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It corresponds exactly as in the ad, they were incredible and wonderful days with my family, the place is very quiet and quiet but very close to amenities such as supermarkets, restaurants, beaches... Show more
Private note from Rosiane
We would like to thank you for all the information provided. And to say we had an amazing experience. My son who is underage loved the place and we loved it too. Because after so long away from Brazil, we finally had a barbecue as we had not done for a long time, because where we live there is no area for barbecue. It was really spectacular. Congratulations on the place!


12 Apr 2023

Just back from another great winter getaway at Journey's End.
The accommodation, location and weather were all wonderful!
We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 weeks in and around Luz. There were just 3 days that had some rain, and evening temperatures can drop a bit, but otherwise it was sunshine and warmth....breakfasts on the balcony, overlooking the beautiful pool and garden, gentle strolls along the seafront (plenty of outlets open for a drink or ice cream), relaxing in the sunshine all afternoon and walking out again in the evening for a choice of good restaurants...not quite the January/February lifestyle back home!!
There's a wealth of places to visit within a short drive; we were never lost for something to do.
The bus link from Luz to Lagos is frequent and inexpensive, and the taxi fares very reasonable if you want a later night out in Lagos (several restaurants have good Fado nights; we thoroughly recommend the Barrigada restaurant for a Fado's a simple, excellent value place adjacent to the fishing boat harbour, over the river from Lagos....but do book!)
If an evening in is on the books, the kitchen is excellent for self-catering and the log fire very cosy. T.V. and internet connection also very good.
The booking process and all communication with Roger, Margaret and the new local manager Tanya was faultless.
We hope to return to this beautiful and interesting part of the Algarve before too long, and wouldn't hesitate to rebook Journey's End.

Jayne & Peter Wright

16 Feb 2020

Having stayed in villas and apartments throughout the Algarve over the last 20 years, "Journey's End " is up there as one of the best. From the straightforward booking process, sensible key retrieval and no requirement for outdated security deposits this started out well and just got better.

"Journey's End " is set in a peaceful location with easy parking and yet is close to all the amenities Praia da Luz has to offer. It was spotless inside, well equipped, very spacious, south facing with ample balcony and terrace space and is just a few steps from a lovely pool which is set in beautiful gardens.

On this occasion our visit was only for 4 nights before we went to another resort but we were so impressed we intend to return and that will be for a longer stay. Well recommended.

Colin and Julie Robertshaw

29 Sep 2019

Visited in November 2018. Great location where the bustle of Praia Da Luz is still present. Temperature's still good, 18 - 21 degrees celsius.

The apartment is spacious, homely and modern, possibly with a 'Portuguese cottage' feel. Decoration and garden are to a high standard. And, on enquiring about rebooking, I understand it's going to be redecorated soon too. Too cold though for the outdoor swimming pool but it is their autumn!

Sooo recommended for the ease of booking, simplicity and balcony/master bedroom views.
I so wish I could add photos, you'd be there in a moment's notice.

Pleasant, effortless and more than welcoming. You might not want to leave. I'd recommend having a hire car too.

Yvette & Pete Layzell

24 Mar 2019

This is a fabulous property in a wonderful location. It's extremely well equipped and more spacious than the photographs suggest. There is plenty of room for four adults. Sitting on the south facing terrace, with a view over the gardens and pool area, soaking up the sun in December was a particular delight. The sheltered downstairs terrace is equally enjoyable for sun worshippers. The log fire is a welcome and cosy facility for cooler evenings; wood is readily available in local supermarkets and reasonably priced. There is plenty of parking available and the area feels very safe.
It is an easy 7-10 minute stroll to the seafront of Luz where there are various places to admire the sea view and enjoy a glass of wine (or two). Even in December there are plenty of restaurants open.
The local management team and cleaners are friendly and helpful and Roger and Margaret made the booking process extremely easy and always responded promptly to any queries - thanks to you all!
We thoroughly recommend this property and would love to return soon.

Peter and Jayne Wright

13 Jan 2019

We have never written a review before as we have never been impressed enough but this holiday was different.
This accomodation is as good as its gets, clean spacious rooms, equipped to highest standard, full TV that includes sport chanels, air conditioning and to sumerise a real home from home.

The location is second to none, an easy short walk to the beach and all amenities yet in a lovely quite and relaxed area.
Roger and Margaret were super fast in responding to any queries we had and did all they could to make sure our stay was as great as it could be.

We will definitly be regulars from now on, thats how impressed we were.

Keith & June

Keith and June

29 Jan 2018

Excellent Holiday Home
Believe everything that the owners of this beautiful holiday home have written about it. There was no hyperbole and we thoroughly enjoyed our time at Journeys End.
My Response

Thank you so much, to use the phrase again. "It is what it says on the tin" Don't forget, returning guests get an automatic 10% discount.. So try us in the winter months, the sun is still there. Roger & Margaret

Dennis N

25 Aug 2017

A Home from Home
The apartment is furnished to the highest standards in a good, quiet location. The rooms are large and would comfortably accomodate 5, should this be a requirement. All clean and tidy upon arrival with beds made up. The pool is spacious and gardens well maintained. We all had a thoroughly enjoyable holiday.

