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Privately Owned Spacious 2 Bedroom Apartment Panoramic Sea Views Pool, Wi Fi

(28 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Beds 2 Baths Sleeps 4 With Heating Security Coded Entrance, Pool, Free Wi Fi

SEE JAN FEB OFFER 2016 Cristaluz comprises of 15 privately owned apartments, all the apartments are south facing and have sea views. This super 1st floor end apartment has a large wrap around balcony overlooking the pool with wonderful views of the Black Rock & Sea & is ideal for alfresco dining. The Large lounge/dining room is bright & airy & has 2 patio doors leading onto the front & side balconies there is 2 bedrooms 1 double 1 twin both with fitted wardrobes dressing table & bedside cabinets there are 2 bathrooms the master bedroom is ensuite with a large bow window, with views of the ocean & black rock the guest bedroom overlooks the pool & has a sea views, both bathrooms have bath shower bidet & vanity unit. The modern fitted kitchen is fully equipped with washing machine dishwasher fridge freezer full cooker microwave & toaster. The large swimming pool is heated in season and is security coded for the private use of these apartments with free sun beds & shades there is also a small children’s pool. WI Fi available (small extra charge) We now accept credit card and online payments for a small fee please ask the owner but no fees are charged for payments made directly to the owner

Area Information: Within the centre of the village is the church of Nossa Senhora da Luz (Our lady of light) from which the village takes its name. There is also a 17 Century Fortress which is now a restaurant with spectacular Views. Visit the old walled town of Lagos with its narrow winding streets & numerous shops & restaurants. About 40km inland is the Scenic Monchique Mountain range & beautiful old spa town of Cladas de Monchique. Right along the western coast at the tip is Cape St Vincent and its lighthouse with magnificent views originally thought to be the end of the world. Other places to visit is Sagres along the western coast & the old inland town of Silves with its history. Or just visit any of the small in land villages were you will be welcomed by the Portuguese people & try some of the local food such as chicken piri-piri (chicken marinated in hot spices) or a Cataplana which is a type of fish seafood or meat stew cooked slowly in a round copper dish with lid with wonderful flavours.

Activities and Restaurants: The Algarve is famous for its Golf and within 30 minutes drive from Praia da Luz is the world famous Penina Golf Course, more locally within 5 to 10 mins drive are 4 Golf courses Boavista Parque da Floresta Belavista & Palmares. You can go Dolphin watching or big game fishing or book a sightseeing cruises are go on a boat trip to the nearby grottoes & sea caves, you are also only a short drive to the surfing beaches of the west coast.
Luz is an excellent place to learn to dive with its PADI certificate diving school and is on the edge on of the regions largest Nature reserves Costa Vicentin. For those who love the countryside Horse Riding is nearby. Locally there is tennis courts, water skiing, jet skiing, banana rides, paragliding and windsurfing. There are restaurants to suit all tastes including Beach and Local restaurants Atlantico A Concha, English, Pizza, Chinese, and Indian and the ever popular Onda Luz there is also cafe snack bars and more up market restaurants such as Aquario Forteleza & Dolphin South African Restaurants.

Management/ Maid Service Apartment Info: Luz Services is a Management Agency situated in Luz and looks after the apartment & maid service they will arrange for your keys and help you with any enquiries you may have they speak excellent English & you will be given a telephone number in the event of an emergency. The maid service is twice weekly your apartment is cleaned & prepared for you arrival a small clean & change of towels mid week with a small clean & change of linen and towels after 1 week this is repeated until you leave when the apartment is prepared for the next guest. There is a book in the Apartment with general information re the apartment & facilities it will also give details of restaurants we like and worth trying. John & I have been coming to Luz since 1982 & love it so much we decided to buy this apartment and we have tried to make it as comfortable as possible with every facility you need. We hope you enjoy your stay as much as we do.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 110 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Guest Bedroom...moreless

  • Master Bedroom with double bed ensuite bathroom bedside cabinets dressing table with mirror and fully fitted wardrobes with ample hanging space and drawers Guest staying in this room can have their breakfast in bed with views through the large bow window to the sea and black rock. Guest Bedroom with twin beds bedside cabinet drawers fully fitted wardrobes and dressing table with mirror this bedroom has a window with views over the pool and sea, the guest bathroom is next to the bedroom. This bedroom has the benefit of electric shutters allowing you to leave your window open at night with fresh air coming through the shutters. A single divan for a small chld can be added on request with a small charge There is also a safe and hairdryer in the propety for guest use....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet

