Quinta da Falfeira Apartments
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Surrounded by green fields and trees, the location at Quinta da Falfeira seems rural - but it is only 20 minutes walk to the centre of Lagos, 10 minutes walk to a large supermarket, the Marina a15 minutes walk and the beach a few minutes more.
The original farmhouse (Quinta) was converted to apartments in recent years and now offers all the necessary modern conveniences for a great holiday while retaining their traditional rustic charm.
Falfeira has a mix of 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments and cottages, all with full air conditioning, fitted kitchens and their own patio with outside furniture plus a relaxing pool in a lovely mature garden setting.
And the prices are very reasonable !
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lagos, 1.5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Faro 80 km, Nearest railway: Lagos 1 km|
|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||Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
For cooking there is a 2 ring hob and a microwave oven but not a standard oven.
|Further details outdoors|
- There is a large garden with a children's play area.
- There are a number of built in barbecues located around the grounds.
- The driveway distance from the main road to the complex is about 500 metres.
- Prices include everything: Bed Linen, House Towels, Air Conditioning, Electricity and Maid Service.
- Cot & High Chair available on request, no extra charge.
- Holiday starting days and length of stay are flexible, this can help with airline prices !
- Extra nights are charged at 1/7th of weekly rate.
- Payments accepted by VISA, MasterCard and Bank Transfer.
- Booking deposit Euro 100 per week, with the balance payable on arrival in Falfeira.
The Algarve region
The Western Algarve region of Portugal has a stunningly beautiful coastline with huge craggy cliffs and spectacular sandy coves and beaches.
The wonderful climate has year round mild weather with hot summers, cooling breezes and lots and lots of sunshine!
Much of the region is now a protected Natural Parque area stretching from the coast northwards to the Monchique mountains.
The coastal area has lots of quaint colourful fishing villages with narrow cobbled streets, small restaurants and cafe/bars and friendly, welcoming local people.
Inland there is lush vegetation with chestnut, cork oak and pine forests and the air is filled with the sweet scents of almond trees, wild cistus and lavender. There are many pretty hillside villages with small shops and stalls selling local handicrafts and there are beautiful views from the mountain passes.
Lagos, the principal town of the Western Algarve, has a long seafaring history and major voyages of discovery were launched from here to the new world during the middle ages introducing new ideas, cultures, foods and spices to this area and the rest of Europe.
The narrow cobbled streets in the old town haphazardly radiate down to the waterfront and harbour area and are filled small shops and charming squares lined with restaurants and bars. At night the streets are vibrant with young people, families and tourists browsing for bargains, eating al fresco and enjoying leisurely walks along the harbour promenade.
Boat trips are available for dolphin spotting and exploring the coastal caves and grottoes, and the large modern marina across the harbour is linked to the town by foot-bridge.
Meia Praia, the longest beach on the Algarve, stretches eastwards from Lagos for 4 km and there are scores small beaches all along the coast towards the west where all water sports are available.
The headland of Ponta da Piedade, 3 km from the centre of Lagos, has fantastic rock formations and caves and is spectacular at sunset.
Lagos Zoo, a few miles inland, is very popular, as are Splashworld, Zoomarine and Aqualand which are a short drive away and are serviced by bus shuttles in summer.
Activities in the area include tennis, water sports, horse riding and golf and there are wonderful coastal walks offering fabulous ocean views and occasional small bar/restaurants for refreshments.
The many nearby restaurants offer the best local food and wines and fresh seafood at reasonable prices, served with a smile!
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28 Aug 2012
"A perfect place to stay near the ocean if you have a car"
I'd like to recommend this place to everyone who is looking for an opportunity to spend a holiday at the ocean side but not in the heart of a crowd.
Villa is located several kilometers away from the beach and city center which can be considered as a positive side. The place is very quiet, clean and nice. There's a pool, a place for children, two barbecue points. Apartment itself was also very nice. However more and better utensil would be better (there was no even an electric kettle).
We enjoyed staying at Quinta de Falfeira and I will come again if they buy a kettle :)
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