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Superb Modern 2 Bed Apartment, Centre of Carvoeiro very near Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 60 nights


About the property

Closest resort to the beach and town centre at about 400 metres away

Extensively refurbished in 2017, including new bathrooms, double glazing, wardrobes, internal doors & frames, new beds, decor & furnishings, a total redesign of the apartment, this one of the best apartments on Monte Dourado!

Modern top floor apartment superbly located at Monte Dourado resort right in the centre of Carvoeiro a very short walk from the beach/town centre (only 400 metres). The apartment is air conditioned with units in both bedrooms and lounge, very spacious with master bedroom ensuite with bath & shower, second bedroom with own bathroom/shower, modern fully equipped kitchen with fridge freezer, dishwasher, m/wave, toaster, kettle, w/machine, spacious lounge with 40'' flatscreen TV, satellite TV, DVD, ipod dock/radio, dining table 6 chairs and 3 piece suite. Lounge leads out on to a lovely sunny terrace with quality table & recliner chairs, with lovely views over Carvoeiro, the valley and sea beyond. The apartment lies in a nice secluded spot which is quiet & peaceful at night, outside there are well maintained gardens, adjacent is a lovely pool area (with kids pool) and plenty of new sunbed, tennis courts (4 x rackets/balls supplied) are just 100 metres away, free wifi and electronic safe.

The apartment is managed locally by Monte Dourado Reception 100 metres away, there is a phone connection in the apartment and you can be assured that staff will be on hand to ensure that you have a wonderful relaxing holiday!

Please contact us for WINTER LETS will discount rates on those shown for bookings over a month.

More Details

Paul & Tracy Maxwell
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Paul & Tracy Maxwell

Hi, we are Tracy & Paul Maxwell from Blundellsands near Liverpool, I (Paul) am the Managing Director of a local oil company and my wife runs the household and caters for our two kids who are still at home (because they have it so good!). We love it when we can get out to Carvoeiro which is not as often as we would like.

Paul & Tracy Maxwell purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Paul & Tracy Maxwell chose Carvoeiro

It's perfect, right location in a nice quiet spot yet only a couple of hundred metres from all the restaurants, bars and beach (not easy to get that combination). The apartment was built in the early nineties and is a quality build, in 2017 we updated with a complete refit to bring it up to a superior standard, the layout is great with the private en suite off the hallway, with vestibule, bedroom, bathroom, second bedroom has twin beds and an adjacent bathroom, the lounge is spacious with comfortable 3 piece (with covers that are laundered), dining table, balcony is full width and not overlooked, it is near to the pool but not right overlooking it which is what we wanted, ideal for a peaceful drink, and the view is lovely. It ticked all the boxes for me, I knew it would be good for rentals and we are full year on year, its been a great investment!

What makes this apartment unique

The one thing I would say that makes this apartment great for holidaymakers is the location, many apartments claim to be in Carvoeiro which these days covers a wide area and often this can mean in the general vicinity, but when guest arrive they can find themselves one or two kilometres out of town, not such of problem except in peak periods when taxis are busy and car parking impossible. Our apartment is right there in the town centre, a five minute walk away from the square by the beach and all the restaurants, yet as it is set on the hill above the main street it is just far enough to be nice and quiet and peaceful at night. Best of both worlds!


Carvoeiro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Village
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Wood burning fire in lounge, electric heaters in all rooms & bathrooms. 32 inch flatscreen TV. WiFi available (no charge).


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Superb Modern 2 Bed Apartment, Centre of Carvoeiro very near Beach
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 19 reviews

Fab Apartment just as described

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is ideal for those looking for a location far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the town but near enough to walk (5 mins and you're on the main street).

The apartment itself is perfect. Tastefully decorated, comfortable sofa & chairs (not like the usual uncomfortable sofas you tend to get), satellite TV for those that want to keep in touch with the British soaps, an iPOD docking station so that you can listen to your own music and a dishwasher which is an added bonus for those wanting to dine in the apartment. The lovely thing as well about this apartment is having the beach towels provided (8 in total).......... definitely a space and weight saver in your luggage. Having the washing machine was even better because you could have a clean beach towel every day if you wanted. Both bedrooms in the apartment are spacious with loads of storage space for those extra outfits you've brought instead of the beach towels. The master bedroom has a king sized bed for that extra comfort.

