Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)

Quinta do Lago Golf

Quinta do Lago,

Almancil, Algarve 8135

  • Office

    +351 289 390 705
  • Pro shop

    +351 289 390 706
  • Fax

    +351 289 394 013
  • Golf pro

    José Ferreira (PGA, Academy Mgr & Head Professional).
  • Academy

    Paul McGinley Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    William Mitchell

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6488
5870
5192
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.6
71.7
73

At the same location:

Above distances are for the South course. Also at Quinta do Lago is the 18-hole North course (par-72, 6205 metres); located 6 km NE of the main clubhouse is the club's Laranjal course.

Location

Latitude:

37.045604

Longitude:

-8.016994

How to get there:

15 km W of Faro

From the A22 (Faro-Portimao motorway) take exit 12 (Loule/Quarteira) and follow the N396 direction Quarteira. After o.6 km turn left at T-junction, still on the N396 direction Quarteira. After 2.3 km at traffic lights turn left onto the N125 direction Almancil. After 1.3 km turn right direction Almancil. After 1.9 km in Almancil turn right direction Quinta do Lago. After o.3 km turn left direction Quinta do Lago. After 2.5 km at "multi-colour Q" roundabout take the third exit direction Quinta do Lago (& Hotel). After 2.1 km at roundabout No.4 turn right. After 100 metres golf is on your right.

Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1974

Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course): This is one of the best courses on the Algarve - a course of big dimensions, encouraging big-hitters on the good sized fairways. Over a gently undulating terrain, perhaps a bit more than gentle on the back-nine, there are several elevated greens that will require a club or two more on approach shots. From the 14th to the 17th there is a picturesque loop of holes bringing you down to the water's edge of the Ria Formosa.

Accurate tee shots are essential in order to reach many of the greens in regulation and the course is made more challenging by a good variety of doglegs and strategically located hazards. The front-nine holes, which wind their way through parkland, favour a draw, while the back-nine, which loop around the lake, favour a fade from the tee.

The course is maintained in excellent condition from the opening downhill par-4 to an equally challenging par-4 finish. An Algarve "must play" course.

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  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)
  • Photo of Quinta do Lago Golf (South Course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28, women 36. Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March, May and mid-Sept thru' Oct): €122.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent (incl a double-ended driving range).

Did you know?

Quinta do Lago's South courses has hosted many top level competitions including eight Portuguese Opens. For more details see: Top Golf Tournaments at Quinta do Lago.

Published ranking

29th best course in Europe (excl Britain & Ireland) (Golf World, 2019).

Where2Stay

  • Hotel Quinta do Lago5-star

    Quinta do Lago, 8135-024 Almancil, Algarve

    +351 289 350 350

    Visit 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.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); San Lorenzo; Pinheiros Altos; Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses).

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Vila Sol; Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).

  • Dona Filipa Hotel5-star

    Vale do Lobo, Almancil 8135, Algarve

    +351 289 357 200

    Visit 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.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Vale do Lobo (Royal & Ocean courses); Quinta do Lago (North, South & Laranjal courses); Pinheiro Altos; San Lorenzo; Vila Sol.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Vilamoura courses (Oceanico - Old, Pinhal, Millennium, Laguna, Victoria).

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