Santo Antonio Resort | Linked villas at Quinta da Encosta Velha

Situated in the Western Algarve, about 15 minutes drive from Lagos, Santo António Villas, Golf & Spa is the perfect retreat for your family Algarve holiday.

Quinta da Encosta Velha resort at Santo Antonio is situated within walking distance of the charming village of Budens, and overlooks the front nine holes of Golf Santo António's 18 hole course, par 71.

Here we offer holiday accommodation in two and three bedroom golf village houses. All properties have air conditioning units, satellite TV with free view channels (English & Portuguese), DVD and stereo system, fully equipped kitchens with microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, hob, oven and washing machine. Guests staying here can enjoy the outdoor communal swimming pools. The Quinta da Floresta Club House and Spa are just a couple of minutes drive away.

Please note: Images shown are a sample selection only. Villas will be allocated upon arrival.

For more information regarding Santo Antonio Resort and for alternative accommodation options, please visit our Santo Antonio Resort Homepage


  • Welcome pack upon arrival at the villa (fresh fruit and water)
  • Maid Service and towel change every 3 days. Linen changed weekly.
  • Free unlimited access to the gym and indoor area at Spa Santo Antonio (indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, Turkish bath and sauna)
  • Free unlimited access to the external spa pool (heated April - October)
  • 40% discount on the green fees and at the golf shop
  • 10% discount on the restaurants, bars and tennis
  • 10% discount on all spa and beauty treatments
  • Children's play area
  • Kids Club (seasonal)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 18 hole golf course, par 71
  • Driving range
  • PGA Golf Academy
  • Short game practice area
  • Putting green
  • Gymnasium
  • 4 Tennis Courts
  • Two 7 a side grass football pitches
  • Exercise studio - fitness classes (Pilates, Body Fit & Zumba)
  • Tennis Academy
  • Football Academy run by a professional coach (for 6 - 14 year olds)
  • Outdoor pools (adults and children) at the Spa area
  • Bars and Restaurants
  • Free Parking
  • Wi-Fi in common areas. Option to book Dongle €4 per day, subject to availability.
  • Refundable damage deposit 250€ on arrival, subject to no breakages. (Cash, cheque, credit card imprint)
  • Pool Towels available to hire from reception - 2 Euros each
  • We do require a damage deposit on all bookings, 7 days prior to departure via a secure online page. This damage deposit is held against your card and is released back to your card on your return, subject to no damages. The damage deposit value will differ for weddings / celebrations.

Approximate location shown for guidance only. Contact us for precise details.

Nearest Amenities
TypeNameDistance km
RestaurantVicentino 's Trattoria1.13
Cash MachineMB Multibanco Atm1.42
Grocery StoreIntermarché Budens1.44
BarO Aquário1.70
BankCaixa Geral de Depositos5.85
DoctorClinica Vicentina Vila do Bispo6.00
PharmacyFarmácia Vila do Bispo6.07


Cot - €5 per day

Extra bed - €15-35 per night depending on season - please ask. 50% discount for children under 12.

English breakfast at Clubhouse Spike bar and Restaurant - €8/day (50% discount children under 12, children under 2 years, free of charge)

Half Board (Breakfast, Lunch OR Dinner) - €25/day (Children under 12 years, 50% discount, children under 2 - free of charge).

Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) - €42/day (Children under 12 years, 50% discount, children under 2 - free of charge).


At Golfe Santo António Resorts there is a wide choice of excellent bars and restaurants, to appeal to every taste.

Bars and Restaurants

Spike Bar, Algarve

Santo Antonio's clubhouse serves bar snacks, light meals and hot and cold beverages and is the perfect watering hole after 18 holes of golf.

Overlooking the back nine holes of Santo Antonio's magnificent golf course, this restaurant serves international cuisine combined with traditional local ingredients.


Blue Lagoon, Algarve

A poolside restaurant with Mediterranean flair. The menu includes grilled food, snacks and sumptuous salads. Only opens in the Summer.


