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Air-Conditioned Village Apartment (WIFI, SAT TV, POOLS) Albufeira Town Centre.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,119 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious, Luxurious, Private 2 SUN Balconies Stunning Views, Albufeira Hills

New and stunning-bright and spacious, self catering Holiday Home. The Albufeira golf academy (incl. Bar & Restaurant) located next door is run by renowned player Daniel Silva. Brejos is located on a hilltop overlooking the beautiful old White Washed Moorish Village of Albufeira, The new Town has a lively night life scene. There are only 30 units in this New village type development, resembling a typical duplex design. The apartment can accommodate up to 6 people as the living room has 2 couch/beds which can sleep 2 people. It is fully furnished and fully air-conditioned with a very roomy entrance hallway. The living/dining room has a balcony off it. The main bathroom has a full size bath,bidet, WC & wash basin. The smaller bathroom has a small bath, WC & wash basin, both are located off the spacious hallway and are tiled from floor to ceiling. The kitchen is fully fitted with oven/hob, washer/dryer, fridge freezer and microwave. The living room has Sat TV, 2 couches & coffee table.

Old and New Towns of Albufeira: The apartment is only a 5 minute drive (3 Euro Taxi ride) to the old fishing town, new Marina and the new town with all its' lively Pubs and night spots. It is possible to get a Taxi from the Taxi Stand at the nearby Municipal Bus Station in Calcos. The Bus Station is only 5 Muinuted walk from the Apartment. The Urban Bus Service runs right past the apartment , and at high season it operates every half hour to the old and new Towns. There are 2 beautiful Beaches overlooked by the old white washed Village, with its' traditional Moors appearance, typical of the Algarve. The old cobble-stoned streets wind their way to the centre of the old village, leading to an abundance of very reasonably priced restaurants. The fare served up includes traditional Piri-Piri (spicy chicken) and local fish/shell fish dishes.

Nearby Towns & Villages of interest: Guia is only 20 Minutes away with its beautiful restaurants and Beaches.

The town of Monchique and the associated Mountain Range is about a half hour drive away.

Monchique is famous as a Spa Town and must be visited, here you can see the real Rustic and Rural Portugal lifestyle.

Shopping and Recreational Facilities: The largest shopping complex in the Algarve is located in Guia, abot 20 Mni drive away from Albufeira.

It has all the designer shops a Food Hall with all the fasty food outlets + portugese traditional Restaurants.

It also has a Ten Pin Bowling Alley and a Multi-Screen Cinema Complex. The complex also has a huge choice of Sports Shops.

More Details

Owner
Dave Lenihan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2017

About Dave Lenihan

I live in Cork City, Southern Ireland. Retired now and I spend as much time as possible in the Algarve.

Dave Lenihan purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Dave Lenihan chose Algarve

Location in Albufeira is excellent, only Minutes drive to Beaches, Old Town, Restaurants, Bars Shopping and Markets. Only 30 minutes drive, from Faro Airport on the A22 Motorway.

What makes this apartment unique

The Apartment is quite spacious, with 2 Bathrooms and is fully Air-conditioned. The Rear Balcony and Front terrace have alternating Sunshine all day long.

Swimming Pools and Gardens are a great facility and are located at the Apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Bonne Journee David,

jean et moi et nos 3 enfants a eu un vacances des plus agreables dans votre bel appartement. C'etait tres confortable, spacieuse et bien equippee.

Nous aimons le balcon qu'il avait le soleil du.

Nille fois merci pour un merveilleux vacances dans votre appartement et alor pour votre sincerite pendant le processus de reservation.



Nous esperons y retourner un jour



Jean Francois et enfants - Bordeaux en France
Oct 2012
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Amenities

Albufeira Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1119 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , Tiled from Floor to Ceiling
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Tiled from Floor to Ceiling
  • Both Bathrooms are located off the spacious Hallway, Bathroom 2 has a medium size Bath. Both Baths also have a Shower/Over. The main bathroom has a full size Bath with Shower Over, a WC, Sink and a Bidet. The smaller bathroom has a small Bath with Shower Over, a WC, and a Sink. Each Sink unit has an underneath Storage Unit for Bathroom Cleaning Requisites.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Built Ins & Dressing Table
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Built Ins & Dressing Table
  • Bedroom 1 has a Large double Bed. With Built in Presses and Dressing Table. Bedroom 2 has 2 Single Beds. With Built in Presses and Dressing Table. The sleeping capacity of the Apartment, is increased to 6 people, by using the 2 Sofa Beds in the Living Room. A Room Safe (for your Valuables) is located in the main Bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking is not allowed indoors. Smoke alarms are fitted. Beach Towels not provided. Electricity, Water & Gas Costs + Linen & Towels are included in Price + final cost of Cleaning/Laundry. Long-term Multi week/month off-peak Bookings are heavily discounted and are therefore on a Self Catering, Cleaning & Washing basis. A Washing Machine is provided to wash Linen and Towels. Children are very welcome, it is a child friendly complex. a Change of Linen is supplied for the duration of a 2 or more week stay. A thorough cleaning of Apartment takes place prior to arrival. The Balcony has a beautiful view of Albufeira by night, it has a table and 4 chairs, a clothes drying rack is also located here. The Apartment has Sat TV + WIF. The Kitchen is equipped with a Fridge Freezer, Microwave, Electric Kettle and Toaster and Breakfast Table & chairs The cooker has an overhead extractor, an electric Oven & Grill + 4 Gas Rings. An Iron & Ironing Board is also available.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Air-Conditioned Village Apartment (WIFI, SAT TV, POOLS) Albufeira Town Centre.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 32 reviews
5

