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1 and 3-Bedroom Beachfront Apartments with Private Communal Swimming Pool - Oceanides A - 3 bedroom

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights



Oceanides A - 3 bedroom

The apartment is a three bedroom duplex penthouse apartment with an exceptionally large terrace (120 sqm) providing panoramic beach and sea views.

On the first level there is the master bedroom, with a double bed, sitting area and external balcony with beach and sea views, together with two further twin bedrooms with internal balcony and a family bathroom. There is a further shower room on the second floor where you will also find the kitchen, dining room, living room and spectacular roof terrace with sun loungers, further seating areas and dining for up to ten guests.

About the property

Seaview Beachfront Apartments

The property has a private communal swimming pool that is only a few steps away from the sandy beach. There are a wide variety of restaurants, bars and shops all within walking distance, including a beach bar within footsteps of the property. As well as the superb location and unrivalled views from both apartments you also have the rare opportunity to fall asleep and wake up to the sound of the sea.

Registration Number : 49928/AL

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Miguel

I am a positive and laid back person, dedicated to my family and friends. I love to meet, mingle and interact with other people, be friendly and available to help others if need be. I am tolerant and understanding towards people in general, but I like to relate to educated and respectful people. I am also involved with artistic projects and have training in Cultural Programming and Visual Arts. I like art in general, from literature and cinema to painting and sculpture. I care about society and the environment and have a lot of respect for animals and nature. In a nutshell, I am aware of what is happening in the world and around me.

Miguel purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Miguel chose Quarteira

I like Quarteira very much and that is why I chose to buy this property. This was where I was born, when it was still a small and picturesque fishermen village, and I have witnessed its develpements up to these days. It may have lost its picturesque side, but in return it has envolved and it has now many advantages that make life easier and more comfort to those who live or spend their holidays here. This property has good access to the highway which allow you to enjoy all the region and its diverse landscape without taking too much time. It is close to golf courses, horse riding centres, theme parks, hiking trails, water sports etc.. Quarteira offers a huge variety of cultural and leisure events and its golden sandy beach is one of the best in Europe.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is in an excelente and quiet location - being the final building in Quarteira, before the beach stretches on to Vale do Lobo – and it is part of a private condominium with interior patio and private communal pool. It is a great apartment with a large terrace with a wonderful view over the beach. It enjoys lifeguarded beaches with thatched parasols and sunbeds. One can find a wide variety of good restaurants, bars and shops all within walking distance. The property is part of a private condominium, with inner patio/garden, shared pool, indoor parking space near the lift and doorkeeper. It has modern decoration, where light colors prevail.

Guestbook comments from the owner

by Susan & Tom:

Back again for our second visit to Quarteira - again LOVED IT! Spoiled with the setting of the ocean to great beaches, bars and restaurants! Already planning and thinking about our next trip back! Thanks for everything, Susan & Tom

by ClaireClark & Family:

WOW! Beautiful apartment! A perfect location - a fab holiday for couples and families. We are looking to return next summer. The apartment had all your home comforts along with amazing views of the beach. Thank you very much for a great holiday.

By Derek & Family:

What a fantastic apartment with great views and wonderful atmosphere. We have had a great holiday and couldn't have wished for better, and we look forward to returning next year! Thank you!

by Jeff & Olive:

A wonderful apartment with fantastic sea and beach views. Lots of places to eat and drink in short walking distance. Everything in fact including supermarket on the door step. A little piece of Heaven in Portugal. Many Thanks.
Oct 2013
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Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
A security deposit of € 150,00, required with the final balance, will be refunded in full once the apartment has been checked.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day can be flexible, if availability allows, and the accommodation is usually available from 3pm on the arrival date and must be vacated by 11am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Special Rates will be considered for groups of two and four people and for stays longer than four weeks during Low & Mid Seasons only. Current rates will be provided upon request. Please contact us for more details.

This property is also available for short breaks and long term lets during Low & Mid Seasons only. For long term availability enquiries or any other questions regarding this property, please contact us.


Quarteira Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Lower Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Upper Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Has also a sitting area and external balcony.
    Twin Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Connected with an internal balcony with sofa bed.
    Twin Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Connected with an internal balcony with sofa bed.
    Internal Balcony - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Note: Baby cot on request
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Oceanides A - 3 bedroom
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great property with amazing roof terrace, close to restaurants, shops, bars and right next to the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Superb location. Top quality property.

  • 5 of 5

Ideal apartment for those with older children that need their own space. Roof terrace is like having your own private villa. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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nice apartment. Good trip.

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was nice. Owner Miguel very helpful. Location great right on the beach.

We have small children <1 and 3yrs. Maybe not an ideal choice on 5th floor but they had a nice time in the pool. Local restaurant/beach bar was great.


