|Sleeps up to:||4 (2 bedrooms)|
|Nearest beach:||Quinta do Lago: 2||Notes:||Families/Couples preferred|
|The development of Lakeside Village is the closest resort to the beach in Quinta Da Lago. It is set on a lake and borders the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve. Lakeside is surrounded by some of the most expensive properties in Portugal - get ready to rub shoulders with the jetset crowd!
Lakeside Village Garden apartment is a stunningly renovated property - completely unique! It is a spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment suitable for up to 4 adults and one child (a child can be accommodated in a foldaway bed or a baby cot - extra charge).
Both bedrooms (one double and one twin) have air conditioning for your comfort. The master bedroom has a fabulous ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi bath and walk in shower. The room has sliding doors to the terrace, overlooking the pool and gardens. The second bedroom has an adjacent bathrom with bath and walk in shower.
The open plan lounge and dining room have sliding patio doors leading out to a terrace area ideal for 'alfresco' dining, surrounded by lawns, mature, beautiful plants and palm trees opening out to the stunning views across to the lake and the communal pool. There is wi-fi and Lazer TV in the living room with a range of channels, also a DVD and ipod.
There is a large geometric communal swimming pool for both adults and children to enjoy, with surrounding terraces and sunloungers, a café with snacks, children’s sweets and ice creams and refreshments. Sunday evening BBQ relaxing under the pine trees are a must!
The property is located beside the Quinta Do Lago Water Sports Centre. Catering for water babies of all ages, the centre offers a terrific range of both lake and beach water sports. Windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking and rowing are available on the lake, or try a mini course in sailing, windsurfing or water skiing.
Beach-side water sports range from the challenging to the relaxing. Get your adrenalin going with high-energy sports including parasailing, water skiing and jet skiing or go a little slower on a pedalo. Family beach activities are on offer or try a power boat tour along the coastline.
There are several excellent restaurants in the area for you to try, aside from the Lakeside café. Tucano's which serves international cuisine is approximately 5 minutes walk away, and Os Arcos (pizzaria) is approximately 7 minutes walk away. The Shack Bar and Casa do Lago, both overlooking the lake, are less than 15 minutes walk away. Next to them you have the Quinta's signature steakhouse, Bovino, and fine dining at Casa Velha. All this within easy walking distance of Lakeside!
|Quinta do Lago Lakeside Village area|
|In the apartment there is a folder with information about the local area. Before departure for your holiday we provide an e-book with lots of information about the Algarve and Golden Triangle so you start planning your holiday.
The ‘Q Shopping Centre’ is a 3 minute drive back to the main entrance of Quinta Do Lago. There there are many exclusive designers shops and some lovely restaurants/cafes, also banks, multibanco machine, pharmacy, newsagent and supermarket. There is also a Italian restaurant called Pizza Pasta Fantasia - that delivers pizza and pasta (and a bottle of wine) to the apartment for those nights that you just can't be bothered to cook.
The local area has a huge variety of activities to interest the whole family. Options include horse riding, fishing, yachting/sailing, champagne cruises, shark and dolphin watching, 4x4 safari tours and cultural visits.
In Almancil there is a karting track if you need to burn off that adrenalin. There is also an Aqua Park (10 mins drive on the other side of Quarteria) and a Swim With Dolphins experience and Theme Park (30 mins drive on the motorway).
Faro town is a 15 minute drive. There is a large shopping centre (the Forum) that offers good facilities for supermarket and retail shopping. Faro Old Town has an interesting history and several historic landmarks worth investigating. There is a lovely harbour with restaurants dotted about. In Almancil (5 min drive) is a beautiful church with wonderful mosiacs that is open to the public. Quarteria and Loule both boast excellent markets that sells both fresh produce and local made products.
|How to get there|
Airport: Faro: 19 km
|Activities near Quinta do Lago|
|The apartments are prepared for your arrival, all your linen and towels and beach towels are included. Additional maid service is available, please enquire.
Changeover days vary from property to property please email us for more information. It is necessary to vacate the property by 10am on the day of departure in the high season.
Access to the property is after 4pm on day of arrival unless previous arrangements have been made.
For all rentals a securing deposit must be paid on time of booking this is 25% of the total booking cost. All deposits are non refundable.
All rentals - the balance is to be paid 8 weeks before arrival. A security deposit of €400 is payable before arrival. The security deposit will be refunded in full within 14 days after departure if the property has been left in an appropriate condition.The quoted rates includes maid service with mid week towel change. Stays of 14 nights or more include a mid stay linen change. For stays of 8-13 nights there is a surcharge for a linen change. The rental includes preparation of the property also cleaning on departure and heating and/or air conditioning (within reasonable use). All bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided.
Up to 8 weeks - loss of deposit
4-8 weeks - 50% of rate refunded
2-4 weeks - 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks - no refund
Sorry but this property is not available for groups of young adults.
The property is strictly non smoking.
|Prices for 4 guests
|The Algarve region|
The development of Lakeside Village is the closest resort to the beach in Quinta Da Lago. It is set on a lake and borders the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve. Lakeside is surrounded by some of the most expensive properties in Portugal - get ready to rub shoulders with the jetset crowd!
Travel: Car hire is recommended to give you the flexibility to explore the local area. We can provide information about car hire companies. Alternatively we can arrange a personal meet and greet service from/to the airport in a private car with child car seats provided for free. Choose from standard saloon, people carrier and mini bus transfers. Please email us for details.
Sightseeing: Most sightseeing tours offer a pickup/dropoff bus service from Vale do Lobo. The Algarve offers numerous attractions from adrenalin packed adventure to more leisurely pursuits. You name it, we have it! In the apartment is a well stocked folder with details of all the attractions so you can read at leisure.
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