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Quinta das Palmeiras – Home 121231 Penthouse

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Quinta das Palmeiras – Home 121231

  • Penthouse
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

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Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Fully air-conditioned, this spacious penthouse apartment is located in the exclusive Quinta das Palmeiras complex in historic Lagos. Three balconies have views to the Marina from the front. The third balcony, which spans the full width of the apartment overlooks the old town and has access from the kitchen, the dining room and the master bedroom. There is an electric awning over the outdoor dining area for shade while eating or relaxing.

This extensive apartment has generous living and dining space with seating in the dining room for eight people and in the kitchen for six people. Al fresco dining is also catered for with a table and chairs on the terrace and there is a BBQ on the kitchen terrace. An electric awning covers the outdoor dining area.

Our first visit to Lagos was on a family holiday, with an age profile stretching from five months to fifty plus ! What brings us back year after year is that there is something for everyone in Lagos !

Location is everything when it comes to holidays and the location of the apartment means everything is on your doorstep, all within five to fifteen minutes walk.

A car is not really necessary for a stay here - the local Onda bus service, with a stop outside Quinta das Palmeiras, will take you to the beaches and villages nearby on a regular and frequent basis throughout your holiday. Casa das Palmeiras is the stop next to the apartment.

Further details

Our local agent will be at the apartment to meet and greet you and will explain how everything in the apartment works - air conditioning; garage access; electrical appliances etc. Assistance during your stay will also be provided if required.

Further details indoors

The fully fitted separate kitchen, with granite work-tops and cream gloss units, has everything one could need including a washing machine; dishwasher; microwave; central vacuum system and also a table with six chairs. There is a TV (50 inch Plasma) showing, in superb quality, the main UK channels (BBC;ITV;C4) and a large range of satellite channels. A DVD player and radio/CD player is also provided. A Video security system is in place with lifts from the basement garage directly to the door of the penthouse.The master bedroom, with two sets of double doors to the terrace has its own private bathroom with a bath and bidet. Extensive storage is provided in this, and also in the other two bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and drawer units. Bedroom number two also has double doors to a separate private balcony overlooking the pool.Given the layout of the apartment, various sleeping options are possible so please feel free to discuss these so preparations can be made before your arrival to match your requirements. A travel cot, with generous five inch mattress, a high chair and other baby essentials are provided - it helps not having to pack the kitchen sink ! Secure storage and parking (for up to three) cars, sports or sailing equipment available in the basement. For the golfers among you, secure storage of your clubs is possible for the duration of your stay.

Further details outdoors

The complex comes complete with an Outdoor swimming pool and also an Indoor Health Centre containing a pool and jacuzzi. There is a Childrens pool and play area and also an on-site cafe called Cafe Fresco which serves delicious home-cooking all day. Bransons Steakhouse is also located on the ground floor and is currently showing on TripAdvisor as one of the top restaurants in Lagos. Shopping for groceries is not a chore here as the extremely well-stocked Pingo Doce supermarket is two minutes walk away and there is a Lidl a few minutes further away - or, do as the locals do, and take a stroll to the towns famous indoor food market to stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and of course a huge array of locally caught fish. There are also a number of large hypermarkets a short drive away. There is an excellent Hairdressers located in the ground floor of the apartment block. The apartment is located in a quiet area with no neighbouring late night bars or sources of disturbance - a good nights sleep is guaranteed. Electric shutters on all windows and balcony doors guarantee quiet nights and long lie-ins.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms:
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Shared indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • Trampoline
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Lift access
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Getting around

Lagos is very walkable and a car is not really necessary if you base yourself here. The local Onda, the tourist bus, is great for trips to the beaches and villages close to Lagos and there are buses and trains to take you further afield. Local taxis are plentiful and cheap.

Interaction with guest

We have a local Agent who meets and greets guests on arrival to give you your keys and get you settled in. Any assistance or advice needed during your stay also provided.


This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.

Damage deposit: (£178.79) €200.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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About the owner

Aileen O.

