This was our second visit to Portugal and a complete contrast to our first stay in São Bras de Alportel two years ago. We booked it last minute and were very pleased with the value for money the apartment offered. We have three teenage daughters and a very comfy z bed was made available that suited our youngest just fine. The apartment was spotless, nicely set out and well equipped with everything working & even sharp knives! The only disappointment was the lack of available sun loungers at the pool area. I hate having to get down to the pool with a sun towel just to secure a bed for the day! I don't think it's fair though it didn't seem to bother other residents who had towels on beds but didn't even come down to the pool til late afternoon.
The town itself was a little disappointing. We go on holiday to get away and sample other lifestyles but this was a bit like walking down Clacton sea front. All the shops, bars, restaurants etc were lovely, but I want to get away from... more