Activities and Cultural attractions

The Algarve is an extremely rich portuguese region with a diverse natural and built heritage. Please accept our below suggestions or get  in contact with us so that we can help you plan your visit. We can help you with reservations, tickets and appointments so that you only have to worry about enjoying all that Quinta do Lago has to offer.

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The beach of Quinta do Lago is located in the heart of the Ria Formosa Natural Park and is accessible through a long wooden bridge that rises harmoniously above the estuaries. The extremely rich biodiversity and variety of habitats is ecologicaly balenced and a privileged location for bird watching.

Bird watching

A crossing point for African migratory species and home to more than 250 different species, the Algarve offers a rich and diverse experience in bird watching. Discover the 10 IBA (Important Bird Areas) and the many observation points and structures available.


Known as the “Golden Triangle”, Vale do Lobo, Quinta do Lago and Vilamoura form one of the most luxurious areas in the Algarve and also one of the best equipped in terms of golf. Quinta do Lago includes six golf courses and offers multiple and varied scenarios for your prefered activity.

Walking Tours

Come and visit Ria Formosa, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal. Enjoy a walk through the pine forests, marshes and salt flats of Ria Formosa, be amazed by the natural beauty of this protected area in the Algarve and learn a little more about the fauna and flora of this place, the extraction of salt and the nurseries of clams and oysters from Ria Formosa.


Tennis is a clear example of the Algarve's investment on sports tourism. Equipped with modern infrastructures and facilities suitable for the development of the sport, the Algarve region assumes itself as one of the best in the country in terms of clubs, academies and tennis courts. Valverde has two excellent tennis courts and offers training programs to its customers.


The gastronomy you will find in the Algarve reflects what the 150 kilometers of coastline offers it: fresh fish and seafood inviting you to socialize and share as only one meal can provide. The gastronomy of the region has so much to offer ... come and find out!

Cultural attractions

Church of St. Lourenço

Built in the first half of the 18th century, the church of Capela de São Lourenço dos Matos is the best testimony of the baroque tiles work in the Algarve. Considered one of the greatest artistic treasures in the south of the country, this church presents itself as a remarkable example of the religious portuguese architecture. In the presbitary, in addition to the tiles, stands out the portuguese gilt carved altarpiece, also in Baroque style.

Town Market of Loulé

Inaugurated in 1908 to bring together all the different markets in the city, it was designed by the architect Alfredo Costa Campos in the Arab-inspired revival style. Despite the various improvements, expansions and remodelings, it remains a landmark of the city and a place to visit.

Castel of Loulé

The originally Arab castle, rebulit in the XIII century, had a large walled perimeter, part of which still visible. You can also see some of the outer towers one of which facing Rua da Barbacã, built of masonry, and Torre de Vela made of mud located in the Rua da Corredoura. This architecture feature was introduces by the Almohad in the Iberian Peninsula.