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Luxury Accommodation, Garden, Palm Fringed Pool , Free WiFi in Quinta do Lago

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Faro Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Luxurious, spacious property with garden in a beautiful setting close to pool

Accommodates 4 very comfortably, 5 with an extra bed (addl cost). A well equipped, very spacious 2 bedroom apartment with patio and private garden within the fabulous Encosta do Lago complex. The property is end-of-terrace with a wrap-around garden which is south-east facing so has sun for much of the day. The resort offers excellent leisure facilities including free access to a large, palm-fringed pool with children's splash pool and sun loungers, 2 tennis courts a brand new gymnasium and on-site spa which features a sauna, Turkish bath, massage rooms and a wide range of wellness treatments There is a pool bar open in the summer months serving drinks and snacks. At the onsite restaurant you can dine under the stars on the terrace overlooking the pool or in air conditioned comfort on Portuguese and European style cuisine. The apartment is within easy walking distance of the lake (excellent restaurant and various watersports available) and beach which has a cafe and restaurant. An ideal holiday location for families, couples and singles alike at any time of the year. Free broadband Wi-Fi.

Accommodation: Master bedroom with king-size bed and ensuite jacuzzi bath with shower over, double sinks, toilet and bidet. It benefits from a double-aspect and has sliding doors out on to the patio. Built-in wardrobes with further storage space in a chest of drawers. Flat screen TV with cable channels including Sky Sports. The second bedroom has twin beds and ensuite shower room with sink, toilet and bidet. Double aspect room with built-in wardrobes. All bed linen and towels (incl pool towels) are provided. Our property manger can provide an extra bed to accommodate a 5th person at an extra charge .

A large open plan living area with with sofas and coffee table and a dining table with six chairs. Wood burning fire for the winter months. Flat screen TV with cable channels. Sliding doors to the patio which has an outdoor dining table, sun umbrella and six chairs, gas BBQ and sun loungers.

The kitchen has granite worktops and built in hob, oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer and microwave (all Bosch appliances). A filter coffee maker, Nespresso machine, toaster, juicer and complete set of crockery and cutlery.

Separate guest loo.

The apartment has natural stone floors throughout and is fully air conditioned (cooling and heating)

Encosta do Lago: Encosta do Lago Resort Club is the perfect place for you and your family to get away, or play some of the best golf of your life, in outstanding natural surroundings.

At Encosta do Lago, as part of Quinta do Lago, the lake and miles of golden beach are just a few minutes walk away. Some of the finest sports and leisure facilities are yours to enjoy and of course there is the superb golf for which this most exclusive of southern European resorts is renowned.

Live it up at the palm-fringed swimming pool and bar, or dine in high style at Tucano’s. With a gym, sauna, massage and beauty spa, this is a dream location available to just the select few.

Alojamento Local 124/12 - Portuguese rental licence. The property has been inspected by the local authorities and complies with all health and safety standards.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

James Lee
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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I would like to tell you that we love our stay at Encosta do Lago, the apartment is very beautiful and everything was perfect
Aug 2014
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Luxury Accommodation, Garden, Palm Fringed Pool , Free WiFi in Quinta do Lago
average rating of 4.8 based on 7 reviews

Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

Having visited the algarve many times, this was our first stay on Encosta do Lago. The development was clean, and well cared for, and the pool area was just perfect, for both adults & children! The apartment suited us perfectly, on the ground floor with easy access to the pool area. Wifi, washing machine, dishwasher & cable TV were the deciding factor for us, and we weren't disappointed! It was lovely to have both shower & beach towels provided as well! The nice touch of dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, toilet rolls & hand soap was a nice addition, not usually provided too! The maid service provided twice in the week we were there was superb, they really were very thorough. The lake is within walking distance, but a car is needed really to reach the various lovely beaches! The one thing I would say, is at the time of year we went (Early June), take plenty of mosquito repellent as they were rife! Thankfully the apartment was fitted with screens, so we were able to keep them at bay!!

I would definitely recommend this property and we would stay here again! Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. I'm sure others viewing my apartment will find this information very useful
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Lovely apartment in an ideal location

  • 4 of 5

It is a lovely comfortable apartment that is very well equipped for all your needs.

