Quinta do Lago,
Almancil, Algarve 8135
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Open rural countryside and orange groves.
Jorge Santana da Silva
Above distances are for the Laranjal course, which is located 6 km NE of the main Quinta do Lago clubhouse and the club's North and South courses.
7 km N of Hotel Quinta do Lago / 8 km E of Vale do Lobo / 12 km NW of Faro.
The Laranjal course at Quinta do Lago Golf is a well-rated and pleasantly testing golf course. Originally an orange grove, this par-72 championship course is situated in the Ludo valley, just 2km east of the resort. Boasting some spectacular fairways and well-defined greens, Laranjal is renowned for its five beautiful lakes and its abundance of umbrella pines, cork and orange trees.
This tree-lined and open parkland layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge and usually good upkeep contribute to the appeal of this well-crafted design. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28, women 36. Proof of handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].
Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.
"Laranja" is the Portuguese word for orange; a "laranjal" is an orange grove. In Spanish the equivalent words are "naranja" and "naranjal".
Portugal's 22nd best course (Golf World, 2022).
Continental Europe's 127th best course (Golf World, 2023).
Quinta do Lago, 8135-024 Almancil, Algarve
+351 289 350 350Visit website
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. It is at the heart of the Ria Formosa Nature Park. A member of the “Leading Hotels of the World” collection since 1988, the hotel is considered one of the most prestigious five-star luxury hotels in the Algarve.
Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); San Lorenzo; Pinheiros Altos; Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses).
Vila Sol; Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).
Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135, Algarve
+351 289 357 200Visit website
The Dona Filipa Hotel in Vale do Lobo is one of the Algarve's most famous luxury hotels, which welcomes guests with a touch of glamour and the essence of true quality. The hotel offers stunning views, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses); Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); Pinheiro Altos; San Lorenzo; Vila Sol.
Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).
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