Julie W

19 Jul 2017

Great house, great location, great holiday!!Monte Lemos, Praia da Luz, Lagos, 8600, Portugal

The house was perfect - it couldn't have been better. It was so well equipped - we wanted for nothing. The children had a great time in the swimming pool and we could relax watching them. A lovely lady who lives in a house nearby gave them some toys that had belonged to her grandchildren so they were delighted. Luz is lovely with many great restaurants and nearby lagos is just beautiful. I have no hesitation in recommending Journeys End. We will definitely be back!!

Owen C

18 Jun 2016

Peace Tranquillity, wonderful position with attractive gardens.

Mike F, Suffolk

01 Oct 2015

All as expected. The holiday residence is well run and quiet. The owner is very nice and accommodating as were the managers. Would recommend to anyone.

Michel L, France

10 Aug 2015

Lovely family home in a great position. Second visit, just as good, Perfect position for a short walk into Luz.

Joy P, London

01 Aug 2015

ANOTHER fabulous trip to Luz. Seventh visit, see mt comment after the third visit. Thank you Roger & Margaret again for a great holiday.

Dawn, London

01 May 2015

We liked the size of the house and silent location.

Robert M. Austria

01 Jan 2015

Wonderful just what we needed. An extra big thanks to our hosts Roger & Margaret, who went out of their way to ease our booking and make our trip a success.

Owner's Response: Thank you kind people. No matter how many good reviews we get, it is always very rewarding to receive them, makes all our efforts worthwhile. Thank you again, made our day. Rog & Mac

Lisa S.

01 Aug 2014

Now regulars at "Journey's End" being our 5th visit.. In summary 10/10 again this year. Thanks again.

Brendan C, Ireland

01 Aug 2014

Superb home from home. Even though we were staying "out of season" we were spoilt for places to eat.

Ken R. Essex

01 Nov 2013

Excellent family villa, highly recommended. Roger was great at communicating and answering any questions before we went......Children, 12, 10 & 9, said it was the best holiday ever.

Joy P.

01 Aug 2013

Here again 3rd visit. Says it all really.

Brendan C, Ireland.

01 Aug 2013

Excellent family condo in Luz. The communication with the owners was exemplary, We would love to come again.

Saad, Karachi, Pakistan.

01 Jun 2013

Just as it said on the tin. We highly recommend it.

Pauline R

01 Jun 2012

A real treat.....Last but not least the very friendly contact with the owners is definitely a factor, which speaks for itself.

Petra C, Hamburg

01 Sep 2011

second visit, need I say more.

Brendan C Ireland

10 Aug 2011

Third visit. We asked other families we met on the beach whether we should try another country/resort next year, we were told "you are looking for something that you have already found". Sums it all up really.

Dawn, London

01 Aug 2011

Simply excellent - Home away from Home...

Kiara, Australia

10 Apr 2011

Perfect retreat... A special holiday as we were getting married in the wonderful Church in Luz.....Roger & Margaret wanted us to have a great time and for nothing to cause us concern. They even arranged for a bottle of Bubbly and some flowers delivered to us on our wedding day. What a nice personal touch.

Angela B, Manchester.

01 Apr 2011

Fantastic Holiday in Praia da Luz. Your house was perfect, everything we could possible need was there. Thanks for all your great directions and advice...

Mary & Gang, Ireland

01 Jul 2010

Fine, Finer, Finest. We fully recommend this to anyone.

Carinchen, Frankfurt

01 Jul 2009

Great Family Holiday....

Dawn, London

01 Jun 2009

Felt like home from home, we are already looking forward to our third visit next year...

Kieth, Essex

01 May 2009

Absolutely fabulous all as described, thank you.

Moray, Portland

01 Apr 2009

Lovely quiet position, yet handy for all amenities, lots to do based on a very welcoming comfortable home...

Easypeesy, Suffolk.

01 Jan 2009

Portugal Holiday. The accommodation was as described, perfect....

Janice & Alex, Swindon

01 Dec 2008

What an excellent choice we made. Just returned from one of the best holidays ever.....

Peter & Sheila, Essex

01 Sep 2008

Back for a second year. For the hippy inside you, check out the stunning West Coast beaches with their surfing and camper vans. All in all a perfect holiday destination....

Steve, Staffordshire

01 Jun 2008

Holiday in 2007. Excellent house, nice pool, tastefully decorated. House well recommended and so is Luz for family with small children, for a relaxing holiday...

Niloy, Hull

01 Jun 2007