Trattoria, Algarve

Offering a choice of traditional Italian dishes, including homemade pizzas, fresh pastas with special signature sauces and mouth-watering Italian desserts. A takeaway service is also available from this restaurant. Opens from March to October.



Santo Antonio Resort boasts first-class tennis facilities in combination with a wide choice of holiday accommodation to create the perfect tennis holiday in the Algarve, Portugal.

  • Bespoke tennis courses, lessons and holidays.
  • Four floodlit tennis courts.
  • Traditional hard tennis courts.
  • 'Masters' artificial grass courts.
  • Tailored tennis courses lead by our LTA professional.

Residential Algarve tennis courses with unlimited tennis for individuals are offered for couples and families. The 10-hour tennis course from LTA professional, run over five days, concentrates on improving both your tennis skills and general physical fitness.

The emphasis is on developing a relaxed and effortless tennis technique which improves both winning potential and enjoyment of the game. There are also tailored tennis lessons for juniors and beginners.


Kid's Activities

A vast array of kids' activities to choose from, with children's clubs providing a safe environment for your children to have fun. Experienced and friendly staff can organise a programme of fun-filled activities to keep your children amused and happy throughout their holiday. All of our children's clubs are very popular with families on holiday and we strongly recommend that you reserve in advance to guarantee your child's place.

All children's activities are subject to advance reservation (24h) and to a minimunm attendance of 3 children.

  • Activities including volleyball, football, cricket, rounders, table tennis, pool, darts, and chess.
  • Golf and tennis lessons.
  • A baby sitting service is also available.
Floresta Fun Club (For children aged 3 - 10 years old)

Daily activities with experienced staff include: mask making, face painting, colouring, Stories and games, arts and crafts, pony trekking, tennis and swimming.

15€ per session, either 9am - midday or 2pm - 6pm.

Football Academy

6 - 14 year olds - 18€ per person, per 2 hour session 


On the fringes of The Costa Vicentina Nature Reserve, in a beautiful setting at the heart of Quinta da Floresta, lies Spa Santo António.

The combination of space, peace and pure luxury creates the ideal relaxing environment for an indulgent Spa holiday or Spa break in the Algarve during which you can spoil yourself with a variety of massages and beauty treatments. Similarly, the Spa Santo António can ease your aching limbs after a hard day's golfing at Quinta da Floresta, or a work-out at our gym.

Spa Facilities:


  • Professional Spa treatments and alternative therapies.
  • Nail studio
  • Exercise studio
  • Personal training
  • Sauna,jacuzi, steam room



Quinta da Floresta in the Western Algarve offers all-weather bowling facilities and a friendly bowling clubhouse.

Situated in the valley at Quinta da Floresta Resort lies the Parque Bowling Green and friendly Clubhouse. The bowling club is open daily, Monday to Saturday from 9h30am for general play or 'Have a Go' bowling sessions. Everybody is welcome.

  • 8 rink all-weather, artificial greengage bowling green.
  • Bowling shoes and woods for hire.
  • Coaching and bowling lessons available (special season ticket, rates available for periods of one week to one year).
  • Bowling clubhouse with home cooked light snacks and beverages.
  • Open bowls competitions throughout the year (Mondays and Fridays).
  • Tailored Algarve bowling holidays and bowling breaks. Bespoke Bowling holidays available.
  • Caters for bowling parties of all sizes.




2 Bedroom Linked Villa Per Night
6th Jul 2022 to 13th Jul 2022£144
13th Jul 2022 to 1st Sep 2022£216
1st Sep 2022 to 1st Oct 2022£144
1st Oct 2022 to 1st Nov 2022£126
3 Bedroom Linked Villa Per Night
6th Jul 2022 to 13th Jul 2022£180
13th Jul 2022 to 1st Sep 2022£262
1st Sep 2022 to 1st Oct 2022£180
1st Oct 2022 to 1st Nov 2022£162

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