Quinta do Lago is one of the most famous and reputable golf resorts in all of Europe. Boasting some of Europe’s finest golf courses it would be silly to visit and not play a round on one of the many immaculate courses on offer.
However Quinta do Lago is far more than a golf course and has been bolstering its offering as an all-round holiday resort in the last few decades. Located in the famous Algarve region of Portugal the Quinta do Lago resort is surrounded by picturesque landscape and scenery. Fantastic weather all year round make for an amazing resort to go and visit. This article will discuss some of the activities and attractions Quinta do Lago has to offer.
Like many holiday resorts in Portugal Quinta do Lago has a beautiful beach. With the perfect weather to enjoy such a wonderful beach it is a very exclusive one with over 3 kilometres of wonderful white sand to enjoy. The bridge is accessible by a wooden bridge that resides over the Ria Formosa lagoon and is hidden from view by surrounding sand dunes. This makes for a wonderful secluded spot that you can relax in.
If the exclusive beach on offer from the Quinta do Lago resort is not enough for you then the Algarve region is full of fantastic beaches to go visit. For a more family oriented beach try the Praia do Anção or Praia da Marinha. They are brilliant fun for all the family with the former being named amongst the top 10 beaches in Europe.
If you enjoy beach sports then many of the Algarve’s beaches have regular beach sports events on. Ranging from kayaking to surfing the beaches on offer in the Algarve have everything you could dream of.
Quinta do Lago is famous for being home to an amazing variety of birds. Kingfishers, pink flamingos and blue magpies are just a few of the wonderful species you can encounter whilst walking through the resort.
The climate in the region means many rare birds visit the area. Signs are posted all around the resort to help you identify which species a bird is making this activity very tourist friendly.
Depending on the time of year that you visit Quinta do Lago you may get the opportunity to see birds on their journey of migrating to Africa. Many birds are permanent residents of the Quinta do Lago resort, but for birdwatchers the rare opportunity of seeing birds on their journey to Africa can arise.
Karting Amancil is a fantastic premium go-karting experience located just five minutes away from the Quinto do Lago resort. The late formula one ace Ayrton Senna frequently went to this track showcasing its quality. Senna loved the track and inaugurated it with the Portuguese Federation of Automobile and Karting approving this. The track is over 760 metres long and 7 metres wide making for a fantastic piece of go-karting action.
Golf:An article about activities and attractions in Quinta do Lago would not be complete without a section on its golf courses. Home to some of the best courses in the whole of Europe Quinta do Lago is truly a haven of golf. One of its courses; the South Course has held the prestigious Portuguese open 8 times which goes to show the pedigree of these courses.
With a wide variety of courses and difficulty levels the golf courses on offer in the Quinta do Lago resort are great for amateurs to professionals alike.
Quinta do Lago is one of Portugal’s finest holiday resorts and amongst the best gold resorts in Europe. Whatever you are looking for from a holiday Quinta do Lago has a wide variety of attractions for everybody. If you’re looking for a new holiday destination Quinta do Lago is the place to go.