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4* apartment near Algarve surf, great rates

Postby Leedsol » Mon May 21, 2012 8:32 pm

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Postby Leedsol » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:50 pm

Shameless bump but good video, 20 mins away by car, good wave this, gunning between the rocks is always fun at Arrifana if nothing else:

http://magicseaweed.com/video/flvplayer.php?id=3750
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Postby Leedsol » Sun Jul 08, 2012 12:32 pm

Pictures of mlittle place has now been out on the main website (totally unknown to me until I logged into check bookings).

Mines the one with the purple 4 piece suite and the kitchen is there too

http://www.estreladaluz.com/en/hotel-rooms.html

If anyone fancies a week in November or December and have a decent board they want to sell then I'd swop a week for a fish, quad in the 6-6'2 region if you take the board out and leave it in my garage.
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Postby Leedsol » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:15 pm

Hi, had a few enquiries re oct half term, thats now gone (20th on)

Still got few weeks left for the rest of oct and 3 left in nov!

If anyone can't be arsed taking a board if travelling with young kids u can borrow my 6'6 empire bonzer i've got out there.
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Postby surfrat » Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:10 pm

whats happening over New Years? or even in Jan/Feb? might be tempted
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Postby Leedsol » Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:38 pm

Few enquiries but Nothing firm as yet, if you fancy a long term (month or so) let then could do a good deal
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Postby surfrat » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:35 am

was thinking more of a last minute buzz over for a swell in jan or feb. i suppose i'll get in touch nearer the time.
might head down algarve in van in november and start december so might be able to take some things/boards over for you if you need. i'll let u know once i book tickets
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Postby Leedsol » Fri Aug 10, 2012 10:43 am

Fair dos. All moved in now, taking out last bits when i go in a few weeks and november ta tho, see u there if ur there november, come round for a jacuzzi!
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Postby Leedsol » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:13 pm

Small day last week

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Postby Leedsol » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:18 pm

Late cancellation so free for next week's half term, good swell/wind hitting it seems
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Postby Leedsol » Tue Oct 30, 2012 1:46 pm

Dudes, I've got 50% occupancy in Jan/Feb so chuffed with that. Got the middle weeks of these months left and can do two weeks for the price of 10 days so get in quick. Off round the local golf course soon to hand out flyers there but would much prefer to deal with surfers hating golf as much as I do!!
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Postby Chris F » Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:02 pm

Might appeal to climbers, some great seacliff climbing around there. Mountain biking, road cyclists? Anything but golfers. You will have to de-rah the place afterwards!
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Postby Leedsol » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:42 pm

Cheers mate, good shout, will get to our local awesome walls soon or on a forum
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Postby danny1 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:03 pm

Mate interested- where is it again? April may?
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Postby Leedsol » Tue Oct 30, 2012 9:16 pm

Praia da Luz, remember that black rock reef we surfed (walk along the cliff for quite a bit - its 5 min walk to that beach) before you desecrated the balcony. So 5 mins from Lagos but you won't wanna be going there with two little uns in tow, just chill round the kids pool or the indoor one. I'll have a couple of boards in storage to save you carting one, we went with two little uns last year, more of a mission than the 9 hours to Arugam Bay, albeit grandparents played a blinder (they rented an appartment on the complex too)
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Postby Chris F » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:57 am

I'll keep this on the backburner for now, but might be getting in touch come autumn. Finding somewhere to live is taking priority for now.
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Postby Leedsol » Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:56 pm

Cool, its booked out for Sept 2013 as I understand it but Oct is free
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Postby Leedsol » Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:00 pm

danny1 wrote:Mate interested- where is it again? April may?


All of May and June 2013 now gone.

Free 8/3/13-30/4/13
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Postby Poo Stance » Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:28 pm

Hey. Whats the deal over Christmas. Me and a few lads (4 total) thinking of going somewhere from the 28th Dec. Is the place free then? How much for a week? You got access to a car too?

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Postby Leedsol » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:07 pm

Poo Stance wrote:Hey. Whats the deal over Christmas. Me and a few lads (4 total) thinking of going somewhere from the 28th Dec. Is the place free then? How much for a week? You got access to a car too?

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Its taken from ny eve. Free the xmas week, few enqs in. Might be too small for 4 adults, 2 singles and a double sofa
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Postby Poo Stance » Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:15 pm

Alright bud. Just out of interest, what dates you got a whole week free around that time? If the price is good I don't think anyone will have a problem kipping on the floor.

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Postby Leedsol » Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:32 am

May through to the end of September 2013 now fully booked up (apart from 3 weeks I've kept).

Cheap weeks available from March 8th to End April (tho' I'm likely out there myself end April)
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Postby MJE » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:44 pm

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Postby Leedsol » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:22 pm

Hi,

Just fired one back cheers it's ok for that week still and for when you can get back to me.

For anyone else: Fully booked out now until October 2013.
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Postby Chris F » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:04 am

Glad this is working out so well for you. Looks like you made a sound investment.
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Postby Leedsol » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:25 am

Cheers. Not really making much in the way of cash in pocket profit as the income I get goes on the council tax, resort management annual fee and utilities but making enough that I'll have to do a bloody tax return though! I also sold all the summer weeks to the resort management who sell on at a higher cost via expedia, hotels.com and bookings.com but i'd much rather have a bird in the hand and it saves me the hassle all year.

It makes all our weeks free tho' and we're going for a month this winter with the toddlers and I've had a good 5 (individual) weeks there since got it and back out this month and 2 weeks in June/July.

Just happy that the resort is so well managed. We pay a little more towards that and for the upkeep of the more upmarket communal facilites (as with any flats really we're all the residents pay for the communal) but happy with that, the indoor pool and spa facilities are great.

Bit too much info but the resort is well worth looking into if anyone is thinking about buying abroad for a pain and stress free time. The appartments are so cheap compared to when we first looked at them in 2006, ours is 110k less than then (got ours for 90k). Pure luck (and lack of an upfront deposit at that time) that we didn't go for it then.
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Postby Chai Wallah » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:11 pm

Agree that the complex is great, it is our favourite place to stay on the algarve even if we are not that big fans of the town itself.

Can't believe you got it that cheap we also priced it around 2006/7 and were very tempted
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Postby danny1 » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:33 pm

We got royally fucked when we bought in Spain 2005/6... Proper style. 35k down and nowt to show fir it. Why the fuck did I buy an apartment on a bastard golf course?
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Postby Leedsol » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:25 pm

It was heartstopping sending the money over, used a fx broker rather than a bank, saved about 2 grand with better exchange rates but one fx broker went bust leaving many out of pocket but they've tightened up regs since then and our friends who have places on the resort put us onto them.

nowt came of suing the developer for the collapse Danny? If you had a solicitor then they might have been professionally negligent for not checking that the development was insured against the bankruptcy.
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Postby danny1 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:30 pm

Uk Agent went bankrupt

Hired Spanish lawyer

After 4 Yrs the

Spanish developer presented a rescue plan last year. Where we get 70% back if he doesn't go bust

He went bust
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