Valmangude Jardim Aparthotel, Albufeira Portugal
★ ★ ★
A relaxing and peaceful base in a relatively central location aimed at the middle market. There is little on site in the way of entertainment or activities but those seeking calm and a peaceful environment are usually happy. Attracts many couples who prefer a low key but presentable self-catering option.
A pleasant L-shaped white painted building with airy balconies and some windows with shutters, with most units overlooking the pool area. The main entrance is approached along a short driveway and provides a pleasant and cheerful first impression.
Property type: Apartments
Built Year: 1980s
The homely and comfortable lobby has a large reception desk and limited bench-style seating. There is an additional small area of tables and chairs which provides simple lounge facilities before a door leads out to the pool and garden.
Sloping lawns add style to the spacious and well tended grounds. The circular pool is the focus point and there is a good supply of sun-loungers and shade. A large bar/snack bar, with additional seating, offers a service for those around the pool. Colourful shrubs and plants add to the cheerful ambience and relaxing atmosphere.
Area Type: In a pleasant area of similar style properties, slightly to the E of the ‘strip’ area and 2.5km to the E of the old town area. There is plenty around in the way of tourist amenities and a bus stops 200m from the entrance.
Nearest beach: 1km (Oura)
200m to Bus
- Poolside bar
- Circular (18 yds)
- Children’s pool/section (5 yds)
- Public facilities
- Indoor games
- Internet terminal(s)
- In-room facilities
- Tea/Coffee making facilities
- TV (English language)