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Monte da Quinta,Anyone been?

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Saffy77 Wed 17-Jun-09 22:54:01


Need a bit of advice in regards to the Monte da Quinta Club in the Algarve. We have booked a huge villa with a pool but am panicking as the pool has no safe guards. I have a 22 month old and am worried about accidents. What can I do?

Also can we get cows milk from the resort and how helpful are the staff? Its our first family holiday and am actually getting a bit apprehensive now! Any other advice in regards to the resort or general advice would be much appreciated.


Kiwinyc Thu 18-Jun-09 13:36:49

Yes we spent two weeks there in April/May 2007. The staff were really lovely and helpful, there is a little shop onsite where you can buy the basics but theres also a supermarket about 10min drive in the main shopping area (you will pass it on the way in from the airport into the resort) where you can get everything.

We had a 3yo and an 11mth old who was crawling and kept the door to the pool shut/locked or else one of us was outside with the children generally.
I suppose you could buy a swim jacket with floats and dress them in that at all times, this would give you a few extra mins but is not a substitute for a life jacket, otherwise you will just need to be vigilent and make sure there is an adult responsible for knowing where your child is at all times.

Have a great time though, its lovely there.

Saffy77 Thu 18-Jun-09 17:57:23

Thank you so much.

I guess we shall just have to do the same as you and just keep the doors locked until we are ready to go outside!


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