Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Very spacious 2 bed apartment, tastefully designed, with a contemporary feel to it, yet homely and welcoming, in a quiet peaceful area,great setting for families with the indoor & outdoor pools, children's play area with shaded seating, or great for a nice romantic break, availing of the gym, or relaxing in the jacuzzi & hot tub,
the on-site cafe (cafe fresco) serve delicious home cooked meals all day, and will even deliver croissants and coffee to your room.or the large pingo doce supermarket is 2min walk away.
The main beach in Lagos is Meia Praia from the apartment (about 15 minutes walk) or take the Onda bus, it stops outside the building. The beach at Meia Praia never gets over-crowded but has everything you might want - paragliding; banana boats; wind-surfing; water skiing - or just a walk by the water's edge along the 5km of sandy spotless beach.
The beach has a number of cafes and bars. Many other beaches/coves are nearby.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Meia Praia 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 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||Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
BEDROOM 1; *queen-size bed *en-suite bathroom *air conditioning * electric shutters *stereo system, *wardrobe *hair-dryer *quality mattress *dressing table with drawers *bedside lockers & lamps *2 luxury bedside rugs
BEDROOM 2 *2 single beds * fitted wardrobe *bedside locker & lamp *2 luxury bedside rugs *stereo system
BATHROOM 1(en-suite) *toilet, *bidet, *hydrotherapy bath with shower , *washbasin
SHOWER ROOM 1 *shower enclosure, *toilet, *washbasin
KITCHEN: The separate kitchen with granite work tops and high gloss units has every convenience including *oven, *hob, * extractor fan, *microwave, * fridge/freezer, , * washing machine, *central vacuum, and *ironing board & iron
LIVING/DINING: Large open plan living/dining area fully furnished. large extendible table sits 8, 6 chairs. Glass patio doors onto the balcony..
ENTERTAINMENT *TV/DVD *stereo system
OUTSIDE *L shaped balcony, *4 chairs & table *clothes airer
SUITABILITY *children *elderly * no pets *no smoking
|Further details outdoors|
Children's play area including slide
4 sun loungers provided, please bring your own towels to the pools and the beaches
We have an English-speaking representative
ready to meet and greet you on your arrival at the apartment
they will be able to give you info on tours or activities around the area.
welcome packs available on request
The Algarve region
Lagos was an important Roman settlement called 'Lacobriga' and a variety of ancient Roman ruins remain including the old slave market.
The town is located on the edge of a superb bay and has five different beaches all within walking distance of the town centre, which is enclosed within 5th century walls.
A modern and well equipped marina dominates the sea front and the town is now firmly positioned as a centre for tourists from all over the world.
For historians, there are some lovely churches to be explored, such as 'Sao Sebastiao' (featuring 17th-18th century tiling) and the Sao Joao Hermitage (8th-9th century) as well as a regional museum and the old Governors' Palace.
MEIA PRAIA: The legendary beach of Meia Praia runs from the west of the town marina all the way to Alvor. On the other side of town DONA ANA also has a fine beach, and the area of PORTO DE MoS also offers golden beaches and some good restaurants.
Lagos is the western side of the Algarve, this picturesque town still keeps the old portuguese style, with its cobbled streets,painted tiles and fort walls, and has the most superb fresh fish market with fresh fruit/veg right on your door.
The complex is in a perfect central location (car is not necessary) and is within a few minutes walk of the old town and all its medieval history ,there you will find traditional hand-craft shops (e.g pottery and cork made accessories from handbags to bowls )
January Events in the Algarve
Festival of Ã Chourisa (Sausages), which is also known as the Festival of S. Luas, the patron saint of animals in Querenca .
Janeiras Festival in Silves. The tradition of the Janeiras (seasonal songs) dates back to ancient times when, at the beginning of each year, the Romans would greet each other to evoke the god Janus who represented the guardian of the gateway to heaven.
February Events in the Algarve
Carnivals take place across the Algarve on Shrove Tuesday and the preceding weekend. (If Easter is late, this can be in March)
Cycling Tour of the Algarve (Volta ao Algarve)
March Events in the Algarve
Festival of Hot bread and fresh cheese (Feira do Pao Quente e Queijo Fresco) in Vaqueiros.
EXPOMAR Fair of the Sea and Nautical Activities in OlhÃ??o
Traditional Sausage Fair in Monchique
Gastronomy Festival of the Serra in Tavira (March/April)
April Events in the Algarve
'Liberation Day' on April 25th is always a reason for fireworks, music and entertainment in towns across the region.
Vila de Ameijoas (Clams Festival) in Olhao
Vodafone Rally of Portugal - Algarve Stadium is the base for the event with superspecial stages at the beginning and close of the rally (sometimes takes place in May)
Baja Terras dÃ?Â¢??El Rei ( off road championships) - various locations
Easter Events in the Algarve
Folar Fairs across the Algarve with music and entertainment and a chance to try the traditional 'folar' cakes - Easter cakes with hard boiled eggs (complete with shells) on top!
Flower Torches Festival in Sao Bras de Alportel on Easter Sunday
Feast of The Sovereign Mother ('Festa Pequena') in Loule - a tradition dating from the 16th century.
Triumphal Procession on Palm Sunday (Sunday before Easter Sunday) in Tavira - This is a religious event that was started in the 18th century by the Carmelite Order of the City of Tavira. The procession consists of decorated litters with gilt woodwork and images depicting the life of Christ from the Mount of Olives to his death.
