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Exclusive & Luxurious Apartments-2 Pools & Leisure Centre - Failte 1

Bedrooms 1
Space 89 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights



Failte 1

WIFI Internet access is available. This Apartment is a Fully Furnished 1 Bedroom + 1 Bathroom (Hydrotherapy Bath) access from the Ground Floor and Leisure Centre is by Elevator.

The Bathroom has a Toilet, Jacuzzi Bath, Bidet, Wash Basin and Shower/Over. It Has Floor to Ceiling Tiling.

The Apartment has full Air-Conditioning and Video Phone Security System + Integrated Music Sound Systems in all Rooms.

The main Balcony has lovely views of the Marina area and Town.

The Kitchen is fully fitted with fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, coffee maker

The Living Room has a Sofa Bed which pulls out, and sleeps 2 People.

All rooms in the Apartment are fitted with electrically operated Shutters, to keep the Apartment cool in Summer time. The bedrooms have integrated music sound systems built in, large wardrobes and dressing table.

The living room has a TV with satellite reception.

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About the property

Quinta das Palmerias

The Apartment has Free WIFI Internet Access. There are 2 Outdoor Swimming Pools, Seated Courtyard, Kids Playground and Gardens.

The on/site Leisure Centre, includes Heated Indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi and Gymnasium. 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 outdoor swimming pools are private & surrounded by a beautifully landscaped courtyard .

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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Dave Lenihan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Dave Lenihan

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

Why Dave Lenihan chose Lagos region

Location, Location, Location and Luxury and great Facilities.

What makes this apartment unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Dave,

Just a note to say that we had a wonderful time at your apartment in Lagos, it was everything we hoped for and more. The apartment was just as you said and the situation in a great, well maintained complex, in a cracking town was the icing on the cake. The apartment was spotlessly clean, luxurious and comfortable. Thank-you for the welcome pack and providing a cot for our 2 year old boy, he really enjoyed the swimming pools and beach and even learned a few words of Portuguese thanks to the friendly locals! The apartment was much bigger than we thought and perhaps the photos do not quite do it justice.

We tried out several of the bars and restaurants you recommended, our favourites being Reis (Old Town) and Algarvia (just down the road). Café Fresco was also really pleasant with great staff and useful for Wi-Fi. We also really liked the friendly café/bar Caso de Pasto Serfafin opposite the bus station - recommended for anyone with car/bus/coach mad toddler! Very very reasonably priced too! Another couple of places we enjoyed were the 2 very local restaurants that are almost next door to each other at the top of the hill when you turn right and then immediately left from the apartment. One is Convento do Frodos. All you can eat sardines a speciality! It was great to be in proper town rather than just a resort.

Once again thanks for all your correspondence and information, please feel free to use my comments as reviews for your apartments. 5 out of 5 from us.

We definitely hope to return.

All the best to you and your family,

Will, Donna and Sam
May 2013
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The Rates quoted are based on a maximum rental of 4 Persons. A €300 booking deposit is required, to reserve the booking. A €200 Refundable Security Deposit, is due with the balance of payment. Payments may be transferred by E.F.T (Electronic Funds Transfer). The balance of the Rental Fee + €200 is due at 8 weeks prior to travel. The Security Deposit is refunded in the week of your return home.


Lagos Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 89 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , jetted tub , bidet , Hydrotherapy Bath with Shower-over
  • The Bathroom has a Jacuzzi - Hydrotherapy Bath + Bidet.. It is fully Tiled to the Ceiling.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Beds can be joined to make a Double Bed.
  • The Booking is on the basis of Self Catering & Self Clean. Sufficient Linen and Towells are provided to allow for up to a maximum of 6 people (2Bed) and 4 people (1Bed), for up to a 2 week booking. A Washing Machine and Iron is provided, if a Guest requires to wash Linen or Personal Clothes. For long term lets, (1 month or greater). As these lets are agreed at a considerable discount, the Letting is on a Self/Cleaning and Self/Catering Basis. The Bedroom is fitted with Shutters which are Electrically operated, these protect the guests from excess sun and light in Summer. A fully Music Sound System is fitted in the Bedroom. Large Built in Wardrobes in the bedroom give ample storage.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The kitchen also has has a Kettle and a Coffee Maker.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Failte 1
average rating of 4.892857 based on 31 reviews

Great central location: Modern and well equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Apologies to Dave for the late review. Thought I'd already posted one last year.

