Destination guide

Escape to Quinta do Lago holiday lettings

Nestled within the privacy of the Ria Formosa nature reserve, Quinta do Lago is a unique Mediterranean resort that allows you to enjoy fun in the outdoors over deserted dunes, sheltered pines or sandy beaches, all within reach of the holiday lettings.


Activities and attractions in and around Quinta do Lago

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Quinta do Lago has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • San Lorenzo Golf Club (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Pinheiros Altos Golf Course (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Royal Golf Course Vale do Lobo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Ocean Golf Course Vale do Lobo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Algarve Living Science Center (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Karting Almancil (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)

Seasonal weather in Quinta do Lago

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Quinta do Lago

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Quinta do Lago is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Falesia Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Quinta do Lago Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Garrao Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Faro Island Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Vale do Lobo Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Trafal Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)

Top beaches near Quinta do Lago holiday homes

There are many gorgeous beaches near Quinta do Lago to spend your day relaxing in the sun. Holiday homes are available near Praia da Marinha, a scenic beach with cliffs and pit caves that has a rustic charm, and Tavira Island, a tranquil island with white-sand beaches and clear waters for swimming and snorkelling. You could also visit Praia Dona Ana, a sheltered beach with rugged cliffs and gentle surf, and Culatra Island, an uninhabited island with beaches and a lagoon that can only be reached by boat.

How to get there

Transport to and around Quinta do Lago

Fly into Faro (FAO-Faro Intl.), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting to Quinta do Lago holiday homes

Quinta do Lago is accessible by the Faro airport, but there’s no public transport in the neighbourhood itself. Car hires are the best way to get around on your own schedule and reach the destinations in Algarve and neighbouring areas, especially if you choose a holiday rental that’s a decent distance from the beach or other attractions.

Food & drink 

Sample delicacies in Quinta do Lago

Traditional chefs in Quinta do Lago have a gift for turning a classic meal into a new food experience that reflects this rich region. From grilled sardines with olive oil and lemon juice to fresh-caught seafood with locally-grown vegetables, the popular dishes in Quinta do Lago are simple but flavourful, giving you a dining experience unlike any other. Try out authentic staples like succulent clams pan fried with spices, or cataplana de marisco, a mixture of lobster, clams, squid and other fresh catches mixed with herbs, wine and tomatoes, and finish your meal off with a cool glass of locally-brewed cerveja. Visit the local restaurants near your holiday rental to sample some of the best dishes in Quinta do Lago.

How many holiday rentals are available around Quinta do Lago?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 886 holiday lettings around Quinta do Lago. From 583 villas to 76 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Quinta do Lago?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Quinta do Lago:

  • Old Town: 1,312 holiday homes
  • Santa Eulália: 1,357 holiday homes
  • Alpouvar: 127 holiday homes
  • Urbanização dos Caliços: 374 holiday homes
  • Cerro Grande: 20 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Quinta do Lago? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Quinta do Lago. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Quinta do Lago Golf: 7,916 holiday lettings
  • San Lorenzo Golf Club: 7,823 holiday lettings
  • Quinta do Lago South: 8,086 holiday lettings
  • Quinta do Lago North: 8,086 holiday lettings
  • Laranjal Golf Course: 8,094 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Quinta do Lago listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Quinta do Lago?

Yes, of course. offers 583 Villas in Quinta do Lago. Our other popular types of Quinta do Lago holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 76 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 218 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 214 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Quinta do Lago?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 727 holiday homes with pool available in Quinta do Lago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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