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Four Seasons Fairways
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Quinta do Lago
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 24 January 2014

the last few years we have been giving the restaurant team a full work out !! we love Portuguese food the more rustic and unusual the better! we travel around the Algarve in our quest for food :)
imagine my surprise when one evening i was chatting to one of the team and mentioned how much i enjoyed the local quisine !! they said ( why don't you try us ) To that end we did And thank goodness we did we have had some fantastic meals specially prepared for us and once again we are taking a guest to dine with us tonight for a special treat, Even though i have have had stone bass baked in the oven for lunch :)
The new Saturday Portuguese evenings were a big surprise to us this year and i am not surprised is proving extremely successful (no surprise to us)

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Jorge O, General Manager at Four Seasons Fairways, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2014

Dear Member,

Thank you for sharing your nice experience with all trip advisor community.
Delighted to hear how much you enjoy Portuguese food, and even more delighted to hear that you have enjoyed the special dishes prepared by our team.
Although we don't have all Portuguese specialites in the menu, we can prepare any dish. Just ask the staff with 24h notice, and we will be more than pleased to recommend some of the Portuguese specialities.

We look forward to welcome you back, and hopefully to try some different tastes of Portugal!

Best wishes,
Jorge Oliveira

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Reviewed 21 January 2014

We have had a share in a villa at Four Seasons Fairways for 17 years now and it was one of the best things we have ever done. We were in our late 30's when we bought and struggled to afford it but now we bring our grand children as well has various groups of children and their partners and it has saved us so much money, or has allowed us to holiday the way we prefer at a much lower cost than it otherwise would have. It is your holiday home abroad, but with none of the problems and you don't have a Villa stood empty for most of the year. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and the facilities at the club house are really good. The improvements in the restaurant have been appreciated, the Algarvian meal we had on Saturday night was wonderful and such good value. We can't wait for our return in May.

Room Tip: If you go in winter Type F catches the best of the sun.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Algarvaphile
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Jorge O, General Manager at Four Seasons Fairways, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2014

Dear Member,

Thank you for your review, I am so pleased to know that you are happy with your membership at Fairways.

Your comments are much appreciated, and I am glad to know that you have enjoyed the Algarvian evening.

See you in May.

Our best wishes,
Jorge Oliveira

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Reviewed 28 December 2013

In Early December the temp was still 18c, but not warm enough to use the small unheated private pool. We had a 3 bedroom unit which was very poorly described in the exchange information. It sounded as if only one bedroom would have a proper bed! Actually, all three bedrooms had either King or large twins and two were en-suite and there was another bathroom. A large living space leading to sliding doors to a big patio around the pool, had a reasonable flat screen TV and couch area. The well fitted kitchen was open plan to that and had everything you need for self catering.

The staff at reception were excellent and so was the bar in the club house. We will definitely be back when in Europe and golfing.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Coylum
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Jorge O, General Manager at Four Seasons Fairways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Dear Client,

Thank you very much for your review, and I am pleased to know that our accommodation have exceded your expectations.

You have described well the facilities that can be found at our villas, however a quick visit to our recently launched new website will give you all the relevant information, including floor plans, pictures, etc.

We look forward to see you back at Fairways in the near future.

Best regards
Jorge Oliveira

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Reviewed 14 December 2013

We have just returned from a very relaxing 2 weeks in this exceptional resort. The villa was of a very high standard set in beautiful gardens with lots of space. The equipment is top notch, from the barbecue to the orange juicer. Probably the most comfortable mattress I have ever slept on - and I forgot to look at the make of it !
The weather in late November, early December matched the surroundings - terrific, with no clouds for the first 11 days. Too cool to enjoy our own pool but warm enough to enjoy the sun traps around the villa. We used the indoor pool, jacuzzi and gym almost every day.
The physical advantages are nothing without a heart and this place has a big heart - the staff. They are so enthusiastic about excellent customer service. For example I asked for some logs for the wood burning stove at 4.45pm expecting them to be delivered the next day...." No problem sir, they will be delivered just after 5pm". Superb.
Set in an exceptionally attractive area ( you would need a really big lottery win to pick up a villa in this area), close to superb empty beaches and the interesting towns of Faro, Loule and Tavira nearby - try a Euro 8 return trip ( 1 hour) from Almancil station to Tavira, or a walk around old Faro, and don't forget the atmospheric market at Loule on a Saturday morning where you can buy fresh tuna at Euro 12 a kg.
I have already organised another holiday for March 2014 at this superb resort.