    En suite Bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Guest Bathroom...moreless

  • This spacious ensuite bathroom with window is light and airy with its marble floors and tiling it is fully fitted with bath shower toilet bidet and vanity unit with mirror and heated towel rails The Newly Fitted Guest bathroom has marble floors and tiling and is adjacent to the guest bedroom and is fully fitted with walk in large shower toilet and vanity unit with mirror, this bathroom was newly fitted in 2010 Both Bathrooms have heated towel rails Car Parking Guest staying in this Apartment have there own private designated parking space in the Apartments private car park...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please note there are 12 wide steps from the entrance foyer to the apartment door the apartment all on one level. The Apartment is 6 years old and is furnished and equipped to a high standard and is like a home from home. The lounge/dining room is large light and spacious with seating for 6 people it has patio doors on the front and side leading to the large wrap around balcony it has the benefit of full satelite TV, incl Movies and Sport a CD Player with radio and Air conditioning for the summer months and heating for the winter months if required. The large circular balcony has a dining table and 4 chairs for alfresco dining with views of the sea it also has 2 sun beds but there are more free sunbeds around the pool.The kitchen is modern and fully fitted with built in cooker washing machine dishwasher & fridge freezer it also has a microwave toaster & kettle Iron & Ironing board and is fully equipped to the standard of your home kitchen.The bedrooms are both double and are spacious...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    There is Air Conditioning/ Heating in the apartment additionally there is heated towel radiators in both bathrooms and Wafer wall radiator in master bedroom...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi Fi Available ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    We have our own private parking space in the car park adjacent to the apartment...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Gated Community

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached


Write a review 4.8
from 28 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Season
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
7 night min stay

Spring Season
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Mid Season
May 1 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Summer Season
Jul 1 - Jul 14, 2017
7 night min stay

Peak Season
Jul 15 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

Autum Season
Sep 2 - Sep 30, 2017
7 night min stay

Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

Winter Season
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2018
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $124.72
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included





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Last updated: 02/18/2017
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90 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
Praia da Luz

Car: Not Necessary

Cristaluz is in the prime location of Praia da Luz on Rua da Ramalhete and is a 5 minuet walk through waterside gardens and the pretty bougainvillea Boa Pesca to the beach traffic free & palm tree promenade, the beaches on the western Algarve are some of the best with the blue flag golden sandy beach of Praia da Luz being one of them. Praia da Luz is a village with several restaurants bars & cocktail bars or why not sit at one of the beach side cafe bars & watch the world go by and listen to the lapping of the ocean, or try a meal at the 18th century Fort, there are restaurants here to suite all tastes & Praia da Luz is a great resort for both couples or families & is ideally situated 5 minuets drive or taxi ride (or catch a bus) to the old town of Lagos with its many shops bars & restaurants were you can sit in one of the cafe bars in the narrow winding streets or watch some of the local artist in the church square, for a more cosmopolitan feel visit the Marina with its Yachts & few chic restaurants.

Other Activities:

Golf: Golf Courses within 10 minuets drive of the Apartment plus the famous Henry Cotton Penina Course is 20 mins drive Golf can be arranges by my manager in Luz


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: John and I first visited Luz in 1982 and fell in love with it and we visited many times so in 2006 we decided to purchase our apartment in Luz as we love the friendly welcome you get from all the great restaurants and bars and the lovely sandy beach. I am an accountant John is a retired business owner

Why the Owner Chose Luz, Portugal:
We chose this first floor apartment at Cristaluz because of the great views from all the good sized rooms and the wonderful view of the sea and black rock from the balcony as the apartment is an end one the apartment has 2 sets of patio doors which makes the apartment lovely and bright. We also chose this apartment because it had 2 bathrooms and a large fully fitted kitchen.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
As I love swimming the added benefit was the heated swimming pool with sun bed terrace and gardens,which is for the private use of the 15 apartments, also the apartment is ideally situated in the centre of the village therefore it is close to the beach and the restaurants bars and supermarkets. As we use this apartment as a second home it has all the amenities you will require.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/18/2017

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  • Kitchen


  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Pool


  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Promanade


  • Luz Festival September

    Luz Festival September

  • Lounge Dining Area

    Lounge Dining Area

  • Praia da Luz Promenade

    Praia da Luz Promenade

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Sea View

    Sea View

  • Guest Bathroom

    Guest Bathroom

  • Side Balcony View

    Side Balcony View

  • Lounge with Views

    Lounge with Views

  • Beach Square

    Beach Square

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