This spacious, bright, first floor apartment is situated in a quiet location of the resort, and is within a short walk to all the facilities of Dunas Douradas. These include a very large outdoor pool, a baby pool, a lovely terrace with lots of sunbeds, 2 tennis courts, Xenia the restaurant with its lively bar and the main reception. It is within a 20 mins. walk to the beach or 5 mins. drive. The mini market is beside the clubhouse.
The open plan layout of the apartment gives a feeling of light and space and as you enter the whole apartment opens up in front of you right through to the south facing covered terrace overlooking landscaped gardens.
The open-plan kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezer and microwave, conveniently located beside the dining area.
The guest bedroom and its adjacent shower/WC room is to the right of the entrance. Here there is also a large walk-in lockup area where buckets and spades, beach body boards and additional blankets and duvets are stored. This can also be used as a lockup for any valuable items.
The south facing master bedroom floods with sunshine in the morning, it has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom. Both bedrooms have air-conditioning units (hot and cold). The living room is very tastefully furnished to ensure easy holiday living and has a flat screen TV with cable TV, a DVD and radio/CD player. The main sofa has a pull-out bed.
Wi Fi for internet connection is available free of charge in the apartment.
MINIMARKET: There is a small mini market near the main Clubhouse which stocks the basics. In the summer it is open each day, in winter it has set times (please check these at Reception).
TENNIS: There are two tennis courts within a 3 minutes walk from the property. A resident coach is available. The courts can be booked through the main Reception.
Within a 5 minutes drive are the 14 courts of the Vale do Lobo Tennis Club and there are weekly programmes of coaching and competitions. In Quinta do Lago, there is also Jim Stewarts Tennis Academy for weekly roll-ups.
RESTAURANTS / ENTERTAINMENT: There is an immense choice of restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Information and recommendations are available form Reception or found in the info booklet in the apartment.
There are two shopping centres within a 10 minutes drive from the resort. At the Buganvilia shopping centre you will find cafés, an Italian restaurant, an Indian restaurant, and an upmarket Japanese Sushi & Steak house. During July and August, a classy nightclub/bar is open.
Quinta Shopping is an elegant open area of luxury shops and restaurants, outdoor cafés and potted trees, creating a relaxed atmosphere to enjoy lunch, dinner or just an evening drink at the nearby pub, the Melting Pot. Here you will also find 3 very upmarket restaurants, catering for most palates. If all you're looking for is a lunchtime salad or baguette, Deliti or Cubo are the perfect place.