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Quinta das Achadas

Child friendly farm, Portugal

About Quinta das Achadas

Quinta das Achadas is a stunning 19th Century Farmhouse, located just 10 minutes from the town of Lagos on the Portugese Algarve. With honey coloured sandy beaches a short distance away this pretty holiday accommodation is set in an oasis of shaded palm trees and is full of rustic charm.

Quinta das Achadas

This little rustic complex of holiday accomodation comprises of 3 fully equipped self-catering apartments and 2 studio apartments, all with wood burning stoves and luxurious bathrooms.

Take breakfast on your own private terrace surrounded by fig, almond and orange trees. Expect farm fresh eggs and newly baked bread accompanied by homemade preserves. Twice a week, the Quinta’s friendly owners, Jill and Julio Pires, offer a communal 3 course evening meal served in their open plan, country kitchen. Take a dip in the large, salt water swimming pool; relax in the outdoor hot tub or let the children enjoy the separate play and games area.

Jill and Julio are always on hand to share their extensive local knowledge and want you to have a relaxing holiday enjoying the Portugese Algarve.

Both the Mimosa and Jasmine apartments have two double bedrooms (both sleeping 4) with a separate living/kitchen space, whilst the Bouganvillea has one double (sleeping 2). Each apartment is equipped with an electric cooker and ceramic hob, fridge, microwave, DVD player and Freesat TV. All are centrally heated for the winter months and contain wood burning stoves and modern luxurious bathrooms.

The apartments are set around a terrace looking out onto the garden.

Quinta das Achadas also has two studio apartments, Oleander and Hibiscus, each sleeping 2 with a small sofa and outside terrace area.

A laundry service and a daily maid service are provided, as well as a home cooked breakfast to start your day.

Alternatively, you can hire the whole complex for a larger party, sleeping 14+.

Car hire and meals can also be arranged if required.

The Area

The stunning beaches of the Algarve are close by and include:

Meia Praia is the biggest of the Lagos beaches. It has wonderfully clean sand, lots of beach barsand is close to Lagos town, train station and the Marina. It is a perfect choice for a relaxing beach day.

Situated on the outskirts of Lagos, Porto de Mós beach is an alcove beach surrounded by cliffs. A popular choice for the beach lovers with plenty of activities and 2 beach bars to choose from.

Another popular beach for holiday makers in the town of Praia da Luz, next to Lagos. Relax in the sun, take a kayak ride or sit at one of the beach bars and watch the day go by. A great family beach.

Located 2 minutes from Sagres, Salema beach is a small and beautiful beach that is perfect to relax, take in the sun and enjoy the views. With several restaurants nearby, make a day out of your trip to Salema.

For the more adventurous, there is plenty to do nearby including a waterpark, kayaking, dolphin watching, quad biking, surfing, fishing and boat trips to go on. Spend a day at 'Slide n Splash waterpark or the Zoomarine park, both which will provide fun and adventure for families.

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