Quinta das Palmeiras
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This beautiful spacious 3 bedroom, fully air-conditioned apartment in the exclusive new Quinta das Palmeiras complex, is perfectly located close to the historic old town of Lagos. The apartment has been stylishly furnished by an interior designer to provide luxurious 4 star accommodation for up to 6 people. The large lounge/dining room has comfortable seating for 6, satellite TV/DVD and a separate dining area. A spacious main balcony, accessed from both the lounge and kitchen, is furnished with a table and chairs for 'alfresco' dining. There is also a small private balcony off the master bedroom with table and chairs.
The complex has 3 swimming pools - one adult and one children's outdoors, and a heated indoor pool. There is also a children's play area. The marina, beaches and dozens of restaurants and eateries are all within a 10 minute walk – everything is so close you really don’t need a car for your stay in Lagos.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Meia Praia 600 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 80 km, Nearest railway: Lagos 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Fully air conditioned, three large bedrooms provide very generous and comfortable accommodation.
The master bedroom has a king sized bed, en suite hydrotherapy bath/shower and a private balcony.
Two further generously sized twin bedrooms share a separate shower room.
The large lounge/dining room has comfortable seating for six, satellite TV/DVD and a separate dining area.
An exceptionally well equipped kitchen provides you with everything you need for dining in.
A spacious main balcony, accessed from both the lounge and kitchen, is furnished with a table and chairs for 'alfresco' dining.
|Further details outdoors|
The complex has three swimming pools. The adult outdoor pool (10m x 8m) and small children's pool are set in a tiled area with sun loungers, and a heated indoor pool (7.5m x 3.5m) together with a jacuzzi. There is a small children's play area close to the outdoor pools. A well equiped gym is situated next to the indoor pool. Secure underground car parking is provided. Cafe Fresco, a superb on-site cafe, provides delicious home-cooked food and drinks.
All of our guests are met at the apartment on arrival by our English speaking representative. Welcome packs are available on request, as are a cot and high-chair, at an additional cost.
The Algarve region
The Western Algarve is a superb holiday location all year round. Dozens of unspoilt sandy beaches, open countryside for walking, superb golf courses, and the historic town of Lagos, there is something of interest for everyone. Other places of interest a short drive away include Silves and Sagres with castles, cathedrals and Gothic buildings, and the traditional village of Monchique with its spectacular mountain views.
The climate is warm all year with an average of 300 days of sunshine, and summer breezes mean that even the hottest days are comfortable.
Lagos is the hidden gem of the Algarve! Protected by its 16th century walls, this picturesque town retains its old-world Portuguese charm. A fine selection of restaurants offering international cuisine, pavement cafes and stylish boutiques line the maze of cobbled streets. There is a superb fresh fish market, with fruit and vegetables for sale on the upper level.
Less than 15 minutes walk from the apartment is the fabulous Meia Praia beach - 5km of golden sand with every facility you could ask for, and the quieter town beach at Praia da Batata. A further 7 beaches are within easy reach, many of which are served by the local road train.
During the summer there are all forms of water sports including water-skiing, banana boats, para-sailing and other excitements for all the family. For those who prefer things a little quieter, sailing trips run daily from Lagos Marina. Boat trips are also available to view the grottos and sea caves, or to go Dolphin watching out at sea. To see dolphins close-up why not visit ZooMarine where you can even swim with them!
There are several golf courses close to Lagos offering excellent facilities in beautiful surroundings.
Out of season the Western Algarve is a quiet, tranquil place - ideal to 'get away from it all'. The surrounding beaches, cliffs and countryside are ideal for those who like to walk, bird watch, photograph, and enjoy the delights of nature.
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30 Sep 2012
"Modern, spacious and great location!"
The apartment is superbly decorated, modern comfortable and spacious so we all had our own space . It was home from home with the sunshine! A fully equipped kitchen allows you to cook whatever you want but In all honesty you are never stuck for choice of excellent food in Lagos restaurants! My mum was with me this time so the central location suited well. The lady who met us Sandra was most helpful coming back the 2nd day to check that we were ok. Thanks for a fab 6 day break in your excellent apartment.
3 Sep 2012
"Perfect Portugal, Perfect Apartment"
Booking the apartment was easy and Ian/Sue kept us informed when necessary without bombarding us with unnecessary emails. They were also very quick to answer any questions we had about the apartment, the complex, car hire or anything we needed.
On arrival we were met by Sandra who showed us all we needed to know about the apartment and the complex. they were always on hand if there was anything we needed but the apartments are so good we just didn't.
The apartment itself is spacious, clean, well equipped and nicely decorated with music and vacuum cleaner piped through the walls. The metal shutters ensured the apartment stayed cool throughout the day with only a small blast of air-con required before bed to ensure a great nights sleep even when we had registered 39C during the day. There were some basic essentials in the kitchen to get us by and plenty of information on things to do in the area. The outdoor pool is cold until mid afternoon but the indoor pool is heated (although was a bit too much in the way of chlorine) and the jacuzzi is bubbly heaven.
The view from the apartment is an old derelict convent, but in amongst all the more modern buildings I found myself becoming more intrigued with the building, it's architecture, history and from the first night I loved the view and still did at the end. If, as planned, the convent is converted into a restaurant, this would compliment the clean and friendly Cafe Fresco (where WiFi is available).
The only negative about the complex is that the sauna cannot be used by guests due to repair bills incurred through previous guests using pool water on the sauna rocks which led to a large bill for the owners.
