Encosta do Lago
With a name that translates as ‘Beside the Lake’, the superbly elegant resort of Encosta do Lago is situated within the delightful Quinta do Lago resort in the heart of the Algarve. Just 20 minutes from Faro Airport,
The Encosta do Lago resort offers a wide range of excellent leisure facilities – and is ideal for both couples and families. There is a superb spa which features sauna, Turkish bath, massage rooms and a wide range of wellness treatments – and for keen golfers, a golf course is close by. The beach is also within easy reach, where there are plenty of watersports activities for adults and children alike, plus horse-riding in the surrounding countryside.
Lush gardens and palm trees Beautifully planned and laid out, the resort is in a lush landscape of tropical gardens and tall palm trees, which provide delightful natural shade around the lagoon-style swimming pool, which contains an island, three bridges and a terrace with sun loungers and parasols. There’s also a children’s swimming pool, and nearby a bar area serves drinks and snacks.
A range of activities If you feel like taking exercise, there are plenty of on-site activities, including two tennis courts (with tuition available), a fully equipped gym (which offers sessions with a personal trainer) – and for dining, Tucano’s Restaurant is in a delightfully tropical setting, with outside terrace for al fresco meals under the stars. The menu specialises in local Portuguese dishes, Mediterranean food and international cuisine.
This is your time
- Poolside bar
- International restaurant
- Golf course (3 km away)
- Watersports – canoeing, windsurfing
- Fitness centre
- Bicycle rental