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Quinta do Lago

Quinta do Lago

Before becoming a luxury resort, Quinta do Lago was a property in the middle of a pine forest, with marshes and a 300-year-old ruin built on top of a hill.

From this ruin, André Jordan had the vision to develop the Quinta do Lago project. This building was later renovated and transformed into the Casa Velha Restaurant, currently awarded by the Michelin Guide.


What is Quinta do Lago?

Quinta do Lago is a five-star resort recognized and awarded for being a  destination for leisure and playing golf in Europe.

In addition to being home to many of its owners, Quinta do Lago is also the destination for many tourists who come to enjoy their unforgettable holidays in the Algarve.

This resort offers various services aimed at well-being and leisure, namely: hotels, spas, a high-quality sports center that includes a gym, tennis and padel courts, a swimming pool, a cycling center, group and individual classes, a physiotherapy center, and sports rehabilitation, award-winning golf courses, excellent restaurants, bars, and clubs.


Where is Quinta do Lago?

Located in the south of Portugal, in the heart of the Algarve, Quinta do Lago is located near the western end of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, about twenty-six minutes by car west of Faro airport and seventeen minutes to the east of the Parque Atlântico and Varandas de Carteia apartments in Quarteira.

 Surrounded by a natural landscape that welcomes a great diversity of species, you can enjoy a relaxing walk in the middle of nature.


Who lives in Quinta do Lago?

The community of Quinta do Lago is, above all, made up of permanent or long-term residents, who live together with others on a temporary stay, whether they are tourists for a few weeks or just families who want to spend an unforgettable weekend.



Restaurants in and around Quinta do Lago

There are several restaurants to offer you a unique dining experience, from the most casual to the most formal, including Michelin-starred restaurants.

 Waiting for you will be the best national and international cuisine, made with the freshest products available in local markets.

There are some restaurants that you really should try.


Alambique Restaurant

Recommended in the Michelin Guide, the Alambique restaurant is known for its charcoal grills and specialties, such as monkfish rice and cataplana, served on a terrace with a magnificent view.
Located in Almancil, on Estrada da Quinta do Lago, it is open daily for dinner.


Pizzeria Casavostra 

The Pizzeria Casavostra offers a relaxed and modern ambiance where guests should feel at home. The dishes try to combine good decorative taste with simple Mediterranean cuisine but are full of quality. Some of the ingredients used are from the restaurant's garden.

This restaurant is at Avenida 5 de Outubro, 302 in Almancil, and opens for lunch and dinner from Monday to Sunday.


Parrilla Natural Restaurant

Straight from Uruguay comes a restaurant full of personality: the Parrilla Natural Steakhouse & Grill Restaurant.

Parrilla is the traditional cooking method in Uruguay that intensifies the natural taste of the food.

The restaurant is at EM 527, Encosta do Lobo in Almancil, and serves dinner from Wednesday to Saturday and lunch on Sunday.


Bovino Steakhouse

Bovino Steakhouse invites you to celebrate the good times in a stunning environment. As the name suggests, meat is the main dish, cooked to perfection, providing an unforgettable dining experience.

It is next to the Casa Velha Restaurant, on Rua Formosa, in Quinta do Lago, and serves dinner daily.


Tucano's Restaurant

Tucano's Restaurant is part of the Encosta do Lago Resort Club in Quinta do Lago. It is open from Monday to Saturday and serves Mediterranean cuisine in a cozy atmosphere with beautiful views of the resort's tropical gardens and pool.


2 Passos Restaurant

The 2 Passos Restaurant offers typical dishes from the region with a Mediterranean influence, based on fresh seafood, various types of meat, typical Algarve dishes, and salads. All this with a breathtaking view of Praia do Ancão in Quinta do Lago (in the photo below).

The opening hours of the 2 Passos restaurant change according to the season, so we recommend you visit the restaurant website.



Quinta do Lago Hotels

Besides the Magnolia Boutique Hotel, located near the Quinta shopping center, there are other accommodation options for you and your family.

Here are some suggestions for spending some fantastic days in Quinta do Lago.


Conrad Algarve Hotel

The Conrad Algarve Hotel belongs to the Hilton luxury hotel chain offering services to enhance its guest's stay.

Whatever the length of your stay, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a state-of-the-art spa, a round of golf on a renowned course, and a safari along the Algarve coast, followed by a masterclass in wine tasting.


Quinta do Lago Hotel

Considered one of the most prestigious luxury hotels, the Quinta do Lago Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World since 1988, offers direct access to the beach, accompanied by a superb view over the Ria Formosa and the sea. After a long day at the beach, what could be better than a relaxing walk through nature or the magnificent hotel gardens?


Encosta do Lago Resort Club

Dedicated to holidays for the whole family, the Encosta do Lago Resort Club is just a few minutes from the beach and the excellent infrastructure of Quinta do Lago.

With a high standard of quality and comfort, this resort club features a selection of spacious and refined apartments, complete with terraces, gardens, swimming pools, a gym, a sauna, and a massage room, which seek to offer guests a dream destination.


Gigi beach - Quinta do Lago


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