Algarve is a great place to escape the cold winter weather, temperatures are pleasant every time of the year. The Algarve certainly is the country’s best area when it comes to playing golf.
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
The Monte Rei Golf & Country Club has been rated as the best club in Portugal for four years in a row on Leadingcourses.com. Green fee rates start at € 170 in the low season (November 15th – March 14th).
Quinta do Lago Restort
The Quinta do Lago resort is an exclusive golf and residential estate nestling in nearly 2.000 acres of countryside and pine forests bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the Ria Formosa Natural Park, in Algarve. The golf resort has 3 x 18 hole golf courses: Quinta do Lago North, Quinta do Lago South and Laranjal Golf Course.
Amendoeira Golf Resort
270 hectares of space and nature is the perfect scenario for you to practice golf on the 3 world-class golf courses that are part of the Amendoeira Resort.
The Faldo Course is one of two courses on the Amendoeira Golf Resort. It was Designed by Nick Faldo and it is a challenging course – as you may expect from Sir Nick. The O’Connor Course is the second Amendoeira Golf Resort course that is listed in this top-10 of golf courses in the Algarve.
Victoria Golf Course
The Victoria Golf Course – Dom Pedro Golf covers some 90 hectares and is the only Signature project by the legendary Arnold Palmer in Portugal. The course features 5 or 6 tees per hole; wide, undulating fairways; extensive water hazards and cleverly positioned bunkers. The course is located in Vilamoura, only 20 kilometers from Faro Airport.
Vale de Lobo
The Royal & Ocean Golf Courses at Vale do Lobo in the Algarve provide 36 holes of challenging golf available to play throughout the year. The two courses were designed by the late golfing legend, Sir Henry Cotton and redeveloped by American Architect Rocky Roquemore.
San Lorenzo Golf Course
San Lorenzo Golf Course has long been considered one the best golf courses in both Portugal and the whole of Europe. Designed by the American golf architects, Joseph Lee and Rocky Roquemore, it is renowned as one of the Algarve’s most beautiful, demanding and entertaining courses.
The Old Course Golf Club at Dom Pedro Golf
In the heart of Vilamoura lies the Grande Dame of Algarve courses, The Old Course Golf Club. As one of the first-established layouts in the region, the Frank Pennink-design is well regarded throughout the golfing world. Although it is but a mere 20-minute drive from Faro Airport, the course finds itself situated amongst impressive pine trees and set out over gently undulating terrain.
Quinta da Ria
Situated in the Eastern Coast, Quinta da Ria Resort is a well-known golf attraction in the Algarve. Including two spectacular golf courses, Quinta da Ria and Quinta de Cima, both 18-hole golf courses with unforgettable scenery. Quinta da Ria resort is located just over half an hour from Faro International Airport.