Hotels For Golfer - Golf Courses Algarve
The Algarve, a mere two to three hours flight from most European capitals,
has been a magnet to many discerning golfers for almost three decades.
Portugal's southernmost province is justly famous for its spectacular
scenery along a fabulous coastline.
Add to this 24 beautifully tended golf courses, a friendly climate, a
cosmopolitan culture and wholesome regional cooking, all in a compact area
steeped in history, and you have the ultimate in year-round golfing
Penha Longa Golf Courses
The Atlantic Course is an 18-hole, par 72, championship course of 6,290 meters, offering a challenging course with breathtaking views over the ocean with Estoril and Cascais to the South and the Sintra hills to the North.
The Monastery Course is a nine-hole, par 35 course of 2,588 meters. This course spreads around the historical heart of the resort and is the perfect complement to The Atlantic Course, ideal for guests who arrive in the late afternoon but who would still like to play a round of golf.
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Monte Rei Golf & Country Club
Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is one of that rare breed of golf clubs that simply reek of class. Located in the hills of Portugal's eastern Algarve, the place let's you know that you have arrived somewhere special the very moment you pass through the impressive entrance. Everything smacks of quality, and the remarkable attention to detail verges on the obsessive.
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Parque da Floresta
A course built on hillsides and over uneven ground with views over a fishing village. With a number of different obstacles such as bunkers, lakes and rivers, it provides challenge of great diversity.
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This is a course of great beauty, perfectly blending beach and mountain scenery. Its clubhouse, set between holes nine and ten, provides a fantastic panorama of 25 km of the Atlantic coastline.
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Designed by Howard Swan, the course has been successfully
integrated into the existing natural terrain; his use of these
features makes Boavista a delight to the eye.
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The first golf course to be built In the Algarve, Penina is
considered the masterpiece of Sir Henry Cotton. It was the
location for five of the Portuguese Open Championships.
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Morgado do Reguengo
This course is the newest course to open in the Algarve. Lying to
the north of Portim�o it is laid out in a large 980 hectare estate
through undulating small valleys.
Alto Golf runs through two valleys, and was the last to be
designed by Sir Henry Cotton. Its hole number 16, named "The
Giant", is a 604 metres for a Par 5, and is considered the longest
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Vale da Pinta
Situated near Carvoeiro in an old olive grove, Vale da Pinta
is a championship course that is, nonetheless, adaptable to any
kind of game.
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Quinta do Gramacho
With just nine holes, Quinta do Gramacho has nevertheless a
complete course layout, thanks to its double tees and greens. The
natural vegetation surrounding it is very beautiful, blending
perfectly with a number of artificial lakes and gently sloping
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Vale do Milho
This is a short nine hole course which is visually very
attractive, yet surprising because of its challenging nature.
Ideal for practising with short irons.
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Situated close to the sea, Salgados and its lakes pose a
challenge to the technical skills of golfers.
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Known for the impeccable condition in which it is kept, Pine
Cliffs is a nine hole course that runs along impressive cliffs
overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
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Balaia Golf Village
Based on a 9-hole (all par 3) loop, the Balaia Golf Village is
an ideal course for beginners or for perfecting distance control.
The Old Course
A Par 73 course set in beautiful and tranquil landscape.
Because of the great variety of its holes, it requires a careful
selection of irons. In 1979 it hosted the Portuguese Open.
This course, built in the middle of a pinewood, brings
together two very different architectural concepts - British and
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Situated very close to the beautiful coastline of the Algarve
and with water as a constant presence, this course has three loops
of nine holes each that are an enduring challenge for any player.
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Well-established UK golf architects Hawtree & Sons were
contracted in 1999 to plan this modification and design work which
has culminated in the creation of the new, exciting 18-hole
Millennium Golf Course. It opened in May, 2000.
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The great variety of trees adds special charm to a course
blessed with excellent facilities. In 1992 and 1993 it was
selected for the Portuguese Open, so consolidating its
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Vale do Lobo - Ocean Golf Course
The Ocean Course, part of the Vale de Lobo tourist resort, is
located near the sea, thus creating very pleasant game conditions.
It is est in a region that is a genuine paradise.
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Vale do Lobo - Royal Golf Course
This is one of the best known courses in the world, because of
its famous Par 3 hole, which requires a shot of more than 200 metres
over three spectacular cliffs.
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Quinta do Lago Sul
Situated in an truly international setting, synonymous with
luxury and exclusivity, Quinta do Lago has played host to seven
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Quinta do Lago Norte
This course has great par 5 holes requiring power and accuracy to
play them well, also providing superb views. All par 4 holes, except
10 and 13 are dog-legs, demanding precise tee shots.
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This is a highly original course with two sets of nine holes
that have completely opposing characteristics. The spacious practice
area is well used by a number of professional golfers in the period
before the tournament season begins.
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Rare and many-faceted beauty matched by impeccable upkeep make
this course a true "pearl" of Portuguese golf. Its eighteen
widely-ranging holes run past pine trees, lakes and beaches beside
the Atlantic Ocean.
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This course. designed by Sir Henry Cotton, is the first golf
course to open east of the capital of the Algarve, Faro, and lies
just outside of Tavira. The course is an undulating one, although
not excessively so, offering views over the mountains to one side
and the sea to the other.
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The Colina Verde is a small inland 9-hole course situated in
Maragota, between the coast and the Algarvian mountain range.
The recently built course is part of a truly exceptional tourist
development, designed to provide unforgettable moments of leisure.
It has a very special setting in the peaceful atmosphere of the
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Quinta da Ria
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.
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Quinta de Cima
A Championship style course of great character. Running through
the stunning layout is a series of lakes connected by a stream,
which the architect has skillfully incorporated as an added
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