab pool quiet loved it

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this fantastic apartment for those of us with problematic children was quiet and calming we ate in so a teatowel and some oven gloves would be useful and you will need to update your directions as it's a cespa garage and 4th turning and the road names would really help we found lidal cheaper than the intermarche beautiful beaches so much to see and do went up into the mountains and watched the sun go down by the sea air con such a blessing as was the washing machine pool wonderful would defo recommend you go good value for money clean spacious light and airy comfy beds thank you so much we had an amazing stay and spent alot of time in the apartment as it's so lovley real home from home

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Nice appartment with good location

  • 4 of 5

The appartment was really nice and we always got quick answers of our questions and it was clean. The poolareas was nice too. A short distance to a wonderfull beach with good restaurants.

But ther were some things less good. For example, in the advertise there stood that it was 3 bathrooms bur ther were only 2. The balcony chairs are in very bad conditon, we were always afraid to fall off and they are not comfortable at all. In the pool area, only one of the sunbeds was not broken. There was onlyone small silver espresso, which is not enough if you are 4 people for which the apartment is rented.

The outdoor grill needs a cleaning, we had no desire to put our meat pieces on it.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Modern 2Br Apartment Near Beach

  • 5 of 5

Jayne's flat was everything we needed for our trip in Lagos. The modern apartment has two large bedrooms and two full baths. Large living/dining area and balconies in every room, with a large balcony out front with a large round table and charcoal-fuelled grill for entertaining.

The beach is a ~5 minute walk with two restaurants on site. There is a massive supermarket within a 5 minute drive as well as many restaurants in downtown Lagos.

There is a shared pool less than 50 feet from the apartment and the description is correct in saying it is virtually private - we didn't see anyone in it the whole time we were there.

Consider this apartment if you're headed to Lagos and want to be close to the beach!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Excellent modern apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Modern, clean, well equipped apartment situated in a quiet residential area. Very secure property with electric shutters on all windows. Well located, five minute walk from fabulous beach, three minute drive to great supermarket and five minute drive to Lagos old town.

Only one other apartment in use when we were there so we had the pool to ourselves, although we preferred the local beach, which was superb.

A car is a necessity, no shops or bars nearby, and only two restaurants at the beach. We drove into Lagos and ate either in the marina or the old town every night and were spoilt for choice.

Worth visiting Cape St Vincent and the great beaches and bays of the west coast of Portugal. Like a more rugged version of Cornwall.

An excellent holiday.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Smart Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well equipped spacious apartment, very light and airy.

Thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay, great location for trips to the beach or days spent by the pool, restaurant and shops short drive away.

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  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Beautiful apartment with pool & wifi

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for 5 nights with my 14 year old daughter. This is lovely, clean, well equipped and very spacious apartment. There are balconies off both the bedrooms the kitchen and the one from the lounge area is a nice size with 2 loungers, a table and chairs.

The beds are comfortable and there is plenty of wardrobe space, air-conditioning (which we barely needed as apt. is big and airy).

Outside there's a nice pool which, as other's have said was rarely used by other people so as stated, was virtually private.

Wifi was a bonus as was having English tv channels although again only caught a programme once.

Sylvester who manages the property was friendly, helpful and very informative.

I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone who enjoys the peace and quiet. While a car is not essential it would definitely make life easier although taxi's into Lagos are easy and reliable.

Our favourite restaurant was 'The Lighthouse' at the marina - good food and very friendly, English speaking staff.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $202.48

Our representative will meet you at the apartment on your arrival to hand over the keys and answer any questions you may have. They will be contactable throughout your stay. (Please note, an additional charge may be applicable for out of hours Meet and Greet service at the apartment. Meetings Mon to Fri between the hours of 9am and 5pm are free).

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