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Sunny garden apartment with pool in Lagos, near beach & town centre, sleeps 4+1

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


About the property

Popular open plan apartment, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms near all local attractions


Charming and spacious south facing 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom open plan ground floor apartment. The popular screened porch and outdoor patio leads out onto mature gardens and a swimming pool. The apartment is located in a quiet and peaceful complex of 24 privately owned apartments on the outskirts of town. Minutes by car to the town centre, marina, beach and supermarkets. Perfect for families or couples! Suitable for summer and winter lets.


Owners will meet all guests on arrival and give tips on how to make the most of their stay in Lagos. Thereafter guests will be given their privacy and space to enjoy their holiday but are only a call or text message away if they need any assistance or information.


This property is registered with the Portuguese Tourism - Local License No. 27511/AL.


The apartment is minutes away by car from the beaches, town centre, marina and supermarket. The railway station and bus depot are also minutes away by car or a 15-20 minute walk.

Lagos, one of the most popular towns in the Algarve is a top holiday destination and has it all! From history to culture, beaches and climate to a lively, easygoing and friendly atmosphere all year round. Steeped in history it was from here that Henry the navigator set sail on his discoveries along with many other Portuguese explorers.

A walk across the Marina footbridge will lead you into the heart of the old town where you will find a very quaint typically Portuguese town with a maze of narrow cobbled streets and café lined squares, many shops, bars restaurants and entertainment. There are many places of interest to visit such as museums, churches, historical monuments and a mini-zoo. Activities in and around Lagos include boat trips along the coast, dolphin tours, fishing, surfing, diving, kayaking and much more.

Lagos is easy to reach from Faro or Lisbon airport with direct bus routes.


If your preferred dates are not available for the Meia Praia apartment the owners have other properties for rent:

Encosta da Marina luxury apartment No. 6492133 - 1 Bedroom/1 Bathroom second floor with great city and harbour views within walking distance beach, marina and town centre.

More Details
Registration Number : 27511/AL

Property Manager
Carla & José
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018

About Carla & José

We want to ensure our guests enjoy Lagos as much as we do!

We have other properties on Homeaway so please enquire if there is no availability at the Meia Praia apartment.

Encosta da Marina luxury apartment No. 6492133 / 1 bedroom apartment next to the Marina and near Meia Praia beach with great city and harbour views.

Carla & José purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Carla & José chose Albardeira

Feels more like a cottage than an apartment!

What makes this apartment unique

Sunny, spacious open plan ground floor apartment with a screened porch and outdoor patio that leads out to the mature garden and swimming pool in a tranquil residential area and conveniently close to town centre, boat marina, golf courses and beaches.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Carla and José,

Although we left your Albardeira apartment already two weeks ago it is

to us like only yesterday.

We enjoyed our stay in your very well maintained and comfortable

apartment a lot and had a good time there. Besides, Lagos is a very good

place for a holiday and we liked it better than the other (big) cities

on the coast we visited.

Special thanks to José for his good ideas where to go and what to see,

and also for interesting explanations of tourism of the Algarve coast

etc. which we appreciated a lot.

After leaving your apartment we travelled along the Algarve coast to the

Spanish border and followed the Rio Guadiana to Mertola, where we spent

two days, and from there to Lisbon, where we also spent some days. So we finally came back home last week.

We will recommend your apartment to our friends who have already

travelled on the Algarve coast but have not been to Lagos.

Thanks a lot again for a great stay, and perhaps we come again one day

(when I am retired and have more time for travelling ;-) ).

Kind regards,

M & U
Jul 2014
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Albardeira Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • An additional child under two years is permitted provided the owner has been consulted.
  • Please note that the cancellation policy refers to the balance payment. The 25% deposit is non-refundable.
  • Guests must notify owners when arrival is after 9pm
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathrooms have overhead heaters for the winter months.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Both bedrooms have been comfortably furnished with plenty of storage space. Double bedroom has an en suite bathroom/shower. Each bedroom equipped with a heater and a fan. Cot available on request.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
There is a fan in every bedroom for the summer months and heater for the winter months. Cot and high chair rental available on request Parking available within the complex. Local Portuguese channels. Free Wifi Internet


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Sunny garden apartment with pool in Lagos, near beach & town centre, sleeps 4+1
average rating of 4.8139534 based on 56 reviews