I stayed here for a week in October 2015. Its probably the best apartment I've stayed at in Lagos town both in terms of location and in being well equipped, comfortable, modern and clean.

Its just a short walk to the town center or marina.

There was no hassle with booking or anything else.

I'd have no problem recommending this apartment to anyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paul, Many Thanks for the very positive and complimentary comments. It's nice to get an honest and glowing feedback. Dave
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Great apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We were staying a week in this nice apartment. Its in a good condition with all the modern facilities. Location is good. Easy to access shops, restaurants and Lagos wonderful gliff beaches.

Dave the owner gave us a good tips to the city and was helpful all in all.

Highly recommended!

Thanks Anna & Antti from Finland

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for the complimentary feedback and kind comments. I have had many Guests from Finland, over many Years and they continue to return. Regards Anna. and Antti. Dave
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Fabulous Location!

  • 5 of 5

Our first visit to Lagos, We booked this one bedroom apartment as it already had some great reviews!.

And we can certainly see why!!, located in a very central part with easy access ( by foot!) to supermarkets, Town, beaches & harbour!

Stones throw from bus & train stations, was this beautifully kitted out accommodation.

Had absolutely everything that you could possibly wish for AND MORE!

The booking process was easy and straight forward and the owners David & Mary a delight to deal with, helped with airport transfers ( number of reputable taxi firm) to a list of top restaurants and attractions not to miss!

The wifi is very fast! ( so booking any excursions very easy on line!).

We will be returning to Lagos and won't be looking to stay elsewhere!

Highly recommend this apartment to anyone looking to relaxing next to the outdoor pool or indoor... and being a short distance from all the great sights and amenities that Lagos has to offer!

Mr & Mrs Goff

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jo and Tony from Devon, stayed with us (1Bed Apt) for 8 days in June 2016. It was their first time visiting the Algarve. Mary and I were more than gratified with the positive and complimentary feedback and that they enjoyed their stay in Quinta das Palmeiras, with us. We strive for 100% perfection with all our Reservations. I know this is not possible, but when we get as close as possible to it (as in this case) we feel that we are heading in that direction, with the great efforts of our Management Team. It's nice to know that Jo and Tony, will be back in Lagos and staying with us again. Many Thanks Mary & Dave Lenihan
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  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time we have stayed in this apartment and it is absolutely perfect in every way, it is immaculate and very modern and well maintained, the location is brilliant and just a short stroll to the centre with bars and restaurants along the way, will definitely stay here again 👍👍

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

apartment was in immaculate condition upon our arrival and in a prime location within lagos. We really enjoyed our holiday and dave was extremely helpful in all aspects.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent just over a week in Quinta das palmeiras, In mid march and were more than impressed.

Photos on home-away did not do it justice. It’s furnished to a very high standard and the facilities are top end. Very spacious and spotlessly clean, a real Boutique type and stylish Apartment. Loved the Hydrotherapy Bath, and the Music System in all rooms, was able to plug my I-Phone into the system and listen to my favorite music.

The Kitchen was well equipped, modern and user friendly,and we cooked in on a few Nights as well as Breakfast & Lunch.

Balcony Views were of Lagos Town and the far-off Hills, Great.

As it was March we did not use the Outdoor Pool, but used the Indoor one and Jacuzzi, both heated.

The Apartment's central location was the main positive, everything is about 10 minutes walk, Restaurants, Bars, Beaches, Supermarkets etc. Lidl and Pingo Supermarkets are ony 5 minutes walk.

Dave was very prompt and helpful during the booking process and provided a mine of local Information, which meant we hit the ground running on arrival and lost little time settling in.

Fresco café on Ground Floor of the Complex was outstanding, Food was of high standard and very well priced.

We found REIS Restaurant and Restaurante D. Fernanda, In the Town Centre to be quite good.

There was also a reasonably priced hair dressers located on the ground floor of the complex, which my Girlfriend used and was very impressed with.

We will definitely be returning, I can highly recommend the Apartment and Quinta das Palmeiras, as a Holiday Location.

We will return when work allows.

Ray & Karen

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that all went well and that your Holiday expectations for Quinta das Palmeiras and the Apartment were exceeded. It's always gratifying for me when Rental Guests commit to a Return Visit. Thanks Ray Karen. Dave
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Lagos Town
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Boa Vista Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A22 - Junction 1
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Prai Meira
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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