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
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
da Pinta – 10 min. to Casa Bela Moura
Situated near Carvoeiro
in an old
olive grove, Vale da
Pinta is a championship course that is,
nonetheless, adaptable to
any kind of game.
do Gramacho – 10 min. to Casa Bela Moura
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
de Milho – 10 min. to Casa Bela Moura
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
The setting is a large 980 hrctare estatae through undulating small valleys.
Silves – 10 min. to Casa Bela Moura
Silves is a serene spot, but
the course is anything but
the proverbial walk in the park.
Oceanico Faldo – 10 min.
to Casa Bela Moura
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 – 10 min. to Casa Bela Moura
The course features lush landscapes and orange groves in a low-lying valley where large areas of
lakes and watercourses demand accuracy.
– 10 min. to Casa Bela Moura
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
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
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
do Lago South
Situated in an truly international
setting, synonymous with luxury and
exclusivity, Quinta do Lago has
played host to seven Portugues Opens.
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
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
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.
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
This spectacular 18 hole golf course
is in the
Ria Formosa Natural
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.
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.