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Looking for a golfing escape to wonderful weather, when winter is chilling your bones at home?

Look no further than Algarve with more than 300 days of sunshine a year and you will collect a few bonus prizes…you'll be rewarded with excellent food and wines, one of Europe's most beautiful cities, museums, exceptional shopping, fascinating sightseeing, exciting nightlife, exceptional values and more.

Home to many of the superb, sunny golf courses which have gained Algarve such an enviable golfing reputation. If you have time, take a relaxing half day or so on one of the numerous, picture-postcard beaches.

Vilamoura, the ideal spot to enjoy a real vacation, whether playing golf or not. For further details of the Courses suggested, click on links below.

Rules and Etiquette of the Golf Courses

Alto - Portimão

This 18 hole, Par 72 golf course, was the last to be designed by the legendary Sir Henry Cotton. The winding fairways and elevated greens reflect Sir Henry’s golfing philosophy of providing low handicap players with a testing game and still affording plenty of enjoyment for players at average club level and providing satisfaction and...

Balaia - Balaia

The course goes from 1 to 9 holes, and is considered, by many as one of the best in the Algarve. In opposition to what most people think, playing this 9 hole course can be, and certainly is as gratifying as playing an 18 hole course. Tha challenge we make you is only one: come and give a...

Benamor - Tavira
Situated a few kilometers from the historical city of Tavira, with a lenght of 5.500 meters and 18 holes.Involved in the mountainous landscape of Barrocal, ii enjoys  the best landscapes of mountain and sea that Algarve has to offer.The Benamor Golf Course holds: Clubhouse, Driving range, Putting green and large putting course, Trolleys and...
Boavista - Lagos

The course at Boavista Golf Resort opened in January 2002 and quickly became established as one of the Western Algarves premier courses. This impressive 18 hole championship course offers exceptional playing conditions and was designed by Howard Swan a renowned UK based architect. Boavista offers two distinct parts – the Resort Section...

Castro Marim - Castro Marim

Located close to the historic town of Castro Marim the 3 nine hole courses runs through undulating hills dotted with pines and occasional views across the River Guadiana to neighbouring Spain. The three courses are named Atlantic, Grouse and Guadiana.

This course calls for careful play with strategically placed water...

Faldo - Silves
Designed by Nick Faldo with strategic play in mind this 6,604 meters par-72 championship course demands careful positioning to score well. Nick said: "The land at Amendoeira is dramatic and the project has the potential to be a real talking point in the Algarve. With so many courses in the region, that’s no mean feat," pointed out Faldo, who will be...
Gramacho - Carvoeiro
Nick Price, the former world Nr.1 player, has teamed up with the well-known golf course architect, Ronald Fream, to create a uniquely designed 18 hole course with 27 varied greens that enable the golfer to play the same course several times with different greens and new challenges. The design technique has positioned the greens and protective bunkers so...
Laguna - Vilamoura
Laid out over low-lying coastal terrain, this course, with its many water hazards and few trees, is considerably different from the other ones at the resort and many of its holes convey a links atmosphere. U.S. golf architect Joseph Lee designed this course which was opened in 1990 and many previous visitors will recognise it as part of the former 27-hole...
Millenium - Vilamoura
This conventional Par-72 course opened in the year 2000, although the completely refurbished back nine holes - formerly part of the 27-hole Laguna Course - had been completed in their original configuration a decade before. The refurbishment and the totally new outward half were both designed by renowned golf Architect Martin Hawtree. No. holes 18 PAR 72...
Monte Rei - Vila Nova de Cacela

Monte Rei vision is strikingly simple and memorably courageous to collate the very best ingredients creating a groundbreaking and world-class golf destination .

Monte Rei has sought out the best names from around the globe to head every individual element of this impressive estate with Jack Nicklaus designing his first...

Oconnor - Silves
Perfectly complementing the Faldo Course, whilst taking advantage of the rich valley soil in contrast to the arid hillside, Christy OConnor Jnrs course at Amendoeira offers no less of a challenge. Large areas of water demand accurate play and creative shot making, and these lakes and streams are to be maintained as a wildlife sanctuary. He explained: - I...
Old Course - Vilamoura
Situated in the heart of the Vilamoura seaside resort a mere 20-minute drive from Faro airport, this Frank Pennink designed parkland style layout is one of the oldest in the region and renowned all over the golfing world. Often described as the Grande Dame of Algarve courses, it meanders throughout impressive pinetrees - the principal hazard - over gently...
Palmares - Meia Praia - Lagos

Five of the 18 holes are situated on sand-dunes along the Atlantic coast on the Meia Praia beach. The remaining 13 holes are laid out among gently undulating hills. Hole no. 5, Stroke Index 1 is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of the most outstanding links hole in Europe. Most of other holes enjoy either panoramic views over the Bay of...

Parque da Floresta - Budens - Lagos

Parque da Floresta Golf & Leisure Resort is set in the western Algarve, amongst rolling hills, golden beaches, timeless fishing villages and unspoilt countryside. Bordering the Costa Vicentin Nature Reserve, luxurious villas and charming village houses surround the centrepiece of the resort, an imaginatively designed, 18 hole par 71 golf...

