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Luxury 'Beach Front' Apts. with Spectacular Views of Albufeira Bay - Apt. 1. Quinta de Barracuda

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
0
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Areias de São João Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bed Apts & 3 Bed Penthouse, Perfect Location, BEACH 2 mins walk. 'STRIP' 5 min

Tourist licence no. 23263/AL

Location location location................being one of the most desirable and newest beach front developments in Albufeira, with its rare stunning sea views, it’s a quiet condo, but still extremely close to the hustle and bustle of Albufeira, only a 2 minute stroll through the private gated access to the beach. Some apts. boast a PRIME positions, on the 3rd level, overlooking the sea, capturing the amazing views across Albufeira's Old Town. Doors leading to the balcony open fully, enabling you to enjoy the outside from within, and the amazing views beyond! The spacious balcony is perfect for alfresco dining. In the evenings you will experience the most spectacular sun sets. The apartments are furnished for contemporary living, and finished to an incredibly high specification.

The marble tiled bathroom includes a Jacuzzi bath, bidet, toilet, shower and underfloor heating.

Kitchen

The integrated kitchen is well equipped with high spec. Miele appliances. Surfaces are covered with marble, porcelain and granite that completes the luxurious feel. Fully equipped with kettle, toaster, coffee maker, juicer, crockery, cutlery, pots, pans cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge,/ freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, and central vacuuming system – everything you could possibly need.

Living / Dining Area

The living-room includes Samsung TV with UK channels and FREE unlimited Wifi access

There are multiple apartments available to rent

More Details

Details for Apt. 1. Quinta de Barracuda 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

The Apartment (privately owned) is in one of the few 'PRIME POSITIONS' on the third level, overlooking the pool and sea, capturing the amazing view across Albufeira's Old Town. . Wall to floor doors leading to the balcony open fully, enabling you to enjoy the outside from within............... and the amazing views beyond. Apartment 1 has the green furnishings and it is on the third level, In the middle block , overlooking that fabulous sea.

This apartment is VERY PRIVATE as it is in the centre bock it is not overlooked at all by any other apartment, all you can see from inside the lounge and bedroom is that spectacular sea view

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

Owner
Maria Douglas
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

" We have all had a great time here, great apartment, pool and view. The kids really enjoyed the pool and spent most of the 2 weeks under water. The best for us was the luxury of this apartment and all that it provided along with the Old Town's back streets.

The Marina was disappointing at night with no taxis! Hope to be back again next year"

Paul, Aideen, Niamli and Kate Doyle, Drobjaba Eire
Aug 2010
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Apt. 1. Quinta de Barracuda
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 40 reviews
5

Best place to stay in Albufeira

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in apt 6 located on the 1st floor for one week in mid of October. Excellent accommodation with spectacular sea view and stunning sunsets! The apartment was very clean and well equipped with all necessary appliances. The location is just perfect, especially for families with babies, just 5 minutes of walking down to the fabulous beach. It also has a kids swimming pool. The area is very secure and looked after. It has many great restaurants, shops and different entertainment. Very close to the old town 5-7 mins drive or 20 mins of walk along the beach.

Definitely will come back there again! Highly recommended to all who is looking for hassle free very high standard stay in quiet and beautiful are of Albufeira!

Thank you, Maria, and Jackie for taking a good care of your guests!

Regards,

Denis

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

A perfect find for our holidays

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in many resorts in Albuferia over the last years, we at last found a fabulous place to spend our holidays in Algarve, apartment A31 (no 29). Its well equipped with modern facility and appliances, a beautiful apartment, spotless clean, fresh modern decor, pool area was lovely with ample spaces and loungers and to top it all a gorgeous sea and pool views from the forth level balcony. This Quiet location, very short walk to the beach, old town and 10 minute walk to the strip. A place where one wants to stay again and again. Well organised by Maria and pleasantly received by Kevin, Great Team and all hassle free.

If you are planning a holiday to Portugal, be sure to stay here

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Great Sea View Apartments

  • 5 of 5

Great communications from Maria always up to date and informative.

Arrived mid morning to be greeted by Kevin, apartment still being cleaned but were able to leave our luggage and have a quick look round before Kevin gave us a lift to the supermarket.

Very impressed with the level of finish and the facilities both in the apt and in the complex itself, everything very clean and tidy, the pool area was great never crowded and there were always umbrellas and sun beds available.The pool was a little cool but once the sun had a chance to warm it up it was quite pleasant.

Local area had plenty of eating places to choose from especially the Strip which was a 10 min walk up the hill,Chilli place next door was very good.

Plenty to choose from in The Old Town taxi's were very reasonable and plentiful.

All in all a lovely holiday in a lovely setting, highly recommended

Thanks Kevin hope you got the TV box sorted!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Superb modern apartments

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend these apartments.Had a fabulous stay in apartment d23. It was well equipped and very modern. Everything you need Quiet location close to beach. A twenty minute walk along beach to the old town and 10 minute walk to the strip. I would definitely stay here again. Great communication from maria, everything easily arranged and hassle free. THANKYOU

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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PERFECT!!

