Dave Lenihan

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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom, Beach, Marina, City Centre

Please see Video Link below, of Quinta das Palmeiras Holiday Complex and Leisure Centre and Lagos Town. Copy and Paste to your Internet Browser to View.

FREE WIFI is available in Quinta das Palmeiras, in the Ground Floor Cafe 'Fresco', which is located on the Holiday Complex. The apartments are new, 2 Bed & 2 Bath or a 1 Bed &1 Bath all with hydrotherapy baths. The 2 Bed has 2 Balconies the 1 Bed has one. The complex also has it's own leisure centre, indoor heated Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi and Gymnasium. The outdoor swimming pool is private & is surrounded by a beautifully landscaped courtyard and kids playground & Kids Pool.The Apartments have elevator access so it is wheelchair friendly. Your apartment is accessed by a video phone entrance system, for security. The leisure centre is on the ground floor, near the elevators. The apartment is fully furnished, fully Air-conditioned, Electric Window Shutters & fully self-catering. Music sound systems are built in to each room. In the 2 bed apartment, the bathroom is en-suite + hydrotherapy bath. Restaurants,Bars, Supermarkets,Marina, Beaches and Lagos Town are within walking distance, a car is not neded.

A large lidl supermarket also a Pingo-Dolce Supermarket is closeby, if you decide to have Lunch and Breakfast in the Apartment. An Internet Cafe 'Bora' is located in the town Centre just to the right of the Second Square.

It is located to the right of the old Tiled Green Building, down a narrow side Street.

Off Season Internet usage is FREE and unlimited, once you make a purchase in the Cafe..

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Details for Failte 2 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

This apartment is a new fully air conditioned 2 bed and 2 bathroom property. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, Hydrotherapy (Jacuzzi) Bath, Bidet, and wash basin, it is fully tiled from floor to ceiling. The other bathroom is located in the hallway and also has a hydrotherapy bath. The bedroom has a large double bed. All windows are fitted with electrically operated shutters, to keep excess heat and light at bay during the summer. The living room has a large sofa bed which pulls out and can sleep 2 people. All rooms have audio sound systems fitted. The apartment is fitted with satellite TV.The kitchen is full fitted and self-catering. For cleaning purposes the apartment is fitted with a central vacuum system. For security purposes entry to the apartment is allowed only through the video-phone access system. The apartment is accessed from the lobby by using the elevator, located at the leisure centre. A designated Parking Bay is available in the Basement Car Park.
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hi Dave,

Apologies for late response - we had a busy weekend when we got back home. We really enjoyed the holiday, Quinta das Palmeiras and apartment exactly as described, just what we needed. The Boys made great use of the Indoor Heated Pool, with twice daily swims. As was our experience of Lagos previously, we found the trip very relaxing and enjoyed great food and wine while there.
Oct 2012
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Dave Lenihan

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I live in Cork City,reland. My work background is in Logistics/Transportation. I have been travelling to Portugal on Holidays, for many years from a young age. My decision to purchase in Portugal, was a natural progression. I had no difficulty in choosing the Location. Lagos has it all, History, Culture, Style, Climate and Atmosphere all year round.

Dave Lenihan purchased this apartment in 2008

Location, Location, Location and Luxury and great Facilities.

Only minutes to Beaches, Restaurants, Markets/Shopping.

3 minutes walk to Marina Bridge. Minutes walk to Bus and Train Stations.

Crowning Glory is the on/site Leisure Centre - Indoor Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Gym. These facilities are a big bonus, in the winter/spring, when temperatures are down on the Peak Months.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Failte 2
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews
Failte 2
+00353 866641793
Lagos Centre Lagos Town


  • 4 of 5
Our months stay in this bright and comfortable apartment was very relaxing. Everything is in the apartment which enabled us to live and cater as we would at home. For most of the month there was just the two of us and that was fine. We were joined by two friends for the last six days and we then found that the seating in the lounge area was a little cramped. The lounge is big and could benefit from another sette or a couple of chairs. The other helpful addition would be a bathroom cabinet in the ensuite bathroom as there was no storage. These comments should be considered as constructive suggestions and not criticism as the apartment was lovely.

We were able to get patchy internet connection in the apartment from the "Fresco" cafe downstairs but to get a proper connection it was necessary to go and sit in the cafe. The complex itself was clean and well managed and the indoor facilities were an added advantage for some of the wetter and cooler days that we experienced in the month. We have been visiting Lagos for over 30 years and this complex we found to be very well located for all the facilities and attractions Lagos has.

