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Apartments in Galé, 2 pools, sea views, beach 200m, free Wi-Fi, Air-con - Galé Mar - Apt. A

Bedrooms 2
Space 120 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights



Galé Mar - Apt. A

Apt. A boasts a stylish/comfortable interior with superb sea views from it's 2 balconies. Sleeps 4/5 guests.

Bedroom 1 - sleeps up to 3. Kingsize bed and Z bed for child, en-suite bathroom and patio doors leading to a private balcony.

Bedroom 2 - has 2 single beds, patio doors leading to the main balcony. Both bedrooms have built in wardrobes and are fully air-conditioned. The balconies both have uninterrupted views over the communal pools/gardens and sea.

Lounge/Dining room with internet TV for all UK channels, DVD player, stereo, free Wi-Fi, sofas and highchair and dining table.

Kitchen fully fitted with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle.

Both the Kitchen and Lounge/diner have patio doors to the main balcony for alfresco dining and additional seating area.

Shower room with shower, w/c and washbasin.

The apartment is strictly non-smoking. It is AL certified and approved with the local council

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About the property

Galé-Mar Apartments, Albufeira

We have 3 holiday apartments available to rent in the relaxing resort of Galé (10 minutes from Albufeira). We can accommodate 4/5 guests in our 2 bedroom apartments and 6/7 guests in our 3 bedroom apartment. They are situated in the Galé-Mar Apartments, a secure, well maintained gated complex with large family pool and separate children's pool set in beautiful communal gardens. If the pool is not for you, the beach is within easy walking distance, 200m away is the beautiful sandy beach of Sao Lourenco and 500m is the bigger beach of Praia Da Gale both offering beach restaurants for a spot of lunch or evening meal.

Our apartments are very well furnished and maintained to a high standard. We try to make them "home from home". They are fully air-conditioned (which is serviced annually) and the 2 bedroom apartments have free Wi-Fi and internet TV for all UK channels. The 3 bedroom apartment only has local television and no wi-fi. We have registered the apartments with the local council and and have smoke alarms fitted.

The sleeping..........

The 2 bedroom apartments sleep 4/5 comfortably. The master bedroom has a king-size bed with en-suite bathroom and patio doors to a private balcony. A z-bed is available in this bedroom for a child (up to 12 years) and a travel cot is available on request. The second bedroom has 2 single beds with patio doors leading to the main balcony.

The 3 bedroom apartment sleeps 6/7 comfortably. The master bedroom has 2 single beds with en-suite bathroom. A z-bed is available in this room for a child (up to 12 years) and a travel cot is available on request. It has patio doors leading to the balcony. The second bedroom has 2 single beds with patio doors leading to the balcony and the third bedroom has 2 single beds with patio doors leading to the balcony.

The cooking..........

All the apartments have a fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle and washing machine.

The relaxing..........

The lounge/diner boasts 2 sofas and dining table, DVD player, internet TV for all UK channels, free Wi-Fi, a selection of games, books and DVD's. Please note the UK TV and Wi-fi is not available in the 3 bedroom apartment.

The views..........

Due to their proximity to the sea, the apartments boast excellent sea views which are taken advantage of from alfresco dining on the balconies. The 2 bedroom apartments have 2 balconies and the 3 bedroom apartment has 1 large balcony, all have views over the communal gardens, pools and the sea and are furnished with dining tables, parasols and rattan outdoor seating ideal for lounging or reading a book.

The bathrooms..........

In the 2 bedroom apartments, the en-suite bathroom(accessible from the master bedroom) is fitted with bath/shower over, basin, WC, bidet and hairdryer. Accessible from the main hallway, there is also an additional shower room with shower enclosure, WC and basin.

In the 3 bedroom apartment, the en-suite bathroom(accessible from the master bedroom) is fitted with bath/shower over, basin, WC, bidet and hairdryer. Accessible from the main hallway, is an additional main bathroom and a separate shower room with shower enclosure, WC and basin.

The swimming and beaches..........

The apartments are 200m from Sao Lourenco beach (approx. 4 min. walk) and 500m from Galé beach (approx. 8 min. walk). There is a large communal swimming pool with diving board and children's pool. Sun loungers and parasols are available to use free of charge around the pool area.

More about Galé...........

Galé is the ideal location for a peaceful and relaxed holiday. It is only 40 minutes from Faro airport. It suits families looking for a beach holiday without the hustle and bustle of busier, more commercialised resorts.

