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Porches Praia

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Phone: (00351) 282315989

Located in the centre of the Algarve, this exclusive 4 star, resort is situated on a headland overlooking the crystal clear waters of the bay of Armacao De Pera.

  • Price from 47 EUR / Day
  • Capacity up to 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
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Last updated: 06/24/2009

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This luxury apartment is a great choice for those wishing either to enjoy a relaxing summer holiday, or to experience a long winter break.

Located in the heart of the Algarve, Pestana Porches Praia offers sophisticated living within an area of outstanding beauty. This exclusive 4 star resort is situated on a headland overlooking the crystal clear waters of the ocean and just a short walk to the secluded beach and the famous church of Senhora da Rocha. To the east is the town of Armacao de Pera with its miles of golden sandy beaches and to the west are numerous coves, which punctuate the picturesque coastline

Set in its own sub tropical landscaped grounds with swimming pool and bar area, the south facing, air conditioned 2 bedroom apartment , offers a spacious living/dining room with a very comfortable settee, TV, DVD, stereo player and direct access to its private outdoor balcony. The modern kitchen is fully equipped for all your home comforts with washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, hob, oven and microwave. The bedrooms are of a generous size and have ample storage. The property has 2 attractive bathrooms, one has a bath with shower, whilst the other has a shower cubicle. The balcony with its garden furniture is ideal for outdoor living as its south facing aspect maximizes the sunshine during the day and also takes advantage of the wonderful sunsets.

Visitors have the added bonus of the use of the facilities at the adjacent 4 star Pestana Viking hotel which include a large outdoor pool, heated indoor pool, jaccuzzi, sauna, gym, kids club and games room. Before a night out, there are beauty services and a hair salon for some extra pampering. Included in the beauty area is the Thai Studio which specializes in such treatments as Chocolate Blanket, Reaffirming Ginger and Lemon Covering not to mention the Soothing Jasmine Covering. In the evening guests can unwind in one of the hotel bars with a cocktail. The Valhalla Grill's sumptuous gold and scarlet surroundings make eating at this restaurant a fine-dining experience. It is open for lunch and dinner, with an a la carte menu featuring grilled meats, seafood, and Portuguese, international dishes. The Mare Restaurant offers international buffets and the Belmondo serves Italian cuisine and both feature a terrace area for outdoor dining. Guests have the best of both worlds, either be part of the hotel with its own leisure activities or relax in your own private apartment, the choice is yours.

Within a 20 minute drive of the resort there are 7 golf courses, 2 waterparks, 2 theme parks, 2 horse riding centres and a nature reserve, which is home to many species of birds. If all the sun, sand and leisure activities have not been fulfilling during your stay, then retail therapy can be obtained at Algarve Shopping with its variety of highstreet outlets.

Arrangements can be made for car hire or airport transfer. However, car hire is not essential as there is a bus stop within yards of the apartment.

With the Algarve enjoying 300 sunny days a year, your holiday at this apartment is sure to be a memorable experience, whatever time of year you visit.

Early booking is advisable.

For our long winter break rates, please contact us.

Prices & deals

Lowest Daily Price:
47 EUR
Highest Daily Price:
126 EUR
Lowest Weekly Price:
330 EUR
Highest Weekly Price:
880 EUR
Cleaning fee:
Charging Method:
Payment Types:
  • No Cash
  • No Credit Card
  • No Cheque
  • No Travellers cheque
  • No Paypal
  • No Wire Transfer

Location & area

Armacao de Pera was originally a small fishing village where tuna used to be caught and brought up onto "Fishermen's Beach.
This vibrant resort boasts one of the most beautiful beaches in the Algarve with pretty coves around the coastline and there is an excellent choice of fish restaurants, especially in the "Fishermen's Beach" area.
It is a great place for a relaxing holiday and has that certain something about it that you will really love. There is a promenade along the beach where you can find a many bars and restaurants and a mini-golf course and childrens play area.

The beach of Armacao de Pera is perfect for children as it is very calm and the slope is gradual and in the daytime the fishermen will take holidaymakers for a trip along the coastline where you can see the fascinating rock formations, caves and grottos.

Also in the area there is the tiny Romanesque Chapel of "Senhora da Rocha" (Our Lady of the Rocks), which is where fishermen used to pray before setting off for a night's fishing. This is apparently the area where there was a vision of the Virgin Mary.
If you hire a car a host of golf courses are within easy reach and

To the East are:-

Zoomarine - an oceanographic theme park, including a dolphinarium.

Guia The famous chicken piri-piri is sold in all of its restaurants.

Algarve Shopping - This is similar to the outlet villages and it also has a 9 screen cinema and 10 pin bowling

Krazy World - a theme park including reptiles, pets' corner, swimming pools, fairground and more.

Pera Marsh Has an abundance of bird life including storks, flamingos and stilts.

To the West are:-

Aqualand - one of the Algarve's noted water parks with large water slides.

Slide and Splash - another of the Algarve's fabulous water parks.

Silves - the former capital of the Algarve with its historic castle and its Cork Museum.
Monchique - is the highest town in the Algarve and views from here and Foia are extensive. You can see right along the coastline from Portimão to Lagos and beyond. Caldas de Monchique, which you pass through on the road from Silves to Monchique, is an attractive spa resort whose thermal waters are said to be effective in the treatment of skin diseases.

Sea, 8400, Armacao de Pera, Algarve, Portugal
Accommodation located in:
coastal, leisure area, near biking trails, near diving spot, near fishing area, near golf course, near horse riding, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, near tennis courts, near the beach, near walking trails, near water sports, resort, village, waterfront!

Amenities & services

# of Units: 1... and each unit includes:

  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Single beds: 2
  • Double beds: 1
  • Baby cots: 0
  • Single sofa beds: 0
  • Double sofa beds: 1


  • Yes Towels:
  • Yes Bath:
  • Yes Hair Drier:
  • Yes Shower:


  • No Telephone:
  • Yes DVD Player:
  • No Fax:
  • Yes Washing Machine:
  • No Work Desk:
  • Yes Bed Sheets:
  • No Bikes:
  • Yes Cable/Satelite TV:
  • No Internet Broadband:
  • Yes Internet Dial Up:
  • Yes Ironing Board:
  • No Library:
  • Yes Stereo/Radio System:


  • Yes Local Guides:
  • Yes Local Transportation:
  • No 24h Concierge:
  • Yes Tours & Excursions:
  • No House Chef:
  • No Butler Service:


  • Yes Dish Washer:
  • Yes Microwave:
  • Yes Oven:
  • No American Kitchen:
  • Yes Fridge & Freezer:
  • Yes Crockery & Utensils:

Living room

  • Yes Table & Chairs:
  • Yes Fireplace:
  • Yes Sofa Bed:


  • No Lift / Elevator:
  • Yes Swimming Pool:
  • No Disabled Facilities:
  • Yes Tennis Court:
  • Yes Terrace:
  • Yes Parking:
  • No Pets Welcome:
  • No Private Beach:
  • No Barbecue:
  • Yes Garden:
  • Yes Sauna:
  • No Shared Bathroom:
  • Yes Spa / Jacuzzi:


  • No Daily Cleaning:
  • Yes DVD/Music Collection:
  • Yes Air Conditioning:
  • No Ensuite Bathroom:
  • Yes Balcony:
  • No Safe:
  • No Sea View:
  • Yes Central Heating:
  • No City View:

Additional information

Board Basis:
Accommodation Only

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