The owner Dave was extremely helpful, communicative and efficient from the outset right through to return of deposit and we have no hesitation in recommending this property to anyone looking for a stay of any length in Lagos. I am sure we will be back. Thanks Dave
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike and his Wife from London, spent a winter Month in the 2Bed/2Bath Apartment, from Mid - Jan to Mid - Feb.
Mike chose Quinta das Palmeiras for a winter Holiday, because of the fantastic Leisure facilities:
Heated Indoor Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Gymnasium.
I totally accept that his suggestions on adding more Furniture to the Apartment, were made from a constructive point of view. This is the first suggestion of this kind in 4 years, from Guests. The Lounge has a very large 4 seat Sofa/Couch and 2 Armchairs. On occasion, these Armchairs are moved to the Main Bedroom by Guests. But I do accept the suggestion, that the Lounge is large and could accommodate 2 more Armchairs. An alternative point of view, is that adding 2 more Armchairs, would clutter a beautifully furnished Lounge, it is a matter of opinion.
A Bathroom Cabinet was in position in the en-suite Bathroom, up to October last year, but unfortunately, the Glass Doors were broken by Guests and the Cabinet had to be removed, for Safety. It will be refitted shortly.
Most Guests are happy with the WIFI reception from 'fresco' Cafe, but I do accept that on occasion, as with most WIFI signals it may be weak. The Condominium are at present contemplating installing, Complex wide WIFI System, which will offer a much stronger signal.
Mike, thanks for your suggestions and kind comments Re: my help and efficiency during and after the Booking process. You will be welcome back, whenever you decide to holiday in Lagos again. Thanks, Dave.
Failte 2
+00353 866641793
Lagos Centre Lagos Town


  • 5 of 5
Apartment - spotless clean, well-equipped, very spacey, bigger than expected. It faces the street, and if you hate any street noise as I do, just roll down window shutters to be safe and comfortable, free WI-Fi in the apartment.
The Holiday Complex is new, clean, well - maintained, leisure centre is perfect.
Location is very convenient –2 min walk to the Bus Station, 5 to the Marina, about 20 Minutes to the Beach, 10 minutes the Town Centre, 5 min to the Butcher Shop, 5 min to the Municipal Market, 2 min to a the nearest supermarket, and 10 minutes Lidl Supermarket, 15 min to the railway station.
The Beach – wide, clean, no shower, toilet are only in restaurants. We enjoyed swimming in June – great waves and pretty warm water even for kids.
Apartment manager met us at the Bus Station, helped with luggage. She is very friendly and replied promptly all our requests.
The owner, Dave, is the best host I have ever met! He replies immediately, even when he was in a hospital. Since we leave out of euro zone, we met a problem on getting back our security deposit, and Dave refund us the deposit transferring it for our next stay in Austria free for us. Dave, thanks a lot for your great service, help and our great vacation. I can strongly recommend Dave’s apartments.
We like kid’s playground at the Marina, The Horses in the Sun farm (take a trip with lunch), and beach restaurant.
We were over calculated in Caravella restraint and the Butcher Shop.
  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Olga and her Family (from Moscow) spent 3 weeks in our 2Bed apartment in June. This was our first Russian Family booking. It is very gratifying that the feedback is so positive, many thanks.
Failte 2
+00353 866641793
Lagos Centre Lagos Town


  • 5 of 5
The apartment was very nice, comfortabele and spacious. It was well-maintained and clean. It took approx. 10 min. to walk to the centre of Lagos and approx. 15 min. to the beach. There are two supermarkets nearby (5 min.). Cafe Freso on the ground floor of the building was a nice place for breakfast, lunch or a drink. As 'Dutchies' we had the impression to have been arrived in a Englisch speaking conclave in Portugal, which was no problem, because it made communication easier for us. We can surely recommend this apartment to other people.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jan (from Holland), her Husband and 2 Teenage Sons spent the first week in August in our Apartment. They were the second Dutch Family to stay with us this Summer.
Great to get such excellent and positive feed-back. Jan highlights the central location of Quinta das Palmeiras and its comfort and spaciousness. I think the Location, Luxury and Facilities of the Holiday Complex are unrivalled in Lagos.
Failte 2
+00353 866641793
Lagos Centre Lagos Town
Galway, Ireland


  • 5 of 5
This is a top end apartment. we, three persons aged 70+, had a great four week holiday here and we all agreed that the apartment was the major contributing factor and the best we had stayed in. It is spotlessly clean,. well equipped, lacks for nothing, spacious and very importantly, very well located. We did not hire a car and found we were very conveniently located. Just two minutes walk from the bus station and less than ten from the train station,two beaches and the old town.
We were well prepared with local information on where to go, what to see, location of supermarkets and recommended restaurants, by Dave and Mary. In Lagos their local Agent, Silvia, was available to help to meet and greet We are very pleased to recommend this apartment to any prospective visitors to Lagos. We ourselves hope to be able to avail of it for future visits there.
  • Submitted: May 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was Billy's second time staying with us.
Last winter, himself and his wife, spent 4 weeks in the 1Bed Apartment.
On this occasion Billy and his wife and Sister in Law, needed the extra Bedroom and opted for the 2Bed Apartment, for their months stay.
I am glad they were as happy this time, as last winter and that they intend to return again.
As Billy stated the Luxury of the Apartment, coupled with its unrivaled central Location, makes Quinta das Palmeiras and Lagos, a Great Holiday Location, whatever the Season.
Failte 2
+00353 866641793
Lagos Centre Lagos Town
Ploiesti, Romania


