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John Griffiths

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english, portuguese

Award Winning Apartments on the Beach most with Sea Views - Amizade

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Photos and Description of this Porto de Mós holiday apartment

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Beach Apartment most with Sea Views & Large Balconies

Highly acclaimed, multi award winning development, including winner of 'Best Apartment Portugal' by The International Property Awards.

Porto De Mós overlooks the 1.5 km white sand beach of Porto De Mós which is amongst one of the most sought after areas in the Algarve. This development boasts exceptional specification set on the hillside above & only minutes walk from the beach.

The bustling center of nearby Lagos is only 3 km drive and offers countless attractive restaurants, high quality shopping and a vibrant night life with clubs and bars to suit all tastes.

Porto De Mos is ideally situated to take advantage of the western Algarve's exceptional golf courses and facilities as well as other outdoor activities including surfing and fishing with sea fishing trips leaving from Lagos marina several times a day.

The beach offers first class facilities and is popular with the local and visiting Portuguese and it is home to two quality restaurants & a further Michelin guide restaurant; all within a few minutes walk of the development.

The apartment is air conditioned and fitted to a very high standard with solid oak finishes, en-suite bathroom, shower room, high spec Danish fully equipped kitchen, ample storage and 2 private balconies. Situated within this small low rise gated community with large swimming pool & child's pool, landscaped walled gardens & private gated parking. Both pool & gardens are fully lit in the evenings allowing for romantic dinners on the balconies in the warm evenings

Registo nºs 5128/AL 5164/AL 5192/AL 5157/AL 5121/AL

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Details for Amizade 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Ocean view luxury beach apartment located only a few minutes walk to the beach with air conditioning fitted to a very high standard including solid oak finishes, high spec equipped Danish kitchen, 2 bathrooms including separate shower room and 2 large private balconies. Situated on the 1st floor of this small low rise gated community with large clover shaped swimming pool, landscaped gardens & private gated parking. This property is ideal for families with children due to the separate children's pool and secure walled & gated gardens. The pool & gardens are fully lit in the evenings for romantic alfresco dining on the verandas in the warm evenings. The beach & ocean plus many fine restaurants are minutes walk away. Taxis are abundant in the area & can be called for from the apartment, costing around €7 into town, buses run frequently to the town Center (& beyond) from the beach if a car is not desired

Registo nº 5157/AL

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John Griffiths (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english, portuguese

About John Griffiths

Having lived in Portugal most of my adult life & loving this part of the Algarve, especially Lagos, Porto de Mós was the obvious choice as it still retains its typical Portuguese charm and as this is where I live it seemed the right choice to provide high quality holidays right here

John Griffiths purchased this apartment in 2008

Why John Griffiths chose Lagos Town

The 'location' - almost absolute beach position

What makes this apartment unique

The views & the secluded low rise condominium with only 12 apartments (most of which are seldom used & not rented)


based on 12 traveller reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Fantastic find!

  • 5 of 5

I thought this apartment looked too good to be true, but it was fabulous and John made the whole booking / arrival process very painless.

The apartment was spotless and you do get a real feeling of calm and getting away from it all, with the pool and surrounding area being so quiet.

The beach is only a couple of mins walk from the apartment and has 2 restaurants, of which Antionio's quickly became a firm favourite... supurb monkfish kebabs and great waiters. Lagos is a very manageable walk into town although up a hill, but we coped fine with a buggy and taxi'd it back no problem.

We will definitely be back...

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Holiday Villas in Porto de Mos Algarve

  • 5 of 5

We are a young couple with our first baby and so this year we decided to choose vacation in Algarve. But we wanted something really quiet with beach or pool so we can relax and be all together and enjoy first newborn! We look for apartments but they weren't cosy enough or with the requirements necessary to be with a baby.

So we found Porto de Mos holiday villas... just one word to describe everything: Wonderful!

Beautiful apartment, warm welcomme, full equiped, brand new, swimming pool, beach really nearby!

