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.
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.
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.
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.
Morgado do Reguengo
This course is the newest course to open in the Algarve. Lying to
the north of Portimão 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 in Europe.
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
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 fairways.
Vale de 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.
This course is one of the newest course to open in the Algarve. The setting is a large 980 hrctare estatae through undulating small valleys.
Silves is a serene spot, but the course is anything but the proverbial walk in the park.
Oceanico Faldo - Official opening 1 Sept 08
Designed by Nick Faldo with strategic play in mind this 6,604 meters par -72 championship course demands careful positioning to score well.
Oceanico 0'Conner - Official opening 1 Oct 08
The course features lush landscapes and orange groves in a low-lying valley where large areas of lakes and watercourses demand accuracy.
Situated close to the sea, Salgados with its lakes and the open environmental nature has the added asset of the great Algarve climate, pose a challenge
to the technical skills of golfers.
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.
Balaia Golf Club
Based on a 9-hole (all par 3) loop, the Balaia Golf Club 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 American. The course is a good test to the choice of individual clubs and the player's accuracy.
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.
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.
A championship course of 18-hole par 72 course, occupying a total area of 90 hectares and with a total distance of 6,560 meters.
A major attraction is formed by an exceptional driving range and by an enormous putting green area of around 2,500m2.
It opened in 2004.
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 international reputation.
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.
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.
Quinta do Lago South
Situated in an truly international setting, synonymous with luxury
and exclusivity, Quinta do Lago has played host to seven Portugues
Quinta do Lago North
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.
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.
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.
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
The Colina Verde is a small inland 9-hole course situated in Maragota,
between the coast and the Algarvian mountain range. The Maragota tourism complex is located in a rural area and is especially for those seeking peace and privacy.
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 eastern
The new magnificent course of Monte Rei by Jack Nicklaus offers everything a player would expect from this international golfer and designer. The Monte Rei Golf Club is set in the picturesque foothills of the Eastern Algarve, with sweeping views of the Serra do Caldeirão mountains to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
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
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 challenge.
Quinta do Vale
With the signature of Seve Ballesteros, this course is an excellent challenge for beginners and a unique opportunity for the more experienced to put their techniques and skill to the test.