Pine Cliffs - Albufeira
Perched 200 feet above the golden sands and blue water of the Atlantic Ocean lies the immaculate Pine Cliffs Golf Course. The location of the resort is unique. It extends across 168 acres of naturally beautiful land set above a stunning cliff top, beneath lies an expanse of golden sand beach and the deep blue water of the Atlantic Ocean. The dark red of...
Pinhal - Vilamoura
This was the second golf course built in Vilamoura and inaugurated in 1976, having originally been designed by Frank Pennink, the architect of the nearby Vilamoura Old Course. Several refinements were incorporated over the years, the most significant one by Robert Trent Jones Sr. in 1985. It is typified by rolling parkland terrain covered with numerous...
Pinheiros Altos - Quinta do Lago

Pinheiros Altos is established as one of the most prestigious and successful premier golf and leisure resorts in Europe.

The original 18 holes were designed by the respected American architect Ronald Fream and the additional 9 holes, created by the highly regarded Portuguese golf architect George Santana da Silva, opened...

QDL Laranjal - Quinta do Lago

The choice of grasses – Tifton 419 for the fairways and Pen A-4 for the snooker-baize smooth greens – will give players a truly unforgettable experience.

Laranjals first nine holes cover 3285 metres and are a beautiful introduction of what is in store on the back nine with its lakes and other interesting obstacles,...

QDL North - Quinta do Lago
The course has two architects. The American WILLIAM MITCHELL designed holes 1 to 5 and 15 to 18 in 1974. These holes (as with the other course) share a unique character. The terrain is superb and typical of the area, sandy and littered with umbrella pines trees. In the spring, the rough is covered with a blanket...
QDL South - Quinta do Lago

Designed by WILLIAM MITCHELL from the USA and opened in 1974, the Quinta do Lago South course was used eight times for the -Portuguese Open Championship- in 1976, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 2001. It has also hosted many large professional and amateur championships. The favourite of many tour players, this course offers the...

Quinta da Ria - Tavira
This spectacular 18 hole golf course is in the Ria Formosa Natural Park and spreads along an almost flat surface of 660.000 m2 down to the Ria Formosa itself, hanging over it and with a stunning view of the sea. It is a PAR 72, comprising two loops of 9 holes and each loop with 2 PAR 5, five PAR 4 and two PAR 3 holes. Its total length is about 6.016...
Quinta de Cima - Tavira
Eighteen holes skilfully scattered by an area of 620.000 m2, the Cima Course show themselves very competitive with dog-legs to the right and to the left and greens well protected by sand hazards and lakes, particularly holes 16, 17 and 18. A stream with dams and permanent flowing water crosses holes 4, 5, 6 and 13. The course is bordered to the north by...
Quinta do Vale - Castro Marim

Designed by Severiano Ballesteros, Quinta do Vale Golf Resort features an 18-hole Championship layout including 6 Par-5, 6 Par-4 and 6 Par-3. Superbly integrated into the landscape and with stunning views over the Guadiana River, the course sits in a natural valley overlooked by the Clubhouse. At Quinta do Vale, players will notice...

Salgados - Albufeira
There is enough time left over after the beach and the nature reserve to enjoy the pleasures of an 18-hole Golf Course, designed for exercise and reflection.By Salgados Lagoon, with a view of the beach, the CS Salgados Golf Course is the ideal spot for those who like a good challenge.And because golfers like a touch of variety, there are two more CS...
Silves Golf - Silves
Silves is a serene spot, but the course is anything but the proverbial walk in the park. A drive at the opening hole has to flirt with two water hazards on both flanks. A heroic and straight shot will reward the player with an easy uphill approach. Silves encourages and rewards attacking play. The excellent condition, all year round, is ideal for low...
Vale de Milho - Carvoeiro

As 70% of the game of golf is decided with approach and putting, the course has been specifically designed to test and improve a players skills in these areas. The greens are built to provide a very consistant putting surface, and are also especially receptive to a well struck shot. Below are comments from Anthony about playing the...

Vale de Pinta - Carvoeiro
The Pinta Course is one of the best-designed courses in Europe. It is a Championship course with an exceptional layout designed by the famous American golf course architect, Ronald Fream, and inaugurated in 1992. It has earned a deserved reputation for the outstanding level of maintenance of the course, and its design, which makes it a challenge to golfers...
VDL Ocean - Vale do Lobo
The Ocean Golf Course features undulating fairways which run alongside nature reserve, before leading gently down to the shores of the Atlantic. Its emblematic holes are two challenging and spectacular Par 4s, the 11th and the 14th – which treat golfers to some of the most spectacular views in the Algarve - and the Par 3 15th, which runs alongside the...
VDL Royal - Vale do Lobo
The Royal Golf Course has rolling fairways set amidst pine trees and beautiful lakes surrounded by wild flowers. Its features include the almost island green of the 9th and the famous 16th, with cliff-top carryover – one of the most celebrated golfing images in the world, which has become the veritable symbol of golf in the Algarve.The Royal Golf Course...
Victoria - Vilamoura
The previous owners invested 18 million euros in Oceânicos Victoria Golf Club, designed by Arnold Palmer, one of the greatest legends of the sport. This was the most ambitious golf project in Portugal, and was aimed at being one of the best golf complexes in the whole of Europe.The Victoria Clube de Golfe will be the fifth at Vilamoura and the most...
Vilasol - Vilasol - Vilamoura
At Vila Sol Golf you will find a fabulous 27-hole golf course designed by the famous architect Donald Steel, which stretches along a wide valley, naturally sculpted by Mother Nature and divided into three loops with three different levels of difficulty: Prime, Challenge and Prestige. Vila Sol Golf has twice played host to the Portuguese Open, in 1992 and...
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