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Apartment Vasco Da Gama, Lagos Marina, Algarve

Beach apartment with 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, shared pool and golf nearby in Lagos Marina, Portugal

From £366 per week

Two twin bedroom apartment, two bathrooms (1 en-suite) sleeps 4; superbly situated on the award winning Lagos Marina, just minutes walk from beach, restaurants and town.

Overview

Completed in 2007, Apartment Vasco da Gama is a second floor apartment superbly situated on the 5 Star award winning Lagos Marina, only a ten minute walk to Meia Praia beach. The restaurants and bars on the Marina quayside are a five minute stroll away and a further five minutes will take you across the opening bridge into Lagos town centre where there are many more shops, bars and restaurants to choose from. The golf courses at Palmares and Boavista Golf Resort are within five to ten minutes drive and the courses at Penina to the east and Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort to the west are about 25 minutes drive away.

Accommodation
Apartment Vasco da Gama is a well furnished two bedroom apartment which can be reached by lift. The open plan lounge is furnished with twin sofas, and a dining table to seat six. Both the bedrooms and the living/dining room have sliding doors opening on to a large balcony, which has beautiful views over the Marina. Both bedrooms are twin bedded and the apartment has the added facility of air conditioning in both bedrooms and living/dining area. The units have a heating function, making this apartment an ideal winter base too. Satellite TV (limited channels- Sky News, BBC News, Euro Sport) and CD player are also provided. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and there is also a separate shower room with toilet. Both bedrooms have large wardrobes with ample hanging space. The kitchen is well equipped with a hob, fridge freezer and microwave.

Complimentary swimming pool access at the nearby Marina Club Suite Hotel is available, for up to 4 people, with this apartment. A health club is also available at the Marina Club Suite Hotel, payable locally. There is also a playground for children in the near vicinity.

Out & About
The cosmopolitan town of Lagos, which many believe to be the best on the Algarve, is on your doorstep. The Marina dominates the river as it opens into the sea and you can choose activities such as deep sea fishing, a dolphin seafari trip and yacht hire. Lagos is an historic town with some city walls still standing and there are several museums and churches worth a visit. This is a working Portuguese town with markets, shops and plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from. The fabulous west coast beaches, where the surfing is renowned, are only 30 minutes drive away and the Monchique hills and the historic old capital of the Algarve, Silves, is an equal distance the other way. As Apartment Vasco da Gama is so centrally situated, a car is not essential for your holiday enjoyment but to gain an appreciation of just what the Western Algarve can offer, a car is recommended.

Reviews

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12 out of 12 people recommend staying here

Family from Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom Aug 2015

We really enjoyed our stay at this lovely apartment which was light, clean and spacious and had everything you need for a family holiday. Fantastic location with beautiful views overlooking the Marina and a supermarket literally around the corner! It's just a few minutes walk to the beautiful sandy beach and a few minutes walk over a bridge into the town centre which has a great atmosphere and loads of really nice restaurants and shops. Plenty of activities available, we did kayaking, surfing and dolphin watching! Owner was also really helpful when booking.

Family from Stockport, United Kingdom Oct 2013

We have stayed at this apartment on a previous visit to Lagos. The only problem we had was that the television had no picture. I bought a new aerial lead from a local shop which solved the problem. Otherwise everything was fine and I would visit again in the future.

Bob Wilde.

Couple from Cheltenham, United Kingdom Sep 2013

Spacious, modern appartment with large balcony and excellent view of the marina. Minor quibbles: we cooked for ourselves every day. There were only two saucepans, and the frying pan had lost most of its non stick coating. Would have been nice to have wifi. But, as I say, minor quibbles. Its a lovely appartment and we had a great holiday.

From Blaydon On Tyne, United Kingdom Oct 2011

The property was as described in an excellent lovcation for th emarina, old town and supermarket - met on arrival at the apartment and the representative could not have been more helpful

From Horsham, United Kingdom Jul 2011

Very spacious apartment with lovely large balcony covering the lounge and 2 bedrooms. Fine views of marina but also handy for supermarket. Apartment cleaned and bedding changed every 4 days when we were there and apartment nicely maintained. Not too far from beach and town. The whole family enjoyed their stay there!

From Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom Jun 2010

We have stayed in Lagos twice before, in an hotel. We will never go back to a hotel after staying in this apartment. Everything was great - location,quality of furnishings, balcony views & marina club facilities.
Cant fault anything. We will be back!!


