: Faro International Airport
: Lagos Este, Exit 2
: Meia Praia
: Palmares and Boavista Golf
Very peaceful area with private beautifully landscaped gardens, swimming pool and yet near beach and town centre. There are many places of interest in the historic town of Lagos. Steeped in history it was from here that Henry the navigator set sail on his discoveries along with many other Portuguese explorers.
The apartment is close to a supermarket called Pingo Doce and the Marina is a 20 minute walk from the apartment. A walk across the Marina footbridge will lead you into the heart of the old town where you will find a very quaint typically Portuguese town with narrow cobbled streets and many shops, bars and restaurants. The largest beach in the area Meia Praia is the closest to the apartment as is the Palmares Golf course both within 5 minutes by car.
About 30 km away is Cape St. Vincent, the most westerly point of Europe offering spectacular views of the Atlantic ocean and close by the famous Amado and Carapateira beachs where surfers worldwide congregate.
Other Activities: Boavista Golf & Spa Resort.
The Spa facilities at Boavista include an indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room and a high tech gymnasim. Contact owner for discounted prices and bookings.
Golf: The Algarve is a golfer's paradise welcoming enthusiasts from all over the world. With long sunny summers and mild winters, it is the perfect environment for enjoying the great outdoors. Albardeira Garden Apartment enjoys close proximity to two excellent courses, the nearest being Palmares,1.5 kilometres away. An interesting course with fabulous views over the Bay of Lagos, Palmares is a blend of links-style golf on the first nine holes with a second nine that winds through groves of almond and fig trees. A 10 minute drive away is Quinta da Boavista Golf & Spa Resort with far reaching views of the Bay of Lagos to the east and the Monchique mountains to the north. The golf course uses the natural contours of the terrain and as a result it presents plenty of challenge to player. The course is always in first rate condition and the resort boasts one of the best Spa's in the area with an assortment of treatments and facilities to relax both body and mind.