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Apartment Uva

Apartment with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Olhăo, Algarve

From £626 per week

Apartment to rent in Olhăo, Algarve

This 2 bedroom apartment is located in Olhăo and sleeps 4 people. It has WiFi and air conditioning.

  • Apartment
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony / terrace
  • BBQ
  • Washing machine

Apartment overview - owner's description

Apartment Uva is a simply splendid renovated two bedroom apartment in the heart of Old Olhao with fantastic outside space.

Nestled in the small Moroccan style alleyways, this attractive apartment is close to everything. Being the only residential property in the building, the apartment is situated on the 2nd floor above a Beauticians.


From the main pedestrian shopping street a small dead end alley leads to the front door of the building in which Apartment Uva is located.

Large easy to climb steps lead to the first floor where there is a beauticians and hair dressers. The steps lead again to the second floor where you will find the solid wooden front door to our City centre 2 bedroom apartment. On each floor has timed lights to give you plenty of light whilst climbing the stairs.

The front door opens into a small hallway off which leads the living room kitchen, bedroom and bathroom as well as steps to the top floor.

Living Space

The living space in our centrally located 2 bedroom apartment is very light, spacious and airy. The light is from to wonderful antique style french windows that open out on to the small ornate balconies that run the length and side of the 2 bedroom apartment. The windows look down on to the traditionally cobbled pedestrian shopping street below. The windows are double glazed so can keep out to hustle and bustle of the street below out or open the windows and allow the wonderful day to day activities of the local people waft up to the 2 bedroom apartment reminding you of the wonderful place you chose for your holiday.

A large rounded wall dividing the kitchen from the living space gives a touch of warmth and grace to the room and the pained walls in 2 tone colours make the room feel homely and elegant at the same time.

A natural sea side theme works throughout the room with large rattan sofa and arm chairs with huge white sumptuous canvas cushions offering a great and comfortable to place to sit and enjoy the room. Light laminate flooring offers a clean solution to the floor and is very in keeping with the natural colourings of the room.

Between the french windows sitting on a wooden unit is a large flat screen smart television offering a selection of European channels. The WIFI unit is also located here and give WIFI throughout the 2 bedroom apartment.

An efficient air conditioning unit is installed to offer cool air to the living area in the summer months but also cosy warmth in the cooler winter months, so a great holiday base any time of the year.

To the right of the living space is a charming large wooden table and four wooden white painted chairs, a great place to sit and enjoy family and friends dining from all the superb local produce found at the daily markets of Olhao.

The walls are decorated with sea theme pictures and the room is furnished with wonderful light wooden or painted furniture. The living room in this fabulous 2 bedroom apartment really allows you to be in the centre of Olhao and to enjoy the local and authentic feel of the wonderful old fishing Town of Olhao.


The kitchen in our City centre 2 bedroom apartment is to the left as you enter the apartment form the front door. Along one wall is a bank of kitchen units both floor level and eye level. Inside you will find a huge selection of plates, bowls, various crockery, coffee cups, mugs and much more for your use. We have provided a good selections of cooking utensils, pots, and and serving dishes.

The kitchen is equipped with plenty of white goods to include a washing machine, dishwasher and a full size fridge freezer. We have also thought of some smaller machines to include a capsule coffee machine, kettle, toaster and microwave.

An electric hob and oven is set into the kitchen units. Overhead is an extractor fan and at the end of the kitchen is a door that leads onto the balconies.

Completely tiled in traditionally patterned ceramic tiles an plain whit tiles manes the kitchen is exceptionally functional and easy to clean.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

Immediately to the right as you enter Apartment Uva as a single bathroom. A full size bath adds a touch of luxury and comfort with an over head shower powerful rainforest protected with a glass screen. An unusual blue glass square basin is set into a vanity unit and the chrome tap mixer offers hot and cold water. Under the sink is plenty fo storage for toiletries and cosmetics and her you will find a hairdryer for your use.

Above the basin is a large mirror and shelf. The bathroom also has a toilet and towels rails and is decorated with white and dark blue patterned tiles giving a modern but traditional feel to the room.

Next to the bathroom is the twin bedroom. A lovely spacious room with 2 single beds divided by a bedside unit painted in white with a lamp. A fantastic dark round rattan chairs adds a bit of cheer to the bedroom and a white chest of drawers provides storage. All very much in a nautical theme.

Wonderful french windows with shutters give a wealth of natural light and fresh air for those who prefer the natural effect. Although the bedroom also has a very efficient air conditioning unit that can provide both cool in the summer months and warmth in the slightly cooler winter nights.

