Golf Holidays in Algarve

The welcoming climate that the Algarve provides with 300 plus days of sunshine guarantees golfers can play all year round.

Golf Holidays in Algarve have become one of Europe’s top destinations.

The excellent layouts of the golf courses in the Algarve are joined in harmony together with the beauty of the landscapes that makes each and every course unique and fulfilling whether you´re a beginner or a pro.

Complete List of Golf Courses

Parque da Floresta - Budens

Number of holes: 18

Length: 5.524m

Par: 72

Built on hillsides with views over a traditional fishing village. Has a few special obstacles.

Palmares - Lagos

Number of holes: 18

Length: 5.961m

Par: 71

Fantastic 25 km scenery of the Atlantic shoreline. Perfectly blended with beach and mountain views.


Boavista - Lagos

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.053m

Par: 71

A Howard Swan design, fully integrated into the existing natural landscape.


Penina - Portimão

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.273m

Par: 73

First golf course built In the Algarve, Sir Henry Cotton´s work of art.


Golf do Morgado - Portimão

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.390m

Par: 73

Designed on a large 980 hectare property through rolling valleys.


Alto Golf - Portimão

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6,124m

Par: 72

Hole 16, named "The Giant", is a 604 meters for a Par 5, and is the longest in Europe.


Vale da Pinta- Carvoeiro

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.115m

Par: 71

Old olive grove was kept and the course built around it. Flexible to any kind of golfer.


Quinta do Gramacho- Carvoeiro

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.107m

Par: 72

Striking view of natural vegetation surrounding it. Lakes and fairways blending perfectly.


Vale de Milho- Carvoeiro

Number of holes: 9

Length: 1.845m

Par: 54

The challenging nature of the course is ideal for practicing with short irons.


Golf Álamos - Portimão

Number of holes: 18

Length: 5.641m

Par: 71

This course has its setting through undulating small valleys.


Silves Pestana- Silves

Number of holes: 18

Length: 5.615m

Par: 70

This course has its setting on a very peaceful place.


Oceanico Faldo - Alcantarilha

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.598m

Par: 72

A Nick Faldo design that demands cautious positioning to score.


Oceanico 0'Conner - Alcantarilha

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.708m

Par: 72

A low-lying valley with orange groves and obstacles that demand precision.


Salgados- Albufeira

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.080m

Par: 72

Very close to the sea course, creates a test to the skilled golfer.


Pine Cliffs- Albufeira

Number of holes: 9

Length: 2.274m

Par: 66

Immaculate maintained condition with striking cliffs that overlook the ocean.


Balaia Golf Club - Albufeira

Number of holes: 9

Length: 877m

Par: 27

An ideal beginners course, and or for practicing distance control.


Oceânico Old Golf Course- Vilamoura

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.254m

Par: 73

Hosted the Portuguese Open In 1979. Great variety of holes on calm surroundings.


Oceânico Pinhal- Vilamoura

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.353m

Par: 72

Built in the middle of a pine forest, this course is a challenge to the player's precision.


Oceânico Laguna- Vilamoura

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.121m

Par: 72

Close to the beautiful coastline, this course has three loops of nine holes.


Oceânico Millennium- Vilamoura

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.157m

Par: 72

UK golf architects Hawtree & Sons were contracted to modify this golf course.


Oceânico Victoria- Vilamoura

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.610m

Par: 72

A championship course with an outstanding driving range and an enormous putting green.


Vila Sol- Vilamoura

Number of holes: 27

Length: 9.414m

Par: 72

Solid international reputation due to the hosting of the Portuguese Open In 1992 and 1993.


Ocean Course- Vale do Lobo

Number of holes: 18

Length: 5.495m

Par: 72

Very satisfying game environment situated near the sea.


Royal Golf Course- Vale do Lobo

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.175m

Par: 72

Famous for its Par 3 hole requiring a shot of over 200 meters over three impressive cliffs.


Quinta do Lago South - Quinta do Lago

Number of holes: 9

Length: 6.448m

Par: 72

Played host to seven Portugues Opens, international settings with luxury and uniqueness.


Quinta do Lago North- Quinta do Lago

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.205m

Par: 72

This course has fabulous views and demands accurate tee shots.


Pinheiros Altos Golf - Quinta do Lago

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.236m

Par: 72

Original course with two sets of nine holes that has complete opposite uniqueness.


San Lorenzo Golf - Quinta do Lago

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.238m

Par: 72

Its holes run past pine trees, lakes and beaches alongside the Atlantic Ocean.


Benamor Golf - Tavira

Number of holes: 18

Length: 5.497m

Par: 71

This course offers views over the mountains to the North and the Ocean to the South.


Colina Verde - Olhão

Number of holes: 9

Length: 1.145m

Par: unknown

Particularly for those who seek peace and privacy.


Castro Marim Golf - Castro Marim

Number of holes: 27

Length: 6.090m

Par: 71

A special location in the peaceful environment of the eastern Algarve.


Monte Rei - Vila Nova de Cacela

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.567m

Par: 72

By Jack Nicklaus, it is set in the charming foothills of the Eastern Algarve,


Quinta da Ria - Vila Nova De Cacela

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.016m

Par: 72

This course is in the Ria Formosa Natural Park with an astonishing view of the sea.


Quinta de Cima- Vila Nova De Cacela

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.256m

Par: 72

A course of great nature running through a series of lakes with stunning views.


Quinta do Vale Golf - Castro Marim

Number of holes: 18

Length: 6.508m

Par: 72

An excellent challenge for beginners and a unique occasion for the experienced.

Golfers Dream

The Algarve has definitely established a reputation as a high class resort and developed into an absolute and preferred destination amongst golf lovers from all around the world.

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firstgreen 6 years ago

With so many courses in such a small area it's no wonder the Algarve is regarded as 'golfers paradise'.


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nelson soares 6 years ago from Sunny Algarve Author

Just a bit more of info firstgreen, two more courses are now being built here.

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