Leatherwear such as bags, belts and shoes, or embroidered linen and tableware, are also to found in abundance, so too is pottery. Loulé is a town where craftsmanship is still very active.
Loulé is the centre of the Algarvian craft industry and you will often see artisans working brass, copper or clay in and about the streets of Loulé. The Moorish castle that dominates the town the town with its thick boundary walls is a proud and imposing structure. Today is houses the local tourist office and a museum.
Loulé has a maze of narrow alleyways lined with tall compact houses contrasts with an expansive boulevard shaded by rows of trees, which in spring burst into pinky-red blossom. Loulé is famous throughout Portugal as it hosts the biggest and most flamboyant celebrations at Carnival time, it also celebrates the almond blossom festival at the same time.
The Quintassential is close to the world famous golf course of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo. The waterparks are a mere 10 minutes away and so too are the beaches of Quarteira and Quinta do Lago.
For the quiet folk we also have some of the most beautiful walks and for the bird watchers we have some of the rarest birds in Europe on our doorstep.
The spacious lounge/diner is decorated tastefully with pine furniture and a wood burning stove for those cooler winter evenings. The lounge has Satellite TV and CD player and patio doors leading onto a private terrace with tables, chairs and a Bar-B-Q and it’s own lemon tree to give you added shade.
The kitchenette comprises of fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, electric kettle, toaster and electric hob.
The Lemon Apartment sleeps 3
The Quintassential is blessed with panoramic seaviews and spectacular countryside views, just what you need for a tranquil and relaxing holiday.
The Quintassential occupies an acre of hilltop with spectacular sea and countryside views. The gardens at Quintassential are marvellous with many bushes, plants and fruit trees, along with quiet areas to relax and absorb the views.
The Lemon Apartment has its own private south facing terrace with tables and chairs and Bar-B-Q for al-fresco dining.
The Quintassential has a communal pool area. The pool measures 10 x 5 metres and sun loungers, parasols etc are provided for the use of the guests. We also provide pool towels and beach mats.
The bathroom in the Lemon Apartment has a large walk-in shower, w.c., wash basin and bidet.
We also have a laundry service for a small fee and on selected evenings of the week we provide an evening meal option. Traditional home cooked Portuguese food is served on the owners private terrace overlooking the town of Loule.
Winter offer - we provide a 30% discount for people wishing to book longer than two weeks over the winter period.