Popular Things To Do in Quinta Do Lago

Located just near Faro Airport, there are many popular things to in Quinta Do Lago when you arrive for your stay. It’s well-known for being an exclusive golfing location, boasting over 30 golf courses within the local area. However, there’s more to Quinta Do Lago than just golf courses and caddies. Here is a rundown of a range of activities and places to visit that you can enjoy during your stay at Quinta Do Lago.


Visit The Beaches


Of course, being based in the Algarve there is never a beach to far away to visit. The Quinta Do Lago beach is easily accessible via a long bridge that crosses over the Ria Formosa Nature Park. The golden sands stretch for miles along the coast making it ideal for a relaxing sunbathe or a day of fun with the family. If you ever feel peckish, there are bars and restaurants close by that provide refreshments and meals to whet the appetite. Some meals contain fish options that have been caught right on the beach. Other beaches include Praia De Garrao which can easily be reached by road or Ancao beach which is surrounded by a natural forest, providing brilliant environmental quality.


Play A Round Of Golf


As mentioned before, Quinta Do Lago is one of the Algarve’s largest golf destinations and it’s rated as one of the best across Europe. It currently has over 30 golf courses to try, with one of them hosting the Portuguese Open Championship eight times. With such a wide range of courses, it offers a challenge to all skill levels with fairways stretching reasonable distances that are surrounded by wild pines, beautiful shrubs and glistening lakes. Golfing academies are available so can train yourself up for all forms of the game and a well-earned drink after a long round can be provided by the large clubhouses that border the courses. For golf lovers, it truly is one of the most popular things to do in Quinta Do Lago.


Entertainment and Restaurants


There is an extensive range of dining options available within Quinta Do Lago with each resort including local restaurants and entertainment. In the heart of Quinta Do Lago, you can find a shopping centre which provides both high and mid-range dining options so there’s something that should satisfy everyone’s taste buds.




As well as Golf, Tennis is another popular Sport that’s played within the region. ‘The Campus’ which is located near the Vilar Do Golfe roundabout provides several tennis courts that are open to the public. What’s beneficial is the site also offers coaches who can help you improve your game if you need it, otherwise you’re more than welcome to play for fun and make a day of it. Depending on the length of your stay, tennis packages are available ranging from hourly hire to weekly memberships for proper tennis enthusiasts.




Shopping is another one of the popular things to do in Quinta Do Lago. For the shopaholics, Quinta Do Lago hosts the ‘Q’ shopping centre which includes many designer shops for you to get excited about. Boutiques are also present which means you can provide yourself with a real retail therapy fix. Once you’ve got all the shopping out of your system there’s a food court on site that has plenty of dining options in restaurants and cafe’s. As well as Q, other shopping centres include Algarve Shopping, Forum Algarve and a shopping centre in Portimao. Shopping really is one of the most popular things to do in Quinta Do Lago, even when you feel you’ve done it all before you arrived!

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