Room Tip: C style villas for larger family groups. The E style villa apartments with great views AND your own...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank WRB_Kawakuchi
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Jorge O, General Manager at Four Seasons Fairways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Dear Client,

It was with great pleasure and interest that I have read your review, particularly the comments on our staff and the service they provide, they are much appreciated and will be shared with the team.

It is also a pleasure to know that you had a most enjoyable time with us, and that you have enjoyed your visits to the local towns and markets.

On your next visit in March, you will have the opportunity to have a look at the make of our matresses, but if you like to hear more please let me know by e-mail (info@fourseasonsfairways.com) and I will be pleased to let you have all the relevant information.

Looking forward to welcome you back in March.

Kindest regards
Jorge Oliveira

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Reviewed 22 November 2013

Just come home after a weeks stay. This was our 5th time here over the past 10 years. The whole experience is 1st class. Excellent if you are a golfer. The villas are of very high standard, very well equipped, which includes all top quality products.
If you have a problem, just ring down to reception, and someone comes straight away. Some villas hve a plunge pool, while others have a hot tub, both very good. There is a resturant on sight, a club house. Outdoor and indoor pool, mini market, hairdresser and gym. Games room with snooker tables.
There are security guards on the entrance, car parking, tennis courts and much more.

Room Tip: We had villa 117 excellent, but do be aware from the master bedroom you can hear aircon noise from...
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  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Jane W
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Jorge O, General Manager at Four Seasons Fairways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Dear Client,

Thank you very much for your detailed review which illustrates all what can be found at fairways.
Fairways is indeed a great place for golfers. We are just a short walking distance to Quinta do Lago golf courses, one of the most prestigeous golf courses in Europe, and also within 10-20 minute drive you have a great choice of top quality golf courses.

For those that don't play golf, there is plenty to do in the area, like sighseeing, great walking tours around the Ria Formosa nature reserve, bird watching, visit to the local markets, and much more.
Make us a visit and you won't regret it!

Again thank you and we all look forward to welcome you back.

Best wishes.
Jorge Oliveira

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Reviewed 11 November 2013

Another trip to this resort and everything was excellent.The villa was very clean as always and the facilities first class.We can never fault the whole experience and always look forward to our next trip.We would have no fears in recommending this resort to anybody.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Stephen M
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Jorge O, General Manager at Four Seasons Fairways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Dear Member,

Thank you very much for your review and for recommending Fairways to all tripadvisor visitors.
Delighted to hear how much you enjoy the whole experience at fairways.

We all be waiting for your next visit, for a warm welcome.

Best wishes,
Jorge Oliveira

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Reviewed 5 November 2013

This holiday venue is superb in every way the staff are so friendly and helpful you would think you were at Waitrose.
Indoor pool and gym out door pools all immaculate
Food at the restruarnt is very good and inexpensive with great offers and theme nights
we will return whenever we can

Room Tip: All houses have their own pool and garden so choose away they are all the same
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank ghunter08
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Jorge O, General Manager at Four Seasons Fairways, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2014

Dear cliente,

Your comments are much appreciated, and thank you for sharing your nice experience with all tripadvisor community.

We look forward to welcome you back.


Kindest regards
Jorge Oliveira

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Address: Av. Andre Jordan | Apartado 2132, Quinta do Lago 8135-024, Portugal
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Region: Portugal > Algarve > Faro District > Quinta do Lago
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Quinta do Lago
#2 Family Hotel in Quinta do Lago
#2 Romantic Hotel in Quinta do Lago
#3 Luxury Hotel in Quinta do Lago
Hotel Class:4 star — Four Seasons Fairways 4*
Number of rooms: 132
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Four Seasons Fairways is an exclusive members' residential club set in one of the most prestigious addresses in the Algarve, QUINTA DO LAGO. Its charming 132 luxury villas with its own pools/Jacuzzi have a Portuguese architecture design that makes the resort look and feel like a small Portuguese village overlooking the greens of the Quinta do Lago Golf courses. The well appointed clubhouse hosts the many club comprehensive services including: 24hour reception & porter, business centre, restaurant, bar, gym, indoor pool and Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna, games room, hair-dresser, beauty & wellness centre, children playground and funclub (during school holidays), onsite mini-market and free parking. Just a few minutes from the resort, lays one of the most beautiful and exclusive sandy beach of the Algarve, making Four Seasons Fairways the most complete setting for a holiday hideaway for family and friends. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Four Seasons Fairways Hotel Quinta Do Lago
4 Seasons Fairways
Four Seasons Almancil
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