Varandas Do Lago Holiday Guide

Located at the heart of the Algarve's famous 'Golden Triangle' between Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, Varandas do Lago is a luxury development of villas offering an upmarket base for year-round golf or tennis holidays, or the opportunity for quality rest and relaxation in the sun.

This recent development is just a couple of minutes drive from the stretches of golden sand at Ancao - which has good facilities. Beaches here are clean and unspoiled and the area is recognized as one of Europe's most unpolluted coastlines.

Situated in the Ria Formosa nature reserve - Varandas do Lago is located amongst attractive umbrella pines, between the coast and the rolling hills. The birdlife in the local area is captivating - with more than 200 species this location is any birdwatcher's dream.

Varandas do Lago is an excellent base for sporting holidays in the sun. The 5-star golf courses of Quinta do Lago/ Ria Formosa, San Lorenzo and Vale do Lobo and Pinheiros Altos are all close by offering quality play. The San Lorenzo course has been voted 'Europe's second best golf course' (Golf World Magazine) and Vale do Lobo's stunning Royal Course remains one of the world's most photographed.

Portugal's biggest tennis centre is within a 5-minute drive of Varandas do Lago and with over 300 days of sunshine annually the weather's unlikely to stop play.

There's a wide range of restaurants, shops and bars within a short drive of the development either at neighbouring resorts or their service towns, such as Almancil - just 5 minutes away.

If you have time to explore inland, you will be rewarded with rustic villages set in stunning countryside.

Varandas do Lago is an easy 15-minute transfer from Faro airport.

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