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Hotel Quinta Do Lago

| Algarve, Portugal

  • Overview
  • Location & Map
  • Highlights & Reviews
  • Amenities
  • World's Best Awards


The Hotel Quinta do Lago, is situated in the Resort of Quinta do Lago in the Algarve, next to the Formosa Estuary (Ria Formosa) and the sea, in the very heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Park. A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World” since 1988, the Hotel Quinta do Lago is considered one of the most prestigious five-star luxury hotels.

The hotel’s privileged location with pedestrian access to the beach, various golf courses right on the doorstep, the magnificent view over the estuary and the sea, the relaxing walks along nature trails where it can be observed many different types of birds and the splendid 37,500 square meters of lush gardens, offer a unique experience in an atmosphere characterized by the tranquility and natural beauty of the landscape. The panoramic view can be enjoyed in all its splendor from the rooms, suites, bar, restaurant, terraces and swimming pool.

The hotel’s terrace also includes a heated outdoor pool and in the Spa you will find many modern, rejuvenating spa treatments, to complement a fantastic stay. Since 2005, Hotel Quinta do Lago has received forty seven nominations and won nine prestigious World Travel Awards, including Portugal’s Leading Resort, Portugal’s Leading Golf Resort, Portugal’s Leading Spa Resort, in 2012 won its first international award, Mediterranean's Leading Hotel and most recently won the Europe’s Leading Golf Resort, recognizing the hotel’s never-ending pursuit of providing unforgettable services and experiences that delight the demanding guests it receives.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Hotel Quinta Do Lago
  • 8135 Almancil
  • Algarve,
  • Portugal

Location Summary
Set in Algarve's most precious location, with exceptional views over the Ria Formosa’s Natural Park tidal lagoon - one of Portugal's natural wonders - and the Atlantic Ocean, walking access from the hotel's gardens to a golden sandy beach and many relaxing walks along the natural park's trails, Hotel Quinta do Lago is the ultimate Algarve experience for a relaxing escape.

A member of the Leading Hotels of the World since 1988, Hotel Quinta do Lago is one of the most prestigious five-star luxury hotels in Portugal. Set in one of the most prestigious resorts in Europe, on the Algarve Coast, the iconic hotel is the ultimate Algarve experience for leisure or golfing, with seven magnificent 18 hole golf courses just minutes from the hotel, and walking access from the hotel's lush gardens to a golden sandy beach, just across a beautiful wooden bridge, and many relaxing walks along the natural park's trails, where many different birds can be observed.

The only sea front hotel in Quinta do lago, from the hotels elegantly decorated rooms and suites — that every year receive countless prestigious and discerning guests — you will enjoy a magnificent view over the Ria Formosa's tidal lagoon and the Atlantic, while the gentle sea breeze, the calming sway of pine trees and the chirp of migrant birds entice your senses, enabling you to just leave the world behind.

Directions to Hotel
The Hotel Quinta do Lago is located at the Algarve Coast, in south of Portugal, a place where can be enjoyed the amazing natural beauty and the pleasant life style. Just inside the Ria Formosa Natural Park, there is acres of green fields, scented pine forests, flower-bordered lakes and lush vegetation meander down to a golden shore.

For your complete comfort, there are direct flights from most of the European capitals to the Faro, Lisbon and Seville international airports, all of which a short drive from the Hotel.

To Faro: from Madrid the flight takes 1h30, from London is 2h45, from Berlin the flight lasts 3h30, from Frankfurt only 3h10 and from Paris the flight takes 2h35. The transfer from Faro airport to Hotel Quinta do Lago takes about 20 minutes.

To Lisbon: from London the flight takes 2h40, from Amsterdam it is 3h00, from Hamburg it is 3h20 and from Paris the flight takes 2h35. From New York the flight takes around 8h00 and from Rio de Janeiro it is less than 9h00. The distance from Lisbon to the Hotel Quinta do Lago is 220 Km and takes 2h00 drive on the motorway.

