Located in the beautiful Quinta do Lago area of the Algarve, the elegant and luxurious Conrad Algarve is the perfect destination for a couples or family holiday. The opulent lobby atrium is an impressive sight of white marble floors and walls, elegant furnishings and lighting.
Aside from the array of facilities at the Conrad, you might also like to explore the activities and excursions located around the area including; chartering a boat to go big-game fishing, scuba diving, exploring Ria Formosa with a guide, bird watching in the wetlands, taking a sunset boat trip, enjoying beach water sports, biking tours and taking wine tasting tours at Quinto dos Vales. There are also many sights of interest located on the east and west of the property such as Faro’s Carmo Church, the fishing port of Olhao and the castle of Silves.
Gusto by Heinz Beck: Bringing gourmet cuisine to the hotel, the Michelin starred chef, Heinz Beck, has created a Mediterranean fine dining menu for guests to enjoy. Sit indoors or on the alfresco terrace and enjoy an extensive wine menu and the food whilst you watch the chefs prepare the food in the open display kitchen. This Scandinavian designed restaurant also features a cocktail bar, cigar menu and ‘Gus to go’ takeout concept.
Louro: Featuring modern Portuguese cuisine from the morning to the night, Louro offers guests an indoor and outdoor dining setting. In the morning, there is an a la carte or buffet breakfast. The Chef tender table can be used to enjoy cooking courses and for interactive dining experiences.
Lago Lounge: Perfect for relaxation, enjoy Sri Lankan teas, cocktails, champagne and pastry treats! The living room area leads out to the large terrace with views of the gardens and pools.
Dado: This poolside restaurant offers cocktails, a South American influenced menu and also a private dining BBQ experience.
Sereno: Sip drinks at the heated infinity pool!
Restaurant opening times are to be used as a guide only and can vary throughout the year depending on resort occupancy levels.
Quinta de Lago, the exclusive location of the Conrad Algarve, is also home to some of the Algarve's best golf course and attracts avid golfing enthusiasts year after year. Boasting 300 days of sun on average per year, and in low season a cooling breeze, good playing conditions are almost always guaranteed.
Voted the Best Golf Destination in the World, you have four courses to choose from in the vicinity of the Conrad Algarve.
Quinta do Lanship features three championship golf courses, the South Course (3km), the North Course (3km) and the Laranjal (6km). Each has been meticulously thought out to take advantage of its stunning surroundings as well as using its landscape to create a diverse range of challenging holes. All three courses boast first class driving ranges, a golf academy, practice greens, bunkers, buggies, pro-shops and clubhouses with excellent outdoor dining opportunities.
Vale do Lobo boasts two challening courses, the Royal (6km) and the Ocean (6km), each based on original concepts by the renowned Sir Henry Cotton and re-developed by Rocky Roquemore, the American golf architect.
Pinheiros Altos (4.5km) is one of the most prestigious and successful premier golf resort in Europe and was designed by Ronald Fream, while the additional 9 holes were created by the renowned golf architect George Santana de Silva and opened in 2007.
Oceanico comprises of seven different championship courses in the Algarve, including Vilamoura's famous five (Oceanico Victoria (15km), Oceanico Old Course (14km), Oceanico Pinhal (12.5km), Oceanico Laguna (15km) and Oceanico Millennium (15km))
The team at Conrad Algarve believe the success of a holiday on the Algarve is as much about the experiences and local activities their guests enjoy as it is about the luxury surroundings and services on offer at the hotel. A number of unique experiences have been designed for you to enjoy and to complement your Conrad Algarve Holiday.
Half Day Ria Formosa Fishing Experience - Enjoy moments of fun on a traditional fishing boat. Family adventure on the nature park where protected species of birds migrate all year round. Includes all equipment and bate, mineral water
Algarve Unspoiled Villages & Local Flavours - A tailor made tour designed for the whole family to explore the unknown Algarve, cork region and factory, unspoiled villages. S. Brás de Alportel, traditional costumes museum, tea and local cake at the village. Lunch in the local restaurant Cortelha village.
Ria Formosa Clam Picking Experience - A unique local experience, an opportunity to spend the day with a local clam picker on his daily clam picking tasks. A real life adventure on a traditional fisherman's wooden boat with live experiencing of the ancient clam picking skills and secrets. The activity takes place in the heart of the natural park of Ria Formosa, a protected lagoon for different species of fauna and flora. Guided by a local experienced fisherman, you will learn the old ways of clam and raiser clam picking, along with some other curiosities...
Traditional Boat Tour and Desert Islands - Half day Ria Formosa ride on a traditional wooden boat. The most pleasurable way to discover the fauna and flora of the nature reserve Ria Formosa and desert islands, all surrounded by the vivid green of the vegetation that provides protected habitats for migratory birds, flamingos, storks, herons, exotic purple, gallinules and other species. Enjoy the nature park and the desert islands, time to swim in clear cristal waters
Winery Tour - A half-day taste bud immersion in the Algarve wine culture with our Sommelier. A two hour visit to the Quinta dos Vales, one of the primary wine producers in the Algarve followed by a personalized meal with wine pairing at Gusto Restaurant.
Market Chef - The Conrad Algarve Executive Chef will take you to Loule Market where you will be given a brief explanation of the market, it’s history and ingredients produced and sold by local farmers and fishermen. You will be given the day’s recipe and then you will join the chef to go off and find the ingredients on the market. After your shopping spree, you will stop at a wine shop to experience a port tasting and the chance to buy great local wines. To finish the market tour the chef will take you to a “pastelaria” for a coffee and to indulge in some typical Portuguese pastries. You will return to the hotel approximately for your cataplana cooking class on the Louro terrace, after which you will then enjoy a lunch of your own cataplana.