Summer in the Algarve
If you’re off to the Algarve this summer you’re in for a treat. Not only is the weather forecast showing sunshine all the way but Quinto do Lago, the upmarket resort, has a summer programme that’s simply superb.
Seaside, safari and sensational wines
There are so many beaches to choose from you’ll have no problem finding your own favourite to relax on. Swimming in the sea is said to actively improve your health and wellness so what are you waiting for! See our top tips for best beaches in the Algarve.
Take a jeep safari from Portimao to get the most amazing views of the Algarve coastline from the mountains. Stop at Navy Beach, considered to be one of the top 10 beaches in Europe and rated by the Michelin Guide as one of the top 100 beaches in the world. Jeep tours are run by several companies including Algarve Discovery who also run popular boat tours.
Quinta dos Vales Winery, Estômbar, is a vineyard as well as open-air art gallery and the perfect place to enjoy the red, white and rosé wines produced here.
Summer Sports Camps
The new Campus sports facility at Quinto da Lago never fails to impress. There are popular programmes like football with Rio Ferdinand, dance with Lauren Jamieson, rugby with Brian O’Driscoll and tennis with Judy Murray, as well as exciting new additions like Karate Camp for kids. There are options for adults and children, so don’t miss out and book in advance to make sure you get the programme you want. The programme is year round so check the Campus website for details of more great activities.
Golf at Quinta do Lago
There’s not much that beats a round of golf in the sun. Book your session on the lush fairways at Quinta da Lago and make the most of the gorgeous location.
Wine and Dine in style
Casa Vehla, the French fine dining restaurant at Quinta do Lago has a new head chef and updated menu of fresh, local and seasonal dishes. Book in advance to indulge in a delicious culinary experience at this popular restaurant.
For a taste of authentic and rather special Portugal, head to Canico restaurant and bar in Alvor. Accessed via a tunnel and elevator from the top of the cliff you’ll find a beach-level cafe bar whilst upstairs the dining room offers wonderful views of the ocean. The cuisine is traditionally Portuguese with fresh fish and seafood and a fine wine list.
Music, Movies and more
At Quinta do Lago there’s a full programme of events with Movies in the Park, Big Band performance, jazz brunches, picnics in the park, live music nights, barbecues and parties. For details of what’s on at Quinta do Lago see their full list of events: https://www.quintadolago.com/en/events-guide
Don’t miss FIESA, the biggest sand sculpture festival in the world, head to Pêra to be wowed by sand statues up to 12m high.
We have a fabulous selection of luxury villas to rent at the Quinta do Lago resort and around….