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modern living – one man’s vision

By • Mar 10th, 2007 • Category: Building a property, Quinta Lifestyle

All of us like to shape our living space to reflect our character and personal taste. Some are talented enough to start from scratch with a blank canvas and create a dream home using state-of-the-art technology. But few of us are brave enough to ignore tradition, tear up the rule book and create a whole

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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.

Algarve T – more than just a taxi

By • Feb 16th, 2007 • Category: Companies, Quinta Lifestyle

Although surprises can be fun and eagerly anticipated by young and old alike, there are some areas of life where a surprise is not so welcome. Take a taxi for instance.

New Pinheiros Altos golf course opened

By • Jan 3rd, 2007 • Category: Golf, Quinta News

The coming in of the New Year was appropriately celebrated at Pinheiros Altos Golf Club in Quinta do Lago on the 1st of January 2007 with the opening of the new 9-hole golf course at the occasion of the “Texas Scramble” – competition.

Welcome to the thinking home

By • Jun 29th, 2006 • Category: Quinta Lifestyle

It’s no dream. Intelligent buildings have come a long way in the last few decades. Time was when an infra-red control over blinds and electric devices seemed state-of-the-art. That is now almost Dark Ages technology. Today sensors can be built into the fabric of a building to sense light, sound or even motion, and operate switches. Move from one room to the next and lights will come on ahead of you. Go to bed and all the electrical devices on stand-by will automatically turn off to save electricity.

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.

on course at Pinheiros Altos

By • Apr 29th, 2006 • Category: Golf, Quinta Lifestyle

A new era will dawn on the 1st January 2007 when the exciting new nine holes at Pinheiros Altos are officially opened.

the Pride and the passion – Platinum Valet, Quinta do Lago

By • Mar 3rd, 2006 • Category: Companies, Golf

Ever wondered what makes the cars sparkle so brightly in Quinta do Lago? It’s rarely due to hours spent by their proud owners, who usually have far more enjoyable things to do with their time. The answer is Paulo.

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.