Quinta do Lago is very popular among both families and couples, especially ones who enjoy golf, bird-watching or water-sports. The transfer time for Quinta do Lago from Faro airport is only 20 minutes meaning you get just enough time to look around at some of the surrounding scenery and plenty of time in the resort itself. Quinta do Lago beach is long and covered in fine, golden sands. There are plenty of facilities at the beach for you to enjoy. There is a 5-star hotel in Quinta do Lago to enjoy and plenty of self-catering villas and apartments. All accommodation has the facilities that you would expect.
Quinta do Lago has a brilliant beach with plenty of water sports available. These include windsurfing, surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, water-skiing, jet-skiing, swimming or sailing. There are many other sports for you to enjoy such as golf or tennis which are popular among beginners and experts. Bird-watching is popular among nature lovers and many enjoy horse-riding at the riding centre as it is something different for them to do on holiday. There is also a health club for a bit of luxury. If you enjoy excursions, then why not try a tour along the coast of Spain, a jeep safari, and extended coastal tour or even a shopping and sightseeing trip to Lisbon.
Quinta do Lago has a variety of restaurants both in hotels and around them. Some can be quite expensive while others offer cheaper options. There are also a variety of cuisines available. These include Chinese, Indian, French, Portuguese, British, Italian and a lot of seafood. There is a nightclub, several bars and discos in the resort. You will find designer labels when it comes to clothes shopping in Quinta do Lago, as well as shoes, bags and souvenirs. Taxis are available and can be booked from receptions. Car hire is also available at receptions.
The weather in Quinta do Lago is what attracts to many people each year. The summers in Quinta do Lago are long and dry with winters continuing to stay mild with limited rainfall. July and August are the hottest months in Quinta do Lago with average temperatures reaching 30°C. You will also find up to 12 hours of sunshine a day meaning you have plenty of time to enjoy the day. The coastal breezes tend to keep the temperatures slightly lower to enable you to feel more comfortable in the heat. The spring and autumn is still warm with temperatures at 17-19°C. The coldest winter months are January and December although the temperature is till at around 15°C. There is also still around 6 hours of sunshine a day. From November to March is when most of the rainfall comes however on average there are only around 50 days of rainfall a year.