Articles in the ‘People’ Category

Quinta Properties’ Annual Party Leaves Guests Shaken and Stirred!

By • Apr 27th, 2011 • Category: People, Quinta Lifestyle

The Algarve 2011 summer season was launched in style last week as well over 300 Quinta do Lago residents and international guests turned out for the annual launch party of Quinta Properties’ Passion for Property Buyers’ Guide.


Everyone for tennis – Jimmy Stewart Tennis Academy

By • Dec 6th, 2008 • Category: Companies, People, Quinta Lifestyle, Sports

“Fun first”, declares Jim Stewart inanswer to the question: what’s the Jim Stewart Tennis Academy like? “It doesn’t matter what level you are. Whether you are four years’ old and a knocking a big foam ball over a mini-net, or you’re one of the country’s elite players, tennis should be fun”, he clarifies.


The architect & the entrepreneur – Vaughan and Wendy Davies

By • Dec 5th, 2008 • Category: Building a property, Companies, People, Quinta Lifestyle

Vaughan and Wendy Davies are very much part of the local community and can often be found sipping coffee or having lunch in the heart of the resort at Quinta Shopping with work associates, friends and clients.


The art of light – Beau McLellan

By • Nov 11th, 2008 • Category: People

The town of Loulé is famous for its artisans, so it is fitting that in addition to hosting talented leather and ceramic craftsmen, you will find Beau McClellan, the legendary sculptor and lighting designer.


Vigiquinta – Quinta do Lago Security

By • Apr 1st, 2007 • Category: Companies, People, Quinta Lifestyle

December 2006 was an important anniversary for Hermes Alberto; it marked his 20th year as head of security for Quinta do Lago. But try to pat him on the back, or offer him a glass of champagne in celebration of his achievement, and this modest man shrugs his shoulders in a gesture of selfdeprecation. It […]


invest in yourself

By • Feb 27th, 2007 • Category: People, Quinta Lifestyle, Sports

When you find a personal trainer who makes you want to get up in the morning, you have found someone special. When you find a trainer who doesn’t let you feel self-conscious about the softer bits on the underside of your arms, you have found someone extra-special.


one ocean one sky one gigi – gigi’s beach restaurant in Quinta do Lago

By • Feb 27th, 2007 • Category: People, Quinta Lifestyle, Restaurants

Bernardo Reino (universally known as Gigi) has been serving lunch at his famous beach-side fish restaurant, Gigi’s, for more than 20 years. But the length of time Gigi’s has been there is only one small measure of its success.


my idea of paradise – Jimmy Tarbuck, Quinta do Lago

By • Apr 29th, 2006 • Category: People

When Jimmy Tarbuck is not busy entertaining audiences in the UK, there’s just one place he wants to be: Quinta do Lago.


centre stage – Martin Teutscher

By • Mar 1st, 2006 • Category: People

The soundtrack to some of the very best parties and events on the Algarve is the work of multi-talented musician Martyn Teutscher.


Making Quinta do Lago our home – the Claytons

By • Mar 15th, 2005 • Category: People, Quinta Lifestyle

For 20 years, Simon Clayton worked for an investment bank in the City of London. In 1998 one of his major clients, DHL, invited him to become Chief Financial Officer and Vice Chairman, a challenge that also meant relocating to Brussels. Now recently retired from DHL, Simon and his wife Judy explain why they have settled in Quinta do Lago.