About Algarve Getaways
Successfully renting apartments and villas in the Algarve since 2000, Algarve Getaways owes its success to the wealth of experience of its staff who collectively bring a wide range of expertise to all aspects of the business.
We welcome new business and are happy to discuss your individual requirements, be it apartment or villa rentals, property management or both.
We are based in Albufeira and our management and rental services are offered in Albufeira and the surrounding areas, from Olhos d'Agua to Galé.
Howard is Managing Director and a founder member of Algarve Getaways and Getaways Property Services Lda, together with his wife, Barbara.
Howard’s experience is in Sales and Marketing, having run numerous Companies in South Africa and the UK. He speaks English and conversational Portuguese.
Howard controls the local Management Services operation, New Clients, Owners, Financial Administration and Guest Liaison.
A bright, friendly smile and fastidious attention to detail, Daniel has been with Algarve Getaways since 2008 and has experience in all aspects of the business.
Born in Madeira to British parents, he speaks fluent English and Portuguese.
Daniel takes care of Administration, Property Maintenance and Guest Liaison.
Irene joined Algarve Getaways in 2010 and has brought a wealth of experience with her, having worked in the travel industry for many years.
Originally from England, Irene has lived in the Algarve since 1993 and has an in-depth knowledge of the area.
Irene deals with Reservations, Guest and Owner queries and Airport Transfers.
Elisabete joined Algarve Getaways in 2013. She has extensive experience in the travel industry, particularly front office hotel management and guest relations.
She is from Portugal and is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Elisabete deals with Reservations, Guest and Owner queries and Airport Transfers.
La Toya Jorge
La Toya is a customer-focused professional with a bubbly and cheerful personality, who is always ready and willing to assist where necessary.
Born in Australia, she is of Portuguese descent and is fluent in both English and Portuguese.
La Toya has been with Algarve Getaways since 2016 and takes care of Guests, Maintenance and Administration.
Efigênia (or Leo, as we also call her) joined Algarve Getaways in 2018 as head of Housekeeping. She has a bright, friendly and engaging personality, is efficient and ready for any challenge.
She is from Angola and is fluent in English and Portuguese.
Efigênia oversees the cleaning of our properties, linen and cleaning supplies and our cleaners.