Memorable and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my Girlfriend and another couple, stayed in this Apartment last July, for 12 days.

It was as described by the owner and even better, with 2 balconies front and back, which we did not expect.

It was spacious, modern and clean also in a great location. We used the Swimming Pool a lot, as it was 30C + at times being July and the aircon in the apartment was a gift.

We hired 2 scooters and spent most days at Santa Eulalia, beach more than fishermans, as it was a quieter beach with stunning views.

We tended to use the new town (strip) more, than the old town.

But loved 'shalom' restaurant in the old town, as it was recommended to us, by Dave. Fish and Pork here was the best, prices were amazingly cheap.

Also 'O'Poenta' near the apartment (Montechoro) was also recommended and it was our favourite eating spot. Food was amazing and you could get a 3 course with drink for €10, full of Portuguese most nights, I wonder why.

All in all a great holiday, all expectations met, will return again when work and funds allow.

Shane

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Shane. Its great to get such a positive feed back. It makes all my hard work, in maintaining high standards at the apartment, gratifying and worthwhile. I and Management, always strive to have the apartment perfect for Guests and respond timely to questions and requests during the Booking process and subsequently. Any issues, I may be made aware of from time to, by either Management or Guests are addressed as soon as possible. This approach by me, I am sure, accounts for the great reviews and the many Repeat Rental Guests, who return year in year out. Dave
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Review from Teresa & Bernard McGuckin

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was clean, and the location was very quiet which is what we wanted. A good 20minute walk to the centre but bus stop very nearby. The town centre perfect, restaurants excellent. We got a very detailed list of tips from the owner which was excellent. Lots to do for all ages, had two teenagers with us thoroughly enjoyed the holiday. Taxis very reasonable. We would definitely consider returning to this location.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Bernard and Theresa, for finding the time to write the Review. Glad all went well and that you may return at a future stage. Regards Dave
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5

Excellent apartment and a pleasure to deal with.

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my Girlfriend and another Couple, stayed in this apartment for over a week, Last Summer.

We had never been to Albufeira or indeed to the Algarve before.

We booked this apartment in Quinta dos Brejos, on the basis of the fantastic Reviews we read, from previous Guests.

We certainly made the right choice.

The apartment had all the comforts and facilities you would expect at home.

The second Bathroom made a huge difference, with 4 Adults using the facilities.

The Kitchen was large and had everything you would need, but we only used it for breakfast.

Apartment was modern, spacious and very clean and within striking distance of the Old & New Towns and all that they had to offer.

We loved the Kioske Bar (overlooking the football stadium) only a few minutes walk away and used it for Lunch and watching Sport on the big screen. Some other lovely Restaurants and Cafes also nearby.

The rear balcony and front terrace were both sun traps, with great Views from the balcony.

I also loved the fact that the swimming pool and gardens, were located just across from the apartment.

All in all a great holiday experience.

Dave was great to deal with and very prompt in his dealings with us.

We would highly recommend a holiday here and will definitely return.

Noel

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Noel. Delighted all went well. Hope to see you return again at a future stage. Dave
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5

A great family holiday, in a fabulous apartment!

  • 5 of 5

I travelled with all my family (2 adults + 2 children) and we stayed in this lovely apartment. It was the perfect place for us, the apartment is very big in size (much bigger than it looks in the photos), with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (plus kitchen, lounge and balcony). It is also very clean, tidy, new and with all the appliances and facilities we needed for our stay. The air conditioning and Wi-Fi is a major plus. The place exceeded our expectations; truly nice area and very peaceful too. Karon, the manager, was very helpful and really nice to us.

My kids enjoyed the swimming pool to the fullest! We went in every day of our stay, very clean pool.

This apartment is also about 3mins drive away from 2 major supermarkets, about 5mins away by car from the beach and Albufeira town, probably 10mins by car from the marina. From Faro airport approx. 30mins with no traffic. A car is very much recommended, as everything is very close if you have a car. We even had a day trip to Lisbon, which is only 2.5hours drive away.

Communication with David, the owner, was always excellent before, during and after our stay; the service provided was great, answering all our questions and guiding us in how to move around the area.

