Go birdwatching on the Ria Formosa

Go birdwatching on the Ria Formosa

What better way to spend a winter break on the Algarve than with a spot of birdwatching? Ria Formosa National Park is a vast maze of lagoons and tiny islands on the coast of Quinta do Lago. This epic ecosystem is protected by UNESCO, and is home to loads of aquatic birds, such as flamingos, pelicans and storks. Walk along one of the nature trails or take a boat and glide through the lagoons.
San Lorenzo Golf Course

San Lorenzo Golf Course

Quinta Do Lago, The Algarve

The San Lorenzo Golf Course can be forgiven for being a little well-worn as it seems everyone wants to check out its impressive views of the Ria Formosa Natural Park on the coast of Quinto do Lago. It’s an...

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Quinta do Lago Beach

Quinta do Lago Beach

Quinta Do Lago, The Algarve

Known as the ‘jewel in the Algarve’s crown’, is the Quinto do Lago beach. Over three kilometres of white sandy beaches are accessible via a pretty wooden bridge over the tidal lagoon. The sand dune backdrop...

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Casa do Lago Restaurant

Casa do Lago Restaurant

Quinta Do Lago, The Algarve

With beach hut décor and casual dress code, the Casa do Lago is a great place to unwind after a game of golf while you look out onto the Ria Formosa lakes. Its outdoor pool, pool bar and large deck area make it...

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