Quinta do Lago Laranjal Course
18 holes golf course of the Quinta do Lago resort between Almancil and Faro
Location and access
Laranjal golf course is located between Almancil and Faro International Airport on the border of the Ria Formosa nature reserve and the world famous Quinta do Lago resort. As the name indicates, the land was originally an orange grove. It is a two km drive from the EN125 on the eastern entrance to Almancil in the direction of Ludo and around eight kms from the A22 motorway (exit 13).
Laranjal, opened in 2009, is the third golf course of the exclusive Quinta do Lago golf and holiday resort. It is a sanctuary for those seeking the finest in golf and personalized service. Its narrow fairways and well defined greens require concentration and accuracy to navigate this testing route laid out on a rolling and distinctive terrain. By 2011 it had already been voted the “Best Golf Course” at the Portuguese Travel Awards.
It is a Par 72, 6,480 meters in length with five par 5s, eight par 4s, five par 3s set amongst umbrella pines, cork-oaks and orange trees with a natural water course and 5 beautiful lakes. Penn A4 was selected for the greens to help guarantee good putting surfaces all year round and the Fairways are sown with Bermuda grass.
Services & facilities
Laranjal offers all you can expect from a golf course of this world class level in Quinta do Lago - from the elegant club house to professional practice facilities and a personalised service.
Laranjal is located two kilometres to the east of the Quinta do Lago resort in the Ludo valley. A small access road leads from the roundabout at the resort entrance in a north-easterly direction through scenic countryside.