  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Fantastic location in Quarteira

  • 5 of 5

We have had a number of holiday rentals through owners direct which have all been great but it would be hard to beat this one. The apartment is lovely with a large sun bathing terrace and covered area for eating / relaxing. As it is on the 5th floor there is always a welcome breeze. The pool, beach and promenade with restaurants and shops are all less than a few minutes walk away. We generally like to try new places each year but we are sure to return here. Very happy to recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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Fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay.

Fabulous apartment in a fantastic location.

Very peaceful & some lovely walking areas.

Lots of Restaurants & Bars.

Have already booked for next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Superb apartment

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic apartment with huge space both inside and outside. Roof terrace is amazing. Great location overlooking the beach. Perfect for families of all ages.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Faro Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Eclipse Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Oceânico Golf Vilamoura
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Loulé Train Station
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Gaivota, Raízes (Veggie) & Marisqueira Santiago
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Forte Novo Beach
Car: not necessary


Faro International Airport in the Algarve is very well served by multiple airlines, including low-cost airlines, which fly regularly from cities all over the UK and major European cities.

The airport is approx. 25 minutes away from the property. Taxis are plentiful and can be found directly outside the airport (expect to pay at least € 30 to the apartment).

We can also arrange an English Speaking Airport Transfer that usually are used by our guests (€ 30 up to 4 pax / € 40 up to 8 pax).

Connections between Lisbon Airport and Quarteira/Algarve are plentiful by train or bus.


- Childrens Playground: 1 minute walk/100m

- Supermarket: 5 minute walk/350m

- Bus Stop: 5 minute walk/350m

- Bakery: 5 minute walk/350m

- ATM Machine: 8 minute walk/600 m

- Pharmacy: 15 minute walk/1.3 km

- Tourist Office: 15 minute walk/1.4 km

- Art Gallery: 15 minute walk/1.4 km

- Weekly "Gipsy" Market: 4 minute drive/1.9 km

- Marina (Harbor) Vilamoura: 40 minute walk or 8 minute drive/3.2 km or 3.5 km

- Water Park (Aquashow): 10 minute drive/5.2 km

- Loulé Train Station: 15 minute drive/8 km

- Zoomarines Pick-up in Quarteira (Bus Terminal): 15 minute walk/1.1 km


Two of Quarteira's main attractions are the bustling Fish & Veg Market located by the fishing harbour at the west end of town every mornings and the Weekly Market, also known as Gipsy Market, each Wednesday morning, just outside Quarteira, in Fonte Santa.

For those who enjoy adventure or just to enjoy a different day out, the AquaShow waterpark, 10 minutes away from the property, is a must! Water slides, pools and crazy golf along with tropical birds and the Europe's biggest water coaster all in one theme park - the kids are going to love it!

June is known for the festive parties celebrating the popular saints: St. António, St. João and St. Pedro. The celebrations in Quarteira, are considered to be the town's main tourist attraction and one of the most entrenched traditions. Three evenings of great joy (June 12th, June 23rd, June 28th) in which the saints are the inspiration for the parade, choreographies, songs, costumes, as well as the entire decoration of Avenida Infante Sagres (the promenade in front of the property). The groups in the contest do their final performance in the main square between the Oceanides Building and the "Gaivota" beach bar (admission free).

At the end of June, during 4 days, the MED Festival takes place in the Historical Centre of Loulé. It is included in the itinerary of greatest “World Music” festivals in Europe. For several days, the streets of Loulé’s historic centre are transformed into a giant Mediterranean bazaar with music, food and activities for the whole family, bringing life and excitement to them. Benefiting from the presence in the city of many well-known names from the universe of “world music”. Advertising itself under the slogan of “music and much more”, the festival also presents other forms of art, including handicraft exhibitions, dance performances and street theatre. To complete this display of the typical culture of various countries, the festival ground will be filled with a number of different restaurants where you can sample some of the tastes of the traditional cuisine of each of the countries taking part. Throughout this festival, Loulé, with its narrow winding streets, where it is still possible to sense the atmosphere of Moorish times, will be a real mixture of cultures that nonetheless have many features in common.

Quarteira's Book & Small Crafts Fair is always a popular event held in the Avenida Infante Sagres (on the promenade - 5 minutes away from the property), in August. This is a good opportunity to meet authors and purchase some great cut-price books as well as pick up some inexpensive Portuguese handicrafts (admission free).

The New Year is another famous and busy season in the Algarve with several free public street parties, concerts and fireworks taking place across the region. Quarteira's New Years Eve celebrations are held in and around the Praça do Mar (the square in front of the Tourist Office and Praça do Mar Art Gallery). When the clock strikes twelve, visitors can enjoy a approx. 10 minutes fireworks display.


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