September 24, 2020

The Best Golf Courses in Portugal

Given the beautiful Atlantic coastline, medieval architecture, sumptuous cuisine, fine weather, and great courses, a golf holiday in Portugal is very enticing. There are 72 golf clubs in Portugal and nearly three quarters of them are located in the Algarve and Lisbon areas. These two area is most visited golf holidays area in Portugal. Portugal has so many options for a golf holidays We have put for you som golf courses in Portugal which might inspire your next golf break in Portugal.

West Cliffs

Set upon Portugal’s stunning Silver Coast, West Cliffs rolls between towering sand dunes, creating a golfing experience that will take your breath away. Having only opened in 2017, West Cliffs’ masterful layout has taken the golfing world by storm, becoming one of the top-ranked courses in Europe in a matter of months.

Onyria Palmares Golf

This course was designed with top-level competition in mind as well as providing an enjoyable round for the less competitive golfer. If you fancy taking on a challenge then there isn’t anything much more taxing than playing off the white tees at Onyria Palmares Golf! Comprised of three nine-hole loops – Alvor, Lagos, and Praia all of which have their own distinct character and feel. If you are on a golf holiday in the Algarve, this is highly recommended.

Praia D'El Rey Golf Course

Whilst trying to battle the gusts from the lively Atlantic Ocean, the breath-taking Praia D'El Rey course will throw all it can at you to disrupt your game. Devilish rough and ominous deep bunkers encase the greens requiring a high level of concentration and patience to prevent any damage to the scorecard. Regardless, take a step back, relax, and take in the most incredible scenic views of the resort that accompany you throughout the round.

Porto Santo

The golf course is located on the idyllic island of Porto Santo, with its layout designed to blend harmoniously with the local landscape. It is an 18-hole Par 72 course, stretched over 6,434 meters. Porto Santo is characterized by two distinct areas. The southern route, a traditional American design, is dotted with water hazards and requires precision in every hit. The northern route is played alongside amazing cliff tops and incredible views.

Royal Obidos

The Royal Obidos golf course drawn up by Seve Ballesteros is really versatile, from the Championship tees it measures 6,765 meters, from the professional tees 6,692m. and from the yellow tees 5.968m. This means that the golf course it adapts perfectly to all handicaps. Several holes have lakes and streams, which in addition to being important hazards, it ads spectacularity and beauty to Royal Obidos golf course.

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club

Monte Rei is one of the most exclusive developments of its kind - featuring a unique championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, set in over 1,000 acres of glorious countryside in Portugal’s Eastern Algarve. Located in the unspoilt countryside between the dramatic Serra do Caldeirão mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, the landscaping has been carefully designed to ensure that the Algarvean lanscape is preserved and enhanced.

San Lorenzo Golf Course

Situated in the Quinta do Lago luxury resort and forming part of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, San Lorenzo Golf Course lingers long in the memory of all who play it – a combination of natural beauty, pristine presentation and hole after hole of challenging golf. Perfect Bermuda grass fairways and an undulating woodland topography make this incredible course a firm Faro favourite.