Santo Antonio Villas, Golf and Spa

Situated in the Western Algarve, about 15 minutes drive from Lagos, Golfe Santo António Resorts is the perfect retreat for your family Algarve holiday. Formerly known as Parque da Floresta, the resorts at Santo Antonio offer luxury holiday accommodation, from large family villas with swimming pools to linked villas and holiday apartments.


The Resorts

There are three resorts within Golfe Santo António's resorts, each of which are situated in enviable locations - overlooking a secluded golden beach, lapped by turquoise seas; a traditional Portuguese fishing village; a manicured golf course or acres of pristine Algarve countryside. All of the accommodation has been built to the highest standards and is designed with luxury in mind. Accommodation comprises large family villas with swimming pools, linked villas and luxury apartments, all impeccably furnished and each containing everything you could possibly require during your stay. 

  • Quinta da Floresta- Encompassing one of the Algarve's most picturesque and famous golf courses, Golf Santo António's flagship holiday resort, Quinta da Floresta has a huge selection of holiday activities, combined with sheer relaxation in a truly magnificent setting. This resort is close to charming fishing villages, uncrowded sandy Algarve beaches and secluded coves. Accommodation here comprises 2 and 3 bedroom golf linked villas which have use of the communal swimming pools, or Independent 3 and 4 bedroom villas with their own private swimming pools.
  • Quinta da Encosta Velha- Situated within walking distance of the charming village of Budens, Quinta da Encosta Velha holiday resort overlooks the front nine holes of Golf Santo António's 18 hole course, par 71, and is located close to the Golf Academy, driving range and bowling green. The resort has fantastic views of the golf course and surrounding country side. Accommodation here comprises 2 and 3 bedroom golf linked villas which have use of communal swimming pools.
  • The View- For beach lovers, the holiday resort at The View in the nearby Algarve fishing village of Salema, is a stone's throw from the beach front, offering holiday accommodation with amazing views over the ocean and nearby Algarve beaches. Accommodation here comprises 2 and 3 bedroom golf linked villas which have use of communal swimming pools.


Quinta da Floresta and Quinta da Encosta Velha surround the Quinta da Floresta golf course, one of Europe's most spectacular golf courses, and many of the luxury villas have superb views of the courses and the beautiful surrounding Algarve countryside. Whilst golf is central to these holiday resorts, there are many other leisure activities available such as tennis, bowling, football and a choice of 10 different swimming pools to choose from. For those seeking the ultimate in relaxation, the Quinta da Floresta Spa offers a wide range of treatments to help you unwind.

The View is a stone's throw from the beach front in the nearby fishing village of Salema, and offers holiday accommodation with amazing views over the ocean and nearby Algarve beaches. 


Each of the resorts are ideal for families and offer children's clubs in a safe and fun environment for your kids to have fun, learn and make new friends. The experienced, friendly staff can organise a full programme of kids' activities to keep your children amused and happy throughout their holiday. Please click on our Extra Details tab for further information on all of the resorts facilities, restaurants and kids club.




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  • Santo Antonio Resort | Linked villas at The View Resort
    The View, part of the Santo Antonio Resort, is located in the fishing village of Salema. Holiday accommodation comprises 2 and 3 bedroom golf linked villas which have use of communal swimming pools and have amazing views over the ocean and nearby Algarve beaches. More
  • Santo Antonio Resort | Linked villas at Quinta da Encosta Velha
    Two and three bedroom golf village houses at Quinta da Encosta Velha, one of the resorts within Santo Antonio Golf and Spa resort in the west Algarve, Portugal. More
  • Santo Antonio Resort | Golf Village | Linked villas at Quinta da Floresta
    Two and Three Bedroom linked Villas at Santo Antonio's flagship resort, Quinta da Floresta. More
  • Santo Antonio Resort | 3 bed villa with private pool at Quinta da Floresta
    3 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool at Santo Antonio's flagship resort, Quinta da Floresta. More
  • Santo Antonio Resort | 4 bed villa with private pool at Quinta da Floresta
    4 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool at Santo Antonio's flagship resort, Quinta da Floresta. More
  • Welcome pack upon arrival at the villa (fresh fruit and water)
  • Maid service and towel change once per week
  • 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)
  • 10% 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
  • 10 swimming pools to choose from
  • Children's play area
  • Kids Club (seasonal)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Wi Fi available in communal areas. It may be possible to book a dongle for €4 per day, subject to availability
  • 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
  • Championship bowling green
  • Night Security
  • Refundable damage deposit 250€ on arrival, subject to no breakages. (Cash, cheque, credit card imprint)
  • 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.

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