Tourist Licence
AL 32654

Average reply time:
2 hours 18 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
27 May 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Penthouse has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 10 Mar 2010. Located in Lagos, it has 61 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £478 to £1156.

The Owner has a response rate of 95% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 27 May 2019.


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Guest reviews

61 reviews

Very Good

“Another wonderful stay in the Penthouse”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2018

This is our second stay in this wonderful penthouse apartment in Lagos. We first came in the summer of 2016 and knew we would be back! This time we spent two wonderful weeks and again we know we will be back. The apartment is spacious, spotless and full of everything you could possibly need. Three lovely balconies, one of which we spent many many evenings playing cards with our children late into the night. The shared pool is also spotless and there are plenty of loungers around the pool. We only used the indoor pool once but this is also well kept. The town is a short walk away where you will find all manner of shops bars and restaurants. We had the good fortune of befriending two of the loveliest people we have ever met (Bill and Anne) who were residents in this apartment block and they provided us with lots of hints and tips and recommendations for things to do and places to eat which further enhanced our stay. Aileen the owner is excellent and a pleasure to deal with. Her property manager Claudia was also lovely although we did not meet but spoke on the phone and by message. As returning guests we were treated as wonderfully as we were as first time guests. Thank you Aileen and once again... we will be back!

“Even better than it looks.”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2016

We have just returned from a fabulous 14 days in this lovely resort, and fantastic apartment. Aileen was a pleasure to deal with every step of the way, and takes away any stress you may have when booking outside a travel agent. Special mention to Rui too who met us on arrival and showed us around the apartment, and was always on hand if we had any special requests or questions. He also arranged for our pick up and drop off and I'd recommend the lovely Sergio for this. As for the apartment it has everything you will ever need, is spotlessly clean and is really a home from home. You won't believe how big it is, and how the balconies get the sun/shade throughout the day. Aileen provides both bath and beach towels plus a simple welcome pack of water and a bottle of wine was a lovely touch. It's in a fab location for the local shop, and is 5 mins from the Marina and 15 mins from the Town Centre. No issues with noise at all from the complex, which is very well maintained and kept at a high standard throughout. The kids loved the optional wi-if which at €40 for two weeks was great value for money; especially as you can take it with you when going out for the day. Pokemon beware, plus it saves a fortune on roaming fees! The pool is just the right size and no need for a very early rush to get the best spot, however it can get busy in the afternoon. The complex we believe will put more beds out if needed, but between the posh ones on the balconies and the beach only 15 mins away you won't have a problem. Many thanks Aileen, Rui and Sergio for making our two weeks very special. It was a pleasure to stay in your home, and one we will be returning to I'm sure.

“Beautiful apartment in great location”

Reviewed 21 Jul 2016

We are just back from a brilliant 8 days at this lovely apartment in this lovely town. From the initial contact with Aileen right through to being there and now being home, she has been so friendly and answers all manner of questions thrown at her with ease and no question is too big or small. Rui the property manager is lovely and friendly and was a pleasure to deal with. The apartment itself is so spacious and spotless! Honestly we could have eaten our dinner off the floor! The pool was a welcome relief from the heat. The apartment block is very well maintained. The location is excellent ... 5 mins to the marina, 15 to the closest beach and less than 10 mins into the town. You don't need a car to stay here. As we spent many late evenings on the balcony playing cards with the kids we kept agreeing that we will most definitely be back in Lagos and to this apartment. Aileen.. Thank you for making our holiday a truly excellent one. And thanks to Rui for all his help while we were there.

“Fantastic Lagos Apartment”

Reviewed 4 Nov 2014

We stayed in this beautiful, well appointed 3 bed apartment for one week. On arrival we were met by Rui who set up the TV and wifi and left us with wine, milk, water, bread etc which was very much appreciated. We stay in holiday rentals often and have rarely had a complimentary welcome pack included. The apartment is in a good location for both the marina and old town and was absolutely spotless. The bedrooms are large and the beds very comfortable. The electric shutters and air conditioning were a necessity even in October with very high temperatures for the week that we were there. The owner of the apartment, Aileen, is very professional in all communications which left us feeling very secure about our booking, and the detailed directions she provided were invaluable as we didn't have sat nav. We enjoyed a relaxing time in Lagos and our holiday was made very special due to the high standard of this rental.