May Events in the Algarve
May Day is a day for celebrations and traditionally the festivities include dancing and music as well as heading into the countryside for a picnic lunch.
May Fair in Azinhal- A chance to see the traditional skills that are typical of the area - bobbin lace, basketwork, embroidery, tapestry and weaving of esparto grass.
Festa da Pinha (Festival of the Pine Cone) in Estoi - a traditional festival to celebrate spring
"The Gastronomy of the Sea" - Festival in Tavira
Snail Festival in Castro Marim
'May Sweet May' Jazz Festival in Portimao
International sand sculpture festival at Pera from May to October
June Events in the Algarve
'Feira da Terra' (local produce market) in Aljezur on 1st Saturday of each month from June to October
Handicrafts Fair in Alcoutim
Cataplana Festival in Almancil
Popular Saints Festivals across the Algarve celebrating St. Anthony, St. John and St. Peter. The warm nights are filled with the aromas of barbecues and grilled sardines as the towns and villages celebrate, often partying until the small hours!
Portuguese Gastronomy week in Lagoa
Caldeirada (Fish stew) Festival in Armasao de Pera
"Pleasures of the Sea" Festival in Aljezur - gastronomy, music, entertainment
"Festival Med" in Loule- mediterranean music, gastronomy and handicrafts
July Events in the Algarve
"Arte Doce" Competition and Fair in Lagos - a wide range of traditional sweets as an art form! Also musical entertainment in the evenings
Loule Handicraft Fair
Fair of the Serra in Sao Bras de Alportel
Fair of Traditional Smoked Ham in Monchique
Allgarve Jazz Festival in towns across the Algarve
Algarve International Motorbike meeting in Faro
August Events in the Algarve
The festival of 'Our Lady of the Oracle' (the patron saint of Albufeira fishermen)
Municipal Day in Albufeira with lots of entertainment and fireworks
Vaqueiros Festival (near Alcoutim)
Bar de S. Miguel festivals
FATACIL in Lagoa - It is the major fair of handicrafts, tourism, agriculture, business and industry in the Algarve and also includes horse shows, evening entertainment and gastronomy
Medieval Fair in Silves
Medieval Fair in Castro Marim
Noites de Moura Encatada in Cacela Velha - recreating the times of the Arab occupation with a traditional Souk, music, belly dancing and traditional food.
Sardine Festival in Portimao - live music and entertainment, plus, of course, barbecued sardines!
Shellfish Festival in Olhao - a major event with live music every night
'Sounds of the Atlantic' music festival at Senhora da Rocha, Lagoa - concerts, street theatre, handicrafts and gastronomy
Grand Champions Tennis competition at Vale do Lobo
September Events in the Algarve
Fishermen's festival at Praia dos Pescadores in Albufeira including a gastronomy festival
Festival in Alcoutim
Festival in Martinlongo
Grand Prix of Portugal Powerboat P1 Championship in Portimao
Formula One Wind Surfing championship at Alvor
October Events in the Algarve
Santa Iria Fair in Faro - lots of entertainment, fairground rides and stalls at this 400 year old fair.
Festival in honour of Nossa Senhora da Alva in Aljezur
Festival and fair in Raposeira
AgroExpo in Vila do Bispo , fair of economic activities, tourism, gastronomy, handicrafts and livestock farming. Another essential ingredient is evening entertainment, with plenty of music on four consecutive days
Partridge Fair in Martim Longo
Sweet Potato Festival in Aljezur
Gastronomy fortnight in Almancil
Portugal Masters in Vilamoura for the golf enthusiasts
Annual Fair in Monchique
November Events in the Algarve
St. Martin's Fair in Portimao
Gastronomy week in Messines
Casinos do Algarve Rally with stages in Portimao and Monchique
December Events in the Algarve
Loule Mountain Fair - The aim of this festival is to enable people to find out more about the diversity and popular culture of the parishes of the Serra do Caldeirao. Visitors will be able to get a close up view of handicrafts, a variety of products, gastronomy, ethnography and the traditions of the upland regions.
Albufeira Christmas Grand Prix - a 9km run and a 3km Father Christmas Walk
Strolling around day or evening you will find a selction of restaurants, bars,pavement cafes, shops and boutiques. a cinema and other diversions to choose from, and in the early hours of the morning, dancing and music to suit all tastes - truly the spirit of the Romans lives on.
There is even a carosel to keep the kiddies amused.
A new addition to the area is the new ALGARVE MOTOR CIRCUIT which is a 10 minute drive away. Formular 1
made its debut recently at the Iberian track with a three-day test attended by the Ferrari and mcLaren teams,
the drivers rated the track as "fantastic"
LEISURE ACTIVITIES ; *Golf, *boating, *deep sea fishing, *shark fishing, * dolphin boat trips, * hiking, *snorkelling, *paragliding, * water skiing, *horse riding, * zoo, * cycling, * surfing, *Water and theme parks ,* historical museums, & * caves
Lagos has two world class golf courses, theBOAVISTA course and PALMARES course, both of which are a about 5 mins drive from the apartment.
Pingo doce Supermarket is located only a 2 mins walk from the apartment, lidl is a further 2mins, aldi 7mins.
Bus station-3 mins, Train station and beach are 10-15 mins walk over the fabulous walkover bridge and through the marina. Everything is on the doorstep and yet you still have all the peace and quiet that you would want.