About this listing
Located in Al-Sakia Village, this luxury apartment is fully furnished for comfortable living. The top floor condominium, is located in a quiet tree-lined environment, with security controlled, private leisure facilities set in landscaped gardens. The amenities include a large shaped swimming pool, restaurant and a café/bar with pool-side terrace. The famous "Tiramisu" Italian/Portuguese restaurant is within one minutes’ walk. Also includes two tennis courts, an equipped gym & a beauty salon.
This luxury apartment is fully furnished for comfortable living. The top floor condominium, is located in a quiet tree-lined environment, with security controlled, private leisure facilities set in landscaped gardens.
Al-Sakia Village is built on a green field site between Almancil, Vilamoura and Quarteira, known as "The Golden Triangle" -with its full range of shops, bars, restaurants and Golfs (the Vila Sol golf course is within walking distance). The Quarteira Beach is within two minutes’ drive (15-20 minutes walk); a wonderful long, open sandy beach running virtually uninterrupted all the way to Faro.
The amenities include a large shaped swimming pool, restaurant and a café/bar with pool-side terrace. The famous "Tiramisu" Italian/Portuguese restaurant is within one minutes’ walk. The facilities also include two tennis courts, an equipped gymnasium and a beauty salon.
AL-SAKIA VILLAGE was constructed on a green field site between Vilamoura, Almancil and Quarteira and was completed in 2004/5. It is in a semi- rural, quiet area but beaches, resorts, restaurants and nightlife are in abundance and within a few minutes drive of the Village. It is excellent for sun, sea, sand, fishing, water sports, , horse riding, walking, sightseeing and has one of Europe's most famous Golf courses in it's back garden. 12 other quality Golf courses are within 10 kms.
QUARTEIRA is amongst Algarve's top resorts with safe bathing & long, sandy beaches running uninterrupted to Faro. The long promenade (Algarve's longest) is wonderfully maintained and is bordered by palms and , beautiful flowering hibiscus & white & pink of the oleander. Numerous Bars and Restaurants is a feature of the promenade many serving freshly-caught fish direct from the local market (one of the best in the Algarve) at extremely reasonable prices. It boasts a 13th-century parish church, and the Gypsy market on Wednesdays is a major attraction, as is the Joker Bar, which has featured as the no 1 English Bar, for some 20 years. A tourist land train that runs along the front to Vilamoura which is a big favourite with the children.
VILAMOURA is 1of the largest single tourist complexes in Europe and covers some 2,000 hectares. It has been developed since the 60's and most forms of sport/entertainment can be found there. It is fronted by a long sandy beach and features a range of quality Hotels and a superb Marina (Puerto Banus style). Amongst the many attractions/facilities there are 5 quality Golf Courses, a large Marina, a Lawn Bowling Club, a Tennis Centre, a Sports Club, a Shooting Club, Night Clubs, an International Casino, a Cinema, a private Airstrip & an excellent Riding School. There is a Roman Site & Museum giving a glimpse of the past and many different activities bird watching, day boat trips, coach trips, or excursions in a Safari Jeep to explore the local countryside. Many restaurants serving local freshly cooked food, & specialties e.g. Indian, Chinese &Italian – plus the popular USA franchises. Night-life offers a selection of bars, clubs & a superb international dinner with floor show at the Casino.
-There is a Golf within 15 mins walk and many other Golf courses within 30 mins
-Horse Riding and Windsurfing nearby,
-There is Tennis courts on site,
-Water Park (Aquashow): 1.7 KM
-Beach: 2.0 km
-Parking public available
Misc items to mention
•WiFi is available throughout the property (free within the pool area)
The Algarve region:
Internationally recognized as 1of the best locations for the family with long golden sandy beaches washed by the Atlantic Ocean. Famous for the local's hospitality together with traditions of its fishing industry & country rustic life. Excellent value for food, particularly seafood and traditional Portuguese dishes eg Cataplana, Seafood Rice etc, and local wine.
WEATHER: Traditionally over 3,000 hours of sun each year which equals that of the Costa Brava, California and the French Riviera. In winter it is one of the sunniest spots in Europe but you have to beware of the sea breezes which are very deceptive (masking fierce sun), and skin protection is very important, especially in the summer, when temps can reach 90+ degrees F.
BANKS: Hrs: 8.30am/3.0pm Mon/Fri, Weekends: Closed all day. Cash can be obtained from the ATM machines (MultiBanco).
CURRENCY: The Euro. Travellers' cheques are a safe way to carry money. If lost or stolen (can be replaced). The exchange rate for traveller's cheques are more favourable than they are for cash. Eurocheques, with card are widely accepted in hotels & good restaurants. Cash dispensers are generally available. Major credit cards are accepted by larger hotels, restaurants & shops, & most petrol stations.
DRIVING: EU licences/international driving licences are valid. Have your documents with you. Drive on the right and seat belts must be worn (very strict). Alcohol limit: 0.5 gm/l
Regular number if guests is 4. We can accommodate a fifth guest with a folding guest bed free of charge. It is absolutely not permit to have more than 5 guests in the apartment.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.