Home from Home - 3-Bed Duplex (sleeps 7) near Alvor & Beach (with Airconditioning)
- Type: Apartment
- Sleeps: 7 (3 Bedrooms)
- Nearest Beach: Alvor (0.9 km)
- Change Over Day: Flexible
- Long term lets considered
- suitable for children
- Winter lets available
- Pets not allowed
This is a beautiful, bright and spacious apartment on the 3rd (top) floor of the Quinta da Amoreira complex (a private condominium), close to the beautiful beaches (900mtr) and Alvor villages (1.5km). A mere 10/15 min walk. The apartment is accessible by lift or stairs. It has been tastefully decorated throughout with a great "home from home" feel and has every convenience a family would require (incl. internet, wifi and international TV). Airconditioning was installed in the 3 bedrooms during 2018 to provide added comfort during the hot summer months of July - September.
It is very spacious with total floor area of 110 sq. mtr.
The downstairs is a very large open plan space with a newly fitted modern kitchen: a lounge area and with comfortable seating and a separate TV area, with all the English, German, French, Spanish and Portuguese etc. channels (incl. Sports and Movies). The family bathroom with bath and rain-shower are located on this floor.
A lovely south facing sunny balcony (10 sq.mtr) has uninterupted sea-views and overlooks the pools with plenty of sun-loungers.The balcony has a spacious built-in couch, plus 2 tables and chairs. An awning provides shelter from the sun.
Upstairs is a further 55 sq. mtr. with 3 bedrooms, bathroom and utility cupboard with washing machine. The master bedroom is very spacious with a comfortable kingsize bed and small desk with TV. The large twin room has 2 single beds (and a full size/height pull-out bed) and the smaller single bedroom has 1 single bed (with another single full size/height pull-out bed). All 3 bedrooms have ample size built-in wardrobes. A cot and high-chair are also available. Each of the 3 bedrooms are fitted with individually controlled air conditioning.
The bathroom on this floor has a toilet, sink and rain-shower. The utility cupboard holds a supply of bath- and beach-towels. In addition, items you may need for the beach e.g. umbrellas, windscreens, chairs, cool box and beach toys can be found in the wardrobe in the single room.
The large garden to the rear has a children's playground and communal BBQ with 2 charcoal grills.
A car is not required (but may be convenient). It is only a 10/15 min walk to either the beach or Alvor village. There is a small convenience store (mini mercado) across the road
from the complex, a mere 2 minute walk. Other supermarkets can be found on the way into Alvor or towards Portimao (Aldi /Liddle, 3km)
There is also a bus stop nearby (4 min walk) that can bring you into Alvor or to Portimao.
There are some (very) good restaurants and bars within a 5 min walk from the apartment and of course Alvor center is only 15/20 min walk, providing further entertainment etc.
A taxi fare into Alvor is approx. €4-€5
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The Algarve Region
The Algarve has a temperate climate almost all year round and boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year. The Algarve has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Portugese people are friendly and helpful, the food is great and the wine excellent! The ancient coastal village of ALVOR is now a very popular holiday destination. It is well located facing a natural lagoon opening onto the sea. Close to this lagoon is an amazing maze of walking paths has been built offering lovely views and peaceful walks for all the family. The beach is Alvor is absolutely amazing and there are a number of small coves tucked under the cliffs. There are lovely restaurants located along the beachfront. Alvor beach is extremely clean and the local council are out early in order to maintain the long stretch of lovely white sand.
The restaurants, bars and nightclubs provide great entertainment for all the family. This village has maintained its very quaint ambiance and is a joy to visit. There are 7 golf courses within a 15-20 minute drive, e.g. Alto Golf, Penina, Morgado, Palmares, Boavista and Pestana Pinta.
Aqualand in Armacao de Pera - lots of fun for the children.
A day out for all the family at the biggest Water Park in Portugal.
Ryanair from DUBLIN, CORK, SHANNON & KERRY
Aerlingus from DUBLIN & CORK
Distance from Faro Airport to Alvor: approx 70 km (50 min drive),
Travel from Faro to Alvor by Taxi: appr. 75€ for a 4 seater)
If you want to hire a car to travel to Alvor then it couldn't be easier! Simply collect your car from Faro Airport and enjoy a straightforward drive through central and western Algarve to Alvor, either down the A22 motorway (a toll road) or down the secondary N125 road.
There is no direct train or bus to Alvor; Get the train to Portimão (regional train 6€) then a bus to Alvor (1,50 €) or travel from Faro to Alvor by Bus: Get a bus to Portimão (5,50€) then change bus to Alvor (1,50€)
The Resorthoppa bus service runs from Faro airport and cost approx. € 15 pp, each way.
Nearest Travel Links
- Airport: FARO (70 km)
A booking deposit of 30% is required. The balance payable 6-8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.
Suitable types of Holiday Alvor
- Golf course is on site or within 15mins walk
- Golf Course
- Horse riding
- Water Park
- Mountain Biking
- Hill Walking
- Cultural holiday
- Wine tasting
- Local cuisine
Quinta da Amoreira is a gated development. Parking spaces are available around the property.
There are gardens to the rear of the development with a children's playground and a communal BBQ(x2).
A lift is available for easy access to the 3rd floor.
Exterior Facilities in Home From Home - 3-bed Duplex (sleeps 7) Near Alvor & Beach (with Airconditioning)
- Parking space
- Secure parking
- Shared garden
- Shared outdoor swimming pool
- Children's playground
This is a very spacious duplex apartment. There is an openplan kitchen with dining and living space. Also a separate TV viewing area. The main bathroom is on this floor with bath, bidet, toilet and shower. Upstairs there are three bedrooms, two of which are very big. Each of the bedrooms are fitted with Air Conditioning units. The master bedroom has a king size bed, flat screen TV & very large built in wardrobe. The second bedroom has two comfortable single beds with a third pull out full size single bed. The third bedroom also has a single bed with a further pull out full size single bed, should it be required. The second bathroom is on this floor and has a spacious shower, toilet and sink.
Facilities in Home From Home - 3-bed Duplex (sleeps 7) Near Alvor & Beach (with Airconditioning)
- Air conditioning
- CD player
- Clothes dryer
- Dish washer
- DVD player
- Internet access
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Washing machine
Bedrooms / Bathrooms
- Bedrooms (3)
- Bathrooms (2)
- Showers (2)
- WCs (2)
Sleeps a Maximum of 7 people:
- Single Beds (5)
- Double Beds (1)
- Cots (1)
- Dining Seats (8)
- Lounge Seats (8)
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Prices may be subject to change at the owner's discretion.
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