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.
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“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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
When Jimmy Tarbuck is not busy entertaining audiences in the UK, there’s just one place he wants to be: Quinta do Lago.
The soundtrack to some of the very best parties and events on the Algarve is the work of multi-talented musician Martyn Teutscher.
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.