Local Area


The ultimate holiday destination

With a superb location in Quinta do Lago, Vilar do Golf is the perfect base for exploring the Algarve and the southern coast of Portugal. After a busy day of sight-seeing, make yourself at home in your comfortable villa or make the most of the extensive on-site facilities.

Golf in the Algarve | Vilar do Golf Golf

With 300 days of sunshine every year, the Algarve is home to 36 stunning golf courses – 12 of which are within a 15-minute drive of Vilar do Golf.

Algarve Beaches | Vilar do Golf Beaches

With 155 km of coastline, head to one of the Algarve’s many beautiful beaches to soak up the sun. Praia do Quinta do Lago is one of the best, with its boardwalk access and breathtaking golden sands.

Food | Vilar do Golf Food Glorious Food

Visit one of the authentic seafood restaurants in the area to try the local speciality of Cataplana – a traditional Algarve seafood dish served in a clam-shaped cooking pot.

Quinta do Lago Lake | Vilar do Golf Quinta do Lago Lake

The calm waters of Quinta do Lago Lake are the perfect place to try something new or improve your watersports skills. Choose from water-skiing, sailing, kitesurfing, scooba diving and more.

Ria Formosa | Vilar do Golf Ria Formosa Natural Park Walk, ride or float through the beautiful Ria Formosa; one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. Explore the beautiful barrier islands, beaches and fishing villages of this stunning wildlife haven.

Via Algarviana | Vilar do Golf Via Algarviana

Perfect for hiking and biking, the Via Algarviana is a 300 km path that runs from the riverside village of Alcoutim to to the South-Western most tip of Portugal at Cabo São Vincente.

Almancil | Vilar do Golf Almancil

Explore the boutiques and restaurants or venture to the outskirts of Almancil and discover São Lourenço Church, beautifully adorned with glazed azulejo tiles.

Faro Old Town | Vilar do Golf Faro Old Town

Stroll through the cobbled streets of the old quarter of Faro and uncover centuries-old sights, medieval passageways and authentic Portuguese eateries.

Tavira | Vilar do Golf Tavira

Head to Tavira, the “Venice of Portugal” on the Rio Gilão. Explore the medieval castle and ancient churches or take the miniature train to the Praia do Barril, a pristine beach and home to the haunting Anchor Cemetery.

Alte Village | Vilar do Golf Alte Village

Experience the authentic Algarve in this traditional village, nestled in the foothills of the Serra do Caldeirão. Explore white-washed houses, an ancient church and two natural springs.

Olhão Village | Vilar do Golf Olhao

Discover local charm and maritime culture at Olhão. Explore the waterfront market, sample freshly caught seafood or take a boat to the sandbank islands of Cultura and Armona.

Loulé Market | Vilar do Golf Loulé Market

Visit the daily covered market at Loulé and discover vibrant stalls selling stalls selling regional handicrafts, local produce and freshly caught fish. Don’t miss the farmer’s market and gypsy market every Saturday morning.

Vilamoura Marina | Vilar do Golf Vilamoura Marina

Million-dollar yachts and gourmet restaurants await at this chic marina. Enjoy the stunning beaches of Praia da Falésia, hit the shops or experience the upbeat nightlife.

Get In Touch | Vilar do Golf Get In Touch

Contact reception to find out more about the extensive choice of excursions and daytrips.

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