The apartment is located in the center of Albufeira, the view (sea + beach) is beautiful. We had everything that we needed. The host is extremely friendly. We had a nice vacation!
Despite warnings that we would be in the centre of the strip. I was attracted to somebody's comment about waking to the sounds of the waves.They were right it was gorgeous . The apartment is cute and quirky
Ample space for us ... 2 teens who were happy. 2 adults .. happy they were happy !
5 minutes from beach early mornings empty and peaceful afternoons busy friendly vibe
Night s had noisy moments but got used to it . Sleptwell Fernando & Maria were really accomadating and available for any issues that occurred all in all we had a wonderful time there and I recommend it highly would definitely go back the terrace was fab for views and barbecues great times
This is a great location if you don't want to rent a car. Walking distance to restaurants, beaches, shopping. Bars are very close to unit so you can hear the music from distance at night. Great ocean views. Rooftop terrace and 3rd floor balcony are awesome in evening hours to cool off with a glass of wine.
Host provided 2 bottles of wine (one red, one white) and some Portuguese pastries upon arrival which was a nice touch.
If you don't have issues with below 3 facts, then this is the perfect location for you:
1) There is no Air Conditioner and some days can be too hot in August. This unit would be awesome in cooler months. Too hot for cooking for me so we ate out everyday but bought fruits and snacks to keep in mini-fridge.
2) There is no WI-FI. NOTE: You can buy a $20E phone to make local calls.
But for a pre-paid sim card with internet (buy separately), the cheapest phone you can buy is $79E if your phone cannot be unlocked such as an IPhone. We decided to pay $40 USD with our phone company instead to get internet for the 11 days. However, we noticed texts, emails, and pictures would not go through even with WIFI unless the signal is very strong. The signals at certain malls and restaurants are sometimes very weak.
3) Mobility issues. 3 flights of steps up/down to 2nd and 3rd floor bedrooms.