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Spectacular Seafront Retreat

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Monte Gordo, Faro District, Algarve
Two-level penthouse with stunning 180-degree views of the beach, in brand new eight-storey building completed in 2007.

Seafront unit separated from the beach only by an ample beachfront promenade. This quiet unit, high above the hustle and bustle of the streets below, has two bedrooms and a bathroom on the lower level. The upper level features a second bathroom and an ample Great Room, with kitchen, dining and lounge areas, that opens to two large terraces via floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors.

From the bedroom balconies and the rear rooftop terrace your eyes will spread over the whitewashed roof terraces and terracotta roofs of Monte Gordo, typical of southern Portuguese architecture, towards the low lying hills of Serra do Caldeirão, the natural reserve tidal marshlands, all the way to Ayamonte (Spain) on the other side of the...
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Listing #HL47968
About the Owner
Anna F
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2008
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Spectacular view, clean, quiet, everything is there what you need. Nice service from Nuno. You can walk on the beach to the Spanish border. it is about 5 km. In the other direction you can walk over 10 km. Great selection of restaurants on the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank tso180
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place for your holiday, amazing views (sea and forest) modern, clean and very well located right in the centre of town.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank DaveBartWrexham
TheFoxes2016, VR Owner at Spectacular Seafront Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Thanks very much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed staying at the apartment. Maybe see you again next year!

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Monte gordo, amazing sandy beach, friendly locals, lovely bars restaurants and shops,fantastic apartment with amazing views over beach and coast.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Curiosity702626
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Elevator/Lift access
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Please note that the WIFI is owned by the management company that look after the block. It is not specific to the apartment. All apartments within the building have access to use it, however should there be any issues with it this is something out of our control. We of course will do our best to liaise with the management company to resolve any issues.
Master bedroom with double bed, private terrace and wide balcony.Second bedroom with double + single bunk bed and wide balcony.
Built-in wardrobes with ample storage in both bedrooms.
Sofa bed in living room sleeps 2 comfortably.
Note: Kitchen has hob and microwave, no oven.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Twin
    1 Sofa
    2 Fulls
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Additional Rate and Availability Information

Monthly rate for Dec to April €1000.
Discount on weekly prices for durations of 2 weeks or more. Please contact the agent for more information.
Rates include all utility bills. Linen provided.
A deposit of 30% of the total rental cost is required to secure the booking. The outstanding balance is to be paid in full either by credit card or bank transfer before you arrive, or in cash in Euros on day of arrival.
Methods of payment: cash in EUROS. Credit cards accepted. Should you wish to pay by credit/debit card you will be charged an additional administration fee.
On arrival day the apartment is available to check in from 16:00. Check out on departure must be by 10:00.
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About the neighbourhood
Monte Gordo is a seaside resort surrounded on three sides by a natural forest reserve, located on the eastern tip of Algarve, 3 km from the Guadiana river
It is located at the centre of a stretch of 8 km of sandy beach that extends from the mouth of the Guadiana River to the historic village of Cacela Velha
Short drive to several picturesque nearby towns: vibrant Vila Real de Santo Antonio (3 km), historic Castro Marim (6 km), quaint historic Cacela Velha (8 km), exciting Ayamonte, Spain (7 km) and historic Tavira (20 km)
Cosmopolitan Seville, Spain is only a 90 min. drive away
Enjoy the gastronomic experience of both Portuguese and Spanish cuisine within a 15 min. drive radius: Monte Gordo has lots of bars and restaurants, in town and on the beach, that offer excellent seafood and, of co...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Faro: 55.0 km
Railway: Vila Real de Santo Antonio: 3.0 km
Ferry: Vila Real de Santo Antonio: 3.0 km
Faro airport is only a 45 min. drive (A22 motorway junction only 3 km away).
Seville (Spain) airport is 90 min. away
Both airports are served by regular and budget airlines, which include: Easyjet, Ryanair, Jet2, Monarch, TAP & British Airways. Bmibaby also fly to Faro from Birmingham, East Midlands and Cardiff.

Major and local car rental services are at both airports.

Details on budget transfer shuttle service from Faro airport available on request.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
Algarve Villas (10,197)
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