Outside of the windows is the balcony with ornate wrought iron decorated rails. this window looks down on the small quiet street that leads only to the front door of the building of Apartment Uva.

The beds are made with crisp fresh white laundered linen and we provide both bath and hand towels along with a beach towel.

To the left of the front door of our simply superb 2 bedroom apartment is an enclosed stair case leading to the second floor. At the top of the steps a door leads into the master bedroom. A beautiful large bedroom with plenty of space and a large super king size bed dominates the room. Made up with crips white freshly laundered linen and decorated with pleasantly patterned cushions it is warm and inviting.

Each side of the bed is white painted and rattan bedside units each with a bedside lamp. At the bottom of the bed is a dark rattan ottoman and great little storage place!

A dark wooden typically antique Portuguese chest of drawers provides a pave for cosmetics and clothes. A window with shutters looks out onto the private lower terrace of Apartment Uva. The windows have the option of shutters for those who like a really nice dark room at night.

The master bedroom in our 2 bedroom apartment has the luxury of an ensuite bathroom. A door leads from the bedroom into a bathroom equipped with a large corner shower cubicle with a great and large shower head. To the right is a toilet and to the left a large orange glass basin set into a white vanity unit with plenty of peace for storing cosmetics and toiletries. Here you will find a hairdryer for your use.

Above the unusual basin is a large mirror with its own light, perfect for a bathroom. Again traditional yellow and white tiles give a good clean look to the room.

Private Terraces.

Our glorious 2 bedroom apartment has the fantastic choice of 2 roof terraces. To the left of the door for the master bedroom is another door that leads on to the first terrace.

This terrace is huge and is equipped with a large outdoor dining table chairs. You will also find a proper traditional brick built BBQ, without a doubt by far the best way to BBQ. This is an absolutely perfect way to cook the fresh fish you van buy at the daily fish market and you will be living like a local in no time.

As it can get more than very hot in the summer months we have provided and an easy to use sliding shade that shades the table form the hot Algarve sun meaning the terrace can be used all times of the day. This terrace give simply magnificent views of the streets below and across the lower rooftops fo the Town.

Just by the terrace entrance is set of steps that lead up to another terrace and here the views are simply spectacular. It is a wonderfully surprising private spot but gives you such interesting and stunning 360 views. Being so high the vistas takes in a huge part of the coast and sea and from many different angles. Originally built for the wives of the fishermen to watch their husbands sail home safe this lookout is particularly high! Maybe this was once the home of a richer fisherman to be able to obtain such a good view?

We have placed 4 sun loungers and a small coffee table on the top terrace and also a sliding shade. This way you can enjoy this terrace all day long.


At Apartment Uva our amazing 2 bedroom Town centre apartment with sea views you are a 5 minute walk to the boats that takes you to the island beaches and 2 minute walk from the municipal daily markets which sell freshly caught fish from the flotilla of fishing boats that still work out of one of the biggest fishing harbours in Portugal. Then some local produce to go with your fish from the fruit and vegetable market and local bakeries. The markets are surrounded by coffee shops, making it a great people watching place to be.

The apartment has a very unique and unusual design feel, slightly rounded walls in some parts which make the apartment flow.

Soak up the light, atmosphere of the town and people, feel the vibe and the buzz of the old town. A stay at Apartment Uva will, with out doubt provide you with a wonderful and authentic Olhao experience.

Our lovely 2 bedroom apartment comes with its own manual that you can download to your tablet or smart phone. Packed full of information to make the best of your holiday starting from the moment you arrive. It tells you how to collect the keys, who will look after you during your stay and clear concise directions to Apartment Uva. Then it is packed full with details of the best restaurants, taxis and local amenities and activities.

And of course our managers are on hand to make sure you love your holiday more if you need any advice or tips on the local area they will be more than happy to help.

Key Notes

Town centre location

Air conditioning

Excellent WIFI

No need to hire a car

Simply amazing sea and country views

All linen, beach/pool towels provided

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This apartment has a balcony and a barbecue.

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Updated 3 August 2020

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  • Cleaning fee

    Free of charge

  • Service fee

    €40.00 per booking, paid with booking



2 bedrooms, Sleeps 4:

  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 single sofa bed


2 bathrooms


Internet, TV


Air conditioning, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine


Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster


Balcony or terrace, Barbecue


Agency From Olhao, Portugal Member since May 2013

Past bookings: 3 bookings

Response rate: 86%

Response time: within 13 hours

Last seen: 5 months ago

Number of properties: 74

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