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Debra Graham

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english, french, german

3 bed apartment, air conditioned, English TV, free wifi. License No 13601/AL

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and double sofa bed, sleeps 8

Luxurious three bedroomed apartment overlooking pool set in immaculate gardens in quiet location. This private, select complex of just 32 apartments has panoramic views and is just five minutes walk from the traditional fishing village of Alvor, with its lovely harbour and vast array of bars and restaurants. The magnificent beach is only a five minute walk from the village centre. The spacious, air conditioned accommodation is beautifully furnished and comprises lounge with balcony overlooking pool and magnificent gardens, double sofa bed 40 inch LCD TV with English free view to,free wifi, BluRAY/DVD home cinema, Sony playstation. The kitchen diner is fully equipped with fridge freezer, washing machine, dish washer and microwave. The dining room is in a beautiful bay window and has seating for six. There are two double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom, two with balconies and family bathroom with shower. This accommodation is ideal for families.

The apartment is registered for rental with the Portuguese authorities, as now required by law and as such has had gas safety checks and full electrical checks. This is to comply with health and safety regulations in Portugal and helps to ensure your safe stay in our apartment.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Debra Graham (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, german


based on 14 traveler reviews

3 bed apartment, air conditioned, English TV, free wifi. License No 13601/AL
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Value for money

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is situated in a lovely small complex 5 minutes walk from the centre of Alvor. The complex has a nice pool area which is well maintained and there are beds and chairs connected to the apartment. The apartment had air conditioning in each room, essential in summer, and each room of the 3 bedrooms was a good size and there were 2 bathrooms. The process of booking, getting keys and information on the apartment was smooth and there were no hiccups.

If I had to make a suggestion it would be to get a war drop or drawers in the twin bedroom

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback and positive comments regarding our apartment and the development.
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fab stay

  • 5 of 5

I am writing this review on behalf of my daughter and her boyfriend and his family.As i have stayed here before i knew she would have no problems and she didnt.From booking for her with ian until arriving at apt everything went smoothly.It is as described with everything you would need for a self catering holiday.myself and my wife were also staying in the same complex in a different apt and it came nowhere near to Ians.They had 1 minor problem and it was sorted out in no time by Neil.I would have no hesitation in recommending this apartment for a enjoyable stay in alvor[Abt 10 mins to centre and less than 5 to large supermarket].Joe and Maria on behalf of our daughter.Thank you.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Owner's Response: We Appreciate your positive comments regarding our apartment. We strive to ensure our apartment is of the highest standard to ensure you have a great holiday. Thank you for your recommendation and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Best wishes Debra and Ian.
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Fantastic would highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a lovely weeks stay. The apartment was great. Everything you could wish for and very clean and comfortable.

We were a party of 6 adults and 2 children but there was plenty of room for all.

The outdoor space was well maintained and the pool got plenty of use.

Alvor itself is a really nice family friendly place.

Debra and Ian were extremely helpful and dealt with our numerous enquiries with patience and promptness.

None of us wanted to leave and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments.Always pleased to assist our clients,and we are thrilled that you had a great holiday.
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  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to say thank you to the owners Ian and Debra for a fantastic weeks holiday. The Apartment is literally a home form home. We stayed with our three teenage children and all thoroughly enjoyed our stay, WIFI was a great for keeping in touch with home, and having our own sun beds saved yours truly making the 6.30am run every morning! Apartment was spotless. Excellent customer service from the owners, including restaurant recommendations.... Piccolo Mondo.. 9 euros for a litre of house red, and excellent pizza's!! Will definitely stay again. thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments.Look forward to welcoming you back again.
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Highly recommend this property

  • 5 of 5

From start to finish the service we received and high standard of the accomodation led to a perfect holiday.Owners answered all questions we had very promptly both by e.mail and text. Apartments are situated in a nice quiet area with lovely outlook but only a five minute walk takes you into Alvor. Large supermarket within easy walking distance. The property itself was spotlessly clean and had everything you could possibly need and more. Loads of hanging and drawer space in the bedrooms (with plenty of coathangers) and beds are really comfortable. We slept like logs every night. The gardens and pool area were very well maintained and as someone mentioned before having your own sunbeds was a huge bonus.The only problem was we didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: Thank you for the positive feedback it is greatly appreciated.We are delighted you had a good holiday and hope to welcome you back some time.We will continue to maintain the highest standards so that our customers remain satisfied.
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Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was everything as described. Keys were posted to us 2 weeks prior to holiday. Spotlessly clean with fully equipped kitchen (including washing machine which is a godsend when there are 7 in the apartment). Loads of towels provided both beach and bathroom. Plenty of pool toys for the kids. Lounge and kitchen overlooking pool. Pool a great size for the complex. Our own 4 sunbeds and 2 chairs and umbrella a great idea. No getting up at 7,30 a.m. for your sunbeds!!!! Alvor village 5-7 mins walk. Pingo Doce supermarket 5 mins away - fine big supermarket with everything you would need. Few restaurants surrounding complex, Would definitely recommend this apartment to friends and family. Have been to Alvor many times before but first time in this apartment because we needed a big apartment. Would come back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post a review, it is much appreciated. The Douradas complex is newly painted with a refurbished pool and every year we upgrade the soft furnishings in the apartment to make it home from home. The apartment is spacious and perfect for large numbers or two families. We have had many positive comments from holiday makers this year.
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
1000 Metres
Car: not necessary

Alvor is a traditional Portuguese fishing village with harbour, 2km beach with secluded coves and where you'll find beach bars and restaurants. Stroll along the harbour to find more bars and open air fish restaurants, whilst watching the fishermen bring in the catch of the day. There are facilities for tennis, wind surfing and golfers are well catered for with the local Alto golf club and luxury Penina Championship Golf Course. The village with its quaint church offers a good selection of shops open till midnight in high season and street entertainment, whilst retaining its natural charm. Even out of season there are still ample facilities available. The nearby resorts of Lagos and Praia da Rocha are just a few minutes drive away, or a cheap taxi ride, as is the international marina of Portimao. For the kids, there are numerous water theme parks.

Other Activities: jet skis, pedalos and banana boats


Rates & Availability

Alvor Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak 2016
Jul 16 2016 - Aug 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
September 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
October 2016
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Winter 2016/2017
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
April 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
May 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Peak rate
Jul 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
September 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A deposit of £100 per week is required to confirm booking, special rates for long term winter lets subject to availability. Full balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to departure together, with a breakage deposit of £100, which will be refunded once the property has been inspected.FOR PARTIES OF MORE THAN 6 THERE WILL BE A SURCHARGE OF £25 TO COVER EXTRA LAUNDRY COSTS.

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Portimao region Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Village
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 doubles, 1 twin, cot available, double sofa bed in lounge suitable for children. Please note, air conditioning units are fitted to all three bedrooms.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
4sun loungers are provided and parasol and base. A selection of DVD's,Blu Rays and CD's are provided for your entertainment. Live English tv. Wifi and there is a Sony playstation with numerous games.

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