  • 5 of 5
Very nice apartment, spacious, clean, with all facilities for self catering. Close enough to the beach and the old city. It was the right ingredient for a fantastic holiday and we are already planning to return.
  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Valentin and his wife & 2 kids spent 2 weeks in Quinta das Palmeiras.
They were our first Romanian guests and it was their first time in Portugal.
I am delighted that the Apartments Location and facilities met all their expectations and that they are already planning a return visit.
Failte 2
+00353 866641793
Lagos Centre Lagos Town


  • 5 of 5
Spacious, clean, well appointed apartment with all the facilities you need for a self-catering holiday. Both the owner and the apartment manager were very helpful and accommodating.
Our apartment faced the road, so our balcony overlooked and was overlooked by other apartements. This wasn't particularly off-putting, however, as we spent most of our time at the pool. In addition, the beautiful internal courtyard area is well maintained and landscaped, with lots of benches, and the pool area fairly spacious.
The complex is a stone's throw from the marina and esplanade, and you are never short of somewhere to eat in Lagos. Only place to avoid is called something like Cavaleiros just up from the main square. We ate there several years ago and it was shambolic; we gave it another chance this time and it was worse - they took away our starter before we were finished because our main course was ready. Hilarious!
All in all a lovely base for a great town.
  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22 - Junction 1
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Prai Meira
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Lagos Town
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Boa Vista Golf Course
Car: not necessary

Please see Video 'Link' below of Quinta das Palmeiras Holiday Complex and Leisure Centre and Lagos Town. To View Copy and Paste the 'Link' to your Internet Browser.

INTERNET WIFI access is available in the Complex, in 'FRESCO' Cafe on the Ground Floor. The apartment is located only minutes from the Marina Bridge, which leads to Lagos's main Meia-Praia Beach . A car is not needed, all you will need to see and do is closeby. Airport Transfers from Faro can be Arranged, only €135 return for 4 people. It is a 2 minute walk to Lagos Bus Station and also close to the Train Station. From the Bus Station you may take a Bus to Cape St Vincent, the most westerly point in Europe. Lagos Town is 5 minutes walk, here all the fine Restaurants, Bars, Tourist Craft Shops & Markets are to be found. Prai de Luz Beach & Village is 10 minutes drive. The Spa Town of Monchique & Mountains are nearby, here you can experience the real Portugal. 2 Famous Golf Courses Boavista & Palmares are 5 minutes drive. Zoo Marine and Slide and Splash are 20 minutes drive from lagos. A Day Cruise of the beautiful Algarve Coastline is also possible to arrange at the Marina.

Other Activities: Mountain Climbing

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Availability & Rates


Lagos Centre Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid - Summer
Jul 1 2014 - Jul 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
Peak - Summer
Aug 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 night minimum stay
Late - Summer
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
Late - Season
Oct 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €200
Payments may be made by electronic funds transfer (EFT). A booking deposit is required to secure the reservation. The balance of payment then falls due at 8 weeks prior to travel + the Refundable security deposit, this is refunded in the week of your return home.
Notes A €250 booking deposit is required to secure the reservation. This may be transferred by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). The balance of the rental fee, is due 8 weeks prior to travel. Also due at this stage is the refundable €200 Security deposit, this deposit is refunded in the week of your return home, following a satisfactory exit check of the apartment. Max rental capacity is 6 Persons.
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Lagos Centre Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 106 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Luxury
  • Holiday Resort
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Sofa Bed
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Bottled Water
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet , En-Suite + Hydrotherapy Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bidet , En-Suite + Hydrotherapy Bath
  • Both bathrooms are fitted with hydrotherapy baths c/w Shower/Over and bidets.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Both Bedrooms are fitted with audio sound systems and are have electrically operated window shutters. Large Wardrobes are standard in each Bedroom. Also a large dressing table is located in each bedroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Gated Community
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Heated Pool
  • Communal Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • coin laundry
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • golf privileges optional
  • water skiing
The apartment has the use of the on-site leisure centre which includes the following. An indoor heated Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi and Gymnasium. Access to these facilities is restricted to owners and rental guests, the outdoor Pool is located in a lovely landscaped courtyard area. A kids playground is located long side the Swimming Pool. the Swimming Pool and kid's playground is very secure Gated and private. You can pick up internet WIFI at the Fresco Cafe or if you prefer an Internet Cafe is located opposite the Marina Bridge, down the side street at the Bank. The leisure centre is located on the ground floor of the holiday complex and is accessed via the Elevator. on the corner of the holiday complex at pavement level, Fresco a Portuguese/English Cafe is located, which serves up stunning Portuguese cuisine at reasonable prices. A Recycling point is located on the Pavement just past the Cafe. Here you may recycle Kitchen waste, Glass, Cardboard/Paper and Cans.
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