Variously described by a range of reviewers as “an excellent dining choice”, “gourmet food”, “fine dining” and “a newsophistication”, Casa Velha enjoys the skill and passion of Head Chef and owner, Yannick Guichaoua.
Articles in the ‘Quinta Lifestyle’ Category
A short helicopter flight from Quinta do Lago and perched close to Europe’s most western tip is Sintra, one of the nation’s most precious architectural and istorical jewels. Protected from unflattering progress by its UNESCO World Heritage status, the little town has enjoyed fame and royal privilege for hundreds of years.
“Fun first”, declares Jim Stewart inanswer to the question: what’s the Jim Stewart Tennis Academy like? “It doesn’t matter what level you are. Whether you are four years’ old and a knocking a big foam ball over a mini-net, or you’re one of the country’s elite players, tennis should be fun”, he clarifies.
Vaughan and Wendy Davies are very much part of the local community and can often be found sipping coffee or having lunch in the heart of the resort at Quinta Shopping with work associates, friends and clients.
The town of Loulé is famous for its artisans, so it is fitting that in addition to hosting talented leather and ceramic craftsmen, you will find Beau McClellan, the legendary sculptor and lighting designer.
Golf titles are available for a limited period at the Quinta do Lago golf club. Please read the official Clube do Golfe da Quinta do Lago announcement.
This new golf course Laranjal is now open! The par 72 golf course of 6500 meters has five par fives, five par threes and eight par fours, and includes five lakes. The course has been designed to be both challenging to the golfer, and environmentally friendly.
Golf is one of the major attractions in Quinta do Lago. The golf courses are world class and Quinta do Lago has hosted the Portuguese Open 8 times.
December 2006 was an important anniversary for Hermes Alberto; it marked his 20th year as head of security for Quinta do Lago. But try to pat him on the back, or offer him a glass of champagne in celebration of his achievement, and this modest man shrugs his shoulders in a gesture of selfdeprecation. It
Four great golf courses, 72 great holes. But if you had to choose – really had to choose – what would be the perfect 18? Each of the four golf courses in Quinta do Lago are recognised as world class but with the help of the professionals from each club, Kenny Fairbairn, Domingos Gomes Silva,