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Seaviews, 2 balconies, Pool(s), Childrens playarea. close to beach and town ctr

Bedrooms Studio
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Close to all amenities, can sleep up to 4, no car necessary, Ideal for families

Apt.Mar-A-Vista (Sea View) is situated within the St James Apartment complex situated on the west side of the charming small town of Praia da Luz. The centre of Luz with all its shops, restaurants, and lovely sandy beach is a few minutes walk away.

The glorious large sandy beach offers safe bathing and all types of water sports from May to October. The historic town of Lagos is 10 minutes drive away.

There is a children's play area with a range of adventure equipment with safety flooring throughout. There are two large pools available, one for adults and one for children, both having ample terrace space for sun bathing, and landscaped gardens around.

Apart. Mar-a-Vista is a spacious first floor, air conditioned (bedroom and dining room) apartment and has a fully fitted separate kitchen breakfast with marble worktops, and is equipped with full cooker and hob, built in dish washer, washing machine, fridge freezer and microwave.

The large comfortable sitting / dining room has access to a big balcony with superb ocean views and is equipped with TV (Portuguese channels) & WIFI. There is a sofa bed in the sitting room allowing for 2 children or 1 adult so the apartment can accommodate a total of 4 people.

There is a separate bathroom with bath and shower over.

The bedroom has a double bed, ample storage and further access to the wide balcony.

There is lift access to the apartment and ample parking space adjacent.

More Details
Registration Number : 36816/AL

Property Manager
Sarah O'Shea Cotterell
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017


Luz Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Village
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • The bathroom has a bath with a shower fitted over the bath.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • The spacious bedroom has plenty of natural light coming in from the large patio window and is fitted with a double bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


3.5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

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Seaviews, 2 balconies, Pool(s), Childrens playarea. close to beach and town ctr
average rating of 3.5 based on 2 reviews

We love Luz but the apartment was sub standard.

  • 2 of 5

We love Luz and have been there many times over the last 10 years so I am reluctant to have to say but unfortunately this year we were very disappointed with the apartment itself. It was in very poor condition throughout. The balcony, sun table & loungers were filthy and unusable. The bed linen , towels and curtains were ancient and torn so much so that we went out and purchased our own towels for showering. The kitchen crockery again was ancient and almost all of the dishes were chipped. We could not use the air conditioning because there was a bad smell from it. We would definately not stay in this particular apartment again. David & Anne Harrington.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are a little taken back with this review given the fact that this guest did not raise any of these issues while she was in residence, in fact we have an email from her stating that “everything is fine thank you” which we are more than happy to share with everyone. Its a shame there also no positive comments or appreciation for the pre-planning involved on our part to accommodate the clients late arrival. Unfortunately It would seem that everyone is a critic these days and feel they can make unfounded comments without appreciating the knock-on effect these comments
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  • 5 of 5

Alles ist wie beschrieben, das Appartement und die Anlage sind unglaublich gepflegt und sauber! Die Vermieter sind immer sehr gut zu erreichen, ob per Mail oder am Telefon! Diese Unterkunft ist nur zu empfehlen, wir kommen wieder! Es war ein sehr schöner Urlaub!

Jessica und Marie

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
Centre of Luz
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
9 Kilometres
Junction 1 of the A22
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
Centre of Luz
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

St James Apartments is a wonderful new apartment complex situated on the west side of the charming small town of Praia da Luz. The centre of Luz with all its shops, restaurants, and lovely sandy beach is about a 10 minutes walk away, and much nearer than this is a small supermarket and a selection of restaurants/cafes. The glorious large sandy beach has a Blue Flag and offers safe bathing and all types of water sports from May to October. The historic town of Lagos is some 10 minutes drive away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We require a 30% deposit on confirmation of your booking by bank transfer and the balance is paid for on arrival in cash

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.