2 other reviews

Apartment and marina surroundings cant be faulted - best holiday apt we have stayed in. Nice pool at the hotel. V Good quality bars and restaurants in easy/flat walking distance. Lagos quite lively, especially at weekend - we were there late July 09. Also, proximity to Pingos supermarket is great. Will definitely return.

This is a beautifully furnished and very spacious apartment in an idyllic location. The huge balcony is wonderful to sit out and look over the marina (while wishing one of the yachts was mine!) The town is a short walk away and filled with many lovely restaurants and bars. Would highly recommend Don Toro Steakhouse!! Everyone is very friendly and welcoming and have already booked again for July!

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Location

Distances to locations

Nearest beach 1km Nearest bar 100m Nearest restaurant 100m Nearest supermarket 100m Faro airport 88km Portimao 20km Zoomarine Algarve 42km Sagres and west coast 35km Silves 36km

Local activities

Boat hire 100m Cycling 100m Fishing 100m Flying 1.5km Golf 1km Horse riding 500m Sailling 1km Scuba diving 1km Sports center 300m Swimming 100m Tennis 200m Water skiing 1km Walking 100m Wind surfing 1km

Sights and attractions

Historic site 1km Local food market 100m Museum 1km Night club 1km Shopping 100m Theatre 1km Theme park 42km Zoo 1.5km Cinema 1km

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Prices and availability

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 September 2016 - 31 August 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.

Early booking discounts

  • Receive 10% off if the booking is made 3 months before the arrival date.

Late booking discounts

  • Receive 10% off if the booking is made within 10 days of the arrival date.

Long stay discounts

  • Arrive between 1 January - 28 February and receive 20% off if the booking is for 28 days or more.
  • Arrive between 1 November - 31 December and receive 20% off if the booking is for 28 days or more.

If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.

Compulsory extras

  • Electricity usage during discounted long lets of 28 days or more - estimated average guide price £12/week. Meters are read at start & end of stay & actual cost calculated dependent on usage.

    1 January - 31 January: £12.00 per week, paid locally

  • Electricity usage during discounted long lets of 28 days or more - estimated average guide price £12/week. Meters are read at start & end of stay & actual cost calculated dependent on usage.

    1 February - 28 February: £12.00 per week, paid locally

  • Electricity usage during discounted long lets of 28 days or more - estimated average guide price £12/week. Meters are read at start & end of stay & actual cost calculated dependent on usage.

    1 November - 30 November: £12.00 per week, paid locally

  • Electricity usage during discounted long lets of 28 days or more - estimated average guide price £12/week. Meters are read at start & end of stay & actual cost calculated dependent on usage.

    1 December - 31 December: £12.00 per week, paid locally

Optional extras

  • Basic Welcome pack

    £11.00 per booking, paid with booking

  • Welcome pack plus

    £22.00 per booking, paid with booking

  • Cot and high chair

    £35.00 per week, paid with booking

Facilities

Bedrooms

2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 2 single beds and en suite
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 double sofa bed in Lounge

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms, 1 en suite bathroom, 2 Separate WC's

Swimming pool

Shared pool

Entertainment

CD player, Radio, TV Languages in English, German, Local, Satellite / cable

General

Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning throughout property, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional

Kitchen

Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Balcony or terrace, Garage, Outside lighting, Parking

Suitable for

Children, Infants, Single gender groups

Extra information

The kitchen is fully equiped including a hob and the microwave is also a grill too. The apartment has spectacular views from all rooms of the marina and old town of Lagos.

Stuart

Average rating from 12 reviews

Private Owner From Sheffield, United Kingdom Member since May 2008

Our apartment is family owned and was completed and furnished in April 2007. It is owned by my brother who runs his own mortgage advice company, my partner who is a Matron in the NHS and myself,, saving people money every day with Utility Warehouse. We bought the apartment - our first in tthe overseas property market - before it was completed and it gives us everything we want; fantastic views of the marina, lots of space and its proximity to great restaurants, the beach and the beautiful old town. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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Our apartment is family owned and was completed and furnished in April 2007. It is owned by my brother who runs his own mortgage advice company, my partner who is a Matron in the NHS and myself,, saving people money every day with Utility Warehouse. We bought the apartment - our first in tthe overseas property market - before it was completed and it gives us everything we want; fantastic views of the marina, lots of space and its proximity to great restaurants, the beach and the beautiful old town. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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