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I had the pleasure of staying here during July 2016.

We both agreed it was our best holiday ever.

From the offset the response from Maria was prompt and first class.

This was matched by Kevin once we arrived who was extremely helpful. The level of customer service we experienced was as good as I've come across anywhere.

The apartment was just as stated. Top class appliances and a location that would be hard to beat. On site is a beautiful and extremely clean pool area which has a backdrop of stunning coastal views. The strip is only five minutes away. Or if you fancy Oldtown, it's a twenty minute walk, mostly downhill. Alternatively you can get there by walking along the beautiful beaches which can be accessed by a 2-3 minute walk from the rear of the property. If you find yourself stuck in a taxi queue in Oldtown at night, go to the top of the outdoor elevators and you can get a tuk tuk back to the apartment in no time.

There is no shortage of great restaurants and bars nearby. Chili Pepper next door has a great and varied menu and is open everyday except Mondays. There is also a mini market just a couple of minutes away to stock up on groceries and supplies.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to anybody. In fact I plan on returning myself in the future and am already looking forward to this.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Modern Stylish and Picture Perfect Holiday Apt 27

  • 5 of 5

Cannot praise the agent Maria Douglas her professional, friendly, helpful manner stood us in good stead for our arrival, Maria had everything arranged for us including the welcome from Kevin to show us around. We stayed in apartment 27 and were not disappointed what a beautiful apartment, spotless clean, fresh modern decor and to top it all a gorgeous see view, we had a fantastic holiday, pool area was lovely apartments are a 5 minute walk to the beach and central to Albuferia Strip and Old Town. Will definately return already planning ahead got next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Outside Gated Complex
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Local courses - Balaia, Salgados Pine Cliffs from
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Outside Gated Complex
Nearest Beach
250 Metres
Forte Soa Joao Leading on to Fishermans
Car: not necessary

What’s so special?................With location being one of the keys to a great holiday, it is worth noting that the location here is truly remarkable, it boasts spectacular sea-views of Albufeira bay and the Old Town.

It's only a 2 minute stroll through the private gated access to the beach. A leisurely 15 minutes stroll along the beach takes you into the Old Town of Albufeira with it’s quaint cobbled streets and amazing cuisine.

The famous buzzing ‘Strip’ is only a 5 minute walk!

Golf: The Algarve was awarded 'Established Golf Destination Of The Year 2006' by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators.

There are 3 local golf courses a short drive away, the closest being a 5 minute drive away.

These are Salgados (18 holes), Pine Cliffs (9 holes) Balaia Golf (9 holes).

Some of the other world class golf courses in Vilamoura include Victoria, Millenium, Pinhal, and Old Course which are approximately 15-20 minutes drive away

In addition to the many courses in the central and western Algarve, there are also numerous high-class courses in the eastern Algarve and nearby Costa de la Luz in Spain. Amongst these are signature courses from two of the world's greatest names in golf; Monte Rei designed by Jack Nicklaus, and Quinta Do Vale designed by Seve Ballesteros. Both of these courses can be reached from the apartment in around an hour.

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Rates & Availability

Areias de São João Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
7 night minimum stay
$381
 
 
Low
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$381
$1,135
 
 
Low
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$501
 
 
Med
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$539
 
 
High
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$698
 
 
Peak
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$951
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes
The above rental rates are for 2 people sharing, an additional £30 per week will be added for each additional person, to cover the cost of additional linen, towels and utilities.
25% deposit required at time of booking
Balance due 8 weeks before holiday date
Refundable security deposit of £200 is required for the key and fob sets and any accidental damage

Rates do not include the Easter and Christmas period, please contact owner for these rates
Prices subject to change until booking is confirmed
Prices are based on 2 people sharing, only those guests listed in the booking contract are to stay in the property
The rental rate includes all utilities
Methods of payment: debit/credit card, cheque or bank transfer

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Areias de São João Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • The 2 single beds are on a frame that slide together and join to provide a double bed , or separated by bedside cabinets to provide 2 singles. The bedroom is very private and not over looked at all by the other apartments as it is in the centre block. Enjoy relaxing in bed, with the amazing view, you can actually hear the waves............ that's what's so special about this apartment. The sofa bed in the lounge opens to provide a comfy double bed The apartment boasts air conditioning and heating throughout
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Kitchen The integrated kitchen is well equipped with high spec Miele appliances. Surfaces are covered with marble, porcelain and granite that completes the luxurious feel. Fully equipped with kettle, toaster, coffee maker, juicer, crockery, cutlery, pots, pans cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge,/ freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, and central vacuuming system...............everything you could possibly need. Living / Dining Area The living-room includes Samsung TV, and a media box which is connected to the TV storing 250 movies Internet access is via a mobile dongle The sofa opens to provide a comfortable double bed and the dining area comfortably seats 4 but can be extended to seat 6. The lounge can be completely segregated by the sliding doors accessing the kitchen, to enable privacy should the sofa bed be needed. Air-conditioning / Heating is fitted throught the apartment and the bathroom has under floor heating

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