This was our first time in Lagos, but not our first visit to Portugal. We like the west of the Algarve due to the smaller towns and harbours and although Lagos is bigger than the previous places we have been to, it is not too touristy. The town is fairly quiet during the day, but comes alive at night with street entertainers aplenty. There are a large number of restaurants in the area and all the ones we visited were pleasant, with good food at reasonable prices. Average cost to feed five of us bread/butter, main meal and couple of drinks was about 80 Euros. If you like steak the best we had was at Don Torro, which was a bit more expensive but worth the cost for a melt in the mouth steak. There were others of note but one definitely worth a visit is Millenium Jardin, a two minute walk off the main square.
Whilst in the Algarve there is plenty to do but I would recommend kayaking (we used Days of Adventure) round the coves of the coastline (better than the boat trips which seemed to nip in a cove, turn round and leave before anyone had a chance to take them in) and the Portitours Jeep Safari, which is like an all day roller coaster mixed in with history and culture.
All in all this was quite simply the best holiday we have had. Thanks to Sue/Ian for the apartments and to Claudia and Sandra for all their, albeit minimal, help.
24 Aug 2012
"Very good election!!!"
The property is exactly as shown in the pictures and yes, the rooms are as big as they appeared to be in the photos. Everything was working properly and really clean, we feel comfortable from the very… More
8 Jul 2012
"Great for families!"
My partner and I rented this modern and beautifully decorated three-bedroom apartment for a family reunion of sorts with my mother-and-brother-in-law and our 11 month old baby. The unit is very well-l… More
28 Mar 2012
"Great place to stay"
The apartment was perfect, spotlessly clean, excellently equipped (not that we ate in once with so much choice of amazing eateries), great pool, jacuzzi, sauna and just really well thought out. The management company were also excellent and the people from the cafe downstairs were really helpful and friendly. All in all it was a fantastic few days (we were all sad to leave).
4 Oct 2011
This was our second visit to this apartment having visited last year with family (6 adults) this time there were just 3 adults.
We loved Lagos and what made it for us was the location of the apartment only 5 mins to the Marina and a 10 mins stroll into town (much quicker if you are not walking into every shop that you pass!!)
The apartment has everything you wish for, it is a luxury apartment and the two pools and jaquzzi are wonderful. There is a gym but I will be honest I didn't try it out.
There is a gorgeous little bistro at the bottom of the apartments, the food and service there was also great.
I can not recommend it highly enough.
If you have a hire car – The Water Park is well worth visiting
22 Sep 2011
What a totally wonderful place! The apartment is so lovely, clean, well equipped and in the words of our 10yr old "totally amazing! couldn't have asked for better. Really liked the jacuzzi, pools (indoor pool fab when it gets cold outside), beaches and evenings spent in the squares of the old town watching the entertainers..oh and the fact that I could get wi-fi downstairs in Cafe Fresco!." Our 6yr old just says.. "when are we going back?"
Definitely a place that can offer something for everyone, all year round. Food lovely (particularly the fresh fish), no need for car but if you do hire one there's plenty more to see within easy driving distance. The beaches are a short 10 minute walk from the apartment and are fantastic with the choice of the never-ending Meia Praia to the East of the Marina, or the smaller sandy coves of Praia Batata and Praia L'etudents to the West just below the Old Town. All the beaches are great for kids with shallow water (particularly at low tide) and gentle sloping sandy entry to the sea, with snorkling around the rocks off Praia L'etudents.
The apartment had all mod cons including jacuzzi bath in the master en-suite, the ability to pipe music in to every room from the central hi fi system, Freesat digital TV, dvd player and the most amazing hoover built in to the walls!!! and everything you could need in the kitchen, even a dishwasher! but the local food is superb and reasonably priced, so no need for much cooking (says Mum!). Lovely welcome pack on arrival - thank you so much - really meant we could relax straight in to our holiday without having to venture out to the supermarket as soon as we arrived. Worth every penny.
Vino Verdi (green wine) from the local supermarket cheaper for 3 bottles than one glass at our local pub in Surrey! Good range of restaurants offering everything from local Portuguese cuisine, fresh fish from the fish market to Italian, Indian, Chinese, Tapas and steak. Better value for money if you keep away from the main street through the Old Town.
All in all, a great apartment, friendly town with good beaches, and something for everyone. Just what it says on the tin.
19 Aug 2011
"modern stylish apartment near to beautiful beaches"
the apartment was comfortable, well equipped and stylish and we even enjoyed cleaning with the built in vacuum system! easy to park and walk into the town centre and the weather was sunny every day. Cannot think of any problems the local staff were friendly an helpful
we enjoyed the beautiful local beaches and went to the castle at Silves, walked around Monchique and Sagres which was very atmospheric and windy! it was ideally positioned as we did not have to drive more than 40 mins to reach them.
15 Aug 2011
"Excellent location and apartment for family holiday"
We had an excellent family holiday with two small children.
The apartment was easy to book with professional yet friendly communication direct with the owners. We easily found the apartment and were extremely pleased with our choice due to the size of the apartment, facilities and central location. The apartment itself was very spacious and well equipped, our only concern on booking were the balconies given the age of our children (2 and 4), however once there it did not cause any problems at all. The apartment complex had an excellent English speaking cafe directly outside the front door, good swimming pools and even a small park which our children loved. It was also very quiet at night which for us was an important criteria.
Lagos itself is an excellent area for a young family and we were able to walk to two different beaches with the incentive of a roundabout ride enroute. There were also numerous places to eat all of which were very accomodating to children. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we have already booked again for next year.
2 Aug 2011
"Chick & Stylish appartment in wonderful Lagos location."
This appartment is one of those rare gems where the reality is better than the sales blurb. Its beautifully appointed with a fabulous attention to detail, it has everything for a family holiday with t… More
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