Really poor overall experience. The clubhouse was inadequately staffed which made obtaining food and drink before the round difficult. The course itself was rammed with 2/3 groups on each hole. The round took 5 hours 35 minutes and despite our request three times we never saw one course ranger. We had booked and paid for 6 buggies but they had only 5 of them, they promised to bring the first available one out. They did not until we complained and eventually delivered it after six holes. The greens were the worst of the four courses, slow and bumpy which is poor for peak season. As a result of our 5 hour 35 minute round, our buses had arrived to take us back to the hotel whilst we had two groups still on the course. Pity as a stunning golf course, really poorly managed.
Reasons to Visit Quinta do Lago Laranjal Course
One of three fantastic courses on-site at Quinta Do Lago
Rated 13th in the Top 100 Courses in all of Portugal
From the back tees, the Laranjal course measures 7082 yards
The Laranjal is Quinta Do Lago’s standalone course, located just 2km from the main resort, it opened in 2009 and was voted Best Golf Course at the 2011 Portuguese Travel Awards.
Sitting in the Ludo Valley, its beauty is attributed by the five beautiful lakes, great umbrella pines and orange trees scattered throughout the course. The Quinta Do Lago Resort was awarded ‘Europe’s Best Golf Destination’ at the World Golf Awards in 2015 and 2016 as well as Golf Digest ‘Best International Resort’ in 2016 and 2017, proving a great golfing experience for all abilities.
The Laranjal course is as challenging as it is beautiful and it is sure to give all standards of golfers a run for their money with a series of challenging holes plus well-defended greens.