Tropical Sol Apartments

Areias De S. Joao, P.O. Box 508, Albufeira, Algarve, 8200285, Portugal | 4 star condo
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Portugal

A travel blog entry by joyfine

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... sun shines and of course I will have brought all the wrong clothes! As I said, within 15 minutes we were whisked off for tea, then a walk to the local supermarket and a coffee in their favourite cafe, then a walk down to the beach, then back to their place for a meal - pork in tomato sauce with mushrooms and lots of veg. - and wine and port! All very pleasant. And ...

Portugal Part One: Lagos

A travel blog entry by melissaclark

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... and woke up Saturday morning, grabbed a cup of coffee and enjoyed a pancake breakfast provided by the hostel! After catching up with our families, we decided to go on a bit of an adventure! We left our hostel, and walked towards the Old Town of Lagos. We eventually hit the waterfront and then trekked along the coast through three of the beaches. I cannot begin to explain to you the beauty of the beaches here. The rocks and arches, surrounded ...

Lagos, Portugal

A travel blog entry by travelhippie

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... so awesome and we made really good friends with them. There were only a few guests there and they said in the summer when it's high season it's twice as much money and people literally sleep on the roof waiting for a spot in the hostel. I would definitely want to come back in the summer it looks amazing. Today we are on a train to our next stop, Lisbon! I cannot wait. From what we've heard it's a pretty lively city! The train is about four hours from Lagos to Lisbon! Happy ...

Part 8, Final Days in the Algarve

A travel blog entry by steve13

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... day yesterday! We took a bus to Quarteira, the area where we were bike riding a few days ago. (this is the correct spelling for Quarteira, please disregard previous mis-spellings) This was a market day, and we bought some cheese, figs, an onion, almond cookies, more fruit, etc. We then hit the shops. I sipped a coffee in the sun and read while Dawn successfully stalked down some shoes and a scarff. Then came the big plan of the day. The bus ride East to ...

Part 7. Biking in the Algarve

A travel blog entry by steve13

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... us back to the beach promenade. We selected an outdoor cafe for lunch, then biked around Vilamoura, trying as many bike paths as we could muster. We returned the bikes at 4:30, a bit stiff and burned out, but so happy for the experience! After bussing it back to our hotel, we went to the bar and all 5 of us had the special: cheeseburger and pint of beer for 3e.99 ($6 Canadian). We watched the women hockey team beat the Swiss in the semi-final. The girls go for the gold ...

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This 4 star condo, located on Areias De S. Joao, P.O. Box 508, Albufeira, is near Quad Ventura, Dream Wave, Xorino Cave, and Clock Tower.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Tropical Sol Apartments Albufeira

    Wonderful Hotel !!!

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    We enjoyed our holidays (again) in Trop. Sol in Aug. 03. It was our 3rd visit. Delighted to hear that you have aircond. in bedrooms now. The apts. are lovely and spacious and the cleaning staff are very good at their job and friendly. The staff are nice especially the bar staff (the young man (sorry I forget you name) especially). Also the food at the poolside restuarant is very good, clean and run by very nice people.

    We hope to go back this year maybe for 1 week only the 2 of us!!! I remember when the whole family (3 children) came with us and they too enjoyed it. They are adults now and still talk about The Tropical Sol. Slán go foill!!! Mairead and Gearoid O Ceannabháin.

    Excellent for families with small children

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    Myself and my wife stayed in the Tropical Sol with our 3 year old son last year. It was absolutely beautiful. Staff were friendly accomadation top class rooms cleaned every day and cleaned well.

    Location is excellend also. The bar located withing the complex is well suited to families with small children. My only really small complaint is the pool is not heated and could be quite chilly. All in all we enjoyed our stay and are returning this September. I must recommend the bakery just around the corner. Beautiful!!!!

    The tropical sol are above average apartments

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    Good location, close, but not too close to the main strip. The beach is a good walk (20 mins away) and I wouldn't recommend it for kids or the elderly. Our apartment was spacious but severely dated and not very clean, however, we went in another apartment and it was modern and spotless!

    All in all pretty average.

    Excellent location

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    We have just returned home from the algarve and we stayed at the Tropical sol apartments with Eclipse and we were very pleased with the cleanliness of the complex the rooms were spacious and the location was fantastic near to all the facilities and the great beaches Very good hoilday and would return again soon.

    Highly Commendable but Points To note!

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    I have just returned (14/08/03) from the Tropical Sol Apartments and would agree that the accommodation is spacious and well equipped and that the facilities are adequate.However, 2 things to be aware of. Firstly, there is no air conditioning in the bedrooms and they can become very stuffy. Secondly, the noise at night which seems to be continuous. There is a strip club opposite the entrance which seems to spew forth a very 'vocal' clientele at about 4a.m. There also seems to be an abundance of street sweeping machines and early morning delivery vehicles.However, if you're a heavy sleeper this is the place for you and your children.

    Very High Standard

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    Have just got back from a week's stay at these apartments and found them extremely well run. The entire place is kept clean and tidy all the time.The rooms were well decorated and furnishings were better than most. Well equipped with hot plates, microwave, fridge and (surprisingly) TV with 15 stations of all languages. The staff were polite and helpful.Albufeira is a fairly lively place but not too boisterous. Many families and age groups were there and during the evening there is something for everyone. Some excellent restaurants - Portuguese cooking is recommended. WARNING: Some of the 'trendy' bars charge serious high prices for drinks. If you like UK Garage, R&B, Urban etc. (or even if you don't), try Matt's Bar on the road towards the beach at the top end of 'The Strip'. You can pay double his prices elsewhere. It may appear to be a 'youngster's' bar, but don't let that put you off if you think you're too old for the place - they won't bite!Enjoy....Rick, Dorset

    Best place

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    I've been there for a last 6 years! Its clean, air conditioned, with friendly staff and quality amenities! Its quite a walk from the sea but with such a good pool and surroundings is not a problem and is within a short walk to bars/clubs/shops.

    Excellent holiday

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    We have just returned from our holiday, myself and my daughter and friend.It was the first time we travelled to Portugal and had no idea on the location/accomodation we would be staying in until we arrived.We were extremelly impressed with the accomodation and location. It was very clean and well equipped for our SC hol.The staff at the poolside Bar where extremelly hospitable and the quailty of the food was good.I hope to return at a later date with my family and would have no hesitation in returning to the Tropical SolMany thanks to all the staff who made our holiday a fun, comfortable and enjoyable holiday

    Needs new furniture and brightening up

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    After reading the excellent reviews on the internet I was disappointed with our one-bed apartment, room 014. It was a very good size but was very dated and gloomy inside. It is a shame as the complex is very well run will a lovely large swimming pool. We visited the Club Oceano which had much smaller rooms, but beautifully fitted with brigh, clean furniture (room 308). It makes clear the star system doen't guarentee quality as Tropical Sol is 4* and Club Oceano is 3*.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Tropical Sol Apartments Albufeira

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding