Algarve Golf Courses

Covering the central and Western area of the Algarve - From the town of Albufeira to Lagos at the western end of the Algarve coastline.

 

Pine Cliffs Golf


Pine Cliffs Golf Info

» Course Layout: Forrest & Parkland

» Num of Holes:  9

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees: -  2051 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Pine Cliffs Golf


Pine Cliffs golf is a top notch 9 hole course located near the popular coastal resort of Albufeira and is one of the most original courses on the Algarve.

The Pine Cliffs 9 hole golf course overlooks the spectacular cliffs and golden beaches  that bless the Algarve.  Golfers here are treated to picturesque natural landscaping, stunning views and a selection of amazing beachside holes.

Not a long course by any means at  just over 2.000 meters in length, however dont be fooled into thinking it is easy, the layout offers a stiff challenge to most players.  Steep rises, ravines, narrow fairways and lots of trees ensure you have to be accurate to have any chance of playing to your handicap.

The location and layout make this one the best 9 hole golf courses in Portugal.

Salgados Golf


Salgados Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees: -  6080 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Salgados Golf


Salgados is located between Albufeira and Armacao de Pera and is one of the most visually stunning golf courses on the Algarve.

Salgados is part of the NAU Group which includes two other fine courses, Morgado and Alamos, which are located close by in Portimao. The course was renovated in 2012 by landscape architect Alvaro Mano who also planted over 1000 olive trees to enhance the beauty of the course and make the layout even more interesting.

The course is located next to the sea and with plenty of lakes Salgados is a challenging links course  for players of all levels.  At just over 6000 meters in length the big hitters enjoy opening up on this course. Accuracy of drive is crucial though if you are to reach the long Par 4S and 5s with your second shot.

Amendoeira Golf Resort


Amendoeira Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   2 x 18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees: -  -  Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Amendoeira Golf Resort


The Oceanico Amendoeria Golf Resort enjoys a privileged location in the rolling hills of Alcantarilha close to Silves. It is home to two stunning championship golf courses, the Oceanico Faldo and he Oceanico Occonnor.

The Nick Faldo golf course is noted for its rocky outcrops, well placed bunkers, quality manicured greens and a selection of  interesting water hazards. In his words the Faldo course has a definite Arizona feel about it” which is reflected by the dessert style features incorporated into the layout.  The Faldo course is unique and varied on many levels to many other golf courses on the Algarve with each hole is a joy to play.

The Oceanico O’Connor course compliments perfectly the Nick Faldo course and offers a different style and layout. The O’Connor course is less hilly and is located on the lower slopes. Numerous water hazards and well placed bunkers make you think about every shot. The orange groves around the 4th and 5th holes provide a Mediterranean atmosphere and the 18th hole is memorable with its gentle slope and stream running along the right side of the fairway.

Pestana Golf Resorts


Pestana Golf Resorts Info

» Course Layout: Varied

» Num of Holes:   5 x 18 Hole Courses

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:   -  Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Pestana Golf Resort


Pestana Golf Resorts now offer five golf courses located around the towns of  Lagoa, Carvoiero and Alvor at the western end of the Algarve with one course, Pestana Vila Sol,  located at Vilamoura.

The Pestana Gramacho course at Corvoeiro opened in 1990, designed by Nick Price and Ronald Fream. Unusually the course has 27 greens and  numerous tee locations which allow for varying course set ups with different challenges. Gramacho is known for its well placed lakes, quality greens and undulating terrain all surrounded by olive, carob and almond trees.

Pestana Vale da Pinta was inaugurated in 1992 and is an exceptional championship golf course. Designed by architect Ronald Fream Vale da Pinta blends  harmoniously into the natural environment of olive groves, carob and almond trees. The course has hosted the seniors tour on several occasions. The high level of maintenance, well placed bunkers and two ornamental lakes make you think hard about your club choice. The low handicappers really appreciate the Vale da Pinta course due to its length and technical layout. Some of the olive trees around the course are over 600 years old with one dating back more then 1200 years!

The Pestana Silves Golf Course opened in 2006 and is a Par 70 due to its length at just 5615 Meters off the yellow tees. The Silves course enjoys a beautiful rural location close to the historic town of Silves. High handicappers will enjoy scoring well whilst the low handicapper will find it challenging to reach the greens in regulation as they are guarded by many well placed bunkers. The drive off the first tee is exciting and nervy as there are two water hazards on either side of the fairway. Stunning mountain and valley scenery surrounded by olive and palm trees are all plus points at Silves Golf.

Pestana Alto was the last course to be designed on the Algarve  by renowned architect Sir Henry Cotton.  The course enjoys the stunning Monchique mountain range as a backdrop as well as views over the Lagos bay, the picturesque coastal resort of Portimao is just 5 kilometres away.

Sir Hendy Cotton made good use of the natural terrain and the course is noted for its tree lined winding fairways, double doglegs and tiered greens. For golfers who enjoy a challenge the Pestana Alto golf course is for you.

Penina Championship Golf


Penina Championship Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   2 x 18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:  -  Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Penina Golf Resort


The Penina Championship golf course is located close to the picturesque coastal resort of Portimao in the heart of the Algarve. The course opened back in 1966 and is considered to be the best project of renowned architect Sir Henry Cotton. It was completely refurbished in 2004 and is now regarded as one of the best courses on the Algarve. Great use of the local plants and fauna plus the addition of thousands of trees add a special charm to the course. Overall the Championship golf course is a fairly flat parkland layout with wide raised greens, well placed bunkers, water hazards with a few streams and ravines which make the course challenging in parts although it is enjoyed by players of all levels.

The Penina Golf resort is also home to the smaller Resort and Academy 9 hole  courses.

Morgado Golf


Morgado Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:  -  5857 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Morgado Golf


The Morgado golf course is located close to Portimao and is the sister course to Alamos Golf.  Morgado is an 18 hole  Par 73 course, one of the longest on the Algarve.   Although set within a parkland area the course has all the characteristics of a links course with long flat fairways and deep Scottish style fairway bunkers.

The Morgado golf course boasts a beautiful natural setting  and is noted for its large quality greens, deep fairway bunkers and stunning lakes. Being quite flat the course is very golfer friendly, ideal for walking and enjoyed by players of all abilities

Alamos Golf


Alamos Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:  -  5640 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Alamos Golf


Alamos Golf is owned by the NAU Group opening in 2006, it is the sister course of Morgado Golf.

The course is set within the beautiful rolling countryside of the Algarve and is noted for its two large lakes, a large variety of holes, tighter fairways and smaller greens.  The whole course is also protected by well placed olive and carob trees.

The Morgado course boasts stunning views over the countryside, mountains, reservoir and local vinyards.

Although a shorter course at 5683 Meters in length there are enough well placed obstacles and natural hazards to make the course interesting and fun to play on for platers of all levels.

Onyria Palmares Golf


Onyrias Palmares Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:  -  5877 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Onyria Palmares Golf


The Onyria Palmeras Golf Resort is located close to the fishing town  of Lagos at the western end of the Algarve.  

Originally an 18 hole course it was complete transformed in 2011 into a 27 hole course offering players varying layouts on the new 3x9 hole courses, Alvor, Lagos and Praia.  The new layout, designed by Robert Trent Jones provides a memorable golfing experience to all visiting golfers.

Players enjoy breath-taking views from all over the course out across Lagos bay and the Atlantic Ocean. With little construction the course has  retained its natural setting well.

All three courses at the Onyria Palmares Golf Resort are noted for their pine tree lined fairways, interesting layouts and stunning coastal and sea views.

Boavista Golf


Boavista Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:  -  5251 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Boavista Golf


Boavista golf is located close to the picturesque fishing town of Lagos  and the stunning beaches of the western Algarve.

The Boavista course opened in 2002 and is a quality 18 hole championship golf course. Designed by Howard Swan how has made the most of the natural terrain. The course is divided into two distinctive sections with contrasting holes and layouts which makes the course interetst8ng to play.

Stunning water features, ravines and other natural hazards make you think well about club choice for each shot. Players enjoy the signature hole, the awesome 7th, Par 4  which is set against an amazing backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean.

Breath-taking views over the Atlantic Ocean and the Monchique mountain range make playing at Boavista a real joy and highly recommended.

Espiche Golf


Espiche Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:  -  5453 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Espiche Golf


Espiche golf  is another fine golf course located in the picturesque Lagos area of the Algarve. Opened in 2012 it is the newest course on this famous stretch of coastline.

Designed by Peter Sauerman this golfer friendly course is stunning completely at home within its natural environment.

The Boavista course is noted for its gently undulating tight fairways, several lakes, streams and breathtaking landscapes.

After your round be sure to enjoy a drink at the magnificent club house with its spectacular views over the whole course and the Monchique mountain range.

Santo Antonio Golf


Santo Antonio Golf Info

» Course Layout: Parkland

» Num of Holes:   18

» Buggy Recommended:  No

» Yellow Tees:  -  5712 Meters

» Driving Range: Yes

» Club Rental:  Yes

Santo Antonio Golf


The Santo Antonio Golf Club is located close to the town of Vila do Bispo at the very western end of the Algarve and runs along the hillside of the pretty village of Salema.

The course opened in 1987 and was designed by renowned Spanish architect Pepe Ganceda who has carved out a fine golf course set within the natural terrain of the area.

The Santo Antonio  golf course is noted for its undulating layout, sloping fairways, strategically well placed bunkers and numerous lakes which come into play all around the course.

You need to have a flying start to have any chance of making your handicap. The  long Par 4 - 1st hole at 525 meters in length will test your skill and nerves.  

The course is interesting to play and offers lots of challenges to players of all levels, a buggy is advisable.

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