The inviting new Martinhal Quinta opened to high accolades in a private gated village in Quinta do Lago area, offering private villa accommodations for families and groups of all sizes.
Owned and operated by the experts in luxury family travel from Martinhal Sagres Beach Family Resort & Hotel, it should be no surprise that there are perks and pleasures for all ages, from perfectly manicured grounds to the famous Martinhal trampoline. A mint location lends further appeal – Martinhal Quinta is just 20 minutes from Faro Airport and in the midst of the Rio Formosa Natural Park and its renowned golf courses, where the sun shines an impressive 300 days per year. With its stylish accommodations, seemingly never-ending list of activities, decadent dining and warm hospitality, Martinhal Quinta is a family favorite for those who seek a chance to reconnect with loved ones in a truly luxurious setting.
Whether hosting a group of two or twenty, Martinhal Quinta accommodations feel custom-made to guests’ needs. A private collection of independently owned luxury villas ranges from two-bedroom townhouses to five-bedroom villas – and each has a private pool and garden. Inside, air-conditioning keeps it comfortable and the contemporary, local vibe is reminiscent of the Algarve. All villa guests are entitled to use of the resort’s many facilities, leisure activities, kids club and other events and entertainment.
What’s not to love about a resort with everything from pedal boats on a sea-water lake and horseback riding close by, to a kids clubs for ages 6 months to tween. Martinhal Resorts are specially designed with kids and family in mind and to that end, Martinhal Quinta offers baby concierge services – to prearrange baby items one might need while traveling – a free-form swimming pool with fun water features for the little ones and sun beds for the parents, an outdoor play area with the famous Martinhal trampoline and the trademark VW Campervan.
Friends and family can spend hours together on the tennis courts, on boat trips, fishing, horse-riding, on jeep safaris and in the water – where everything from windsurfing and kayaking to stand-up paddleboarding is on offer. Those seeking respite may indulge in a massage in their villa or enjoy a quiet meal while the wee ones are entertained with games, toys and puzzles at the kids club. And of course, set as it is in one of Europe’s most sought-after golf destinations, there are ample opportunities to tee off.
The M Bar offers a casual poolside setting for salads, pizza and paninis – and the ever-popular Gelataria ice cream corner. For breakfast, guests can choose between a breakfast basket to enjoy in their villa or the “a la carte” menu in M Bar. In the Mercado Deli & Bake, take-away breakfast options abound, as well as cold dishes and beverages to take along for picnics. Guests may also wish to visit the area’s many excellent eateries, from Michelin-starred restaurants to delightful coffee shops.
Martinhal Quinta is located on Portugal’s Algarve Coast, 10 miles or 20 minutes from Faro and the Algarve Airport.