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Azul - modern apartment with hilltop charm

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
Condo/Apartment
Our hilltop retreat in the Parque Naturel da Costa Vicentina, is set amidst a cluster of gently wooded hilltops bounded by the Serra de Monchique to the north and the limitless blue ocean to the south. Just a short walk from a traditional Portuguese fishing village and beach, the house which features four individually stylised apartments is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Western Algarve. Azul is a comfortable 2 bedroom apartment opening onto a shady terrace area set back from the pool. Inside, tropical turquoises meet skandi living with clean lines, modern furniture and a simple kitchen. The apartment features an open plan living area, showerroom with walk in shower and two bedrooms. Underfloor heating throughout ensure you are warm and cosy in cool evenings out of ...Our hilltop retreat in the Parque Naturel da Costa Vicentina, is set amidst a cluster of gently wooded hilltops bounded by the Serra de Monchique to the north and the limitless blue ocean to the south. Just a short walk from a traditional Portuguese fishing village and beach, the house which features four individually stylised apartments is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful Western Algarve. Azul is a comfortable 2 bedroom apartment opening onto a shady terrace area set back from the pool. Inside, tropical turquoises meet skandi living with clean lines, modern furniture and a simple kitchen. The apartment features an open plan living area, showerroom with walk in shower and two bedrooms. Underfloor heating throughout ensure you are warm and cosy in cool evenings out of season. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: AL66494More
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About the Owner
Lucy S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
Interaction with guests
We are a family, originally from the Isle of Wight who love the ocean and share a passion for everything outdoors. We're excited about everything the Algarve has to offer and can also guide you on small group adventures. Activities from the villa include: paddleboarding, biking, cruising the coast in our 30ft catamaran. We can also guide you on runs, tell you the best beaches for learning to surf and developing skills depending on the weather conditions.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an absolute gem, hidden away in the gorgeous Algarve. The apartment itself is spacious, light and beautifully designed, with incredible views across Burgau. The sky feels big here, making sunsets and sunrises even more stunning and daytime sunbathing by the pool even...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank BethanChristopher
Reviewed June 25, 2019

This is our second visit to Ocean Blue Active - Azul. Can’t get enough of by his place, beaches, scenery, food. Lucy’s place is in a fantastic spot to visit the south west coast and Lucy offers many activities which we love. You feel comfortable...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Andy R
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Reviewed May 25, 2019

We spent a wonderful week in appartment Azul. Immaculately clean, nice atmosphere and excellente pool! Loved the view from the terrace, all the way to the sea as well. The village is only a 10 minute walk with nice beaches and restaurants. Perfect location! Lucy...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank EdithDAmsterdam
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

This was my second trip to Portugal, staying at Azul. The apartment is stunning and immaculately clean - with everything I wanted for my base in the western Algarve. This trip I saw even more of the surrounding area - walking through the gorgeous national...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Jodie J
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Great holiday spent with friends. The villa was perfect, a good mix with your own apartment and other guests joining us for some of the trips. Really loved the morning bike trip and visiting local markets. Will definitely book again.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Sean S
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Safe
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Parking
Microwave
Boat Available
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Dive into the clear ocean from our catamaran, explore lazy coves by paddleboard or venture west to surf Portugal’s famous breaks. On the land, earn your action credentials, exploring the diverse countryside & traditional villages. Mountain bike trails, walks & guided runs with our onsite personal trainer, kayak lakes, paddleboard rivers, explore local markets & Moorish castles eat the freshest local food, coffee in sunbeaten cafes.
Getting around
A car is recommended as there are so many stunning beaches within a 20 minute drive. The village is a 5-10 minute walk, and the beach lies at the bottom village.
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