It offers some of the prettiest and secluded coves and beaches on the Algarve (Sao Lourenco, Galé beach, Sao Rafael, Castillo etc....) all Blue flag beaches, each with their own beach bars, cafes and restaurants.

500m from the apartments is the well known Apolonia supermarket, the Portuguese version of Waitrose. There is lot's of choice of Portuguese foods as well as a good selection of UK products,also a cash dispenser inside the store. There is also an Ali-Super supermarket just 7 minutes walk away. If, however, you do not want to cook whilst on holiday, there is a good choice of restaurants within walking distance, ranging from beachfront cafes to the upmarket Michelin starred Vila Joya restaurant.

It is not essential to hire a car. We can arrange a transfer for you from the airport to the apartment (extra cost). There is a bus stop outside the apartments and the taxi rank is just a 5 minute walk, so unless you are planning to do lot's of sightseeing, a car is not strictly necessary. Albufeira, with it's more lively nightlife, is only a 10 minute taxi or bus ride away. The main bus station in Albufeira links all the major resorts along the Algarve, going east or west.

The parking..........

There is plenty of free parking available in the car park outside the apartments and underground parking with one allocated space.

Out and about..........

Guia, well known as the birthplace of the famous chicken Piri-Piri and the location of Sir Cliff Richard's vineyard, is just 10 minutes away by car. Also here is the Algarve shopping complex where you can find factory outlet shops and large supermarkets. For families, various attractions such as Zoomarine and Aqualand are all approximately 15 to 20 minutes by car. Salgados golf course is very close, just 5 minutes by car. Numerous golf courses can be found close to Albufeira and Vilamoura, golfers are spoilt for choice. Birdwatchers will find plenty of interest at the nearby Salgados lagoon, including flamingos. This is easily accessible by car or by walking along a series of wooden walkways along Galé beach to Salgados.

All in all, Galé has something to offer for everyone.........

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Tracey or Geoff
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, We can reply by email in any language using Google
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Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Tracey or Geoff

I am a Training Analyst for a local healtcare organisation and run the Gale Mar Apartments with my father, Geoff. I have a family who love to visit Portugal and Gale Mar and spend hours splashing in the pool and playing on the beaches. We love the restaurants and have spent many happy family holidays in the Algarve. In the evening, we love to stroll to a local restaurant and try some new local cuisine with a glass vihno verde or try some cocktails at the local beach bar. Tracey Richards -

Tracey or Geoff purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Tracey or Geoff chose Albufeira

We decided on Gale as it is close to all local attractions, shops and towns, but quieter so you can "get away from it all" if you want to. The beaches in this area are stunning and the apartments are well looked after. As a family, we love to explore local areas, try different restaurants and relax by the pool and on the beach - the doughnut sellers on the beach are an added bonus......!

What makes this apartment unique

All our apartments have excellent views over the swimming pool and out to sea.

Available Rentals

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Bookings are from 3.30pm on day of arrival to 10 am on day of departure.

If the dates you require are not available, please check availability for our adjoining apartment B or email us at


Galé Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , The shower room is accessed from the hallway.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , This is the en-suite bathroom for bedroom 1.
  • The bathroom is accessible through bedroom 1 and has bath with shower over, W/C, bidet and washbasin, shaver point, power point and hairdryer. The shower room is accessible from the main hallway and has seperate shower enclosure, W/C and washbasin. Toilet paper is provided. All towels and beach towels are provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , This bedroom sleeps 2 adults or 2 children on single beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , Sleeps 2 adults and 1 child on a z-bed (max 12 years)
  • Bedroom 1, sleeps 2 adults in kingsize bed and 1 child on a z-bed (up to 12 years). The z-bed is not suitable for an adult. A travel cot can also be provided for this bedroom on request. This bedroom has a fitted double wardrobe, dressing table and ensuite bathroom with bath and shower over, WC, bidet and washbasin. It also has patio doors that lead to a private balcony with superb pool and sea views. Bedroom 2, sleeps 2 adults/children in single beds. It has patio doors opening on to the main balcony with beautiful pool and sea views. It has fitted double wardrobe with security safe and dressing table. Both bedrooms are fully air-conditioned and are supplied with extra blankets and pillows.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Apartment A is located on 1st floor with lift access. There are 2 exterior balconies, one larger for al fresco dining accessible through the sliding patio doors from the lounge, kitchen and bedroom 2. The 2nd balcony is only accessible from bedroom 1. Both balconies overlook the pools and the garden and are set back from the adjoining neighbours to give you privacy when you are sitting outside. To ensure there is no nuisance or inconvenience to other guests, barbeques are not permitted on the balconies. For your reassurance, the apartment is AL certified and approved for holiday rentals with the local council and there is a resident caretaker on site. We have also fitted carbon monoxide alarms/sensors.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Galé Mar - Apt. A
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Holt WiltshireUnited Kingdom

