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Our special place in Lagos, Portugal. Spacious, nicely furnished, great location

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious and clean 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in Lagos.

Large, clean, nicely furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment situated close to all amenities and a short walk from the historic centre of the old town of Lagos. Close to numerous beaches whether walking or driving. Easy access to the A22 freeway.

Safe and quiet 6 unit apartment building in a safe and quiet neighbourhood. Free parking.

Transfers to and from the airport can be arranged upon request.


Owner
Ken and Maria Clarke
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

Amenities

Ameijeira Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • All tiled and very bright and clean.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has patio door with access to the large balcony. Large closets for storage. Cot available upon request to accommodate one more person
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This apartment is located in a lovely, small and quiet 6 unit apartment building. Plenty of free parking available on the street. Access to large balcony with beautiful view of the ocean from both the living room and the master bedroom.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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Our special place in Lagos, Portugal. Spacious, nicely furnished, great location
average rating of 4.5 based on 24 reviews
5

Enjoyed our stay here

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Ken and Maria's place in October 2017 and were very pleased with our time there. The accommodation was attractive, clean, quiet and comfortable and the parking was very conveniently located at the front door of the building. The area where the apartment is located is pleasant and reasonably close to the town centre. A bonus was the excellent little snack bar/restaurant right on the premises, which was handy and a great value. Overall we would highly recommend this property and the lovely community of Lagos and would return here ourselves.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

This location is great. Just a short 15 min. walk to the historic area through a neighborhood that is very quiet. Also a 20 minute walk to the beach. The property is very well kept and clean. The photos are representative of the property. A mechado is just a short walk away and has everything you will ever need. We drove there most of the time because we bought more than we cloud carry. A fuel stop is also very close. The property manager Alice was extremely helpful. The one drawback is the trash bins are down the street and you either drive it to the bins or walk it there. I would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

spacious home from home.

  • 4 of 5

This a very comfortable and well presented apartment. Nice balcony too with a sea view but you are overlooked but we never felt too 'exposed' It is in a residential area so does not have holiday let feel. We had a car so it was easy to get to the centre and beach. Without a car it is a bit of a walk uphill. Very well equipped and everything provided. it is the location which prevented it gaining 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not recommendable due to cleanliness

  • 1 of 5

On our arrival we found the apartment in an unacceptable condition in terms of minimum cleanness and hygiene standards.

Major objections:

1. Kitchen

- The coffee machine was totally dirty with a semi-composted coffee filter from (hopefully) the last guests.

- Food scraps in the sink from last supper of previous guests.

- Food scraps in microwave and at the dishes in drawers!

- Mold and leftovers in the fridge

- A cabinet full of partly used cornflakes, noodles and whatsoever. Age unknown.

- All kitchen utensils practically unusable because sticky, greasy and/or afflicted with visible food scraps.

2. Bathrooms

- Sink, shower and bathtub joints covered with mold. Dirt and hair everywhere.

3. Bedrooms

- Sand and thick layer of dust on the floor. Sand in the cabinets and drawers.

- About 1/3 of the bedroom cabinets are crammed with sheets, blankets and other textiles partially stuffed into plastic bags. The smell of old sweat suggests that it is at least partly not cleaned laundry or lying there for years.

Even though the property manager tried to fix our major complaints in a 1h cleaning session, the overall cleanness situation of the apartment was still intolerable and leads us even to the decision to leave the apartment already a week earlier than actually booked. -First time ever on all of our travels.

In the meantime, we restricted the use of the apartment to a minimum and waived on e.g. the use of the kitchen as far as possible.

Fortunately we know local people who could help on short notice to get a clean apartment for our remaining stay in Lagos.

All the quoted complaints with corresponding photos have been submitted to the apartment owners at once.

However aside from some general apologies no actual compensation has been offered by the owners for the inconveniences caused.

In a summary the cleanliness of the apartment could have been a fact of the past, but unfortunately far from the situation we found at present.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We take pride in our apartment and in offering our guests the best possible stay. We are saddened by the negative experience. Most of the issues were addressed by our property manager soon after arrival. All issues were rectified soon after the guests departure. We have had many positive reviews and continue to get guests going back year after year. This is our first experience with such a negative outcome. We take it very seriously and work hard to keep the high standards expected of our guests and ourselves. Sincerely, Ken and Maria
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Not to my standards

  • 3 of 5

The area wasn't to bad building site next door. We got out and about as much as possible I have to be honest here the apartment wasn't very comfortable bed difficult to sleep in...I could go on but really no point.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great, clean, spacious, modern apartment in a great location!

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Ken and Marie! We had such a wonderful stay! Your home is so lovely -- bright, spacious, modern and clean. We couldn't have asked for more! It was also the perfect location for walking to the old town and the beach. The local restaurants were great and we felt very safe walking around (even at night). Looking forward to a return visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Praia de Dona Ana
Sagres
Sagres Fortress
Silves
Monchique
Munich
Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Faro
Nearest Ferry
16 Kilometres
Portimao
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Boa Vista
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Lagos
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A22
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
D. Ana
Car: recommended

Enjoy the sunny and white sandy beaches of historic and beautiful Lagos. Situated in the Algarve region of Portugal, only a short distance from the south westernmost tip, Sagres. Take a trip up Monchique Mountain for a spectacular view of the area. Maybe you want to enjoy a game of golf with awesome sea views. The apartment is close to all amenities including shopping, take-away food places, coffee shops and a private hospital. Only a few minutes by car to several beaches and walking distance to historic down town.

Golf: Numerous Golf Courses nearby, the closest one being Boa Vista. A fabulous course with spectacular views and reasonable rates.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

- 25% deposit required with booking and balance due two weeks prior to arrival
- last minute bookings available
- payment accepted in Euro, British Pounds, Canadian Dollars or US Dollars
- check-in time is after 4pm
- check-out time is 11am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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