Albufeira is a lovely town and the beach is a delight too. Weather was very good when we were there, about 30+C on average. It has truly been one of our best holidays.

We would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone and visiting Albufeira - I know we will def come back here!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Nadia. Great to hear you and Family, enjoyed the apartment and Facilities. It is always very gratifying for me, when a Guests holiday expectations are met and indeed exceeded. Many Thanks Dave
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5

Best stay I had in Portugal to date

  • 5 of 5

Excellent Apartment and Location.

I and 2 friends spent 2 weeks in Quinta dos Brejos, in Mid-June. Apartment was even better than the On-line Photos suggested. It was Clean, Spacious and so very Comfortable. Facilities were first class. 2 Bathrooms, Air-con., 2 Balconies, Fab Kitchen, WIFI and Sat TV. We were glad of the Air-con and Swimming Pools, as temperatures peaked at 40C during our stay.

We loved the Front Balcony in the Evening Sun-shine and up to Sunset. We left the Car and walked into Town on most nights (15Minutes), for Dinner and Drinks. We tried 2 of Dave’s Restaurant suggestions, O’Poenta nearby and O’Manjar in the Old Town, both were outstanding and great value. We also used the Kioske Bar nearby, it had a Large Screen for the Football and it also served Breakfast, Lunch and Sandwiches. We cooked Lunch some Days in the Apartment, Kitchen had all the mod-cons and was very user friendly. We spent hours at the Swimming Pools and Gardens, so Relaxing and Therapeutic.

The question is not “will we be back” but when, work commitments allowing.

Dave’s help during the booking process and promptness in returning our Security Deposit, made for a memorable Holiday.

Many Thanks.

Padraig

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Padraig, for such a positive and very Complimentary Review. I am happy that Quinta dos Brejos, the Apartment and overall Facilities, exceeded your pre-holiday expectations. I totally agree with your comments on the Front Balcony and the Evening Sunshine, also the Pools and Gardens are stunning, good for the soul and most Relaxing. You and your Friends, would be more than welcome, to spend your next Holiday in Portugal, in our Apartment. Many Thanks and best Regards Dave
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5

Fab Apartment - Great City Location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very spacious, clean and well equipped. The rear balcony had great views and sun from sunrise. Rooms were large 2 Bathrooms a bonus.

Only a few minutes walk to Bars Restaurants Shops. Did use the Pool as weather was 22+ most days, which was good for early March. Dave was exceptionally helpful during booking process. As it was our first time in Albufeira, his local information was most helpful. Will definitely return, would have no problem recommending to Singles, Families or Retired.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve and Friend spent a 10 Day Spring break in Quinta dos Brejos in Early March. From an owners point of view, it is very gratifying when the Apartment and Facilities, are subject to such favourable comments. When a Guest declares that return visit is in the planning, this is indeed a huge compliment. Thanks Steve, for finding the time to write the Review. Dave
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Faro International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Quioske Bar - 5 Min walk - Bella Vista Hotel
Nearest Golf
0.5 Kilometres
Albufeira Golf Academy - Quinta dos Brejos
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Albufeira Rail Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22 East -West Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Maravilha Restaurant
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Oura and Fisherman's Beaches
Car: recommended

The old town of Albufeira was destroyed by the earthquake of 1755, much of it was subsequently rebuilt and the present town is a maze of cobbled streets and whitewashed houses. The old town houses an array of renowned restaurants, preparing the regions most delicious fresh seafood and Cataplana (grilled sardines), a local speciality. . Albufeira has access to 20 beaches including quiete Coves. Many have European blue flag accreditation, for cleanliness and safety, the facilities for beach sporting activities are too numerous to mention.

For evening entertainment the Strip in the new beach side of the town, has every conceivable bar and club, accounting for all tastes long into the morning. If you are a Golfing fanatic Albufeira has 2 main Golf Resorts, Balacia Golf Village and Clube Albufeira resort both offer facilities for almost any request. Gale and Sao Rafael are 2 Gems along the Albufeira coastline both have hidden beaches, cliff walks and the finest cuisine in the region.

Other Activities: The 'Famous 5' Golf Courses in Vilamoura are only 15 Minutes Drive

Golf: Albufeira has a choice of 8 Super Golf Courses within striking distance.

The Albufeira Golf Academy is located only a 5 minutes walk away from the Apartment.

Daniel de Silva the famous Portugese Golf Maestro, is the resident instructor.

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Rates & Availability

Albufeira Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early - Season
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$516
$1,006
 
 
Early - Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Peak - Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$978
 
 
Late - Summer
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$598
 
 
Autumn
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$435
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$435
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $217.44

The rental Rates are based on a Rental of 4persons. For off-peak Winter - Spring bookings a €50 per Booking utility charge is added to the Rate. A Damage/Breakage Refundable Security Deposit of €200 is required with your final payment. The rates quoted for the summer weeks are based on a booking of 4 people. There is a €50 surcharge per for both the 5th and 6th person.

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