What's on at Quinta do Lago this summer
Summer Fun programme at Quinta do Lago
Quinta do Lago is an iconic luxury lifestyle resort in Portugal's southern region, the Algarve, and a favourite holiday spot for many celebrities and sporting stars such as Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard, Madonna and Niall Horan. Check out our Guide to Quinta do Lago for insider info on where to stay, play and have fun. For those long, sunny, summer days Quinta do Lago has a full programme of fun to keep kids and adults entertained. Here are some of the highlights.
Bovino restaurant is Quinta do Lago's outstanding steakhouse, where you can sink you teeth into some of the best beef in the world as well as some fabulous seafood, particularly the fresh Ria Formosa oysters. Every Sunday in summer, Bovino hosts Beats & Brunch - a fun BBQ brunch experience. Aside from the fab food, there is great music with beats from around the world to enjoy on the sunny terrace. Beats & Brunch is great for families too - there is a special childrens play area to keep junior visitors happy. Every Sunday until the end of August. €49 per person, half price for children, advance booking required.
Movies in the Park
Summer wouldn't be summer without an open air movie session. Come along to Movies in the Park on 24th July and on 14th August, head to Tee1, South Course for showings of great family movies. The fun starts at 7pm with entertainment for the children, the movie starts when the sun goes down. Entrance is free or you can opt to hire a buggy for €25 and get free popcorn and two drinks, or go for the VIP package for two adults and two children, to get the best spot on the green, a sofa, food and drinks served to your table, €300.
Dive in Movies at The Magnolia Hotel
For more open air movie fun, grab a spot poolside at The Magnolia Hotel for Dive in Movies, every monday evening with free entry. Classic movies, cocktails and popcorn. Bliss! The hotel has a full programme of fun for the coming months. Find out about summer fun at The Magnolia Hotel.
Picnics in the Park
Entrance is free to the event for residents and guests at The Magnolia Hotel. General entrance is €5 and free for children up to 12 years of age. Or get free entry when you buy one of the Picnic Baskets provided by Quinta do Lago. From 6pm, every Friday during the summer.
Parties and Music
There are no shortage of parties in Quinta do Lago during the summer. The Shack Bar, Quinta's cool summer bar, is home to some of the best.
Live Music at The Shack
Every Tuesday and Thursday, from 4 to 8pm, kick back and relax with live music at The Shack, free flowing drinks, tasty bites and a great view. And every Monday and Wednesday, in July and August, there are DJ sessions to keep the party going.
Full Moon Party
Unlease some lunar madness at the Full Moon Party at The Shack on 27th July and 26th August. Live music and great drinks by moonlight.
Music while you dine
Enjoy live music performances while you dine at Quinta do Lago's superb restaurants.
There's live music at Bovino every Wednesday and Saturday, and every Wednesday and Sunday at Casa do Lago. Quinta's fine dining restaurant Casa Velha also has live music every Thursday on the gorgeous patio overlooking the lake. There's live music at Koko every Saturday as well as entertainment for the kids at Koko and Bovino every evening in July and August, with bouncy castles, face painting and ballon making.
Drop & Go Kids Activities
Every Saturday you can drop the kids at The Campus for the Drop & Go Multisports activities. For children aged 5 to 15, there is a mix of tennis, padel, mini-football and athletics on offer. €15 per child, €10 per sibling.
Soccer Camp with football legends
How about a chance to train with a legend of the beautiful game? Give your children the opportunity to train with Rio Ferdinand, Richard Dunne and Bobby Zamora during week long soccer camps at The Campus. Suitable for children aged 5 to 15, Rio will be joined by Laura Rafferty, Sophie Perry, freestyler Jamie Knight and the Football Escapes’ UEFA coaching team. Book early - these camps are very popular.
Tennis and Padel
If you wondering where to play padel in the Algarve, The Campus is the answer. There are several padel and tennis courts here and regular Round Robin and tournaments that you can join on Monday, Wednesday, Thursdays and Saturdays as well as regular Cardio Tennis sessions and Padel training.
The Bike Shed Eco Tour
The Bike Shed at The Campus is the cycling hub in Quinta do Lago, run by double gold, paralympian medal winner Mark Rohan. Join the Eco Tour to explore the Ria Formosa natura reserve on two wheels. Guided by a marine biologist, discover the Ria Formosa’s eco-system, rich fauna and flora, and the amazing migrating birds who inhabit this stunning stretch of the Algarve coast. Every Friday until 31st August.
Join one of the Bike Shed Social Spins for some fun cycling around the area. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday morning starting at 8:30 am. Bike hire is avaiable.
Mini Golf Family Party
Bring the family to play Quinta do Lago's smallest course. The course is made up of miniature replicas of iconic golf holes from around the world. Enjoy some family competition, with childrens entertainment and a bar at the end. The Mini Golf Family Party is every Sunday from 5 to 7pm at the Mini Golf course.
Paul McGinley Junior Cup
The Paul McGinley Junior Cup is an annual competiton that inspires young golfers. It's fun while also being a competiton that helps players improve. This year's edition also has a Mini Golf Masters tournament. On 5th and 6th of August.
Junior Golf Camps
Budding champs can hone their skills at the Junior Golf Camps at the Paul McGinley academy. For players from 3 ot 15 years of age, of all levels. The learning is fun and attainable objectives are set specific to each child's level.
How about a little nightime golf? Every evening in July and August you can play some Moonlight Golf at the Mini Golf and the Driving Range from 9:30 to 10:30pm.
Q Beach Activities
For some fun on the beach, join the Q Beach sunset activities, every Saturday from 4pm.
Join a Fitness Masterclass or get a team together to win the sandcastle competition. With DJ session at sunset. Free activity.
For further information on the available events and for bookings, contact Quinta do Lago or download the Quinta do Lago app.