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Quinta do Lago area

The Quinta do Lago area is a perfect choice for those wishing to stay very close to the renowned and premium resorts of Quinta do Lago and Vale do Lobo, with easy access to the popular amenities available at those resorts including a vast array of restaurants, bars, shops, world-class sporting facilities and spas plus the beautiful sandy beaches and the Ria Formosa Natural Park.

If you are golfer or nature lover, this is a great place to visit given the choice of nearby golf courses and incredible wildlife to see at Ria Formosa Natural Park coastal lagoon which covers over 18,000 hectares. Aside from rare birds which draws ornithologists from all over the world, the endangered sea horse and Portuguese water dog also live here. The best way to explore Ria Formosa is either on foot using one of its many nature trails or if you are more adventurous rent a kayak and admire this beautiful area from the water.


Nearby, there are plenty of other activities that may interest you including horse riding, fishing, tennis, padel, yoga, mini golf and last but not least the famous Quinta Shopping Centre complex that plays host to a big supermarket, designer stores, cafes, and restaurants.

Affinity Villas offers many more destinations for Algarve villa holidays including Tavira, Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo, Loule, Vilamoura, Silves, Porches, Carvoeiro, Ferragudo, Alvor and Luz

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Quinta do Lago area Beach

Beach Life

Enjoy a leisurely day at one of the beautiful beaches in the Quinta do Lago area. Affinity Villas’ holiday info package for our clients includes a beach book in which most of the beaches on the Algarve can be found. There are lovely beach bars and restaurants and a large variety of water sports.

Quinta do Lago area City

City Life

If you have had enough of relaxing and are up for seeing a bit more outside the Quinta do Lago area, why not take the short drive into the Algarve’s capital city: Faro. Here you can treat yourself to an all-round shopping spree, whether down-town or in the well-known shopping centre ‘Forum’, and, on a different note, you can delight yourself in the ‘Vila-Adentro’, Faro’s old historic city.

Quinta do Lago area Hiking

Hiking and Biking

There are many walking and biking trails in this area, with several options such as the Ria Formosa Nature Park, the Ludo area, the area from Vale do Lobo towards Vilamoura or land inwards towards Loulé

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Getting Around

The wooden bridge in Quinta do Lago leading to the beach, is a popular viewpoint and passing point of a walking and biking trail, of which the largest part consists of a pleasant boardwalk all the way to Vale do Lobo.

The lake is worth a visit, there are several water sports available and a sunset drink at the lakeside bar is not to be missed.

The Quinta do Lago area but also Almancil and Vale do Lobo, boast many top-class restaurants and the large shopping centre and fashion outlet ‘Mar Shopping’ is just a short drive away.