The Golden Triangle is where the majority of the highest priced properties can be found in the Algarve, it is made up of Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo and Vilamoura, it is situated 15kms west of Faro airport. Quinta do Lago is set in nearly 1,594 acres of pine forest and lakes, bordered by beautiful sandy beaches offering a blend of first-class facilities, an elite lifestyle and total seclusion at the heart of some of the most prestigious golf courses in Europe. Vale do Lobo is a self-contained luxury community set in 450 hectares with approx. 1,500 properties, 2 golf courses, Spa and sport facilities alongside the beach. Located 23kms west of Faro, Vilamoura is a purpose built resort covering 20km2 and including a large marina, casino, luxury hotels, golf courses and various other sports facilities. This area enjoys a sunny climate for most of the year and many spring like days even in winter.