It is in a really good location within easy walking distance of the lovely beach at Quinta and some really nice restaurants.

The pool area is also very good and is just a couple of minutes walk from the apartment.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love the location too and we're sure our future renters will agree
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lovely villa

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at the villa ,we had every thing we need , close to the pool and beach ,We also had a lovely garden and BBQ Quinta do Lago is a beautiful area . We will be back next year .Thank you James

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your review. It's always great to know our guests enjoy our apartment and this part of the Algarve as much as we do.
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Perfect apartment

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks in July in this fantastic apartment for the second year running. It has everything you could possibly need - fully equipped kitchen, big garden, loungers, BBQ, large table with parasol and only a 1 min walk to the pool. The resort itself is lovely and quiet and the pool is huge ensuring plenty of space for the kids to play.

There is a snack bar by the pool and a good restaurant specialising in local fish dishes on site. There are are also 2 other good restaurants only a 5 min walk away and the beach is a 5 min drive.

A car would be needed for going to the shops - convenience store nearby and supermarkets in almancil about 10 mins drive. It's a great spot for a quiet family holiday and the apartment is spotless and very well furnished with satellite tv, wifi etc. It is the first time we ever returned to the same place twice!

And just in case anything does go wrong, the apartment manager Saira is always on hand and very efficient.


  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a few days in July. The apartment was large, beautifully furnished and clean. Photos of pool dont do it justice its a lovely area. Very relaxing holiday.

Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Five world class courses within Quinta do Lago
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
A22 Almancil/Loule
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Quinta do Lago
Car: recommended

Located within Quinta do Lago, an exclusive and beautiful estate covering nearly 2000 acres, Encosta do Lago is a luxurious resort set close to the spectacular Lake, Ria Formosa Nature Reserve, beaches and world class golf courses. The apartment is a 20 minute drive from Faro International airport, 10 minutes from Almancil the nearest town with many restaurants, supermarkets etc, 10 minutes from Vale do Lobo and a few minutes from Quinta Shopping/Bouganvillea Plaza where you will find a supermarket, bars and restaurants, designer shops and a nightclub. The surrounding area offers a wide range of entertainment and dining opportunities from simple beach cafes to Michelin starred restaurants. The apartment is ideally located whether you want to relax by the pool or beach, participate in the many land and water based sports on offer or explore the Algarve. Recommended trips include Loule market (20 mins), Vilamoura marina (20 mins), Olhos d'Agua beach (30 mins) and the rugged West Coast (1hr)

Golf: The Algarve is a golfers paradise and has over 30 golf courses all of which are wthin 45 minutes drive. Within Quinta do Lago itself, there are 5 championship courses (Quinta do Lago North and South, San Lorenzo, Pinheiros Altos and Laranjal) with a total of 99 holes set within glorious scenery and umbrella pines. Two more championship courses can be found in nearby Vale do Lobo (Royal and Ocean). Vilamoura, 20 mins away, hosts a further 5 championship courses. Guests of the apartment receive a discount off green fees for the Quinta do Lago courses!


Rates & Availability

Faro Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Maid service is provided twice per week during peak season. Maid service at other times by arrangement and at additional cost.
Our property manager can provide an extra bed to accommodate a 5th person at an additional charge (approx. €20/night)

A 25% deposit is required to confirm your booking. The remaining 75% is due no later than 6 weeks before arrival.
A damage deposit is required. Cancellation fees apply - cancellations must be in writing (email).
6 weeks or more notice - loss of deposit (25%)
4-6 weeks notice - 50% of total rental amount
2-6 weeks notice - 75% of total rental amount
2 weeks or less - 100% of total rental amount

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Faro Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
  • floor 0
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , bidet , Ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , Ensuite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Guest Loo
  • Hand and bath towels are provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Extra bed available - see below
  • All bedding is included Our property manager can provide an extra bed to accommodate a 5th person at an additional charge (approx. €20/night)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Level access throughout the apartment and to/from parking which is directly adjacent

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