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1 & 2 Bedroom apartments within easy reach of town and beach - 2 Bedroom apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 828 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights



2 Bedroom apartment

Delightful two bedroom apartment furnished to a high standard with two twin-bedded rooms plus Z-beds, bathroom with bath/shower, wash hand basin and separate room with toilet and wash hand basin. The fully equipped kitchen has full hob/oven, refrigerator, microwave, grill, toaster, coffee percolator, kettle and washing machine. The spacious lounge/dining area is fitted with satellite TV and video recorder and CD player. There is a balcony with table and chairs for al-fresco eating and relaxing which looks towards the garden and swimming pool. Free Wi-Fi.

About the property

Condominio Vale Santa Maria

Appealing small apartment block set on a hill overlooking Albufeira old town, ideal for family holidays and close to all amenities;beach, sea and town, which has many restaurants and entertainment. Also central for all Algarve golf courses. Apartments are furnished to a very high standard with open plan living dining area, fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette and most have satellite T.V. Maid service three times a week, which includes linen changed once and towels twice. The two bedroom has a balcony overlooking the pool, and the one and three bedroom are on the ground floor with large private patio, surrounded by pretty gardens and quiet, spacious gated pool area which has a children pool divided from main pool, and poolside snack bar serving very tasty homemade snacks. All apartments are equipped with a safe. A local bus stops outside the apartments if you wish to explore without hiring a car. Car hire can be arranged. This is a family complex so, sorry, NO SINGLES. Free Wi-Fi in all apartments.

Transport: Transport can be arranged from and to the airport by taxi or mini-bus.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Louise Hodgson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Mrs Louise Hodgson

My husband and I have lived in Abufeira for 46 years., coming to Albufeira in 1969, having our own hotel until 1984 when we moved on to run the Quinta da Saudade restaurant for 22 years. We live next door to the Vale Santa Maria apartments and know the area very well, so able to offer information on transport, sightseeing, local attractions, doctors, dentists etc. We love Albufeira and surrounding areas, paricularly this side of Albufeira.

Mrs Louise Hodgson purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Mrs Louise Hodgson chose Algarve

Apartments are spacious, very comfortably furnished, not noisy. Poolside has attractive small pool bar serving drinks and homemade snacks. Ten minute walk to beach and the Old Town, where there is very ambient atmosphere day and night, plenty of bars and restaurants. The marina is fifteen minutes walk and offers boat trips, jet ski, deep sea fishhing..

What makes this apartment unique

Personal attention for all guests

Available Rentals

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Winter rates start at £250 per week plus electricity, but long lets negotiable.
Apartment priced per week for four people
Airport transfer arranged by private taxi. 65 Euros return for 1 - 4 people. 85 Euros return for 5 - 8 people..


Albufeira Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 828 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Family
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Cot available
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , cot available
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Maid service is twice a week, not daily. Cot and high chair available, please order when booking. Long term renters welcome in winter season. November to March.


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Poole, Dorset

Lovely place to stay

  • 4 of 5

This small complex is lovely, an ideal place for families with young children and teens as you are so close to all the local amenities. You have everything you need in close proximity - Louise and Keith are on hand to offer help and advice when needed and Louise's cooking definitely needs to be sampled! The apartment was very clean and the maid service was excellent! We felt safe and secure and would not hesitate to recommend this appartment complex. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the apartment was excellent. Louise was very nice and very helpfull It was our honeymoon and could not of stayed anywhere nicer.

The children had fun at the pool and was very comfortable in the room. We used the transfer cab company from the airport and back and was very good. Will definately go back again very soon many thanks

Alan,jenny,Joshua and little Holly

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Lovely holiday July 2011

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was very clean, well equipped and comfortable. We had a very enjoyable holiday. Dividing our time between the lovely pool, the beach, the balcony and the town. The apartment is in the nice old town part of Albufeira, 5 minutes walk into the town and only 10 minutes walk to a fabulous beach. There were plenty of good places to eat. Louise was extremely helpful and made us very welcome. We would love to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holiday Aug 2910

  • 4 of 5

This was a lovely restful holiday. The apartment was clean, spacious and everything you needed was there, right doen to the poolside snack bar. The kids loved the pool and the location was perfect, a walk into the old toen but far away enough that you did not hear the noise. I would recommend this apartment and the Hidgsons, how were on hand to help with anything.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Netherlands

Great holiday 2010

  • 5 of 5

Mr. and Mrs Hodgson were amazing!!! They are the best. We had a fabulous holiday and our 2 bedroom appt. was great, clean and almost felt like home. If you want to know something, don't hesitate to ask them. They wil gladley inform you. The listing description is accurate. The beach and the centre of Albufeira town is at walking range (10 min.) If you walk towards the centre town, you will pass Eddy's Sportsbar. His food is really good and the prices are reasonable. The accomodation is set on top of a small hill. You're just a bit away from the city noise if you prefer that. I'll definitly come back with my family if i return to Albufeira.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Condominium Vale Santa Maria

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in a lovely ground floor apt in august, fully equipped, well maintained and Louise & Keith were wonderful, nothing was too much trouble. We had a fantastic holiday and will return again next year.

Lisa, Molly, Julie and Ashley.x

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Kim's Bar
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Ferrerias, Albufeira
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Praia de Peneco Albufeira
Car: not necessary

Albufeira is at the centre of the Algarve, with the Capital Faro 30 Km to the east and the Spanish border only 60 Km away. Portimao, which has large fishing port and Marina lies 25km to the west. A further 30Kms. brings you to Sagres and Cape St. Vincent, the most westerly point in Europe, where turning up the West Coast the sea is perfect for surfing. Moving inland to Silves, which was originally the Capital of the Algarve, there are steep narrow roads leading to a Moorish ruined castle. Traveling on North about 20Km brings you to the Monchique hills which separate the Algarve from the Alentejo, (a large farming area) Lisbon and the North of Portugal. From the top of Monchique there are spectacular views across the Algarve. There are several water slide parks and Zoomarine, the nearest being fifteen minutes by car. Taxis or local buses are very reasonably priced.


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