We just loved it! We certainly recommend it, and if we decide to spend some time in Algarve again, Porto de Mos will be the first option for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 14, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Santiago de Compostela

Apartamento en Porto de Mos

  • 5 of 5

Hemos disfrutado de unas estupendas vacaciones en Porto de Mos. El apartamento, situado en un bonito entorno, disponía de unas excelentes vistas, a escasos minutos de la playa a pie. Nuevo, amplio y bien equipado ( a excepción de una cafetera) , aunque todavía no disponía de servicio de recogiida de basura en la urbanización. El ambiente muy tranquilo . Altamente recomendable.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 11, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Porto de Mos 2 Bedroow Apartment

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this apartment in October 2009 with my Partner and her Son. The apartment was spotless and perfect if you're looking for peace and quite within easy walking distance of the beech, approx 2 mins walk. Excellent restaurant on the beech, Antonios, with superb food and service. The 12 apartment complex has a good size pool with plenty of space. The fixture and fittings are of an excellent standard and are both practical and very comfortable. I would highly recomend this area of Portugal as well as these apartments. If you are used to 5 star hotels then this is for you.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 10, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holmfirth Yorkshire England

Porto de Mos Apartment

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time at this Apartment.The quality of it was very high and it was clean wel maintained and quiet. The location could not have been better.It is just a few minutes walk to the beach which offered everthing you might expect and had a fabulous restaurant.Also the old town of Lagos, the marina and all the other beautiful beaches are just a short drive away.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Northern Ireland

Holiday at Colina Azul , Lagos

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment July / August 2009 for 2 weeks and had a superb holiday. My family , 4 adults and 1 child had a very relaxing stay here and will return again next year . In 15 years of family holidays to Spain and Portugal( last 6 years in Portugal ) we have never stayed in a complex finished to such a high standard. The complex consists of 12 apartments over 2 floors with a basement garage providing generous private parking . The apartment is enclosed in a secure walled, manicured garden and has a large balcony overlooking the pool. During our stay only 6 of the apartments were occupied and as such we experienced no noise. Generous amounts of sun loungers and parasols were available around the pool. The apartment was finished to a high specification with superb kitchen and bathrooms . All rooms are large and bright with finishes,features, and equipment I would love to have at home. The larger resort is still under construction however this did not impact on our stay and at no stage did we experience construction noise.

The beach is approx. 5 minutes walk downhill from the apartment, 10 minutes back uphill . The beach is sandy and approx. 1 Km long backed by high cliffs. The beach gets busy from early morning but is also very nice. There are 2 restaurants on the beach, the one on the right hand side is quite good but needs to be booked during high season. Most nights we went to Lagos by taxi @ 7euro per taxi, Lagos has many fine restaurants to cater for every taste and the town has enough activities to cater for all ages. My family felt safe and relaxed in Lagos.

John Griffiths, the owner of the property is a gentleman and could not have been more helpful. I would highly recommend this property and would hope to stay again in 2010 with other members of my family.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
O Campimar
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Boa Vista
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A22 Lagos
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
O Antonio
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Porto de Mós
Car: recommended

These luxury apartments are located on & overlooking the beach of Porto de Mós and within a short distance of Lagos town centre.

There are 2 restaurants on Porto de Mós beach and a further 2 within easy walking distance plus numerous cafés & restaurants around Lagos.

International supermarkets are within a 5 minute drive as is Boa Vista golf course.

Porto de Mós caters for scenic walks along the cliff tops to the nearby village of Luz.

The beach is wind protected and at low tide there are many small rock pools ideal for children. Kayaking, boating & surfing is available on the beach & trips are all day from Lagos Marina & boulevard


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Porto de Mós, Portugal

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15 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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July - August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$241


Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for Amizade in Porto de Mós, Portugal

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • The apartment has 2 bathrooms, namely: an en-suite bathroom and a shower room with a massage shower column
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
  • Each bedroom is air conditioned & has fitted oak wardrobes with the master bedroom having a fitted coded safe
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The pool area has ample sun loungers, parasols & small tables