Highlights & Reviews

Travel And Leisure Award
Note Bene
At this years European World Travel Awards ceremony, the service of the hotel were once again recognized, with the hotel being awarded Portugal's Leading Resort. Portugal and the Algarve were also one of the biggest winners of the night, winning 15 awards in different categories. Since 2004, o Hotel Quinta do Lago has had 45 nominations and won 10 World Travel Awards, which reflects our continuous pursuit of exceeding our guests expectations.
Business Center
Business center with internet access.
Banquets & Meetings
Beautiful settings for banqueting with outstanding views to the Ria Formosa Natural Park and the Atlantic Ocean.
Disabled Access
Two disabled rooms available.
Meeting Space
Three meeting rooms, with access to daylight and capacity up to 120 people for banqueting or 200 people in theatre style.
Fine Dining On Site
The Ca d' Oro, serving fine Italian cuisine in elegant surroundings, is open for dinner only. In winter, diners may savor the marvelous delicacies in a romantic atmosphere by the light of the fire, whilst summertime meals are best enjoyed in moonlight on the open-air terrace. Favorite dishes on the menu include the delicious risottos and the "Traditional Taglierini Verde Ca d'oro," one of the house specialties, which continues to delight diners season after season.
Fine Dining Nearby
Quinta do Lago area is known for its exquisite and Michelin Star Restaurants. Nearby you will have a wide range of delightful choices.
Pool Indoor
Indoor heated pool.
Pool Outdoor
Heated outdoor pool.
Spa Facility
The exclusive Quinta do Lago Hotel spa has 4 massage rooms, a gymnasium, a heated indoor pool with counter-current and massage jets, a Turkish bath, and a sauna. It offers a wide selection of treatments, massages, and packages for moments of true relaxation and well-being.
Tennis Courts On Site
Two tennis courts, with a resident tennis pro.
Beach with a special area reserved for hotel guests, with sun beds and parasols.
Biking, Mountain
Hotel Quinta do Lago is located in an area which is ideal for cycling, where we can discover the fantastic landscapes that the Natural Park of Ria Formosa has to offer.
Biking Touring
The Algarve coast and countryside are ideal for biking tours.
About 20 minutes drive from the Hotel Quinta do Lago there is Vilamoura Marine where you can find several boat experiences to enjoy.
Casino Gambling
Hotel Quinta do Lago is located nearby Vilamoura, which has a casino available for all the gambling lovers.
Ecological Tourism
Hotel Quinta do Lago is located in Ria Formosa, which is a Natural Park with 170 square kilometers and a stopping place for hundreds of different birds during the spring and autumn migratory periods.
Golf Driving Range
There is a driving range available, about 5 minutes by car from the hotel.
The Hotel Quinta do Lago is situated in one of the largest and most prestigious golf resorts in Europe. There are four championship golf courses within the Quinta do Lago state and another twelve of easy access - a real paradise for golfers who enjoy the challenge of quality golf courses, framed in beautiful landscapes.
Horseback Riding
Riding center is about a 10 minute drive away.
Jet Skiing
During the Summer there are several water sports to enjoy at Quinta do Lago beach.
Jogging Running
Quinta do Lago landscapes and settings are ideal for joggers.
Quinta do Lago lake, you can have sailing boats available, during all year.
At Quinta do Lago's entrance, there is Quinta Shopping which allows everyone to spend some time shopping.
Across hotel's own salt water lake.
Winery Tours
The Algarve Wine Routes are divided in 4 routes including different wine cellars.
Recommended Rooms
The true embodiment of the Hotel Quinta do Lago experience is its world-renowned Royal Suite, with 400 square meters of true luxury, located on the hotel's top floor and a panoramic terrace that overviews both the Ocean and the beautiful Ria Formosa lagoon. The stunning terrace includes a heated pool, a lounge area and a comfortable dining area to enjoy the delicious flavors of the hotel’s restaurants. Inside, the Suite offers true sophistication with a welcoming foyer, a living room, a dining room, a kitchenette, a bathroom for guests adjoining the social areas, and two comfortable bedrooms with private marble bathrooms. The master bedroom indulges guests with its large whirlpool bathtub, shower and walk-in closet. To entertain guests the suite possesses a 42” LCD with a surround sound system in the living room and a 50” LCD in the bedroom, both with DVD players; a stereo system, mini-bar, and wireless internet connection. While staying within the suite, guests are pampered with countless services available upon a simple request: a butler, an assistant, a private driver or baby-sitter, all of which contribute to a unique and memorable experience.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Casino Gambling
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing
    - Winery Tours

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Hotel Quinta Do Lago
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