Casa de Ineke: 4 personas, con Jardín privado, Piscina privada, Lagos
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Lo que te va a encantar en esta casa
MOSTLY INTERESTED IN CITIES RICH IN CULTURE One of the Western Algarve's most spectacularly located private villas. Its unique hilltop position provides views forever: sea view, mountain view, and views of lovely countryside. Modern villa of excellent architectural design. Beautifully integrated pool area with solar heating, electric pool cover, and non-slip ceramic tiles. Great lounge area and shaded terraces. Full privacy due to size of the property. Pool has salt water treatment, requiring no chlorine - great for children, adults love it too! Garden with palm trees, cactuses, agaves, yuccas and flowering shrubs. Lawn of high quality artificial grass, so no sprinklers, and no lawnmower noises. Long agave lined driveway. Beautiful, untouched countryside all around. Teak outdoor furniture. BBQ. Large flat screen TV, full HD and BlueRay DVD player. Also plays your MP3s. Villa is fully fenced, with motorized gates, automatic irrigation system, and linked-up alarm system. A stay here is an unforgettable experience. NOTE 1: The owners office suite will be locked, leaving three bedrooms, all with ensuite bathroom. NOTE 2: While we will accept a house in exchange that is more modest in size or style if location or other circumstances make it very attractive, we are not interested in proposals that are wildly disproportionate. So please do not waste your and our time making proposals that you can hardly imagine us being interested in, just on the off chance that we might be. Though the house has three bedrooms, we want to limit the number of guests to four.
Lo que te va a encantar del barrio
Lagos is the third largest town in the Algarve, straddling the river Bensafrim and surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt countryside. It is a lively, cozy town with a maze of winding cobbled streets full of pavement restaurants, local cafés bars, antique and art shops, and what must be one of the world's best stocked fish markets. It is also rich in culture and history, and is widely regarded as the most charming town of the Algarve. Lagos was an important coastal settlement well before the beginning of our era. The impressive town walls, still largely intact, date back to Roman times. During the Moorish occupation which lasted until the 12th century, Lagos was the centre of trade between Portugal and Africa. In the days of the great discoveries, Lagos was the heart of naval Portugal. Its ship yards built the caravels for the voyages of exploration, and it was here, close to Cape St. Vincent, the South-Westerly tip of continental Europe, that Henry the Navigator´s captains, Gil Eanes and Magelhães took to the sea. Still a fishing town, and since the end of the last century the home of a major marina, Lagos has a rich nautical flavour. The gaily painted fishing boats line berths along the river, yachts sail out to Madeira, the Azores and the far ends of the earth. Beaches There is a fine sandy beach in town beneath the imposing wall of an ancient Fortress which still stands guard over the harbour entrance. Perhaps the most impressive beach in the area (and the one closest to the quinta) is Meia Praia, a 5 kilometer stretch of dunes and golden sand - the long sweeping curve in the centre of the picture. It has great views of the old town and the Monchique hills in the distance. Meia Praia begins on the eastern side of the railway station and has watersport facilities, sun-beds and sun shades for hire. Half a dozen unpretentious restaurants serve simple local food from fresh ingredients, wine from the Alentejo and the fabled Algarvian bica pingada with steamed milk, essentially a macchiato with an even cuter name. The string of small beaches on the western side of Lagos including the picturesque Praia D´Ana and Porto de Mós. Smaller and more intimate coves may be reached by boat. The famous cliff walk on Ponte da Piedade is recommended for the sure-footed and mentally stable. A short boat trip from Lagos takes you round the rock formations and grottoes of Ponta da Piedade, between Luz and Lagos. The boats depart from Praia D`Ana and the Lagos riverside. Boat (day) trips to Sagres give you the possibility to seeing the beautiful coast line from Lagos to Sagres. These trips start from the pontoon in the harbour. Monchique The drive through the Monchique hills is a particularly beautiful and one can stop for walks through the lovely woods, full of wild flowers. On clear days you can admire breathtaking views stretching twenty miles to the sea. Visit the Spa village of Caldas de Monchique which is very picturesque; stop at one of the many restaurants for lunch and enjoy the local specialities such as Chicken Piri-Piri; then go on to Foia, the highest point on the Alagrve. There are many local craft shops in the Monchique region. Shopping, Eating and Entertainment You will find numerous supermarkets, butchers, bakers, etc in Lagos. The municipal food market on the main avenue is open every weekday morning until 1pm and offers a variety of fish and meat on the groundfloor, fruit and vegetable upstairs. There is also an open-air market normally held on Saturdays, near the main Avenue. Exploring the old part of town, searching out new restaurants is marvelous, most have tables outdoors in season, set beneath fragant orange trees in the square or lined along The edges of the narrow streets. There is a fantastic selection with many specialising in fresh fish which is delicious. You will also find a good choice of International fare on offer with Indian, Chinese, Italian, French, English, French, Dutch and Indonesian restaurants in around town. Lagos has an excellent nightlife, centered around the old town. Merely wandering through the maze of winding streets soaking up the atmosphere is entertainment enough but you will come across a good choice of bars and discos to suit a variety of tastes. Alternatively sample a traditional Portuguese night out, dine, dance and be entertained by traditional Fado singing, you can find also the cinema and in Centro Cultural, there are sometimes expositions, classics music concerts and some shows. Local favorite: We highly recommend the local O Caseiro restaurant, at a few minutes from the quinta. The kitchen is basic but everything is done with love and using good local ingredients. To get there go left at the bottom of the driveway, take the first asphalted right, then the first left, a narrow little lane, then the first right and you will find the restaurant on your left in a hundred meters. The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious. Few tourists go there, but the place is popular with foreign residents of the immediate area. Aljezur and the West Coast The beautiful West Coast with its dramatic cliffs and rock formations is still largely virginal and there are some fantastic beaches - famous for fishing and bird-watching - but usually unsignposted and hidden from the road by high sand dunes. Aljezur is an old town, founded by the Arabs in the 10th Century. Climb up to the ruins of the old Castle and enjoy spectacular views over the surrounding countryside. Aljezur makes a good central point for a drive through the Western Algarve. Take EN 125 from Lagos to Vila do Bispo and then turn North, over the hills of the Dog´s Spine Ridge and down into Carrapateira, where you will find the first of the wonderful West Coast beaches. From there continue to Aljezur and return to Lagos on the EN120 - or head North towards the Lower Alentejo. Notice the stork nests on top of the rocks.
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Away from it all, with unspoilt nature all around. 360 degrees of hilltop views: ocean, mountains Great pool area, very light house, many windows
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