“Lovely comfortable apartment in an excellent location for all ages”

Reviewed 26 Aug 2014

The apartment is well decorated, well equipped, really spacious, lives up to the photos - you won't be disappointed. It is in a small complex with indoor and outdoor pool and gym, and with everything else you could want a short walk away. The town (5 mins walk) has lots of shops and restaurants (and bars for our older children (18-19)). The supermarket next door was so convenient - they also did hot food take out, so if we didn't feel like cooking we could go and get a couple of cooked chickens and some salad. The beach was also within walking distance, but as it was very hot when we were there we tended to stick to the pool. Wifi access was good - an essential for the teenagers. Altogether, we had a really good holiday, and the comfort and spaciousness of the apartment, and easy access to everything else made it harmonious and relaxing for all.

“Fantastic apartment in quiet but central location.”

Reviewed 25 Aug 2014

The apartment is superb - it made our holiday. Beautifully presented and tastefully decorated with everything we needed. It was huge so even with an extended family of 7 we had plenty of room and it never felt crowded. Access to the apartment is secure. We made use of all the facilities, outdoor and indoor pools and the gym. We also ate at the on site Cafe where the choice of home cooked food is extensive, tasty and reasonably priced. There is also a great supermarket almost next door. When we wanted to venture further afield the town or marina are only a few minutes walk away with plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. The lovely beach is well worth the 15 minute walk. From time of booking until our arrival, Aileen kept in touch and answered any queries we had very promptly. We were met on arrival by Rui as arranged and shown around the apartment. Should we return to Lagos, we'd love to stay here again and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend the apartment.

“An oasis at the days end.”

Reviewed 10 Aug 2014

Palmeiras is a well designed and managed urbanisation. Our apartment was situated on the top floor, giving exceptional views of Lagos along with the very essential cooling afternoon breezes. All rooms were spacious and with three outside decks, couples could enjoy absolute privacy. Any small problems that arose were quickly delt with by our host's manager who worked nearby. The apartment was central to everything, bus station, Saturday's market, the supermarket and numerous cafes, all a couple of minutes walk away. We loved our six months in Lagos and never tired of this apartment.

“Penthouse Apartment, Lagos, Portugal”

Reviewed 4 Dec 2013

This was our second stay in Lagos and just as lovely. A beautiful apartment, well appointed and handy for town, marina and the beach. Fresco Cafe on the ground floor is a 'must visit' especially the Thursday Supper Night - excellent ! Rui met us on behalf of the owners and gave us 'the low down' in the apartment and was at the end of the phone if we needed anything. He also came to ensure we were collected by the taxi on our return to Faro airport. Excellent customer service. Thanks to Aileen and Gerald for allowing us to take advantage of this lovely property.

“Great location for young or old”

Reviewed 8 Nov 2012

We had a really nice stay in this apartment. It was very clean, extremely spacious, and had a good location. We were a party of 7 , the oldest being almost 80 and the youngest had just turned 3. It was important that it had ease of access and Lagos could be navigated without going up and down too many hills, which this location provided. The facilities were used and enjoyed also. All in all we had a great holiday and this apartment comes recommended by us .


Reviewed 19 Oct 2012

The apartment is everything it says it is. Smart, clean, tidy and bags of space. Sun in the morning, afternoon and evening. Glimpses of the Marina, a short walk away, and town with is varoius restaurants and market, is10 minutes flat walking away. UK TV is a benefit for thoise who want to keep up with the news, and WIFI for €20 per week. A supermarket at ground floor level, supplying all your needs and a couple of local bars/restaurants were can appreciate how "cheap" Potugal is in comparrison to the UK

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