As previously stated the apartment was of excellent quality and the decorations were very impresive

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the apartment and look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I am very pleased you like the apartment and the interior was to your liking. Hope to welcome you back soon.
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  • 5 of 5

Very lovely and comfortable apartment. Beautifully clean and we'll equipped. I would wholeheartedly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review on our 2 bedroom apartment. We are so pleased you found the apartment comfortable, clean and well equipped. Hopefully we will see you in 2017.
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Perfect location and beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Gale before and this apartment lived up to all our expectations

Great location close to beautiful beach and amenities

Everything you need for a perfect holiday

Would definitely recommend this apartment

Helpful instructions from the owners to ensure a comfortable stay

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. I am really pleased the apartment lived up to your expectations. Please remember us for 2017.
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Beautiful apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in apartment 6 for a week. The apartment is lovely, very well equipped and ideally located within walking distance of two beaches. We had a great time and will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Just to make you aware, the prices for 2017 are now loaded on and we would welcome you back anytime. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Tracey
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Cambridgeshire UK

Perfect - Large Well Equipped Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic 2 weeks in this excellent apartment. Everything was as listed and met or exceeded expectation in respect of comfort and specification. The underground parking was a real bonus given that we drove down. The swimming pool and communal areas are great (and new/extra sunbeds were delivered during our first week!). Gale is our favourite resort and as usual did not disappoint; everything you need for a relaxing holiday is available on your doorstep whilst there is plenty to do an see in the surrounding area. Communication with Tracey was first class and could not have been made any easier. The level of information provided both before the holiday and whilst in the apartment could not be better. Our safety deposit cheque even got home before we did (it probably had a smoother journey than we did between Santander and Portsmouth!!). We would recommend this apartment without hesitation and hope to return in the near future.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much to taking the time to post your lovely review, it really is appreciated. Pleased to know everything was up to your expectations and you enjoyed your holiday and had a relaxing time. As you say, the underground parking is an added bonus during the hotter months of July and August. Hope to welcome you back at some time in the future, Kind regards, Tracey
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Large immaculate apartment with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious, extremely clean and well maintained decor, beautiful surroundings and pool (few more loungers would help) Lovely sea and pool views from the balcony and everything we could possibly need within the apartment. Local beaches very picturesque with lots of small coves and within 5 minutes walking distance. Restaurants and cafes very good and again walking distance. Local supermarket very close and larger ones easily accessible by car. We have visited Portugal many times and usually stay towards the Atlantic coast and was pleasantly surprised by the lack of commercialism around this relatively unspoilt area despite being just a few miles from Albuferia, we had a lovely stay here and would definitely recommend and visit again. Great communication with the owners.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post your kind review, it really is very much appreciated. As you mention, Gale is very close to Albufeira but is entirely different, more relaxed and peaceful. The sunloungers are scheduled to be replaced, will ask if more can be provided during the busier July/ August period. Again, thank you for your feedback, kind regards, Tracey
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Ferreiras, Albufeira
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Guia to connect to EN 125 or motorway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Beach front
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Lourenco beach
Car: not necessary

Ideally situated for all local attractions and an excellent base for discovering the Algarve coastline.

For more photographs and information, please visit us on mar apartments.

Free Wi-Fi and internet TV is available for all your UK television programmes in apartments A and B (2 bed apartments), there is no wi-fi or UK TV in apartment C (3 bed apartment)

We know that traveling with extra luggage can be expensive so the apartments are supplied with a travel cot and highchair free of charge.

To take further stress away from you - we can arrange a return transfer for your party to the apartments from Faro airport, please email us for details and a quote.

An end stay clean is included in your rental charge, however, for a small charge we can organise extra cleaning.

If you wanted to book more than one apartment, please email us and we will happily check availability for you:-

Galé is the ideal location to unwind and relax and watch the world go by, contact us today on


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