Casa Laranja is a large two bedroom cottage, one bedroom with a double bed and the other with twin beds. The twin bedroom is large enough to also accommodate a travel cot if required. This cottage accommodates a maximum of four people and one infant in a cot and is all on one level. This cottage being part of the original farmhouse with its high sloping ceilings and thick walls is always cool in the summer and warm in winter. The bathroom has a modern suite with a double walk-in shower, bidet, WC, washbasin with vanity unit under and shaver point. The large lounge area has a leather corner suite, 42 inch widescreen TV, Satellite TV currently with Astra free to view channels UK free to view TV channels providing 161 channels in total, DVD (large selection of DVD’s available) and a radio/CD player (guests to bring own CD’s). In the lounge area, there is a wood burning stove that keeps the whole cottage very cosy during the cooler winter months. The kitchen/diner is fully equipped and has a modern kitchen with electric oven, vitro ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, electric kettle, filter coffee machine, hand held electric blender and toaster. The dining table seats 4 people comfortably and has luxury leather seats. Outside there is a large south facing private terrace with al fresco dining table, chairs and parasol along with reclining chairs. Under the covered terrace there is also comfy cushioned seating. There is also a brick built BBQ.
Our location is an oasis of peace and tranquillity perched high on a hilltop 1200 feet above sea level totally fenced and accessed via electric gates overlooking the market town of Loule, only 10 minutes from the blue flag beaches of the Algarve and world famous golf courses and a 15 minute drive from Faro International airport. Our mini holiday complex are a small family run cluster of self-catering holiday accommodations catering for couples, families and the over 50’s. The accommodations are fully licensed meeting to all requirements by the Portuguese rental law with the required Alojamento Local licence (AL). Loule has everything one would need from a holiday with endless restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, banks, shops, award winning traditional vegetable, fish & vegetable market, famous gypsy market, historical buildings etc. There are also three restaurants within reasonable walking distance of the cottage.
We are open all year round so that guests can enjoy the 3000 hours of sunshine the Algarve has to offer. We understand that with low cost airlines it may be better to travel on days other than Sunday or Thursday, so we are flexible with our arrival and departure days dependent upon already confirmed bookings.
The cottages are individual originally dating back to the 19th century that was once a farmhouse and over the years has been thoughtfully converted to provide picturesque holiday accommodations. One of the accommodations is occupied by the owners who are there to help, but never infringe on your privacy. Our rustic home from home accommodations are furnished equipped and decorated to a very high standard, with great attention to detail visible in all the accommodations together with little personal touches resulting in good value for money special holiday lets and varied to suit all age groups. All the accommodations are south facing and all have sea views, have their own separate entrances, own kitchens, private south-facing sun terraces and BBQ areas. In all the accommodations there are a selection of puzzles, chess set, dominos, playing cards and a vast selection of English reading books. There is also free Wi-Fi Internet access available .
Outside is blessed with panoramic sea views and spectacular countryside views, just what you need for a tranquil and relaxing holiday. The gardens just over an acre, are marvelous and are a flower, shrub and fruit tree haven of peace and tranquility where you can always find a quiet area to read a book, relax and unwind. Added with the breathtaking views of the Algarve coastline by both day and night, this gives location oodles of character, uniqueness and creates a warm friendly relaxing atmosphere for our guests. If you are looking for a quiet, tranquil retreat away from it all, but close to all local amenities, this is perfect and is an ideal base to explore the Algarve whatever your age group.
There is a large pool area; the pool measures 10 x 5 m and sun loungers, parasols etc. are provided for the use of the guests. There are four accommodations in total, 1 large two bedroom accommodation and three one bedroom accommodations. There is also a large raised sun deck poolside to soak up the glorious sun and a freestanding hot tub spa jacuzzi for adult guest use.
Children are welcome and there is a children’s play area with swings, slide, and seesaw on a large lawned area. For those guests that are a little more energetic, there is also an outdoor games area with a professional size table tennis table and a 14ft trampoline with safety enclosure. We also have three children loving dogs and two piglets, For families travelling with small children, we can provide a whole host of baby equipment free of charge for guests staying 7 nights or more, being parents ourselves, we know what it is like travelling with little ones, and our aim is make everyone’s holiday an enjoyable memorable experience, not stressful.
On arrival at the Quintassential the owners will meet you and awaiting your arrival in your accommodation will be some local goodies, compliments of the house for guest staying a week or more. For guest staying less than a week or for guests who have booked on a discounted rate, a generous welcome hamper this can be arranged for an additional charge of £20.00 GBP. For all our adult guests bathrobes are provided for use during your stay. Pool towels are also provided for the use of our guests, but guests are asked to bring their own beach towels or these can be hired from us, and in all the accommodations there is a hairdryer, iron and ironing board.
For an additional charge we can also arrange a pre-arrival shopping service, champagne and strawberries, baby welcome hamper, baby sitting services, spa treatments, beach towel hire, GPS Sat Nav hire and a laundry service.
Back due to popular demand we are pleased to be able to reoffer our three-course home cooked traditional Portuguese cuisine served for all to enjoy on your private terrace or in your accommodation. This is a great way to relax and unwind at the end of the day.
We are now pleased to offer our Bed and Breakfast option, a delicious continental or meat breakfast (meat option new for summer 2020) basket delivered to your cottage for you to enjoy when you are ready, so relax, take your time and enjoy your breakfast.