Lovely & quiet relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely two weeks spent in the pool with walks in to Lagos and down to Meia Praia. Carla and Jose are very welcoming and we had no problems communicating during booking or during our stay. The apartment complex seemed quiet when we were there, we could always get a bed by the pool and often had the pool to ourselves. There was plenty of room in the apartment for the three of us and we found it had everything we needed. Had a great time, sad to leave.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks to the Scott family who enjoyed the location and convenience of the apartment as well as its proximity to the town centre and beach. Always welcome to return, first class guests, best regards Carla and José.
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Nice holiday apartment in good location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is located in a facility of 24 apartments which are in a quite area but closed to the beaches, Lagos Centre and to a nice supermarket. The facility is in a very good condition and has a big pool and another small pool for smaller children. The holiday apartment has two bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen, two sleeping rooms and a living room. In front of the living room is a terrace which can be used for eating.

The owners are very friendly and can give helpful information to restaurants, beaches and other things around Algarve. Only the double bed was a little bit to slim for us. Standard bed dimensions would be more convenient. However, the apartment is a clear recommendation for relaxing holidays at a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A lovely review from the Torsten family, thank you! They enjoyed the popular family friendly facilities, quietness of the surroundings and yet the closeness to all the amenities and attractions Lagos has to offer. Pleasure meeting you all!
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Great pool and Garden area...but

  • 4 of 5

Carla and Jose guided us by phone to the apartment as there were lots of road works on the N 125. They gave us good general advise regarding the area and eating places in Lagos and the marina area. The garden and pool areas are beautiful and so peaceful. I found you need a car to get around as there is rather a large hill to climb on your return from the town etc. The apartment was deceptively large but every internal door tended to stick and my wife got stuck in the bathroom 2 or 3 times. The beds were extremely hard to sleep on and we had some really uncomfortable nights. Lovely couple and to be fair Jose said he was not aware of the internal door problems and would get them looked at but overall the apartment is said to be "traditional" but in reality could do with an upgrade.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice apartment in lovely quiet situation

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apartment situate in a quiet situation with secluded private garden area with swimming pool. It is very comfortable and well equipped. It is within easy walking distance of the marina and the town centre. Lagos is a very nice town with a historic central area and beautiful beaches. Car beneficial for exploring the surrounding areas with many worthwhile places to see

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely review and we're glad you enjoyed your holiday and the apartment which you felt was a home from home. Exactly what we want our guests to feel "at home". 5* guests and a pleasure meeting and hosting you both. Always welcome to return we wish you all the best.Carla and José
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Boas férias

  • 5 of 5

O apartamento era muito bonito e confortável. Tinha tudo o que era preciso e tinha uma piscina muito agradável. Gostei muito e a praia era muito bonita pelo que quero voltar lá outra vez.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muito obrigada e felizes que passaram umas boas férias! Sempre bem vindos!
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Close to everything ...yet far enough out of the centre for peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We were three senior ladies andCarla and Jose apartment was perfect for our needs . It was extremely clean and well stocked . ( The welcome bottle of wine was most appreciated ,!!) it's much larger than it looked on the web site.

Jose was there to great us , and gave us many tips on we're to shop and some great restaurants to eat . . The gardener Jose

was also very helpful and spoke exceptional English .

We had a super time , I know most people think you need a car ,but we walked everywhere. We also used the bus and the train .. We took the bus to Burgau and then walked along the cliffs to Luz . The views were breathtaking and the spring flowers , wild thyme ,rosemary and lavender .took our breath away. On another day we walked from Lagos to Luz along the cliffs . Again we were left speechless at the beauty . We then took the bus back to Lagos.

I had the most incredible duck dinner at a restaurant called Forja . There were 5 of us and we had 2 1/2 portions and there was food left over . (8.95 € ) a portion. It is a speciality on Sunday's for lunch and they fill up fast ,so come early ., they are closed for a few months in winter and had just opened again in mid March when we were there .

I would highly recommend Carla and Jose's apartment to anyone for a long term stay in beautiful Lagos

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to three most amazing ladies for their lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your holiday in our apartment and exploring Lagos and the rest of the Algarve. It was a real pleasure meeting you all and we wish you all the best and hope you come back to our lovely town again. Carla and José
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Faro International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Palmares and Boavista Golf
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Lagos Este, Exit 2
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Meia Praia
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment in Euros - VISA/Mastercard online

A 25% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm a booking and the balance is due 6 weeks before arrival.

Check in is from 4pm to 11pm. Late arrivals after 11pm will need to notify owners.

Prices may vary during the Carnival and Easter and Christmas/New Year period depending on demand so please enquire with property owners.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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