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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 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Pool


About the property

Lovely apartment 2 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms near marina, town centre & beach!


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 residential area but only a couple minutes by car to the town centre, marina, beach and supermarkets. Perfect for families or couples!

The apartment is spacious with an open plan layout and includes 2 bedrooms, two bathrooms, a newly furbished kitchen and a dining/living area. It is located in a small complex of 24 privately owned apartments in the outskirts of Lagos. The apartment is comfortably furnished and has all the necessary equipment for a holiday or long stay. Local TV and wifi internet is also available.


The apartment is excellent for winter lets with its south facing position and year round sunny screened porch and patio.


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

Lead guest must be over 25 years of age.

This property is registered with the Portuguese Tourism - Alojamento Local 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

Property Manager
Carla & José (Lagos Best Holidays)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Carla & José (Lagos Best Holidays)

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 (Lagos Best Holidays) purchased this apartment in 2010

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:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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
  • 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 very 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 ...
  • 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 and heater for the winter months. Cot and high chair rental available on request There is an ice box (cooler box) to take to the beach. Parking available within the complex. Standard Sky Satellite TV and Local Portuguese channels. Free Wifi Internet


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Sunny garden apartment with pool in Lagos, near beach & town centre, sleeps 4+1
average rating of 4.882353 based on 47 reviews

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: Sep 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: Mar 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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très belle location à Lagos

  • 5 of 5

Appartement très agréable au rez-de-chaussée d'une propriété très calme, avec jardin et piscine. Bon accueil du propriétaire.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your review and we're glad you enjoyed the garden apartment. Kind regards, Carla and José
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Wonderful hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Clean well presented apartment, met by Jose in town who drove with us to apartment and introduced us to our surroundings and local area. Highly rated and recommended for a comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your very nice review and we're glad you enjoyed your stay! Carla and José
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Luxurious, and clean

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay in this appartement with our two young children; even had high chair and crib, sand toys and other items for children. It was easy to find by car; about a 20 min walk to Lagos Marina/Old town. The appartement was immaculate; clean and well kept, just like the pictures. Loved the Algarves, this condo made it enjoyable to come home too. Will recommend to friends and family, will stay here again. Thanks for being accommodating José and Carla!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Melanie and family, Thank you so much for the wonderful review and we are very happy that you all enjoyed your stay. We are always ready to welcome you and your friends to the Algarve! José and Carla
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Erholsamer Urlaub in tollen Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Obwohl ich als Alleinreisender unterwegs war, habe ich mir den Luxus dieses Apartments gegönnt und war total begeistert.

Schon bei der Ankunft erwies sich Jose als äußerst netter und hilfsbereiter Gastgeber und gab wertvolle Tipps für Ausflüge oder auch Restaurants. Zur Begrüßung waren ein leckerer Obstkorb, kalte Getränke im Kühlschrank und eine Flasche portugisischer Rotwein bereitgestellt.

Der Einrichtungsstil ist zwar Geschmackssache, aber das Apartment war sehr sauber und hatte allles an Einrichtung, was man so braucht, auch in der Küche. Der Fernseher hat zwar keine deutschsprachigen Programme, dafür funktionierte das WLAN in der gesamten Wohnung sehr gut.

Sehr schön war die Aussicht in den Garten, die vor allem beim Frühstück oder auch beim abendlichen Glas Wein sehr zu geniesen ist.

MIt dem Auto ist man in wenigen Minuten in Lagos an der Marina. Dort kann man kostenlos parken und erreicht über die Fußgängerbrücke schnell das Zentrum. Will man aufs Auto verzichten, kann man in ca. 15 Minuten auch in den Ort laufen.

Alles in allem ein sehr erholsamer Urlaub in einem schönen Apartment, das ich auf alle Fälle weiterempfehlen kann.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Bernd, Thank you very much for your excellent review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the apartment and all it had to offer. José always enjoys hosting and giving tips to our guests so that they can make the most of their holiday in Lagos. We wish you all the best and thank you once again for having chosen our apartment. Kind regards, José and Carla
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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

Albardeira Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Early Autumn
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter to Early Spring 2017/18
Nov 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Payment in Euros by bank transfer or VISA/Mastercard online

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

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

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