The balcony is really spacious and overlooks the gardens and path to the pool which is just to the left of the apartment so although you can't fully see it from the apartment you can get to it in half a minute. From the balcony you can also see the sea in the distance and catch the lovely sunsets on the horizon.

We were a party of 4 adults and never felt on top of each other because the apartment is so roomy and spacious.

The only downside I can think of is that there is no air conditioning (although fans can be hired) so those going in high season may get a little hot on those humid nights. We went mid September and it was fine.

Carvoeiro itself is a lovely little resort with a gorgeous little sandy cove off the main square. There are plenty of bars and restaurants to suit all tases and a number of little shops and boutiques to browse.

If we return to Carvoeiro again, we would certainly try to book this apartment again.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2008
  • Stayed: September 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great trip

  • 5 of 5

Excellent flat, wonderful development, great pools. A real relaxing holiday.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic apartment in a great location

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Spacious, clean, great location

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a perfect week in the property. It was spotlessly clean and excellently presented and very spacious with two large bathrooms which felt like a luxury. Swimming pool very close by just right. Balcony very nice to sit out on. Location ideal and as short stroll to centre and shops etc. A very family friendly location with lots to do including beaches (although v busy being August), walks along coast line (Stunning Carvoeira boardwalk left of town) , boat trips, nearby towns and lots of attractions e.g. Water parks. Great place whether you want to be busy, or completely relax. Would love to still be there.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Modern and newly refurbished

  • 4 of 5

Great apartment A little crowded around pool in school holidays

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Lovely apartment close to beach

  • 5 of 5

Paul and Tracy's home at Carvoeira was all we could have hoped for. The apartment is of a high standard, lovely rooms, furniture, equipment. The air conditioning was excellent. A lovely balcony with sea breezes for sitting out when the weather was hot. The apartment is a short walk to the beach and restaurants. The apartment is on a hill which could be difficult for some. However we found it worth the effort. The apartment management was organised and very helpful, taxis and a starter pack of provisions was arranged in advance. We were very comfortable there.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Praia do Carvoeiro
Car: not necessary

Location of this apartment is right in the town centre of Carvoeiro, near the beach and restaurants, at Monte Dourado resort, the apartment enjoys a privileged hill-top position above Carvoeiro so even though it is within a 5 minute walk of the beach and the centre of the village it is in a nice quiet location. There is a pool area shared only by 16 apartments located just 50 metres away, there are tennis courts 100 metres away and a nice 9 hole par 3 golf course (Vale de Milho) just up the road or a more challenging 18 holes each at Pinta & Gramacho 10 minutes away, Carvoeiro is set on a really beautiful stretch of coast with cliff tops mingled with super sandy cove beaches. Slide & Spash water park is 5 minutes away in Lagoa and Zoomarine theme park is within 20 mins. For those that know Carvoeiro it is a hidden gem on the Algarve and remains as yet undiscovered and has not been spoiled by large over development, the village is in a lovely setting centred around the square right by Carvoeiro beach which is nestled in a lovely cove where there are many very good cafes & restaurants.

They say it is all about location, location, location and it doesn't get any better than this we are the closest resort to the centre of the town and beach!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $248.14

INCLUDED: Cleaning & linen services at start and end of stay and weekly during stay (except winter), wifi included, beach towels are provided, tennis courts are available for hire at Monte Dourado reception.
WINTER: Apartment is ideal for winter lets, we have all year round residents in the block and Monte Dourado is very popular with people staying for long periods, this is because there is a reception which stays open all year round and provides support if any problem with the apartment and there is a heated pool which also remains open all year. We have had may couples staying the winter over the years and they all say it is like home from home. Contact us to discuss rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund